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Bikewer

Dread pwns me!

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17th October 2003

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#1 13 years ago

Berlin and other such "frantic" maps.

Hehe- I didn't care much for Berlin and Stalingrad in the original game, and not much difference in FH. I got into gaming late in life (58 now) and as a result never was weaned on hours of Doom, Quake, and other FPS games. In fact, BF1942 was the first "shooter" I ever bought. (started out in flightsims)

I'm just not quick enough, and seldom stay alive more than a couple of minutes.

Besides, it sort of offends my sense of realism. The real battles were awful meat-grinders, but after the initial large-scale assaults, both places devolved into small groups of 4-5 men, "kill groups", who would work carefully through the blasted rubble, searching for other kill groups. Lots of snipers, ala "Enemy at the Gates". This frantic running around with submachine guns blazing would have just been suicide. Then there's the Axis "I can throw a grenade 200 yards" thing....Yeah, I know, the potato-masher handle might give you a little more range, but grenades are hefty (I have tossed a few). There might be a few stout fellows who can exceed 50 yards, but not many.

My best tactic so far is to find a hidey-hole and pop ususpecting enemy as they run past. Sooner or later they figure out where I am, and throw a grenade from across the river....hehe.




cc.

2 excited 4 shark week

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25th May 2004

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#2 13 years ago

haha classic. yeah i dont like those much either.




colonel_bob

Here & There

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4th June 2004

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#3 13 years ago

Don't feel bad... Its rare to live more than three minutes on those kinds of maps (for me, at least...) With all the running around and close quarters, it can get quite... disorganized.




McGibs

FHdev

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3rd October 2003

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#4 13 years ago

The same reasons my dad sticks to flightsims and rts games (he's 56 now)




Gauntlet

Dead rather than Red!

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26th April 2004

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#5 13 years ago

nice. I dont see why my dad is the only dad in the world which dont play computer games! :'(




Chiefthawk

On the warpath

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11th March 2005

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#6 13 years ago

Living 2 minutes on Berlin is above average unless you are hiding in a hole. I enjoy those maps. They are a nice change of pace from the other maps in FH. Especially if you just came off of a tank grinder like Prok.




Gen'l Knight

Can't ... give peace a chance?

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10th April 2004

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#7 13 years ago

You're a little older than me but more story is the same. BF1942 was the first FPS I tried. And I get frustrated at times cause it all depends on who sees who first whether it be eyesight or computer lag and then how quickly you can pull the trigger after that. I guess its like sports - the older (and slower) you get the more wisdom and experience you need to compete. There are some maps and situations I refuse to stay and be cannon fodder in. Hang in there.




whitt

I'm too cool to Post

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9th December 2004

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#8 13 years ago

HMMMM 58 ...too old. I'm 56 and I don't agree with you....with the exception of my reaction timing which is not quite as good as 20 years ago but I hold my own...I think ;) . In our clan, our arty guy is 60......[edit] now thats old Whitt




[CoUk]niu

I take what n0e says way too seriously

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12th March 2004

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#9 13 years ago

What a nice thread,it makes me feel young again.:)




Cpt Butterpants

I want to be like the Admins

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8th February 2005

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#10 13 years ago

HOly smokes! huray for hte old guys *looks* oh im one too