How to fight through a disadvantage in CS:GO


Evan writes about FPSes each Monday in Triggernometry, a mixture of tips, design criticism, and a celebration of virtual marksmanship.

CS:GO isn't a level playing field. Players accumulate money that persists between rounds, cash that's used to buy guns, grenades, and armor. What does a high-level team do when it's mostly broke, but finds itself in a must-win round? I queued up a match from the recent Starseries XI Finals to show how France's Team LDLC keeps its cool in a tough situation.


Raised by a Team Fortress Classic clan, Evan can only communicate using multiplayer FPS jargon, sort of like that Star Trek: TNG "Darmok" episode. 2fort, when the walls fell...
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