Best Practices for a Successful THL Season
This is a list of some tips so that everyone has a good season. Following these tips will prevent some of the most common issues that players experience in THL.
1. Read the Rules documents completely. There is so much information in there, so we recommend every player read the rules before each season. We will announce rule changes when they happen, but being familiar with the Rules document is beneficial to all players.
2. Double check your registration on the site to make sure your email, Bnet ID, and name is all correct and there aren’t any typos.
1. Always email your opponent on Monday. You should schedule your match as early in the week as possible. This is also a good time to add your opponent on Battle.net.
2. If you haven’t heard back from your opponent by Tuesday night, send a second email and make sure to CC your opponent’s captain and your Division Manager. Captains are listed on each series "Team" tab of each series drop-down menu, and contact information for all players can be found in the "Players" tab of each series drop-down menu.
3. Be specific with your availability in your emails and always remember to include your time zone. The most common issue with scheduling is a lack of specificity. Do not use ambiguous terms like: tomorrow, afternoon, morning, weekend, etc. Use exact times with a time zone. There is a Time Zone Convertor on the “Resources” tab on the website.
Below is an email template that works well for scheduling.
Hi (Opponent’s Name),
I am (Your Name) and I am your opponent for Week X in Y Series. Below are some times that work well for me to play our match this week.
Friday 8pm -10pm
All times are EST.
If none of these times work for you, get back to me quickly so we can nail down a time. I look forward to playing with you.
Thanks, (Your Name)
4. If for some reason you are unable to make your scheduled match time, email your opponent as soon as possible to try to reschedule.
1. The submission deadline is Wednesday night at 11:59:59 PST. We recommend setting an alarm sometime Wednesday night so that you never forget about the deadline.
2. Always take the time to make sure your submission goes through. Usually the site will update in about 5 minutes but sometimes it can take longer. You will know if your submission went through if your classes show up or if you show Waiting For Opp by your name on the spreadsheet.
3. The most common issue with submissions not going through is a space after your name on the submission form. Make sure to not leave a space there and your name matches you name as shown on the Series Players page.
1. Always double check your classes and decks before your match. Make sure you have decks for the classes that you brought.
2. Go into the Play Mode screen before your match and double check your decks/ban deck. The ban process is explained in detail in the rules documents.
3. Remember to ask before sending out a challenge screen.
4. Lastly, greet your opponent, be polite and follow the Code of Conduct when interacting with your opponent. We are all here to have fun.