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Tip #14: Scan Accordingly, Kill Effectively!

Oct 16, 2012 by Jason "FK" Edwards in Tip of the Week | Comments


A typical snake player: Runs fast, Dives into the beam, Crawls to the knuckle, Comes up gun and head first blazing everything, Gets a kill and gets shot….

This process is not entirely wrong, nor is it not helpful. However imagine a snake player who is smooth, accurate, calm, and collective. Averaging 2-3 kills and surviving the majority of the game. This kind of snake player tends to be a highly recruited player and an essential part to most teams success.

First of lets break down the scenario set forth by your typical snake players and fine tune his movements.
-First off you may not always be able to make the snake off the break, so you need to play every bunker and route prior to the snake in your practices.
-Diving into the beam is fine, however if you find yourself making it easily every time, see if your able to go gun up and more smoothly.
-Crawling to the knuckle and blazing away! Not so effective for more than one kill and sometimes not even that! The problem falls into the inaccurate shots, over looking someone, and wasting paint on one hard shot!
**Instead get to the knuckle, gun ready, but come up head first and SCAN FROM YOUR 40yard line to their 0 yard line! Not all of your important kills may be a front guy! In fact the best kill order would be back center or center player, dorito corner, dorito front players…***

Reason being: Its always easier to shoot a blind person rather than a wide eyed alert person. A back center player is always observing his team mates and saw you make the run, a dorito corner watches the front player, and the front player is wound up and usually fighting for his life.
By shooting the back center, no one see’s him die, then the corner, and the lonely non aware front guy.

- FK

Have you been using my tips? Id’ like to know if they’ve helped you, please submit your success story and let me know if I’ve been any help. Thanks!

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