Fourth Spirit - A Dota 2 Podcast

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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

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

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT