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Help reviewing teammates

Discussion in 'Regular Discussion' started by Ansible, Dec 12, 2016.

  1. Ansible

    Ansible Inkling Fleet Admiral

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    An open field of enemy ink. And the kid run-n-guns a straight line throught it. In full view of a perched charger and a Batman roller wall-jumping towards them.

    I know that's a bad situation. Yet I'm having trouble instructing why this is a bad situation.

    And as nervous as it makes me, I really would like to help other players improve and enjoy themselves, especially when they ask. But as with the above example, I'm having difficulty properly evaluating performances like a mentor instead of like an analytical player-bot.

    So I'm seeking any advice possible: how do I observe and critique other players, on either team, so they can improve?
     
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  2. Dessgeega

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    Are these players looking for advice? Because if not you're likely to just anger them, no matter how good your intentions. There's been studies showing that unsolicited advice has a tendency to get negative reactions from folks even when it's right.
     
  3. Ansible

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    Yes, they are. And then there's that occasional moment when they're in a salt fit and then you're not sure if they want advice while they're venting or just venting to let off steam.
     
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