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Old 16-01-18, 02:35   #1
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Default Favorite Types Of FPS Weapons

I was just a little curious about what everyoneís favorite kind of weapons are to use in FPS games and why (for developmental reasons).

Personally, Iím partial to handguns.

They donít occupy a lot of screen space and are great for both mobility and visiblity. Itís usually the first weapon you get, or something you receive soon after, so you become accustomed to using one pretty early. Itís semi automatic firing tends to be very reliable and often fires as fast as you can pull a trigger without wasting any additional ammo, or with the requirement to fire in short burst that automatics tend to have. Also, theyíre pretty accurate accurate (range varies form game to game, but theyíre usually mid range weapons).

Since pistols tend to be a little on the weaker side, so they require a lot of skill, but ammo is always abundant. A well placed headshot and the work is done. Itís a simple but effective weapon.

Whatís all of yours?
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Old 16-01-18, 03:26   #2
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I generally favor pistols in games. They require more "skill" than automatics or shotguns. Silenced pistols are fun, as are snub-nosed revolvers, and Desert Eagles.

I've loved the FN P90 since GoldenEye. M1 Garand, .50 Cal Anti-materiel rifle, sawed-off double barreled shotgun, and micro uzis are other favorites.
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Old 16-01-18, 03:38   #3
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Double-barrelled shotguns and automatic pistols.

If your game has those, it's a quick way to win my heart.
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Old 16-01-18, 03:40   #4
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I like a good pistol as a utility or primary weapon. I rather have a mid tier rifle as a that weapon instead. My favorite example is the Battle Rifle, or BR 55 or 85, in Halo. While the M6D magnum is famous in Halo CE, I like the rhythm, cadence, and pace of the Battle Rifle (depending on the game and implementation).

Lets see....next would be a sniper rifle. In modern military shooters it might be the M40, or the M87. So a basic sniper rifle or anti material version. Halo's UNSC sniper rifle is a .57 caliber anti material round. That's huge. Its great for long and medium ranges, and if you're skilled enough close range.Then a non projectile weapon. Like a laser or plasma weapon. Becaus my expertise with FPSs is Halo, a little of Battlefield, Destiny for a couple years, and the older Call of Duty's, I can't say much else about other series. On topic of Battlefield, what I said about real life rifles stands true, but I like a few fun guns to be a shenanigan with - semi auto shotguns, SMGs, automatic pistols, or rocket launchers.
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Old 16-01-18, 03:41   #5
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Depends upon what kind of game style I am in the mood for.

If I wanna play a more patient game and rack up a lot of kills, these are my go to weapons:

- A DMR Type weapon; i.e. A Semi-Auto Intermediate to long range type weapon with a decent punch.

Halo literally gives a DMR as a weapon of choice.

- Sniper Rifles; My go to weapon of choice. Personally I prefer Bolt Action rifles as opposed to Semi-Auto as they land more accurate hits.

If I wanna get into people's faces and play as the Run and Gunner:

- Shotguns. Nuff said.

- SMGs; Preferably something with stability and accuracy. Real life excellent example would be the MP5 (Uzis are cheap but overrated.) A good in game example would be the modified "Bullet Hose" that the ODSTs carry in Halo.

But if you REALLY wanna get into the classics:

- For those of us oldies who grew up with Unreal Tournament; I had pretty good T-bagging times with this baby .
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Old 16-01-18, 15:10   #6
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Melee attacks or the combat knife

Something about sneaking up for a one-hit is very satisfying
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Old 16-01-18, 15:20   #7
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Double-barrelled shotguns and automatic pistols.

If your game has those, it's a quick way to win my heart.
Yeah.
Also honorable mention goes to Gatling guns or anything that has 500 rounds.
I dont need them to kill enemys, i just like the dramatic effect when they hide behind cover and you unleash those 500 bullets all around them.
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Old 16-01-18, 20:42   #8
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I love me a good shotgun. If Iím at point blank range and itís not the most powerful thing on Earth, I just sits in my inventory. If it dismembers something, and the controller vibrates a little... oh, yes.

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Also honorable mention goes to Gatling guns or anything that has 500 rounds. I dont need them to kill enemys, i just like the dramatic effect when they hide behind cover and you unleash those 500 bullets all around them.
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Old 17-01-18, 02:10   #9
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Pistols, bows , crossbows, single action rifle , knives
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Pistols and SMGs are always good fun to use.
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