Forgot to add:
When I click on a server I find during my initial log in, it stays at “Please wait while the game loads…” forEVER.
I have an amazing amount of trepidation every time I click “refresh servers”. 9 out of 10 times it fails to refresh the server list and comes up with none at all. To fix the problem I have to either A) restart steam and hope that works or B) restart my entire computer! Granted, the latter option happens much more rarely but still does happen.
My question is, is this a known issue? Is something wrong with my computer? Are the filters I am applying causing the breakdown? What is the reason beer makes your bowel movements so…icky?
Thanks in advance.
The sacrifice the archers make is health.
Half the weapons can onehit an archer.
Archers are balanced well enough. It takes skill to kill from range and not hit your teammates.
And you need a good team to be protected. And when you have to go melee, you’re at a huge disadvantage. 1 mistake, you’re dead.
The problem is that people think “there’s a free kill” and when they get parried its gg.
Most of them dont even bother to block. They just try to attack. Ofc you’re gonna get your ass kicked. Archers have faster weapons.
But if you play against an archer, as if he were a melee class, you wont have much of a problem to kill him. And if you run into a spammer with the butterknife, focus on blocking, or even duck and finish him with an overhead. Perfectly easy.
For the most part, I agree with you.
It’s only the petulant ones who feel the urge to outwardly complain. Everyone else just hates the way archers are implemented, but are merely not the kind to complain.
Unless of course you are an archer yourself. In that case you enjoy the poor implementation of the class and the ranged mechanics. You’ll rarely find any fault with any of it; you enjoy the majority of faults as they are in your favour.
To be fair, I find fault with how easy it seems to be to melee people down as an archer. However, this is probably just to the attackers lack of skill or their over-zealousness to chop my head off. There are those who destroy me when they are near and there are others who die to me with 3 of their friends when they are near.
As to everything else an archer brings to the table, eg archery, I feel it is integral to the game as well as a key strategic factor when used properly. And to those who complain about them, “SILENCE, KNAVE!”
Well now we’re just being incendiary.
I wouldn’t presume to know what your play-style is, nor what I would call it, but everyone I see who complains about archers all seem to share one thing in common: Petulance.
Whenever someone gets close to you, spam kick. Blocking is for ninnies.
My favorite class is archer and I do agree with some of what you’ve said, original poster.
I think there should be some (more) penalty to parrying twohanders/heavier weapons with the weapons archers have at their disposal…let alone their puny and weak arms.
The damage of bowshots, however, I think is fine.
I consistently get more kills and less deaths with them but more importantly, they fit my play-style. HOWEVER, my favorite game type is TO. Funny thing is, whenever I play archer we generally lose even if my K/D ratio is great. Charging the objective with a melee class works far better in pugs in terms of actually winning the game. Get to the EFFING cart! JESUS!
The only “unfair” thing about archers is that they make others use the smallest bit of strategy/teamwork to overcome. That pisses most people off.
I guess my main problem is that I see no real benefit to putting in the effort and winning. Maybe I just need to stop playing pugs. Winning is pointless so Ima stick to owning with a bow…at the cost of losing the fight. You know, when I need a break from counter-strike.
Indeed! I, of course, think it would be great! Besides, you don’t need to lift a huge warhammer to be an effective killer! Fret not, non-hoisters!
I gotta do some more pushups - that freakin warhammer is tiring!
Since I’m an aspiring personal trainer I think it would be funny AND awesome to have something like “Specialist in Gaming Fitness” on my business cards. XD
Want to use that maul more effectively? Hit that tire with this here sledge hammer!
It will happen. One day. One day.