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I dunno. I think perhaps there's a certain set of "skills" or instincts when it comes to FPS, or any game for that matter.

I Run. A LOT in BC2. I'm typically in the front, very rarely in the back, and always changing gear to suit the map, the situation, what have you.

I hear a lot of people say "you can't score high when you go assault" but that's completely untrue. Last night I played with 2 of the worst guns (the USAS12 and the auto handgun) equipped and I was getting 3 and 4 K/D ratios, WHILE being up front, taking points or defending them.

I dunno, man. You just gotta have a knack for it. Pointers will help to an extent, but you really have to be able to adapt and know when and how to move and how to shoot. This entails more than jsut shooting your enemy. Is there an explosive box next to your enemy? Is it easier to hit that than him to guarantee a kill? Stuff like that... you just have to be able to sense.
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The best tip I can tell you is to look before you run and also know the levels. There are always areas in each level that is open and easy to be picked off. Patience also helps, look where the bullets are coming from and try to keep at least 2/3s of yourself covered by a wall etc... Having a nice squad helps as well. Im always top 3 with 2-1, 3-1 kd ratio. Other tips, If you are low on ammo switch to pistol if you are low with that pick up a dead persons gun.

Also when run around if a person is 5 feet in front or less you dont have to zoom, Just blast him. If he is further aim and shoot and always do burst shots, to maintain accuracy.
Edited by SimplyTheBest - 5/4/11 at 2:00pm
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I with the OP here, I'm not all that great at it, but after reading through the thread I've taken a lot of their advice and have been having a LOT more fun.

I play on rank limited servers (barely hit rank 10), not running as much, doing tap shooting, all of it is working extremely well. I finished off my most recent round with a total score (awards included) of 9,682 (It's over 9 thooooousaaaaaannnddd!!). Though the Tank gold star certainly helped, and the M416 silver star. But I'm definitely having a lot more fun on the rank-capped servers.
 
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all the tips =



win! lol
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if u bought this game on a steam deal, most likely you were late to the party, too many people who had been playing for a year or so getting uber good. It makes the learning curve very difficult.

That is why it is sometimes better to buy a game when it comes out. BC2 is the prime example of this.
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Originally Posted by dlee7283 View Post
if u bought this game on a steam deal, most likely you were late to the party, too many people who had been playing for a year or so getting uber good. It makes the learning curve very difficult.

That is why it is sometimes better to buy a game when it comes out. BC2 is the prime example of this.
That's only partly true.

It will take a new player time to catch up, but you can get just as good as someone who has been playing for a year in a fraction of that time, ESPECIALLY if you practice against those people who are already using X amount of years of strategy on you. I think paying attention to the strategy and getting consistent exposure/practice is more important than how long you've been playing.

Playing against people that are better than you is like eavesdropping on their strategy.
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well the first gun of every class is utter crap imo, so that could be the problem, magnum ammo will help ALOT
This.

And practice makes perfect
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I've never played BFBC2, but virtually every multiplayer fps has the same basic set of rules:

Never, ever, ever run in a straight line.
Always be on the move, avoid standing like plague.
Know the map like the back of your hand.
Try to predict your opponent's next move, try landing a "guess" shot, there's always a chance you might get a free frag.
Don't move in predictable patterns.
Stack up on powerups, weapons and ammo, don't go into the heat of the battle unprepared.
Practice, practice, practice.
Play with your settings a little bit (in fact, quite a bit) - hud, crosshair, key mappings, mouse sensitivity, etc.
Don't just play ONE game (and one game type) all the time. Invest a couple of hours into a different FPS, it might give you some new insight.
Don't be a hero when it comes to team playing. Capture the Flag is not a Deathmatch with flags. If the game is class-based, for the love of god, don't try to play like an assault class if you're a medic or something. And don't just randomly pick a class when you enter a new game, adapt to the current situation.
And last but definitely not least, think. A proper FPS isn't a dumb, cerebral experience as many people (who don't know what they're talking about) think. Yes, it requires precision and good reaction time, but that's not all there's to it.
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post #79 of 82
You can always hop on a tank and reck some stuff.
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Some people just have it. Good reflexes and good anticipation of what your target will do. Reflexes can be tuned, but if you're slow, you're slow. You will get better about anticipating your enemies as you play, but you just have to get used to the game.

I went and played DOD Source last night and I used to be a fairly decent sniper walking up the mid of avalanche, but I was rocking a 1/2 score overall cause the game has had a few updates to change some settings, and I haven't played for months. Just give it time.
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