Welcome to the Frozen Nerdz Podcast Episode 82 titled “How I BlizzCon.” We are a your Blizzard Entertainment discussion podcast. The show you are about to hear was recorded on Sunday, October 25th, 2015. On this week’s show we have invited a very special guest to talk about BlizzCon 2015! We cover a lot of the community events before, during and after BlizzCon, as well as cover some basic tips and trips for those attending and watching from home how to make the best out of the convention! If you have any questions, comments or concerns for the show, feel free to email us at IceBox@FrozeNerdz.com. But without further ado, sit back relax and enjoy Episode 82 of the Frozen Nerdz Podcast!
Top 5 Experience BlizzCon without actually being there:
5.) Watch the virtual ticket on mobile device at the Mall scream out For the Horde and see who responds.
4.)Spend Less time waiting in line for the bathroom
3.) Take Part in the cosplay contest using your kitchenware as Armor
2.) )Have an impromptu Mosh Pit with stuffed animals during the closing ceremonies
1.) *You’ll have to listen to Episode 82 to find out!*
The StarCraft Team Previously announced that Automated Tournament would be coming to Legacy of the Void. Automated Tournaments are one of the most requested features that StarCraft receives, and they are finally being released with Legacy of the Void! These tournaments are designed for players who are looking to participate in something more competitive than ladder from the comfort of their own home. If this is something you are interested in, check out the “In-Depth Look At Automated Tournament” article from this past week!
As we get closer to the Legacy of the Void launch, the StarCraft team releases more and more information about this upcoming expansion. This week we received a new SCII comic entitled Sacrifice. This comic tells the story of the different Protoss factions and their struggle to unite before their attempt to reclaim their shattered homeworld. If you would like to check out this entire comic, check it out here!
With the changes coming to StarCraft, and to its map editor, the Blizzard Arcade Team has decided to extend the deadline of Rock the Cabinet 2015 contest from October 28 to December 6. This will give creators one month after the launch of Legacy of the Void to finalize their contest maps!
The final 8 teams have been selected for the Heroes of the Storm World Championship taking place at BlizzCon 2015. These teams will be broken into two groups while fighting for a combined prize pool of $500,000! Did your favorite team make it? And who do you think is going to take home some spending cash?!
The Hallow’s End Event is not only for World of Warcraft anymore, it has ventured into the Nexus this year too! The Heroes team has released all new bundles coming to the Nexus, as well as a new portrait, mount and week long XP bonus! Check out the new bundles over here!
Hearthstone Patch 188.8.131.5204 Patch Notes have been released! There aren’t too many changes, but Hearthstone has now been localized in Japanese! To read up more on these patch notes, find them here!
As the Hearthstone World Championship approaches, sixteen of the best Hearthstone players from all over the globe are traveling to Southern California to kick off the BlizzCon Opening Week’s festivities! To read more about the competitors, casters, and more, check out the official release here!
Join the Diablo 3 Team at the Slaughtered Calf Inn inside the Darkmoon Faire grounds inside the Anaheim Convention Center at BlizzCon 2015! They have reimagined the Slaughtered Calf Inn from Diablo 3 Act I’s New Tristram, decking it out with not only decorations but also historic pieces of Diablo’s history. The Inn will be fully staffed by members of the Diablo development team! This makes the Inn your one-stop-shop for all things Diablo at BlizzCon!
Also this past week, the Overwatch Team also announced that Battle.net Voice Chat will be coming to the Overwatch Beta. This voice chat will only be beta tested within Overwatch which means if you wanted to play around with it, you have to be in the Beta. So stop reading this, and go sign up already!
Who: Hosted by the CTR Guild What: Well Played is a community party being run by many of the team behind the SMASH Bash and Convert to Raid guild parties from the past two years. This year, the party is entirely for the community, run by members of the community. When: Friday, November 6th. 7pm-11pm, Anaheim Hilton Where to find more info: https://twitter.com/WellPlayedParty