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Waiting over 15-20 mins to play killer in high ranks. Difficulty having fun.

I submitted a ticket first in the off chance they could de-rank me, but as expected that's not an option. Anyway, 'Errol' suggested i share my thoughts here so i figured why not. Didn't want to have wasted my time typing out my thoughts about this. Speaking of wasting time typing out my thoughts, i had already attempted to post this once and then it disappeared after i made an edit for some approval bullshit. So here is my second attempt.

I have only been playing about a month or so, but i am apparently too good at killer and now i ended up 3 pips from rank 1 the other day...

The reason i am not happy with this is i have to wait at least 15-20 mins just to find a match now...I just want to queue up solo and play killer. It's a ton of fun and i have put a lot of hours in so far and unlocked every killer, however now that i can only play 2-3 matches per hour it's really become disappointing. I have to queue and then wait, and by the time i end up in a match i forgot i even queued up and feel like it catches me off guard. I have to turn the sound off in the background because i do not want to listen to killers breathing and grunting for 20 minutes.

I understand there's probably few players that end up in the red ranks which makes matchmaking slower and more difficult, but i feel somewhat punished for being too good at killer. I just want to play and have fun and kill survivors. I don't particularly enjoy playing survivor; i ultimately bought this game to play killer. I simply want to continue getting in matches in a reasonable amount of time. It kind of sucks to otherwise just let survivors win and play poorly so i can lose ranks intentionally. Not only do i have to wait long, i have to wait long so i can play poorly and not have fun in order to attempt to re gain what is apparently a privledge - to get in game faster, play normally, and have fun.

Do you have any pro tips on how to lose ranks efficiently while still giving survivors a hard time? I definitely have no intention of disconnecting. I was thinking i should just hook one and camp them the whole match until they die because i know scoring was updated so that you lose points if you camp hooks too long. Otherwise if i just run around and chase until they win they teabag the whole game and get cocky and it just feels bad, because i can't convey that i want to lose on purpose to the survivors.

Why is there no way to play solo matchmaking games without rank so i don't have to wait so long? Perhaps some sort of addon or offering that prevents rank gains? I know there is kill your friends, but i don't particularly enjoy friends and i want to play alone and get bloodpoints...I hear that ranks reset every month but it only took me like a couple weeks to get up near max rank because i didn't drop low enough the last time the ranks reset (which was the first time for me since i started playing) . I tried playing freddy but i accidentally got a pip one game.

Sometimes it is also just hard to resist killing the survivors when they are teabagging all game. In which case i end up getting too many points and not losing a rank. I really want to have fun, and i was, but at this point it is ruining the game for me because it's become a waiting game and i feel like i am being punished for playing too well, as though the devs want me to stop playing killer or something.

Thanks for reading.

Comments

  • AmaliaAmalia Member Posts: 9

    The thing is you can't give the survivors a "hard time" and still derank, it's possible to safety even when you haven't even killed anyone so if you wanna derank, just DC or AFK as freddy while you're doing other stuff.

    They honestly should just remove the ranking system though, nobody likes it.

  • EntityDispleasedEntityDispleased Member Posts: 1,449

    @Amalia said:
    The thing is you can't give the survivors a "hard time" and still derank, it's possible to safety even when you haven't even killed anyone so if you wanna derank, just DC or AFK as freddy while you're doing other stuff.

    They honestly should just remove the ranking system though, nobody likes it.

    I've suggested before that they should shrink the ranking system since 20 ranks divide the playerbase way too much. Removing the ranking system however will cause lots of trouble in the community since there's a big difference between a decent survivor that has even the slightest idea of looping and a survivor who runs to the edge of the map to hide from the killer.

  • MarknessMarkness Member Posts: 174

    Survivors exploited (wow what a surprise) their rank and would farm the cankers and kill themselves. They ended up in the yellow ranks and are just purposely messing with killers there. That plus people intentionally d/cing = what you're experiencing now. I have instant queues as survivor in the red ranks and a 2-5 minute wait as a killer. I play overseas though.

  • AmaliaAmalia Member Posts: 9
    edited November 2018

    @EntityDispleased said:
    I've suggested before that they should shrink the ranking system since 20 ranks divide the playerbase way too much. Removing the ranking system however will cause lots of trouble in the community since there's a big difference between a decent survivor that has even the slightest idea of looping and a survivor who runs to the edge of the map to hide from the killer.

    Trading 15-20 minute queue times for worse or better teammates/opponent(s) seems like a good deal to me, at least I'd be able to play the game for once, but honestly this game's learning curve isn't steep enough to warrant a ranking system in the first place.
    Imagine competitive UNO or Go Fish, it's just as silly.

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