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@  Andrew6679 : (30 October 2014 - 07:00 PM) ERMERGAWD CHILLI!!! YOU DA MAN! THANKS!
@  THE RED DRAGON : (30 October 2014 - 05:20 PM) I kinda wanna play that WWE game coming out
@  DBMgamer : (30 October 2014 - 04:52 PM) Looking at Red's new Thumbnail and its The Ultimate PSN vs Microsftmania!  Its a Dream match only on Pay Per View!!  :Dreaming:
@  Chilli2627 : (30 October 2014 - 02:59 PM) messaged you one andrew
@  Andrew6679 : (30 October 2014 - 10:55 AM) MEEEE
@  Chilli2627 : (30 October 2014 - 07:17 AM) So I have 3 extra Evolve Big Alpah PS4 codes. How shall I hand them out??
@  Andrew6679 : (29 October 2014 - 10:27 PM) My Giants won!!!!!!!
@  Dbl Incertion : (29 October 2014 - 07:13 PM) http://www.gamerhead...c-bad-internet/
@  Dbl Incertion : (29 October 2014 - 05:27 PM) http://www.gamerhead...c-bad-internet/
@  twentyONE : (29 October 2014 - 12:43 PM) So, I have saved playing P.T. for Halloween night...going in totally blind.  Is it really all that scary? I
@  Dbl Incertion : (29 October 2014 - 10:38 AM) I'm the same way darkness and all that is cool for movies but garbage for shooters
@  THE RED DRAGON : (29 October 2014 - 10:35 AM) when it says make it where you can barely see the symbol...i make it so i SEE the symbol
@  THE RED DRAGON : (29 October 2014 - 10:34 AM) i always turn up my brightness lol - i hate running into walls
@  Andrew6679 : (28 October 2014 - 11:40 PM) Nice! The only thing I'm concerned about in Evolve are all of the maps being too dark. I hate when a game is too dark.
@  Dbl Incertion : (28 October 2014 - 11:36 PM) Sweet I was selected for evolves big alpha
@  Chilli2627 : (28 October 2014 - 08:58 PM) rest mode, usually let it charge my controller
@  Andrew6679 : (28 October 2014 - 06:06 PM) Do you guys keep your PS4's on Rest mode when you aren't using it, or do you turn it off every time?
@  twentyONE : (28 October 2014 - 02:26 PM) March 17th release for Hardline...
@  Dbl Incertion : (28 October 2014 - 09:47 AM) Some sweet things in there.
@  Dbl Incertion : (28 October 2014 - 09:47 AM) http://www.rockstarg...gn=gtav10282014
@  THE RED DRAGON : (27 October 2014 - 08:12 AM) I'm with Dbl - gamefly list
@  Dbl Incertion : (27 October 2014 - 07:41 AM) Its on the ol Gamefly list. doesn't look like a buyer to me but who knows mayhap its worth it. Dead Rising 3 was awesome.
@  kubucjuszowy : (27 October 2014 - 06:34 AM) Lennart, you had Ben Roethlisberger on bench, 62 fantasy points yesterday...  :Straight Face:
@  smokelessforman : (27 October 2014 - 05:54 AM) Is anyone getting Sunset Overdrive?  It seems kind of goofy to me.  I already did zombie goofy with Dead Rising 3, which is really good by the way.
@  kubucjuszowy : (27 October 2014 - 02:29 AM) damn, just about 3 points short of Jimmy's all time record of highest WK score. If I only started Ivory over McKinnon, could've scored 10 pts more
@  kubucjuszowy : (27 October 2014 - 02:14 AM) don't know who's Headhunter9871 Fantasty Team is but sorry for your loss. I hit highest score of 233.40 against your 87.57 but you could at least check your rooster dude, 2 players out 1 on BYE. Sour victory...
@  THE RED DRAGON : (26 October 2014 - 04:09 PM) just got my jeep out of the shop :(
@  Andrew6679 : (26 October 2014 - 03:03 PM) Now that I've paid off my car repairs I finally can buy some video games. And I can't make up my mind. First world problems...
@  Chilli2627 : (26 October 2014 - 12:39 PM) I enjoyed GTA online a lot.I plan on getting it on PS4 eventually
@  Andrew6679 : (26 October 2014 - 12:19 PM) So I know I'm a little late, but I haven't played GTA5 yet and was thinking about getting it for PS4. Is the online fun, or does it get boring?
@  Andrew6679 : (26 October 2014 - 12:15 PM) No I haven't played Evil Within, I dispise anything horror related. I've been playing some Black Ops 1. Oh the good old(ish) days...
@  Chilli2627 : (26 October 2014 - 09:40 AM) So what's everyone playing? Kinda dead in here!!
@  THE RED DRAGON : (23 October 2014 - 11:14 AM) did anyone play evil within?
@  Chilli2627 : (23 October 2014 - 10:48 AM) I think you are about 3 years to late to get BF3 on day 1
@  Andrew6679 : (23 October 2014 - 10:23 AM) Ermergawd I can't wait for BF3! it'll be the first game i pre order on the first day.
@  twentyONE : (22 October 2014 - 08:47 PM) That new Avengers trailer is BADASS!  Speaking of....I would assume we will see the first Star Wars teaser with it because of the whole Disney/Marvel deal.
@  Dbl Incertion : (22 October 2014 - 03:55 PM) https://www.yahoo.co...-200000420.html
@  Andrew6679 : (22 October 2014 - 02:07 PM) @DBL OUCH, Hardline? That's a huge insult to Destiny, haha.
@  Andrew6679 : (22 October 2014 - 02:03 PM) @Myelencephalous Haha i get your point. If your serious i accept lol
@  Dbl Incertion : (22 October 2014 - 09:30 AM) But hey, I'm still playing it trying to get all the shinny yellows and purples I can. But come November I expect I will set this game down and it will get dusty all the way through the Witcher 3 and maybe even Hardline next year.
@  Dbl Incertion : (22 October 2014 - 09:28 AM) @Andrew I think at least on the Xbox One. It was fun, once you figure out the nuances of weapons / abilities PVP became easier, the stories, strikes and all that are highly repetetive worse the Diablo 3 PC launch and that if you don't have friends to play the game with you will set it down and never pick it up.
@  Myelencephalous : (22 October 2014 - 08:29 AM) Andrew, i'll sell you my Destiny copy
@  kubucjuszowy : (22 October 2014 - 03:19 AM) @Holmboy, i see you did your FF homework, great pickups! stole my player once again, like every other week lol
@  kubucjuszowy : (22 October 2014 - 01:48 AM) anyone from our Battlestrats FF wants to trade? I need RB...
@  kubucjuszowy : (22 October 2014 - 01:48 AM) yeah, top of the league baby!  :Party: I am not giving that spot back lol
@  Andrew6679 : (22 October 2014 - 12:03 AM) I am thinking about getting Destiny. Is it as bad as everyone is saying? I would play lots of co op and matchmaking. I played the alpha and beta, i'm just curious what the battle crew thinks.
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#1 Jedi Wombat

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Posted 18 October 2011 - 08:14 AM

Had a thought and put it in the shoutbox but wanted to hear what you all thought....

How cool would it be if you could adjust your "Zero" or point of aim/point of impact in game? I think it would make shooting adjustments at ranges much easier, but you could only do it say when spawning or something. Has dice ever said what they use for a zero?

Anyways, maybe theres a way to graph it out, I mean if they can calculate muzzle velocity based on attatchments and how it affects bullet drop in game, I would think that this wouldnt be too hard to do. Maybe the calculations in a multi player game would smash servers from having to track all that, I dont know, just a thought.

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Posted 18 October 2011 - 09:22 AM

I would love to see optics with adjustments, but to be honest the gameplay is too fast to use it effectively as its used in real world. Changing the zero is not a bad idea but with out a range finder it is still kinda useless.

The Mill dot scope is your best bet in the game as it allows you quickly range and sight in targets, then from there it is all trial and error and practice to get to be an expert which make it more of a challenge.

I can remember playing a hunting game on the PC years ago and had a drop chart for all the weapons. It was awesome getting the super long shots.

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Posted 18 October 2011 - 10:27 AM

There are very accurate ballistic charts for all the weapons and ammo used in the game. If they don't already use them I can't imagine that it would be that hard to replace the data they use with the actual ballistic data. I have only played the Beta for BF3 (and watched many youtube videos) but it does not look like they include windage in the bullet travel. I would also like them to add a range finder. You don't do any real world long distance shooting with out it.
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Posted 18 October 2011 - 06:06 PM

You can do this in Red Orchestra 2. Every time you kill someone, it tells you the distance of the kill to help players learn to estimate distance, and you have distance-adjustable sights that function exactly the way their real-world counterparts did.

I'd find you an example of the adjustable scopes, too, but YouTube is being dumb for me. Sniper rifles can also use their ironsights even if there's a scope attached, just like in real life (at least, that's how it worked back then).

RO2 is a very very unforgiving non-hand-holding shooter, though. People say you can't play Battlefield like you play Call of Duty - RO is even further in that direction; you can't play RO like you play BF.

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#5 Jedi Wombat

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Posted 18 October 2011 - 06:28 PM

See, it can be done. As far as real life goes, firefights tend to happen pretty quickly, and aiming down sights is aiming down sights. I can look at a man sized sillouhette down range and tell how far away it is, close enough to put steel on target anyways so thats not the issue for me. Maybe just have a buddy stand against a wall in a private match as I move further and further away. Find Poa/Poi that way.

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Posted 18 October 2011 - 09:37 PM

Ya in the old school gaming work.. DELTA FORCE 2 and DELTA FORCE BLACK HAWK DOWN. I used to be a top sniper because I could snipe from ANY point on the map and do it spot on. They had a build in rang finder in the scope its-self. You could start aiming down rang and as you moved ur scope up or down it would tell you how far u had to make the shot. But you would have to use TWO keys on the Key board to adjust your signs Up-Down or Right-Left for wind speed. Made sniping a very deadly tool in the team and you could do it very fast. But this concept is NO GOOD on PS3 or X-BOX because of the amount of keys used and the amount you have to use. Its all give and take. You would have to give up something to make the keys do other things. That will never happen. PC maybe... but not on PS3 or X-BOX. Unless they make some MAJOR changes to the sniper and when you have the scope up the button layout changes to allow it to happen. Like FRAG and Sec. FLASH turns to the range adjusters.. I dunno. Maybe someday but not today =P

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Posted 19 October 2011 - 12:55 AM

In BFBC2 and in BF3 they have a thing called marksman bonus. I am sure everyone already knows about this. But just in case the marksman bonus is a bonus you get from head shots at any distance. One point per meter your bullet travels. Very good at remembering ranges. If you have a good eye and can judge distance (yes I realize I am talking video game distances. lol ) you can figure the bullets drop and range of that from the marksman bonus and your own elevation from the target. At least that is what I use when sniping from insane distances. It is all about trial and error. Once I know the distance I can normally land hits from said range on a constant basis.
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Posted 19 October 2011 - 02:07 AM

Ya same here.. I was pulling off some awesome shots even with the 4x scope.. that quickly became my scope of choise. Just have to watch whats going on and it will get easyer to judge as u get more exp with the game.

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