Sniper rifle concept: The Three-peater

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User Info: WarVeterinarian

WarVeterinarian
4 years ago#1
Reason: A weapon that rewards not missing shots instead of waiting to fully charge the shot. Also an attempt to make a high-DPS Sniper weapon for MvM.

The Three-peater
Level 1-100 Sniper Rifle

On Taunt: Toggle between Standard mode and Crit mode

+ Stores a guaranteed crit every time you land 3 consecutive shots without missing (toggle to Crit mode to use crits)
- No charging (only deals base damage on Standard mode)
- Cannot fire unless zoomed

Note: Shooting a building will not add to the consecutive hit combo nor reset it. Shooting a tank adds to the combo.
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User Info: Lime_Cat

Lime_Cat
4 years ago#2
i would hate dying to this

Shooting a building will not add to the consecutive hit combo nor reset it.

buhwhat

User Info: halomonkey1_3_5

halomonkey1_3_5
4 years ago#3
change taunt to special attack

since it exists now
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User Info: WarVeterinarian

WarVeterinarian
4 years ago#4
halomonkey1_3_5 posted...
change taunt to special attack

since it exists now


Oops, forgot about that. My bad
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User Info: qwertyman2002

qwertyman2002
4 years ago#5
So you just body shot away at Heavies to farm crits, waiting for an enemy push and then bam, wipe out an entire team instantly

lol
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KKpizzas
4 years ago#6
qwertyman2002 posted...
lol

User Info: DexterTheThird

DexterTheThird
4 years ago#7
qwertyman2002 posted...
So you just body shot away at Heavies to farm crits, waiting for an enemy push and then bam, wipe out an entire team instantly

lol


This more or less. It's a nice idea to encourage quickscoping, but it shouldn't be so easy to build crits.

Maybe make it so instead of three consecutive bodyshots, you get a crit from three non-consecutive headshots (i.e. if you get three headshots in a life, kills or not, you get a stored crit). Maybe make it so you can carry up to three as well, so you can't hoard like 10 and murder everything at once.

And tank hits count as headshots for the purpose of stored crits. BANG! I make it look easy.
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User Info: Sonorous_Jon1S8

Sonorous_Jon1S8
4 years ago#8
From: WarVeterinarian | #001
+ Stores a guaranteed crit


Thats when i stopped reading. Maybe its not terribad, but weapon ideas involving guaranteed crits usually are on this board. Also, crit on headshot is sorta the snipers thing as opposed to other (pyro) wacky crit schemes, and he is by no means not powerful enough as a class.

User Info: Potatoman8

Potatoman8
4 years ago#9
DexterTheThird posted...
a nice idea to encourage quickscoping


Remind me again why we need to encourage this
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User Info: Nomadic View

Nomadic View
4 years ago#10
patatoman4 posted...
DexterTheThird posted...
a nice idea to encourage quickscoping


Remind me again why we need to encourage this


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