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 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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http://www.bensound.com

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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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http://www.bensound.com

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