Riot is apparently a really good place to work

Business Insider has teamed with Glassdoor.com to publish a list of the 25 best tech companies to work for, according to those companies’ own employees. Reviews and ratings were compiled spanning the past 12 months, and only companies with more than 25 employee reviews were considered. Riot is the only gaming company on the list,…

Dealing with emotional stress in League of Legends

League of Legends is a frustrating game. As much as I portray myself as an unfeeling robot in the Summoner’s Guidebook, I am not a paragon of precise execution and flawless decision-making. I’ve mentioned that I experience rage at my fellow players just as much as the next person. In fact, I probably get upset…

League of Legends turns the spotlight on Karma

A game like League of Legends relies heavily upon the ability to rebalance characters. Sometimes you’ll wind up with a particular champion without the necessary abilities to really work in any role, obviating any serious use of that character. But the development team can always rework the character, which is exactly what’s been done to…

LOL- Patch 3.10 Notes

“The Patch Preview has been temporarily delayed due to technical difficulties and will arrive tomorrow! Thanks for your patience, Summoners – you can consider this a Patch (p)Review in spirit.” Champions Ashe Summary: While cleaning up Ashe’s passive, we found a small bug that had been granting unwarranted Focus stacks. We ordered an orbital strike…

League of Legends’ hardest choices

Sometimes League of Legends gives us hard choices. As a jungler, I’m frequently tasked with the difficult decision of whether to gank or counter-jungle and where I should do so. After a lost teamfight, you also have to make a lot of decisions about how to turn the game around. Should you buy elixirs? Should…