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What is “quickscoping”?

I often hear people talking about "quickscoping" in the context of First Persion Shooter games. My understanding is that it means looking down the barrel of a sniper rifle quickly in order to get a ...
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2answers
2k views

First person shooter vs. Third person shooter

What is the difference between First person shooter (FPS) and Third person shooter (TPS)? Can a game be both FPS and TPS?
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1answer
838 views

What kind of weapon is a “hitscan” weapon?

I've seen shooters refer to their weapons as "hitscan weapons". What does this mean?
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6answers
987 views

What is camping in a first person shooter?

How do you define camping in a first person shooter? Is it a different than holding a position for a time? Or, is it only a matter of degree?