Fourth Spirit - A Dota 2 Podcast

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

Cyphus, Wazoo and Roland talk about, ya know, how to 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 EDT

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 EDT

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'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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT