Explaining Epic Moments In Gaming To Non-Gamers 101: Fighting Game Perfects

Have you ever been watching a stream and a friend peeks over your shoulder when something really awesome happens and you get super hype and they just give you a crazy look because they say it’s just a video game? Or maybe someone is watching you play games and something incredible just happened and they think you’re just way too excited because of how happy you are. It’s probably because they don’t understand the epicness of what just happened, and I’m going to help you explain that. Here is how to explain epic moments in gaming to non-gamers.

Today, we’re talking about beating your opponent without taking a mark on your own life bar, in other words a………..

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This is a compilation of perfects from Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3

Now that we know what a perfect is, let’s get to explaining it to non-gamers!

You just got a perfect on someone who isn’t very good. Level of satisfaction? Minimal.

You just got a perfect on someone who is at least on your level. Level of satisfaction? You dropped your phone but caught it before it hit the ground. Your phone has a good case so it wouldn’t have been a big deal, but you’re still impressed with yourself.

You just got a perfect on someone who isn’t very good, but they were talking smack because they thought they were good. Level of satisfaction? Throwing and hitting someone you dislike in the face with a Nokia brick phone.

You just got a perfect on someone who is at least on your level or better. Level of satisfaction? You dropped your phone and caught it an inch off the ground. You have a smart phone with no case and it definitely would have downloaded the spider-web app (a broken screen) the second it touched the ground.

You just got a perfect on someone who is at least on your level or better who has been talking trash the whole time. Level of satisfaction? Your crush drops his/her phone and you catch it before it hits the ground, and they compliment you about your ninja reflexes while giving you the physical embrace you’ve been daydreaming about. 

You just got a perfect to win a tournament set. Level of satisfaction?

Yup.

If you’ve got a suggestion for something you’d like to explain, let me know! I’d love to hear it and will definitely consider it.

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