Dota Auto Chess - developed by the Chinese Studio Drogo Studio modification for the game Dota 2, released on user's computers in January 2019.
This modification quickly gained popularity among players for the unusual gameplay, which was not similar to the genre of DotA 2. Although this mod has "chess" in its name, almost nothing in common with classic chess in this game. The only thing that is taken from there - the Board. It is a full copy of the checkerboard.
Game events take place on a tropical island, where each player has own separated area - a chessboard. In this game, you will play with familiar characters from the original Dota 2, distributed by race and class. Auto Chess will involve you in a unique process of thinking about each step, making unexpected decisions, a sharp change of strategy, and planning actions to win. Dota Auto Chess also provides beautiful graphics and suitable music so that you will enjoy every match played.
The game also has a chat. You will be able to talk with the opponents, whereby the gameplay becomes even more enjoyable. This article will be a summary of the main components of this mod.
In Dota Auto Chess, the primary purpose is to gain victory. You win if you last the longest on the Board. With each round you lose, your health decreases until it reaches zero, after that you are out of the game. Dota Auto Chess game has a rating system that motivates you to win.
In this game, you will take control of the courier. This model is copied from the original DotA 2. The courier you have to arrange the pieces on the Board. Instead of chessmen, you have heroes from the original game, which are now distributed by race and class. You can place them on the desired cell of the Board. After preparation, the game will begin.
For each victory, you will receive gold, as well as a bonus for a series of victories. You can spend it on buying new figures and improving the level of your courier. Each level of the courier will allow you to put one character more on the game board.
If you lose, you will receive as much damage as to how many enemy figures left by the end of the game, multiplied by 2.
Each hero can be upgraded to the next level by merging three identical single-level pieces. The maximum possible level of the figure is 3. During the battle, you can't control the abilities or actions, so all tactics should be thought out at the moment of placement, purchase, and combination of figures. The key to victory in this game is a keen combination of heroes. Buying the most expensive heroes will not bring you success.
All players who participated at least five matches will become members of the rating system, which will award them an individual title. The lowest rank is Pawn, followed by Knight, Bishop, Rook, King, Queen. The last one is the highest in-game.
After each victory, you will be awarded ranking points. The number of points affects the rating of your opponents. If you lose to a much stronger player - you almost won't lose your score, and if you defeat the too weak player, the system can even take away a couple of points, despite the fact you win.
Dota Auto Chess is a great game with unique gameplay, beautiful graphics. It will involve you in the gameplay, where you always need to think through your actions, will allow you to find worthy rivals, and develop your skills as a strategist.
In Auto Chess, there is a wide variety of mechanics and heroes.
At the moment, there are 14 races. All models are copied from DotA 2.
These races are: beasts, demons, gnomes, gods, undead, orcs, trolls, ogres, nagas, elementals, humans, goblins, elves, dragons.
Also, each character belongs to a class. There are ten classes in the game. Here is the whole list: murderers, demon hunters, mages, warriors, shamans, mechanisms, warlocks, knights, druids, hunters.
Summing up, an essential element of Auto Chess are various combinations. Some professional players have already found successful strategies, and now their goal is to improve them.