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http://na.leagueoflegends.com/news/champion-sneak-peek-%E2%80%93-khazix-voidreaver

Khazix vs Renger = Alien vs Predator?
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Originally Posted by NicksTricks007 View Post

I've been playing LoL off and on for the last year but haven't really gotten into it until recently. A work friend and I started playing normal games together and I find myself really starting to enjoy the game. I'm only level 13 at the moment, but at the rate we've been playing, it shouldn't take long to reach 30. I just submitted my request to join the club and look forward to joining up with any of you guys (or girls for that matter). My favorite champions to play as currently are Cho'gath, Diana and Sion. I'm still trying to learn the LoL lingo so bear with me if I don't fully understand when you're trying to explain strategies and such with me.
What timezone are you on? (please say in GMT it is a lot easier then your timezone name like est pst etc) I am on GMT +10. I am TheDivineFrost if you would like to play one smile.gif.
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Originally Posted by bigal1542 View Post

Play a lot. That is my only advice. Don't give up after two losses. Just play a ton and treat it like normals. Your normal ELO is where you deserve to be, so why not your ranked? I know it seems weird but it has worked for a bunch of friends as well as me. Play whatever role your team needs, try to get good with all of them. Keep your team positive (this one is big), and offer to help other lanes if they need it. If you're destroying your lane, push it up and go gank the adjacent lane. If you're the jungler tell your lanes to stop pushing if they want ganks (especially if they are losing lane). If they are losing badly, camp the lane and only jungle on that side of the map. Stay positive and you can move up, you got plenty of time thumb.gif
Oh, and one last piece of advice. After a game, look at who did well. If they were polite and positive all game, go check out their ranked history and match history. If they look like they deserve to be higher, add em and duo queue. That way there is a 5/8 chance the troll/leaver is on the other team rather than the 5/9 chance when you're solo.

While you are right, you have missed that there is some luck involved. One person can only carry so hard and there is only so much you can do on your own. If you get paired with bad players then you are just out of luck. Which has been my experience in every game. I am not a pro, but I am above 1200 elo in skill.
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Originally Posted by TinDaDragon View Post

AHHHHH!
I'm not gonna ranked till season 3 now. Lost 2 games bot as graves vs ashe and vayne
I can't believe this.

wait why not just find a good partner to play ranked with? best bot adc there is is arguably trist in most situations at least (personal opinion, silver elo, then again i rarely, if ever, play SR).
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if anyone is up for a game, I am currently on. The OCN LoL chat is just me and some1 that is away. They just changed over the to the new champion selection week smile.gif I get to play blitzcrank again biggrin.gif
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LoL is killing esports.

This is the most inaccurate statement I have read to date.
    
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is LoL is an easy game an accurate statement?
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is LoL is an easy game an accurate statement?

I'd say so. Anyone can play to some success, even you tongue.gif
    
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People complaining about Elo hell etc, remember - they have 5 people that might be bad, you have 4 and yourself. So if you're not bad you're less likely to have the worse team.

And also you learn a lot more in ranked than in normals so best to start ranked now and learn as much as you can before season 3 so when you do start season 3 you're going into it prepared. Personally I play more normals than ranked but now that I know I can't loose my gold reward I'm just playing it almost exclusively.
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While you are right, you have missed that there is some luck involved. One person can only carry so hard and there is only so much you can do on your own. If you get paired with bad players then you are just out of luck. Which has been my experience in every game. I am not a pro, but I am above 1200 elo in skill.

Lyno summed it up very well.
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People complaining about Elo hell etc, remember - they have 5 people that might be bad, you have 4 and yourself. So if you're not bad you're less likely to have the worse team.

It is ALL statistics. Sure one game, maybe two in a row if you are real unlucky will have a troll or leaver on your team. Well, if they keep it up, their ELO drops more and you won't see them again. As another troll/leaver is falling in ELO through your range, he has a higher shot of being on the enemy team. That's why I said play a lot. Playing just a few does as you say, "rely on luck", but when you do 300-600 games, then you aren't in the luck category any more. At that point you just need to learn to play with your team better. Once you get playing team games you will understand what I mean. It's not about you crushing your lane opponent, its about your team crushing theirs. You need to help your teammates out a lot if you want to win. Try it for a few games. When you are demolishing your lane, push it up and go gank a lane. If you think a swap might help, bring it up. Even bringing it up creates a more positive atmosphere, but trust me, it helps.
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