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

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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!

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

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Join Us in Destiny 2! https://goo.gl/M6Fowv
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Thyst’s Twitch: Twitch.tv/thyst03
Thorn’s Twitch: Twitch.tv/thornbrow

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?

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

Thank you Patrons!
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Lagging Balls Episode 134 – Ample Ramp!

 

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 134, hosted by Thyst and Thorn: “Ample Ramp!” This week we may have had too much sugar while listening to 90s R&B before the show.

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

Find us on:
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Thyst’s Twitch: Twitch.tv/thyst03
Thorn’s Twitch: Twitch.tv/thornbrow

This week we cover:
Too Close by Next
If you could rename “Lagging Balls,” what would you call it?
The LB Stream: Awkward Situations are Awkward – https://goo.gl/nTJBjH

Blizzard News
New Starcraft Comic Miniseries – https://goo.gl/pJ4hsN
Making Overwatch’s Blizzard World Map IRL – https://goo.gl/k2UHUF

World of Warcraft
Pre-Purchase Battle for Azeroth – https://goo.gl/jUU15D
Love is in the Air is Back – https://goo.gl/XFS4zN
Wowhead’s Love is in the Air Guide – https://goo.gl/s8QfDX
Building Reputation with Allied Races – https://goo.gl/NBXQNX
NA WoW Arenas Sign-Ups Close Soon – https://goo.gl/3utKSG
WoW Arena Championship: European Qualifier Cup #1 Results

Overwatch
Lunar New Year February 8: Year of the Dog
Mercy is No Longer the Most Picked Overwatch Hero Across All Platforms

Overwatch League
Confirmed: Florida Mayhem Recruited Joonas “Zappis” Alakurtti
Rumor: Legendary Zarya Player Geguri Joins Overwatch League Team

Hearthstone
Hearthstone Nerfs 4 Cards – https://goo.gl/yqewp6
Hearthstone Championship Tour Goes Through Bangkok – https://goo.gl/3YGVcS
February Ranked Play Card Back: Savage Sparkles – https://goo.gl/4JkCKc
Quest for Packs: Win 3,000 Packs! – https://goo.gl/yBUExV

Heroes of the Storm
New Assassin Hero: Maiev, The Warden – https://goo.gl/6cS9nz
In Dev: Lunar Fest, Skins, Mounts, Bundles, MORE – https://goo.gl/zqCeuc
Opening Moves: Learning from the Pros – https://goo.gl/gbsm7E

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

Next Question of the Week:
Other than weapons, what else should WoW characters be able to wield?

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

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