"Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and... most fools do." -Benjamen Franklin aka Winston Charmadon
Armadon is often looked over as a simple, easy to play hero that is good early and midgame with some farm. However I find him to be one of the most complicated heroes in the game when it comes to knowing just how far you can push at what points, exactly what items to buy when to maximize your farm and impact in the game, and most importantly his positioning in teamfights with his goal being to absorb as much damage and abilities as possible from behind without being too passive or aggressive while at the same time knowing exactly which targets to be snaring and for how long. A personal long-time favorite of mine, now more mannered than ever
I've been watching your streams for about a month now and its no coincidence that in that period I jumped from 1500ish mmr to 1600s and I'm still going strong. will hopefully even break into the 1700s after finals.
I learned a lot from watching you play, the overall improvement in my gameplay is huge. Especially on torture as it has now become my favorite stomping hero. Still got plenty of areas to improve even further though.
I especially love the chilled environment of the stream and your cool positive attitude, the music is awesome too! looking forward to seeing you play the new hero today, your efforts are much appreciated.
Last edited by Irishpeanut; 05-11-2012 at 03:14 AM.
Just watched your Pharao video. I really like your calm attitude. One thing to point out: your mana will regen faster on hp/agility steamboots, because the overall amount is decreased and mana regen is not based on max Mana. The 10 int doesnt add that much regen. This is especially true if you have a Ring of the teacher, as that adds static regen, which is more effective on a low mana pool (percentage wise). Swapping the boots to int will then provide you with more Mana than if you had them on Int "for regen" as the transfer is done based on percentages. I hope this is kind of understandable. There's a post in Mechanics about it as well.
TL;DR: dont swap your boots to int for more mana regen. swap them when you actually cast for higher pool. boots on other settings provide more regen (relative to mana pool)
(also lol at: "I ulted the creeps" )
Good job, just try a little harder and you might be able to actually teach me something!
Small advice from my part: Please do not request something in the Fan Media section if you do not intend to use it. Its not like I have too much spare time I can waste.
Other than that. keep up your community help!
I dunno if I just picked a bad one, but I went and watched one of your recent archived videos and I gotta say there's some pretty basic stuff missing from your play as far as I can see. You spent a quite shocking amount of time not having a TP, for example, or you took your only ranged hero mid against a devo one game I watched, and didn't put an early point in fervor for the +ms, hence you went 0-3 in lane. I watched a nomad game in which you consistently failed to realize that edge counter doesn't work against fayde stun, you didn't seem to be able to understand how "hellbourne" got a kill you should've taken for yourself, etc etc. You also muted the teamchat so you couldn't see what your teammates were saying, which is kind of weird.
I'm not trying to be a dick, I'm just curious if I happened to catch you on a bad day or what. You're obviously a skilled player and you're refreshingly non-ragey, so the type of things I was noticing above stood out all the clearer for that. Hopefully you can respond without taking offense, as none is intended.
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Hey it's cool that you make all those "learn to play" with the new heroes that are coming out but on the other hand, that kind of sucks. I, for example, have been looking at this thread for months waiting for a "learn to play" of some hero I usually play but there's been only Riftwalker, Bramble and Ravenor, each of them while they were in EA phase. I do not buy the EA heroes so your streams are useless to me Why don't you make some streaming with normal heroes like earlier?