Broken Myth Strategy Theorycrafting

Vainglory Mastery: Wave Control 101

In Vainglory and other MOBA-titles, wave control and management is an important focus in high levels of play. The strategic implication and elements to these skills are endless.

What is Wave Control?

Simply put, wave control is the manipulation of allied and enemy lane minions to deny or gain advantages in the game. The technique varies, and each maneuver has its own pros and cons associated with it. The goal, however, is always to deny minions, manipulate map control, and increase your team’s strategic depths. Wave control yields six different methods to achieve these goals.
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Vainglory News

GankStars Giveaway: Meet GankStars and Vainglory Developers

Recently, renowned Esports organization GankStars set out to host the largest giveaway in Vainglory history. By entering your name into a Gleam drawing, you receive the chance to: Travel to San Francisco, get 1-on-1 coaching from GankStars, and tour SEMC’s Lair! Completing additional tasks, such as following GankStars on Twitter and subscribing to their YouTube channel, through the Gleam page increases your chance of winning. The main winner will also pocket signed merchandise and related goodies. If you aren’t feeling lucky, four separate winners will receive various other prizes. For rules and legalities, see GankStars’ post. To enter, follow the further instructions found on the Gleam giveaway page. Your chance to enter ends on May 31st, so act quick! (Just be sure to split some winnings with us.)

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Macro VS Micro: What’s the Big Deal?

Welcome back to Broken Myth! Today, we will discuss topics commonly used by Vainglory 8 casters—macro and micro play. The terms, macro and micro, originated in the Real-Time-Strategy (RTS) genre. In such games, players are responsible for an overall game strategy; balancing resources, offensive, and defensive capabilities.

Thankfully in Vainglory, we don’t have to develop heroes; we must, however, manage our hero’s in-game mana (energy). Mastering one easily yields victory; mastering both yields prominent success. Let’s look and see how macro and micro play work in MOBAs such as Vainglory!
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Situational Items for Vainglory Carries

In the midst of matches, we all often struggle to obtain the perfect item to dominate the Halcyon Fold on Vainglory carries. Broken Myth’s Situational Items series offers in-depth analysis of all items. Be sure to catch our follow-up guide coming soon: Situational Items for Captains. These two resources are sure to augment the Broken Myth Top Hero Builds page. Without further ado, let’s dig in!

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Tier Lists

Update 2.4 Hero Tier List is Here!

Is there a doctor in the house? No, Baptiste doesn’t count! He gives all of his patients Bad Mojo and he’ll probably Ordain the rest of us to work extra hours without overtime pay! 2.4 has arrived in full force, with many familiar friends continuing to perform steadily under pressure and some newer faces entering the scene. Broken Myth is here to prescribe the most popular and successful heroes of the Fold to resuscitate your MMR and keep you on the up-and-up! Let’s begin with a basic examination of your Laning…

Read on for the full breakdown and Tier List!