Were introducing seasons into the Populous league along side the standard long running league table. Season 1 will begin on July 1st and continue 3 months. Every quarter the new season will start.
In the new season, everyone will be reset to wildman, BUT you will get some credit for your standing in the previous season. It will be as follows:
Grades are going to be based on percentiles similar to how they were for the traditional league several years ago.
The top 10% of players will be shaman (up to 20), the top 1/3 of shaman players will be Shaman+ (up to 3)
Other ranks will be 20% of the non-shaman players each split equally into 3 for Grade+, Grade, and Grade-
Grades are calculated when you finish a game as expected and are re-calculated at the end of the day for everyone, including those that dont play