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A DotA 2 Podcast for new and experienced player's alike. The hosts crack wise and talk the pains and triumphs of learning the ins and outs of the game as well as the meta behind it and offer educational information about the game from higher skill players.

A DotA 2 Podcast for new and experienced player's alike. The hosts crack wise and talk the pains and triumphs of learning the ins and outs of the game as well as the meta behind it and offer educational information about the game from higher skill players.
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United States

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A DotA 2 Podcast for new and experienced player's alike. The hosts crack wise and talk the pains and triumphs of learning the ins and outs of the game as well as the meta behind it and offer educational information about the game from higher skill players.

Language:

English


Episodes

TcT: Icicle Tigers ft. Phantom Assassin & Centaur

8/16/2018
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On this week's Theorycraft Thursday Proud and Ursi break into the first day of the group stage matches of TI, super-late-game decision making after Ursi had a 83 minute game this week, and plenty more! For our main segment we're covering the trends from day 1 of the Group Stage which can be summarized as "we're really smart and all of pro dota listens to this show please hire us"! For heroes we're covering a stat-focused PA build Proud and Ursi are both in love with and Ursi is playing...

Duration:01:10:24

TmT: Bee the Mid Player Edition

8/14/2018
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On this week's Teach Me Tuesday Bee and Ursi work on a beginner's guide to mid as Bee's started to pick up the position and embrace her heel turn into a mid player (maybe, kind of)! We're specifically talking a lot about Shadow Fiend, the different archetypal mid roles, and when you should actually gank side lanes (regardless of your teammates' whining)! For questions we're burning through quite a few and covering everything from mid broodmother to Axe's tempo to farm efficiency, force...

Duration:01:16:19

TcT: Please Kill Me ft. Carry CM

8/9/2018
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On this week's Theorycraft Thursday Proud and Ursi fly too close to the sun by attempting to play core Crystal Maiden by abusing her +250 attack speed talent and it goes as expected. It's a great example, if a little strange, of how the proper process of theorycrafting a new build should go when it comes to analyzing a hero's strengths and weaknesses and building around to amplify strengths while mitigating potential weaknesses. For our weak in Dota we have Ursi realizing he's a terrible...

Duration:00:56:59

TmT: No title this week we're saving for TI and couldn't afford one

8/7/2018
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No description either. Money's a bit tight feel free to give us some. Or just me personally, it's fine either way.

Duration:01:11:37

TcT: Try Daedalus Maybe ft. Tiny & Dark Willow

8/2/2018
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On this week's Theorycraft Thursday Proud and Ursi try Daedalus Tiny and are never the same afterwards. Ursi's playing his newfound love Dark Willow and having a grand old time with all her combos and whatnot. For our segment we're focusing on Creep Cutting and how this relatively simple tactic can win you plenty of pubs so long as you're aware of it, set yourself up for it properly, and execute it well! All this and more on this week's show!

Duration:01:03:00

TcT: Becoming Zen & Eating Mangoes ft. Patch 7.19

7/31/2018
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On this week's Teach Me Tuesday Beedub and Ursi are covering the brand new patch 7.19, how to counter Phoenix & Morphling, analyzing Bee's recent pub losing streak, Ursi becoming relaxed & zen this week in his pubs, and plenty more! For listener questions we're covering efficient mango usage, why Aquila is so OP, when to buy gems, Octarine Core in general, whether or not we should bother investing time into Enchantress since she's strong right now, and how best to survive on a deserted...

Duration:01:28:39

TcT: Dota Is A Knife Fight ft. CM & Wraith King(edited)

7/26/2018
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On this week's Theorycraft Thursday Proud and Ursi are going over a whole slew of observations about the recent metagame, their observations from watching day 1 of The Summit, why Phoenix is a god, Ursi's attempts to make 4 Kunkka work again, Proud's attempts to make LD work again, Proud playing with Jenkins, and plenty else! For heroes we're covering Crystal Maiden in depth, especially the whole mystique around her +250 attack speed talent, and Wraith King, who loves his kids!

Duration:01:27:35

TMT: Respecter the Spectre

7/24/2018
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This week’s episode is all about Spectre! Proud sheds some light on Bee’s recent Spectre games and what went wrong/right with haunting, itemization, farming & more. They also discuss high ground pressure and when to back, big ults with big cooldowns, what to do when you team takes bad fights, how to avoid Skywrath’s wrath & what to do when heroes are missing.

Duration:00:59:06

TcT: Pudge is Ridiculous ft. Bloodseeker Edition

7/19/2018
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On this week's Theorycraft Thursday Proud and Ursi are going about decribing exactly what the idea of 'flow of the fight' is and how that impacts your late game decision making regarding items, talents, and even hero choices from the get-go! After our regular Week in Dota segment we're focusing our hero specific segment on carry Bloodseeker (all applies to mid BS as well) who's real strong at the moment as well as 4 Pudge played by Ursi who discovers the wonderful, terrible, gore-filled...

Duration:00:55:56

TmT: Dominating Your Lane with Efficient Harass

7/17/2018
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On this week's Teach Me Tuesday Beedub and Ursi are delving into the nuance of dishing out harass from an aggressive perspective as well as what to do when you're getting seriously harassed from a defensive position. We're also covering all those weird talents like Crystal Maiden's +250 Attack Speed and when they're actually useful, the difficult choices between Aeon Disk, BKB, & Linkens, why Ursi's salty about Purge's Crystal Maiden video, and plenty more!

Duration:01:11:43

TcT: Maneuvering ft. Phoenix & Tiny

7/12/2018
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Description: On this week's Theorycraft Thursday Proud and Ursi are going into some specific maneuvers & techniques that you can put into your play for an edge! We're also chatting about our last 2 weeks in dota, Proud's newfound offlane position, Invoker fears, Dragon Knight bullying, and plenty more! For heroes we're playing Phoenix as a support and Tiny as a safelane carry and exploring how they work with their flexible positioning and strength as a pairing!

Duration:01:22:51

TmT: Win Conditions & Money Pits

7/3/2018
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On this week's Teach Me Tuesday Beedub and Ursi try out a brand new segment for the first time, centered around picks & counterpicks, before going into a full explanation of Ursi's idea before the 4 archetypes of Win Conditions that we talk about on the shows all the time! For questions we cover a bit about broodmother, a bit about dagon, Nova Scotian money pits, what the differences between 4's and 5's are in this 2-1-2 metagame, what each of the numerical roles translates to in terms of...

Duration:01:11:34

TcT: 7.18 Patch Review ft. Enigma & Sven

6/28/2018
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On this week's Theorycraft Thursday Proud and Ursi go through the brand new patch, 7.18, and highlight the most important changes that'll be affecting all our pubs in the upcoming weeks! Some highlights include the changes to lots of early-game laners getting increased mana costs, Doom getting a brutal movespeed nerf, Enigma's Midnight Pulse getting changed around, and plenty of other small nerfs & buffs! For heroes this week Ursi is playing Offlane Enigma and Proud's working out his...

Duration:01:05:17

TmT: Support Heroes Supporting

6/26/2018
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This week on Teach Me Tuesday, Bee & Proud go over a whole bunch of support heroes! They talk about what makes good picks, what a support needs to help your team, which supports aren't so hot this meta and so on. Listener questions answered this week cover item builds on CK & his abilities, what to pair Shadow Shaman with & Aghs on Gyro.

Duration:00:55:32

TcT: Undying, Skywrath, and Zeus, Oh My!

6/21/2018
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On this week's Theorycraft Thursday Proud & Ursi are doing an in-depth look at the heroes enabled by our now-settled 2-1-2 metagame! Notably, we're talking about Undying, Skywrath, support Zeus, Silencer, Nightstalker, all the offlane cores that are shining at the moment, and plenty other heroes that are trending! We're also covering some casual dota chat like the most painful ways to lose, Phantom Assassin, and more!

Duration:01:24:34

TmT: Q&A with Ursi and a Casual Show!

6/19/2018
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Bee's out this week with the plague so Ursi is doing a quick solo Q&A followed by this week's Patron casual show from all 3 hosts that covers a bit of everything! We'll be back to usual on Thursday!

Duration:01:31:31

TcT: Aggro Duos w/ Windranger & Necrophos

6/14/2018
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On this week's Theorycraft Thursday Proud and Ursi go back to the classics and aggro duo as Necrophos annd 4 Windranger! We're also covering our calibration results, how early-season mmr uncertainty skews game quality/results, Dead Lanes, annoying people to death, how to win even if you're in a bad mental state from the start of the game, and plenty more!

Duration:01:11:19

TmT: Calibration Confusion & Drafting

6/11/2018
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On today's Teach Me Tuesday, Proud & Bee briefly go over their recent calibrations and the new 7.17 Patch. The main topic this episode is all about drafting; how to pick the best heroes for your team and avoid counter picks! They also chat about itemization on Dragon Knight & Troll Warlord, what to do if you get two cores in one lane and go on a tangent about Bloodbourne.

Duration:01:14:52

TcT: MMR Calibration or: How I Stopped Caring and Learned to Play Support ft. 4 Naga Siren

6/7/2018
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On this week's Theorycraft Thursday Proud and Ursi are going into a whole slew of topics including: why Luna is so strong at the moment, our recalibration strategies, a Wraith King carry game Ursi threw together, why buybacks are so strong in the mid-game, Proud's reassessment of the metagame after watching a bunch of Super Major, and plenty more! For our hero focus we're mostly covering 4 Naga Siren and how that functions in a team comp, specific pairings that work well with it, and Proud...

Duration:01:23:11