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DOTA - Does anyone here still play it?

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Hi,

A friend of mine just game me his copies of Warcraft 3 and The Frozen Throne. I just wanted to know, does anyone here play DOTA? I've been playing it for the past month or so and so far so good, but I end up in teams comprised of only newbies (myself included) vs the "host" team, that the host usually stacks teams to put most of the good players together (by ranking) , and it doesn't help that there are some players that consider themselves expert and then give questionable advice during games.

so, any players that wanna help me practice and get better or who would like to put an OCN playgroup together, just post in here.
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Just been playing a few games with a friend today via Garena. But I am not so good Too lazy to learn new heroes and items
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If you like DotA, check out Heroes of Newerth. It´s basically the same game with new items, heroes, matchmaking system and a better engine. Most hardcore DotA players don´t like it, but I bet you will.
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I played it until it became non-free (out of beta). Reverted back to old school Dota I heard of League of Legend or smth like that but haven't tried myself. HoN is ok. I liked that you could reconnect if dropped.
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Hon has improved a ton since beta (and many original characters that are not found in dota). LOL took a spin a bit away from dota with no ability to deny and rotating character rosters that you can buy with real money (also it's easier than hon).
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SC2 - SotIS
basically the same thing, with SC2 heroes... check it out
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Sotis and HON? ok, ill take a look. Its just soo many things to learn and try to catchup on. Im still learning last-hit, and i havent even moved to denying yet. DOTA sounds like a game made for hardcore gamers of the archetype.
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post #8 of 26
Never played it lol
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isn't that a song by basshunter?

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lol i've never played it
Edited by badatgames18 - 6/12/11 at 12:54pm
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I play hon, but am mainly just biding my time until dota2. Hon is a great game, but the company that made it is very unreliable and disrespectful of their customers.

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