Dota 2 Compendium

#1 Posted by JohnLocke (256 posts) -

Hey all,

I have been trying to buy the Dota 2 compendium today to find every time I try to get it I get a error on the Steam store (as in I can not add the item to a basket when I click on the buy option). Is this item still available or is it over and this is why I can not buy it?

Thank you.

#2 Edited by GloomyTangent (194 posts) -

@johnlocke: You can no longer purchase the compendium. Sorry man. Maybe check the market?

#3 Posted by JohnLocke (256 posts) -

@gloomytangent:

What will I access buying the compendium from the Marketplace (i.e. will I gain access to what I would have buying the compendium from Valve or will the items given out with the compendium no longer be available to me)?

#4 Posted by Mr_Skeleton (5144 posts) -

@gloomytangent:

What will I access buying the compendium from the Marketplace (i.e. will I gain access to what I would have buying the compendium from Valve or will the items given out with the compendium no longer be available to me)?

I honestly don't think it's worth buying it at this point (even if you somehow managed to), you will get a few items but you don't really have time to level it.

#5 Posted by GloomyTangent (194 posts) -

@johnlocke: You should get everything that you would otherwise get from Valve. If you want to level it, you should also be able to buy points on the market, but you won't be able to get many of the 'freebie' points from the predictions etc. The battle booster is almost over as well, but if you just want the items you'd get from the compendium it's totally viable to just get it now.

#6 Edited by JohnLocke (256 posts) -

So is it basically not worth buying then as you need to level it up to get anything from it?

#7 Edited by diz (918 posts) -

This is what the compendium spiat out with each level.

At this point, I think player cards, predictions, challenges and other levelling options are not available. Note that some of the extra "effects" are time limited and will expire at the end of July, as does the experience booster.

If you want the couriers you may be able to get them in the marketplace. Squarkins the parrot in a boat is ok by not very animated and the pudgeling is quite nice, but I think there are better ones available in the marketplace for less than the cost of the compendium.

#8 Posted by EXTomar (4722 posts) -

As of today (July 21), there are still 7 days of bonus left on it. If you manage to get a compendium you do get things by default like the squakins courier and other goodies but it is going to hard to build up levels to unlock everything.

#9 Posted by JohnLocke (256 posts) -

Ah ok, thank you. I thought when you got the compendium that was it, you had everything they were giving away instantly (I was not sure what the level thing was for).

Thank you for the advise, I will not get one after all as it seems like it would be very hard work or very expensive to level it up (on top of the double fee for the marketplace purchase as most are double what Valve was selling the compendium for yesterday).

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