The meaning and culture of grand theft auto: critical essays

     
It is always a hard time when you start a new game. If it is on the internet this is even worse, as the people you play will be more interested in killing you than playing you! This guide is designed to give the total newbie a concise guide to lớn improving. I will try to introduce the mental aspect which is so crucial to winning.This is a LONG article that covers everything from the basic elements of net play khổng lồ advanced techniques of the masters!

Pig-Headed Ignorance!

You have lớn believe that whenever you meet your enemy you will kill them. You will treat them not as an opponent - not even as a human - but as prey. That is a rather over-dramatic way of describing it, but essentially you need self-confidence in yourself & assume that winning is your default result.Another approach mentally is you play from the Zen perspective where no matter what happens that is how it was meant khổng lồ be. This calmer, more patient approach can be more helpful when you are starting out.

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The Fundamental Knowledge

The weapons you can have are described here. Most levels vì not include them all. Shots per Second Rating Notes Bullets Pistol 1 01/05 Only useful in desperate situations. Dual Pistols 2×2 2/5 Hard to aim but fun khổng lồ watch. Shotgun 0.5 2/5 Short range but takes a fair chunk of health off. Machine Gun 10 3/5 Actually rather effective when your prey is on foot. Silenced Machine Gun 10 3/5 Same as the Machine Gun, but nicer sound. Powerups Electro Fingers Continuous 0/5 Useless because of extremely short range! Instant Gang 4×2×2 3/5 Four bodyguards who protect you with dual pistols. Double Damage Continuous 4/5 Increase damage caused by any weapon. Fast Reload ×2 4/5 Rapid Fire. Great with Vehicle Machine Guns! Thrown Grenades Fast 3/5 Has a delay before exploding which can be used tactically. Molotov Cocktails Fast 4/5 Detonate on impact. Can be used lượt thích artillery. Powerful Electro Gun Continuous 5/5 Jumps between nearby objects. Takes a while lớn kill. Flame Thrower Continuous 5/5 Touching the flame kills after a couple of seconds. Rocket Launcher 0.5 5/5 Destroys most vehicles with one shot! Vehicle Oil Slick Fast 01/05 An excellent countermeasure but not deadly in itself. Bomb 5 second timer 2/5 Everyone can here when you phối the 5 second timer. Machine Guns 2×5 4/5 Prey cannot jump when being shot. Destroy cars quickly. Mines Fast 5/5 Can be placed rapidly to lớn destroy strong vehicles.
Make sure you know these weapons và their characteristics! Your knowledge should be this much before you start. When the game starts you should immediately get a fast car and get the Rocket Launcher or Vehicle Machine Guns. This is crucial, because in GTA 2 you tend khổng lồ find that whoever gets the first kill tends khổng lồ get a string of kills… until they slip up really.Make sure you know the locations of all the weapons. If you want to win, ask the prey to lớn show you round the level before you start a competitve game… or find a “coach” on the mạng internet (such as myself) who will take you round the level & give you some training lessons if you need them.Have at least one of the “Powerful” weapons at any times. A combination of Vehicle Machine Guns (an excellent all-round weapon against a prey on foot or in a car) and the Electro Gun (a perfect weapon if they get out of their vehicle) will give you fewer vulnerabilities than just getting rockets và a strong car.

Cars

A well-driven car can be the best weapon! My top choices are in the table below.Stinger Most controllable oto in the trò chơi with great đứng top speed. Agile at low speeds và in reverse.GT-A1 Best vị trí cao nhất speed but hard to control. Terrible at low speed.Jefferson Controllable and agile. Narrow width makes it excellent through traffic và with Vehicle Machine Guns.Furore Strange slow speeds but much better at high speeds.Eddy Stable và safe. Can survive a direct hit from any exploding weapon.Bulwark As strong as the Eddy but slower và heavier. Can take an entire Instant Gang.Sports Limo A big target but strong & suprisingly agile. Can take an entire Instant Gang.

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Fundamental Strategies

There are various tactics & techniques you can employ in GTA 2 due khổng lồ the extreme range of weaponry. This is what makes the game so brilliant over the net!Most players never use Lamer tactics. Normally they start as Newbies và learn khổng lồ be Drivers, making good use of Vehicle Machine Guns. After this, they begin khổng lồ learn weapons skills and gain elements of the Commando. After several months of gaming, they slowly learn how to lớn respond khổng lồ rapidly changing situations, how khổng lồ anticipate the other players’ attacks and so on.

Lamer

Frustrating và boring, the lamer relies on spawnkills, hiding, placing mines underneath bridges, invulnerability, invisibility và other unsporting tactics. They only attack when they are certain they have far more weapons than the other player & they will quit the game if they think they are about lớn lose. Pathetic wastes of time.If you find someone doing this, bởi vì the same thing lớn them…it REALLY annoys them to get a taste of their own medicine!

Newbie

They know about fast cars và weapons but are not aware of all the tactics & strategies.They normally attack players without getting powerful weapons và choose cars which explode after one rocket hits them. They lack the experience to lớn quickly switch weapons when attacking.

Driver

A great driver can dodge the attacks from players whilst attacking with Vehicle Machine Guns. They drive quickly khổng lồ the powerful weapons after respawning and attack when they are well armed.Their opponent ends up chasing them all over the map, instead of getting weapons. This gives the Driver an advantage against unwise opponents.Vulnerable lớn well-timed attacks with rockets & Vehicle Mines.

Commando

Prefers to lớn attack on foot, requiring great aim and fast reactions to lớn beat. Vulnerable to lớn Vehicle Machine Guns with a very good Driver.Opponents can just drive off, so the Commando wastes time getting another vehicle to chase. However, by destroying the opponent’s car the Commando can put their close range weapon skill to lớn deadly use.

Mercenary

A consumate professional with deadly aim, the Mercenary is are fully aware of all strategies, weapons và cars. They are masters of countermeasures and can turn any situation khổng lồ their advantage.By combining the skills of the Driver with the Commando, the Mercenary always has powerful weapons & knows how khổng lồ use them.

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