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[Suggestion] Fix delay issues with (regular) live games

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  • [Suggestion] Fix delay issues with (regular) live games

    I can think of 4 reasons to spectate a game:
    1- Watch a friend of your's game.
    2- Watch a pro-match for fun
    3- Watch a pro playing for learning
    4- Cheating.

    Usually watching a pro-match either for fun or for learning you don't (very much) about the delay, therefore I think regular delay should be increased to about 10 minutes, where you can have mostly no real impact on the game.

    Watching a friend's game ideally would have NO delay. But also, usually, you don't need to watch the enemy team, so I think there should be an option for that.

    Therefore I propose 3 Spectating modes:
    1- Replays: unchanged.
    2- "Live game": Delay increased to 10 minutes.
    3 - Friend spectating:
    * Your friend (must have you in his friend list), MUST send you an invite, or you can send him a request(which will appear as a chat message), to spectate the game (so you can't see ANY game you want from anyone you just added.
    * There is fog of war, you can only see what your friend can see, you cannot see Roshan respawn time, you cannot see the enemy camp, nor you can see enemy's invisible units.
    *Delay is about 5~10 seconds