25 Games, 25 Guns: The Weapons that Defined First-Person Shooters

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MeanSquare

Flackgun -- Unreal Tournament.  My weapon of choice

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Caboose

Screw you and your damn flackgun!

IT was awesome when you had it, and the worst thing ever when you didn't!

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Joji

Dark Energy Field Manipulator > Regular Gravity Gun in Half-life 2

And the Scout's model in TF-CLASSIC in that slideshow is not the original model.

 

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targetsb

Not having the pistol from HaloPC on this list is a crime.

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Slurpy

Wait - where's the damn chainsaw from Doom?!

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mario_ramalho

Definitely a fave! Bad MPC, baaaad MPC...

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ThunderBolt

indeed.  no chainsaw?  mpc fail :)

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Omegasupreme80

Ahhh good call, missed that one myself :)

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Slurpy

Both Doom and Marathon had rocket launchers before Quake.

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Omegasupreme80

You forgot the original BFG from Doom. Also, don't credit Quake for the rocket launcher when Doom had one 2 years earlier. Credit Quake for the Lightning Gun. Or Duke Nukem 3D's version of the BFG, the Devastator, a rocket launcher crossed with a machine gun. Or Unreal Tournament's rocket launcher that could fire multiple warheads at once, or could double as a grenade launcher.

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sliger

RCP90 FTW!

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Brad Nimbus

So where is the BFG-9000? Did I miss it? If I didn't shame on you. I would rather use that anyday over the frigging shotgun. NERDRAGE!!!!!!!!!!!

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iceman08

golden gun anyone?

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Caboose

I'll see your golden gun, and raise you a golden PP7

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iceman08

well played, sir. well played

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vonhulio

 

You read my mind.

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jturton

The Arc of Death from Hexen... Force Lightning for the win!

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TommM

.50 cal in Far Cry 2, baby!

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teh 1337 haxxor

I can't believe you guys didn't include the Desert Eagle-featured in nearly every FPS around, or a .357 Magnum revolver (also very popular and powerful). I simply love the .357 Magnum in HL2. Super accurate, and very very powerful! It's a great mid-range weapon in most games. And you guys could have at least mentioned the Desert Eagle when you talked about the Awp, since that's probably the most common combo in CS.

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