Playing Addons

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Once an addon has been published to the Steam Workshop it will be available for players to subscribe to by browsing the Custom Games tab of the Steam Workshop.

Note:Addons are marked to be visible by Friends Only by default. This means an addon will not be publically available until the visibility is changed by the addon author.

Playing Custom Game Modes

Players can subscribe to addons either through the Steam Workshop or inside of the Dota 2 client when joining a lobby running a particular addon.

Hosting a Custom Game

  1. Locate an addon you wish to play in the Steam Workshop Custom Games] tab
  2. Subscribe to an addon
  3. Launch Dota 2 and it will download the requested addon
  4. Click the Play tab and then Custom Games
  5. Change the Browse By menu option to Subscribed Game Modes and a list of available addons will be displayed
  6. Left-Click an addon and Create Lobby'
  7. Once the necessary players have joined and are assigned to the right team, click Start Game

Joining a Custom Game

  1. Click the Play tab and then Custom Games
  2. Friend's lobbies will be displayed here by default. If they are not, ensure Browse By is set to Friend Lobbies
  3. Click Join when a lobby is available. This will require you to subscribe to the game mode which will be done automatically if you agree.
  4. Assign yourself to a team and wait for the host to start the game