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You're speaking for quite a large group of people when you say "gamers want.." Maybe a better statement would be "ocn's stereotypical vision of a call of duty gamer wants.."

Most of the realism-seeking gamers I know aren't interested in "bloody screen! ..so real", are happy to die from 1-3 bullets, want recoil in, destruction (done well) in, etc.

I'll be happy when Red Orchestra 2 debuts.
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You want realistic, join the armed forces.
    
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Realistic games dont make for fun games...you want a realistic fps game?

So your trapped in a building, crying your eyes out because you know your going to die because some insurgants are shooting RPGs into your story and your best friend next to you just got domed and your wearing his brains. Your not even holding your weapon as bullets come wizzing by your face, you clutching a picture of your daughter and wife you know you will never see again. You weep harder, remembering the last conversation you had with your wife was a heated argument over something that wasnt even a big deal. You regret not telling her you love her. All around you your brother in arms are falling in combat, all the souls you got to know in your last tour breathing their last breaths."

Yea...war isnt fun...COD is.
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You want realistic, join the armed forces.
I don't understand this typical "comeback" to wanting realistic games.

No, I will not join the armed forces to get the experience I desire out of a game. I play games to have fun. You should not join the armed forces to have fun. It's a serious job.

How about this, if you don't want realistic, don't play it. Now we're both happy.
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bfc2 is NOT realistic.

anyways i choose gameplay over realistic. graphics/gameplay >
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bfc2 is NOT realistic.

anyways i choose gameplay over realistic. graphics/gameplay >
No one said it was, but you can't deny destruction is one step closer to that goal.
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So you are saying you would rather a game be realistic than entertaining to you?
No we want both and will never get both.
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Surprised no one posted this yet

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bfc2 is NOT realistic.

anyways i choose gameplay over realistic. graphics/gameplay >
NONE of them are realistic but bfbc is the closest
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Call of Duty has prided itself on making a realistic shooter. BLOPS was the first COD game that I'd ever played, although I had friends that played MW2. Their biggest gripe was the quick scoping thing. The crack down on quick scoping was that it's unrealistic. However, I've personally seen the effects of a shotgun and I can tell you that if you're 10+ feet away you're not going to twitch and run away if you get shot by it... You'll be obliterated. So where do we draw the line?

The game has to be entertaining. If it weren't the game would become a cult classic, only the extreme fanboys would play it citing realism. Truthfully I'm not sure why people care about realistic gameplay. Some of the best CS servers have some ridiculous maps that look like a kid forgot to clean up after play time, but the design of the map makes it fun.
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