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Fortnite Battle Royale • Dec 05, 2018

Fortnite: How would a 'No Weapons' LTM work?

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Fortnite: How would a 'No Weapons' LTM work?
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Fortnite’s large arsenal of weapons makes the gameplay hectic, fun and diverse but a game mode that solely focuses on auxiliary armaments would create another kind of beast.

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Epic Games frequently introduces new takes on its own formula in the form of Limited Time Modes (LTM), and a scenario that takes away primary weapons and turrets from the game would be interesting.

A Reddit post from user ‘An-FBI-Agent’ gave a quick rundown of how a gun-less LTM could work in the 100-player battle royale and it would instantly be one of the wildest additions to the game.

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A mockup of the basic rules to the fan-created concept.

Their concept would keep shotguns, assault rifles, and even pistols from spawning while increasing the spawn-rate of other offerings such as traps, Stink Bombs and others.

The game is littered with ancillary weapons ranging from dynamite, Clingers, grenades, and Spiked Traps, but user ‘An-FBI-Agent’ specifically disallows the busted Mounted Turret even though it’s technically classified as a trap.

A mode like this could increase the chances of seeing exciting new uses for distortion items like Launch Pads, Chiller Traps, Boogie Bombs, Shockwave Grenades and the like.

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A no-gun mode would make pickax fights rampant.

Players who aren’t great at aiming could have a lot of fun in a mode that completely dispels one of their worst skill sets.

Readers were quick to point out that skybases would ruin the idea. But without any guns and an increases spawn-rate to items like Port-a-Forts and Rift-to-Gos could make surprise assaults using only Shockwave Grenades a blast.

The idea is not completely sound, but just with like the LTM’s before such as Close Encounters and High Explosives, players could find unique ways to come on top.

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