Hero Selection For Beginners


Selecting the right hero is vital and making a bad choice can result in a bad game. If you are a beginner it can be particularly confusing to make a good choice. The fact that there are so many heroes to choose from makes the task even more difficult. Choosing wrongly can leave your team at a disadvantage and give your opponents the edge. A hero with a good skill set is a necessity, however if you are a beginner you will also need to take into consideration your abilities and choose a hero that is easy for you to use. Each hero involved in a game has four different abilities in total. Three of these abilities are classed as normal and one is classed as being an ultimate ability. An ultimate ability is the strongest of the four abilities a hero has. Selecting simple to use heroes when you are new to DotA game play will give you the opportunity to ease into the game and learn some transferable skills. DotA 2 can be a difficult game at times even for advanced players, so focussing on … [Read more...]

World of Warcraft Series of Books

                                               World of Warcraft Bestiary World of Warcraft Bestiary includes the following: Statistical information on the denizens of the World of Warcraft Universe-including HPS, Armour, Damage, Resistances, and Abilities. Over 6,000 monsters filtered through over 2,000 categories. Every entry will be indexed for ease of use. World of Warcraft has over 9 million subscribers worldwide.                                                 World of Warcraft Cataclysm Signature Series E-Guide World of Warcraft: Cataclysm includes the following: A NEW AGE HAS BEGUN Deathwing's return resulted in massive changes to the world of Azeroth. The Cataclysm reshaped the lands, resulting in new challenges to any adventurer brave enough to face them. The Official Strategy Guide for World of Warcraft: Cataclysm prepares you for all the changes and threats which await you and your friends. MASSIVE CLASS UPDATES.                          World of Warcraft Cataclysm … [Read more...]

Strategy for DotA


The basic principle of using a mind game strategy is to plan your game play in such a way that you are able to trick your opponent into doing what you want them to do. This is done by creating the illusion that your opponent can win by taking specific actions, or predicting your opponents actions in order to have a good response prepared. In order to play this DotA strategy correctly you will need to be able to think and act quickly. The mind games tactic is best used by experienced players who have a good understanding of the basics of DotA warcraft. A lot of on the spot action is required if you employ this tactic and if you are a less experienced player this could backfire. Having the ability to quickly calculate whether you will survive is absolutely essential to using a mind games strategy effectively. An experienced opponent may be able to spot your manipulation of the play and use to his/her advantage. The type of manipulation tactic that will work best for you is greatly … [Read more...]

The History Of DOTA


Blizzard Entertainment Inc. was founded in 1991, the company was originally named Silicon & Synapse. They began developing their own software in 1993. Early games developed by Silicon & Synapse included such titles as The Lost Vikings and Rock 'n' Roll Racing. In the year 1994 the company became Blizzard Entertainment Inc. after briefly being renamed Chaos Studios. This was soon followed by the successful release of Warcraft: Orcs & Humans. After this initial success they went on to create several successful games, including the warcraft sequels. Warcraft 111, which is the third title in the warcraft series, allows players to create their own custom game scenarios that can be played online. Custom game scenarios can involve minor customised elements such as terrain changes or entirely new scenarios can be created. Custom scenarios that only involve minor changes often stay true to normal warcraft game play. New scenarios usually include custom objectives, items, units and … [Read more...]

DOTA 2 Easy to Follow Hero Guides


Players that want to improve their reputation in the game and community will also be able to help out by joining ongoing games that are missing players. By understanding what items need to be built, you'll be able to know the cost and time your return to the fountain. You try to play better whenever a girl is near, thinking that they would approach and ask you to be her boyfriend after. Making small adjustments to your playing style and tactics is more beneficial to your overall progress. Whereas in DOTA, most heroes are so good at their specific niche that they feel broken and overpowered until you understand how to counter them. An important aspect to DOTA knows what abilities hero’s have when going into battle. Both creeps and towers will change their targets to attack you if you have chosen to attack an enemy hero in the vicinity. Because the creeps meet closer to the enemy tower, which means you are more vulnerable to enemy ganks. Try to find chances to gank every time you have … [Read more...]

How to Find an Easy to Follow DOTA 2 Guides


The techniques employed differ from those used to lead a group discussion or to chair an organization. Quotes are an essential attachment to the picture you are posting; you will find thousands of quotes of your interest here. Use your limited time to the fullest. 2 or 3 games every afternoon are enough to be a great player after 1 or 2 months. One way to remedy this surprisingly easy problem is to learn the game and practice with BOTS or AI, read guides on specific heroes and the mechanics of the game. When you come across another glass shield, backtrack to find a Bullet Bill and use it to break the shield open and hit the switch. Watch the video now and learn how to quickly peel, slice, and core a pineapple. From here go head and pull the lever to burn some ice, then straight ahead where you will find a ladder. YouTube channel SciShow looks at how these wondrous and portable little ‘power houses’ work, their history, and where battery technology may be headed in their latest … [Read more...]

Finding the Easiest DOTA 2 Hero Guide


A major treasure cache sits in a cul-de-sac to the east, and if you can defeat the Inferno neutral army guarding the spot, you’ll reap the rewards. In order to make an assembly for his troops, Admiral Proudmoore targets a hero and marks its current position on the ground. Once the strong EU team Dcn's overseas students returned to China and joined IFNT in succession, IFNT received advanced strategy and the valuable tournament experience accumulated in EU DotA leagues. Often enemies will chase a hero who is under the effect of this spell, believing them to be an easy kill. If you like a particular hero and want to play him better you can search for the video in which these guys play that character. If that happens, then congratulations, you took the first step to gain back map control. The official remake of the original Dota mod, Dota 2 brings over 100 original heroes from the original. Players started to think of new ways to bring her back to the glory days, and have been quite … [Read more...]

Finding the Best DOTA 2 Guide


The greatest strength of ANY DotA player knows that there are always things to work on with your game play. If you want to become a good player, trying to get good at one aspect of the game first is probably wisest. In a game where ‘playing against the computer’ is the idea, there’s going to be a lot more involved than “do it again”. The turnover for the job of listening to stuff like that would be pretty bad. In order to get them, climb across the ceiling to the exit of the room, then jump and glide to the alcove on the opposite side of your approach. Leave the way you came then head west, past Northpass Tower, you should find Aurora Skycaller. Exiting the room where the party is being held, turn right down the hall, and then make the first left. The room you're in should have a lot of blood on the walls and a long ladder heading up to the surface. The typical career trajectory of a player new to Dota 2 as he gains experience and moves towards the right is to gradually move upwards … [Read more...]

DOTA 2 Diretide Tips and Guides


From its first showing at The International, Dota 2 was always aimed at the competitive eSports arena, and comes with a inbuilt game spectating and broadcasting system, DotaTV. The clarity of gameplay, the graphics, and the realism moves past original DOTA gamers expectations and brings in a new element to the feel of the game while playing. DOTA 2 users then had the brilliant idea to do the dumbest thing any fanbase can do to a game, flood Metacritic with bad user reviews. The clear, obvious objectives make figuring out who’s winning in Dota 2 significantly easier than many other games on the eSports scene. DotA Theme Manager allows you using different terrainsets in DotA without using a different map. Occaisionally throw in a jungler as a possibility, and then you have 2 solos, 1 jungle, and a dual lane. As you gain experience, level up, buy better gear, and become stronger, you can start to push through the enemy ranks. With this farming for BoT is a breeze because of the constant … [Read more...]

NaVi: Breaking DreamLeague Curse

Na'Vi crowns 3:0 festival at Dreamhack

Na'Vi crowns 3:0 festival at Dreamhack Four best of five series in a row? Four times 3:0. That is the most remarkable statistic of the first DreamLeague finals, being played out on Dreamhack Winter 2013.  Natus Vincere, after being trample by Fnatic the other day, made an impressive return today and took the title. It is the first time the Ukranians have ever triumphed a competition at this Swedish LAN tournament in their fourth attempt. The competition kicked off promising on Thursday. Fnatic beat The Alliance 2:1 in the first upper bracket semifinal. Na'Vi followed with the same result versus Team Liquid. Those first matches were bound to remain the only close ones though. Dreamleague was the first Dota 2 tournament up until now to schedule four best of five series in a row. But this exciting move didn't hinder the matches from being one-sided. First Fnatic crushed Na'Vi in the winnerbracket final. Then Liquid got owned by Alliance, making the Americans the first team to be … [Read more...]

NS Retires


Russian legend NS has decided to retire from the competitive scene because of loss of motivation. On the other hand, blowyourbrain will also leave the team after failing his trial. JOTM and IllidanSTR will be playing for VP under trial conditions. Yaroslav 'NS' Kuznetsov, long time captain of Virtus. Pro, announced mere minutes ago that he will be leaving Virtus. Pro and retire from the competitive Dota 2 scene. In Kuznetsov's statement on VP's website, he explained that his reason for retirement is not because of the recent outcomes of the team and more towards a lost of motivation which he claimed, "should happen to any players with 10 years of experience. "I am not getting any emotions for playing in tournaments, it doesn't matter to me if I won or lost. There is no point in continuing my career, because I don't have any emotions, passion, it's a dead end for a player," Kuznetsov affirmed his retirement plan. Kuznetsov comment that in his one and half year stint in Virtus. Pro, … [Read more...]

RisingStars announces disband

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Today RisingStars. Dota has formally announced its disband. The principal good reason for this severe decision is the unsatisfactory achievement over the previous couple of weeks. Right now organization RisingStars is doing everything to fix issues with salaries and contracts for every player. The Team has faced a big roster change after The International 2013, incorporating Jia Jun 'Sylar' Liu to their lineup. Sylar did not endure as long in the team and was substituted with Galvin 'Meracle' Kang. Even with all the changes RS did not accomplish well on all of the Chinise tournaments. RisingStars missed to qualify for WPC-ACE League by taking 7th place. They did nevertheless manage to qualify for the G-League, and also got an invitation to Sina Cup Season Two, but the team had to withdraw their involvement. … [Read more...]

DreamLeague Finals Info Package


The on-line part of ASUS ROG DreamLeague took its finish and we are now geared up to enter the final stage of the tournament, the 'playoff'. The playoff will take place at DreamHack Winter 2013 in Jonkoping, Sweden, starting on 28th of November and will run until the 30th. Four teams have qualified for this event. LAN Final Teams Entering into the finals as the team with the greatest groupstage record, two times DreamHack champ se The Alliance got to decide on their first opponents. The local heroes, who finished with a total score of 7-3, determined to face. eu Fnatic in the upper bracket semifinal. Each teams are coming back from a quite frustrating result at MLG, and will certainly be significantly motivated to carry out better at their home continent. ua Natus Vincere will be attending as well. However, even though they often made it rather far, Na'Vi didn't manage to win any competition at this Swedish LAN until now. Their initial opponent will be us Team Liquid, the only non … [Read more...]

No Wins for Korea for 4 weeks


After four weeks of play, the Korean teams asked for the Nexon Invitational Super Match are with no a singular win to their name. Regardless of that, the knowledge got from playing against the greatest in the business will certainly go a long way in enhancing their individual team's play in the future. In week one, eu Fnatic, us Team Liquid and kr Underrated were slated to play each other. The inexpereinced Underrated was quickly rolled over by both of these the foreign teams and finished the week 0-4. At the same time Fnatic were able to overpower Team Liquid twice, utilizing the same Wisp and Tiny combo both games to great effect regardless of the nerfs to Wisp. This makes Fnatic $15,000 richer while Team Liquid takes home $7,000. Due to some travel problems, us Steven 'Korok' Ashworth was unable to make the trip to Korea. A very last minute substitute was started, my Litt-Binn 'Winter' Chan flew out to Korea to play for us Dignitas. Week two finds the foreign teams, world Speed … [Read more...]