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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Axyom_Fate » October 17, 2015 1:01am | Report
I have about four games I played recently that I thought I did pretty well in but I'd like constructive criticism of what I can do better in them.

I mostly play support only in my ranked matches but sometimes I transition into a core role because one of my teammates will be left in the dust. All these games I played support.

I will link the games below

Lina

Rubick

Bounty Hunter

Crystal Maiden



Thank you for your time.

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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Nubtrain » October 17, 2015 9:41am | Report
I'll take a look at your Lina game

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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Bunkansee » October 17, 2015 10:04am | Report
From looking at your CM game, I don't think you honestly needed bkb that game. They had some much that goes through magic immunity. I would've rather bought a Scythe of Vyse, or something along those lines. They only had 3 stuns I think, but all of their scary stuff goes through bkb anyway, so I might have skipped it. It's always nice to have bkb though. I would've gone for shiva's since you needed armour against their lineup, but pudge already had one, so I don't know really. The extra disable would've been nice from scythe tho since they had no bkb's on their team, so you can stop Death Ward and disable the shadow fiend and co.

Doesn't really matter a whole lot in the end though.

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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Xyrus » October 17, 2015 10:51am | Report
I'll take a look at the Bounty Hunter game later.

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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Nubtrain » October 17, 2015 11:55am | Report
In regards to your Lina game, I'm guessing it's around 3700?

I noticed that you don't check your enemy heroes' inventory like when you ran into SF even though you saw him pushing down mid-lane. Try to get into a habit of checking enemy inventories and ping it out to your team. You had the right idea to go farm your euls since your team was behind and there wasn't really much you can do on your part since your team keeps going solo dives/pushes for some reason. I guess you wanted to play Lina mid but was forced to support? You seem to have mechanics down but I think you overestimated that Euls into Euls to block SF ult. You shouldn't put yourself in that situation and think Euls is enough to save you.

I personally would've liked to see a forcestaff or a blink or both but that's about it. Overall decent gameplay from your part for your level; just need refinements. Considering your team in this game wasn't so hot, there's only so much a Lina support can do.

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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Dimonychan » October 17, 2015 12:53pm | Report
Nubtrain wrote:

In regards to your Lina game, I'm guessing it's around 3700?

I noticed that you don't check your enemy heroes' inventory like when you ran into SF even though you saw him pushing down mid-lane. Try to get into a habit of checking enemy inventories and ping it out to your team. You had the right idea to go farm your euls since your team was behind and there wasn't really much you can do on your part since your team keeps going solo dives/pushes for some reason. I guess you wanted to play Lina mid but was forced to support? You seem to have mechanics down but I think you overestimated that Euls into Euls to block SF ult. You shouldn't put yourself in that situation and think Euls is enough to save you.

I personally would've liked to see a forcestaff or a blink or both but that's about it. Overall decent gameplay from your part for your level; just need refinements. Considering your team in this game wasn't so hot, there's only so much a Lina support can do.

Actually on 3700 they constantly ping enemy items... which they have for 5-10 minutes already.

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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Nubtrain » October 17, 2015 1:25pm | Report
Dimonychan wrote:

Actually on 3700 they constantly ping enemy items... which they have for 5-10 minutes already.


Oh, didn't see it for some reason. That is actually worst then since it was pinged out and Lina still got caught.

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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Dimonychan » October 17, 2015 2:14pm | Report
Nubtrain wrote:



Oh, didn't see it for some reason. That is actually worst then since it was pinged out and Lina still got caught.

No, I mean they ping out items that have already made impact - like when they were killed bu an Eul's-LSA combo, revealed with dust, or rekt by a fresh 10 second BKB. Pretty obvious for everyone they have them at that point.

And you can't see alt-clicks when watching a replay.

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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Xyrus » October 17, 2015 2:27pm | Report
Dimonychan wrote:

And you can't see alt-clicks when watching a replay.

If you switch to Player-Perspective, you can see the player's cursor hover over their opponent's inventory. If you're never clicking on a hero, then hovering over their Items, you're clearly not pinging their items out.

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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Dimonychan » October 17, 2015 2:31pm | Report
True. Though I doubt Nub checked all of Lina's teammates to find that out.

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