I hate Regicide. I swear they need to fix how the King earns points because it absolutely makes no sense that a player who was King for most of the match comes close to losing due to someone keep constantly getting lucky to kill a King while he is surrounded by three enemies. Regular Free-for-All really needs to make a return.
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I'm with you on this one OP. Regicide, as it stands, doesn't encourage you to do well. It rewards mediocre players that happen to get lucky kills on the king. Granted, I actually still really like Regicide because it's hectic and fun at times but it's not a really fair game type.
343 needs to either alter the way the king scores points (maybe add some kind of point boost per kill that increases as long as you're the king) or start you off with the Overshield as the King so that other players can't just beat you 1 on 1 every 3rd attempt and match/beat your score.