Heroes of the Storm 2.0 is out!!!
Lots of big changes, progression, new loot chests, Genji is the new hero, D.VA coming next, Free 20 hero MEGAPACK. All kinds of stuff.
Downloading to see what this is.
Played one game against bots and the human team members were pretty crazy toxic.
"You are literally the worst player I have ever seen"
"Why don't you end yourself"
I was like, "First Game", but they kept going.
Pretty great first impression community. I guess the existing user base is not a fan of all the new people checking out the game.
For some reason, all those MOBA games attract the worst communities.
Blizzard has a pretty robust reporting system that they actively use to filter out toxic players. Use this system.
I try on overwatch, but the toxicity can run deep
I'm sorry you had that experience @Zanthian. We should try and get a couple folks together to play.
I'm actually digging the new stuff. It feels way less gated than it did before. LoL is now the worst as far as that goes for a new player.
Sounds like you need to get gud scrub nub /s
IDK any actual numbers, but I feel as though my time in HotS has been a better one then most other MOBAs. Probably has something to do with it's smaller population, shorter games, and the fact that I had regular chat turned off for quite a long time and didn't even notice.
If you do turn the regular chat off, you can still communicate effectively with the fairly robust quick chat system by holding down alt while pressing what you want to communicate. Alt+click on your mana/energy bar to announce that your OOM. use it on your ult to let your team know it's almost off cooldown. Alt-click on the minimap, or the ground itself, to bring up a wheel and choose the info you want to convey, such as that you are gonna move from bottom lane to the objective up at top. It will also show you're path on the mini-map to your team.
Good to use even if chat is on. Quick and concise.
If you want someone nice but maybe too quite to play with and maybe coach you along, then feel free to add my id to your friend list.
I have enough experience playing Overwatch to say that the average six person team is two quiet guys/gals, three actively chatting positive guys/gals, and one blowhard asshat.... Every team seems to have one. It takes the other five to reel them in. It isn't acceptable to pick on Hanzo mains if you play with me. Hell, if someone does, I'll go Mercy intentionally just to support the snot out of the player the flaming asshat is picking on... Don't get mad, get even. Want some heals or a tank to walk you in?? Don't be a dick. Most of the community is pretty cool, but that 15% or so.... ughhhhh.
One was so awful to me one day, I had a bad round, I apologized openly to the team before anyone said anything, "sorry guys, just didn't get into rhythm on that one" as soon as I said it this guy got on the mic to tell me how worthless I was and how I should off myself and such.... I could have ignored it and hit report but I said, "Hey bro, my neighbor killed himself not too long ago and my wife is sitting on the couch a few feet away after getting cancer cut out of her. I depend on this game to keep a little sanity, so you are not helping"... He disconnected and we lost but the other people on the server applauded me for standing up to him. Suicide jokes, never okay, my kid is 13, she plays online games, if I ever catch her telling someone to kill themselves I'll sell her Playstation and put it in her college fund. If she does not know better already, she will learn. We need to straighten these kids out a bit as reasonable grown ass gamers. It's good for them.
Anyone up for Farming the Malthael event this week?
I can join you Trooster if nobody else is on, assuming i can pull myself from Minecraft