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Warcraft 3: Reign of Chaos (Sometimes called War3 or WC3) is a real time strategy game, released on July 3 2002, by Blizzard Entertainment

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Warcraft III lore question regarding Arthas Menethil's name

I am curious how Arthas was called in Warcraft III. Was his surname already Menethil or did Blizzard add this in WoW? As far as I know the surname was never named but my colleague said otherwise. ...
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Twilight of the Gods causes WC3 to crash back to desktop

Playing Twilight of the Gods. Every time Archimonde has his little cutscene with Jaina after he destroys her base, the game exits the cutscene into normal play mode for about half a second and then ...
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How do I access my legacy games using the Battle.net desktop app?

The Battle.net desktop PC app seems to only have World of Warcraft, Starcraft 2, Diablo 3 and Hearthstone available for launch and updates. But I also have purchased and attached Diablo 2 and D2: Lord ...
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How can I recover a disconnected Warcraft 3 multiplayer game?

When playing Warcraft 3 multiplayer maps, there exists the option to save the game. The caution is given that only the original players are able to rejoin the map. I have discovered that a map saved ...
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Is the base game included with the Frozen Throne?

If I buy Warcraft 3:The Frozen Throne, do I have to buy Warcraft 3 as well, or does that come with it?
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Unable to save CustomKeys.txt for WarCraft using WarKeys

I'm trying to configure custom keys through WarKeys, the WarCraft 3/DOTA Custom Keyboard shortcut mapping tool and getting an error when I try to export my mappings. I went through and modified the ...
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In a Warcraft 3 LAN game, is there any way to save progress more than once per player?

When playing a WC3 LAN match, each player can save the game once, after which the 'Save game' option in the menu is disabled. I fail to see the point in this, and would really like to be able to save ...
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How to remove all unlocked missions in campaign mode?

Basically I want to end-up with kind of a fresh or newly purchased game wherein none of the missions are unlocked. This may seem an odd question but I want to play WC3 again and having all those ...
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Did Arthas die before he became a Death Knight?

I remember playing Warcraft 3 but I do not remember a scene with Arthas' death. In contrast the lore tells us that every Death Knight died before they become what they are. So did Arthas die before he ...
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Bots on WC3 ROC and TFT?

Does anyone know why so many bots have emerged on Reign of Chaos and the Frozen Throne games? It's hard to play any sort of custom map game with them spamming the threads and rooms. Furthermore they ...
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Guard Tower stopped firing in Warcraft 3

When I was being attacked today, one of my Guard Towers stopped firing. It was shooting arrows just fine until it suddenly stopped. My opponent didn't have DragonHawk riders or Cloud. Is there any ...
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What are the main 'Battle.net' differences between SC2 and Warcraft III?

Some people complain about Battle.net 2.0 in StarCraft 2 saying that there are many features missing from Warcraft III, like for example 'clan support'. What are the main differences between these ...
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Is there a way to remap the inventory hotkeys in Warcraft 3?

Warcraft 3 (and it's expansion The Frozen Throne) has a pretty extensive hotkey customization feature. However I can't seem to find a way to customize the hotkeys for my inventory items. The ...
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Warcraft 3 obtain phat lewt in early Orc stages

In the early Orc stages in Warcraft 3 I recall there being a chest on a small island that is inaccessible. This chest is an item called phat lewt. My question is how do I go about obtaining this ...
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Can I get a replay from a saved game?

Can I get a replay in Warcraft 3: The Frozen Throne from a saved game? If so, how?
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What does “unit production” mean in the post-game stats after playing DotA?

I know the main ranking list is the one shown when the game ends, but it's bothering me why some heroes almost always have the most unit production value. Since no one can really create units in DotA, ...
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SC2 statistics by player like WC3 does it?

In WC3 TFT when you're doing ladder, you can view a lot of statistics online, e.g: http://classic.battle.net/war3/ladder/w3xp-player-stats.aspx?Gateway=Azeroth&PlayerName=Jorgie I've been trying ...
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How to use War3chart tool

I feel really silly but I can't figure how to use it. I did read FAQ, but there is nothing about basic usage there. Basically I open program, load the replay, and that's it. I don't see charts or ...
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Unlocking Warcraft 3 reign of chaos campaigns

is there a way to unlock campaigns other than finishing human campaign? I cannot play the last mission culling due to some bug (all I see is black screen) so I figured maybe I can just skip it and ...
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Does DOTA work in LAN?

I would like to know if DOTA can be played also in LAN, without an internet connection, or if instead it relies on a permanent network infrastructure?
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Warcraft series: Where to start?

I am new to this whole Warcraft/WoW world. I see there are different versions, like Warcraft, Warcraft III, World of Warcraft. I am a total newbie at this. Where should I start playing? I want to be ...
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Warcraft 3 Editor - Export Changes

So I changed a map with custom units and options, is there any way to export the changes and import it to another map?
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How do I win “Twilight of the Gods” final mission in Warcraft 3?

I've difficulties surviving in the last campaign mission in Warcraft 3 on the highest difficulty settings. After capturing the mines and building as much of an army as possible, I get decimated by the ...
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Is there a real widescreen patch for Warcraft 3?

Is there a "real" widescreen patch or hack for Warcraft 3 to e.g. allow playing in 16:10/1680x1050? The only solutions I've found (like changing the resolution in the registry) give me either 4:3 ...
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In Warcraft III, is there a fast way to cast spells when multiple unit types are selected?

When I select a bunch of units with different types, I can only cast spells available to the currently "highlighted" unit type. So say I have a paladin, a sorceress, 2 priests and a bunch of footmen ...