Fourth Spirit - A Dota 2 Podcast (Video Games)

Proud is tired and Bee are jet-lagged as they endeavor to teach you mangy rascals how the goodnessgracious to highground cause golly gee wiz is that a tough one. Please listen to our shows we're dying each day and it's not getting any easier to see the light.












Send help.

Direct download: 20171121_tmt.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:36pm EST

On today's episode of Theory Craft Thursday Proud and Ursi set out to define what are achievable vs. unachievable goals for the new ranked season system started by 7.07 and how to go about accomplishing those goals as the season progresses! We also talk about our current Meepo frustrations, the sad state of Ursi's carry pool, and more before going on to play Tiny with Vengeful Spirit as a safelane combo!

Direct download: 20171116_tct.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:36am EST

This week's Teach Me Tuesday features Ursi and Beedub going through plenty of questions from both Bee and viewer submissions including their favorite supports in 7.07, how to climb from 2.5k up with the new ranked seasonal system as mid or carry, what role the 3, 4, and 5 have in a team comp, and more!

Direct download: 20171114_tmt.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:37pm EST

On today's Theory Craft Thursday Proud and Ursi discuss the different ways to play around the new offlane from the offlaner's perspective including the advantages of duo-laning versus the advantages of more traditional solo offlanes! For the game they set out to play Pangolier and Skywrath Mage but end up playing Skywrath with Beastmaster against a Pangolier offlane from the enemy team! All this and more on the most recent TcT!

Direct download: 20171109_tct.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:04am EST

This week's TmT features Proud and Special guest Skrunk running through a brief review of 7.07b and discusses the hows and whys of safelane strategy in 7.07.

Direct download: 20171106_tmt.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:38am EST

Direct download: 20171102_tct.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 7:44am EST

Proud and Ursi bring you their full, exhaustive (and exhausting!) 7.07 Dueling Fates patch notes review complete with all the info on the new heroes, their potential combinations, all the new items, old item changes, and the truly absurd amount of hero changes AKA why exp talents are godly, why health is better than damage, and how movement speed talents are awful in nearly all cases! On top of that we talk briefly about our official Fourth Spirit rebranding as this is our first episode as well as our partnership with Unikrn (https://unikrn.com/) which enables us to make all the content we love to make!

Direct download: 707_patch_notes.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:04am EST

Cyphus is joined by EZ Mrcz for one final episode of Defense of the Patience.  They talk Dota 2, the state of esports, their favorite moments with Defense of the Patience, the great DotPeeps, and more.  Find Cyphus on twitter @TheRealCyphus to find out what's in store coming up with Dota Cinema and his future podcasting endeavors. 

Thank you all for the wild and amazing ride.  I'm going to miss it more than you know.  Good luck and godspeed!

As promised, the link to DotP's original MS Paint logo: http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/6/8/d/9/68d9a609edd5f27d/Basic_Log.jpg

Direct download: The_Final_One.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:29am EST

Cyphus runs through an "almost" final episode of DotP that strolls down memory lane and reviews some of his favorite intros from the early days of Defense of the Patience - A Dota 2 Podcast.  He talks the stories that went into them, why they make him laugh, and more.  Check out this next-to-last episode of Defense of the Patience, a Dota 2 Podcast.

Direct download: CyphusIntros.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:26am EST

On this week's Theorycraft Thursday Proud and Ursi go in depth on the different phases of drafting, how the guidelines for captains mode apply to pubs, what makes a weak draft versus what makes a strong draft, how to abuse a weak draft, how to accentuate your strengths, and more draft advice! Afterwards they go in detail about general rules for addressing the many common problems folks run into in any given game of dota, things like addressing lost lanes, countering enemy 5th picks like Broodmother, dealing with enemy cores that are snowballing, reclaiming map control, why Tien's Tri-Beam makes a square, and much more!

Direct download: dotp_2017-10-25_TcT.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:44pm EST

Ursinity and Beedub discuss the mid position, covering matchups, item decisions, rotations, and Ursinity's affection for mid Necro. All this and more on today's Teach Me Tuesday!

Direct download: TMT_20171024.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:36am EST

Cyphus runs everyone through some changes regarding the DotP announcement from last week, what he'll be up to moving forward, and what the next week or two will look like on DotP.  Thanks all!

Direct download: dotp_2017-10-22.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:41am EST

On this weeks episode, Chessie, the carry for complexity sits down to talk about the recent success at Starladder, competing in the NA scene as well as how this new roster came about to start the season. Zrock then joins Breaky to discuss the minor events results so far and preview our first Major of the season with ESL Hamburg. All of this and more in this weeks episode of DotPro!

Direct download: dotpro_20171020.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:19am EST

On today's episode of Theorycraft Thursday Ursi and Proud talk all about their new project Fourth Spirit, what that means for TcT (hint: nothing, its staying the same!), and more before going into their week in dota, how to identify and optimize your hero choices and item choices around your allies and more! This week's combination is a 4 position roaming Slardar paired with an offlane Underlord with particular emphasis on how the two compensate for the nuance of Underlord offlane versus many other common offlaners!

Direct download: TcT10182017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:53am EST

Major show announcements on today's episode.  Cyphus talks about DotP coming to a close, when and how that will all happen and the timeline for it, where you will be able to continue listening to Teach Me Tuesdays and Theorycraft Thursdays w/ Proud, Ursinity and Beedub, why this is all happening and what to expect during the final weeks of Defense of the Patience.

Direct download: CyphusGoodbye.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 7:49pm EST

BreakyCPK and zrock discuss recent roster changes and rumors, as well as preview the first minors of the season. All of this and more on this week's episode of the pro Dota 2 podcast.
Direct download: dotpro_20171013.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:47am EST

On this episode of Theorycraft Thursday Proud and Ursinity delve into their week in Dota 2, Ursi's adventures carrying people as a support player, common mistakes among players in the low to mid 3k bracket, common support mistakes, and more. Later they go into the combination of Nyx and Zeus, exploring how they work together and itemization/skill-builds on both heroes! All this and more on today's episode!
Direct download: dotp_2017-10-11_TcT.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:47pm EST

Proud and LeafyPeachy dive deep into Doom's decision-making and how to recover as a struggling offlaner.

Direct download: TMT_20171010.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:31pm EST

No new episode today!  Big show announcements next Monday's episode though.  Today:

Dominik "Black^" Reitmeier joins Cyphus on today's DotP One on One to talk playing professional Dota 2 in all its various regions, his transition on Team Faceless from carry to mid lane, feeling disconnected from his family due to his decision to pursue a career in esports, and professional players' behavior in Dota 2 and the future of professionalism in the scene.  All this and more on the latest Dota 2 interview podcast.  Find Black @BlackDota2 on twitter or follow his stream at www.twitch.tv/blackdotatv.

Direct download: BlackInterview1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:13am EST

On this week's episode of Theorycraft Thursday Proud & Ursi focus on how to get out a Dota rut, what effects the behavior patch may have on pubs, how hard Cuphead is, and more before going on to play support Silencer with a carry Ursa as an aggressive safelane duolane! All this and more on this week's episode!

Direct download: dotp_2017-10-5_TcT.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 8:04pm EST

Ursinity and Beedub try out a new one on one format of Teach Me Tuesdays where Beedub watched one of Ursi's carry games and then analyzed his decision making, why he cuts down so many trees, mistakes he made, how to steal roshan, when to draft troll vs. when not to draft troll, and much more!

Direct download: TMT_20171003.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:23am EST

Cyphus has a quick message about changes upcoming around DotP and introduces today's re-release of a One on One recorded w/ TrentPax back in May 2017!  We hope you enjoy today's episode of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: dotp_2017-10-1_ReRelease.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:16am EST

PPD sits down with BreakyCPK to discuss the crazy roster shuffle that was, how the current roster came about, what he thinks about the NA Dota 2 scene and concerning the recent Optic Gaming Announcement. Zrock also joins to help recap the many qualifiers currently taking place as well as how each of the regions are looking. All of this and more on this weeks episode.

Direct download: dotpro_20170929_v2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:18pm EST

Proud and Ursinity are at it again with a brand new theorycrafted combo!  This week, they're playing around with a Nature's Prophet offlane.  Listen to find out what they ended up pairing it with in this week's edition of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: dotp_2017-09-28_TcT.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:19am EST

A solo episode with Roland. Roland discusses the last three years, his highest heights and what a wonderful time it's been with Defense of the Patience.

Catch Roland's last episode here on Defense of the Patience

Direct download: Last_Episode_of_DotP.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:16am EST

Proud schools LeafyPeachy and Cyphus on the interactions between safe lanes and offlanes.  They talk what to do when you're a solo safe laner, proper goals for an offlaner, when to leave lane and where to go, offlane as Enigma, and much, much more.  Plus a lot of Bloodseeker.  Cause, you know...Proud.  All on the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: TMT_20170926.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:23pm EST

Cyphus fills us in on the latest info regarding the DotP studio transition.  Then DotP provides a sample of the content available on the DotPatron exclusive podcast feed for your listening pleasure.

Ursi and Proud bring you another casual DotPatron exclusive episode of the podcast talking Universal Mathematic Theory of Terry by Terrance Howard, Dota 2, Steam sales, cosmetics, bowling, and probably more nonsense than anyone can remember.  Check out the latest Patron-exclusive Dota 2 podcast episode now!

 

Direct download: DotP_Patron_Rerelease.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 7:33pm EST

BreakyCPK is joined by Zrock for a breakdown of the latest happenings in pro Dota 2.  They talk Starladder qualifiers, King's Cup results, ESL Hamburg, WCA and much, much more.  Check out the latest edition of the pro Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: dotpro09222017edit.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:10am EST

Today on Theorycraft Thursday Proud and Ursinity talk all about communication in pubs, productive communication and negative communication, pet peeves, and their personal attitudes towards communicating in Dota 2 pubs.  Later they take Phantom Lancer and Disruptor to the lanes where Proud tries a PL build without Manta Style in an effort to breathe life into the hero we've all been lukewarm on build-wise for a while.  All this and more on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: dotp_2017-09-21_TcT.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:03am EST

From brown boots Earth Shaker to mango PA, Ursi tutors leafypeachy and beedub on decisions in the early game. How do you lane versus a Dark Seer with Soul Ring? Why Blink and Force Staff? All this and more on the learning Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: TMT_20170919.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:46pm EST

Roland is away and Cyphus is instead joined by Ursinity and Proud.  They talk feeling stagnant in Dota 2, wonder what changes may come in 7.07, and who plays ranked Dota 2 properly.  Hint: Ursi thinks it's him.  All this and more in the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: dotp_2017-09-17_main.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:42pm EST

Breaky continues his look at the shuffles and shakeups in the world of professional Dota 2 this week as well as what's in store in the upcoming year.  He welcomes special guest Black^ to talk Black^'s upcoming year, who he'll be playing with, and what he thinks of the roster news we've gotten so far.  Later Zrock joins Breaky for a look at the latest news in pro Dota 2.  All this and more on the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: dotpro_20170915.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:05am EST

Proud and Ursinity tackle a new theorycrafted combo this week with Oracle and Necrophos.  Find out how they built them, what they skilled and if the theorycrafted Dota 2 combo worked in the lanes.  Plus they talk at length about winning from behind.  All this and more on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: dotp_2017-09-13_TcT.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:38am EST

Proud gets a new combo of students this week for Teach Me Tuesdays: Beedub and Cyphus.  With both the "teachlings" focusing on safe lane cores, this episode focuses heavily on safe lane carry play.  Beedub asks about pushing high ground and which cores are best at it before delving into alternative Monkey King carry builds.  Plus Proud schools Cyphus on his recent Spectre play, a Viper misconception Cyphus holds, and helps Cyphus try to determine if he's farming too much.  Beedub poses a few questions about Bloodseeker much to Proud's delight, and they close with another look at the issues with replacing Manta Style in Phantom Lancer's build.  All this and more on the latest edition of the Dota 2 learning podcast!

Direct download: TMT_20170912_no_intro.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:35am EST

Roland talks his lack of satisfaction playing in the mid 2k's MMR bracket of Dota 2, how he regrets his massive MMR loss, why the loss occurred, and how he might fix it.  He also tries to talk himself into and then out of paying someone to boost him to 3k.  They discuss at length the pros and cons of playing a limited hero pool and expanding that pool in ranked v. unranked Dota 2.  Plus a little Patron gushing and iTunes reviews!  All this and more on the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: DotP_Main_09102017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:42pm EST

BreakyCPK is joined this week by special guest: EternaLEnVyy.  EE talks with Breaky all about the behind-the-scenes roster drama, where everyone wound up, and his take on the scene at large moving forward this year in Dota 2.  All this and more on the latest pro Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: dotpro_20170908_v2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:45am EST

Proud and Ursinity are tackling the concept of a meta hero in this week's episode of the Dota 2 podcast.  They also talk about a Windranger/Bloodseeker combo for this week's game.  They talk extensively about Windranger as both a core and support, Disruptor's strengths, building items around the enemy team comp, and cast points.  All this and more in the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: dotp_2017-09-06_TcT.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:08am EST

Ursinity sits down for a lesson with Cyphus and newest addition to the DotP roster: LeafyPeachy.  They talk their goals for the next year in Dota 2, the positions they're focused on, effective offlaners in the current meta, when to farm aggressively in the enemy jungle, and how to make Clockwerk more viable.  All this and more on the learning Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: TMT_20170905_with_intro.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:34am EST

Cyphus and Roland talk their latest solo queue experiences in Dota 2.  They talk the biggest throw Cyphus has made in some time, difficulties with drafting/laning on their AD2L team, Cyphus' first negative conduct report, how Roland hates the beach and much, much more!  Check out the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast now!

Direct download: DotP_Main_09022017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 8:41pm EST

BreakyCPK is joined by Timado and Banana Slam Jamma on today's DotPro Show!  They talk the latest happenings in the pro Dota 2 scene, discuss the latest roster shuffle news, and what their plans are moving forward in professional Dota 2.  All this and more in the latest edition of the pro Dota 2 podcast!

Timestamps:

Timado - 14:10

BSJ - 33:40

Direct download: dotpro_20170901.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:13am EST

On this week's show Ursinity and Proud are talking all about their approach to developing a new hero build in Dota 2, troubleshooting existing builds, and identifying how to fix problems and gradually personalize an item build to your liking. For today's game they discussed in-depth the value (or lack thereof) of starting with ironwood branches on supports and go all into Mirana's new physical damage mid build, with some discussion of Windranger support, before eventually playing Mirana with a safelane Drow for the actual game. All this and more on the latest edition of the Dota 2 Podcast!

Direct download: dotp_2017-08-30_TcT.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:01am EST

Proud and Roland introduce the spiritual successor to Proudland with the help of a new DotP show host: Beedub!  They talk their goals for the show, how the format will work and vary from week to week, and what Dota 2 listeners have to look forward to!  Today's specific topics focus on efficiency as a core and how to be a better safe lane carry as DotP looks to improve their Dota 2 capabilities.  All this and more on the latest edition to the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: TMT_20170829.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:43pm EST

Cyphus gets heated and Roland antagonizes him on about junglers in Dota 2.  After a brief discussion of Cyphus's struggles learning Drow Ranger, he explains to Roland that the root cause of the majority of his recent losses have been junglers.  Learn the truth from General Denny on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Cyphus_Gets_Mad.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:21am EST

Breakycpk is joined by GranDGranT to talk the rumors of possible roster shuffles within the North and South American regions.  They also dissect the Infamous drama and new ppd team. Zrock later sits in to discuss the DreamLeague Major announcement and what we can learn from it. All of this and more on this weeks episode of the pro Dota 2 podcast.

Timestamp:

GrandGrant - 20:47

Direct download: dotpro_20170825.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:00am EST

Ursinity and Proud are theorycrafting are taking Earthshaker and Clinkz to the Dota 2 lanes this week.  Find out how they intend to build the heroes, where they're going to run them, and just how well the trial run went on this weeks episode.  Plus they announce a new show coming to Defense of the Patience on Tuesdays and discuss the format.  All this and more on the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: dotp_2017-08-24_TcT.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:18am EST

Cyphus and Roland talk about a perceived rise in the number of trolls and racists in their pub matches post-TI7.  They theorize about its connection to the recent events in Charlottesville involving the neo-Nazi protesters and the Internet's bolstering of that type of behavior.  Then they talk about their love of Proud's Monkey King carry build and how it's started to change their pubs.  All this and more in the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Monday_Main_08202017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:41am EST

Breaky is joined by Zrock for a lengthy look at the results, meta and storylines that emerged in the biggest event of the year for Dota 2: The International 2017.  All this and more on the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: dotpro_20170818.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:20am EST

Ursinity and Proud are back in action with a TI7-inspired episode.  They play Monkey King/Lich after theorycrafting about the combo.  They also discuss their TI experience, do a post-mortem on the TI meta game, what they liked, didn't like and what surprised them.  All this and more on the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast fresh from The International 2017.

Direct download: dotp_2017-08-16_TcT.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:03am EST

Cyphus and Roland recap their trip and meeting all the amazing DotP listeners at TI7, the amazing Dota they got to watch, and more in the post-TI7 edition of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: Monday_Main_08142017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:00pm EST

Breaky and zrrock recap an all-elimination Day 4 that proves the odds are in favor of China winning it all. Breaky and zrrock are also joined by a competitor from Hellraisers, carry swiftending. Recorded live from the Dota 2 Reddit Meetup at Gameworks in downtown Seattle.

Direct download: dotpro_20170811_Live_from_Reddit_Meetup_TI7.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:53pm EST

DotP brings you a special live episode of the Dota 2 podcast! Recorded live at the DotP community meetup at Gamma Ray Games in Seattle, Washington, Roland, Cyphus, Ursinity, and Proud talk their time at the event, getting to meet all the wonderful DotPeeps, and more! Thanks for the love from all the wonderful people who showed up. You've made this whole event truly amazing! And to those who couldn't make it, we hope to see you next year!

Direct download: dotp202017081020Gamma20Ray20Live.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:21pm EST

Join Breaky and Zrock as they talk Day 3 and all the Dota 2 at TI7!

Direct download: dotpro202017081020TI720day20320recap.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:15pm EST

Stay tuned to DotP for periodic updates from TI7 w/ BreakyCPK and the rest of DotP!

Direct download: dotpro2020170809.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 6:22pm EST

BreakyCPK provides an update for Day 1 of the Main Event at TI7!

Direct download: dotpro2020170808.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:51pm EST

BreakyCPK talks about the week ahead and where everyone stands after the Group Stage. Find out what's in store this week for in the biggest Dota 2 Tournament in history: The International 2017. All this and more on the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast! 

Direct download: dotpro2020170806.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 7:35pm EST

Proud and Ursinity take a break from theorycrafting today to talk their observations about the latest meta trends taking shape during The International 2017 Dota 2 Group Stages.  They discuss their opinions regarding picks and bans, why heroes are becoming more common, Pugna, the way position 4 supports have developed, and the heroes they hope to see more of.

Direct download: dotp_2017-08-02_TcT.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:56am EST

BreakyCPK hosts a special edition of the DotPro Show!  He takes a look at the early games in the TI7 Group Stages, talks about the fantasy draft, and is joined by zrock for a deeper look at all things TI7!  All this and more on the latest professional Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: dotpro_20170802.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:04pm EST

Cyphus and Roland talk Roland's latest travels, Cyphus's trip to a legit barbershop, cool cars, and our competitive hero pools for an upcoming season of the Amateur Dota 2 League.  All this and more on the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Monday_7-30-17.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:20am EST

BreakyCPK takes a preview look at the upcoming Group Stages of The International 2017 in Dota 2.  This week, special guests Akke and CCnC join breaky for the look ahead.  All this and more on the pro Dota 2 podcast!

Timestamps:

Akke: 28:40

CCnC: 45:55

Direct download: dotpro_20170728.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:11am EST

Proud and Ursinity discuss at great length how to play against heroes who counter you in Dota 2 before taking a newly theorycrafted combo to the lanes: Phantom Assassin and Sand King.  Find out how the PA and SK combo did, what they built and how they skilled in the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: dotp_2017-07-26_TcT.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:08am EST

Cyphus survives a real-life Shukuchi attack, Roland is a villain, the new Major/Minor system is discussed, and Cyphus' theory about MMR stigma being the reason for bad behavior.  All this and more on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Monday_Main_07232017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:43am EST

BreakyCPK talks the latest news in the Dota 2 pro scene.  This week, in addition to the latest happenings, Breaky is joined by Kips, TNC Pro Team's coach and analyst.  Later he is joined by Zrock for a more extensive update.  All this and more on the latest Dota 2 pro scene podcast.

Kips - 17:00

Zrock - 44:15

Direct download: dotpro_20170721.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:06am EST

Ursinity and Proud tackle the concepts of reactionary picking or counterpicking in Dota 2 as it relates to a proper draft.  This week, that practice leads to them picking Arc Warden and Juggernaut.  They talk about each pick gradually, analyze what was good and bad about it as it relates to the current draft, and why the picks were made.  All this and more on the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: dotp_2017-07-19_TcT.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:37am EST

This week on Defense of the Patience, Roland is joined by The Grand Wazoo, more popularly known as 'Wazoo'. They talk about 'that freakin' Sven Sword' and how the market has drastically changed since their starting Dota 2. They reminisce on the old days of DotP, and talk about the future. This and more on Defense of the Patience - A Dota 2 Podcast

Direct download: Monday_with_Wazoo.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 8:48pm EST

BreakyCPK brings you all the latest in pro Dota 2 news and events.  This week, Breaky is joined by former DotPro host, translator and Dota 2 scene insider Jack "KBBQ" Chen and is later joined by Gareth for a talk about all things pro Dota 2.  Zrock rounds out the guest list at the bottom of the show.  All this and more on the latest edition of the professional Dota 2 podcast!

Timestamps:

Jack KBBQ 24:10

Gareth 1:03:40

zrock 1:27:10

Direct download: dotpro_20170714.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:15am EST

Ursinity and Proud are back in action again this week with a newly-crafted Dota 2 combo.  This week they're taking Winter Wyvern and Chaos Knight to the lanes after delving deep into how the combo will work, what they'll build and how they'll lane it.  All this and more on the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: dotp_2017-07-12_TcT.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:06am EST

Cyphus and Roland talk a lotta Dota 2 today for a change.  First they discuss a brief state of affairs covering what they've been playing, where their MMR's are at, and how Spirit Breaker isn't an offlaner.  Or maybe he is.  They also discuss Roland's rekindling of love with Dota and actually enjoying a game with Cyphus backseat Dota driving.  Then they discuss who they think will fare well at the upcoming TI7, whether Valve is proactive or reactive with community controversies/drama, and whether or not that's a good thing.  All this and more on the latest Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: Monday_Main_07092017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:17am EST

BreakyCPK brings you the latest happenings in pro Dota 2! Today he is joined by 1437 and 33 to talk heading to The International 2017 as competitors. Later Zrock joins for a talk about the latest announcement from MDL about a competitive circuit. All this and more on the latest episode of the professional Dota 2 news and updates podcast.

Time stamps:

1437 - 20:40

33 - 39:50

Zrock - 59:00

Direct download: dotpro_20170707.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:48pm EST

Ursinity and Proud tackle the latest change to Dota 2: 7.06e.  They review the patch notes, talk about the implications...you know...

Direct download: dotp_2017-07-05_TcT.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:35pm EST

Cyphus and Roland get together for an episode talking Cyphus's latest games of Dota 2 and how amazing they were after a short break from the game.  Then they discuss Roland's continued plummet and stint in low priority.  Then they talk about Roland's issues with authority and how they probably affect his ability to take advice from higher skilled players and which higher skilled players he'd be willing to take advice from.  Also don't forget to give us a subscribe if you're an Amazon Prime member and aren't actively subscribing anywhere currently!  Do that by visiting us at Twitch.tv/DotPTV and hit the subscribe button after you log in with your Amazon Prime account.  Thanks for all the support!  And enjoy the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: Monday_Main_07022017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:06am EST

BreakyCPK is at the BTS Hub this week for a late-released DotPro covering the results of the TI7 Open Qualifiers.  He welcomes guests Lumi, Zrock and Tsunami on this week's edition for a discussion of the winners and losers across the various regions heading in to this year's biggest Valve event: The International 2017.  All this and more on the latest edition of the pro Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: dotpro_20170630.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:57pm EST

Ursinity and Proud are back to theorycrafting with a Venomancer/Necromancer combo that is sure to give you cancer.  But before that, they talk a little about competitive habits in Dota 2 during battle cup, tournaments, etc. versus pub game habits and how to approach each one differently and adapt.  All this and more on the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: dotp_2017-06-28_TcT.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

Ursinity and Roland get together one last time to wrap up the DotP Q&A series once and for all.  They field the final bit of write-in questions, talk about closing out the show and why, updates regarding the Monday and Wednesday shows as well, and what's to come from DotP!  Don't miss out on the latest happenings on the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: TQA_Final_Show_06262017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:51pm EST

Cyphus joins Roland for a casual Monday show to talk the latest DotP news.  First they talk about financing the Team Crescendo Boot Camp in Sweden.  Then they discuss moderating the Moonduck Hub for TI7 Open Qualifiers for their Casters Crucible event and when they'll be doing it.  Roland fulfills some patreon gushing.  And then they discuss having fun in Dota 2 and, more importantly, how to start having fun again.  All this and more on the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: DotP_Main_06262017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:32pm EST

Catch this week's DotPro with BreakyCPK and Zrock. Breaky talks about how awesome the scene is now and how awesome the transition is. KheZu talks about playing against VP at the Summit and much more. That and much more on DotPro: A Dota 2 Podcast

Time Stamps: KheZu: 26:46

Direct download: dotpro_20170623_v2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:46am EST

D2BOWIE joins Ursinity and Proud on this week's edition of Theorycraft Thursday to talk all about how he reviews replays of Dota 2 pros and himself, for professional and personal purposes, analyzing one's own Dota 2 play, learning from the play of pro players as well as high tier pub players.  Later they talk about some his personal favorite hero combinations before a thorough conversation about the controversial pickup of Vlads on Anti Mage and Phantom Assassin.  Check out the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: dotp_2017-06-21_TcT.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:02am EST

Cyphus is joined by Dota 2 content creator D2BOWIE on today's episode of the Dota 2 interview podcast.  Bowie talks about growing up in Brazil, quitting his pursuits of chemical engineering to focus on Dota 2 content creation full time, his Indiegogo campaign to fund his trip to TI, the differences between North and South American Dota 2 servers, his history with gaming and much, much more!  Check out the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast featuring D2BOWIE!

Direct download: 1on1_D2Bowie.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:27pm EST

Ursinity and Roland are joined by D2BOWIE, the Dota 2 content creator, to take questions from listeners about all things Dota 2 and talk his Indiegogo campaign to fund his trip to The International 2017.  They take questions on in meta mid lane heroes, winning TI drafts and teams, Leshrac, roaming support, and much, much more!  All this on the latest Dota 2 Q&A podcast.

Direct download: TQA_Bowie.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:58am EST

On this week's episode of Proudland (Proudsinity?) Ursinity guests to talk all about surviving and making the most out of being a core, going through various aspects of the topic including the value of farming instead of fighting, the placement of survivability items in builds, the timing of survivability items, how important it is to play conservatively and just farm instead of taking risks in the current pub metagame. This and more on Proudsinity: A Dota 2 Podcast

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

BreakyCPK talks the latest happenings in the Dota 2 pro scene.  Later he is joined by David "LD" Gorman to talk the upcoming Summit 7, Valve's involvement in the third party tournament scene, and the latest visa issues that have impacted the lineup at The Summit.  Later he is joined by Zrock for a rundown of the latest news and roster changes.  All this and more on the latest pro Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: dotpro_20170616.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:08am EST

This week on Theorycraft Thursday: Kunkka and safelane Luna. Ursinity and Proud go over the ranked system, and their proposed ways to 'fix' it. They touch on problems with queuing for specific roles, and making visible pre-game mmr's. This and much more on Theorycraft Thursday: A Dota 2 Podcast

Direct download: TcT_06142017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:22am EST

Dominik "Black" Reitmeier joins Cyphus on today's DotP One on One to talk playing professional Dota 2 in all its various regions, his transition on Team Faceless from carry to mid lane, feeling disconnected from his family due to his decision to pursue a career in esports, and professional players' behavior in Dota 2 and the future of professionalism in the scene.  All this and more on the latest Dota 2 interview podcast.  Find Black @BlackDota2 on twitter or follow his stream at www.twitch.tv/blackdotatv.

Direct download: BlackInterview.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:54pm EST

Ursinity and Roland take questions from listeners about all things Dota 2.  Today's questions include Dota 2 and other Esports evolution into professional sports, the most successful core/support ratio on a team, and the concept of a roaming Gyrocopter support.  All this and more on the latest edition of the Dota 2 Q&A podcast!

Direct download: TQA_06122017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:16pm EST

Catch the newest patch-notes review with Proud and Roland. Find out about the Tiny-est big changes, and the more evasive a Monkey can get. This and more on this Dota 2 patch-notes episode.

Direct download: Patchnotes_7.06d.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:31am EST

On this week's episode of Proudland, the host's discuss the various ways a support can die in Dota 2. Proud goes through each stage of the game discussing the ways a support can be helpful, whether that be in the laning stage or beyond. This and much more on Proudland: A Dota 2 Podcast

Direct download: Proudland_06122017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:30am EST

Cyphus and Roland fill in for BreakyCPK while he's away on vacation.  They talk the release of Siltbreaker, Cyphus finishing recalibration and where he ended up, and Cyphus makes one final appeal to Roland for how he could take Dota 2 seriously for MMR grinding purposes AND still mess around in the jungle.  Plus Roland disses Ursi who is unavailable to defend himself yet again.

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

This week on Theorycraft Thursday the concept was all about reactionary picking and drafting in all pick.
 
The hosts talked extensively on how to asses heroes both on the allied team and enemy team, how they affect your picking, pick order, informing your draft based on new information gained by each pick, and much more on this week's episode of Theorycraft Thursday a Dota 2 podcast
Direct download: TcT_06072017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:24am EST

First, Cyphus explains the lack of a DotP One on One and previews next week's guest for the One on One.  In it's place is a special glimpse into the DotPatron Exclusive episodes available for all patreon supporters of Defense of the Patience.  Take a listen to the DotPatron exclusive episode from April 30th featuring Cyphus and Roland and unfiltered karaoke.

Direct download: DotPatron_Exclusive_Karaoke.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 7:30pm EST

No DotP Q&A today!  Roland will explain in the intro.  Instead, we present to you this DotP classic episode featuring David "LD" Gorman.  Roland and Cyphus are joined by David "LD" Gorman to talk Dota 2, Beyond the Summit, the upcoming BTS SEA event, how BTS got started, how the house works and much, much more.  Enjoy this episode of the Dota 2 podcast that delves deep into @LDDota and what makes him tick.

Direct download: DotP_Classic_LD_06052017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:00pm EST

On this episode of Proudland the hosts delve deep on why a hero is strong and when. Proud gives a good summation on why windows open and when they will close. Explore power spikes and item timings while Roland scratches his head. This and much more on Proudland. A Dota 2 Podcast

Direct download: Proudland_06052017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:20am EST

BreakyCPK covers the latest happenings in pro Dota 2.  He is joined by Tsunami and Bill from BEAT before talking the Manila Masters results and the latest from the Zotac Cup.  He wraps it all up with the Competitive Surge!  All this and more in the latest edition of the pro Dota 2 podcast.

tsunami 12:55

Bill 1:18:30

Competitive Surge 1:36:19

Direct download: dotpro_20170602.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:42am EST

This week on TcT, Proud and Ursi navigate through 7.06c (the minor patch) and talk about the implications of the patch. After, they talk synergies between LD and Void! Tune in this week to Theorycraft Thursday - A Dota 2 Podcast

Direct download: TCT_05312017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:57am EST

Cyphus is joined by Roland on this week's DotP One on One to talk about...well...how much Roland hated studying Communication in college.  There's some Dota 2 in there as well.  But the Comm majors...that got him rolling on a tangent.  All this and more on the latest Dota 2 interview podcast.

Direct download: 1on1Roland.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 8:18pm EST

Roland and Ursinity get together for a call-in free episode to catch up on the backlog of DotP Q&A write-in questions.  First they talk why Ursinity isn't 5k MMR anymore, then they talk about why Ursinity hates ranked matchmaking in Dota 2, and finally, after Roland's tangetalizing, they get to that backlog of write-in questions.  All this and more on the latest edition of the Dota 2 Q&A podcast!

Direct download: TQA_05292017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:13pm EST

Proud is joined by Cyphus in lieu of Roland for a special episode of Proudland focusing on what every Dota 2 player should be looking for in every lane and position on the team.  They look at how the meta is shifting hero selection trends for every lane, why that is, and who the best heroes are to pick in those situations.  All this and more on the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: Proudland_05282017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:24am EST

Cyphus and Roland talk the latest with Cyphus' recalibration account, how Roland gave up on trying hard, and missing playing on a competitive team of Dota 2. All this and more on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast. 

Direct download: DotPSaturday05262017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:53pm EST

BreakyCPK hosts a star-studded DotPro today featuring Synderen, Dakota "KotLGuy" Cox, and TrentPax!  First, Breaky talks Starladder with KotLGuy.  Then he discusses the newly formed team Crescendo featuring Babyknight, Xcalibur, EGM, Akke and Synderen.  Synderen then joins Breaky for a talk about Crescendo and more.  Then Breaky provides a quick rundown of roster updates before having TrentPax join him for a look at the upcoming Manilla Masters.  All this and more on the latest pro Dota 2 podcast!

Timestamps:

KotLGuy - 26:50

Synderen - 49:09

Roster Changes - 1:10:45

TrentPax - 1:26:42

Competitive Surge - 1:45:02

Direct download: dotpro_20170526.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:06am EST

Defense of the Patience

This week on Theorycraft, Ursi and Proud find the strength to pick Tiny, and are smart enough to pair it with Jakiro. The hosts go over the importance of smoke, and why it's important! This and more on Theorycraft Thursday - A Dota 2 Podcast 

Direct download: TcT_05242017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:07am EST

Cyphus is joined by Lyrical to talk about his past, overcoming adversity with a positive outlook, the support he's had in his career pursuits, the health of the Dota 2 scene, how more tournaments is a good thing for building narratives in pro Dota 2, and much, much more!  Check out the latest edition of the Dota 2 interview podcast!

Direct download: dotp_2017-05-23Lyrical.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:11am EST

Ursinity and Roland tackle another round of Dota 2 questions from DotP listeners!  They take questions about 7.06 patch changes, Razor in the new meta, creating an opening in a game when you're behind, Shadow Shaman as a support and more!  Check out the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: TQA_05222017.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:29pm EST

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next » 7