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  Date Posted #1 Saturday, May 28, 2016 09:43:09 AM   

Getting really good reviews. I'm usually not for FPS but this one seems like it might be up my alley. Anyone given it a shot?

http://ca.ign.com/articles/2016/05/28/overwatch-review
 
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  Date Posted #2 Saturday, May 28, 2016 10:11:44 AM   

Also, any comment on quantum break or uncharted 4? 
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  Date Posted #3 Saturday, May 28, 2016 10:55:41 AM   

Been thinking of picking Overwatch up eventually. Only know people that played the Beta so haven't been hearing too much about it other than reviews. Might be something I get when it's a little cheaper. I love FPS and multiplayer FPS but not sure if this is my type...I prefer Battlefield type series etc. 
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  Date Posted #4 Monday, May 30, 2016 02:20:48 PM   

No no! Fractured Space! http://store.steampowered.com/app/310380/ 
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  Date Posted #5 Monday, May 30, 2016 05:07:57 PM   

Mixed recent reviews on steam fore 
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  Date Posted #6 Tuesday, May 31, 2016 11:02:54 AM   

I'm addicted to Overwatch, has taken over my RocketLeague time actually...

fldash#1155 if anyone picks it up and wants to friend me. I'm pretty rubbish at FPS games however, I have no pixel accuracy anymore at all (old age or lack of practice with games like this I guess). I tend to play heroes like Symmetra or Pharah (rockets have large AOE), or healer like Mercy. 
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  Date Posted #7 Tuesday, May 31, 2016 12:13:50 PM   

The reviews are pretty complimentary of overwatch. Do you feel the actual game is that good too? 
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  Date Posted #8 Tuesday, May 31, 2016 12:36:25 PM   

It's a class-based shooter. If you like those sort of games then I say it's worth it. You get all heroes for free (no unlocking them), including future heroes. There's a decent variety of game modes and maps, and the heroes are pretty diverse as well. I do sometimes feel it being repetitive but that's the same with all shooters I've ever played and generally happens when I always choose the same heroes.

There is no ranked mode yet, coming in June they say, so everything is Quick Match but supposedly still uses MMR. I'd say 90% of the games I play are very close and 10% are stomps one way or another (losing or winning). The close games I'm referring to mean victory within last minute or overtime.

One of the things I like the most is everyone gets an 'elimination' if they do any damage to an enemy, so before in games if I did 99% of the damage and you got the last shot, you'd get kill credit. This game you get eliminate credit if you are alive and you deal any damage at all. So I can have the most eliminations with Symmtra using turrets that slow down enemies and only do marginal damage but allow others to easily finish them off.

It does have micro-transactions if you choose to use them, but everything is cosmetic that's purchasable.

$40 is a pretty decent price as well for something that you know Blizzard will maintain, keep balanced, and have a long-shelf life (as long as you want to play ti most likely). I have played 16 hours since release which is decent amount for me in my limited time.

Edit: The other positive, matches aren't over 10-15m long, so while not as short as Rocket League, still short enough that you can get one or two in without wasting a day. 
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  Date Posted #9 Wednesday, June 01, 2016 11:16:03 AM   

Originally posted by fldash
Edit: The other positive, matches aren't over 10-15m long, so while not as short as Rocket League, still short enough that you can get one or two in without wasting a day.


This. Definitely this. Will be buying after all the parts to my "new" PC build come in.

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  Date Posted #10 Thursday, June 02, 2016 02:53:56 PM   

Got it. Still a mix between this and Rocket League (Trying to get that Blue Star).

It's kinda boring now since you're playing just to play- no ranked/competitive. I'm hoping the ranked play adds some more excitement.

Some of the heroes are a bit imbalanced and hope Blizzard continues to tweak and improve on a consistent basis. Also wish you could pick the type of game you want to play. I like holding points versus escorting the cargo. The spawn points on some maps makes it impossible for you to even stop the cargo for x distance if your entire team dies and they have 1-2 survivors.

Community wise still way better then DOTA / LoL. If you need a healer, more then likely someone will switch. And not everyone is going for the 'damage' heroes. You do get those game, but I normally just leave if it's going to be a romp.

It's an easy pick up for 40 bucks. Getting 1-2 of your friends in a group makes it worth it if you play for 45 minutes and can play the heroes you want (and win). Hell even if you play solo there is a pretty high chance you can play 1 of your top 5 favorites. (and make it a 50/50 chance to win)


edit; I don't have my Blizzard ID up on that list. My bad: xwing#1502 
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  Date Posted #11 Friday, June 03, 2016 10:22:46 AM   

The quick matches are still using hidden MMR so while it's not 'ranked' at least the games are close (most of the time, for me anyway).
 
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  Date Posted #12 Friday, June 03, 2016 02:15:51 PM   

Yeah but you don't see any progression which stinks. I have noticed the games are fairly balanced like you mentioned.

Also is there no scoreboard for kills etc when you press tab? Or am I blind? I just see the heroes and where you rank- gold silver bronze.  
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  Date Posted #13 Friday, June 03, 2016 10:08:29 PM   

Nothing on TAB but who is alive, if their ultimate is up (checkmark) and your stats and the bottom... 
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  Date Posted #14 Monday, June 06, 2016 02:39:06 PM   

Small things like that are annoying and not sure why it's not in the game. Not sure if they are trying to make is super casual or what. 
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  Date Posted #15 Tuesday, June 07, 2016 02:38:45 PM   

Originally posted by x-wing-
Small things like that are annoying and not sure why it's not in the game. Not sure if they are trying to make is super casual or what.


I believe it has to do with keeping the toxicity down... If you can't see how well your team is doing via stats, you can't really rage against them on those metrics... Doesn't stop me from occasionally bitching when I'm playing Lucio and I have most eliminations, damage, healing, etc... 
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  Date Posted #16 Tuesday, June 07, 2016 03:19:32 PM   

how the fuck does his heal work? do you shoot your teammates lol 
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  Date Posted #17 Tuesday, June 07, 2016 06:59:36 PM   

Still playing Arma 3. The Apex Expansion will be available shortly. 
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  Date Posted #18 Wednesday, June 08, 2016 11:01:12 AM   

Originally posted by x-wing-
how the fuck does his heal work? do you shoot your teammates lol


Its an AOE... Just press shift to toggle between speed boost or healing boost, then press E to 'amp it up' and increase either the speed or the healing whichever you have selected via shift.  
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  Date Posted #19 Thursday, June 09, 2016 01:11:03 PM   

So you basically heal all the time? dang. he's a really good hero I just suck at him lol 
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  Date Posted #20 Thursday, June 09, 2016 03:46:05 PM   

Originally posted by fldash
Nothing on TAB but who is alive, if their ultimate is up (checkmark) and your stats and the bottom...


More advanced stats would be nice, but are you just looking for K:D? Because K:D is pretty pointless in Overwatch unless you only play Offensive characters, and even then, there are stats that matter much more like Objective Time, Objective Kills, etc. And how would you even weigh those stats against eachother? There's no point in comparing dick size in this game, because we all know Mei has the biggest dick anyways and ice wall bitches. 
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  Date Posted #21 Friday, June 10, 2016 02:49:32 PM   

I'm looking for anything besides what's there. It doesn't give any type of information besides ult / heroes. Really hope the ranked mode steps this game up or I'm going to be disappointed.... :( 
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  Date Posted #22 Saturday, June 18, 2016 07:33:26 PM   

Apparently Wolf83 has a brother, Wolf86... haha

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  Date Posted #23 Wednesday, June 22, 2016 06:48:30 PM   



Score 99% to 99%. Everyone is dead. I secured the victory.  
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  Date Posted #24 Thursday, June 23, 2016 02:53:45 PM   

look at u
 
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  Date Posted #25 Friday, June 24, 2016 01:35:25 PM   

nice fl- :) 
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  Date Posted #26 Tuesday, June 28, 2016 01:30:58 PM   

 
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  Date Posted #27 Wednesday, June 29, 2016 08:12:05 AM   

3-1 in competitive matches so far... 6 left to play. Funny thing is my loss was king of the hill, and the first round we won 100% to 0%. Lost the next 3 by quite a lot... Not sure what the hell happened... 
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  Date Posted #28 Wednesday, June 29, 2016 09:12:20 AM   

Console pleb here patiently waiting for Competitive. How is it guys? 
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  Date Posted #29 Wednesday, June 29, 2016 02:28:07 PM   

Seems great to me...The amount of teamwork I'm seeing in my games is levels above Quick Play and there is good communication. Won 2 more rounds during lunch so I'm 6-1 with 3 placements left. 
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  Date Posted #30 Wednesday, June 29, 2016 02:33:02 PM   

well shit. guess i'll switch back over to this. I don't even know if I'm level 25 to play competitive lol 
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  Date Posted #31 Wednesday, June 29, 2016 02:40:01 PM   

Originally posted by x-wing-
well shit. guess i'll switch back over to this. I don't even know if I'm level 25 to play competitive lol


I switch back and forth between RL and this. If I start sucking in one I go to the other, if I suck at it, I just quit for the day. haah 
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  Date Posted #32 Wednesday, June 29, 2016 02:55:27 PM   

your days must be short then

huehueuheuh. wish there was a b.net chat app for phones like steam. :( 
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  Date Posted #33 Wednesday, June 29, 2016 04:34:05 PM   

I just got into this. I'm surprised how much I'm enjoying it. Blizz did I good job I think. 
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  Date Posted #34 Wednesday, June 29, 2016 04:38:04 PM   

Yeah I was surprised myself. Although I really feel you get most out of it when playing with friends and not randoms which takes a little away from it. I'll see how the competitive mode goes today to decide if I'll be playing more of this or RL.  
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  Date Posted #35 Wednesday, June 29, 2016 09:08:07 PM   

 
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  Date Posted #36 Wednesday, June 29, 2016 11:19:23 PM   

Went 7-3 in placements, ranked 56.  
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  Date Posted #37 Thursday, June 30, 2016 10:08:10 AM   

So I realize I'm not nearly as good at sniping as some of these other guys. What are some heroes that are good?

Right now I'm using bastion and failing, using reinhart and succeeding, the turret guy I do well with, and soldier 76 is just great. 
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  Date Posted #38 Thursday, June 30, 2016 11:37:55 AM   

Mei is good and annoying. Junkrat for capture points. Genji if enemy team has a Bation. I mean they are all good just depends on what your team needs.

I'm should be level 25 today... I hope...

FL- how long are the matches you've been playing? Reddit said they were upwards of 30min!!! WTF

... appears the ranking system is bugged. busted Oh well 
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  Date Posted #39 Thursday, June 30, 2016 02:01:41 PM   

I tried genji to counter bastion but I got slaughtered =p Have to practice I guess :) I like how in this game you really do use so many heroes. Most battles I'm switching at least once. 
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  Date Posted #40 Thursday, June 30, 2016 02:05:52 PM   

Wow. Check out the eliminations/game.

https://gfycat.com/ElasticHealthyHogget 
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  Date Posted #41 Thursday, June 30, 2016 04:23:35 PM   

They are around 20-30m. KOTH are best of 5. Escort are play each side then coin flip if tied to see who gets to attach/defend and you are only playing for the first checkpoint. Attack/Defend was time bank systems, I played an attack/defend on one map like 6 times before we won... was crazy. 
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  Date Posted #42 Friday, July 01, 2016 11:27:05 AM   

Originally posted by Ucross
Wow. Check out the eliminations/game.

https://gfycat.com/ElasticHealthyHogget


Yes Ucross. Like I posted 2 posts up, the system is busted. You get little to no points for winning certain maps, but you still get full points for losses. Makes it pretty impossible to move up in ranks, but you get moved down full ranks for losses

i don't think that makes sense 
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  Date Posted #43 Friday, July 01, 2016 07:23:46 PM   

Originally posted by x-wing-
Originally posted by Ucross
Wow. Check out the eliminations/game.

https://gfycat.com/ElasticHealthyHogget


Yes Ucross. Like I posted 2 posts up, the system is busted. You get little to no points for winning certain maps, but you still get full points for losses. Makes it pretty impossible to move up in ranks, but you get moved down full ranks for losses

i don't think that makes sense


They fixed this. But now there's a new bug if an enemy player disconnects you don't seem to get full credit for the win, even if they disconnect with only like 30s left in the match.

 
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  Date Posted #44 Saturday, July 02, 2016 10:16:17 AM   

7-3 in placements, like 2-5 since... Down to 53 rank...  
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  Date Posted #45 Wednesday, July 06, 2016 11:18:57 AM   

Think I got 44 with Steve. Down to 42. I'm only playing when someone else is on though. I can't stand playing solo.  
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  Date Posted #46 Wednesday, July 06, 2016 12:36:24 PM   

I just hit 25. Going to do my placements now. I think I suck though so it'll be interesting to see where I land. 
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  Date Posted #47 Wednesday, July 06, 2016 03:12:06 PM   

I went 4-6 and still got 42. I feel there is something lacking with the game still but I can't figure it out.  
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  Date Posted #48 Wednesday, July 06, 2016 04:20:43 PM   

Probably at a sever disadvantage of just playing with one other person, that leaves 4 randoms on your team and more chance of the other team being a group, probably larger than your duo queue.

They fixed some bugs today, but still need to fix the one where you get little gain if an enemy player leaves before it's over... That one is highly annoying.

 
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  Date Posted #49 Wednesday, July 06, 2016 04:26:17 PM   

You both have better stats than me...

http://masteroverwatch.com/profile/pc/us/xwing-1502/compare/be429bc61398c9f0

http://masteroverwatch.com/profile/pc/us/Ucross-1702/compare/be429bc61398c9f0 
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  Date Posted #50 Wednesday, July 06, 2016 04:30:48 PM   

Yeah just read the notes. Supposed to be coming within a week or two. The ranking system is kinda dull. 1-100...? ugh so simple.

Wish they had random drops for skins / items so you can do a little more customization.... Does anyone else have any gripes with the game? idk :(

Can't really compare stats though. You played more games. You play a healer more, and I play a blocker more. But yeah I'm way better so np 
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  Date Posted #51 Thursday, July 07, 2016 03:32:08 PM   

Uh no fl,

Your overall score is 128% HIGHER than mine. You dominate me. :) And 115% higher than xwing. You're amazing man. :)

TBH I have no idea what score means anyway =p 
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  Date Posted #52 Thursday, July 07, 2016 08:00:35 PM   

Originally posted by Ucross
Uh no fl,

Your overall score is 128% HIGHER than mine. You dominate me. :) And 115% higher than xwing. You're amazing man. :)

TBH I have no idea what score means anyway =p


You can't use score, I've just played a shit ton more than you guys. You gotta look at the per/min stuff.

I obviously was carried thru my placements somehow. I'm now 49. When I started I wasn't getting many medals, despite nearly always getting them in Quick Play. I'm finally starting to carry my team more now which means I'm getting closer to my actual skill level (which is not my placement of 56).

I really love this game for some reason...  
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  Date Posted #53 Friday, July 08, 2016 07:37:38 AM   

Last night I played with a group in solo queue, then we all grouped up as a team of 6 because we annihilated. We went around 5-1 but I didn't gain much experience, only back to 50 from 49. I've heard that supports aren't getting proper MMR, wonder if that's still true as I played Mercy/Lucio all the games. 
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  Date Posted #54 Friday, July 08, 2016 11:12:50 AM   

hmm. how the hell did you win 5 games and only go up 1 rank? That's what pisses me off about this game. You win shit-maybe 1/8th level, but if you lose basically it's 1 full rank. I haven't played since the update so maybe it's better, but damn is that really frustrating.  
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  Date Posted #55 Friday, July 08, 2016 11:19:27 AM   

Originally posted by x-wing-
hmm. how the hell did you win 5 games and only go up 1 rank? That's what pisses me off about this game. You win shit-maybe 1/8th level, but if you lose basically it's 1 full rank. I haven't played since the update so maybe it's better, but damn is that really frustrating.


Not sure, I think it's broken currently, but yeah, when I win, I gain little but when I lose many times I lose nearly a whole rank...  
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  Date Posted #56 Friday, July 08, 2016 12:14:54 PM   

What was the rank of the other players you grouped with? They all had to be close since you played randomly with them right?  
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  Date Posted #57 Friday, July 08, 2016 01:37:04 PM   

Originally posted by x-wing-
What was the rank of the other players you grouped with? They all had to be close since you played randomly with them right?


We were all 49-52. Some of them seemed to gain more than me... again, I think it's an issue with playing as a support and not getting the MMR deserved because you don't have much damage or whatever... 
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  Date Posted #58 Friday, July 08, 2016 03:05:31 PM   

I see. Reading through /r/overwatch, it seems apparent everyone is getting annoyed with the system. Sucks.. :( 
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  Date Posted #59 Monday, July 11, 2016 09:21:32 AM   

After playing in competitive for a while I realized I suck at FPSers :) 
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  Date Posted #60 Monday, July 11, 2016 02:22:47 PM   

lol... I think the fast pace makes it a lot harder compared to something like Battlefield or CS. Plus on top of that competitive is a shit show as is.

Playing a builder has been pretty interesting, but once you have to stop the payload it makes it pretty useless. Basic champs really takes away the pace and a little easier to comprehend what the shit is going on  
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  Date Posted #61 Monday, July 11, 2016 03:27:06 PM   

Ucross and I played a few matches yesterday together and just got annihilated. We won 1 of 4 I think... I continue playing last night some more and continued to lose... Obviously there must be some people winning, but then there's this thread on reddit with everyone complaining about losing the majority of their matches...

https://www.reddit.com/r/Overwatch/comments/4sboul/just_lost_23_out_of_25_matches/ 
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  Date Posted #62 Monday, July 11, 2016 04:46:10 PM   

Yikes. Saw the post about the exploits being passed around too... ugh.

Their system is for casual players. I really wish it was anything other then this level 1-100 bullshit. Can Blizzard use something like a League, DoTA, CS system? I don't think if they keep with what they got the game will last very much longer... It's fun but damn frustrating when you keep getting buried when you really shouldn't be. 
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  Date Posted #63 Monday, July 11, 2016 05:08:04 PM   

I was really interested in Overwatch, but to be honest you guys are kind of killing my desire to even try this game now. I never even thought about the fact that there'd be no single player campaign. Kind of assumed there'd be something if you got bored of playing w/ppl you didn't know when your buddies weren't online.

I might opt for Battleborn instead, but I intend on getting that on console and I'm not getting a console until holiday season. 
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  Date Posted #64 Monday, July 11, 2016 05:27:42 PM   

I still find the game fun tbh :) 
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  Date Posted #65 Monday, July 11, 2016 06:20:46 PM   

Yeah it's fun no doubt. I find it hard to devote more than a few a games to it when I'm playing solo unless I got a good streak going. Still worth it to pick up and dick around for a few hours here and there 
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  Date Posted #66 Monday, July 11, 2016 11:05:06 PM   

Ever since I got into the 40s level ranks, my teams are complete incompetence... Bastion on KOTA maps, etc... no one says a word in mic.... I'm now down to 42 and haven't won a game in I don't know how many... Most of them aren't even that close either which is extremely frustrating. The one game I played tonight we smoked the enemy team in round 1 pushing the payload extremely fast. I even had a quintuplet kill (as Junkrat); at the end of that round, someone on our team left. Second round the enemy team pushed the payload. Sudden death, we get attack and we can't attack successfully 6v5. They win.

Obviously, the people on the other side are winning and they are near the same rank... So it must be terrible luck. Blizzard says your W/L should be 50%. I'm now below 40%. 
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  Date Posted #67 Tuesday, July 12, 2016 06:33:38 PM   

Praying they redo the whole system or I probably won't invest a lot of time into it... The new hero looks interesting.....?????

Putting that 1 hero only limit was kinda dumb :( 
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  Date Posted #68 Tuesday, July 12, 2016 10:30:54 PM   

1 hero limit was done because the pro gamers wanted it... and so did the people that watch that shit apparently. No one wanted to see the multi-hero cheese tactics and when they had no limits viewership was way down.

I do think the biggest issue is the amount of players jammed into 20 levels (40-60). It's blizzard so I have home they will get shit together and fix it for season 2... Not like I'm playing it for epeen anyway. So long s I can start getting closer matches without complete fucking idiots on my teams, I'll be happy regardless. 
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  Date Posted #69 Wednesday, July 13, 2016 12:06:09 PM   

Yeah true I'm not trying to be a pro or anything but I'd like to get able to progress instead of being stuck at level 45 for 2 weeks. That's bs 
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  Date Posted #70 Wednesday, July 13, 2016 12:27:57 PM   

Originally posted by x-wing-
Yeah true I'm not trying to be a pro or anything but I'd like to get able to progress instead of being stuck at level 45 for 2 weeks. That's bs


But won't you eventually get to a level and stay there? Maybe you are only a 45 and that's where you will stay... You'd only go up if you get better faster than the other people that are also in that range (as you aren't the only one that will improve in that grouping). That doesn't discount those above you that get worse or those below you that improve faster than you.

I'm less interested in ranking up than I am in finding a happy balance with close, competitive games without a bunch of idiots on my team... Tho maybe I'm the idiot. 
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  Date Posted #71 Wednesday, July 13, 2016 03:33:58 PM   

I really doubt I'm good enough to already be halfway to level 100... Their ranking system sucks. Period. There isn't any difference from a level 30 to a level 40. There is no way in hell anyone will ever climb out of their level because losses derank faster then wins move you up.

There isn't enough disparity between a level 44 to 50. It's all the same thing. But it'll take you 5 losses to get from 50 to 44 and 10 wins to get from 44 to 50.

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this is going to be some bullshit. sigh 
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  Date Posted #72 Wednesday, July 13, 2016 03:36:29 PM   

I've quit because I suck and am not enjoying knowing that. I'm used to being good at games and it's depressing when I play this one. :) 
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  Date Posted #73 Wednesday, July 13, 2016 06:35:38 PM   

lol UC. The game seemed like it was not in your genre  
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  Date Posted #74 Wednesday, July 13, 2016 06:36:01 PM   

Originally posted by Ucross
I've quit because I suck and am not enjoying knowing that. I'm used to being good at games and it's depressing when I play this one. :)



What? You can't quit because you suck... When is the last time you even played a FPS? It's going to take time to get back up to speed... All those strategy games have hurt your aiming skills. :P 
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  Date Posted #75 Thursday, July 14, 2016 11:05:14 AM   

Last night, 2 wins 2 losses - lost 1 full rank. Both losses were as underdogs... argh...

But then I see this post this morning:

http://us.battle.net/forums/en/overwatch/topic/20745646508?page=26#post-502 
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  Date Posted #76 Thursday, July 14, 2016 01:10:37 PM   

But... Did someone on their team leave? That is what it is talking about. Leavers. If you played 4 matches, full 6v6, and still lost a rank going 2-2 that is some bull.  
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  Date Posted #77 Thursday, July 14, 2016 03:35:22 PM   

Originally posted by x-wing-
But... Did someone on their team leave? That is what it is talking about. Leavers. If you played 4 matches, full 6v6, and still lost a rank going 2-2 that is some bull.


Yes someone left, but everyone on reddit is saying they have finally fixed that bug... Hopefully it's true. 
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  Date Posted #78 Thursday, July 14, 2016 04:37:15 PM   

oh well guess that makes sense. your wins didn't give full rank points, but losses did. meh.  
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  Date Posted #79 Tuesday, July 19, 2016 12:11:03 AM   

Down to 39... Too many trolls down at this level... So many games with ridiculous combinations...two Symmetras on KOTH was my favorite tonight. Pointless to even try to win sometimes... 
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  Date Posted #80 Tuesday, July 19, 2016 12:19:33 PM   

lol.... yeah that's rough. almost back to 44. played a few last night and left my computer on only to come back to it making some weird fucking noises. hopefully my video card doesnt die :(


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  Date Posted #81 Thursday, July 21, 2016 08:57:49 AM   

McCree is too strong again, can snipe people pretty easily. D.va is much better as is Zenyatta. Haven't played new hero Ana at all... 
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  Date Posted #82 Thursday, July 21, 2016 05:29:33 PM   

Nerfed projectiles but gave McCree sniper range... Guess someone has to stop Pharah 
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  Date Posted #83 Thursday, July 21, 2016 09:53:33 PM   

I have come to the realization I must just be skill level 39/40... I cannot climb higher no matter what... I'll have 4 golds in Elims, Damage, Objectives Elims and Objective Time and lose... I can't play any better than I am but I still can't carry... 
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  Date Posted #84 Friday, July 22, 2016 01:13:12 PM   

you really can't 'carry' in this type of game. I've yet to see one player dominate and carry his team mates. I've seen a few Genji's try, but fail because they don't have any sustainability- ie life steal on hits etc.. And if people can carry they have already moved onto higher ranks... 55-60 I'd assume. You seem to be getting unlucky with your groups. I haven't had nearly as bad of an experience as you lol.

Played yesterday for 2 games, went 1-1 cause one went into OT and we had to defend... which is impossible now since the increased death timers. Someone said we needed a Syn but I don't think a teleporter would be up in time to make a difference.
McCree's damage is fucking dumb, can basically 2 shot anyone.
Da'Vi is way fucking annoying with that shield. A bit stronger then Rein since she has upward boosters and can get into different locations faster.
Soldier 76's refresh on the aim is a bit annoying.. can't really spray like before which causes his range to shrink a bit. Still pretty high damage if you can get a few head shot hits early in the burst.
Anna seems pretty worthless to me.
Torb- well I think he's worthless outside his ult at the moment. But him being paired with a bastion can be decent if it's on a map that's narrow and not so wide open.

oh forgot bastion. how the fuck does he take NO self damage when he's in tank form and hitting shit right in front of him, or even the ground to jump forward.. that shit pisses me off. Junkrat takes pretty big damage if he grenades close range... :|

All and all pretty happy with the game still. Can play for a few hours without getting completely bored.  
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  Date Posted #85 Saturday, July 23, 2016 01:04:27 PM   

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