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    Radiant is definitely overpowered due to map changes, I don't think LD is nearly as broken as plenty of other heroes right now though. Most notably ember spirit, tinker, meepo.

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    There are definitely worse heroes but it's just really dumb design. Who is going to pass up +200 range (giving him 750 range, meaning he can outrange most other ranged heroes)? Who is going to pass up -50 sec respawn time on a carry?

    Respawn time reductions make perfect sense on supports, but there's no reason they should be present on cores.
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    Heh, read an article that the brains behind Ad Finem is a 3k MMR player. Just more proof that MMR doesn't necessarily translate to knowledge of the game. I especially liked how he describes his play versus his knowledge of the game - like, he'd know that a particular item build is the "best" for a hero in a given situation, but he personally can't use it effectively (he's 37, and your reaction times really do slow down as you get older) so he instead builds a "not best" build that he can use well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PizzaSHARK View Post
    Heh, read an article that the brains behind Ad Finem is a 3k MMR player. Just more proof that MMR doesn't necessarily translate to knowledge of the game. I especially liked how he describes his play versus his knowledge of the game - like, he'd know that a particular item build is the "best" for a hero in a given situation, but he personally can't use it effectively (he's 37, and your reaction times really do slow down as you get older) so he instead builds a "not best" build that he can use well.
    Link to the article please?

    I doubt very much that a 3k MMR player is involved in Ad Finem's strategy and i know that all their players are around 7k or higher( Madara near 9k).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aladya View Post
    Link to the article please?

    I doubt very much that a 3k MMR player is involved in Ad Finem's strategy and i know that all their players are around 7k or higher( Madara near 9k).
    http://www.redbull.com/en/esports/st...ta-2-interview

    He obviously is not a player, he is more of a coach. He helps them recognize the flaws of their play so they can improve and recognize flaws in enemy play so they can exploit.

    I personally don't buy the "37 is too old to use two items in a build" excuse. I am definitely not at the same level I was a few years ago but fundamental skills don't just dry up. Next he will be saying he would be 6k if he didn't always get bad teams.

    He does prove a point though, you don't need to have 9k MMR to think like 9k MMR. In fact he's probably smarter than 9k MMR players, otherwise they wouldn't be taking his advice.
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    Watched the Starseries finals. Freeze really let VG.J down in game 4. TL played really well and threw everyone for a loop with that AM+wisp mid but Freeze just fell apart after he died a few times. He fed multiple times instead of just staying away from the AM, and then went into Bloodstone when his entire team was way behind and he was behind TL's offlane on farm, instead of cheaper and more efficient items.

    Crowd sucked ass, they clearly cared only about the Chinese team winning and barely cheered for TL at all.
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    Holy shit they actually did something about matchmaking. Did it do anything about the Peruvians shitting up USE/USW? I stopped playing because it got so bad, having those little teenage pricks in 7/10 games. Kinda want to start playing again, but if USE is still Little Peru it doesn't seem like there'd be any point.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PizzaSHARK View Post
    Holy shit they actually did something about matchmaking. Did it do anything about the Peruvians shitting up USE/USW? I stopped playing because it got so bad, having those little teenage pricks in 7/10 games. Kinda want to start playing again, but if USE is still Little Peru it doesn't seem like there'd be any point.
    I don't see how it would keep people from playing outside their own geographic region. Chances are you'll still be stuck with Little Peru Server unless you queue up either with some friends or on another server. It's more a crackdown on people smurfing or making accounts just to grief others. While I do applaud their initiative, I do question their methods. Having to link it to a phone number is barely a restriction. I'm going out on a limb and saying that everyone who plays dota has a smartphone at this point, but almost certainly they have a landline connection too for their internet. You're restricting people passed that point, but it's a relatively safe bet that everyone has at least two numbers they could use for two accounts.

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    hate the new update

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    Quote Originally Posted by elitistjerksco View Post
    hate the new update
    Are you talking about matchmaking update linking with phones?

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    This major is actually really great. Some amazing comebacks so far in the main event.

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    I wonder if they'll ever delete Radiance from illusions. I like Alchemist a lot, but it's pretty boring seeing the exact same build from every team over and over again because Radiance split push is so dominant. Alchemist is so much more flexible than that but you'll never see it because of how broken illusions with Radiance are.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PizzaSHARK View Post
    I wonder if they'll ever delete Radiance from illusions. I like Alchemist a lot, but it's pretty boring seeing the exact same build from every team over and over again because Radiance split push is so dominant. Alchemist is so much more flexible than that but you'll never see it because of how broken illusions with Radiance are.
    Did you watch the Major?

    VP actually built old Carry Alchemist, S&Y, and all kinds of damage, they lost, but it was nice to see.

    I personally hate the radiance builds, they are so annoying to watch and play against.

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    TI7 compendium is out boys

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    Quote Originally Posted by Knadra View Post
    TI7 compendium is out boys
    Purchased sir! And new immortals are classical, especially LS and slark
    - says Ralph

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    Havent touched Dota 2 close to a year, maybe a custom game 9 months back but not a proper game in a good 10 months.

    I seem to passively give up the first 5 minutes since people are doing so many wrong things and i cant seem to stop myself from giving up.

    Wanted to get the compendium too but how am i gonna do the quests if i cant be bothered playing?

    Been playing since 2003, testing beta version with Eul in TDA channels before it was even Dota, obviously its a completely different beast now but the moment i detect lack of knowledge or skill i give up instantly and my playing deteriorates immensely.

    By that i mean losing to Shadow Blade literally because supports dont have the brain to set a sentry ward (While we are pushing mid) and standing a screen away from the rest, tower divers to get the support...ZzzZzz

    Cant be bothered with "Ranked" since i cant be bothered to play 1k games to push my 4K to 6K and its been stuck at 4k since it was implemented cause i cant be bothered with ranked o.O

    I cant control myself but i want them skins </3.
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    Quote Originally Posted by potis View Post
    Havent touched Dota 2 close to a year, maybe a custom game 9 months back but not a proper game in a good 10 months.

    I seem to passively give up the first 5 minutes since people are doing so many wrong things and i cant seem to stop myself from giving up.

    Wanted to get the compendium too but how am i gonna do the quests if i cant be bothered playing?

    Been playing since 2003, testing beta version with Eul in TDA channels before it was even Dota, obviously its a completely different beast now but the moment i detect lack of knowledge or skill i give up instantly and my playing deteriorates immensely.

    By that i mean losing to Shadow Blade literally because supports dont have the brain to set a sentry ward (While we are pushing mid) and standing a screen away from the rest, tower divers to get the support...ZzzZzz

    Cant be bothered with "Ranked" since i cant be bothered to play 1k games to push my 4K to 6K and its been stuck at 4k since it was implemented cause i cant be bothered with ranked o.O

    I cant control myself but i want them skins </3.
    Buy dust yourself then.

    Yeah, it sucks to not be able to save up the gold as a carry, but if the dust is getting you kills because they're out of position thinking they're safe invis, it makes up for it. Or if it saves you the gold from dying.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jester Joe View Post
    Buy dust yourself then.

    Yeah, it sucks to not be able to save up the gold as a carry, but if the dust is getting you kills because they're out of position thinking they're safe invis, it makes up for it. Or if it saves you the gold from dying.
    I think you misunderstood me.

    "Yo, Buy sentries for the shadow blade, its a troll it will be dead before it reaches you"

    Pushing mid lane, tower 1, tower 2, going for barracks.

    "yo wait and bring sentry, and dont go too far"

    Proceeds to do everything the opposite, dies etc etc.

    I know what to do or what was supposed to happen in every situation but people do not listen and i do not care to play 5man premades 24/7.

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    Quote Originally Posted by potis View Post
    I think you misunderstood me.

    "Yo, Buy sentries for the shadow blade, its a troll it will be dead before it reaches you"

    Pushing mid lane, tower 1, tower 2, going for barracks.

    "yo wait and bring sentry, and dont go too far"

    Proceeds to do everything the opposite, dies etc etc.

    I know what to do or what was supposed to happen in every situation but people do not listen and i do not care to play 5man premades 24/7.
    Playing in pub is like so, but trust me there are good people out there, who play sensibly, who listen to your words, who want the team to win rather than selfish gaming.
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    Did anyone watch the Epicenter Moscow finals? fucking nerf bb pls

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