Geek Ink Thinks: Spending a lot of time doing something doesn’t automatically make you an expert

DOTA2

I was enjoying a game of DOTA2 tonight when a team-mate and his friends decided to rage at me over voice chat. One of the “insults” one of them flung in my direction was “I have more hours in this game than you’ll ever dream of!” He was not pleased when I pointed out that having hundreds of hours doesn’t automatically make him better at the game.

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Geek Ink Updates: So this update was supposed to go up on Friday, but it looks like it’s going up today instead

Not my usual review content, but here’s some of the stuff I’ve been working on.

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Geek Ink Thinks: The Road to Gold – Why I play competitive League of Legends

It's about damn time! Gold Tier!

So I mentioned in a quick update about a month back that I managed to get to Gold Tier, specifically Division II before Season 3 of League of Legends came to an end. This puts me in the top 13% of competitive players in all of Europe, which is made up of (according to lolsummoner.com) 1.3 million active competitive players.

The Top 13 Percent LoL Summoner

I am fairly pleased with this achievement for two reasons:

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Geek Ink Thinks: How to improve the League of Legends ranked system for Season 4

LoL Ranked System

I discussed in an earlier post why the ranked system that Riot introduced in Season 3 was an improvement over the ranked system for Season 2. While this remains true for the most part, the new ranked system has room for improvement. Here are some suggestions for Riot to introduce into Season 4:

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