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Overwatching

At least D.Va is playable now.

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Hell yes EDF is awesome. Must spread the word or the bugs will win!

EDF 4.1 is SO good!

Maybe, if it goes on sale, I can get some of my friends to join me.

<3

I know its a joke, but I just wanted to mention that the scenario in the comic isnt really true since Ana doesnt do a lot of consistent damage and she doesnt get a headshot bonus (atleast not one as large as widows).

Snipers, the only thing more useless than an inflatable dartboard.

I wish I could kick every sniper right in the taint.

Overwatch and COD are fast paced, goofy shmups ... then you get some turd weasel killing one player every 30 seconds, so it's basically a 5 on 6 at best.

Ok, ok. Some snipers are amazing, picking of dudes like the guy from "saving private Ryan" but the vast majority are just dicks! There is no place for them, they usually end up going 1 kill to 25 deaths but they got that montage worthy 360 no scope! Battlefield is bad for it as well, half your team is trying all match to get that one sick head shot from 2 post codes away!

Anyway, who's idea was a healing sniper? Healers are meant to be just behind the squad so they can the healing on the one who needs it. Not sat on a rooftop 200 foot away raging at the TV/monitor for Reinhart to move, so you can heal Soldier 76. Or you have tracer zipping around like a duracel bunny on speed and you're having a hard enough time killing the enemy junkrat, let alone healing your female flash!

Holy shit! EDF 4.1 is out on PC?! Happy Birthday to me!

Oh yeah...Overwatch,something,something,something...EDF! EDF! EDF!

Fuck Yeah! Time to kill some bugs!

D.Va was perfectly playable before, but the buffs are appropriate.

At least Ana is supposed to be hanging back. Hell I'm happy to finally have a support that's not supposed to put herself in harms way.

Then again, she carries the sniper's problem of having a really high skill ceiling. So you'll have flailing Ana players constantly missing their healing and buffing shots and in the end doing sweet fuck-all.

Y'know what makes me even happier though? Zenyatta's buff.

omega 616:
Snipers, the only thing more useless than an inflatable dartboard.

Oi, a good sniper can stop an advancing team dead in their tracks in most games they're in. Problem is "good." They've got one of the highest skill ceilings or any thing in shooters but also carry the least risk. So it's easy to see why they're spammed to death.

#SnipersNightOut

Other than that, who says good things don't come in pairs? ;p

One of the Widowmakers: "Okay Hanzo will do."

^ More realistic punchline.

Fappy:
D.Va was perfectly playable before, but the buffs are appropriate.

Playable, sure, I had a 57% win rate with her in Quick Play before the buff, so she wasn't useless. But in high-level and competitive play... she just didn't have much of a place, and Zenyatta was largely the same way. There's a bunch of different ways you can play offense/defense heroes for different strategies, maps, or compositions. When it comes to Tanks and Support, though... Reinhardt and Lucio/Mercy (possibly both) have become pretty much required. Zenyatta and D.Va only added value when 1) the player was really good and 2) for a specific strategy, and even then there are more effective strategies.

The buffs are good because it makes D.Va into what she should have been all along, a more versatile and mobile version of Rein, a truly effective counter to Pharah (which few heroes really are), with an ult that is actually fearsome and makes up for her inability to do much damage. Zenyatta is more what he should have been as well, a supporter-damager that can be a real alternative to Lucio.

Then again, D.Va might be a tad TOO good, if my 10-3 W/L record in competitive play for the day is any indicator.

omega 616:
then you get some turd weasel killing one player every 30 seconds, so it's basically a 5 on 6 at best.

Ok, ok. Some snipers are amazing, picking of dudes like the guy from "saving private Ryan" but the vast majority are just dicks!

The issue is that the vast majority of sniper players in Overwatch can't actually aim. You know...that little thing that is required of a sniper. That's why so many people complained about the Widow damage nerf: they can't get away with just getting bodyshots anymore. I've been in a couple games with Widows that can consistently get headshots, and they really are an asset to the team. But they're the exception...the vast majority of Widows are just sitting in the back playing with themselves.

hentropy:

Then again, D.Va might be a tad TOO good, if my 10-3 W/L record in competitive play for the day is any indicator.

This could be platform specific, but on PS4 D.Va's pretty much a no go. Too many flanky high-damage squishies around. I'm doing well with Winston (the Tracerbane) and Zarya on the tank side(attack characters are so, so helpful in getting you to max energy).

Reminds me of Tribes TBH... ppl hated it, but you NEEDED snipers for a "Meta" flag defense

 

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