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News & Announcements

September 3rd, 2014
Catalog saved; reindexing and reuploading starting soon
Hello everyone, Success! We were able to save the catalog in time. Some VoDs had been accidentally removed in the past but the majority of everything
August 20th, 2014
Update on preservering the catalog
Hello once again awesome people, It's been a busy week here at Merlini's Police HQ. The last post regarding the Twitch VoD changes received some

Merlini's Mailbag

December 11th, 2013
Mailbag Episode 29 - Ranked MMR
Episode 29 of Merlini's Mailbag. Discusses the soon-to-be-implemented Ranked Matchmaking system. Talks about MMR percentiles, the uncertainty curve, and potential impacts on players' mentality and
November 19th, 2013
Mailbag Episode 28 - Broodmama, Tranqs, and Earth/Ember Spirit
Episode 28 of Merlini's Mailbag. Answers a few questions regarding recent changes, including the Broodmother buff, Tranquil Boots nerf, and the release of Earth &