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post #11 of 18
"worth checking out if it pops up on a steam sale"


Where in the hell are you, that's already way past the week lol!
It's already over, is what I'm saying
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post #12 of 18
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Originally Posted by Scrappy View Post
I'm looking for a fun sniper game....

You'll be looking for a while. I don't think that there IS a way to make that FUN, at least not video game fun. The entire job is comprised of either laying in the mud for days on end or moving to someplace where that is what you will be doing. Your primary weapon is a radio, and on the off chance that you end up using the rifle you're carrying, it'll be something like this:

...Unless you're shooting out to 1K or farther. Then there's more math involved.

If Microprose were still around, we MIGHT have gotten a decent sniper sim from them by now, and the in game physics have been good enough to sim ballistics for years now. But the question is, are there enough people in the world that actually want to learn how to use a mildot reticule? How much fun would it be to sit for hours on end only to take ONE shot?

If the above actually doesn't sound so bad, I suggest giving up video games and switching hobbies:

Starting Out In Tactical Precision Rifle Shooting Part 1:
http://www.shootingvoodoo.com/index....rifle_shootin/
post #13 of 18
I would say give sniper elite a try.
 
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post #14 of 18
ArmA or Sniper Elite, ArmA has highly realistic sniper missions.
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post #15 of 18
Silent Hunter III, its ~$7.00 on steam right now.
 
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post #16 of 18
Sniper Elite, what I played of it was fun. I'd recommend it if you're looking for a dedicated sniper game. The slow motion bullet following effect when you score headshots is entertaining.
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post #17 of 18
I haven't done sniper elite but tryed Sniper Ghost Warrior.
    
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post #18 of 18
I also recommend Sniper Elite, it's fun to set some Dynamite down, throw a rock at it and wait for the fireworks.
    
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