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Needing some advice for the game: 2/28/2013 02:52:14

Jaymee{Lighter}
Level 2
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I am quite new to this game, and I am struggling to win any games at all. I was wondering if anybody could help with some strategies or advice? Thanks in advance to anybody who helps.
Needing some advice for the game: 2/28/2013 03:02:35

Fizzer 
Level 58

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Well, you've only finished one multi-player game. You can't expect to win 100% of your games right out of the gate. :)

You need to practice some to get the hang of it. You can play single-player if you want to practice before taking on other players.
Needing some advice for the game: 2/28/2013 03:17:56

Jaymee{Lighter}
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I played the game on Kongregate and thought that it would be a fun idea to play against real people. But the couple of people I played against are so much better than me.
Needing some advice for the game: 2/28/2013 03:59:15


[REGL] Pooh 
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Well, next time you're in a match, start out the chat asking the person if they have time afterwards to review the history with you and go over the game... There's a lot of nice people on the game that would love to help make new players better.

But just a few brief pointers:
-There's a surrender button. If you're losing, please surrender, rather than just have people wonder where you went, then get booted. Most of the nice players that I know of play with Filters on their game that eliminate players with high boot rates. If you get a high boot rate, you'll be cut off from a large portion of the Warlight population that don't like playing with players that leave them high and dry.

-Check out the history of some of the ladder games. You can see them under the Community tab.

-Check out the forum. There's a lot of help/pointer threads out there, and spending a bit of time reviewing them will give you a majority of the pointers out there that you can get by just reading.
Needing some advice for the game: 2/28/2013 04:13:25

Jaymee{Lighter}
Level 2
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Thanks for that! I'll be sure to do those things.
Needing some advice for the game: 2/28/2013 07:11:15


Aranka 
Level 43
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If you're willing I would be able to teach you some pointers. Just agree on that and I'll be sure to open up some games so we can practice.

Handy in that case is if you would also be able to tell me times when you're probably online
Needing some advice for the game: 3/3/2013 05:24:32


[WG] Warlightvet 
Level 16
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try noobschool, also my guide (search for "the art of war" in the forums), and i'm always willing to help, just invite me to a game =)
good luck, it's a great game
Needing some advice for the game: 3/3/2013 05:28:34


Master ARC 
Level 57
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believe it or not, i lost 12 or so games straight before my first win. Just be patient, wins and play strategy will come with experience.
Needing some advice for the game: 3/3/2013 14:19:26


myhandisonfire 
Level 54
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I believe it
Needing some advice for the game: 3/3/2013 15:22:08


[WG] Warlightvet 
Level 16
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lol myhand, you beat me to it...
question for myhand, gui and szew: how many games did you play before your first legit (non-boot) win?
(to check you can go to the place you add games to your favorites in and scroll to the bottom, then click the links)
Needing some advice for the game: 3/3/2013 15:53:40


Aranka 
Level 43
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I won my first automatic 1vs1 game I ever played, which was also my 1st 1vs1 match ever and my 2nd game in total.
My previous 2vs2 random map game I had lost.
Needing some advice for the game: 3/4/2013 11:33:01


x 
Level 58
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First game was a 4p ffa that I won. This is my first 1v1: http://warlight.net/MultiPlayer?GameID=1178828 - some awesome picking strategies here.

Second 1v1: http://warlight.net/MultiPlayer?GameID=1178864 - The ol' triple pick. Strategic 1v1 used to have 18% luck?

I played some real crappy templates in my first 2000 games.
Needing some advice for the game: 3/6/2013 15:34:30

SMD4FREE
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thank you very much, x, for volunteering to show us this game. It certainly contributed to our discussion, and definitely helped Jaymee become a better player! ;)
jkjks


go ahead and try the noobschool thread. Just scroll down in the notable threads page. Thats what that page is for;
Needing some advice for the game: 3/6/2013 18:37:26


ChrisCMU 
Level 60
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Reviewing the top ladder games is the best start IMO. You will see a pattern of where they often pick, the type of attacks they do (4v2s instead of 3v2s, etc).

I would suggest starting by just reviewing the first 3-4 turns of a bunch of games. Don't even worry about mid-late game moves at first. Just try to get a handle on the important areas to pick and securing your first couple bonuses. The mid-late game stuff will never happen if you don't build a solid base for your game first. To me, it would be like if you needed to build a house and you looked at how to do roofing before you even know how to build the foundation.

Then I would play some against AI and test out your early game moves. Once you think you are getting the hang of picking/early play, then study the mid-late game moves (pay attention to the cards being used, choke points, etc) and then you can test that against real people.
Needing some advice for the game: 3/6/2013 20:26:48


[WG] Warlightvet 
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actually i don't really agree with that, i think high level ladder games are often misleading because of sabotage picks and stuff, people might not understand the reasoning behind a lot of the picks (for example middle east is much more popular than it should be considering how bad it is as a spreading pick)
ais play completely differently from humans, so i don't think they're ideal to practice against except if you don't even know the most basic stuff.
I think the best way to improve is to watch commentaries on http://www.twitch.tv/wargaminglive, because everything is explained perfectly. just find a strategic 1V1 series, preferably 1V1
Needing some advice for the game: 3/6/2013 22:05:42


Aranka 
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Pulsey's suggestion of signing up with a more experienced mentor to personally practice some games through the noobschool seems more valid to me personally.

It allows people with a bit more experience to give specific and personal advice to their pupil. Maybe someone is not so good at picking the right picks, maybe he tends to attack full force the first move.....when you play someone this things immediatly will be recognized.

Personally I already offered to help Jaymee to be his tutor but so far he hasn't replied to that offer. While I might not be the best at picks (I'm bad at those)I think I could give started/intermediate tutoring to those at those levels.
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