Lagging Balls Episode 136 – Self Love Day!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 136, hosted by Thyst and Thorn: “Self Love Day!” This week we show you how to love…yourself ❤

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This week we cover:
Thyst on Convert to Raid’s Battlenet  News Episode 70 – https://goo.gl/QZR9FL
Thyst on Convert to Raid’s Battlenet Sports Episode 7 – https://goo.gl/pMXJdH
Thyst Dominates Overwatch Deathmatch with Daddy76
Thorn’s a Leveling Fool
The LB Stream: Thyst Solo Show! https://goo.gl/2YzpZW
Next Week: Mystery Guest Host Hype

Blizzard News
“20 years from now we will be investing in Overwatch content” –Bobby Kotick, CEO, Activision Blizzard
Inside the Zany, Enormous, Amazing World of Activision Blizzard – https://goo.gl/QynT5C

World of Warcraft
Lunar Festival Feb 17 – March 3
Player Levels to 60 Only Killing Boars, Inspired by South Park – https://goo.gl/KrgZy6
Season 2 Mythic Dungeon Invitational, Proving Grounds – https://goo.gl/3Rrg3G

Overwatch
New PTR Changes for Mei are Ridiculously Strong
New Overwatch Forum – https://goo.gl/2Er5BX 
Overwatch Year of the Dog Puppy Rumble! https://goo.gl/gByrBw

Overwatch League
Tons of Overwatch League Roster Changes During Transfer Window!
OWL Stage 2 Maps Revealed – https://goo.gl/yXTGDr

Hearthstone
Answer the Call of the Hearthstone Wild Open – https://goo.gl/Zkyje8

Last Question of the Week:
If an Overwatch hero had a brand sponsor, what would it be?

Next Question of the Week:
Invent a new eSport that could perceivably be possible within a Blizzard game

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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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http://www.bensound.com

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Lagging Balls Episode 128 – Juicy!

 

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 128, hosted by Thyst and Thorn: “Juicy!” This week we get pretty excited about strange things. Wait, that’s like every week.

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This week we cover:
Thyst on CtR’s Battlenet News #63 – https://goo.gl/cCaFGU
BotS Guild Winterveil Party: Dec 18th, 9:30 pm EST
Blood of the Scribe’s Destiny 2 Clan: https://goo.gl/M6Fowv
Raid Prog
Patreon Fee “Scandal”
Upcoming in Episode 129: Special Winterveil Theme!

Blizzard
Blizzard Named Best Place to Work by Glassdoor – https://goo.gl/3VJVKR

World of Warcraft
Raid Unlocks, Dec 5: Mythic difficulty & Raid Finder Wing 1: Light’s Breach
Blizz Needs YOU on the PTR! https://goo.gl/ozwYZ6

Overwatch
4 New & Exciting Things Coming to Winter Wonderland – https://goo.gl/o3a7UE
The Game Awards: Overwatch Wins Best Ongoing Game – https://goo.gl/a695Gx
Big Competitive Play Changes for Season 8 – https://goo.gl/EVqRMp
Tracer Sighting in Ready Player One Trailer (2:00 mark) – https://goo.gl/w5D5Fr

Hearthstone
Kobolds & Catacombs, Tale of the Fox – https://goo.gl/F6p5i8

Heroes of the Storm
Hanzo Buffs – https://goo.gl/u7NJrc
Alextrasza: Kind of Hot

Previous New Question of the Week:
How often do you bring up gaming in your everyday life?

New Question of the Week:
If you were gonna get down in Azeroth or Overwatch where would you do it and why?

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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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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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Lagging Balls Episode 91: Unclenched!

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Lagging Balls Episode 91: Unclenched!

A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 91 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “Unclenched!”

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

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This week we cover:

Episode 100 Teaser
A Quiet Note in Support of AIE
That Hippogryph Life
Legion Developer Q&A ❤ http://bit.ly/2lp7hsV
Loading Screen Tips, by LB
Overwatch Wins Game of the Year at DICE Summit
An Interview with Inventor Efi Oladele http://bit.ly/2mkve8S
Rumors of an Unexpected New Hero http://pvp.live/2m060M4
Down the Rabbit Hole: In-game changes & Fan Theories http://pvp.live/2lKcHRu
Breaking News Tweet from Overwatch http://bit.ly/2mATX4K
Revisiting the Overwatch Cinematic Trailer http://bit.ly/2mtXdzy
Hearthstone Spring Championship Starts in Your Backyard! http://blizz.ly/2lVl8do
So You Think You Can Cast http://blizz.ly/2l12stt
The Basics of ESports Commentary http://pvp.live/2lowTWv
Western Clash Stack Ranking http://bit.ly/2l0Qujy
Question of the Week: What Appeals to You About Your Guild?

Next Question of the Week: What would your WoW Loading Screen Tips Be?
A Dramatic Reading of Trilliax Dialogue

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http://www.bensound.com

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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.

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