People try everything possible to get an advantage CSGO, PUBG, Fortnite, or any competitive game. But lately I’ve been following the glorious efforts of a low rent gamer to improve his sniper behavior.
This post originally appeared on Kotaku Australia.
It’s reminiscent of an old trick I learned about in 2003. I took part in my first national competition for Counterstrike, and one of the players – a Day of defeat
Today, many monitor manufacturers have integrated crosshairs into their settings. But it’s not a universal feature, especially if you’re playing on a gaming laptop. So over on Tiktok the @ csgogoezhack channel posted different solutions to solve their no-scoping problem.
I especially like their EA sponsored “hack”:
There is another version – and for God’s sake not with your own monitor – with a used lemon and a piece of clear tape:
Now there is one caveat to all of this: the user is playing on Matchmade Deathmatch servers as seen in the UI at the top of the screen. There is no footage of them in a regular matchmaking game, let alone an organized competition, or even on a “normal” third-party deathmatch server. (Australian deathmatch servers usually limit sniper usage to those who have paid to access it, though that’s a whole different matter.)
Still, it’s fun to see someone come up with creative, inexpensive solutions to problems. And it’s nice to see that a piece of hardware is as durable as the ASUS laptop that clearly survived multiple versions of markers and stick directly on the screen.