The game runs the player through a tutorial, by having the main character, who is already experienced, explain how he fights (or pilots a ship, or practices law, etc.) to another character. This allows the player to learn how to play the game without having to explain things to the main character that he should already know. A subtrope of Justified Tutorial. Can overlap with He Knows About Timed Hits (and often does), which refers to the tutorial-giver explaining control combinations in dialogue. Not to be confused with a Self-Demonstrating Article.
- The first Assassin's Creed has a man ask you to teach his students how it's done. It's more of a repeatable training mode though.
- Assassin's Creed III explains hunting via Connor teaching his friend how to do it.
- In The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess you show off various combat moves plus the slingshot to the village kids as they ask for a demonstration.
- Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth has Edgeworth explain the new Logic system to Gumshoe, who doesn't get it.
- In Final Fantasy VII, Cloud explains game mechanics to some soldiers.
- In Final Fantasy VIII, the 'how to find your way around Balamb Garden' tutorial is presented as Squall offering to give a quick tour of the building to Selphie, a newly transferred student.
- Section 8: Prejudice has a variation where Captain Corde isn't technically the instructor. The actual instructor ropes him into demonstrating the Powered Armor and combat lessons.
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