Introduction Hello! My name is Lots. I am the very first Team/Solo Coach/Analyst in Vainglory and I decided I wanted to write articles about the game. This Tier list will be a mix of competitive and solo queue stand points, but none the less I feel these are the top 3/4 picks in each role (in order). Tier … [Read more...]
Meta: Solo Queue Communication
With the ever changing combat of the Fold, it's hard to stay on top of what the current hero metas are because as soon as one thing is running smoothly, someone discovers a counter. However, one thing that doesn't change is the need for communication. At lower tiers it's possible to ignore allies and still win. At higher tiers it's nay impossible. You can have the best team … [Read more...]
Meta: Why Invade Early Game?
Last week in our first meta article we discussed the current trend towards full-team jungle invades in the first 90 seconds. Today we're going to talk about that in more detail. There's a current trend towards full-team jungle invasion that's running rampant in the Halcyon Fold, but is it the best possible early game strategy? Let's look at the benefits. A skirmish early … [Read more...]
Introducing – Enter the Meta
Vainglory, like all other MOBA games, has constantly changing strategy. The term used to describe the current popular strategy is 'meta', originating from a prefix used to describe something within itself. In essence, meta means the game within the game, or the strategy of playing the game. I've been playing long enough to see several metas come and go, and with constantly … [Read more...]