Episode 89 – “Marmot Punting”

Episode 89

Welcome to the Frozen Nerdz Podcast Episode 89 entitled Marmot Punting!

We are a your Blizzard Entertainment discussion podcast. The show you are about to hear was recorded on Sunday, January 10th, 2016. On this week’s show we talk about the Top 10 finalist in the Rock the Cabinet contest, the upcoming Diablo Patch, the release of Greymane inside the Nexus, the return of the Overwatch Beta, then we move onto our World of Warcraft discussion about Crystalized Fel and Weekend Events. Then we wrap up the show with a Blizzard Arcade game and 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 89 of the Frozen Nerdz Podcast!

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Weekly Top 5

Top 5  Sports of Azeroth

5.)  Darnassus to Stormwind Ironman Marathon
4.) Invisible Wall climbing
3.) Goblin Formula 2 racing
2.) Marmot Punt
1.) *You’ll have to listen to Episode 89 to find out!*

StarCraft News Banner

The Blizzard Arcade Rock the Cabinet contest has been narrowed down to its Top 10 games. Players now get to vote on their favorite 5 with the chance to win some awesome prizes. But don’t waste time, the voting ends January 15th. So if you want your chance to win a Gygabyte Laptop!

Here are the Top 10 Finalists: 

Doodad Hunt 2
Dwarven Combat
Escort Ship
Nexus Fortress
Reach and Breach
Sheep Tag Rivals

Heroes of the Storm News Banner

There is a great disturbance in the Nexus this week! January 12th removes the Winter Veil sale and items, the Cho’gall virus quest goes away, but that’s not all, we get the introduction of Greymane, new bundles, and in future weeks we will recieve some balancing changes. So keep an eye on the FrozeNerdz.com site, or the Heroes of the Storm site!

Diablo News Banner

Hello Nephalem, are you prepared for patch 2.4.0!? Well todays the day! The new patch brings set item revisions, dungeons sets, empowered rifts, and the new Greyhollow zone. To check out the list of changes, check out the official blog release.

Overwatch News Banner

For you cosplayers out there, Blizzard has added a complete list of detailed reference kits for all 21 Overwatch Characters. You can check them all out over here.

The Overwatch Beta is still on track to make its triumpht return by the end of January. But a response by a Community Manager on Reddit suggests it could be pushed back into February. Either way, Overwatch will return to our hearts and computers in the next coming weeks.

But don’t worry, while we wait for it’s return the Overwatch team is doing a Blizzard Gear store giveaway  which includes a  chance at winning a Tracer Statue! But you better hurry, entries end January 25th!  Head here for your chance as some new swag! 

Want to test your luck at getting into the Overwatch Beta? Sign up here!

World of Warcraft News Banner

This week’s World of Warcraft discussion topics:

A.) Alpha is due to come Back soon with a newer build from a Tweet by CM Zorbix
B.) Crystallized Fel
C.) Weekend Events

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: EscortShip
Type: Naval Warfare
Creator: Reelie
Details:  Escort your convoy as far as possible through the ocean, 5 different environments and many wild creatures. You can choose up to 4 different ships and 3 difficulty levels.  Enemy spawns are adjusted by the number of players in the game. Take note that every ride has to face different obstacles.

StarCraft Link: 

Final Rating (1-5): 3 (2.6)

Stupid funability (1-5):

Epic – 3
Kilroy – 3

Ease of Play (1-5):

Epic – 3
Kilroy – 4

AI incorporated(1-5):

Epic- 1
Kilroy- 1

Replayability (1-5):

Epic- 3
Kilroy- 3

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Personal Twitter: @KilroyKT, @Epic_Insanity

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