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 133 – Dickle!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 133, hosted by Thyst and Thorn: “Dickle!” This week we’re conflicted about Overwatch pro-player punishments, meanwhile Thyst is disappointed in all of us.

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This week we cover:
Losing Minds / Reaping Benefits
Scarab Calls, Not Enough Answers
Thorn is Finally Not A Scrub DK

World of Warcraft
Dev Watercooler: Battle for Azeroth Class Design Overview – https://goo.gl/ShXzHv
B4A Spoilers: Not Here
Dev Q&A on Tues Jan 30 – https://goo.gl/j5XqWs

Overwatch
Blizzard World Adventures
Cosmetics Update is Here! – https://goo.gl/BbjmGp
Dev Update with Daddy Kaplan – https://goo.gl/bknNHY
Ride the Shark – https://goo.gl/iT23Se
Dinoflask Yule Log – https://youtu.be/etorSdPHFHA

Overwatch League
Pro Player Signing Window Now Open – https://goo.gl/9SGn7u
Profit Fined $1,000
New OWL Partners: T-mobile, Sourpatch Kids
Celeb Sighting: Owen Wilson at NYXL vs. Dynasty Match – https://goo.gl/ayUL2T 

Hearthstone

Opening Moves Series
Win Conditions – https://goo.gl/PoZTY8
Filling a Deck – https://goo.gl/wcgspe
Mulligans – https://goo.gl/aVdSgq
Ahead or Behind – https://goo.gl/SnLFoq
Those First Five Turns – https://goo.gl/2gx2et

Diablo III
Season 12 Ending Soon – https://goo.gl/3mpsqC

Last Question of the Week:
If you were an Overwatch hero what abilities would you have?

Next Question of the Week:
What existing WoW race in game would you like to play as an Allied Race?

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Lagging Balls Episode 132 – And Google Home Too!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 132, hosted by Thyst and Thorn: “And Google Home Too!” This week we T H I C C.

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This week we cover:
VRchat Adventures
Thyst on CtR’s New BattleNet ESports – https://goo.gl/MkRHHW
Thorn’s a Moira Main
DH vs. DK
Google Home Jokes

World of Warcraft
Patch 7.3.5 – https://goo.gl/RCbiLg
WoW ESports 2018 Plans Revealed – https://goo.gl/3yaXhC
Call of the Scarab Mini-Holiday

Overwatch
New Map: Blizzard World Release This Week
New Skins, Sprays, Highlight Intros, Drop in Cosmetic Pack – https://goo.gl/53J9nV
Overwatch 13th Among Searched Terms on Pornhub – Not Linking This One, Folks

Overwatch League
Thyst’s Week 1 Overview – https://goo.gl/ftDf6N
Thyst’s Week 2 Preview – https://goo.gl/nQmtkk
Thyst’s Article About Diversity in Overwatch League – https://goo.gl/Dbr1Qm
OWL Viewership Press Release – https://goo.gl/H5rwNq
Official OWL App, Android – https://goo.gl/yUfppw
Official OWL App, Apple – https://goo.gl/gJM3Ck
Official Player Jerseys – https://goo.gl/qdQM6U

Hearthstone
HCT World Championship – https://goo.gl/6FVEjE
Hearthstone 2018 ESports – https://goo.gl/NNFgGE

Heroes of the Storm
MECHASTORM – https://youtu.be/J2LiUsEOqcU

Diablo III
PTR Server Slam – We Need Your Help – https://goo.gl/BrRsRr

Last Question of the Week:
If you could create an Overwatch League team, where would they be from, what would be their name, and what colours would they wear?

Next Question of the Week:
If you were an Overwatch hero what abilities would you have?

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http://www.bensound.com

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Lagging Balls Episode 125: G-Rated LB!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 125, hosted by Thyst and Thorn: “G-Rated LB!” Thanks to Thyst losing the ART BlizzCon Prediction Competition, this week we’re 100% clean and family-friendly! Sorry in advance!

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This week we cover everything with no bad words, innuendo, or dirty sayings:
Thorn’s Heckin’ Good Time in Destiny 2
Some Near-Upgrades in WoW Raiding
And *gasp* Starcraft 2!
Thyst Mixes it Up on the CtR Battlenet News
And on a CtR Special Report: http://bit.ly/2hX74A0
And Engages in Some Rigorous but Sportsmanlike PvP
Thyst’s eSports Internship & Podcast Tips on the LB Stream: http://bit.ly/2j98Xqq

Announcement: New LB Etsy Shop Coming Soon!

Blizzard News
Blizzard Gear Shop Flash Sales & Last Chance BlizzCon 2017 Merch – http://bit.ly/2hNaLIQ

World of Warcraft
Dev Q&A with Ion Hazzikostas ❤ – http://bit.ly/2hCD88X
Celebrate 13 Years of World of Warcraft – http://bit.ly/2j7609C
Deep Six Battleground – http://bit.ly/2hKHGOk

Overwatch
Moira Takes Overwatch by Storm
Ana & Mercy Changes
Overwatch League Pre-Season Announced
Seoul Dynasty’s Fan Meeting Sets Record
ESports Tournaments Dominate Twitch Viewership

Hearthstone
Kobolds & Catacombs Card Reveals: Week 1 – http://bit.ly/2B3wkcS

Heroes of the Storm
Lords of the Storm’s Hilarious Clip – http://bit.ly/2z1hBOi

Diablo III
Season 12 is Live – http://bit.ly/2hN93qT

Previous New Question of the Week:
What was your favorite thing about BlizzCon?

New Question of the Week:
How are you getting ready for the next expansion?

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Lagging Balls Episode 110: The LBI!

Lagging Balls Episode 110 Original Art by Thyst

Lagging Balls Episode 110: The LBI!

 

A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 110 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “The LBI!” This week we Buy The Bits!

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This week we cover:

Thyst on World of Warcast #250 – http://bit.ly/2uXBl6s
Thyst on The Gamecase Show #93
Thorn on The Rolling Restart #15 – http://bit.ly/2uXP90v
Downloading Our Junk
Dream Daddies
Friday Night is For The Boys
TOP ONLY
New Segment: The LB Inquiry!

Blizzard

Russell Brower Departs Blizzard http://bit.ly/2vYKs3Z

World of Warcraft

Frozen Arathi Basin Brawl Returns – http://bit.ly/2tY60fv

Overwatch

New Digital Comic: Masquerade – http://bit.ly/2eLVHJR
Reporting & Penalty System Improvements – http://blizz.ly/2uzuTQJ

Hearthstone

The Ice Chat Citadel – http://blizz.ly/2tXYpOh
Knights of the Frozen Throne Comic Series – http://blizz.ly/2vHP5Qv

Heroes of the Storm

Garrosh Storming The Nexus
Twitch + Blizzard = HGC Cheer – http://bit.ly/2uVxWVS

Diablo III

Season 11 Now Live – http://blizz.ly/2uXIT95

Current Question of the Week:
Playing ______ makes me feel _______ in my ______! (Fill in the blank)

Next Question of the Week:
As a gamer, what is your greatest struggle?

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Lagging Balls Episode 107: Hotmogu!

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A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 107 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “Hotmogu!” This week we wax poetic, and so do you–in spectacular form!

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This week we cover:

Crabs & Sand
The Amazing Adventures of Robert “Chance” Llore – http://bit.ly/2t7t5zw
Thyst on the 69th Episode of Reins of Azeroth – http://bit.ly/2tgE4F5
Lagging Balls on the Starting Zone – http://bit.ly/2shFgqD

 

World of Warcraft

Cox ‘n Crendor Interview with Ion Hazzikostas ❤ – http://bit.ly/2tC1Uxf
This Month in WoW, July 2017 – http://bit.ly/2ufHXKv
Rock Out with Blight Boar
7.3 on the PTR – http://blizz.ly/2shajCY
July 11th Timewalking, Brawl, Dance Party
Temple of Hotmogu

Hearthstone

Hearthstone Wild Open – http://blizz.ly/2uzXhAZ
Spring Championship – http://blizz.ly/2uzDsd8
Wild Sets Returning to Blizzard Shop – http://blizz.ly/2sCt436http://blizz.ly/2sCt436

Heroes of the Storm

Sun’s Out, Guns Out Event – http://blizz.ly/2uzSCPo
Sun’s Out, Guns Out Sweepstakes – http://blizz.ly/2sgLvuv

Diablo III

Diablo III’s Patch 2.6.0 is now Live – http://blizz.ly/2uzEW7c
Carbot Animations: Diablols – Rise of the Necromancer – http://bit.ly/2t7P2hy

Current Question of the Week:
What’s your best limerick/Haiku/poem about Blizzard?

Next Question of the Week:
If/when we have our own customizable garrisons, where would yours be?

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http://www.bensound.com

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Lagging Balls Episode 99: Roman Numerals!

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Lagging Balls Podcast, Episode 99: Roman Numerals!

 

A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 99 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “Roman Numerals!” This week we talk 24, 6, 12, 99, 40, 2, and of course 100!

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This week we cover:

99 Ep’s But A Bitch Ain’t One
World of Warcast Ep. 238, feat. Thyst – http://bit.ly/2oZMz6Z
Egg Drawings
UNICORN MOUNT
Episode 100 plans! – http://bit.ly/2oGD5La

World of Warcraft

Dev Q&A – http://bit.ly/2oZLZWN
Gravity Lapse / Warsong Scramble – http://bit.ly/2q9bEdj

Overwatch

Jeff Kaplan Responds to IGN’s Overwatch Comments – http://bit.ly/2pZ4VUh
Jeff Kaplan Critiques the IGN Overwatch Team – http://bit.ly/2pZ9QV8

Heroes of the Storm

Heroes 2.0 Launches TODAY – http://blizz.ly/2oq9wl3
Genji Spotlight – Heroes of the Storm – http://bit.ly/2p08KKj
Let’s Play 2.0 with the Devs – http://bit.ly/2q8X71q

Diablo

Necromancer Beta Now Live – http://blizz.ly/2oqkZkN

Last Question of the Week
If you were a Blizzard Dev, which genre of video game would you introduce next?

Next Question of the Week:
What would you love to see Lagging Balls do on camera? (WITHIN REASON, PEOPLE)

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Lagging Balls Epide 30: Dirty 30!

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Lagging Balls Episode 30: Dirty 30!

A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 30 of the Lagging Balls podcast, hosted by Thorn & Thyst: “Dirty 30!”

Feedback, comments, & submissions: laggingballs@gmail.com

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On this episode we cover:
How to Holiday
Numba One Unstunna
Chiquita Brand Conga Hat
Snow Boards
League of Explorers: Hall of Explorers
Hearthstone Winter Veil Sale
Divergent Gaming Tournament Fridays
Heroes of the Storm Patch Notes
Heroes Recruit A Friend
Heroes Winter Veil Sale
Diablo III Patch 2.4.0 Preview: Greyhollow Island
Tinkering Fantastical 3000
BDCS Yanking
What Stormwind Looks Like
Teacher Bosses
Lore Heroes
Teasers
Effing Good Hot Cocoa

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

Lagging Balls Episode 26: Classholes!

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Lagging Balls Episode 26: Classholes!

A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 26 of the Lagging Balls podcast, hosted by Thorn & Thyst: “Classholes!”

Feedback, comments, & submissions: laggingballs@gmail.com
Full show notes available at www.laggingballs.com

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On this episode we cover:
The Longest Episode Ever.
WoW’s 11th Anniversary http://blizz.ly/1SAH5VW
Starting Zones
LB “Advice” Column
Special Segment: Guildmates Talk Class Previews
Warcraft Patch 6.2.3 http://blizz.ly/1H70sph
Class Buffs
#FriendshipMoose http://bit.ly/1lt6kiF
Hearthstone Patch 4.0.0.10833 http://blizz.ly/1MQeV9t
League of Explorers
Decklists of the Champions http://blizz.ly/1l3iXR3
Heroes of the Storm Brawl with the Blues http://blizz.ly/1SAHtUr
Heroes of the Storm Patch PTR Notes http://blizz.ly/1QsPMns
Diablo Patch 2.4.0 Notes http://blizz.ly/1HWkyx2
Different Weapons, Different Specs
PvP Memories

Lagging Balls Episode 25: Are You Ion Hazzikidding Me?!

Original Artwork by Thyst for Lagging Balls Podcast Episode 25

Lagging Balls Episode 25: Are You Ion Hazzikidding Me?!

A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 25 of the Lagging Balls podcast, hosted by Thorn & Thyst: “Are You Ion Hazzikidding Me?!”

Feedback, comments, & submissions: laggingballs@gmail.com

Full show notes available here: http://bit.ly/1iSyiCo

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Ion Hazzikostas Note to Thyst part 2 Lagging Balls BlizzCon 2015

Part 2 of Ion Hazzikostas writing a note at BlizzCon 2015 to Thyst of the Lagging Balls Podcast.

Ion Hazzikostas Note to Thyst Lagging Balls BlizzCon 2015

Handwritten note by Ion Hazzikostas from BlizzCon 2015 to Thyst of the Lagging Balls Podcast.

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Handwritten note by Ion Hazzikostas from BlizzCon 2015 to Thyst of the Lagging Balls Podcast.

On this episode we cover:
The Passion of the Thyst
Rho & Draven are Stand-Up Gents
News You Can Use Unless You Refuse: BlizzCon Edition
Warcraft Movie Trailer http://bit.ly/1MmVP74
Brightpaw for Charity
SK Gaming Arena Champs
Legion Class Overviews http://blizz.ly/20LdEGI
Artifact Weapons
Relics
Classholes
Demon Huntering
Classy Fantasies
Talent Outlook
Professions and Obliterum
World Drops
Legion Q&A Panel Overview
Legion Pre-Order
Hearthstone Milestone
League of Explorers
Cloud9 Heroes of the Storm World Champions
New HotS Map: Towers of Doom
Greymane
Lunara
Cho’gall http://blizz.ly/1SGUexd
Tracer in Heroes of the Storm http://blizz.ly/1PnGLft
New HotS Mode: The Arena
2016 HotS Global Championship Structure http://bit.ly/1NIIcDD
Upcoming HotS Matchmaking Changes
Diablo III Patch 2.4.0
Diablo III Season 5
Overwatch Launch
Overwatch Pre-Order
Mei
D.Va
Genji
Character Lore Extensions