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I think a realistic shooter wouldn't be that fun, but it's certainly possible. You just have to make it so the player will control the next npc soldier when the one he's controlling dies. If even one soldier reach the objective then they win. Something like that. Then you won't have to deal with regenerating health or instant healing items.
If I'm remembering correctly (been a while ssince I played it) Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising does that.
 
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people who want realistic games make me laugh. if you want realistic, then the car you drive in racing games would be undriveable after a crash, and if it was severe enough, you'd be dead, thus the game would end. forever.

the point of games is to have fun, and people who want absolute realistic perfectionism in racing titles and shooter titles make me laugh...just play it and have fun. grid is super not realistic, but its fun. gt5 is "realistic" but isnt that fun.
GT isn't realistic.
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Meh - realism is fun to a degree. Hyper precise ballistics are AWESOME, being out of the game from a single pistol shot to the foot, not so awesome.

Similarly, unrealistic and over the top stuff can be great.... but again only to a degree. I LOVE jumping around like an idiot in Assassin's Creed, stabbing people with a pop-up metal pencil through heavy iron armor... But if they exploded penises and a giant robot spider came walking through Rome and gobbled up all the corpse-penises, lit them on fire, and shot them at you... well it would be pretty damn dumb wouldn't it?

People need to stop hating on "realism" and "unrealistic games". Going fully in either direction is a total fail. Doing neither is simply boring.
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GT isn't realistic.
Nothing is realistic unless you're sitting in a car driving round a circuit. iRacing isn't very realistic compared to real life.
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