HoN Dev Blog: Oogie

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Join Jonathan “Pandaroohoo” Ly, Creative Designer for HoN as he gives an inside look at the development process behind the new hero: Oogie. This Melee Intelligence Carry builds damage through the scaling of mana. Between his two abilities Conflagrate and Primal Surge, Oogie excels at dealing significant area of effect damage while sustaining high survivability as his manapool increases. Be sure to check out the HoN Hero Spotlight for Oogie and prepare for Oogie’s debut in Newerth on August 31st.

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HoN Dev Blog: Rally & Vector Entity

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Join Brent “Buro” Wiedmer, Lead Creative Designer for HoN as he gives an inside look at the development process behind the new hero: Rally. The new mechanic introduced with Rally, called Vector Entity, is an evolution of the existing Vector Targeting ability which adds an exciting and challenging new dimension of play. This ability led into the theme of Rally, a hero who compels his allies and strikes fear into his enemies on the battlefield. Be sure to check out the HoN Hero Spotlight for Rally and prepare for Rally’s debut in Newerth on August 3rd.

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HoN Free Hero Announcement

Visit bit.ly for full details about today’s announcement. Heroes of Newerth is about to become truly Free-to-Own, with all heroes released becoming free for all players. A major step forward in the development of HoN and after months of careful consideration and direct input from the HoN community, the time has come to make the HoN gameplay experience open to all users. Play HoN for FREE at www.HeroesofNewerth.com

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HoN Community Patch Preview w/ DOGKaiser

This week’s batch of Heroes of Newerth changes and improvements includes a very special Community Collaboration Balance Patch, bringing another level of community-inspired content to the battlefields of Newerth. With the help of an extremely passionate group of HoN community members, S2′s balance design team asked for changes that the HoN community felt needed the most attention and opened the floor to balance discussion. There are 30 heroes and 3 items going under the knife in patch 2.6.4 as we aim to realign the Heroes of Newerth experience with the core aspirations of the HoN community in mind. Check out this sneak peek interview with lead balance designer DOGKaiser about what it took to make this “Dream Patch” a reality. Play Heroes of Newerth for FREE: www.heroesofnewerth.com

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