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Allie Martin, a widow, has a secret protector who manipulates her life without anyone knowing until… When Remy Broussard, an injured police officer, returns to Port David, Louisiana to visit before his medical leave is over, he discovers his childhood friend, Allie Martin, is being stalked. As Remy protects Allie and tries to find her stalker, they realize their feelings go beyond friendship. When the stalker is found, they begin to explore the deeper feelings they have for each other, only to have a more sinister threat come between them. Will Allie be able to save Remy before he dies at the hand of a maniac? Margaret Daley, USA Today Bestselling author, has written another thrilling, fast-paced romantic suspense that keeps you on the edge of your seat to the very end. She loves telling a story full of romance, mystery and suspense similar to Dee Henderson and Lynette Eason. I grew up on the Gulf Coast in Mississippi. My stepfather was Cajun, and I loved to hear stories about his childhood. That part of the United States is unique and fascinating. Why did you title your series Strong Women, Extraordinary Situations?

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This is an important milestone for their flagship MOBA game and they plan on marking the occasion properly. There are plenty of rewards available to those who play ranked games in the upcoming months. The official date was revealed and Blizzard announced that Season 3 will arrive together with the new patch. As soon as this becomes available for download, the new ranked season will commence, so the time is now.

The best site dedicated to analyzing Heroes of the Storm replay files. Our site contains tons of hero builds, a talent calculator, charts, statistics, and much more! We also cover patch notes, new heroes, and other HOTS news.

Warhammer 2 Reprisal patch live, January plans outlined Posted By: Warhammer 2 that has been in beta for a while is now live for all. Specifically, the revamped Warriors of Chaos will now be in Mortal Empires. Plus, the Immortality skill from Total War: Warhammer 2 is now in there. Also released as part of this update is the CPU-stretching Laboratory , where you can mess about with various battle settings. Want to do a custom battle between giant Skaven and a horde of eagles, in zero gravity?

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Heroes of the Storm also takes a more simplified and accessible approach to the genre that bucks MOBA trends by implementing a streamlined talent system and team-shared experience. While staying in lane soaking up experience is important, there were plenty of times where moving around the map to help teammates was an equally useful play. Each of its 14 maps is built around a unique mechanic that moves the fight from the lanes to a special objective that becomes the focal point of every game.

Each battleground offers something special in both aesthetic and play style, which keeps things feeling fresh even after having played over a hundred hours. The design of these battlegrounds is largely well thought out. Great maps like Tomb of the Spider Queen, where you race to collect and turn in gems to call down game-changing spiders, or Braxis Holdout, which is a fun blend of point control and intense base defenses against hordes of Zerg, pack a punch.

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Overwatch features a wide array of unique heroes, ranging from Tracer, a time-jumping adventurer, to Rheinhardt, an armored, rocket-hammer-wielding warrior, to Zenyata, a transcendent robot monk. Every hero plays differently, and mastering their abilities is the key to unlocking their potential; who will your favorite be? In a time of global crisis, the Overwatch is an international task force of heroes banded together to restore peace to the war-torn world.

Overwatch Key Features Choose Your Hero — Select from more than 20 different heroes, each with strengths and weaknesses, a deep story and background. Select a hero that suits your playstyle and master them, or learn to use them all! Diverse Game Modes — From Assault, where you must capture points, to Control, where you must hold a point, Overwatch provides diverse game modes that demand a cohesive team and quick skills Constant Updates — New modes, events, and heroes will be added at regular intervals, keeping gameplay fresh and dynamic.

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Heroes of the Storm at PAX East 2018: Deckard Cain and the Newbie Experience

How many Americans will that kill? I learn from various research reports around the web that the price elasticity of demand for fruits and vegetables is somewhere in the vicinity of. Some say higher, some say lower. So the Trump tariff should reduce total U. This is, deliberately, a considerable underestimate, since it entirely ignores the fact that the tariff will also lead to increases in the price of American vegetables, leading to further reduced consumption.

Now here I learn that low fruit and vegetable consumption is associated with a higher risk of degenerative diseases, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, cataracts and brain dysfunction.

The start of the latest ranked season for Heroes of the Storm saw a number of issues crop up regarding matchmaking and player rankings.

Original Sin is that many women play it. I never had any doubts about this because I saw my partner play D: OS for many hours. My feeling that many women play D: OS is further reinforced by the people I meet at trade-shows. I never really questioned this number because it fit with the split I saw for events like PAX. Interesting, I always thought …. So I went to our Facebook page.

I went WTF again!

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Unfortunately, due to the lack of public access to private prison contracts, most of the details are unknown. Shortly before her death, the woman reported that she had been raped and assaulted by male inmates who were housed in the same cell block. She also reported being sexually humiliated by a GEO guard after reporting to the warden that guards allowed male and female inmates to have sex. A state audit showed that the jail barely kept the minimum number of guards required in the contract.

Successive California governors have taken thousands from private prison corporations. Their lobbying operation, however, is much bigger than giving money to a couple of Golden State governors. Medical staff have been found to be poorly trained and under-employed, sometimes dishing out wrong or different prescriptions to inmates. At some private facilities , those women are herded like cattle and forced to give birth in chains.

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All hero Talent Trees have been redesigned. Many new ability-specific talents have been added. Bane can attack nightmared units without waking them. All cast points reduced from 0.

Matchmaking Design in Heroes of the Storm Nate “Spyrian” Valenta Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen several conversations pop up within the Heroes community in which some players seemed a little mystified by how the matchmaker is intended to work, and how it interacts with the regional game servers around the world.

HOTS Logs relies on users to upload their replay files. Using these files, it builds you a personalized Profile and Match History, and calculates an estimated matchmaking rating using everyone’s match results. You may find you have a Profile generated before you upload any games; this is because others players have uploaded games that you were in.

To upload your full Match History, and generate a Profile using all your games, please upload your replay files here: Upload Replays Why are replays missing from my match history? There is an option in Heroes of the Storm to save all your replays. Unfortunately, if you didn’t know about this or didn’t enable it early on, only your most recent replays will be saved. The good news is that if another player uploads one of the games you were in previously, it will be added to your Profile as well.

When is MMR calculated? When is the leaderboard updated? MMR is constantly being recalculated. There are two separate priorities here: Replays uploaded within 3 days of playing are usually calculated within a few hours.

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Some of us in TL staff were fortunate enough to get access to this alpha, and have decided to bring you a little coverage. This is the first article of what we hope will be many, and should serve as a primer to the game, as well as a rundown of our first impressions. The Basics Heroes follows the basic design of all modern MOBAs, it pits ten players in two teams of five against each other, where they compete for resources and attempt to kill each other.

The main object of the game is to destroy the opposing teams “palace”, which I will no doubt mistakenly call “throne” often.

We’re introducing both matchmaking rating (MMR) and rank decay for inactive Diamond, Master, and Grand Master Hero League players. Since we’ve covered so much in this blog, Until then, we’ll see you in the Nexus! Head to the official Heroes of the Storm forums to share your feedback with us and discuss this post with other players.

Edit “Operations” is an asymmetric gamemode best described as a combination of the Conquest Assault and Rush gamemodes, combining the territory control of the former with the focused fighting of the latter, yet expanding on both with historical narrative and long-form gameplay across multiple chapters. The gamemode allows for a maximum of 64 players.

Battalions Edit The Attacking team fields three battalions with which to capture all maps within an operation. If a battalion falls in battle, the next battalion resumes attack on the same sector with a Behemoth supporting them. Should a single battalion manage to secure a map, the defenders may acquire their own Behemoth to meet them at the next map. Tickets Edit Attacker battalions number soldiers each.

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MMR Share It’s pretty much a given these days that any online game has to have a decent matchmaking system. Getting the algorithms right can be enormously tricky, however. If you’ve been playing StarCraft, League of Legends or Dota 2 you’ll be fully familiar with the principle of playing placement matches before you become ranked.

Surprisingly, that wasn’t the case in Heroes of the Storm until the most recent patch, where everyone’s Team League and Hero rankings were wiped and you had to play a minimum of 20 ranked matches before you got your MMR wings back.

New Heroes of the Storm players who enter matchmaking modes will initially only be matched for games on certain Battlegrounds. As they complete more games, new players will unlock additional Battlegrounds as follows: 0 games played: Players will only receive matches on Cursed Hollow.

I’m not going to advocate any particular way of streaming since there are too many factors to consider, but hopefully this provides some basic information on to what you should be looking at when configuring things. Hopefully this is useful to someone! This guide is a bit out of date and some things are no longer accurate. For XSplit users, see this post for a quick idea of how settings affect quality. There are three main factors when streaming: Quality This is how your stream looks to your viewers.

Bandwidth Streaming requires a high upload bandwidth for best results. Quality It’s important to note that quality is not directly related to any single factor – eg cranking the resolution to p and claiming that’s the best possible quality is simply not true. There are many factors involved with how good your stream will look. Codec Most streaming software uses either H or VP6.

However there are many implementations and variations in the way codecs can be programmed, such that some encoding software is better than others despite using the same standard. It requires a higher bitrate more upload for the same quality, but has some benefits in that it recovers from scene changes faster than FME’s H It’s also worth mentioning under the Codec section but really it’s a software issue that XSplit’s internal source scaling will always result in a blurrier output than a Adobe FME stream due to a scaling bug in XSplit Hi SplitMedia please fix this, I’ve sent in about three bug reports already!

Why the HoTS matchmaking system is EXTREMELY FLAWED