Announcement

Collapse

Forum Rules

  • No flaming or derogatory remarks, directly or through insinuation.
  • No discussion, sharing or referencing illegal software such as hacks, keygen, cracks and pirated software.
  • No offensive contents, including but not limited to, racism, gore or pornography.
  • No excessive spam/meme, i.e. copious one liners in a short period of time, typing with all caps or posting meme responses (text/image).
  • No trolling, including but not limited to, flame incitation, user provocation or false information distribution.
  • No link spamming or signature advertisements for content not specific to Dota 2.
  • No Dota 2 key requests, sell, trade etc.
  • You may not create multiple accounts for any purpose, including ban evasion, unless expressly permitted by a moderator.

  • Please search before posting. One thread per issue. Do not create another thread if there is an existing one already.
  • Before posting anything, make sure you check out all sticky threads (e.g., this). Do not create new threads about closed ones.
  • It is extremely important that you post in correct forum section.

  • Balance discussion only in Misc.
  • All art related (such as hero model) feedbacks go to Art Feedback Forum.
  • All matchmaking feedback should go here: Matchmaking Feedback
  • All report/low priority issues should go here: Commend/Report/Ban Feedback
  • No specific workshop item feedback. These should go to workshop page of that item.
  • When posting in non-bugs section (such as this), use [Bugs], [Discussion] or [Suggestion] prefix in your thread name.



In case you object some action by a moderator, please contact him directly through PM and explain your concerns politely. If you are still unable to resolve the issue, contact an administrator. Do not drag these issues in public.



All rules are meant to augment common sense, please use them when not conflicted with aforementioned policies.
See more
See less

[Suggestion] More information for viewers

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • [Suggestion] More information for viewers

    There are many things that are important to keep track of as spectators that aren't built into the specator UI. Casters/specators shouldn't have to ask themselves questions like "Who has the aegis?" "When will the aegis expire?" "Is the radiant's fortification off cooldown?". We can build this information into the UI.

    Suggestions:

    Neutral creep spawning/blocking
    - Allow casters/spectators to bring up "creep spawn regions" temporarily so that they can determine whether a ward is blocking a camp. There have been many games where the caster says "I think this ward might not block the camp" or something of that sort, it would be cool if spectators had the ability to check. (Example of regions I'm talking about: dire side)

    Aegis
    - While the Aegis is on the field, pop up an icon of the Aegis (near the game stats, or top right) with an icon of the hero next to it and the time remaining. (quick prototype)
    - Similarly, show a Roshan timer on the screen that counts down until Roshan respawns. As spectators you can easily check roshan's spawn yourselves, but if you're watching a game via a stream, you have to rely on the caster to check on the roshan timer.

    Item Tracking
    - It would be helpful if important items that can change hands (e.g. Gems of True Sight, Divine Rapiers, Cheese) were explicitly tracked.

    Fortification
    - Show whether each team's fortification is on/off cooldown and how much time remains until it's available. Right now in order to check the availability of both team's foritification, the spectator/caster needs to click on a unit/building from both sides. Why not provide this information to spectators constantly?

    Couriers
    - When a courier is killed, allow specators to select the dead courier. This allows them to see: where the courier died, what was on it, and time remaining until it respawns. In-game, players can see all this information regarding their own courier, but spectators cannot.

  • #2
    Both the aegis and camp zones idea would be great for casters and viewers. I would like to see this implemented.

    Comment


    • #3
      +1
      Would really appreciate camp zones.

      Comment

      Working...
      X