Mid season form thoughts

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Re: Mid season form thoughts

Post by Cynic » Tue May 04, 2021 10:41 am

I see that as a problem with the division, not the system.
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Re: Mid season form thoughts

Post by GM-crowfan65 » Tue May 04, 2021 11:54 am

Here is the breakdown of players currently
Div across the top, form level down the side
An advantage playing in the bottom divs agst bots on first glance but is it much of an advantage for them
Form is still reset at the EOS so next season playing real teams their advantage is gone

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Re: Mid season form thoughts

Post by GA-James018 » Tue May 04, 2021 4:27 pm

Would point out the very niche scenario of someone who is camping in a lower division, plays their guns against bots to ramp up their form, and then uses those players to make a Cup run - they'll then have a form advantage over teams in higher divisions.

That said, the advantage they'd get is mild at best, and overshadowed by the financial downsides of that strategy I would think.
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Re: Mid season form thoughts

Post by CE-DKM » Tue May 04, 2021 6:07 pm

I wouldn't even consider that an advantage.

How many times have we seen a player in form consistently go 0,0,5,0,10,0,0?
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Re: Mid season form thoughts

Post by GM-crowfan65 » Wed May 05, 2021 12:42 am

GA-James018 wrote:
Tue May 04, 2021 4:27 pm
Would point out the very niche scenario of someone who is camping in a lower division, plays their guns against bots to ramp up their form, and then uses those players to make a Cup run - they'll then have a form advantage over teams in higher divisions.

That said, the advantage they'd get is mild at best, and overshadowed by the financial downsides of that strategy I would think.
I agree James but financially it would hurt a side in the lower divs to have a team worth competing in the cup and dont forget in the first couple of rounds for would hardly have changed
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Re: Mid season form thoughts

Post by GA-James018 » Wed May 05, 2021 11:20 am

Yes, I agree, that's the point I made with the latter part of my post. Just playing devil's advocate.
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Re: Mid season form thoughts

Post by starris » Wed May 05, 2021 10:53 pm

Only way I see an issue is if a team plays bots early in the season where a similar team doesn't and the form advantage gets them across the line (or better) and potentially increases that advantage again.
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Re: Mid season form thoughts

Post by Cynic » Thu May 06, 2021 12:18 am

If we are going by the assumption that bot bashes would disproportionately improve form, how about a team who loses more often and only has average form at worst?
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