What Did It Take To Get Good?

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What Did You Do To Get Good?

Played Alone to Develop Techniques
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Watched Other People Play
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13%
Played Against Better Players
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50%
Read The Tatics Forum
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All Of The Above
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38%
 
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What Did It Take To Get Good?

Post by The Vet » Fri Dec 08, 2006 5:59 pm

A follow on to the post, "How Long Does It Take To Get Good?":

http://my.bzflag.org/bb/viewtopic.php?t=9589

I mostly did all of the above; I'd observe how people played/behaved in the game and would pick up techniques from them or develop moves to counter what they did. I would practice them alone or with other players in a mostly empty map until I could get it down pat, then start practicing them with players that were better than me.
I'll admit I'm too lazy to read the tactics guide in full, but it has some helpful tips every now and then. :)

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Post by A Vicious Muffin » Fri Dec 08, 2006 9:29 pm

I have done all of those, but I didn't observe much, and I wasn't a forum dude until this year.
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Post by GMMan » Sat Dec 09, 2006 12:38 am

I do read some of the tactics and look at some people before I got shot. The rest is myself.
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How to get good.

Post by Triumph of the Soul » Sat Dec 09, 2006 3:39 am

I've always been an experimenter. I just try new techniques to see which ones work. I also observe other players to see how they play.

Reading the tactics threads in the forum is a complete waste of time to me.

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Post by Green Manalishi » Sat Dec 09, 2006 9:21 am

nothing worked, i didn't get good. :?

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Post by Defman » Sat Dec 09, 2006 1:56 pm

What Did It Take To Get Good?

when I was finally able to avoid the pretty flashy lights and explosions on the main screen, and started using radar 90% of the time, my score started improving.

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