Anyone see this movie?
King of Kong: And a Fisful of Dollars
I thought this movie was fascinating!
The realm of the old school games -- generally people characterize adults who are still into them as geeks and losers. But the main characters of the documentary are well-adjusted and even successful men by society's standards.
What do you think the types of the main rivals Steve and Billy are?
Billy describes himself as 'a Jedi'. He's very competitive and likes to be in charge and is an entrepeneur. His manner is overly formal and not very emotive. He's described as always having a plan and I think one of his acquaintances calls him 'devious'? He makes a good bad guy! I think he's INTJ?
Steve is like a boy scout -- he also looks surprisingly boyish -- INFJ?
Or maybe he is also INTJ but just had different life events rob him of his confidence and bite? He cares a lot about meeting others expectations and *SPOILER* he actually started crying at one point when he thought he had "lost" It's so sad, the tears are so genuine from some kind of pain you just want to give him a big hug. Even though he is obsessive and exacting, there is a really soft energy and manner to him.
The head referee and founder of Twin Galaxies I thought was INTP? Only because he says he doesn't like details and keeping track of the organization and is really 'musician' acting as a referee for the sake of other people.
I also suspect both may be somewhere on the autistic spectrum.
This is my favorite movie I've seen this year btw.
Has anyone else seen this film? I think 'The Soup' was making fun of Billy for being an out of touch geek with illusions of grandeur.
The filmmakers did a really good job of just showing what was going on and not making it obvious if they were manipulating the view -- i.e. not overly mocking anyone or retro gaming.
They both look really young for their age.