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MMR does not get inflated, what happens is the uncertainty factor in your MMR gets higher and higher the more games you win. This causes you to be paired against really good players and continued wins will increase your uncertainty factor even higher. Losses bring your deviation from your MMR down.

The MMR rating works a lot like WoWs Arena system, it also most likely only goes up 16-32 points per match at most.

Either way I will take the long term accuracy over something that probably isn't deserved with a few games played. I bet my Huggle account has a better MMR than DoomDash simply because I started over on it, but that's a stupid reason to be in Master League.

At the end of the day less games = less accurate.
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Is getting into master league through points or is it by mmr?
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Originally Posted by Blooregard View Post
Is getting into master league through points or is it by mmr?
So far its in theory MMR, but not confirmed yet.
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Either way I will take the long term accuracy over something that probably isn't deserved with a few games played. I bet my Huggle account has a better MMR than DoomDash simply because I started over on it, but that's a stupid reason to be in Master League.
I bet it doesn't.



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At the end of the day less games = less accurate.
This is true, but you don't need 500+ games to have an accurate skill rating, it's easily possible in 100 or so games.
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Either way I will take the long term accuracy over something that probably isn't deserved with a few games played. I bet my Huggle account has a better MMR than DoomDash simply because I started over on it, but that's a stupid reason to be in Master League.

At the end of the day less games = less accurate.
Adding points won't do much considering that Meatowllegs got to 3k in about as many games as the huggle account.
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It's going to suck having to 3 pylon against Z now .
Well, not much you can do. Gonna have to outmacro and keep on harassing if you plan to win against Z

Anyone else excited about these improvements:
- Battle.net Chat Channels have been added! Players can now join others in both public and private channels.
- Stalemate Detection has been added. This will end the game in a tie for all remaining players if no players have income, production, or destroyed structures for three consecutive minutes. A countdown timer will now appear when the game detects this scenario.
- An Extreme graphics option is now available. Players can now configure screen space ambient occlusion
- Added a toggle button to the in-game replay panel to Show or Hide the timeline/duration information.

lol @
- Fixed an issue where cliff jumping units were able to traverse unpathable terrain.
- Fixed an issue where melee units were unable to attack a colossus when it was on a cliff.
- Fixed an issue where larva would not wander around.
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Yes, I already know that(doom posted replay a while back). I just think it's pretty funny

Edit: Going to predict that after this patch, P would be considered much stronger leading to a slight nerf next patch, buff for T and Z to remain the same
    
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I bet it doesn't.





This is true, but you don't need 500+ games to have an accurate skill rating, it's easily possible in 100 or so games.

But you think 40 is fine?
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But you think 40 is fine?
If the game is matching you up with qxc and you beat him, don't you think the player might be masters league material? Because that's what's going to happen when you have such a ridiculous win ratio.

Don't forget that was on the SEA server where there are a lot less players. It took me ~75 games to get into Diamond from Silver league, so I think it works alright.
Edited by vdek - 1/11/11 at 10:13am
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