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Surely what you're really saying is you want an easier time to find partners.
Could just allow the queue system to filter via:
Achievements, e.g. 2k last season, 2k this expansion, 2.2, 2.4, 2.7, duelist,glad etc.
No man, what I want is very simple, you can find it in LoL, Dota, Overwatch, CS go, Hearthstone. I want to press one button that will queue me together and vs people of my skill level automatically. I want to avoid boosted achievements or 10 year old achievements.
Surely the developers have to work for it, either add a mandatory filter option, or something like Tosan mention about banning OP combinations from the search system, or maybe something else. Also adding some kind of voice coms, and the queue again button, and maybe something else that can help, idk... there are a lot of ideas mentioned.
My point here is why I want this, and I am saying it for the millionth time, I want to press one button that will do the search for me and find me partners of my current skill level automatically, like in every other PvP game. Why is this so hard for some people to understand, I don't get it
Honestly, i dont think solo queue would do anything to the game atm. If people dont want to play a shit game with premades, they wont do it with solo queue. Can you just imagine a new player trying to heal through Feral/Ret/FrostDK/etc dmg? He'll try max 5 games, get shit on every time and never queue arena aver again.
Atleast he will not have to search for teamates for hours in order he get shit on later. With soloqueue he will just press 1 button and start playing the game, and maybe with this way he will have patience to play more than 5 games.
Atleast for me, the main reason I don't find the motivation to queue arena that often these days is not because I don't like the game, is because I don't have the patience to search 30 mins for partners in LFG so that someone rage quits after the first lost and i have to start searching in LFG all over again.
I want to press one button that will automatically do the search for me, like in every other PvP game.
Solo Queue is a must for PvP to be revitalized. Otherwise it's doomed to continue dying (if it hasn't already died).
I envision the best Solo Queue implementation as follows:
a) Separate bracket with separate rewards - ie separate titles, separate tabards/illusions, rating achievements etc. Premade 3v3 bracket rewards should always be "cooler" and "better" than Solo Queue rewards.
Ban tanks and class stacking.
c) Special reporting feature that automatically punishes toxic players (report players for unsportsmanship/bad language, ie throwing and toxicity respectively). If someone gets reported enough they get banned from solo queue for a while, if they get reported more they get banned again (longer) and then eventually they just get banned for the entire season and DQ'd from end of season rewards. If you abuse the report system you also get punished (can't report as often or banned etc).
d) Voice Communication. Implement Battle.net voice into solo queue so that it automatically starts a call. Easy keybinds/access to muting/sound level changing would also be required.
e) Select your comp. Everyone has to select at least ~3 comps that they want to get queued as, that means you have some choice in what you want to play, so you never get matched as Elemental/Enhancement/X or some other really, really, dogshit comp.
f) Duo queue. If you want to play with a friend you can do so, however when you face none-duo queue opponents they lose/win less or more mmr and rating respectively so they don't get punished for playing true "solo". Rules ( and (e) still apply.
Agree with everything apart from the separate bracket thing. The game has simply not enought players to have 2 separte versions active enough. I would rather have soloqueue and premade teams on the same queues but Gladiator and Rank One can only be achieved from premade teams and not from soloqueue.
It will anw be almost imposible to get gladiator from soloqueue when you queue them vs premade teams, but atleast a player will be able to go until ~2500 soloqueue, and through this journey he will be able to find actual good partners that they can add each other on battle net and go for that Gladiator title.
With this way you give reasons for the premade teams to exist, while letting the players have fun queueing solo and having a much grater chance finding real parters they work well with, because they have already played alot together by a "Queue Again with the same Team" button at the end of every arena match.
• “Cut to the Chase” is removed and replaced with “Cripple Wish”.
• “Cripple Wish” makes your slowing abilities reduce the targets movement speed by 50% instead of 30%.
(“Cut to the Chase” was actually an idea from the same guy who invented “Burst of Speed”, who got fired after that but he somehow managed to get a job back in the designing team using a transgender disguise.)
• “Abundance” can no longer stack more than 2 times.
(Lol our designers forgot to add a stack limit to this talent, sorry guys.)
• “Shimmer” is no longer castable while casting.
(We feel like it was unfair to cast Sheep while using Shimmer and the only healers able to counter it was Restoration Druids and Discipline Priests.)
• “Festering Wounds” are now considered as a Disease and thus are being dispellable.
• “Army of the Dead” is no longer usable in Arenas and Battlegrounds.
Our damage is easily healable, we have no offensive pressure, no mobility, no utility, our self-healing is garbage.
No utility???? Mass dispell / Mind Controll / Purge / Silence / Fear (or stun) / Healling reduction (ok they fucked this up a bit). Point is if SP are good at one thing then this is utility. I just want them to reduce mass dispell mana cost by half, cos right now it needs 70% of our mana and this is retarded.
Self healing with vampiric is decent, mostly because we can do self heal and damage with the same spell. But I would love to see Shadow Mend being replaced with a holy school heal so we can atleast cast something when geting kicked on cd on shadow school.
As for the mobility I dont mind, by now u should have got used to SP having shit mobility.
However I think we do need some damage buff. Not sure if that should be on our dots, or on Mind Blast so we can play shadow insight, but they need to give us the ability to put a bit more pressure outside of Power Infusion.
Yeah, well you were right to think that Legion will be released in June right after the WoW movie, cos that would be the most logical think to do in order to attract old players back to the game. However you were stupid to think that Blizzard will ever do anything logical.
Meanwhile in Blizzard's HQ: "Hey guys lets show them the WoW movie in June to get them hyped up, but lets give them the new expansion 2 months later, so that everyone plays WoD and see how grate the game is! And 2 months later we will give them our new expansion because they will love WoD so much in their 2 months gameplay that they will want to try Legion for sure!"