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    Joe higashi looks at K.Oed player

    In the KOF 98 game there is a player or character by the name Joe higashi. Whenever a player of his team dies. He looks towards that player or character but the game is quiet old so it seems that he looks at the corner of the screen instead of the player who is lying on the ground.

    "They should have made that game in a way that it seemed or felt that he was looking at the player or character that was (do we need to use is here instead of was?) lying on the ground".

    Can we also use present tense here?

    "They should have made or created it in a way that it seems that he looks at the knocked out character".


    "They should have created it in a way that it should seem that he is looking at that player".

    Please check.
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    Re: Joe higashi looks at K.Oed player

    Yes, present tense would be appropriate.

    In your second present tense sentence, "...should seem..." doesn't sound good as you've already used "should" previously.

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    Re: Joe higashi looks at K.Oed player

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    In the computer game "KOF 98​", game there is a player or character by the name Joe Higashi. Whenever a player of on his team dies, he looks towards that player or character but the game is quiet quite old so it seems that he looks at the corner of the screen instead of the player who is lying on the ground.

    "They should have made that the game in a way that it seemed or felt makes it seem or feel that he was is looking at the player or character that who was is (do we need to use "is" here instead of "was"?) lying on the ground".

    Can we also use the present tense here?

    "They should have made or created it in a way that it seems makes it seem that he looks is looking at the knocked out dead character".


    "They should have created it in a way that it should makes it seem that he is looking at that player".

    Please check.
    Note my corrections above. You made a perfectly good point in your first paragraph - it's quite an old game. Probably, the technology wasn't available to make it look as if Higashi was looking directly at another character so they did their best. On that basis, there is little point saying "They should have done it differently" - they couldn't.

    You said in your post that this happens when a player on his team dies. However, in your title and later in your post you used "KO-ed" and "knocked out". Note that they are not the same thing. If someone is "knocked out", they are unconscious, they're not dead.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Joe higashi looks at K.Oed player

    Okay so past tense cannot be used in these kind of sentences. We can only use present tense, right?

    Please check.

    "He organised a very good party but he didn't pay attention to the stage. He should have had it made in a way that made it seem that the stage was rotating".
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    Re: Joe higashi looks at K.Oed player

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Please check.

    "He organised a very good party but he didn't pay attention to the stage he should have had it made in a way that made it seem that the stage was rotating".
    You've written two sentences there. Can you see where they should be divided?
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Joe higashi looks at K.Oed player

    I have done it.

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    Re: Joe higashi looks at K.Oed player

    "He should have made it in a way that made it seem that ..." is unnecessarily wordy.

    He should have made it look like the stage was rotating.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Joe higashi looks at K.Oed player

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    "He should have made it in a way that made it seem that ..." is unnecessarily wordy.

    He should have made it look like the stage was rotating.
    But my sentences were not wrong, right? We can use past tense as well, Am I correct?

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    Re: Joe higashi looks at K.Oed player

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    But my sentences were not wrong, right?
    No, but they were clunky.

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    Re: Joe higashi looks at K.Oed player

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    No, but they were clunky.
    But we can use past tense if we are talking about a past incident but usually we have to use present tense in these kind of sentences. Am I correct?

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