Fourth Spirit - A Dota 2 Podcast

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.

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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!

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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

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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!

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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!


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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.

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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.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:03am EDT

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!

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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.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:42pm EDT

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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:42pm EDT

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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!


Timado - 14:10

BSJ - 33:40

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