Defense of the Ancients variants
Group DescriptionDefense of the Ancients (abbreviated as DotA) is a user modification for Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos. It popularized a set of specific real-time strategy game mechanics:
- Multiplayer focus: while there can be a single-player mode, DotA variants are primarily multiplayer games.
- Team based: there is a strong emphases on team play, i.e. the teams consist of multiple players.
- Heroes: each player controls a single hero unit with special abilities. During the course of a match, the hero's abilities are upgraded. Some variants also offer general upgrades which are applied between matches.
- Maps: usually the maps are symmetric.
- Games with DotA user modifications are not included.
- This group is restricted to real-time strategy games.
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