Essentials: Last Hitting

Essentials: Last Hitting

Economy management is important. In MMO’s like WoW, player skill can play a huge different in PvP. In LoL, richer teams end up slowly gaining advantage over the long run because the better equipment helps them secure domination. Last hitting is the act of killing a minion with your attacks and spells being the lethal […]

PROMOTE: Champion Selection in Low ELO Games

PROMOTE: Champion Selection in Low ELO Games

HOLA. I’m Christopher “Pwyff” Tom, author of ZAM Networks’ ongoing LoL series, A Buyer’s Guide to League of Legends, former competitive gamer, proliferate internet troll, and itinerant video game journalist extraordinaire. I’ve been a long time League of Legends player, dating all the way back to the friends and family beta that took place in […]

Basics: Explaining Lane Roles

Basics: Explaining Lane Roles

Conquest teammate Action Hank (or as I like to refer to him, Action Gank) created a nice internal memo list for players within the team who are just starting to get into League of Legends and gave me permission to use parts of it for the post. These are meant as guidelines as to what […]

11 Tips for League of Legends Beginners

11 Tips for League of Legends Beginners

When I’m teaching new players the various concepts of League of Legends, there are several rules I try to instill.  These are basic guidelines to help newer players survive through games and are skills that are transferable across different champions. As you gain more experience, you’ll find that there are exceptions to every rule and […]