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Originally Posted by Bobotheklown View Post

I just got word that apparently the acronym everyone is using for 'Blizzard All-Stars' is 'BALLS'
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LOL awesome.
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Originally Posted by frickfrock99 View Post

Of course, I can't believe this was even an argument.
The man who made it went to work for Valve. His work goes with him

The man who made Dota all-stars the most popular version of Dota that Icefrog continued expand and upkeep sold his rights to the name to Blizzard. The origional maker of defender of the ancients and Icefrog work for Valve. Either way Blizzard did say half the reason they were do was to keep the dota name for the community. So atleast they got half of what they wanted.
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Originally Posted by Bobotheklown View Post

I just got word that apparently the acronym everyone is using for 'Blizzard All-Stars' is 'BALLS'
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That is simply amazing.

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Originally Posted by frickfrock99 View Post

Of course, I can't believe this was even an argument.
The man who made it went to work for Valve. His work goes with him
Ice Frog never made any DotA ever.
DotA is made by Eul. DotA: Allstars is made by Guinsoo which is a fan made version of DotA.
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Originally Posted by fantasyalive View Post

. The origional maker of defender of the ancients and Icefrog work for Valve. Either way Blizzard did say half the reason they were do was to keep the dota name for the community. So atleast they got half of what they wanted.
Wait Eul work for Valve?
I am pretty sure that Eul just disappeared.
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"Defense of the Ancients"

Doesn't even sound like a good title if you ask me. Probably coulda saved themselves two headaches by picking a different title to begin with.

"All Stars" doesn't impress me much either.
    
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"Defense of the Ancients"
Doesn't even sound like a good title if you ask me. Probably coulda saved themselves two headaches by picking a different title to begin with.
"All Stars" doesn't impress me much either.

At least it's not Blizzard All-Stars Battle Royale. . come on Sony rolleyes.gif
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Originally Posted by Erio View Post

Wait Eul work for Valve?
I am pretty sure that Eul just disappeared.

According To Gabe Newell and Johnson, he works a Valve.
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"IceFrog was the catalyst; he's the main reason why we're making DOTA 2" -- says Johnson. "A lot of us are DOTA fans also from a game-design perspective, and at Valve we already have the original creator of DOTA, Eul." "So," continues Newell, "Adrian made sure that the Source engine could support this kind of game, and then more and more people got into the project." He notes, "It grew out of the same enthusiast fan-spirit that brought Rob Walker and John Cook to build the original Team Fortress out of their love for Quake."

http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=443318
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I thought the original DOTA map maker started up Riot Games?
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I thought the original DOTA map maker started up Riot Games?

That's the origional maker of Dota Allstars, which was a modded version of the origional Dota by Eul. Dota Allstars is by far the most popular version and is what made the game what is is known as today. When most people say dota, they really mean dota allstars.
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