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 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?

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Lagging Balls Episode 139: A Solid Reason!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 139, hosted by Thyst and Thorn: “A Solid Reason!” This week we make like a wacky waving inflatable tube man.

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This week we cover:
Thyst on Convert to Raid BattleNet News – https://goo.gl/QZR9FL
Thyst on Battlenet Sports, Ep. 10 – https://goo.gl/ziMQ6p
Thyst to Meet the NYXL Overwatch League Team
Thorn’s Fav Color is Platinum
LB Stream 24: Weird News! https://goo.gl/vseQ9c

Blizzard News
Activision Blizzard Launches New Esports Division with Execs – https://goo.gl/dBD5Zz
Activision Blizzard Hints at Its Own Battle Royale Game – https://goo.gl/pC9Q7c
Activision Blizzard: An Expensive Long-Term Idea – https://goo.gl/zCKVLq

World of Warcraft
Live Q&A with Ion Hazzikostas – https://goo.gl/VqUkQT
Mythic Dungeon Invitational: Prepping for Time Trials
The Power of Community: It’s in Your Hands – https://goo.gl/SQ8nbQ

Overwatch
Brigitte!
Blizzard Could Re-Evaluate Gating New Heroes From Overwatch Competitive Play

Overwatch League
Sinatraa is Officially Eligible to Play in the Overwatch League
Nate Nanzer Says Overwatch League’s Goal is to Expand to 28 Teams

Hearthstone
Ready to Brave the Witchwood?! https://goo.gl/GEx4Z9

Heroes of the Storm
New Hero – Fenix! https://goo.gl/4cqit9

Last Question of the Week:
What skills as a gamer translate well into real life?

Next Question of the Week:
If you could shapeshift into ANYTHING – What would it be?

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Lagging Balls Episode 138: Concentrated Essence!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 138, hosted by Thyst and Thorn: “Concentrated Essence!” This week we show you how to “reach yourself.”

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This week we cover:
Thyst on Convert to Raid BattleNet News – https://goo.gl/QZR9FL
Thyst on Battlenet Sports, Ep. 9 – https://goo.gl/ziMQ6p
Thyst is Stylish, Dammit
Thorn Does Vegas
Medieval Times Rocks, Tournament of Kings Sucks
Las Vegas Shoutout: Press Start Gaming Center – https://goo.gl/jDjEjx
LB Stream 23: Top[ic]less! https://goo.gl/ECNSDk
Revamped Patreon Levels! https://goo.gl/eBFjNZ

Blizzard News
Blizzard Response to Rumors of Diablo on the Nintendo Switch – https://goo.gl/RB7pr7
Blizzard Releases Short Film for StarCraft 20th Anniversary – https://goo.gl/brFTmA
World of Warcraft Chronicle Vol 3 – https://goo.gl/ir7TQL
Behind the Scenes at Blizzard Arena – https://goo.gl/bdXDW5

World of Warcraft
Seething Shore Love
Mythic Dungeon Invitational
Hotmogu BG
Arena World Championship Finals Qualified Teams

Overwatch
New Hero: Brigitte – https://goo.gl/ed9GRJ
Overwatch Forum Includes Group Finder – https://goo.gl/qAsgvu
Intriguing Symmetra Rework Concept Could Actually Work – https://goo.gl/dB794E

Overwatch League
Dallas Fuel Parts Ways with xQc
Disciplinary action for four OWL players – https://goo.gl/jeoHRd

Last Question of the Week:
Without naming names, describe your favorite person to play video games with!

Next Question of the Week:
What skills as a gamer translate well into real life?

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Lagging Balls Episode 135 – Modern Immaturity Now!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 135, hosted by Thyst and Thorn: “Modern Immaturity Now!” This week make bank as shareholders in the greatest company in the world!

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This week we cover:
Thyst on the High Noon Podcast – https://t.co/tmr26TbJ5O
Thyst on Convert to Raid’s Battlenet Sports Episode 3 – https://t.co/gYFCdoDb2M
eSports Overload!
Thorn’s PvP Adventure
The Dopeness of Maiev
The LB Stream: Strange Personal Facts – https://goo.gl/idFfow

Blizzard News
Activision Blizzard Rocks Q4, Announces OWL Expansions – https://goo.gl/1myL7L
Expansions in 2018 – https://goo.gl/eip5S4

World of Warcraft
Southshore vs. Tarren Mill PvP Brawl – https://goo.gl/wmhEeq
WoW Arena Championship: NA Qualifier Cup #1 – https://goo.gl/yDFwS3

Overwatch
Year of the Dog!
New Skins – https://goo.gl/1sG7iK 
Hero Changes: Doomfist, Mei, D.Va
Sombra Bug – https://goo.gl/nUfmeP
Sombra Changes Accidentally Leaked – https://goo.gl/YofLPB

Overwatch League
OWL Stage One Winners
Geguri Rumored to Join Shanghai Dragons
Babybay Challenge
KSV eSports & Seoul Dynasty Partner with Razer

Hearthstone
Wildfest is Coming – https://goo.gl/rLbfdR
HCT World Champ Tom60229 on How He Won – https://goo.gl/u8oSJQ

Heroes of the Storm
Update on Current Ranked Season – https://goo.gl/LBsr6H

Last Question of the Week:
Other than weapons, what else should WoW characters be able to wield?

Next Question of the Week:
If an Overwatch hero had a brand sponsor, what would it be?

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Lagging Balls Episode 129 – The LB Winter Veil Giveaway Spectacular!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 129, hosted by Thyst and Thorn: “The LB Winter Veil Giveaway Spectacular!” This week we have a giveaway for you! From Blizzard itself!

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This week we cover:
Welcome to our Special Feast of Winter Veil Episode!
Thyst & Thorn on CtR’s Battlenet News #64 & #65 – https://goo.gl/cCaFGU
Thyst has a Gravity Problem
Thorn has a Destiny Problem
The LB Stream: Past Relationships – https://youtu.be/kkfrgjT1SwY
Patreon “Scandal” AVERTED! https://goo.gl/76Mf4k

Giveaway: listen for the code!

Blizzard
Our #ThankYouBlizzard Video ❤ – https://youtu.be/rHdl8p-KfOU

World of Warcraft
Winter Veil is Here – https://goo.gl/GkdH9L
Wowhead’s Winter Veil 2017 Guide – https://goo.gl/tUK8Si
Winter Veil Memories
BotS Winterveil Guild Party
Keeping Warcraft in the Holidays
Releasing a Show on/around Christmas Day

Overwatch
Holiday Sale: 50% Off Overwatch – https://goo.gl/oEbWE5

Hearthstone
Have a Wacky, Waxy Winter’s Veil! – https://goo.gl/vPyydw

Heroes of the Storm
Spread Winter Veil Cheer with Loot Chest Gifting – https://goo.gl/PQh9By

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http://www.bensound.com

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Lagging Balls Episode 127 – LB: The Garbage Barge of Podcasting!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 127, hosted by Thyst and Thorn: “LB: The Garbage Barge of Podcasting!” This week we give an enthusiastic, totally factual, 100% accurate run-down of the Antorus raid encouters. You can set your watch to this one, folks.

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This week we cover:
Thorn on CtR’s Battlenet News #62 – https://goo.gl/cCaFGU
Thyst’s PvP & Mythic Keystone Adventures
The LB Stream: Yucky Stuff – https://youtu.be/7fgerNeQwCA
Blood of the Scribe’s Destiny 2 Clan: https://goo.gl/M6Fowv

World of Warcraft
Thyst’s Antorus Raid Boss Guide!

Overwatch
Overwatch League Pre-Season Begins Dec 7th!
More Skins, Sprays, & Stuff Coming Soon™ In-Game

Hearthstone
Kobolds & Catacombs launches Dec 7th! – https://goo.gl/YCEbk8
New Xpac Final Livestream w/Ben Brode & Day9 – https://goo.gl/hkLFpP
What Sets The Pros Apart: Board Positioning – https://goo.gl/iC2AZ4
December 2017 Ranked Play Season Live – https://goo.gl/HCKUx5

Heroes of the Storm
Heroes Brawl: Escape from Braxis Feedback
Heroes Balance Patch Notes, Nov 29, 2017 – https://goo.gl/FCiVGD

Previous New Question of the Week:
Which Blizzard game (or Destiny) have you been enjoying the most lately?

New Question of the Week:
How often do you bring up gaming in your everyday life?

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Lagging Balls Episode 122: AutomaticJak Attak!

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A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 122 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “AutomaticJak Attak!” This week we are absolutely EVERYWHERE!

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This week we cover:

Interview with AutomaticJak! http://bit.ly/2zuinTY
Discount Code for Medieval Times in Anaheim During BlizzCon: Blizz34
Dat Mayo Tho
*BlizzCon Virtual Ticket Winners!*
Thyst on Convert to Raid BattleNet News Episode 57 – http://bit.ly/2yKRwWI
Thyst on Azeroth RoundTable on Thursday this week – http://bit.ly/2z0ZMm9
Thyst & Thorn both on Lords of the Storm this Wednesday – http://bit.ly/2z0CAo9
Thorn on Convert to Raid BattleNet News this week
Thorn on Gankbush Squad Podcast – http://bit.ly/2gzM6ac
Thorn on Dadbeards Podcast, Episode 22 – http://bit.ly/2yKAU1k
The LB Stream, Episode 11 – Video Game Movies & TV – http://bit.ly/2l7GjtX

Blizzard Entertainment

Blizzard Arena Los Angeles Tour Video – http://bit.ly/2xYPLRu
Interview with AutomaticJak, Caster of the Mythic Dungeon Invitational

World of Warcraft

Burning Crusade Timewalking – http://bit.ly/2l6RMd6
Hallow’s End, New Items This Year – http://bit.ly/2yL9Sa3

Hearthstone

Nemsy Necrofizzle Warlock Hero – http://bit.ly/2yCq1Pm

Current Question of the Week:
If you could enchant one piece of clothing IRL, what would it be and what would the enchantment do?

Next Question of the Week:
What event would you add to the BlizzCon schedule?

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http://www.bensound.com

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