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post #721 of 2264
Hitbox argument is exaggerated. Yeah they are larger than other FPS games, but it is what the game is, so you adapt.

http://kotaku.com/overwatchs-director-on-competitive-controversies-and-1783869335

Article is a recent interview with Jeff Kaplan. They talk about hit boxes and some of the issues and what they are doing to resolve it.
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http://masteroverwatch.com/news/44-eleague-and-faceit-partner-to-present-overwatch-open
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Originally Posted by Cryosis00 View Post

Hitbox argument is exaggerated. Yeah they are larger than other FPS games, but it is what the game is, so you adapt.

http://kotaku.com/overwatchs-director-on-competitive-controversies-and-1783869335

Article is a recent interview with Jeff Kaplan. They talk about hit boxes and some of the issues and what they are doing to resolve it.


I actually agree with Jeff Kaplan on the hit box issue. I adapt when there is a really good Widowmaker or Hanzo on the map, but getting shot through a pillar is when I'm really incensed. But I also think that is a symptom of 20 Hz versus 60 Hz and general lag issues that are common place in every online FPS.


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As someone who plays Pharah 80% of the time since beta and launch, Recently things have definitely gotten harder to just fly around and get kills like I normally would. In the beginning, it was Widow that would always snipe me out of the sky and now its Mcree taking me down in two shots while I'm flying around. I've had to change my play style since but Pharah is absolutely playable. You just can't play her the same way you would before.
Most Ana players aren't that big of a threat but really skilled ones can knock you out of the sky with the tranq darts.
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The whole game has become meh to me after the recent buffs. Blizzard being Blizzard doesn't test any of their patches or lacks any intelligence in what they're doing. Reminds me of D3 where they buff crap then realize a month later they messed up and release a new patch counter balancing it all then from there it's just them chasing their own damn tale cause they can't figure out that listening to the whining sniveling babies who can't play their favorite hero right isn't how you balance the game.

McCree isn't Pharah's arch nemesis, he's everyone's arch nemesis now. He's literally OP as hell now.

They should have buffed D.Va even more than they have. I think adding mini nukes to her guns instead of a shotgun like blast would have finished her buff quite nicely. Her new shield system absolutely broke her.
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The whole game has become meh to me after the recent buffs. Blizzard being Blizzard doesn't test any of their patches or lacks any intelligence in what they're doing. Reminds me of D3 where they buff crap then realize a month later they messed up and release a new patch counter balancing it all then from there it's just them chasing their own damn tale cause they can't figure out that listening to the whining sniveling babies who can't play their favorite hero right isn't how you balance the game.

McCree isn't Pharah's arch nemesis, he's everyone's arch nemesis now. He's literally OP as hell now.

They should have buffed D.Va even more than they have. I think adding mini nukes to her guns instead of a shotgun like blast would have finished her buff quite nicely. Her new shield system absolutely broke her.

I agree - Mech's should have mini rockets, similar to Solider 76 at least... at least she can't get killed by her own ultimate anymore thumb.gif
 
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Ya...because she wasn't already a prime killer as it is, there's no reason her own ult shouldn't have killed her. Her blaster dmg is insanely high and shooting everyone in the back as they run away makes it way too easy.

Her problem was her main attack didn't do enough dmg and her head hitbox was too large, those were the issues. Not her being killed by her own ult or giving the shield system a handicapped. Used to have to be careful how you used your shield, now just use it whenever. Might as well make Roadhogs hook ready to use again if you don't hook anyone.
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It was supposed to be her dmg output getting changed or her hp being buffed, they didn't hint at these changes at all and now she's OP for what she is. Hell I have problems every match even against a bad D.Va player being Roadhog which is just nonsense
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The DVa change was good, she's not an automatic pick. It made her viable, but the team can still do great using other tanks instead.

McCree is overpowered at higher levels, but at about rank 50 he's just a decent DPS. Lower levels he's a bad pick, because you need fairly good aim to play him. I think this shows Blizz balances for the majority who are hovering around 50.

The real problem is Phara is completely unplayable with McCree or Zenyetta on the other team. She needs some way to survive for more then 3 seconds, without making her too tanky. Not sure what that would be.
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