So this guy just beat OoT on literally a blind run
>Where most gamers can simply look at the screen to see where to go next, Garrett had to use the game's sounds to orient himself, keeping track of his character in an entirely 3D space. Using speakers situated on the left and right of his chair let him work out where audio was coming from.
>Particularly important in Garrett's playthrough was the use of the hookshot — a Zelda mainstay that fires a retractable chain — as a form of echolocation. When Garrett fired it against a wall, he'd hear a telltale clang; if he fired it into thin air, it would reach the end of its tether before returning to his hand, spooling backwards with a different noise.
What's with you faggots and constantly posting cancerous sources?
>I'd be more impressed if he beat a Souls game
Not that hard, really. The sound design and 3D positional audio, along with lock on makes it possible to blind run most bosses in DaS1.
You'd need a SHITLOAD of shiny stones in some areas to find the floor.
I realize Kotaku is shit and run by some of the worst SJW people out there, but literally everyone who is offended I occasionally read their articles can never suggest a different site I should get my news from
Considering that the only people able to beat, much less play a zelda game for ten minutes are mentally handicapped, it was only a matter of time before a physically handicapped man did it too.
>if he fired it into thin air, it would reach the end of its tether before returning to his hand, spooling backwards with a different noise
I thought it didn't come back and just simply disappeared in midair.
Yeah, by people with vision who have seen the game before in their lives and can visualize what they're doing as they play. As well, they practice without blindfolds on.
How did he figure out where to go?
Did he have someone tell him where everything is?
What about things like the Like-Like that falls from the ceiling in the Spirit Temple, it can trow you in any direction.
If someone had the patients to tell me where everything is I could do it blind.
Eh. Sounds like he's done it before. He keeps announcing what will happen before it happens. Like he's basically narrarating the game for everyone.
It's pretty clear this is not his first time beating the game.
Any more context? I'm not gonna click the clickbait link.
Someone must have been there telling him what to do for certain parts. How the fuck did he do anything before he got the hook shot?
I really don't think my claim is that extreme or contrarian. What am I supposed to say or feel beyond "oh thats nice".
This is some really dull stuff you're presenting senpai.
It's almost like it's been done before and it sounds like the person has beaten the game before, making it a much less astounding feat.
I think you're the one who needs to grow up, attacking others for not liking things you like.
What the fuck do you expect us to to, retard? Celebrate? Discuss fucking nothing?
Joke about the game being easy as fuck? Oh wait, someone's already done that.
There's nothing else. We just don't care about literally who's personal achievements.
What part of the game do you think would be most implausible for a blind person to beat without help?
>finding the bottle in lake hylia
Knowing to get the Lens of Truth to get through the desert.
Hell, getting through the desert at all. The noise the ghost makes doesn't even go in a specific direction, so he'd be lost instantly.
What would you do if you suddenly went blind, /v/? Would you find a way to play like that guy or leave vidya altogether?
I would probably kill myself.
I have a friend with cerebral palsy, and he effectively has only one good hand. I wonder if it would be possible for him to beat Ninja Gaiden.
>Garrett had to use the game's sounds to orient himself
i wonder if Thief's sound propagation simulation would be good enough for him to play it, he would have to explore levels and build a mental picture going only by the different floor materials, guards and creatures footsteps.
Holy shit anon, great idea.
>may not have to kill myself anymore if I go blind
Minifig combat might be challenging, but I imagine my tabletop buddies could help with that.
Did the guy play the game in the past, loose his vision, and then play it blind now?
I've done the tutorial stage of Dark Souls Blindfolded(and drunk) and it only took 6 attempts(with firebombs).
>using buzzwords because people don't like what you like
don't cut me with that edge fagotron
> but literally everyone who is offended I occasionally read their articles can never suggest a different site I should get my news from
You're a retard. Tons of people suggested different sites before.
Try. Mostly just pure gaming news and little clickbait.
So has there ever been a game designed to be perfectly playable without visuals?
Lot of trial and error.
Maybe he even had someone describing things for him.