Currently me and my friend have been quarelling about Second-Person view in video games and although I have tried to offer him peace and to agree to disagree nothing will seem to stop him from blathering on and on about how I am always wrong and he is definatewly right and how no one agrees with me and how millions agree with him. So anywy, today I get on and hope to offer him peaqce but he is still being a dick and sent me a forum page were a debate was going on about the subject we were debating about now ther forum seemed to be split into three factions and they all seemed pretty equal but he was saying that this was the definitive proof and I had to admit I was wrong now and when I didn't he flipped. So in order to prove to him that many people do in fact aqgree with me I want you to explain to me your view of First-Person, Second-Person, and Third-Person. Personally I don't care how you explain it just make sure it gives people and idea of where the camera is positioned. For me this is how I sees it: First-Person- You are seeing through the eyes of the player such as Halo or Half-Life Second-Person-You are seeing yourself through the eyes of someone you aren't in control of. Such as the sequence in Jak 2 where you are running from the tank and you are seeing what the tank sees but you are not controlling the tank. I think there was a Metal Gear game where this happened I just can't remember which one all I remember is switching to first person to shoot the boss I was facing and I was seeing out of his eyes. So basicallly First person out of the eys of a person you are not controlling. Also I guess Lifeline technically because you are supposed to be a guy inn a control right? Third-Person-The camera is not relatively viewed through anyones eyes. Games such as Jak and Daxter or Resident Evil apply to this. I make these judgements solely based on the reference between charecter and camera and how I would refer to the charecter in my control. First-Person- "Hey, I just shot that zombie with my shotgun." Second Person- Since their really isn't a second person game that I play I will leave this blank but I would use "you" Third-Person- "Look at his shotgun. He just busted down that door. Look at her kick." Ok you get the jist of it so go ahead I want your opinions.