Is Active Reload fair?
I don't play Gears, I've only played the second one once, but even then after maybe an hour of playing I got the reloading thing down, with very few mistakes. I didn't even know what it was when I started the game so I had to try to figure it out myself why I was reloading so slowly.
I actually really like active reload. It makes you think a bit more about reloading. I could understand if you were complaining about the active reload sniper rifle in GoW1 but they fixed that in GoW2.
The only thing that really annoys me about gears online play is grenade tagging. There are far too many people tagging grenades to walls and waiting for people to walk past. I know there are counters but those guys piss me off.
Yes it is fair. Everyone has it at their disposal.
Speaking as a person who is not that good at Gears, I still think it is perfectly fair online. If you can consistently hit those even during the craziest crap in online matches, you deserve the boost. I lose my timing when too much is going on around me.
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