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Postby fox » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:46 pm

carrion wrote:
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carrion wrote:So far I'm having the most fun as junkrat. Had some good killing sprees throw bear traps and using the mines as basically grenades.
I need to diversify and learn some other classes though.


my man

I just had some wild-ass games with geoff

Oh hi fox! I'll probably play some tonight if you're around. Or anyone else.
Just a warning though, I am not very good at the vc element. Last time I tried I had the drier running and the radio on and my wife in the room and it was all just way too much to handle.


hey

it's not meant to be I play on PC :(
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Postby carrion » Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:08 pm

:(
Guess we'll just have to do another bb playthrough
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Postby fox » Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:22 am

carrion wrote::(
Guess we'll just have to do another bb playthrough


I'd actually 100% be down for this.
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Postby iambic » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:03 am

overwatch league exhibition games start tomorrow? I'm gonna watch some
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Postby G_S » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:06 am

oh sweet. go florida! lol
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Postby banquo » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:27 am

back when they first started hyping this as "you only have to be masters to join", I'd always imagined this as a weekly league to determine who gets a chance to be trounced by the harlem globe trotters. didn't follow how teams were made or get to be involved though
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Postby shrinemaidens » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:35 am

the whole process was kind of a mess and some pros did or didn't know if they'd get picked for teams

as of now the shittiest one is boston
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Postby gordie blue eyes » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:40 am

banquo you've spoken a few times about being able to beast as a low level reaper

in your opinion is reaper a good solo carry in that gold/plat level or are you just really good with the hero
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Postby gordie blue eyes » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:43 am

just curious if you are hypothetically hard flanking with that gold reaper or if it's more effective to stick with your team

I'm in gold and everything online says reaper should be grouped up but I don't know if that's the best way to play him down here
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Postby banquo » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:21 pm

grouped, but think of it as on a leash for as far as you can get away with wraith (around a corner or safely back to a healer).

positioning is still important- you're not always just lumped in a death ball (back when the game was new drudge had said "a reaper behind a rein shield is scarier than a reaper alone" and it stuck with me), but "everyone go together" pushes work well

waiting against a wall the team will push through can be big, let the tanks/dps walk through not noticing you and go nuts on the back line. he's good at getting solo kills if you can get in their face (and then wraith safely away or move on to the next guy to kill)

I think of it as a snow balling hero that is supposed to play/push right to the objective. Widow never helps cap, soldiers or junkrats become weaker the closet they get. Reaper just hurts more the closer he gets and inspires your team to push with you.

tanks lower just hang out in doorways too much. Being someone to be next to them helping get everyone to push at once really helps (Lucio also helps this)
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Postby gordie blue eyes » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:31 pm

maybe a dumb question and i'm maybe even putting words in your mouth here but why do you think he's more effective in lower levels
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Postby gordie blue eyes » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:31 pm

I made two posts
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Postby banquo » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:38 pm

gordie blue eyes wrote:maybe a dumb question and i'm maybe even putting words in your mouth here but why do you think he's more effective in lower levels


because you don't need help killing anything from 100 in one clip and the skill of those playing as his counters are worse there (pharah/mcree/soldiers). you can get a pick and wraith away 100x more easily lower (their team won't all just turn and kill you). you also help by playing the objective more than most dps would. he also hard punishes when someone on the other team runs in alone
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Postby gordie blue eyes » Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:11 pm

thank you those are good posts. i find my biggest weakness with reaper is inability to do anything consistently with teleport.
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Postby banquo » Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:09 pm

gordie blue eyes wrote:thank you those are good posts. i find my biggest weakness with reaper is inability to do anything consistently with teleport.


90% of games i only use it to get back to combat faster from spawn. sometimes you can get up on a ledge for a style-points "drop on them and ult" thing

the biggest thing to me is just knowing your limits about when you have to wraith back to safety
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Postby iambic » Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:03 pm

winter wonderland is probably going to get me to fire up overwatch
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Postby lordofdiapers » Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:10 pm

Im back to OW because frankly Im just meh on Destiny
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Postby unome » Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:20 pm

I got banned from the forums again :/
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Postby unome » Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:23 pm

iambic wrote:winter wonderland is probably going to get me to fire up overwatch


Mei’s Yeti hunt sounds super fun!!!!!
https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidthier ... f2308014e2
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Postby No Not Now » Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:24 pm

Omg the Evolve style Yeti Hunt sounds really good. That game was so underrated. If we get a group of 6 and take turns on the Yeti I bet we'll have a ton of fun.
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Postby gordie blue eyes » Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:29 pm

val why are you getting banned from the blizz forums
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Postby gordie blue eyes » Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:31 pm

at this point overwatch is my fave game of all time but these extra modes are bad every time and i have zero optimism for the yeti hunt
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Postby shrinemaidens » Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:39 pm

i've started playing this only in the mornings again and my enthusiasm for the game has kind of returned, which is nice
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Postby unome » Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:57 pm

gordie blue eyes wrote:val why are you getting banned from the blizz forums


Calling out idiots
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Postby gordie blue eyes » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:23 pm

what do you mean
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Postby unome » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:31 pm

gordie blue eyes wrote:what do you mean


Tired of people whining that Mercy is still too OP when they don’t have any play time on her. LA Gladiators just won a preseason match without a Mercy and the other team had one, yet forum dwellers today are complaining she was a 100% must pick rate for OWL
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Postby shrinemaidens » Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:54 pm

upcoming comp changes for season 8

https://us.battle.net/forums/en/overwat ... 155#post-1

Removing Personal Performance Skill Rating Adjustments for Diamond tier players and above
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Postby banquo » Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:23 pm

nice changes higher up, but what about the rest of us
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Postby banquo » Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:42 pm

also, get on for some gold/plat comp
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Postby banquo » Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:45 pm

ok no one plays this anymore huh
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