1. #9681
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    Not a terrible night, but some strange games. One, my team literally couldn't kill anyone except when I'd dropped Supercharger. Weirdly it was enough to win.

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    Keep getting teammates that get stuck on the 2/2/2 meta and bitch every time it looks like people won’t play it, just to get their way and then lose to a 1/3/2 comp or a 1/4/1 or any other combo that’s not 2/2/2.
    My rating is also tanking faster than it has in 2 seasons. Think I’m just going to try new heroes b/c then at least I’ll feel like my rating is going down from my fault than the teams.

  3. #9683
    So I've been playing Ashe for the last few games - holy shit, I dunno if aiming in helps my accuracy, but my hit % has gone WAAAAY up versus other hitscans, it's insane - I'm an average to okay dps player, which is why I play Moira mostly - but for like 5-6 games in a row I've gotten 4+ golds and PoTG as Ashe, genuinely the most fun I've had on overwatch since it came out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eapoe View Post
    Keep getting teammates that get stuck on the 2/2/2 meta and bitch every time it looks like people won’t play it, just to get their way and then lose to a 1/3/2 comp or a 1/4/1 or any other combo that’s not 2/2/2.
    I won a game with five supports and a dps a few weeks ago. ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE.

    (also 3 tank / 3 support is very common right now so that makes being overly anal about 2/2/2 extra silly)

    But yeah, I generally don't even say anything as long as we have at least one tank and one heal (of which I am one of those), unless the match has started and it's obviously not working out. Weird comps can work, and you never know if they will also have a dumber comp you can exploit. Even if the enemy has a pretty normal roster, sometimes weird picks can sometimes throw them off enough to do well.

    But I still do want people to actually try to do what works best for the game. I'm not sure what frustrates me more, the mains who refuse to switch heroes when the one they're playing is not doing well for that comp/map/whatever, or the people who are like "fine if you're going keep playing X, then I'm going to just dick around." I'm really not a fan of the "my team isn't trying to build a decent comp so I'm just going to make it worse" mentality. A lot of players who are trying get caught in the middle and it just makes the whole situation worse. Yeah, I don't really like it when our DPS against their Widow/Pharah is a Junkrat and a Mei, but that doesn't mean I want our tank to say "fuck it" and play Genji either. It just makes the experience miserable for everyone.

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  5. #9685
    I have officially uninstalled the game. I might come back but decided it’s time to take a break. It’s been fun for the most part and has given me hours of enjoyment, but as of lately I have been having everything but fun with the game.
    To all that are playing I hope you continue to enjoy it. I plan on giving it a shot again later but I just feel like the game has gotten a little stale on some fronts and too aggravating on others.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eapoe View Post
    I have officially uninstalled the game. I might come back but decided it’s time to take a break. It’s been fun for the most part and has given me hours of enjoyment, but as of lately I have been having everything but fun with the game.
    To all that are playing I hope you continue to enjoy it. I plan on giving it a shot again later but I just feel like the game has gotten a little stale on some fronts and too aggravating on others.
    Not trying to take a dig or anything, I'm just genuinely curious why are people uninstalling if they're still planning to play the game later on in the future? What's the point of uninstalling and then installing again when you get back to it VS just let it sit there until you play again?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Twen View Post
    Not trying to take a dig or anything, I'm just genuinely curious why are people uninstalling if they're still planning to play the game later on in the future? What's the point of uninstalling and then installing again when you get back to it VS just let it sit there until you play again?
    Eh, why not?
    If you want actual reasons,
    1). It’s an old habit back from when hard drive space used to be an issue.
    2). It serves as a reminder to myself that I’m taking a break for a reason. I rarely get angry at games, aggravated sure, but not angry. OW is making me angry. I still have rare games where I have fun, but most are aggravating and anger inducing. In case I ever get a nastalgic feel I sometimes go back to play, just to encounter that frustration again. Seeing Install instead of Play reminds me why I’m taking a break.
    3). That’s pretty much it.
    Not to sound like a smartass if I did.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Packers01 View Post
    How is the new character Ashe? I've been gone since a little after Brigitte came out. I loved the original roster and to me the biggest let down is the new characters. I thought everyone after Ana was basically terrible.
    I have played her very little cos she's a little high skill floor for me, but Ashe is pretty cool and fun.

    That said, I like most the new heroes (although tuning is not perfect on several of them) post-Ana, so maybe I'm not the best judge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eapoe View Post
    Eh, why not?
    If you want actual reasons,
    1). It’s an old habit back from when hard drive space used to be an issue.
    2). It serves as a reminder to myself that I’m taking a break for a reason. I rarely get angry at games, aggravated sure, but not angry. OW is making me angry. I still have rare games where I have fun, but most are aggravating and anger inducing. In case I ever get a nastalgic feel I sometimes go back to play, just to encounter that frustration again. Seeing Install instead of Play reminds me why I’m taking a break.
    3). That’s pretty much it.
    Not to sound like a smartass if I did.
    I kinda do the same thing, I move it(and league) to an external drive, I only do that instead of deleting cause I live in the bush and get internet from a wifi tower 1.5 kilometers away with top download speed of 175Kb/s.

    Before I did that, I can't count how many times I would start the game and I ask myself why about 2 minutes later.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Packers01 View Post
    How is the new character Ashe? I've been gone since a little after Brigitte came out. I loved the original roster and to me the biggest let down is the new characters. I thought everyone after Ana was basically terrible.
    Ashe is great. For a Widow player who never really set with McCree or 76 as someone to go to when fighting got too close she ticks so many boxes. I mean, basically she’s Ana without having to heal, and a bit more mobility so I’m sure you’ll enjoy.

    It’s also nice to not get a hero that’s trying to fix the game. As much as I love Sombra, she’s never really fit in because she was designed to fix problems like Barriers and Turrets which never existed as problems and she never fit that role well anyway. It’s taken Doomfist being OP to give her a purpose; which is a pretty lame purpose especially since he’s nerfed to the ground on PTR.

    Brig’s also been nerfed to the ground and it looks like all CC is in their sights going by a recent post from Geoff, so it looks like we’re heading back hard for a lot of dive heroes, which means Ashe will be pretty useless as she gets destroyed by them. Enjoy her while you can.

    As for the other new heroes, I think Moira was a fine addition. Hammond and Orisa are a bit of a wasted effort. I mean Hammond is fun but terrible, and Orisa is function and not very good; but like most Tanks they just haven’t had much development attention which shows the arguments over “we just need more tanks” are BS - we got more tanks but they suck and no one wants to play them.

    Sure Doomfist and Brig have been problematic. But they should have seen that coming with Roadhog 1.0.
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    Time to give up. Nobody wants to Tank anymore and I seem to have slipped into trying to carrying peoples' Bronze friends territory. 22% healing card with Zen. How does that even happen?

    How do people not understand that 3 support without 3 tanks is a waste of time?

    What in hell is Mei doing complaining about a lack of damage? Mei is why there's no damage.

    Seems also now that "Join VC" has become a massive red flag as well. Someone asks that, guaranteed loss.

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    fucking draws.... waste of time

  13. #9693
    Quote Originally Posted by Jessicka View Post
    Ashe is great. For a Widow player who never really set with McCree or 76 as someone to go to when fighting got too close she ticks so many boxes. I mean, basically she’s Ana without having to heal, and a bit more mobility so I’m sure you’ll enjoy.

    It’s also nice to not get a hero that’s trying to fix the game. As much as I love Sombra, she’s never really fit in because she was designed to fix problems like Barriers and Turrets which never existed as problems and she never fit that role well anyway. It’s taken Doomfist being OP to give her a purpose; which is a pretty lame purpose especially since he’s nerfed to the ground on PTR.

    Brig’s also been nerfed to the ground and it looks like all CC is in their sights going by a recent post from Geoff, so it looks like we’re heading back hard for a lot of dive heroes, which means Ashe will be pretty useless as she gets destroyed by them. Enjoy her while you can.

    As for the other new heroes, I think Moira was a fine addition. Hammond and Orisa are a bit of a wasted effort. I mean Hammond is fun but terrible, and Orisa is function and not very good; but like most Tanks they just haven’t had much development attention which shows the arguments over “we just need more tanks” are BS - we got more tanks but they suck and no one wants to play them.

    Sure Doomfist and Brig have been problematic. But they should have seen that coming with Roadhog 1.0.
    I disagree about Hammond, he can be extremely devastating in the right hands and his ult is a lot better at area denial than Torb's. Hammond requires a lot more skill to be effective at diving in and causing havoc compared to D.Va and Winston, so it's far more likely that it's just most people you see playing Hammond are just bad at him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Packers01 View Post
    How is the new character Ashe? I've been gone since a little after Brigitte came out. I loved the original roster and to me the biggest let down is the new characters. I thought everyone after Ana was basically terrible.
    I agree with you! I really dislike Sombra, Doomfist, Orisa, Brigitte and Hammond. They add too much CC, which there alread was enough of before them.

    Moira was great tho, and Ashe seems kinda nice too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jessicka View Post
    Nobody wants to Tank anymore.
    Tanking is a thankless job. Healing is a thankless job. I can't tank very well so I just heal instead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Projectmars View Post
    I disagree about Hammond, he can be extremely devastating in the right hands and his ult is a lot better at area denial than Torb's. Hammond requires a lot more skill to be effective at diving in and causing havoc compared to D.Va and Winston, so it's far more likely that it's just most people you see playing Hammond are just bad at him.
    I've just watched one of the videos of the OW World championship and there seemed to be a lot of Hammond use. Didn't see Orisa ever I don't think. That said I wasn't watching the Grand Finals.
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    I know I like to moan about the broken placement system and peoples attitude in silver (Last season crawled my arse out of that shit hole bronze up into mid gold); but I did this seasons placement games and placed in 2300. Happy enough with that. dropped to 2100, went back up, dropped again all fine.

    The last 72 hours though fuck me. The people I'm getting placed with is just insane. Hand on heart I'd say I've lost 4 games or so from being outplayed, no issues they just played better than our best. 2300 down to 1650 as of this morning.

    Honestly, the toxic, I've never seen it so bad. And none of them have the skills to go with the attitude. If it isn't leavers 1 minute into a game it's just general arguments before the game even starts. People running 5 dps then raging at me for not healing quick enough etc.

    I'm essentially finding myself forced to play a different champion if we want any hope of winning. Then I get games like I just had, they let me DPS and went 2-2-2. Carried that shit on reaper / sombra so easily.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jessicka View Post
    Time to give up. Nobody wants to Tank anymore and I seem to have slipped into trying to carrying peoples' Bronze friends territory. 22% healing card with Zen. How does that even happen?

    How do people not understand that 3 support without 3 tanks is a waste of time?

    What in hell is Mei doing complaining about a lack of damage? Mei is why there's no damage.

    Seems also now that "Join VC" has become a massive red flag as well. Someone asks that, guaranteed loss.
    30% the other day for me.... I only got off one decent transcendence too -.-

  18. #9698
    Quote Originally Posted by Dragon Claws View Post
    Tanking is a thankless job. Healing is a thankless job. I can't tank very well so I just heal instead.
    I play 2-5 characters from each role and I've stopped tanking altogether not because it's thankless but because the frustrations are unacceptable. Rein gets bounced around all over the fucking place, and the other tanks feel bad to play.

  19. #9699
    "fucking retarded team, if that motherfucking sombra would have been killed she wouldnt have gotten those 2 ticks"

    Playing Sombra on Anubis attack. Had to take first 2 ticks on second point on my own as my team had WM+Hanzo main+Ashe vs a Winston and also got outsniped. My team barely got out of spawn, so I "only" had to play around with the lonely Ana defending the point and her allies whenever they ran out of spawn or ran back when I started taking the point.
    Then some of the snipers left and the new additions took healers or non-snipers so we finally got the last tick.

    Still I got no recognition from my team... but from the enemy team, so I'll take that I guess.

  20. #9700
    love it when people can't aim and kill phara but still insist to play ashe (or any other hitscan)

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