[Merlini's Mailbag] Episode 6 - Pseudo-random Distribution & "Tactical Pauses"





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Published on Mar 20, 2013

Episode 6 of Merlini's Mailbag. Q1 discusses how some skills are based on a Pseudo-random distribution and are not truly random. Q2 discusses "tactical pauses" and possible pause abuse.

Link to ??? vs Na'Vi game referred to in question 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=...
MatchID: 114157989
Screenshot of Puppey's player perspective at time of pause (notice Puppey's blue ping on Lion): http://i.imgur.com/MrPmcLu.jpg (courtesy of jerryfrz)

Another note: PRD does NOT apply to evasion as I stated in the video. I am incorrect on this matter.

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