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why are there so many friggin snipers in all the fps i play?? hmmm?

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I used to game exclusively on consoles until this year... in multiplayer on consoles the gun of choice is usually some sort of rifle or machine gun.

Now that i have fully switched to pc gaming, i can't help notice the difference in playing styles and weapon choices. Specifically homefront... there are so many snipers... it's hard not to walk in open field and not get immediately shot down from 2 miles away. I'm just not used to the amount of sniping and camping there is.

There is definitely less rushing, and for some reason it's just not as exciting or fun. There is also way less talking in games as opposed to the 360 or even the ps3.
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Problem: It's Homefront.
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is it different for other games? like battle field or cod?

Not in my experience, sometimes you luck out and get a very small map where you're forced to use another weapon
Edited by badatgames18 - 4/4/11 at 4:49am
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Whether console or pc,Ive always wondered why as well.Kind of aggravating.Especially respawn after respawn getting it.I get a sniper or 2 on a team can play into strategy but half the team doing it,come on....Its not everytime I play but certain games and groups.
    
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it really depends on the game on mw2 i see alot of umps but on blops i see a lot of AR, on bf p4f i see a mixture
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I don't want to sound like a jerk, but you might agree with me.

I think you have more control with the keyboard/nouse set up over the thumbsticks on a controller, therefore, it's easier for people to snipe because they have a better aim.

That's just what I think, I've stopped playing games now because I don't have fun with them. Kind of sad, really ;(
post #7 of 20
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Originally Posted by badatgames18 View Post
is it different for other games? like battle field or cod?
cod is a run and gun on the pc side, tends to be a whole lot more trash talking too. beyond that pc games tend to be a bit more quite since there's less 13 year olds screaming stupid **** at each other.
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I really enjoy the young kids who cuss alot. It adds to the game experience. It's so fun to make fun of people in a place where no one listens. I used to tBag everyone when I played Halo 3. Trolling is so fun. I really miss that. Also i like the social aspect, more games need good,reliable in game chat so people can meet. Seriously how do you make friends with someone on pc? It's not like they will answer back
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post #9 of 20
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is it me or does no one talk in homefront? do i have to push a button to hear people or what? i have no one muted...

i like to communicate with people as i game, it helps notifying people of where the enemy is

EDIT: lol i am not that badatgames as my name suggests.
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Just looking at your name I can't help but think the snipers aren't the problem...
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