- The reception to Call of Duty Modern Warfare has been wildly positive, except for one thing.
- Whiny players have complained about overpowered weapons and an excess of camping.
- However, camping is a problem that can be solved by a change in tactics – and pouty CoD players just need to grow up.
First-person shooters are big business. They have been for a long time, and the biggest of them all is almost certainly Call of Duty. Only last month, we got a new entry into the popular series in Call of Duty Modern Warfare, a soft reboot of the original Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. Its been receiving a pretty positive reaction from fans and critics alike since it dropped, but no release is without its problems.
In the case of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, the problem is not a new one – namely, camping. If you don’t know what camping is, allow me to fill you in. Camping refers to the practice of “camping out” in a single location, usually tucked into a corner, and waiting for someone to run by. Then you shoot them and pocket your kill.
Hey Crybabies, Camping Isn’t That Big of a Deal
Now you may be forgiven for thinking that this problem is a little old hat. It was a long time ago when people starting screaming “CAMPER!” down their microphones at strangers over Xbox Live, so why is this cropping up again?
It stems from the controversial map design of Call of Duty Modern Warfare. It seems like a lot of the maps in the game have decent spots to park your butt in and wait for the kills to come to you. On top of that,