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haha, ya i've played with you a few times before. Not sure if you improved since then, my friends shunned you lol.

Scoot doesn't have the experience some of us have so cut him some slack.

He's trying so he should be better than average eventually.
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I'm not sure if I should burst out laughing or be disgusted.

I can see where you are coming from, I may have felt the same 6-12 months ago. But once you have played every hero multiple times and start finding it hard to get decent games like before, a game such as Infinite Crisis becomes a decent alternative. Not saying it is on the same level by any means. But if you are not a competitive player and just want to have some fun, I can recommend trying it at the very least.
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The new patch changes favor shorter games if you're wondering why matches are over quicker....which i think most people prefer instead of drag-it-out 50 minute slugfests.
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After a few years of Dota 2 I gave up as the community seems to be getting worse. Not just that, but the balance too. I am either on the strong team or the weak. Either way game over in 20 minutes. Before I used to get many games going into 40 minutes plus, where any team could have won. Ranked games are not better frown.gif

Recently moved on to Infinite Crisis which is similar to Dota 2 but with DC heroes such as Superman, Batman etc. It's nice to play with childhood heroes and has been a breath of fresh air coming from dota 2.

It is now in open beta. Give it a try smile.gif

DC might be my childhood hero but WC3 is my childhood game.
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DotA is still the realist.
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Scoot doesn't have the experience some of us have so cut him some slack.

He's trying so he should be better than average eventually.

I know, I played with him a few times, its all good. I don't really care. Its the friends I was with in a party who cared if he joined us haha. Honestly I think this game is more about picks than actual skill. Yes skill has its effects, but i think Hero picks are a good 50% of it. Which is why all pick pub games go the way they do lot of times. Pick stand off, then time you do pick they counter pick lol. I'm glad they added the feature where they loose gold if they wait to long. Would be even better if you lost gold after the first 30 seconds though instead. I hate pick stand offs, and it impacts the game so much.

Perhaps if they made it like random draft, you pick they pick etc....
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DC might be my childhood hero but WC3 is my childhood game.

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+1 to both of you!

Playing dota since 2006/2007 (with lots of Hiatus in between XD).
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This stupid game.

Reminding me of all the same reasons I quit LoL in the first place.
So tired of people intentionally ruining matches because "I DIDNT GET MY LANE BOOHOO"

Screw off, so freaking tired of this crap
/uninstalls

MOBAs are impossible to enjoy, screw people.
Edited by FranBunnyFFXII - 3/26/14 at 3:07pm
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I played Infinite Crisis, it is a nice breath of fresh air, fun to play, easier to get into, but is only okay as a "spectator game"


Yesterday I finally downloaded and started playing Smite - I think it has the best graphics out of all the battle arena type games I played. All regular attacks are skill shots, team fights and wombo combos are good, but it uses a 3rd person camera angle that makes for a "very poor spectator game." The leveling and spell buttons are awkward... Main reason I tried it was because I saw a trailer that Smite has my favourite heroes Guan Yu and Sun Wukong...

DOTA 2 will still be my primary battle arena gamefor play and spectating (logged over 500 hours of just watching tournament games already) - while Infinite Crisis, Smite, and LOL will be my relaxing breath of fresh air games to play but I would not watch.
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