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post #11 of 72
lol if you dont have HoN yet...and your not even sure if your going to buy it.

Why are you trying to plan out how your going to convince your friends to buy it. lol.

Plus you just started to play LoL, I would just keep playing LoL, its free and its pretty fun.
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HoN is a much better game. Much closer to DotA than LoL. I switched from DotA to HoN nearly 2 years ago when it was in beta and never looked back. And it's only been getting better and better. They update frequently too.
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Originally Posted by grassh0ppa View Post
hon is a much better game. Much closer to dota than lol. I switched from dota to hon nearly 2 years ago when it was in beta and never looked back. And it's only been getting better and better. They update frequently too.
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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?
If you eevr played Dota before I wouldn't bother it is pretty much dota just updated graphics changed skins and a few new additions like a reconnect feature. Like 90% of the heroes they have are from dota and have pretty much the exact same stats and skill functions. I wouldn't be amazed if they have the same tree count:S
post #15 of 72
Hmmmmm.. Let's see...

Having played DotA (avidly for about 7 years), LoL, and HoN.....

Only thing I could say is that:
LoL = Black Ops (Rambo Style)
HoN = BFBC2 (More Teamwork Oriendted

I'm cheap, so I'd play LoL cause it's basically free. HoN has a more competitive scene.

Oh yeah... And I don't mean to be rude, but LoL and HoN is nothing like DotA, the playstyles are VERY VERY different. They're simply games based on it

    
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If you eevr played Dota before I wouldn't bother it is pretty much dota just updated graphics changed skins and a few new additions like a reconnect feature. Like 90% of the heroes they have are from dota and have pretty much the exact same stats and skill functions. I wouldn't be amazed if they have the same tree count:S
Actually they haven't been able to port heros for a long time due to some shady stuff with Icefrog and Valve. As a result they have been building a large base of unique heroes, right now it's about 50-50 for HoN vs DotA heroes.
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LoL = Black Ops (Rambo Style)
HoN = BFBC2 (More Teamwork Oriented)
Please don't compare LoL to Black Ops. You'll give it the wrong impression

Although HoN is more "competitive", it's community isn't that good. I've enjoyed the LoL community a lot more.
You might not think this matters, but considering you'll be playing in a team, it makes a huge difference.
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Oh yeah... And I don't mean to be rude, but LoL and HoN is nothing like DotA, the playstyles are VERY VERY different. They're simply games based on it

uhmmm... really?
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uhmmm... really?
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With LoL it's "free" but if you want to have a new strategy you'll need to pay for some things. You only get a base number of heroes at the start.

HoN is a one time purchase, then you never have to purchase anything else ever again, unless you want to have a new hero skin or something else cosmetic.
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