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Slevo
Slevo

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Hon is pretty much exactly like Dota same hero's also your a bit late making a commercial dota since Hon might be able to take legal action against you since they actually have a commercial product which they own..

And icefrog a war craft 3 map cant be copyrighted as your own product lol

i cant get over how little effort you put into the name

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Hotstreak
Hotstreak

I love how you keep bitching about this game. Also, how can HoN take legal action against them for making a DoTA game??? Just because they already have a commercial game...that makes no sense. DoTA is more of a genre. With that logic you're saying that like call of duty could take legal action against other shooter games because call of duty is a commercial game. Also it's called DOTA 2 because it's the sequel to DOTA. Defense of The Ancients 2 and it's Heroes of Newerth not Heroes of Newearth.

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Slevo
Slevo

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i dont want to have to explain basic stuff to you maybe you have not noticed the hero's on HON are pretty much the same as the hero's that are going to be in DOTA2 this is not hard to understand :( hate always explaining myself to people that cant be bothered to think

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Sierra-93
Sierra-93

They didn't need to put in any effort into the name, having DOTA 2 as the title will sell more copies than if they came up with an original title.

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Slevo
Slevo

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you always have to put effort in the name DOTA is a warcraft 3 map made by Blizzard DOTA 2 is a game made by Valve? Im pretty sure Dota is owned by Blizzard considering it was made on Warcraft 3. Why do you think Lol and Hon dident use the word Dota?

And another remake of Dota aint gonna sell to many copies anyways lol people are already spending money on Lol and others on Hon why start another game with yet another shop and another leveling system -_- im sorry but your too late.

It would end up being a cheap remake of Heroes of Newearth.

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Hentie
Hentie

Dota isn't owned by blizzard. Dota 2 is being made by the same person who made the first Dota map on Warcraft 3.

Why do you think HoN and LoL didn't use the word "Dota"? Because they wanted to make their own games. They didn't want to make a Dota sequel, they wanted a stand-alone game. And plus, Valve already owned "Dota 2" when LoL and HoN started development.

Nobody is going to sue. You probably have no idea how the government even works if you think that.

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Slevo
Slevo

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umm no icefrog dident make dota on blizzards Map maker he bought the map on internet lol :/ and yes Dota is owned by blizzard read terms and agreements on Map editor

The owner of Dota sold the maps code to that guy, and the original owner of Dota got the idea from starcraft map

Which was also on Blizzards starcraft map maker :O

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TalonDuCouteau
TalonDuCouteau

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THEYRE RECRUITING ICEFROG!? WERGWERGWERGWERGWERGWERGWERGWERGWERGWERGWERG

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Splinesplitter
Splinesplitter

They recruited IceFrog... Holy crap, Valve's unstoppable.

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miner_15
miner_15

Valve's unstoppable at losing money if that's what you mean.

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Slevo
Slevo

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Ice frog wasn’t the original owner he was the only person dumb enough to buy a war craft 3 map to feel special :/

How are they unstoppable if they have a guy that just wants to feel important and doesn’t have any skill other then editing a war craft 3 map yes valve is definitely moving up in the gaming industry lol

I believe M1sterCG is ice frog trying to promote this thing I think ice frog is just jealous other league of legends and hero's of new earth are making money from a map which he was the only one that payed thousands of dollars for, quite funny

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_Wolf_
_Wolf_

dota takes strategy,miner has never played anything close to dota it seems, and there's nothing wrong with Valve making a game that will be successful or help showcase a new style of game play. Whats wrong with improving a proven concept?

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AJDominion
AJDominion

I think this is somewhat smart for Valve. This gamemode is familiar with a large amount of people and this shows that the Source engine is capable of other types of games than FPS

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miner_15
miner_15

@_Wolf_ : i HAVE played DotA. i didn't say it's crap but it isn't strategy. strategy is company of heroes, age of empires series, total war series (not fully strategy, i know), C&C series, stronghold series, etc.

and what strategy involved when you're back from the dead all over again and doing the same damn stuff. (e.g: bashing pixels).

i think it's more like action. run and bash, slash and boom. maybe valve's going to change my opinion about it once it released.

and YES! i never said valve shouldn't improve the game. can YOU tell me the aspect of strategy involved in DotA?

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Slevo
Slevo

The fact that there is nothing to improve :/ if you’re saying that they can improve on Dota then you’re saying Dota is crap which it is not WC3 dota was a awesome Custom made MAP!!

that’s all it is it’s a great map which people loved to play turning it into its own game is definitely a big risk but multiple smallish indie developer game designers have already done so, And it’s not really improving on anything its mainly just dota with copied of the old dota

For starters they named it dota 2 which really makes me believe this is some type of joke. I’m sure valve can pay someone to figure out a better name then dota 2, And the heroes :/ they are just the EXACT damn same war craft 3 map heroes no thought has gone into the game what so ever.

to even say this game will be successful is stupid in itself how can it possibly be successful when there is so many imitators which can think of a name other then Dota 2 and their own Hero's :/

And to decide to make this crap instead of half life 3 is extremely beyond me Half life 3 would be a instantly sold out game in shops.

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Trans-Fat
Trans-Fat

"if you’re saying that they can improve on Dota then you’re saying Dota is crap" ????????????????????????????????? WWWWHAAAAATTT? hahaha,
DX-Crysis' Law states "if something can be improved then its is crap."
Your logic is hilarious. I'm not disagreeing with the fact that its interesting (stupid?) for valve to remake a game that is already a very succesful map. But to say that dota can't be improved on is a bit strange. everything can always be improved, and that doesn't make everything crap. I hope Valve make something brilliant out of this, even if it is similar to the original DOTA. They will hopefully be able to broaden the game play, and bring it to a wider audience.

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Slevo
Slevo

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i assume u have been under a rock your whole life name 1 good remake everyone knows the first and original is always the best then the second is a plea for money your logic is extremely focused on 1 side no matter the outcome

i assume you must love dragon ball evolution and all the dbz franchise yes that stuff is gold every second week they release game or a movie same is happening with the original dota, Remakes will never be as memorable as the original for 1 reason it was the original you makebabies cry at night jordan_maxwell

I expect you to give a good remake better than the original you should find allot since your logical is so smart :/ loser..

i assume u are so deep within your sloth rock that u havent heard of League of legends or Heros of newearth

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miner_15
miner_15

I support DX-Cysis! i bet that _Wolf_ loves justin bieber, too.

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haukkumakkara1989
haukkumakkara1989

it's gonna fail like demigod.

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