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Mar 27 2013
By: orangejedi829 Monster Hunter 30 posts
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Hey so my skill badge... disappeared?

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I used to have the little blue rift splat, and now, all of a sudden, I don't have anything!

Not that I really care all that much, but whats up with that?  I find it hard to believe that I went all the way from top 2% to bottom 25% in one fell swoop.

Anyone else experience anything similar?

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Uncharted Territory
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Re: Hey so my skill badge... disappeared?

Mar 27, 2013
Yep, unless you pad, no rift splat for you :smileysad:
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Mar 27, 2013
Or it means:

You either suck all of a sudden
You are no longer worthy of being "rare"
Your internet hates you with a passion
Starhawk doesnt keep your skill score

(there has been reports of all occuring at once)
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Mar 27, 2013

Lol.. you suck........ BAD jk :smileywink: nobody is a colorful blue rift star anymore.

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mrdurant35 wrote:

Lol.. you suck........ BAD jk :smileywink: nobody is a colorful blue rift star anymore.


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SHOOOOUUUUPEEEEER!
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Mar 27, 2013

I think I lost my badge around the time I started playing Deathmatches.

 

I went from a Blue Star, to somewhere in the bottom ranks.  My friends who haven't played since launch are all higher ranked that I am :smileytongue:

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orangejedi829 wrote:

I used to have the little blue rift splat, and now, all of a sudden, I don't have anything!

Not that I really care all that much, but whats up with that?  I find it hard to believe that I went all the way from top 2% to bottom 25% in one fell swoop.

Anyone else experience anything similar?


Yeah mine fluctuates wildly like that. 

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Re: Hey so my skill badge... disappeared?

Mar 27, 2013

orangejedi829 wrote:

I used to have the little blue rift splat, and now, all of a sudden, I don't have anything!

Not that I really care all that much, but whats up with that?  I find it hard to believe that I went all the way from top 2% to bottom 25% in one fell swoop.

Anyone else experience anything similar?


It is seemingly based on several unknown parameters.

 

The one we do know for sure is the difference of rank between you and the enemies you kill or get killed by.

 

This is why so many very low levels have skill badges.

 

If I am a level 50 and kill a level 10 my skill score goes down.  If i am a level 10 and kill a level 50 my skill score goes up.

 

So we have a problem where once you get to a high level you end up killing mostly people lower then you in rank, meaning your skill score goes down.

 

This system was meant to prevent noob pounding, and encourage the stat padders to find rooms of a higher caliber, but the implementation was poor.  The highest ranked player in the game would likely not have a skill badge due to this, unless they pad like crazy.

 

So if you want a blue splat only kill players at your rank or higher.

 

Like I said there is likely several other factors but this is the only one the game developers have told us about, that I know of.

 

 

Hawkfan267 wrote:
Seriously, there's just certain things that we must accept about the PS4. In time, it may get better, who knows.


dulun18 wrote:
**honestly if you still have your PS3.. and lot of games to go through.. there's no reason to jump onto the PS4 bandwagon just yet...
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Mar 27, 2013

Not to mention if you get host kicked, xmb kicked or have a hard freeze then it counts as a loss and your skill score goes down.

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