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Originally Posted by Pandora51 View Post

Wait unranked and ranked have different mmr?
Is it still possible to play as unranked player against ranked players?

Yes and yes.
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Originally Posted by DoomDash View Post

Even playing Unkranked? Should just play Eye of the Tiger before you play a match biggrin.gif.

I played a lot of Enforcer in the background, it gave the best results, but being pumped does not entirely protect you from stress smile.gif
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Yeah if you get ladder ptsd just play unranked and do whatever you want. Unranked has seperate mmr, I was vsing daimond and masters before I started taking a little break in unranked.

For some reason I was always matched against much stronger players than me, Diamond or Platinum. Every unranked game was a defeat.
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I played a lot of Enforcer in the background, it gave the best results, but being pumped does not entirely protect you from stress smile.gif
For some reason I was always matched against much stronger players than me, Diamond or Platinum. Every unranked game was a defeat.

Quit 5 games in a row and you'll face worse opponents. I started doing that in HotS due to stupid turtle mech. LotV is a much, much better game - although much faster too. I find it draining after a few games.
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Originally Posted by mothergoose729 View Post

Yes and yes.

That system is terrible but whatever..

thanks

Personally unranked is not an option. Win is win and loose is loose. My mistakes will be the same and it would hurt me anyways.
But thats only me tongue.gif
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Of course it's not an excuse, but devs still use the amazingly fast CPUs that we have today to hide the fact that their code is amazingly inefficient.
Because if you forget one break in a while loop on a 3Ghz Haswell core, the user will never see the difference, FPS won't drop, however you'll still be using 70%+ more CPU time than you need. And when that builds up, people are left with the impression that a Core i3 or a quad-core Athlon are too slow to play games. That is false beyond measure. These CPUs are blazingly fast.
And I'm not saying that's how it should be, I'm just saying that's how it is. And I have experience, because I've written software for 7Mhz single-core CPUs and am currently writing corporate software for Windows and know how to optimize, and therefore can recognize when something is unoptimized smile.gif

You wrote software for 7MHz CPUs with 1 core, these guys are writing software for 2 to 4, GHz CPUs with up to 8 Cores with 16 threads. Games function a lot differently and are a lot more complex than corporate software, especially when it comes down to GPU optimization. StarCraft 2 and all of its simulation is done on only one thread, this is absurdly pathetic. Its not a question of difficulty, but a question of resources and time allocation.

I don't have money for LOTV either, bought many expensive things this month including the iPhone 6S Plus, a Limited Edition Box Set and new clothes, I also had to pay for some expenses from the previous month. Its kind of pathetic, can't afford a video game, lol. But I am a free lancer and my income purely bases on commissions that I get. Once I get an actual job I won't be facing such problems anymore. The thing is though, I sometimes earn more money through commissions than my friends or colleagues who have a monthly salary.

To say the truth, I am not hyped about LOTV. Not at all. Barely anything new which caught my attention.
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You wrote software for 7MHz CPUs with 1 core, these guys are writing software for 2 to 4, GHz CPUs with up to 8 Cores with 16 threads. Games function a lot differently and are a lot more complex than corporate software, especially when it comes down to GPU optimization.

Good thing I'm talking about CPU optimization smile.gif The example I gave is universal for every program ever written in any language.
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Dat Colossus Digital Deluxe Skin though. drool.gif
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Yes and yes.

Yea, that is all I played in Lotv beta. Sometimes I would ask if the person I am facing is playing ranked or not, and if they said yes I would leave the game to let them have the win. Sometimes I would UTTERLY stomp them and just before they are ready to scream mercy and gg I would leave. If you do that the stress leaves. The only thing that stresses me is losing when I am trying to better my rank and league.
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I usually left when I played unranked players since I can't be sure they won't just waste my time, in beta anyway.
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Played Hots a lot, haven't tried LOTV though.

Why do you think it is so much better? smile.gif
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