Gun Perspective In FPS Games Doesn't Make Any Sense

By definition First Person Shooters are supposed to play out in a first person perspective, meaning the player should feel like they're actually pulling the trigger and mowing down the bad guys.

But there's something not quite right about "first person" perspective in FPS games, and as this Hejibits comic by John Kleckner shows the problem is your eyeballs aren't in your chest- they're in your head where they belong.

And not your torso head either, your actual, top of your body on top of your neck head...unless you're a mutant...hey, maybe every FPS video game character is a mutant!

-Via Geeks Are Sexy


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Well, after all, _no_ one ever raises their weapon up to eye level so that they can actually _use_ the sights... It would be better to decry FPS developers who have characters pose holding their weapons down so low that the sights would be useless, and then pretend that you can still look down the sights.
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