Glossary Entry: Spray and Pray

Quick Definition

This is a "technique" seen in gunfights where machine guns or other ranged weapons with a high rate of fire are involved. Basically, you "spray" a large number of bullets in the general direction of your target, and "pray" that some actually hit it.

Since this always results in a lot of wasted ammunition, it's really only a useful approach in games that don't keep track of ammo counts, like shoot 'em ups or other arcade games.

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