Picked up Life is Strange freebie episode on Steam. Super aggravating controls: Almost no control over the camera, even less over the cursor: Find the off-target mouse circle, drag slowly to a command. Running is not always available, let alone default as it should be for playability. Most cutscenes can’t be skipped. I don’t know if I’d like the story or the game, because the first few areas drove me insane.
I’ve played and enjoyed a lot of walking simulators, like Proteus, Dear Esther, Gone Home (had to massively increase mouse sensitivity), and Connor Sherlock’s games. These mostly use standard FPS WASD controls, mouse crosshair, and E to use.
And a lot of story games, like David Cage’s Heavy Rain & Beyond Two Souls. Cage’s games make heavy use of dual-stick controllers and “mash X now!” quick-time events, have minimal free will to go off the rails, but they aren’t frustrating to play.
And physics toys, like Garry’s Mod and Goat Simulator. These have dead standard FPS controls and total player freedom.
LiS is the first game in a long time I can’t progress in.