: Roadmap hype?
{{champion:13}} rework? Sorry not sorry
: PBE boards and report a bug not working
Also, If any rioter is there, I'm stuck currently in Champion Select, game is not launching. edit: can anyone help me? edit2: ok, we good. Somehow got removed from party, so I guess somebody heard me
Rioter Comments
: League gameplay changes over the next few months
Please expand on this in next dev talk! “Decided games resolve faster” Would really appreciated to know how you plan to go about this since a change like this could dramatically impact the game positively or negatively.
Akigo (NA)
: ARAM Issues and Potential Fixes
Good solution for champ select would be a lockout at current countdown(aka no more swapping), and then add 15sec for choosing loadout
: The Reforging of Mordekaiser
Not sure if I misread, but which scaling values are bonus vs. total AD?
: We need Homeopathy Ornn ultimate skin. He won't actually do any damage but it will visually look like that in champion HUD.
You speak too truly, and indeed one the best perks of Homeopathy when it was introduced was the “no damage” piece of it. So, in honor of homeopathy, Ornn doing no damage on that skin would be very in line with the new theme.
Meddler (NA)
: Something like the old Morello passive is likely, from memory paired with another effect (we were previously trying some XP on takedown as well, I think right now reduced ult CD is being tested instead).
Just thinking of Lux, if she got double kill, would the effects of the new rune be additive or multiplicative?
: Hey Repertoir. I'm liking the changes so far to Shaco. It looks like you guys put a little bit of thought into how you were going to approach this and I seriously appreciate that, because you're right. Shaco is so reliant on Duskblade (as he has almost no good base ratios and scales entirely off of items) that if he doesn't get it fast, he's incredibly weak. He's a feast-or-famine champion with no easy way to feast, as it were, which was really frustrating to play as. The 3 second flat stealth is a buff early-game, but a clear nerf late-game, which is fine, because Shaco still gets what he needs to reach his target, but the enemy team can see the poofs of smoke happening closer to them. Shaco already builds lots of movespeed items as is. It's just too bad that it doesn't out-time certain shields anymore. My primary concern is that Q is going to feel very bad to level up now, since you can dump one point into it for the 3 second stealth and then if you're playing AD Shaco, neither boxes nor Q is a good choice for the secondary skill to level up. Do you have anything in the works if Shaco feels too weak after the Duskblade changes? Perhaps adding a base damage ratio to his Q, or changing his spells around a bit so that he has a little more base damage and a little less scaling damage so that he becomes a little less item reliant, like other assassins? Perhaps allowing level-ups in W to reduce the time it takes to arm the trap so that they're useful to drop in team fights?
I feel like a way to make his invis still strong early game and still viable late game is to make his leveling similar to yorick’s W. 3/3/3.75/3.75/4.5 That way, they won’t reall feel like leveling it past lvl 1 until lvl 14+ which is like mid-late game.
: As others said, she does on revive but not on recall. I'll look into making that change as well.
Maybe R can be auto-cast after recall is complete?
D4M2X0 (EUW)
: whats the point in "sort by favourite champs" if it aint auto set every champ select?
Parceval (NA)
: Offer Remake When Someone Starts the Game But Never Contributes (no damage to minions, champions...)
Don’t forget no experience. Cause some supports may play super passive and fit your criteria.
: In memory of my brother
I don’t usually tear up, but I’m actually so emotional. Your brother is awesome and we should all fucking aspire to be like him. I Bid peace, happiness, and great fortune to your brother wherever he may go.
NiamhNyx (NA)
: There is a year in review again? whats the link for it.
https://na.leagueoflegends.com/en/featured/year-in-review-2017#/
Rioter Comments
: We really did do our best. Aside from all the engagement we did on the boards/other communities about it we published it in three separate places in the lead-up to preseason: in the original announcement article, in the preseason FAQ, and as a message in the client for two whole weeks. That being said, I don't wanna just dismiss your feedback. Maybe we do have a bigger problem where we really just can't reach all the right people even if we put stuff in the client. In that case in the future we might wanna think about doing things like sending out automated emails to people who'll be affected. It's worth thinking about on our end, because we do wanna give fair warning to people when we make big changes.
I somehow missed OE nerf announcement, because I only thought BE was getting changed and such. When I saw notifications in League that I should disenchant/reroll champion shards, butI did not this for Skin shards. I feel like OE changes should've had as much visibility as BE changes did, e.g. The Preseason video and more.
Wuks (NA)
: Thank you, Boards Community. (& smol giveaway - Concluded!)
9 Thankful for my friends and family for being there during my struggling times.
: Patch 7.22 notes
Tahm Kench: BASE ARMOR 27 ⇒ 47, just wondering if the 20 armor increase a typo or not?
Meddler (NA)
: Quick Gameplay Thoughts: October 18
What are your thoughts on Ornn Jungle?
: Any shield with Windspeaker's Blessing
REVITALIZE Heals and shields are 5% stronger and increased by an additional 10% on targets below 40% health. This should be the replacement in the new runes. Seems more in line.
L4T3NCY (NA)
: No ETA. :( I'm still very sad about those two. :(
Hey L4T3NCY, are you going to do another RGM dev post soon? It's been about a month now, so would be killer time for another one to hear what's going on in the think tanks of the RGM team.
: thats such wasted potential the skin looks good but every ability is completely garbage
The ult mark indicator is kinda meh, and sound needs to be updated to even attempt to match the visuals. Just not a complete package, so in its current state. I'd say 750 in worth, and 975 if they clean up visuals. If they overhaul VO and SFX atleast 1350.
: Patch 7.20 notes
The Janna notes should be updated. They're not very clear. Bonus magic damage: X% movement speed. Is she getting bonus movement speed or bonus mag damage based on a percentage of her bonus % movement speed. Very confusing.
Doozku (NA)
: Seems like it's be really op on champions like kha'zix who have low cooldown high damage spells. Imagine khazix's running around and double Q one shitting everyone like old Rengar.
Might be good to have a minimum cooldown in which you can use this rune for an ability. Such as, "After an ability has been cast, you must wait 6 seconds before using this rune." Or something like that to make it less attractive for burst champions and more attractive to utility/stun/heal/shield abilities.
: congratulations you too can form imaginary arguments with the business riot welcome to the club
Imagine if every post on the gameplay boards was styled like this. Where people create the reply from Riot. How would Riot react this?
: We've been doing some investigation into tower and minion tuning for pre-season, we're not sure if/what we're going to ship, but the demolish rune would definitely be tuned around whatever state turrets end up in. Anecdotally it feels like it's in a pretty decent spot right now. Pretty sure I've only ever seen it on tops and supports and not marksman in our playtests, though I'm certain it can be a viable strat that players opt into. The idea being that there's a lot more opportunity cost in the new runes than the old system means that a marksman should be giving up something substantial to go resolve over another secondary path. TL;DR - we're looking at some stuff with turrets for pre-season, we might not ship anything, and I haven't seen a demolish abuse case yet internally. Hope that helps!
What about the out of meta 5 team running this rune and all attack the same turret at the same time. Shouldn't something like that be prevented or is that quality gameplay?
Jbels (NA)
: > [{quoted}](name=jwebb0113,realm=NA,application-id=3ErqAdtq,discussion-id=ygcdvt3M,comment-id=0001,timestamp=2017-09-24T12:53:47.389+0000) > > there is counter play to maokai, darius , tahm , octobitch , and irelia > > kled well ... > > fiora well ... Walk away is not counterplay.
Darius has counterplay for champions who want to get in his face. As soon as he Q's, I would jump into melee range. So you gotta time it right. Also, you can counterpick him with Jax. But don't really go into melee range until lvl 6. Save Q for jumping out of sticky situations early on. Jax isn't always a good choice in the top lane, but I love picking him against Darius.
: Patch Chat with the Playtest Team - 7.18
How you all feeling about the item support line? Are the changes suitable?
: The problem you're trying to solve here is a real one. Unfortunately, I don't think a rune is the best place to solve it. Ward slot restriction is a systemic pain that should be solved globally for all champions, rather than on an opt-in basis through a rune.
@Riot Statshu, I see many players bring this up, and I for one just found this post. I and (I believe) many other would find this post (hopefully more to come) very helpful in how riot sees this as a "systemic pain." So please either pin this, redo this post and make it more public, or ask riot, and even the plans for future posts.
: Riot has already stated in another one o these Runes Corners that this will not be happening, as this is a problem that should be fixed for EVERYONE not just as an option in runes.
Could share quote? I'm interested.
: Can you make a rune that is able to give you an extra slot where you can put a control ward? It sucks that you have completed items and can't buy control wards for extra vision.
In gold+ I think this would be absolutely mandatory, but would also make supports end game feel better. So I'm not sure what's healthier for the game. Be forced every game that reaches late to get control wards or 6th item
: > [{quoted}](name=Shinjusuke,realm=NA,application-id=yrc23zHg,discussion-id=8h0YpEWl,comment-id=0015000b,timestamp=2017-09-04T23:07:39.039+0000) > > Really now? > > That's funny, I thought I bought runes and rune pages because without doing so over the last 7 seasons, I couldn't be REMOTELY competitive, DEFINITELY couldn't even *play* my favorite role for the overwhelming majority of the those seasons (Jungle), and because some champions were outright *balanced* around expected rune setups. You make some really strong points against the old rune system, and I 100% agree with them. Honestly, it felt like some pay-to-win garbage and the game will be better off without it. So I'm with you. I just wnat to understand, though: are you saying that you WOULD be happy with us again if there was something besides what we're giving you now? And does it have to be piles of BE, or could it be something else that accurately expresses how much time you've put into League?
> [{quoted}](name=Riot Cactopus,realm=NA,application-id=yrc23zHg,discussion-id=8h0YpEWl,comment-id=0015000b0001,timestamp=2017-09-05T00:31:49.669+0000) > > You make some really strong points against the old rune system, and I 100% agree with them. Honestly, it felt like some pay-to-win garbage and the game will be better off without it. So I'm with you. > > I just wnat to understand, though: are you saying that you WOULD be happy with us again if there was something besides what we're giving you now? And does it have to be piles of BE, or could it be something else that accurately expresses how much time you've put into League? The new over leveling system will have a similar impact to veterans that champion mastery had to certain champ mains. Played said champion for 5 years then one day you're same mastery level as someone who's only play them for 5 months. You could have 5million worth mastery, but will never show. Same thing going to happen with the new level system. Not saying that there is a fair way, but people will nevertheless feel the way they do and many will feel in this manner as did I. Also, it's awkward to be mastery 7 with a champion that was recently reworked. What are the team's thought on that?
: > [{quoted}](name=bro0rtega,realm=NA,application-id=3ErqAdtq,discussion-id=xs7dFWns,comment-id=000000000000000000000001000000000000,timestamp=2017-09-02T03:41:01.356+0000) > > Ya, it's really sad how in this Information Age, the general populace's attention span is decreasing. Would really like for people to atleast read thoroughly to the conversation they're replying to. Sad but not unexpected. When information is plentiful, attention is scarce. That's how "free" services with ads make money: you're paying with your attention, which they sell to advertisers.
You read Nicholas carr's article, "is Google making us stupid?"
: Oh, you're one of those that doesn't get past the first paragraph.
Ya, it's really sad how in this Information Age, the general populace's attention span is decreasing. Would really like for people to atleast read thoroughly to the conversation they're replying to.
Meddler (NA)
: Quick Gameplay Thoughts: August 29
What are your thoughts on Ornn's scaling?
: WTF Ornn's so OP what is this shit?
If my Great Uncle played LoL and posted on the boards, this is what kind of jokes I would imagine him doing.
: "CDR is too broadly found"- Meddler
We all forgetting about the new rune being released in which an overflow of CDR is translated into raw stats? I believe it is adaptive as well(meaning depending on your stats, can be AD or AP)
: New Ornn Theme Violin & Voice Cover
Absolutely Incredible!! So wonderfully put together.
Meddler (NA)
: At present it's: IE TF Abyssal Mask Rabadon's Black Cleaver Sunfire Redemption Locket Talking about potentially swapping one of Redemption/Locket for a different (non active in part) item though.
I feel like there should be two more items added to that list. A Non-damaging/ non-damage amp tank class Item e.g (Randuins, Warmogs, Spirit Visage, or Frozen Heart) and an Assassin non-crit item e.g. (Youmuu's, duskblade, or edge of night) I'm sure the team has thought about having an array of items suitable for every class, but had a reason not to go through with it. My guess is that you didn't want to have too many viable picks with Ornn. What I'm curious to know is what the actually reasoning is. Hyped for Ornn all the same! P.s. I particularly resonate with blacksmith type characters as that has been a childhood passion of mine. So instant Ornn Main!!
Reav3 (NA)
: Sweet. That will be enough time to get a whole new list of Tier 1 champs!
How does the rework's team see of this situation/issue? Is there a change of cadence planned or strategy for tackling this?
: I don't think most people want Thornmail to be a huge damage item. I think that the majority of players would just like to see it be a viable choice. Originally Thornmail was an item that was just too powerful and simplistic. You could brainlessly walk into a fight and provide enough feedback damage that you simply killed the ADC. This was back before there was so much armor pen/lethality and lifesteal was a bit less prevalent. Thornmail used to be too good for what it was. The last two changes to Thornmail in recent seasons have made the item subpar and then a pitiful shadow of it's former self respectively. People just want Thornmail to be viable, provide some return damage without having to stack four other armor items to make it worth while and maybe have it be useful on champions that aren't named Malphite. Hell, even Malphite doesn't get quite the mileage out of it that he used to.
I think if they made the damage scaling portion of thornmail into a stages. This would be similar to Warmogs. Like 100- gets 1.0 dmg scaling and 100+ armor gets 1.15 dmg scale and 200+ armor gets 1.25 and then 300+ armor gets a whopping 1.5 dmg. Would make it viable if you really need to stack armor against an all AD comp.
: Are stuns supposed to interrupt dashes?
Also, different stuns will block more dashes, such as veigar stopping most.
Gumanji (NA)
: Best Jax Top Lane Build!
The #1 thing that I often see Jax players do that keep them from climbing is how they play their position as Jax. I think you should put some details about what the goal is for Jax top lane. E.G. Your build includes why he's built this way, so is his main focus Objectives/Skirmishing/Cs'ing? Or are priorities switched in some areas? If this is just to show a build, then you won't need details and probably won't help players get past bronze if they are new and not talented. Also, a quote from you: "If you liked this guide leave a positive comment" You probably would get better feedback if you said instead to leave a question, suggestions, or constructive feedback. Finally, you also mentioned "this guide" so don't call it that unless you're actually going to be guiding the audience that you're trying to cater to. Otherwise, great enthusiasm! And GL with build/guide!
  Rioter Comments
SCP 1762 (NA)
: I liked it, though. It made the honor system actually hold some weight since you knew that someone thought you were good enough to use a limited supply of something on you.
I mean ya, sure, the system feels for more rewarding now when honored. The thing is though, the system is rewarding fewer players after a game, so maybe 1 or 2 people will reap benifits from their efforts. While 3-4 other people will go on to their next game feeling uncompensated for their efforts. With this, many things will start to happen. Players will act sycophantly to one another, and create fake interactions for the sake of being "the one." Honestly, my ideal system would be one that gives equal opportunity to everyone in a game to give according to their judgement of who deserves an honor and who deserves a report. That way there is no competing for good attention and people can focus on their game.
Lakrosin (NA)
: > [{quoted}](name=bro0rtega,realm=NA,application-id=3ErqAdtq,discussion-id=6kverBzb,comment-id=00140000,timestamp=2017-06-30T03:00:41.922+0000) > > Thanks for the feedback, I haven't played that many games today. I think everyone who deserves an honor and who wasn't toxic (which is what the system is trying to improve) should get their dang honor. If you can honor a troll, then there is a problem.
I don't understand your part of your statement where you see a problem. Are you honoring trolls? Or you've seen someone honored who was a troll? Everyone has the option to honor or report any player.
Supz (EUNE)
: ***
Yes, the purpose of the system is to incentivize positive arttitude in a game. I guarantee 99%+ of the time, if you're toxic in a game, you're more likely to get reports than honors.
SCP 1762 (NA)
: At least it's better than the Dota honor system where you can only honor 4 people per week. It also only allowed 5 reports per week (but if someone you reported gets punished because of it, you get another report 'token' )
Ya, that sounds really dumb tbh. Glad Riot didn't decide to stoop that low. Still not an excuse for not having a better system.
Seacrux (NA)
: I think worse than only being able to honor one person is the fact you can just skip honoring people completely. People have little patience, are bitter/lazy/whatever plethora of different reasons and I think probably just skip the honor screen just to make things quick or simple. At least it seems like it to me so far. I've played a handful of games where I mostly carried, had a positive attitude, yet only got honored one time out of the like...20+ people I played with? It sounds bad to say, and its not like I expect to get honored just because I carried, but cmon. .you'd think it would happen more than once out of all the people I played with. So far this system has just been discouraging to me, maybe the multiple honor thing would help that, but definitely shouldn't be allowed more than two honor or it kind of ruins the whole point of the system. Honestly I was into it at first and honoring people every game that stood out the most, but why bother if you can just skip it and that ends up being what most people do? Unless someone has really been able to "wow" me I just skip now too. Make it mandatory to honor.
Thanks for the feedback, I haven't played that many games today. I think everyone who deserves an honor and who wasn't toxic (which is what the system is trying to improve) should get their dang honor.
: It's good because it really incentives people to earn it for one, and prevents people from abusing it for free rewards in the future. After all, those who don't receive a reward are no worse or better than someone who did receive one in the old honor system. Therefore, it is a net gain for the people who do receive it.
I mean, isn't the point of the system to remove toxicity? most players don't honor toxic people, and if someone didn't say anything during the game or didn't communicate then they're probably not going to get an honor.
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