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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Lagging Balls Episode 106: Tomb Goes The Dynamite!

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A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 106 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “Tomb Goes The Dynamite!” This week we geek out over Tomb of Sargeras and talk a lot about the different types of balls involved in the raid encounters. No, really.

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This week we cover:

Avoiding Unrelated Tangents
Guest-Hosting on Convert to Raid Last Week – http://bit.ly/2sGjBe8
Burritos with Starmike
Guest-Hosting on The Starting Zone This Week
Thyst on Reins of Azeroth’s Episode 69

Blizzard Entertainment

BlizzCon Second Chance Ticket Sale – http://bit.ly/2tb6q6F

World of Warcraft

Tomb of Sargeras First Impressions
The Midsummer Fire Festival – http://bit.ly/2tap5Pq
Developer AMA on Reddit – http://bit.ly/2sbHy9z
Developer AMA, Condensed Version – http://bit.ly/2t6ZFSd

Overwatch

Golden Loot Box: Connect Twitch Prime Account – http://bit.ly/2s6474A
Developer Update – http://bit.ly/2sbrN2L
Horizon Lunar Colony Map Preview – http://bit.ly/2u4xAZ8

Hearthstone

Hearthstone Update, Ben Explanation – http://bit.ly/2tKqNo9
Upcoming Card Pack Changes, Full blog – http://blizz.ly/2t79oYN

Heroes of the Storm

Songs of the Storm, Supports – http://blizz.ly/2t6xP8Z
Brightwing Runner Up: Bjork – It’s Oh So Quiet – http://bit.ly/2s6Dcp9
Lucio Runner Up: Gorillaz – Feel Good Inc. – http://bit.ly/2sbfa7P

Last Question of the Week
If you wrote a book about your life in gaming, what would the title be?

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

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Lagging Balls Episode 104: The Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 of Podcasts!

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Lagging Balls Episode 104: The Paul Blart Mall Cop 2, of Podcasts!

A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 104 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “The Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 of Podcasts!” This week we sta–PAUL PAUL BLART, MALL COP, PAUL PAUL BLART, MALL COP, PAUL PAUL BLART, MALL COP, PAUL PAUL BLART, MALL COP.

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This week we cover:

The Merits of Wearing Pants in Public
How Emo is Emo?
Thyst’s Yacht Rock is Best Rock – http://bit.ly/2qYjQOA
It’s a Guild Party and You’re Invited
Lucio Your Way to Greatness – http://bit.ly/2sFcS2h
Where It All Went Wrong – http://bit.ly/2sVi7tH

Blizzard Entertainment

July 14: last day to change the name on a BlizzCon ticket

World of Warcraft

Dev Q&A with Paul (Blart) Kubit – http://bit.ly/2rNQO5u
Roundup of Q&A Info – http://bit.ly/2rNJcjv
Thousand Boat Bash
Class Mounts – http://bit.ly/2r7GYZZ

Overwatch

Hogging Balls
Overwatch Double XP Weekend – http://bit.ly/2rND6zp
Anniversary Weekend Ends June 12th

Hearthstone

Hearthstone June Updates – http://blizz.ly/2rD6VEc

Heroes of the Storm

Malthael’s Bargain Event – http://blizz.ly/2sFk6Dk
Songs of the Storm – Warriors – http://blizz.ly/2sVeKmy

Last Question of the Week
If you had unlimited gold in WoW, what would be the first thing you’d buy?

Next Question of the Week:
What kind of mount would you design for your class?

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Lagging Balls Episode 94: No Givesies Backsies!

 

 

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A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 94 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “No Givesies Backsies!” This week we freak out over BlizzCon dates, recount guild adventures, and hail Jeff “Money” Kaplan’s sheer awesomeness, among much more!

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This week we cover:

BlizzCon Date Announcement
Guesting on Azeroth RoundTable
New Listener Raid Team Members
Join our guild! <Blood of the Scribe> on Boulderfist-US
Glorious Misadventures with the Guild on Webcams

World of Warcraft

Legion Itemization Q&A with Matt Goss – http://bit.ly/2miP30n
Un’Goro Madness – http://bit.ly/2nHPIFI

Overwatch

Jeff “Money” Kaplan’s Reddit AMA – http://bit.ly/2nBtk3Z
Lucio PTR Updates – http://bit.ly/2npQycY
Overwatch: The RP Saga

Hearthstone

Journey to Un’Goro Card Reveals Live Stream – http://bit.ly/2n4ZaF3
Hearthstone Championship Tour’s Winter Championship – http://blizz.ly/2mKpEsN

Heroes of the Storm

Heroes of the Dorm 2017 Kicks Off – http://bit.ly/2miryEN
Probius Enters The Nexus – http://blizz.ly/2mKfAjC
For Azeroth! Event Extended – http://blizz.ly/2nbzWVT

Diablo

Patch 2.5.0 Preview – http://blizz.ly/2mK7xmS
Season 10 First Look – http://blizz.ly/2nHxK6y
He Man / 4 Non Blondes “What’s Up” Meme Vid – http://bit.ly/2n58hFK

Question of the Week

Question of the Week: If you and your WoW Main or Favorite Overwatch Hero switched lives, how good would they be at your job?
Next Question of the Week: What is the strangest thing that’s ever happened to you in game?

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Lagging Balls Episode 33: We Have a Wiener!

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Lagging Balls Episode 33: We Have A Wiener!

A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 33 of the Lagging Balls podcast, hosted by Thorn & Thyst: “We Have a Wiener!

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On this episode we cover:
Guest: Garith, Formerly of The Core Podcast
Represent
Flying out of 2015
Mounts for Days
Thornkin, The…PvPer?
Listener Questions
Carousel Rides
Warcraft Movie Exhibition http://bit.ly/1MQeOpC
Warcraft Trading Cards
This Month in WoW http://blizz.ly/1RnRENN
What The Devs Are Doing Right Via Reddit http://bit.ly/1QP3rGp
Prettiest Hearthstone Card Back NA
VODs of Tempo Storm Dreadnaught & Zoia Casting Divergent Gaming Heroes of the Storm Tournament http://bit.ly/1Z4gvfi
Dick Pic Giveaway Entries
We Have A Wiener!
Understand, Take Three

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Lagging Balls Episode 29: Topless Edition!

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Lagging Balls Episode 29: Topless Edition!

A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 29 of the Lagging Balls podcast, hosted by Thorn & Thyst: “Topless Edition!”

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On this episode we cover:
Art as the Expression of the Soul
Valorous Efforts
Many Conquerors, Handle It
Craft to Win
Getting Good at PvP
Almost Moose
Ermahgerd Derkmern!
Spoiler Rotten
Brightpaw http://bit.ly/1HSxmdp
Mount Sale http://blizz.ly/1PUy78z
This Month in WoW
Raid Team Recruiting
Hearthstone: Ruined City League of Explorers http://blizz.ly/1m8k1UA
Khaldor’s Heroes of the Storm AMA http://bit.ly/1SLEWXU
Khaldor’s YouTube Channel http://bit.ly/1QteYJo
Artanis & Nova Changes Confirmed
Divergent Gaming Amateur Friday Tournaments http://bit.ly/1ORwyVB
Divergent Gaming Player & Leadership Recruitment http://bit.ly/1IRDfT7
Overwatch Dev Jeff Kaplan Upcoming Changes Video http://bit.ly/1NTlEli
Overwatch Beta Shut Down Dec 10th
St Elsewhere in Goldshire
Thorny & Thysty Parentages

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Lagging Balls Episode 27: YAAS!

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Lagging Balls Episode 27: YAAS!

A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 27 of the Lagging Balls podcast, hosted by Thorn & Thyst: “YAAS!”

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On this episode we cover:
How to Make Thyst STAHP Doing Anything
BF/GF Situations
Battle.net Privacy Setting
Guild Leavers
Legion Alpha http://bit.ly/1XpK9FL
Artifact Weapon Previews http://bit.ly/1LysGnM
Transmog Wardrobe UI http://bit.ly/1Nc7cT5
OMG NEW CATS
Hearthstone League of Explorers Wing 2 Uldaman http://blizz.ly/1Or8lFs
Heroes of the Storm Cho’gall Week
Heroes of the Storm Black Friday Sale http://blizz.ly/1MBv6pu
Carbot Animations “Heroes Storm” Episodes http://bit.ly/1IfghFe
Overwatch Beta Stress Test Weekend
How to D.Va
How not to Torbjörn
Goldeneye Wishes and 007 Dreams
Shooting a Giant Fucking Dragon
Favorite Boss Encounter One Liners (plus impressions)
Friends Don’t Let Friends Take Dirt Naps

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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!”

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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?!”

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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.

Ion Hazzikostas Note to Thyst Lagging Balls

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