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    Default Booshka Vs. Boomshot

    now i realize on paper, from past experience, and just from the expectations i had at launch...i completely felt the boomshot had a significant edge over the booshka.

    but thats changed. in no way has the boomshot deteriorated in effectiveness...i just am finding that the booshka's new abilities allow for much more diverse strategies. the extended ammo, the direct impact kill, the ability to bounce off of walls and objects, i feel are significant advantages the booshka has. I know the boomshot should be 3 guaranteed kills...but im finding the additional ammo, and a more selective approach, makes the booshka a superior power weapon. Its not the same for every situation, so just try to think of the overall choice that fits your playstyle over a broad range of scenarios.

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    I wouldn't say it's superior, but it does offer more possibilities.
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    BOOSH is gorasni for BOOM!

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    In the hands of someone really skilled with it, I suppose it would be superior.


    I prefer Booshka more myself. I'm not very skilled with it, but I find it fun to use.

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    Nothing beats the Boomshot when you have a couple of enemies clustered together.
    I voted for the Boomshot, love that weapon!

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    I like the Booshka way more, it takes much more skill to use and is much more fun. It's satisfying as hell when you aim and time your shot perfectly at the enemy, with the Boomshot it's so easy to get kills that I never get that same satisfaction.

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    Everytime I play Execution, the player that spawns closest to it on it's spawn side usually has at least 10 kills. The gun is definitely superior if you know how to use it, and really it's not hard to figure out.

    On execution I would really like it to be a central spawning weapon, It's too powerful for one team to spawn by it and not have to fight for it.
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    bombshot goes way back so ill always vote bombshot
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    Booshka kills are pretty satisfying. I swear I can't get the hang of the damn thing but I also don't use it often. Maybe with this week's event I'll get some practice.
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    I like the booshka alot its an awesome weapon.
    Boomshot is great 2 i cant vote for 1 over the other.
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    I think the booshka is turning into the most annoying gun in the game. In execution, one team automatically gets one and just starts lobbing them across the map. EPIC needs to fix the weapon swaps

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    The boom is easier to use and should be guaranteed at least a kill per shot from even the worst players!
    The booshka can easily get more kills but it takes someone with more skill to use it. Time and time again I see team mates struggle to even get a single kill while using it.

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    I don't know, I prefer the Boomshot's brute force, especially when you've got those annoying Retro noobs, all charging in a parade.
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    boomshot is easier to control and is more powerful.
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    Who doesn't answer the question at hand? Again, I choose Boomshot.
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    On a canonical note, the Locust captured and modified the Booshka to totally kick ass. Just another reason I choose the Boom.
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    The Booshka was a pretty good weapon even though overrun users ruined it for me. However, it had a pretty lame execution though...
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    Boom is easier than the booshka, wonder of wonder booshka is not so bad and difficult.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HystericalSoul View Post
    The Booshka was a pretty good weapon even though overrun users ruined it for me. However, it had a pretty lame execution though...
    What is the execution?
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    Boomshot is still my favourite of the two.
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    Booshka is like a vacuum that can swivel with edges and rounded corners so it's a neat little concept. But the boomshot is a behemoth and my main preference of the two.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OnyxGuardGaming View Post
    What is the execution?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZG-bW2IxGF8 It shows the execution at 0:20.

    I prefer the Boomshot over the Booshka.
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    I'm voting for boomshot,I love arching it perfectly and getting a multi kill.Heck,even if you miss you hear a rumbling thunder sound which is awesome. That being said bouncing a Booshka grenade around a corner and getting a kill is a great feeling of accomplishment.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DarthDara View Post
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZG-bW2IxGF8 It shows the execution at 0:20.

    I prefer the Boomshot over the Booshka.
    So Epic just reused the Sawed-Off's execution. Big deal.
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    Boomshot all the way. In the short time i played J i didn't get used to the booshka.
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    Quote Originally Posted by joal0503 View Post
    now i realize on paper, from past experience, and just from the expectations i had at launch...i completely felt the boomshot had a significant edge over the booshka.

    but thats changed. in no way has the boomshot deteriorated in effectiveness...i just am finding that the booshka's new abilities allow for much more diverse strategies. The extended ammo, the direct impact kill, the ability to bounce off of walls and objects, i feel are significant advantages the booshka has. I know the boomshot should be 3 guaranteed kills...but im finding the additional ammo, and a more selective approach, makes the booshka a superior power weapon. Its not the same for every situation, so just try to think of the overall choice that fits your playstyle over a broad range of scenarios.

    am i crazy?
    The Booshka only has three shots. Not very much. (Couldn't click on red.)
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    And even so, with the Boomshot having 1 shot, it still overshadows the "Boooooooshkaaaaaa!" in power because of it's Boomer-class (literally) strength. Peace.
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    Went for Boomshot for reason being as good as the booshka is with having more ammo to a magazine and still having kill on target hit scenario, it doesn't offer the versatility the boomshot has with the time in which it detonates when in contact with a surface or opposing player as a booshka shot can easily be avoided if it doesn't hit the target or the target is out of range for the explosion to even damage them
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    Booshka is the best weapon in the game if you know how to bounce it, which 99% of people dont

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    Quote Originally Posted by OnyxGuardGaming View Post
    The Booshka only has three shots. Not very much. (Couldn't click on red.)
    It seems like this thread was made before they changed the Booshka to three shots. It used to be six shots.
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    I prefer the Booshka, because in steady hands it's nearly like an explosive sniper rifle. It's just more enjoyable to use (imo).
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