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I'll never get an invite frown.gif That last giveaway thread with the 1 year on OCN requirement was my best chance, a little over 5% to win.
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Originally Posted by Coma View Post

I'll never get an invite frown.gif That last giveaway thread with the 1 year on OCN requirement was my best chance, a little over 5% to win.
BACK TO HON

I'm here with ya buddy, but I'm tired of the trolls on HON. 100% premades for me or no more match making. tongue.gif
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I'm going back to HON today after 3 mths or so. I hope I can at least have a few good matches but I hear that it has gone down hill since going FTP. Should I even bother?
Edited by For_the_moves - 12/21/11 at 5:59am
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I'm going back to HON today after 3 mths or so. I hope I can at least have a few good matches but I hear that it has gone down hill since going FTP. Should I even bother?

I don't think its gone down hill. Just don't let unauthenticated acounts play with you.
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It's been 5 days and playdota hasn't give me a key yet tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by DotaTeam 
I come to collect
December 21, 2011 - Dota Team
Today’s update had a contract on its head, and Gondar was happy to claim it.

bounty_hunter_small.jpg

As always, you can find today’s change log here. Our favorite addition is the broadcasting of spectator numbers to players in a game – a great way to make Dota stress your heart even more is to let you know there’s a crowd watching your every move!

Also, cookies and milk are a thing of the past. This holiday you should leave fresh chops, sweetbread and gravy near the chimney.[/url]

pudge_mistletoe_small.jpg

Ohhhhh shhhhiiiiiiiiii BH is in the game. Or at least will be soon, the update hasn't been applied yet. Change log below.

http://blog.dota2.com/2011/12/i-come-to-collect/

http://store.steampowered.com/news/7063/

Edit -
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Originally Posted by mylilpony View Post

Anyone know how to pick different portraits?

Added instructions in the OP.
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Originally Posted by Sriracha View Post

Go into a practice game with bots, open up the console and enter any of these following commands, then leave the match.
dota_set_avatar 1 - Crystal Maiden
dota_set_avatar 2 - Kunkka
dota_set_avatar 3 - Faceless Void
dota_set_avatar 4 - Furion
dota_set_avatar 5 - Yurnero
dota_set_avatar 6 - Bloodseeker
dota_set_avatar 7 - Lich
dota_set_avatar 8 - Axe
dota_set_avatar 9 - Pudge
dota_set_avatar 10 - Puck

Pretty sure you can just pull up the console at any time and put in one of those entires, don't need to be in a practice game or what have you. Thanks for your help in aiding others, though. smile.gif
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Originally Posted by newpc View Post

aw man i really wanna play this. any have invite by any chance? tongue.gif, for now hon will have to do i guess

There is a link in my sig in which I'm giving away a key! I know the chances aren't great but all you have to do is make a quick "in" post.
Edited by Zulli85 - 12/21/11 at 3:52pm
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Sup guys still on vacation here. Cant wait to get back and play again. I was under the impression that all heroes will be out on the 31st but wwre gonna have to wait a while apparently.
Edited by Spade616 - 12/21/11 at 9:10pm
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So i finally got my dota 2 invite today (cheers to playdota) and played my first game with shadow fiend! 13-1-11 isnt too shabby with two triples and an ultra hahaha.

For those who have played DotA, my immediate experience when switching from DotA to Dota2 was awkward and quite demeaning. To better suit your style, turn on legacy keys and probably switch the numpad keys from 4~9 to 1~6. Then go on to turn off camera acceleration.

That said, it took only 10 minutes to get the hang of dota 2. Things such as: item buying, last hitting, rune-bottling and basic character knowledge (mana bar, direction in which the hero is facing) has become much, much easier to the point where I despise the game a bit. There's even recommended items for christ's sake! (though the one's for shadow fiend were only partially correct)

All in all, DotA will always be the raw version/big brother of dota 2, but dota 2 is still incredibly fun to play with friends. If ONLY they gave out more invites...
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I actually need 6hrs to get the hang of DotA 2, guess I took a long hiatus from DotA to play LoL (8 months) smile.gif
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