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Old 2012-10-15, 05:45   Link #349
Join Date: Feb 2008
Originally Posted by Clarste View Post
I shouldn't need to point out that killing something in a video game is just a matter of reducing their health points until it reaches zero. It's just as much a game of points as kendo. Just because it's a matter of life and death doesn't mean it's realistic. They could have been trapped in a VR table tennis simulator and played table tennis with their life on the line, but that would just make them really good at table tennis. It doesn't mean they have real battle experience.
Bingo, remember, SAO was still a video game, albeit with a novel interface, it was NOT a combat simulator.

SAO can no more train sword masters then Microsoft Flight Simulator can train combat pilots
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