Op Ed

truepcgaming - Visual Noise: A Criticism of HUDs.
Having a player’s health, ammunition, inventory, and abilities always visible is a staple of the gaming medium, but one that we may be better off learning to deal without. I make this claim based solely on the experiences of noticing that virtually all games get better without an always-on interface. I’ve managed to nix 90% of the unnecessary HUD materials off New Vegas through two mods, and the result is a game that is unquestionably more immersive, balanced, difficult, and above all, beautiful.

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Kajetan wrote on Sep 18, 2011, 07:47:
Crustacean Soup wrote on Sep 18, 2011, 04:53:
We need some augmentation.
Will you too please STOP saying "we" when you speak only for yourself?
I like to feel like royalty.

Besides, I'm addressing the article, which uses similar language. I'm quite aware that not everyone in the universe is in agreement with my position. I am contending that it's necessary, that we (humans) need it to function reasonably (as in real-life) in games. I'm not contending that everyone wants it, everyone thinks it's necessary, or even that it's necessary for all games.
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