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#3922035 Reasons why 2v2 should be a competitive bracket

Posted Avarencex on 03 August 2013 - 04:03 AM

I believe 2v2 as a bracket should return as a competitive bracket for people to compete for the titles ranging from challenger up to gladiator. In this big wall of text I'm about to write, I will be using numbers from the arena junkies title calcuator from past seasons of the vengeance battlegroup as part of my evidence to prove my point.

In the past couple of expansions, competitive pvp has been on a rapid decline which I believe is directly related to 2v2 being axed from the competive scene. First of all in s6, vegeance had 94 spots in 2v2, 35 spots in 3v3, and 4 spots in 5v5 for gladiator. Then onwards up to s8 there were 43 spots in 3v3 and 11 spots in 5v5 for gladiator. You may look at these numbers and believe that pvp was actually improving since 3v3 and 5v5 went up in competitiveness however punching in the numbers reveals that as a result of 2v2 being  cut from being competitve the number of gladiator spots went from 313 Gladiators down to only 184 (Assuming only 2 players per 2v2 team get gladiator etc etc.). A significant drop in the amount of people playing in pvp by around 40%. This decline continues as the 5v5 brackets across most BGs become functionally zero with S9 3v3 having 33 spots, s10 22 spots, s11 15 spots, and s12 only 10 spots.

Now many people blame the rabid decline of WoW pvp due to it's many imbalances. This is actually true, however this is basically true with any new expansion as older players either outgrow the game or quit because they don't like how the game has changed, this has happened every expansion yet pvp was good a strong during BC and Wrath. What changed everything however was the lack of the 2v2 bracket. The 2v2 bracket was extremely important to break in newer players into the competitive scene of WoW pvp, 2v2 being easier in comparison to the increasing difficultly of 3v3 and 5v5, 2v2 was important to show players the ropes while also making the bracket worth doing aka THE TITLES. Without a incentive to do 2v2, nobody will play it as it will be deemed a waste of time. And when people did get titles in 2v2 they would be encouraged to broaden their horizons, prove they weren't just 2v2 heroes and compete in the 3v3 and 5v5 brackts. But without the 2v2 bracket, newer players are immediately thrown into the fast paced and crushing 3v3 bracket which does alot to basically scare away anybody new from trying to pvp competitively or at all. So basically wihtout the 2v2 bracket, competitive pvp lost the replenishing factor it needed in order to keep itself in a healthy and fattened state and has now led to the ever dwindling state of WoW pvp.

So please show some support for bring back the 2v2 bracket, help save WoW pvp and thanks for making the time to read this post.


#3925587 Come inside to see a joke.

Posted Jokerplex on 13 August 2013 - 01:44 AM

http://www.twitch.tv/dice156/c/2674512


#3922826 Gladiator Crushes

Posted Chanimal on 05 August 2013 - 08:24 AM

Flaberz... I love how he just stealths behind me and ambushes me.

It was such an adrenaline rush when I first met him and his dirty tricks.

Oh, he really did blind me...


#3922801 Gladiator Crushes

Posted Icedbrisktea on 05 August 2013 - 07:00 AM

My Gladiator crush is Kaska. He would win my heart any day. I wouldn't trade his love for anything.


#3922752 Gladiator Crushes

Posted Marshmellow on 05 August 2013 - 02:58 AM

Mine.. Woundman.. how could you deny a face like that?

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#3922744 Gladiator Crushes

Posted Toitles on 05 August 2013 - 02:46 AM

Mine would be Oq, after he life gripped my heart when I met him in California.  Maybe the next time we hang out, he can discipline me ;)


#3922743 Gladiator Crushes

Posted Selicia on 05 August 2013 - 02:45 AM

Everyone has one, secret or not. Maybe it's the way they deep you. Maybe it's how they ravage you from behind. Or maybe it's how their healing touch makes you feel. This thread is about admitting those crushes.

Mine? Venruki. He's super cute, funny, and I've crushed hard everytime I've played against him in 3s. Maybe sometime we'll get to do 3s together, and he'll deep me, or I'll see how far down Venruki can go.


#3886264 AbniDDOSr has appeared, paying top dolla for pictures of him

Posted OneshotScott on 11 May 2013 - 03:00 AM

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#3885133 Gotta be careful when you MD Iceblock...

Posted deprivelol on 07 May 2013 - 10:41 PM

r.i.p oq


#3737607 Karizi: Rank 1 Feral Druid

Posted Yesjuicex on 02 August 2012 - 01:50 AM

View PostBreuerx, on 02 August 2012 - 12:53 AM, said:

You seriously just put up a video against Sulca, the worst warlock in this game? Making Latin America look bad...
te amo


#3758337 Blizzard took actions against Legit Players/Wintraders/AccountShare

Posted Pankakez on 03 September 2012 - 09:11 AM

View PostZapple, on 03 September 2012 - 09:08 AM, said:

Now you're just using the old Oq line "I beat rank 1s before, so clearly I'm allow to win trade to rank 1" and you never asked me to series, unless you spoke to someone else. Anyways, what would hte fun of a 0 pve geared RMP vs BiS heroic pve wizards?.... Answer that one buddy :0

My teams were legit what ever you say we qued into numerous top teams. All I got out of this was you have a mangina and qued into no teams on emberstorm worth a shit so get out of here have fun having your AJ access revoked next week!


#3758339 Blizzard took actions against Legit Players/Wintraders/AccountShare

Posted Warac on 03 September 2012 - 09:14 AM

View Postlukyroughneck08, on 03 September 2012 - 09:11 AM, said:

have fun having your AJ access revoked next week!

Amen someone get this kid out of here.


#3754139 How did you lose your gladiator title

Posted Deeklol on 29 August 2012 - 02:54 AM

got duelist cuz i suck at this game


#3753917 How did you lose your gladiator title

Posted Cevify on 28 August 2012 - 11:57 PM

played with blackrat




rest is history


#3738703 Vengeance Wintraders!

Posted slantsix on 04 August 2012 - 02:48 PM

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