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Like the title says I think that having an entire team of ONLY snipers is absolutely dumb. Last night I joined a server and LITERALLY the entire team was snipers that were camping on a hill. No one would get in the tanks, and when I would go down to try and capture some bases I was alone with no backup going against the entire opposing team.

No surprise we lost fast, then when it was our turn the other team took all the bases within 5 min because snipers cant take on multiple squads of assault and medics up close.

I really wish servers would be able to limit the amount of snipers per team per server. Like say only 5 snipers per team or 1 sniper per squad. It's ridiculous joining a squad and having everyone be a sniper camping on the edge of the map doing nothing to help you.

I really hate snipers, whenever I see one in a game I get urges to team kill them because of their utter uselessness. They just sit there and do nothing. /end rant.
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post #2 of 28
Protip: Find a server to play on that limits them. There are a lot of servers that are infantry only that do that.
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So statistically it's not impossible to end up with a team that mostly plays recon. Switch servers then.
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This belongs in rants, not videogames. And I disagree. Snipers are recon and mortar attackers. I play sniper often. And they can also comfortably take on assaults and medics smile.gif
    
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I agree if they sit there and SHOOT all game, but if they spot and plant mortars, and actually help take objectives who cares?
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Totally agree with the op! Snipers have pretty much ruined a good run and gun game,it wasnt that bad at first but ever since they dropped the price down and Black ops was a failure now we get all the cod 12 year old noob sniper/campers.
I for one cant wait till homefront comes out,BfBC2 will get uninstalled that day!!
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Agree in a way. I don't really care to take the time to learn the bullet drop curve on recon class, so when I need the mortar perk, I just use the shotty and get up close and personal.

Not all recons are bad, people need to learn that there is no TRUE sniper class, like say TF2. They have just adopted bad play styles. A couple (e.g. 2) guys on a perch hitting targets trying to (De)activating the M-com can be beneficial, but when there are more than a few doing this = quick loss.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by OutlawII;12531397 
Totally agree with the op! Snipers have pretty much ruined a good run and gun game,it wasnt that bad at first but ever since they dropped the price down and Black ops was a failure now we get all the cod 12 year old noob sniper/campers.
I for one cant wait till homefront comes out,BfBC2 will get uninstalled that day!!

Bafflefield isn't a run and gun game, though.
    
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Originally Posted by Viridian;12531363 
This belongs in rants, not videogames. And I disagree. Snipers are recon and mortar attackers. I play sniper often. And they can also comfortably take on assaults and medics smile.gif

It belongs in rants just because I put a /end rant at the end?

If that is the case all I have to do is remove it and it will be just like every other thread in video games.

Also Snipers are not mortar attackers, you get one mortar strike per life. So unless you mortar strike then continually suicide and re-spawn you are not doing much to help your team.

Play as an engineer and use your rocket launcher and you will be doing a heck of a lot more then a single mortar strike per life and camping somewhere waiting for someone to stand still.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Viridian;12531475 
Bafflefield isn't a run and gun game, though.

I think in squad deathmatch it is,maybe not to the extreme like cod4 was but its there i think.
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