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post #11 of 50
CS is for those who get tired of all the add-in weapons or customizing of classes. Only thing I love about COD4 that CS doesn't have is the instant knife. Other then that, CS:S is just easy to jump in, play a couple rounds(or couple of hours) and then quit when you want. Plus if you get board there are THOUSANDS of maps to choose from, different gameplay types like Deathmatch, GunGame, RPGmod(don't like), WarCraftmod, Zombiemod, Soccermod. Might be a few more, plus there are surf maps, slide maps, knife maps. The variety for one game is what keeps me playing it plus its only $20 or you can get it with HL2 like I did.
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when i got broadband like 7 months ago i started playing CS:S and a couple months after i tried cod 4 online and haven't touched CS since then.
as for me COD4>CS:S,and it ain't full of cheaters.
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post #13 of 50
I did not start playing Counter Strike until Source. From what I have heard, it is flawed compared to 1.6.

I tried COD 4, but I really did not care for it. CS:S> COD4 for me.

Counter Strike will be around long after COD4. COD4 is just a fad…plain and simple.
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post #14 of 50
From a CS veteran, luck plays bigger role in CS than it does in COD. Getting killed on any CS pub from a nice HS and then finding out that this guy just sprays in the sky and still manages to kill people... mm, depressing to say the least. In COD4, if we forget about air strikes, choppers, 3x HE granes, martydom and all, it usually requires a bit more skill to kill some1.

But in the end, it is a matter of personal taste, both are great games.
post #15 of 50
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I've never understood the attraction of CS. It's stock is one game type, that heavily favors defenders and doesn't force any kind of round switch. GG or DM mods are lackluster at best. Hit detection is atrocious, and I fail to comprehend how crouching hip-firing is more accurate that standing hip-firing; hip-firing being the only mode available for some reason.

The mechanics are just all whacky, despite the much-overrated source engine driving it. Instead of running over cabinets or barrels I bounce off them like they're made entirely of rubber-bands.

CoD4 is a near-perfect implementation of a online-shooter. Objective maps force round switches; TDM and FFA are built-in; maps for the most part are incredibly balanced (although some more than others depending on the number of players - Shipment or Wet Work are painful w/ more then 20 players); Certain guns need tweaking but the large variety usually ensures only that min-max k:d obsessed tweak-freaks are the only one's abusing it. The perks gives the lesser-experienced players a means of evening the playing field while providing variety for everyone.

It's not perfect; like I said some guns/perks can be abused, some maps just arn't suited for certain gametypes, but these are minor and are also present and far more pronounced in CS (minus the perks).
I AGREE, except about the hip firing thing, yes the character model is always holding at the hip, but that is probably because they just didn't add the animations to change the way they hold the gun when moving and crouching.

I still play from time to time...but I think it is far inferior to CoD4, I'm guessing people just don't want to give up on a game they've been playing for years and the toned down graphics make it easier for people with older computers to still play.
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post #16 of 50
CSS is full of win.

It's the fps that takes the most skill, and the kind of fps that you can get better and better at with more and more play.
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post #17 of 50
I play CS:S when I don't want to concentrate on the game and just want to unwind and get some kills.

CoD4 is great for some intense action where I have to concentrate (domination anyone?) and actually try for the objectives.

They are great games but I play each for different reasons.
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Cod4 is harder to run the CS:S, not as much people can run Cod4, nor afford it because its so pricey right now. By the end of the year the price of COD4 should drop and more people are probley going to buy it.
    
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post #19 of 50
I play both and love both. TF2 is still my favorite!
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I dont think you can compare difficulty unless its with the same people. Where i play in CS:S i find it harder than COD4. I got the game recently and i found it really easy to kill people because of the spraying.

For me, COD4<CS:S. Only because after you reach lvl 55 theres its just not as fun, whereas CS:S never gets old.
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