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I need some tips on awping, and general sniping. I can't use either a scout or an awp with great efficiency, and I don't think its inexperience, I think I have my technique wrong. so, if anyone would be kind enough to share with me some tips on sniping, I'd be grateful. I'm tired of getting holes punched in me.
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have good eyes and be fast.
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I dont like AWPers.
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yeah but if you can't beat em, join em I hate awpers too. but its getting near impossible to kill em, so the only thing I can do is pull an awp out and have at em. problem is I suck with sniper rifles.
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Most likley it is me that is awping you ! Anyway, you should stop moving forward or backward just before you shoot. If they are straifing, move in the same direction as them. Also, you want to NEVER double scope. If you are holding your awp and someone runs up to you , quickly scope in and soot. If you dont scope it, the bullet will not go the way you want.

EDIT: LOL yeah I had to sink down to bigval's level because he was owing me. I guess its like a chain reaction
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Don't aim for hitboxes, never run while scoped, always have a sidearm, always have enough ammo, don't buy a kev&helm only kev, when you are undetected and dont have a good shot don't shoot, if you have teammates to back you up shoot whenever you think you might hit your targe, when you are being shot by the enemy shoot back as fast as you can, and... Thats all I can think of right now.
Happy AWPing.
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post #7 of 60
You could always perform the Unscoped crosshair mod

All you need is a peice of tape and a pen.
Switch to a standard rifle that has a crosshair. Put the tape of the crosshair and draw over the lines. Then switch to the AWP which has no crosshairs, except when in scope mode. Now you can fire accurately from the hip

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I personally never use the AWP, I will use the scout or an assault rifle.
    
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Don't aim for hitboxes, never run while scoped, always have a sidearm, always have enough ammo, don't buy a kev&helm only kev, when you are undetected and dont have a good shot don't shoot, if you have teammates to back you up shoot whenever you think you might hit your targe, when you are being shot by the enemy shoot back as fast as you can, and... Thats all I can think of right now.
Happy AWPing.
Yeah.. How do you shoot behind someone. I shoot behind someone even just a little bit and miss, I only hit somebody when I actually shoot them dead on.
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post #9 of 60
And it might be a little better to lower your mouse sensitivity to around 3.0, because you wouldn't want to move too fast with the sniper scope.
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Most likley it is me that is awping you ! Anyway, you should stop moving forward or backward just before you shoot. If they are straifing, move in the same direction as them. Also, you want to NEVER double scope. If you are holding your awp and someone runs up to you , quickly scope in and soot. If you dont scope it, the bullet will not go the way you want.

EDIT: LOL yeah I had to sink down to bigval's level because he was owing me. I guess its like a chain reaction

nah actually its bigval
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