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Defence of the Ancients (DotA) is a custom scenario for Warcraft III, based on the “Aeon of Strife” map for StarCraft. The objective of the scenario is to destroy the opponents “Ancient”. The two teams’ ancients are heavily guarded structures at opposing comers of the map. Players use powerful units known as heroes, and are assisted by allied heroes and AI-controlled fighters called “creeps”.
As in role-playing games, players level up their hero and use gold to buy equipment during the mission.
The scenario was develop with the “World Editor” of Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, and was updated upon the release of the Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne. There have been many variations of the original concept; currently, the most popular is DoTa Allstars, which has been maintained by several authors during development. Since its release, Allstars has become a feature at several worldwide tournaments, including Blizzard Entertainment’s BlizzCon and Asian World Cyber Games, as well as the Cyberathlete Amateur and CyberEvolution Leagues; Gamasutra was declared that DotA was perhaps the most popular “free, non-supported game mod in the world”.
The map has gone on to influence other maps and games, including LOL(league of Legends), HON(Heroes of New Earth), and Demigod. Computer Games have now been with us for over 30 years. The Atari 2600 is nearly 25 years old. Civilization is now nearly 10 years old. Yet, many people fail to recognized this complex achievements as more than fads or child’s play.
Ask most people what they think about video games many will respond that they’re a waste of time. Many critics argue that games produce socially isolated or promote violent behaviour. DotA games are simple, mind numbing entertainment.
Playing games is a waste of time. Some of these criticisms may view all game playing through this lens is to ignore the broader history of games and the diverse range of playing experience available. In fact, the DotA games sales charts reflects diversity. The Sims –the “animated dollhouse” game where players create and play out digital fantasy households has dominated the charts for 18 months straight. There are so many computer games which is being addicted by the children or students either in college or high school even the elementary really likes DotA games or any video games/
Today millions of students has been playing DotA games and become their habits it is so hard for them to avoid playing DotA games. It is a big physical and Psychological effects for them mostly to their studies. The original author of DotA Defence of the Ancients was a mapmaker by the name of “EUL”. However, after the Warcract III expansion the Frozen Throne was released, EUL did not update the map. The original Defence of the Ancient, development was eventually halted, but not before making the source open for other developers.
Numerous variants were created on the original but Allstars became the de factor standard of the map. Based on the original map, Allstars was develop by an author under the alais Guinsoo, with the release of the 6x version. Another developer named Ice Frog, took up the development Ice frog is now the main program for the map, doing everything from implementation and balancing of debugging. With successive versions, features, heroes, items, abilities, and graphics are added to updated and bugs are fixed. For example, in version 6. 8 Ice Frog added a feature which automatically changed the terrain from grass to snow, each released, is accompanied with a changelog. On the Dotas, Allstars, forum, users can post ideas, for new heroes or items, some of which are added to the map. Map version of dota is now on version. The researchers conduct an interview in AMA Computer College Las Pi as, where the respondents are students in AMA Computer College Las Pi as and playing DotA. In the conceptual that made by the researchers, the