Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Icefrog announces DotA Reconnection Feature

So, a lot of you might have heard about Heroes of Newerth's reconnection capabilities.
Guess what? We may see that one soon on DotA!

Varlock, the developer of the popular Ghost hosting bot, has done a successful concept test on this functionality and will work on implementing it for public use in the future. The technology is portable for Garena (or anything else in theory, if someone wants to port it) as well.

He wanted me to try to help him gauge interest level for his project. It would basically require the host to be using the tool on bnet, garena or any other hosting platform the feature is ported to. Any player that wants to be able to reconnect would have the custom reconnect tool running, but players who are not using the tool could still play in the same games.

The exact time and schedule for its release is not defined yet. The main reason for this post is to help get him feedback so he can decide how much interest people have in it and consider his schedule accordingly.


  1. is involved in the reconnection feature.

    Ghost++ Forum Source:

  2. @Anonymous

    when will the dotapod reconnection be done? what's the status right now?


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