Originally Posted by Yandols93
Oh, this is still good news. At least there are bots for me to train with. Hearing about DotA 2 is not playable while steam is in offline mode is sad, but I hope they add support for it soon.
no-no-no, you misunderstood the answer if you are connected to steam you can play, you can be in online, away, busy or offline mode(in friend list
) it doesn't matter, until the steam and dota servers are up you can play everything(matchmaking, practice etc.)