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 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 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 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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http://www.bensound.com

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Lagging Balls Episode 124: The LB Annual Official Post-BlizzCon Show!

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A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 124 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thyst and Thorn: “The LB Annual Official Post-BlizzCon Show!” This week we’re back from BlizzCon and bursting with fruit flavor!

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This week we cover just one thing:
Our experience Pre-At-Post Blizzcon 2017:
The people, the places, the [in]appropriate touching!

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

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Lagging Balls Episode 120: Frozen Starfish!

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A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 120 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “Frozen Starfish!” This week we get slippery and maybe even a bit serious!

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This week we cover:

Thorn on Convert to Raid BattleNet News #55 – http://bit.ly/2hX74A0
Nice Catch, Blanco Niño – http://bit.ly/2y8wfW3
Magepuke
Raiding (with) Pat
Extra Life Charity Stream
LB Stream Recap
Vote for Thyst! https://bit.ly/Murloc2017

Blizzard Entertainment

BlizzCon Band: Muse – http://bit.ly/2xr4vx5
BlizzCon Schedule – http://bit.ly/2fUSwgc
New videos on Blizzcon.com
New Social Features on Beta Battle.net – http://bit.ly/2fZKBBS
Blizzard Arena Opens – http://bit.ly/2fUUOfd

World of Warcraft

Developer Q&A with Ion Hazzikostas ❤ – http://bit.ly/2g0ukwv
Tarren Mill vs. Southshore

Overwatch

Halloween Terror Date Announced: October 10th

Heroes of the Storm

In Development: Junkrat, Hallow’s End – http://bit.ly/2yxFMax
Heroes of the Storm 2017 Year in Review – http://bit.ly/2glI9CA

Current Question of the Week:
What is the next Blizzard eSport?

Next Question of the Week:
What will be in the IRL Loot Box on-stage at BlizzCon?

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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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http://www.bensound.com

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