I guess in a way the very nature of my discussion is an exhibit of to problem I am addressing, but anyway here we go. Yesterday, I was playing DOM on Village, which I particularly like because I have a personal challenge for assists. This map's makeup is tailor made for Recon, The Drone, etc. Anyway, I end up with 30 something assists, only to find a PM in my mailbox proceeding the game telling me that quote "I'm trash."
So I politely asked the fella why to which he explained his reasoning was because: I used support, a rapid fire PPM90, along with recon. I tried to have a civilized debate about this pointing out that MW3 (and most FPS games in general) have pros/cons, likes/dislikes, and tendecies players use to succeed. To which I was simply met with the same response, "you're trash, you're a pansy, blah blah blah," no recourse at all of having a civil, mature debate with me about this. It was just running a mouth for the sake of doing it, like it makes one a big man to do so.
I will admit that there are aspects and tendecies thats people use in this game (quickscoping, strikers, camping) being the three most occasionally infuriating to me. And in game I do get angry over it, but not to the point of personally attacking the other player. Come on, this is part of the game, there is a counter for almost everything, every play style. Like Recon being a counter to camping.
I am aware, we are all entitled to free speech and since we purchased the game entitled to complaint. Also realize though, we are actively choosing to participate in this, and we know by now what to expect. Be a mature adult about it and realize the person on the other side of the joystick is not playing to satisfy you, to do thing to help you or you're team do good. They are playing to satisfy themselves. Hence, they are going to use which ever method is going to best help them succeed in MW3, just like you do. And a large chunk of the time people use one method over the other because they are not good at said method. I cannot snipe/quickscope or use a striker worth a lick, if I could I might be inclined to jump on it every now and then. Some folks cannot get a handle for a certain SMG, so on and so forth.
This was in no way a rant on any one person (ok perhaps the gentleman I had the convo with yesterday, but this was a long time coming), my point is just to get gamers to take a moment, stop when things are not going your way and realize that the other person is trying to do whatever they know how to do well. Like everything else in life, everybody is on different skill levels and deserves the chance to find their best way to succeed without being personally attack.....just for the sake of personally attacking somebody. I appreciate you reading my rant and I hope you all have a great day !!!