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Old 04-30-2012, 03:36 AM   #1
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How about adding some more Dead Ringer-related tips?

Since it seems the biggest issue people have with the DR is that they don't know how to counter it, adding in some tips to educate people seems the best way to reduce rage.

"If you believe a Spy activated his Dead Ringer, check common decloak spots, such as health packs and ammo packs"

Even something like that takes a big step to solving this problem.

And by people I mean the less-aware idiots that probably don't even know SPUF exists.

And yes, there are other problems with the Dead Ringer, but I don't think anyone is really going to complain about tips as a 'nerf'.
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Old 04-30-2012, 04:42 AM   #2
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1. "If you believe a Spy activated his Dead Ringer, check common decloak spots, such as health packs and ammo packs"

He is invisible can see where you go and won't go there even if that leads him away from ammo, you will just waste time, most of the time checking totally different supply site , and you won't get a chance to check another one he will have full dr and alredy picked a different target. This is the worst tip ever even if you make your entire team to do it with you, smart one can survive it while you all wasted 10 sec HUGE
( assuming spy has brain )

You assume people complain about it since they can't counter it come here to whine about it. Let's face it as a spy you know how spy works neither iw or dr going to get you, but as a user you feel that you do about twice as more with dr sure it's more about random crap killing than killing that what matters but the end of the day killing twice as more wins.

I don't use dr anymore due to heavy cheese flavoring

REAL TIP:

We assume that's he is "awesome"

Try to ignore him just play your game , if he faked that's perfect he will get ammo, don't chase him ever. Always check your back in every 3 secs and when you can't check it, move forward even if he is coming for you, he can't stab you while you moving away, try zig zag a bit too. If you are in a team always assume you are the most experienced when it comes to spy so better cover your noobs back going last if possible.

+ If he is really good he will look out for unexpected kill situations like jumpstabs, (cornerstabs) etc, well don't stand where he can jumpstab if possible cause honestly that's hard to predict, and you already uninterested in chasing him so cornerstabs won't be an issue. If you know he is out of dr chasing becomes an option just don't be predictable, i would say once you learn how to cornerstab you know how to counter it. Taking a wider angle around the corner should do it while watching out for him not just blindly rushing in.

+ If you can shoot him do so backstabbing someone in face to face melee is easier than most suspect, deadringer spies especially like to practice that ( medics,snipers most often do this mistake )

+ Smart dr spy never hits the same target again, so if possible try to warn your team but most likely he will be interested in situations where there is plenty of distraction ( frontlines )



Even if you correctly guessed where did he go and he never saw you coming cause you were lets say 2 sec behind him he will have likely full hp and 3-4sec window to fake death again

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Old 04-30-2012, 05:35 AM   #3
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If you chase him, he can run away since hes INVISIBLE
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Old 04-30-2012, 08:02 AM   #4
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So your tip is to chase the spy for 7+ seconds?
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Old 04-30-2012, 10:00 AM   #5
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgYW2uJEnyw#t=00m43s
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