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I also play evenings and have just about all basic and intermediate gameplay down - I just have to apply it to more heroes. I'll play with anyone - pub, bots, whatever.

For everyone who wants to keep joining the OCN channel but forgets, you can add it to the autoexec file. If you don't have one, go to Steam/steamapps/common/dota 2 beta/dota/cfg and create a text file named autoexec.cfg. This is executed on program start and you can put a lot of commands in this file, one of which lets you join chat channels. Just put the line chat_join OCN and set the file to read-only so it doesn't get wiped clean for some reason.

I really hope DotA 2's price tag is just a flat cost (I'm okay with $30 or maybe even $40). I don't think Valve is going to make it F2P with microtransactions unless they have reasonable evidence (other than the quality of gameplay) that it'll explode like TF2 or LoL. And plus, I hate microtransactions. And hats. Come to think of it, I loved TF2 until it wandered away from vanilla.
Edited by JoeWalsh - 3/26/12 at 8:59am
post #1542 of 17107
Got my invite two days ago, but haven't even had a chance to fire it up. The life of a procrastinating college student, it just doesn't allow downtime.
post #1543 of 17107
The only problem with watching the pros is that they are so well coordinated that in a pub the same chars won't be as good without other people complementing them =P since everyone basically does their own thing.

Would love to group with some people, I need practice with team fights and having a group would be nice.
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Originally Posted by Lokster1 View Post

The only problem with watching the pros is that they are so well coordinated that in a pub the same chars won't be as good without other people complementing them =P since everyone basically does their own thing.
Would love to group with some people, I need practice with team fights and having a group would be nice.

You can still watch individual play the entire time if you choose to. And yeah having a group of people to play with consistently helps a lot. smile.gif
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I may be on tonight or the next couple nights, and I can help some people out, look for me in the OCN chat room
    
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You can watch pro players without the 2 minutes delay on teamliquid.net, just look at the stream list and find EG.DeMoN or EG.Fear biggrin.gif
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You can watch pro players without the 2 minutes delay on teamliquid.net, just look at the stream list and find EG.DeMoN or EG.Fear biggrin.gif

This is true. I like to watch in-game though. Its got better quality (for obvious reasons) than any stream could have. It is nice to listen to commentators though.
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This is true. I like to watch in-game though. Its got better quality (for obvious reasons) than any stream could have. It is nice to listen to commentators though.

Well, the quality is 1080p or 720p+, but yeah not as good as the game itself.
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I also play evenings and have just about all basic and intermediate gameplay down - I just have to apply it to more heroes. I'll play with anyone - pub, bots, whatever.
For everyone who wants to keep joining the OCN channel but forgets, you can add it to the autoexec file. If you don't have one, go to Steam/steamapps/common/dota 2 beta/dota/cfg and create a text file named autoexec.cfg. This is executed on program start and you can put a lot of commands in this file, one of which lets you join chat channels. Just put the line chat_join OCN and set the file to read-only so it doesn't get wiped clean for some reason.
I really hope DotA 2's price tag is just a flat cost (I'm okay with $30 or maybe even $40). I don't think Valve is going to make it F2P with microtransactions unless they have reasonable evidence (other than the quality of gameplay) that it'll explode like TF2 or LoL. And plus, I hate microtransactions. And hats. Come to think of it, I loved TF2 until it wandered away from vanilla.

I did as you instructed and it did not work. redface.gif
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It was on both dotapub and dotacash. I only played with my brother sometimes, other times I'm just by myself.
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