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Valve's approach to Dota 2 is unusual in that the gameplay itself is remaining almost entirely untouched. "Our first reaction is to assume that [design elements are] there for a reason," project lead Erik Johnson explains. "IceFrog is one of the smartest designers we've ever met. He's made so many good decisions over the years in building the product. He virtually never makes a decision that doesn't have some reasoning behind it and a way to pick apart the logic behind it." This approach means that Dota 2 basically is DotA-Allstars with new technology.

DotA-Allstars' roster of 100+ heroes is being brought over in its entirety. The single map games take place on is functionally identical to the one that you can download for free today in the Warcraft III mod. Items, skills, and upgrade paths are unchanged. Some hero skills work slightly better due to being freed from the now-ancient Warcraft III engine, but Dota 2 will be instantly familiar to any DotA player.
http://www.gameinformer.com/b/featur...d-details.aspx


http://icefrogtruth.blogspot.com/

what truth there is to this blog, i cannot truly say, But the fact that Icefrog decided that a project that was not his(yes he maintained it, but it wasnt his.) was worth monopolizing, instead of creating his own project, just proves to me what kind of person he is, and i refuse to support that kind of action.
Edited by Vhati - 6/18/11 at 10:36pm
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Dota 2 I'm hoping
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There will be no Episode 3. There may be a Half-Life 3, but there will never be an Episode 3. Valve stopped with theie Episode productions in 2007.
I don't know if I fully believe this... I have seen videos about the development of episode 3, and what was going into it. Valve themselves had referred to it as work on Episode 3 at the time as well. Things can always change though!
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I'm guessing that Gabe might announce the Source 2. It's pretty much finished, but we definitely won't see HL3 for a long while yet.

Hold on to your pants.
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Friday, 13th May 2011 at 3:30 pm
Valve: No existing plan for 'Source Engine 2'
http://www.develop-online.net/news/3...ource-Engine-2
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just proves to me what kind of person he is, and i refuse to support that kind of action.
He is a person with a kick ass job, some fans, and making a ton of money. Thats what kind of person he is. I say sign me the heck up!
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I hope it's that Hammer overhaul Gabe was talking about.
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HL3 / New CSS !

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Awwwww :'(
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