Cloud Strife, known for his prowess in battle, also surprises many with his skill as a pianist. The author expresses their love for mini games, admitting that they easily get sidetracked by these well-crafted and absorbing distractions.
This weakness for mini games has led to spending countless hours fishing in Red Dead Redemption 2 and immersing themselves in the challenging piano mini game in the Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth demo. The author acknowledges their penchant for mini games, emphasizing how easily they can become engrossed in these activities.
They share their current obsession with “Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth,” attributing its captivating mini games as the reason for their sustained interest. During their time in Red Dead Redemption 2, the author would frequently abandon their main tasks to indulge in extended fishing sessions, feeling a sense of guilt for spending so much time on these seemingly inconsequential activities.
Despite this, they admit that mini games remain one of their biggest gaming weaknesses. The author delves into their experience with the Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth demo, recounting their exploration of Cloud and Sephiroth’s climb up Mount Nibel and the insights gained from this journey.
They describe a memorable encounter in the demo, where they visit Cloud’s childhood home and gain a deeper understanding of his past and his relationship with Tifa Lockhart. They highlight the discovery of a piano and the subsequent enjoyment and challenge of playing the instrument in the game.
The author details the intricacies of the piano mini game, describing it as deceptively difficult but immensely satisfying. They explain the mechanics involved in playing the piano in the game, expressing their lack of musical talent but their determination to master the rhythm game.
They emphasize the joy of experiencing the beloved soundtrack of Final Fantasy 7 through this unique mini game, even though they have no real-life piano-playing experience.