Sniper Rifles (or anything to do with making the scout rifle into a sniper) Empires doesn't want snipers, due to the large distance of maps, which would make sniping pitifully overpowered. The current ranged rifle is being removed -Taken from the Suggestion thread guidelines - Read this first! thread in the Suggestions forum. http://forums.empiresmod.com/showthread.php?t=5041 Exactly who is "empires" almost everyone I've talked to in the game said they liked sniping and complained because the headshot was nerfed. Large maps are not an excuse to exclude a sniper.2 headshots to kill someone is also ridiculous. If I'm wrong please tell me...I personally think its just the dev. team not liking snipers. And if your going to get all mad and flame me,at least don't get rid of the rifle...because almost all fps's have some sort of sniper.