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load the map before queue/champion select

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Reconsul

Senior Member

06-04-2012

to start sooner


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Reconsul

Senior Member

06-19-2012

don't make us wait


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Ðetöx

Senior Member

06-20-2012

That would only require a total overhaul of the que / dodge system. Waiting two minutes or having to go ingame before realizing your team is trolling and not being able to dodge because you're already in game.


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Reconsul

Senior Member

06-20-2012

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NnoitraBeast:
not being able to dodge because you're already in game.

you cant dodge when the map is loading anyway


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xNameless

Senior Member

06-20-2012

They can't preload the map because there is a different client that is launched after champion selection has ended.


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Reconsul

Senior Member

06-20-2012

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xNameless:
They can't preload the map because there is a different client that is launched after champion selection has ended.

why can't this different client load minimized before/during queue/champion select?


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xNameless

Senior Member

06-20-2012

Quote:
Reconsul:
why can't this different client load minimized before/during queue/champion select?


That's not a bad question...but as it is now, the AIR client (fun fact: The LoL game itself runs on Adobe AIR) isn't triggered to load until the game is actually ready to continue. I suppose from a developer standpoint, its easier on player's computer resources, making it easier for more players (without balling computers like ours) to play the game smoothly (totally fabricating ideas here, I could be way off).

Although, there could be other factors involved; it's not just loading the physical map, it's also loading the characters and other stuff. I don't know how big an impact this would be, but it could be a reason (among many others).


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