Re: Why Doesn't Realistic Sniping Exist in Shooters?
Tribes sniper rifle was instant hit weapon, you didn't have to lead the target. Plus it's very possible to see a laser. Grab a laser pointer. Granted its not a very powerful laser, but you can see the beam. Also, many sci fi settings don't use lasers. There are tons of various sci-fi "energy" weapons, phasers, plasma based, EM, etc. As LycosV already pointed out, Flashpoint games are awesome for sniping.
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