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Serious RTS players play HoN. The game is taken so seriously that there's a rating system implemented into the game that if you leave and or lose, your personal rating goes down. Your personal rating determines the kind of people you play with.
LoL is exactly the same.

I played DotA for years and originally was playing HoN a lot, but LoL has absolutely destroyed HoN in the quality of content released since launch. HoN sold copies based on the fact that they were releasing a DotA clone with an improved engine. Both games have a competitive scene to them, but LoL has a much larger player base. It's pretty obvious that LoL was doing something right since S2 decided to add the exact same in game currency system to buy skins into HoN.

The main argument that haters bring to the table is that there are no denies. I loved denies, but removing them doesn't make the game less hardcore in any sense. LoL is based on going for hero kills, and HoN can be played by farming creeps all game. You still need to last hit nearly every creep in your lane to be competitive in higher levels, and there are still major map control factors with the dragon and blue and red buffs.
Edited by Viscerous - 2/7/11 at 12:05am
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post #22 of 59
Definitely not sure if want.
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I love LoL, only sometimes players can be real **** over the chat. And when they die its ofc my fault, and that I bought all the wrong items, and that my masteries arn't right etc I swear half the people on LoL read some guide on the internet and don't dare buy anything outside of what someone else reccomended
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Serious RTS players play HoN. The game is taken so seriously that there's a rating system implemented into the game that if you leave and or lose, your personal rating goes down. Your personal rating determines the kind of people you play with.
...and how is this different from LoL?

While you get a visible ELO rating once you reach level 30 and start playing ranked, there's a hidden one for normal games.
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I love LoL, only sometimes players can be real **** over the chat. And when they die its ofc my fault, and that I bought all the wrong items, and that my masteries arn't right etc I swear half the people on LoL read some guide on the internet and don't dare buy anything outside of what someone else reccomended
Blocking players bars them from playing with or against you in match made matches ever again. So if you start banning them now in a couple months you'll be almost annoyance free.
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Serious RTS players play HoN. The game is taken so seriously that there's a rating system implemented into the game that if you leave and or lose, your personal rating goes down. Your personal rating determines the kind of people you play with.
You've obviously never played LoL past level 30. Not only is there a ranking system, you are allowed to ban certain heros from the game at your choice before each match, which helps with team balance on either side. Not to mention the buffs, which can be capped throughout the game, having to make sure you get the last hit on creeps to get more gold, etc. There is more to it than most people think b/c they don't give it an honest chance.
 
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I love LoL, only sometimes players can be real **** over the chat. And when they die its ofc my fault, and that I bought all the wrong items, and that my masteries arn't right etc I swear half the people on LoL read some guide on the internet and don't dare buy anything outside of what someone else reccomended
Are you passively mocking my 6 bloodthirster build on yi? HEUHEUHEUEHUEHUE
    
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Are you passively mocking my 6 bloodthirster build on yi? HEUHEUHEUEHUEHUE
What a n00b! Everybody knows Yi is a tanker! You can't deal damage if you keep getting killed.
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That's cool and all but I just want them to fix the stupid chat thing which disconnects all day every day. .-.

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What a n00b! Everybody knows Yi is a tanker! You can't deal damage if you keep getting killed.
Nonsense. AP Yi is the way to go!
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I am a Twisted Fate fan, myself. Just got LoL last week and am loving it. Hope it doesn't change for the worse.
   
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