Category Archives: League of Legends

Thoughts on League of Legends Season 4

I wrote something. http://www.8bitgamer.com/article/editorials/thoughts-league-legends-season-4/  

Commissioned, League of Legends, Online Gaming, Video Gaming

How to Make MOBAs Newbie-Friendly

How to Make MOBAs Newbie-Friendly Multiplayer online battle arena, or MOBA, is a term created by Riot games in an attempt to get people to stop referring to League of Legends as a " DOTA clone" (which is totally what … Continue reading

League of Legends, Online Gaming

Thoughts on League of Legends Season 3

Shaking Up the Meta A season in League of Legends is an arbitrary period of time of about one year. It begins with major changes to many aspects of the game (aside from the usual periodic patches) and ends with … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, League of Legends, Online Gaming, Video Gaming

The Joys of ARAM

In a normal game of League of Legends (that is, Summoner’s Rift), your team splits up to one of three lanes (or in between them) and clashes with the enemy team one by one, who are all doing the same … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, League of Legends, Online Gaming, Video Gaming

Three League of Legends Tanks that Riot Should Make

League of Legends doesn’t have enough tanks. I realize that Riot is planning some more changes for the upcoming season 3, but League of Legends still needs more viable characters that aren’t assassins or AP mids. They need to mix … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, League of Legends, Online Gaming, Video Gaming

5 Gaming Crossovers I’d Like to See

Crossover video games are usually a quickly churned-out gimmick intended to capitalize on two separate franchises. Junk food gaming for that quick fix. Occasionally the results are interesting, but there is the potential for so much more. If Disney and … Continue reading

Animu, Beat-Em-Up, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Fighting Games, League of Legends, RPG or thereabouts, Shmups, Video Gaming

Riot Games is Incompetent.

I’ve written about League of Legends a few times in the past . I obviously enjoy playing the game even though its userbase is horrible and its creators have a history of making bafflingly bad decisions. Last Saturday, Riot had … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, League of Legends, Online Gaming, Video Gaming

Three League of Legends Champions that Riot Should Make

There are some roles in League of Legends that are seriously underrepresented. The game needs more assassins, more tanks, and especially more supports; fewer AP mids and tanky DPS champions. We have tons of those already, especially in recent months. … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, League of Legends, Online Gaming, Video Gaming

A Complete Noobs’ Guide to League of Legends – Part 3: Builds and the Metagame

If you haven’t read the first two articles in this noobs’ guide to League of Legends , please do so. When you think you’re ready, move on to this article. Or do whatever you want, it’s all good. Runes Runes … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, League of Legends, Online Gaming, Video Gaming

A Complete Noobs’ Guide to League of Legends – Part 2: Combat

If you haven’t read the first part of my noobs’ guide , please do so. League of Legends is a game all about positioning and timing. During the beginning phases, you have to be at just the right distance to … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, League of Legends, Online Gaming, Video Gaming