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2-17-2012 @ 3:54PM
Fun fact: DOTA was based on an earlier game called Aeon of Strife, and before DOTA dominated similar games were called "AoS" style games. I believe the first AoS originated in the Starcraft Mod community. Man, I loved classic, Reign of Chaos DOTA, wasted many good hours there. Never caught on to Allstars, though. Too much clutter.
2-17-2012 @ 4:21PM
I love it when members of the WoW Insider community contribute to the discussion and add new information that totally was not mentioned in the article itself.
2-17-2012 @ 4:41PM
fun fact, reading the article may actually prevent redundant information from being proffered."In 2003, a popular mod for StarCraft called Aeon of Strife (AoS) was recreated in Warcraft. After various offshoots were abandoned, the leader of the pack, DotA-Allstars, was the clear champion, fighting its way out of the pile to become one of the most popular games ever."
2-17-2012 @ 6:55PM
Wow, TWO of you went out of your way to assify yourselves, and so quickly. Bonus points for proper use of the word "Proffer."
2-18-2012 @ 3:03AM
third fun fact: Article authors on the site have been known to update their articles based on information from commenters, so it's not unheard of. Without an "edited" tag we may not know whether or not the information was there originally or post-comment.
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