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  1. 4k KAPPA PRIDE it was a long ride this 5 days but yea EZ, Hello 4k
  2. E3 ah feels like Elections again, any new No Man's Skys this year?
  3. Game-Leap a way to get better https://www.game-leap.com/ I have to start with the reason I am promoting this website is not because I am associated with them. I am only their costumer for a while now. I believe they are doing it right and I hope they will benefit to Dota 2 by increasing its players knowledge for the game, that I love and I’ve been playing for the last 10 years now. So essentially my hidden motive is that I hope they create better Dota 2 player for me to play with or against What is Game-Leap? An educational platform for Dota 2, where you get information and help from pros and high mmr players to advance in the game. How does it work: You get latest patch updated video tutorials about heroes, mechanics, and pretty much anything about Dota 2 you could think of. The Videos are kept short informative and professional. You get the chance to ask questions to the Pros that made the tutorials, about your play and issues you had during your games on the forums (yes you actually get answers from them there) You become a part of the Game-Leap community in which every single member has only one mindset. Improve his own skills, leave personal bad habits behind and admit no one knows everything and life for us competitive gamers is a never ending path of acquisition of knowledge and skills, by any means necessary (Ok I just made that up, but why do you play Dota 2 at all?). For me the current must use Dota 2 platforms are the following: Liquipedia for pure game mechanics and information. Dotabuff \jast.. for personal game stats and review of pro and pub trends. GameLeap for Video guides, tips and tricks. Spectating pro and high mmr games from the game cilen, from hero perspective. Reviewing your own replays. Watching Pro Games with friends while drinking beer for joy and motivation. This is my personal choice, there are many platforms about Dota 2 you can use to prove your play or just have fun. Do you have to use all of them or even more to get better? Do you have to play the equivalent to a WoW monthly subscription to Dotabuff? Do you have to go throw Liquipedia for every hero you play or you have problems playing against, just so you can see if you missed anything (God YES)? Do you have to buy Dota 2 Hats and Compendiums? No, but you could if you wanted to and had the time or money. Well that was a nice Promo now let's start digging in. The thing about Game-Leap is that it is transparent. You can create a Free account that give you full access of their Forums and a preview versions for all the videos. There are also free videos that are always entirely accessible and are available ot Game-Leap’s YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCy0-ftAwxMHzZc74OhYT3PA). So you see every one can go there and check out if the Tutorials are good enough for his exquisite taste. Costs? Their Subscription fee is the equivalent of an Uncommon Hat in Dota 2 (5-4 $), those that you don’t want to be seen with ingame. So if you are spending money in to Dota 2, for the love of god spend some for actually getting better with the game! Why not YouTube for free? Well actually I would take anything that is free and I often do. The problem is that when you get to a certain level of knowledge you start separating the bull from the possibly enlightening information. And boy oh boy, there is a lot of bull on YouTube. You need to realize that for a youtuber, it is the view count and personal popularity that matters. You have often watched through 30 minutes tutorials on YT just to get one single insite from the creator. The rest was situational, common knowledge, skill dependent, sometimes plain lie or mistake made cause lack of knowledge. All of them were set on one date/patch and you had a hard time to find an updated tutorial for the current Patch. The basic VTMs I give people from YouTube are the Hero Highlights from BeondTheSummit. But that is for beginners and they hardly update their videos. What is different in GL compared to free sources? The Videos are kept short and right to the point. The most important thing in them is the information given to you by the Pros. You won’t find the same wasted time for Personal brand advertising as in a YouTube Video. Yes depending on your knowledge for the game they will reveal a different percentage of new “News” to you. They always had at least one new mechanic or strategy that I have not heard or done before. GameLeap is fairly new how did I sign up for it? The first time I contacted them was more than half an year ago. I was watching a Tournament stream and I always check how sponsors my beloved Dota games. Got to pay tribute even if you don't buy their stuff. (Somehow I did end up with some seelseries stuff, but they are so Dota :). Any how I saw a link to Game-Leap and was immediately battled if this is not just another way to cash in. How could it even work, there is YouTube for free after all. After pointing a couple of big issues to them back then, they fixed them in a couple of days… pretty impressive I thought, at least I knew they were interested in improving their creation. But the real reason I signed up was because I thought that are some of the best Video Tutorials I’ve seen so far. What it is not, and this is important thing to understand in life. GL claim it will increase your mmr by 500 in a month. Basically it's like University. You pay money and get to watch how a Pro\f talks to you for hours and days. After 3-5 years you become very successive at work and get money for free every day. Cough cough, sure that is how real life works . GL is sort of like school and uni. For some people it is pointless. All they have to offer is common knowledge. Their profs are no CEOs of any Major Corporation, what could you learn from them? If the way you think is “I know it all” and you don't need anyone help to advance in Dota 2 then GL is not the place for you. It is most certainly not the right place for you to complain that you get only shitty teammates or that you are stuck in a lower MMR and can’t get out because of you team always being worst than the enemy. That some how ended with all the good players and probably some smurfs. If you want to learn something you don't take just one book, you take all the books and see which ones are the best then read them together. You need to grow and realise that the majority of your life and Dota 2 play depends on your own skills, knowledge and deeds, the rest is faith and you can only pray for it to get better. Video tutorials… ah I personally never like them. I am coming from a generation that accepts information in any form. I favor written text and some drawings. And I do not fear neither know the meaning of TL; DR . But if I have to get information out of pros I will suffer with the current way for people to share information. The pointless waste of digital space for visual and audio representation of data people call Video Tutorials. Do they really Update the Videos? That is why I stayed for a while with them. I wanted to see if they will keep their promise of actually “Latest Patch updated Tutorials”. They do manage to update their Tutorials fairly fast after a major change on a Hero or mechanic with the latest patches. OK so digitalblade likes game-leap what about others? Here is a reddit discussion about “Is Game-Leap worth it?” at https://www.reddit.com/r/DotA2/comments/45417e/is_dota_game_leap_worth_it/ . You guys should know I hate Reddit, I find it as pointless as reading youtube comments. But hey I also really like Forums so who cares. Reddit is the new place for totally Legit and fair human opinion now... What are the bads? You must get better on your own dude! There are no shortcuts about it. Game-Leap is like a Textbook that can help you learn, but in the end it’s all up to you. The videos hold a lot more information that you may not spot, if you don’t pay attention. There is “the best build/way” to do thing, but there are tons of situational ideas and ways suggested and explained. So the worst thing you can think is that Game-Leap videos are Linear path throw your game play in which you will not change your Skill or Item builds ever. You need to keep attention of what the Tutor is saying, what is written as Text and the item and skill builds on the Video displayed to get the full out of each Video. Game-Leap is yet not for Teams but for individual players. While they agreed it’s a good idea, right now they are focused in helping Solo players increase their individual skills. There is yet not much content for already formed team and how they should step up their team game. There is however a lot of information about Teamplay throw every tutorial that could be useful. I just wish they would make some thing about team captains Verdict: If you are interested and think you can use help in improving in Dota 2 check out the Free stuff that Game-Leap has to offers. If you are ok spending 5-4 $ a month for a Dota 2 instead of buying silly hats, pay them and see if you like it or not.
  4. Thanks for the official reply I was about to rage how is it possible that the AJSA has switch to the "Web Based Voice comm" and that half of the AJSA don't even know it exists. And yes I am fully aware that after the website change, not only that the bot don't work but there is also NO manual way for me as a user to verify myself to the TS3 Server since that part of my profile is no longer present. I am right to assume that "The Web Based Comm service" (pls don't talk about how great and social it is) cannot support a big number of users for the Events that you host on the TS3 server now? About using it on the phone and calling is Multi-platform ... I don't know who in his right mind will Play on the PC and use a voice comm from his Phone. The TS app cost me less then 2 bucks and TeamSpeak is truly Multi-platform since it has native versions for all Phones / Windows / Linux / Mac About the Social aspect on your new voice comm: With that service you are moving people even further away from this forum that is becoming absolute. That chat like conversation is as pointless as an youtube comment to a community and only useful to a single group of individuals that constantly need to discuss things. And oh free Servers, I see. Don't answer this post I get it.
  5. What happened to team speak and account integration? Is the AJSA not using the teamspeak anymore? The Tutorial about it's use is deleted? I can't get recognized as a member in TS.
  6. Some times, all times the highest net worth hero is the one that do not walk with his team and collects net worth from the map. So is it his team falt fighting without him or his falt not fighting with his team. Dota is such a subjective game and Game is hard! Sorry ma chat will is turned on. Nice post.
  7. Duration: 1 hour ... That's like 3 games. At least they added tree stomping to the game and probably 25 more Mecks to buy. No replays, makes sense.
  8. Team Secret are tossing Arteezy back to EG After an astonishing inside reveal from innovative stats man Bruno Fassion. Team roaster results from big Dota Tournaments in the late two years, was shown to the Pro Scene. Team Secret Captain Puppy, tweeted out in realization: In result Arteezy had an exclusive Transfer to EG. Arteezy responded on tweeter with: PPD refused to give a comment on the Transfer for Arteezy, he stayed all business as usual. This is a Major Change in the way teams will approach their Roaster Changes after April the First this year. I welcome it with a smile and congrats to TS for securing TI6 win.
  9. Ok so I play Dota 2 right and I came across this very bizarre series of a Dota 2 youtube channel Beyond the Summit For the Rules check out this video and to get a clear understanding of the game check out any other video from the playlist. This game seems very doable with Video congress call or even with just audio chat. All you need to have is one Moderator for the game that have a separate chat channel with the different special roles in the game. Even if I don't get to play this with you guys I think AJ and his crew can play this offline and stream it. It is just so entertaining I watched around 15 hours of youtube videos in 3 days because of it. I am following this topic and if we gather 6+ players we can give it a try.
  10. Hymm Japanese server After such a long time I also discovered something Japanese in Dota I've seen too much Hentai to not know where this is going Cheers for the new server. I love to try and do some games there just to see if people will use Voice in games. At the very least I know how to apologies for mistakes were made in Japanese
  11. It's a custom game it's not from volvo. But the engine did break during the game: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=541427712
  12. Never give up never Surrender. And also Fuck Dota IMBA 10v10. (Playing as Alchemist)
  13. Anyone attending? What exactly does casual event means? In-hause? 5 man party and play?
  14. Stuck at Tier V since 3 years. My PC is too slow for this game.
  15. I see well don't warry guys. First of all Arma 3 is also not a verry new game more like from 2 years ago. Second I would never buy gtx X50 they are the lowest for games. And last I already told you Arma is not that CPU of a game anything like i3 and above does not change the fps. So yea it is about the GPU I'm just surprise that my hardware is used at 50 % from this game alone and it only reaches 30 fps. Ofc I can buy 960 and play it with no trouble with the awsom 40- 50 fps at ultra... That is actually pretty bad results for a game.