Fourth Spirit - A Dota 2 Podcast

On this week's return to the Weekly Show Proud and Ursi chat - what a surprise! Topcs include: Faceless Void, the PA persona, Marci, Proud's mastery of Slark, Falcon Blade, the longest-running worst hero reins, Riki, Hurricane Pike, Diffusal Blade, Ogre Magi, Shadow Fiend, and much more!

Direct download: FS-Weekly-9212022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:11am EDT

On this week's show Zac, Ursi, and Proud get fully involved with 7.32b and test out a variety of heroes, builds, items, and more. Topics include: Clinkz, Windwaker, Slark, Invoker, Death Prophet, Proud's PC, downloading RAM, Witch Doctor, Skywrath Mage, the Battle Pass, Tiny Aghs, farming against global teams, Travels 2, Primal Beast, and much more!
 
It was my fault for not noticing tiny didnt go blink, just to be clear here
Direct download: FS-Weekly-9-6-22.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:51am EDT

Beedub rejoins the land of the modern world to join Proud & Ursi on a weekly show! Topics include: Bee's recent LAN experience, 7.32 trends, meme strats, Ursi griefing himself, Invoker, bearded heroes, arcane blink, Skywrath Mage, Hawaii's water (Zac's crimes??), map change trends, Luna, and much more!

Direct download: FS-Weekly-August302022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:11am EDT

It's finally here and Ursi, Proud, and Zac are covering it in full! We're talking about all our highlights, our confusions, our disappointments, our theories, and much more.

Direct download: FS-732patch-August2022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:11am EDT

It's about family, and that's what's so powerful about it. Zac takes on Arlington with a series of live audio logs and interviews on the scene with some incredibly special guests. Join him to hear the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of the first NA tournament in 6 years!

Featuring:

Neph https://twitter.com/nephsensei

Jenkins https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTUO_3bYr50vmH0aE7byMjg https://twitter.com/JenkinsDota?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor

Sunsfan https://twitter.com/SUNSfanTV?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor https://sunsfan.gg/

Tsunami https://twitter.com/tsunami643?lang=en https://howdoiplay.com/

Purge https://twitter.com/PurgeGamers?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor https://www.twitch.tv/purgegamers

Editing this one was very difficult, please let me know if something is broken.

Direct download: ArlingtonMajorLive.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 12:56am EDT

On this week's show Ursi and Proud are covering the Arlington Major a bit, especially the unpicked heroes, and much more. Topics include: Dark Willow, Void Spirit, Invoker changes, buybacks, Witch Doctor, Winter Wyvern, unpopular heroes, Bounty Hunter, Phantom Assassin, Witch Blade, the 6k+ item tier, hero spammers, Shadow Fiend, and much more! 

Direct download: FS-Weekly-Aug92022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:11am EDT

On this week's show Ursi, Proud, and a special celebrity guest cover a whole lot of trends, events, and more! Topics include: hero trends, a wonderful mid tier list by iAnnihilate, Lion, Puck, Dazzle, Juggernaut, push strats, backdoor strats, commitment, reasoning for certain trends, the upcoming patch, and much more!

Direct download: FS-Weekly-Aug32022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:11am EDT

On this week's episode Zac, Ursi, and Proud talk a whole lot about different mids, mostly! Topics include: KOTL, Arc Warden (surprise, surprise), Necrophos, Puck, Alchemist trends, Lina's current iteration, Backdoor team comps, Tusk, Zac's POGS theory, the upcoming Arlington Major, and much more! 

Direct download: FS-Weekly-July282022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:06am EDT

On this week's episode Zac, Ursi, and Proud survive the heat. Topics include: Nature's Prophet, winning streaks (knock on wood), overall game quality since the matchmaking patch, Zeus, smurf frequency these days, Centaur Warrunner, Puck, Travels (and Travels 2), Timbersaw, Doom, and much more!

Direct download: FS-Weekly-July202022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:01am EDT

On this week's weekly show Ursi, Zac, and Proud rework their brains. Topics include: Mars, smurf pool, Spectre, Tinker, Techies, the recent matchmaking patch, Divine Rapier, Elder Titan, underrated items (Blademail & Glimmer Cape on cores), Keeper of the Light core, Pudge, and much more! 

Direct download: FS-Weekly-July132022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:16am EDT

On this week's podcast Zac, Ursi, and Proud achieve victory across many fields of combat. Topics include: Veil rework ideas, Zeus, Alliance, Mars, Naix the Lifestealer, Octarine Core Juggernaut (yes, you read that correctly), Gleipnir, Monkey King, Atos, learning new heroes, Crystal Maiden, and more!

Direct download: FS-Weekly-July62022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:11am EDT

Zac and Ursi chat! About Dota! What a concept! Topics include: the support meta, Phantom Assassin, Huskar, Dragon Knight, Vision differentials, Dazzle, a game Zac & Ursi played, which heroes would be the best & worst baseball players, and much more!

Direct download: FS-WeeklyJune292022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:11am EDT

Ursi and Proud recorded a patreon Dota Deep Dive on Lion this weekend and we were so happy with it we wanted to post it here! 

Direct download: FS-DDD-Lion-June2022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:34am EDT

We talk about the infamous "Tree Trick" maneuver, hero dynamics in the ultra lategame, Dawnbreaker carry, and things of that nature. 

Direct download: FS-Weekly-6-16-22.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:12am EDT

Proud and Zac run through the new iteration of patch 7.31 - patch 7.31d, as well as the new Battle Reports system and other new changes! 

Direct download: FS-Patch731d.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 11:58pm EDT

Zac and Bee slip in a podcast right before the patch. Topics include: the curse of playing ranked, feelings about the current meta, gambling, the stockholm major, predictions, and a few questions, finally.

Direct download: FS-Weekly-672022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:11am EDT

Proud and Zac record a surprisingly good podcast, given the circumstances. Topics include: Patch Announcement, International 11 Format, Night Stalker, FearDarkness "Clinton" Loomis, Small Items, BKB, and Carry Consistency.

Someone was taking a shower right next to my mic for a bit there SORRRY

Direct download: FS-Weekly-6-3-22.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 12:34am EDT

Bee, Proud, and Zac talk about the major, the monkeyman, the windrunner, the martian, and probably some other stuff too.

Direct download: FS-Weekly-52522.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:46am EDT

In which Bee and her brother, Gigabeef (legal name), report back from the ongoing ESL One Stockholm major!

Direct download: New_Recording.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 1:44pm EDT

On this week's show Ursi, Proud, and Zac question God's Laws and come out unscathed. Topics include: Meepo, Natures Prophet, Omniknight, Tiny, Dawnbreaker, Offlane, Adam Sandler, Pangolier, Pugna, Spectre, Spirit Vessel in its current form, Mars, and much more! 

Direct download: FS-Weekly-51822.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:14am EDT

A new Major! A terrible Aghs! A support Sven! A question! A plug! Now you don't have to listen.

Direct download: FS-Thursday-51222.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:11am EDT

Proud and Zac try their best. Yasha still sucks. Shards are a bastard. Only trust your fists. Your only comfort is the promise of (podcast) release

Direct download: FS-Weekly-5-4-2022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:22am EDT

On this episode, Zac and Proud conglomerate to talk about the fruits of their Dota trees. Topics include: Chaos knight, Monkey king mid, nerd vs jock gamers, restorative sand king, the terrors of the Omniscience, and more!

Direct download: FS-Thursday-April282022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:22am EDT

In which Ursi and Proud combine their brains to prevent Nobunaga Oda from unifying Japan. Topics include: Sniper, Wraithking, Ursa, stat items, Topson builds, Sekiro vs. Elden Ring, Samurai Warriors 5, 'popoff potential', a few games from Ursi, a few games from Proud, and much more! 

Direct download: FS-Thursday-April202022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:02am EDT

On this week's Unnamed Wednesday Episode Ursi, Proud, and Zac do some serious theorcrafting, even though it's not a Thursday. Topics include: Monkey King, Ember Spirit, Void Spirit, Razor, Rubick, Legion Commander, Mage Slayer (the best item), Dark Seer build variety, Lane Aggression, Juggernaut, Arc Warden, 'Sexy Luigi Meme', and much more!

Direct download: FS-Wednesday-April13-22.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:18am EDT

On this week's show Bee, Proud, Zac, and Ursi combine to form a podcaster voltron no one asked for but you'll all receive anyway. Topics include: Mid Skywrath trends, Tusk, Zac & Ursi's charity matches, Venomancer, Coffee recommendations, Kunkka, Juggernaut, upcoming goals, Dragon Knight, 'Stack Shifts', and much more!

Direct download: FS-Thursday-4-7-2022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:23am EDT

On this truly indescribable joy of an episode Proud, Ursi, and Zac gather around the campfire to discuss Dota. Topics include: WLDL Grand FInals, further Abaddon testing (and support Abaddon), Legion Commander, Vengeful Spirit, Snapfire, Zac's recalibration, Ursi's feedfest, Ranged 3's, Wraith Bands, milk, Omniknight, Holy Locket, and so much more!

Direct download: FS-Wed-3302022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:31am EDT

Zac and Proud are joined by guest and replacement-Sam Strilling7 to resurrect a dead format and theory craft some Thursdays. Topics include: battlefury abaddon, mechanical vs theoretical fun, multiplicative interactions, and useless bloodseekers!

Direct download: FS-Thursday-323202.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 10:05pm EDT

In which Bee and Ursi discuss Bee's truly marathon Dota binge. Topics include: Winter Wyvern, Venomancer, Hoodwink, Primal Beast, Jakiro (mid and support), Business Proposal, a few questions, and much more!

Direct download: FS-Tuesday-3-22-22.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:25am EDT

On this episode Ursi runs a goofy segment entirely to its end. Afterwards Zac uncovers a full-blown conspiracy and we all become truly enlightened of the plight of the Agility core. 

Full Dota chat starts 16:45, if you are uninterested in Fun.

Direct download: FS-Thursday-3172022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:20am EDT

On this week's Tuesday Show Ursi, Bee, and Proud play a game. Topics include: Nature's Prophet, Tiny & his Agh's, Arc Warden, grouping up, Juggernaut, Winter Wyvern, learning from pros, horses, Elden Ring, Underlord, Orchestrions, and more!

Direct download: FS-Tuesday-3152022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

On this week's Thursday Show Ursi, Zac, and Proud fight off three vicious Akitas. Topics include: reasons for the current pub meta, Undying, Tiny, Snapfire, Necrophos, Lone Druid, 'Algorithmic Dota', hard & fast rules, and much more!

Direct download: FS-Thursday-3102022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

On this week's Thursday (Friday, sorry!) show Zac and Ursi discuss the new patch and, in particular, the new 7.31b changes! Topics include: Burnout Mode, leading from the 5 position, Naga Siren, Ability draft, Tiny, Primal Beast, Hoodwink, Null talismans, Skywrath, Techies rework, and more!

Direct download: FS-Thursday-3-3-2022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 9:16pm EDT

On this week's Tuesday Show Bee, Zac, and Ursi discuss their experiences with the new patch! Topics include: patch bugs, Undying, Aghanims' shard changes, Necrophos, Primal Beast, Venomancer, Jakiro, stack games, Bee's EPIC LAN experience, and much more!

Direct download: FS-Tuesday-228-2022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 2:00am EDT

This is Part 2 of our complete, exhaustive (or, as exhaustive as possible) review of the huge new Patch 7.31! Part 1 is all of the general changes and can be found in the same feed! 

Techies:0-14:20

A:1420-4100

B:4100-10400

C:10400-12300

D:12200-12830

E:12830-13400

G:13430-13530

H:13530-13700

I:13700-14000

J:14000-14200

K:14200-14400

L:14400-15600

M:15600-20730

N:20730-21600

O:21600-22400

P:22400-23430

Q:23430-23500

R:23500-24400

S:24400-30300

T:30300-32330

U:32330-32800

V:32800-33300

W:33300-end

Direct download: FS-731-heroes2022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 12:40am EDT

This is Part 1 of our complete, exhaustive (or, as exhaustive as possible) review of the huge new Patch 7.31! Part 2 is all of the hero changes and can be found in the same feed! 

Primal Beast:0-9:30

General: 22:13

Items: 1:17:00

Direct download: FS-731-generalchanges2022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 12:22am EDT

On this week's Thursday Show Ursi and Proud balance their Gamer Budgets. Topics include: Obsolete mechanics, Break, Vision changes, ineffective items, strategies to balance mmr differentials, Elden Ring, Ursi winning the least surprising superlative at work, a few specific heroes/matchups, and more!

Direct download: FS-ThursdayFeb17-2022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:08am EDT

On this week's Tuesday Show Ursi, Bee, Zac, and Proud embrace fear and chaos within their small, petty lives. Topics include: 7.31 Fear Lists, a couple Valentines Day segments, Blademail, Radiance, Item upgrades/combos, Nullifier, Spell Lifesteal, Kaya Yasha, Bounty Hunter, Force Staff, and much more!

Direct download: FS-TuesdayFeb152022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Thursday Show Zac and Proud further embrace their intense, bizarre, and seductive dynamic. Topics include: I don't know because they didn't tell me.

Enjoy!

Direct download: FS-Thursday_feb102022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:04am EDT

On this week's Tuesday Show Proud, Bee, and Ursi lose their minds. Topics include: structural changes to Dota, TA safelane, Lost Ark, stack games with the hosts, delaying BKBs, 'Mea Koopa', an interesting question ABOUT questions, and much more!

Direct download: FS-Tuesday-292022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Thursday Show Zac and Ursi develope a recipe for disaster. Topics include: our recent WLDL series, OD, Sand King, Mars, red flags, Marci, dreaming, Dawnbreaker, and much more! 
Direct download: FS-Thursday-Feb32022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 4:24pm EDT

On this week's Tuesday Show Ursi, Bee, and Proud pledge to a life of vampirism, never to see sunlight again. Topics include: the best question ever asked, Terrorblade, Pudge, Phantom Lancer, Viper, Clinkz, Butterfly, Enigma, Kunkka, Storm Spirit, general losing streaks, Witch Doctor, and much more!

Direct download: FS-Tuesday-Feb12022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this episode of the Thursday show, Proud and Zac come together to absolutely butcher an opening, resist spending $200, subtly plug the patreon, and more! Topics include: Bristlefury, Arc Warden Carry with or without boots, Rubick 3, what makes a 3 a 3, and playing with people lower rank than you.

 

EDITOR'S NOTE: I am afraid of the power this episode holds. Someone hold me.

Direct download: FS-Thursday-1272022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Tuesday Show Zac, Bee, and Ursi make lemons. Topics include: Bane, Broodmother, Tanky heroes in certain roles, Enchantress, Sniper, Bristleback, Lemons, and much more!

Direct download: FS-TuesdayJan252022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Thursday (Friday) show Zac and Ursi modify their behavior. Topics include: Zac's ranked progress, Arc Warden, Pudges, Ursi playing Invoker on ping with Bee, Negativity, Monkey King 4, Zac's application of theories for improvement, the Major replacements, season 2 of the anime, and more!

Direct download: FS-Thursday_1-20-22.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 9:39pm EDT

On this week's Tuesday Show Zac, Bee, and Ursi paint with all the colors of the palette. Topics include: balancing greed, Riki, Alchemist, Grimstroke, frisbee golf, lawn darts, Stromae, a recategorization of carries, Zac's winning streak, Ursi's lag, Bee's week, and more!

Direct download: FS-Tuesday-1182022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Thursday Show a vaguely-alive Ursinity and Zac gather to discuss the recent drama regarding the upcoming Major's cancellation and what that indicates for Dota as both an esport and a game. Topics include: Ursi joining the COVID club, player unions, Eternal Envy, the industry reaction to the major's cancellation, TI prizepool weighting, and more!

Direct download: FS-Thursday1132022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

In this episode, Bee and Zac set out to truly disappoint and alienate their entire audience. Topics include: Bee's return to Dota, her curse, playing silencer, why games go so long, toothbrush preferences, beans, and more!

Direct download: FS-Tuesday1112022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 8:12pm EDT

On this week's Thursday Show Zac and Ursi drink blood. Topics include: Playing against lane dominators, Sven, Ancient Apparition, Heart, 3 Kunkka, mid Kunkka, Lich, Bloodseeker, Batrider, hotkeys, an SF game, a few pubs, and much more!

Direct download: FS-Thursday-162022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this year's first Tuesday show Zac and Ursi take a quiz. Topics include: a year-in-review for 2021, our personal 2021 records, goals for next year, and so much more!

Direct download: FS-Tuesday-142022.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 4:23pm EDT

On this episode of the Thursday Show Zac and Ursi get out all their bests & worsts from the last year in Dota and elsewhere! Topics include: Zac's viral strategy, Terrorblade, Katanagatari, strategic abandons, 6 platemail Nightstalker, Falcon Blades, Bristleback, Zac the Strategist, Necrophos, Arc Warden, Forsaking certain skills in favor of others, and much more!

Direct download: FS-Thursday12302021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Zac has contracted the novel coronavirus COVID-19 so I made him talk for 1 hour straight about Pangolier. It's a good podcast dedicated to a good hero, enjoy!

Direct download: FS-Tues12282021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Tuesday Show Zac and Ursi discover the magical wonders of carry Zeus, and some other stuff or whatever. Topics include: the new Battle Pass, Aghanim's mode, WLDL series from this past week, Zac's segment 'The Courier and the Supernova', 'Threeable Heroes', flex heroes, Bloodseeker, what 5 heroes we would play if we could only play those 5 for a year, and more!

Direct download: FS-Tuesday-12212021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Ursi and Proud gesture, lunge, and suckle in this 90 minute masterpiece. Topics include: Experiential knowledge vs. specialized knowledge, Silver Edge, Tiny, Ursi's weird new Tinker idea, Aghanim's shards, power runes, Arc Warden, fountain farming, Dragons (and their associated knights), an interesting Drums idea, Faustulus vs. Flavian, and much more!

Direct download: FS-Wed12152021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Thursday Show Zac and Ursi break things. Topics include: Climbing in sup-700 MMR, taunts, Cakes & Crullers, Shadow Fiend, Sand King, Silencer, Winter Wyvern, Spirit Breaker, always-relevant heroes, and much more

Direct download: FS-Thursday-1282021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Zac and Bee are joined once again after long absence by prodigal son Proud, who has returned to our sweet bosom. Topics include: Proud's glorious 6 game return, Bee's lack of return, Zac's lack of wins, good heroes to lose and learn on, how to learn heroes, changes to the game, Skywrath Mage, Battlefury, and differences between ranks.

Direct download: FS-Tuesday1272021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Thursday Show Zac and Ursi explore an exciting week! Topics include: Proud's return to Dota with Ursi, Zac's winning (losing) streak, Grimstroke, Brewmaster, a new Slark build, Aggravating heroes, 'Toot Toot', Tinker, and a segment on stat evaluations between different roles (and their relative values).

Direct download: FS-ThursDec22021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's pre-Thanksgiving podcast Zac and Ursi get thankful. Topics include: Dazzle, Anti-Mage, WLDL scrims, Dawnbreaker balance, Ursi's mid drought, League comparisons, Timings, our least bought items, our most bought items, and much more!

Direct download: FS-WednesdayNov242021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Thursday Show Zac and Ursi win games, lose games, and litigate games. Topics include: Ursi's continued ranked play, Zac's addiction to changing his name (sorry Zac), Ursi getting gaslit by an elephant trainer, Pangolier, loss psychology, Naga Siren, a questionable Ursa build, Spirit Breaker, Non-Role Roles, and much more!

Direct download: FS-ThursdayNov182021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Tuesday Show (released actually on a Tuesday! What a concept!) Ursi, Bee, and Zac discuss 20,000 various leagues. Topics include: Arcane, Zeus, Ursi & Zac's WLDL update, Bee's recent games, Personality-based roles, Ability draft (and Purge's AD tournament), Dota Math, and much more!

Direct download: FS-TuesdayNov16-2021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Thursday (woops, Friday) show Zac and Ursi fix Marci and a slew of other heroes. Topics include: camera control optimization, Marci, Juggernaut, Terrorblade, Carry archetypes, a few game reviews, and much more!

Direct download: FS-Friday-November112021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Tuesday (woops, Wednesday) show Bee, Ursi, and Zac present a vision of the world that is new, beautiful, and revolutionary. Topics include: the Herald smurfing into Immortal top-100 games, Ursi & Zac's WLDL so far, team play & dynamics, setting goals, Ursi's ranked commitment, a couple questions, and more!

Direct download: FS-Wednesday-Nov10.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Thursday Show Zac and Ursi chat about their WLDL team, progress, and finally cover the big smurfing topic we've been meaning to cover in length! 

Direct download: FS-Thursday-Nov4.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

In which Ursi and Zac review the new Dota patch 7.30e, the changes within, and their implications!

Direct download: FS-730e-Patchreview.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 6:14pm EDT

In this short episode Ursi and Zac cover the new hero: Marci! Topics include: Marci, Dota trends, carries, role philosophy, the growth of the game, and more!

Direct download: FS-FridayOct292021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 8:26pm EDT

In which Ursi and Bee talk, sometimes about Dota other times about not-Dota. Topics include: Jakiro, Legion Commander, Silly Story Time, Groupwork, self-centered Dota, Egomaniacal gaming, TI timing, Valorant, Teaching new people the game, Dota Notions, and much more!

Direct download: FS-WednesdayOct272021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 4:23pm EDT

On this week's Thursday Show Zac and Ursi discuss, theorize, predict, and other verbs. Topics include: diminishing returns, damage creep, patch predictions, patch timing, CM aghs, Necrophos changes, Marci, healing vs. saves, Tiny, damage dealing vectors, defensive vectors, and much more!

Direct download: FS-ThursdayOct20-2021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Wee Woo Wee Woo It's a Podcast! Bee, Ursi, and Zac do their exhaustive post-TI review! Topics include: TI drafts, ban phase changes coming, teamfights, what the easiest & hardest jobs at TI might've been, Halloween outfits, the TI viewing experience, menu mishaps, highlights, TI hero pool, Spectre aghs and much more!

Direct download: FS-TuesdayOct192021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 6:56pm EDT

On the eve of the most hype day of any Dota player's year, the TI Top Up returns with a vengeance! Guest host A2K joins Zac to go over their expectations for the finals, their feelings about each of the 3 teams, their experience with the tournament so far, and their hopes moving forward.


Please don't get mad at me if there are audio issues ursi was gone so I had to try and edit for the first time and my dog refused to shut up. I did my best ok

Direct download: FinalTITopUp.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

In which we discuss the most controversial TI question: are the teams that win actually the better teams? Other topics include: Mars trends, loser interview, media training, esports in general, DPC structure, 'pop off potential', Razor, OD, and more!

Direct download: FS-FridayOct152021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 8:45pm EDT

Zac and Ursi bring home a very scatter-brained, relaxed, TI-filled tuesday show this week. Topics include: TI team opinions, Zac's losing streak, Ursi's hot takes, Ursi's return to Tinker, Arc Warden, linguistics & affirmative statements, panel thoughts, and more!

Direct download: FS-Tuesday-Oct122021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On today's TI recap show, Ursi comes crashing in to derail this good thing we have going. He joins Zac to chat over results of the Group Stage, hero preferences, games to look forward to, and even make a few predictions on games that you'll definitely want to steal for your compendium.

Direct download: FS-Top_Up_4.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

TI recap: standout games, narratives, and heroes for the third day of TI! Eliminations begin, picks diversify, and more!

Direct download: FS-TI-TOPUP-3.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 1:13am EDT

TI Top-Up 2: It's Electric

On this second episode of the new TI recap show, Zac goes over some of the standout games, narratives, and heroes for the second day of TI group stages. 

Direct download: FS-TI-TOPUP-2nd.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

On this episode of the new TI recap show, Zac goes over some of the standout games, narratives, and heroes for the first day of TI group stages. If you had trouble keeping up with Day 1, this show should help you get your bearings as day 2 comes, and point your focus towards the series most worth watching.

Direct download: FS-TI-TOP-UP-1.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

On this week's Thursday Show Ursi and Zac differentiate between cooks & chefs. Topics include: Razor, lots more Falcon Blade theorycrafting based on some results, Venomancer, Tinker, Elder Titan, 'Hero Knowledge Heroes', Visage, Lina, OD, Brewmaster, Anti Mage Aghanim's Scepter, and much more!

Direct download: FS-ThursdayOct72021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Tuesday (just kidding, Wednesday) show Ursi and Bee go over some TI predictions with varying degrees of certainty, cover Bee's new love of Shadow Shaman, Ursi playing hardly any dota, TI updates, and much more!

Direct download: FS-TuesdayOct52021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 4:05pm EDT

On this week's Thursday Show Ursi and Zac avoid tilting. Topics include: Falcon Blade theorycrafting, 'Being Nice: A Project', Razor, Juggernaut, Backdoor abuse, Deescalation, muting our friends, Zac's little ideas, Elder Titan being a babe, New World, next week's projects, and more!

Direct download: FS-Thursday-Sept302021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 6:18pm EDT

On this week's Tuesday Show Bee, Ursi, and Zac think long & hard about a lot of things, and think short & simply about others. Dota discussion starts ~17min. Topics include: 7.20d changes, TI plans, Zac being incapable of wins, Tinker, Sniper, Witchbane, Brigand's Blade, Bee's return to Dota, Venge Aghs, podcast concepts, and more!

Direct download: FS-Tuesday-Sept282021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Thursday Show Ursi and Zac get invited to cast TI. Topics include: TI invite thoughts, Pudge, Elder Titan both core & support, Ursi's new PC, streaming, 5 Dawnbreaker, Treant Protector, Doom, Spectre trends, Tinker's build settling, HGC League casts, and more!

Direct download: FS-ThursdaySept232021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Thursday Show Zac and Ursi flex their non-existent psychology degrees. Topcs include: Zac's ranked climb, Ursi's strategy to break free of a losing streak, Rubick, 5 Dawnbreaker, an interesting Sniper build, 3 Venomancer, Legion Commander builds, Visage, Dota-based video games, Zac being a bully, and more!

Direct download: FS-Thursday-Sept162021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 5:37pm EDT

On this week's Tuesday Show Ursi and Zac answer every question you've ever had. Topics include: Settlers of Catan, Offlaning, Dawnbreaker, Grandmaster tier heroes & perks, stack changes, Orb of Corrosion, voice lines, early stat items, null talismans, Ursi potentially accidentally creating a fascist undercurrent in his classes, and much more! 

Direct download: FS-Tuesday-Sept142021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Thursday Show Zac and Ursi chat about Silencer, some faded trends, some new trends, Ember Spirit's shard, Bloodseeker, PA, Sven (as a 4?), ranked game wins, Shield Crash Pangolier, Divine Rapier, and so much more!

Direct download: FS-TCT-Sept92021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Thursday Show Zac and Ursi talk to each other, bonding over their shared struggles and developing a friendship the likes no mortal has ever seen before. Topics include: the new Dota Plus sets, Holidays, Venomancer, Nightstalker, Venge, Healing vs. Damage, Zac's casting experience, and more!

Direct download: FS-ThursSept2-2021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Tuesday Show Bee, Zac, and Ursi have some fun! Topics include: how, exactly, to make Dota 2 a fun game, what our recommendations for the top hero in each role are, Clinkz, Invoker Atos, some Dota philosophy, versatility, Dynasty Warriors, Forbidden Horse Knowledge, Disruptor, Jakiro, and more!

Direct download: FS-TuesAug312021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Thursday Show we return to the traditional TcT format with a theorycrafted game! Topics include: Undying, Dazzle, the new 7.30 Clinkz trends, Bounty Hunter, Antimage, Storm Spirit, hero pools, Vengeful Spirit, Nightstalker, Puck in 7.30 after the nerfs, and more!

Direct download: FS-TCT-Aug262021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 4:58pm EDT

On this week's Tuesday Show Ursi, Bee, and Zac get revenge. Topics include: 7.30b, Sven, Vengeful Spirit, our most hated items to build, the nature of build-up efficiency, pro names vs. hero names during casts, Centaur Warrunner, Pipe, Zac's grief, Sniper, Pudge, and more!

Direct download: FS-Tuesday-Aug23-2021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

7.30 is a huge patch full of potential and we combed through all of it in-full! We're discussing the small changes that are a big deal, the seemingly-big changes that actually aren't worth worrying about, the possibilities of some interesting changes, trends after the first day of play, and tons more!

Direct download: FS-730_Patch_Review_2021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 9:42pm EDT

On this week's Thursday Show Zac and Ursi interview for the job of Dota Player. Topics include: Dawnbreaker, play consistency & growth consistency, developing/adapting specific skills into your play, Spirit Vessel, Witch Doctor, our plans for the upcoming week, Necro 5, healing, Holy Locket, and more!

Direct download: FS-Thursday-Aug12-2021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Tuesday Show Bee, Zac, and Ursi decipher what, exactly, makes an Olympic pentathalon an Olympic pentathalon. Also Dota, or whatever. Topics include: replay watching, our worst roles (and whether we'll ever improve at them), Jakiro mid, Zac's incredible comeback, Bee being up a mountain, right click SF builds, fitting Dota into a busy schedule, Ursi returning to ranked, and more!

Direct download: FS-Tuesday-Aug10-2021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

In which Ursi and Zac return to the glory of the Thursday Show to discuss life's greatest mysteries. Topics include: Magnus' shard (and Magnus' potential, in general), a particularly hard game Zac & Ursi won, Luna, Lich, Trivia, Reading Books & Touching Grass, Secondhand detection, buybacks, patch anticipation, and more! 

Direct download: FS-Thurs-Aug4-2021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Tuesday Show Bee and Ursi spin yarns both true and untrue, wise and foolish, deep and shallow. Topics include: Pokemon Unite, Bee's Oracle homework, Ursi's Tesla Drow enthusiasm, patch predictions, quick Necrophos update, Cavern Crawl, which heroes have children, Flicker, Enigma, a new name for Ursi, and more!

Direct download: FS-Tues-Aug32021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Tuesday Show Bee and Ursi play a few games together, plan a few future games out, and solve problems. Topics include: Bee's Abaddon game, Necrophos, Ursi's continued SF success, a general guide to Oracle, thorough ice cream rankings, under-utilized spells on certain heroes, and much more!

Direct download: FS-Tues-July27-2021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Since Zac is on vacation and we're short on episodes I got together with Strilling from We Like Dota to cover Chen! 

Direct download: FS-Chen-July2021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's episode of the Tuesday Show Bee and Ursi get to chatting whilst Zac is leisurely vacationing. Topics include: Shadow Fiend, Abaddon, reworking a few items & heroes that are bad/unpopular, Terrorblade, Graphs, Pokeclicker, Coffee, and so much more!

Direct download: FS-TCT-July20-2021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Thursday Show Ursi and Zac develop themselves as human beings for the betterment of society at-large. Topics include: Sharks, Snapfire, Shark Meals, Shadow Fiend, Man Eater, Item Paths/Timings, which sharks have the coolest fins, a Sven Theory by Zac, the tastiest kinds of chum, Gyrocopter, the Jaws franchise, all these trendy stat builds, pointy teeth maintenance, item paths/timing, and more!

Direct download: FS-TCT-July142021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Tuesday Show Bee, Ursi, and Zac chat about Dota! What a surprise! Topics include: Natures Prophet, Bee's Cavern Crawl, Necrophos, commitment issues, lower mmr games often skewing longer, the stat leveling trend, Sand King, Underlord's shard, Doom, and more!

Direct download: FS-TMT-July122021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Thursday Show Ursi and Zac develop an entire new game mechanic to fix Armlet instead of just, you know, modifying Armlet itself. Innovators, truly! Topics include: Echo Sabre, inability to pick supports in pubs, Armlet, alternative build paths (?!), Anti-Mage, changes to the carry archetype, Arc Warden counters, Phantom Lancer, Jared Walsh, Bloodseeker, the Pope's Secret Dota Notes, and more!

Direct download: FS-TCT-July8-2021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Tuesday Show Bee, Ursi, and Zac band together to solve the world's problems. Topics include: Natures Prophet, last week's micro homework, Enchantress, Arc Warden, Ursi's losing streak, SNKRX, Visage, out-of-role heroes, shadow amulet, a couple listener questions, and more!

Direct download: FS-Tues-7-6-21.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this week's Thursday Show Ursi and Zac do some theory-building about larger compositional ideas and more! Topics include: Oracle, homework results, the relative value of stuns in certain compositions, Kunkka, minor optimizations, Sniper Aghs, Cavern Crawl balance, Battle Pass economics, and more!

Direct download: FS-THURS-7-1-2021.mp3
Category:Dota -- posted at: 3:00am EDT