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I tried to play with 1 hero and its get boring + when you pick and lose you feel more guilt then when you random lol.

As Zulli was implying, I think you missed the point: it's about a new player just getting into Dota who wants to try out new heroes. Not people already comfortable with the game deciding which mode is more fun!
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As Zulli was implying, I think you missed the point: it's about a new player just getting into Dota who wants to try out new heroes. Not people already comfortable with the game deciding which mode is more fun!

I started Random since day 1. Instead of picking in the ransom when not random and get that extra gold boost. Also Random right away so the team pick around your hero.
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I started Random since day 1. Instead of picking in the ransom when not random and get that extra gold boost. Also Random right away so the team pick around your hero.

...? I think you mean instead of picking a random hero from the AP pool just click random to get extra gold. That is all well and good but he would feel completely new and uncomfortable with each new hero he plays. Bad idea, imo.
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Hey all, just started playing dota myself. Got the hang of basic game mechanics but I never know who to pair up with and how in game do you tell what type of hero someone is. I don't want to take last kills from a heavy carry when im support but with 100 heroes i don't know what they all are lol. Is there an easy way to tell in game.

Also looking for people to play with so add me on steam, my steam is the same as OCN.
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Hey all, just started playing dota myself. Got the hang of basic game mechanics but I never know who to pair up with and how in game do you tell what type of hero someone is. I don't want to take last kills from a heavy carry when im support but with 100 heroes i don't know what they all are lol. Is there an easy way to tell in game.
Also looking for people to play with so add me on steam, my steam is the same as OCN.

Checkout the little icons on the heroes in your spare time, you can see them as you pick or when not playing in the "Learn" tab of Dota 2.

If you see "carry" you know that hero is a carry. To be honest you just need to learn it. A general rule of thumb is that agi heroes are normally carries, int heroes are normally supports and str heroes can be either or neither. It's a very very general rule though.

If a hero has lots of lovely early game spells (stuns, nukes, more nukes) he probably isn't a carry, and if a hero has good late game scaling spells (% damage increase or illusions) he probably is a carry.
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I agree with a completely new player picking one hero at a time instead of randoming straight off the bat. The chances are much higher of that player continuously failing in each game because he is most likely playing a hero he doesn't know how to play. He will probably get more people raging at him in every game and what is the fun in that? You have fun when you win more games instead of losing more games with randoming heroes you don't know how to play and people raging at you because you don't know how to play the hero...at least that is how it was for me when I first started playing Dota.
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i support zulli on this one, mostly because new players are new, they need to remember game mechanic, items, hero skills from him, his teammate heros and enemy heros, that's a lot of things being stuffed into the head at the same time

thats why new players can be forgetful until they repeat a certain action several times. By randoming different heros everytime, they might not remember anything important about those heros after each game

i support learning 2 heros at once for new players, 1 melee tank and 1 spellcaster, and have an experienced player guide him through on which one to use when against what heros, what items to pick etc.
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Being a rubick at second position or a 4/5 rubick?

A replay that shows good use of skills and what items to buy ... I am really interested in seeing how others play him but all the replays I seem to find are replays of people sucking with him ... lol
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I pretty much own face with Rubick but I can't really give much advice, I can try to answer questions though. He is pretty flexible and I get different items based on my needs for that particular game. One of my favorite things to do with him is to stalk an enemy hero like Void or Levi in anticipation of a team fight and steal their ultis. It is even more fun and challenging if they have a brain in their skull and know to cast something after their ulti. Then you've really got to anticipate it. There was one game where I stayed out of Chrono, stole it, casted it on the enemy and they got team wiped. Definitely one of my favorite heroes.
Edited by Zulli85 - 1/1/13 at 7:32am
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A replay that shows good use of skills and what items to buy ... I am really interested in seeing how others play him but all the replays I seem to find are replays of people sucking with him ... lol

MMY from DK is a good Rubick support player. Search for DK as a team and find MMY through his nick or maybe he is still using the Chinese letters. Would link you the games from G league, but dont know if you have a ticket.
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