Originally Posted by Greenmtnphantom
I'm not terribly competitive so that might skew my thoughts on it a little but my guess would be that most just want gear that they think looks cool.
Just guessing but, probably for everyone that looks a those and thinks "Wow that will hide a hit well" there are a dozen thinking "Holy crap thats sweet" or "that would match my gun/jersey/mask awesome"
I can tell you, with absolute certainty, that at least some equipment selection done at the competetive level is done with a consideration of the ability to camoflauge hits. I don't know how universal it is.
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