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Author Topic: League of Legends: Free game based on Warcraft 3 DotA mod  (Read 4820 times)

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League of Legends: Free game based on Warcraft 3 DotA mod
« on: September 14, 2010, 06:32:23 PM »
If you've never played the Warcraft 3 mod called Defense of the Ancients (DotA, or DotA All-Stars), then you may be a little confused. In short, it's kind of like a team-based tower defense except you don't build towers. Instead, you control a Hero and attempt to destroy the opposing team's towers and base to ensure victory while defending your own towers and base to prevent defeat. Waves of little minions spawn for each team every several seconds and automatically make their way to attack the opponent's base, usually having a standoff somewhere in the middle.

The heroes are generally the ones who turn the tides of battle.

Anyway, some of the original creators of DotA have made an entirely new game called League of Legends, which is free to download and play with others online. Here are some videos and an image:



If this looks fun, sign up and download it yourself.


FULL DISCLOSURE: The above links to League of Legends (LoL) contain a referral code that will give me some sort of bonus for referring others. To be honest, I don't really care about the referral, I just want to play with others from DC, so if you want to sign up without giving me credit for telling you about this nifty game, follow this link.

« Last Edit: September 14, 2010, 09:18:15 PM by Deozaan »

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Re: League of Legends: Free game based on Warcraft 3 DotA mod
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2010, 01:35:59 AM »
thanks for the heads-up.. will see if i can allocate some time for this game as well.. :)

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Re: League of Legends: Free game based on Warcraft 3 DotA mod
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2010, 05:22:19 AM »
After viewing the gametrailers review (based on nov 2009 beta), I signed up seems like fun although I'm not that competitive :)

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Re: League of Legends: Free game based on Warcraft 3 DotA mod
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2010, 09:55:50 AM »
Can't get this to work on Windows 7 64bit, the Adobe Air Debug Manager comes up after the game crashes when I start a new game.

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Re: League of Legends: Free game based on Warcraft 3 DotA mod
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2010, 10:36:55 AM »
Can't get this to work on Windows 7 64bit, the Adobe Air Debug Manager comes up after the game crashes when I start a new game.

I also had a bit of trouble getting it to work at first (32-bit Windows 7 here). It turns out that reinstalling the game got it working for me.


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Re: League of Legends: Free game based on Warcraft 3 DotA mod
« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2010, 07:01:12 AM »
Riot Games have blocked players from outside US and Europe from LoL servers. what a load of bollocks! lol indeed.. >:(

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Re: League of Legends: Free game based on Warcraft 3 DotA mod
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2010, 03:10:03 PM »
Riot Games have blocked players from outside US and Europe from LoL servers. what a load of bollocks! lol indeed.. >:(

No way! That's stupid! >:(


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Re: League of Legends: Free game based on Warcraft 3 DotA mod
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2014, 11:48:44 AM »
lol indeed.. You're right, thats really stupid!  >:(

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Re: League of Legends: Free game based on Warcraft 3 DotA mod
« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2014, 11:54:32 AM »
lol indeed.. You're right, thats really stupid!  >:(

This post was originally made 4 years ago. LoL has changed a lot in that time. They probably allow folks outside of the USA and Europe to play their game now.