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Published on September 22, 2009 By T-Man In Demigod Journals

Hello Demigod Fans,

I have some news to deliver.  And depending on your point of view it could be either good or bad.

We have just uncovered a major flaw in our calculation of experience points.  And if you were not aware, it is the experience point system that drives Demigod's player rankings.  So it's good news that we unconvered the bug. But it's bad news that this means the current ranking stats are pretty much useless.

So because the current experience points are incorrect we have decided to reset everyones exererience points back to the starting value of 1000.  This will completely wipe out the current rankings.  And depending on where you were in the rankings, this could be good or bad.

We did explore the possibility of recalculating everyone's experience points but it would be a major undertaking in order to accomplish that and felt it would be just too ugly to do that.  But dont worry, your current Wins/Losses/FavorPoints, FavorItems and Achievements are still intact.  We are not resetting those. So that is Good.

Now everyone can race again to get to the top of the ladder, good luck and have fun playing.

 


Comments (Page 1)
on Sep 22, 2009

I think this is good, if they are broken they are broken. Therefore they can't be counted "correctly".

on Sep 22, 2009

It was evident that there was an issue, thanks for taking the time to track it down and correct it!!

j

on Sep 22, 2009

What was the bug?

on Sep 22, 2009

Nice, the experience rating was totally confusing, glad you found the bug!

on Sep 23, 2009

Good to hear

on Sep 23, 2009

Wonderful news!! Thanks!!!!

on Sep 23, 2009

so my rank increase from 23000 to 854. yay!

on Sep 23, 2009

StAcK3D_ActR
so my rank increase from 23000 to 854. yay!

 

Ditto!

on Sep 23, 2009

well i've gone from 25,000 something or other to 101 so what ever you've done don't change it again

i'm guessing you're just counting exp from the 22 though as i had 3 win 0 losses last night. it's a bit confusing as i'm otherwise 50/50 win/loss.

isn't there a system to have stats recorded per epoch, isn't this epoch 3 and so couldn't we have a stats reset to be in tune with our new rankings? older stats being accessible under epoch 2...

keep favour though!!! bloody annoying losing all my beta then everything up until the last reset.

on Sep 23, 2009

Oh, awesome, now my rank has dropped from ~400 to 32,400. Great, and people who are 20-21 are at rank 101, and I'm 226-54 @ 32K. EXCELLLLEEENNNNTTTTT.

on Sep 23, 2009

damn looks like msnt got REALLY shafted by the reset

on Sep 23, 2009

Oh, awesome, now my rank has dropped from ~400 to 32,400. Great, and people who are 20-21 are at rank 101, and I'm 226-54 @ 32K. EXCELLLLEEENNNNTTTTT.

Good to see you're excited by the change and taking it well.

Bara

on Sep 23, 2009

does the ranking system now work as expected?

will there be future changes to the system? i really think that it is not a good idea to keep everyone - even if inactive or without a game - in the stats.

on Sep 23, 2009

Can I make a request?

 

Periodic ladder resets, say every 3 months. Create "ladder seasons" At the end of each "season" (3 months) crown a DG ladder champion, reset ladder xp points, then do it all over again. Keeps the game fresh and encourages new players to keep trying.

on Sep 23, 2009

I was stuck at 32,000. Now I'm in the top 1000. w00t! Experience was broken for me to begin with.

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