||02-17-2012 08:31 AM
In my experience lately, team comp is not always as important as a player's skill with any one champion. In other words, if a player is skilled at a certain role, and unskilled in another, they shouldn't be playing the role they are unskilled at, regardless of team composition. It would do more harm than good to have an inexperienced support or solo top. What people should do is learn to discuss beforehand what they are good and not good at.
I almost never play mid because I usually do poorly. If a team had all the roles filled except a mid and I was last to pick and had to pick a mid lane champion, they would gripe and whine the whole time about how I suck. Unfortunately, sometimes it's inevitable to avoid this issue when you have three people wanting one certain role. The attitude of players unwilling to compromise is probably the largest issue here.
With that said, my point is basically that simply having the "perfect" team comp (which is just a mirror image of the current meta) isn't a guaranteed win. I think in most cases it's better for players to play a champion they are best with. This is debatable, however. Keep in mind I am merely speaking from my own experience.
I wish there was some sort of way for matchmaking to allow us to match up with certain roles established beforehand.