Thursday, February 12, 2015

Dota 6.83c Changelog

Dota 2 6.83c Patch Notes

Dota 6.83c was introduced in the Dota 2 New Bloom 2015 update.

- Enabled Phantom Lancer in Captain's Mode
    - Juggernaut's agility growth reduced from 2.85 to 2.4
    - Juggernaut's Healing Ward manacost rescaled from 80/100/120/140 to 120/125/130/135
    - Juggernaut's Bladefury manacost rescaled from 110 to 120/110/100/90
    - Axe's Berserker's Call no longer affects invulnerable units (like Cycloned units)
    - Axe's Berserker's Call no longer keeps the targets disabled if Axe dies while the targets still have the debuff
    - Axe's Culling Blade kill threshold reduced from 250/350/450 to 250/325/400 (Scepter from 300/450/625 to 300/425/550)
    - Vengeful Spirit's Wave of Terror duration reduced from 20 to 15 seconds
    - Lion's Hex unit movement speed reduced from 100 to 140 (same as Scythe of Vyse)
    - Dire Ancients spawn box restriction area is now a bit smaller


    - Various Pathing Improvements
    - Fixed being unable to play bot games when you are offline
    - Buyback readiness UI now takes into account how much gold you will lose when dying
    - Pausing is no longer allowed in Unranked All Pick if your team is connected and hasn't picked their heroes
    - Pausing In matchmaking games now has a countdown timer before initiating a pause
    - Fixed various projectile particle effects being visible in Fog of War
    - Moved the kill text lower so it does not get blocked by the "Killed By" screen
    - Fixed the courier sometimes failing to deliver items if the deliver key was pressed soon after an item was purchased

    - Networth Graph now updates automatically after hero kills instead of with a delay
    - Alt clicking now works on enemy buffs
    - Replays now start recording only after players have finished loading
    - Left clicking actions on the minimap no longer ignores input for the first 0.2 seconds
    - Added a new command to help debugging/analysis (dota_show_spectated_unit_orders) by showing player inputs when watching a replay or spectating.
    - Fixed the Hill Troll Priest in the small camp sometimes not moving when the rest of the camp was pulled by taking damage
    - Fixed an issue with neutral creeps and Roshan becoming idle when silenced.
    - Fixed Lone Druid's Bear's Necronomicon Warriors not giving kill credit to Lone Druid
    - Added all sound directories to the whitelist for -enable_addons
    - Several ability description adjustments and fixes

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Dota 6.83b Changelog

Dota 2 6.83b Changelog:

This is a patch to the Shifting Snows update.

* Respawn time rescaled from 4*Level to 5 + 3.8*Level (total is still 100 at level 25)
* Melee/Ranged Barracks team bounty from 125/75 to 175/100 gold
* Anchor Smash radius reduced from 400 to 375
* Brewmaster's Hurl Boulder damage reduced from 100 to 50 damage
* Pounce damage reduced from 55/110/165/220 to 50/100/150/200
* Juggernaut base armor reduced by 1
* Omnislash cast range reduced from 450 to 350
* Chronosphere manacost increased from 150/175/200 to 150/225/300
* Magic Missile cooldown rescaled from 10 to 13/12/11/10

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Monday, January 5, 2015

Dota 2 Asia Championships 2015

The Oriental 2015

Shanghai, China - Perfect World, Valve Corporation and MarsTV have teamed up to bring the biggest Asian Dota 2 tournament in history - the Dota 2 Asian Championships.

8 Dota 2 teams have been directly invited:
Newbee (China)
Vici Gaming (China)
Invictus Gaming (China)
LGD Gaming (China)
MVP Phoenix (South Korea)
Rave (Philippines)
Evil Geniuses (United States)
Team Secret (European Union)

Qualifier Winners:
Tongfu.wanzhou (China)
CDEC Gaming (China)
EHOME (China)
Big God (China)
Cloud 9 (Global)
Hellraisers (Russia)
Natus Vincere (Ukraine)
HyperGloryTeam (China)

28 other teams from around the world will compete for the last 8 slots at the main tournament.

Prize Pool: Over 2 Million USD

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Dota 2 Effigy in the Malabon Effigy Festival - Philippines

Manila, Philippines - Before New Year's Eve, Filipino craftsmen parade paper effigies in the streets of TaƱong, Malabon. With the prevalance of Dota 2 in Philippine culture, it is expected to see at least 1 Dota 2 effigy in this annual festival.

 Dota 2's Roshan being paraded in the streets of Malabon, Philippines

Allowed materials in the effigy: paper, wood and metal wire

Huskar effigy

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