Hi guys, got a question here.
before you complain about my internet, i'd love to have a solution for it, but unfortunately Riot seems to have a bone to pick with Oceania and leaves us alone to deal with the long connection to US, so we're stuck with the ping. I know some people who have it slightly better at 220 ping, but i'm not shelling out over a hundred bucks a month for a marginal improvement.
250 ping may not seem like a lot, but it adds up to half a second in delay by the time your input goes to the server and is reflected back onto the screen. I usually play bot lane and when playing adc, can farm reasonably effectively if left alone. however more often than not i lose in a harass war, because that extra half a second of you standing there in the open means an extra auto harass you take. could be worse. i've taken blitz grabs and leona stuns even though i'm well away from it on my screen.
when i play support i have the same issue. i just don't have enough lane presence because it's so glaringly obvious when i'm about to go in for a harass. i can ward the lanes with pinks and clear wards, but all that's doing is damage control.
i have tried mid before as an assassin but even against bots its a terrible experience. you just can't chain skills quickly enough. ever see a katarina that took a second of delay in between skills? yea, that was me.
i haven't tried top yet but i think it won't be any better.
would appreciate if some people having experience playing at high pings share their thoughts on how to alleviate the most serious issues.