‘Noob-tubing’ – referring to the practice in games such as Call of Duty, where the player uses grenade launchers and rockets to fight instead of bullets or knives, usually due to a lack of skill, especially accuracy.
I’m sorry, but I find this to be a totally acceptable practice. True, I am biased in this, but oh well. When you are trying to hit a moving target, tiny bullets seem like a much less effective way to stop them in comparison to a rocket or a grenade. It’s just logic! Explosion or small metal pellet? Easy decision! They don’t require much finesse, and they can be wielded by a player with very little skill, but they’re effective.
In Call of Duty, I’m not opposed to using machine guns and the like, though admittedly I do not have the skills to use a sniper rifle with any efficiency. However, I cannot deny that especially on a map where people are popping out around corners at me all the time, I feel that a few well thrown grenades could clear the problem right up.
Really, it should be called ‘pro-tubing’, don’t you think?