Fourth Spirit - A Dota 2 Podcast

Cyphus and Roland talk TI Plans, new recording equipment, this week's lineup of shows, the DotPeabodies, and their predictions for the upcoming TI5 Upper Bracket.

Direct download: DotP_Main_TI5_day_1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:12am EDT

Cyphus, Roland and EZ sit down for a chat with the creator of Dota 2 Reporter, Brian Calland from Wronchi Animation, who returns to the show for a chat about the upcoming TI5, creating a short film for the Dota 2 Short Film Contest and more!  Check it out for some TI Hype on this special bonus Saturday episode of TI Hype Week on Defense of the Patience.

Direct download: DotP_Main_Brian_Calland_1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:32am EDT

EZ, Roland and Cyphus are joined by Ashnichrist, noted cosplayer and notorious "filthy casual" fan of Dota 2.  They talk cosplaying, the process, TI5 and more in the latest episode of the podcast!

Direct download: DotP_Main_Ashni.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:40am EDT

Roland, Cyphus and EZ are joined by Nahaz who will be doing stats for the Main Event at The International 2015 for Dota 2.  Nahaz talks some interesting stats leading into the tournament and what we can expect heading into TI5.

Direct download: DotP_Main_Nahaz_1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:45pm EDT

EZ, Cyphus and Roland are joined by Woodshrew, one of the JoinDOTA TI Correspondents.  They talk what they're excited for at TI, how Woodshrew got hooked up with JoinDOTA, how Malystryx is a bad man (kappa), and more on this episode of the podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Main_woodshrew_2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:05am EDT

Cyphus, EZ and Roland are joined by Maut who briefly talks the circumstances around his trip to TI, his predictions for the main event, and of course helps us get HYPED for Dota 2 and The International 2015 on this episode of the podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Main_Maut.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:50am EDT

Greg "WhatIsHipTV" Laird joins Cyphus, Roland and EZ for a discussion about Team Archon's chances in the wildcard matches, what it's like managing a professional Dota 2 team, his latest projects, what to expect at The International and more in the latest episode of the gaming podcast. 

Direct download: DotP_Greg_Laird_1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:12am EDT

Cyphus is joined by Payday 2 partners-in-crime Evanwood and Dalimear for a discussion of their experiences with Payday 2 DLC, compare the game to its original release, and what they'd want out of a Payday 3 in this episode of the podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Plays_Payday_2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:36am EDT

Mista Blue is joined by Roland and EZ Mrcz for a discussion about League of Legends with LoL player Anrepo (must be the tainted Mrcz bloodline!).  They talk the differences between LoL and Dota 2, debate the more successful community and more in the latest edition of the gaming podcast.

 

Direct download: DotP_Plays_Dota_5.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:46am EDT

Cyphus, EZ and Evanwood sit down to talk a little DotP history considering the upcoming one-year anniversary of the podcast.  They also discuss gaming soundtracks, movies based on video games, tabletop RPGs, who the worst driver amongst the DotP crew is, and more in the latest episode of the video game podcast.

Direct download: DotP_History1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:58am EDT

EZ and Roland sit down for a chat about Rocket League.  They try to classify the game's influences, talk strategy, their experience playing Rocket League and the future they foresee for it competitively.

Direct download: DotP_Plays_Rocket_League_2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:45am EDT

SirActionSlacks returns to talk his Dota 2 Short Film Contest entries, his involvement in The International 2015, creating content for the Dota 2 community, the death of Nintendo's CEO and more on the latest episode of Defense of the Patience.  He also makes a DotP exclusive announcement about his plans and involvement in the upcoming TI5 for Dota 2.

Direct download: DotP_Main_Sir_Actionm.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:08am EDT

Cyphus and Roland are joined by Malystryx GDS from JoinDota.  They catch up, talk the Dota 2 Short Film Contest, what JoinDota is going to be up to at The International, and a meet-up for fans of the podcast. 

Direct download: DotP_gets_pumped_for_TI_maly.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:47am EDT

Mista Blue and Roland have a chat about common misconceptions in Dota 2 and Roland gives DotP alums Hatakamara, BillyBob, and EZ Mrcz a Dota 2 Misconception quiz.

Remember to check out the Dota 2 Short Film Contest entry from DotP: (Don’t Come Walkin’) Around My Tombstone by DJ Undying.  Found here: https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=476725270&searchtext=dotp

If you enjoy it, please vote for us by following the link above, signing in with Steam and giving us a thumbs up!

Direct download: DotP_Plays_Dota_4.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:12am EDT

Roland sits down with his father in this episode for a trip down gaming memory lane.  They discuss the games that Roland grew up with and his father's interaction with gaming as it's developed over the years.  They also discuss his father's involvement in the development of the Dota 2 Short Film Contest entry from DotP: (Don't Come Walkin') Around My Tombstone by DJ Undying.  Found here: https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=476725270&searchtext=dotp

If you enjoy it, please vote for us by following the link above, signing in with Steam and giving us a thumbs up!

Direct download: DotP_Goes_back_in_Time_1_2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:10am EDT

EZ Mrcz sits down with DotP Guildie Anrepo to talk about the new top-selling game on Steam: Rocket League.  EZ and Anrepo tell us what Rocket League is all about and their experiences p

Direct download: DotP_Plays_Rocket_League.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:04am EDT

Cyphus and Roland are joined by Andrew "Zyori" Campbell in today's episode.  Zyori talks his past, getting a degree in entrepreneurship, Dota 2 and The International, the new Star Wars films, Joe Rogan, and more in the latest episode of the gaming podcast.  The crew also talk briefly about the Dota 2 Short Film Contest voting and the upcoming DotP Plays schedule.

Direct download: DotP_Main_4_Zyori.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:44pm EDT

Blue and Roland sit down for a lengthy discussion about Blizzard's Starcraft 2.  Cyphus, however, wrote this description and knows nothing about Starcraft 2.  Here follows his attempt at describing it: Blah blah Zerg.  Blah blah Terran.  Hahahahaha Cannon Rush.

Direct download: DotP_Plays_Starcraft_2_1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:53am EDT

Blue is joined by Wazoo for an interview with fellow Dota 2 podcast host Brian Yinger from We Like Dota.  They talk Brian's podcast history, doing a Dota 2 podcast, and the similar roots of DotP and WLD on this latest episode of Defense of the Patience, a gaming podcast.

Direct download: DotP_We_Like_Dota.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:53pm EDT

EZ sits down with Evanwood and newcomer Dalimear for a brief chat about their recent delve into the world of action-packed heists with Payday 2.

Direct download: DotP_Payday_2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:24am EDT

EZ and Cyphus sit down for an extended chat about the first 10% or so of the Batman: Arkham Knight campaign.  They talk the performance issues, their experience on Nvidia graphics cards, their favorite moments and most frustrating experiences in the latest Rocksteady Batman installment.

Direct download: DotP_Plays_Batman_1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:33pm EDT

Cyphus, Roland and EZ open the show by talking about some Dota 2, the Dota 2 film contest, and classic DotP intros.  Later they hit up gaming news with the Fallout 4 Pipboy edition, Batman: Arkham Knight DLC, and touch on early access games and the Steam Top Sellers.  In the bottom half of the show, Evanwood joins the crew for a discussion about Instagram and DotP is AFK.  All this and more on the latest episode of the gaming podcast. P.S. We love you, too, South Africa!

Direct download: DotP_Main_3.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:24pm EDT

Wazoo and EZ sit down for a lengthy discussion of the best roleplaying games PC gaming has to offer.  Join them for a discussion about the plethora of CRPGs the two lifelong gamers have explored in this edition of the Defense of the Patience gaming podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Plays_CRPGS_1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:18am EDT

Blue invites Roland and EZ on for some much-needed Dota 2 therapy.  Also, Blitz, EE, and Aui2000 are compared as personality types and playstyles are discussed by the three.

Direct download: DotP_Plays_DOTA_2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:30pm EDT

Cyphus and Grandma Ralph talk about running through the Fallout 3 campaign again in honor of the Fallout 4 announcement.  They touch on the boring runs through the metro system, fears of similar things from Fallout 4, being jet addicts and pack rats unable to let go of the smallest of tin cans.  All that and more on this episode of the gaming podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Plays_Fallout_3.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:53am EDT

Roland and EZ talk about Roland's intro into the Ark world and describe what it's like to play with Cyphus and Grandma Ralph in the latest edition of this gaming podcast.  Come enjoy Ark: Survival Evolved with the DotP Tribe!

Direct download: DotP_Plays_Ark_2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:21am EDT

DotP gets together again to discuss Batman: Arkham Knight's PC version pull from stores nationwide, Ark: Survival Evolved, Adventure Manager, Fallout, and more in the latest episode of Defense of the Patience.  Beyond video games they also discuss some deep, dark issues at the core of Roland's psyche and getting your tonsils out.

Direct download: DotP_Main_episode_2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:51am EDT

EZ, Cyphus and Roland sit down for a chat about Small World 2, a great board game digitized and available through Steam.  They talk about playing the game, give a brief runthrough on the rules, and more in the latest episode of this gaming podcast.

Direct download: Dotp_Plays_Small_World_1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:40am EDT

Roland and MistaBlue sit down for a chat about cheese in Dota 2.  Later, they get sidetracked from Dota 2 ever-so-briefly to discuss Starcraft 2.  All that and more on this edition of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: DotP_Plays_Dota_2_1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:57am EDT

Cyphus, Evanwood and EZ sit down to talk about getting into the classic Valve title: Left 4 Dead and all that it entails.

Direct download: DotP_Plays_L4D2_1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:17pm EDT

Defense of the Patience - A Gaming Podcast

Join EZMrcz and Red Hot as they talk about their latest exploits and joys in Ark: Survival Evolved.  The tribe is under attack!  Find out what's up on the latest DotP Plays episode.

Direct download: DotP_Plays_Ark_1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:27pm EDT

Cyphus, Roland and EZ sit down to talk about the Defense of the Patience format change, recent gaming news involving E3 and Dota Reborn, the upcoming week of DotP Plays episodes and a quick round of DotP is AFK, a segment where we discuss what we're doing when we're not gaming.

Direct download: Episode_93.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:36am EDT

EZ, Cyphus and Roland sit down for a special discussion about the upcoming format changes at Defense of the Patience.  They talk about some of the games they're playing, (cough, Dota 2, cough).  Then EZ hosts a sneak peak look at some of the bonus content headed your way w/ DotP Plays Ark: Survival Evolved.

Direct download: Episode_92_DotP.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:42am EDT

Cyphus and Roland talk the lateness of the Monday episode, the upcoming Dota 2 film contest, some DotP changes and more on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Episode_91.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:32am EDT

Cyphus and Mista Blue are joined by EZ Mrcz, the original DotP Guildie and host of DotP Guild Games, to talk about what's going on with the guild and his new show.  Then Blue and Cyphus steer the conversation back to Dota 2 to talk about switching around the positions you play and Cyphus' walk amongst the "apes" of Dota 2 in solo matchmaking.

Direct download: Episode_90.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:49pm EDT

Cyphus and Roland talk about their latest games of Dota 2, possibly replacing Cyphus with Shadow Fiend, submitting a film for the Dota 2 Short Film Contest for the 2015 International, and more in the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Episode_89.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:02am EDT

This Week join EzMrcz and the DotP Guild as they go on their epic campaign to rule the skies! The Five Game Giveaway Happened and the dirigible's were aloft as we explored Guns of Icarus Online.  Also this week, take the plunge on ARK: Survival Evolved and learn more about our plans to bring peace to that savage land!

Direct download: Guild_Games_Episode_3.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:57am EDT

Cyphus and Mista Blue talk about some recent Dota 2 games, offer the obligatory AD2L and Techies talk, and then get into Cyphus' feelings of losing his Dota 2 mojo and how to get it back in this episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Episode_88.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:26pm EDT

Cyphus and Roland talk about the end of the DotP team's run in Season 7 of AD2L.  They also talk about Dota burnout, their latest observations of their own play, and more in the latest episode of the Dota 2 Podcast.

Direct download: Episode_87.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:36am EDT

The Steam Group Grows! Congratulations DotP on an explosive week!  The games we're playing, Game of the Week, and JoeShmo stops by to get mounted! This week's Guild Games is all natural fruit juice now with 100% more giveaways! Hope you're enjoying the new format!

Direct download: Guild_Games_Episode_2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:07pm EDT

Cyphus and Wazoo open this episode of the Dota 2 podcast with a candid discussion about rage, its origins, its reasons, its impacts on the team, and how it has been a part of their gaming life.  Then in the second half of the show, co-hosts Roland and Mista Blue both join up to add their thoughts on the subject.

We also discuss episode 7 of the show when this topic first got brought up.

Direct download: Episode_86.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:02pm EDT

Cyphus and Roland discuss Techies and Templar Assassin on this episode of the Dota 2 podcast.  Cyphus is sick and his defenses are weakened as Roland makes an argument for why Techies deserves a spot in the Dota 2 meta.  Then he talks about specializing in Templar Assassin and offers up a few tips.  And venomous environments in pub matches is briefly touched on at the end.

Direct download: Episode_85.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:17am EDT

The DotP Guild is bursting at the seams! The Guild and the Games they play have officially transcended the one-game-mold of yesteryear.  Guild Chat is no more, welcome, friends, to Guild Games!
This episode lays out the reasons for the format change as well as announces some new and exciting features to be expected as Guild Games continues to evolve.  Please, join the Defense of the Patience Steam Group to get in on the action! Don't miss the Easter Egg from Guildie, Hkun, at the end!
Direct download: Guild_Games_Episode_1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 8:39pm EDT

Cyphus and Mista Blue talk about the upcoming AD2L playoffs, a failed experiment w/ Alchemist, their State of Affairs, and more in the latest episode of the Dota 2 Podcast.

Direct download: Episode_84.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:19pm EDT

Cyphus and Roland talk about some theorycrafting they did recently with Alchemist, how it failed, but where it might still succeed.  They go through state of affairs and then talk about the Reddit review of the podcast they've mentioned like 25 times now but never gotten to.  All this and more on the most recent edition of the Dota 2 Podcast.

Direct download: Episode_83.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:37am EDT

Cyphus and Mista Blue sit down for the first Thursday episode, but they are plagued by the ghost of DotP Shows Past (Roland joins for the first half of the show).  They talk State of Affairs, upcoming AD2L matches, Techies, playing support, Techies, and how they won't really miss Roland in this episode of the Dota 2 Podcast.

 

 

Direct download: Episode_82.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:24am EDT

Cyphus and Roland talk about some upcoming changes in the Dota 2 podcast, how hip-hop relates to Dota 2 (well, Chess, but by proxy Dota 2), losing, abandoning for the right reasons, and more in the latest episode.

Direct download: Episode_81.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:49am EDT

What's better than 6.84? COMPENDIUM! That's right, it's International Time!  Join EzMrcz and Ursinity as they go over some of the exciting stretch goals and unlockables in this year's International Compendium. Also, State of Affairs, that AD2L Love, and a Never-To-Be-Lived-Down Ursinity Bonehead Moment!

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_21.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:58am EDT

Cyphus is joined by Wazoo for a special episode sans Special Feeds Intern Roland.  Wazoo talks the AD2L season, his MMR, playing carry for the DotP team in AD2L, and the difference between solo and party ranked matchmaking in this episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Episode_80.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:34am EDT

Roland and Cyphus offer up a farewell song to Wazoo's Troll Warlord, talk about AD2L, 6.84 Dota 2, and recap the draft and play in their last AD2L games against Reverb Gaming in the latest episode of the Dota 2 Podcast.

Direct download: Episode_79.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:03pm EDT

Cyphus and Roland open the show with Cyphus yelling about buying a gem or something, Roland offers a way late and lame April Fools joke, then they move on to who should be the Captain of the Defense of the Patience team.  Later on in the show they discuss the 6.84 updates and the ones they're most excited for in this episode of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: Episode_78.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:45am EDT

EzMrcz gets to hang out with DotP OG JoyThief, but not before he makes JoyThief work for that Dota 2 6.84 good good. Will their relationship be as patchable as this damn game?! Everything is out the window for Dota soon, and the DotP Guild is pumped for the changes in this episode of the Dota 2 podcast!

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_20.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:38am EDT

Cyphus and Roland are joined by Fafnir, DotP guildie and all-around knoweldgeable Dota 2 fellow, to talk the end of the 6.83 Dota 2 era and DotP's run in AD2L.  Later, Cyphus and Roland discuss the last two AD2L games in further detail on this episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Episode_77.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:12am EDT

Cyphus and Roland do a two-take episode (we'll explain) where they discuss their awesome round of Amateur Dota 2 League matches, do a round of Ask a Deviant with Leon "DrCplBritish" from the Standard Deviants Stats House, and have a brief encounter with Wazoo at the end of the episode of course (surprise, surprise) on the latest episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Episode_76.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:39am EDT

We welcome back a DotP Guild favorite for another round and take the first steps down a deep dark path.  Who makes up the DotP Guild?  What makes them tick?  Could they really be that in to KPop?  The answers, and more, on this week's Guild Chat!

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_19.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:27am EDT

Cyphus and Roland are joined by their good buddy ThreeFlow for a chat about Dota 2.  They discuss their previous three games of Dota 2, state of affairs, and invisible iTunes reviews that Cyphus and Roland can't read because Roland touches himelf at night and makes Steve Jobs' ghost cry.  All on the latest episode of the Dota 2 Podcast.

Direct download: Episode_75.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 8:56pm EDT

We did it!  Congratulations to The Guild - you have GROWN!  Now, it's time to celebrate!  Join EzMrcz and a Very Special Community Co Host as they knock out some State of Affairs and get right to the GIVEAWAYS!  Who's walking away with a DotP Set?  Find out on this week's Guild Chat. We would like to extend a very special thanks to The DotP Guild for being such an awesome place to play!

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_18.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 7:53pm EDT

Roland and Cyphus talk about Roland's latest love, Necrophos.  They also discuss the big picture of Dota 2 statistics, the Dota 2 Reddit, and the Reddit community's occasional outlashes at stats-man Nahaz.  They also read some listener email and talk about upcoming changes to Patreon, the DotP Tourney and more in this episode of the Dota 2 Podcast.

Direct download: Episode_74.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:01am EDT

Cyphus and Roland are reunited at last.  They discuss Cyphus' trip, his lack of Dota 2, corrections about his cross-dressing begging activities, how Phantom Assassin bugs Roland slightly more than Sniper of late, and the importance of mana leak for Keeper of the Light in the latest episode of the Dota 2 Podcast.

Direct download: Episode_73.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:44am EDT

Roland and Wazoo explore Dota 2, their brotherhood (literally), and talk about the history of their gaming, and the games they have played throughout their life. Wazoo talks about the endearing nature of Dota 2, and also the dark side, while Roland laughs throughout the entirety of this episode of the Dota 2 podcast.

Direct download: Episode_72.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:25am EDT

MistaBlue22 Joins EzMrcz as this week's Community Co Host!  Join the DotP Crew in introducing the first official DotP Sponsor - Ragerade!  Remember, enter the promo code FAFNIR at checkout for savings today!  Also, State of Affairs, a Tourney Tease, The Road to 350, Vacations, 2k, OH MY!

Direct download: DotP_Guild_Chat_17.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:49pm EDT

Cyphus and Roland are sick...but that didn't stop them from recording an episode of this Dota 2 podcast.  They talk about the games since the bonus episode, being sick and playing Dota 2, and how much Roland loves Sniper.

Direct download: Episode_71.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:43pm EDT

Roland and Cyphus convene for a special episode celebrating the fact that one of the hosts has finally reached 2K MMR.  Can you guess who?  The handsomest, that's who.  Enjoy this special edition of the Dota 2 Podcast featuring KotL combos.

Direct download: Episode_70.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:16am EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

 
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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT