As a passionate dota player for over a 10 years i was never really interested in anything besides dota, but as i was going to some sort of playhouse (internet caffe) i used to watch other people play custom WC3 maps. And that one day i saw Deja playing Vampirism, but never really understood whats going on, he was blinking around, selling/sharing recources, thats pretty much it from my point of view. Later after that i accidentally joined some VF game, downloaded the map and decided to give it a shot. Of course i was clueless back then, so i died that very first game i think i was killed by the portal. I dont remember building several walls but early basing was the thing. I remember i was trying to have the best possible slayer time for wich i thought its the most important thing in the game, and that resulted with like 1 min 58 sec slayer. I dont remember people who i played with, just this one guy BIG_BLUMENKIND or something like that, and i remember him playing on red color. After a year and a half i had some expirience, i remember making only 3 towers - frost, mana energy and UTOF, ah the good old spiral base. I remember wyrim, but never really used her. After some time i decided to stop playing, dont know why but sometimes i cought myself randomly thinking of it, like wich base is the best one, so i downloaded one image where you can see whole map with base numbers, so when i felt nostalgic i used to watch it and remember the good ol times. Last year i decided to start playing again, but this time i wanted to really be good in it, so i watched (if i die) every single game till the end, trying to learn something since there was no videos on youtube where i could do that. Then i discovered TakeThis, started watching his stuff and that helped me alot to improve my skill and develop certain game sence. I learned how to position my houses when minibasing, i learned that i shouldnt train like 20 workers from 2 houses, at first it looked like a faster way but when i realized with that time i spent waiting for workers to train and constantly spamming W i could make 3 more minibases and harvest more wood. So ye, improved my gameplay alot and here i am now, aware that i actually can detonate fangs to get people who can repair my wall instead od being hopeless and rage pinging for someone to help me when toolkit runs out.