Episode 116 – “Sun Drop”

Episode 116

Welcome to the Frozen Nerdz Podcast Episode 116 titled “Sun Drop.” We are your Blizzard Entertainment discussion podcast. The show you are about to hear was recorded on Sunday, July 17th, 2016.

On this week’s show we start off with our Top 5 saltiest Warcraft Pre-Launchers list, then move right into our Blizzard Entertainment discussion. This week we talk about the latest Heroes of the Storm patch, the Hearthstone Recruit-a-friend, a mistake by the Diablo Developers, and the upcoming changes coming to Overwatch and then we move onto our World of Warcraft discussion. This week in Warcraft we discuss the upcoming Legion animated shorts, the Silence Penalty, Legion World Quest and Demon Invasion Q&A, and then we give a rundown of what’s coming with today’s Legion Pre-Patch!

Then we introduce a new Blizzard Arcade game, and answer a listener email from Dracarys 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 116 of the Frozen Nerdz Podcast!

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The Frozen Nerdz Weekly Top 5

Our Top 5 Saltiest Pre patch Launch Comments

5.) i thank if blizzerd dosnt scrue us with paches this will be a good expanshine
4.) so starships are very reasonable sooooooooo reasonable they aren’t based off of starcraft or starcraft 2 or star wars at alllllll.
3.) worthless xpac coming, it will be the end of wow
2.) Guess I wont be renewing my account until August.
1.) *You will have to listen to Episode 116 to find out!*

Heroes of the Storm News Banner

Within the Nexus, there are always changing coming to different aspects of Heroes of the Storm, but in the latest patch notes they are making some changes to the amount of healing players receive from Health Globes. On this week’s show, the Nerdz discuss how much of an impact this could have on competitive play and beyond. Check out all the patch notes here!

Hearthstone News Banner

This past week it was announced that Hearthstone will be releasing a new Shaman hero… but with a twist! In order to get this hero, you must participate in the games newest version of Recruit-a-Friend. This RAF will require new players to successfully receive over 20 levels across all heroes and then the person who recruited them will receive a new Murloc Shaman Hero! But that’s not all, there are additional prizes and rewards, check out all the information here! 

Diablo News Banner

This past week the Diablo team came clean and let us know how that they made a mistake in the last patch release when it came to some super awesome sought after items, and they were never actually made available to players. It will be interesting to see how Diablo players respond to this mistake, and may become a future Top 5 saltiest list! Check out all the information here.

Overwatch News Banner

This past week with an interview with Kotaku, Jeff Kapalan discussed the toxicity issue with players currently in Overwatch mainly focusing on competitive mode. He informed us that they are always working on new systems behind the scenes to make the game more enjoyable for the whole player base. It’s awesome to hear that Blizzard is working towards a solution, and check out the whole article here! 

Also this past week on a random Twitch Stream, the Overwatch team revealed some major new about what’s coming to next in Overwatch. Check out the recap we found here! 

World of Warcraft News Banner

This week’s World of Warcraft discussion topics:

1.) New Animated Series: Harbingers coming! Video Teaser here.
2.) Upcoming Legion based comics. Details here.
3.) Silence Penalty coming to Warcraft. Details.
4.)world quest and Demon invasion Q&A. Details. MMO-Champion Recap.
5.) Pre-patch officially launches July 19th. Details.

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: Tankia- Plains Assault v3.3
Type: Tug of war
Creator: TheDominator
Details: 1v1 tug of war while a 2v2 hero battle is taking place in that same lane.

Final Rating (1-5): 2

Stupid funability (1-5):

Epic – 1
Kilroy – 1

Ease of Play (1-5)

Epic – 5
Kilroy – 5

AI incorporated(1-5):

Epic – 1
Kilroy – 1

Replayability (1-5):

Epic – 1

Kilroy – 1

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Personal Twitter: @KilroyKT, @Epic_Insanity

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