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Re: Michael Jackson shiv: legit tactic?

Nov 18, 2013

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Reelongbow lemme get this straight you hiding using covert with your flamethrower is legit then popping out to burn people? However someone running around you and shiving you is cheesy ? That's nonsenical, all tactics are legit . Some are simply annoying most notably spamming molotovs .

If you went back and read his comment history, you will understand

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Re: Michael Jackson shiv: legit tactic?

Nov 18, 2013

scootgar wrote:

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scootgar wrote:

Anything you can do in the game is legitimate.  

 

It's not a simplistic thing to do.  People get good at it, and use it.

 

Whingeing about being killed by it is like whingeing about anything else.

STPrakU and play.  Or RQ.  We don't care.



scootgar previously wrote:
"Look how positive the recent tweaks of the FAL-SS and G-MAL in Uncharted 3 MP are for instance."

You must be absolutely JOKING. First, these are adjustments to ruinous Nerfs from over a year ago. Second, that patch included changes to the booster system that absolutely destroyed 2-years of developed gameplay paradigms and permitted extended exploration [Ed's note: Scootgar means exploitation].

It's like pointing to a massive pile of dog turds and saying, "Do you like ether Colour?"

 2 of the same booster is a-ok. You heard it here first from Scootypuff Jr. Or is the dancing shiv exploitative? Oh boy this is a tough one.


Yep.  Perfectly OK.  You heard it, Biodongle, IV

 

What's with the cutesy names, missing 5th grade?


No dude, it's exploitative!!!!!

 

scootypuff jr.

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Re: Michael Jackson shiv: legit tactic?

Nov 18, 2013

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INCANGENERAL wrote:
Reelongbow lemme get this straight you hiding using covert with your flamethrower is legit then popping out to burn people? However someone running around you and shiving you is cheesy ? That's nonsenical, all tactics are legit . Some are simply annoying most notably spamming molotovs .

If you went back and read his comment history, you will understand


The shiv dance is worse than molotovs, its cheap. Shiv kills should be for stealth and smokebombs, not a camera exploit. Ive been killed many times by this cheapness even while looking @ someone, who in the hell goes around tapping triangle during a firefight? dumb if you ask me.

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Re: Michael Jackson shiv: legit tactic?

Nov 18, 2013

It's legit, but boring. Much more fun to use teammates as bait (either intentionally or unintentionally) to run the flank and shiv shiv shiv

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Re: Michael Jackson shiv: legit tactic?

Nov 18, 2013

because people found out how to use shivs more offensively, it is cheap?

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Re: Michael Jackson shiv: legit tactic?

Nov 18, 2013

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because people found out how to use shivs more offensively, it is cheap?


You dont understand, its for stealth attacks, not running up to someone like a machete and spamming triangle even when the person is IN FRONT OF YOU and not even behind you. It should be like Uncharted stealth kills were they have to be offscreen to stealth kill you.

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Re: Michael Jackson shiv: legit tactic?

Nov 18, 2013

It was possible to do in UC3 as well.

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Re: Michael Jackson shiv: legit tactic?

Nov 18, 2013

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It was possible to do in UC3 as well.


how about this, L1+R1 = skill.

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Re: Michael Jackson shiv: legit tactic?

Nov 18, 2013

outsmarting the enemy and doing better than him with whatever you're given = skill.

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Re: Michael Jackson shiv: legit tactic?

Nov 18, 2013

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outsmarting the enemy and doing better than him with whatever you're given = skill.


Spamming triangle close quarters hoping you get a good enough angle on someone to do a shiv = no skill. They should reduce the radius of the shiv were you have to be @ a perfect angle behind a person not in front.

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