This Was Dota in 2002 : Part 1 of the MOBA Evolution

In 2002, this was the earliest version of what we call Dota today. We all know Dota 1 was a Warcraft 3 mod– but did you know it was a Starcraft mod before that? Aeon of Strife¬†might look completely foreign, but it was the very beginnings of the Dota we play now. The map, named after the legendary Protoss civil war in Starcraft lore, was built around one team of four players controlling their heroes, fighting against a team of bots in 3 lanes. It was a fairly simple map– while fun, there were barely any other mechanics due to … Continue reading This Was Dota in 2002 : Part 1 of the MOBA Evolution