Episode 184, “Goblins have to drop bombs”

Episode 184, “Goblins have to drop bombs”

| March 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

New images of female dwarves from WoD posted. A bellyful of laughs!

Wowhead updated their profiler tool.

Good discussions on whether or not a WoW-themed version of Angry Birds is a good idea (or…are we getting Angry Birds in WoW?), and whether or not using flying mounts in battlegrounds is a good idea, even if they’re grounded.

Eric’s adventures in the Land of the Lost to get the Tome of Dinomancy.

Pet battle discussions.

Mike’s Legendary update.

Episode 183, “Be a Responsible Booster”

Episode 183, “Be a Responsible Booster”

| March 13, 2014 | Comments (0)

News:

Hearthstone is out of beta, they’re relasing on time.

Hearthsteed if you win 3 games.

Hearthstone demos on iPad at CN Hearthstone conference

Heroes of the Storm tech alpha walkthrough

WoD preorder is up.

“On or before 12/20/2014” (meaning, fall).

Normal or digital deluxe editions

CE people have to wait.

Free boost with DD version.

Boost is $60 otherwise.

Already seeing reports of bad groups

Eric:

BOOSTY GOODNESS – Hunter

Celestial Tournament & 15 Max level pets

Addon: PetTracker

Mounts: Hearthsteed & Dread Raven

Mike:

PETS PETS PETS!

Got my CE Panda to 25.

Working on others, trying to find the right balance

SO. MANY. PETS.

Strats?

Finally on the last part of the Cata Legendary. 24/250.

Episode 182, “Tweet Twacker”

Episode 182, “Tweet Twacker”

| March 6, 2014 | Comments (0)

Eric and Mike talk more about hunters and pet battles because there needs to be more hunter discussion, right? RIGHT? Of course!

Heroes of the Storm is now in “Tech Alpha”, but still not out.

No load screens in some WoD areas?

Buy your MoP digital deluxe edition before Blizzard pulls a Disney and takes it away.

Is that WoD gameplay real?

Wowhead now has a Blue tweet tracker.

Episode 181, “Long time listener, first time huntard”

Episode 181, “Long time listener, first time huntard”

| February 27, 2014 | Comments (0)

Budget cuts at AOL Tech means layoffs at WoW Insider.

WoD info coming today.

Silver rating in Proving Grounds required for solo heroic queuing in WoD.

Hearthstone has new card backs.

The fun of playing a hunter.

Old school AV-type PvP coming back? Looks like it.

Episode 180, “Swirling Mist Soup for the Soul”

Episode 180, “Swirling Mist Soup for the Soul”

| February 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

News:

5.4.7

Patch 5.4.7 roundup

All games down today for maintenance

Patch 5.4.7: oQueue’s current issues to be resolved by Blizzard hotfix

Patch 5.4.7 hotfixes for February 20

6.0

http://wow.joystiq.com/2014/02/18/warlords-of-draenor-pvp-rework-brings-back-skirmishes-adds-spe/

Orc female model revealed

Level 90 boost appears up on live servers for $60

http://wow.joystiq.com/2012/12/04/shapeshift-into-a-baby-pand

Eric:

The ultimiate lovely charm farming experience (and grisly tokens)

Mike:

748/1000

Finally killed Garrosh (still have to do the rest of the wing)

Episode 179, “Grinding for Godot”

Episode 179, “Grinding for Godot”

| February 15, 2014 | Comments (0)

Eric and Mike (and WoW-This Just In) come together in meatspace. Eric talks about his time in NYC and how it compares to WoW.

News:

Love is in the Air has begun.

Heroes of the Storm alpha screenshots.

Some screenshots from Draenor on Twitter.

Scroll of Resurrection going away.

warcraftlesstraveled.com

What are those pillars in Moshugan Palace?

Episode 178, “Physiology is to be savored”

Episode 178, “Physiology is to be savored”

| February 6, 2014 | Comments (0)

News

World of Warcraft up to 7.8 million subscribers

Patch 5.4.7 arrival imminent as season 14 end is announced

Two weeks

http://us.battle.net/wow/en/blog/12801592/pvp-season-14-ending-soon-2-4-2014

Doronsmovies delves into The History of Warcraft in new documentary

http://wow.joystiq.com/2014/02/04/patch-5-4-7-ptr-patch-notes-update-for-february-3/ (not much different from last week)

Blizzard challenges you to put Garrosh on trial

Hearthstone expansion details and Season 3 reminder

Darkmoon Faire

Love is in the Air

Eric

Hearthstone

Mike

Now up to almost ½ of what I need for the legendary

Lots of inventory cleanup for the next expansion

Trying to finish up some rare recipes

Episode 177, “Do you even click, bro?”

Episode 177, “Do you even click, bro?”

| January 30, 2014 | Comments (0)

News:

100,000,000 World of Warcraft accounts infographic

Patch 5.4.7 PTR: Level 90 character boost UI

new Shop button

Battlegrounds and Arenas

Reaper of Souls CE

Bots banned

http://www.blizzposts.com/topic/en/234628/547-changes-to-battlenet®-chat#7

Quick mention of EVE War

Eric:

Archaeology, because Raptor Mount, dammit

Two boxes of War of the Ancients: Timewalkers tcg redemption is on blizzard’s site, not cyryptozoic

Did I mention? Onyxia runs now

Mike:

⅓ of the way through the 1000 cinders

Hunter to 80

The ilvl 403 gear kicks ass in pvp

Question of the week – what do you do when an expansion is winding down?

EMAILS

Alpha geek radio fundraiser

http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/alpha-geek-radio-expansion

Episode 176, “Karaclysm”

Episode 176, “Karaclysm”

| January 23, 2014 | Comments (0)

News:

Human female update

http://www.mmo-champion.com/content/3707-Battleground-Win-Ratios-Upcoming-SoO-Changes-Feedback-Blue-Tweets-DLC-424

Hearthstone open beta

New mount sneak peek on Warcraft Twitter

Lunar Festival

Great way to get XP, and decent gold for level 90s.

Our week:

Funny LSD conversation (“What are those blue dragons?”)

T3 Priest chest on the BMAH

Worked on my hunter. Still feel like I’m climbing a wall.

180/1000 Cinders

Warcast question of the week: Would you say WoW is easy for someone to get back into if they haven’t played it in over two years?

Episode 175, “Common college”

Episode 175, “Common college”

| January 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

News:

Iron Skyreaver mount is out. $25

Blizzard looking to expand microtransactions?

You can now opt-in for Heroes of the Storm

Seems like everyone has Hearthstone access now. Accounts are given access.

Warlords of Draenor: PvP Power’s proposed re-design

Free character transfers opening next week for select NA realms

Warcraft movie got a mention at the Golden Globes on Sunday night.

http://us.blizzard.com/en-us/company/about/b20/interviews.html

Eric:

Mechano Hog – 100 Mounts achieve

Farming Rep in Northrend for motorcycle recipe

Attack of the buffet tables

Black Temple farming

Mike:

Finally got past the hump in the Cata legendary quest.

Now working on cinders. Need 1000.

Hit a wall with my hunter – the same wall at level 71 I hit with my rogue.

Warcast question of the week: Should players be able to group with RealID friends that play on the opposite faction?