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Steam News Dota 2 Update - July 11th, 2018

Discussion in 'Steam News' started by PandaBot, Jul 11, 2018.

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    Jul 11, 2013
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    Dota Plus:
    * Added a new Summer Terrain
    * Added a new Plus in-game prediction charm, grants you increasing amounts of shards for correct predictions in a row (10/20/30/40/50 for 1/2/3/4/5x, 50 for subsequent)
    * Added a new feature to let Plus members spectate their friends' games live, seeing only what their friend's team can see. You can join in any time the game is ongoing.
    * Added dozens of new Hero Quests
    * Playing Turbo games now grants half the normal hero xp for wins/losses, rather than none.
    * Added a new global Hero Trends page
    * You can now purchase some Tools for shards in the Plus Rewards store.

    * Fixed a bug that would sometimes cause Plus guides to get stuck and not work.
    * Improved the item/ability/lane suggestions
    * Plus item suggestions now default to the first suggestion, with a button to examine alternatives.
    * The full popular items list is now shown even when you have a specific sequence selected.
    * Suggested items that have already been purchased are now greyed out, to improve readbility.

    * Added the Plus Hero Badge to the Post Game screen.
    * The Profile screen now shows your Plus Hero Badge and Relics

    General Changes:
    * Ranked Roles: Added a new type of report function that can be used during the picking phase for players that don't adhere to the selection they queued for. Does not consume normal reports.
    * Trivia: Added a button that lets you disable playing trivia sounds automatically.

    * Turbo: Added an ability that lets you toggle the couriers auto deliver behavior.
    * Turbo: Courier will deliver gems and other shareable items picked up from your teammates.
    * Ctrl-alt clicking HP bars now correctly messages raw HP/Mana values of the target to the rest of your team.
    * Fixed a variety of consistency issues with alt-click modifier messages not being worded from the point of view of the person sending them.
    * Fixed a bug that caused AFK abandons to be assesed earlier than intended in cases where the player was AFK during the pick phase and was forced to a random hero.
    * Monkey King's Disguise now uses the correct bounty rune model for 5 minute runes.
    * Minimap icons for Viper and Slardar have been updated to their remodeled verison.
    * Enabled custom minimap icons for Primal Split Brewlings
    * Added a custom minimap icon for Arc Warden's Tempest Double
    * Refresher cast sound effect now audible to nearby teammates and enemies.

    * Custom Games: Fixed the lobby list connection sort not working correctly
    * Custom Games addoninfo.txt: "HeroGuidesSupported" setting is now defaulted to truebv
    * Custom Games addoninfo.txt: Added a new setting "ShouldForceDefaultGuide" which will cause default_* files to be utilized (if none is defined it will use the default from the base game)
    * Custom Games Lua API: Linked several missing modifier properties
    * Custom Games Lua API: Added function "SetUseDefaultDOTARuneSpawnLogic" to let custom games opt into the current set of rune spawning rules (previously it was forcing usage of an older rule set )
    * Custom Games Lua API: Added "SetPowerRuneSpawnInterval" and "SetBountyRuneSpawnInterval" functions to customize rune spawn intervals (works with either the current or backwards compatible ruleset of rune spawning)
    * Custom Games Lua API: Added several functions for asking for basic stats on units on the server "GetBaseAttackRange", "GetStatusResistance", "GetEvasion", "GetSpellAmplification( bool bBaseOnly) "

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