Lagging Balls Episode 147: The 4 Percenters!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 147, hosted by Thorn and Thyst: “The 4 Percenters!” This week we totally phone it in and we’re sorry in advance.

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This week we cover:
Thyst Can Read!
Bring Me Their Heads!
High Gold, Low Plat, I Think I Can Handle That
Get in the Groove

LB Announcements
Welcome to Our New LB T&A: TechieTaco!  🙂
Welcome to the New LBC (Lagging Balls Committee)!
LB Stream Ep 36: Dirty Mad Libs (Fail) – http://bit.ly/2M8xDvW
Thyst on BattleNet News Episode 86 – http://bit.ly/2M9tTuh
Thyst on Episode 38 of the Rolling Restart with Rho – http://bit.ly/2M9qifK
New Etsy Shop – https://etsy.me/2Jfb7ni

Blizzard Entertainment
DADDY MORHAIME #23 TOP CEOS on Glassdoor – http://bit.ly/2K13KNz

World of Warcraft
WoW Q&A Vod – http://bit.ly/2K5WRur
MDI LAN This Weekend – http://bit.ly/2M5T6pp

Overwatch
Season 10 Competitive Season Ends June 27th – http://bit.ly/2K0MJ66

Overwatch League
Season Four Playoffs Recap

 

Diablo III
Season of Greed Sweepstakes – http://bit.ly/2K3lEPG
Enter to Win Here: https://www.facebook.com/Diablo

Current Question of the Week: What kind of Blizzard merch do you want that doesn’t exist already?

New Question of the Week: If Blizzard Universe characters had a special – sexy move, what would it be called?

Music for this episode from:
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http://www.bensound.com

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Lagging Balls Episode 146: By Sting, featuring Shaggy!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 146, hosted by Thorn and Thyst: “By Sting, Featuring Shaggy!” or by its full title: “Episode 146, By Sting, Featuring Grammy Award Winner Shaggy, of ‘It Wasn’t Me’ Fame.” This week one of us is posing as a formerly respectable musical artist. The other is posing as Shaggy.

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This week we cover:
An interview with Perfect Nomad & Solafyde from Medieval Times in Buena Park, CA
See them walk out with LA Valiant here: http://bit.ly/2yg0exB
And here! http://bit.ly/2JGWDJS
The LB Stream Ep 34: Final BlizzCon Ticket & Ask Reddit! http://bit.ly/2y6928V
Thyst on Around the Payload Episode 18 – http://bit.ly/2Je8ke0
Thyst on Beyond the Playlist: Yoku’s Island Express Soundtrack – http://bit.ly/2JCw7RY
Thyst Hangs with Five Deadly Venoms and Lives to Tell About It
Thorn Falls Short of Glory

LB Announcements
LB Attending Chillrogg’s NYC HotS Viewing Party June 16th – http://bit.ly/2JKuxxG
New LB Etsy Shop! https://etsy.me/2Jfb7ni
European Patreon Hangout

Blizzard Entertainment
Blizzard Proves Esports Living Up to Hype in 2018 – http://bit.ly/2MdYIPf
NJ’s Last-Minute Esports Betting Ban – http://bit.ly/2JKDJoI
More on Esports Gambling: How Esports Gambling Works –http://bit.ly/2JI5Ogn
Rumor: New Diablo Game in the Works? Job Listing Seems to Hint – http://bit.ly/2McqITo
OWL Teams To Unveil New Merch As Blizzard Loosens Restrictions – http://bit.ly/2Jxi8Ne

World of Warcraft
One Launch to Rule Them All – http://bit.ly/2MglaHy
Fourth Annual Running of the Trolls
AWC: Final NA Cup on June 16 and 17
MDI Finals: MDI LAN Event June 22-24
MDI All Stars at BlizzCon 2018

Overwatch
New Dinoflask video: https://youtu.be/w0_h_tDvAuI
Symmetra commentary – http://bit.ly/2JI47j1
Dev Update – http://bit.ly/2Me7f4N

Overwatch League

All Star Game August 25
Stage 4 Standings

Heroes of the Storm
Echoes of Alterac – Heroes of the Storm – http://bit.ly/2xXkfsg
Alterac Pass Battleground Overview – http://bit.ly/2JL5Nsb
Hero Spotlight: Yrel – http://bit.ly/2Jxs616

Hearthstone
Taverns of Time is Coming – http://bit.ly/2MhMLZ0
Free Pack Day – http://bit.ly/2Me3MD6
Hearthstone Global Games Voting Now Live – http://bit.ly/2JGuru2

Current Question of the Week: If Lagging Balls did a podcast about anything besides gaming, what would it be?

New Question of the Week: What kind of Blizzard merch do you want that doesn’t exist already?

Music for this episode from:
http://www.freesfx.co.uk
http://www.bensound.com

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Lagging Balls Episode 145: My Sacrifice!

 

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 145, hosted by Thyst and Thorn: “My Sacrifice!” This week we have a lot of great audio submissions so stay tuned at the end!

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This week we cover:
LB Stream Ep 32
Thyst on Around the Payload Episode 18 – http://bit.ly/2Je8ke0
Thyst on Beyond the Playlist – http://bit.ly/2L13uOC
Thorn on Convert to Raid Episode

LB Announcements
3 Year LB Anniversary!
Next BlizzCon Ticket Winner Announced on LB Stream Friday, June 1st at 10 pm EDT

Blizzard Entertainment

World of Warcraft

Overwatch

Overwatch League

Heroes of the Storm

Current Question of the Week: If you could design an Overwatch anniversary skin what would it be?

New Question of the Week:

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http://www.bensound.com

Thank you Patrons!
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Listen to this –  https://youtu.be/O-fyNgHdmLI

Lagging Balls Episode 144: Anniversary Leakage!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 144, hosted by Thyst and Thorn: “Anniversary Leakage!” This week we have so much to announce!

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This week we cover:
Thorn & Thyst on Geeks of Azeroth Episode 162 – http://bit.ly/2r8Qtei
LB Stream Episode 30 with Pat Krane! http://bit.ly/2rCmTOz
LB Stream Ep 31 Call In Show – http://bit.ly/2ICQTRa

LB Announcements
LB T&A follow up coming this week, applicants please watch email!
BlizzCon Meetup
BlizzCon Ticket Giveaway!
3 Year LB Anniversary!

Blizzard Entertainment
BlizzCon: two rounds of tickets sold out – http://bit.ly/2rDCIob
Destiny 2’s Second Expansion: Warmind is Live – http://bit.ly/2rD0Kji
Call of Duty Black Ops 4, Now On Battlet.net Launcher

World of Warcraft
Leroy Jenkins’ 13 Year Anniversary – http://bit.ly/2rCwzss
DDoS Attacker Sentenced to 1 Year in Federal Prison – http://bit.ly/2LdJqtj
European Cosplayers Hold IRL “Warcraft Reenactment” Event – https://reut.rs/2LaqsUx
Arena World Championship – EU Cup #1 Summer Finals
Mythic Dungeon Invitational Standings

Overwatch
Developer Update: 2nd Anniversary Event! http://bit.ly/2Kskc9u
New Deathmatch map: Petra – http://bit.ly/2Le0jEk
Anniversary Skins & Emotes Leaked – http://bit.ly/2LheTLg
Trace and Bake short! http://bit.ly/2LhbITQ
Behind the scenes – http://bit.ly/2LeYKWF
Pink Mercy for Breast Cancer Awareness – http://bit.ly/2rFHOjT
Blizzard & Nerf Partnership to Produce Overwatch-Themed Nerf Rival Blasters! http://bit.ly/2KD8Dw8 

Overwatch League
OW League Grand Finals in NYC – http://bit.ly/2KAyO6w 

Heroes of the Storm
Ranked Play Enhancements Coming Season 3 – http://bit.ly/2rElrLz

Current Question of the Week: Which Blizzard Universe character would be the most tender lover?

New Question of the Week: If you could design an Overwatch anniversary skin what would it be?

Music for this episode from:
http://www.freesfx.co.uk
http://www.bensound.com

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Lagging Balls Episode 143: Sorry Baby I’m on GCD!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 143, hosted by Thyst and Thorn: “Sorry Baby I’m on GCD!” This week we find out where Holinka has been!

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This week we cover:

 

Azeroth Roundtable Episode 265 for 4/20 last Friday with Rho, Jon, & Ben – http://bit.ly/2Kpfnye
Geeks of Azeroth Episode 162, today on 4/29 – http://bit.ly/2r8Qtei
LB Stream Episode 29: Fetishes! http://bit.ly/2JzRhQ9
SWOLE HOLINKA – http://bit.ly/2JFHiJn
Blizzard Balance Gifting Now Available – http://bit.ly/2JF6YFJ
Activision Blizzard teams w/Nielsen to measure esports brands – http://bit.ly/2JEWCG1
Mythic Dungeon Invitational! http://bit.ly/2JDZmng
BfA Q&A with Ion Hazzikostas – http://bit.ly/2r6USP9
Strand of the Ancients Battleground Removed in BfA – http://bit.ly/2JC4x73
Blood Elf Racial Nerf – http://bit.ly/2jhkBzY
Hanzo changes – http://bit.ly/2JzvkB2
Symmetra Change Discussion – http://bit.ly/2r7IvlA
How Boston Uprising Rose Above the Rest – http://bit.ly/2JEV6DZ
Ben Brode Leaves Blizzard – http://bit.ly/2JBGNzL

Current Question of the Week: Give us a limerick about any Blizzard-related topic!

New Question of the Week: Which Blizzard Universe character would be the most tender lover?

Music for this episode from:
http://www.freesfx.co.uk
http://www.bensound.com

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Lagging Balls Episode 142: Blizzard Life with James Ridgers

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 142 hosted by Thyst features Lead Program Manager at Blizzard Entertainment James Ridgers! Thorn is missing this week, but to make up for it we have some amazing insights into Blizzard life!

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Find James here!
Twitter: @Englishguy
Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/englishguy07
IG: Englishguy
On The Training Dummies: http://bit.ly/2vjmAfR

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Mental Health Episode of the LBS: http://bit.ly/2EPg1kH
Latest Episode of the LBS: http://bit.ly/2vgzJGu

This week we cover:
Blizzard Life
What a Ship’s Steering Wheel is Called
More Peanut Butter Discussion
Is Blizz HQ Haunted?
What’s inside the Orc Statue?
Golden Toilets?
Advice for aspiring BlizzBois!

Next Question of the Week:
Give us a limerick about any Blizzard-related topic!

Music for this episode from:
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http://www.bensound.com

Thank you Patrons!
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