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July 02, 2014
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How to Push Towers Successfully





In every single game of Defense of the Ancients, no matter how you do it pushing is one vital and the most important thing to do in order to win. Taking down towers in order to get to the main building is one thing that a team or a player needs to master in order to dominate the opponent. Now here are a few tidbits to help you by when it comes to pushing.


Avoid long sieges

Make a push as swift and powerful as possible. Laying a long siege on an enemy base or tower may result in your allies going low on HP and MP and may cause some of their skills and ultis to be wasted resulting in unnecessary cooldowns.

Pressure the opponent

But not to the extent that you're gonna be reaching a point that everyone in your team is going to be low on HP and MP as stated from above. This scene is commonly seen as a part of the current meta of the game (especially in the PH scene where it is labelled as "pugak") it is an act of doing a 2 lane push wherein 4

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July 02, 2014
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Pros and Newbies Differences





People would often rate a player based on how well they play. Players that play superb and are inspiring players would often be called 'Pro'. If a player is called professional, he should be earning from that game but we love to exaggerate things so we call them Pro. Most people tend to call uninspiring players as noobs but I prefer calling them newbies because noob, for me, is a very hurtful word. We all started from being ignorant of the game so calling a person noob or dumb is way too heart-piercing. Are you wondering what are the qualities Pros have that are not present to Newbies? What are the things done by newbies that make them uninspiring and prone to criticism?

Here are some things that separate Pros from Newbies


Newbies: I'll do what I feel like doing.
Pros: I'll do what should be done.

Newbies: I will execute my plans no matter what.
Pros: I will wait for the perfect timing to execute my plans.

Newbies: I will pick these heroes becau…
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July 02, 2014
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Watching Anime Helps Improve DotA Skills





You may say it's crazy but it's true. Watching Anime stories with fight scenes will inspire you a lot to be a better DotA Player. When I was on my early years in the game, I simply do the things that must be done. If I need to win, I farm heavy items to be able to kill them all and push. If I need to survive, I simply run back to the fountain. If I need to gank, go to other lanes then I use my skills at once to kill them. In short, there was no art, no prediction, no precision in my game back then. Most people today improved their games through experience and by watching how the pros do it. In my case, my first improvement in this game is after getting inspired by how Anime characters think during battles. These are some anime character's traits that will inspire you in playing better in DotA.


Precision

Anime characters taught me how to be precise in every move I'll make in DotA. They would often have a plan on how to attack the weak

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July 02, 2014
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The Eight Essentials in Winning DotA Games





There are a lot of factors that help you win DotA games. This is the reason of its excitement and suspense. After every DotA game there are just too much to talk about. But the most discussed is how the team won or lost. Among all of these things that made them won the game, what are the most important factors to be able to win Competitive DotA Games? Here they are ranked according to importance...


8th: AOE Spell Casters

AOE spell casters are the heroes that can damage enemy within an area of effect making it possible for you to damage maximum of 5 opponents in one spell. Some of these heroes are Shadow Fiend(raze, requiem), Kunkka(torrent, splash, ghost ship), Earthshaker(all his skills), Pugna(Blast, Ward). AOE spells make it easier for the team to kill all the enemy faster, particularly in team fights. 1 blow of good AOE can make the opponents running back for their lives, especially if they don't have healing items or skills.


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July 02, 2014
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How to Farm Fast





People often want to know how to farm gold fast in DotA, which is a lot different from me. I am thirsty for blood when I'm playing that I tend to roam a lot. Roaming is fun for me, but then, I expect the carry heroes of our team to be equipped with their needed items as soon as possible so that we can take advantage and destroy towers easily. However, some players want to show off their mad farming skills by farming the whole game. This is not fun at all for me. I don't find self-esteem in having 5 divine rapiers but having 0 kills. I better play 4 v 5 than have a Greedy Gold Farmer team mate. However, farming is also essential in winning games. Here are some guides in getting more gold in less time.


Don't Die

Dying means you waste your farmed gold and you waste time at the tavern instead of dying. Learn how to play safe. ZSMJ, one of the legendary farmer, will stay away from creeps if he doesn't see the gankers on the map. He knows how crucial it is if you

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July 02, 2014
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The Secret Ingredients of Best DotA Teams





Stop being fan boys/girls because your team can't be just like those Pro Dota Teams you are watching.

After observing a lot of Dota teams, I discovered that the most successful teams have 6 things in common. These are like the ingredients that complete a dish. Without one of these, they won't be where they are now.


Ingredient #1: An Experienced and Creative Captain

Thinking outside the box is the reason for most success. The simple logic that lies behind this is: if you are just a copy cat, how can you ever defeat the original ones? One of the best Dota team as of now is GGnet. Puppey would spend time analyzing and discussing heroes' potentials, strategies, counters, and line ups with his team mates, particularly Kuroky. I am always surprised with their new strategies almost everytime I check their uploaded replays. There are a lot of strategies in Dota and the best one is still to be discovered. Creativity mostly comes fr

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July 02, 2014
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Dota Traits that are Essential in Dating your Girl


(This article has been recently added to the guide How to Live a Balanced DotA Life.)



I am sick of Dota vs Girlfriend issue. Why don't people realize that being a good dota player corresponds to being a good partner? Dota is a training in having a good decision making and this can be applied in any aspect of life. I'll prove that in this article.

Playing Dota and Dating Traits You Should have:


Spontaneity

Dating:
To make your girl have her days with you become the best days of her life, you should have this trait, spontaneity. You should know how to listen carefully whatever your girl is saying and you should know the wittiest replies on what they are saying. She would appreciate your being a perfect listener and you would be able to leave her a good impression of your wit. You'll surely make her wanting for more as soon as you drive her back to her home.


Dota:
Like in Dating, Dota requires spontaneity. You should be abl

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July 02, 2014

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July 02, 2014
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So Cyborgmatt unveils Techies, no 1 posted it yet so I thought i'd bring it to every's attention. Enjoy pushing, killing and suicides like never before :D

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June 26, 2014
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Well as most people have that extremely unlucky hero that when they play, for one reason or the other they lose with mine was Invoker.

Everytime I would be stuck with a bunch of losers.

I'm extremely happy to say that after around 14 consecutive matches with 12 wins and 2 losses I just raised my winrate from if i remember correctly 30 something pathetic % to a full 50% .

New Goal is now 60%, I'll keep you people updated :D

My dotabuff

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