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How many SWAT snipers go running into buildings with the rest of the squad? They're posted on opposite rooftops and across streets. And they're basically always static.
Unfortunately the perfect game hasnt been made yet.

But you do have the choice to not rush in you know. Im sure this is not just a counterstrike thing either.

There are some huge maps in counterstrike if you look around.
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post #62 of 75
The game I liked best for sniping was Joint Operations mainly because of the size of the maps sniping in BF2 was pretty much a joke small maps and you are only a few hundered yards from your target. In Joint Op good snipin started at a half mile.
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post #63 of 75
Many games have been mentioned to tide you over for a while but one id like to point out is the new Americas Army game coming out. The Army game dev's are re-releasing the Army Game on a new engine with alot more features and sounds like it might be what your looking for (though no hard-core sniping i.e. gillie suits etc...). Currently i do alot of sniping in BF2142 and Americas Army and that seems to be the best mix for my fix...

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post #64 of 75
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Unfortunately the perfect game hasnt been made yet.

But you do have the choice to not rush in you know. Im sure this is not just a counterstrike thing either.

There are some huge maps in counterstrike if you look around.
If you know of large sniping maps, Im going to make a sniping only CSS server. I just need maps.
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post #65 of 75
The largest official maps I know of are Compound ,Militia, and Port.

Im sure if you look around you could probably find some custom maps or even build your own.

I know the engine is capable of very large maps because I have played some very large zombie mod maps.


Here is a huge selection

http://www.pro-hl.com/css_maps_awp.shtml
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Ok, third time now... BF2. CSS is just a plain joke at sniping.
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I agree. I like games with quick turnarounds so you dont sit there bored trying to find the guy who is hiding killing everyone on the map. It really discourages players from playing. Its fun in singleplayer but its a total buzzkill for multiplayer games.
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I agree. I like games with quick turnarounds so you dont sit there bored trying to find the guy who is hiding killing everyone on the map. It really discourages players from playing. Its fun in singleplayer but its a total buzzkill for multiplayer games.
...in counter strike. In more sniper-friendly games, it's not a buzzkill at all. That's what we've been saying the entire thread, CS:S is not a game for people that enjoy sniping. It's just not meant for it.
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...in counter strike.
Well everyone has an opinion but at least in counterstrike the sniper is usually easy to kill.

Counterstrike has one of the largest communities and for good reason.
    
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