Episode 108 – “Dorado Doug”

Episode 108

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Welcome to the Frozen Nerdz Podcast Episode 108 entitled “Dorado Doug.”

We are your Blizzard Entertainment discussion podcast. The show you are about to hear was recorded on Sunday, May 22nd, 2016.

Happy Overwatch Launch Day!

On this week’s show we share our Top 5 from the Overwatch short “Hero”, then we talk about the upcoming StarCraft patch, what’s next in the Nexus, Mike Morhaime’s response to racism in the Blizzard Community, some Overwatch pre-launch activities and new Digital media, then we move onto our World of Warcraft discussion. This week in Warcraft we discuss the upcoming Warcraft movie promotion, Warlords included with purchase, as well as a round of bans on cheaters.

Then we introduce a new Blizzard Arcade game and answer some listener questions, 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 108 of the Frozen Nerdz Podcast!

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Our Weekly Top 5

Top 5 Saltiest Overwatch “Hero” Video Responses

5.) The moment when you realized in game you’re escort a robbery truck. Holy dayum!
4.) Hate how the Overwatch logo is not in the center of the Profile picture
3.) So, he’s Batman with a gun?
2.) Well that was corny and cliche, again. Learned nothing about the character.
1.) *You have to listen to Episode 108 to find out!*

BlizzCon News Banner

Fire up those creative juices! The BlizzCon Contest information regarding this years contests is here. So if you are an artist, video creator, musician, or more, check out all the information in one great article here!

General Blizzard News Banner

With the launch of Overwatch, Blizzard has opened up the BattleTag name change service by giving free BattleTag updates for all Battle.net accounts. Some of the reasoning behind this is that in Overwatch, Heroes and Hearthstone, it shows your BattleTag verses your gamer name. This will give the JohhSmiths of the world the ability to change their name up! Check out this article here!

StarCraft News Banner

The StarCraft Patch 3.3 is now available and brings a bunch of new features including Abathur added to Co-Op, weekly mutation and mastery levels, as well as Emoticons added to chat! Check out all the details here. And you can also check out all the patch notes here!

 

Heroes of the Storm News Banner

Once again the Heroes team has given us an In Developement update that includes Chromie, Windowmaker Nova, Medivh and more! Check out the video below, or the blog article here!

Hearthstone News Banner

The Hearthstone Team gives us a great breakdown on how players arrived into the Americas Spring Preliminaries, you can check out the point breakdown in this article. Did your favorite player make it?!

Also, Mike Morhaime issued a statement regarding the events that took place within the last few weeks involving racism and harassment which happened on the Dreamhack Austin Twitch stream. Check out the full post here!

Overwatch News Banner

Happy Overwatch Launch Day! Huge congrats to the Overwatch team for launching a new IP into the Blizzard Universe. From both of us here at Frozen Nerdz, thank you for everything you’ve created, done and will continue you to do! <3

This past week the Agents of Overwatch were deployed all over the world as massive action figure boxes appeared this past Friday! If you haven’t seen the images check them out here!

Also this past week, we recieved the new Pharah comic book “Mission Statement!” Check it out here!

But a comic wasn’t enough for the fans, Blizzard also released the Solider:76 “Hero” video! You can watch it here!

 

Also this past week a member of the commuity sent a picture of Birst, a character that his daughter created while playing Overwatch. In typical Blizzard fashion, they responded with a fan art of their out! Check that out here. But that’s not it, the Reddit community exploded with the backstory for Birst, and the world is now a better place. Check that out here! 

As Overwatch releases, make sure to remember that bugs are common at launches,  server stability may be questionable, and to keep calm and tracer on! If you do experience any of the above issues, please make sure you are providing that feedback in the proper channels! And remember to Play Nice, Play Fair.

World of Warcraft News Banner

This week’s World of Warcraft discussion topics:

1.) Starting May 25th through August 1st, players who log into the World of Warcraft will receive movie inspired transmog! Check them out here!

2.) Warlords of Draenor has been added to the “Base” level of World of Warcraft. With this, the Level 90 boost is no longer available. Details here.

3.) Another day, another ban wave. This time Blizzard has targeted users using botting programs. Details here.

Blizzard Arcade Coverage Banner

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: Hero line Wars starlight v1.72
Type: Hero Defense
Creator: Tya
Details: Pick a hero and survive waves of enemies spawned by the enemy team. For single player join with one team empty to fight your own spawns.

Final Rating (1-5): 3.25

Stupid funability (1-5):

Epic – 4
Kilroy – 4

Ease of Play (1-5)

Epic – 3
Kilroy – 3

AI incorporated(1-5):

Epic – 3
Kilroy – 3

Replayability (1-5):

Epic – 3
Kilroy – 3

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Twitter: @FrozeNerdz
E-mail: IceBox@FrozeNerdz.com
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Personal Twitter: @KilroyKT, @Epic_Insanity

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