Dota 2

New Dota 2 regions: what for?

New Dota 2 regions: what for?
About a week ago Valve revealed the first details of the spring major for Dota 2. It was announced that both Europe and America would be divided into 2 regions: Europe and CIS, North and South America respectively. In this article we try to analyse how the division will impact the major.
Dota 2 9 November 2016, 11:31 views 31183 comments 1 More
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Mastering the 1vs1 Solo Mid mode

Mastering the 1vs1 Solo Mid mode
In the special game mode that allows users to play with others in a one-versus-one game, only the mid lane is active. There are two ways to win – kill your opponent twice, or destroy his Tier 1 tower. Heroes, items and the like are basically the same with the exception of the map mechanics. Check out some tips on how to conquer your opponents in a 1v1 solo mid game.
Dota 2 8 November 2016, 12:24 views 31911 comments 0 More
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A Guide to Abaddon

A Guide to Abaddon
Abaddon is the hero that has always been “there, but not quite there”, ever since he got introduced to the scene. But now, his overall pick rate has risen by almost 4% this week and his win rate increased by almost 2% (also stats from this week). So, what is the key to this rise in pick and win rate and what caused it?
Dota 2 7 November 2016, 22:35 views 19023 comments 0 More
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Crashing pubs with Na`Vi G2A - Ep. 5

Crashing pubs with Na`Vi G2A - Ep. 5
Today we will be sharing some of the latest highlight videos from the Natus Vincere G2A channel and focusing our attention on the recent heroes picked by our players in public games.
Dota 2 6 November 2016, 16:13 views 13476 comments 0 More
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Aghanim’s Scepter viability on Ogre Magi

Aghanim’s Scepter viability on Ogre Magi
Ogre Magi possesses a powerful Aghanim’s upgrade, but its value is overestimated in pub games, where many players try to rush it as soon as possible. According to Dotabuff, the Aghanim’s Scepter is the third most bought item on the hero in the past month, surpassed only by the obvious Arcane Boots and the teleport scrolls.
Dota 2 5 November 2016, 13:49 views 57634 comments 0 More
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Meta discussion: Longevity of 6.88

Meta discussion: Longevity of 6.88
Current version of the Dota 2 patch is one of the most stable and (tournament-wise) the longest patch that this game has seen. In this article, we will discuss the reasons of longevity of this patch and how will this affect the future of the game overall as well as tournament and pub metas.
Dota 2 3 November 2016, 16:58 views 26054 comments 0 More
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How to win pubs: Dendi's Ursa

How to win pubs: Dendi's Ursa
Welcome to a new episode of “How to win pubs”, where we analyze the tactical choices and builds used by our players in the ranked matchmaking. Competitive games are a completely distinct environment if compared to pub ones, and often one must act in a different way to increase his own rank. Today we will focus our attention on Dendi’s Ursa.
Dota 2 3 November 2016, 13:27 views 24329 comments 0 More
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Spring Major and TI 7 dates revealed

Spring Major and TI 7 dates revealed
Valve revealed the first details of The Spring Major and The International 2017. The dates of the events have been announced as well as the changes in the qualifier stage of spring tournament.
Dota 2 2 November 2016, 11:32 views 29244 comments 0 More
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The rise of Warlock?

The rise of Warlock?
Warlock as a hero has never been fully utilised.In this article, we will reflect on how Warlock was previously used and how to apply him in your games now and whether he can be used in pro games as well and his position in the new meta.
Dota 2 30 October 2016, 11:10 views 2295 comments 0 More
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The basics of Harassment

The basics of Harassment
Lane dominance is arguably one of the most important aspects of Dota as it can be the difference between winning and losing your lane. While the concept of ‘just hit them’ might be basic and simple up front, harassing is much more complex and takes foresight as well as awareness.
Dota 2 26 October 2016, 08:52 views 15375 comments 0 More