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11.07.18 7526
David
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Battle.net Statistics Part 3: Which is the Best Race?

Which is the strongest race in Warcraft 3? This question is often asked by new and old players alike. The answer depends on how you're defining 'strong'. In this article I will analyze data gathered from Battle.net to see which race is played most often and who is winning the most games on Northrend.

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30.06.18 3395
David
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Battle.net Statistics Part 2: Did Patch 1.29 change the Warcraft 3 Meta?

The major changes of 1.29 revolved around heroes. We've seen some new strategies in tournaments, but what about the average player on Battle.net? Did they adjust to the changes? In this article, we will go over the hero choices that are made every day on Battle.net.

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24.06.18 7585
David
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Battle.net Statistics Part 1: How many active players are there in 2018?

Since Blizzard has released Patch 1.29 and improved the conditions on Battle.net, many people have wondered about the activity on the official servers. What is the state of Warcraft on Battle.net? Which game types are popular? Are people coming back?

If you're interested in these questions, it's your lucky day! I have acquired a huge data set that enables me to shed some light on these topics. In part 1 of this series, I will give a brief overview about the data and investigate if Patch 1.29 has affected the activity on Battle.net.

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14.03.18 1925
RehcraM
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The Peons Award 2018

With the Academy Awards just having distributed their Oscars, it's now time for an even more prestigious ceremony: The Peons award distribution 2018. We welcome you to a celebration of the unit's strengths and weaknesses, as we take a look at the numbers in the wonderful game of Warcraft 3!

Bear in mind that the numbers used in the graphs below are associated with the unit's raw stats - so no upgrades are taken into consideration.

Some of the graphs have been cut off, and therefor doesn't show the entire range of data. This is to show the data in the most visually pleasant way. On graphs with a middle section cut out, a red stippled line shows where it's divided.

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07.01.18 2601
Parasect
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Warcraft 3 Earnings 2017

We now bring you the continuation on an article published earlier this year; "WC3 Player Earnings 2017". With all the tournaments of 2017 having been played out we can now come with the conclusion. The answer to questions such as "Who has been the most successful player of 2017", "What races has taken the biggest pieces of 'the prize pool cake'" and "How have the different Warcraft teams been doing?"

 

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06.08.17 2828
David
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The notorious Orc versus Undead

There has been a lot of controversy surrounding the Orc vs Undead match up. 9 out of the 20 last Gera Cup finals were Orc vs Undead. It doesn't come as a surprise there is a lot of discussion going on about which race is favored. In fact, Happy's and FoCuS' stats are some of the most looked up ones in our stats section. As I have been working on a new stats database (which will be released next week), I will use this opportunity to display the opinions of community members and players and highlight the main statistics about the match up.

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18.07.17 3129
David
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Playing on Battle.net - stats about activity and when to play

Which server is the most active? Which time is the best to search for 1on1 or 4on4 games on Battle.net? Is it easier to find games in 2on2 or 4on4? These are some of the questions that people often ask in Wc3 forums.

Bearand did some amazing research on the Wc3 games played on Bnet and uploaded the results on his website https://arranged.team. Thanks to his results, we can finally get a better idea of activity on Battle.net and find optimal hours to play our favorite game.

Let's check out some of his interesting findings and have a brief talk with bearand himself!

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01.07.17 1252
Parasect1
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WC3 Player Earnings 2017

Many people are wondering if there is still money to be made in Warcraft 3. Even though there are some tournaments with big prize pools such as goldWCA, goldGCS or the upcoming goldNeo Star League, the vast majority of players isn't able to claim these titles. Most prizes are won by a small amount of pro players. But who is earning the most?

Parasect is keeping track of results and earnings. He posts these numbers once a month in the WC3 Reddit. Here are his most recent findings for the WC3 Player Earnings in 2017.

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04.05.17 1801
David
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Does Race matter? Analyzing Tournament Statistics

This is the year of Undead! Undead players are winning more than ever! Or are they? Sometimes, our feelings are playing tricks on us. Let’s take a look at the actual tournament data of the last 12 months to get a better idea about which races are doing well and which aren’t. The results might surprise you!

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