RGC VS Garena: Which is the Best DotA Client?

This is my first interview about a gaming client, and it’s this RGC VS Garena, where RGC is Ranked Gaming Client, and both RGC and Garena are DotA gaming clients.

So the BIG question, which is the best? RGC or Garena?

RGC VS Garena

Now, based on my gaming experiences, it’s a 100% sure YES to RGC and 100% sure NO to Garena. Why? Well, here’s my comments about those two DotA clients:


Not connection flexible. You can’t mix up with other internet providers. For example, PLDT and Bayantel users can’t play together, or the game for one of them being foreign will result to lag or delay.

Does NOT have a game system. Since there’s no system existing, it’s prone to be the den of the QUITTERS. Since there are no rules, then they just quit and quit since there’s nothing to lose anyway.

No RECONNECT chances. Once disconnected, you can NEVER go back to game.

Doesn’t have a command system. It’s non-existent to Garena, as they even don’t have observers per game.

Crowded TOO MUCH. It’s not really fun to play with your time on the line for just entering a room so you can play.

Lastly, Garena is for NOOBS. I could say there are a lot of NOOBS here. That’s a FACT.


Any connection is good as long as it’s fast. No need to explain this. Let’s just say it’s hybrid! 😀

Has a POINT system. It serves as a anti-QUITTERS. To those who value their account, these points serves as their standing. When it gets as low as 1450, then you can be kicked by others before the game starts. It also shows how good you are as a player.

You can RECONNECT after disconnection. As long as you can reconnect in 2 minutes, you’re still alive in the game.

Even as CROWDED as Garena, it can hold up as many players online. That’s good!

Every game is challenging. Since the games are usually in CM (Captain Mode). Usually, the players in RGC wants professional game, meaning with PLAN. So your 1 game in RGC is worth much more than 3 games in Garena.

As a user of Garena for about 7 years, I can tell all of these weaknesses in their system. RGC just came to me this April 2012, but I can say so much to this. Those are my observations.

If you are just a starter in DotA, then try Garena first, then switch to RGC when you are ready to become a PRO. You can comment here of what you think about RGC VS Garena. Do you agree that RGC is better than Garena?


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  3. Nepal August 20, 2012 at 11:56 am

    Yea totally true ..

  4. Shini_Nepal September 18, 2012 at 9:44 pm

    it may be true..but i have found alot of players who are noob in RGC aswell …. 1) In RGC if the drafter is a newcomer in dota ..the whole game’s drafting n the entire game goes to waste 2) how to -switch player…in a smooth game if other players fill like they are about to lose they simply leave the game.. leaving us with a unfair game. 3) as u told about the points system in RGC..well a person specially a Noob can always make a new account (its not that hard) 4) ok u told that u can reconnect in 2min in RGC but in Garena also u get about 1min n soo till the players doesn’t kik u ————Now if i had to talk about garena …ur points are all true!! i don;t disagree..but when i host a game in garena ..i seem to know or remember the ppl who i play with, weather they are pro or noob. n there is the system of banning the ppl…soo while hosting a game i put only the known..n the ppl with higher level…the I have played in both RGC n Garena…if u get gud player in RGC then u may have hell lots of fun..n in Garena also u can have alot of fun as well… soo its ur choice……..N LASTly In RGc ….i speak English ..n i can’t understand what they are saying… ^_^ now i m playing DOTA2 soo i prefer DOTa2 …hehe ^_^

  5. Hakka stha November 26, 2012 at 1:24 am

    Rgc there are many platforms for lowskill,pubbers,mid-skilled,high skillled and legend one u just have to seek for good channels.

    1. aNONameUSe February 11, 2016 at 9:06 am

      who want to switch team anyway? they are your opponent why would you switch in the middle of the game? and there’s a lot of MapHacker in garena.


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