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Stevo 5:00 pm


Dota 2 is the game of the moment on Steam, and it's taking the world by storm. I was lucky enough to have picked up a copy of it from the lovely people at Double XP. Then, this afternoon, this popped into my Steam inventory.


So I've decided to do what is natural and give them away. Yep, all five of them.

For those of you who don't know about Dota 2, here's an official description from Valve
Dota began as a user-made modification for Warcraft 3 and has grown into one of the most played online games in the world. Following in the tradition of Counter-Strike, Day of Defeat, Team Fortress, Portal, and Alien Swarm, Dota 2 is the result of Valve hiring the community developers who built the mod and giving them the chance to finally build a full product out of their idea with the help of a professional team of developers and artists at Valve.

As for the gameplay, it’s a little hard to describe. The camera is set in the traditional RTS perspective, but it wouldn’t be fair to call Dota an RTS. And while each hero starts at level 1, and many times hits the level cap of 25, it wouldn’t be fair to call it an RPG.

Lots of people have tried to assign various genre names to Dota, but we think Action RTS is probably the most descriptive. And while we don’t spend a lot of time trying to figure out what genre the game is inventing, we can’t stop playing it internally!

If you want to win, all you need to do is enter with your email address and receive one entry. For those who want to go the extra mile, you can earn extra points for following us on Twitter, tweeting about the giveaway and +1'ing us to your Google+ friends.

The giveaway will close at 12am AEDST (UTC+11) on Tuesday, March 12. Good luck!

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