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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by michimatsch » September 7, 2016 10:21am | Report
So we already reached that point, hu?


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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by TheSofa » September 7, 2016 3:57pm | Report
Done. Welcome to dotafire! Please enjoy your stay and don't hesitate to ask questions.


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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Aleiri » September 7, 2016 7:07pm | Report
michimatsch wrote:
So we already reached that point, hu?

Well, just in case I have any sentient robots answering this and feeling annoyed at lack of representation, I don't want them going Terminator on me!

And thanks!


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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by gilang1kb » September 8, 2016 1:58am | Report
Test chambers, surveys, never been a problem.


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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Aleiri » September 8, 2016 5:25am | Report
Janitsu wrote:

Michi it's considered being politically correct and it's also very crucial to not make any people feel unwelcome to the survey :p

I don't have problems with agenders, transgenders or genderfluids, so why not include them =^)

Yep. Pretty much this.

As for test chambers, I don't think I have enough money to found Aperture Science just yet...


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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Aleiri » September 20, 2016 4:35pm | Report
In case anyone was interested in some of the results so far (I've just begun digging into the data), so far, I have 881 total responses, with 372 people providing emails for phase 2 of the study - a little higher than the 50% attrition rate I was expecting.

Here's a little data to whet the appetite, just demographics for now:

According to the survey, the vast majority of DOTA2 players are between 15-36, with the very oldest being 91.

As with other demographic studies done for DOTA2, 3% of the player population reports as female, with 96% male and 1% other.

About half the player population in this sample has a MMR of over 3200 - putting them above the 90th percentile of skill according to Valve. These results are in line with a previous analysis of OpenDota player profiles, suggesting that people who respond to these things / make their profiles public tend to have higher MMR.

Top 3 most popular games within DOTA 2 community: Overwatch, WoW, CS:GO

Still taking responses till the end of the week:


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