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Tactical - Deadly Art of War!
Counter-Strike is a counter terrorism mod. It is
not a war mod, but somethings are the same. You have to eliminate
the enemy to survive.
The CT's in CS are largely based on the British
Speicial Air Force and the US Navy Seals. Most of us have seen the
SAS attack on the embassy all those years ago. The SAS are supposidly
the best army unit in the world (although there is also a SBS which
is apparently better). They attack swiftly and eliminate the enemy
with no hesitation or error.
To become effective at the game you have to treat
it in the correct way. Base some things on real life, such as, a
bullet flying towards you is never a good sign of winning. Running
around like a loony is the best way to get noticed, just the enemy
will also notice you.
Your primary goal in CS depends on the level. There
are hostage levels where the CT's have to save the hostages. Defuse
levels where the T's have to plant a bomb to destroy a specific
target. Assination levels, where there CT's have to protect a VIP
until he reaches the escape point. Then there is the escape levels
where the T's have to get out of the level without being eliminated
by the CT's.
The best way to achieve any of these objectives
is to stay alive. Use whatever means you can to stay alive, if this
means eliminating the bad guys then, so be it. They are nothing
but trouble, always out to hurt somebody. An effective solider will
kill his enemy without being hurt. This usually means he has to
use his environment to his advantage. You should check for ways
of killing the enemy before they see you. Find high places which
are easy to defend, and naturally cover your back. Find boxes that
you can dart behind before being shot. Make yourself as small as
possible, it's harder to hit.
Manage your ammo, there is no point in buying a
gun just to waste all the ammo on vague shots across the level.
Don't be afraid to use it though, as soon as you get a good chance,
use it. It may be your last one. Asses situations before entering
into them, more often or not you will find yourself out gunned and
nowhere to run to.
Take your time, prepare. If you spot and enemy
without them noticing, fall out of view and plan your attack. Then
carry it out quickly. Take your time in aiming if you are sure there
isn't a threat to you. There is no point in shooting and hitting
the walls, the enemy will soon figure out where the bullets are
coming from, probably just when you are reloading and cursing because
you missed them.
You also have to remember you time limit. If you
are going for the primary objective, then make sure you leave enough
time to do it, and give yourself extra just incase you run into