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Noob guns are usually called that way, because they're hardly used in e-sports matches and getting killed by it makes people look bad (which actually isn't true at all, they're just mad). The Counter-Strike community can be very toxic when it comes to weapon choice (equal to the MP7 in previous CoD titles), because they're pretty easy to use in public games. ...


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I can't speak too much past what others have said on what specifically are seen as "noob guns" in CS:GO, but one thing I haven't seen mentioned yet that I think factors into what eventually get called as such are their skill floors and ceilings. In other words, how effective is a weapon when you first pick it up versus after you've used it for tens, hundreds,...


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Although the submitted answer by dly is quite on point... The problem with the "noob weapons" comes from older CS games where the (Terrorists in particular) auto-sniper was very frowned upon as it was very easy to hit shots with, had incredible damage output and was generally less-skill per kill. Also the no-scope accuracy while jumping ruining crouching ...


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Adding to the other answers, I want to provide a more general view of the problem, which I find is very well described by David Sirlin in his book "Playing to Win". I'll try to find a balance between a link-only answer and just copy-pasting his stuff. What is so bad about "noob guns"? So let's say a "noob gun" is a weapon mainly used by "noobs" or "...


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Steam would tend to revert back the hidden score points determining a rank, when a hacker is caught. This is so, because many people used to pay a hacker, or play with a friend with hack, to rank themselves up. There has been instances of 4 legit (no hacks) people playing together with a hacker (and paying them) to rank up. So, for quite some time now, If ...


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The points are distributed as follows: 2 points for a bomb plant. (Terrorist Only) 2 points if that bomb explodes. (Terrorist Only) 2 points for a kill. 1 point for an assist. 4 points for defusing a bomb. (Counter-Terrorist Only) 2 points for rescuing a hostage. (Counter-Terrorist Only) -1 point for killing a teammate. -1 point for committing suicide.


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Mostly subjective, really. Some people like CS:S, some people don't. Here are some of the differences. CS:GO has: Smaller hitboxes Less clutter on maps to block movement Tighter recoil (spray and pray does not work well) New weapons (a few pistols, shotguns, smgs, mgs) New grenades (decoy and flame) Better graphics Some actual improvements: Gungame and ...


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They must have changed it again, here's the new answer. Bring up scoreboard Press the right mouse button to enable the mouse cursor Left click the player you wish to mute in the scoreboard Select "Block Communication"


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The wall texture on the original Inferno (1.1/1.3) was yellow and the shape of the path was a banana.


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First off, the MVP will always be selected from the winning team. Then the MVP will be selected based on: Person who completed the objective Hostage rescued Bomb planted (and detonated) Bomb defused Arms Race winner If the round was won by a team getting eliminated Player with most kills on the winning team Number of assists, if two or more people have ...


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cl_righthand 1 - Right hand cl_righthand 0 - Left hand in console bind "keyname" "cl_righthand 1" <hit enter> then bind "keyname" "cl_righthand 0" <hit enter> Change keyname to whichever key you want to perform that action. Alternatively you can use bind KEY "toggle cl_righthand 0 1" to have the switch on the same button.


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Hold down TAB to bring up the player list. Then use your arrow keys to go up or down the list to the player you want to mute. Hit the ENTER key to bring up a dialog for the selected player. You can mute him, commend him, or report him. As far as telling which player is muted, their player icon on the list should have a little muted symbol. As seen in this ...


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The ban systems works as follows: 1st infraction: 30 min. 2nd infraction: 2 hours. 3rd infraction: 24 hours 4th infraction: 7 days Any one of these infractions get reset after 7 days. How the banning system works (To the extent of my knowledge): 1. Dealing 80/90+ damage to a teammate at start of game will be instant ban. 2. Doing 400+ of damage to ...


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You must WIN 10 matches before your rank is calculated. So playing 2 matches won't allow you to find it anyway. Here is more information on how the ranking system works, what you need to get ranked, what you need to level up, etc. Every new account will display its skill group after 10 Wins (NOT 10 games) and every expired rank due to inactivity ...


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Playing for picks means focussing on easy kills- picking off enemies one by one. This would even the numbers so you can actually go for the objective effectively.


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Messages The default key to chat in the Counter Strike series of games is y. This is All Chat, both teams will see what you can write here. To write a message so that only your team can read it you want to use Team Chat which is started with u. After pushing one of those keys, type your message and then push enter to send it. Voice Chat Pushing down the ...


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A B rush needs to be well timed and executed. Also you need some smokes and flashes. If you don't have them you're doomed anyway. This strategy is just as effective as the players doing it are skilled. Stupid players will do it in a stupid way and likely fail. Good players are able to do it properly. A successful B rush requires some aim and quick thinking. ...


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Some people claim it offers a better field of view or gives you an advantage. But mostly it's just down to personal preference. In some cases, players may prefer playing in 4:3 because that's how they played earlier iterations of the Counter-Strike series (such as 1.6). FOV is not bigger, though. As noted by Decency in their comment, 16:9 offers you a wider ...


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Your name within Counterstrike: Global Offensive is tied to your Steam display name. This can be changed. This is discussed in this forum thread, which explains the various methods tried so far to force a name change. To change your name within Steam, click on the little arrow next to your name in the Steam friend's list and select "Change Profile Name" ...


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I found the solution: Navigate to this Steam Community page: Subscribe to the map. Restart Steam and start CS:GO. Open the Console, write map aim_botz and press Enter Play


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When you mean: Actually, I mean it shows "purchase" where it should say "play". and Ok thank you, but the problem still exists, I said that I can play all other games except CSGO, you said I can't play his "games". So basically I cannot play CSGO when he isn't playing anything, I can play other games. It is because: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive ...


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You have to go to the Game settings and check the enable developer console. After this you can use ` or the assigned key to open and close it.


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The idea behind playing for picks is to play safe and stay alive whilst attempting to inflict some damage on the opposing team. Inflicting damage on the opposing team, would be killing a player or 2, which means they would need to buy in the next round, thus affecting their team economy. If the opposing team's overall economy is low, it means they may only ...


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All the weapons in CS:GO have a static spray pattern. If you hold down the button and empty a clip the bullets will always come out in the same patterns. How this differs from other games is that it is -not- going to move your whole screen so all you have to do is keep the cross-hair on your target. This is why many people refer to CS:GO as a skill based FPS,...


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This answer is based on opinions from the community rather than facts provided by Valve. The official answer would be: We don't know. Kills do nothing when it comes to ranks. The only thing that matters is whether you win or lose rounds. Lose = you lose points (even with scoring an ace) Win = you get points (even without killing anyone) So if you're ...


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Team Collision determines whether you can walk through your team-mates or not. If team collision is on, then your team-mates will act the same way as an enemy when you come into contact with them, namely, they will be able to block doors and the like with their body. If team collision is off, then you will be able to freely walk through your team-mates. ...


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A knife or a bomb. Unless you wish to shoot, then a Tec 9 or Five Seven Terrorists Knife - 250 Velocity Bomb - 250 Velocity Grenades - 245 Velocity Tec 9 - 245 Velocity Glock - 240 Velocity PP Bizon - 240 Velocity Desert Eagle - 230 Velocity UMP - 230 Velocity P90 - 230 Velocity Mac 10 - 225 Velocity SG556 - 220 Velocity MP7 - 220 Velocity Scout - 220 ...


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I believe they are forgiven after 7 total days, although I could be wrong. It makes sense to keep a log of bans on the competitive servers and have then eventually deleted. In my experiences (with teammates walking into my line of fire...repeatedly) I was lifted from the server's ban records and had little more grief. UPDATE: More info found and posted ...


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