Games wherein the game world is viewed from the perspective of a character rather than an invisible camera floating near the character and via which the primary method of interacting with hostile characters is via firing ranges weapons at them in an effort to end their lives. Use this tag for ...

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How can I aim better/kill people more often in first person shooters?

When I play FPS games, I find that I can rarely kill people before they kill me; often a whole SMG clip doesn't take them down, while they hit me with a few pistol shots and I die. I think this is ...
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Are there guides I can read to improve my aim on FPS games in consoles?

I have played Half Life and Counter Strike since 2001 and many others since, so I have some years of experience in playing First Person Shooter games on computers, with mouse and keyboard. While I am ...
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What field of view should I choose in a first person shooter?

What field of view should I choose in a first person shooter? What effect does this have on aiming?
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What kind of weapon is a “hitscan” weapon?

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