The Executioner actually has some advantages over the other shotguns.

#1parkourboybryanPosted 12/8/2012 8:43:56 AM
The most obvious one being that it's a secondary, so if you have a long range weapon and want a shotgun backup, you can get it without having to spend an extra point on Overkill.

Others include a tighter hip spread by default than the other shotties, lessening the need for the laser sight, and a 5% faster knife speed due to its classification as a handgun.

As good as these advantages are though, you have to decide for yourself if it's worth not having a longer range compared to the S12, or having to reload one shell at a time.

I personally think it's worth it, but if the Executioner were to get a buff, I don't want it to be something game breaking. Maybe just increase the min range so it doesn't drop off so drastically or to give the fast mag reload by default.
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#2HereticKitsunePosted 12/8/2012 2:46:28 PM
Ya see, this'd be true if the Executioner wasn't inconsistent with low range, and the other pistols are all better.

And the solution there isn't to nerf the other pistols because it's nice to have secondaries as powerful as primaries but still not versatile/useful enough .
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#3fatclemenzaPosted 12/8/2012 2:58:12 PM
The B23 and KAP work better as shotguns than the Executioner
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#4Cursedsasuke176Posted 12/8/2012 3:00:58 PM
fatclemenza posted...
The B23 and KAP work better as shotguns than the Executioner

if you dual wield them they work better than all the shotguns as well
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