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Merlini's Mailbag

Mailbag is a series in which Merlini accepts questions sent to his mailbag@merlinidota.com about anything dota-related, whether it’s strategy, new strategies seen in the pro-scene, etc

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 impact on the community as a whole.

Mailbag Episode Watch
Mailbag Episode 29 - Ranked MMR Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 28 - Broodmama, Tranqs, and Earth/Ember Spirit Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 27 - Ghosting / Stream Cheating Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 26 - Pugna's Revival Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 25 - Hand of Midas Craze Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 24 - WOMBO COMBO!!!! Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 23 - Camera Control & Mouse Settings Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 22 - Abaddon, ET, Medusa, Centaur Impressions Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 21 - 1-5 Role System Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 20 - The Secret of Micromanagement Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 19 - Safelane Supports 0:00-6:00 Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 18 - Unusual Solo Mids Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 17 - Magnus Carta - Layin' Down the Law Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 16 – Pre-Spawn Planning & Preparation Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 15 - Timing Windows Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 14 - How to Win From Behind Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 13 - 800+ GPM (Abusing Safe Lane Farm) Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 12 - Components of a Lineup Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 11 - To Stack or Not To Stack (with friends) Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 10 - Unconventional Support Heroes Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 9 - Zeus in Competitive Play Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 8 - Armlet on Spirit Bear & Magic Damage Late Game Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 7 - Vanguard & Matchmaking Issues Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 6 - Pseudo-random Distribution & "Tactical Pauses" Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 5 - Tranquil Boots & Broodmother's Unpopularity Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 4 - Gyrocopter & Illusion Tips Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 3 - "Cliffing" Heroes and Reliable Gold Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 2 - Spectre & Decision Making as a Support Watch here      YouTube
Mailbag Episode 1 - Silencer & Decision Making in the '1' Role Watch here      YouTube