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Glossary Entry: Headshot

Quick Definition

This means exactly what it sounds like it means: shooting someone right in the head.

In most First Person Shooters and Third Person Shooters, shooting an enemy* in the head will do extra damage, making them easier to kill. Some games will go a step further, and reward the player for landing a headshot.

If the game features character classes*, then you can expect the game's Sniper class to be built around this mechanic*.


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