Help me not hate multiplayer

#1 Posted by Dooops (227 posts) -

So I almost did not purchase this game because I hate the concept of the multiplayer. I hate the concept of having a just a few special weapons because I basicly run for them everytime and get their first maybe 1 out of ever uhh we'll say 73 tries. The rest of the game is me just spawn and going ppeeeww peeeeww with my crappy ass starting weapons and getting raped by the special weapons.

So, thank god for Horde mode!! Anyhow, does anyone have some simple ass tips for me? Is there a way I can setup multiplayer 1 vs 1 with a friend or something so I can find out where the special weapons are? Failing that I guess there would be youtube.

Seriously though , I fucking suck at multiplayer and I usually don't. I just can't wrap my head around it. Should I even zoom in when using the shotgun? It seems when people blow me to fucking smitherines it happens in the blink of an eye were I assume they are not zooming in and just getting used to where to aim when shooting from the hip.

So yeah, any tips and jabs at me sucking are welcome... as long as it helps me get at least .. uhh 2 kills per round. I'll start off with that...because as much I enjoy watching other people play with special weapons and have fun.. I would like to be a part of that as well...

#2 Posted by CptChiken (1987 posts) -

Dont go for special weapons. In gears use the shotguns...

#3 Edited by Toxin066 (3288 posts) -

If your press select and then B you'll bring up a map showing the location of all the map based weapons.

As for tips, use the normal lancer and stay behind cover. Shoot people down from afar.

#4 Posted by Afroman269 (7387 posts) -

Sounds like you need this.

#5 Posted by drag (1223 posts) -

you should shoot that man

#6 Posted by Dooops (227 posts) -

@Afroman269 said:

Sounds like you need this.

I heart you :P

#7 Edited by YukoAsho (2050 posts) -

I hate competitive multiplayer and I still <3 Gears of War (the whole series, not just 3). 3 in particular goes out of its way to be compelling to people like us who don't give two shits about competitive multiplayer, with 5-player co-op Horde and Beast mode and 4-player co-op. Even the VS stuff can be done in a Co-op fashion by inviting four other people to your lobby and just fuckin' around killin' bots and having fun.

Epic should be rewarded for going out of its way to make multiplayer for the rest of us.

Also, in both 2 and 3 you can play the VS mode with just bots.

#8 Posted by Dooops (227 posts) -

@YukoAsho said:

I hate competitive multiplayer and I still <3 Gears of War (the whole series, not just 3). 3 in particular goes out of its way to be compelling to people like us who don't give two shits about competitive multiplayer, with 5-player co-op Horde and Beast mode and 4-player co-op. Even the VS stuff can be done in a Co-op fashion by inviting four other people to your lobby and just fuckin' around killin' bots and having fun.

Epic should be rewarded for going out of its way to make multiplayer for the rest of us.

Yeah I agree. I will read a few guides and familiarize myself with the multiplayer maps. See if I can kill the god like players that I am currently playing against. Otherwise.. fuck it :)

#9 Posted by DougQuaid (1274 posts) -

Before the match starts, you can hit the B button when scoreboard comes up and it will switch to a picture of the current map with the weapon locations shown. During a match, you can also hold down LB and an overlay with all the pick ups will appear.

Aiming with the shotgun is situational. Most of the time you should be shooting from the hip. I usually only aim with shotgun if I know I have the drop on someone and know I can kill or down them before they get me. But don't always rely on shotguns. Yeah they're powerful, but so are the assault rifles; all of them.

#10 Posted by CaptainCody (1505 posts) -

I just came back from a 20/25 win streak with my friend, always be cruisin' in wingman.

#11 Posted by MasturbatingestBear (1190 posts) -

Its mildly luck. Know where all of the weapons are at each round and know the quickest route. Usually there aren't big choke points because a lot of people go off on their own or go for other weapons. Pick a weapon for each map you want to get and stick to it on a round to round basis. It improved my chances drastically.

#12 Posted by BraveToaster (12589 posts) -

The weapons you spawn with aren't crappy. It sounds like you're the problem.

#13 Posted by Turtlebird95 (2389 posts) -

Master the Gnasher.

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#14 Posted by Dooops (227 posts) -

@Axxol said:

The weapons you spawn with aren't crappy. It sounds like you're the problem.

That's why I said I suck ...lol

#15 Posted by Still_I_Cry (2494 posts) -

@Dooops: I have one response.

#16 Posted by doobie (605 posts) -

i suck at competitive multiplayer too. so i just don't play them.

im a co-op or no-op kinda guy

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