DotA is one of the most played, online, team-based, strategy games up to present. Defense of the Ancients also known as DotA is a custom map running on WarCraft III engine. DotA is founded by IceFrog . The current map runs on WarCraft III: Frozen Throne 1.24 client.
Here are the steps to play DotA:
- Download and install WarCraft III: Frozen Throne
- Download and install the latest patch for Frozen Throne
To play it on LAN:
- Download the latest DotA map and copy it to the maps folder
To play it alone with AI heroes:
- Download the latest DotA AI map and copy it to maps folder
Maps folder is usually on C:\Program Files\Warcraft III\Maps\Download directory.
That’s it. I will be updating this post whenever possible. Have fun and enjoy playing DotA!