IceFrog

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IceFrog
Occupation Game designer at Valve Software
Notable work(s) Defense of the Ancients
Dota 2
This article is about the game designer. For the amphibian, see Ice frog.

IceFrog is a game designer, known for being the longest-serving and current developer of the Warcraft III custom map Defense of the Ancients. He is currently employed by Valve Corporation as the lead designer for Dota 2, the stand-alone sequel to the original scenario.[1] IceFrog's involvement with DotA began in 2005, when he inherited the reins of the dominant variant entitled DotA Allstars from Steve "Guinsoo" Feak.[2] Since the beginning of his involvement, IceFrog has added many features, including heroes, items and gameplay fixes. Every release is accompanied by a change log released on the official website.[3] IceFrog is noted for his continued anonymity, having never publicly disclosed his actual name.[4] He did however reveal that he was 25 years old on his blog on the 3rd of February 2009.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biessener, Adam (2010-10-13). "Valve's New Game Announced, Detailed: Dota 2". Game Informer. 
  2. ^ Dean, Paul (16 August 2011). "The Story of DOTA". Eurogamer. 
  3. ^ IceFrog. "Latest DotA Changelog". GetDota.com. Archived from the original on 2007-08-30. 
  4. ^ Waldbridge, Michael (2008-05-30). "The Game Anthropologist: Defense of the Ancients: An Underground Revolution". GameSetWatch. Archived from the original on 2009-04-17. 
  5. ^ IceFrog.com: Q&A Session #2. http://www.playdota.com/forums/blog.php?b=62

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