Everyone loves a good game. Even better when in multiplayer cooperative modes, the players work together to reach the goal.

 

But what if players don’t do what they ought to? What if they just stare around, use up all of the party’s Phoenix Downs, or just outright storm into the building without first throwing a flash bang through the door?

 

1. You’re a medic, and you don’t heal others.

 

Ok, cool, so you’re a medic.

 

You can heal. That’s nice. But what if you don’t heal your team mates, and only use your healing abilities for yourself? This doesn’t just apply to shooters with medics – some RPG games have Healers, whose abilities could be abused by the player and just have them spray-and-pray whilst drinking all the Heal-A-Cola.

 

2. Your ping rate is too high.

 

This is most obvious when all your specs are good, including your own ping rate.

 

Ever notice how your computer is good, your internet is fast, but you’re still lagging? Yep, this is an example of that.

 

Ping is how fast one computer responds to the other computer. To go simpler, lower ping means faster connections, and thus, less lag.

 

Make it a courtesy for your team mates. Some game servers have their own way of working out lag by balancing out the ping rate of each computer in the session. If your ping is too high, you might want to leave the session because other players will also have slower response rates. Not only will you have a bad game, your team mates will have a bad game, too.

 

3. You don’t share your vehicle.

 

 

In some games, vehicles are included.

 

And when they’re not single-seaters, remember to share your car with your team mates. (What’s the point of all those seats, foot rests?) This would not only allow your team mates to also traverse the map faster, but also increase your survivability should you leave your car. Plus, what’s harder to shoot at, one driver, or three guys in a car shooting back?

 

4. Kill Theft.

 

Simple enough. Someone already has their name on the kill, and you still take the target down with a powerful final blow.

 

(I’m talking about you glory-hogs out there.) We get it, you need the experience points and the money when you get the job done, but seriously, guys, if your team mate were beside you, he would very much be tempted to punch you in the ‘nads.

 

5. Being too quiet.
Games that require voice communication would most probably fall victim to players with this red flag.

 

If you’re not going to talk, then at least use the in-game text chat. And remember – send it to the right recipient; you might send your messages to the enemy unknowingly. And don’t be a traitor, jeebus.

 

6. Being too noisy.

 

This is the exact opposite of the above. Get too noisy, and everyone won’t be able to hear everyone else. And also remember to check the configuration of your microphone. You might be sending static without knowledge of it.

 

Games have a setting where the user may check the resulting sound of talking through their microphone, most saying “Test Microphone” or something along those lines. Or if all else fails, just use the in-game chat. (Duh.)

 

7. Not taking the game seriously when everyone else is.

 

When the game gets serious, take it seriously as well.

 

People want to enjoy the game, so you should do your best to help them enjoy it. Remember: in team games, you’re not the only player. Of course, it works the other way around, too. If everyone is just fooling around (especially when they don’t want the session to finish yet), just do the same.

 

8. Going AFK at the wrong time.

 

So the game is ablaze, clashes are starting, alliances among the empires are forged… and you need to pee.

 

Let’s face it – we all need to leave the keyboard sometimes, but when the fight is getting hot, HOLD IT IN!

 

9. Trash talk.

 

I’m putting this last because this is the most obvious. Though sometimes a little trash talk strengthens the friendship among colleagues, most of the time, especially if you’re talking to a stranger, it doesn’t help at all. To be safe, avoid cussing, and remember to congratulate when appropriate.

 

My colleagues have a saying: A courteous gamer is a mature gamer. To make a proper good game, be courteous to everyone, and expect the same to be done to you.


RECOMMENDED ARTICLE FOR ALL ABOUT GAMING


Rafael Aquino
Titanfall 2 vs Mass Effect: Andromeda
All About Gaming • By: Rafael Aquino | Date Posted: 9 August 2017 9:25 AM | 1699 Views
How is Titanfall 2 Right now? It's a huge shock in the gaming world. Titanfall 2, a largely positively reviewed game, has most, if not all, free downloadable content. Not "content" yet? (yes, pun intended)..... See More
Rafael Aquino
Titanfall 2 vs Mass Effect: Andromeda
All About Gaming • By: Rafael Aquino | Date Posted: 9:25 AM | 1699 Views
How is Titanfall 2 Right now? It's a huge shock in the gaming world. Titanfall 2, a largely positively reviewed game, has most, if not all, free downloadable content. Not "content" yet? (yes, pun intended)....See More

Rafael Aquino
File Size and the Trust Threshold
All About Gaming • By: Rafael Aquino | Date Posted: 28 July 2017 9:28 AM | 194 Views
Looking back into the 90s, we can remember the games that can fit into mere diskettes: that's right: 16 MBs for a game. If that's not enough, that's ok, we can have more (i.e..... See More
Rafael Aquino
File Size and the Trust Threshold
All About Gaming • By: Rafael Aquino | Date Posted: 9:28 AM | 194 Views
Looking back into the 90s, we can remember the games that can fit into mere diskettes: that's right: 16 MBs for a game. If that's not enough, that's ok, we can have more (i.e....See More

Rafael Aquino
Projectile Physics in Gaming
All About Gaming • By: Rafael Aquino | Date Posted: 1 March 2018 3:00 PM | 472 Views
Video games are a hobby now. They have gotten to the point that they have been labeled as "e-Sports," owing to the fact that the odds upon which these games are played require skill,.... See More
Rafael Aquino
Projectile Physics in Gaming
All About Gaming • By: Rafael Aquino | Date Posted: 3:00 PM | 472 Views
Video games are a hobby now. They have gotten to the point that they have been labeled as "e-Sports," owing to the fact that the odds upon which these games are played require skill,...See More

 
Launch Sequence Initiated for Gundam versus from Bandai Namco Entertainment Asia
All About Gaming Date Posted: 30 September 2017 9:50 AM | 235 Views
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia, the premier publisher of anime video games today launches the English version of GUNDAM VERSUSfor the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia).. See More
 
Launch Sequence Initiated for Gundam versus from Bandai Namco Entertainment Asia
All About Gaming Date Posted: 9:50 AM | 235 Views
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia, the premier publisher of anime video games today launches the English version of GUNDAM VERSUSfor the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia).See More

 
Etiquette in Team Gaming
All About Gaming Date Posted: 30 March 2017 11:03 AM | 225 Views
Everyone loves a good game. Even better when in multiplayer cooperative modes, the players work together to reach the goal.. See More
 
Etiquette in Team Gaming
All About Gaming Date Posted: 11:03 AM | 225 Views
Everyone loves a good game. Even better when in multiplayer cooperative modes, the players work together to reach the goal.See More

Rafael Aquino
A Few Facts about Pokemon
All About Gaming • By: Rafael Aquino | Date Posted: 17 July 2017 2:04 PM | 463 Views
Here are a few facts in the Pokemon Game about Ash Ketchum, Brock, Misty, Professor Oak, and all the professors all over the pokemon world.. See More
Rafael Aquino
A Few Facts about Pokemon
All About Gaming • By: Rafael Aquino | Date Posted: 2:04 PM | 463 Views
Here are a few facts in the Pokemon Game about Ash Ketchum, Brock, Misty, Professor Oak, and all the professors all over the pokemon world.See More

 
PC Master Race in 2016
All About Gaming Date Posted: 18 January 2017 8:53 AM | 233 Views
For now, it seems the strength of the PC Master Race’s scepter of power depends on its rigs and its supported arsenal of games – but without that said arsenal of games, the PC.... See More
 
PC Master Race in 2016
All About Gaming Date Posted: 8:53 AM | 233 Views
For now, it seems the strength of the PC Master Race’s scepter of power depends on its rigs and its supported arsenal of games – but without that said arsenal of games, the PC...See More

Rafael Aquino
Video Games: Will They Damage You or Not?
All About Gaming • By: Rafael Aquino | Date Posted: 12 March 2018 10:53 AM | 865 Views
There are different kinds of characters in games. In FPS, RTS, MOBA, you name it – they all have diversity in the characters in them. Of course, diversity not only comes with aesthetics, it.... See More
Rafael Aquino
Video Games: Will They Damage You or Not?
All About Gaming • By: Rafael Aquino | Date Posted: 10:53 AM | 865 Views
There are different kinds of characters in games. In FPS, RTS, MOBA, you name it – they all have diversity in the characters in them. Of course, diversity not only comes with aesthetics, it...See More

Frank Emmanuel Trazo
Use Your Words and Fill the Blanks!
All About Gaming • By: Frank Emmanuel Trazo | Date Posted: 31 July 2017 9:40 AM | 206 Views
Party games are an integral part of any social gathering. It keeps any party going and interesting.. See More
Frank Emmanuel Trazo
Use Your Words and Fill the Blanks!
All About Gaming • By: Frank Emmanuel Trazo | Date Posted: 9:40 AM | 206 Views
Party games are an integral part of any social gathering. It keeps any party going and interesting.See More

Metamudkip
What If Your Soundtrack Sucks
All About Gaming • By: Metamudkip | Date Posted: 19 June 2018 11:10 AM | 401 Views
You’d expect music isn’t a big point to consider in a game. The soundtrack sets the game’s environment properly and makes it more aura-ific! Games are waaay more fun with a good BGM. . See More
Metamudkip
What If Your Soundtrack Sucks
All About Gaming • By: Metamudkip | Date Posted: 11:10 AM | 401 Views
You’d expect music isn’t a big point to consider in a game. The soundtrack sets the game’s environment properly and makes it more aura-ific! Games are waaay more fun with a good BGM. See More


Power by

Download Free AZ | Free Wordpress Themes