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Old 12-17-2011, 07:07 AM   #1
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Unhappy Dota 2: Finding match takes a long time


Hi,

It takes me a very long time to find a game, sometimes 15-20 minutes and the range finder goes to max. It goes up to like 7 players and drops to 2-5 players. Only rarely does it ever start the game.

I live in Los Angeles, I clicked activate US West and East servers before finding match.

My score is 4-1-0. People say maybe I abandoned a game, but I never did...

And when I ask around they said they wait 30 secs usually, 3 min max. What's wrong with me?
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Old 12-17-2011, 07:12 AM   #2
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Default Re: Dota 2: Finding match takes a long time

There's this thing called the Match making system which attempts to match you with people of similar skill. Those people you spoke with are in a skill level with MOST of the Dota 2 players at the moment. Unfortunately, my W/L ratio will never be like yours. I've been in the beta long before there were noobs.
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Old 12-17-2011, 08:01 AM   #3
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Default Re: Dota 2: Finding match takes a long time

Well crap =( I just won another one. Had to wait 15 minutes to start though =/ Im gonna throw 3-4 games and see if thats better.
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Old 12-17-2011, 08:06 AM   #4
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Default Re: Dota 2: Finding match takes a long time

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Well crap =( I just won another one. Had to wait 15 minutes to start though =/ Im gonna throw 3-4 games and see if thats better.
if you really really didnt leave and you are in the eu region you should find games like in 3 seconds-1 mins.
Works for me at ANY fucked up time
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Old 12-17-2011, 08:07 AM   #5
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yea it used to take much less time but then it took an arrow to the knee
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Old 12-17-2011, 08:19 AM   #6
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Default Re: Dota 2: Finding match takes a long time

it takes 30 sec here.
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Old 12-17-2011, 08:20 AM   #7
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yea it used to take much less time but then it took an arrow to the knee
OMG hahahahaahh

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Old 12-17-2011, 09:39 AM   #8
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Default Re: Dota 2: Finding match takes a long time

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There's this thing called the Match making system which attempts to match you with people of similar skill. Those people you spoke with are in a skill level with MOST of the Dota 2 players at the moment. Unfortunately, my W/L ratio will never be like yours. I've been in the beta long before there were noobs.
lol no.
the onyl thing that effects matchmaking(in beta atm) is if u are in leaver brakets for leaving/afk games
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Old 12-17-2011, 09:40 AM   #9
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Default Re: Dota 2: Finding match takes a long time

add europe
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Old 12-17-2011, 09:43 AM   #10
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Try adding other servers close to your country. I live in SEA and I take quite a while for matchmaking if I only use SEA servers. Using US West + US East + SEA lets me find games in anything from 1 minute - 5 minutes. Also, try playing when there are more people online. Sometimes there are only 6k people playing, sometimes there can be up to 18k.
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Old 12-17-2011, 10:06 AM   #11
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hmm, I only had 10-20min in the beginning when there were never more than 1500ppl online, but nowadays its more like 1min max...

Edit Europe only
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Old 12-17-2011, 10:10 AM   #12
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I shouldn't be in the leaver pool, because I have 0 abandons right?

Well I do usually play at like 12 AM. I did activate all areas once, but it didn't help. There was like 160 people each area.
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Old 12-17-2011, 10:25 AM   #13
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Default Re: Dota 2: Finding match takes a long time

i know thats not a right place.
how can i send messages to valve about bugs in dota2? reply plz in pm.
hope someone knows
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Old 12-17-2011, 10:27 AM   #14
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i know thats not a right place.
how can i send messages to valve about bugs in dota2? reply plz in pm.
hope someone knows
using dev forums
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Old 12-17-2011, 10:28 AM   #15
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Old 12-17-2011, 10:29 AM   #16
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Default Re: Dota 2: Finding match takes a long time

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i know thats not a right place.
how can i send messages to valve about bugs in dota2? reply plz in pm.
hope someone knows
How can you not see the big fat "feedback" button ingame?
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Old 12-17-2011, 10:57 AM   #17
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Default Re: Dota 2: Finding match takes a long time

:O For me it takes 30 secs - 2 min.
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Old 12-17-2011, 11:00 AM   #18
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Default Re: Dota 2: Finding match takes a long time

Well, is still beta... I also took a very long time to find a match...
Try to party with friends, if they got a match, you will also be in the match as a team.
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Old 12-17-2011, 12:49 PM   #19
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It will improve. it's just beta dude
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Old 02-07-2012, 11:03 PM   #20
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20 minutes and still waiting... yep they have to fix the matchmaking

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Old 02-07-2012, 11:35 PM   #21
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hey TC add me and we can queue together, im in utah

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Old 09-04-2012, 06:38 PM   #22
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Default Re: Dota 2: Finding match takes a long time

hi, i just bought invite and trying to play, it says 11 people are online???
it was finding match 20 min and i cancled. is there something wrong with invite?
i tried all regions and there was no diffrence? any suggestoins?
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Old 10-28-2012, 09:32 PM   #23
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Default Re: Dota 2: Finding match takes a long time

It's not even about the effin match making. It's about retard joining beta to play against bot. play against bot for hours without leaving
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Old 10-28-2012, 10:45 PM   #24
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yea it used to take much less time but then it took an arrow to the knee

lol!
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