Guest Post: Vetting puggers — beyond GearScore and achievements
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How can you tell a good raider from a bad raider?
- GearScore? NO. Often times, people will rely on a numerical gear score, but this is not a good way to judge player quality. Very good players will have low gear scores when starting out, and very bad players who have been persistent or been carried can have very high scores. GearScore is not an indicator of goodness or badness; it’s purely an indication of how much time and luck the person has had on that character.
- Achievements? NO. Some group leaders request, “Link achievement, please,” but this is not a good method, either. All this indicates is that the person was in the raid when the boss died. You don’t know if they were No. 1 DPS or died three seconds into the fight, the same as they do during every fight they’ve ever been in.
So before you can determine how tell a good player from a bad player, you should understand what makes a “good player.”
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