Fourth Spirit - A Dota 2 Podcast

6.87 Dota 2 is all the rage this week on DotP!  Ursinity and Proud talk about the changes they found most interesting in 6.87, make predictions and talk a little about how the patch will drive future theorycrafting!  They also did a longer YouTube video with full patch analysis which can be found here:  All this and more on the latest Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: TcT_4_27_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:27pm EDT

In Part II of the DotPro 6.87 patch breakdown, Scant, Woodshrew and KBBQ talk initial impressions, hero balance changes, predictions and takeaways.  All this and more on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast and 6.87 patch analysis.

Direct download: DotP_4-27-16_DotPro_pt2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:10am EDT

6.87 Dota 2 is upon us!  In Part 1 of the DotPro 6.87 patch breakdown, Scant returns to help Woodshrew and KBBQ dissect general and item changes.  Check out this detailed patch analysis on the latest edition of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_4-27-16_DotPro.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:22pm EDT

Blue and Wazoo welcome Cyphus to try and help them get a grip on the fresh, new edition of Dota 2: 6.87.  They do some overall analysis on patch 6.87, talk about their favorite changes, and make a prediction for what they think we'll be seeing going forward in this new patch.

Direct download: DotP_ThT_4_25_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:16am EDT

Roland and Cyphus talk about feeling a little bored with Dota 2 at the moment, delving into new games, Paragon as a MOBA alternative, the changes Roland has noticed in StarCraft 2, the upcoming inhouses and much, much more!  Check out the latest edition of the Dota 2 Podcast!

Direct download: StaleDota2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:50am EDT

On a special Friday release of DotP, Blackheart invites Prove Attitude, host of the series Dota History on YouTube, to help her school Cyphus in the ways of Dota 1.  They talk some of the hero differences, Prove's work on Dota History, and the nature of the game back in the old days.  All this and more on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: DotP_w__Prove_and_Blackheart.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:44am EDT

Ursinity and Proud are back at it with a new theorycrafted combo for your consideration.  This week they're proposing Mirana and Faceless Void.  They talk the possible strengths, what they intend to build to maximize their efficacy, and then test it out for themselves.  Find out how this latest Dota 2 pairing did on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: TcT_4_13_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:39am EDT

Woodshrew and KBBQ are joined this week by Team Archon's CEO, Sebastian Park.  Sebastian talks behind the scenes workings with Team Archon, the state of e-sports, the future of Dota 2 and much more on this edition of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Wednesday_2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:51am EDT

Roland joins Blue and Wazoo for an episode preparing for 6.87.  As change seems to be floating somewhere on the horizon for Dota 2, DotP and the Tryhards take a look back at their predictions for 6.86 to see where they went right and wrong in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_6.87_Prediction_w__Roland.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:36pm EDT

Roland and EZ tag team an episode where they get honest, don't talk about Dota 2, then talk about Dota 2, and sometimes spread lies about the Great General Denny while Cyphus is away.  Roland derails a story about what happened in June for about 35 minutes, but eventually gets back on track.

Direct download: Ez_and_Roland.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:20pm EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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.

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

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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!

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

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT