Gribbler Jul 22, 2013 @ 1:30am
Dota 2 sound issues/hotkey problems
I have recently installed the mac version of dota 2 (was previously using the windows version via playonmac). The sound works fine in the menus, but when I get into a game there is no sound. After about a minute game music and sounds from abilities start working, but I still have no sound from heroes or anoouncers. Also my hotkeys don't seem to be working. I have checked, they are assigned to the correct keys, it just does nothing when I press them.
Any ideas?
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[Brotha]Dadone Jul 25, 2013 @ 1:39pm 
Same problem here..
Serial_7 Jul 26, 2013 @ 3:11pm 
same problem audio problem in game and very low fps (macbook pro 2012 retina)
Gribbler Jul 27, 2013 @ 3:19am 
Audio wise, I managed to get heroes and announcers back (although they still kick in about 1:30 into a game). I put -console in the dota launch options, then opened dota and put dota_speech_level 2 into the console. It seemed mine had defaulted to 0 and needed changing back. My fps also seemed strangly low, but I just took the graphics down from everything on max and whilst not so pretty, it's playable. Still no idea about hotkeys
Vlayreich Aug 4, 2013 @ 9:10am 
Same problem here as well.. fix this... unacceptable.
Gribbler Aug 5, 2013 @ 2:56pm 
Hotkeys work after verifying cache integrity through game properties. Also fixed some graphics issues (random green boxes everywhere, pudge being invisible)
Last edited by Gribbler; Aug 5, 2013 @ 2:56pm
mini_alsen Aug 12, 2013 @ 12:29pm 
Im having the same problem. just downloaded the game from steam, started and the sound is not there. sometimes it comes, but then it lags. my game also runs slow, but i dont know if that is the game or my mac?
Rocket Aug 12, 2013 @ 4:12pm 
I can't even get Dota to open ._.
Hencid Aug 26, 2013 @ 7:03pm 
saaame problem T-T
الحلو الأمير Aug 26, 2013 @ 8:32pm 
Очень рад,что DOTA 2 теперь и на MAC
Godlike Aug 30, 2013 @ 10:13am 
seems like there is a lot of people with same problem and yet there is no solution so far...
Hencid Aug 30, 2013 @ 6:05pm 
i think they ill fix it
SkyLine Aug 31, 2013 @ 4:05am 
Same problem here..
standin.322 Oct 17, 2013 @ 12:12am 
still not fixed....
cutesquasher Oct 18, 2013 @ 7:11am 
I can't hear anything with the exception of heroes. I have been thinking about contacting the company via e-mail to alert them to this problem seeing as how so many of us have encountered it without a set solution.
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Date Posted: Jul 22, 2013 @ 1:30am
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