Fourth Spirit - A Dota 2 Podcast

DeNomolos and EZ lay out the Terrorblade Arcana Presents: The Battle of the Beard.  Also, Ursinity hones in on the sorry state of a teamless Medusa in All Hero Hell on this edition of the Dota 2 Guild podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_3.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:13am EST

Cyphus and Roland talk state of affairs, Cyphus' love of Riki and hit up Broodmother again.  Then Gorgon swings by to talk about the recent news in pro Dota 2, current meta, and why Broodmother sucks.  Also, Lich gonna have your mana.

Direct download: Episode_41.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:07pm EST

Cyphus and Roland are reunited with Wazoo once more!  They talk about Wazoo's state of affairs in Dota 2, the state of the podcast, and have a ton of laughs.

Direct download: Episode_40.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:35pm EST

DeNomolos finally admits Tinker is an item-dependent hero.  EZ talks about the guild reaching 200+ members.  And several guildies pop in from the Defense of the Patience mumble chat to say hello while playing Dota 2 so EZ and DeNomolos can bug them. 

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:57pm EST

Cyphus and Roland welcome Gorgon back for another segment of What's Going on with Gorgon in this episode of the podcast.  Gorgon talks the recent changes in 6.83 Dota 2 and sparks an interesting dialogue on the state of the Dota 2 scene and e-sports at large.  Wazoo swings by briefly and helps out with the intro!

Direct download: Episode_39.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:50pm EST

Roland and Cyphus are joined by Shane Kimbrell for a discussion about YouTube and what's to come on that front for the podcast in the coming weeks.  Then Feedernoob joins the crew for another round of Dressing DotP...this time JoyThief's Templar Assassin gets a makeover.  Finally, Roland and Cyphus close the show by explaining why this episode of the Dota 2 podcast is so damn late.

Direct download: Episode_38.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:20pm EST

EZ and DeNomolos talk stormpocalypse on the west coast, the Defense of the Patience Dota 2 guild, a little strategy and more in the inaugural episode of the DotP Guild Chat podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:09am EST

Roland and Cyphus talk about an upcoming addition to the show, have Gorgon the Wonder Cow back on the podcast to talk about the latest in Dota 2 meta and news, and playing Dota 2 with new players.

Direct download: Episode_37.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:54pm EST

Cyphus and Roland sit down with special guest Vix from the DotP Guild for some talk about an upcoming Dota 2 tournament in the DotP guild on this episode of the podcast.  They also welcome back Feedernoob for another round of Dressing DotP, this time Invoker.

Direct download: Episode_36.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:56am EST

Cyphus and Roland welcome DotP JoeSchmoe to the podcast to talk about the Defense of the Patience Dota 2 guild.  Then Gorgon swings by for more What's Going On with Gorgon, talking about new meta and strategies.  Finally, Malystryx lets us know about the nominees for a the JoinDota end-of-year awards.

Direct download: Episode_35.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:52pm EST

Cyphus and Roland welcome EZ Mrcz and DeNomolos for a chat about playing together under the DotP banner.  Feedernoob stops by again for another Dressing DotP segment.  This time she dresses up EZ's Juggernaut...thank the omnipotent one because it was getting embarrassing running around with that guy.

Direct download: Episode_34.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:41am EST

Cyphus and Roland sit down with Eric "EZ" Marcuz, the DotP Guild Leader, to talk about the guild, the upcoming tournament in January, and everything else shakin' with EZ in Dota 2.  Then they have Gorgon the Wonder Cow back again, but this time for a new segment: What's Goin On with Gorgon talking about the latest happenings in the Dota 2 community.

Direct download: Episode_33.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:24am EST

Roland and Cyphus talk about their latest win streak in Dota 2, slight boosts in MMR, Roland's insistence on playing his Hero Challenge in ranked, and how Roland is hard to get now when it comes to iTunes.  They also have NoxvilleZA for Ask a Deviant on for some interesting stats discussion.  Later, Feedernoob joins the gang for round 2 of Dressing DotP, featuring Dragon Knight in this episode of the podcast.

Direct download: Episode_32.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:11pm EST

Roland and Cyphus chat about Invoker, cause Roland loves Invoker lately, even though he hasn't won a game with him yet.  They also talk about the upcoming Dota 2 League tournament finals in Las Vegas, underrated hero ultimates, and ask a ton of questions about how to make Dark Seer's abilities.

Direct download: Episode_31.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:07pm EST

Cyphus and Roland talk about some upcoming Dota 2 League Events, dress up Cyphus' Dazzle with Feedernoob, and discuss when it's advantageous to take down that big bastard Roshan.  They also feature a new song by Death Prophet and the Crystal Maidens.

Direct download: Episode_30.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:12pm EST

Cyphus and Roland get deep about video games, winning games despite a deficit on the scoreboard, and upcoming content on DotP.  They also do some extra content, featuring a song from Death Prophet and the Crystal Maidens.

Direct download: Episode_29.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:47pm EST

Cyphus and Roland are joined by Greg "WhatIsHip" Laird from HighGroundTV and 'Gerg: Live and Uncensored."  They talk about Greg's history with Dota 2, before Dota 2, and his upcoming projects in the e-sports community in the latest episode of the podcast.

Direct download: Episode_28.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 7:16pm EST

Cyphus and Roland sit down with Feeder Noob to talk about cosmetics in Dota 2, adhesives like gekko feet, and more in this episode of the Dota 2 podcast.  They also talk about their latest escapades in Amateur Dota 2 League and Roland's continuing love for Axe.

Direct download: Episode_27.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:16am EST

Toffees joins Cyphus and Roland in this episode of the podcast to talk about playing well with others in the Dota 2 community, the state of affairs for North American Dota 2, and his background leading up to his involvement in the community.

Direct download: Episode_26.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:48am EST

Cyphus and Roland get a chance to sit down with special guest Nahaz.  They get into how Nahaz found his way to doing Dota 2 stats, his academic career, and his personal background.  They also touch on AD2L and read a new iTunes comment.

Direct download: Episode_25.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:33am EST

Cyphus and Roland are joined by a guest co-host in this episode of the podcast, Malystryx from JoinDota.  Malystryx educates the crew and their listeners about the Dota 2 scene abroad, enlightens Roland and Cyphus about the Arrow gaming scandal and match-fixing, going to Comic Con and what it's like being a super cool dad in Britain.

Direct download: Episode_24.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:44pm EST

Cyphus and Roland talk about positions, who they're playing, their most recent Amateur Dota 2 League games, and Ask a Deviant with Fridge Master for more Dota 2 stats in this episode of the Defense of the Patience podcast.

Direct download: Episode_23.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:11am EST

Cyphus and Roland talk about what happens in the jungle, the might jungle, where Chen is doing weird stuff to neutral creeps.  They also talk about AD2L, playing with The Beast, and Cyphus' new thoughts on a Skywrath Mage build when going mid.

Direct download: Episode_22.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:26pm EST

Cyphus and Roland talk about Wazoo's departure and their lackluster performance in the Amateur Dota 2 League.  Later, Gorgon the Wonder Cow from High Ground TV and JoinDota calls in to chat about his experience at ESL and crack wise with the hosts.

Direct download: Episode_21.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:15pm EST

The gang chats with Jordan Hansen from Amateur Dota 2 League about the upcoming Season 5.  They get into the tournament structure, how divisions were made, and DotP's upcoming match.  The gang also chats about ESL and other Dota 2 topics.

Direct download: Episode_20.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:16am EST

Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland get Weedman back on the line with curious but comical results.  They also debut a new segment: DotP Academy, featuring their first coach, Opaca.

Direct download: Episode_19.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:29am EST

Wazoo reveals a dastardly deed that resulted in the demise of his cohosts, his love of podcasting, background and Dota 2 history on this episode of the podcast.  He also explains the lack of a full episode and how it's totally Roland's fault.

Direct download: Getting_to_Know_Wazoo.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:02am EST

In this episode of Defense of the Patience, a Dota 2 podcast, Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland talk with the editor-in-chief from JoinDota, Malystryx GDS.  He talks his incredible past with e-sports, the inner workings of JoinDota, and also turns the tables on the crew to ask a few questions.  The gang closes it out with a game of Worst Way to Die.

 

Direct download: Episode_18.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:47am EST

Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland talk about, ya know, how to talk...in the latest episode of this Dota 2 Podcast.  They discuss communication, strategy, and doing their first podcast with a video element.

Direct download: Episode_17.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:15am EST

Cyphus, Roland and Wazoo talk their upcoming Amateur Dota 2 League team and pushing lanes in the latest episode of the podcast.  They also play another lively round of Guess a Hard Counter.

Direct download: Episode_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:53am EST

Cyphus, Wazoo, and Roland talk to MotPax from Standard Deviants in this episode's Ask a Deviant segment, and they get to the bottom of Wazoo's Tiny...it's not what it sounds like.  The gang also discusses the upcoming 6.82 patch, the upcoming Amateur Dota 2 League season, and the DotP guild.

Direct download: Episode_15.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:29am EST

Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland talk with Amanda "The First Panda" Wong, the Captain of the all-women Vas Avi Dota 2 team in the latest episode of the podcast.  They play Guess a Hard Counter for Tinker, talk newbie tips with The First Panda, and the treatment of women in gaming.

Direct download: Episode_14.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:06am EST

In this episode of Defense of the Patience, a Dota 2 podcast, Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland talk level-dependent heroes.  They also welcome Fridgemaster from Standard Deviants Stat House for the first Ask a Deviant segment.  The gang awards some Worst Way to Die swag as well.

Direct download: Episode_13.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:04am EST

Roland talks the experiences that led to the creation of a Dota 2 podcast, his past endeavors, current pursuits and what he hopes to see continue to happen at Defense of the Patience.  He also goes behind the scenes on some of the production side of things and what he does at DotP.

Direct download: Getting_to_Know_Roland.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:41am EST

Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland talk drafting in the latest episode of Defense of the Patience, a Dota 2 podcast.  Roland wonders if he's being demoted, the gang discusses the Guess a Hard Counter: Techies responses, and plays a new round for Treant Protector.

Direct download: Episode_12.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:07am EST

Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland talk about Techies, Guess a Hard Counter for Techies, and talk the role of the player in the offlane in this episode of Defense of the Patience, a Dota 2 Podcast.

Direct download: Episode_11.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:16am EST

Greg Laird, Dota 2 caster and founder of High Ground TV, swings by the podcast to talk his experience with casting, being a panelist at The International 2014, and his endeavors at High Ground TV as well as other upcoming projects.  Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland talk about playing a game of their proposed Tiny, Treant and Crystal Maiden combo and play Guess a Hard Counter to listener-suggested Io.

Direct download: Episode_10.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:33am EST

The gang discusses recent games of Dota 2 over the long Labor Day weekend as well as the in-house Amateur Dota 2 League game. In the strategy discussion, they talk what to do when you can't get a five-stack for ranked matchmaking.

Direct download: Episode_9.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:55am EST

In this episode of Defense of the Patience, the gang talks about statistics in Dota 2 with special guest Brian Peddie (Phage) from High Ground TV and stat house Standard Deviants.  Cyphus explains his discoveries, and Wazoo's correctness, about Crystal Maiden's ult.  And Roland challenges Cyphus on the podcast to further Defend his Dota Dissertation on using Blink Dagger over Force Staff with Crystal Maiden.

Direct download: DotP_Episode_8.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:43pm EST

The gang has a discussion about being better players focused on attitudes in Dota 2 team play. Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland discuss the ways in which they all rage when playing and the tribulations faced in trying to overcome those negative aspects of their own play. They also discuss the pros and cons of using a Blink Dagger on Crystal Maiden over a Force Staff and play a lively round of Worst Way to Die.

Direct download: Episode_7.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:37am EST

The gang welcomes Jordan Hansen from Amateur Dota 2 League to discuss the regular tournament held for amateur players.  The gang also Guesses a Hard Counter to Juggernaut and talks the upcoming big New York City Dota 2 tournament.

Direct download: Episode_6.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:51am EST

Roland is reunited with the gang after his trip and a long weekend of Dota 2 for Wazoo and Cyphus. They chat about their games, talk vision and terrain in the strategy segment, and a little more about the blame-game. They play Guess a Hard Counter and Worst Way to Die to give away some swag.

Direct download: Episode_5.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:01pm EST

Cyphus makes some show announcements about the show's schedule, talks about how he came to play Dota 2, his background, and what he'd like to discuss on the podcast.

Direct download: Getting_to_Know_Cyphus.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:30am EST

Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland are joined by Dota 2 caster Gorgon the Wonder Cow.  Gorgon talks time zones, casting and participates in a round of Guess a Hard Counter (which Cyphus totally wins by totally not cheating at all).  Later, the gang plays Worst Way to Die: Listener Edition and offers some consolation prizes.

Direct download: Episode_4.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:11am EST

Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland talk at length about Naga Siren (including Roland's unhealthy infatuation with her), upcomind DotA 2 heroes, initiating team fights like noobs, and a round of butchering Legion Commander's background.

Direct download: Episode_3.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:56pm EST

Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland crack wise about DotA 2, lag, laning, circumstances to leave lane and how it mostly depends on one's job. Another fun round of Guess a Hard Counter as well as Guess the Hero's Background. This week, Shadow Shaman.

Direct download: Episode_2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 7:39pm EST

In the inagural Defense of the Patience podcast, hosts Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland talk about DotA 2 team structure. The gang also introduces the basic mission of the show, a few games, and offers up some free Nature's Prophet swag for anyone willing to delve into the "Boots debate" with Roland in the Defend Your DotA Dissertation segment.

Direct download: Episode_1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 8:43pm EST

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