Originally Posted by maggot
Well I was playing devil's advocate on another site, and I am starting to believe what I have been arguing
It seems like we are in the midst of a second pump arms race. Same idea as what happened early in the game when constant air and open class hoppers came to exist.
I am seeing more and more revvies, hitman mods, converted egos... etc.
At this point can the new pump markers be classified as pumps? Or are they mech semis? Instead of pulling the trigger with your right index finger (let's assume we are shooting right handed for a moment) on a mech semi, you are pulling the "trigger" with your left index finger on the pump. The trigger on the latest pump guns is just an obstacle that has to be held down so that the real trigger (pump handle) can be pulled.
Of course AT has been around a long time, but with modern internals and springing the pump stroke is lighter than that of a classic Automag's trigger pull.
In fact, many of the markers even have a trigger looking thing on the pump handle (think hitman mod).
What do you guys think about this rambling?
you mean the current trigger with AT enabled may as well just be the same thing as a 1911 that you need to hold firmly before the gun would work? makes sense.
but on the flip side nelson guns were the first ever, and they had AT as an inherent function of the design.