Episode 114 – “Weather Channel TCG”

Episode 114

Welcome to the Frozen Nerdz Podcast Episode 114 entitled “Weather Channel TCG.”

We are your Blizzard Entertainment discussion podcast. The show you are about to hear was recorded on Sunday, July 3rd, 2016.

On this week’s show we start off with another Top 5 saltiest list, then move right into our Blizzard Entertainment discussion. This week we are talking the recreation of StarCraft Broodwars, an in development video of what’s coming next to Heroes of the Storm, a new competitor to  Hearthstone in the genre of TCGs, the Lead Director leaves Diablo, and then we talk about the introduction of the Overwatch competitive mode and players responses to it, but then we move onto our World of Warcraft discussion. This week in Warcraft we discuss changes coming to region grouping, then we discuss the Legion PVP Q&A.

Then we introduce a new Blizzard Arcade game, then read a listener’s email, 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 114 of the Frozen Nerdz Podcast!

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The Frozen Nerdz Weekly Top 5

Our Top 5 Saltiest Competitive Overwatch players

5.) remove competitive mode until fixed
4.) The a bad player who win more will outrank a good player who have bad luck and always get paired with bad people.
3.) Your system is absolute bull!@#$. The amount you lose for a defeat is absolute bull%^-* compared to the sliver you gain from a victory.
2.) There is something fundamentally wrong here and you should not get screwed so hard for losing one game.
1.) *You will have to listen to Episode 114 to find out!*

StarCraft News Banner

One of the biggest games to impact the eSports world as we know, may be making a comeback! The team of Shield Battery is reworking StarCraft Brood Wars in order to make it work on newer operating systems. This revamp is currently in testing, and they are looking for more people to help them out! Check out this article here for more information.

Heroes of the Storm News Banner

This past week the Heroes of the Storm team released a new video showing everything they are currently working on from Gul’dan to Auriel and beyond! Check out the video here!

Hearthstone News Banner

The digital trading card games are nothing new for Blizzard fans, but it seems that more people are trying to get in on the action as of late. Fox announced this past week that they will be releasing a TCG that will include different shows on their network like Family Guy, Futurama, American Dad and beyond. Could this open the door for other franchises looking to increase their audience of mobile gamers? Check out the article here. We personally can’t wait for the Weather Channel TCG! #Blizzard

Diablo News Banner

The Diablo community was freaking out this past week worrying and wondering why Blizzard had a new opening for the Director of Diablo and it’s unnamed project. It was later released that Josh Mosqueira will be leaving Blizzard in order to pursue other adventures in life. It’s not known where Josh will be going just yet, but we wish him the best and we thank him for his hard work in changing the face of Diablo III as we know it! Read more about it here.

Overwatch News Banner

This past week the Overwatch team released it’s largest patch in the history of the game, and released upon the world its newest feature… competitive mode! And with that, brought a lot of feedback, cries and rages from the community. From our Top 5 saltiest to our own experiences, we weigh in on this topic this week with great hope that things will be changing in the future and more information will be provided how the CM placement matches work, and more. Check out more about CMs here! 

World of Warcraft News Banner

This week’s World of Warcraft discussion topics:

1.) Grouping and reset timers for weekly events undergoing a large change for the better.  Details here. 

2.) Artifact Q&A will be Thursday July 7th! Details here.
a.)Legion PVP QA recap. 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: Football Legends 
Type: Soccer
Creator: SunJean
Details: This is a game devoted to teamplay of soccer where players also gain abilities and level up as they play with increasing stats and special traits!

Final Rating (1-5): 2.75

Stupid funability (1-5):

Epic – 3
Kilroy – 2

Ease of Play (1-5)

Epic – 5
Kilroy – 5

AI incorporated(1-5):

Epic – 1
Kilroy – 1

Replayability (1-5):

Epic – 3
Kilroy – 2

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Creative Alliance: D20Crit / d20crit.com
Personal Twitter: @KilroyKT, @Epic_Insanity

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