TcT: Everyone Loves Dagon Edition

On this week’s Theorycraft Thursday Proud and Ursi are exploring the wonderful world of dagon gaming in earnest, dispelling the memey nature around this underrated item! For our Week in Dota segment we’re covering Ursi’s renewed losing streak (briefly, I promise), his mistakes attempting to play Ember Spirit as though that hero is anything other than awful, and his renewed love of Kunkka; Proud is winning more dota, as per usual, with some excellent Winter Wyvern play! We’re running a Dagon-based team comp with a stack this week, hopefully it does well!

 
 

 

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TmT: One Rapier or Three?

On today’s Teach Me Tuesday, Proud & Beedub (finally) discuss Bee’s first ever rapier game! They also talk some Monkey King specifics, Dagon on supports like Jakiro, Fourth Spirit merch & a bit about Gundam. Listener questions this week are about double creep waves, dealing with losing lanes, heroes that can mid & safelane successfully and when to go S&Y over Manta.

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TcT: Everything About Equilibrium Edition ft. Underlord/Slardar

On this week’s episode of Theorycraft Thursday Proud and Ursi are doing a deep dive into the dynamics of how safelane equilibrium works from the perspective of everyone involved: safelane carries, safelane supports, and offlaners! We’re also chatting about Ursi’s losing streak, all the ins and outs of pulling (and interrupting pulls as the offlaner), playing trilane safelane vs. aggro trilanes, support starting items, and more! The hero combo for this week is Underlord offlane with 4 Slardar, an excellent pairing for a well-rounded team comp!

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TmT: Smurfs, Offlane, & Techies w/ LeafyPeachy

 
On this week’s Teach Me Tuesday Beedub is out sick so Ursi is joined by LeafyPeachy from Desoladies & Beast Coast to talk about all things dota! We’re chatting about the absurd amount of pro games going on at any given time, the value (or lack of value) low mmr smurfs provide, how to deal with Techies players, Breath of the Wild, Ursi’s crippling fear of birds, magical damage builds vs. physical damage builds on heroes like Shadow Fiend or Mirana, and plenty more!

 

 

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TcT: How to Win your Battlecup, Shadow Fiend & Arc Warden

On this week’s Theorycraft Thursday Proud and Ursi are covering all the top picks in each position for you to round out your battlecup team this weekend! Ursi’s on a losing streak but is fixing it by playing a bunch of Shadow Fiend so we’re going into why SF is so strong at the moment and Proud is playing around with the new Meteor Hammer Arc Warden build! ALl this and more on this week’s show!

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TmT: Ancient Apparition, the Greek God of MMR

On this week’s Teach Me Tuesday a vacation-inspired Beedub is joined by Ursi to talk extensively about Ancient Apparition, Ursi’s current love and Bee’s newfound interest! Bee is in Greece on vacation (holiday) so we’re chatting a bit about hero lore before delving into the ins-and-outs of playing AA as a 5: when to pick him, when not to pick him, how greedy to be, how to best use his ult, and more! For the listener questions this week we’re covering zoning offlaners (or admitting you cannot zone them) as a support and how to deal with a variety of different zoning-related scenarios that commonly pop up, we’re also gonna talk about the virtue & reasoning for double Null or double Wraith Band on mid laners! Also, we learn about the history of Daylight Savings time, for some weird reason.

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TcT: Proud and Ursi Pay to Win with Sven + Crystal Maiden

Description: On this week’s episode of Theorycraft Thursdays your hosts Proud and Ursi are chatting all about their experiences in the last week of dota playing with random pro players, Ursi losing mid to Puck over and over, Proud enjoying Lifestealer, and more! We’re also getting into some of the pros and cons of Dota Plus as well as Proud’s theory behind why playing support is so effective at climbing in ranked! For the hero combo this week Proud is playing Sven, a somewhat passed-over hero who is still strong, and Ursi’s playing everyone’s favorite punching bag, Crystal Maiden!

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