The horde teams are full of bots in IOC, just blacklist it.
Just trying to get the achieves really, so black-listing it isn't my best option. Though, truthfully, I do have it black-listed, now I am just doing 1 or 2 a day and pray for a win. /shrug
Just don't look at it and it will go away. Right?
Seems like this is what's going on - Sad to say. It seems like it would be an easy fix, but the guys who are designing PVP now are so far backwards that they won't ever touch this place... I am almost willing to bet that more new BG's come out and IoC will remain untouched... Really hope I am wrong, tho~
IoC = Change the flag system (I.E. MOVE THE FLAGS) - Make the Cannons scaled to do more damage (5-10k a hit is very LOL at lvl 90) - Decrease hitpoints on all siege engines except catapults... That's off the top of my head... I am sure there are a ton more things that can be done...
I don't know about a majority of the posters (players) of the forums, but I'd rather see old stuff get fixed and be usable again, rather than seeing a bunch of new content to cover it up...
Speaking of new content - Deepwind Gorge?? It's a pile of garbage. If this is the new content y'all are coming out with to cover old stuff up... then wow. Fail. Whoever made that place should be forced to play it in Randoms all day - Let's see how much the creator(s) like it after that.
I'm not sure the imbalance is the map, the first reply might have something in it, I have a 90 Pally on the Euro server Haomarush, here is the comparison of stats from my games on both:
EU servers IoC: Games played 175, 103 wins - 59% win rate
US servers IoC: Games played 127, 112 wins - 88% win rate
That 59% isn't much different to the % in other BGs I've played a lot on both US and EU, the 88% however, is insane, similar story in AV on euro also, games are much closer.
Level 90 PUG mentality is an odd thing, people go into BGs with a set idea about how they are played, the BS is the most useful one to have in AB but almost EVERY game I watch the Alliance team go for mine and LM and gift horde the BS, from which they can easily attack those 3 around it before they can be defended.
Over time you get a group mentality where people will always do the same things, if this evolves into one side losing more often a losing mentality develops where people of that side either bot the BG, argue and give up, or hardly bother to play, this makes the situation much worse for that side of course.
This is my theory anyway, lower level BGs are much more random in strategy because the turn over of players stops that mentality setting in.
IMHO - EU side is where its supposed to be. All BG's should have a 50% ratio of wins for both sides, +/- 10% - depending on which side naturally does better. 88% win ratio for 1 side or the other is bogus.
Also, I am curious, are your numbers strictly from MoP or are they lifetime ; That is, have you been going there since before MoP? I am thinking that if you are counting lifetime, then SINCE MoP came out that 88% might have gone up to the 90's / mid-90's.