Episode 117 – “Working As Intended”

Episode 117

Welcome to the Frozen Nerdz Podcast Episode 117 titled “Working As Intended.” We are your Blizzard Entertainment discussion podcast. The show you are about to hear was recorded on Sunday, July 24th, 2016.

On this week’s show, we start off with our Top 5 saltiest Warcraft Patch 7.0 Comments before we jump into our Blizzard Entertainment discussion. This week we discuss the upcoming Nova Covert Ops mission pack, a Heroes player makes a threat and could receive jail time, Hearthstone teases about an upcoming expansion, Overwatch hits TBS with a massive prize pool, Lucio wall rides so well they had to add a new Hero and a few more comics, but all this before we move onto our World of Warcraft discussion. This week in Warcraft we talk about the departure of a few Warcraft team members, the story of Gul’dan, improvement for Mac OS users, the second installment of the Warcraft Chronicles, and the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to the Legion Pre-Patch. Basically, we have a jam packed show for you today but wait… there’s more… 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 117 of the Frozen Nerdz Podcast!

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The Frozen Nerdz Weekly Top 5

Our Top 5 Saltiest 7.0 change comments

5.) you devs should be ashamed of what you did to patch 7.0
4.) Unsubbed they ruined everything
3.)Seriously… no more loot a rang? Really? My feedback: I hate you people.
1.) *You will have to listen to Episode 117 to find out!*

StarCraft News Banner

Nuclear Launch Detected. Destruction is emanate. When the world needed more heroes, sometimes they have to look into the shadows to find them. And now, you can be that hero! The Second Mission Pack of the StarCraft: Nova Covert Ops is coming on August 2nd, 2016. This is the second of three missions packs that will be released before the end of the year, and if you are interested in playing your own controlled version of StarCraft: Ghost, we would suggest checking this out! Buy them today!

Heroes of the Storm News Banner

In the heat of battle during an intense match within the Nexus, emotions fly and people say things they may regret. But people who continue to be disrespectful towards players, they become silenced within the game and cannot socialize with the rest of us. In a recent case, a player took his hatred and rants to the next level, and because of this, he could face up to 5 YEARS of prison time if convicted. So remember folks, everything to say in game chats can and will be used against you in a court of law, so please be respectful, or pay for your crime. To hear more about this story, check out this article! 

Hearthstone News Banner

This past week, the Polygon team received a letter from the Hearthstone team inviting  them to an upcoming live stream on July 28th, 2016 at 11pm PDT. They hinted at an upcoming big announcement that could possibly be coming to us this week… *hint* *hint* *nudge* *nudge* You can take a look at the invite for yourself here! 


Overwatch News Banner

This past week, TBS (Yes, you read that right, Turner Broadcasting Station) is sponsoring an upcoming tournament with a $300,000 prize pool for the winners! It started on Saturday, July 23rd and the grand finals will be televised on September 30th. Read all about it here!

It may have snuck through the patch notes, but there were some Lucio changes that make it so his wall ride ability is suddenly easier to do, but how will this undocumented buff effect the game? Find out about this buff and more on this weeks show, or read the patch notes here!

Not long after joining the live version of Overwatch, the new Hero Ana receives her first online comic called “Legacy” and also shows up in a second comic called “Old Soldiers.” 

World of Warcraft News Banner

This week’s World of Warcraft discussion topics:

  1. Community Manager Rygarius and Warcraft eSports Olivia Grace leave Blizzard Entertainment.
  2. The first video in the Legion Harbingers series is here! Watch it here. 
  3. Audio Drama coming soon ™: World of Warcraft: The Tomb of Sargeras. Find more about it here.
  4. Legion Pre Patch improves Mac Graphics performance. Details.
  5. World of Warcraft Chronicle’s Volume 2  has been announced. Details. 
  6. Our Views: Pre Patch: The good, the bad  and the ugly.

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: The Probe Team v1.6
Type: Survival
Creator: DarcZaFire
Details:  Try to reach wave 50 to win. Use your probe to build defenses to stave off the zerg assault.

Final Rating (1-5): 4.5

Stupid funability (1-5):

Epic – 5
Kilroy – 3

Ease of Play (1-5)

Epic – 3
Kilroy – 5

AI incorporated(1-5):

Epic – 5
Kilroy – 5

Replayability (1-5):

Epic – 5

Kilroy – 5

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Twitter: @FrozeNerdz
E-mail: IceBox@FrozeNerdz.com
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Creative Alliance: D20Crit / d20crit.com
Personal Twitter: @KilroyKT, @Epic_Insanity

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