For the top players it is common to match with friends or people using the same internet because there are much fewer matching options. To clarify, I am asking specifically about ranked or unranked games. I know how to use custom games but I'd like to know more about how the multiplayer matchmaker works.
Well the matchmaker has been putting me up against platinum and diamond players this seams about right for my skill level, even though I'm unranked and have never stayed in a ladder till the end of the season. My girlfriend is a ranked gold player, but I have quite a bit more experience she's probably more suited for silver in my opinion, and interestingly has to go up against a lot of silver or bronze players. If the matchmaker is basing it's decision on ranking, it must be looking pretty deep into match history, and not using player's official ladder rankings to match.
This ranking is used when you are better in unranked than ranked matches.
But don't pin me down on this, I'm just tellling what I read. If you want to play against a specific person, that's exactly what custom games are for. AverageUnknown AverageUnknown 1, 4 I've considered that maybe there are just too many games going on at once. Is there any way to determine the number of people waiting in the matchmaking queue or to get any information on that topic?
I don't play ranked games too often, but my girlfriend does and she'll often get the same opponent many times in a row.
If I could get some numbers on the queue size and wait times I could use them to calculate the probability of two people being matched against each other at different times in the day and then test it experimentally. Bizorke There might be some sort of API app you could use to get that information, but we're talking about Starcraft here--even on their less populated servers, there are probably too many people online at once to manage this.
Bizorke It seems like your real question here isn't about how to manipulate matchmaking to get you matched with your girlfriend, but more of a general question about how matchmaking works, is that correct? I do some indie video game development on the he side so I like to know how these things work.
Bizorke Which is another reason they wouldn't want you doing it. Blizzard does not want you to be matched up against each other. Zerjack Zerjack 2, 8 So after skipping the last 2 months of Dota I came back hoping for. Could we please do something about matchmaking in unranked increasing their MMR. Yesterday I was playing unranked with people Deer level as Unranked matchmaking is horrible yet you read their has atleast one player with higher MMR.
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I was 4k and the highest mmr in my team. Dota 2 Ranked demands a positive effect on both Ranked and Unranked Matchmaking. Party MMR number generally reflects the. I propose to implement some kind of ranking system to the unranked matchmaking, even if your Unranked MMR.
Say goodbye to Captain Parties can only play in unranked matches. Ranked matchmaking i like how they get rid of party mmr Matchmaking Update.
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When you have buddies you want to play friendly matches with, or when you want to practice new techniques and do not want to lose your points while doing experiments. But don't pin me down on this, I'm just tellling what I read. Quoting AgaresOaks, reply 17 So there's pretty much no reason to play unranked other than to protect your precious ladder points Bizorke It seems like your real question here isn't about how to manipulate matchmaking to get you matched with your girlfriend, but more of a general question about how matchmaking works, is that correct? That being said, I'm not entirely sure how unranked deals with having no MMR information. How does it happen? Other Games Other Games.
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S S1 EU Qual. S S1 NA Qual. Agon League Season 3. Post a Reply 1 2 Next All. Yes, they just take your MMR and use that to match you. I would assume because of how it works in other games that unranked has a hidden MMR of its own. Really, unranked, just like "normal" in League of Legends, just refers to the fact that you don't know your skill and you're not given a rank.