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I spam dust even if there is just 1 invis hero on the enemy team.
I'm back home from my trip, will probably start playing again tonight or tomorrow! Can't wait.

Isn't that strategy expensive? I guess it might pay off. I hate invis heroes with a passion, vultures of the battlefield.
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Isn't that strategy expensive? I guess it might pay off. I hate invis heroes with a passion, vultures of the battlefield.

Not really, no. It is 180 gold for 2 charges, has 1050 AoE which is huge and lasts 12 seconds. If you coordinate the gank and kill the hero it pays for itself plus the experience from the kill. It isn't always a good idea to pick a hero just so you can reveal enemy heroes although it isn't a bad idea by any means.
Edited by Zulli85 - 12/29/11 at 6:01pm
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It isn't always a good idea to pick a hero just so you can reveal enemy heroes although it isn't a bad idea by any means.

You can't say that in regards to Slardar. In my opinion, Slardar is the most versatile hero in the entire game whether or not the enemy team has invis heroes. He is ALWAYS a decent if not excellent pick to any team.
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You can't say that in regards to Slardar. In my opinion, Slardar is the most versatile hero in the entire game whether or not the enemy team has invis heroes. He is ALWAYS a decent if not excellent pick to any team.

At least decent yes but you shouldn't feel like you have to pick him to counter an invis hero. That is all I'm trying to say. smile.gif
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At least decent yes but you shouldn't feel like you have to pick him to counter an invis hero. That is all I'm trying to say. smile.gif

Lol if I'm playing with a team yea of course because I can actually count on myself or my teammates to shut that hero down. I usually only duo que so that's not the case. People are only picking these invis heroes cause all these scrubs playing the beta right now don't counter them. I rather just pick Slardar in pub games and make them wish they didn't pick that hero.
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Lol if I'm playing with a team yea of course because I can actually count on myself or my teammates to shut that hero down. I usually only duo que so that's not the case. People are only picking these invis heroes cause all these scrubs playing the beta right now don't counter them. I rather just pick Slardar in pub games and make them wish they didn't pick that hero.

Duo que?

I rather just pick whatever hero I want to play and buy Dust. smile.gif
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Well I always random anyways or at least when I'm not playing with a full team :] Doesn't matter to me what hero I play. Randoming Chen is awfully fun.
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Void is so stronk !! jumped in, ulti'd, focused Earthshaker, and won the game yeye !
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I just got this from steam coal crafting smile.gif (First non-coupon/coal in 25 achievements redface.gif )
should make the wait for Blizzard DOTA a little easier to bear, who knows might end up liking this one more...
how's the community? friendly or should I expect a lot of bm in my first few games?
Edited by Sainesk - 12/29/11 at 9:30pm
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I just got this from steam coal crafting smile.gif (First non-coupon/coal in 25 achievements redface.gif )
should make the wait for Blizzard DOTA a little easier to bare, who knows might end up liking this one more...
how's the community? friendly or should I expect a lot of bm in my first few games?

Lol Blizzard Dota is a joke. It is their attempt to take some of the MOBA crowd away from IceFrog and Valve, going to fail miserably imo.

Try to play with friends if you can, MOBA games are notorious for BM and it hasn't changed much in Dota 2. With that said I have come across a lot of friendly people and if someone starts flaming or what have you can you easily mute them.
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