@Riot Writing a report on why LoL is trying to be the most sophisticated MOBA

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Compla

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10-12-2012

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Originally Posted by SixMinutesLate View Post
Are you sure you mean sophisticated? It sounds more like you're arguing that LoL is the most accessible MOBA.
An element of sophistication. Improving the community is another.


Maybe sophisticated is the wrong word. Especially since I need spell check to write it half the time.


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Compla

Senior Member

10-12-2012

Putting out some Red bait here.


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SixMinutesLate

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10-12-2012

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An element of sophistication. Improving the community is another.


Maybe sophisticated is the wrong word. Especially since I need spell check to write it half the time.
I do think you're looking for accessible (easy to approach) rather than sophisticated (complex or intricate), particularly considering that LoL's lack of extreme complexity in contrast with DotA is one of your arguments. It fits a lot better with the rest of your paper as well. All of what Riot does with community interaction, the Tribunal, Honor, etc. is to foster a more inclusive environment than the traditional MOBA.


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Compla

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10-12-2012

See, I call DotA's complexity and high burden of knowledge as archaic. Complex =/= Sophisticated IMO Sophisticated has a different nuance to it.


Also-- LOL at these downvotes. I'm not looking for love here mates, I'm looking for ideas. Those downvotes are as meaningful to me as the nothingness of the post you didn't make explaining it.


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SixMinutesLate

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10-12-2012

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See, I call DotA's complexity and high burden of knowledge as archaic. Complex =/= Sophisticated IMO Sophisticated has a different nuance to it.
I think I see what you mean. I'm just quoting dictionary entries on the words, though. You may have to explain exactly what you mean by "sophisticated" in the context of your paper if it differs from the definition, and that might be a little convoluted.


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fluffynigga

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10-12-2012

Riot is TRYING to turn a profit, end of story


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Compla

Senior Member

10-12-2012

Yeah....

f*** this.

I'm going with accessible. Thanks for the suggestions, mates.


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fluffynigga

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10-12-2012

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See, I call DotA's complexity and high burden of knowledge as archaic.
tl;dr i don't want to spend the time to get good at something so i'll just insult it instead

typical lol baby


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Compla

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10-12-2012

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tl;dr i don't want to spend the time to get good at something so i'll just insult it instead

typical lol baby
Sure, pal. Whatever makes you happy.


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Compla

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10-12-2012

4 Hours, 15 minutes left.

Do I need more bait?