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2 years ago#1
does it take skill to play CoD well? - Results (283 votes)
Yes -
49.12% (139 votes)
139
No -
50.88% (144 votes)
144
This poll is now closed.
To play the game online. Now let me tell you why I think so. *ahem* it has a long learning curve. Let me tell you why you might not think so. Because COD is synonomous with "BAD" whereas "Skill" is synonomous with "GOOD" and "depth" in de vidyagam.
2 years ago#2
Which CoD?

The newer ones? No, not in the slightest.
2 years ago#3
Not sure about doody but stuff like CS definitely does.
2 years ago#4
not with aim assist
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2 years ago#5
CoD's about reflex. It boils down to getting the jump on the enemy and holding L1/R1 before them, so everyone sprints from enemy to enemy and the games on like that. It's a good arcade run & gun, but really doesn't require much in the way of skill.

Then again, neither do a lot of FPS games or shooters in general these days. CoD gets the worst rep, but the games it's inspired are just as bad.
2 years ago#6
The only skill that is required in CoD is the skill to yell at the top of your lungs into the microphone after you've been killed once.
2 years ago#7
Of course it does. Even tetris takes skill to play or you lose. Does it take as much skill as other fpsers? That is harder to argue and i would say no. But it definitely takes some level of skill.
2 years ago#8
All games take some degree of skill. But with CoD I would say it's more about reflex and connection than skill.
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2 years ago#9
With Black Ops 2 you don't need skill. You just need a bad-mediocre internet connection so you can take full advantage of the terrible lag compensation
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2 years ago#10
kcypher2000 posted...
Of course it does. Even tetris takes skill to play or you lose. Does it take as much skill as other fpsers? That is harder to argue and i would say no. But it definitely takes some level of skill.

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