Posted 25 October 2004 - 10:08 AM
It would have surely rocked.
But it would risk being overpowered if the aliens could not do it also. A prone trooper on a roof top would be really hard to hit with direct fire. If the aliens could just lay out in one of those wheat fields and snipe you from out of sight, it would really add depth to the tactical part of the game.
"Guns aren't toys. They're for family protection, hunting dangerous or delicious animals, and keeping the King of England out of your face."
-- Krusty the Clown, "The Simpsons"