Remarks on New Patch

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Jester of Sirius

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12-04-2012

Generally, I'm not happy with the new patch, but some things are good also.


The new HUD:

  • Looks cheap and cheesy compared to the previous, sophisticated look.
  • Certainly it's "easier to read" but so is the font on fischer price toys. This new HUD makes the game look very Fisher Price.
  • I chose League of Legends because Runescrape and Bloodheros or whatever those other MOBAs are look like children's games and this one *looked* sophisticated.
  • When you press "tab" it's harder to see the items and harder to see the ignore button.
  • The HUD minimap -- when maxed in size -- seems smaller than before.


The new store:
  • AD items cost less; this is nice!
  • The store is harder to navigate than before when you simply want to browse items.
  • It's nice to be able to select properties e.g. life steal, damage and have the item you want come up.
  • The store colors are cheezy and make the game look cheap.


The new masteries:
  • You changed too much, too fast.
  • I need much time to consider my masteries now. I'm just playing with random masteries chosen because I don't want to spend hours thinking about mastery combinations this morning. Thank you for giving me three college credit hours of work to do, RIOT.
  • I realize that RIOT felt that changes need to be made to the masteries, but incremental, slower changes would be been better than sweeping changes.


The new jungle:
  • Incursions into the jungle now carry a punitive cost at almost all levels. I'm not sure if this is good or bad, yet.
  • Overall, the changes may be good as, now, the jungler can jungle rather than being expected to gank every five seconds and getting yelled at if he's not in three places at once.


My biggest gripe is that the game looks so childish now like Fisher Price produced it. I like the older, sophisticated look.


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Iamgonnatroll

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12-04-2012

You do realize that when Season 2 came out, jungle changes were made. The masteries were changed ect.. It's just like now. Riot seem to change their game every season


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Teraxe

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12-04-2012

The game has always looked cartoonish, that is the style, maybe you are just realizing it.


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Bahamut Zero GT

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12-04-2012

I think its a lot to deal with in a short span of time n the game now has made bruisers like trydamere n olaf unstoppable.


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Jester of Sirius

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12-04-2012

Quote:
Originally Posted by Iamgonnatroll View Post
You do realize that when Season 2 came out, jungle changes were made. The masteries were changed ect.. It's just like now. Riot seem to change their game every season
Season two was not a big deal.... This season seems different to me...


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Jester of Sirius

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12-04-2012

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Originally Posted by Teraxe View Post
The game has always looked cartoonish, that is the style, maybe you are just realizing it.
It seemed sophisticated to me last season; this season looks all pastel Fischer Price to me... Maybe you're right, but I thought the old look was pretty slick.


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AA247

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12-04-2012

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Originally Posted by Jester of Sirius View Post
Season two was not a big deal.... This season seems different to me...
the items are completely reworked. In s2 only jungle got changed.