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Scarizard to leave Riot Games this week

Riot Scarizard sent out a blog earlier today explaining that he will be leaving Riot games. While it lacks detail Scarizard has cited that the reason he is leaving is because he wants to follow his heart. Read the full blog here where he thanks Rioters and everyone else. Scarizard has worked at Riot games since 2012 as a Balance…

NA LCS 2017 Spring split Week 2 Top & Jungle player cards

Compare the stats of your favorite Top and Jungle players from NA. These player cards are adjusted for week 2. Thanks to Keef we can see exactly how each Top laner’s performance changed between week one and two. Here is each top laner’s card, click to enlarge. NA LCS jungler stats You can watch LCS highlights and VODs from here….

Ask Riot: Butcher’s bridge, Champ select trolls and IP for Chromas

Riot just posted a Q and A answering three major questions from the community. The first was about what Riot will do about champ select trolls, the second was if and when IP sales for chromas will return, and last was what the heck happened to Butcher’s bridge. Champion select trolls Starting with Champ select trolls I think Riot is…

Week 3 NA LCS Spring split predictions

Week 3 of the NA LCS kicks off on February 3rd, with Immortals playing against Phoenix1. While Envy fights to earn their first win they have a difficult week ahead of them. They even play against first place team Cloud9 on day 2 which is a tall order. TSM plays against their old rivals CLG, then current second place team…

State of Champion update, what you need to know.

Riot posted a new /dev State of Champion blog covering the last Assassin update and outlining plans for upcoming updates. We will go over the review of the Assassin updates in a separate post. The gist of it is that Riot is mostly satisfied with the results and will be making minor tweaks as needed to balance them out appropriately….

Role vs Position

While I am very critical of the weak state of supports and think the concept of supports needs to be reworked if Riot does not want Auto-fill to be a synonym of Support, I think ADC is one of the most misunderstood roles in the game. Worse yet in my experience I find ADC players are just as misguided on…