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Hey Zulli bro, please add this link for dota2 streams to your thread http://streamdota2.com/

1080p stream Dangerousdan http://streamdota2.com/

We should have a Dota 2 Steam group or something so we can set up matches when games come out. BTW do you play HoN? I'm playing that till I get a dota2 beta key.
Edited by T3chAdd1ct - 9/23/11 at 12:36am
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post #32 of 17115
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Originally Posted by T3chAdd1ct;15035294 
Hey Zulli bro, please add this link for dota2 streams to your thread http://streamdota2.com/

1080p stream Dangerousdan http://streamdota2.com/

We should have a Dota 2 Steam group or something so we can set up matches when games come out. BTW do you play HoN? I'm playing that till I get a dota2 beta key.

Added to the OP. I played HoN for a couple of months way back when it was in beta. Haven't played it in a long time. I still play DotA 1 a real lot with friends on Vent etc.

Thanks!
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post #33 of 17115
count me in if you guys are going to set up a steam team. i just upgraded my gpu for dota2 as well, so i hope it plays smoothly since no system requirements have been announced. man i want that beta key
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Dude you're sig rig is way overkill for DotA 2. The game played just fine with no lag on my sig rig so yeah, don't worry about it. I bet minimum requirements will be like a 2.0Ghz dual core, 7 series Nvidia GPU and like 1 gig of RAM. Recommended specs will of course be greater than that but I bet I'm not too far off the minimums. I don't think it will be anymore demanding than like the Left 4 Dead games at most.

Edit - No major updates in the past few days. Beta keys seem to be going out very slowly and the live streams usually consist of mediocre random team games. Definitely cool to watch but don't expect a high level of play.
Edited by Zulli85 - 9/26/11 at 11:45am
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post #35 of 17115
Just found this DotA 2 wiki as well as this interesting tid bit from the reddit page...

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Crysiz is part of the PlayDotA forum staff. I cannot be sure how real this is but the people commenting on it seem to think it is legit.

http://www.reddit.com/r/DotA2/comments/ksgx9/confirmation_there_will_be_a_big_beta_invitation/

http://dota2wiki.com/wiki/Dota_2_Wiki

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^^ Me if its true.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Zulli85;15072820 
Dude you're sig rig is way overkill for DotA 2. The game played just fine with no lag on my sig rig so yeah, don't worry about it. I bet minimum requirements will be like a 2.0Ghz dual core, 7 series Nvidia GPU and like 1 gig of RAM. Recommended specs will of course be greater than that but I bet I'm not too far off the minimums. I don't think it will be anymore demanding than like the Left 4 Dead games at most.

Edit - No major updates in the past few days. Beta keys seem to be going out very slowly and the live streams usually consist of mediocre random team games. Definitely cool to watch but don't expect a high level of play.

ah thats good to know. i didnt imagine valve releasing a graphically demanding game meant to be played by the masses anyway. you mentioned you got to play a few games yeah? how is the experience? biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Spade616;15083232 
ah thats good to know. i didnt imagine valve releasing a graphically demanding game meant to be played by the masses anyway. you mentioned you got to play a few games yeah? how is the experience? biggrin.gif

Yeah from what I can tell it is the same Source engine that they use in their other games. And yes I played 3 games thanks to a friend that is letting me share his Steam account. To be honest it was pretty awesome, I don't have anything negative to say about it. Feels just like DotA with some pretty crazy spell animations etc. Lots of fun.
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Juggernaut now in DotA 2.
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Originally Posted by DotA Team 
Those folks who are already playing Dota 2 know that we update the game every Thursday. We thought we’d start posting here each time to highlight neat additions in the weekly update. Today’s update is undoubtedly the most important update we’ll ever ship, because it adds Juggernaut. It could contain absolutely nothing else, and it’d still be the greatest update, but it also contains various fixes and additional features. In particular, we’re still improving the matchmaking system, now that we’re getting a lot of great feedback (and data!) from all the matches being played.

We’re also excited to see that ESWC has announced their support for Dota 2 in their upcoming tournament in October. We’ve really missed watching high level tournament play since The International, so we’re looking forward to it.

jugg_announce_sm.jpg

DotA 2 blog

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cd9nR9RRp10[/ame]

Apparently the game gets updated every Thursday and there were also a bunch of fixes and miscellaneous additions and/or changes to the game.

Patch notes can be seen here if interested.
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Can't wait to play this.

Anyone here able to snag a beta key?

I'm trying so many contests but no luck yet.
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Good stuff, I wonder if any mod map creation will come with the game.
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