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  • phoenix_wings - April 16, 2009 8:29 p.m.

    LOL Awesome article. MGS4 PMCs are classic, coming up on their fallen comrades, stopping to see someone who's clearly already dead--"YOU HIT?!"
  • TheNinja - April 16, 2009 8:25 p.m.

    thanks for the tips
  • JHawk - April 16, 2009 8:02 p.m.

    Great article. The photoshoppery was very well done. I was actually hoping for tips on playing evil without hating yourself in games like Fallout 3 but the comedic/commentary on enemy ai angle = good stuff.
  • nadrewod999 - April 16, 2009 7:33 p.m.

    to gernboes: They said use UNmanned gun emplacments, as in connect an indestructible computer to a gun, give it ammo, and then duck and cover when the enemy comes (for a few seconds while the gun automatically mows the enemy down to everyone: One of the best articles in a long time, with a lot of good suggestions for future articles like this one (possibly for CPU helper characters)
  • ELpork - April 16, 2009 4:24 p.m.

    Haha, No tanks in view.
  • garnsr - April 16, 2009 4:18 p.m.

    Shouldn't this be how to be a better FPS bad guy? No mention of platformer bad guys, shooter (shmup, you kids call them,) or any of the other genres that do still exist, though you have to look hard for them, they hide behind cover better than Nazis do.
  • Mumb00 - April 16, 2009 4:17 p.m.

    Don't soon forget this one either: If you see 3 or more of your comrades dying in the same place, don't charge that place! Your enemy may have found a defensible postion from which to pick you and yours off! Consider an alternate route.
  • Liamrules42 - April 16, 2009 4:15 p.m.

    hmmm, so hide BEHIND cover you say?
  • mrandydixon - April 16, 2009 4:06 p.m.

    And maybe you shouldn't yell "grenade!" every time you're gonna, ya know, throw a grenade.
  • ThunderMuffinsMcgee - April 16, 2009 3:32 p.m.

    LoL, this was really funny. Good work.
  • jakery22 - April 16, 2009 3:26 p.m.

    lol if only all enemy AI was this smart
  • patriotfan09 - April 16, 2009 2:42 p.m.

    Haha, great stuff.
  • petaboil - April 16, 2009 1:51 p.m.

    great article =D
  • somerandomchap - April 20, 2009 3:56 p.m.

    omg best artical ever, the computers are so crap at doing anything besides dieing they really needed a lesson
  • Ultima - April 20, 2009 6:25 a.m.

    I never had such problems in Britannia
  • genralcody - April 19, 2009 10:35 p.m.

    heres another one. unless your fire-proof. DONT CHARGE A DUDE WITH A FLAME THROWER!!!
  • The_Zanger - April 18, 2009 4:22 a.m.

    el oh el
  • dragonwolf - April 17, 2009 7:44 p.m.

    funny
  • Harmon20 - April 17, 2009 6:21 p.m.

    I agree with Gernboes. Happens all the time in Call of Duty. Now, if only a game like CoD made AI this smart... that'd be tough.
  • theschwartzb - April 17, 2009 2:24 p.m.

    rofl at the 'carefully check shadows' tip

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