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I am waiting for this while I play League of legends.

I hope to see more news at blizzcon about this and HoTS
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So now we have the original (still massively popular) WC3 DotA (ironically ripped off), Blizzard's inhouse DotA on SC2, Valve's DotA 2 and HoN the bastardized DotA from S2.
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SC2 DoTA sounds WAAAAAAY better than a Free 2 Play (have to buy stuff to keep up with other players) version that Valve is making. Boooooo to F2P play games with micro transaction economies... go blizzard!!!
You have proof that Dota2 is going to be free to play? Do you also have proof that buying items will give you an advantage in game? No I didn't think so. Valve wouldn't be dumb enough to offer items that affect in game balance.. look at HoN and LoL, all purchasable items are cosmetic. You don't need to buy stuff to "keep up with other players"
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You have proof that Dota2 is going to be free to play? Do you also have proof that buying items will give you an advantage in game? No I didn't think so. Valve wouldn't be dumb enough to offer items that affect in game balance.. look at HoN and LoL, all purchasable items are cosmetic. You don't need to buy stuff to "keep up with other players"
Unless seeing new/better skins demoralizes you so much that you can't concentrate.
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SC2 DoTA sounds WAAAAAAY better than a Free 2 Play (have to buy stuff to keep up with other players) version that Valve is making. Boooooo to F2P play games with micro transaction economies... go blizzard!!!
where the hell are you getting this information that dota2 will be free to play?
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Dumbing down. Great....b/c isn't that what LoL and HoN are for
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There's those "more accessible" words again. Time and time again that had been proven to mean dumbed down. See Crysis 2.
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You're pretty ignorant, it's funny.
Says the person who has no useful information to add... durrrr.

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So, wait, let me get this straight.

You say that Free-to-Play sucks, and in same context tell us that you prefer a modification?
Riiiiiiight.
Ok I guess I need to clarify as you obviously did not get my point. F2P is based on the concept that you get a bit of a game to try out kind of like a really great demo of a game yet you play with everyone else that has paid for more content for the game thus giving them a competitive advantage. DoTA from Blizzard will not have any content that people can buy which will give them more content over others which is the reason I like their idea of how to deliver DoTA better than a "F2P" delivery method.

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You have proof that Dota2 is going to be free to play? Do you also have proof that buying items will give you an advantage in game? No I didn't think so. Valve wouldn't be dumb enough to offer items that affect in game balance.. look at HoN and LoL, all purchasable items are cosmetic. You don't need to buy stuff to "keep up with other players"
Hmmm, I am fairly confident that I read Valve's press release some time ago saying the game would be F2P... I could be wrong and will report back soon with my findings. EDIT: Seems there is a lot of speculation about DoTA 2 being F2P and I must have read some of those articles a while back and got that into my head. I would be MUCH more motivated to play / spend money on DoTA 2 if it was a 50 dollar game and not F2P (obviously I don't like F2P games).

Also all F2P games must give people incentive to spend money on them or the devs would not make any money off of them hence people with more money being able to obtain more (and/or better) content than people who do choose to not pay. Simple economics really.
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I dont need to add anything, just pointing out you're wrong and posting ignorant material. Yeah, your wrong information was soo useful. Keep it up.
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Also all F2P games must give people incentive to spend money on them or the devs would not make any money off of them hence people with more money being able to obtain more (and/or better) content than people who do choose to not pay. Simple economics really.
Wrong. Again, I invite you to look at HoN and LoL's cash shop. NOTHING in there offers you an in game advantage. Everything is cosmetic.
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