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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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How do I run and dive in Black Ops?

For domination games, I see some guys run up to the flag and dive onto it (into a prone position). This is probably really obvious, but I have no idea how they do it...
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Escape CoD:BO's main menu in the PC version

I've been trying to escape the main menu in Call of Duty: Black Ops, but I can't find out how. All the guides I find out there just say: "Alternately press the right and left trigger". None of them ...
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How do you use the ballistic knife?

I specifically want to know how to initiate the attack animation where you stab somebody with both knives simultaneously, but any other information is welcome too.
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In Black Ops, are any of the assault rifles fully automatic?

So far, the rifle's I've come across are either burst fire or single fire. Are any of the rifles fully automatic?
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What's “reviving”?

Sometimes I see people lying on the ground, waiting to be "revived". I can revive them all right, but this never happens to me. Is it random, given by a Perk or something else that I've been ...
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What is the meaning of the Black Ops “Ascension” numbers

During the intro of Call of Duty Black Ops one of the cut scenes has a lady read "Ascension 7-15-1-2-19-7-25-6-13-6-7-15-14-0" into a microphone. Is this relevant to anything other than the single ...
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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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PC Black Ops: Why aren't my games being saved in theatre mode?

Forgive me if this has been answered elsewhere or if it's a stupid question somehow. I can't seem to find the answer elsewhere. I have the PC version of Black Ops. I've played a few games now (at a ...
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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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How do you get down the hill on the campaign level, SOG?

In Call of Duty: Black Ops, on the mission SOG (Vietnam), you come to a point where your orders are to push back the NVA down the hill. I've spent a lot of time slowly pushing down the hill but the ...
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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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Where is overall K/D ratio found in Black Ops Multiplayer?

I've found both map and gun specific ratios but not an overall ratio. Where is it hiding?
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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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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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Is Call of Duty: Black Ops based on the same engine as Modern Warfare 2?

I am planning to get black ops, but I need to know that my machine will be able to play it. The typical system reqs that they have offered on steam are not quite decipherable to me, as I've got a ...
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What are the most notable new things in Black Ops?

What are the most notable new features and things in Black Ops, not available in Modern Warfare 2 and previous CoDs? E.g. I heard you can change your outfit.
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Fastest way to level up in Modern Warfare 2 / Black Ops

What is the quickest way that you have found to level up in MW2? EDIT: I've been playing a lot of Hardcore CTF lately with friends... this has been getting me a lot of XP... we would just hold the ...