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DotA vs DOTA 2

Discussion in 'Dota 2' started by Pharaoh_, Sep 23, 2014.

  1. -Grendel

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    Cosmetic bullshit is profit. even I earn money from these cosmetic bullshit.
     
  2. BlinkBoy

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    I think he says it more due to the fact cosmetics cause confusion for some people. Specialy at recognizing heros and stuff.
     
  3. Mythic

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    Off Topic
    That makes me a manboy
     
  4. Love Seeker

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    False kids like me are playing D2 over world.
     
  5. Razer!X

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    Same goes with me.
     
  6. Kino

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    You're not the only one.
    It is interesting how adapting to DoTA2 is surprisingly difficult, considering it is merely a carbon copy of the original.
     
  7. Dr Super Good

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    All three are stupid competitive games.
     
  8. GunSlinger

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    Dota 2 because of cosmetic bullshit. I just started trading and betting these things and I'm loving it. Hoping to climb the item value ladder and then profit from selling them for steam wallet(or real cash).
     
  9. Xonok

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    Indeed, some things are quite hard to notice.
    For instance, when fighting riki I never even knew he has a smoke screen that I could walk out of. I was just amazed at how there can be such an OP hero with a never ending silence.
     
  10. Razer!X

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    Riki's smoke screen seems very OP to me. You silence nearby enemies in an AoE and rape them while they are silenced and slowed by almost 50%. No living being can ever escape this guy :3
     
  11. Xonok

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    And if you do escape you'll have to survive the fact he deals extra damage from behind...
     
  12. Love Seeker

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    Plus, his starting agility is 34 o.o
     
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    mkb or a bkb would be the best option. if you buy enough anti invis, riki is a pretty useless hero
     
  14. -Grendel

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    its all about doing the right counters to him. he relies on his invis. therefore buying sentries and always carrying dust is the way to go. Also, if your huskar is having mana problems, you're doing something wrong.
     
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    If you're having mana problems in general, then you're doing something wrong.
    Strangely even though mana regeneration is considerably lower in dota than in LoL(most of the time), then it's actually much more manageable. The game is balanced around most spells not being spammed.
     
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    This is how the hero works. He's a silent assassin, very powerful against weak supports but dies quickly in a prolonged fight.

    Counter to smoke screen? Move a few meters or have an ally support you with a stun. Or have anti invis detection so you see him coming and kill him.
     
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    I was talking about a 1v1 scenario.
     
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    If you are a support and get caught alone with Riki you most likely won't escape, but that's how it works for pretty much every other carry, such as Void, CK, Lone Druid or Huskar too. As a support you just aren't supposed to be wandering alone. In team fights, if you get caught in smoke you should force staff yourself out. I'm mostly a supports player and when there's a riki around I just know force staff is indispensable. If anything, to throw some support spells and/or damage him before I die. Smoke screen is not THAT good, but it is a powerful ability as it forces your enemy to reposition.
     
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    If you're fighting riki 1 on 1 (or anyone else really), you need to make sure to delay his leveling and money as much as you can, after all items and level play a big role... And riki is really quite weak without items.

    Plus investing on sentry wards early game does reap benefits... Plus there are a couple of items to help you, force staff, bkb, lothar's etc.
     
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    i dunno why people find it hard to counter riki, just pick slardar, bounty and silencer in your team. trust me, riki wont do shit.