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[INFO] ELO guide for beginners

[INFO] ELO guide for beginners
Tuesday 18/05/2010, 03:01
TnT_MeRm - Moderator English

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[INFO] ELO guide for beginners
TnT_MeRm - Moderator - TRiNiTYEnglish - Tuesday 18/05/2010, 03:01

ELO rules:

http://www.urban-rivals.com/game/rules.php?show=elo


1.) Deck composition

Deck composition in ELO is very important in order to succeed in the game. You can either play using a mono-clan (single clan) or bi-clan (two clans). The option is very open and wide for you to pick from so let your imagination go wild.

→ 1.1) Pure maxed card deck

In order to make a good deck using all maxed cards. You need to ensure a well balanced combination. For this to be effective, consider factors such as ability, power, bonus and clan combinations.

Ex: les piranas atomiques

→ 1.2) Deck with unevolved cards

The use of cards with stable statistics at their lower level is very popular in ELO to save star count. These unevolved cards are often used as fillers.

Ex: L-I-O-N-H-E-A-R-T-H (The unevolved card used here have the same ability for his maxed level so it saved the player 1 extra star count to use for the rest of the deck) & deleted

→ 1.3) Deck with a Leader

Each Leader in the game have different unstoppable abilities. Many people use them for this reason. It will be your decision which Leader you want to use in your deck.

Ex: Barre chocomuscle féline (Eyrik (R) was used to complement All Star’s bonus)

**NB: With the new ELO voting system, you also need to consider banned cards for each week when making a deck**



2.) Game play strategy

→ 2.1) Pillz use

You can use pillz to multiply your character’s power to the get total attack in your battles. Remember the higher the attack of your characters, the more chances of you winning the fight so use your pillz wisely. At the beginning of your fight you will start off with 12 pillz. It is your decision how you want to spread this out with all your 4 characters in your draw.

http://www.urban-rivals.com/community/forum/?mode=viewsubject&forum_page=0&id_subject=228622&subject_page=0

You can also use pillz to boost the damage you can inflict to your opponent when you win.

http://www.urban-rivals.com/community/forum/?mode=viewsubject&forum_page=0&id_subject=228608&subject_page=last#answers


→ 2.2) Strategies

→ 2.2.1) Bluff

Knowing an effective way to bluff is important in all aspects of the game. “A bluff is trying to make your opponent believe you are going to play the obvious way but instead you play offbeat.”

http://www.urban-rivals.com/community/forum/?mode=viewsubject&forum_page=0&id_subject=228594&subject_page=last#answers

→ 2.2.2) Letting cards through

In your fights you need to weigh if it is worth wasting your pillz trying to beat a very power card or just let it through. Keep in mind that many people might use these cards as a bluff to make you waste your pillz.

http://www.urban-rivals.com/community/forum/?mode=viewsubject&forum_page=0&id_subject=229043&subject_page=0

→ 2.2.3) Offensive vs defensive game style

In your fight you can either choose to be an offensive player or a defensive one or a combination of both. Offensive game play is done when you use your cards assertively in a battle ensuring you win with these cards. Defensive game play is often played with cards that have (&ndash damage as an ability/bonus.

http://www.urban-rivals.com/community/forum/?mode=viewsubject&forum_page=0&id_subject=229049&subject_page=last#answers


Reference:
* As per the links given above
* http://www.urban-rivals.com/community/forum/?mode=viewsubject&forum_page=&id_subject=96358&subject_page=7
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dragonake - Senior Português
Tuesday 11/12/2012, 20:27

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Frulas5 - Novice - New Temperaments English
Wednesday 19/12/2012, 13:39

Need some help with my deck.
http://www.urban-rivals.com/en/presets/?id_preset=2495650
I'm planning on replacing one of my 3* with Todd, or a better 2* to slip in a 5*, any advice?
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supergod7 - Master - Friends Of Fate English
Sunday 23/12/2012, 08:03

People keep leaving games and its really annoying. is this because leaving games doesn't lose any elo points or something. So would it e better to lose a game or leaving a game if you know you are going to lose?
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0 ComeAtMe - Legend - aussie crusaders English
Sunday 23/12/2012, 10:13

Listen up all people who don't understand why people leave the match - this will help.

ELO players leave the match they are in because they have either:

a) Lost the match and they see no point in playing the remainder of the match
b) Already see a loss coming
c) They have to go somewhere
d) They can't be bothered to play

These are the main reasons why people leave fights.
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ghelas - Titan - The Trend English
Sunday 23/12/2012, 11:26

To elaborate a bit on the above...

Leaving the match has no impact on ELO points lost or gained (same with KOs, by the way.)
The amount of ELO points gained by the winner and lost by the loser are determined only by their respective ELO scores at the beginning of the match.

Beating someone with a higher ELO score than you gets you more points than beating someone with a lower ELO score.
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0 ComeAtMe - Legend - aussie crusaders English
Sunday 23/12/2012, 12:37

I thought that was the obvious of ELO... but then again I wouldn't of known that when starting ELO
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SexFuker - Senior English
Thursday 14/02/2013, 05:28

Every game have a nash equilibrium and once you figure out the nash equilibrium you will know the optimum pill to use
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Ashes-TCA - Hero - Time Conquers All English
Friday 15/02/2013, 01:18

deleted Rate and comment an suggestions. Thanks
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0 avist - Legend - E X C A L I B U R English
Friday 15/02/2013, 01:24

Just looking at this thread again and it's funny to see now that all three example decks used by merm are all unusable now haha
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KitsuneKatsumi - Titan - XiongDang English
Friday 15/02/2013, 01:34

Oh I miss Striker and Yayoi so much. With Eyrik? Wow. That's a brutal combination.

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