I'm a noob

#1 Posted by McGriddle550 (285 posts) -

So I just bought CS:S from the steam sale and I was wondering if any veterans of this game had some quick pointers so I don't have a ton of people screamin' at me because I don't know how the play the game.

#2 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18955 posts) -

I used to play CS aaaaages ago, i barely remember what the game is about. 
 
I hope you get the help and tips you need to evolve! practice makes perfect btw

#3 Posted by s3ank1m (126 posts) -
  • Shoot in burst
  • Crouch when you can
  • Don't leave anywhere without your team
  • Be patient
  • Only spray when someone is point blank
  • Learn to crouch jump
  • Learn to buy weapons immediately
I'm sure theres more, but that's all I could think of at the moment 
  
Have fun!
#4 Posted by billnyethesciencepie (1332 posts) -

if youre a terrorist, go forward, left,through the doors,right, forward and plant the bomb. 
 
If youre a ct, go left(NOT RIGHT YOU WILL DIE), and either go backward and camp or go forward and camp in the little garage type area. 
 
Bonus points to anyone who guesses the map this applies to.

#5 Edited by CornBREDX (4454 posts) -

Wow. This game is really old now, I havent played this in so long.

Here's a tip s3ank1m forgot- If you're going to flashbang do your damn best to not throw it at your team members. I don't know if it still effects your team mates but it used to and is the worst kind of griefing.

Have fun. If people are still playing this I have no idea what the community is like so it's best to find a server that you like and stick with it. That's the best advice anyone can give really.

#6 Posted by s3ank1m (126 posts) -
@CornBREDX said:

Wow. This game is really old now, I havent played this in so long.

Here's a tip s3ank1m forgot- If you're going to flashbang do your damn best to not throw it at your team members. I don't know if it still effects your team mates but it used to and is the worst kind of griefing.

Have fun. If people are still playing this I have no idea what the community is like so it's best to find a server that you like and stick with it. That's the best advice anyone can give really.

^This!!!! 
 
Grenades are extra bouncy in source so don't screw your team over
#7 Posted by s7evn (1072 posts) -

@billnyethesciencepie said:

if youre a terrorist, go forward, left,through the doors,right, forward and plant the bomb. If youre a ct, go left(NOT RIGHT YOU WILL DIE), and either go backward and camp or go forward and camp in the little garage type area. Bonus points to anyone who guesses the map this applies to.

I'm thinking it's de_dust2. (snipers to the right, T going long A).

#8 Posted by DAFTPUNK (1213 posts) -
@CornBREDX: it's not old? people still play fucking diablo 2 online.
#9 Posted by PeasantAbuse (5120 posts) -
@DAFTPUNK
Doesn't mean it's not old.
#10 Posted by DAFTPUNK (1213 posts) -
@McGriddle550:  For someone that has played over 2000 hours for this game I have one tip for you...time... I can't tell you how to play, everyone has their different play styles and you will figure that out, but always aim for the head of course but you will get the hang of it sooner or later.
Also fuck the awp fuck the UMP
Scout= god
if you want any help just ask me or questions :)
#11 Posted by turbomonkey138 (4950 posts) -

Ditch Counter strike (It is dying anyway and everyone who plays the game seriously are dicks) and play Team fortress 2 instead.

#12 Posted by CornBREDX (4454 posts) -

@DAFTPUNK: It's old. Relax- old doesn't mean bad.

Diablo 2 is old, too.

#13 Posted by Tim_the_Corsair (3065 posts) -

As someone who has played CS seriously since the very first betas, I have one piece of advice: prepare to deal with the biggest group of cunts you have ever encountered online.

Ever!

#14 Posted by McGriddle550 (285 posts) -
@DAFTPUNK: Well I do have one question. Why is that when I'm hiding around a corner people somehow know I'm there and get the jump on me before I can even pull the trigger? Is it it just because they know the map very well or are just cheating somehow?
#15 Edited by Rolyatkcinmai (2661 posts) -

I would advise you to not underestimate the power of the pump shotgun.

#16 Posted by Mr_Skeleton (5117 posts) -

And im a pc.

#17 Posted by coakroach (2478 posts) -

The cheapest SMG for CT sounds like a laser gun. 
You're welcome.

#18 Edited by Jack268 (3387 posts) -
@billnyethesciencepie: Nuke maybe? 
 
@McGriddle550 said:
@DAFTPUNK: Well I do have one question. Why is that when I'm hiding around a corner people somehow know I'm there and get the jump on me before I can even pull the trigger? Is it it just because they know the map very well or are just cheating somehow?
They either jump every corner and keep ready as fuck just in case, or they heard your footsteps as you came there. Either way I'd say that yeah, they do know the map.
#19 Posted by emergency (1190 posts) -

@Tim_the_Corsair said:

As someone who has played CS seriously since the very first betas, I have one piece of advice: prepare to deal with the biggest group of cunts you have ever encountered online. Ever!

Indeed. That is probably the biggest truth about CSS.

#20 Posted by SSully (4059 posts) -

Beware of porn sprays. I have seen some of the dirtiest porn pictures on counter strike thanks to the wonderful spray system.

#21 Posted by Pop (2530 posts) -

I've played about 100 hours of CSS, I'm only good at it when I'm drunk, tip I can give you: stay away from German servers they're like the koreans of CS :D.

#22 Posted by warxsnake (2626 posts) -

even going from TF2 back to CSS is too jarring for me, its so goddamn slow.

#23 Posted by Sarkhan (1196 posts) -
@McGriddle550 said:
So I just bought CS:S from the steam sale and I was wondering if any veterans of this game had some quick pointers so I don't have a ton of people screamin' at me because I don't know how the play the game.
All i can say is: Play GG:) It's all i play, its fun and no screams :)
#24 Posted by CSXLoser (582 posts) -

Play with bots on easy and praticing aiming and shooting for headshots. Doesnt matter if they kill you, just aim for the headshots 
  
watch how others play to understand the maps and how to shoot. 
 
Dont be like my friends and have the crosshairs on the ground. you need to be looking higher! 

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