The scoreboard will mean more since more people will gain points from playing their own rank rather than gaining points from those with a quarter of their score.
Arguably the scoring and ranking system would mean less not more with this system. People would only play against people of their own rank or higher, therefore never risk losing a large amount of points. There would be very little movement between ranks.
If I beat another major, doesn't that show something? There is a reason why people who play games against those of their own rank in general are more respected on the site than those who foed their own rank and only play with people 3 or more ranks below them.
I don't think you are going to find many people to back your belief that playing lower ranks and getting a high score is harder than playing those your own rank.
Wellspring wrote:Why not just play private games if you want to play against people of a certain rank?
1. They fill more slowly
2. Only a small minority read the forums, so the amount of different people you can play is very limited
3. Some games types will never fill because of the small people that see the games
4. Speed games are harder to fill and usually have the same people in them all the time
5. It is extra work, why not save us the effort? Just like the game finder... we could hypothetically join all our games through the join a games page