Episode 180 – “Bust A Move”

Welcome to the Frozen Nerdz Podcast Episode 180 called “Bust A Move.” We are your Blizzard Entertainment discussion podcast. The show you are about to hear was recorded on Sunday, October 22nd, 2017.

On this week’s show, we quickly go over our past week in video games before we move onto weekly Top 5 saltiest list from the Hearthstone esports scene. Then we jump into our Blizzard Entertainment discussion where we talk about Zenyatta being created inside StarCraft, Junkrat drops bombs on the Nexus, Hearthstone has some esports drama, a new Diablo patch is coming and there may be something special for Diablo players at BlizzCon, then we discuss Overwatch content cycles and number of players, then we move onto our World of Warcraft discussion. This week we talk about the latest drama with Legacy servers, Patch 7.3.2, a new Christie Golden book coming, and beta servers showing up on the communities radar.

But no episode would be complete without us talking about another Blizzard Arcade game and this week we talk about one called Humageddon! And then before you know it, it’s time for us to say 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 180 of the Frozen Nerdz Podcast!

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Each and every week we scour news articles and Blue posts looking for this week’s Top 5 list! This week our Top 5 List comes from the Hearthstone esports universe. We discovered a lot of salt pertaining to one Hearthstone player waving during their competitive tournament. 

Top 5 Saltiest Hearthstone Pro Comments

5.) that’s some real life BM there, what a tool lol.
4.) I sincerely hope he gets at least a short-term suspension from competitive play. Absolutely disgusting and unwarranted BM across all the games.
3.) cocosasa wtf? Why?
2.) Cuz he is a DB. Just look at him, clear to see
1.) *To hear #1, listen to this week’s episode!*

We are always talking about amazing fan creations and the awesome games that people are able to make using the StarCraft API editor. Without the editor, the Blizzard Arcade (StarCrade) wouldn’t even be a thing. But this past week, it was discovered that a creator made Zenyatta from Overwatch inside StarCraft! Not only did the hero look like Zenyatta to the last T, it also had similar visuals like discord orb, and tranquility. Words can not describe how awesome this is! Check it out today!

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Not only do we get Overwatch inside of StarCraft, it has once again invaded the Nexus! And things are coming up a little explodey this time as Junkrat is officially released to the Heroes of the Storm lineup! Not only does he have a rip tire of doom, he also brings a secondary ultimate, and some interesting mechanics to the fold. It’s probably a good thing he won’t be playable in the upcoming BlizzCon HGC. Check out his hero Spotlight here! 

Don’t worry. There isn’t any Overwatch inside of Hearthstone… just yet. But there was some drama that spawned not only our Top 5 saltiest list, but also has started a major conversation in the esports world about sportsmanship, and some players bad manners (BM). One player waved at another player during tournament play. And the world exploded. Later the player came out to explain himself, but it doesn’t seem to have cooled the fire. But we talk about how having animated and entertaining players in esports is a good thing. And that we need more female players in the esports scene! Check out the drama alert here. And if you want to watch it in action, you can do so here.

Even though Diablo won’t have any major reveals at BlizzCon 2017, they do have new content coming out with it’s latest patch being on the horizon right now. With Patch 2.6.1, there will be changes coming to crusaders, legendary items, item sets, and more. But it was announced this past week that Diablo will have a “one-off adventure” for those people attending BlizzCon 2017. They posted, “Swing by and try out our convention-exclusive Diablo III experience! Something strange stirs just inside the gates of New Tristram. . . . Choose your favorite nephalem hero and find out what lies in store in this unique, one-off adventure!” on their website this past week. Check it out for yourself! 

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We found an interesting article about the Overwatch content release cycle, and they compared it to League of Legends. So, we decided to pick apart the article and discuss the Overwatch release schedule. And with that, we talk about how you can’t complain about their not being content if you aren’t playing the available content yourself! Epicinsanity gets a little fired up over this article.

This past week it was announced that Overwatch has surpassed 35 million players! After only being out for a year and a half, they have hit another massive milestone. Congratulations Overwatch! 

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This week we discussion the following topics about World of Warcraft:

1.) More Nostalrius drama. Shuts down project… again.
2.) Patch 7.3.2 hits the background downloader
3.) New Christie Golden book (Before the Storm) up on Amazon.
4.) The Beta Servers appear! 

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: Humageddon v3.2
Type: Survival
Creator: ChillPillz
Kilroy’s Review: “What a silly and interesting game, you exist inside of a post post apocalypse world where humans have driven back the zombies, work together with other Zombie types to overcome game obstacles and find your way out of the maze of Terrans trying to kill you. Very clever design in a close up 3rd person perspective and it really is a well built game.  Overall it has lots to offer and is a great addition to the starcade.  These Nerdz definitely would recommend playing this game.”

Final Rating (1-5): 5

Stupid funability (1-5):

Epic – 5
Kilroy – 5

Ease of Play (1-5):

Epic – 5
Kilroy – 5

AI incorporated(1-5):

Epic – 5
Kilroy – 5

Replayability (1-5):

Epic – 5
Kilroy – 5

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