Fourth Spirit - A Dota 2 Podcast

Cyphus and Roland are joined by Wazoo at the top of the show for some upcoming show announcements and Dota 2 talk.  Then, Corey "Ink" Roell swings by to talk about twitch streaming, playing a killer Meepo, and giving Arteezy advice before The International in the latest episode of the Dota 2 Podcast.  Plus: A new track from The Crystal Maidens stepping out on their own without Death Prophet. 

Direct download: Episode_69.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:27am EST

Something is seriously wrong with DotP Guild Chat this week.  Explore what happens when EzMrcz realizes he's got an episode coming out on April 1st.  Special thanks to SovietDancnBear for the help.  No State of Affairs, No All Hero Hell, No Going Back. Enjoy!

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:53am EST

Roland loves Blizzard.  Later, Cyphus and Roland sit down with Greg "WhatIsHip" Laird and Maut from High Ground TV to talk Dota 2, casting, Dota Pit and Dota 2 Canada Cup.  Roland loves Blizzard some more.  Then they wrap the episode with a few announcements about upcoming guests and the DotP guild tourney on this edition of the Dota 2 Podcast.

Direct download: Episode_68.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:55pm EST

Roland and Cyphus release another bonus episode, this time featuring guest host Gorgon the Wonder Cow for a more intimate chat with Gorgon about life, being a non-drinker and even Dota 2 stuff!  Plus a special pop-in from The First Panda and The Grand Wazoo on this episode of the Dota 2 Podcast.

Direct download: Episode_67.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:23am EST

Cyphus and Roland talk with statsman Nahaz in this episode of the Dota 2 Podcast for a great discussion about a number of topics affecting the Dota 2 community.  Among the topics discussed: MMR and its alternatives as well as what it means, the occasional volatility of the Dota 2 community, Reddit posts and more.

Meepolygamy Intro Episode

Direct download: Episode_66.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:23am EST

DotP Guild Chat 15 features Kimbrell with exciting news about dotptv and the youtube channel (again, we know!) Also, could Ez be getting a spot on the amateur team RareEsports? Not if Kimbrell has anything to do with it! Also, State of Affairs, Why We Can't Win Together, and the Guild's Quest for 350!

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_15.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:48pm EST

Cyphus and Roland welcome special guest Brian Calland from Wronchi Animation, the creative mind behind the Dota 2 reporter.  They talk his experience, creative process and more.  Before that, they're joined by Hatakamara, a DotP guildie and Patreon supporter, for State of Affairs and general chat in this episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Episode_65.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:06pm EST

Roland and Cyphus record a special bonus episode as a thanks for a great week and patreon support.  They discuss their state of affairs, four good games of Dota 2, and how bad the DotP logo is in the bonus episode of the podcast. Plus the latest from Death Prophet and the Crystal Maidens!

Direct download: Episode_64.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:09am EST

Cyphus and Roland are joined by Anuxi, famous Dota 2 set creator, to talk about getting hats into the game, her history as an artist and more!  Plus Cyphus and Roland discuss the DotP tourney, getting the shirts for patreon awards, whether Sand King can go offlane as a support, and the hosts' sins.

Direct download: Episode_63.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:04am EST

JoeSchmo joins EzMrcz for the Inaugural DotP Confession!  Have a Dota sin that needs purging?  Come see Father Ez for the path to forgiveness. Also, Ursinity and billybob get Chat Snatched, the Guild inches ever closer to the 350 member giveaway, and finally - someone is charting the straight line that is Roland and Cyphus' DotP MMR!  Enjoy this latest episode of the Dota 2 Podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_14.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:34pm EST

Cyphus and Roland are joined by a very special guest: Sir Action Slacks!  Sir Action Slacks talks his history, deciding to make Dota 2 content, and other great aspects of Dota 2 in the latest episode of the podcast.  They also talk other upcoming guests, their state of affairs, and learning Tiny/Io, Puck and Nyx Assassin.

Direct download: Episode_62.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:08pm EST

Cyphus and Roland sit down with Toffees to talk about e-sports, regulation, the perfect way to structure professional Dota 2, and stand-ins in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.  Plus The Techies sing a beautiful rendition of 'Suicide is Painless' and Cyphus and Roland announce some exciting upcoming guests.

Dota 2 Reporter - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPGUpAWFZPgofCHFT3d-4zj3Uvrq5HXy8

Coffee w/ Toffees - https://soundcloud.com/toffees_dota2

Direct download: Episode_61.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:55pm EST

EZ Mrcz does a "Getting to Know" episode, giving us some insights into the dark mind that is our DotP Guild Chat host in this episode of the Dota 2 Guild podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_13.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:47pm EST

Roland and Cyphus are joined by Malystryx from JoinDota (@MalystryxGDS on twitter...and he loves to be tweeted) before getting an update from Gorgon in What's Goin' on With Gorgon on this episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Episode_60.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:23pm EST

Cyphus and Roland talk about House of Cards, Dota 2, and then House of Cards again...but not that long.  They also discuss differences between Solo queue and party and their new favorite combo: Winter Wyvern and Axe.

Direct download: Episode_59.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:30am EST

Guild Chat goes LIVE on twitch.tv/dotptv with Community Co Host Devastator!  Join EzMrcz and the DotP Guild for State of Affairs, and special Roland and Wazoo Chat Snatch, and the evolution of Guild Chat as we know it. Heck to the yes!

 

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_12.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 6:59pm EST

Cyphus and Roland talk about a tough two weeks in Dota 2, chat with Ursinity about various topics and some new happenings in the guild, and Postmaster Wazoo reads his increasingly-friendly hate mail.  Plus a lotta love and sexual content to heat up your Dota 2 podcast-listening pleasure.

Direct download: Episode_58.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:10am EST

Cyphus and Roland talk State of Affairs (with special unwanted guest Wazoo), then sit down with Fernando "HolyShift" Salvador Ramirez from JoinDota to talk about cosmetics and items and they're packaging in this episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Find Fernando Ramirez's article here: http://www.joindota.com/en/news/23741-should-valve-separate-items-and-tickets

Reddit post regarding armor: http://reddit.com/r/DotA2/comments/2s67iv/effective_hp_increase_as_a_function_of_hp_and/

Direct download: Episode_57.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:08am EST

EzMrcz is sound-effect-less this week as he is joined by Community Co Hosts N4melessn00b and Hatakemaara!  We talk the game, the outfits, and the Guild we love the most.  Also, State of Affairs, a Trench'd update from Gorgon, and an extremely confused Matt. Who's Matt? Who knows!? Enjoy!

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_11.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:56pm EST

Cyphus and Roland are joined by Willian "Captain Silverfox" Stanley at the top of the show for State of Affairs and then sit down for another edition of What's Going on with Gorgon to revisit DAC and the post-tourney roster changes in the pro Dota 2 scene on this episode of the podcast.

Direct download: Episode_56.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:35am EST

Cyphus and Roland discuss their latest games of Dota 2 at length in the latest episode of Defense of the Patience, a Dota 2 podcast.  They also discuss hero attributes, what those attributes mean, attack speed and armor at the bottom of the episode.

Direct download: Episode_55.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:30pm EST

EzMrcz joins Community Co-Host The Beast in a DotP Guild Chat all about never giving up.  The Beast talks about coming back from behind, never counting yourself out, and the power of staying positive throughout the match vs. the damage of negative attitudes in the early game.  Also, State of Affairs, All Hero Hell, and a new face in Chat Snatch!

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_10.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 7:19pm EST

Cyphus and Roland are joined by Andrew "Soviet Dancin' Bear" McIntire for his Patreon State of Affairs award, talk about a new perspective on trilanes in Dota 2, and play a new voicemail in the intro of this episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Episode_54.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:36pm EST

Cyphus and Roland sit down for a chat with Kyry to talk about captaining an amateur Dota 2 team, but first they discuss their state of affairs and Cyphus' Lion build (which Roland vehemently disagrees with) on this episode of Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Episode_53.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:17pm EST

 
EzMrcz and Community Co-Host JoyThief spend way to much time talking about All Hero Hell, playing Dota2 with the DotP Guild, getting yelled at by teammates, and more on the longest Guild Chat in Recorded History.

Also, a SUPER SPECIAL Chat Snatch and the announcement of a new Guild Chat Segment.  Check it out!
Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_9.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:21am EST

Cyphus and Roland talk their state of affairs, the Dota 2 Asian Championship (DAC) in What's Goin' on w/ Gorgon, and sith through another visit from Postmaster Wazoo in this episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Episode_52.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:13am EST

Roland and Cyphus talk about Spirit Breaker, talk State of Affairs, and the future of DotP in this episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

www.defenseofthepatience.com

Direct download: Episode_51.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:27am EST

Occupying the fourth, and superior moon of Jupiter, EzMrcz and Community Co-Host Kimbrell rain fireballs upon the Dotaverse Space Capsule and laugh unnervingly at the dancing flames.
Meanwhile, All Hero Hell, AD2L Recap, In House Tournies, YouTube, and Chat Snatch in this jam-packed DotP Community Love-fest! Enjoy!
Direct download: Guild_Chat_8.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:26pm EST

Cyphus and Roland talk State of Affairs, a rough run of games, DotP tourney business, do What's Going on with Gorgon for a DAC update (and a Roland screw-up), and talk their previous three games of Dota 2 on this episode of the podcast.

Direct download: Episode_50.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:04pm EST

Cyphus and Roland get a surprise visit from Postmaster Wazoo, talk about how much Cyphus loves Pugna again, AD2L and their revised Moneyball Dota 2 strategies.  Also, we love the Dotaverse guys...check their podcast out at www.dotaverse.com and tell 'em DotP sent ya.

Direct download: Episode_49.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:50am EST

YOU become the Co-Host of Guild Chat in a change that rocks DotP! Please welcome first Community Co-Host, Ursinity as he and Ez talk Batrider wins, and Invoker resurgence. Also Cyphus and Roland get Chat Snatched for some in-game strategizing! Join EzMrcz with Guild Members taking up the Co-Hosting Duties each week as Guild Chat becomes all about YOU!

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_7.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:13pm EST

Cyphus and Roland welcome patron and DotP Guild Chat host EZ Mrcz for his patreon State of Affairs reward, discuss the latest news in pro Dota 2 w/ Gorgon in What's Goin' On, and of course some DotP tourney talk.  Additionally they discuss AD2L, Cyphus' mean Pugna, and even some hero strat in this episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Episode_48.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:16am EST

Cyphus is joined by special guest Wazoo for a lengthy and interesting conversation about a weekend full of Dota 2, thinking about how we communicate with our team members, and how much MMR the servers owe us.  Later, Roland joins up for a quick update about his trip and upcoming events for the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Episode_47.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:43am EST

EzMrcz and DeNomolos announce the tournament teams, Battle of the Beard dates, and chat snatch a whole host of whacky characters on this week's DotP Guild Chat!

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_6.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:33am EST

Cyphus explains the upcoming week for the Dota 2 podcast and introduces this "Best of" episode from November of 2014 with special guest Nahaz.

Direct download: Best_of_DotP_-_Nahaz.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:38pm EST

Roland and Cyphus talk about Roland's deep, deep hatred of Drow Ranger.  They also relive their last three games of Dota 2 on this edition of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Episode_46.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:33am EST

Join EzMrcz and De Nomolos for the largest chat snatch ever! Vix, Panda, JoeSchmo, Pancakes, Fafnir, FridgeMaster, and Gorgon all get grabbed for a minute to talk Dota 2 on this episode of the podcast!  The final teams are announced for the Terrorblade Arcana Presents: The Battle of the Beard, and Ez tells you to start saving - DotP is going to TI5!

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_5.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:23am EST

Roland and Cyphus are joined by Brett "JoeSchmoe" Larsen for state of affairs and a special message written especially for Roland.  Later, Gorgon swings by to talk the latest in the Dota 2 Asian Cup, how cool Io is, and more in this edition of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Episode_45.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:26am EST

Cyphus and Roland talk about the latest round of DDoS attacks, their impact on Dota 2, speculate about motivations, and also talk about picking the right hero for the job on this episode of the Dota 2 podcast.  Also, Wazoo makes a quick appearance near the end of the ep to complain about Roland's Techies.

Direct download: Episode_44.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:49am EST

EZ and DeNomolos talk Dota 2 on this episode of the podcast, the DotP guild, bring on JoyThief for the Templar Assassin set giveaway, do an on-air five-set giveaway in addition, and Chat Snatch some DotP OG's.

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_4.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:12pm EST

Cyphus and Roland talk about being distracted from Dota 2 and its impact on their play, introduce a new segment called Future Heroes where they talk about heroes they'd like to improve with, and finally Gorgon joins the crew for another round of What's Going on with Gorgon talking the latest in Dota 2 meta and pro news on this episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Episode_43.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:05am EST

Cyphus and Roland talk to Hyasiance about her Play Like a Girl experiment in Dota 2 and featured on JoinDota.  They also talk about Batman and Dota 2 cakes, a recent game, dealing with Axe creep skipping and more.  Happy New Years!

JoinDota article: http://www.joindota.com/en/news/23821-play-like-a-girl-experiment-seeks-volunteers

Play Like a Girl project site: http://altochicka.wix.com/playlikeagirl#!requirements/c9pg

Direct download: Episode_42.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:40pm EST

DeNomolos and EZ lay out the Terrorblade Arcana Presents: The Battle of the Beard.  Also, Ursinity hones in on the sorry state of a teamless Medusa in All Hero Hell on this edition of the Dota 2 Guild podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_3.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:13am EST

Cyphus and Roland talk state of affairs, Cyphus' love of Riki and hit up Broodmother again.  Then Gorgon swings by to talk about the recent news in pro Dota 2, current meta, and why Broodmother sucks.  Also, Lich gonna have your mana.

Direct download: Episode_41.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:07pm EST

Cyphus and Roland are reunited with Wazoo once more!  They talk about Wazoo's state of affairs in Dota 2, the state of the podcast, and have a ton of laughs.

Direct download: Episode_40.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:35pm EST

DeNomolos finally admits Tinker is an item-dependent hero.  EZ talks about the guild reaching 200+ members.  And several guildies pop in from the Defense of the Patience mumble chat to say hello while playing Dota 2 so EZ and DeNomolos can bug them. 

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:57pm EST

Cyphus and Roland welcome Gorgon back for another segment of What's Going on with Gorgon in this episode of the podcast.  Gorgon talks the recent changes in 6.83 Dota 2 and sparks an interesting dialogue on the state of the Dota 2 scene and e-sports at large.  Wazoo swings by briefly and helps out with the intro!

Direct download: Episode_39.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:50pm EST

Roland and Cyphus are joined by Shane Kimbrell for a discussion about YouTube and what's to come on that front for the podcast in the coming weeks.  Then Feedernoob joins the crew for another round of Dressing DotP...this time JoyThief's Templar Assassin gets a makeover.  Finally, Roland and Cyphus close the show by explaining why this episode of the Dota 2 podcast is so damn late.

Direct download: Episode_38.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:20pm EST

EZ and DeNomolos talk stormpocalypse on the west coast, the Defense of the Patience Dota 2 guild, a little strategy and more in the inaugural episode of the DotP Guild Chat podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:09am EST

Roland and Cyphus talk about an upcoming addition to the show, have Gorgon the Wonder Cow back on the podcast to talk about the latest in Dota 2 meta and news, and playing Dota 2 with new players.

Direct download: Episode_37.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:54pm EST

Cyphus and Roland sit down with special guest Vix from the DotP Guild for some talk about an upcoming Dota 2 tournament in the DotP guild on this episode of the podcast.  They also welcome back Feedernoob for another round of Dressing DotP, this time Invoker.

Direct download: Episode_36.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:56am EST

Cyphus and Roland welcome DotP JoeSchmoe to the podcast to talk about the Defense of the Patience Dota 2 guild.  Then Gorgon swings by for more What's Going On with Gorgon, talking about new meta and strategies.  Finally, Malystryx lets us know about the nominees for a the JoinDota end-of-year awards.

Direct download: Episode_35.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:52pm EST

Cyphus and Roland welcome EZ Mrcz and DeNomolos for a chat about playing together under the DotP banner.  Feedernoob stops by again for another Dressing DotP segment.  This time she dresses up EZ's Juggernaut...thank the omnipotent one because it was getting embarrassing running around with that guy.

Direct download: Episode_34.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:41am EST

Cyphus and Roland sit down with Eric "EZ" Marcuz, the DotP Guild Leader, to talk about the guild, the upcoming tournament in January, and everything else shakin' with EZ in Dota 2.  Then they have Gorgon the Wonder Cow back again, but this time for a new segment: What's Goin On with Gorgon talking about the latest happenings in the Dota 2 community.

Direct download: Episode_33.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:24am EST

Roland and Cyphus talk about their latest win streak in Dota 2, slight boosts in MMR, Roland's insistence on playing his Hero Challenge in ranked, and how Roland is hard to get now when it comes to iTunes.  They also have NoxvilleZA for Ask a Deviant on for some interesting stats discussion.  Later, Feedernoob joins the gang for round 2 of Dressing DotP, featuring Dragon Knight in this episode of the podcast.

Direct download: Episode_32.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:11pm EST

Roland and Cyphus chat about Invoker, cause Roland loves Invoker lately, even though he hasn't won a game with him yet.  They also talk about the upcoming Dota 2 League tournament finals in Las Vegas, underrated hero ultimates, and ask a ton of questions about how to make Dark Seer's abilities.

Direct download: Episode_31.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:07pm EST

Cyphus and Roland talk about some upcoming Dota 2 League Events, dress up Cyphus' Dazzle with Feedernoob, and discuss when it's advantageous to take down that big bastard Roshan.  They also feature a new song by Death Prophet and the Crystal Maidens.

Direct download: Episode_30.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:12pm EST

Cyphus and Roland get deep about video games, winning games despite a deficit on the scoreboard, and upcoming content on DotP.  They also do some extra content, featuring a song from Death Prophet and the Crystal Maidens.

Direct download: Episode_29.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:47pm EST

Cyphus and Roland are joined by Greg "WhatIsHip" Laird from HighGroundTV and 'Gerg: Live and Uncensored."  They talk about Greg's history with Dota 2, before Dota 2, and his upcoming projects in the e-sports community in the latest episode of the podcast.

Direct download: Episode_28.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 7:16pm EST

Cyphus and Roland sit down with Feeder Noob to talk about cosmetics in Dota 2, adhesives like gekko feet, and more in this episode of the Dota 2 podcast.  They also talk about their latest escapades in Amateur Dota 2 League and Roland's continuing love for Axe.

Direct download: Episode_27.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:16am EST

Toffees joins Cyphus and Roland in this episode of the podcast to talk about playing well with others in the Dota 2 community, the state of affairs for North American Dota 2, and his background leading up to his involvement in the community.

Direct download: Episode_26.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:48am EST

Cyphus and Roland get a chance to sit down with special guest Nahaz.  They get into how Nahaz found his way to doing Dota 2 stats, his academic career, and his personal background.  They also touch on AD2L and read a new iTunes comment.

Direct download: Episode_25.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:33am EST

Cyphus and Roland are joined by a guest co-host in this episode of the podcast, Malystryx from JoinDota.  Malystryx educates the crew and their listeners about the Dota 2 scene abroad, enlightens Roland and Cyphus about the Arrow gaming scandal and match-fixing, going to Comic Con and what it's like being a super cool dad in Britain.

Direct download: Episode_24.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:44pm EST

Cyphus and Roland talk about positions, who they're playing, their most recent Amateur Dota 2 League games, and Ask a Deviant with Fridge Master for more Dota 2 stats in this episode of the Defense of the Patience podcast.

Direct download: Episode_23.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:11am EST

Cyphus and Roland talk about what happens in the jungle, the might jungle, where Chen is doing weird stuff to neutral creeps.  They also talk about AD2L, playing with The Beast, and Cyphus' new thoughts on a Skywrath Mage build when going mid.

Direct download: Episode_22.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:26pm EST

Cyphus and Roland talk about Wazoo's departure and their lackluster performance in the Amateur Dota 2 League.  Later, Gorgon the Wonder Cow from High Ground TV and JoinDota calls in to chat about his experience at ESL and crack wise with the hosts.

Direct download: Episode_21.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:15pm EST

The gang chats with Jordan Hansen from Amateur Dota 2 League about the upcoming Season 5.  They get into the tournament structure, how divisions were made, and DotP's upcoming match.  The gang also chats about ESL and other Dota 2 topics.

Direct download: Episode_20.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:16am EST

Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland get Weedman back on the line with curious but comical results.  They also debut a new segment: DotP Academy, featuring their first coach, Opaca.

Direct download: Episode_19.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:29am EST

Wazoo reveals a dastardly deed that resulted in the demise of his cohosts, his love of podcasting, background and Dota 2 history on this episode of the podcast.  He also explains the lack of a full episode and how it's totally Roland's fault.

Direct download: Getting_to_Know_Wazoo.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:02am EST

In this episode of Defense of the Patience, a Dota 2 podcast, Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland talk with the editor-in-chief from JoinDota, Malystryx GDS.  He talks his incredible past with e-sports, the inner workings of JoinDota, and also turns the tables on the crew to ask a few questions.  The gang closes it out with a game of Worst Way to Die.

 

Direct download: Episode_18.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:47am EST

Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland talk about, ya know, how to talk...in the latest episode of this Dota 2 Podcast.  They discuss communication, strategy, and doing their first podcast with a video element.

Direct download: Episode_17.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:15am EST

Cyphus, Roland and Wazoo talk their upcoming Amateur Dota 2 League team and pushing lanes in the latest episode of the podcast.  They also play another lively round of Guess a Hard Counter.

Direct download: Episode_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:53am EST

Cyphus, Wazoo, and Roland talk to MotPax from Standard Deviants in this episode's Ask a Deviant segment, and they get to the bottom of Wazoo's Tiny...it's not what it sounds like.  The gang also discusses the upcoming 6.82 patch, the upcoming Amateur Dota 2 League season, and the DotP guild.

Direct download: Episode_15.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:29am EST

Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland talk with Amanda "The First Panda" Wong, the Captain of the all-women Vas Avi Dota 2 team in the latest episode of the podcast.  They play Guess a Hard Counter for Tinker, talk newbie tips with The First Panda, and the treatment of women in gaming.

Direct download: Episode_14.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:06am EST

In this episode of Defense of the Patience, a Dota 2 podcast, Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland talk level-dependent heroes.  They also welcome Fridgemaster from Standard Deviants Stat House for the first Ask a Deviant segment.  The gang awards some Worst Way to Die swag as well.

Direct download: Episode_13.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:04am EST

Roland talks the experiences that led to the creation of a Dota 2 podcast, his past endeavors, current pursuits and what he hopes to see continue to happen at Defense of the Patience.  He also goes behind the scenes on some of the production side of things and what he does at DotP.

Direct download: Getting_to_Know_Roland.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:41am EST

Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland talk drafting in the latest episode of Defense of the Patience, a Dota 2 podcast.  Roland wonders if he's being demoted, the gang discusses the Guess a Hard Counter: Techies responses, and plays a new round for Treant Protector.

Direct download: Episode_12.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:07am EST

Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland talk about Techies, Guess a Hard Counter for Techies, and talk the role of the player in the offlane in this episode of Defense of the Patience, a Dota 2 Podcast.

Direct download: Episode_11.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:16am EST

Greg Laird, Dota 2 caster and founder of High Ground TV, swings by the podcast to talk his experience with casting, being a panelist at The International 2014, and his endeavors at High Ground TV as well as other upcoming projects.  Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland talk about playing a game of their proposed Tiny, Treant and Crystal Maiden combo and play Guess a Hard Counter to listener-suggested Io.

Direct download: Episode_10.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:33am EST

The gang discusses recent games of Dota 2 over the long Labor Day weekend as well as the in-house Amateur Dota 2 League game. In the strategy discussion, they talk what to do when you can't get a five-stack for ranked matchmaking.

Direct download: Episode_9.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:55am EST

In this episode of Defense of the Patience, the gang talks about statistics in Dota 2 with special guest Brian Peddie (Phage) from High Ground TV and stat house Standard Deviants.  Cyphus explains his discoveries, and Wazoo's correctness, about Crystal Maiden's ult.  And Roland challenges Cyphus on the podcast to further Defend his Dota Dissertation on using Blink Dagger over Force Staff with Crystal Maiden.

Direct download: DotP_Episode_8.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:43pm EST

The gang has a discussion about being better players focused on attitudes in Dota 2 team play. Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland discuss the ways in which they all rage when playing and the tribulations faced in trying to overcome those negative aspects of their own play. They also discuss the pros and cons of using a Blink Dagger on Crystal Maiden over a Force Staff and play a lively round of Worst Way to Die.

Direct download: Episode_7.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:37am EST

The gang welcomes Jordan Hansen from Amateur Dota 2 League to discuss the regular tournament held for amateur players.  The gang also Guesses a Hard Counter to Juggernaut and talks the upcoming big New York City Dota 2 tournament.

Direct download: Episode_6.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:51am EST

Roland is reunited with the gang after his trip and a long weekend of Dota 2 for Wazoo and Cyphus. They chat about their games, talk vision and terrain in the strategy segment, and a little more about the blame-game. They play Guess a Hard Counter and Worst Way to Die to give away some swag.

Direct download: Episode_5.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:01pm EST

Cyphus makes some show announcements about the show's schedule, talks about how he came to play Dota 2, his background, and what he'd like to discuss on the podcast.

Direct download: Getting_to_Know_Cyphus.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:30am EST

Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland are joined by Dota 2 caster Gorgon the Wonder Cow.  Gorgon talks time zones, casting and participates in a round of Guess a Hard Counter (which Cyphus totally wins by totally not cheating at all).  Later, the gang plays Worst Way to Die: Listener Edition and offers some consolation prizes.

Direct download: Episode_4.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:11am EST

Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland talk at length about Naga Siren (including Roland's unhealthy infatuation with her), upcomind DotA 2 heroes, initiating team fights like noobs, and a round of butchering Legion Commander's background.

Direct download: Episode_3.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:56pm EST

Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland crack wise about DotA 2, lag, laning, circumstances to leave lane and how it mostly depends on one's job. Another fun round of Guess a Hard Counter as well as Guess the Hero's Background. This week, Shadow Shaman.

Direct download: Episode_2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 7:39pm EST

In the inagural Defense of the Patience podcast, hosts Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland talk about DotA 2 team structure. The gang also introduces the basic mission of the show, a few games, and offers up some free Nature's Prophet swag for anyone willing to delve into the "Boots debate" with Roland in the Defend Your DotA Dissertation segment.

Direct download: Episode_1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 8:43pm EST