Episode 94 – “Monopoly Money”

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Welcome to the Frozen Nerdz Podcast Episode 94 entitled “Monopoly Money”

We are a your Blizzard Entertainment discussion podcast. The show you are about to hear was recorded on Sunday, February 14th, 2016. On this week’s show talk about the Top 3 Finalist in the Rock the Cabinet contest, a Hearthstone Pro Player Spotlight, the return of the Overwatch beta, and then onto our World of Warcraft discussion. Then we introduce a new Blizzard Arcade game. Then we wrap up the show by saying our weekly goodbyes.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns for the show, feel free to contact us via email at IceBox@FrozeNerdz.com. But without further ado, sit back relax and enjoy Episode 94 of the Frozen Nerdz Podcast!

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Our Weekly Top 5

Top 5 weird things that might be in a Treasure Goblin’s Bag

5.) That Missing left sock that disappeared from your dryer
4.) The “extra” IKEA parts you never found to build that dresser
3.) A smart car
2.) Bear Snare Trap
1.) *You have to listen to Episode 94 to find out!*

StarCraft News Banner

The Top 3 finalist in the Rock the Cabinet Contest have be decided! No spoilers here, you will have to watch this video. But congratulations to the winners who received over $25,000 in cash prizes as well as invitations to sit down with Blizzard Developers for a Jam session to learn more about the creative process of the games! To read more about the contest, or to add your comments on the results, check out this article! 

Hearthstone News Banner

So we couldn’t pass up this weeks Ranked player spotlight for the Player Fr0zen who has been performing exceptionally well this season and will be the #1 seed in the February 20-21st America’s Winter Preliminaries. Check out his spotlight here.

Overwatch News Banner

Overwatch has returned from hiatus! With a ton of changes upon it’s return, we couldn’t talk about this all. But here is the break down of what we did talk about on this week’s show!

— 2 New Maps (Nepal & Lijiang Tower) with the new control play style
— Hero Balance changes to include updates to the Ultimate Charge
— Progression System with new Skins and cosmetic items
— Our overall impressions of the Overwatch Beta

 

 

World of Warcraft News Banner

This week’s World of Warcraft discussion topics:

1.) The Brightpaw has purr-formed exceptionally in the line of duty raising 1.7 million dollars for the Make-A-Wish foundation! Way to go community! Check out the full article here!

2.) Has the Warcraft leveling experience become too dumbed down and boring for players to accomplish?  Discussion from Reddit. 

3.) Order halls have received an update these updates bring with it a very Garrisonesque addition to the game. Do we want to see this come back to the game in Legion?

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Each week we pick a game from the endless library of the Blizzard Arcade to test them out and help the listeners find some awesome stupidly fun games.

Game: Sorcerer’s Descent
Type: RPG
Creator: Psyris
Details: Explore the depths of a dark and mysterious cave.  Encounter strange monsters and use your magic and the light of your torch to survive.  Play the Campaign for a story or brave the depths of the Abyss and see how far you can go.

Final Rating (1-5): 3

Stupid funability (1-5):

Epic – 3
Kilroy – 3

Ease of Play (1-5):

Epic – 3
Kilroy – 4

AI incorporated(1-5):

Epic – 1
Kilroy – 1

Replayability (1-5):

Epic – 3
Kilroy – 3

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