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ELO: IT IS OFFICIALY IMPOSSIBLE!!!!!!

ELO: IT IS OFFICIALY IMPOSSIBLE!!!!!!
Sunday 11/07/2010, 17:53
FullMetalAlc - Hero English

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ELO: IT IS OFFICIALY IMPOSSIBLE!!!!!!
FullMetalAlc - Hero English - Sunday 11/07/2010, 17:53

I'm getting absolutely sick and fed up of ELO and I wanted to reach 1200 regulary but ALWAYS (repeat: ALWAYS) go off on a losing streak.
This happens EVERY. SINGLE. WEEK. And I CANNOT EVEN REACH ANYWHERE NEAR 1200!!!!
(For those who say it's easy: NOT WHEN YOU'RE CONSTANTLY FACE AND LOSE TO ELO EXPERTS!!!!!)

Absolutely fed up with 2 credits and now wanting to move on to 5 credits BUT IT IS NOW IMPOSSIBLE!!!

Is there any decks that's GUARENTEED to work and get me to the impossible, unachieveable target of 1200?!?!?
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FullMetalAlc - Hero English
Wednesday 14/07/2010, 20:23

@El Kabong
From 1000 - 1100 I faced mainly lower levels, fairly inexperienced.
Pretty much the same with 1100 - 1150 but less of them.
It's mainly when I'm in the 1150 - 1200 range I faced what I consider the "ELO experts".
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El Kabong - Senior - Pinoy Locals English
Friday 16/07/2010, 14:22

When I play ELO I get from 1000-1200 pretty easily especially if my post-graduate studies aren't getting in the way. Sometimes I can even make it all the way to 1300 if things are going my way. Although in general my score does hover at 1300-1325 most weeks, highest I ever got was 1350.

So let me get this straight, and I'm quoting you okay:

"This happens EVERY. SINGLE. WEEK. And I CANNOT EVEN REACH ANYWHERE NEAR 1200!!!!"

and

"It's mainly when I'm in the 1150 - 1200 range I faced what I consider the "ELO experts"."

Contradicting statement is contradicting, sorry.
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FullMetalAlc - Hero English
Saturday 17/07/2010, 00:03

@El Kabong
Hate to say this but I don't quite get the "Contradicting statement is contradicting" part.

During ELO I can reach 1100 easily whereas few players may struggle to reach it.
Some players can reach 1200 from 1100 easily whereas some like myself tend to struggle at that part.
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El Kabong - Senior - Pinoy Locals English
Saturday 17/07/2010, 04:01

Nvm, i read it wrong.
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1mannARMEE - Titan Deutsch
Saturday 17/07/2010, 12:47

FullMetalAlc be aware of the weaknesses of your clan, I like the cheap Montana & Hugo Combo (even now), but Hugo is banned too often and Montana has very low damage and you are most of the time forced to win 3 out of 4 combats which isn't that easy to pull off.

I understand that you feel overpowered by many expert players, but you just have to play more to understand the basics behind the game.

You need to know the rules:
- pills * power = attack
- equal attack ratings => lower star card wins
- equal attack ratings and stars => attacking card wins
- higher star count in your hand than your opponent => you have to start the round
- if you start the round => only one of your cards is not predictable for your opponent, this is a major problem if you have to start

While you are playing always take a look at your enemies cards and consider the following:
- is this card worth it to spend pillz against
- what are the remaining cards
- how many rounds does he need after this / or that / ... card to win
- is this card's ability scary enough to prevent me from pilling at all => might be a bluff (for Example Charlie or Uranus, heavy reduction AND heavy damage)
- be aware of the situational abilities
- be aware of when to pressure your opponent and when to bluff

okay this might be stating the obvious, but I consider myself quite good at the theoretical approach (I suck at ELO, because I don't have the time for it ...)

Hope this is helpfull !

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