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michaeltsoon #1 Posted 13 March 2018 - 05:50 PM

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So, as far as I know, nobody is in Diamond League yet. The wait times are atrocious, the teams are as trash as ever, and the rewards are measley.

 

I honestly cannot justify spending more time waiting in queue and winning less just so I can have more so called "good games" and get a few containers that have nothing but boosters.

 

In its current state, Ratings is a nice idea, but not viable at all. I won't be playing it until they significantly up the rewards, and decrease the penalties of losing.


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__The_Dude_30__ #2 Posted 13 March 2018 - 06:01 PM

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Although I agree, I am a sucker for rewards and will be trying to play more ratings to get the rewards.

                                                                                     

                                                                                       

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reluctanttheist #3 Posted 13 March 2018 - 06:02 PM

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The last time ratings battles were on - they were good.  Now, they're baaaaaad.  Don't know why it's worse this time around.

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superfly29erguy_1 #4 Posted 13 March 2018 - 06:04 PM

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It doesn't seem to be any different, maybe even worse with the player base than in regular battles. I feel its like being a good waiter/waitress and having to share your tips with the waiter who doesn't do anything. If I do say 2500 damage and Joe Schmo does 300, the disparity (if any) in ratings points is minimal. I get 25, but he gets 24 just for showing up? If you don't contribute, you don't share in the prize money. This is no different than giving the last place team a trophy just for participating.

 

Another note, why is there a 23 second countdown awaiting players when the players are already there?

 


Edited by superfly29erguy_1, 13 March 2018 - 06:05 PM.


cheesehead247365 #5 Posted 13 March 2018 - 06:10 PM

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why don't all players just boycott ratings battles?

BoomMfer #6 Posted 13 March 2018 - 06:15 PM

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Seems like they took a giant step backwards from the first season.

j0nn0 #7 Posted 13 March 2018 - 06:32 PM

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View Postreluctanttheist, on 13 March 2018 - 10:02 AM, said:

The last time ratings battles were on - they were good.  Now, they're baaaaaad.  Don't know why it's worse this time around.

 

It was decent. Some of the best times I had were when I happened to run into a series of unicum toons or clan countdown sessions. Other than that, it was no different or worse than random. Now it’s exceedingly worse than random and increasingly toxic.

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Allcan #8 Posted 13 March 2018 - 06:45 PM

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Rating is so bad I had a comparable rating with DMG, I can’t even tie his shoes in this game and our ratings are close. I’ve also seen a number of other super uni’s with rating close to mine. I’m not even half as good as these guys and our ratings are similar , what a joke. 
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BorisBaddenov #9 Posted 13 March 2018 - 06:46 PM

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View Postreluctanttheist, on 13 March 2018 - 10:02 AM, said:

The last time ratings battles were on - they were good.  Now, they're baaaaaad.  Don't know why it's worse this time around.

 

The first time they were a novelty - different, with somewhat unknown rewards.

 

Then we played them.

 

Longer wait times

Worse teams (certainly not any better)

Meh, prizes

 

Then "off-season" -  whatever that was

 

Now -- new season

 

Longer wait times in the rated queue

Worse teams (well - they certainly are not better)

Meh, prizes -- Crates?  Yeah baby!  Gimme some gamblin' chips !

 

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XTREMEgecko79 #10 Posted 13 March 2018 - 06:51 PM

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I don't like how they're so focused on WR. If I do 3k damage and win, but Mr. Yolo over here does 0, we get around the same points. Same for a defeat: Let's say I try really hard and do 2.5k damage and lose. Again, some potato on the other team who does 0 or whatever gets all the points! Doesn't make sense. They should assign points on a more individual sense: points assigned (or taken away) based on your damage, spotting, damage ratio, etc. 

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__Crusader6__ #11 Posted 13 March 2018 - 07:10 PM

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I can fix Rated Battles. 

  Tier X only.  

 Points based on base exp.  

   Winning Team:

 750 exp neutral

 751-850 +10 

851-950 +15

951-1050 +20

1051-1150 +25

1151-1250 +35

1251-1350 +40

1351-1450 +45 

1451-1550 +50

1551 -> +60

 

Below 750: -20 

 

Losing Team 

351 and greater + 15 

301-350 is +10

251-300 is +5 

201-250 = 0

200 and lower -20 

 

 


Edited by __Crusader6__, 13 March 2018 - 07:25 PM.

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Kiser_Sosei #12 Posted 13 March 2018 - 07:22 PM

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View Post__Crusader6__, on 13 March 2018 - 01:10 PM, said:

I can fix Rated Battles. 

  Tier X only.  

 Points based on base exp.  

   Winning Team:

 750 exp neutral

 751-850 +10 

851-950 +15

951-1050 +20

1051-1150 +25

1151-1250 +35

1251-1350 +40

1351-1450 +45 

 

Below 750: -20 

 

Losing Team 

351 and greater + 15 

301-350 is +10

251-300 is +5 

201-250 = 0

200 and lower -20 

 

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__Crusader6__ #13 Posted 13 March 2018 - 07:25 PM

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View PostKiser_Sosei, on 13 March 2018 - 02:22 PM, said:

 

WG laughs at your good idea! More boosters as punishment. 

 

No doubt -- and I had to edit my list as I was originally typing on phone and cut off two lines
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michaeltsoon #14 Posted 13 March 2018 - 07:42 PM

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View PostKiser_Sosei, on 13 March 2018 - 02:22 PM, said:

 

WG laughs at your good idea! More boosters as punishment. 

 

So far, a general rule of thumb is that all good suggestions will be ignored, while all garbage suggestions will get implemented 10x worse

 

Just look at how long we've been waiting for a platoon indicator light and how morons complaining have succesfully gotten several balanced tanks nerfed to the ground


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fedsnbr #15 Posted 13 March 2018 - 07:50 PM

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View Post__Crusader6__, on 13 March 2018 - 02:10 PM, said:

I can fix Rated Battles. 

  Tier X only.  

 Points based on base exp.  

   Winning Team:

 750 exp neutral

 751-850 +10 

851-950 +15

951-1050 +20

1051-1150 +25

1151-1250 +35

1251-1350 +40

1351-1450 +45 

1451-1550 +50

1551 -> +60

 

Below 750: -20 

 

Losing Team 

351 and greater + 15 

301-350 is +10

251-300 is +5 

201-250 = 0

200 and lower -20 

 

 

 

This would work out a lot better than the current fixed theme. The losing team should probably all be negative (proportionally of course) though, otherwise there will be a quick inflation in ratings.

Dan_Deerso #16 Posted 13 March 2018 - 08:06 PM

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How about, top person on the winning team gets 28 points, then each person down the list based on XP gets 4 less.

 

First in XP: 28

2nd: 24

3rd: 20

Last in XP: 0

 

Then the losing team does it backwards but negative,

Last in XP: -28

3rd in XP: -12

First in XP: 0



Apple_Pen #17 Posted 13 March 2018 - 08:11 PM

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more like.. Ragin' Battles...

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Doomking11 #18 Posted 13 March 2018 - 08:16 PM

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And the point of rating battles is?.....

 


__Crusader6__ #19 Posted 13 March 2018 - 08:20 PM

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View PostDoomking11, on 13 March 2018 - 03:16 PM, said:

And the point of rating battles is?.....

 

You tell me, then we will both know...

 

Seriously I see extra spare parts as the only benefit.  

   That and measuring EPEN -- can't discount that ;)

 

 


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SpartacusDiablo #20 Posted 13 March 2018 - 08:27 PM

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