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[Suggestions] Spectator Mode Improvements

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  • [Suggestions] Spectator Mode Improvements

    Just three small quality of life improvements that would make spectating live games/replays a much more enjoyable experience.

    1)Better direct camera controls: Create an easier way to change from direct camera to free camera. Having to go through a drop down menu everytime you wanna change camera modes is annoying. You can make it so that if the mouse cursor goes past the borders of the screen it changes from direct camera to free camera and if you don't move your mouse for a small period of time (let's say 5 seconds) it reverts back.

    2)Don't lock on forever: Make the direct camera not to lock on targets forever. If you are on direct camera and you click on something (hero, tower, creep whatever) the selection locks on forever until you press esc or click on something else. I think that it would work better if it just locks for a few second and then reverts back to normal.

    3)Spectate with friends: And the hardest one to add, being able to watch replays or spectate live with friends. Wouldn't be cool to be able to invite your friends in a party and then watch a replay together? Give control of camera movement and time to one guy so the rest can watch the same thing.