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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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1answer
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Families of First Person Shooters [closed]

There are families of shooters. Like real world as possible, Counter Strike, Call of Duty, Day of Defeat. There are also shooters where you have powers, or augmentations. Such as Dues Ex and ...
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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
816 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
957 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?