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reaper takes no add on?

game is gonna go crazy....

I kind of miss the game...dont have time to play though
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I have more than 100 games, I think. Yet, I was still in bronze. It's the first time I really played an RTS game, but shouldn't 100+ games be enough for me to at least get to silver for now?

No

I had more than 200 games in bronze before going to silver, 30 games in silver and straight to gold

bronze is the hardest league to get out of in this game, just dont give up and you'll get to where you should be
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reaper takes no add on?

game is gonna go crazy....

I kind of miss the game...dont have time to play though
No

I had more than 200 games in bronze before going to silver, 30 games in silver and straight to gold

bronze is the hardest league to get out of in this game, just dont give up and you'll get to where you should be

I had at least 250 games in bronze before I even started getting matched up against silver players and I was high bronze within the first 50. Even after I began winning >80% of games against silver and gold players, it still took more than 50 games to get promoted to silver.

It's funny but it felt like the difference between top bronze and high gold players was very small. Now that I'm top silver I still feel very little difference between the mostly gold players I'm matched against and the occasional top bronze. Hopefully gold is on the horizon.
     
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I'm starting to get paired a lot against mid-silver players. I guess this means that I'm close to promotion. I have more than 100 points more than number 2 in my bronze league. I do lose most of the games against the silver players I'm against though. When I start pounding them, I might just get promoted soon smile.gif
 
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I'm starting to get paired a lot against mid-silver players. I guess this means that I'm close to promotion. I have more than 100 points more than number 2 in my bronze league. I do lose most of the games against the silver players I'm against though. When I start pounding them, I might just get promoted soon smile.gif

no.. if you lose againts players in the same league is ok, BUT IF, you lose againts player in leagues above you you will not get promotions any soon.. you MUST beat players above you and it has nothing to do with points, im leveling my friend's account, it took me like 20 games streak from low bronze to silver, and i was not even near top bronze, then, it took me like 10 more games treak againts golds and even plats (being silver) and i got promoted to gold, then, after 15 more games again mostly plats and mid diamond i got promoted to plats, im top plat rigth now with that account, and all this in 2 days... kinda boring..

but, with my account, im getting my ass kicked againts top masters, im so mad about it mad.gif
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no.. if you lose againts players in the same league is ok, BUT IF, you lose againts player in leagues above you you will not get promotions any soon.. you MUST beat players above you and it has nothing to do with points, im leveling my friend's account, it took me like 20 games streak from low bronze to silver, and i was not even near top bronze, then, it took me like 10 more games treak againts golds and even plats (being silver) and i got promoted to gold, then, after 15 more games again mostly plats and mid diamond i got promoted to plats, im top plat rigth now with that account, and all this in 2 days... kinda boring..

but, with my account, im getting my ass kicked againts top masters, im so mad about it mad.gif

Very frustrating. I understand completely..
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I just beat a number 40 silver, then a number 12 silver, woop woop! But then I lost to a rank 2 bronze doh.gif
 
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Bronze is by far the most difficult league to get out of. I know because I spent a total of over 500 games in bronze before I FINALLY GOT TO SILVER TODAY! I took such a long time because I was such an on and off player for so long, but today since the new league started a few days ago, I played my placement game and it gave me mid silver. Not as satisfying as working my way through bronze game by game before the season ended but I just couldn't quite make that work. Now I am beating silver players no problem. Everyone rags on bronze but there are good and dedicated players there that regularly get screwed over b/c of trolls and general mayhem in the bronze league.
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Bronze is by far the most difficult league to get out of. I know because I spent a total of over 500 games in bronze before I FINALLY GOT TO SILVER TODAY! I took such a long time because I was such an on and off player for so long, but today since the new league started a few days ago, I played my placement game and it gave me mid silver. Not as satisfying as working my way through bronze game by game before the season ended but I just couldn't quite make that work. Now I am beating silver players no problem. Everyone rags on bronze but there are good and dedicated players there that regularly get screwed over b/c of trolls and general mayhem in the bronze league.

I agree. I remember a game when I was still in bronze league where I got destroyed by a bronze terran who was using unusually good micro, in addition to having me out-macroed. When I checked the replay I saw that throughout the game he maintained an APM of over 150. There's no way this guy was a genuine bronze.
     
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I think the new patch is pretty cool.

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yes. Many other agree. I just absolutely crushed another mid silver player. He came out of his base once. I think the higher bronze/ lower silver players are better than mid silver! although I am losing games too.
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