Well i've been thinking about it and i think there is a way to sort of balance it.
1.) If a leaver is gone for the game for 20 mins or more the team with the leaver gets less elo loss.
that can counter people leaving late game cause they are going to lose
(any other ideas)
All leavers should be suspended after having left 3 times. For a month. That way, people who habitually leave stop remembering they have accounts.
I like both suggestions. It frustrates me to no end that some people don't understand or account for the fact that a game on Summoner's Rift can last anywhere from 20-60 minutes.
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