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11 Dota 2 Mechanics You Did Not Know About

11 Cool Dota 2 Mechanics You Did Not Know About

In a game as complex as DotA 2, there’s plenty of technicalities and exceptions that will change the tide of battle. However, even the most seasoned player has some cool details to learn. In the following few paragraphs we’ll explain some cool Dota 2 mechanics that you may not know earlier.

1.  Zeus’ ultimate damage is dealt in descending order on the scoreboard

You heard right– while it seems to be instant but Zeus’ ultimate deals damage in an order of the players on the scoreboard. If Zeus is in Radiant, then on the Dire side, the pink player gets hit first and the brown player is hit last. On the Radiant, blue gets hit first and orange is the last. Although it is a microsecond delay, but it is there.

Why Is This Important?

I guess you know that Zeus’ ultimate reveals invisible units, but doesn’t damage them. This is what Dota 2 Wiki Says.

Provides 500 range flying vision and 900 range True Sight around each struck hero

Say let’s suppose if you are teal, and you’re playing Bounty Hunter. Your ally blue is playing Riki, and you both are invisible and standing right next to each other, when the enemy Zeus uses Thunder God’s Wrath, the ultimate will hit your ally Riki first and it will reveal him but he won’t take any damage. As he was hit by Zeus’ ultimate and now he is giving your enemy 900 range of True Sight around him. So, you are standing next to him invisible BUT now you are revealed because of him. When it’s your turn to get hit by lightening a fraction of a second later, you’ll get the complete damage as it has dealt to any visible hero while your ally Riki gets away unharmed.

2. Lane distance influences creep waves. If there were no heroes in Dota, the Dire would win

Over time, a couple of curious players would start a match without any heroes and see what would happen if we left only creeps to fight it out. People on forums began to notice that the Dire won almost all the time. Why? Well, there’s a couple of different factors that go into it; creep spawn rates, movement speed, distance to the lane (safe lane being the longer distance) and, when creep waves got big enough; tower attack speed. In Dota 2, we still have similar results, just for a variety of very tiny reasons. Isn’t it an interesting Dota 2 mechanics?

3. Kill orders Purges buffs

Have you ever heard that Axe’s Culling Blade will go through Dazzle’s Shallow Grave? It’s because of kill orders. If the Graved hero is within the HP threshold, all buffs are instantly removed when the Cull goes through. Same thing with Techies Suicide. Oracle’s ultimate or Grave won’t keep him alive, because Suicide also purges buffs. No way to stop those deaths (Actually I am not sure about how they interact now in the latest patches. If you have tried it, do let us know in the comments below so I can make the necessary edits).

4. AOE spells can overlap

Yes, if Rubick steals Naga Siren’s ultimate and they cast it at the same time, they both fall asleep. Actually, it’s a bit more complicated than that; since events can’t happen at the same time (see point number 11) you’d have to cast it before getting in range of the other Song.

5. Blademails don’t reflect off each other

So, no, you can’t kill an enemy with a blademail by popping your own. Apparently this used to be the case in DotA 1 until it got patched. If two people had their blademails on and one dealt one damage to the other, it would bounce back and forth and immediately kill both of them. Go figure it out.

You can, however, do this with 2 Vipers with Corrosive Skin in a 1v1 match up.  The results are pretty funny and you would love Dota 2 mechanics.

6. Pheonix CAN die inside the egg

It’s rare, but it can happen. He won’t be reborn afterward. For example; if Oracle’s ultimate False Promise is cast on Phoenix, and he takes more damage than his HP and he Supernovas right before death, he will pass away in the egg. Another example is if he’s in Wraith form (caused by Wraith King’s ultimate) and tries to cast Supernova. The egg will spawn, but no Phoenix will come out.

7. Phoenix can be denied inside the egg

It is relatively easy. If Pheonix’s egg has less than 50% HP, then Pheonix’s teammates can actually hit and deny the egg. This might be frustrating for the Phoenix who is expecting to respawn all renewed, but sometimes, for the team’s sake, it might be your last option. Keep it in mind, if Pheonix has the scepter and an ally is also with him inside the egg, then both Pheonix and his ally will be denied. So must think before you actually apply this on the ground.

8. Roshan really does reclaim his Aegis

Sorry, guys– if you were to leave the Aegis on the floor, you won’t get a second one when Rosh respawns. An expiry time starts ticking when it falls on the ground, not when you pick it up. Check this link what it states

If the Aegis of the Immortal is not picked up and left on the ground, it disappears once Roshan respawns.

9. Status Resistance does not reduce the slow timing, rather the amount

It is an interesting Dota 2 mechanics and Yes, its a fact. To understand this, let’s consider an example. Venomancer’s Poison sting applies 29% move speed slow (with level 15 talent) for 15 seconds. Spiritbreaker gets 70% status resistance with his Bulldoze spell. So, now if a Venomancer hits a Spiritbreaker with Bulldoze active, he will be slowed for 8.7% of his movement speed for 15 seconds. It is not what you think, i.e., that Spirit breaker will be slowed for 29% for just 4.5 seconds. This does not work this way.

10. It’s actually possible to cancel Relocate’s return

This is something that happens so rarely because the timing has to be absolutely flawless, but with patience, you can learn to do this. If you’re playing Wisp and Relocate back to base in a dangerous fight, technically, if you time it properly, you can TP in the fountain and complete it at the exact second you would otherwise return to the fight. Otherwise, you’d potentially return to your death after 10 seconds. TP takes 2.5 secs if you are at the base but going back soon use TP exactly 2.5 sec before so to moment you reach back soon you TP ends and you reach back to the fountain.

Experts can guide us about this specific mechanics. If it really does work on the ground or is it just a theory? I have tried it a lot of time in Demo mode but I could not do it.

However, with Chen’s Divine Favor, you can execute this combo easily without any issue. Divine favor takes 6 seconds to TP Chen’s ally to him. So, Chen can time this precisely on wisp and get him back to safety. The additional timer on IO’s head might help you with the timing.

11. There is no such thing as a simultaneous event, and it gets very strange

As proven by the Zeus mechanic and kills from the grave, in Dota2, it is impossible for two things to happen at the same time. Here’s where it gets weird. If no two things can happen at the same time, then the first thing that happens gets priority, right?

Wrong. If two Spirit Breakers charge each other, the second player, who charged a bit later, gets the bash first. That means, his stun timer will expire earlier. Why? Because if actions happen too closely in a limited amount of time, the last action computed is the one shown to the players. Say what you want, coding mechanics isn’t easy.

Have you or your friends heard of these cool Dota 2 mechanics? Do you have more we can add to the list or stories about unexpected interactions? Let us know, or ask us your what-if questions below!

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Positive Things which you learn from Dota 2

Great Things that You Learn from Dota 2

Great Things that You Learn from Dota 2

The reason why it is so hard to quit playing Dota 2 is because it is designed to be extremely engaging on multiple levels. Even if I talk about myself personally, when I am angry I play Dota 2, select some hero which can beat the crap out of enemy and after the game I am relaxed. When I am sad, I play some technical hero like Invoker, so my attention is totally diverted from the game. But other than that, there are also some great things that we learn from Dota 2. I’ve compiled a list of things that we learn from Dota 2 below. You can read out and let me know what you think.

 

Multitasking - Great Things that You Learn from Dota 2

1. Multitasking

Multitasking means “Ability to perform 2 or more tasks simultaneously“. Well, I do not think I need to explain this point. Almost all the gamers, does not matter which game they play, can multitask very well because of plying that game. When we are in Dota 2, we are also performing multitasking at another level. We keep on looking at mini map, keep on scouting main map and once we are in team fight, we have to look for all the heroes in team fight anticipating their next move.

Decision Making - Great Things that You Learn from Dota 2

2. Decision Making

Decision making means “Ability to make out choice by ruling out the possibilities“. Enemy is chasing us and is in vulnerable position, its time to turn back and fight because we are at high ground. When to use what spell, either use it now or conserve it to use few seconds later. Enemy’s Projectile is coming fast and what should I do to miss it ? Do these statement sound familiar ? Its your decision-making ability that is being polished by Dota 2 to max. Decision making and importance of a timely decision are the few things that you learn from Dota 2.

Dealing with Community - Great Things that You Learn from Dota 2

3. Community Dealing

Dota 2’s community is growing day by day. On daily basis you deal with lots of different kinds of people. If you play roughly 5 games a day, that means are dealing with 45 different individuals with different age, background, education and attitude. Dota 2 teaches you how to tackle all those 45 individuals and still get your desired result,i.e., Win the game. Once you have played so many games, you can even tell what type of person you are facing, then you deal with him accordingly.

I admit that Dota 2 community is toxic but your Dota 2 friends tend to be the close friends because of sheer number of hours spent together. I can say that Dota 2 is ultimately inconsequential practice area for people to explore themselves and have a vast experience of human interaction.

Fast and Accurate Response - Great Things that You Learn from Dota 2

4. Fast & Accurate Responses

It can be defined as Ability to respond to received visual and audio information fast and accurately. You were playing Puck and saw Sand king smashing his tail to ground, this could kill your whole team. But you immediately blinked to him and silenced him. Successfully ruining his ultimate and saving your team form a lot of AOE damage. What is this ? This is your ability to react accurately and fast to a situation taught to you by Dota 2.

Hand Eye Coordination - Great Things that You Learn from Dota 2

5. Hand – Eye Coordination

It means Ability to Direct Hand movement through coordinating the visual information. Above point explains it quite a bit. But your hand – eye coordination has become so good that it just comes to your mind that which spell you have to use and without looking towards keyboard you just hit that hotkey with your hand. That means you Dota 2 you get excellent Hand-Eye coordination that can help you respond fast to different situations.

Learning Curve - Great Things that You Learn from Dota 2

6. Learning Curve

It can be defined as The rate of a person’s progress in gaining experience or new skills. Once you started playing Dota 2, you started with one hero, then you learned other heroes. Same way you learned new techniques gradually during your gameplay. It does has a great learning curve. Unlike other games like CS:GO where someone can play for the first time and own the game because he is naturally good with mouse and has fast reaction. But in Dota 2, even if you are good with mouse and you are fast, still you need lots of information and knowledge to beat your opponent. A study says that things with high learning curves tend to have tight-knit communities. This is the reason you see once you start playing Dota 2 with your friends, it’s no more fun alone.

Mind Games - Great Things that You Learn from Dota 2

7. Mind Games

Wikipedia defines mind games as “A course of manipulative behavior intended to discomfit another person or gain an advantage over them.” Who can do it better than Dota 2 players ? There are several techniques which are totally build / created for mind games for example Juking, Warding and smoking etc. You start these mind games while drafting and then these continue till last minute of the game. The better Dota 2 player you are, better you are at these mind games.

Later on, with enough practice you become so good at these mind games that you win and win you games. You actually also apply those in real life to trick other people in getting your desired results. This something which great bosses also have. People may argue that these mind games are not fair in life. But come on, life is otherwise not fair.

Replayability - Great Things that You Learn from Dota 2

8. Replay-ability

Google comes up with a definition of this word as “Replayability is a term used to assess a video game’s potential for continued play value after its first completion“. Well, there are people with 10,000+ games, they did not stop playing Dota 2 after their first game. But there are few games that once you finish you do not want to play again. In Dota 2, 100+ heroes with 10 heroes each game and 2 teams with always different set of opponents, you never have the same game twice. People like change and variety and Dota 2 provides it best. You do not get bored playing 1 game. That teaches you to stick to one boring things and do it the fun way.

 

Self Improvement - - Great Things that You Learn from Dota 2

9. Self Improvement

Self Improvement can be defined as The improvement of one’s knowledge, status, or character by one’s own efforts. Many people enjoy developing technical skills; for example, hitting a tennis ball more accurately or Making a perfect 3 pointer in Basketball etc. Similarly, last hitting for example is extremely calming for many players. Or support players taking a break from the stress of early mid game map control. There is no ceiling for skills to play certain heroes like Meepo, Invoker, Chen and Visage etc, they can always be played better. However there is also certain people who have even difficulty controlling 1 hero and they prefer which are not much technical like Wraith King or Ogre Magi. So, we also learn from Dota 2 about self-improvement which we can always apply in real life when we are stuck with some difficult job.

 

Spatial Awareness - Great Things that You Learn from Dota 2

10. Spatial Awareness

Spatial awareness is the ability to be aware of oneself in space(location). In simple words, its organised knowledge of objects in relation to oneself in that given space. Spatial awareness also involves understanding the relationship of these objects when there is a change of position. You are farming alone in a lane and you see whole enemy team missing ? That could mean 3 things, either they are coming for you, they are at Roshan or they are roaming around on map where you do not have vision. So, in that case you would get ready to deal with situation.

Strategizing - Great Things that You Learn from Dota 2

11. Strategizing

Someone’s ability to devise a strategy or strategies is known as Stregizing. Some people are good at it by default and some people develop this skill after learning and practicing. Dota 2 is one of the best strategy games. Where you can not beat enemy with skills only, you need to have some sound strategy along with skills. Players who are good at strategizing starts with awesome drafting and later on surprising enemies with unexpected strategy. I’ve seen a clip where whole enemy team makes manta including supports to confuse enemy and waste their AOE spell by sending their illusion to enemy bottom base tower. That was pretty awesome, because once they started fights with actual heroes, they did not have any major spell. One who came up with that strategy was awesome. Dota 2 Players learn to make plans and then act on it to be successful.

Teamwork - Great Things that You Learn from Dota 2

12. Team Work

Definition is the combined action of a group to lead to a common objective. Dota 2 teaches you how to work as a team to obtain a common objective effectively. This helps in real life environment as well because once you start your job, there you may have to work with many people. As you are good with team work because of Dota 2, therefore there are many chances that you will survive rather excel at your job. I must admit that not many people learn team work from Dota 2 as you can see lots of people whining about how their team sucks. Things is, they don’t know how to get along with different kinds of people and how to get best results with whatever resources you have.

Conclusion

Dota 2 is really an addiction, there is no doubt. You can also check out our article 23 symptoms to check if you are a Dota 2 addict. It’s mostly written for fun part, but is also truth. The way to break an addiction like Dota 2 is to realize which of the things, maybe several, drive you and get you something that does the same but healthier. But if you can’t think of anything then its better that you dedicate yourself to Dota 2 and go pro.

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The Best Alternative to WTFast – The Lag Reducing Software

The Best Alternative to WTFast

We have seen the battle and rage against ping and lag issues faced by the community. Some requested for more servers In their region while others still struggle due to their poor ISP infrastructure that exists in their country. There are several other causes of clutter and disruption that a lot of players may not be aware of because they seek assistance to help them aware of the root cause.

WTFast was indeed among those who brought a lot of things into the limelight of gamers and probably the first ones to spread the awareness for the “NEED” of such lag reducing applications or gaming VPN for that matter. Unfortunately since 2015 the brand has lost its charm in the industry after being bashed by the masses (majority of the bashing came from the LoL community) for bribing customers to write positive review for them on Steam and the matter was all over the internet (Reddit, blogs, forums etc.) before they could even think of countering it. Here we are going to provide you with the best alternative to WTFast

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Image reputation comes through a lot of struggle for a brand and it is so tangible that one wrong step can bring a brand’s image at stake. Unfortunately, one mistake by WTFast has caused them huge damage.

 

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Their website has lost almost a million traffic in a year. Rumor has it that they had a bad hit on their subscribed user base.

Remember
This is NOT a comparison post rather a post which offers you an alternative to WTFast

 

Community Outcry & Goodbye to WTFast from Steam

These are just a few of the complaints that online gamers are making because of the applications lackluster performance. Players are already searching for alternatives to WTFast like crazy and while some of them have already got the solution; there are many still suffering from lag

Consecutive bashing on steam reviews over a year has now cast them out from Steam store. Players searching for WTFast wander around on steam to find WTFast, they feel completely lost:

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Why WTFast is Failing:

  1. WTFast did not evolve to server better as a software
  2. WTFast is only focused on monetizing and not actually assisting its user base
  3. WTFast lost its brand image by bribing their customers
  4. WTFast subscription numbers are falling

While WTfast has been there for a long time, it doesn’t seem to fail to entertain the industry with what it was best at. With the growing number of online games and players, the technology to improve your ping must also change and therefore an alternate to WTFast becomes a necessity.

WTFast vs Kill Ping

Based on community reviews and results, the best thing you can do is switch yourself to a more AFFORDABLE, FASTER and much STRONGER application. After searching over the internet we came across one best alternative which offered miles ahead better than what WTFast was already offering. There are other alternatives in the industry but one out-shined all others, Kill Ping.

Why you may ask? Well, the answer to that does not lie in a single reason. There are just many ways Kill Ping is better than WTFast and according to many, it’s the best you can get. Some key points are shown below, which will give you enough information and proof to make up your mind in favor of Kill Ping.  You are the judge but things defined are crystal clear and display significant improvement compared to WTFast.

User Interface

The user interface feels more or less smooth for both platforms. As much as we have seen the customization options with WTFast, we can now witness them all on Kill Ping as well. However, Kill Ping, on the other hand, revealed to their customers on a Facebook live session that they are working to release brand new options to support more features and smoother interface than ever in the upcoming build. I personally have seen them full fill their promises to the fullest for their customers.

Not to forget WTFast displays ad from time to time and Kill Ping has promised to avoid any ads in any of their current or future builds. I’d give Kill Ping extra marks on this one to #EndClickBait battle!

Killping and WTFast Comparison
Pricing

We would start from the aspect in which most players seek to be offered a price which they can afford to subscribe to. Kill Ping beats everyone when it comes to price because hands-down they are cheaper and extremely economical. WTFast offers 99.99$ subscription charges for 1 Year if you are looking to subscribe to them for a year whereas Kill Ping is charging approximately 39.99$ for 2 YEARS!

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Lastly, Kill Ping offers full fledge services in either monthly, semi-annual or annual subscriptions. Unlike WTFast which holds back most of its features for users who subscribe to their basic package.

 

Here you can check out Pricing plans of Kill Ping

 

Supported Games

WTFast and Kill Ping support all major/minor titles including Overwatch, CS:GO, Warhammer, Diablo 3, World of Warcraft, Dota 2, League of Legends, World of Tanks, World of Warships and the list goes on. So to speak we can’t just underline most played online games in the world because we have players coming from every other game asking for such services. Kill Ping again manages to bring ‘Add a custom game’ option just like WTFast so that players don’t go on complaining about lackluster for support games. Another Tie!

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Servers Statistics and Details

I have been once been a loyal WTFast user but the one thing I felt had a problem with their server list was, the value on their drop-down list for ping and packet loss remained the same for the whole year. Not only that, we fail to understand that the more players are playing through a certain server, the more instability and clutter that server will go through. We see Kill Ping has accomplished to view detailed statistics in that area for any particular server. Instability of a server can cause high ping and even high packet loss. So always remember, select server with the best stability!

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Location of Servers

WTFast & Kill Ping, both have hundreds of servers around the world placed in key locations. We would not favor one in this area because there were areas where players complained about WTFast being unstable at some point, however number of server count in key locations are same as Kill Ping more or less. According to Kill Ping staff, they are still increasing their server count according to the need of players and how it could advantage them to achieve a much more stable and reduced ping. Remember, the server placements help in creating the shortest path between a player and the game server leading to lower pings and more stable connections. There is a tie for both in this round.

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Lag Reducing Capability

This section is difficult for both applications because lag reducing capability does not only depend on the application but if the ISP infrastructure of a country is screwed then you can beat the bushes all day long, nothing can reduce your ping. However, since we know Kill Ping has carefully selected its location to set up servers and focuses on server stability (which plays a core role), in many cases we have witnessed ping go from 125 to all the way to 30ms! YES!

Take a look at this short World of Tanks review by a player from the USA.

Customer Service

Kill Ping takes the lead. As most of the industry experts suggest the best way to interact with a customer to clear his/her queries is through LIVE-CHAT option. Kill Ping has been providing live chat support since day-1 of their product launch and there is no denying that WTFast only seeks to support their customers through their knowledge base support which becomes insufficient and demoralizing for a customer who is sitting in front of the computer waiting to queue a ranked match and he needs to wait another few hours before his problem is solved.

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Professional Gamers’ Review Kill Ping 

Kill Ping does not sing its own praises and to prove how much effective Kill Ping has really been in reducing the lag problems of online gamers throughout the world, Kill Ping requested Pro players from different gaming genre and region to give Kill Ping a try. The results were quite as expected since none of the pros complained about any problem; in fact, they encouraged other players to use Kill Ping as well. The best part is Kill Ping compiles all customer reviews on their YouTube channel. You can access their Kill Ping youtube channel.

Dota 2 Pro Team RAVE

Achievements

  • MPGL  SEA Grand Finals Season 6, 1st place
  • Korean Dota 2 League Season 4, 1st place
  • Dota 2 Asia Championships, 5-6th place

CS: GO Pro Team IDX

 

Conclusion

Described above were just some points that give an edge to Kill Ping on WTFast or any other out there. Be it the giants of online gaming like Dota 2, League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive or World of Warcraft; if you are looking for something better and a lag reducing software that actually works then you now have the right choice to make. In the end, here is a small comparison between WTFast and Killping about most important features of a VPN software.

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Play CSGO on LAN without Internet - Dota International

How to Play CS:GO on LAN without Internet

I was searching over the internet to find a way to play CS:GO on LAN without Internet but could not find a worthwhile solution. Thanks to one of my friend he told me the way. Now I am writing it for the consumption of other friends who want to play CS:GO on LAN without internet.

This is only useful if you have 1 internet router/server computer but NO INTERNET. It will work without internet, however, your router will work as the main server. If you don’t have any router, then you will have to make 1 home network on one of the PC and then all friends have to connect to that. So let’s go:

Everyone to start CS:GO normally.

For Host Computer

Step 1

Click the “Play” tab and then click “Offline with Bots.”

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Step 2

Select the game mode you want (for the sake of argument, I’ll set up a Death Match game). Then select the map you want to play.

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Step 3

Select an appropriate difficulty for the Bot players, then click “Go” when ready.

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Step 4

Wait for the team selection screen to load, and then pick the team you want to play. Now press “`” or “\” or whatever key you have selected for the console to appear. When Console appears In the developer console, type “sv_lan 1” without inverted commas. This will enable LAN for other players to join.

Play CS:GO on LAN without Internet

Step 5

Now type “status” in the console and look for the “udp/ip” line (it should be a string of numbers resembling 192.168.#.#). Share this number with your friends. It is shown in the image below.

Play CS:GO on LAN without Internet

For Other Player’s Computers

Step 1

If they haven’t done so all ready, ask them to get to Console by pressing “`” or “\” or whatever key they have selected for the console to appear. When finished, ask them to type “connect [The IP you gave them]:27015“. Notice the space between “connect” and the IP address.

Step 2

Once you are done, you will join the game. You will see the bots playing, to join the game, just take control of any bot by pressing “e”

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Trouble Shooting

  • It is normal if done properly, for the loading screen to not change to the map loading screen for a few seconds. The error “Connection failed after 5 retries” should appear if done incorrectly. This error is attributed to a wrong IP; you need to recheck the IP address you have entered to connect. In case that is wrong, you won’t be able to connect. It be something like this Connect[space]192.168.x.x:27015).
  • If done correctly, the map loading screen should appear, indicating that the connection was successful.
  • If you selected a wrong team in a LAN game, simply press “Esc” and then go to select team and select a new team for it.

Enjoy CS:GO on LAN with your friends. 😀

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Dota International’s Clan Wars – Season 6

This Event has been postponed because of some unavoidable circumstances. It’ll be organized again after some time.

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Dota International Clan Wars – Season 6

We are please to announce 6th Season of Dota International Clan Wars. Registrations are Open and any team which can play on SEA (Singapore) Server is welcome to join. Please read important information below before you join this tournament. It has all the information covered which you need to know. In case you want to ask anything, or anything which is not covered below, please comment below and I will reply as soon as possible.

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Thanks to our sponsors Kill Ping, they decided to offer 1 year premium membership to the each player of winning team. I must tell you that each of the subscription costs around $40. So there will be 5 prizes of 1 year premium membership of Kill Ping for each member of winning team. We can safely say that prize will be worth  $200.

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Registration fee for Dota International Clan Wars Season 6 is [sc_highlight background=”#DDFF99″ color=”#000000″ ]Dota 2 items worth $1 or more[/sc_highlight]. These items MUST be market-able and trade-able. We can only accept max 2 items whole combined price will be $2 or more. We wont accept 3000 items whose combined worth is $1.

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If tournament is free to join, then lots of teams register to the tournament. Many of those teams are not at all serious and on match time they don’t show up. As a result Admins and other team members have to wait for them and they never show up and waste our precious time. To get rid of such non serious teams we have placed a restriction of  Dota 2 trade-able and marketable items worth $1. This way if some teams don’t show up on match time, at least they will lose something and in SEA region, no one like to lose anything.

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Important Information about Clan Wars Season 6

 Tournament is free to watch. You do not need any ticket to watch it in Dota 2 client. Just go to Tournament Tab >> Amateur tab >> select South East Asia from drop down and select Dota International Clan Wars Season 6.

Tournament Settings

Tournament Type : Tournament is single elimination. Once lost a match you will be out of tournament.

Match Type : All Stages except Semi Final and Final are Best of 1 matches. Semi Final matches will be best of 3. Final Match will be best of 5.

 

Servers : SEA Server (Singapore Server) Only.

Map : Latest map available will be played and in case you need to download anything patches etc, please download it well before time. Downloading a patch / update is excuse for being late.

Game Mode : Captain’s Mode will be used as primary game mode and all rules of captain’s mode will be followed.

Team Limit : No limit for teams to join. All the teams which have registered to the tournament successfully will be allowed to play the tournament.

Date & Time Settings :

Registration Closing Date :  5th June 2016 2016

Brackets Announcement : 07th June 2016

Tourney Start Date : 10th June 2016

Match’s Time / Schedule : Match schedule will be announced after brackets have been announced. To view matches schedule, please visit our site’s main page or our matches page.  You can only view matches schedule once brackets have been announced.

Match Play Timings : 5PM GMT+5 to 11 PM GMT +5

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Registration for the Tournament

Requirements for Registration :

  • Click here to see how to make a new team / clan in Dota 2 International and make a new team, if you have not made 1 already.
  • Give your team link to your team mates and tell them to join the team. Once they request to join, team captain will approve their request to join.
  • You team must have minimum 5 players before it can sign up for the tournament.
  • You can add as many players in your team as you want. But only 1st 5 players are allowed to play in this tournament.
  • Admin’s approval is needed in case you want stand-ins to play any match. You can ask once you come for match.
  • Your team Page must be complete and it must have a name, Logo and About us information provided.
  • You must agree to play between 5PM GMT+5 to 11 PM GMT +5 time brackets. In case you can not play in that time frame, please DO NOT register. We have also provided a time converter on our main page. To see time near your location, please visit our Homepage.

Registration Process :

  • Make a team or join existing team. Then submit your joining request by clicking the “Submit Registration Form” button below.
  • We will check if your team is ready as per instructions above.
  • Then you’ll need to submit registration fee on this Trade URL via steam trade offer.
  • Once you have made team on our site and also submitted registration fee, we will add a comment on your team page about your registration status.
  • In case we need some improvement on your team page, you will be told via comment on your team page.
  • AnaaR_Ka_JuiCe will add you on steam, or you can also add him. This is important because he will be providing you with all the necessary information about tournament.

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Tournament Details

How Matches will be Played :

  1. Match Schedule including date and time will be shown on our site’s main page and our matches page.
  2. Both teams must be ready atlesat 10 minutes before match time.
  3. Tournament match lobby will be manually hosted by Admins and Password will be given to team captains via steam chat.
  4. Both the teams will join and match will start.
  5. In case of Best of 3 and 5, all matches will be done in one single sitting and one single day. These matches will not postpone to next day.

Winning Criteria :

  1. If whole team forfeits the match and abandons or rage quits.
  2. If enemy team does not show up on time and you are given a walk over by Admin.
  3. If enemy team is disqualified for any reason, opponent will be declared winners.
  4. Once enemy’s ancient is destroyed.
  5. If your opponent calls GG, wait for their throne to be destroyed. (In a tournament once an enemy team calls GG, system automatically ask the GG calling team if they want to forfeit this match. Once they accept that option their throne is destroyed automatically)

Time Related Settings :

  1. Teams must be ready at least 10 minutes before match time.
  2. In case any team is not ready after 10 minutes of match time, then that team will be declared loser and will be kicked from tournament automatically.
  3. In case a team player is not available till start time of match, maximum 10 minutes will be given to Team captain to call Standin. (Standin must be part of your team on our site or else he will not be allowed to play)
  4.  Remember it is a free to join tournament so there will be lots of team and lots of shit to deal with, that is why we will strictly implement the rules. We don’t care if you have emergency at exact time or whatever. When it is time for match, you will have to be here.

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Brackets

Please check the same post after 07 June 2016 for Brackets. Brackets will be added in same post once released.

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Registered Teams

Once team has successfully registered to the tournament, it will be added here in this post.

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  • We reserve the right to change anything in this post, whenever, wherever and whatever we want.
  • We reserve the right to deny any team the registration in the tournament for any reason we feel appropriate.
  • Whatever decision match Admin / Referee gives during or about a match, is FINAL and can not be challenged.

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If you have any questions regarding Dota International’s Clan Wars, please comment below so we can reply it for the sake of all users.

Regards

Dota International

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10 Types of Dota-2 Gamers on SEA server - Dota International

10 Types of Dota 2 Gamers you’ll Find on SEA Server

Updated on 22 January 2019

I have written this post about Dota 2 gamers completely basing on my personal experiences of 3k MMR bracket. Now I am in 4.1k but still, sometimes I encounter such players who give me feeler that I am still playing in >3k MMR bracket. You have all the rights to differ from my opinion.

English is not good enough? Well, you are not reading a lecture on English literature, its a post about a game. So bear with any errors found. 

1. CopyCats:

Quite often you will find this type of breed playing Dota 2 in SEA server. These type of players watch Dota 2 pro players playing on their Dota 2 Streams or Youtube videos. Then they implement same meta and tactics in SEA pubs. But unlike pro players, they don’t have the required skills and that much good teammates. As a result, they spoil the whole game.
Example: Medusa making Phase Boots, MoM, and Divine Rapier. Then handing over Divine Rapier to enemy Ember Spirit after a team fight. You can well imagine the results. This was the video which he watched and tried to follow and failed miserably. -_-

2. False Leaders :

You will find this type of Dota 2 gamers ordering everyone in the game. Most of the time the thing which they say is the better option but NO one listens to them because they were annoying for the whole game. Then out of sheer frustration, they start flaming and spoil the game. Quite often they end up getting few reports from the team as well.

3. Those you Fuc**d Your Mom Last Night :

Once you get into argument with someone during the game and these arguments turn to an abusive fight. Many mature players just stop talking and concentrate on the game. But still, there are many who tell you that “they fuc**d your mom last night“. Open mic is also a distinct sign of these type of players. For the whole game, you will keep hearing some random shit or his mom yelling at him.

According to my experience, they are kids who are not more than 10 years old. But they always talk like they taught Na’Vi Dendi how to play Dota 2. Best way to deal with them is to mute them. You can argue with someone logical, but you can argue with a kid.  Nope, Never…

Pinoy Kids Playing Dota 2 in Flooded Cafe - Dota 2 gamers

4. Retard Supports :

These type of support players are quite common on the SEA server. Most common pick of these type of players is Dazzle and Omni Knight. You get relaxed that your team has 4 carries but at least 1 support. But later on, you get shocked to see his items build because he is playing carry. When you ask him why are you doing this, then his reply is coz all carries failed and I had to farm to carry this game my self.

5. Regular Players:

They are not so regular players after all. Ever wondered whenever you see a screenshot of a game in SEA server at 0-3000 MMR, 80% of the time you see 9 carries out of total 10 heroes. So these 9 carry pickers are regular players of SEA servers.

6. Stupid Random-ers :

These type of Dota 2 gamers are quite low in numbers but still there. These players like to random in Ranked matches (or sometimes in normal matches). Then once they don’t get the hero of their choice, they ask for a swap. Once no one swaps with them, they start flaming whole team and some even start feeding on a plea that his team is stupid and don’t cooperate. On the other hand, it was he himself who acted like a retard. There is no solution to avoid such players except reporting them (huh… as it makes any difference)

7. Smurf-ers :

Those with good skills, but they are smurfing or boosting someone’s MMR. Their skills are remarkable and game sense is awesome. But these guys actually take out all the fun from 3k MMR SEA games. Because it is fun when all 10 players are stupid, senseless, and/or noobs. These smurfers make games 1 sided and then win. There is almost nothing you can do to beat him. However, you can flame them to lower their morale and then win the game if somehow you win a decent gank.*troll*

8. Those who Beat Dendi in 1v1 :

They can kill you easily by giving you brain cancer. To do this, they don’t need to show their gameplay, their English is enough. Gameplay and skills are out of question for such players because they don’t even know the meaning of these words.

Those who beat Dendi in 1v1 - Dota 2 gamers

9. Die-hard MMR Boosters :

I really pity such Dota 2 gamers, these are the ones who try extremely hard to improve their MMR. But most of the times they get teammates from above-mentioned categories and they lose the game. Sometimes they start at 2800 MMR and after a week their MMR stands 2200. 

I personally feel that 3k MMR on SEA server is the deepest point on earth. You can not simply get out of it until you try extremely hard and also improve your skills and game sense.

MMR Diehards -Dota 2 gamers

10. Awesome players :

Many of SEA Dota 2 gamers will say that such players don’t exist at all. But in my personal experience, they exist but are rarer than Uranium on this planet. These players ask you nicely to get wards / supporting items if you are playing support and if you are playing carry they support you with everything they got. After every 100 games played on SEA server, you may get 1 such player in a game. Even if you do some fuck up, they don’t get mad like normal SEA players, they will simply encourage you to put in your best efforts. Their great attitude compensates any deficiencies in their gameplay.

They actually earn commends from you by their gameplay and attitude. These are the players who give you hopes, keep you motivate you to continue playing Dota 2.

Do let me know if I missed some great category in comments below.

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