Starting the Game
Start Warcraft III: Frozen Throne
Setting Battle.net Realm
On the main menu, click on the "maginifying glass" beside Battle.net
This will open up the Battle.net Gateway Selection screen to the right hand side. Choose your continent and press "Ok". This is where you are being asked to select the Battle.net server you wish to play on.
Once you have done this, you have set your server / realm. Every time you login, this will act as your default Battle.net server. You can change this later by once again following Step 2.
Now click on Battle.net and enter their realm.
Terms and Conditions
Once you are in, for a first time user, it will take you to their Terms of Agreement
On this screen, you need to SCROLL DOWN
till the end of agreement which will activate the "Agree" button. Click on "Agree".
Now you are at the Battle.net login screen. You will need to create a Battle.net account in order to login. Click "Create a New Account
Creating An Account
You are now on the Account Creation page. On this page enter the following details to make an account.
This will act as your nickname and account username here on Battle.net
This will act as your password for your account. Make sure you note it down or remember it.
You need to re-enter your password again for security reasons.
Once this is done, please click "OK" to create your account.
Logging In to Battle.net
Once your account has been created, it will take you back to the login screen. Enter your account name and your password and click on "Logon" to enter Battle.net
Creating / Joining A Game
Now that you are logged in to Battle.net you will need to either Create a Game or Join a Game in order to play. In the top Menu, you can see a parchment icon. Click on it. That is the Custom Games list.
Entering a Game
Once you are here, you will now be shown all the hosted games on Battle.net
You can join any of the games or instead you can create your own. You can do this by clicking on "Create Game" at the bottom and then hosting a map with your specifications.
The list of hosted games shown to you might consist other maps too. If you specifically want to play DotA, please use the "Filter" button above to search for DotA games. Once you find one, double click on it to enter.
Wait For Game to Start
Now that you are in the game. You will now have to wait for the host to start the game or if you are the host, wait for players to join your game and then start it yourself.