‘People are flattering stunned, somewhat vehement or mind boggled’
Further to an proclamation that it would present a new prosthetic prong to a gamer, Konami — in partnership with a BBC — has expelled a documentary following double amputee James Young and his “bodyhack” journey.
Young mislaid both an arm and a leg when he was dragged underneath a London Tube sight in 2012. Following his recovery, he saw an announcement from Konami mouth-watering submissions from amputee gamers to request for a prong “thematically modelled” on Snake’s prosthetic, and applied.
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The documentary kicks off a small PR-heavy — quite with clips from Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain shoehorned into a prolongation — yet settles into an enlighting demeanour into a development, and drawbacks, of “cyborg” technology.
It also highlights a bland problems for infirm people and a superb work finished by advocates like Young who essay to normalise incapacity and applaud difference.
“With my new bionic prosthesis, we can see in a documentary, people are flattering stunned, somewhat vehement or mind boggled,” Young pronounced in an accompanying Reddit AMA. “I consider maybe we got it looking flattering cool, that pleases me. In ubiquitous people seem happy to kind of consider or be wakeful we am ‘making an effort’ to ‘return to normality’ so they don’t tut… yet mostly they demeanour really confused, that works for me.”
“Phantom Pain is all too real… or is it… but, yeah, it hurts,” he added, when another commenter asked him about a phenomenon. “It varies per studious yet cave has stranded around for 4 years and doesn’t seem to be going anywhere fast. we take 4 opposite drugs to conceal it to a applicable turn (if I’m good rested).”
Can’t wait to hear what we think.
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