For me, the definition of Try Hard is as follows:So because you are too high and mighty to use power weapons and lose to people who use them like you are supposed to, and zone you like they are supposed to, they are try hards? I think I'll log you into the salty category of spices.
A player who is willing to do ANYTHING in the power of the game to win. You know the person, that guy that goes to the SAME cheap spot over and over again so long as it works. No matter how frowned upon or discouraged the tactic or strategy is. For example, a player who ONLY camps the cheapest spots, utilizes the strongest weapons in the cheapest way possible (camping in a corner with a rocket launcher or something, never taking a risk in the most douchey way possible).
The other version of try hard I see is are the groups of 10+ players who have sequenced gamertags. Like names with a prefix following like TCL or something. These guys are literally trying to hard in my eyes lol. It's just announcing that they're so lame and into the game that they're willing to pay to change all of their gamertags to something synced up.
I give it my all when it comes to FPS multiplayer, but I'm not a tryhard. Is this sort of making sense? I might not be explaining well.
Heres my new definition
Try Hards = People who use their brain while playing a video game.
Non-Try Hards = People who want to play halo like it is a coloring book with directions.
That's.....one way to interpret that post I guess. But you know exactly what I'm talking about. That certain type of player who ONLY uses cheap tactics and never gets into a face to face confrontation, like shamelessly hiding around a corner indefinitely
regardless of incoming enemies. I play smart and of course prioritize using power weapons, but when I get a rocket launcher, I have at least enough confidence in myself to not be a complete wiener with it.
There really aren't that many tryhards in halo 5. And thus I don't really get "salty" about it like you say.