With the recent "fix" we got you can now jump, crouch AND lay down to lessen the damage from an EXPLOSION.
Let's look at this LOGICALLY.
Player A places an IED on the floor of a building. Player B runs into the building and hears IED. Player B then LAYS DOWN ON TOP OF IED and it blows up. Player B now takes REDUCED DAMAGE FROM LAYING ON IT.
Another scenario. Player A places IED above the door frame. Player B rushes in again. Player B hears IED beep and JUMPS NEXT TO IED AND IT BLOWS UP NEXT TO HIS HEAD AND HE TAKES REDUCED DAMAGE.
Are you guys REALLY serious? This just shows how pathetic and whiny these little babies are when they get killed by something that doesn't fit with how they play, and also reflects on how poor of a development team IW is.
Why not just take out ALL explosions now? In core modes, all explosions are laughable at best, and even in HC now people are living with explosions right at their feet without even wearing blast shield.
Well just to set part of the record straight, if you hear an IED and you lay down...on top of it...you will be blown to hell and back! I have at least 3 fully documented cases just last night! If anything got reduced in that respect is was how far it throws your lifeless body into the air!
I can't wait to see how tonight plays out for me!!
I love IEDs also and listening to people who refuse to use sit rep whine about having to waste points as they put it. I even loved them more before the first nerf and all the afterlife kills. But don't you think they are a bit crazy. I use them on every class for flank protection and just rofl watching the bodies fly right when they think they got the flank on the spawn. Laying on one to mitigate damage. Oh well. At least you know where they are and you only need to put a bullet or two in them to finish off.
People abuse it. Dont abuse it, & nothing will happen to it. You try dealing with that when a whole team is using explosions & IEDs. Thats why they nerfed it. /thread
How dumb of an answer is that? How can ANYONE abuse an IED? You get ONE unless you use a perk to get two. If they use a grenade launcher, they can have ZERO, and of they use a thermobaric/canister then the MAX amount of explosives are FOUR. Now by your logic, if a team uses all LMG's with extended mags they are abusing them as well. Or if a team is using all AR's they are abusing them.
As for a whole team using IED's I WOULD LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it as 99% of people will be within 20 feet of them and since I actually use a little perk called Sit Rep, I can see them and know where they are basically making a radar of sorts. It just goes to show that the whiny little babies who play this game are ruining it because they simply CANNOT or WILL NOT change or adapt to how another team or player is playing.
I just hate trash-tossers. I don't have a problem with IED's in general, but people that just randomly throw them into corners just... I hate them (I'm fine with people using them tactically to cover their backs though).