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Courier has no upgrade path ?

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  • Courier has no upgrade path ?

    If you want to upgrade the courier you can't click on it and then choose the upgrade via the shop menu. This is extremely frustrating when you can do it for every other in game item that can be upgraded yet not the courier? This must confuse new players.

    It currently looks like this



    and i believe this would look better.

    or

    Edit: This will also help newer players understand that they need to buy the walking courier before they purchase the flying. If you've ever played with new players they opt for the flying courier and then wonder why it doesn't work..
    Last edited by SubNoize; 01-04-2014, 03:28 AM.

  • #2
    Any one else agree?

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    • #3
      I think it is a cool idea, but you shoud change the text you wrote, say something about the shop screen, I got confused by it and could only understand what you were suggesting after looking at the pictures.

      +1

      "I come for souls."

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      • #4
        Originally posted by CaioBehling View Post
        I think it is a cool idea, but you shoud change the text you wrote, say something about the shop screen, I got confused by it and could only understand what you were suggesting after looking at the pictures.

        +1
        done cheers

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        • #5
          +1 i remember watching a first look of dota 2 when it came out and the guy doing the review thought you could purchase a crap courier OR an upgraded better one

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          • #6
            I agree with you.
            Will help new comers!

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            • #7
              Agree

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              • #8
                Never thought of it like this, but I agree completely.

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                • #9
                  Thanks to whomever moved it!

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                  • #10
                    Agree! +1

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                    • #11
                      The reason I think that it's in its current state is because of the fact that anyone can upgrade the courier. It's not technically linear. I can buy the courier and then another teammate can upgrade it. With the way the upgrade pathing works, it implies that you have to own the original item in order to get the upgraded item that branches off it.

                      It's true that the Flying Courier is the upgrade to the Courier, but it's not true that I need to buy a Courier in order to buy a Flying Courier, hence, the two separate items.

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                      • #12
                        not so important but +1

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                        • #13
                          http://dev.dota2.com/showthread.php?t=4305

                          my thread back in november 2011. forgot to bump it, I figured they had the idea with the +1's in there too or had it in their to-do list
                          Last edited by CEEREAL; 01-25-2013, 05:55 PM.

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                          • #14
                            I always looked for this! +1

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                            • #15
                              +1

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