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Singapore ShawnRay223
Posts: 25

20 Feb 2021, 12:19

I have been playing quite often lately like every day i spend 2-3 or sometimes 4 hours to play aoe3. I also staeyed awake very late and get up late in the morning. Because of the covid crisis so the i can't go to the gym to train anymore. I don't know if all these factors have bad affects on my performance or not but I just feel like I started to lose more and more in recent days. Mentally I feel fine but I lost to the same guy a lot lately while 2-3 weeks ago I can easily beat him.
I don't know if I just got worse or he has just improved a lot, like a lot in a short perdiod of time or he used hacks, etc.
No Flag helln00
Posts: 680
ESO: helln00

20 Feb 2021, 12:30

I mean unless we know the games we cant tell tbh. Also it could just bee a streak. I was on a -10 losing streak for a while. Sometimes you can just play yourself worse

the other guy could also have gotten better. who knows really but don't think about it too much. relax a bit then you can look back
Netherlands Gauix7
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Posts: 12

20 Feb 2021, 13:33

no worries men:) its a game and you cant win every game
there will be better days soon no worrys
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France chronique
Advanced Player
Posts: 1907
ESO: poissondu44
Location: France

20 Feb 2021, 13:47

The last week, 3 win and 30+ lose ^^ (need an other 5 years break)
No Flag draztik
Posts: 87
Location: France

20 Feb 2021, 17:38

there is ups and downs at AOE, similarly to poker
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No Flag Squamiger
Posts: 915
ESO: Squamiger

20 Feb 2021, 18:17

take a week off and come back, you will play better
We renounce everything except victory.
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Brazil Luciofrancosi
Posts: 163
ESO: luciofrancosi
Location: UK

22 Feb 2021, 14:48

Taking a couple of days or a week off sometimes helps.
Some times playing aoe too much is just mentally exhausting to be fair.
It can be similar to going to the gym where training too much every single day sometimes can interfere with your performance rather than help.
"Supreme excellence consists of breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting"

Sun Tzu - The art of war
No Flag helln00
Posts: 680
ESO: helln00

22 Feb 2021, 15:25

Yeah I thought I was on a streak finally getting 1400 and then immediately going -5 and rolling back down to 1300 ELO
No Flag N3O_Joe
Posts: 30

23 Feb 2021, 10:27

Learn to know when to stop, also it worthwhile watching the rec to see what went wrong even if it on fast speed.
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France ǝɯɐuɹǝsn
Posts: 149

02 Mar 2021, 18:53

maybe the guy you talking about just learn how to adapt, so you beat him easy at the begining but now that he now how you play he knwo how to counter you, and you don't got enought variety in your strategy, you can be good but if you are not good to adapt yourself player with less apm or less micro and macro skill can beat you, just by reading the game better
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Sweden Zutazuta
Posts: 853

02 Mar 2021, 19:11

I remember when hazza987654321 was only a captain or smt and I thought he was garbage. Nowadays I throw subs at him like he's the chosen one.

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