what they dont tell you

#1PrintScreenKeyPosted 4/7/2013 2:12:23 AM
Unlocking champions
Unlocking runes
Ranked ELO
Getting to level 30

are all mechanisms to keep you playing.

If they unlocked everything and removed ranked then I would guarantee people wouldn't play as much as they do.
#2Arken101Posted 4/7/2013 2:12:58 AM
Next you'll tell me the only reason I eat food is to not die.
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#3PrintScreenKey(Topic Creator)Posted 4/7/2013 2:14:34 AM
Arken101 posted...
Next you'll tell me the only reason I eat food is to not die.


Some people don't know.
#4Viewtiful_JonPosted 4/7/2013 2:21:14 AM
Why would they tell you this? It does not benefit them and most people know.
When they designed the game they probally sat around a table and listed things they had got addicted to in games before, and put as many in as made sense. Its a smart idea.
#5Kenji MurasamePosted 4/7/2013 2:38:54 AM(edited)
Naw, people play Dota 2 all day and that has no ranked and all unlocked.. The reason league has a grind is so you'll buy RP out of impatience. Just look at IP/XP boosts. Runes only cost IP so a resource that could be used to buy champions is put somewhere else, again solved with Riot Points.