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#1 Archangel Tyrael

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Posted 06 May 2012 - 11:55 PM

Well all i need to say is i support this but, i hope it isn't just join in like call of duty.

We should have "Quick match". A playlist where you can find faster games and join in progress games and leave whenever.

Also there should be "Ranked match". Rank matched is for more competitive style gameplay. You can not find games that are already in progress and if you leave will suffer a huge exp penalty.

I know this is just a small little topic. I just wanted to post my idea.

If you guys want to add more detail onto this idea go ahead. Mainly what i made this topic for anyways, to discuss this. I could see Quickmatch having a exp reduction too but i don't know.

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Posted 06 May 2012 - 11:58 PM

I just want, socail and ranked playlists.

Both have one or two seperate playlists that are quick join, and the others be the classic, be bored and wait.

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 12:01 AM

I just want, socail and ranked playlists.

Both have one or two seperate playlists that are quick join, and the others be the classic, be bored and wait.


So have quick match option for both of them? That seems good, also i think quick matches should have no leader board stats just a fun quickmatch haha. Ranked should be leaderboard matches. Be a good way to see who is better than the other.

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 01:41 AM

I like the idea. At least now I'm not going to be penalized for having a teammate quit...

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 03:14 AM

That would be a good idea because i dont want to join a match in progress if i want a full team from the start.

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 05:44 AM

i dont like it much, i dont want to be joining games were the score difference is huge or the games about to end and get but on the losing team. happens to me all the time on CoD
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Posted 07 May 2012 - 06:33 AM

i dont like it much, i dont want to be joining games were the score difference is huge or the games about to end and get but on the losing team. happens to me all the time on CoD

But if it's in a social playlist, does it matter? I am completely for a join in progress system implemented into a social playlist, but I still say Ranked should be the good old stand by of waiting. How else are you going to match up against people appropriately?
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Posted 07 May 2012 - 10:22 AM

I like this idea.

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 11:49 AM

I would like this if when you join a game in progress you get extra XP say 500 to 750 extra. So you get some positive outcome regardless.

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 01:01 PM

I would like it if games were only joinable in the first 3 min. that way the match wont be an uphill battle once you start. Keep in mind that this should only be in a "social playlist" where stats are not affected.
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Posted 07 May 2012 - 04:53 PM

They should have jip but make it so if someone quits alot they get penalized

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 05:16 PM

the most recent Game Informer somewhat discussed the joining/quitting issues infamously associated with past Halo titles, and (apparently) integrated a new system that allows a player to join a matchmaking game only in order to replace a quitter, whether or not the quitter will be penalized remains to be seen but I doubt 343 will be as harsh about quitting as Bungie was

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 06:38 PM

Bungie wasn't harsh. You quit so many times and you cant play for 10min.

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 06:42 PM

this i a good idea.

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 07:51 PM

I agree, I think join in session should be only for a social playlist where you still get spartan points. But for ranked matches they should do a skill level like in halo 3 as well as spartan points.

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 08:08 PM

Well all i need to say is i support this but, i hope it isn't just join in like call of duty.

We should have "Quick match". A playlist where you can find faster games and join in progress games and leave whenever.

Also there should be "Ranked match". Rank matched is for more competitive style gameplay. You can not find games that are already in progress and if you leave will suffer a huge exp penalty.

I know this is just a small little topic. I just wanted to post my idea.

If you guys want to add more detail onto this idea go ahead. Mainly what i made this topic for anyways, to discuss this. I could see Quickmatch having a exp reduction too but i don't know.

well id rather not want an xp loss because what if there is something urgent going on and you have to leave a match or what if your power goes out?

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 08:26 PM

I just want, socail and ranked playlists.

Both have one or two seperate playlists that are quick join, and the others be the classic, be bored and wait.

Exactly my opinion, it should be an option to quick join, not mandatory. Enough people will use the feature that it will work, and the traditionalists will be happy as well. Personally, I've done some of my best work when it's me against 4 others.
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Posted 08 May 2012 - 12:22 AM

But if it's in a social playlist, does it matter? I am completely for a join in progress system implemented into a social playlist, but I still say Ranked should be the good old stand by of waiting. How else are you going to match up against people appropriately?

i dont dislike the idea, i just dont want it to effect my win/loss ratio. it did in CoD which means you get put againts people with the same "skill" as you by going by your win/loss ratio, which puts good players against bad players (no offence if your a bad player)
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Posted 08 May 2012 - 06:25 AM

i dont dislike the idea, i just dont want it to effect my win/loss ratio. it did in CoD which means you get put againts people with the same "skill" as you by going by your win/loss ratio, which puts good players against bad players (no offence if your a bad player)


If it's tracking your Win/Loss ratio in social, then it's a fail on 343's part. Social is just that, social. You could match up against a brand spanking new recruit, you could match up against a 5 star general, it doesn't matter because the game is just for fun. In a ranked setting, where Win/Loss ratio's should matter, there shouldn't be an option for a Join In Progress just for that reason.
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Posted 08 May 2012 - 07:44 AM

I said this in a topic similar to this one; it all depends on how they use it. First off, I say nay for ranked matches. To uneven. Even social I'm not sure about, because a lot of the time people quit because they are losing, so if you fill in their spot, you're hopelessly behind, and there's an instant loss for you. If they are going to include this system, it will need quite a bit of tweaking.




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