Maverick... my initial thoughts

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Maverick... my initial thoughts

As an AR... it's pretty solid.

ROF somewhere between the Remington and the SA805. Love the sound. Decent iron sights. Very nice with armor rounds as it doesn't have huge kick.

It almost looks like the FAL when equipped.

And I have a kit with it as a sniper but haven't used it yet.

A welcome new weapon, IMO.

That's my opinion but it should be yours ;-),
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Re: Maverick... my initial thoughts

in reply to RAN Kismet

I look forward to trying it...like everyone else.

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Re: Maverick... my initial thoughts

in reply to RAN Kismet

really love the iron sights on this as an AR

its a really good gun for hardcore, decent damage and low rate of fire so you dont have to worry about wasting bullets..

the sniper rifle though

oh dear g-d that sight, hate it, adding a basic inbuilt perma oracle to a sight was horribad idea, whats worse is you change the sight it still has the oracle effect.

ok this is slightly offset by the huge kick but across map sniping just went easy mode

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Re: Maverick... my initial thoughts

in reply to RAN Kismet

A Little of topic but are the maps intergated into the hc rotation or do we get a playlist. I haven't had a chance to even look yet

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Re: Maverick... my initial thoughts

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newm8n wrote:



A Little of topic but are the maps intergated into the hc rotation or do we get a playlist. I haven't had a chance to even look yet


thres a hc moshpit under the onslaught heading

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Re: Maverick... my initial thoughts

in reply to RAN Kismet

Awsome it's about time. Are there more that the 4 modes that we have in hc playlist

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Re: Maverick... my initial thoughts

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The maverick reminds me of the SCAR H from black ops 2. It a high damage gun with good iron sights and a decent reload.  However, this weapon has low recoil and a low fire rate making it extremely accurate out to the end of middle distance.  It really is a hybrid between the assult rifles and the LMGs.  I have played the weapon for a couple of hours now trying to find the best way to employ it.  I used it without any attachments to start and picked up quite a few of them off the ground. Apparently it's a popular gun. The most common attachment mix I see is the foregrip paired with either the silencer or muzzle break. 

After some experimenting I ended up with this class working well for me.

Primary Weapon: Maverick Assult Rifle

Attachments: Shotgun, extened magazine

Secondary: Kastet

Perks: Ready Up, Stalker, scavenger, focus

Equipment: Trophy system

Since the weapon seems to be a hybrid between the AR and LMG catagory I decided to build a class that plays to its strenghts while countering its one major weakness. Ready up and stalker are pretty common place on an LMG build and they suite the Mavericks style allow you to move and compete in a middle range band.  The extened magazine allows for a more sustained fire between reloads and allows the gun to hold an area like an LMG for a short while.  It also provides more starting ammo for the weapon.

The big issue with the Maverick is the slow rate of fire. At longer ranges if you miss any shots your time to kill drops hard.  Focus comes in handy to keep the gun on target at range and compete with some of the faster firing weapons.  Likewise the slow fire rate is a liability in close combat which, is wny I am using the shotgun.   Like an LMG this weapon burns through a lot of ammo with sustained fire so scavenger comes in handy to keep the ammo coming along with keeping the shotgun full.   The trophy system offers some grenade protection if I want to hold down an area and the Kastet offers me an explosive option since the shotgun fills the role of a pistol on this build.

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Re: Maverick... my initial thoughts

in reply to darkrangeresp

I'll give your set up a try, as I'm still struggling with this weapon.

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Re: Maverick... my initial thoughts

in reply to RAN Kismet

I have picked it up from a few guys that i have killed, it is pretty solid, the iron sights are very good , better than some standard issue weapons.  But i dont think its any better or worse than some other AR's.

But in saying that i am sure the "nerf it, its OP" threads are not to far away

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Re: Maverick... my initial thoughts

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They are indeed cropping up.

That's my opinion but it should be yours ;-),
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