Play your best DotA game! Get started with DotaPod.

Play your best DotA game.

DotaPod has all the tools you need to create and join DotA games.

Learn how to play DotA on DotaPod.com by watching the video below.

In case you have no idea where to begin, try joining the first game that appears on the Game lobby after you login to DotaPod.com

Don’t have the game? Get it now.

If it so happens there isn’t a game on the gamelist, feel free to create your own game with the recommended DotA Personal Game Server (DPGS), or manually from your Warcraft III game.

Are you a game maker, or a game participant?

If you are a game maker, start creating games, and inviting your friends to play with you on DotaPod.com.

If you are a game participant, then hurry and join your DotA games on DotaPod.com – simply click on a game on the gamelist!

Why use DotaPod?

There is no other simpler way to play a game of DotA 1 on Warcraft III with your friends over the internet, other than DotaPod. DotaPod makes it easy for you. One of you create the game, or get a personal DotA game server (recommended), and everyone else can join your game from a browser – on DotaPod.com

DotaPod is the only online platform that allows you to play DotA 1 games with your friends, on your Windows or Mac, without installing anything else! This making it the best way to play your best DotA game online.

Need help?

New members can enjoy 30 days free support simply by emailing support@dotapod.com – VIP members can upgrade now and get 1-to-1 support to get all your gaming issues fixed.

 

Watch the best DotA 2 match

Most competitive games these days are happening on DotA 2. Therefore, you will see a lot of competitive videos and events on DotA 2, instead of DotA 1 these days. Check out an exciting game replay below! Lots of back and forth.

Getting started with DotaPod, your own DotA game server

If you haven’t played your first DotA game on DotaPod, read on! Let us help and guide you to getting started to your first DotA 1, DotA 2 game online.

Top reasons you are not able to play on DotaPod

 

Unable to create a game? Get your own personal DotA server!

Get a personal DotA game server (recommended) or read the FAQ on how to set it up on your computer. If you are a VIP user, you can get personal support to help you set things up live!

No game servers to play on?

Create one on your computer, or get a personal DotA game server now!

Don’t have the game?

Get it now. We have plenty of options on getting the game installed on your computer so you can join your friends and the whole world on one of the best games around.

No players joining your game?

Invite your friends or host a DotA AI map instead! (Download map here)

 

Why use DotaPod?

There is no other simpler way to play a game of DotA 1 on Warcraft III with your friends over the internet, other than DotaPod. DotaPod makes it easy for you. One of you create the game, or get a personal DotA game server (recommended), and everyone else can join your game from a browser – on DotaPod.com

DotaPod works on Mac and Windows, allowing gamers from both systems to play DotA with each other – no other applications can do that!

 

And if you like music..

Did you know the creator and founder of DotaPod is singer-songwriter Jeric陳傑瑞 from Taiwan? Get to listen to great music for free, and get close to him. You may even see him in your games!

 

 

Welcome to DotaPod!

Welcome and thank you for joining us! Here’s an overview of how DotaPod works.

DotaPod is a huge community of over 200,000 users since 2003. It was one of the biggest gaming community in South-east Asia. With more than 2000 players at any moment, all day, 24/7.

…first let’s watch a video on how to join a game:

DotaPod is the only platform that allows Windows and Mac users to play DotA online with other players. It was created and founded by singer-songwriter Jeric陳傑瑞  , a celebrity from Taiwan.

Pick your game version

Are you looking to play DotA 1 on Warcraft III , or are you looking to play DotA 2?

DotA 1: Here’s what you need to get started to play DotA 1:

  1. Warcraft III game + Frozen Throne expansion
    1. Get the authentic full boxed version at a limited discounted price now ($19)
    2. Or if you don’t want to wait, but just want the digital version, get it from http://www.battle.net
    3. Or you ask a friend or on the forums for a FREE download, but be careful of viruses or malware!
  2. Upgrade patch your game to the latest version
  3. Download the latest DotA map

 

To play DotA 2, you will need to:

  1. Download Steam.
  2. Download & install DotA 2.

Create or join a game

To play DotA 1 on DotaPod.com, you will need to create or join a game in the DotaPod Lobby.

  1. First, look for an existing game. If it doesn’t exist, you can create a new game but make sure your firewall/router has been set up correctly for your Warcraft III game.
  2. Once that is done, head to the LAN area of your Warcraft III game, and create the DotA game.
  3. Head back to DotaPod.com lobby, and click ‘Create New game’.
  4. Enter your IP address, and pick the correct Warcraft III version.
  5. Click ‘Add Game’.
  6. That’s it!

(For more information, see the FAQ section)

Invite your friends or wait for players

A DotA game requires at least 2 players to begin. If there are not enough players, you can invite your friends to DotaPod.com and use the lobby to join your game. Show them the video, and they should get a good idea on how to join you in the game!

Need help?

Free accounts come with 30 days of email support, and paid accounts have access to email and live chat support. Feel free to send us an email at support@dotapod.com and we’ll get back to you with personalized help!