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Much Ado About Dota (MAAD)

Much Ado About Dota (MAAD) is a weekly Dota 2 talk show hosted by professional Dota 2 players and prominent Esports figures. Watch live every Monday at 8pm Eastern on Twitch or view the recorded videos on YouTube.

Audio Podcast: RSS | iTunes 
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Episode 27 -- March 4, 2014

Aui_2000, BuLba, Maut, Monolith, and Blitz. Short episode.

VOD: Twitch
MP3

Episode 26 -- February 18, 2014

Aui_2000, BuLba, Maut, Monolith, Spit-wad, and Pandaego discuss Fnatic’s hacking PR move, server issues with North vs South America, Team Dog, MLG TKO, and retirement age.

VOD: YouTube
MP3Download (1:26:01)

Episode 25 -- February 11, 2014

Aui_2000, Monolith, Maut, Fogged, TobiWan, Arteezy, and BuLba discuss Cloud9, intrusive overlays, Korean Dota, SADBOYS amazing performance in ESP Shock Therapy, Fogged’s career ambitions, and Valentine’s Day plans.

VOD: YouTube
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Episode 24 -- February 4, 2014

BuLba, Aui_2000, Monolith, Maut, and TobiWan discuss recent results, ability draft mode, SADBOYS, and servers.

VOD: YouTube
MP3Download (1:15:43)

Episode 23 -- January 27, 2014

BuLba, Fogged, Clairvoyance, Maut, Monolith, Spit-wad, Aui_2000, and Arteezy discuss the 6.80 changelog (among other nonsense).

VOD: YouTube
MP3Download (3:01:34)

Episode 22 -- June 3, 2013

Spit-wad, TobiWan, GranDGranT, Brood_Star, TheCapitalist, and BuLba discuss the TI3 qualifier results, G-1 League results, 6.78 changelog, and Team Liquid’s trip to China.

VOD: YouTube
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Episode 21 -- May 13, 2013

Monolith, Aui_2000, BuLba, and special guests LGD.int Brax, and Liquid’ixmike88 discuss TI3, life in China, IXDL Season 1, Pajkatt’s personal life, ixmike’s lack of a compendium and much much more.

VOD: YouTube
MP3Download (1:17:10)

Episode 20.5 -- May 2, 2013

Monolith, Aui_2000, BuLba, and special guests twiSta, TobiWan and EternaLEnVy discuss the teams invited (and not invited) to the TI3 Qualifiers.

VOD: YouTube
MP3Download (59:50)

Episode 20 -- April 29, 2013

Spit-wad, Monolith, Aui_2000, BuLba, and special guest twiSta discuss G-1, TPL, TI3 invites, Kaipi roster changes, Empire roster changes, and new heroes in -cm.

VOD: YouTube
MP3Download (1:09:53)

Episode 19 -- April 22, 2013

Spit-wad, Monolith, Aui_2000, BuLba, and special guests TobiWan and Clairvoyance discuss EMS One, Dreamhack, and Clairvoyance’s casting.

VOD: YouTube
MP3Download (1:09:48)

Episode 18 -- April 15, 2013

Spit-wad, Monolith, Aui_2000, BuLba, and special guest EternaLEnVy discuss StarLadder and D2L finals, the upcoming Dreamhack Invitational finals, DDOS, G-1 League qualifiers, joinDOTA Masters, Dota101 Collegiate Open LAN at RIT, The Alliance, Blizzard WCS, Kaipi, and colored Rubick spells.

VOD: YouTube
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Episode 17 -- April 1, 2013

Spit-wad, Monolith, Aui_2000, BuLba, and special guest TobiWan discuss The Defense season 3 finals, RIT LAN, Na’Vi’s Esports Team Association, TI3 location, Dignitas roster changes, dating shows, caster analysis, Bristleback, RDL finals, and more.

VOD: YouTube
MP3Download (1:43:33)

Episode 16 -- March 25, 2013

Spit-wad, Monolith, Aui_2000, BuLba, and special guest Kawa discuss time rating tiebreakers, tactical pauses, Fnatic’s forfeit in the Dreamhack Invitational, CIS Dota, new Na’Vi, team houses, Timbersaw, controversial Twitter posts, and more.

VOD: YouTube
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Episode 15 -- March 18, 2013

Spit-wad, Monolith, Aui_2000, BuLba, and special guest Bdiz discuss EG’s recent forfeits, 6.77c, tournament oversaturation, MLG, and the Dreamhack Invitational.

VOD: YouTube
MP3: Download (1:00:17)

Episode 14 -- March 11, 2013

Spit-wad, Monolith, Aui_2000, BuLba, and special guest Luminous discuss G-League finals, Luminous joining Beyond The Summit, RaidCall EMS, endless server drama, and IXDL.

VOD: YouTube
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Episode 13 -- March 4, 2013

Maut, Blitz, Aui_2000, Bulba, and special guest Draskyl discuss EternaLEnVy’s recruitment thread, European roster changes, coaching, and the upcoming G-League finals.

VOD: YouTube
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Episode 12 -- February 25, 2013

Maut, Blitz, Aui_2000, Bulba, and special guest compLexity Dota 2 manager chappY discuss Liquid’s comeback win against Mouz, the NTH drama, amateur teams gaining recognition, and recent drafting trends and innovation.

VOD: YouTube
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Episode 11 -- January 22, 2013

Blitz, Aui_2000, Bulba, and special guest Team Dignitas Dota 2 manager Monolith, discuss the new Dotabuff Rating System, Fnatic.NA drama, and the San Diego LAN.

VOD: YouTube
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Episode 10 -- January 14, 2013

Blitz, PAINTITGOLD, Aui_2000, Bulba, and special guest GoDz discuss the TPL Season 3 finals, the growth of Dota 2, Killing Spree: NA, Medusa, and the PL Quelling Blade bug. (Unfortunately the file was corrupted and only the last half of the episode was salvageable)

VOD: YouTube
MP3: Download (27:59)

Episode 09 -- January 7, 2013

Blitz, Aui_2000, Bulba, and special guests Spit-wad and Wagamama discuss financial stability in Esports, G-League, and DotaTV ticket issues.

VOD: YouTube
MP3: Download (52:04)

Episode 08 -- December 31, 2012

Blitz, PAINTITGOLD, Aui_2000, Bulba, and special guest WinteR discuss Team Dignitas roster changes and G-League.

VOD: YouTube
MP3: Download (59:15)

Episode 07 -- December 17, 2012

Blitz, PAINTITGOLD, Aui_2000, Bulba, and special guest nth|Loda discuss the Thor Open, 6.77 changes, and creative pulling techniques.

VOD: YouTube
MP3: Download (58:21)

Episode 06 -- December 10, 2012

Blitz, PAINTITGOLD, Aui_2000, Bulba, and special guest Liquid`Bumblebee discuss GEST, THOR finals, changes to creep pulling, TeamLiquid Dota 2, and the possibility of a forfeit option in matchmaking.

VOD: YouTube
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Episode 05 -- December 3, 2012

PAINTITGOLD, Aui_2000, Bulba, and special guest Fluffnstuff discuss WCG, MMR visibility, and rising prices of tournament tickets.

VOD: YouTube
MP3: Download (56:41)

Episode 04 -- November 27, 2012

Blitz, PAINTITGOLD, Aui_2000, Bulba, and special guest Weppas discuss Dreamhack Winter.

VOD: YouTube
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Episode 03 -- November 20, 2012

Blitz, PAINTITGOLD, Aui_2000, Bulba, and special guest LD discuss the RaidCall League Finals, Radiant Advantage, G-1 League Finals, and Dreamhack Winter.

VOD: YouTube
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Episode 02 -- November 12, 2012

Blitz, PAINTITGOLD, Aui_2000, Bulba, and special guest Brax discuss LGD.int, ESWC, Diretide, and new drafting trends.

VOD: YouTube
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Episode 01 -- October 29, 2012

Blitz, PAINTITGOLD, Aui_2000, Bulba, and special guest Merlini discuss 6.76 patch notes, Starcraft 2 players switching to Dota 2, ESWC Preview, and LGD.int.

VOD: YouTube
MP3: Download (59:30)