Questions tagged [call-of-duty-series]

A series of primarily first-person shooter video games by various development studios, most notably Infinity Ward, Treyarch and Sledgehammer, and published by Activision. Use this tag for questions about the series in general, or game features not specific to a single game.

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How can we make it easy for a poor communicator to convey tactical information to us quickly? [closed]

My friends and I play Call of Duty Zombies modes on the PS3/PS4. We play with a headset for communication, which greatly helps us get to higher levels. Another friend just bought a console as well, ...
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Why do bolt-action sniper rifles occasionally not kill in one hit?

Usually if you hit someone with a bolt-action sniper rifle, they die. But sometimes even when you hit them, they're only injured. What causes a sniper rifle to only wound? Does it depend on where on ...
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Can only one person in a group of 2-4 people have a Wunderwaffe or Thundergun on Zombies?

I've seen videos that have tricks on how to get 4 Wunderwaffes or 4 Thunderguns, does that mean it's not possible for multiple players to have the same wonder weapon during the same match? Sorry if ...
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Is it possible to get the teddy bear/malfunction on the first mystery box/magic wheel/3D Printer activation?

It's never happened to me; I always get the 'teddy bear' after about 3-6 activations. But is it at all possible for it to happen in the first activation in any Call of Duty Zombies game-mode?
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How is Global K/D Ratio worked out in CoD?

I hope this is on-topic here, I did check but I'm not sure. I can't seem to find exactly how Global K/D is worked out in CoD, specifically BO3. I can only find which game modes it represents and ...
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What is the range for the grenade launcher attachment?

I've been looking at the stats for COD weapons on Symthic and the wiki but can't find the range stats for the underslung grenade launcher. The only thing that's listed is the explosion radius. I want ...
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Why do you have to open doors in Cod Zombies?

Why do you have to open doors in Zombies? Can't you just stay in the room you spawn in?
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Is it possible to pick up secondary weapons in COD?

In COD, is it possible to pick up secondary weapons from defeated opponents, or can I only swap out my primary weapon? I never took much notice of this before, but after having a break from COD and ...
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Do smoke grenades do anything in the campaign?

Do smoke grenades do anything in any of the Call of Duty campaigns? Will it affect the movement of AI, shooting, cones of vision, alter their behavior, etc.?
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How can I transfer online stats between Xbox Live accounts?

I have recently decided to create a new Xbox account, but all of my online data is stuck on my old account. I know how to transfer offline data like single player using horizon but I do not know if ...
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How to reliably measure the time it takes to recenter after firing in Call of Duty?

I have been searching through many different forums to try to find this but I cannot find it anywhere. In Call of Duty, how can you calculate the time (in seconds or frames) it takes for a gun to ...
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How can I tell where the enemy is in COD to avoid getting shot?

When I play Assassin's Creed, I can turn on eagle vision and see all the enemies. This obviously makes it easier to kill them. But when I play Call of Duty, I'm always getting shot by some guy haven'...
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Call of Duty on PS3, local play and ranking?

We're looking into creating a small gaming club at work where we meet and play Call of Duty on PS3 using "LAN Play" so that it's only us at work that will play together. The question is, will we be ...
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Where to begin playing Call of Duty storyline?

I have played COD: Black Ops and now I want to play the complete series. I have COD: MW3, but I've started to think that it has backstory in previous games and I want to play the full storyline. So, ...
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Are grenades thrown further when jumping?

Once a friend told me that in Call of Duty... If you jump/or right after the jump when you're in the air moving upwards and then throw a grenade (for example a Semtex) - that the distance will be much ...
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How do Call of Duty servers on PC's work?

I am using to console gaming where you simply go to matchmaking, select your game type and a game comes up (with one of the players hosting). I am looking into buying my first pc version of CoD and ...
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What is a server mod in the context of Call of Duty?

I know what a game mod is. But what is a server mod? Do clients need to install the server mod to get the features of that server mod? Also, if I have a mod for a game installed on my computer, and I ...
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How do you beat out campers on demolition?

I really like playing Demolition on MW3 (or any COD game) but I have problems dealing with the campers that guard the bomb. I understand how they let you blow out a bomb and then they all just migrate ...
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How can I become a better CoD player?

I've been playing CoD games on my Xbox for a few years now, and I feel like I've hit a plateau. At first I got shot up so quickly it made my head spin, and I'd easily die 20 times a round and perhaps ...
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Call of Duty slang “sice”?

I have stumbled across the verb sice which is reported by these Urban Dictionary definitions to be used in playing Call of Duty: Sice is like slice, except for it's sice. Often yelled while playing ...