With the current selection of playlist in Ranked/Social you would expect to see
Instead custom is filled with
Chill or kick
chill no kill
well I decided to join one of these chill/wallbounce lobbies and this is what I got
they really live up to those titles but its just sad to see that wall bouncing has consumed the pvp aspect of the game…I’m not upset these lobbies exist, to each their own. I’m upset these lobbies EAT up the custom list. Everyone always complaining about no warzone, execution or Gridiron but then you look at customs and its all wall bounce circle jerk.
I’ve tried to make my own dodgeball, warzone and execution lobbies but it NEVER fills unless you already have friends in the lobby. Why would TC bring back these playlist “everyone” is asking for if no one wants them?
I’m not on 24/7 so I can’t check the custom lobby list all the time but EVERYTIME I check that crap its always the same bs.
I’m always ready for the mentioned game modes but yeah no one ever joins when you host. I know a lot of people don’t even look at the customs though and go straight to ranked or social mainly due to what you’ve said, polluted with crap.
Be good if we could kinda set something up on this forum for some classic Warzone/execution nights.
All I want to do is play Execution or Warzone but I can never get a lobby going. I want it in quickplay or ranked. However if anyone here starts a lobby you are welcome to invite me. If I’m online(nearly always am) I’m in.
I’ve only even tried to host a custom once… I had better luck though, cause I ran it for 4 hours, it remained full the whole time. Soon as one left, another came in almost instantly, was a nice flow lol (and yet TC tried saying the mode wasn’t popular ptfff) this was beginning of Op 3, so it was obviously a Guardian lobby. I let them do map requests in game chat, so I changed maps each game in the order they requested them.
Something about having full lobbies or half full lobbies attracts more players. With the whole Gears n Bears thing its usually a consistent flow of people coming in and out so long as there are 5/10+ people there already.
True, but still funny it filled within 5 minutes just cause I titled it “Guardian” when TC said the mode wasn’t popular lol obviously they learned a little better with it being the primary mode in Quickplay now.
If I tried again it’d definitely be Gridiron or Dodgeball…
My 2nd and 3rd fav modes that I can’t even play… but prob not even gonna try cause way you describe Customs they so different from Op 3 era lol
Because there’s no kind of practice mode where you can just go in an empty map and practice perfecting the wall bounce and movement. Can’t do it without making your own lobby and having at least one bot breathing down your neck. 1v1 practice helps a lot in getting you used to cover battles and Up A’ing. I don’t have a problem with these lobbies, there’s just things in gaming that doesn’t happen anymore. It’s like going on COD and being mad that you don’t get invites to Michael Myers lobbies anymore. People don’t take time for that stuff anymore,
That’s totally fine, I never really looked it at from that point of view.
I don’t have a problem with them either, I’m just saying these lobbies of practice are really the only thing that exist within the custom. Comparing it to COD michael Myers is a bit much but I understand where you’re coming from. Just think of it like this, you do all this practicing and practicing, movement, Up A’s, Back A’s etc and then you either go into KOTH/2v2 and FFA ranked match…And FFA custom is the second most dominating mode in custom!
It really doesn’t feel like there’s a place for these strict no respawn playlist anymore.
I actually don’t think you’d expect to see that at all — people want and need a place to warm up before they play Elo8s, scrims, wagers or umg. I think you’re seeing exactly what you’d expect to see tbh.