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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Intel locations guide

War Pig

Escort the Abrams back to the highway.

Intel # As you head into town with the tank, through the towering stone archway, look to your right. See the taller, three-storey building? Go through the hole in the wall in the two-storey building immediately past it. Up some stairs are three rooms, and the one on the left holds the intel.

Intel # Jump down through the bombed hole in front of you. Cross the street, watching for the store front with clothes hanging in the window. In the back, on the left, is a brown stairwell. Go up and enter the second room on your right. You should see the laptop on a bare cot.

Intel # Near the end of the mission, you'll enter a dark, rubble-strewn room where three of your teammates are shooting at a tank. One soldier holds up his hand to stop your entry. While you wait for them to finish, head a little further down the hall, towards an end room with two small windows. The laptop is here.

Shock and Awe

Surround the last of Al-Asad's forces in the capital.

Intel # On the upper floor of the building where you rescue the recon squad, search the far right corner. Between two barrels, against the front wall, is the laptop.

At this point you should unlock the Look Sharp trophy/achievement.

Intel # Jump down into the courtyard, fight off the terrorists and enter the small building by the containers. On the second storey, in a tiny closet, is the intel.


Find Al-Asad in his safehouse in Azerbaijan.

Intel # After the forest pathway with the white picket fences, enter the first building with the satellite dish outside. On the upper floor, in the bedroom directly across from the stairs, is the seventeenth piece of intel.

Intel # Now, with so many houses to choose from, it's easy to get lost. The one you want is above the burning building and below the water tower. On the ground floor, in a restaurant booth, is the laptop.

All Ghillied Up

Crawl through Chernobyl in a ghillie suit.

Intel # MacMillan will lead you through a deserted church. Before following him back outside, climb the ladder in the back room. At the top of the tower is the intelligence item.

Intel # When you're snaking through the maze of shipping containers, wait for MacMillan to slash the enemy's throat with his knife. He'll go left, but you should go right and through a container. See the laptop? Right next to the sleeping soldier's feet? Yeah, it's tough, but you can nab it without waking him - or alerting the other two soldiers - if you're extremely slow and careful.

Intel # After shooting the sniper on the fire escape, let MacMillan go through the first window. You need to climb all the way to the top and through a higher window to collect this intel.

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Why Modern Warfare's 'All Ghillied Up' Is One Of Gaming's Best Levels

Few people admit to buying modern military shooters for their campaigns, and it's not hard to see why. The Battlefields and Call of Dutys are derided for being simplistic shooting galleries that hold the player back. But what if it didn't have to be that way? What if some game had already done it right?

I think one game actually did get it right, and that game is the one responsible for everything: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.

Everyone knows the first-person shooter genre; it's about player creativity, about engaging with a space and shooting enemies in it. More recent shooters have been accused of laziness, unnecessarily punishing the player for engaging with a space in the way they want. But I think that's because these more recent shooters aren't actually trying to be shooters, they're trying to be experiences.

Unfortunately, a lot of games don't handle the experience thing well.

The Problem

Before we can talk about the cure, we should talk about the disease, and 's Battlefield 3 is a great example of this.

There comes a moment in the stealth mission in the game when your partner Campo tells you to "use your blade" on an enemy. The game forcibly switches you to your knife. The game has told you to be to avoid detection. Crouched, you sneak toward him, prepare to stab… and… die a horrible death. It's weird. One moment, you're standing, the next, your character collapses to the floor, dead. It's like you just had a brain aneurysm. Try switching to your gun, and you'll experience the same fate.

No matter what you do, you will die—until you realize that you're supposed to stand.

Despite being taught to crouch to avoid being seen, in this part of the level you're supposed to walk up behind an enemy and stab him with your knife. It's a contradiction of the way you've been taught to play, and there's no indicator given that you must stand. Logically, you should remain crouching, but if you do that, you will die.

The game is scripted so heavily that the guard won't notice you until you're actually using your blade as Campo instructed, but even then, it's not really you, it's the game. You lose all bodily control as you plunge your knife into the man's neck, guards burst into the room, and you're positioned to run for cover as bullets fire all around you. You had no choice in this; all you got to do was watch it happen.

Not only is the game's poor communication a problem, but there's no drama here, and that's a problem.

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What's drama? Badass Digest's Film Crit HULK explains it like this:


Drama is the thing that compels us to partake in the experience. It's the thing that connects us to the characters and the story. Drama is the single most important thing in stories, and that includes video games. Game drama, on the other hand, is a bit different from traditional drama, because players are in control. With traditional drama, the audience needs to empathize with the characters in question in order to partake in the emotional journey of the story. Games take that a step further: players must take action themselves, often performing difficult, time-consuming tasks. The action of play requires more of the audience than watching a film does, which means that player motive has to be rock solid.

For a game to work, its design needs to be player-centric, encouraging and supporting the player in their action in order to move them along the path of the game's narrative. While the situations may fight the player, the mechanics must not.

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Unfortunately, most games rely on experience systems or other progress mechanics to encourage the audience to move. As a result, we get this big disconnect between gameplay and story. Sure, when you beat a level, the game might present a Dramatic Cutscene, but the real motivator for your progress is probably that nice, juicy " XP!" reward you get for completing the level, not the cutscene. The best games, though? They push us through narrative and gameplay. Half-Life is a classic because it's a game about wanting to survive. Both the story and mechanics support that.

Instead of letting us stab the bad guy, Battlefield 3 takes over and says "hey, bro, I'll stab him. You sit back and watch." It rejects our participation to the point of killing us if we try to interject. This is the modern military shooter in a nutshell, a game so preoccupied creating an experience for its audience that it pushes us out. When a game robs us of our ability to participate, when its mechanics fight us, we no longer find the game fun.

So it's gonna sound weird when I tell you that All Ghillied Up from Modern Warfare is one of the best levels in video game history.

For a bit of context, I need to mention Safehouse, a gameplay-focused level that precedes All Ghillied Up. In it, British and Russian soldiers attack a compound, searching for a mass murderer, eliminating his bodyguards as they try to protect him. It's an enjoyable level, open and full of options. That said, Modern Warfare's gunplay is strange.

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Movement is the cornerstone of good shooter play, but Modern Warfare goes a different route; enemies shoot bullets that can't be dodged, and when you take even minimal damage, the screen turns red so quickly that it's best to hunker down and wait for your health to regenerate. The game's very much trying to say "hey, don't move around much. Treat this like a real firefight, rather than something like Doom."

Your guns are virtually identical to each other, as are the enemy's; in a game like Halo, the guns you have influence the way you move, and the guns being used against you influence that as well. In Call of Duty, everything's the same, so movement doesn't change. Enemies aren't particularly intelligent or fun to engage.

If you judge Modern Warfare as a shooter, it's comes up short. The gunplay and movement has no depth. So where do you find fun and satisfaction? In the experience. The game's deemphasis on movement is important; you're supposed to feel like you're in a real gunfight. When people shoot at you, instead of boldly dodging like a superhuman space marine, cleverly navigating the space to dispatch your foes, Modern Warfare wants you to partake in an experience that's more along the lines of Black Hawk Down.

It's about the drama of being in a battle, not the gameplay of running around shooting dudes.

The level soon ends, and your commanding officer tells a story. Rather than simply exposit, however, Modern Warfare puts you in his shoes. Welcome to All Ghillied Up.

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The Mission

Captain MacMillan rises up from the grass like a ghost. You're both wearing ghillie suits, a strange outfit that snipers use to break up their outline, making them hard to spot. He whispers that the suits will keep you pretty much invisible, setting the tone for the level.

Following his orders, you make your way to a dilapidated structure where you can spot two guards. MacMillan tells you to pick one and shoot. When you do, he kills the other one. Moving on, you hear a group of guards—MacMillan tells you that there are too many, urging you to push past.

You encounter another guard, eliminating him, and move on. An abandoned church has been re-occupied by a sniper. Taking him out is fairly easy, so long as you obey MacMillan's orders. Once you get past the church, which is being used to store missiles, you'll find yourself in an open field. MacMillan goes prone and urges you to do so. A group of soldiers and BTRs, a kind of Soviet armored personnel carrier, move past. It's one of the tensest moments I've encountered in video games. They're right on top of you and you've got to try to stay out of the way without moving too quickly to alert them. Getting through it is thrilling.

Soon, you're on your way. This time, instead of taking out two guards, it's four. Just wait for MacMillan to tell you what to do, however, and you'll be fine. Next, you're sneaking through shipping containers, doing whatever MacMillan says. Or not. You can kill any of the guards he tells you not to kill—it's just incredibly hard to do so; they're far better armed than you are.

Move along and you'll duck between guards for another tense crawl, this time underneath some trucks while guards mill about, looking for you. You'll get out soon enough, fortunately, making a mad dash through some weeds where you've got to take out a sniper, climb through some buildings, cross another yard, and encounter a wild dog eating a man's corpse. MacMillan cautions you to avoid shooting it, so you sneak around, then quietly walk through Pripyat until the end of the level.

Why Ghillied Is Special

Up to this point, it seems as though Modern Warfare is just as bad as Battlefield 3. It might be less aggressive in the way it pushes its players, perhaps, but still just as limiting. So what makes it special? All Ghillied Up is a collaboration, an experience like Safehouse before it—like every level in the game, really. Unlike Battlefield 3, Modern Warfare works with you if you're willing to collaborate.

Yes, both games will kill you if you break their scripting, but Battlefield 3, a character merely says to "use your blade," and doesn't bother to tell you that you've got to stand up. MacMillan's instructions, in contrast, are always clear. The situations presented in Modern Warfare make sense; of course you don't want to try running around when facing a dozen heavily-armed men and two BTRs. Standing up behind a guy in Battlefield 3, on the other hand, seems counterintuitive to remaining hidden.

Actually, that's not entirely true.

You may not want to try killing those men and their BTRs, but remember the church, the one used to store missiles? You can pick them up. You can use those missiles to take out the BTRs, then pick off the men. And it's not the only section where this is possible; the game never invites combat, but it certainly allows it.

Modern Warfare knows you'll try, deliberately or inadvertently, to break its scripting, and takes measures to counter it without simply killing you.

Remember the sniper in the church right before? If you wait for MacMillan's orders to kill him, everything goes smoothly. Ignore him and those four soldiers you skipped will attack your flank while even more hit you from the front. It's a tense, almost desperate firefight—you feel extremely vulnerable, especially because there's almost no cover at this point. It's all open fields, a stark contrast from the game's combat-heavy levels which offered plenty of cover.

Shooting the wild dog against MacMillan's orders also isn't advised, because dozens of angry dogs will arrive and attack if you do. But with the silenced submachine gun you can find elsewhere in the level, it's survivable.

And then there's this. Here, we have a player who kills a crazy amount of enemies and shoots down a helicopter!

All Ghillied Up works hard to create an experience that can feel real, but only if you choose to let it. That's why, if you kill the sniper in the church too soon and survive the frenetic engagement immediately following, MacMillan offers a pithy remark about living dangerously; other games might have killed you if you were caught, but not Call of Duty. Modern Warfare knows you'll try, deliberately or inadvertently, to break its scripting, and takes measures to counter it without simply killing you.

Other games don't work nearly as hard, and as a result, they often break the contract of the engagement. Battlefield 3 could have simply snapped your character in a standing position to kill the errant guard, something many games have done before; instead, it chose to kill you for not following instructions it failed to communicate. It punishes you for being creative, rather than reward you. It's not alone in this.

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Call of Duty 4 always provides a reason for your actions; it carefully contextualizes each situation, clearly communicating its intentions and goals. The only way the average player is likely to break it is if they make the conscious choice to do so. It's still gameplay, but it's less focused on movement and shooting, and more focused on helping you play the part of a person in a distinct space and time.

I think the folks at Infinity Ward who made the game understood that, despite the medium's name, video games don't actually have to be "games," at least in the traditional sense. Before Infinity Ward's founding, many of its employees worked on the Medal of Honor series of games. That series was created by Steven Spielberg, who had been working on his Oscar-winning Saving Private Ryan at the time. Medal of Honor transported players to another world, putting them on the same beach as the one depicted Spielberg's film. It was about living the experience, being a part of a moment.

This is something only video games can do. It makes them special and wonderful. Don't get me wrong, I love traditional gameplay, and I recognize Modern Warfare's take might not match up to Halo's in terms of feel, interactivity, or intelligence required, but that's because it serves a different purpose. Judging Modern Warfare by Halo standards is a bit like judging a steak as if it were a brisket. Both are great and quite similar, but each is terrible by the other's standards.

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Traditional shooter gameplay serves the purpose of skill and creativity. It's about encouraging players to go do their own thing, solving combat encounters as they see fit. It's how everything from Doom to Destiny works. Modern Warfare's gameplay, in comparison, serves the purpose of experience. While I may prefer the former, I enjoy the latter a great deal as well. It's wonderful to be someone else for a while, to experience some moment in time that I wouldn't be able to do otherwise. It's a different kind of play, more role play than game play.

I really like that incredibly tense prone section in Modern Warfare because of what it means for the game. While more recent modern military games have removed control options like lean, prone, and even jump, Modern Warfare doesn't just retain them, it actually implements them in interesting ways.

It's wonderful to be someone else for a while, to experience some moment in time that I wouldn't be able to do otherwise. It's a different kind of play, more role play than game play.

Many modern military games don't just kill you if you wander outside the boundaries they've set. They actually remove movement and control options. It's a process of reducing the things you can do. Battlefield 3 wanted me to walk up to a guy, press an interact button, and then run off in another direction. Modern Warfare gave me considerably more to do, even if it didn't always recommend them.

Modern Warfare isn't like other shooters, and it's not trying to be. It's less about the traditional approach to shooting, which is about problem solving within a space, and more about constantly feeding the player new experiences, giving a purpose and a context to each control in the game.

Modern military shooters are a different kind of video game. Yes, on the surface, the mechanics seem like they might be the same as games such as Doom, but these similarities are tangential. I think games like Call of Duty could be referred to as "experiential shooters," games which utilize the mechanics of the first-person genre as a way to put players in the shoes of another person. It's more about the emotional intensity of the experience than the mechanical complexity of the shooting.

The experiential shooter is its own genre. It doesn't have to be set in modern military environments. It might not even have to be a shooter. In fact, you've probably played a great deal of games like this. They're called "cinematic," games that focus on set pieces, those awesome moments that make jaws drop.

I don't believe there's a problem with jaw-dropping set pieces, but I do think the focus on the cinematic nature of these games actively harms them. Movies are things to be watched; games are things that require participation. Too many cinematic games create moments that disrespect the player's role in the experience. Games like Battlefield 3 reject the player's participation so they can show them a cool knife stab, and in doing so, they ignore the entire point of the medium: interaction.

Modern Warfare's success is because it has all those cool cinematic bits, but it's always aware of the player's presence. It doesn't kill you for doing your own thing, nor does it pull an Uncharted 2-esque "hey, I'm taking over the camera to make you look at this cool explosion." It wants to create an experience for you to be a part of. Other games that have attempted this are too quick to create experiences that they merely want you to watch. Modern Warfare was great because it created an experience you could be a part of, if you wanted to.

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To put it simply, "cinematic" is bad, "experiential" is good. If a developer wants to create an awesome set piece, that's great! Valve has done an amazing job with showing players dramatic sequences without robbing the player of control or killing the player for trying new things. Half-Life 2's opening level doesn't force your eyes toward the Citadel; instead, you walk through a pair of doors facing it, and all visible lines in the scene point to the building. It encourages behavior without controlling it.

When experiential games fail, it's because someone in the development process made a mistake, not because the genre is flawed. Crafting an experience players can be a part of is extremely hard to do well; All Ghillied Up came from the best of the best. Sadly, the cinematic aspect of the experience is all that competitors appear to copy; player-centric design is left by the wayside. I can't think of any other game, even more recent Call of Duty titles, that let me push the boundaries of their scripting the way the church firefight did, for instance.

To put it simply, "cinematic" is bad, "experiential" is good.

Games, by their nature, are interactive, meaning that considerations must be given to the person doing the interaction. When players can't participate, games no longer matter to them. Players are the most important element in the equation, because they're the ones doing the interaction. Modern Warfare's success comes from its respect for the player. Anyone making an experiential shooter would benefit from understanding its treatment of players.

GB Burford is a freelance journalist and indie game developer who just can't get enough of exploring why games work. You can reach him on Twitter at @ForgetAmnesia or on his blog. You can support him and even suggest games to write about over at his Patreon.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare came out nearly twelve years ago. In a medium where just six months can make a game ancient history, that is a long time. And although there have been as many entries in the series as there are years between that release and the upcoming launch of Modern Warfare, there aren't as many games as game-changing as that one was. 

Among the many ways that the game was so innovative was its approach to mission structure. Whereas previous games focused on large-scale recreations of WWII battles, this entry honed in on tactical operations, involving a more intimate sort of violence. This is most pronounced in the mission "All Ghillied Up"

The mission has players switch protagonists, controlling Captain Price in a flashback which sees him fail to assassinate Imhran Zakhaev, the antagonist of the first game. A first of its kind, it was unique to the franchise (and to first-person-shooters) because it required players to think their way through the mission. Sure, it's not dynamic gameplay--it plays the same way every time--but it is tense in its pacing and execution. 

In creating this level, developers had to grapple with many challenges. For one, there was lines of code. The usual amount in that game's levels were about 5, with bigger levels reaching up to 15, Scripting and enemy movement also proved a challenge (the devs had to create whole new animations just so enemies could walk). 

This and more is discussed in an interview with the Infinity Ward developers responsible for the level's creation in a video by Game Brain. 

Running the gamut of development from their first and second entry all the way up to , the interview spans developers' inspirations and setbacks. One of the reasons why the player just teleports into the bird's nest near the end of the level (where they shoot Zakhaev) is because the developer just ran out of time!

All that and more are on the plate in the interview. 

Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare OST - All Ghillied Up

All Ghillied Up

Level from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

"All Ghillied Up" is a level in the first-person shooter video game Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and its remastered version, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered (). Set in Pripyat, Ukraine in , the player assumes control of then Lieutenant Price and is assisted by their superior Captain MacMillan. The player may deal with enemies stealthily, overtly or avoid engaging them altogether.

The name refers to the ghillie suits worn by the characters in the mission. It was designed by Mohammad Alavi initially in secret due to the difficulty of explaining its intricacies to the artificial intelligence (AI) programmer. It took Alavi three months and more than 10, lines of code to make the first minute of gameplay for the level. "All Ghillied Up" has since been recognized by critics as one of the greatest levels in video game history, being praised for its atmosphere, pacing, and player freedom.

Level content[edit]

"All Ghillied Up" is the thirteenth level in Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare'ssingle-player campaign.[1][2] Set in an irradiated wasteland,[3] the player's character, with the assistance of a non-player character (NPC) companion, proceeds through a timber building within a field, past a house, and through an abandoned church whilst taking out enemies. The player proceeds to another field where they encounter a platoon with tanks advancing across it, and hide from the enemies in the foliage using their ghillie suits in prone. They encounter another platoon with a helicopter and military vehicles, and must crawl under a series of these vehicles to avoid detection. They eventually reach an abandoned hotel to prepare for an assassination attempt.[1][4]

At the time of its release, the level was the first in the series where NPCs could react differently based on the players' behavior like those seen in stealth video games.[5] This allows NPCs to react differently based on whether they can detect the player.[5] Throughout the level, the player is presented with numerous choices, to which MacMillan responds appropriately.[6] Near the start of the level, once the player passes the abandoned churchyard, he will warn of an enemy helicopter flying above, telling the player to "get down". However, the player can choose to shoot the helicopter down using a FIM Stinger found in the church, causing MacMillan to say "now you're just showin' off."[1][6] In other instances, MacMillan will criticize the player character when he ruins their cover, and correct them when the player aims at the incorrect target.[1][6]


"All Ghillied Up" is presented as a flashback in which the player assumes control of Captain Price, as a lieutenant.[3] It is set in in Pripyat, Ukraine, fifteen years before the events of the game. Pripyat is a town near Chernobyl which was abandoned after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. In the level, Price has to sneak across the wasteland, with his superior Captain MacMillan.[7] The mission ends with MacMillan and Price setting up in the abandoned Polissya hotel to prepare for an assassination.[1][2][4] The next mission, "One Shot, One Kill", concludes with a failed assassination attempt, a hurried retreat, and a final stand-off in front of the Pripyat amusement park ferris wheel.[1][2][3]


"All Ghillied Up" was designed by Mohammad Alavi, who also designed "Crew Expendable", another level in Modern Warfare, and "No Russian", a controversial level in the sequel Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.[5][8] Alavi studied games from the Half-Life and Metal Gear Solid video games series when creating the level.[5] In it, non-player characters react differently to the player based on distance and angle, rather than a simple proximity trigger.[5] For example, a player might lie prone in the grass and an enemy will not notice them.[5] This code was created in secret by Alavi due to the difficulty of explaining its intricacies to the artificial intelligence (AI) programmer, who was already swamped with work.[5] Alavi called the internal code "garbage", but said that it still "did exactly what [he] wanted it to do", and that he did not "have to compromise on the feel of the gameplay".[5] It took Alavi three months and more than 10, lines of code to make the first minute of gameplay for the level.[5] The lead designer, Steve Fukuda, played the first minute ten different ways and had fun each time, which Alavi considered to be a success. The script was later used as the basis for the AI in Modern Warfare 2.[5]

Initial reception[edit]

Many publications highlighted "All Ghillied Up" as a standout among other levels in the game.[9][10][11][12]Official Xbox Magazine's Ryan McCaffrey praised "All Ghillied Up", opining that it was the best level in the game, and one of the best stealth levels in gaming.[13]Jolt Online Gaming relished the level describing it as tense whilst Kristan Reed of Eurogamer described it as a bleak depiction of Chernobyl.[9][14] Steve Hogarty of Computer and Video Games wrote that the level contains the best moments in the entire series.[15] He went on to say that "All Ghillied Up" is a stealthy mission he had not seen anything like before, and that it is the high point of the game. Hogarty added that it was thrilling and a "moment of brilliance".[15]

Numerous gaming outlets praised the section in which the player must crawl past enemy soldiers and tanks.[16][11][13][10]Jeff Gerstmann writing for GameSpot recounted the section as a breathtaking moment while McCaffrey commended the segment for its high tension.[16][13] Writing for Destructoid, Earnest Cavalli described the section as "an experience that anyone with even a passing fetish for military ops absolutely must experience".[17]

GameDaily's Steven Wong noted that players will experience different outcomes depending on their skill level.[18]GameRevolution compared the level to those seen in the Metal Gear series.[11]


G.B. Burford of Kotaku called "All Ghillied Up" one of the best levels in video game history, citing its heavy freedom of choice in approaching the level.[6] Comparing it to the game's previous level, "Safehouse", he remarked that, while the player could obey their commanding officer to get through the level successfully, they could also win by disobeying the officer's orders, and they would still back up the player, rather than simply killing their character for failing to obey. Burford also complimented the "incredibly tense" prone section as implementing the prone ability in an interesting way.[6]PC Gamer said that "All Ghillied Up" was one of the strongest levels in Modern Warfare, and that it "demonstrates the real craft of a linear story-driven first-person shooter". They went on to compare it to DayZ, with its equally dramatic scenarios, and how it allowed for "personality and freeform set pieces".[19]

IGN called the level one of the best stealth missions in games,[20] and Digital Trends described it as among the greatest in any first-person shooter."[21]Ars Technica's Sam White compared the level's atmosphere and tension to that seen in the Fallout series.[22] Sam Sant of Game Revolution said it was one of gaming's most iconic missions, also noting the ghillie suits worn in the mission are a fan favourite.[23]PlayStation Official Magazine – UK called the level a "stealth masterclass", considering it to be the greatest level in a first-person shooter, and likely the best video game flashback of all time. The publication particularly praised the pacing and the degree of agency the level offers players.[24]The Telegraph's Adam Starkey named the level as one of the series' 10 most spectacular moments, describing it as "brilliantly tense", and calling it one of the greatest levels of the genre.[25] Similarly, Sam Loveridge of Digital Spy classified "All Ghillied Up" as one of the best levels in the genre. Loveridge went on to acclaim the level's tension and described it as a "masterpiece of game design".[26]

Humza Aamir of Techspot said the level was the most intense in the entire story and described it as infamous.[27]GamesRadar+'s Leon Hurley wrote that the mission is "a masterpiece of tension and pacing", and that its recognizable setting and flow "make a level that's better than some entire games."[28] Ben Tyrer of GamesRadar+ praised the level and compared it to "The Gulag", a level in Modern Warfare 2, writing they were both the "defining moments" in their respective stories as one similarity. He opined that "All Ghillied Up" is Modern Warfare's best level because it encourages players to avoid combat instead of embracing it.[29] Tyrer went on to call it the "tense, thoughtful soul of the series" for its message of violence begets violence.[29] Richard Moss of Gamasutra noted a stark difference in the level compared to other first-person shooter stealth missions.[30] This difference being if the player gets spotted in "All Ghillied Up" the game will not have a fail screen, instead giving the player the chance defend against many enemy soldiers.[30] Moss went on to praise the tension and suspense and said it provides "a compelling argument that artful stealth design is more about the experience than the mechanics."[30] Writing for Gamasutra, Mark Davies used All Ghillied Up as an example in examining pace in single-player games of which he described it as a "master class in forced pacing".[31]Ars Technica said the level introduces parallels between Price and the game's main player character Soap MacTavish.[22]


"All Ghillied Up" was referenced in the movie Hardcore Henry, whose director, Ilya Naishuller called it one of the best levels of all time.[32] In 's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, a soft reboot of the sub series, players can unlock the "All Ghillied Up" pack which allows players to wear a ghillie suit and wield a bolt-action sniper rifle, in camouflage with additional netting and silencer similar to that seen in the mission.[23][33][34]


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