How to play Dota 2 offline (LAN mode)
Dota2 LAN guide
Thanks to the Dota 2 LAN Update, players can now play the most popular game in the world via LAN.
Here's how to start playing Dota 2 in your local LAN party / LAN gaming center.
Start DOTA 2.
Click the PLAY button found on the top portion of the DOTA 2 user inteface.
On the CREATE LOBBY tab, select CREATE LOCAL LOBBY.
Click CREATE then wait for your friends to join the LAN Dota 2 room.
If you want to join a LAN game, just do the following:
1. Start Dota 2
2. Click PLAY (found on the top)
3. Select Find a Lobby
4. Click Local Lobbies
5. Join the game.
6. Play DOTA 2 on LAN!
If you have any questions about LAN in Dota2, feel free to post.