Hooray, Season 4 is here!
Season 3 was pretty fun. Started in Silver 4 and climbed up to Gold 2 which ultimately led me to going 5-5 and being placed in Silver 1 for S4. I'm not mad about being bumped down to Silver, since I should be able to climb out of it if I'm truly better than that. However, it seems like Silver 1 is like the same level as old Gold 3/4 ish and it's actually kinda hard.
Before, I always thought of divisions and leagues as a set level for your skill, so I was pretty happy that I went up 6 divisions last season. However, stagnating at Silver 1 now made me realize that leagues are simply your skill relative to other players. Sadly, that means I didn't improve as much of a League player as I originally thought, and half of my division gains were due to "skill inflation". Oh well, it's not like I'm on an LCS team or anything.
Solo Q is getting to be a real pain. I planned on grinding to Gold, but the rudeness and toxicity of some of the players are really starting to…