Episode 93 – “Have You Seen Timmy?”

Episode 93

Welcome to the Frozen Nerdz Podcast Episode 93 entitled “Have You Seen Timmy?”

We are a your Blizzard Entertainment discussion podcast. The show you are about to hear was recorded on Sunday, February 7th, 2016. On this week’s show talk about a few StarCraft multiplayer balances, changes coming to Hearthstone, a topic that has the Heroes of the Storm community up in arms, the return of Overwatch, and then we move onto our World of Warcraft discussion. Then 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 93 of the Frozen Nerdz Podcast!

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Our Weekly Top 5

Top 5 Home Uses for Starcraft  Protoss Drones

5.)Gathering Groceries (if you like Rocks and Gas)
4.) Building a treehouse for your kids that can Warp in their friends
3.) Spying on your neighbor to make sure they haven’t set up a second home yet
2.) Setting up the best home security system ever
1.) *You have to listen to Episode 93 to find out!*

StarCraft News Banner

We just wanted to include some clarification around the arrest of Life, the 2014 StarCraft WCS Champion. After more information, it does sound like he has been arrest for match fixing, and not just being investigated for it. Thanks to Reddit for keeping all of us informed when it comes to this scandal. Read more about it here.

Also this past week there were a few StarCraft multiplayer updates, and we just want to thank David Kim for being so straight foward and upfront with the StarCraft community! Read the notes here.

Hearthstone News Banner

Hearthstone has announced a new patch that will be improving a number of quality of life changes in the game to include new play modes, increasing number of decks you are able to have in-game, and hints of a new expansion announcement coming this Spring. We make our own speculations that it will take place at PAX East, but you never know when it comes to Blizzard. But you can check out the video here, and the whole announcement here. 

Heroes of the Storm News Banner

The Heroes North American Spring Regionals will be taking place February 27-28th in Los Angeles. They will be at the ESL Studios which doesn’t support more than 200 audience members, which has the Heroes community up in arms. But are they just overacting? Read all about the North American Spring Regionals here!

 

Overwatch News Banner

Beta Returns Today in the Americas and Europe as you are listening.  Nothing has been said about what the New maps are or What the new Game modes associated with them are either.  Upon its return we do know that there will be a new implemented progression system and that Private Game play will have certain updates to include AI matchups.  Beta will come to Asia on February 16th. Read all about the upcoming return here.

— An all-new progression system
— Two new maps, including a new game mode
— Several hero balance updates
— And a variety of Private Game updates, including full A.I. matches

World of Warcraft News Banner

This week’s World of Warcraft discussion topics:

1.) Dungeon Races for Legion alpha have been moved to Thursday to allow for twitch streamers returning to overwatch to have a chance to schedule around the event. Read the Original post here, and the Changed post here.
2.)Blizzard sent out a survey on Reddit to certain Redditors that was confirmed by Blizzard CS that the company is considering a potential promotional release to coincide with the movie premiere. Read it here.

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: Zombie Defenders 2 v1.3
Type: Survival
Creator: BigDates
Details:  Zombie defenders is a thrilling zombie defense game offering a variety of game modes for endless fun! During the day Venture out to find scrap and survivors which you can then arm with guns or tools during the night face the zombie onslaught!

Final Rating (1-5): 3.25

Stupid funability (1-5):

Epic – 4
Kilroy – 4

Ease of Play (1-5):

Epic – 3
Kilroy – 3

AI incorporated(1-5):

Epic – 3
Kilroy – 3

Replayability (1-5):

Epic – 3
Kilroy – 3

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Personal Twitter: @KilroyKT, @Epic_Insanity

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