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#1 Distortion_UK

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Posted 28 July 2010 - 10:33 AM

Snake is one of the key positions on a paintball field. If used right you can win a game incredibly fast. A lot of people see snake as move up nice and quick an you're done. There is so much more to snake.

Playing Snake

Run fast and hard. But importantly you have got to be low! If you can make it off the break go for it. The sooner that you are in snake is the sooner you can get those cross field shots.

Utilise all of the snake. Dont just move straight up there are different shots at different points. Find these points before the match by walking the field. get in the snake look up and note down where shots are from each position, use land marks you can see when crouched down so you know what shots you have without getting up.

Listen to your sideline coach!! He knows a lot more than you. He knows if someones posted on you, he knows if you have a clear shot, he knows when to move up. Use him!

Dont get tunnel vision. Dont get in a gun fight with one person. This is the perfect time for someone to mug you. If you get into a gun fight look else where shoot someone else. A snake player who has tunnel vision is useless. If you're team mates are calling you it's for a reason so pay attention.

Master your crawling be fast and flat. Stick your arse in the air and it'll get shot. Stay low. Snake players need to master a small profile.

When you pop up dont come straight up. gun horizontal arch your back so you come up at the same time. Look at Maximus' video for learning this technique.

Don't keep coming up at the same location. If you keep coming up at the same point you'll be caught out. Back up a little, move forward. Keep the other team guessing to your whereabouts. Don't just shoot in field. Check your tapes occasionally. Make sure you know where the other snake player is! This is why communication with you're back players is so important.

Talk to your tape! If you wanna push up tell him to put his mirror in.

If you find yourself the last player Do not stay in snake!! Get out snake is the last place you wanna be when youre the last guy left. You ideally want to be in a bunker you can stand up in. Communication is key. if you don't know you're the last in this is the time you get bunkered.

Bunkering

When in snake you will at sometime need to go and bunker the other snake player. A few things you should do before you bunker the other guy in snake. Know exactly where he is. Theres nothing quite like watching someone go to bunker someone at the wrong bunker. Also its better if their back snake is out. Because if you go and get the snake out they will have someone ready to bump up.

So this is the situation. The back corner is gone. You're back corner is in. It's you vs the other snake player. This is the time to bunker him. He's stoping your team pushing snake side. When you bunker don't always run down the tape to do so. Mix it up, go infield and catch him off guard. The side you bunker him on is determined by where he is shooting. If he posted on the tape run infield and visa versa. Run close to the bunker! if you run far out he will see you coming. Aim LOW! don't try to mug him off in his head. Snakes are always low to shoot there. Its xball it doesn't matter how close you shoot him from. Just make sure you get that G.

If you trade out you've still done you're job. But if you're still in you are now in the open (unless you ran down tape in which case you're still in snake) So you are infield and you have just got the snake guy out. You should now be looking to either get back into snake or find an infield bunker.
Personally I like to get straight back into snake. I do this by diving straight over the beam into snake. So in essence a superman over the beam. A lot of people call this showing off but it really isn't. Yes it looks cool but it does serve a purpose. If you successfully bunker the opposing snake player and continue over the beam it is deadly. You have come out of snake bunkered a player and got back into snake in one move.

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I must warn you this is pretty advanced and you don't wanna be doing this straight away. Try it in training with just a pot to get confident and then put your set up together gradually.

Diving into Snake.

Off the break youre gonna be doing a superman. Palms up! Land on your forearms and chest to tak the impact. Dont kick your legs in the air. You'll be a bigger target. Keep them down.If snake is on the left.. gun in the left hand. Snake on the right... gun in the right.

If youre going to a back corner then to snake youre going to most likely run and gun to back corner.. aim to get their snake out!. You'll be hip sliding into the corner and as soon as you do a few shots down the tape. You catch people who over slide this way. From there itll be a superman into snake.

If youre playing a stop off bunker like a small temple Cake or a brick you can run and gun to this bunker and dont have to slide. Again aim to get their snake player. From there you'll be doing a very low hip slide/superman as the stop offs are in line with the snake. So if you superman youll over slide way to much.

It comes with experience.

when playing snake the more you play the better you will get. Experience is a big part of snake. The new player will panic when the balls are flying overhead. The experience player will move back and snap out.

Confidence is key. Don't be afraid to be shot off the break everyone does once in a while.

With experience will come timing. When playing there is a time to bump up and a time to hold tight. Only though experience will you know what to do in each situation.

So just stick with it. It will all come in time. No one starts out great.

Talk!


When in snake you have to keep talking to your team. If you're not talking they don't know where you are. If they don't know where they are how do they cover your ass?
So keep talking. Even if it's just repeating calls over again. Asking whos where anything just as long as they know you're still in and where you are.

As a snake player you're one of the furthest forward. You should be able to tell either by a quick check or the direction of the paint fly above where the other team is. Its vital you tell your tape who tells you're back centre who tells the other side of the field.

Teams that don't talk lose games very quickly.

A team that doesn't talk wont know if snake has gone. Because if you're shot out in snake you need someone filling in pretty soon.

Personal Preference

Now this bit is my preference. It changes player to player but heres how I like to play.
I'm gonna get ripped for this but a rotor is a dam good snake hopper. There isn't another hopper out there that can take such a beating. Yes the prophecy is good. Halos are good but personally I prefer the security of a hopper that can take a bad dive.

My pack. I currently run a laysick magnetic pack but any brand will do. I use a 4+3 and never use the elastic straps. I use the 4 and thats it. If you use the elastic straps you give yourself an extra 2 inches which makes all of the difference. Besides you wont shoot that much.

Match your tank to your height. This sounds simple but so many people but tanks that are to big/small for them. I use a 68/45 but thats because i'm 6,2. If you're a short guy like 5,5 get a 45/45 if you're a little bigger lets say 5,8 get a 50/45 but just match it to your height.
If your tank is too small you will hunch. If it is too big you will not have a stable hold of your marker.

To be honest a set up does very little in the way it affects a players performance. It's all how you feel comfortable. There is no right and wrong way to do anything. If it works for you do it! There are things I know I should do but don't because i'm more confident doing it my own way.

The only musts for playing snake are knee and elbow pads. You're fine without the rest.

Superman Slide. [url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tem8BtFZ_eM&feature=PlayList&p=E26FDEFE1B6D759B&playnext=1&index=14"]http://www.youtube.c...next=1&index=14[/url]

How to snap shoot in snake. [url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60hEJ6OYovE"]http://www.youtube.c...h?v=60hEJ6OYovE[/url]

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Posted 28 July 2010 - 10:39 AM

How to crawl and balance in Snake

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Posted 28 July 2010 - 12:19 PM

awesome. this is great. I was an OK snake player before. This will definitely help.


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Posted 28 July 2010 - 12:37 PM

Great job distortion! Sticky for sure!

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Posted 28 July 2010 - 12:52 PM

Nice guide Distortion. :tup:

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Posted 28 July 2010 - 12:59 PM

Being a snake player, you need to realize that your most likely going to get sacrificed for the good of the team.
Just don't get a 1 4 1.

Nice guide distortion, you should add in something about timing, jumping over the snake and bunkering the other snake player :tup:

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Posted 28 July 2010 - 01:03 PM

sticky!!!

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Posted 28 July 2010 - 01:11 PM

Nice write up

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Posted 28 July 2010 - 01:23 PM

Should help some newer Snake players a lot!

There's also mike's video... I think it was the "Basic Airball Paintball Strategy" video that you can put up for everyone. Shows you some things you can do in snake.

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Posted 28 July 2010 - 03:53 PM

when you're in snake try to stay as low as possible. what i recommend is have your gun in the hand that is closest to the tape, so if the tape is on your left side shoot with your left hand and try to shot cross field as much as you can, but having your gun in the hand closest to the tape gives you the advantage of shooting both cross field and quickly moving your marker down tape without switching hands. but when you shoot cross field have your marker tilted away from you so that the hopper is covered by the knuckle of the snake.

3-man:
-always take those cross field shots but check down your tape a lot
-don't be too aggressive, if you get shot out, your team has just lost that point
-when your team gets that first elimination especially in the snake, bust your ass down that snake as far as you can get

5-man with coaching:
-always listen to your coach, he can tell you where your shots are when to bump up and tell you if there is another player in the snake and if he is shooting cross field or staying down tape and he can tell you when someone is coming to bunker you
-you can mainly look cross field, in 5-man you will most likely have a back player and your coach helping you out
-you can be aggressive, but still listen to your coach

also remember that every snake is different, some are amazing to the point where you can shoot everyone and some are so crappy that the best thing to do is be patient. also be patient and if you are under pressure stay low, but you can back up to where you know there is no pressure. you can pop up once then make your way back up.

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Posted 28 July 2010 - 04:02 PM

Some good points. Although i feel you've just regurgitated a lot from my original post.

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Posted 30 July 2010 - 12:34 PM

I want this to be an in depth guide to snake. So if you feel i've missed something out or not gone into enough detail please post up and i'll edit it. I want this to help people new to snake drastically improve their game.

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Posted 30 July 2010 - 01:46 PM

maybe something with communicating with your back player? I find myself listening to my corner a lot (if they talk)

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 09:21 AM

Cheers. i've added a little bit about talking.

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Posted 04 August 2010 - 01:54 AM

I feel like adding my secret ingredient, when your trying to bunker another snake player you actually have three options,

1) go down the tape, I don't recommend it because more times than not you'll get shot out before you reach the guy your trying to bunker
2) go down the inside part of the tape, it works if your gonna close the game right after but I still don't do it to often
3) you know that gap in between the bunker and the snake itself? push the bunker out a little bit and you are now clear, one cause they never think to shoot in between the snake and they're bunker and two you can jump up put two on him and then pop back into the snake and a lot of times your so close to the guy and your not sprinting down the field that the other team doesn't realize that they're snake player just got shot out, of course for tournaments its not always gonna be the best idea but for the average walk on play its the best bunkering method I've used from the snake

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Posted 04 August 2010 - 09:53 AM

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Posted 04 August 2010 - 10:59 AM



Thought this would help. Great write up. :tup:

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Posted 04 August 2010 - 11:22 AM

Oh yeah thanks, forgot about this vid. Has a nice bit about baiting in it.

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Posted 04 August 2010 - 03:02 PM

I smell a sticky. Nice job Distortion
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Posted 20 August 2010 - 01:13 AM

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Posted 24 August 2010 - 09:05 PM

I couldn't stop staring at the chick with the hard nips in the second video :lol:

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Posted 13 September 2010 - 07:41 AM

:( This has drifted down the pages

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Posted 16 September 2010 - 05:41 PM

Very good guide for any snake player. We can all get better by trying to perfect these skills listed above. Good job and I hope it becomes a sticky.

Just an idea of something you could add to your post, is a bit about what are some good gear setups. Such as markers, loaders, tanks, masks, pads, etc.

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Posted 16 September 2010 - 07:50 PM

This is great for someone like me who woodsballed for some time and now is thinking of getting into speedball :D
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Posted 27 September 2010 - 04:36 PM

I say bump! I'll talk to a mod about getting it stickied for you guys!

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Posted 27 September 2010 - 07:35 PM

nice tips
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Posted 28 September 2010 - 09:13 AM

Cheers guys. I've wrote up some new things. Added some more onto bunkering and some of my personal preferences.

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 02:06 PM

amazing guide dude

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Posted 01 October 2010 - 11:06 AM

Bump for an empic guide

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Posted 01 October 2010 - 01:28 PM

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Posted 01 October 2010 - 10:33 PM

This was very helpful!
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Posted 01 October 2010 - 11:05 PM

Awesome guide man this will really help those getting into speedball.

Maybe. Wanna add something about how it is okay to move back in the snake depending on your position. Like if you find yourself in a 1 on 1 or 2 situation try to move back to a break in between the beams andthen try to move inside. Don't just try to jump the beam and run for it, you will get lit up.

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 05:06 PM

Awesome guide man this will really help those getting into speedball.

Maybe. Wanna add something about how it is okay to move back in the snake depending on your position. Like if you find yourself in a 1 on 1 or 2 situation try to move back to a break in between the beams andthen try to move inside. Don't just try to jump the beam and run for it, you will get lit up.


I don't entirely understand what you mean.

If you're saying its ok to be in snake in a 1v1 i'd have to disagree. Your limited in snake in terms of vision and field awareness. When I know its a 1v1 I do my best to get out of snake and into a temple/can

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 05:14 PM

great write up! the last few days ive been looking around on youtube and stuff about how to play snake better. i usually play back, but recently if we had the advantage id bump up to snake. this thread answered all my questions. hopefully i can try this out tomorrow Posted Image .

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Posted 07 October 2010 - 11:01 PM

Awesome write up!
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Posted 12 October 2010 - 10:20 AM

good job...helped alot
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Posted 25 October 2010 - 05:58 PM

Bump to the top.

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Posted 25 October 2010 - 08:14 PM

This hasn't gotten stickied yet!? Wow I'm surprised.

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Posted 27 October 2010 - 04:14 AM

nice job. I like how this uses videos aswell

This should get stickied for sure

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Posted 10 November 2010 - 10:27 PM

Sweat job! Great thread!

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Posted 24 November 2010 - 02:43 PM

To the top :)

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Posted 15 December 2010 - 05:24 PM

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Posted 15 December 2010 - 05:27 PM

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Posted 15 December 2010 - 05:49 PM

I dont know :(

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Posted 15 December 2010 - 07:47 PM

Thread is now pinned.

As always any criticism or advice just mention it and i'll change things up :)

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Posted 23 December 2010 - 09:20 AM

congrats
also you might want to add a little tricks and tips section to the article such as using the tops of trees and/or netting posts as indicators for different bunkers on the field so the snake player has a better idea of where to aim his/her marker before he pops over the snake to snap shoot

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Posted 03 January 2011 - 06:15 PM

Snake is one of the key positions on a paintball field. If used right you can win a game incredibly fast. A lot of people see snake as move up nice and quick an you're done. There is so much more to snake.

Playing Snake

Run fast and hard. But importantly you have got to be low! If you can make it off the break go for it. The sooner that you are in snake is the sooner you can get those cross field shots.

Utilise all of the snake. Dont just move straight up there are different shots at different points. Find these points before the match by walking the field. get in the snake look up and note down where shots are from each position, use land marks you can see when crouched down so you know what shots you have without getting up.

Listen to your sideline coach!! He knows a lot more than you. He knows if someones posted on you, he knows if you have a clear shot, he knows when to move up. Use him!

Dont get tunnel vision. Dont get in a gun fight with one person. This is the perfect time for someone to mug you. If you get into a gun fight look else where shoot someone else. A snake player who has tunnel vision is useless. If you're team mates are calling you it's for a reason so pay attention.

Master your crawling be fast and flat. Stick your arse in the air and it'll get shot. Stay low. Snake players need to master a small profile.

When you pop up dont come straight up. gun horizontal arch your back so you come up at the same time. Look at Maximus' video for learning this technique.

Don't keep coming up at the same location. If you keep coming up at the same point you'll be caught out. Back up a little, move forward. Keep the other team guessing to your whereabouts. Don't just shoot in field. Check your tapes occasionally. Make sure you know where the other snake player is! This is why communication with you're back players is so important.

Talk to your tape! If you wanna push up tell him to put his mirror in.

If you find yourself the last player Do not stay in snake!! Get out snake is the last place you wanna be when youre the last guy left. You ideally want to be in a bunker you can stand up in. Communication is key. if you don't know you're the last in this is the time you get bunkered.

Bunkering

When in snake you will at sometime need to go and bunker the other snake player. A few things you should do before you bunker the other guy in snake. Know exactly where he is. Theres nothing quite like watching someone go to bunker someone at the wrong bunker. Also its better if their back snake is out. Because if you go and get the snake out they will have someone ready to bump up.

So this is the situation. The back corner is gone. You're back corner is in. It's you vs the other snake player. This is the time to bunker him. He's stoping your team pushing snake side. When you bunker don't always run down the tape to do so. Mix it up, go infield and catch him off guard. The side you bunker him on is determined by where he is shooting. If he posted on the tape run infield and visa versa. Run close to the bunker! if you run far out he will see you coming. Aim LOW! don't try to mug him off in his head. Snakes are always low to shoot there. Its xball it doesn't matter how close you shoot him from. Just make sure you get that G.

If you trade out you've still done you're job. But if you're still in you are now in the open (unless you ran down tape in which case you're still in snake) So you are infield and you have just got the snake guy out. You should now be looking to either get back into snake or find an infield bunker.
Personally I like to get straight back into snake. I do this by diving straight over the beam into snake. So in essence a superman over the beam. A lot of people call this showing off but it really isn't. Yes it looks cool but it does serve a purpose. If you successfully bunker the opposing snake player and continue over the beam it is deadly. You have come out of snake bunkered a player and got back into snake in one move.

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I must warn you this is pretty advanced and you don't wanna be doing this straight away. Try it in training with just a pot to get confident and then put your set up together gradually.

Diving into Snake.

Off the break youre gonna be doing a superman. Palms up! Land on your forearms and chest to tak the impact. Dont kick your legs in the air. You'll be a bigger target. Keep them down.If snake is on the left.. gun in the left hand. Snake on the right... gun in the right.

If youre going to a back corner then to snake youre going to most likely run and gun to back corner.. aim to get their snake out!. You'll be hip sliding into the corner and as soon as you do a few shots down the tape. You catch people who over slide this way. From there itll be a superman into snake.

If youre playing a stop off bunker like a small temple Cake or a brick you can run and gun to this bunker and dont have to slide. Again aim to get their snake player. From there you'll be doing a very low hip slide/superman as the stop offs are in line with the snake. So if you superman youll over slide way to much.

It comes with experience.

when playing snake the more you play the better you will get. Experience is a big part of snake. The new player will panic when the balls are flying overhead. The experience player will move back and snap out.

Confidence is key. Don't be afraid to be shot off the break everyone does once in a while.

With experience will come timing. When playing there is a time to bump up and a time to hold tight. Only though experience will you know what to do in each situation.

So just stick with it. It will all come in time. No one starts out great.

Talk!


When in snake you have to keep talking to your team. If you're not talking they don't know where you are. If they don't know where they are how do they cover your ass?
So keep talking. Even if it's just repeating calls over again. Asking whos where anything just as long as they know you're still in and where you are.

As a snake player you're one of the furthest forward. You should be able to tell either by a quick check or the direction of the paint fly above where the other team is. Its vital you tell your tape who tells you're back centre who tells the other side of the field.

Teams that don't talk lose games very quickly.

A team that doesn't talk wont know if snake has gone. Because if you're shot out in snake you need someone filling in pretty soon.

Personal Preference

Now this bit is my preference. It changes player to player but heres how I like to play.
I'm gonna get ripped for this but a rotor is a dam good snake hopper. There isn't another hopper out there that can take such a beating. Yes the prophecy is good. Halos are good but personally I prefer the security of a hopper that can take a bad dive.

My pack. I currently run a laysick magnetic pack but any brand will do. I use a 4+3 and never use the elastic straps. I use the 4 and thats it. If you use the elastic straps you give yourself an extra 2 inches which makes all of the difference. Besides you wont shoot that much.

Match your tank to your height. This sounds simple but so many people but tanks that are to big/small for them. I use a 68/45 but thats because i'm 6,2. If you're a short guy like 5,5 get a 45/45 if you're a little bigger lets say 5,8 get a 50/45 but just match it to your height.
If your tank is too small you will hunch. If it is too big you will not have a stable hold of your marker.

To be honest a set up does very little in the way it affects a players performance. It's all how you feel comfortable. There is no right and wrong way to do anything. If it works for you do it! There are things I know I should do but don't because i'm more confident doing it my own way.

The only musts for playing snake are knee and elbow pads. You're fine without the rest.


So what if there is no way to get out of snake if I am the last person? What if there is a stand up bunker in the snake? Wouldn't I want to be at this bunker if I am in snake rather than attempting to getting out?

Why would you dive back into the snake if you went infield. Sounds like a lot of wasted time and effort to get into a bunker that is not the best of spots to be in. Sure it's fine if you run down tape and bunker their guy and now your in their s1. But you are already out of snake, just stay out of it. You bunker him at his s2 and dive in to get to his s1. Now what, you might not have a shot on his teammates in that s1. Now you are probably far away from an infield bunker. The other team now realizes you are on their side of the field and moves so you can't shoot them and your stuck, pin downed in their s1. Sure this gives opportunity for your team to move up. Now one of their dorito guys will do a run through on your team catching your team off guard and shoot them out. He will probably trade out. Now you could be stuck in a 1 on 1 situation and you're in their s1.. But you could have just finished the game off yourself by staying outside the snake and going to a midfield bunker and being able to wrap and shoot them in the back or running straight to the back center shooting them before they realize it.

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Posted 03 January 2011 - 06:43 PM

You love annoying me but. It's well know that when you're in snake you want to get out. Yes it may not always be easy to get out but I expect people use common sense. Obviously people should risk getting shot out just to get in a stand up. Tbh it's not regular for snake to have a stand up but yes it would be pretty good to use it.

I know quite a lot of players who run in field and dive over the beam back into snake. Because now they have no snake player you can move all the way up snake. From personal experience it's quite helpful when you're further up the snake.

But seriously stop trying to pull everything I do apart. Is is because you lack self confidence that you seem try and fuck me over all the time?

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Posted 03 January 2011 - 07:29 PM

You love annoying me but. It's well know that when you're in snake you want to get out. Yes it may not always be easy to get out but I expect people use common sense. Obviously people should risk getting shot out just to get in a stand up. Tbh it's not regular for snake to have a stand up but yes it would be pretty good to use it.

I know quite a lot of players who run in field and dive over the beam back into snake. Because now they have no snake player you can move all the way up snake. From personal experience it's quite helpful when you're further up the snake.

But seriously stop trying to pull everything I do apart. Is is because you lack self confidence that you seem try and fuck me over all the time?


Well you did this write-up to help people. You put things about crawling and diving into snake. Pretty beginner, 101 type stuff. And if it is so well known that when you're in snake you want to get out, then why put it in your write-up? I just don't want a beginner to read this, and get in the situation in game or at tournament and think oh I need to get out. Then get blasted and lose the game for his team. I just felt as though you should add more to it is all. Since it is to help people.

If I'm not mistaken every PSP layout had a stand up in the snake somewhere this past season, which is why I said it. Because most fields and small tournaments use PSP layouts around North America..

It is helpful when you're further up the snake. But once you're infield, stay infield. You will find much better results is all I am saying...

All I am doing is helping. I just want this thread to be full of success for when people read it. I want people to learn correctly to improve the sport. I am sorry.

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Posted 05 January 2011 - 04:54 PM

Yes I understand what you wrote and to an extent you're right. I'm merely talking about a different situation in which you go back into snake when there is no real threat and from there you can make it basically to their back corner. Different situations require different actions. If i were to try and cover them all this thread would never end.

As for psp fields, I rarely play them but I understand why you raised the point and In future i'll take a look at a variety of fields rather than the ones exclusive to which I use.

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