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Next week: Cold Fusion (New hero OD, new game mode Single Draft)

Feb 16, 2012 10:54 pm
Bam! You didn’t think we’d make it this week but who’s laughing now! (Probably you since you just got a sweet new Dota 2 update).

This might be our biggest update yet. Outworld Destroyer joins us this week, along with a ton of new features. Here are some highlights:

- Added new game mode: Single Draft.
- Added querying of dead units. This lets you click allied portraits in the top bar to inspect their items and skills, even when they’re dead.
- Queued move commands show a waypoint flag briefly.
- Added new settings panel.
- Matchmaking displays average wait time for each region.
- New interface for finding lobbies.
- New Matchmaking panel.
- Players can chat and use voice communications while the game is paused.
- Added game mode (AP, SD, CM) selection for matchmaking.
- You can now find replays by MatchID from the Watch panel.
- Added Grid Mode to the Shop.
- Added Repick functionality to the hero picking panel (costs 100 gold to repick, lets you select a hero again).
- Implemented “Suggest invite to party” menu option.
- You can now see which heroes your allies are about to pick.
- Added Steam avatars in the scoreboard.
- Added the ability to jump to any position in a replay.

This update will be available to the main Dota 2 client. The new Test Build release schedule will start next week.

Changelog is avaliable here.

New MM/Gamemode select UI:

OD Sereenshots:

Arcane Orb

Astral Imprisonment

Sanity's Eclipse

Here are my preferred items:
Early game: Null Talisman, Power Treads
Core items: Mekansm, Force Staff, BKB
Situational items: Scythe of Vyse, Shiva's Guard

And would you like to share your own item build of OD?

Source from: Next week: Cold Fusion
Reference: Dota 2 Weekly New Heroes and Patch Update No.16

[ The post was edited by The_Only_7 at Feb 17, 2012 2:49 am ]

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Feb 17, 2012 2:01 am
Reply 0#  The_Only_7

Finally, OD is here. Awesome!!!

Also, here are some images of the new visual update:

Lina Fiery Soul

Phase Boots Visual

Force Staff Effect


New Illusions


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    Feb 17, 2012 2:28 am
    I got the Killcam panel and I did love to see new style of Destroyer, the ulti is rly amazing

    Feb 17, 2012 9:51 am
    Gayest Genre ever MOBA pffft so stupid. lets stick tommorpg games in this site pelase.

    Feb 17, 2012 9:54 am
    I was like OMG Outworld Destroyer looks Sexy O - O then I realize that it was the Statue then I got sad ' ^ '
    I'm surprised we got OD instead of the other stuff



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