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Re: Michael Jackson shiv: legit tactic?

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Well, if you can MJ shiv a guy using Flamethrower or Shotgun, it's legit to me. Because you actually have a very short timeframe to pull this off before getting flamed to death and down by a Shotgun. It's just 1 second. And if someone is whacking my teammate with a Machete, I go behind him to shiv him. Is it legit?

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Re: Michael Jackson shiv: legit tactic?

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Yesterday I was shivved when I was looking at someone trying to do this on me. It's a **bleep** tactic on anything but a full bar connection.

I have sensitivty on full and had the flamethrower chasing him the whole time

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Re: Michael Jackson shiv: legit tactic?

Nov 19, 2013

I love shiv-dancing. Especially when some **bleep** is trying to shoot me with the massively OP flamethrower. If I've got armor, full health, a shiv, and enough open space to get around them, I can make a flamethrower-user rage quit 90% of the time. Gotta love that.

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Re: Michael Jackson shiv: legit tactic?

Nov 19, 2013

It "bleeped" d-o-u-c-h-e. Lol.

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Re: Michael Jackson shiv: legit tactic?

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I'd have to say that it's pretty obvious that it's not legit, and is clearly a design oversight. It makes no sense at all that just because somebody threw a punch, one which very likely hit you square in the face, they'd be completely helpless and unable to react while you shuffle around them and kill them for free. It's also clearly abusing the fact that, playing with a controller, your look sensitivity limits how quickly you can turn around, especially when you're actively aiming your weapon.
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Re: Michael Jackson shiv: legit tactic?

Nov 19, 2013

Bizzerker_Bauer wrote:
I'd have to say that it's pretty obvious that it's not legit, and is clearly a design oversight. It makes no sense at all that just because somebody threw a punch, one which very likely hit you square in the face, they'd be completely helpless and unable to react while you shuffle around them and kill them for free. It's also clearly abusing the fact that, playing with a controller, your look sensitivity limits how quickly you can turn around, especially when somebody actively aiming their weapon.

Agreed. Shivs are for stealth play, no this cheap mechanic.

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Re: Michael Jackson shiv: legit tactic?

Nov 19, 2013

EaterOfWorlds78 wrote:

I love shiv-dancing. Especially when some **bleep** is trying to shoot me with the massively OP flamethrower. If I've got armor, full health, a shiv, and enough open space to get around them, I can make a flamethrower-user rage quit 90% of the time. Gotta love that.


I love flamethrowing. Especially when some **bleep** is trying to shiv me with the massively OP shiv-dance. If I've got armor, full health, a flamethrower, and enough open space to get around them, I can make a shiv-dance user rage quit 90% of the time. Gotta love that.

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Re: Michael Jackson shiv: legit tactic?

Nov 19, 2013

Bunch of hat*** if they got you with a shiv dance accept it and move on. It works 3.5 outta 5xs for me. Very hard to do against SG& upgraded 2x4 easier against Flamethrower.

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Re: Michael Jackson shiv: legit tactic?

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scootgar wrote:

ArcticHaze- wrote:

 

Just to clear up: Anything in the game possible to do = legit tactic. Question should be "Do you think it should be a legit tactic?", not whether it is one.


This.


LOGIC FAIL ALERT

 

Glitching is possible in multiple games and it's not a legit tactic and it is a reportable offense according to PSN and ND. Also, hacking games (like TLOU) is possible but isn't legit and is reportable (for a possible ban).

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Re: Michael Jackson shiv: legit tactic?

Nov 19, 2013
We have long stopped caring about anything you have to say, nb.



The Biggest Lies

5.) The hats aren't the surprise.
4.) Mods knows what they're doing.
3.) It doesn't fit the world paradigm.
2.) I'm not in it for the money.
1.) The player pool will be consolidated.


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