To put it briefly, it’s a team game. League of Legends is a game where you play alongside other human beings, in all levels and skill based tiers. Therein lies the problem.
In theory there ranking system should be acceptable and beneficial for all players. Lets take for example their elo system. They have Iron – Challenger, the worst being Iron and best being Challenger. The game however does not limit an Iron player from playing in Challenger and vice versa, this is an extreme example, but a realistic scenario. You can buy smurf accounts of all elos and skill levels.
I am going to be speaking from a realistic and idealistic scenario. And that being my initial example of a team game. It’s easy to exploit the game for the uninitiated. And the game designers had this in mind. They make certain champions stronger in early, mid and late game. You can counter play, you can neglect responsibility of farming and playing your lane and deciding to exploit your strengths to disadvantage a player who is playing the game as it was intended.
Furthermore, you can play the game as it was intended and still find yourself at a loss because it is entirely too difficult for a person in Iron – Silver elo to carry a single game themselves. I believe later elo’s this is not the case.
So in summary, Riot games has it in mind that a person who is at as low of an elo as Iron to be able to single handed carry an entire match by themselves.
My message to Riot games is to address this reality, and determine lowest of elos to be at the highest of skill levels. Or I ask more experienced players to offer beneficial advice on how to carry a single game absent of a team.
In addition I intend on examining each specific detail to a single game and offer opportune advice as to expected intentions of your teammates, to maybe productively cooperate with one another.
DO NOT EVER ASSUME YOUR TEAMMATES KNOW WHAT YOU’RE THINKING.
All this being said, the game IS fun. However I do believe unless you’re at the skill level of Faker you need a duo partner or teammates that you can trust to really advance in Ranked games.