Poll: Is the R870 OP?

#11Aether_LyricPosted 12/23/2012 1:16:53 AM
No. It does the job that shotguns are supposed to.

People are just mad that their OP SMGs are being beaten at close range
#12RandomTrampPosted 12/23/2012 2:06:44 AM
How can a gun be OP when you need to think carefully about how you negotiate the map when you're using it? It dominates at one specific range and even then, if you miss the OHK then usually you're done for. By contrast, if I don't want to think, I just equip a PDW/MSMC, Dex and laser sight and it's instant easy mode.

The R870 is the gun I use on the small maps when the entire enemy team is running around with PDWs and MSMCs, laser sight, dexterity etc. Stops 'em dead and makes the game actually semi-bearable until one of the few good maps (i.e. any weapon type is equally viable) comes along.

A couple of the other shotguns need a buff.
#13ItachiShiaPosted 12/23/2012 2:18:07 AM
Buff :D
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#14chessmyantidrugPosted 12/23/2012 3:00:51 AM
I don't know why people think the PDW-57 and MSMC are so godly. They're worse than the MTAR, which is a middle tier assault rifle. If the best SMGs are comparable to a middle tier assault rifle ...
#15Jeh64Posted 12/23/2012 5:12:40 AM
I think it's fine
#16DepreceV2Posted 12/23/2012 6:19:23 AM
Nope but it is hell of annoying.. -_-
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#17drill beesPosted 12/23/2012 7:08:28 AM
Only in its effective range where shotguns are supposed to be overpowered compared to other weapons
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#18Erupt50Posted 12/23/2012 7:20:45 AM
I see 59 votes for fair and balanced which means there are 59 people here who have the 870 as their gun with most kills.
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#19superfly2222222Posted 12/23/2012 8:05:08 AM
I did not find it OP before it was nerfed. It is certainly not now.
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#20OrlandoMagicianPosted 12/23/2012 8:19:35 AM
No, it has less range and a worse spread than the Stakeout. A pump action should destroy up close imo. I'd rather see other shotties get buffed rather than have the nerf hammer take effect. Does the 870 get annoying? Yes. OP? Not even close.