How to Fix Dota 2 Server Lag (Heroes Shattering/Slideshow)

Because of frequent updates and very old Dota 2 servers, it is very common to have Dota 2 Server Lag. In this type of lag, your game works like a slideshow. It is very annoying to see your hero take a mini pause every 2 seconds. But thanks to a Reddit user we, now, have the solution to this problem. Let's go step by step. How to Fix Dota 2 Server Lag In your Steam client, right-click on Dota 2 and then click properties. Now, the properties window will open. In this window, click on "Set Launch Options". See the image below for guidance. Another small window will open. Type "-console" in the text area and then click OK. Remember, there is no space between the dash and console. Now start the game normally. Once you...

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11 Dota 2 Mechanics

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...

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Dota 2 Lane Combo Ideas for an Awesome game

Dota 2 Lane Combo Ideas for an Awesome Game

Updated on 8 Dec 2018 Earlier I posted an article about Dota 2 Team combos. Here in this article we are going to tell you about some cool lane combo ideas. So you can have some fun with your friends. Remember, these combos are MOSTLY for fun and work like a charm in under 3k MMR games. But you can also execute these combos in higher MMR games if you have perfection with your heroes. 1. The Invisible Rot Combo Pick LifeStealer and Pudge. Build an Aghanim's Scepter (or get one from Alchemist) for Lifestealer. Pudge will activate rot and have Lifestealer Devour Pudge. Then Lifestealer will get inside the Rock Golem (Ancient neutral creep). So, what will happen now ? Rock Golems have magic resistance, but Pudge's Rot effect is supposed to persist. So take that golem to team fight and deal as much invisible magical damage as...

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Cool Things to Try in Dota 2 Pub Games

Dota 2 Combo Ideas for Fun and Cool Pub Game

Updated on 24 January 2019 Dota 2 is always fun when you play with your friends or gaming partners. You can multiply this fun by playing a Dota 2 combo in your match. These combos are fun in pub game as well as in pro matches too. Because sometimes your lineup totally beats your opponent's strategy. To help you out with some combo ideas, we have listed some really amazing and cool combos with Pros and Cons of every combo.  1. The Global Dota 2 Combo Suggested Lineup Mid - Zeus Carry - Spectre Offlaner - Clockwork Semi Support - Silencer Hard Support - Ancient Apparition / Nature Prophet Gameplay  I can safely say that everyone who has played more than 1000 Dota 2 games must have played this combo at least once. You can kill almost whole enemy team with this combo without even getting close. Zeus...

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15 Things that Dota 2 Pro do but you Dont

15 Things That Dota 2 Pro Do But You Don’t

I have had a long chat/interview with a Dota 2 pro player about different aspects of Dota 2 gameplay. He is a pro and I being the noob, replied to my inquisitive questions. He has played more than 6000 Dota 2 games and his Solo MMR is 6823 and Party MMR is 6253 at the time of writing. He had been in Leaderboard in SEA for quite some time. (This article was written back in August 2015, it was deleted accidentally but I managed to recover it after a long time) I have converted our chat in the form of an article in easy English for the understanding of all those who sincerely want to improve their Dota 2 Gaming Skills. I will write it down in point form so that it is easy to grasp and understand. Those points are in...

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Dota 2 Pro Tips and Tricks for Better Gaming

Dota 2 Pro Tips and Tricks for Better Game

Improving your Dota 2 game takes lots of practice and successful execution of skills. However with little knowledge and lots of practice you can also play like a Dota 2 pro. In article below you are going to find 25 Dota 2 pro tips and tricks that once executed skillfully, can remarkably improve your game. Difficulty level of these tips and tricks ranges from beginner to advanced level. Surprise Heal:  Healing Salve, bottle and mana bottles does not dispel on magical damage less than 20. So, it means if you are Pudge and using rot till level 3, you can always use bottle or healing salve. Or if you are chased by a Pudge with rot on in early game, you can use bottle, healing salve etc. Remember for Pudge, it works till level 3 rot...

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ultimate trolling guide for Dota 2 pub games

Ultimate Trolling Guide for Dota 2 Pub Games

I came up with a Dota 2 video in which the video maker compiled his trolling gameplay. So I thought to write this guide for those who want to try something new - Trolling in Dota 2 Pub games. Remember its just a troll post to have fun and piss some Dota 2 gamers off. If you are offended by this idea, then do not read it any further and close it. Sincere Suggestions /Advices If you are trolling in same way time and again, it wont be fun. Remember, the best trolls are the genius ones and the ones that you made yourself. Possibilities are endless. Why to tease / troll someone when you can’t hear him rage afterwards? Make use of voice chat and normal chat as much as you can. Trolling in every game will not be...

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create and restore Dota 2 backup

How to Create and Restore Dota 2 Backup

Why you need to create Dota 2 backup ? In case you are planning to cleanup your PC or your game is creating troubles for you, then there might be a need to reinstall Dota 2. As it is an online game and takes up huge place in your hard drive, so its not suggested that you uninstall it and download a new copy unless you have a very good internet connection. Here I am going to explain you how you can create Dota 2 backup in few simple steps. How to Create Dota 2 Backup Step 1 : Open steam, right click on Dota 2 and then select "Backup Game Files" Step 2 : A new window will open. Now again select "Backup Game Files" option. Step 3 : In next window select whatever game's backup you want to make. In case you are...

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Best Dota 2 Betting Sites A Detailed Review

Best Dota 2 Betting Sites – A Detailed Review

I have written an article explaining methods of earning money from Dota 2 earlier. Now I have carried out a review of the most popular Dota 2 betting sites so that you don't waste your time / money / items on stupid sites. Sites listed below are in order of recommendation. Review Criteria for Dota 2 Betting Sites I've carried out review of Dota 2 betting site while keeping following points in mind. Site Speed User Interface Reward for bets Other features on site Site Support Miscellaneous 1. This is a comparatively new site with amazing potential. Major factor because of which this site is the best is that it deals with real money. You can place your bet with real money and earn real money as reward. If you are a good gamer which good understanding of your...

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reset MMR

How to Reset Dota 2 MMR – At Last

People have been searching for a way to reset Dota 2 MMR. However there was no way to reset it up-till now. With the release of TI6 battle pass, Dota 2 has introduced a new type of MMR. International Ranked match. So in my personal opinion Valve is now trying to make money from MMR as well. So what is the procedure ? You may like to read Calibration MMR in Dota 2 - A Detailed Guide You need to buy a TI6 Battle Pass for 10 bucks from Dota 2 / steam store. After that a new ranked match system will unlock for you. In that you will be able to play ranked matches starting from zero. To get calibration International MMR, you need to play 40 matches. So, when your 40 matches are complete, you will get...

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