OK. So, here is my opinion. It sounds like there are two sides to this argument: Those who want to get some enjoyment out of a game by allowing a sighted player to play through some parts of it , and those who assert with absolution that a blind person can get through most, if not everything, if only he/she has patience. I have to say, while the latter argument in my listing tends to be true for many aspects in real life, I tend to agree with the argument that blind players may benefit from allowing their sighted friends, sibling, parent, etc, to play some parts of the game as a way of getting to the playable parts that may serve as entertainment to the blind player. It is especially a bonus, and probably desirable, if the person doing this actually enjoys the game. I remember when I was younger, my sister introduced me to the Sims games. Let me tell you, back then, those games were quite inaccessible. If you don't know, the Sims games are a series of games with the premise being that you could construct a house, buy house items, and find a job. Yes, a life Sim basically. That kind of thing interested me. Unfortunately, the menus had no static structure, audio cues weren't logically panned as we would perceive in audio games, and dialog was in a made up language of sorts. So, the only real fun I could get out of it by playing myself would be guess-and-check trials, which most of the time, yielded undesirable results. Perhaps these games are different now, but back in the day, I was keen on experiencing this game in some way or another because it interested me. So, of course, my sister would play the game, and would describe the actions she was performing. I got quite a lot of enjoyment out of that to be honest! Maybe complete assistance is not what our discussion is about at this point, but all of this is to say that, sometimes, you may need help from someone sighted to get enjoyment out of playing a game. Now, with all that being said and without trying to sound harsh, I am in agreement that I don't think I would pay for the kind of service being offered. It's just a personal thing, I guess. I just feel kind of weird having to pay someone to play through the game for me when I already put up the money to buy it. I'm sure the person offering this has the best intentions, but sadly, I don't think many of us would invest in something like this. Again, just my opinion. Hopefully, noone gets bent out of shape, as it were, for speaking my mind.
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