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    Delta Force Weapons FAQ
    Created By Ryegrass, April 2004
    Version History
    1.00 - Created main template for faq, addin useful info on weapons
    1.50 - Created sniping tips area
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    This guide will hopefully help you when selecting your weapons. I will give 
    details about every weapon in the game, giving their good and bad points. 
    I will also reflect on the uses of each weapon for multiplayer games, where 
    they will probably be used most.
    A) Primary Weapons
    B) Sidearms
    C) Secondary Weapons
    D) Standard Gear
    E) Sniping Tips
    A)Primary Weapons
    M4 5.56mm Carbine.
    30 round magazine
    40 mm grenade launcher
    4x scope
    One of the main weapons in the game, the M4 comes attached with a 40mm grenade
    launcher, with excellent firepower and range. The weapon has 3 'modes'. Mode 1, 
    fires off a 3 round burst. Mode 2 fires one shot & Mode 3 fires the grenade 
    launcher.This weapon is an excellent all rounder, with good firepower. 
    The only real problemwith this weapon is its lack of strength in the scope.
    Hackler & Koch 9mm MP5
    30 round magazine
    No scope
    A very small weapon, and one that has very little use. The supressor enables 
    the weapon to fire rounds at a high rate of fire with very little sound being 
    generated. Useful on small single player maps where the enemy can't hear you. 
    Useless in multiplayer due to its lack of power, scope and range.
    M249 SAW
    200 Round box attached to the weapon
    No scope
    A very controversial weapon, espically in multiplayer games. The SAW is 
    basically, a large automatic weapon, with a very high rate of fire. The SAW
    can go through one 200 round box in less than a minute. The weapon has 2 modes.
    One of these is semi auto(single shot) and the other is full auto. The main 
    problem with the SAW, is that over long distances, the weapon is extremely
    innacurate. The weapon is also very loud and can cause lag in some mulitplayer
    Remington 7.62mm M40 Sniper Rifle.
    5 round magazine
    x8 scope
    A weapon that is used very little in Delta Force. The weapon has no real flaws,
    apart from its small magazine. Its rate of fire is quite high, and the tracer
    rounds it fires are quite dull, making it hard for the shooter to be spotted.
    The main problem with this weapon is its technique of firing rounds. It uses
    the principal of 'lobbing' the round onto the target. As a result, when a round
    is fired, it will often droop down and land in front of the target. The shooter
    will have to aim above their target at long ranges. Can be difficult to get 
    used to.
    Barrett Light .50 Calibre Sniper Rifle
    10 round magazine
    x8 scope
    Possibly the most popular weapon in Delta Force, and by far the most powerful.
    With a fairly good connection, this weapon kills with one shot in multiplayer
    games. Its a very large & extemely powerful weapon. It does not use the 
    'lobbing' technique that the M40 uses. This makes hitting a target easier. The
    weapon is very loud and has quite a bright tracer. With a slow connection, lag
    becomes a major problem with this weapon.
    .45 Pistol
    7 round magazine.
    An overall strong, reliable sidearm. This weapon may be used in emergenices in
    both single player or multiplayer games, usually if you have run out of 
    ammunition for your primary weapon. Pretty useless as it lacks power and has a 
    verys hort range.
    .22 Pistol
    9 round magazine
    Basically the same as the .45, but with a bigger magazine & a supressor. 
    The .22 is very weak,and in single player games, usually takes 2 shots to
    kill. Avoid this weapon at all times if possible.
    C)Secondary Weapons
    These weapons are often quite valuable, often used to hit enemies in buildings
    or to lay booby-traps.
    Satchel Charges
    These are just small demolition charges in a small 'satchel'. They are 
    detonated with a radio detonator from a safe position. Very rarely used in 
    an area of the game
    Double Ammo Load
    This basically just gives you double ammo in your primary weapon
    The most popular secondary weapon in multiplayer games, the LAW 
    (Light Antitank Weapon) is basically just a small bazooka. Comes with 2 shells
    and a x4 scope.
    M18 Claymore
    This weapon is mainly a boobytrap weapon. It can be set down, then it can be
    set off with a radio detonator, or when it dectects movement. Very useful in 
    multiplayer games if u wish to cover your back, or lay traps.
    D)Standard Gear
    6 Fragmeantation Grenades
    Basic grenades that explode upon impact. Short range with large explosive area.
    Be carful when using them, as the user is often hurt by his own grenade, due to
    the short range.
    Artillery Designator
    A laser designator that targets areas for artillery bombardment using infra-red
    technology. Essential in some single player missions. No use in multiplayer.
    Ka-Bar Knife
    Simply, a knife. Not useful in single player, but essential in multiplayer, as
    killing somebody with it, earnes your 3 points instead of the usual 1. The user 
    must be within a few feet of the target.
    E)Sniping Tips 
    Here i will briefly outline, the main points needed for sniping. Sniping is 
    usuallyessential in Delta Force, espically in multiplayer.
    Main Note - Sniping in multiplayer games is not recomended unless you have a 
    fastconnection. Rifles are very hard to use against laggers. Basically, 
    you need to be very good at sniping, or have a very fast connection.
    Remington 7.62mm M40 Sniper Rifle.
    As explained earlier, this weapon is the hardest rifle to use, mainly due to 
    the 'droop'of the rounds. The weapon also only has a 5 round magazine, so make 
    sure you reload at a time that is not vital. The wepaons effective range is 
    only 800 metres.
    When using this weapon, ALWAYS remember that these rounds lob the target. 
    Essentially, if you are aiming at a stationary target, stood up, aiming at 
    their head, will probably hit them in the chest. However, if facing a target 
    lying down, misjudging your aim will place the round in front of the target, 
    letting them know a sniper is aiming at them,  giving them time to move. Also 
    remember, that when a target is running, you will often haveto aim above, 
    and ahead of the target, so they 'run into' the round. 
    Basically, something like this:
    -------> ++
    ++ - Targets head
    *  - Aim point
    -> - Direction of target
    Barrett Light .50 Caliber Sniper Rifle
    This weapon, is the best out of the 2 rifles. Although it has a bright tracer, 
    and isvery loud, its stopping power is very strong. A 10 round magazine means 
    reloads are not happening all the time. The effective range of this wepaon is 
    around 1000 metres, however this rifle can usually cope with any size map. 
    Most of the best snipers use this weapon.
    Due to its power, the barrett does not use the 'lobbing' technique of the 
    remington. It uses pure power to excel the round vast distances. Basically, 
    this wepaon is very easy to use. All you do is place the scope over the target 
    and fire. Another great advantage of this weapon is something i found out 
    myself. When i use the barrett, i often find a target, on a hill, or on flat 
    ground, firing at me. As a result, i have no time to stop and use the scope. 
    I usually just fire and strafe, until i reach cover. However, because the rounds
    form the barret go generally, straight, due to its power, a lot of my kills come
    from just hitting the target through the crosshairs. Some may call it luck, 
    but its pretty handy, whatever it is.
    Ok, its not a huge area of tips, but i hope it helps anyway. If your starting 
    out with rifles for the first time, use the barrett until you gain experiance. 
    When starting out, try and find a good hiding place, with plenty of cover, 
    preferbly quite far away. Pick off the people who are still targets, as they 
    are easier to hit, and often dont know where the sniper is. The move onto 
    moving targets if your feeling lucky or skillful ;) Hope this helps! 

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