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Rinku
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(02-20-2012, 01:38 AM)

Originally Posted by Stahsky

Sorry for the shit Slar. Haven't been playing too much recently. My friend is real bad at the game, and I don't think he's ever played CM before. I kept telling him to buy wards, haha.


DotA 2 has been pretty low on my list since 2 of my friends vanished. Is it just me or does the game feel like, slow or something after the patch? I had that latency ini change prior, maybe that has something to do with it?

I bet, I heard fiddling with network does more bad than good.
Swag
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(02-20-2012, 01:41 AM)
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Something about "Tell me More" just pisses me off very much
Insured
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(02-20-2012, 01:48 AM)
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Originally Posted by Sebulon3k

Something about "Tell me More" just pisses me off very much

Why don't you tell me more about that.
Kapura
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(02-20-2012, 02:04 AM)
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I wouldn't have as big of a problem with it if i could make it go away or if it were smaller. But it fucking sucks to see "You were killed by Crystal Maiden! [Tell Me More]" for the entirety of my death.
JustinBB7
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(02-20-2012, 02:11 AM)
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Just a little X in a corner somewhere to close it would be enough, I don't really mind it.
Kaper
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(02-20-2012, 02:16 AM)
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Originally Posted by Sebulon3k


Something about "Tell me More" just pisses me off very much

+1 The portrait is a little too intrusive for my liking.
Bo
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(02-20-2012, 02:16 AM)
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Just tucking it on the side as a bar that pops out when you mouse-over or click it, that'd be fine.

As for SD, I can see a pretty simple addition being made to it: colour-coded borders on all the heroes your teammates have in their pools (easy enough to copy over the scheme used for names).
JustinBB7
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(02-20-2012, 02:52 AM)
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I read on /vg/ that you can see the rank of the matches you played as, I just checked and don't see anything in my match history. Are they trolling or am I missing something..
Kaper
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(02-20-2012, 02:58 AM)
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Originally Posted by JustinBB7

I read on /vg/ that you can see the rank of the matches you played as, I just checked and don't see anything in my match history. Are they trolling or am I missing something..

Filter the Recent Games tab by typing your name and choosing the skill level you want to check. If you have no games in the skill level you filtered then choose a different skill level!
JustinBB7
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(02-20-2012, 02:59 AM)
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Originally Posted by Kaper

Filter the Recent Games tab by typing your name and choosing the skill level you want to check. If you have no games in the skill level you filtered then choose a different skill level!

Ah ok sweet, will check it out, wonder what it will be.
TommyT
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(02-20-2012, 03:04 AM)
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So what's the purpose of the high/medium/low skill ranking? Just something arbitrary of how well you performed in each game?
Tenck
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(02-20-2012, 03:08 AM)
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Tiers. You want to be matched with players similar to your skill level. In Dota 1 you would just join a map and hope for the best (from what I remember).
Swag
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(02-20-2012, 03:09 AM)
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Originally Posted by TommyT

So what's the purpose of the high/medium/low skill ranking? Just something arbitrary of how well you performed in each game?

Based on the hidden Rating, if I go to low, all the In Houses are in there ( I think Private games default to low ), but if I go to Medium, it's games from November when I played with Tre / Anbokr / Orange Caramel, and if I go to high, it's all the recent games I've played with Milk / Hyuna / TSwift.

I don't think that in game performance has anything to do with it, because the game level is decided when your in queue.
Lirlond
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(02-20-2012, 03:48 AM)
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Using tornado to cancel two AA ults /and/ a SK ult? Pro.
Tenck
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(02-20-2012, 04:14 AM)
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Earth Shaker on the enemy team calling us noobs and calling gg when they took our tier 2 tower was hilarious. We beat the team and when I looked at his score, he went 0/6/11 lol.
The_Player
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(02-20-2012, 05:03 AM)
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Haha, watching Reddit Dota Tournament replays right now and noticed familiar names like 1.09 and SAGE MODE HOKAGE. Didn't know GAF participated in this stuff. Looks like it'll be really interesting game to watch.

In case you missed the game, like I did, you can watch it right there (starts from ~1:55).
MustacheBandit_
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(02-20-2012, 05:18 AM)
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Originally Posted by Tenck

Earth Shaker on the enemy team calling us noobs and calling gg when they took our tier 2 tower was hilarious. We beat the team and when I looked at his score, he went 0/6/11 lol.

i love when people say gg only to lose soon afterward. on the flip side, he was playing earthshaker which is a supporting role so 0/6/11 isn't going to necessarily mean he didn't play his role well. if you are playing supporting roles, your kills should be going to your carry or anybody else but you otherwise you aren't playing support right.
Tenck
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(02-20-2012, 05:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by MustacheBandit_

i love when people say gg only to lose soon afterward. on the flip side, he was playing earthshaker which is a supporting role so 0/6/11 isn't going to necessarily mean he didn't play his role well. if you are playing supporting roles, your kills should be going to your carry or anybody else but you otherwise you aren't playing support right.

Yeah, the support gets the short end of the stick when it comes to kills, but everyone did better than him :P
Radec
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(02-20-2012, 05:40 AM)
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Originally Posted by dorkimoe

So how does OD counter anti Mage? (haven't seen OD yet so curious)

I had a long ass dota game with me using OD against a team with AM and some tanks. They destroyed us early-mid, then we just kept defending good and when I got bkb, aghanims and guinsoo, I raped AM pretty easily.

But a fat AM with Abysmal Blade and Manta pretty much destroys every hero though.
Swag
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(02-20-2012, 08:17 AM)
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Why are there no female strength heroes?
Procarbine
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(02-20-2012, 08:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by Sebulon3k

Why are there no female strength heroes?

Anyone who responds honestly will be insta banned?
Kapura
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(02-20-2012, 08:44 AM)
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Originally Posted by Procarbine

Anyone who responds honestly will be insta banned?

i can attest that this is probably true.
Hylian7
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(02-20-2012, 08:57 AM)
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Originally Posted by Sebulon3k

Why are there no female strength heroes?

You are obviously supposed to build Windrunner as a strength hero, that's why she says her elbow strength increases, duh!
Tenck
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(02-20-2012, 09:09 AM)
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Originally Posted by Sebulon3k

Why are there no female strength heroes?

Something something women don't have strength something something
HK-47
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(02-20-2012, 09:16 AM)
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Originally Posted by Procarbine

Anyone who responds honestly will be insta banned?

Does honesty equal truth in this case? I doubt it.
Radec
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(02-20-2012, 09:19 AM)
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lol, women.

-Male heroes.



In the original DotA, is Pudge a male or female? or both ?
Last edited by Radec; 02-20-2012 at 09:29 AM.
zombieshavebrains
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(02-20-2012, 10:45 AM)
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Originally Posted by Radec

lol, women.

-Male heroes.



In the original DotA, is Pudge a male or female? or both ?

He's mostly male but he's an "abomination" so he's made of a bunch of different human parts.

And on his page it says, "...his...".
Dreams-Visions
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(02-20-2012, 11:05 AM)
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man, as long as my teams aren't TERRIBLE I can pretty much win the team the game nowadays. but I had a streak of teams that...I can't even begin to describe.

<3 this game.

now to find a way to get to .500 in my wins/losses. i gave the losses column a helluva head start because I hadn't really played Action RTS/Moba/whatever types of games before (maybe a 6 hours in LoL before diving in) and had to take baby steps. got the hang of it now. I still sometimes forget that my upgraded items have active abilities. I think that because I don't have the items for the majority of the game, they sometimes slip my mind. I guess I'll get that part.

Everything else feels good with the characters I've focused on (Drow, Lina, Zeus, Lich, Destoyer, AM, Storm). I spent some good time with Dragon Knight, but I find that he's a bit too farm-dependent and winds up irrelevant too much of the time in pub matches, where skill levels don't always allow for constant farming without your team getting slowly crushed. I think I'll try Bloodseeker, Riki or Huskar next. those guys are pretty scary in pub matches.

as per usual, thanks to GAF for advice and help along the way.
Chrono Helix
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(02-20-2012, 02:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sebulon3k

Why are there no female strength heroes?

Because among the Warcraft 3 units there weren't any models that were female and looked suitable for a strength hero.
Haly
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(02-20-2012, 02:36 PM)
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Cause guys are stupid and strong and girls are weak and smart.

nosexist
zombieshavebrains
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(02-20-2012, 03:02 PM)
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Originally Posted by Chrono Helix

Because among the Warcraft 3 units there weren't any models that were female and looked suitable for a strength hero.

Man, that's actually a really good point. Sorceress, banshee, dryad all look intelligence.

POTM, warden, hunter, all look agility

Huntress would be my only nomination for a strength hero. But even then, she isn't THAT different from POTM. They could just make a model like they did with phantom lancer.
Archie
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(02-20-2012, 04:12 PM)
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I think Gabe has been playing Dark Seer a bit too much
Hylian7
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(02-20-2012, 04:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by Archie

I think Gabe has been playing Dark Seer a bit too much

Warlock. And he just summons golems all day.
Lirlond
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(02-20-2012, 04:24 PM)
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He looks really old in that image >:
Technosteve
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(02-20-2012, 04:25 PM)
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any way to see gabe's stats?
Drkirby
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(02-20-2012, 04:34 PM)
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Originally Posted by Lirlond

He looks really old in that image >:

Yeah. He must dye his hair before public events.
JustinBB7
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(02-20-2012, 05:25 PM)
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He will be 50 in november.
Kapura
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(02-20-2012, 05:50 PM)
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Originally Posted by Drkirby

Yeah. He must dye his hair before public events.

you don't think he's just getting old?
Procarbine
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(02-20-2012, 06:36 PM)
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This wouldn't upload to youtube for w/e reason, but this was a lol moment: http://www.twitch.tv/procarbine/c/42755

Pudge was trying to hook insured and missed.
Togglesworlh
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(02-20-2012, 08:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kapura

you don't think he's just getting old?

Uh, no. What are you, some kinda mental incompetent? Gabe don't grow old.
Drkirby
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(02-20-2012, 08:44 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kapura

you don't think he's just getting old?

I do think so, I don't think his hair turned that gray in a single year. It likely has been graying for years, and he just dyes it before most public appearances.
Kapura
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(02-20-2012, 09:03 PM)
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Originally Posted by Drkirby

I do think so, I don't think his hair turned that gray in a single year. It likely has been graying for years, and he just dyes it before most public appearances.

lol u don no SHIT about hair sit down

edit: his hair isn't even grey. his beard is.
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Crub
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(02-20-2012, 10:51 PM)
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I hereby promise myself to not play one single match of Dota before June this year!

This game is sooo good, but it's really killing all my productivity.
Artanisix
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(02-21-2012, 12:14 AM)
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PW neogaf for teahouse
The_Player
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(02-21-2012, 03:11 AM)
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Teahouse? Teahouse is nice.
Deadly
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(02-21-2012, 04:02 AM)
Are the servers down?
Rinku
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(02-21-2012, 04:21 AM)
SD really needs swap! >_<

I'm surprised at the negativity towards SD by some gaffers. Yes hero lineups can be imbalanced, but its still fun to play!
Kapura
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(02-21-2012, 06:25 AM)
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Originally Posted by Rinku

SD really needs swap! >_<

I'm surprised at the negativity towards SD by some gaffers. Yes hero lineups can be imbalanced, but its still fun to play!

Losing based on RNG is not fun.
vinicius
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(02-21-2012, 06:54 AM)
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How nicely done: http://dev.dota2.com/showthread.php?t=16827
Hylian7
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(02-21-2012, 07:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by vinicius

How nicely done: http://dev.dota2.com/showthread.php?t=16827

That does look pretty cool, I hope they do something like that.

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