An article about how everyone seems to believe they are the number one sniper around.
i am the king of sniping.
So am I.
Of no scopeing...!
I'm the king, i dont use scope either... i throw rocks!
i love jumping in mid air and quick sniping
.. that's way harder to achieve in a shooting game such as cod4.. sniping is no where near as hard as kun fu
sniping is for cowards who don't have the skill to go toe to toe. camping is lame. and sniping is too easy anymore. so many shooters don't account for breathing
Am the Real king of Sniping, Sir!
says the person who's been sniped by me :-)
I run with a grenade in 1 hand and a rocket launcher in the other. Watch out!
This thread and article could be salvaged by everyone saying their favorite game to snipe in! I am going to go with any Halo game as the most fun . . . Socom 2 as the most satisfying . . . and Killzone 2 for awesomeness factor (you get to be completely invisible while sniping!)
Counter-Strike 1.5....I used to go to the awp map and wait until my whole team died and then pop out and kill the whole other team. Ah the good ol' days. There were alot of CS websites out too and my name was on a few of the reported cheaters lists. Thats when you know you're pretty damn good lol. 2nd favorite is probably Battlefield 2 even though I was more of a Spec Ops player
Yup. Sniping in COD4, GRAW2, and Killzone 2 are awesome, but if you want to gain respect from me, try sniping in Warhawk. Yes, sniping in that game can be a pain in the butt, then again Warhawk was never meant to be a "noob friendly" game!
lol yeah sniping on there is really hard because everyone is dancing around everywhere. The best guys to snipe are the annoying guys with binoculars. I dont think I've seen an expert sniper on the game yet, but then again I'm always in a Warhawk shooting homing missiles at a sniper
really skilled snipers in Warhawk. I know I am not THE BEST, but I am no slouch either. Like the dude above, I prefer to be in a Warhawk most times.
Try sniping in any delta force game. You actually have to range your scope and account for wind. KZ2 sniping is fun, but that spot and mark is really takes the fun out of it. Hard to hide as sniper with it.
"KZ2 sniping is fun, but that spot and mark is really takes the fun out of it. Hard to hide as sniper with it." Yeah I know what you mean. I kept getting killed while I was cloaked and I was thinking "wow these guys are AMAZING", and then once I got Spot and Mark I thought "wait a minute...that's all these guys do? lame".
But their sniper plain sucks. Sniping in Halo 1 is much better and much more fun than in Halo 2 and 3. Anyways, COD4 M40 ACOG snipe is the best! >:D Killzone 2's sniping is awesome too.
Having sniper battles in Killzone 2 in Pyrrhyus(sp?) rise is the most fun I've had with the game yet: Step 1: Cloak Step 2: Find them on the complete opposite side of the map with spot & mark ability. Step 3: Zoom in to their position. Step 4: Pray that you don't get sniped before you get in that one shot.
I just tried to get a couple of sniping kills in Killzone. Turns out I suck at sniping. Like really bad. Guess I'm more of a shotgun blast to the face kind of guy.
the sniper in killzone is the hardest sniper to work with in the history of gaming. The weighted controls make it virtually impossible to hit a moving target. If you can snipe well in Killzone you can out snipe anyone.
I actually find it easy to snipe in Killzone due to the slower aiming....
The sniper rifle in the first Killzone was an absolute nightmare. But the 2nd one is not so bad; it just takes a little practice.
I'm a beast at Sniping on all the Socom games. Quick sniping or regular sniping.
I started winning free for all matches in World at War with that sniper rifle that blows limbs off because I was practicing with it so much. I never was into snipping until World at War due to the excessive gore :)
We all know the best of the best are not snipers, they couldn't possibly be, they are cowards. More inclined to stab you the back then to face you man to man, They cower in the weeds and hide in the brush. Not to mention there couldnt be a more boring or moronic way to play an online game then to try and hide in a map that is known to, in some cases millions of players. Good luck with with your sniping.
so much hostility towards snipers, is it cuz they kill you from so far away and your noob tubes and juggernaut do not work against them? LOL how are snipers cowards, they are willing to commit to the long range kill and unless they have an assault rifle in their back pocket will face you with their handgun if they have to... just admit you probably aren't that good thats why your angry with snipers...
I take pleasure in "sniping" snipers with my rpd or m16a, In which im afforded a high fire rate, as well as a high accuarcy, range and damage rating. In fact im glad there are people stupid enough to think that being a sniper in cod4 or 5 game is a good idea at all. If you think you can hide from me, or most people for that matter, in any cod map your fooling yourself. As for your dubiously ill witted comment on a snipers wilingness to let his teammates battle and die ferociously around him, whilst "keeping his cover", I believe the ....... at the end of it represents your unfinished poorly thought out defence of snipers. Not to mention the weak attempt to cover the fact that it doesnt make sense to face an oppenent face to face with a sniper style gun. and hence you are forced to use a pistol to be at a disadvantge in close range combat. Shake and bake baby , ohh ya that just happened.
Clearly you've been owned by a sniper or two. It's ok to get frustrated as that's part of what sniping is about but calm down a bit. The fact that a board is known to so many "millions" and you can stay relatively stationary compared to others and still be effective says a lot about skill. Every soldier is useful in their own way and that includes snipers. They are useful in some instances and less in others just like shotguns work well at close range but quickly lose their effectiveness at distance. Does that mean we shouldn't use shotties because they have distinct limitations? No they provide a different way to play. If snipers were not a useful tool in battle then militaries around the world wouldn't have been using them for decades. Also don't think you're the man because you pick off snipers in COD4 where there is tons of auto-aim and there is little to no hiding. Play the Battlefield games (sniping in BC is much fun) or KZ2 and you have a greater challenge since the snipers can actually hide and conceal themselves plus you have to really aim instead of the game doing it for you so you become quite inaccurate at longer distances. On a side note, IMO there is no single greater gaming experience than sniping a sniper.
You want to see the king of Sniping? Try sniping in Unreal Tournament 3. If you can snipe in that game, THEN you are a sniping god. Trying to snipe anything on that game with accurate shots and the speed it's going is pretty damn hard.
lol im using the UT3 sniper as a normal AS lol normally get me a HS 2 lol
I certainly did not say snipers were useless I merely pointed out there cowardice.Do try and stay on point throughout any continued discourse. As for your theory that every weapon has their advantages and disadvantages, there is some truth to that, every gun does have its pros and cons, just so happens all guns were not created equally, esecially in the video game world in which we base this thread on. I will take my m16a any day over any of the sniper guns in cod.
just did 74 kills to 15 deaths in pyrrhus, spot and mark makes it very easy, and you have to be cleaver to avoid the other snipers with spot and mark, nce to have a giant map to snipe across, unlike cod where you could kill anyone across the lengh of a map with a handgun, delta force more satisfying though
I once caught a sniper bullet with my bare hands and put it in my sniper rifle and killed 3 guys with one shot from the max distance possible in warhawk. I mean I was standing on a warhawk my friend was flying and we were almost off the edge of the map where we would start takeing dmg if we went backwords .1mm.
You guys make some good points about sniping.every soldier plays a role be it short range shotty/SMG stuff ,a thoughtful sniper guy covering your back long range (snipe for your team,not to preserve yourself) and or a do-it-all assualt rifle guy (like myself...Assault rifles are my always my weapon of choice,makes me feel all rambo-ish,lol...seriously though they are good all rounders) Personally i enjoy killing snipers in fps. im a sneaky SOB myself. roll up behind em...watch em for a few secs and giggle....then a quick tap of the melee button. Or for added drama pull out a gold plated desert eagle and dump the whole clip in their gille suit covered behind.even better if you find em in pairs!
Who else here has taken out a jeep driver at full speed from over 2,000 feet? None of ya'!
YA? well i took out a tank from 3000 feet away with my bare hands!! that's right.
Sniping is such a cheap class in the COD games. If they actually made it difficult like actual sniping or like the One Shot, One Kill mission, not only would less people do it, but the people that are good at it would actually be GOOD at it. The only time I get sniper kills is when I kill a sniper, pick up his gun and mess around with it. Then I get bored and return to my MP5. I fully agree that snipers in COD are cowards. Very few actually go after objectives.
I'll take any disagrees as the person is one of the cowardly types who snipes because it's easy and would hate it if it actually required skill. Also, in COD 4, if someone is camping in the back of a map, sniping, the rest of the team will respawn around him making it harder to complete or defend objectives. This is a fact.
I snipe in Battlefield Bad Company and Resistance 2 and i do not beleive it is cowardly. Also, it does require skill. I dunno about COD4 as i have never really gotten into the Call of Duty games.
Hiding as far away from the battle as possible in order to get kills is pretty cowardly. But I'm mostly talking about COD.
Sniping in Killzone 2 is fun... it really is! :D
I'm a good sniper, but certianly not the king.
i will admit i am generally a HORRIBLE sniper, i played COD4 for like 1.5 years and pretty much never sniped. the few times i tried it was just futile, got owned so hard. but im getting better at it on KZ2, the invisibility with spot & mark and big maps really help :P
snipers are puzsys
I don't like sniping. I mean, playing as a sniper. I prefer to be in the fray or tactically picking off enemies at mid to close range.
Sniping is an artform.Counter-sniping is especially fun and the "prey $ hunter" moment goes back and forth.Sometimes I have crushed countless squads with my sniping and I have also shifted the entire battle from the sniper's scope
and have to go around with an assault hoping you can kill a sniper. cowards? no... i find a spot, plant my claymores to protect myself, then go for kills or if i see a teammate of mine i can help i will gladly do so, from a distance with the minimum amount of bullets needed! not like assault whores who use up your whole clip trying to kill one guy and need the bandlier perk or frantically looking for a gun on the ground for more ammo... lmao at you guys, the way i see you running, then falling, dying! the only reason the majority of players know where snipers are are because of the kill cam. if games didn't have that your dumb a$$' would probably keep getting shot in the same place...
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