Correct usage of the term "DPS"

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Lokai

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08-28-2010

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Originally Posted by RapeMachine View Post
haha ITT oP thread backfire, dumbass , if you're going to make a thread claiming **** atleast know what you are talking about
I do know what im talking about. it seems that the general community is so deadset is using the term incorrectly that they flame anyone who uses it correctly

Also, why do u think i used the phrase 'educate the masses". if it was just gonna be a few people it would be 'educate the few"


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Lokai

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Ugh people are so ******ed. I'm done posting here. I just want to add something first...

Have fun losing when your team made of Veigar, Annie, Chogath and Singed asks you to get a dps and you get Ryze.
Ryze is a damage dealer, therefore he would be dps

logic is logic is logic


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IamGrimm

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08-28-2010

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Originally Posted by Lord Mathrotus View Post
Ugh people are so ******ed. I'm done posting here. I just want to add something first...

Have fun losing when your team made of Veigar, Annie, Chogath and Singed asks you to get a dps and you get Ryze.
*insert trollface here*

DPS is DPS is DPS.

DPS != Strong DPS.


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Lokai

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DPS
Acronym meaning Damage Per Second. Often used in role playing games such as World of Warcraft, Defense of the Ancients, and Diablo. Used to measure how much damage per second a player is inflicting.
Hero 1 hits once per second and deals 100 damage. His DPS is 100.

Hero 2 hits twice per second and deals 50 damage. His DPS is 100.

Both Heroes purchase an item that grants 100 bonus damage.

Hero 1 now hits once per second and deals 200 damage. His DPS is 200.

Hero 2 now hits twice per second and deals 150 damage. His DPS is 300.


DPS
Used in MMORPGs, DPS stands for Damage Per Second, and has two meanings. 1) As an adjective, it describes how much damage a weapon or spell does each second. 2) As a noun, it refers to a character class or specialization which focuses on doing a lot of damage quickly, or in bursts.
1) A dagger has a rating of 112 DPS. That means that the damage it causes per hit, divided by the time it takes to swing with it, comes out to 112.
2) Mages, Rogues, Rangers, and the like focus on dealing a lot of damage, as opposed to tanks who take damage, or healers, who heal damage. Therefore, they are referred to as DPS classes


Cited: Urban dictionary

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