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They completely dodged all three questions about the popularity issue during the custom maps Q&A.
I can't even express how disappointed I am right now.

And now there's this blogpost which is basically suggesting to dumb down our maps if they are too complex, because people must be able to fully grasp them in the first two minutes in order to have fun... they just don't seem to understand that nobody ever clicks below page 3 and niche maps can't be played at all without bots bumping them, because they immediately fall back to 0 games/day.

Nothing is going to change in the near future, I get it. It's okay, this thread was a waste of time.
Enjoy tug games and TDs.
Edited by Whiskee on 10/23/2010 10:58 AM PDT
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Yeah, I'm trying not to take that too seriously...
I guess they haven't tried playing custom maps themselves on Battle.net.

At the moment the easiest way to get to page 1/2 is to create a singleplayer/2players turret defense and make it impossible to survive after the 5 minutes mark... which is pretty much everything we'll see in the next months (and it's happening already) since every bad mapmaker out there is learning how popularity works.
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This, blizzcon passed and they completely dodged popularity system questions. You guys are turning into activision, there's no more difference. Goodbye blizzard you were a cool company.
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That was just sad blizzard.
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http://forums.sc2mapster.com/general/general-chat/13968-so-abandon-our-projects-or-abuse-pop-system/#p12

You don't really need a crystal ball to understand what's going to happen next.
Edited by Whiskee on 10/24/2010 8:54 PM PDT
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Bump
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bump from a modder that's about to drop sc2
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bump from another modder thats about as his last straw as far as waiting for them to even indicate they understand their crap system is ruining our community, and that they at least plan on doing something about it.
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Bump while I wait for another popularity reset so that I can start abusing the custom map system.
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yeap...
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Bump from another mapper ready to spend time on something else
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Viral Bump!
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Disappointed, Blizz. So disappointed.
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:/ this is depressing and kind of detering my efforts For my RPG since it will be near impossible to get people to play it. + The map editor is tough to use :/

-bangs head against wall- Stop fighting us blizz! D=
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