Popular Custom-made Dota 2 Map

Dota 2 MapThe concept “customized map” within the video gaming globe indicates that the designers whom produced the game, Warcraft 3 in this instance, did not make the map. The map is as an alternative made by a fan who took pleasure in the game enough to produce his own map and implement his own ideas.

A Warcraft 3 map, any kind of RTS (real-time strategy) map for that matter, is kind of like a digital video gaming board. Nowadays individuals often tend to play custom-made charts, the fan-made charts and DotA in specific, a lot more compared to they are playing the charts that Snowstorm delivered with the game. [Read more…]

The Interactive Compendium

Each year we invest some of the preparation time for The International striving to figure out ways to enrich the connection among fans and the players in the event. We know that the majority of our viewers will be viewing the event unravel over the internet, so we ‘d like to make it easier for an online fan to relish deeper into the tournament, the teams, and the players. In addition to desiring more information, we know fans also love to contend with each other at predicting tournament outcomes. [Read more…]

Completed the 1st Stretch Goal

The first Stretch Goal in The International Interactive Compendium has been reached, with an awesome $100,000 being included to the International Prize Pool. Everybody who picks up a Compendium before The International ends will now get the most potent Battle Bonus we’ve ever developed. Don’t forget that Battle Bonuses enhance the Battle Point acquiring rate of every player in the game with you, so if you’ve got one, make sure [Read more…]

Completed the 2nd Stretch Goal

The community has once again shocked and got us off guard by achieving the second Stretch Goal in The International Interactive Compendium already, providing over $250,000 USD to the International Prize Pool. Our original plan was for the International 2013 Courier to be able to ride a small set of mounts, and now the art team knows the community asks more. Here some concepts for some of the new mounts they now have on the to-do list: Given how much [Read more…]

New Compendium Stretch Goals

Following some observative games of Dota, we came up with 4 new stretch goals that we’ll be updating the Compendium with tomorrow. The first stretch goals for the Compendium were at $1,700,000, $1,850,000 and $2,600,000 granting a new Battle Booster, enhanced Courier update, and an Immortal item. The new goals are: $2,000,000– A custom HUD skin for all Compendium owners. $2,200,000– A Taunt item with a brand new animation [Read more…]

StarLadder 6 LAN Details

The teams for StarLadder Season 6 LAN Finals in Kiev, Ukraine have been chosen, after Na’Vi were not able to attend due to their trip to China as well as now mousesports dropping out due to time constraints. The LAN Finals will kick off on July 4th at 15:30 CEST with Virtus. Pro going up against iCCup in front of their home crowd.   As Na’Vi and mouz could not attend due to their schedules and Kaipi were just not able to make it either, the groupstage winners Virtus. [Read more…]

TPL Mjollnir Cup Results

The fifth installment of The Premier League, called the “Mjollnir Cup”, has come to an end, with three additional cups to go before the playoffs. Up for grabs was not just 100 points for the standings, but also The Alliance looking to make it their third TPL cup in a row. The next TPL Cup, called the “Daedalus Cup”, will take place in a bit more than a week, starting at 14:00 CEST on Wednesday, July 10th. Some highlights from the previous Mjollnir’s Cup [/ align] It was another [Read more…]

DOTA 2 Launch Mode is here!

During a two year beta, Dota 2 expanded to be the most extensive active community on Steam ever, with a monthly user base over 3 million users, and peak concurrent users of over 300,000. The responses from these users has put Dota 2 in position to welcome everyone to come play, as we move from beta to launch. Today, the Dota 2 Beta is over and the game is now available. Given the size of the Dota crowd, the initial launch of the game will be done in waves.

The International Compendium Evolves

inline compendium 2013DOTA 2 Guides  When we first presented the Interactive Compendium, we wished it would be something that Dota players would be interested in. Quickly afterwards, we were forced to admit we underrated the community’s reaction to it. Upon reflection, we decided that the community was clearly sending us a message– so we spent the next two months adding more features to the Compendium. [Read more…]

DOTA 2 Guides – Wish You Were Here

dota2 international 2013DOTA 2 Download Available Benaroya Hall isn’t just a fantastic place to watch The International because it is a distinguished beautiful facility that is home to the Seattle Orchestra, but at game time, it is also stuffed with friends and of course other Dota 2 supporters. While not everyone can fit in the hall, you can still watch with friends and other Dota 2 fans as a group. [Read more…]