Dota 2 Negative Effects

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Almost all of the people now know how to use a computer and also the internet. However, there are some people that spend almost all of their time in playing DotA 2 that affects school or work life.
DotA 2 is a popular computer game that many people play. According to, Defense of the Ancients 2 (commonly known as DotA 2) is Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) game composed of ten players where you can choose from over ninety unique characters you can play on. Five players on one side versus five on the other side. The two sides are named as “Radiant” and “Dire”. Each team starts on the opposite corners and can only control one hero for the whole match. There are three lanes in the game the top lane, middle lane,
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They said, this is a mind numbing entertainment for everyone and produces a socially isolated people and promotes violent behaviors. Some of these criticisms may or may not be true. In the Philippines, DotA 2 is being played not only by teenager but also by the kids that made this as a big concern for parents. At their young age they are more prone on getting addicted on playing this game and might get out of focus to their studies and would lost their interests in playing physical and traditional games like “tumbang preso”, “luksong baka”, “patintero”, and many more. There are many students and even some young professionals that are addicted to DotA 2. When time spent on the computer, playing DotA games it reaches a point that it harms a child’s or adult’s family and social relationships. Though computer shops earn great amount because of DotA 2 banning it could also improve students and adults concentration in their studies and…show more content…
Included in the chapter are people’s opinions, knowledge and experiences, Historical facts, influences caused by Dota 2, tips and advices, origin of violence, solution to the violence and resolution issued by the Barangay council. According to the article from, Barangay Council of Salawag in Dasmariñas issued a resolution 008-S-2015 dated January 5, 2015 which banned the free-to-play Multiplayer Online Battle Arena game called Defense Of The Ancients 2 or Dota 2 in the computer shops within its jurisdiction. Dota 2 was banned because it became a tool for gamble and dispute in the community. The youth became very violent and learned how to steal and deceive even to the point of murder because of the influence Dota 2 inflicted. “Out of love” for their young whose lives “are being ruined” said Salawag Chief Enrico Paredes whom which confirmed the authenticity of Resolution 008-S-2015 and computer shops whom violate this resolution would receive the following penalties: first offense, suspension of shop operations for a month; second offense, revocation of business permit; and third offense, permanent closure of computer shop and non-issuance of business permit. The barangay started to ban Dota 2 after two teenagers were stabbed to death over differences that supposedly caused by playing the game. Paredes said computer shop owners admitted that they could

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