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#21 NsMs

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Posted 30 June 2013 - 11:31 AM

This is fucking awesome! I know i'm no multi-rank on like a lot of people here, and i think the last time i stayed in a team for longer than half a week was when i got the 2k achive a couple of months ago. Since then I have been playing with good people and been on higher MMR but either it's too hard to find time when everyone can play or someone rage-quits after a couple of losses and you have to start all over again. I have a lot to do in school and in the summers i like to be free from a schedule and not have to think about playing WoW three hours every evening to be able to compete at high ratings. I like progressing in skill and i like the feel of actually improving but right now i can't do that anymore, and i can't fucking wait for 5.4, almost only because of this change!
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#22 Hoodzx

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Posted 30 June 2013 - 12:09 PM

great change, can't wait

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Posted 30 June 2013 - 12:22 PM

Only problem that I can see atm is if you wanna mess around with friends w/o screwing ratio/ratings up.. adding an "Unranked" que option like in SC would be cool
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#24 Udderly

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Posted 30 June 2013 - 12:33 PM

So here is my reaction:

Positive:
-Region wide match-making (surprised only a couple people mentioned it) is going to be great.  Needed change for a long time.
-Being able to play with someone who doesn't log a lot without having to worry that they are so much lower than you on the team (my brother, for example, plays with me once a week, so he tends to fall behind in team rating or I have to team hop)

Negative:
-Can see trade chat turning into "LF 2k+ class X, min 60% w/l ratio PST"  I'm hoping that's not the case, but very well could be.
-If they don't find a GOOD way to revamp titles (since something will have to change) then it could be somewhat messed up.

Overall I think this is the right change for the way the game is moving.

#25 Tearbleu

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Posted 30 June 2013 - 08:12 PM

This could make or break arenas depending on how it plays out.

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Posted 30 June 2013 - 10:15 PM

i dont get it. so every game counts now? i cant do any "for fun games"? and if i fuck up at start of season the rest of season is just nvm?

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Posted 30 June 2013 - 10:28 PM

could be nice if they implemdnt something like "reset own rating + win lose ratio"  but whatever, looking forward to the revamp
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Posted 30 June 2013 - 10:57 PM

Interesting. I do not see blizzard removing titles any time soon as it has always existed in arena. the Title's purpose is to motivate players to have something to fight for as well, and to give proof to whoever managed to get it that they are that good. Ofc cheating such as wintrade, DDOS, or even agreements between top players in some communitys have ruined half the point of having titles, than again if titles were to be removed, I think arena would be less competetive in a way. there has to be a reward of some sort for putting that much time and effort into becoming good enough to be forexample glad or r1. My personal opinion anyways.
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#29 kannetixx

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Posted 30 June 2013 - 11:30 PM

View Postdreschnuu99, on 30 June 2013 - 10:28 PM, said:

could be nice if they implemdnt something like "reset own rating + win lose ratio"  but whatever, looking forward to the revamp

yeah its called pay $25 to the blizzard store and you can reset all day! heard it here first.
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Posted 30 June 2013 - 11:33 PM

would be nice if they split it off into how bgs / rbgs are ..

you have arenas that you can just play around in with your friends and do whatever - then you have your rated arenas, maybe give the option to turn it off like 5man - 25man instances and such?
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#31 Doctor M

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 07:16 AM

R.I.P Silly team names and Dakkroth 100-0

View PostEsiwdeer, on 29 June 2014 - 10:58 PM, said:

But look how fucking dumb it was like, a bot could Drain Mana just like a bot could play Hunter ATM.

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 08:43 AM

i will miss team names

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 06:48 PM

How are they going to award rank 1 titles now
RIP Team names
RIP 2v2 carries for gold

#34 Clyx

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 07:05 PM

Hildegard posted that they will be percentage based. (Source was an answer via twitter by Holinka.)

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 10:20 AM

thats better ...

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 05:52 PM

View PostAniroxlol, on 02 July 2013 - 06:48 PM, said:

RIP 2v2 carries for gold

Why would games for gold go away?  If you still only get conquest for wins, I'd think people that just want to cap them fast each week would still pay.  Or are you saying the supply of carriers would dry up?

#37 Cutemoon

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Posted 11 July 2013 - 12:02 AM

View PostReirei, on 30 June 2013 - 01:54 AM, said:

the only issue is that it will be much easier to carry people
so? doesnt mean shit..if ur skilled ur skilled if ur bad ur bad thats it

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Posted 11 July 2013 - 12:10 AM

View PostCutemoon, on 11 July 2013 - 12:02 AM, said:

so? doesnt mean shit..if ur skilled ur skilled if ur bad ur bad thats it

big talk coming from a not even a challenger
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Posted 11 July 2013 - 01:25 AM

View Postkannetixx, on 30 June 2013 - 11:30 PM, said:

yeah its called pay $25 to the blizzard store and you can reset all day! heard it here first.
Sad but will probably happen.
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