I know you are all busy basically creating a whole new lore of this game from scratch but I would be really happy if some of you Rioters saw this idea that I am about to propose.
So by now we all know that the Institute of War and the Summoners we all knew are not part of the current lore Riot is in the process of creating, developing, building or however would you call it. A bold and somehow controversial step from Riot, one that might still be salvaged on some levels. The idea Im proposing has the intention of pleasing both the fans and you, the developers, in one go.
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What if we still had summoners in the world of Runeterra, but these new Summoners are like wizardy-geeky versions of us (the players) in that setting. They would still play …
Building a Sport: The Design Philosophy of League of Legends
This morning at GDC (Game Developers Conference), I had the pleasure to attend a talk by Frank Lantz (NYU Game Center) and Ryan Scott (Lead Game Designer). This is the first year that GDC has hosted an eSports summit and what a great way to kick it off, with perhaps the most popular PC game at the moment; League of Legends. Frank was conducting a casual interview with Ryan and brought up some interesting questions and points of interest. Below, you can find some takeaways/notes from the talk and be sure to leave any feedback in the comments below. It should be noted, that Ryan is answering these questions and I'm just paraphrasing.
What is the process for testing changes to champion…
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The front page will be redesigned so it can include a lot of features without compromising too much space!
The new features includes:
- The new main page slider! which includes links to main articles!
- Twitter feed from the League of Legends Wiki account,
- Regular polls from the game and the Wiki,
- A new notice board which will act as the community messages,
- A Chat shortcut from the main page,
- and of course our brand new "News section" which we will maintain you informed of the Wiki's whereabouts and the game! (Btw anyone can make publish news just add Category:News blog at the end of the article
Let me know what you think, and also I want to thank our friends at Deus Ex Wiki which lend me their code to make the new Wiki Main Page.
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Alright so after the first attempt we got 2/3 decided. Results and previous discussion you can see at Forum:Item Recipe Changes. Now, since previous format produced inconclusive results to a second question we decided to go back to regular type of voting we have been using. So, drum roll...
For complex items that that have a recipe that consists of multiple components. When one of the component items experiences a cost change, the affected items that use the modified item as part of their recipe will have the total cost affected due to the change. Should this type of change be noted as part of the item changes history? If yes, which format type would you prefer?Read more >
Example: recently heart of gold cost has decreased due to recipe change. Because…
I found the news again in PC Gamer, and I thought I could share it with the Wiki community.
A duo of talented Perth programmers have released an unofficial replay tool for League of Legends.
Matt and Cam are Perth-based programmers who got impatient waiting for Riot Games to release an official replay program. They put the tool together in three weeks after waiting two years for Riot Games to produce their own. Seeing as the tool doesn’t directly interface with the League of Legends’ client, Riot are currently removing links on their forums as they decide what course to take.
Players no longer have to rely on the old resource intensive method of video recording their session, but can instead record network traffic and re-create it afterwards.…
I found the news from PC Gamer, and I thought I could share it with the Wiki community.
Last month, we revealed three upcoming LoL champions in our magazine. The first, Caitlyn, has already hit live servers and the second was just announced with no details last night! These champions are unlike anything you’ve seen before, and now that the issue that they’re revealed in (US, March 2011) is on newsstands, we’re showing ‘em off online. Read on for artwork, and all of the details we have on their abilities, roles, and backstories.
We flew to Riot Games’ offices in late December to play hands-on with works-in-progress champions (read about our experiences playing and discussing champion balance with the devs) way before their release, and compil…
Hello my fellow editors, I'm bringing some good news. As you may or may not know the whole Wikia site is receiving a skin revamp. And you can see and interact with some wikis, like Red Dead Redemption, Glee, Recipies, etc. But you can also grab a sneak peek to the Skin I'm currently building for the new format.
If you have any suggestions want more information just leave a message in the comments section.
BTW some templates are having some reworks so that the work better with the new style.Read more >
New patch time (nu pach tim), noun: a joyous occasion when a new champion, new skins, and other awesomeness are introduced into the League of Legends: Hey summoners, it’s about new patch time again!
- New Skins
- Someone get that yordle a razor! is looking a little on the scruffy side, but with a beard that majestic, he doesn’t seem to mind. Garen’s got some new digs too. Not to be outdone by his compatriot Xin Zhao’s commando gear, has a new set of jungle fatigues for himself. Finally, you might want to spare some water for that Chronokeeper, because he’s looking a little thirsty. No it’s not a mirage: is real.
- Miss Fortune Bundles
- A lady as dashing and dangerous as Miss Fortune, the Bounty Hunter, warrants some good bundle deals. And we’ve go…
Our friends over at PC Gamer approached us and asked if they could feature League of Legends in their November issue. Now, being the industrious Rioterz that we are, we've got some pretty big plans for the future… so we decided to let PC Gamer have the first crack at them. If you're a PC Gamer subscriber, expect your copy to be showing up in your mailbox any time now. If you're not a subscriber can also pick it up at your local newsstand on the 14th of September, or wait for our release on the 16th.
-ByronicHero, Community Manager
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From Friday, August 27th through Monday, August 30th, the Vizier Malzahar and Angler Jax skins will be available for 50% off.
- Vizier Malzahar skin (regularly 520 RP) will be only 260 RP!
- Angler Jax skin (regularly 975 RP) will be only 487 RP!
After Monday, August 30th, these skins will return to their regular prices. Click on the Skins tab in the Store to purchase these discounted skins.
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