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Many players believe that they unfairly belong to their league while their in-game performance show matches a higher league, usually one above. (bronze=>silver, silver=>gold etc). There are many reasons for that: Memory space: it's proved that bad life experience takes less space in our memory than a good one. We remember much better games when we ...


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Warning, Wall-O-Text, TL;DR below A slightly different point of view on "ELO Hell" - I do think it exists, and it's personalized for everyone :) I am however a Dota player, so bear with me on the terms (most should be easily clarified in Google). My view is that it's (apart from ragers who blame their team for every loss, period) because different rating ...


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ELO-hell is supposed to be a ranking below which your actions have no effect on the outcome. No matter what you do you can never get out of that ranking. Wins and losses will be mostly based on luck rather than your skill. Is this true? Theoretically no and it can be proven with math. (Note: there are some oversimplified concepts and examples below, ...


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Origin of the word "Elo Hell": In Season 1, there weren't LP (League Points) like today. You were measured by a value called elo, which was borrowed from chess. The starting value was 1200, if you won a game, you gained elo, if you lost, you lost elo. Obviously, bad players gathered around 800 Elo and below (which was compareable to Bronze today). Since ...


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Some people pretend that Elo-Hell is a place you can't escape, because you always play with bad people. It's very hard and frustrating to get out of because of continuous feeders, AFKers and leavers. I say it does not exist, because there is Elo-Boosting. If those people can climb the ladder, you can do it too! You just need to improve and the fact, that ...


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The terminology "clan" is derived from the two different factions of the PC game "MechWarrior 2" released in 1995. (Quake was release 1996) The player could choose to be a member of one of two clans, either Clan Jade Falcon or Clan Wolf. Later more Clans from "Battletech Universe" could be selected.



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