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Kids getting mad over a free game from one of the top PC developers
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Kids getting mad over a free game from one of the top PC developers
People hear free and they ignore all other implications that comes with it. Nothing is free, sometimes the cost is not money. Besides, there's no assurance that DOTA is the f2p game in question, it's a possibility but not a guarantee.
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I never found the League of Legends shop intrusive at all...
Yeah no joke, League of Legend's shop is ALMOST done right. Or at least has gotten closer to anyone else. It's nicely balanced~
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They have different studios working on different things. EP3 development won't be slowed down by this. (As if it could go slower )
    
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People hear free and they ignore all other implications that comes with it. Nothing is free, sometimes the cost is not money. Besides, there's no assurance that DOTA is the f2p game in question, it's a possibility but not a guarantee.
Did I say it was DOTA?
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First of all, is it really considered stealing if they have Icefrog (creator of Dota) working with them? Second, I highly doubt they're just copy-pasting the entire thing into source and you have no grounds to say they are.
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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

yep, no reason to think that at all............................................... ....

with hundreds of heroes...............................that makes for a mighty fine store, along with all the items available for purchase in game.
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man i wish they hadn't jumped on the dota clone band wagon a few months ago...

counter strike 2.0 please. enough of this source garbage.
    
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>implying they affect anything

So what if lazy people want to buy stuff you can get for free? They're not gaining an advantage. If they want to give more money to Valve, more power to them.

Why this is still a point of disagreement, I'll never understand.
Because there are some PC gamers who are whiny kids that have no concept of money or business.
    
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Thread Title: Valve Working On A Free-To-Play Game.
>DotA vs. HoN vs. LoL discussions just because the article MENTIONS theories of it being DotA 2.

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Half Life 3 is going to be free to play??

Oh wait, no, the article said 'working on'...
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