How do I get better at Call Of Duty, or FPS games in general?

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  1. Zorua
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    So, I'm going to my friend's place on Tuesday and he's holding a Black OPS tournament. I suck at FPS games so how do I get better at them? Any advice?
     


  2. basilb

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    preparation can help. find out the rules of the tourney, what maps are going to be used, whether it's going to be 1 v 1, free for all, team dm or objectives.

    pick a decent gun, in black ops the ak74u is very handy in all but very long range fire(if you're playing with only beginning weapons, mp5k with rapid fire is an ok substitute). with all guns unlocked, the Stoner heavyMG is deadly, if very loud. also, the Commando is a good all round assault rifle.

    if u'r not very good at shooting straight, find tight corners/choke points and get melee/claymour kills (bare in mind if it's split screen mode, your opponent might know u r there). also if u'r hurt and being chased, semtex grenade at your pursuer is a good way to get away of at least trade kills.

    good luck!
     
  3. Ikki

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    Relax and try to be smooth, don't get stressed and that kind of stuff, fix the sensitivity to something you find comfortable, if you are in a gunfire in an open area, keep shooting, either you die or your oponent does.


    Main thing is relax. If you don't, you'll control like a wooden plank and get owned hardcore. I used to be like that.
     
  4. ninditsu

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    this.
    but the knife and claymore kills, require less FPS skill and is good for learning maps which should help in becoming more relaxed when starting to do gun kills
     
  5. Joktan

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    Just chill man.video games are meant to be fun.don't over think it.the galil silenced is a good long range gun,famas can kill anybody like none other.or just be a noob and sit in a couner with a powerful gun and shoot.
     
  6. iluvfupaburgers

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    its all about practice. you wont get good if you dont play it regularly. that is one thing. also, as said before, figure out what maps are you guys going to play. there are always hotspots in which people usually are in which you can flank them and have easy kills. if you know the game pretty well and you are good at fps games you can always learn where spawn points are and spawn kill people. i never camp, and dont like camping. one of my strategies is have a weapon with good accuracy ( weapons like this can work in any distance if you use them well) if yyou are doing long shots, never hold the trigger, use bursts, that way you have more chance to kill people. if in close encounters, never aim down. just shoot, it takes less time like this and you are more in an advantage to kill your enemy. if you decide to run around the map. i recommend always going around the map. never take the middle, since that usually is where everyone is and have more chance to get killed
     
  7. Zorua
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    Thanks a lot for the suggestions! Keep 'em coming! Also, is anybody willing to play free for all, 1 vs 1 with me on XBL? You can help me improve and post what I'm doing wrong here. I don't have my PS3 right now, but if you have PSN, tell me and we'll figure out something.
     
  8. iluvfupaburgers

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    another suggestion i can give is use your own controller. many people might think this is stupid but its not. the controller you use is worn out in how you play games, therefore buttons, sticks, triggers, and feel of the controller are "adapted" to your playing. just practice alot, get the feel of the game's engine, and physics (like how guns shoot, throwing grenades, sprinting, aiming, looking around).
     
  9. Dangy

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    Just relax, and use whatever your comfortable with. The only thing that will make you good at FPS games is experience.

    I would be willing to play 1v1 Black Ops (360), if you'd like.

    (Keep in mind, I'm not exactly a pro either.)
     
  10. Zorua
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    Thanks for the suggestion, burgers. Dangy, what's your gamertag?
     
  11. aiRWaLKRe

    aiRWaLKRe GBAtemp Regular

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    I hate playing FPS on consoles, I need my mouse and keyboard setup to kick butt in FPS!!! I suck with a controller. That's all I have to say
     
  12. Dangy

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    Same here, if I had a better computer, there is no way I would be playing 360.
     
  13. Zorua
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    Ohh so that was you...
    How about right now?
     
  14. Dangy

    Dangy GBAtemp Maniac

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    Sure, I'm getting on now.
     
  15. TehSkull

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    Play the campaign through and through. Most game campaigns let you try out a variety of weapons.

    My personal favorites are the FN-FAL, AUG, and FAMAS. In that order. Side weapon should without a doubt be Python with Speed Reloader. Those are the only guns I use. I'm not a pro at all, but I can tell you my skill went up leaps and bounds when I started using those guns.

    Also, perks: Hardline, Steady Aim, and Second Chance Pro. It's a N00b combo, but if it means you get more kills, why not?
     
  16. ShawnTRods

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    Yes, play the campaign through many times [​IMG]
    I suck pretty badly at it and thats because I dont practice enough or put too much time on this.

    If you WANT to be good at it and want to be a ranked player, all you can do is practice. It takes time to get good at everything [​IMG].
     
  17. Zorua
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    Thanks for the advice!
    Do you want to play with me on XBL?
     
  18. ShawnTRods

    ShawnTRods GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I dont have XBL at the moment, and dont own a original copy of Black Ops lol.
     
  19. Zorua
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    Ohh well. It's okay. [​IMG]
    Do any other 'tempers want to play Black OPS with me on XBL?
    I don't have it on my PS3.
     
  20. King Zargo

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    Whenever you lose blame the controller. Say your opponent is a cheating, hacker or cheating hacker.
    And if you manage to win one say:"In your face! NOOB!" and do a little dance!