Gabe Newell appears in Dota 2 as the shopkeeper

Steamworkshop Gabe Newell Shopkeeper

A fan-made character that takes on the guise of Gabe Newell is on the Dota 2 Workshop.

The Dota 2 shopkeeper has been transformed into Valve boss Gabe Newell. This creation is for the New Bloom Festival due early 2015, where Valve have asked the community to create Chinese New Year themed items for sale in the shop.

Gabe isn't exactly anything to do with Chinese New Year, but it's still a creation we like the look of.

The new look for the shopkeeper was created by Down Limit "in gratitude to the development team".

Although he doesn't fully believe his creation will make it into the game, he still believes "with the support of the community" the devs "will notice [his] custom shopkeeper and add it for the New Bloom event."

Take a look at the showcase video for Down Limit's creation below. And if you want to see this in Dota 2, head over to Steam and vote for it.

Thanks, PCGamesN.

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