Thesis statement: Because of too much indulgence to DOTA 2 the Marian Students of SMAD is affected psychologically, physically and mentally.
A. Definition of terms
B. Significance of the study
* Poor health
* Loss of interest in studies
A. Summary of findings
The youth is the hope of the country, as once stated by the Philippine national hero Dr. Jose Rizal. Indeed, the youth is the hope of the people for they will be the next generation to cradle the responsibility of leading our ...view middle of the document...
From the moment they wake up to the moment that they sleep, everything is about games. This is why these games are pivotal to a student’s overall development – because they serve as training grounds for virtues and vices of adulthood. As years passed, study shows that the most popular and most played by youngsters is Defense of the Ancient or commonly known DOTA 2. DOTA 2 is multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) video game and the stand-alone sequel to the Defense of the Ancients (DOTA) Warcraft III Reign of the chaos and Warcraft III Frozen throne mod we also called this game DOTA 1 since DOTA 2 originated all here. Developed by Valve Corporation, DOTA 2 was released as a free-to-play . The game is available exclusively through Valve's content-delivery platform, Steam – the store house of video games.
DOTA 2 is played in discrete matches involving two teams of five players, each of which occupies a stronghold at a corner of the map. Each stronghold contains a building called the "Ancient", which the opposite team must destroy to win the match. Each player controls a "Hero" character and focuses on leveling up, collecting gold, acquiring items and fighting against the other team to achieve victory. Development of DOTA 2 began in 2009, when the developer of the DOTA mod, IceFrog – the developer of the first DOTA (MOBA), was hired by Valve as lead designer. DOTA 2 was praised by critics for its game play, production quality and faithfulness to its predecessor. However, the game was criticized for its steep learning curve and inhospitable community. DOTA 2 has become the most actively played game on Steam, with daily peaks of over 800,000 concurrent players. Due to the popularity of this game many Filipino players indulge themselves into it; some spend lots of hours playing over and over again. That’s why it sets a Filipino gamer apart. Majority of the gamers in the Philippines are playing DOTA 2 and regarding it as their specialty compared to playing other games like Dragon nest, Tantra, Crossfire, Special Force, League of Legends, Strife, HON, Twelve sky and etc. These Factors make playing DOTA 2 to become culture here in country, and it continues to flourish.
According to Carl Kristoffer Villacorta in playing games, two bases are placed on opposite corners of the map. Three lanes out farm the bases, and armies for both side will spawn along these lanes of intervals. The Radiant which are the humans and elf and their opponent is the Dire which are undead team located in the top right of the map. Both sides are fighting to destroy the Ancient in both teams. He explains the concepts, the game play, the elements of the game, and its objective.
Our captain, Brisco Anor describes the base consisting of towers and unit-producing ancients. The unit referred to as creeps in game are produce automatically on a regular basis, and they go to have a direct clash with the opponents’ units and the first fight usually starts the center of the map. In a...