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 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 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 138: Concentrated Essence!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 138, hosted by Thyst and Thorn: “Concentrated Essence!” This week we show you how to “reach yourself.”

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This week we cover:
Thyst on Convert to Raid BattleNet News – https://goo.gl/QZR9FL
Thyst on Battlenet Sports, Ep. 9 – https://goo.gl/ziMQ6p
Thyst is Stylish, Dammit
Thorn Does Vegas
Medieval Times Rocks, Tournament of Kings Sucks
Las Vegas Shoutout: Press Start Gaming Center – https://goo.gl/jDjEjx
LB Stream 23: Top[ic]less! https://goo.gl/ECNSDk
Revamped Patreon Levels! https://goo.gl/eBFjNZ

Blizzard News
Blizzard Response to Rumors of Diablo on the Nintendo Switch – https://goo.gl/RB7pr7
Blizzard Releases Short Film for StarCraft 20th Anniversary – https://goo.gl/brFTmA
World of Warcraft Chronicle Vol 3 – https://goo.gl/ir7TQL
Behind the Scenes at Blizzard Arena – https://goo.gl/bdXDW5

World of Warcraft
Seething Shore Love
Mythic Dungeon Invitational
Hotmogu BG
Arena World Championship Finals Qualified Teams

Overwatch
New Hero: Brigitte – https://goo.gl/ed9GRJ
Overwatch Forum Includes Group Finder – https://goo.gl/qAsgvu
Intriguing Symmetra Rework Concept Could Actually Work – https://goo.gl/dB794E

Overwatch League
Dallas Fuel Parts Ways with xQc
Disciplinary action for four OWL players – https://goo.gl/jeoHRd

Last Question of the Week:
Without naming names, describe your favorite person to play video games with!

Next Question of the Week:
What skills as a gamer translate well into real life?

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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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