I suppose the first piece of advice I would say is to be familiar with the range of your blaster first. I do lots of testing with my blasters before I use them in games not only to see how they perform, but to become comfortable with being able to gauge what I can and can't hit. If you do angled range tests to get the maximum distance of your darts and just go with that when you get to an indoor game, you'll quickly realize that because you can't lob your shots as much, you can't reach out to that maximum range you were hoping for. It's important to test out your blasters in the environment you'll be playing in so that way you can judge distances of what you can and cannot hit in the heat of the game. You'll waste less ammo on opponents you can't dream to hit if you know this ahead of time.
With that in mind, you can still get more of an angled range out of your blaster if you drop down low. Firing from a prone position upwards will give you enough room to lob your shots and get a little more range. This is a tricky maneuver though, since you kill your mobility by setting up for a low shot. It can be useful when used at the right time in a game, but I wouldn't suggest going prone when you're in the middle of a firefight.
Remember, if you're using XLR Disks in a Vortex Blaster that "lobbing shots" doesn't work with the disk system. They need a straight firing path to work best. Disk blasters are best when fired at standing height. Don't angle them, or else you'll see your disks falling out of the air (or coming back to you, depending on how steep the angle is)
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