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How is everyone doing with meepo? I'm pretty rusty with him and had a few careless deaths (like accidentally leaving a meepo out and letting it run into their fountain chasing). We had a chance to win but a 30 win lion who was making some pretty boneheaded mistakes and no one wanted to rosh even if we won a teamfight...very strange match.

When did they add the Aghanim's buff? Is it even worthwhile? I feel like it wouldve been better to get a damage or stat item instead....thoughts?

They had Batman + Bane, you can't win
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Every match seems to be determined by which team picks meepo (they will lose).

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So I just got an invite and played my first game was absolutely awful. I've read some guides and whatnot but it was definitely harder than I thought. I think what I'm struggling with is the item selection, it just seems very confusing at the start.

I highly recommend trying co-op vs bot matches on easy or medium difficulty. Hard is the default setting and is where you'll find the worst matches (a lot of people don't bother changing the difficulty) - lots of lazy people there, and unfair AI is granted extra gold/exp for a bit of a challenge. I've queued a few medium matches with friends who are learning, and it seems the best place to learn alongside others who are learning until you feel comfortable with the game.
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Every match seems to be determined by which team picks meepo (they will lose).

Everyone is trying out the new hero. Little do they know how hard he is so I'm not surprised his team is losing most of the time.
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i never tried thoose hardest bots biggrin.gif
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How is everyone doing with meepo? I'm pretty rusty with him and had a few careless deaths (like accidentally leaving a meepo out and letting it run into their fountain chasing). We had a chance to win but a 30 win lion who was making some pretty boneheaded mistakes and no one wanted to rosh even if we won a teamfight...very strange match.

When did they add the Aghanim's buff? Is it even worthwhile? I feel like it wouldve been better to get a damage or stat item instead....thoughts?

I think next time if i get an aghs (like if we have a real carry) i'll leave one in the fountain to poof to if I'm getting ganked.
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They had Batman + Bane, you can't win
Rubick = nightstalker?

Now I feel like a moron that I refused to accept my friend's dota2 invite (out of his goodwill) because I was afraid I wouldn't have time to play with him mad.gif
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I think next time if i get an aghs (like if we have a real carry) i'll leave one in the fountain to poof to if I'm getting ganked.

Invite me to play with you when you decide to play Tide again
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So when ya'll play with ppl from the OCN group do ya'll just kinda go down the list inviting ppl or what?

I Played a LOT with some guys who were pretty good, but then I couldn't play for a few months and now I'm really rusty...I've still got the knowledge but have trouble implementing it some times, so I've been playing with friends who've been playing for about a month and its driving me crazy how bad they are

I've got a really aggressive play style and pretty much dont care who I play
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So when ya'll play with ppl from the OCN group do ya'll just kinda go down the list inviting ppl or what?
I Played a LOT with some guys who were pretty good, but then I couldn't play for a few months and now I'm really rusty...I've still got the knowledge but have trouble implementing it some times, so I've been playing with friends who've been playing for about a month and its driving me crazy how bad they are
I've got a really aggressive play style and pretty much dont care who I play
Well if you're playing with new friends you're at least playing against newer dota players as well so your rust isn't as big of a detriment. Or, just play against bots.




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Invite me to play with you when you decide to play Tide again

I'm trying to get at least 5 games with every hero that I haven't played (most of my remaining ones are carries). Shockingly, my win-rate is higher now. And I don't even have 5 with Lycan or AM yet.
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