Episode 332, "Math is hard"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 15 August 2019, 4:12 pm

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Ren:
Got UD rogue to 11 in Classic during extended stress test
Made many suicide runs to take screenshots, get coordinates
Still not exalted with Nazjatar
2 more Wowhead guides published: Classic Leather Farming Guide Part 2: Specialty Scales and Leathers and Classic Basics: Soloing in Classic 101. In development: farming guides for herbs and ores. All farming guides have been reclassified as Gold Making instead of Professions.

Mike:
Revered with Nazjatar
Almost honored with Rustbolt
Love Mechanar
Classic
Got to 15 on a priest. Again.
Got six toons’ names
Tried cooking

This Week in WoW:
Battlegrounds Bonus Event began Tuesday, Battle of Azeroth Dungeon Event starts next Tuesday
Tomorrow: Free T-Shirt Day

News:
Retail news
Classic news




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Episode 330, "Everyone needs a hobby"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 14 July 2019, 7:55 pm

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Ren
Got flight on Monday - game changer
Started working other characters through
Continued issues with Alliance-heavy server
Stealth issue with bodyguard - known issue
Using TomTom with HandyNotes
Secret Fish goggles - segment later
Switching mount equipment
Listening to a new podcast: Morally Grey - thanks to @Ali for the recommendation

Mike
Mythics w/Ali

TWIW
Pet Battle Bonus event
Eternal Palace raid begins - Lady Azshara is already dead, cinematic released

News

Blizzard is asking people who have been unable to drop combat to bug report - they want the character name and realm, date and time, place it occurred, what pets and/or bodyguards you had active, any steps you took to get out of combat

Classic
WoW Classic Closed Beta is … closed.

Hotfixes to 8.2

8.2 impressions

Secret Fish in Mechagon

Mod of the Cast: Rarescanner, https://www.curseforge.com/wow/addons/rarescanner
Thanks to @louielegdrop for this recommendation

Mod of the Cast Part 2: Minimap Range Extender, https://www.curseforge.com/wow/addons/minimap-range-extender




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Episode 2, July 11, 2005
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 11 July 2005, 12:00 am
Topics for this week are: Introduction, The Mage's Tower, Things That Make You Go Hmmm..., Cosmos UI, Tari'qa, Logitech MX 3100 Review, Gender Bender, Picking a Good Guild


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Episode 328, "In a world..."
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 June 2019, 5:04 pm

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Ren -
Vacation leads into work-a-thon
New writing gig
Playing on other podcasts
Playing Diablo 3 Season 17 (when I have the time) and waiting for 8.2

Mike-
Timewalking with Ali
Got my Midsummer hearthstone
Did peeing on the horde cities change?
Got my BC mount
Got a tailoring recipe I never had
Classic
Made it to level 8
Didn’t have enough time to spend in it as much as I wanted
Herbalism and Alchemy

This Week in WoW
Midsummer Festival started last Friday 6/21 and will run until Friday, 7/5
Battlefield Bonus week

News

Naked & Afraid 3
New Finishers in Fully Strapped! Zeryl, Kul Tiran Balance druid in 2 days 22 hours 12 minutes - joining Kara’s two druids in the 2 days 22 hours club (hers finished at 4 minutes and 16 minutes). Also Alberthe, Kul Tiran Guardian druid at 3 days 6 hours 34 minutes. Alberthe mentioned that this was the first Naked and Afraid challenge she had finished!
New Finisher in Truly Naked! Gorrum, Kul Tiran Guardian druid finished in 4 days 1 hour 21 minutes.

Classic Server
Indexing old episodes
European realm structure - EU realms will not be split by language, except for Russian.
Stress Test servers now show as WoW Classic under Live - four realms in US, two PvP, two PvE
Next stress test: Jul 18-19 and will involve EU test realms as well

8.2 on Tuesday!
https://www.wowhead.com/news=292443/rise-of-azshara-official-patch-notes




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Episode 327, "Siri can't pronounce anything right"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 7 June 2019, 8:55 pm

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@AliandrasK from Dungeon Fables and All Things Azeroth drops by while Ren is on vacation.




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Episode 326, "What game is this?"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 30 May 2019, 9:52 pm

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Lots of discussion about Classic




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Episode 325, "I could have been Vivian"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 May 2019, 9:16 pm

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This Week in WoW
- Pet Experience Bonus Week - Super Squirt Day Friday
- Glowcap Festival on Monday, May 27
- Draenor Timewalking starts Tuesday

NEWS
More on Azeroth Pathfinder, Pt 2 - In addition to the reps, you need to complete Explore Mechagon and Explore Nazjatar

Our impressions of the Classic beta.

Desert Island Mods




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Episode 324, "Wanna do my Ogri'la for me?"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 16 May 2019, 9:27 pm

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Ren
DID warrior now 97 - spent nearly all of 80-90 in one zone (Jade Forest)
Very little time spent in-game
Stupid discovery of the week: didn’t realize mission champions could go Legendary

Ren
Rep grinding:
Finished last couple Draenor factions (Laughing Skull and Steamwheedle Preservation Society
Switched to Klaxxi, Dominance Offensive and Sunreaver Onslaught - also finishing up Avengers of Hyjal

This Week in WoW
BFA Dungeon Event ends Tuesday
Pet Battle Bonus Event starts Tuesday 21st
NA Squirt Day! Friday, May 24th

News

Errata
Mount equipment - one slot to rule them all

Safe Haven cinematic - return of Thrall

Worgen and Goblins will be the next to get heritage armor

Warcraft 15th Anniversary is coming up - turns 15 on November 23

8.2 News

WoW Classic News




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Episode 323, "Naj and the Eternal Palace"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 9 May 2019, 9:44 pm

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Ren
DID warrior now 97 - spent nearly all of 80-90 in one zone (Jade Forest)
Very little time spent in-game
Stupid discovery of the week: didn’t realize mission champions could go Legendary

Ren

Got Perma-Pepe
Got the Azeroth's Top Twenty Tunes achievement
Dark Iron Dwarf warrior now 107

Mike
Working on DH
Blizzcon
Mogging
Greater tokens

This Week in WoW
Children's Week ends today
Spring Balloon Festival mini event starts Friday, ends Sunday
DMF ends 11:59 PM Saturday
BFA Dungeon Event starts Tuesday

8.2 PTR news
Clarification to Mount Equipment Slots
Heart of Azeroth: Essence System
New Benthic Gearing system
New profession items




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Episode 322, "It's 5pm in Greenland"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 28 April 2019, 5:40 pm

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Ren
DID warrior now 97 - spent nearly all of 80-90 in one zone (Jade Forest)
Very little time spent in-game
Stupid discovery of the week: didn’t realize mission champions could go Legendary

Mike
Mount farming - nothing.
Crucible on normal w/Ali. So much fun
Finished up more of the war campaign.
Trying to get a damn belt lol. It’s 355 blue.
Did NOT do Noblegarden.

THIS WEEK IN WOW
Noblegarden - ends tomorrow - three new bunny ear circlets in blue, brown, and yellow (50 chocolates each) for transmog and the hearthstone Noble Gardener's Hearthstone (250 chocolates).
End of World Quest Bonus week - ends Tuesday
Timewalking - Pandaria starts Tuesday
Children's Week - starts Thursday 5/2 and ends Thursday 5/9

NEWS
Naked & Afraid 3
Info about Blizzcon 2019
Suspensions went out this week
Classic news
8.2 PTR news




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Episode 321, "Nobody ever made a peon simulator"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 14 April 2019, 6:24 pm

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Christy, Mike, and Cryler join us for a round table discussion about Battle for Azeroth.




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Episode 318, "Circle gets the square"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 17 March 2019, 5:26 pm

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Ren
Raiding with Leashes (8/11) - gotten the two from Terrace of Endless Spring and the five from Heart of Fear, and one from Moshugan Vaults (Comet). Missing three from Moshugan Vaults (Stoneclaw, Wayward Spirit and Baoh-Xi). Bit of a pickle with Blade Lord Tal’yak.
Kul Tiran druid - not playing the race game
Druid healing is not for me
Bought the transmog mount (but not giving up on making money)
Can’t continue War Campaign … yet
Magni … Magni … Magni...

Mike
I guested on FrazlCast with Ali!
Ulduar
Timewalking
ArkInventory issues
i379

This Week in WoW
Un’Goro Madness - today through Tuesday
Tuesday: Battleground Bonus Event
Wednesday: Trial of Style 3 (20-24)
Four new ensembles to purchase at 60 Trial of Style tokens, all based on Cataclysm End Time dungeon sets

News
Naked & Afraid 2 closed
Three new 120 finishers: Kara (Blood Elf Ret Paladin) 3 days 15 hours 14 minutes; SniperFrog (Dark Iron Dwarf Marksman Hunter), 3 days 5 hours, 16 minutes, and Sevy (Gnome Fire Mage) 2 days 18 hours 21 minutes.
Following Honorable Mentions for getting 90 or above: Ali, Hidebound, and Alberthe
Awards:
Fastest Finisher: Sevy, Gnome Fire Mage, Regular Division, 2 days 18 hours 21 minutes
Fastest Finisher, Warmode Edition: Thecowking, Void Elf Brewmaster Monk, 2 days 23 hours 17 minutes
Most Persistent - Skwahog, Void Elf Affliction Warlock, 6 days 14 hours 28 minutes
Most Gold: Kara, Blood Elf Retribution Paladin - 55,291
Naked & Afraid 3 - All Druids All Day edition, open
Fully Strapped edition - 28 participants so far -- 11 Zandalari, 11 Kul Tiran, 2 Highmountain, 2 Troll, 1 Tauren, 1 Worgen
Truly Naked edition - 10 participants so far - 5 Kul Tirans, 2 Worgen, 1 Zandalari, 1 Tauren, I signed up but undecided
Current Leaders: (Levels and times current as of 9 AM)
Fully Strapped: Thecowking (Zandalari feral) level 80 with 17 hours 45 minutes
Truly Naked: Morgahnn (Zandalari feral) level 52 with 15 hours 58 minutes

Issue with Discord overlay - Blue post acknowledging there is a problem with game display issues and crashes for users of Discord overlay

8.1.5 news




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Episode 319, "No pants, no WoW"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 24 March 2019, 7:17 pm

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Ren
Raiding with Leashes completed
Kul Tiran druid - level 40, 11 hours 43 minutes
Dark Iron Dwarf, level 70
Not much play time this week - bird banding, new genealogy reference book

This Week in WoW
Trial of Style ended today
BoA Dungeon Event starts Tuesday - last boss drops extra loot

News

Naked & Afraid Update
Already have 2 finishers in the Fully Strapped Division -- both Zandalari Feral Druids! - Thecowking finished with 1 day 21 hours and 1 minute, and Kara with 2 days 22 hours and 16 minutes.
Current highest level in the Truly Naked Division is Morgahn, also a Zandalari Feral Druid at level 76 with 1 day 11 hours and 33 minutes.
Tip: 120s KTs/Zandalari start out at Honored with home faction - buy the 320 cloak

WoW’s Welcome Back Weekend - Mar 21st through 24th, ends today, reactivating all accounts without a subscription

Loot Trading in Classic

Temporary Bans for Leveling Exploit

Q&A with Ian - highlights

What we DO know about 8.2

MODS: Pretty Reps, SavedInstances




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Episode 318, "Circle gets the square"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 17 March 2019, 5:26 pm

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Ren
Raiding with Leashes (8/11) - gotten the two from Terrace of Endless Spring and the five from Heart of Fear, and one from Moshugan Vaults (Comet). Missing three from Moshugan Vaults (Stoneclaw, Wayward Spirit and Baoh-Xi). Bit of a pickle with Blade Lord Tal’yak.
Kul Tiran druid - not playing the race game
Druid healing is not for me
Bought the transmog mount (but not giving up on making money)
Can’t continue War Campaign … yet
Magni … Magni … Magni...

Mike
I guested on FrazlCast with Ali!
Ulduar
Timewalking
ArkInventory issues
i379

This Week in WoW
Un’Goro Madness - today through Tuesday
Tuesday: Battleground Bonus Event
Wednesday: Trial of Style 3 (20-24)
Four new ensembles to purchase at 60 Trial of Style tokens, all based on Cataclysm End Time dungeon sets

News
Naked & Afraid 2 closed
Three new 120 finishers: Kara (Blood Elf Ret Paladin) 3 days 15 hours 14 minutes; SniperFrog (Dark Iron Dwarf Marksman Hunter), 3 days 5 hours, 16 minutes, and Sevy (Gnome Fire Mage) 2 days 18 hours 21 minutes.
Following Honorable Mentions for getting 90 or above: Ali, Hidebound, and Alberthe
Awards:
Fastest Finisher: Sevy, Gnome Fire Mage, Regular Division, 2 days 18 hours 21 minutes
Fastest Finisher, Warmode Edition: Thecowking, Void Elf Brewmaster Monk, 2 days 23 hours 17 minutes
Most Persistent - Skwahog, Void Elf Affliction Warlock, 6 days 14 hours 28 minutes
Most Gold: Kara, Blood Elf Retribution Paladin - 55,291
Naked & Afraid 3 - All Druids All Day edition, open
Fully Strapped edition - 28 participants so far -- 11 Zandalari, 11 Kul Tiran, 2 Highmountain, 2 Troll, 1 Tauren, 1 Worgen
Truly Naked edition - 10 participants so far - 5 Kul Tirans, 2 Worgen, 1 Zandalari, 1 Tauren, I signed up but undecided
Current Leaders: (Levels and times current as of 9 AM)
Fully Strapped: Thecowking (Zandalari feral) level 80 with 17 hours 45 minutes
Truly Naked: Morgahnn (Zandalari feral) level 52 with 15 hours 58 minutes

Issue with Discord overlay - Blue post acknowledging there is a problem with game display issues and crashes for users of Discord overlay

8.1.5 news




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Episode 317, "Pumpkin memorial meow"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 8 March 2019, 5:17 pm

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Ren
Lots of advanced adulting this week (had to miss #WNN)
Working on a nightborne monk as well as the dark iron dwarf warrior
Also working on some rep grinds - still needs more Proudmoore Admiralty

Mike
DH to 119
Darkshore bosses
Achievements with Ali

This Week in WoW
Darkmoon Faire until midnight, Sunday March 10th (Daylight Saving Time?)
World Quest event runs until Tuesday, March 12
8.1.5 lands Tuesday
Also starts Tuesday: Wrath of the Lich King Timewalking
Ungoro Madness, March 17-19

News
Naked & Afraid 2 running until March 12th
Naked & Afraid 3: All Druids All Day - Clothing Optional
Starts … NOW!
Rule changes fleshed out - posted off our Discord N&A 3 channel

8.1.5 lands Tuesday

More info on Tools of the Trade

Raiding with Leashes: Pets of Pandaria

New mechanical parrot quest - “Feathers”




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Episode 316, "Run through the juicers"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 28 February 2019, 10:19 pm

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Ren
Was supposed to do timewalking but got caught up first in RL exciting project, and then power outages
Dark Iron Dwarf warrior now level 61
Completed War Campaigns on both sides, up to the Battle of Dazar’alor
Money making slowed down from lack of attention, but currently still averaging about 16k per day, mostly due to cheap monelite ore vs. expensive monel-hardened stirrups
Talking to others in Discord about doing island expeditions

Mike
Demon Hunter to 115
Fun times with Ali doing timewalking

This Week in WoW
Darkmoon Faire opens Sunday, Mar 3
World Quest Bonus Week - extra 50% bonus rep plus 1000 war resources for completing 20 world quests (good for those trying to finish up for the Kul Tiran or Zandalari racial unlocks)
Third and final wing of Battle of Dazar’alor opened on LFR

News
Naked and Afraid News

8.1.5 news:
Release Date: March 12
Kul Tirans and Zandalari will launch

From the Discord:




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Episode 314, "Bite-sized dungeons"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 7 February 2019, 10:47 pm

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Ren
Wednesday Night Normals group - Shrine of the Storm and the Battle of the Bridge
Zignea, Level, Geomancer, and Alla
Got 10th 120 - finished my Horde panda mage
Economy talk in news

Mike
I have decided to start getting money
Went through all my toons to see what I have
My value is 2.1M gold
So many things that are wasting space

This Week in WoW
Darkmoon Faire ends Feb 9th, 11:59 PM server time
Lunar Festival ends Feb 11th
Love Is In The Air starts Feb 12th (no information on updates for 2019)
Pet Battle Bonus Event begins Feb 12th - no Squirt battle available for NA realms (not until May 24th), but she will be up on EU realms on Sunday, Feb 17th

News
Method World First - Mythic Jaina (Limit was either #2 or #3)
8.1.5 news
Fun with Tradeskill Master




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Episode 312, "Now that you're a badass"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 26 January 2019, 4:02 pm

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Ren
Rushing my warlock to 120 on Sunday, to iLevel 320+ and Darkshore, finished main lines of all zones, war campaign to date, current iLevel 361
Island campaigns
Why Demonology Lock is becoming my new main, on both sides

Mike
Mog runs
Finished up some things in Emerald Nightmare

This Week in WoW
Lunar Festival - Jan 28th - Feb 11th
31st: Kirin Tor Tavern Crawl mini event

News
Naked & Afraid Updates
Flying Pig Mount available on Chinese servers for a 6-month subscription for the Year of the Pig
Thursday Q&A with Ian Hazzikostas
Discussion from Discord: Should Draenor flying be grandfathered in for all players?




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Episode 311, "He's got lunkers"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 17 January 2019, 10:31 pm

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Ren
Getting my red-butt skitterer
Void Elf Warlock is now level 112
Avoiding getting rid of the Irontide Hat disguise
Yet Another Headset

Mike
Started working on toys, and more mounts, and my Void Elf

This Week in WoW
World quest event - 1000 order resources
Tuesday:
Battle of Dazar’alor raid opens
Pandaria timewalking
Call of the Scarab microholiday

News
Naked & Afraid updates - No new 120s but many making excellent progress!
Tides of Vengeance 2 goes live

Burning Crusade released 12 years ago - A Retrospective




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Episode 310, "Enjoy the silence"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 10 January 2019, 9:22 pm

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Ren -
Extensive testing on Darkmoon Faire profession quests
Void elf warlock now 94 - spent 60-80 entirely in two zones in Outlands, Hellfire Peninsula and Netherstorm. 80-86 spent in Vash’jr, moving to Twilight Highlands for final 4 levels
Went to Draenor just short of 91, got to 94 on opening campaigns and treasures
Need to get back to finishing war campaigns on both Horde and Alliance sides

Mike -
I was sick

This Week in WoW
Brawls and PvP
Next Tuesday: World Quest Bonus Week

News
Naked & Afraid Update

Warmode suggested mod from Cinnah: SPY

Darkmoon Faire quests now giving points for highest expansion pack your character has unlocked

8.1.5 PTR has opened
Will be testing a limited subset of features, including:
Kul Tiran and Zandalari race unlocks
Naga invasion World Quests
New portal rooms in faction capitols
Next chapter of Raiding With Leashes pet battle (Pets of Pandaria), collecting pets from Mogu’shan Vaults, Terrace of Endless Spring and Heart of Fear - 12 pets (3 magic, 3 elemental, 2 beast, 2 flying, 1 undead and 1 dragonkin)
Warsong Gulch and Arathi Basin graphic improvements
Announced for 8.1.5 but not available yet on PTR:
New War Campaign quests
new manufacturing profession quests
Hati quests
Magni quests
Draenor timewalking
new brawl
Wintergrasp coming to Epic Battleground list
new Brawler's Guild update
new Darkmoon Faire roller coaster
new microholidays and updates to Children's Week
Kul Tiran and Zandalari unlocks revealed

Children’s Week changes

Stan Lee tribute: Reports of an Alliance-armored "Stanley" character in Stormwind Keep on 8.1.5 PTR. The NPC says "Excelsior!"

Destiny 2 is leaving Activision Blizzard - publishing rights are being transferred back to Bungie, the original studio
Blizzard: “Destiny 2 will still receive full support on BattleNet and we do not anticipate any disruption to our services or your gameplay experience”




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Episode 309, "Nothing ever hinged on a rogue"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 3 January 2019, 9:12 pm

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Mike and Ren go noteless again, ringing in the new year with some chat about the state of the game.




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Episode 307, "It's nobody's fault"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 13 December 2018, 10:38 pm

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Ali (@aliandrask) from Dungeon Fables steps in as co-host this week!

We ditch the show notes again, but we have specific things to talk about with patch 8.1




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Episode 306, "Everything is Ali's fault"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 6 December 2018, 10:52 pm

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Ali (@aliandrask) from Dungeon Fables steps in as co-host this week!

We ditch the show notes this week, and do shots. Freeform show just chatting about the World...of Warcraft.




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Episode 304, "We're smart"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 17 November 2018, 3:55 pm

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Renata-
Finished zones and war campaign on Alliance
Working on zone achievements - got the Wicker Pup doing the Drustvar treasure achievement
Decided to shelves Naked and Afraid characters until December 10th - using the Celebration buff to run up 110s

Mike
Exalted with Storm’s wake
Just Champions of Azeroth and Turtles left
Got two pieces of gear from anniversary
New 355 headpiece - i352 now
I now have two pieces with compasses on them. Neither are in sync.

This Week in WoW
Pilgrim’s Bounty - Nov 19 through 26
Arena Skirmishes start Tuesday

News
Warcraft turns 14! Now through November 30th
The rest of the Blizzcon Q&A questions are up and answered
Forum upgrades
Segment: Remembering vanilla




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Episode 303, "Hither and yon"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 8 November 2018, 9:56 pm

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Renata -

Exalted with all BfA factions Hordeside
2 level 30s in Naked and Afraid - one doing MUCH better than the other
120 #5 - Orc destruction warlock

This Week in WoW
Darkmoon Faire until Saturday
Pet Battles this week (Squirt is coming November 10!)
Monday 12th: Moonkin Festival
Tuesday: Burning Crusade timewalking

News
Naked & Afraid is well underway! And with that ….
Experience Reduced in upcoming 8.1
Experienced required to level from 20 to 120 has been reduced - biggest reductions
In the level 20-32 ramps up from 2.5% to 20% drop
33-58 ramps up from 20% to 39% drop, about a half percent increase per level
59-66 40% drop
67-80% 39-26% drop, reducing 1% per level
81-111 25% drop
Minimal drop 111-120 (less than 1%)
Allied race issue: Classes misreported at Blizzcon
Zandalar trolls cannot be warlocks, and Kul Tirans can be mages.
Classic Demo extended to November 12th
Diablo Immortal: Conflicting info on whether Blizzard was planning to present D4 information at Blizzcon but then decided against it.
Blizzard has said they did not make such plans
Blizzard has said they are working on several mobile projects across multiple titles, some with NetEase, others internally

Segment: Making WoW friendly for people that are dyslexic




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