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Its one of the only FPS that I can play without geting frustrated.
Mostly because I know that it doesnt have a lot of the cheapness you get with other games, its balanced. If youre getting worked over its probably because someone is better than you, not because they know so stupid trick or have so ridiculous gun.

Its odd that everybody complains about the AWP. On the good maps there are very few places that you can AWP from, and most people that try to AWP suck at it.
If I were to say any gun is "cheap" it would probably be the auto-sniper, and even that is not very effective. Its just a gun n00bs use to kill other n00bs.

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Originally Posted by awdrifter;12666096 
CS:S probably has the steepest learning curve out of all the fps games. There are just too many players taking it way to seriously. Unless you train for hours a day, you'll get owned. I never really got into CS:S.

I agree. The learning curve is steep because of the skill of other players.

That being said, I can go without practice for quite some time and still have fun playing it.
I think one of the biggest things is just knowing how the maps work.
Edited by Full_Tilt - 3/9/11 at 10:48am
post #42 of 132
I miss Roll The Dice.

'Oh god, he's got the green stick! (godmode) RUN AWAY!!!!'
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Dont get me wrong I was addicted to CS & Source and played hardcore for years but for some reason its always pushed my buttons to the extreme. Yes the other day after not playign the game for about 2 years I got destroyed lol & ticked off.
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I've played since 1.3 and haven't broken a single keyboard yet.. you're doing it wrong
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I still play cs several times a week - been playing since 2001 biggrin.gif

Never been a fan of source though.
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post #46 of 132
Yeah you got anger issues or something

Sure I get pissy when someone is clearly and vastly superior than I am, and I can't prove they're cheating.... but thats when you just slap F10 and go have a nice walk outside once in a while
 
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post #47 of 132
The first release of CS was the whole reason I got into PC gaming...

A friend had it, and it was the first online game I ever played, it totally blew my mind how much harder it was to play against real people haha. Fast forward 5 years later I traded some car audio equipment for a crappy Pentium 3 computer so I could dl music and was like 'oh ****... I forgot about CS!'. Built a P4 rig and was off from there.

I still love the game, but after being involved in a ton of clan drama, and especially after that lackluster update from Valve... I rarely play it. One thing CSS has over any other game is a great built in voip and little ambient sound, those things are key for a great gaming community. That's what I miss the most, although I love playing BC2 there's so much going on you can't talk to other and get to know them and still focus on what you're doing. At this point in CSS, if you're not a member of some established clan, there is little chance of having that experience.

There's a interview with Gabe Newell (although quite old now) where he says plain as day 'we'll never abandon Counter Strike'.... if they do make a new version one day, I'm sure it will take my life over once again wink.gif
post #48 of 132
played css for 5 years (3 years competitively). managed to get to ESL pro series with my team but i have really gotten tired of it now. i dont understand the source haters especially in the US, it's really css > 1.6 now in europe. anyways, they are still the best fpses out there, they are the only shooters that require alot of skill.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pauly94;12670253 
i dont understand the source haters especially in the US, it's really css > 1.6 now in europe.

People hate on source because it's not anywhere near as good as 1.6 smile.gif
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I gave up on CSS a couple years ago when TF2 came out and never looked back into playing it again. I remember playing on this server and I was playing so good until someone banned me for being to good which is pathetic.
 
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