Single player MOBAs?

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#1 Edited by BBAlpert (2906 posts) -

First, I know the MO stands for Multiplayer Online, so I guess what I'm looking for is Single player Offline (SOBA?) games.

Are there any MOBA style games that play decently solo? I like just playing a match like a super abridged playthrough of Diablo, without worrying about how I'm assuredly letting my team down.

I feel like I was one of the few people that liked Demigod, largely because it had a ton of options for setting up single player matches (which is good because supposedly the online was terrible). You could specify how many bots were on each team, how fast you gained money/XP, how strong towers/minions were, what map you played on, etc.

I recently tried out Heroes of the Storm, and while it's pretty fun, there are practically no controllable settings for bot matches. You can play on a random map against 5 bots, either with 4 bot teammates or with 4 human players.

Do you all know of any other games like Demigod, or should I just suck it up and get over my hangups about playing online?

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#2 Posted by jaycrockett (857 posts) -

If you pick custom game in Heroes of the Storm you can pick the map and what ever AI strengths of the enemy and ally bots. You don't get any XP playing this way though.

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#3 Edited by Yesiamaduck (2544 posts) -

The big 3 all have the option to play with bots.

But the game choices first really go beyond difficulty, number of players /bots and who your opponents/teammates are

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#4 Posted by NmareBfly (171 posts) -

It's hard to say for certain but the mod support in Dota is likely to lead to some decent single player stuff at some point. Right now there are maybe or or two horde mode things and that's about it, but I'd be surprised if there isn't a bit of a mod explosion when it comes out of beta (which will be... eventually, Valve time.)

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#5 Posted by BBAlpert (2906 posts) -

If you pick custom game in Heroes of the Storm you can pick the map and what ever AI strengths of the enemy and ally bots. You don't get any XP playing this way though.

Oh cool, I didn't even notice that menu option. Thanks.

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