What the hell? Practice games are still temporarily disabled for me, but I hope the bot farm thing isn't true. --- From: CJayC | Posted: 6/3/2003 GameFAQs isn't going to be merged in with GameSpot or any other site. We're not going to strip out the soul of the site.
#5CABadgerowPosted 7/16/2010 11:08:41 PM
practice games must be made with people now... this is to stop the IP farming you could do beforehand with bots and quick victories.
instead of just implementing a system to disable ip/xp in bot games..... yeah >_>
Incorrect. It's just temporary. This has been pointed out many times on the official forums. --- Michael J. Fox has a steadier BR than I do... XBL Gamertag - Chris Of Sparta
#6Hyper InfernoPosted 7/16/2010 11:32:50 PM
Its just to lessen the server load for now. --- I reject your reality and substitute my own! -Adam Savage, The Mythbusters
#7MemoryitisPosted 7/16/2010 11:37:57 PM
IP farming ftw. Normal games are now practice games, and ranked games are the real deal.
#8ClarkyMalarkyPosted 7/17/2010 1:49:19 AM
It's not because of farming, it's because so many people made private games against bots it was causing the servers to crash super often.
People were still making too many bot practice games even when they required 4 players, so practice games are unavailable for a while. --- Your ugly face is starting to piss me off.
#9SepherinPosted 7/17/2010 3:08:41 AM
aye, basically with the release of season 1 they knew it would bring a lot of activity and practice games are not a good use of resources. They capped IP/Exp farming by placing a limit to the number of practice games you get IP/Exp from. Don't know where that other guy got his info, but I hate it when folks talk out their rear... --- ...