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?

Music for this episode from:
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http://www.bensound.com

Thank you Patrons!
Randomly Awesome Link of the Week, courtesy of LB Patrons: http://bit.ly/2ryNZ9t
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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.

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

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Soundcloud (for streaming online):

Join Us in Discord! http://bit.ly/LBdiscord

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?

Music for this episode from:
http://www.freesfx.co.uk
http://www.bensound.com

Thank you Patrons!
Randomly Awesome Link of the Week, courtesy of LB Patrons (Beware: NSFW): https://goo.gl/Rzi2dz
Become a Patron of Lagging Balls! http://www.patreon.com/laggingballs

Lagging Balls Episode 94: No Givesies Backsies!

 

 

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A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 94 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “No Givesies Backsies!” This week we freak out over BlizzCon dates, recount guild adventures, and hail Jeff “Money” Kaplan’s sheer awesomeness, among much more!

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This week we cover:

BlizzCon Date Announcement
Guesting on Azeroth RoundTable
New Listener Raid Team Members
Join our guild! <Blood of the Scribe> on Boulderfist-US
Glorious Misadventures with the Guild on Webcams

World of Warcraft

Legion Itemization Q&A with Matt Goss – http://bit.ly/2miP30n
Un’Goro Madness – http://bit.ly/2nHPIFI

Overwatch

Jeff “Money” Kaplan’s Reddit AMA – http://bit.ly/2nBtk3Z
Lucio PTR Updates – http://bit.ly/2npQycY
Overwatch: The RP Saga

Hearthstone

Journey to Un’Goro Card Reveals Live Stream – http://bit.ly/2n4ZaF3
Hearthstone Championship Tour’s Winter Championship – http://blizz.ly/2mKpEsN

Heroes of the Storm

Heroes of the Dorm 2017 Kicks Off – http://bit.ly/2miryEN
Probius Enters The Nexus – http://blizz.ly/2mKfAjC
For Azeroth! Event Extended – http://blizz.ly/2nbzWVT

Diablo

Patch 2.5.0 Preview – http://blizz.ly/2mK7xmS
Season 10 First Look – http://blizz.ly/2nHxK6y
He Man / 4 Non Blondes “What’s Up” Meme Vid – http://bit.ly/2n58hFK

Question of the Week

Question of the Week: If you and your WoW Main or Favorite Overwatch Hero switched lives, how good would they be at your job?
Next Question of the Week: What is the strangest thing that’s ever happened to you in game?

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http://www.bensound.com

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Lagging Balls Episode 85: Mushroom Touchers!

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Lagging Balls Podcast, Episode 85: Mushroom Touchers!

A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 85 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “Mushroom Touchers!”

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

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This week we cover:

Thyst on Reins of Azeroth http://bit.ly/2jhlI45
Kirin Tor’napart
Paul is not Ion
Coming Soon Class Hotfixes
Mushroom Touching
Miss-able Micros
7.1.5 Magic
GENCY Conspiracy http://bit.ly/2iv2SFt
“Watching” Overwatch http://bit.ly/2iuNyJ0
Hearthstone Live Q&A http://bit.ly/2jhnTVu
Full Roster Heroes of the Storm Weekend http://blizz.ly/2iS9wn6
Question of the Week

Music for this episode from:

http://www.freesfx.co.uk

http://www.bensound.com

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.

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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