Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory – Tips & More


How to see the hitboxes in Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory
Saturday, November 29, 2008, 19:04
Filed under: Aiming, Off-Topic | Tags: ,
buggy/offset on railgun (ET Main)

View ET-hitboxes: buggy/offset on railgun (ET Main)

As Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory uses 2 to 3 boxes drawn around the actual player model, it is essential for you to know how these boxes look to get a good aiming. So perhaps you want to check out for yourself what they look like in different situations (e. g. while climbing a ladder, while beeing in the railgun-train, while swimming, …). In order to view the hitboxes, you need a server that allows cheats and use debugbullets. Sadly in most cases there are no possibilities to view the hitboxes in your recorded replays/demos unless the game was recorded with cheats enabled, because the debugbullets hit boxes are server side things. But Continue reading



Hitboxes in Enemy Territory (ET Pro) – reyaIP report
Saturday, November 22, 2008, 15:37
Filed under: Aiming, Fun | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
... acting headless?

... acting headless?

In Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory each playermodel gets 2 or 3 boxes drawn around itself. Those boxes are the hitable sweet-spots – the hitboxes. Hitboxes have always been a problem in Enemy Territory as they seemed to be not accurate enough, wrong or even missing. This especially concerned the head-box which registers headshots that do up to 50 damage and thus far more than body shots what makes them very desirable. Bani tried to fix the problem with ET Pro and he came up with new headbox-code b_realhead (see changes in ET Pro 3.2.0, May 2005), better antilag-code and other stuff; but the results still seemed to be everything but perfect. Let’s have a look at some screenshots of ET Main & ET Pro hitboxes in different situations and draw implications for our gameplay. Continue reading