Dota Gaming

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DOTA Gaming: Benefits
On you And on your Studies

By:
Matt Philip Miguel
Jovani Aguillo
Mark Anthony Cagurangan
Charles Orpilla
Efraem Villuerta
(BSCS III-B)

Report for:
METHODS OF RESEARCH
Mr. Bravo
July 13, 2013

The following are Articles about DOTA, How DOTA works and Who created DOTA and etc.
Introduction:

Defense of the Ancients (DotA) is a multiplayer online battle arena mod for the video game Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and its expansion, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne, based on the "Aeon of Strife" map for StarCraft. The objective of the scenario is for each team to destroy the opponents ' Ancient, heavily guarded structures at opposing corners of the map. Players use powerful units known as heroes, and are assisted by allied heroes and AI-controlled fighters. As in role-playing games, players level up their heroes and use gold to buy equipment during the mission.[1]
The scenario was developed with the "World Editor" of Reign of Chaos, and was updated upon the release of its expansion, The Frozen Throne. There have been many variations of the original concept; the most popular being DotA Allstars, which eventually was simplified to DotA with the release of version 6.68.[2] This specific scenario has been maintained by several authors during development, the latest of whom being the anonymous developer known as "IceFrog" developing the game since 2005.
Since its original release, DotA has become a feature at several worldwide tournaments, including Blizzard Entertainment 'sBlizzCon and the Asian World Cyber Games, as well as the Cyberathlete Amateur and CyberEvolution leagues; in a 2008 article of video game industry website Gamasutra, the article 's author claimed that "DotA is likely the most popular and most-discussed free, non-supported game mod in the world".[3] DotA is largely attributed to being the most significant inspiration for the multiplayer



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Retrieved May 30, 2013. 9. ^ Nair, Neha (October 30, 2007). "Why Defense of the Ancients? (Pg. 1)". GotFrag. Archived from the original on June 24, 2009. Retrieved November 1, 2007. 10. ^ Lodaya, Punit (February 9, 2006). "DotA: AllStars Part 2: What Do I Do?". TechTree.com. Archived from the original on May 22, 2009. Retrieved August 4, 2007. 11. ^ Lo, Jaclyn (April 3, 2008). "DotA 101: The Killing Blow". GotFrag.com. Archived fromthe original on June 30, 2009. Retrieved October 26, 2009. 12. ^ "PlayDotA.com Items Database". PlayDotA.com. Archived from the original on January 2, 2010. Retrieved March 1, 2007. 13. ^ a b Tok, Kevin (January 25, 2006). "Defense of the Ancients 101". GotFrag. Archived from the original on June 24, 2009. Retrieved August 4, 2007. 14. ^ a b Warcraft III Instruction Manual (World Editor ed.). Blizzard Entertainment. 2002. p. 16. 15. ^ a b c d Feak, Steve; Mescon, Steve (March 19, 2009). "Postmortem: Defense of the Ancients". Gamasutra. pp. 1–5. 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Retrieved September 4, 2007. 21. ^ IceFrog (December 24, 2008). "Q&A Session #1". icefrog.com. Archived from the original on February 1, 2009. Retrieved April 20, 2009. 22. ^ IceFrog (April 8, 2009). "Update". icefrog.com. Archived from the original on June 16, 2009. Retrieved April 20, 2009. 23. ^ IceFrog (May 14, 2009). "IceFrog.com: DotA Website News". PlayDotA.com. Retrieved May 15, 2009. 24. ^ Staff (September 1, 2004). "WarCraft Maps Go Mod". Computer Gaming World. Retrieved August 12, 2007. 25. ^ Staff (2005). "Blizzcon '05 Tournaments". Blizzard. Archived from the original on July 2, 2007. Retrieved August 5, 2007. 26. ^ "About WCG Asian Championships". World Cyber Games. August 5, 2006. Archived from the original on October 11, 2007. Retrieved February 19, 2007. 27. ^ "CyberEvolution – Warcraft 3: Defense of the Ancients – Series 1". cevolved.com. Archived from the original on August 31, 2006. 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"Will Work for Vespene Gas; Ten minutes with StarCraft II lead producer Chris Sigaty". Games for Windows (8). 36. ^ O 'Connor, Frank; Smith, Luke (February 19, 2008). "The Official Bungie Podcast".Bungie. Retrieved February 27, 2008. 37. ^ Purchese, Rob (March 4, 2008). "GPG "fairly certain" Demigod will make 08".Eurogamer. Retrieved March 5, 2008. 38. ^ Paul, Ure (March 4, 2008). "Demigod First Look". ActionTrip. Retrieved March 12, 2008. 39. ^ Lopez, Miguel (February 21, 2008). "Demigod (PC) Preview". GameSpy. Retrieved October 16, 2008. 40. ^ Ng, Keane (July 14, 2009). "League of Legends Will Be Free to Play". The Escapist. Retrieved July 15, 2009. 41. ^ Nguyen, Thierry (September 1, 2009). "Clash of The DOTAs". 1UP.com. Retrieved October 21, 2009. 42. ^ Varanini, Giancarlo (October 23, 2010). "Starcraft II: Blizzard DOTA Hands-On". GameSpot. Retrieved March 5, 2011. 43. ^ O 'Conner, Alice (October 5, 2009). "DotA Dev Joins Valve, Hints at Future Game".Shacknews. 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