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 148: Too Fast, Too Furriest!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 148, hosted by Thorn and Thyst: “Too Fast, Too Furriest!” This week we ponder the deeper meanings of the universe while trying to do handstands.

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This week we cover:

LB Announcements
Thyst Finishes Strong at DBLTAP
Prestige in Public
Thyst on Training Dummies Episode 213 – http://bit.ly/
LB Stream Ep 37: Weird News with Pat Krane – http://bit.ly/2u13iZV
New Etsy Shop – https://etsy.me/2Jfb7ni

Blizzard Entertainment
SWOLINKA Can’t Handstand Cuz… – http://bit.ly/2tVTNuF

World of Warcraft
Wired History of WoW – http://bit.ly/2tVTgc9
From Group Finder to Grand Champions: MDI Global Finals – http://bit.ly/2IFOjZQ
Tips to Complete Your Legion Checklist – http://bit.ly/2KEgdHu
Battle for Azeroth Preview – http://bit.ly/2KEh4Ic
WoW Mobile Armory App Support Ending – http://bit.ly/2Kzjjwe

Overwatch
New Hero First Look: HAMMOND! http://bit.ly/2KCVRxZ
Overwatch World Cup Teams Starting to Be Announced

Overwatch League
Inaugural Season Playoffs Overview

Heroes of the Storm
Echoes of Alterac: Hammer of the Naaru Giveaway – http://bit.ly/2NeNgDt
Heroes of the Storm: Raiders of Warchrome Video – http://bit.ly/2NnSPj5
In-Development: Warchrome! http://bit.ly/2tSTW2a

Current Question of the Week: If Blizzard Universe characters had a special – sexy move, what would it be called?

New Question of the Week: What is one thing from a Blizzard game that you’d love to see in a different Blizzard game?

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Lagging Balls Episode 144: Anniversary Leakage!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 144, hosted by Thyst and Thorn: “Anniversary Leakage!” This week we have so much to announce!

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This week we cover:
Thorn & Thyst on Geeks of Azeroth Episode 162 – http://bit.ly/2r8Qtei
LB Stream Episode 30 with Pat Krane! http://bit.ly/2rCmTOz
LB Stream Ep 31 Call In Show – http://bit.ly/2ICQTRa

LB Announcements
LB T&A follow up coming this week, applicants please watch email!
BlizzCon Meetup
BlizzCon Ticket Giveaway!
3 Year LB Anniversary!

Blizzard Entertainment
BlizzCon: two rounds of tickets sold out – http://bit.ly/2rDCIob
Destiny 2’s Second Expansion: Warmind is Live – http://bit.ly/2rD0Kji
Call of Duty Black Ops 4, Now On Battlet.net Launcher

World of Warcraft
Leroy Jenkins’ 13 Year Anniversary – http://bit.ly/2rCwzss
DDoS Attacker Sentenced to 1 Year in Federal Prison – http://bit.ly/2LdJqtj
European Cosplayers Hold IRL “Warcraft Reenactment” Event – https://reut.rs/2LaqsUx
Arena World Championship – EU Cup #1 Summer Finals
Mythic Dungeon Invitational Standings

Overwatch
Developer Update: 2nd Anniversary Event! http://bit.ly/2Kskc9u
New Deathmatch map: Petra – http://bit.ly/2Le0jEk
Anniversary Skins & Emotes Leaked – http://bit.ly/2LheTLg
Trace and Bake short! http://bit.ly/2LhbITQ
Behind the scenes – http://bit.ly/2LeYKWF
Pink Mercy for Breast Cancer Awareness – http://bit.ly/2rFHOjT
Blizzard & Nerf Partnership to Produce Overwatch-Themed Nerf Rival Blasters! http://bit.ly/2KD8Dw8 

Overwatch League
OW League Grand Finals in NYC – http://bit.ly/2KAyO6w 

Heroes of the Storm
Ranked Play Enhancements Coming Season 3 – http://bit.ly/2rElrLz

Current Question of the Week: Which Blizzard Universe character would be the most tender lover?

New Question of the Week: If you could design an Overwatch anniversary skin what would it be?

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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 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 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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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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