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 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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Lagging Balls Episode 118: Pizza Regrets!

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A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 118 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “Pizza Regrets!” This week we discover new things about our bodies!

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This week we cover:

Enter to Win Shadow, the Fennec Fox: Like & Retweet – http://bit.ly/2ys6TRe
Guest Hosting on Watchpoint Radio, episode 74 – http://bit.ly/2w87HZR

Thyst is an ESports Maniac
Thorn is Definitely the Devil
We’ve Got a Thing That’s Called Rhegar Love
For Your Own Safety, Get Behind the Barrier
Heroic Kil’jaeden is Our Bitch

World of Warcraft

BlizzCon.com: 5 new videos for all ticket holder types – http://bit.ly/2xgTePe
Samwise Didier reddit AMA, 9/21 at 12 PM PDT – http://bit.ly/2w7Z5Tb
Pirate’s Day
Brewfest Loot at lvl 880
Deepwind Dunk PvP Brawl
The Mythic Dungeon Invitational Week 1 Recap
Watch Week 2 on Twitch Here – http://bit.ly/2xovtUn

Overwatch

Thoughts on the New D.va & Mercy
Overwatch League is Ready! http://bit.ly/2fl27A5
Overwatch Free Weekend – http://bit.ly/2fa7TET

Hearthstone

Hearthstone Card Balancing Update – http://blizz.ly/2xgdn87
Hearthstone HCT 2017 Americas Summer Playoffs Week 1 Recap

Heroes of the Storm

Volskaya Foundry Overview – http://bit.ly/2xTElDe
In Development: Ana, Skins, Sprays – http://bit.ly/2fkp6v4
Ana Spotlight – Heroes of the Storm – http://bit.ly/2xxjzYS

Current Question of the Week:
What are your predictions for the next WoW expansion?

Next Question of the Week:
Which Blizzard character would you like to see enter the Nexus? Why?

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Lagging Balls Episode 117: Tide of Toxicity!

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A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 117 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “Tide of Toxicity!” This week Thyst wigs out over baddies & Thorn tumbles down the ranks in style!

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“Mic is fixed this week! I don’t have an excuse for being bad at all this time!” –Thorn

This week we cover:

Thyst Guest-Hosts on Beyond the Playlist – http://bit.ly/2yaZF3P
Thorn Might Just Be The Devil
“Protocol dictates that I bid you farewell.”

Blizzard

BlizzCon Virtual Ticket, New and Improved! http://bit.ly/2fmleXo
BlizzCon 2017 Pre-Show Livestream Global Event – http://bit.ly/2x0zfnT

World of Warcraft

Mythic Dungeon Invitational Begins September 15th – http://bit.ly/2yaB6nA
Week 3 of Shadows of Argus Storyline
Opening of the Seat of the Triumvirate

Overwatch

New Map Preview: Junkertown – http://bit.ly/2fncyQs
Developer Update: Play Nice, Play Fair – http://bit.ly/2h5BvA9
Free Overwatch Weekend Sept 22-25 – http://bit.ly/2fa7TET

Hearthstone

Tavern is Open for Oktoberbrawl! http://blizz.ly/2fbeLlc

Heroes of the Storm

“The Nexus is in Crisis!” – http://bit.ly/2x0ppSN
Under the AI Hood – http://blizz.ly/2f06blr

Current Question of the Week:
What do you look for in a streamer?

Next Question of the Week:
What are your predictions for the next WoW expansion?

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http://www.bensound.com

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Lagging Balls Episode 114: 2 Chainz!

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A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 114 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “2 Chainz!” This week we freak out over Gamescom announcements!

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This week we cover:

Trial of Style Impressions
Heroic Raiding: Progging Avatar with <Blood of the Scribe> Boulderfist-US
The Ioning ❤
Guest Hosted On: Azeroth Roundtable #230, Goblin Goldcast #54
LB Stream Recap from LBS Episode #2

Blizzard

Blizzard at Gamescom Through August 26th

World of Warcraft

Patch 7.3: Shadows of Argus, Arrives August 29th – http://bit.ly/2xuxz2k

Overwatch

Preview: New Junkertown Map – http://bit.ly/2vhv5Uf
Junkrat & Roadhog Cinematic, “The Plan” – http://bit.ly/2vqVCOt
Mei Cinematic, “Rise and Shine” – http://bit.ly/2w0hdRk
Dev Update: Season 6 Competitive Changes – http://bit.ly/2w0huUm

Hearthstone

Animated Short: “Hearth and Home” – http://blizz.ly/2w5Yi5P

Heroes of the Storm

Kel’Thuszad Announced!
Kel’Thuszad Henceforth To Be Called “2 CHAINZ”
2 Chainz Spotlight Video – http://bit.ly/2xurkeZ
Devs Excited About 2 Chainz – http://bit.ly/2isJlb2
We’re Excited About 2 Chainz
2 Chainz

Current Question of the Week:
If your life was a video game, what kind of game would it be?

Next Question of the Week:
If you were an Overwatch hero, what would your powers be?

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Lagging Balls Episode 113: Good Guy Morhaime!

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Lagging Balls Episode 113: Good Guy Morhaime!

 

A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 113 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “Good Guy Morhaime!” This week we have a lot of theories.

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This week we cover:

<Blood of the Scribe> Guild’s Second Raid Team
Lucio Ball Toxicity
A Lapse In Gravity, or The Druid Who Could
Michael Bolton
Drunk Overwatch
Grats to Rho for 5 Years of Realm Maintenance!

Blizzard

Blizzard Battle.net Update – http://bit.ly/2i4ZJ0S
Blizzard Memo: Hire, Retain More Women – http://bit.ly/2vH4VeR

World of Warcraft

Whispers of a Frightened World Scenario – http://bit.ly/2uHvRxI
PvP Like a Pro: Finding the Right Partners – http://bit.ly/2wOSgqq
Trial of Style Starts Thursday!

Overwatch

Get 5 Loot Boxes with Amazon Prime – http://amzn.to/2wcTKg2

Hearthstone

Tavern vs Tavern – http://blizz.ly/2i4ZP8K

Heroes of the Storm

Legendary Rewards for Twitch Prime Members – http://blizz.ly/2w8sctf
Top Gamers Throw Down at Gamescom – http://blizz.ly/2uHrbI9

Current Question of the Week:
What is your most unconventional gaming habit?

Next Question of the Week:
If your life was a video game, what kind of game would it be?

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http://www.bensound.com

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Lagging Balls Episode 111: Air Quotes!

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Lagging Balls Episode 111: Air Quotes!

 

A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 111 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “Air Quotes!” This week we clomp our hands at the mic repeatedly and call it a podcast!

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This week we cover:

The Most Important News ❤
Ninny Notions & What Platinum Looks Like
Streaming, Prestiging, and All The Buttons
Our New Discord Server! http://bit.ly/LBdiscord
2,000 Twitter Followers

World of Warcraft

WoW Tokens Worth More than Venezuelan Currency http://bit.ly/2vrsueg
Kirin Tor Tavern Crawl
Gravity Lapse PvP Brawl
Mythic Dungeon Invitational Proving Grounds
Live Developer Q&A with Ion Hazzikostas August 3 ❤ – http://bit.ly/2f6GvY1

Overwatch

Dev Update: Summer Games Are Back! http://bit.ly/2u2aB5B
Overwatch at the LA Shorts International Film Festival – http://bit.ly/2w46piV
Doomfist is Live

Hearthstone

Ben Brode’s New Rap: Arthas – http://bit.ly/2vgCzu2
The Dr. Dre Remix – http://bit.ly/2vh4xWH

Heroes of the Storm

Garrosh First Impressions
Garrosh Spotlight – Heroes of the Storm – http://bit.ly/2uXbKbA
In Development: Garrosh, Skins, Mounts, and more – http://bit.ly/2f6I3kD

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

Next Question of the Week:
What is the BEST thing about being a Gamer?

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Lagging Balls Episode 110: The LBI!

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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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http://www.bensound.com

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Lagging Balls Episode 109: Villain-illa!

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A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 109 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “Villain-illa!” This week we get down like Duane!

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This week we cover:

Wrestle with Thyst prepare for fist!
Anybody Can Meme
Blood DKs and You
Thyst on Convert to Raid Battlenet News Ep 44 – http://bit.ly/2uAEEQH
Going Deep (Six)
Crossing the Stream with @Shieldwalled of The Starting Zone
The TBBT…TTB…TBTWB…
Getting Demonic Inquisition’s Name Wrong Many Much
LB Buttons!

Blizzard

Appear Offline? Meh. http://bit.ly/2uHaufo 

World of Warcraft

The Mythic Dungeon Invitational – http://bit.ly/2tEyM4O
WTBGold’s Reckles is Recruiting a Mythic Dungeon Team – http://bit.ly/2vAu3Cx
Congrats to Method on World First Nerd Screams – http://bit.ly/2uB4hRr
Lance Kimberlin’s Coffee Notes – http://bit.ly/2uHaPia

Overwatch

New Hero Preview: Doomfist – http://bit.ly/2uBaqgn

Hearthstone

Ice Cream Citadel – http://blizz.ly/2toLYzt
Ben Brode Reddit AMA – http://bit.ly/2te1biN
Will Ben Do Another Rap? http://bit.ly/2tdZIc6

Heroes of the Storm

Thorn Raves About “Stukov’s Lurking Arm”

Current Question of the Week:
There are two types of people who play Blizzard games. Who are they?

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

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http://www.bensound.com

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Lagging Balls Episode 108: DoomThyst!

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A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 108 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “DoomThyst!” This week we’re back with another one’a those block rockin’ beats!

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This week we cover:

Another peek behind the curtain
“Science”
Never(Thorn)
The Audacity of Glowsticks
Thyst Streaming This Week – http://bit.ly/2v18quZ

Blizzard

Third Batch of BlizzCon Tickets Sold Out – http://bit.ly/2u30n3m

World of Warcraft

The Black Temple – A Journey Through Time(walking) – http://bit.ly/2sFE6FB
New WoW Esports Site – http://bit.ly/2u8dlxJ

Overwatch

Doomfist IS HERE! http://bit.ly/2u8atRu
Doomfist Origin Story – http://bit.ly/2txzAeW
Jeff Update – http://bit.ly/2sVBSpF
Voice of Doomfist, Sahr Ngaujah – http://pvp.live/2u2PVJj
Dark Horse Art of Overwatch & Overwatch Anthology – http://bit.ly/2u7Q2Eh
Overwatch Tokidoki Collection – http://bit.ly/2u8r6N1

Hearthstone

Knights of the Frozen Throne Trailer – http://bit.ly/2uZotJO
Knights of the Frozen Throne Announcement – http://bit.ly/2sUQTIo

Heroes of the Storm

Stukov Announcement & PTR Notes – http://blizz.ly/2uGkBho

 

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

Next Question of the Week:
There are two types of people who play Blizzard games. Who are they?

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http://www.bensound.com

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