Fourth Spirit - A Dota 2 Podcast

Proud and Wazoo are joining forces for a special Friday edition of DotP.  This week, they're both psyched and crazy enough to tackle the brutality that is Dark Souls III.  They discuss the history of the franchise and their experiences playing through the game on the latest edition of the gaming podcast.

Direct download: DotP_talks_Dark_Souls_3_w__Proud_and_Wazoo.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:17am EST

Ursinity and Proud assume the royal shoes of Wraith King and the try to fill the boots of speed of the Grand Magus, Rubick, himself in the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast.  They talk their builds, how they see the game going (mostly just the first eight minutes though), then test the combo out and report back.  All this and more on the latest Theorycraft Thursday!

Direct download: DotP_4-14-16_TcT.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:15am EST

This week, Kurtis "Aui_2000" Ling joins the DotPro Show to reflect on his journey since TI5: the bumps and bruises with Digital Chaos, finally embracing his destiny as a carry, and his sudden reunion with Evil Geniuses.  All this and more in this exclusive, in-depth interview on the Dota 2 podcast.

Follow Aui_2000 on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/Aui2000dota/

Direct download: DotP_4-13-16_Aui_v2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:36am EST

Today's episode features a pre-roll with a special announcement about tomorrow's DotPro Show and next week's Tryhard Tuesdays.  Tune into this classic Tryhard episode talking about 6.86 patch predictions in Dota 2.  

Direct download: DotP_ThT_w__Roland_6.86_2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:53pm EST

Ken "Hot_Bid" Chen joins Cyphus and Roland for a talk about his latest efforts, the E-Sports Hall of Fame, Dota 2, being an interviewer, moving on from content creation to project management, and his die-hard love of Game of Thrones.  All this and more on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_4-11-16_HotBid1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:29pm EST

Have you ever used a Standard Build when learning a hero in Dota 2?  It was probably built by today's guest: TorteDeLini.  Blue and Roland talk their experience with TorteDeLini's builds and get to know the man behind this thankless community-centered task on the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Friday_Torte_De_Lini1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 6:02am EST

Ursinity and Proud tackle Theorycraft Thursdays a little differently this week by analyzing the last three drafts from their most recent team practices.  They talk the drafts in the matches, the thinking behind them, and how it all worked out.  All this and more on the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast!

Matches Discussed:

http://www.dotabuff.com/matches/2275372127

http://www.dotabuff.com/matches/2275440890

http://www.dotabuff.com/matches/2275493990

 

Direct download: TcT_4_6_162.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:14am EST

With the reshuffle a few weeks behind us, we welcome special guest Misery, captain of Digital Chaos, to share his perspective on his departure from Team Secret.  Misery talks in-depth about his thoughts on getting kicked, the "fucking truck" of a team that was the former Team Secret, and how it all came undone.  He also talks his new challenges with the newly reformed Digital Chaos as both captain and support and helps shed light on the inner workings of in-game shot calls and leadership.  All these topics and more on this special edition of the Dota 2 podcast with @woodshrewdota and @KBBQDotA.

Direct download: DotP_4-6-16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:10pm EST

Blue and Wazoo are joined by DotP host Cyphus for a talk about smurfing.  They talk about their newfound love of Random Draft, what a smurf is, when one should smurf, why they've smurfed, and what to expect when you're smurfing.  All this and more on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: ThT_4_4_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:50am EST

Cyphus, Roland and EZ chat about Roland becoming a father, the failure of March to 3K Madness, why Roland shouldn't jungle anymore, TI6, and more in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Main_4_3_2016_2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:50am EST

Ursi and Proud look at the latest patch which has excluded All Pick from game settings in Ranked Matchmaking for Dota 2.  They discuss the pros and cons of All Pick, Random Draft, All Pick/All Ban and various other game modes.  They talk about how Theorycraft will be handling the lack of All Pick in the interim and then tackle a game.  What combo did they end up running?  Tune in to this episode of the Dota 2 podcast to find out!

Direct download: DotPTheorycraft3302016.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:36am EST

Nahaz joins Korean BBQ and Woodshrew for a talk about the latest Dota 2 roster shuffles, Nahaz's work with ESPN and their e-sports division, e-sports journalism and the pro-Dota 2 scene at large in the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast.

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

Blue and Wazoo sit down for a chat about accessibility in Dota 2.  They talk the difficulties to learning the game, the recent accessibility updates, and more Tryhard goodness in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_ThT_3_28_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:30pm EST

Skim joins Cyphus and Roland for a chat about e-sports journalism, its popularity, dota 2, and the clash of cultures presented by the Shanghai Major.  All this and more in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_w__Skim.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:35am EST

Ursinity and Proud tackle a new lane combo this week as Doom and Undying.  They talk the ins and outs of the lane's strengths and then try it out for themselves.  Finally the Theorycrafters take a look at the recent roster changes in the pro Dota 2 scene.  Find out how they did, what they built, if it gets the seal of Theorycraft approval, and how they feel about the roster shuffle in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_TcT_3_23_2016.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:10pm EST

This week on the DotPro Show, @scantzor to share his stories from the Shanghai Major as an analyst and give us his thoughts on a bevy of topics. He goes in-depth on MVP.Phoenix’s steady rise which culminated in a DotaPit LAN win last weekend, the undervalued role of coaching in professional teams, and the different cultural climates in the Eastern and Western professional Dota 2 scenes. Shrew and KBBQ wrap it up with Scant’s favorite team coming out of the big Chinese reshuffle in this week’s supersized serving of an episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Wed._3_22_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 8:59pm EST

Blue and Wazoo are joined by Gorgon for a look at meta of 6.86 Dota 2.  They try to make sense of the current meta that seems so confusing and vast now that the patch has had some time to settle.

Direct download: DotP_ThT_3_21_2016.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:49pm EST

Cyphus, Roland and EZ talk Dota 2, their current state of affairs including MMR and heroes played, they digress about some movies and online television, and talk the Inhouses and why you should come join them!  All this and more in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Main_3_20_2016.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:57am EST

Ursinity and Proud are joined by Lurkaderp from Standard Deviants' stats house.  She helps the Theorycraft crew test out a trilane of Ursa, Ogre Magi and Tusk in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: DotP_TcT_3_16_2016.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:01am EST

With Shanghai all wrapped up, compLexity GM Beef joins KBBQ and Woodshrew to talk about China, Swindlezz, the squad and team house, HoN, NA Dota and more!  Check out the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: DotP_Wed._w__Beef.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:41am EST

Blue and Wazoo go Tool Time on us with a look at the manliest thing about Dota 2: mechanics.  Enjoy the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast!

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:28pm EST

Cyphus and Roland get sidetracked by consumer reviews with Grandpa Roland before finally delving into Dota 2, their progress in March to 3K Madness (and its decline to 2K Madness for Cyphus), and Cyphus' struggles with communication; winning and his fellow players in Dota 2.  All this and more in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Main_3_13_16.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:43am EST

Cyphus and Blackheart team up for an interview with Matt Doaks from Become the Gamer.  They talk the ins and outs of the new drafting tool, plans for the future, and the difficulty of learning Dota 2 and how drafting assistants can help!  All this and more in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Become_the_Gamer_2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:33am EST

Cyphus sits down with Brian Calland for another one-on-one DotP interview.  They talk Brian's work at Wronchi Animation, the last season of Dota 2 Reporter, his plans for the future, content creation, what games they've been playing and so much more!  Check out the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: Brian_Calland_One_on_One_2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:17am EST

Proud and Ursi are tackling Phantom Lancer and Lion as a dual lane in Dota 2 this week on Theorycraft Thursdays.  Join them to theorize about proper builds, the synergy between the two heroes, and then find out how the lane combo does when they test it out in a true, blue game of Dota 2.

Direct download: DotP_TcT_3_8_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:08am EST

Woodshrew flies solo with an update about the Shanghai Majors and events shortly thereafter.  Catch up on the latest Pro Dota 2 news on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: DotP_Wednesday_Show_3_8_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:21am EST

Blue and Wazoo tackle a new topic on Tryhard Tuesdays this week: dying in Dota 2.  They talk about the right time to sacrifice your hero and objectives and what constitutes the right kind of trade.  All this and more on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_ThT_3_8_2016.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:03am EST

Cyphus and Roland talk their latest experiences playing Dota 2.  They discuss Roland's Spectre (we know, we're sorry), the value of cheap items (urn, drums, Aquila), the DotP Inhouses, and more in the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Main_3_6_2015.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:48pm EST

Ursinity is joined by guest host Grouty for another round of Theorycraft Thursdays in Dota 2.  This week, they're tackling Io/Legion Commander.  Find out how they plan to build, the hero synergies they've identified and how the game went on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: TcT_3_2_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:08am EST

Take a mid-week break from Dota 2 and enjoy this interview with Moshow!  Moshow is well known on Instagram and elsewhere on the web for his cat-centric hip hop stylings.  Evanwood and Roland dig into Moshow's past, his philosophy on sharing content creation and, of course, his cats.  All this and more in the latest episode of the DotP podcast!

Direct download: DotP_Moshow_2_29_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:29pm EST

Blue and Wazoo talk about the Shanghai Majors in Dota 2, Valve's development, and community relations in this week's edition of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_ThT_2_29_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:37am EST

Maut makes a triumphant return to Defense of the Patience to join Cyphus and Roland for a chat about Moonduck, what he's been up to, casting coaching, and the 2GD controversy at the Shanghai Major.  All this and more on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Main_w__Maut_2_28_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:19pm EST

Tsunami joins the Theorycraft Thursday crew for a tri-lane theorycraft this week with Ursi and Proud.  They talk about Tsunami's work on hero guides and videos, surprise him with the tri-lane combo and then take it into the game after talking builds.  Find out how the trio fared in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: TcT_2_23_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:06am EST

Cyphus is joined for a special Wednesday show featuring Malystryx from JoinDota and Malic3 from DailyDot and Team Nanaue.  They talk all things Dota, Malystryx's adventures with his crazy-but-good-intentioned brother, the MMR system, a round of Dota Family Values and predictions for the Shanghai Major!  All this and more in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Cyphus_Maly_2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:58pm EST

Blue and Wazoo are joined by DasTurbo this week on Tryhard Tuesdays.  They talk all things Dota 2 from playing the game and the current meta to Turbo's work in e-sports and with Team Empire.  Check out the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: DotP_ThT_2_22_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:08am EST

Blacheart joins Roland and Cyphus for a talk about how she stomped Roland 1v1 mid to earn her DotP OG status, playing Spectre, a race to 3k MMR, Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, Chik-Fil-A and much, much more.  Check out the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Main_w__Blackheart_2_21_16.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:22am EST

Proud and Ursinity are tackling a new lane combo in Dota 2 this week: Slark and Skywrath Mage.  Find out how the latest Theorycraft Thursday combo holds up in game in the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast.

http://www.dotabuff.com/matches/2159632860

 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Cyphus is joined by Austin "Capitalist" Walsh for another installment of DotP One on One's.  They talk Cap's biggest regret, what it takes to be a pro player, pursuing your dreams and branding yourself.  All this and more in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 8:18pm EST

Blue and Wazoo talk about the trials and tribulations of the mid-lane and what to do to win that lane.  Wazoo compares the lane to safe lane and talks about his recent move from running safe lane carries into mid lane carries.  All this and more in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_ThT_2_15_2016.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:43pm EST

Cyphus and Roland are joined by Joey "Leafeator" Thimian, Dota 2 Reddit moderator, for a talk about running Reddit, its value in the community, influence over the game and more!  Check out the latest episode of the Dota 2 Podcast!

Direct download: DotP_Leafeator_2_10_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:04am EST

DotP brings you a special Saturday release with Matt Demers from BetterDota.com.  Roland and Blue sat down with Matt to talk being a better Dota 2 player, founding Better Dota, Matt's history and more in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Blue_and_Matter_Demers_2_8_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:03pm EST

EZ Mrcz and The Grand Wazoo sit down with Chris Bourassa, Creative Director for Darkest Dungeon to talk how the game got developed, the art behind it, and their favorite aspects of the game.  All this and more in the latest episode of the gaming podcast!

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:32am EST

Ursinity and Proud bring you another Theorycraft Thursday episode this week tackling a new safe lane combo: Chaos Knight and Crystal Maiden.  Find out how the duo did in this latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: TcT_2_10_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 8:59pm EST

DotP brings you a special edition of the Wednesday show this week.  First, we kick it off with an update on all things happening in the pro Dota 2 scene with Woodshrew.  After that, Cyphus joins the Wednesday crew for a one-on-one interview with Wednesday show host, Jack "Korean BBQ" Chen talking about being in Shanghai for the Shanghai Major, growing up stateside, careers in journalism and much more about KBBQDota.  Check it out in the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: DotP_Wednesday_2_9_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:26pm EST

Blue and Wazoo head another round of Tryhard Tuesdays revisiting the concept of taking a break from Dota 2 and coming back with a fresh outlook.  They talk the pros and cons of taking a break and how they've handled it on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: dotp_tht_2_9_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:29pm EST

EZ, Cyphus and Roland chat about enthusiasm for watching Dota 2 versus StarCraft 2, learning the game with Roland's wife, Hillary Clinton's legislative proposals in 2005 for regulating the video game industry, Chik-Fil-A, doing the second half gay and much more in the latest episode of the video game podcast.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:34am EST

Cyphus tests out a new one-on-one interview format with the one and only: Roland.  You know him, you love him, you're his biggest fans.  Delve deep in the latest edition of the DotP podcast!

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:25am EST

Ursi is back with Proud and they're tackling another new combo on this week's Theorycraft Thursdays: Morphling and Vengeful Spirit.  Find out what they built, their thoughts on synergy, and how the game went on this weeks edition of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: TcT_2_3_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:59pm EST

Shrew is rejoined by KBBQ Dota while he's live in Shanghai!  They talk pubbing in China, what the event was like, and the latest Dota 2 pro scene news.  All this and more in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:39am EST

Wazoo and Blue are joined by Moonduck TV host and caster extraordinaire Andrew "Zyori" Campbell for a chat about what he does outside the game to be a better player and caster.  All this and more in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_ThT_Zyori_2_1_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:40am EST

EZ, Cyphus and Roland sit down for a much-interrupted, live-streamed episode of the Monday show where they talk Witness and EZ's regrets about returning it, Sword & Stools (EZ's favorite new MMO whose name we know not truly), $2,000 chairs, how much you've spent on Dota 2, the new Battle Pass, and much, much, more on the latest episode of the gaming podcast.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:41am EST

Ursi is away so Proud gets to play...with Flubb!  This week's combo is Luna/Earth Spirit.  But it's really important to note the Luna with Aghs.  Aghs people!  Aghs!  Find out how they did on the latest episode of Theorycraft Thursdays, a Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: TcT_1_27_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:47pm EST

Charlie Yang, manager of Evil Geniuses, and Greg "Gerg" Laird, founder of High Ground TV, join Cyphus and Roland for a talk about their latest event: The Town.  The Town featured a number of the top Dota 2 personalities all gathered together at the Beyond the Summit house for an entertaining round of Mafia games.  Find out how everyone did, how to play and more in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: DotP_Town_Episode.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 8:26pm EST

Blue and Wazoo talk rune control, fighting at the runes, good heroes for controlling runes and more in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: DotP_ThT_1_25_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:54am EST

Ted "Pyrion Flax" Forsyth joins Cyphus and Roland for a great interview talking about how to make it in the Dota 2/video game online scene, making YouTube videos, SirActionSlacks and his success, Pyrion Flax's life growing up, useless programming degrees and more!  Check out this latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_PyrionFlax_1_24_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:43pm EST

Proud and Ursinity tackle Shadow Demon and Spectre in their latest theorycrafted combo on this episode of the Dota 2 podcast.  Find out what the theory predicted and how the game went!

Direct download: DotP_TcT_1_20_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:28am EST

KBBQ and Shrew sit down for a talk about the latest happenings in the pro Dota 2 scene, roster changes, stability in the scene, current meta trends, tourneys and more!  Check it all out in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:53am EST

We had some recording issues, so please bear with us and enjoy this DotP Classic Tryhard Tuesday featuring Nahaz!

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:47am EST

SUNSfan returns to DotP joining Cyphus and Roland as they chat about the state of affairs with Digital Chaos, what he expects to see from DC going forward, Moonduck Studios, and the best movies SUNSfan has seen this year.  All this and more in the latest episode of the Dota 2 Podcast!

Direct download: DotP_Main_1_17_2016.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:08pm EST

Dakota "KotLGuy" Cox joins Cyphus and Roland for a special Friday episode of Defense of the Patience.  They talk KotLGuy's work at Beyond the Summit, the casual BTS atmosphere, where he grew up, moving to New York City to pursue his theater dreams and how he got involved with the Dota 2 community.  All this and more on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_KotLguy.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 7:51pm EST

Proud and Ursinity try out a new theorycrafted combo in Spirit Breaker and Outworld Devourer.  They talk the builds they plan to use, play a game, and report back.  Find out how it went on this episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:24am EST

Woodshrew and Korean Barbecue are together once again and this time they're talking about the Dota 2 Shanghai Major Qualifiers. They talk about who made it, who didn't, the big surprises and heroes and items of note coming out of the various regions.  All this and more on the latest episode of the Dota 2 Podcast.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:39am EST

Blue is away, so Wazoo is joined by Roland and Cyphus for a look at the latest meta trends via Dotabuff and talk their personal tryhard theories for why the heroes we're seeing at various levels are where they are in Dota 2 6.86.  All this and Roland's Disruptor (but not the hero, just podcast disruption) on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:09am EST

Cyphus, Roland and EZ talk a lotta Dota 2, but Roland does his best to derail it from time to time.  They talk the beauty of the 6.86 patch and the latest flock of the Dota 2 faithful back to the game.  All this and more in the latest episode of the podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Main_1_10_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:43am EST

Ursinity is out this week, so Proud is joined by DotPeep Grouty, infamous for his latest run of Arc Warden in Dota 2.  They take on an Arc Warden/Wraith King combo in today's Theorcraft Thursday.  Find out how they did in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:10am EST

KoreanBBQ is out this week trying to qualify with his team for the Shanghai Majors, so Woodshrew is joined by one of his JoinDota compatriots: Raiko.  Raiko and Shrew talk working over at JoinDota and catch us up on the latest happenings in the Dota 2 pro scene.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:01am EST

Blue and Wazoo discuss rigidity in Dota 2 as it pertains to learning tools like build guides, sticking to builds and lacking flexibility, and keeping an open mind as you try hard in Dota 2.  All this and more in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_ThT_1_4_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:06am EST

EZ rejoins Cyphus and Roland for another run of DotP talking all things gaming, but in true DotP tradition, mostly Dota 2.  EZ is back on the Dota 2 hype train, Roland is Arc Wardening the North or some such nonsense, Cyphus is being treated well in 6.86 and Roland has a surprisingly high win-rate with another DotP show host (but who?).  They also take a look at Business Insider's 2016 esports predictions and previews, talk Elite Dangerous and joysticks, the Steam sale, and EZ's love of Her Story.  All this and more in the latest episode of the DotP podcast!

Direct download: DotP_Main_1_3_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:52am EST

Ursi and Proud talk The Town (not the movie) craze, their weeks in Dota 2 and then test this week's laning combo: Sven and Silencer.  Find out how the boys did on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:40am EST

Woodshrew is out sick, but Korean BBQ is still going strong with special guests Roland and DotP guildie Grouty.  They're talkin' Arc Warden, how to play him, how they've been winning with him and more.  Check it out on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:05am EST

Blue and Wazoo sit down for another Tryhard Tuesday, the show where they talk being a tryhard in Dota 2.  This week's episode brought to you by Try Hard: With a Vengeance, in theaters now.  (This was Cyphus' attempt at writing a show description in spite of the fact that he forgot to ask Wazoo and Blue what it was actually about.)

Direct download: DotP_ThT_12_29_2015.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:11am EST

Cyphus and Roland sit down for another discussion of their recent gaming.  They talk some Dota 2, using Arc Warden as support, and then shift gears to a good MMORPG.  They talk their history with MMO's and what they think would be required to make the best MMO.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:10am EST

Cyphus, Roland and Wazoo sit down for another DotP Christmas episode after kicking it all off with a dramatic reading of "The Grinch Who Stole Patch Notes" feat. David "LD" Gorman as The Grinch!  They talk Arc Warden, support invoker, DotP memories, Christmas plans and more in the latest episode of the Dota 2 Podcast.  Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from everyone here at DotP!

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:28am EST

Ursinity and Proud talk about their success in the first week or so of Dota 2 6.86 before getting into their first theorycraft combo of the new patch: Jakiro and Dragon Knight (Double Dragon...or triple depending on how ya count).  Find out how the combo worked in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast!

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:10am EST

Join Korean BBQ as he and special guest co-hosts Ursinity and MistaBlue help him tackle the second half of the patch notes covering hero changes M-Z, new items and changes since the patch launch.  All this and more in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast and Dota 2 6.86 patch analysis.

Direct download: DotP_Wednesday_Christmas.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:22am EST

Wazoo, Blue and Roland team up once again to discuss Dota 2 in the era of the 6.86 patch, what their pubs have been looking like and then the trio makes some bold predictions about what we will be saying about the patch by its end.  All this and more on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_ThT_w__Roland_6.86.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:05am EST

Roland and Cyphus talk a little Star Wars: The Force Awakens (with spoilers), Dota 2 and how Roland loves Arc Warden (and his Ogre Magi jungle), why Cyphus loves Elite Dangerous and more in the latest episode of the DotP Podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Main_Christmas_converted.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:13am EST

Spoilers about Star Wars: The Force Awakens are in this episode.  Cyphus and EZ sit down for a lengthy talk about the latest Star Wars movie and talk their thoughts and feelings about it, Star Wars in general, spoilers, theories and more!

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

Proud and Ursinity take a look at their personal favorite and least favorite things about the Dota 2 6.86 patch.  They talk some highlights and do a little generalized theorycrafting about where this patch will take us as it kicks into gear.

Direct download: TcT_12_16_2015.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:56am EST

Get ready for the long haul and join KBBQ and Shrew as they tackle the first half of the Dota 2 6.86 patch notes, covering the general patch notes, terrain, and A-M in hero updates in part 1 of a DotP exclusive, extensive patch analysis.

Direct download: DotP_Wednesday_12_15_2015.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:50am EST

Roland joins Blue and Wazoo for a special edition of Tryhard Tuesdays.  They look back at Dota 2 6.85 and their previous episode about their predictions for the patch.  They see how they did and give the patch a retrospective analysis in preparation for 6.86.

Direct download: ThT_6.85_reflection_12_14_15.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:43pm EST

Cyphus and Roland sit down for a discussion of their Dota 2 gank squad: running Ancient Apparition and Earthshaker as roaming supports in Dota 2.  Later, Cyphus discusses Elite: Dangerous and how much he's enjoyed it before they rapid fire the news and close out the show. 

Direct download: DotP_Main_12_13_15_converted.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:24pm EST

Ursinity, Cyphus and Wazoo sit down for a lengthy discussion of Fallout 4, its improvements over previous Fallout games, its drawbacks, their favorite aspects and more before giving the game their individual ratings.

Direct download: DotP_Fallout_4.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:54am EST

Ursinity and Proud take on a bold theorycraft in the latest episode of Theorycraft Thursday: Kunkka/Queen of Pain.  The twist?  A support Kunkka.  Find out how it fared on the latest edition of the Dota 2 Podcast.

Direct download: TcT_12_9_2015.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:32am EST

Korean BBQ and Woodshrew are back for some more Dota 2 pro scene coverage with another edition of the Wednesday Show...thoughts on Wannabe Wednesdays anyone?

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

Wazoo and Blue are joined by Gorgon once again for another edition of Tryhard Tuesdays!  This week, they talk taking a break from ranked and the virtues of not trying hard sometimes to be an effective tryhard in Dota 2.

Direct download: DotP_Main_12-6-15_converted.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:01pm EST

Since Cyphus is an inept recording studio partner, you get to enjoy this DotP Classic episode featuring Austin "Capitalist" Walsh talking about his past and how he came to enjoy and contribute to the scene surrounding Dota 2.

Direct download: DotP_Capitalist.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:59am EST

Ursinity and Proud tackle a new pub combo in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast: Tiny and Bounty Hunter.  This week the two try out a roaming lineup in a crazy game involving a 6k player on the opposing team.  Could the Theorycrafters hold their own?  Find out on the latest episode!

Direct download: DotP_TcT_12_2_2015.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:02am EST

KoreanBBQ and Woodshrew sit down for another edition of the yet-to-be-named Wednesday DotP addition covering pro Dota 2 news and action!  This week they talk Dream Hack, the Loda/Richard Lewis drama, and more pro Dota 2 happenings in the latest episode of the podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Wednesday.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:02am EST

Blue and Wazoo sit down for a chat about the most infamous of all neutral creeps: Roshan.  They talk who should Rosh, who shouldn't, what they need and more.  Later, Gorgon the Wonder Cow stops by for another look at how the pro scene impacts the pub scene.

Direct download: DotP_ThT_11_30_15.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:23am EST

Wazoo and Roland sit down with long-time friend Sam, a League of Legends player with several thousand games under his belt, for a special edition of DotP which looks at the differences between League of Legends and Dota 2, examines misconceptions held by opposing game players about the other game, why one has more players (LoL) while the other has more money (Dota 2), and tries to find a little MOBA common ground.  All this and more in the gaming and Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: DotP_Main_11-29-15.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:10am EST

Enjoy this DotP classic episode from Thanksgiving 2014 featuring an Ask a Deviant segment with Noxville ZA and Dressing DotP w/ Feedernoob.

Direct download: Episode_32_DotP.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:07am EST

Join Ursinity and Proud for a special Thanksgiving episode of Theorycraft Thursdays.  The two discuss the heroes they're thankful for in a special theorycraft session, test the combo, and let you know how it went!  Check out the replay of the game on www.youtube.com/dotptv1

Direct download: TcT_11_23_15.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:07am EST

Korean BBQ and Woodshrew join DotP for a new Wednesday show on the DotP network of gaming and Dota 2 shows.  The new show will feature coverage of professional Dota 2 from Korean BBQ, a frequent translator at professional Dota 2 events and a pro Dota 2 insider, and Woodshrew, an e-sports writer who worked with JoinDota and provided their TI5 coverage.  Check out their inaugural episode talking the Frankfurt Majors.

Direct download: DotP_Wednesday_11_24_15_1st_ep.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 7:28pm EST

Wazoo, Blue and Gorgon get together to discuss the Frankfurt Major and all its glory. Listen as the boys discuss the state of the game, little tricks for your next pubs, why dual mid lanes were so popular and how to combat them, alchemist builds, and more!

 
Direct download: ThT_11_23_15.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:54am EST

Cyphus Roland and EZ hit the twitch stream again with another live DotP Monday episode talking about OVerwatch, Hearthstone, Jessica Jones, foam fighting (battleguard) documentaries, and more!  Plus an exclusive show announcement: This Wednesday DotP will feature a new pro-centric release featuring Dota 2 personalities Korean BBQ (kbbq) and Woodshrew talkin' all things Dota 2 pro-related.  Check out the stream next week at www.twitch.tv/dotptv

Direct download: DotP_Main_11_22_2015.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:41am EST

This week Ursinity and Proud go over their thoughts about the basics of drafting using a few example games, both pro and amateur!  They focus on what makes a draft strong in Dota 2, what makes it weak, reactionary drafting versus leading the draft and more!  All this week on the Dota 2 Podcast!

Links to Drafts Discussed on the Show:

https://t.co/zHsK8NvoJ0

https://t.co/lAcvtsFl3D

https://t.co/0Vt06BxxJz

Direct download: TcT_11_18_15.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:33am EST

Ever wonder when EZ made his first appearance on DotP?  Well wonder no more!  Here it is for your listening pleasure.  Also featuring an early What's Going On w/ Gorgon!

Direct download: Episode_33_DotP.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:59am EST

Blue and Wazoo tackle draft analysis this week in conjunction with Theorycraft Thursday and welcome back Gorgon for another look at how the pub meta is influenced by the pros.

Direct download: ThT_11_16_15.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:34am EST

Roland, EZ and Cyphus present a show recorded live on twitch.tv/dotptv for the Monday episode, and plan to do more in the future that way!  They discuss Fallout 4, negative armor in Dota 2 and Gorgon the Wonder Cow's article on dotabuff.com about it, CS:GO sound issues, PornHub's decreased viewership, and more in the latest episode! 

(Don't Come Walkin') Around My Tombstone:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVD77ZEMKpM

Gorgon's DotaBuff article:

http://www.dotabuff.com/blog/2015-11-02-the-importance-of-armor

 

 

Direct download: DotP_Main_11_15_15.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:37am EST