In the present day I would like to introduce to you one of the successful free to play - games: the double Golden Joystick - winner "League of Legends" by Riot Games!

League of Legends is a MOBA-Game (Multiplayer On-line Battle Enviornment), which is oriented in direction of the well-known Warcraft three - Map "Defense of the Ancients".

For individuals who never performed DotA (are there any?) and who do not know the game idea I will clarify it intimately:

The beginning

League of Legends would not put excessive requirements on your PCs. You want no less than:

- processor with 2 GHz - 1 GB RAM, - DirectX capable video card, - 750 MB free onerous disk house, - DSL or related

Create an account either on the server EU West, EU Nordic/East or US, depending on where you live. You may also create an account on US whereas dwelling in Europe however you will expertise greater pings then. I provide you with a link to create an account in my author's bio. Select a name (at all times the toughest part) and a pleasant image and off you go!

The Champions

There are 2 teams 5 gamers (there are extra game modes, but they aren't vital to start with because as a newbie you need to start with 5vs5 to learn the gameplay). Earlier than each match you all select a "champion" who is the character you want to use in battle. Dependant in your personal preferendes it can be e.g. an undead mage, a giant granite golem, a little boy riding on a Yeti, a brave knight and many more.All in all there are more than eighty (!) different champions and every second week one is added.

Every champions has four different abilities (three normal and one extra robust, the "Ultimate") and a passive, which he has since the beginning. You be taught the talents by leveling up ingame and your max champion degree is 18 which suggests that you've got 5 factors in each regular skill and 3 in your ultimate.

You obtain experience for levelling up by:

1. Being close to when enemy minions or neutral monsters are killed by your troops (it isn't essential to kill them your self!)

2. killing or helping to kill enemy champions

To start with you typically play no matter you want, later it's useful to communicate together with your teammembers before the match begins so that you've got a balanced setup and not 5 champions of the identical kind.

The completely different sorts of champions are roughly:

1. Mages ("AP Carries": AP means ability energy, they primarily deal magical injury with their abilities)

2. Fighters ("AD Carries": AD means Attack Injury, they mainly deal bodily harm with their autoattacks)

3. Tanks (They're onerous to kill and protect their own carries, for instance by stunning or taunting the enemies)

4. Helps (They've both buffs or heals to support their carries and hold them alive)

5. Junglers (They do not begin in the lane however within the jungle and assist their teammates by ganking and ambushing the enemies)

The fascinating point is: Depending on the gadgets you equip on your champions they're typically able to meet different roles!

To start with you don't have own champions, however each week there are 10 free ones which everyone can use. After some matches you should purchase extra champions with influence factors (IP) in the shop. I'll come to this later.

The map

The map has 3 different lanes, which lead from your personal to the enemy base. On these lanes there are a number of Towers which you could destroy earlier than you'll be able to attack the base itself. As a assist your important constructing ("Nexus") spawns minion waves in brief intervals which provide help to in fights. Between the lanes there's the "jungle", where neutral monsters are located. For those who kill those you obtain gold and/or momentary buffs.

As soon because the match begins everyone has a couple of minute to spend his beginning capital on gadgets within the shop.

This doesn't take long since you don't have much gold in the beginning. There are different ways to earn gold within the game:

1. Everybody receives gold over time

2. Killing enemy minions or neutral monsters (here it is important to give them the ultimate blow, the so called "lasthitting")

3. Killing or assisting to kill enemy champions

4. Destroying enemy buildings (towers and inhibitors -> destroying them makes your minions stronger)

5. There are several items which grant you extra earnings (the so called gold/5 objects -> they provide you 1 gold every 5 seconds)

The objective

In the event you destroy the enemy primary building (Nexus) your crew wins. For being able to assault the Nexus, however, it's important to destroy all three towers and the inhibitor on a minimum of one lane and the two towers which protect the Nexus. So it is not one of the best thought to hunt the enemy champions 24/7 if you do not push the lanes on the similar time. An average match takes 30-forty five minutes, rarely more than an hour. As quickly as the match reaches minute 20 it is usually possible to surrender.

Extra game modes are a 3vs3 and a reasonably new domination map ("Dominion") where you need to capture and defend sure points. As well as there are ranked modes for players with summoner stage 30 (rationalization follows) during which you receive an Elo count relying in your wins and losses. For beginners I extremely recommend the normal 5vs5 map!

The summoners

league of legends tee shirts of Legends additionally has an RPG part. You do not solely select a name and an image for yourself (you're a so known as "summoner", don't combine it up with the "champions") however you're also able to level up your self and buy small buffs with Influence Factors (IP).