Hi, I am also an old battleforge veteran. Though I played mostly 2v2 back then, and some 1v1's. (But I wasn't really good, probably just average).
I loved playing pure frost, shadow / frost or shadow / shadow.
I didn't really mind the t1 differences back then, well atleast not on my elo. I simply played and when I lost really hard, I would look into the forum, like "How to play as X vs Y".
These t1 changes are surely well-thought and probably needed, but maybe they aren't the best start to get more players to play pvp.
(Though, Maybe green would like an "Ice Barrier", which grants immu