After all these years, and growing up with Windows 3.1, I have seen an entire evolution of computers and software. Touch screens and large resolutions were a pipe dream just 15 years ago. Now it's the norm. Going from a Packard Bell (yes, before HP) that couldn't run 3D Ultra Mini...
Thrown knives need to be ducked under; slashed knives need to be jumped over.
Don't focus on one assailant - keep moving and attacking in all directions.
If time's running out, whip out your gun to finish the bad guys off.