Lagging Balls Episode 153: Duckblizz Platypus!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 153, hosted by Thorn and Thyst: “Duckblizz Platypus!” This week we

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This week we cover:
WoW Guild Green(Walls) – Thanks to Mewkow & the GreenWall Devs!
Alliance Slaying
Island Slaying
Dueling Club Mishaps
Dungeoneering Mishaps

LB Announcements
LB Stream 44: MUKBANG – http://bit.ly/2P24ioq
Thyst on BNN #94 – http://bit.ly/2Mvxtn4

A Very Special Giveaway: 1 Year of World of Warcraft Game Time!
Rules are simple:
1. Email us why you need the year of WoW game time
2. Thyst and I will select the winner from entries
Note: entries will NOT be read on the show. The generous soul who donated this year of game time asked that it be given to someone who truly needs it so this is a private decision based on our best assessment of need only.

Blizzard News
“August Blizzard News” – http://bit.ly/2P7Jyvz
Midgame Moves: Mastering the Middle of Our Esports – http://bit.ly/2LrUOAA

World of Warcraft
❤ Dev Q&A Highlights – http://bit.ly/2MUekKT 
How World of Warcraft Was Made – http://bit.ly/2MDiK9A
Warbringers: Azshara Cinematic – http://bit.ly/2MANsjX
Battle for Azeroth Is the Fastest Selling Expansion Ever – http://bit.ly/2MURbYF

Overwatch
All Star Weekend Impressions
Overwatch Animated Short: Shooting Star – http://bit.ly/2Mz1y5o
Behind the Scenes: “Shooting Star” – http://bit.ly/2MUeRwn
Coming Soon: Busan Control Map – http://bit.ly/2MDiZS2
Overwatch League and Twitter Announce Multiyear Content Deal – http://bit.ly/2MWUoXJ

Hearthstone
Hearthstone Collegiate Championship Fall 2018 – http://bit.ly/2P3LkOc
Access Granted to The Puzzle Lab – http://bit.ly/2P7s2rq

Question of the Week: What is the most interesting thing you’ve seen in BfA so far?

Next Question of the Week: If you were a questgiver, what would your quest or quest objective be? (submitted by Feck-Silvermoon)

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Morvian
, The Exalted
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Teddy, The Insane
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Lagging Balls Episode 152: Something Something D*cks!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 152, hosted by Thorn and Thyst: “Something Something D*cks!” This week we

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This week we cover:
Betting Without Losing
The Glory in Pain
Maxing Out
Guild Milestone: Blood of the Scribe II

LB Announcements
LB Stream, Episode 43: making friends as an adult – http://bit.ly/2BqitBF
Celebrating 1 Year of the LB Stream!
Both of Us on BattleNet News #93 – http://bit.ly/2L1HG4W

Blizzard News
❤ Ion Hazzikostas to Open PAX West – http://bit.ly/2MR8o1X
Blizzard at Gamescom 2018 – http://bit.ly/2L8Cb4v

World of Warcraft
Battle for Azeroth Expansion First Impressions
New Expansion FOMO
Hilarious NPC: “The Caterer” – http://bit.ly/2nJ9SR2
Arena World Championship Continues Sept 14-16

Overwatch
Limited Edition Legendary Skins Lowered to 200 Tokens – http://bit.ly/2L7uQ5s
Overwatch Free Weekend Aug. 23-27
OWL All-Star Games Aug. 25-26
Overwatch World Cup Initial Results

Diablo III
Diablo 3 Coming to Nintendo Switch – http://bit.ly/2L59jdr
Mike & Reggie Video! http://bit.ly/2BnmAhS

Question of the Week: What would you use Azerite for?

Next Question of the Week: What is the most interesting thing you’ve seen in BfA so far?

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Morvian, The Exalted
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Lagging Balls Episode 151: Battle for Azeroth Expansion Hype!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 151, hosted by Thorn and Thyst: “Battle for Azeroth Expansion Hype!” This week we give you the lowdown on how to prepare for and successfully execute your BfA experience. We also do some strange things with Azerite.

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This week we cover:
Fun with the Net-o-Matic 5000
What is Best in Life?
POPplin’ and WarLOCKin’

LB Announcements
LBS with Pat Krane, Stream 42 Pt 1 – http://bit.ly/2Mjcvag 
LBS with Pat Krane, Stream 42 Pt 2 – http://bit.ly/2vAMdqk
BattleNet News #92 – http://bit.ly/2vFdsQq
150th Episode Giveaway Contest Winners!

Blizzard News
3rd round of BlizzCon Tickets Sat 8/18 – http://bit.ly/2Mh8mDG
Ion Interview on PC Gamer ❤ – http://bit.ly/2vCiahN

World of Warcraft
List of Things Azerite Would Improve
Survival List for the First Week of a World of Warcraft Expansion

Question of the Week: Which area in any Blizzard game would you want to go on Summer Vacation and why?

Next Question of the Week: What would you use Azerite for?

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Lagging Balls Episode 150: 150 Episode Balls Lagging!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 150, hosted by Thorn and Thyst: “150 Episode Balls Lagging!” This week we celebrate 150 episodes by hardly doing anything differently except offering an amazing giveaway contest!

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This week we cover:

LB Announcements
Thorn on General Chat Podcast Episode 17 w/Ana Soliz – http://bit.ly/2M4VmRi
Battlenet Sports Ep 24 – http://bit.ly/2vjHclM
New Etsy Shop – https://etsy.me/2Jfb7ni

CONTEST!!!

Giveaway Photos – http://bit.ly/2vjNfXq
-International yeees
-You will need to give us your name and address
-Patrons will find out how to enter via our Patreon page and/or Patron channel in Discord
-Listeners post to Twitter using the hashtag: #ilovelaggingballsbecause
-All the entries will be put into a random generator and the first, second and third place -prize winners will be chosen and announced on our next show!

 

Blizzard News
Blizzard Entertainment had a successful second quarter of 2018

World of Warcraft
Azerite Characteristics
Warbringers: Sylvanas – http://bit.ly/2ObaFp2
Old Soldier Saurfang – http://bit.ly/2OdPEdh
Thyst reacting physically to toxicity (BARF)Overwatch
D.va Nerf Gun Teased – https://engt.co/2LZ5VW6
Summer Games 2018! – https://bit.ly/2Kw6Zw5

Overwatch League
New teams for Season Two!
Our Overwatch League Grand Finals Experience!

Heroes of the Storm
New Hero: High Inquisitor Sally Whitemane – http://bit.ly/2vjP9HP

Hearthstone
Update 12.0: The Boomsday Project – http://bit.ly/2vhFeCE
Current Question of the Week: Why do you love your faction more than the other?
New Question of the Week: Which area in any Blizzard game would you want to go on Summer Vacation and why? Examples: Stranglethorn, Rialto, Tomb of the Spider Queen, etc.

 

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LB:150 Prize Giveaway!

Lagging Balls is about to release our 150th episode! And we want to celebrate by giving you guys a chance to win a bunch of STUFF!!! Stay tuned for episode 150 for instructions on how to enter the contest. There will be a first, second, and third prize for all listeners who enter. There is also a special prize for Patrons only!

Stay tuned for the release of episode 150, and in the meantime, here are the FABULOUS PRIZES!

 

THIRD PLACE PRIZE

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  • One hand-written note from Thorn and Thyst
  • One Official Lagging Balls Shitty Button
  • One Official Overwatch League Grand Finals towel
  • One Warcraft Movie Figure
  • One Official Overwatch League Grand Finals Temporary Tattoo
  • (Not pictured) One Faction Change Code
  • (Not pictured) One Appearance Change Code

 

SECOND PLACE PRIZE

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  • One hand-written note from Thorn and Thyst
  • One code for one free Heathstone Card Pack
  • One Official Lagging Balls Shitty Button
  • One Official Overwatch League Grand Finals towel
  • One Warcraft Movie Figure
  • One Official Overwatch League Grand Finals Temporary Tattoo
  • One Overwatch Figure
  • One used CTR Alliance Hacky Sack Thyst doesn’t want
  • (Not Pictured) One Race Change Code
  • (Not pictured) One Appearance Change Code

 

FIRST PLACE PRIZE

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  • One hand-written note from Thorn and Thyst
  • One code for the Digital Collector’s Edition of StarCraft: Legacy of the Void
  • One Official Lagging Balls Shitty Button
  • One Official Overwatch League Grand Finals towel
  • One Warcraft Movie Figure
  • One Treasure Goblin Figure
  • One Clear Cloaked Nova Figure
  • One BlizzCon 2016 Hanzo-Ball
  • One Official Overwatch League Grand Finals Temporary Tattoo
  • One Official Overwatch League Grand Finals Sticker Set
  • Two Official Overwatch League Grand Finals Thunder Sticks
  • (Not Pictured) One Race Change Code
  • (Not pictured) One Appearance Change Code

 

PATREON PATRON PRIZE

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  • One hand-written note from Thorn and Thyst
  • One code for the PC Edition of Overwatch
  • One Official Lagging Balls Shitty Button
  • One Official Overwatch League Grand Finals towel
  • One Hanzo Figure
  • One Soldier:76 Figure
  • One Official Overwatch League Grand Finals Temporary Tattoo
  • One Official Overwatch League Grand Finals Sticker Set
  • One BlizzCon 2016 Mei-Ball
  • (Not Pictured) One Name Change Code

 

*Note: Prizes subject to expand depending on what other stuff we can cram in there at the last minute.

Lagging Balls Episode 149: Popple!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 149, hosted by Thorn and Thyst: “Popple!” This week we discover the true meaning of “Stormwind.”

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This week we cover:

LB Announcements
War Mode
Playoffs with 5 Deadly Venoms
Battlenet Sports Ep 22 – http://bit.ly/2O4pr1z
On-Stream Wedgie – http://bit.ly/2O9zkuX
LB Stream Ep 40: Thyst Solo Stream – http://bit.ly/2O6TOVa
New Etsy Shop – https://etsy.me/2Jfb7ni

World of Warcraft
AWC Summer Cup Finals
WoW Live Developer Q&A w/ Ion Hazzikostas – http://bit.ly/2NB2rX8
Base WoW is Now Free

Overwatch
Balance Changes for Ana, Lucio, Moira
Free Weekend July 26-30
Overwatch Nerf Gun Previewed: Reaper

Overwatch League
Gladiators, Boston, and NYXL are Out
Unlikely Finals Set Between London Spitfire & Philadelphia Fusion
Grand Finals in Brooklyn at Barclays Center July 27-28
All Star Game & World Cup to Follow

Heroes of the Storm
Raynor & Azmodan Gameplay Updates – http://bit.ly/2NyD8EU

Hearthstone
Hearthstone Digital Comic – Dr. Boom: Lowering the Boom – http://bit.ly/2O3fRMq
Hearthside Chat with Peter Whalen: Welcome to Boom Labs – http://bit.ly/2Nzd2lb

Current Question of the Week: What is one thing from a Blizzard game that you’d love to see in a different Blizzard game?

New Question of the Week: Why do you love your faction more than the other?

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Lagging Balls Episode 148: Too Fast, Too Furriest!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 148, hosted by Thorn and Thyst: “Too Fast, Too Furriest!” This week we ponder the deeper meanings of the universe while trying to do handstands.

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This week we cover:

LB Announcements
Thyst Finishes Strong at DBLTAP
Prestige in Public
Thyst on Training Dummies Episode 213 – http://bit.ly/
LB Stream Ep 37: Weird News with Pat Krane – http://bit.ly/2u13iZV
New Etsy Shop – https://etsy.me/2Jfb7ni

Blizzard Entertainment
SWOLINKA Can’t Handstand Cuz… – http://bit.ly/2tVTNuF

World of Warcraft
Wired History of WoW – http://bit.ly/2tVTgc9
From Group Finder to Grand Champions: MDI Global Finals – http://bit.ly/2IFOjZQ
Tips to Complete Your Legion Checklist – http://bit.ly/2KEgdHu
Battle for Azeroth Preview – http://bit.ly/2KEh4Ic
WoW Mobile Armory App Support Ending – http://bit.ly/2Kzjjwe

Overwatch
New Hero First Look: HAMMOND! http://bit.ly/2KCVRxZ
Overwatch World Cup Teams Starting to Be Announced

Overwatch League
Inaugural Season Playoffs Overview

Heroes of the Storm
Echoes of Alterac: Hammer of the Naaru Giveaway – http://bit.ly/2NeNgDt
Heroes of the Storm: Raiders of Warchrome Video – http://bit.ly/2NnSPj5
In-Development: Warchrome! http://bit.ly/2tSTW2a

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

New Question of the Week: What is one thing from a Blizzard game that you’d love to see in a different Blizzard game?

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

Thank you Patrons!
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