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ELO is not broken (a magical rant)

ELO is not broken (a magical rant)
Monday 29/10/2012, 23:56
ghelas - Admin English

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ELO is not broken (a magical rant)
ghelas - Admin - E X C A L I B U REnglish - Monday 29/10/2012, 23:56

I hear a lot of complaints about ELO mode these days, what with cards like Kalindra and Askai roaming free.
I think these come from people focusing too much on cards that are individually strong and not enough on which cards have good synergy. Right now, building a good ELO deck is a fun puzzle. Which cards are banned this week? What can I do to counter the strong cards that aren't banned? While everyone is busy complaining, I am having the time of my life.

Let's take a look at Kalindra (the card people complain about most) and then take a look at some possible half-decks in two different clans, FPC and Pussycats. Think about using Fei, Chan, Shifou, and Zhu Tang -- three of those cards can easily beat Kalindra pill-for-pill, and the forth lets you threaten a fairly big life-per-damage gap of your own. Think about using Clover, Charlie, Lucy, and Ella in a Pussycats half-deck... All of these reduce Kalindra's damage so hard, that it's impossible for her to be the huge threat she usually is.

I think the definition of "OP" in this game is starting to change. When most players say a card is "OP" they now mean "I have to work to counter this card, and I don't wanna." A card that forces you right out of your comfort zone and into a creative deck you would have never tried otherwise is *good,* both for you and for UR. IMO, you can complain, or you can step up your deck-building game. The choice is yours.

14/4 with an Ulu/Vortex deck so far this week.
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KitsuneKatsumi - Imperator - XiongDang English
Monday 03/11/2014, 14:20

Lol you are like Immanuel Kant posthumously answering David Hume!

95% of the players in this thread aren't even playing anymore...
Thoazol - Legend - Wise Men Distracted English
Monday 03/11/2014, 15:56

I don't know whether to call you out on necromancy or the missed pun opportunity.
TheOPG - Titan - Casual Grind English
Tuesday 04/11/2014, 03:00

This is a good thread. More, please.
Spikey 13 - Guru - Join in English
Tuesday 04/11/2014, 18:45

And as we all know, Hume was right about more things than Hume
KitsuneKatsumi - Imperator - XiongDang English
Wednesday 05/11/2014, 11:28

I didn't exhume this - post 70.
D3ath the Kid - Hero English
Wednesday 05/11/2014, 14:24

Kitsune , you're here, I saw bison around, and ghelas is an admin now.

All we need

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