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Heroes of the Storm - Blizzard's MOBA

Didn't find any thread about the game so I decided to make one since I got an Alpha invite

I played alot of Dota 2 so I have some experience in Mobas...

The game is fun so far, games are quick (15-30 minutes) compared to Dota 2. There is not itemization in the game and you only pick your talents and your skills.

I'm just lvl 6 right now so I haven't tried all the heroes but you have different roles : Assassins, Healers, damage dealers, support. It's fun to use Blizzard's Heroes into a different universe. You have Heroes from Diablo, Starcraft, WoW and Warcraft.

http://us.battle.net/heroes/en/

Anyone else into the Alpha? We can get a party rolling
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I'm in Alpha but have been tied up in other games and haven't gotten any further then the tutorial. Will probably dig in deeper when my holidays kick in.

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I'm also pretty busy with other things.

Got the chance to play 2 rounds last night. 2 Victories!

I bought Tyrael's pack (since it gives a unique mount for the game and you get refunded after the Alpha).

Played the first game with Tyrael and the second one with Diablo ( both Warriors for the daily quest).

I was able to win both of my 1 vs 1 fights with Tyrael (one against Nova (assassin) and one against Malfurion (support) the last one was close, I was staying still into his spell while hitting him)

fun game.

I like the fact that games are not as long as Dota 2's...
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Yeah that is a big part of the appeal to me, shorter game time, more focus on team then individual. I know there will still be toxic players, tons of bm, but I imagine it will be more like WoW PVP where people BM the team and not so much individuals for being bad.

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The fact that everyone level at the same time prevent heroes to stomp. It will either be equal game or all the team stomp you

Faster games are awesome, not stuck for 1 hour in a single game
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So is it like every other blizzard game, where it takes the core concept of the MOBA and strips it into something simple and easy to get into?

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