Episode 150 – “Wild Celebration”
Welcome to the Frozen Nerdz Podcast Episode 150 called “Wild Celebration!” We are your Blizzard Entertainment discussion podcast. The show you are about to hear was recorded with a live studio audience on Twitch.tv on Saturday, March 25th, 2017.
In case you missed it, a highlight video will be available on YouTube in the coming days. Or you can catch the previous broadcast on our Twitch.tv channel!
On this week’s show, we quickly go over our past week in video games before we move onto a special episode 150 Top 5 list of the week. Then we move onto our Blizzard Entertainment discussion where we talk about the new Blizzard app, our Heroes of the Dorm brackets, new Diablo patch, yet still no necromancer, the Overwatch map editor, and then we move onto our World of Warcraft discussion. This week we talk about last week’s IceBox Twitter Poll, and then we deep dive into Patch 7.2 with the chat room!
But then episode 150 comes to an end and we say our weekly goodbyes!
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Each and every week we scour news articles and Blue posts looking for this week’s Top 5 list! This week our Top 5 List comes from listeners of the show….
Top 5 Excuses People Used for missing the Live show
5.) I thought you guys were a Disney Podcast…
4.) I’m vacationing in Greenland this weekend. They don’t like you there.
3.) I didn’t know you had recorded 149 episodes. Who are you?
2.) I pre-gamed too hard and I’m still in the drunk tank from Friday night.
1.) *To hear #1, listen to this week’s episode!*
If you like to stay current with updates for Blizzard games, you may have noticed that this past week you were forced to download the newest version for the Battle.net launcher. But, things look a little different…. thats because Blizzard has started to make the switch from Battle.net over to the Blizzard App. For some, nothing will change and we will go on for years calling it the Battle.net app, and for others, the world just got flipped upside down. To find out more about these changes, check out this article!
The Heroes of the Dorm action is in full swing as we move closer to the finals coming up April 8th in Vegas! This week we just give a quick update about our brackets. It looks like Kilroy is out of the runnings, but Epic is still in it with his UC Irvine pick! How is your bracket doing? Find out here!
Another patch has been released for Diablo, but we are still waiting for the necromancer announcement. And we aren’t the only ones, a lot of members of the community are starting to get worried about when we will hear more about it. But in typical Blizzard fashion, they won’t release a product before it’s finished, but we are excited for it to finally be here! Find out more about what the community thinks here.
This week we have a Diablo themed IceBox Twitter poll! Get your votes in now!
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With the success of the Overwatch custom game menu, players are already looking for the “What’s next?!” option when it comes to making custom games within Overwatch. But they are going to have to wait a little longer than they may want. Jeff Kaplan says, “We are extremely open-minded about releasing a map editor for Overwatch someday.” Is someday the new… Soon ™? Either way, you can read more about what Jeff had to say on the forums here!
This week we discussion the following topics about World of Warcraft:
It’s that time of the year again when we hear about what’s next for the Rock the Cabinet contest. This year brings a whole new concept by it being based around Co-op missions! Like previous years, creators will have the chance to walk away with $10,000 USD, tickets to a future BlizzCon, and a chance to sit down and have a developer jam session with Blizzard themselves! If you are a Blizzard Arcade creator, take the time to read over the full details of the contest, and we will see you inside the StarCrade!
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