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Questions tagged [call-of-duty-black-ops]

The 7th Call of Duty game and the fourth from developer Treyarch, taking place during a series of Cold War missions rather than the previous settings of modern conflicts and World War II.

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What's a fast way to get built up in Black Ops multiplayer?

I know there's probably not a "best" path to buying perks, but there is probably one that is more optimal than my current naive way ("Oh! this looks neat!") I'm familiar with COD (MW2), but not sure ...
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Using touch screens with FPS

Has anyone tried using a touch screen monitor with CoD:BO? Is it possible? How does it compare with using a mouse? Does it turn the game into a bit of a whack-a-mole kind of game, constantly just ...
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How do I determine if someone is cheating in Call of Duty: Black Ops?

I've played games with some friends and they claimed that so-and-so was cheating. I honestly just thought that he was a really good player. What are some indications that someone is actually ...
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How do I access the hidden mini game in Call of Duty: Black Ops?

I've heard there is a hidden mini game that can be accessed from the main menu in black ops. Something about finding a terminal and entering a code. Does anyone have instructions on how to get to the ...
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What are all of the Pro perks in Black Ops?

In Call Of Duty Black Ops, what are all of the "pro" perks? For instance, lightweight pro is no falling damage. What are the rest?
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What to do about a scratched copy of Black Ops?

So I bought Black Ops on the midnight release date. It was all working fine then it started freezing up while loading certain maps. I took out the disc and there is a perfect circle around the outer ...
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Black Ops: preferred way of dealing with cheaters

Unfortunately Black Ops doesn't use PunkBuster, and VAC doesn't seem to be enough. So what is the preferred way to deal with players that are beyond any reasonable doubt cheaters (eg. you can clearly ...
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What is lost and gained by going prestige?

What exactly is gained/lost from going prestige in Black Ops? I've heard that you keep the different layers, but not the various camo and attachments.
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What's the best way to beat a lag switcher?

A lag switch is a mechanism that allows inserting delays into the flow of traffic on a network. When used during a video game, it has the effect of having the character appear frozen in the game while ...
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Prestige Transfer after starting MW3

I realise that I can get prestige tokens in MW3 for having previously prestiged in MW2/BlackOps, but after playing MW3 for a while can I now go back to the earlier games and prestige in them again to ...
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Does Zombie mode in Black Ops ever end?

I have a friend who seems very convinced that Black Ops zombies simply "never ends," and that it can't be completed or won. Certainly, the maps cannot continue onto infinity, as these maps would have ...
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Black Ops Care Packages - Killstreak Challenges

If I get a care package, which contains a spy plane, does using that spy plane count towards my spy plane killstreak challenges?
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Can I play on my Xbox Live account on my mates Xbox?

I'm around at my mates place and its Double XP weekend on COD: Black Ops. Can I play on my Xbox account on his Xbox so I can boost my XP points instead of his?
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How do I trigger the ascension/numbers cinematic at the beginning of Black Ops?

Before Call of Duty: Black Ops' start screen, there was a cinematic of a lady talking into a microphone. She said the word "Ascension" followed by a series of numbers. Now I don't want to know why ...
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What differences can I expect switching from Call of Duty Black Ops to Modern Warfare 3?

Being a Wii gamer, Black Ops is my first real exposure to Call of Duty. I'm looking for a bit of a guide for transitioning from Black Ops' weapons system (I see the upgrade system is quite different), ...