Let's Learn League of Legends
MOBA = Multiplayer Online Battle Arena
AKA DoTA Clones
Amid all the MOBA hate on FRC, I'm sure there are 4 other people who want to try a DoTA game but are afraid of the community and the learning curve.
Well, we can eliminate 50% of that by creating a set team here and learning together. Do you suck? Do you have no idea how to play? SAME HERE!
The reason I'd pick League of Legends over Heroes of Newerth is that LoL is much more straight forward in how characters play and advance and it doesn't have HoN's crazy game changing items.
Ganked from Penny Arcade:
The LoL approach to Monkey KingAlso, the lead designer of LoL wrote this
Then again, since HoN is basically a palate swap for DoTA, DoTA 2 will almost certainly look more like HoN than LoL. The problem is that the mechanics of HoN are way more crazy and complex. The HoN approach to Monkey King
Both are free to play, with rotating heroes.
So, what can you look forward to if you join? Well, we'll get destroyed for many many games but we'll get better and we won't get screamed at by 12 year olds while we do it.