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Apr 06 2013
By: carnifex49 Hekseville Citizen 253 posts
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I really don't get the mentality of FFA players

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The guy in lead is running away from a skirmish and has low health so I give chase, but for some reason everyone else thinks I'm a better target.

 

Same thing for when he's capping a chalice, fighting the arena monsters, or doing chest runs. Being in lead apparently makes you the lowest priority target.

 

 

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Re: I really don't get the mentality of FFA players

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Someone running to activate the trap on Forums of Hercules and I'm running right behind him close to grapple range, yet the other 2 guys think it's better they kill me. The list goes on and on.

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Apr 6, 2013

I've seen it all before and I use it all to my advantage. Simple answer "Tunnel Vision". Countless times i've dodged through someone to see the person trying to kill me instantly swap to him because he's 'closer'. I'd assume that the majority of players who do play with tunnel vision don't even know what the score is until the game is over.

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Apr 6, 2013

Think about it like this.  Guy has low health and you're chasing him.  I see that you're about to get an easy kill (which means you get easy points), so I choose to stop you instead.  Personally, I'd just knock you aside and steal the kill for myself, then come back and find you.  As for not stopping the guy with the chalice, that's just players being dumb.  The player with the chalice immediately becomes my #1 target.

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Re: I really don't get the mentality of FFA players

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Are you talking about the 4 player FFA in the Persian coliseum?

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Apr 6, 2013

Bluesteel, you hit right on the head. It iis tunnel vision. I think in a more competitive e-sport enviroment things woould be a little different.

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Apr 6, 2013

I`ve had several of these myself Smiley Frustrated

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Apr 6, 2013
Its better to run and fight another day then to stay and fight and lose to a fight. you don't want to lose to a fight right you want to come out on top as a winner just like every other person in that game mode.
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Oh this was the funniest sh*t EVER in Dead Space. A teammate would be getting the objective (medium health) and I'd be off in the distance, and they shoot at ME (full health). We won, so I don't care. But yeah, people are messed up sometimes.
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Google "target fixation"
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