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2 Weeks Ago 03:14 PM
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Is there any news on the baron buff rework promised near the start of S4?
I really don't know. I'm thinking of getting into design playtests, so at some point I might know some things about this stuff. But even when I do, I probably won't/can't say anything.


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2 Weeks Ago 03:13 PM
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WizardCrab, when will Primetime Draven become available for purchase?

I need it in my veins.
As a heads up, I'm extremely unlikely to give release dates in this thread. Both because release dates can slip and also because I don't update the thread THAT often. For instance, I'm only getting back to this thread after he has already been released.


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2 Weeks Ago 03:11 PM
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Considering that Braum was actually featured in the Juggernaut mastery, from what you're saying I could only guess that you're referring to the characters featured in some of the masteries? ;0
Clues could be anywhere. Even RIGHT BEHIND YOU.

But probably not there.


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2 Weeks Ago 03:09 PM
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Vintage Stripper Zilean confirmed
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Do you enjoy your job?
Yes. So much.


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2 Weeks Ago 03:09 PM
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Will you ever grow a beard?
I'm thinking about it for July...


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2 Weeks Ago 03:08 PM
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Originally Posted by HemiPoweredDrone View Post
On a similar note, do you think that Announcer Packs like those in DotA 2 and HoN might ever be possible? Riot seems to have a relationship with many big community figures, outsides ones employed like Phreak or Deficio, but also at least some sort of relationship with big youtubers and streamers like LilyPichu, HotshotGG, and others. I'm sure many people, including myself, would love to buy these. Come on, it's like you guys don't want money.
Possible? Yes. Pretty much anything is possible.

I couldn't comment on if we would do that for sure though.


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2 Weeks Ago 03:07 PM
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WizardCrab,

How hyped are you about Office '13 allowing different Excel pages to be opened like Word docs? Anyone else enjoy it?
It can?!?! Like I can put excel on both monitors without having to open a separate instance that I can't copy/paste formulas between? I don't have Office '13 yet...


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2 Weeks Ago 03:05 PM
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Originally Posted by HemiPoweredDrone View Post
But will there be Kog'Maw? Will we finally have a way to cuddle with our cute little void puppy?

Also, will that tri-force baseball cap that was on Jinx a while go be released in Riot's own store whenever that happens? I liked that it didn't explicitly say LoL but is instantly recognizable to players.
For what it's worth, I forwarded this post to the appropriate people


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2 Weeks Ago 03:02 PM
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post a selfie.
I don't do that. But you can look at my beautiful face on my twitter if you'd like


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2 Weeks Ago 03:01 PM
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out of curiosity, do you think that if such a thing would be implemented, would it be retroactive? is there any reason why it wouldn't be?
Whatever the system ends up being, I feel pretty confident that it will end up evaluating the time before it was implemented. At least in some manner. I'm not 100% on this, but I'm reasonably confident.


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2 Weeks Ago 02:59 PM
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Hey WizardCrab....Whats the status on Dragon Master Swain? ;O
No clue :/


@RiotWhist/IronStylus: Pls be careful when you VU Caitlyn. Be tactful with her IronStylus
2 Weeks Ago 12:40 AM
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IronStylus

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Originally Posted by Xelnath View Post
Having seen your concept, IronStylus, I have to say that my first reaction was:

"Holy ****. This is who she always was." Somehow, you may have changed her armor, but you kept her SOUL.
Oh you!


@RiotWhist/IronStylus: Pls be careful when you VU Caitlyn. Be tactful with her Xelnath
2 Weeks Ago 12:38 AM
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Having seen your concept, IronStylus, I have to say that my first reaction was:

"Holy ****. This is who she always was." Somehow, you may have changed her armor, but you kept her SOUL.


@RiotWhist/IronStylus: Pls be careful when you VU Caitlyn. Be tactful with her IronStylus
2 Weeks Ago 11:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Ginga View Post
Since you brought up Traditional skin. Could you comment on Solution B? In my opening post...under tl;dr...that a grand total of zero people even bother reading.


I'm convinced people read only the title.
b) If you go through with your VU, make her Traditional skin free and available for all the same way Riot Girl Tristana and Unleashed Alistar is. Hell, do that for ALL VU champions why not? What do you have to lose? And if there is any loss at all, do you think it counter-acts the gains of giving everyone access to a skin you aren't profiting from in the first place?
I'm not the one that makes that decision. I can't really answer the question in a satisfactory way, unfortunately.


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2 Weeks Ago 11:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Linna Excel View Post
IronStylus, when the VU does come will it be different enough to warrant doing a traditional skin?
There are differing views on this.

Initially I thought we might be able to just replace her base and be done with it, then I ran an experiment.

I worked on a concept for her for fun last year, just for the hell of it. It stemmed from a paint-over I did over her in-game model quite a while ago for some style guide exploration. I messed around with removing the dress and giving her pants actually. It was sorta cool. I left the upper part of her body in tact to an extent, mainly just updating the style of the clothing. So she sort of had a bullet-proof corset/bustier thing as well as exposed shoulders with long gloves and also updated the hat. Fine enough, I guess.

Later I tried doing a front-on concept with this paint over in mind. I did the same design, leaving the shoulders and upper chest exposed. I gave her sort of a half-coat that had short sleeves. Kept the pants, but let the coat replace the silhouette for skirt. It seemed to work fairly well.

Only problem was the exposed skin. The more I tried to update her fashion, add functionality, and tell the story of her being a sheriff, the more the exposed skin just didn't make sense. Honestly it just looked awkward, like I was exposing skin for exposing skin's sake.

I had made a conscious decision to a) make her feel like the sheriff of a major faction, b) make her stylistically fit in with Vi, Jayce and Jinx, and c) give functionality to her gun, hat, clothing, etc to reinforce those themes, while also trying to make her feel distinctly Caitlyn.

So, I started filling in the holes. I threw out everything in my head that I knew of Caitlyn in terms of what she was and looked at things from the perspective of designing a new character. Given all that above info, what would I design? I could hit those notes of feeling representative of Piltover. I could match her with existing characters. I could make her gear work. Even if someone gave me the ambiguous instruction of "make her feel distinct", there were things I could do. Hell, the hat, gun and fashionable silhouette are the most distinct reads she has, so leveraging those pretty much sums up the path I should take.

So I executed on that. I designed what I felt a one-sheet on her should describe. Sheriff, part of a specific cast of characters, iconic of a specific city-state.

I got a lot of positive feedback on it. That's not to say it was, or will be the final word, but people who did approach me said that it achieved the things they wanted Caitlyn to be without sacrificing what made her, her. Now by no means does that say the job of a potential VU concept for her is done. A few other people had differing notes of feedback, which I totally understood, and wanted to take a crack at addressing in any further exploration.

The concept did change my mind though considering a traditional skin. I didn't feel as though I could completely replicate everything about Caitlyn. I updated her, I made her more cohesive, but I didn't 1-for-1 things. That's the inherent rub of the job. By the results of exploring the concept, I felt as though I couldn't necessarily have my cake and eat it too (no pun intended). I couldn't completely capture the feeling of the incongruous charm despite getting a warm reception by other artists who took a look at it. But that's the thing. Caitlyn isn't consistent with what the other cast members have set up at the moment, and if our goal is to introduce some consistency, then I probably couldn't keep a lot of those contrasts. I could objectively make something cool, but it might not address what charm may or may not be lost in the eyes of enthusiasts.

So there's the cost-benefit. Remove some of the incongruity, loose some of the charm. That has to be analysed to see if it's worth it. My feeling is that what I did was a big enough of a departure to warrant a traditional skin. However, some people disagreed. They felt the concept I did was a fine replacement. I currently don't feel that way.

So, given my experience, I would ere on the side of including a traditional skin, but I am in no way sure that if she ever does get a VU that we'd make one. Right now she's on the radar but nothing is planned. Maybe she'll get overhauled, maybe not. We'll see. My personal feeling is that I'd like to see a traditional skin.

But maybe that's just me trying to have my cake-trap and eat it too.


Riot please... we must have this Jinx skin. RiotTeaTime
2 Weeks Ago 04:55 PM
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Originally Posted by im the clone View Post
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All credit for this masterpiece goes to "VegaColors" who can be found on Deviantart here: http://vegacolors.deviantart.com/

Also, Kha'Zix needs a new skin.
Woah this is awesome!!! VegaColors is one talented dude!!


I play almost nothing but Lucian. Let me help you build him right. Riot Paddo
2 Weeks Ago 02:52 PM
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I think I'm going to play me some Lucian today. Going to share this with some of my coworkers that play him a lot.

Thanks!


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2 Weeks Ago 03:06 AM
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2 Weeks Ago
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Originally Posted by Vistiliath View Post
God bless you parrot. Staying up this late just to talk to us? Pretty rad.
Cold reformat of my PC has left me with many late nights re-installing my life


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2 Weeks Ago 02:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Loken Stoneheart View Post
I think what our.. somewhat rude friend was trying to say was that this seems like a very generic steampunk girl, and that perhaps we'd like her to not go that direction. Honestly, her aesthetic charm and uniqueness is in her very strange, somewhat clashing outfit.

Not to discredit the artist by any means. Its still very nicely drawn and such. It just doesn't quite feel like Cait. I suppose I'm not particularly an expert on this matter, as I personally don't play Cait a lot, but I see her often enough in games to have formed an opinion as such.
It's not so much about execution nor literal translation of this art. When embarking on any character, a new champion or a VU, I gather reference. I gather a LOT of reference. Sometimes it's photo reference, sometimes other artist's reference. It's reference for design, style, technical execution, etc. This piece happens to be among my reference as is has something to contribute to the conversation. Not necessarily at face value, or from a polish standpoint, but because it's a player's interpretation and they've let me see the champion through their eyes. I find that extremely valuable.


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2 Weeks Ago 02:24 AM
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Originally Posted by kjj92 View Post
holy ****! How the **** is this guy a professional artist? You gotta to be blind to think that joke of a "concept" is good, holy ****!
I guess unlike you I appreciate, to an extreme extent, when players of our game go to great lengths to produce artwork, whether it be up to the highest standards of professional polish or a nice communication of an idea through the best abilities the artist is capable of at the time. I don't discriminate.


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2 Weeks Ago 02:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Thanotos Omega View Post
7/10 would receive cryptic potential info from again,

But no really guys she looks just silly, and when that hat isn't the goofiest thing going on you got problems,
Let's get slightly less cryptic. I'll try for at least an 8/10.

There's a fine line where any champion update is concerned. Yep, that hat is goofy. It's straight outta Willy Wonka. Egads, that dress, what is she, a ballerina? WHY ALL THE BELTS, FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, THE BELTS. However, despite all that inconsistency, there's charm. I'm coining a term, right here, right now. "Incongruity charm". The positive emotional responses derived from particular visual aspect of a character that despite making no logical or stylistic sense allows a character to be a) recognized distinctly and b) creates uniqueness.

That's what we don't want to kill, the distinct recognizably and uniqueness of a champion. We want to find a way to make some of that contrast actually consistent without dismantling the character. For me, that means keeping particular reads of a character. It might mean ditching the tutu, but it might mean giving her a long/half coat that creates a similar silhouette. It might mean keeping a hat that's to a certain extent over-sized, but give it a reason for it to be a little unusual, whether that be by adding functionality, adding fashion or creating story.

For Caitlyn all of the above apply in terms of a solution, I feel. We can turn that hat into something that has functionality that Piltover gadgetry is known for, we can make it something that feels integrated into her fashion persona and we can allow it to be a marker of her story as a member of law enforcement.

I actually see Caitlyn being able to get a way with high-fashion garb. I wouldn't yank it right from Victorian London, but I would want to bring it in line with what Piltover is manifesting as in newer characters. That style is more evident and unified in Vi and Jayce. I think it's only appropriate that Caitlyn follows a similar progression. Making sure that charm is intact but dialing back on some of the incongruity.


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2 Weeks Ago 01:42 AM
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Does this work? I personally think it captures her personality perfectly. (it's not mine)
I may or may not have this image in my reference file for an eventual or non-eventual VU.


Save the Purple Minions! Phreak
2 Weeks Ago 12:24 AM
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Red minions are better suited for battle since they have the blood rage.
They also move faster. Everything in red moves faster.


@RiotWhist/IronStylus: Pls be careful when you VU Caitlyn. Be tactful with her Riot Paddo
2 Weeks Ago 11:42 PM
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I have nothing to do with a VU but besides her officer skin when I think of Cait I don't see her as a super sexualized champion comparatively to the rest of the female cast. Most of her skins she is pretty covered up not showing a lot of cleavage and at most she just wears a lot of short shorts and skirts.


Save the Purple Minions! Riot Paddo
2 Weeks Ago 11:30 PM
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Red minions are better suited for battle since they have the blood rage.


Curse Voice Update Riot Sargonas
2 Weeks Ago 08:13 PM
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Originally Posted by iLician View Post
Um, easy fix, add a voice chat when season 4 worlds is over for upcoming season 5.
Adding our own is something we are researching. Not saying we definitely will, or wont, but we are sincerely taking the community sentiment into consideration and investigating possibilities. What may come of that, who knows.. but it's not something we've closed the book on.


Save the Purple Minions! AutumnMemory
2 Weeks Ago 06:45 PM
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I, AutumnMemory, support you until the death of my champion! (And I will respawn and continue to support you).

As a purple champion, it is our responsibility to remember the purple minions have sacrificed their life to protect you! Each one of these minions wanted to become a champion just like you. We shall not discourage them for going after their dreams. Instead, we shall take revenge for the allies that have died for their loyalty and commitment! We shall take revenge for the allies that have sacrificed their life! We shall end the game early to reduce the death of purple minions! We shall score 15/0 on every battle field of Summoner Rift so our enemy can surrender at 20!

To the death of Blue Champions! To the death of Blue Nexus! To Victory! (In Warlord's Voice)


Curse Voice Update Phreak
2 Weeks Ago 04:23 PM
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Originally Posted by canadianForces View Post
plz riot stop wasting time on a voice chat that and fix drop hack and your ping probleme
I can promise you that the network engineers are not the ones handling Riot-Developer relations, or detailing Third-Party-Programs rulings.


Curse Voice Update Riot Sargonas
2 Weeks Ago 03:54 PM
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Since this is a hot topic again, let me outline some clarity on why programs like Curse Voice, Razer Comms, and others are considered against our policies.

We do not have an issue with people using voice chat, per-say. Skype, Ventrilo, Teamspeak, we know these things are used regularly and that's fine. Our concerns are when programs interact with the game (during the champion select lobby experience for example) and prompt you with overlays that say "Hey, people on your team are running XYZ software. Click here to chat with them." That's where our concerns come in as this is doing several things, including breaking the "should not interfere with the player experience from Play to End of Match Screen".

I also want to point out you're perfectly fine to have curse voice installed and use it with other games, we wont ding you for simply having it. We're even working with them to hopefully find a solution where everyone, especially the players, win.


Curse Voice Update Riot Sargonas
2 Weeks Ago 02:38 PM
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Hey guys, I just wanted to pop in here. It is NOT ok to use Curse Voice yet. Yes they removed timers, but there are still other concerns we had outlined in our original statement regarding voice chat and overlays. (timers were only 1 of three issues we had with the application at that time.) We're working closely with Curse to help them make changes that will fit within the guidelines of our ecosystem, so hopefully in the future it will be in the clear once more, as we DO want this to work out well for everyone. However, at this time nothing has changed since our last posting about the issue a few weeks ago.


@Vesh how's the Soraka rework coming along? Vesh
2 Weeks Ago 01:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Cynicatt View Post
Y-you mean everything but starcall right?... RIGHT!?
Starcall is literally just a stat-check. It also tells Soraka to build tanky and stand in the middle of the fight. These things directly conflict with the goals of making an interactive character who can also be a best-in-class healer as her unique support niche


@Vesh how's the Soraka rework coming along? Vesh
2 Weeks Ago 01:37 PM
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So an Abaddon-style heal with both a Health and Mana Cost?
It would probably also need a mana cost to make Soraka not feel bad about buying all the mana items that we push supports towards. I'll be able to talk more about what is working and what types of things we're trying as we build more confidence in the direction. Right now we are really just exploring whether this healing pattern can work and feel fair and impactful for both teams.


@Vesh how's the Soraka rework coming along? Vesh
2 Weeks Ago 12:36 PM
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Originally Posted by The Mechy View Post
Okay, but she better not be just like sit way far back and auto heal everyone to full.
This is absolutely the biggest risk with a healing champion. Heals undermine action and make it feel pointless to engage with the enemy. One way we are looking at solving this is the idea of the "infuse healer" who martyrs herself by giving up her health to an ally. Ideally, she has some interactive way to regenerate her health if she is successful (for instance, some form of offensive spell with adequate counterplay). If you make the healer more at risk as they heal (by making them at lower and lower health) then the "kill the healer" gameplay becomes much more realizable.


@Vesh how's the Soraka rework coming along? Vesh
2 Weeks Ago 10:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Dryad Soraka View Post
in that case, PLZ LISTEN TO HIM and keep her a healer. tank u. love u.
That's the goal . We sat down and said "what would we be willing to sacrifice to make Soraka the best healer we can" and we decided the answer was everything (if we had to).


daily reminder diana needs to be looked at still gypsylord
2 Weeks Ago 10:05 AM
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Hey guys,
Thanks a ton for all the feedback. Am reading through the whole thread.

Again, it's unlikely these changes will happen. I'm just spitballing with you guys to better understand Diana's identity and what could be done with her.

Some general trends I'm picking up:
Assassin pattern would be missed.
What's a "fighter" anyways and how does that help define a champ's identity?
R damage spike at 6 would be important to laning and sorely missed.
Maybe switch R and E?
If she doesn't just kill a guy how does she survive in a fight?

Will try to respond to some of this stuff later this evening when I get more time. Gotta get back to work on next champ D:


@Vesh how's the Soraka rework coming along? Vesh
2 Weeks Ago 10:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Dryad Soraka View Post
Don't keep us out of the loop please.

Also try not to take too many design tips from Morello.
Actually, Morello has been the one who has really been driving the vision of her remaining as a healer above all other things, at any cost.

pls nobody tell him i told u dis. it would ruin his reputation of hating healerz


From the summoner's name above, who do you think they play? Riot Dranik
3 Weeks Ago 05:10 PM
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I'd have to say Garen. He loves doing 360s!


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3 Weeks Ago 04:29 PM
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How do you control for the effects of novelty on sales?
Everything is analyzed in context of course.
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Gromps too?
I can only hope!


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3 Weeks Ago 04:28 PM
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What is WizardCrab .-.
Ouch.


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3 Weeks Ago 04:28 PM
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Are there ever plans of making custom bundles. Very soon after Hippalu$'s start at riot he made a poll of a bunch of stuff players might want. Just wondering if the interest wasn't there or if there were plans to bring custom bundles into play sometime in the future [soon(tm)]???
Not off the table, but no plans for this right now.


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3 Weeks Ago 04:27 PM
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Hi WizardCrab.

What happened to Wookie? I haven't seen him ever since the I See Stars "dunk".
No idea, I don't know him personally.


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3 Weeks Ago 04:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Enerith View Post
So, a while back (right about when Hipposomethingorother was hired) he said that he wanted to implement some sort of reward system for purchasing RP, I quit playing league for most of S3 and am just getting back as of a month or so ago and was kinda surprised nothing had come along yet. Something along the lines of Spend $250 get a summoner Icon, $500 Ward Skin, $1000 champion skin. Is there anything in the pipelines like this?
There is something, but exact implementation is a little different. I can't share much of anything on it though.


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3 Weeks Ago 04:26 PM
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Hey WizardCrab.

*Knock Knock*

....jk. NSA already knows who's there.


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Hey Crabby I know your not the one that works on this stuff but do you know if Cho'gath is getting any attention for a VU?
I do not.


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@WizardCrab

Mind passing "I See Stars" Situation to other reds?

Kinda sad to see a long time player (Since season 1) get banned for being accused of drophacking by a CM, and climbing back up to diamond to prove his innocence.
That's not a situation I can comment on, and I can assure you the appropriate people have seen it.


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3 Weeks Ago 04:18 PM
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Thank you for the answer!

Your merch stuff is rolling out though? Any idea what we can look forward to coming in?
I really don't know, but my guess is that there will be poros involved to at least some degree


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3 Weeks Ago 04:17 PM
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WizardCrab what is your opinion on Riot's encouragement of concentrated hate on an individual champ? How many Teemos have been killed off in their videos? How many times has Riot written of slaughtering Teemos? No other champ receives this sort of discrimination. I feel this is really inconsiderate of Teemo fans, and the joke has grown old. This promoted hate is to the point that it affects in game experience. Teemo has a powerful global taunt and players who pick/play Teemo are treated far more poorly by other players than any other champ from my observations. Even on the forums pretty much any comment expressing support or love for Teemo on threads gets down voted =/
My opinion is that it's alright. I think you need to use that global taunt to your advantage. Like add extra pressure so your team can take objectives.

People love to hate Teemo. That comes from the community. I don't think there's a ton we'd be able to do about that even if we wanted to...


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3 Weeks Ago 04:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Linna Excel View Post
WizardCrab, would you considering selling things like traditional skins for IP instead of RP and have them always available? That'd be a cool way for people to get a skin of a champ who had a VU and would be a way to get them into "buying" skins.
Probably not, but I can't say for sure. Skins are pretty solidly in the "only RP" camp for right now.

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Also, are you guys going to speed up your schedule for making champions cheaper? Some games out there or in development don't make you buy champs at all and after you announced your plan to make older champs cheaper, riot slowed down releases.
I don't think so. You also have more time now to earn IP between champions, if that helps at all.


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3 Weeks Ago 04:12 PM
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I don't mean to be "that guy", but I recall certain legendary legacy skins being re-priced on their re-release. I myself was refunded half the price of Annie in Wonderland.
That was a sale. Annie in Wonderland is still considered 1820 RP.