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Duke大王

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Duke大王    884

The loss amount seems a lot more variable towards personal performance this time. I noticed when I was getting golds as healer, I'd lose less than if I was getting silvers (damn you lucio and your auto-heal-everyone).

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Chuckles    920

Yeah, the Win/Loss points felt like they made more sense.

I haven't played enough S2 to get a proper feel for it. I enjoyed what I played yesterday (all placement matches).

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Shoukori    167

It seems better than Season 1 to me, with the sole exception that if a teammate leaves your team, you still lose full points for losing, which doesn't seem fair. 

I've been averaging about 30-50 per loss, and probably 20-40 per win, which still seems a bit off, but it could just be the odds calculations for the various teams. So far a very random selection of teammates including many "I have to play Hanzo" types, has led me to a net loss of over 150 points from my original rank (2191 in Gold).

Happy to play with any of you guys if I'm on. Solo Queue is tiresome. I focus on tanks and healing so usually helpful balancing out the Hanzo's.

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Shoukori    167

at least that is useful!

I love to play Zarya, but I do healing a lot in solo because for some reason other people don't like to do it.

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Duke大王    884
4 minutes ago, Shoukori said:

at least that is useful!

I love to play Zarya, but I do healing a lot in solo because for some reason other people don't like to do it.

the rumor circulated around is that only damage roles get the highest ranks, which is actually false (rank 1 in the world player was a lucio main). It persists, though.

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Shoukori    167

I think it is probably *easier* to climb the ranks if you are strong DPS but really it comes down to winning which takes teamwork. 

I think you're right though, everyone is trying to be a hero and carry their team to victory on the backs of their gazillion gold medals from that one amazing Hanzo ult...

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Chuckles    920

Looks like they've ended matches now when any person leaves the game. Without it effecting your score.

Finally.

One hopes the people leaving get screwed.

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mielik    43

10 minute ban on queing for competitive, can still que in quick play. Rating loss equivalent to taking a loss.

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