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 133 – Dickle!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 133, hosted by Thyst and Thorn: “Dickle!” This week we’re conflicted about Overwatch pro-player punishments, meanwhile Thyst is disappointed in all of us.

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This week we cover:
Losing Minds / Reaping Benefits
Scarab Calls, Not Enough Answers
Thorn is Finally Not A Scrub DK

World of Warcraft
Dev Watercooler: Battle for Azeroth Class Design Overview – https://goo.gl/ShXzHv
B4A Spoilers: Not Here
Dev Q&A on Tues Jan 30 – https://goo.gl/j5XqWs

Overwatch
Blizzard World Adventures
Cosmetics Update is Here! – https://goo.gl/BbjmGp
Dev Update with Daddy Kaplan – https://goo.gl/bknNHY
Ride the Shark – https://goo.gl/iT23Se
Dinoflask Yule Log – https://youtu.be/etorSdPHFHA

Overwatch League
Pro Player Signing Window Now Open – https://goo.gl/9SGn7u
Profit Fined $1,000
New OWL Partners: T-mobile, Sourpatch Kids
Celeb Sighting: Owen Wilson at NYXL vs. Dynasty Match – https://goo.gl/ayUL2T 

Hearthstone

Opening Moves Series
Win Conditions – https://goo.gl/PoZTY8
Filling a Deck – https://goo.gl/wcgspe
Mulligans – https://goo.gl/aVdSgq
Ahead or Behind – https://goo.gl/SnLFoq
Those First Five Turns – https://goo.gl/2gx2et

Diablo III
Season 12 Ending Soon – https://goo.gl/3mpsqC

Last Question of the Week:
If you were an Overwatch hero what abilities would you have?

Next Question of the Week:
What existing WoW race in game would you like to play as an Allied Race?

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Lagging Balls Episode 131 – El Jeffe!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 131, hosted by Thyst and Thorn: “El Jeffe!” This week we Protec, we Attac, but most of all, we Snac.

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This week we cover:
Remember: You Brought this Upon Yourself
We Guest-Appear on Azeroth Roundtable #250 
Thyst on Darkmoon Herald #173
Thorn’s a Platinum (Blonde?)

World of Warcraft
Battlegrounds Bonus Event ends Jan 9th
PvP Braw: Shado-Pan Showdown Runs Jan 9th – 16th

Overwatch
Blizzard World Map Delayed – https://goo.gl/GRBBVL
New Dev Update Highlights – https://goo.gl/PkXa2g
Mercy & Junkrat Changes on PTR

Overwatch League
Season One starts this week! https://goo.gl/VXGECk

Heroes of the Storm
New Hero: Blaze – https://goo.gl/ct4UJW

Next 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?

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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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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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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 105: Paddling The River Holinka!

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A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 105 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “Paddling The River Holinka!” This week we’re here and READY TO PARTY.

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This week we cover:

On Azeroth Round Table again! Owlfaced Bird – http://bit.ly/2sdFuBo
Guild Party – http://bit.ly/2sFGj7v
How World PvP Goes Down in our Guild
Listen For Us On the Convert To Raid Show Later This Week!
Watch Thyst Guest Host on Current Geek – http://bit.ly/2senlDz

Blizzard Entertainment

Destiny 2 on PC October 24th – http://blizz.ly/2rsfhMu

World of Warcraft

Patch 7.2.5 – http://bit.ly/2sD1ki9
The Deaths of Chromie – http://bit.ly/2tAdHsG
Packed House PvP: JUNE 13-20 – http://bit.ly/2so8c0S
Brian Holinka Leaves Warcarft for New Blizzard Project – http://bit.ly/2tAC6OF

Overwatch

New Map Preview: Horizon Lunar Colony – http://bit.ly/2rIMQcs
Overwatch Open Division Announcement – http://bit.ly/2semAud
Jeff “Money” Kaplan Shuts Down a Troll – http://blizz.ly/2rsxcmv
Good Guy Jeff Kaplan Apologizes to Troll – http://bit.ly/2sCQF7s

 

Heroes of the Storm

Malthael Enters the Nexus – http://blizz.ly/2sdQ0sw
Malthael Spotlight Vid – http://bit.ly/2snI0Du

Diablo

First Look: Challenge Rifts – http://blizz.ly/2tAjG0B
Challenge Rifts Video – http://bit.ly/2rDdrMZ

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

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

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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 102: The Sad Bread!

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A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 102 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “The Sad Bread!” This week’s show is… interesting. THE BLIZZARD HYPE TRAIN DON’T STOP AND WE’RE RIDING THE CABOOSE!

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This week we cover:

Delicious Pastries – http://bit.ly/2rbv3yW
Feeling Sorry for Pizza – http://bit.ly/2q5D7Bd
Congrats on 9 years Twisted Nether Blogcast! http://bit.ly/2q55jUZ

World of Warcraft

Christie Golden‏ Hired by Blizzard – http://bit.ly/2qPteH7
Serenity Calls it Quits – http://bit.ly/2qeEdWx
Running of the Gnomes Expansion – http://bit.ly/2qHLge6
Running of the Gnomes Micro Holiday – http://bit.ly/2qLmWWU
Destiny 2 + WoW Token Pricing, WTBGold Video – https://youtu.be/7LYcfEahn0c

Overwatch

Overwatch Contenders – http://bit.ly/2q4VbeC
Overwatch 1 Year Anniversary Video – http://bit.ly/2rK3sSq
Overwatch Free Weekend – http://bit.ly/2raUSzb

Heroes of the Storm

D.va Enters the Nexus – http://blizz.ly/2qKXQaF

Last Question of the Week
What Class/Spec would your favorite Overwatch hero be?

Next Question of the Week:
Describe your WoW main in three words.

 

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Lagging Balls Episode 99: Roman Numerals!

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Lagging Balls Podcast, Episode 99: Roman Numerals!

 

A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 99 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “Roman Numerals!” This week we talk 24, 6, 12, 99, 40, 2, and of course 100!

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This week we cover:

99 Ep’s But A Bitch Ain’t One
World of Warcast Ep. 238, feat. Thyst – http://bit.ly/2oZMz6Z
Egg Drawings
UNICORN MOUNT
Episode 100 plans! – http://bit.ly/2oGD5La

World of Warcraft

Dev Q&A – http://bit.ly/2oZLZWN
Gravity Lapse / Warsong Scramble – http://bit.ly/2q9bEdj

Overwatch

Jeff Kaplan Responds to IGN’s Overwatch Comments – http://bit.ly/2pZ4VUh
Jeff Kaplan Critiques the IGN Overwatch Team – http://bit.ly/2pZ9QV8

Heroes of the Storm

Heroes 2.0 Launches TODAY – http://blizz.ly/2oq9wl3
Genji Spotlight – Heroes of the Storm – http://bit.ly/2p08KKj
Let’s Play 2.0 with the Devs – http://bit.ly/2q8X71q

Diablo

Necromancer Beta Now Live – http://blizz.ly/2oqkZkN

Last Question of the Week
If you were a Blizzard Dev, which genre of video game would you introduce next?

Next Question of the Week:
What would you love to see Lagging Balls do on camera? (WITHIN REASON, PEOPLE)

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