Back in high school my skating buddy introduced me to THPS. I watched him play first. He got onto a rail and started flipping over and over on it to rack up crazy points.
When it was my turn, I learned the basics first; how to ollie, flip, manual, and grind. I loved watching the animations so I just kept on doing the "basics"; front side flip the taxi pyramid, then hit the rail with a switch back lip. The session continued on just like that; my buddy dropping gazillion point lines, and me skating more cleanly and deliberately with every go, but scoring dismally.
After about an hour of this he must have realized what was happening. I had no intention on trying to earn a high score. I wasn't playing the same game he was. He turned to me and said; "You're all about the style huh?"
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