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Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne is a real-time strategy game developed by Blizzard Entertainment. It is the expansion pack to Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and requires Reign of Chaos in order to play.

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How did Ner'Zhul conclude Arthas is the best person to become the Lich King?

I was playing Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos many years ago; so I have forgotten some plot points. When Arthas was killing the plagued people of Lordaeron in order to kill Mal'Ganis, he suffered a ...
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Warcraft 3 Hamachi crashes ingame sometimes

recently I started to play warcraft 3 (version: 1.26.0.6401, tft, the original) again. Since playing alone is pretty boring I made a Hamachi server and connected with my friends. Now we have the ...
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Warcraft 3 LAN Game discovery

How does Warcraft 3 discover games on the LAN? I have 3 machines, all with Warcraft 3 1.31 (Not Reforged.) A Mac, A Windows 7 PC and a Windows 10 PC. Any of them can host a lan game just fine, but ...
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If I play a custom map in warcraft 3 online (such as dota), will I get a copy of that map?

I believe that's the way it used to work. I can't seem to find a safe-looking site to download the map from. It would also appear that the official forums were taken down some time ago. Its been years ...
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unsummon on damaged buildings?

How does damage work on unsummoned buildings in relation to resoucres gained? Eg. if a building has 50% hp left, will you only regain 25% of the original resources?
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How to solve «this map file is too big. please choose a different map»?

In Warcraft 3: The Frozen Throne, when you try to load some maps, a message appear explaining (not much): «this map file is too big. please choose a different map». But why does this happen? How can I ...
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What does AoS mean?

I was searching some maps for Warcraft III: Frozen Throne and I found a term I hadn't heard before: AoS map. I've searched for a meaning, however I haven't been able to find a concrete definition, ...
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Where can I play Naruto Ninpou any version with someone else for free? [closed]

Where can I play Naruto Ninpou any version with someone else for free? I mean the game which is the mode for Warcraft 3 Throzen Throne. And I mean legally.
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My heroes aren't learning from experience

I notice at times that my experience meters aren't showing gains when either creeps are slain a Tome Of Experience is used The numbers shown when the mouse cursor is over the bar show no increase; ...
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The Save Replay button is gone in Warcraft III: TFT

After each game, the "victory" screen is displayed, which contains statistics about how many units you have killed etc. At the bottom of this screen, there is supposed to be a "Save Replay" button. ...
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Does the Trueshot Aura ( Pristress of the Moon) effect huntress?

The ability Trueshot Aura of the Hero Pristress of the Moon from the Night elves gives bonus damage to ranged units. Officially huntress are considered Melee units. However I have seen the combination ...
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warcraft 3 frozen throne bonus campaign cairn last hero ability point

I'm replaying Warcraft 3 frozen throne bonus campaign and I remember that in my previous playthroughs, Cairn the tauren always has one hero ability point missing. Is that how it's supposed to be? or ...
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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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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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Where did the Pandaren race/continent come from?

Wasn't the Pandaren race some sort of joke originally? I thought it was April 1 or something when I heard about the new WoW expansion, but alas, no. I recall there being the Brewmaster in WC3, with ...
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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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Best way to play Defense of the Ancients (Warcraft 3) on a Mac?

I own a Macbook Pro. I want to play a PC game called WarCraft 3 - Defense of the Ancients. I have googled and done some research on how to play DotA on a Mac. Most of resources I found recommended I ...
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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 does gaining experience work in Warcraft 3

I see many players remove one hero from the creeping site in order to have another one gain more XP. I assume that if the hero isn't within a certain distance from the kills, he isn't getting XP. ...
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Hippogryphs in Night Elves mirror match - why?

I've noticed they are used in NE mirror matches, but not sure why. All they do is kill other hippogryphs which is kinda not much. Faerie Dragons and DoTs in bird form seem to be the only other targets,...
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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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Warcraft 3 : Zoom out

I have a 27" Cinema Display with Mac OS X 10.6.5 . So I would really like to play Frozen Throne one my big screen but everything is soo big, it's really annoying :( Is there any way to zoom out? Any ...
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How to run DotA on Ubuntu?

Can anyone supply me with good links on a step-by-step process to run DotA on Ubuntu?
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How do you defend against BladeMaster harrass/rush, early game?

For any of the 4 races, how do you place your buildings/what hero do you get/what do you build first to effectively protect yourself against that all-annoying BladeMaster rush with WindWalk, early ...
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Nevermore strategies in DotA

I completely suck at DotA (though I am somewhat familiar with Nevermore); I can never kill any enemy heroes even on easy. What strategies can I use to defeat enemy heroes? I do the basics: get last ...
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