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Ok so a little back story first. I never played Dota, and I didnt really like demi god. I started to play League of Legends about 4 days ago and im loving it. My question is, why should I buy Heroes of Newerth? Me and my friends have been playing LoL so why should I try and convince them to make the jump with me?
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Lots of ppl like LoL but i personally like HoN more. I tried LoL a few times but didn't like it. They had HoN on sale for $10 last week, not sure if it's still going on.
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LoL is fun, but I'm sick of the noobs leaving and everything. I can carry as a tank, and well still lose. Elo hell. I wouldn't pay anything more than $10 for HoN if I can play LoL for free. Steam is coming out with their version of DoTA sometime I believe too. I'll probably wait for that.
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HoN is much more about teamwork, with the difficulty of the game much higher than LoL. If you do buy it, you have to expect to be called a noob and people will hate you, so play public games only for the first few days, and then you'll be okay. Even as a DotA player, HoN had a large learning curve, but after that, provided you have good teammates, expect a crapton of fun
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Ganking as a team is fun .
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If I do get HoN what class plays like shaco/evelynn aka stealth rogue? Love sneaking, stealth ganks, stuns, the works.
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I would stay in LoL.

LoL has a smaller learning curve than DotA or HoN (considering that HoN is basically a reskin of DotA). Not to mention paying anything over $10 for HoN is a ripoff IMO.
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Ok I think im going to stay on LoL, until another HoN sale.

Thanks everyone +rep to you all.
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Only issue I had with HoN, was that you were expected to know every single thing about the game the instant you joined a match. Played it during one of those free to play deals they did..and made it through two matches before I got sick of people calling me a noob the entire game.

Got into LoL a week or so ago, and it's definitely a different experience. Dealing with mostly friendly people makes it more fun.
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If I do get HoN what class plays like shaco/evelynn aka stealth rogue? Love sneaking, stealth ganks, stuns, the works.
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