Geek Ink Updates: I’ve quit League of Legends

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Riot Games has killed ranked ladder for people who prefer to play alone.

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Geek Ink Thinks: DOTA2 gets massive overhaul, LoL players still waiting for standard features

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This article has been updated.

DOTA2 fans were pretty happy this weekend when Valve unexpectedly announced a new update for the game. The update includes an obscene amount of improvements, such as a new UI, new party tools, an improved hero browser, and an entirely new engine so that the game runs faster (follow this link to see the complete list of new or improved features).

Meanwhile League of Legends fans are still waiting for a replay system that was put into testing over two years ago, a new client that’s coming out in dribs and drabs, and for a solution to the huge amount of bugs which spawned the spaghetti code meme in the League of Legends subreddit.

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Geek Ink Thinks – Trolls are the gaming equivalent of criminals and should be treated as such

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Riot needs to actually provide feedback when we make reports against trolls and highly toxic players who go out of their way to disrupt their online game. They are more concerned with protecting the privacy of trouble makers than they are with creating a positive gaming environment.

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Geek Ink Thinks: How to improve League of Legends Ranked Season 5

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I wrote an article last year about how Riot Games could improve the ranked experience. It’s nice to see some of these changes have actually been implemented, but some have not. We’re here today to discuss what Riot Games needs to do to improve ranked in Season 5.

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Cool Stuff: Riot Games videos

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Riot Games, makers of League of Legends, recently released two promotional videos that I thought were really interesting. They’re a game company, but they are expanding into other mediums to help promote the already mega-popular game.

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Cool Stuff: The League of Legends World Championship playoffs start tonight

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Tonight, at 9.00 pm South African time, the League of Legends World Championship playoffs will begin.

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