I understand how it's possible to get 3.00 or 4.00 KDR. But I'm talking about 8:1 or 9:1 "fishy" players. Something's not right there.
Cloaked, Smoke Bomb, FFA, Quitting, and lots and lots of camping.
2 player London Underground on crushing in 9m45s
Taken on its own, K/DR is pretty much meaningless…that’s why I like the other info included in the stats cards but even then, it might not tell the whole story (one additional stat I’d like to see is the number of power weapon kills). The real proof comes when you actually play against that person.
I’ve met some pretty good players with ratios of about 3 or so but absurd ratios (like 30) almost certainly mean shenanigans are at play.
There are too many ways to increase your K/D ratio (in general and specifically in Uncharted)…alternate accounts (for learning the game), quitting, lagging and cheating (lag switching, aimbots, glitching, hacks, etc).
When looking at a player’s stat card, I consider:
- K/D ratio. If it’s much above 2, I look at the other stats.
- W/L ratio. Lots of losses (with an accompanying high K/D ratio)..usually means a stats quitter.
- Headshots. This is tricky but in general, I find someone with about 10% of their kills as headshots is usually a solid player. Much less than that (5% or lower) usually means someone that depends a lot on blind firing. Much more is probably the hardest…it likely means they’re good but (rarely, I think) it could mean they’re cheating.
In the end, I don’t care much about K/D ratio (for myself or my opponents) in and of itself but it (and the other stats) can provide information on the kind of opponents you’re facing.
Check their TO and Plunder stats as well. If one of them is high, it means they probably got a lot of headshots in those modes.
Interesting. My "guidelines" are generalities but since I'm only an average competitive player, I need all the help I can get! When I can, I try to look at stats to get an idea of what I'm up against.
And your headshot % is close enough...even if I hadn't gamed with you.
You are a survivor for sure...your ability to escape trouble is remarkable!
And I agree about xINESCAPABLEx and her evasive skills. She's not the best player overall I've seen, but as far as escaping situations that appear to be certain death, she's the best I've seen there. I've actually become better at that myself by watching her play. Although, we haven't played as often lately.
I have the tendency of playing very recklessly. Some of my friends call me out for it from time to time. Sometimes I just can't help it. If I see someone pick up a PW or activate a KB, I have to go after them. Why? Idk. I just do.
One thing that has helped me, is just trying to stay alive. When my main focus is getting kills, I don't do well. If I get locked on to one target, and ignore everything else, chances are I'm going to get killed while pursuing them. But if I make my main focus staying alive and being aware of my surroundings, I play much better.
It's kind of like trying to form your own version of situational awareness just based off of what the game presents in front of you.
We'll have to play again so you can see my evasive skills in action. Heck, I don't even notice I'm doing it anymore :b
Another trick I've learnt though:
If you're running and you have to get away, throw a concealed grenade on the other side of the room. Make sure they don't see where the nade's being thrown from though. It'll attract them there, giving you a small window to get the hell out of there.
Also, something that people don't catch on to is my simple escape route. Re-run the area. Say you jump off the SAS train in Train Wreck because someone is shooting you from the Mah area. I'd personally run to the Mah area because they'd be chasing me and I'd quickly conceal myself so they don't see me. By the time they climb back up, I'm not only healed but I have the upper hand :b
One day, I'll make a thread about escapes c: