Warcraft Wednesday: 8.1 Drop!

So, I spent most of my time logged in to Warcraft today doing island expedition’s, World Quest, and leveling up a hunter alt.

It was nothing to fancy but it seems like leveling seems to be going quickly.

I am not sure what is pushing me to level up a hunter other than I haven’t had the class at max level. Otherwise, Warcraft today for me seemed to be very uneventful.

Funny thing is, the hunter is a gnome. Nothing particularly interesting other then mechanical pets. At this point I’m just doing the leveling up thing until the next raid teir is available for us middle of next month.

I don’t think we have spent enough time with the new patch for me to formulate a full opinion on it.

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Warcraft Wednesday: December 2018 In Game Events!

December is full of things to do in World Of Warcraft!

Here is what you have in store:

  • Darkmoon Faire December 2nd to December 8th.
  • Wrath Timewalking December 4th to December 11th.
  • Battleground Bonus Event December 11th to December 18th. 
  • PVP Brawl: Arathi Blizzard December 11th to December 18th.
  • Feast Of Winter Veil December 16th To Jan 2nd
  • BFA Dungeon Event December 18th to December 25th
  • Pet Battle Bonus Event December 25th to January 1st.
  • PVP Brawl: Gravity Lapse December 25th to January 1st.
  • Fireworks Celebration December 31st.

Have fun, and have a wonderful holiday season!

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Blizzcon 2018: Looking Forward!

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Looking forward in all of the games that Blizzard produces, we have a lot to look forward to. That also includes Blizzcon for 2019!

Honestly, I believe that next year we will have the con Saturday, November 2nd and Sunday, November 3rd. That is a full year away. On that note, For now we have games & patch’s that are going to play. Friends to gather with in Azeroth and various other places virtually.

Just remember the reason why you, for the most part, gathered at the con besides the games. People. Your raid team members, the team you play Overwatch with. The one guy or girl that you slayed demons with in Diablo. Or just the random person you met one day in Hearthstone, had your butt handed to you, and they taught you how to get better at the game.

Remember what Matthew Mercer said in the ‘Geek & Sundry’ panel. You never know the what type of day the other person is having. So when the aggressive saltiness comes along, be the light in that persons day, be kind, be the light in someone else’s day.

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Blizzcon 2018: After Post!

Monday’s for the last few weeks has featured Magic! The Gathering. Providing the title of this post, we are not going to have that post today.

I am going to be covering the big news announced at Blizzcon over the weekend!

Warcraft:

Battle For Azeroth

  • New Charity Battle Pet Whomper, Proceeds to Code.org
  • New Battle for Azeroth Cinematic, Lost Honor

  • Tides of Vengeance, 8.1 Patch, December 11th launch! (Key art!)
  • Kul’Tiran classes announced: Druid, Hunter, Monk, Priest, Rogue, Shaman, Warrior
  • Kul Tiran Racials: Brush It Off, Child of the Sea, Haymaker, Jack of All Trades, Rime of the Ancient Mariner
  • New Worgen and Goblin Models Coming in a Future Patch Sylvanas & Xal’atath: https://www.wowhead.com/news=288373/sylvanas-and-xalatath-in-patch-8-2-rise-of-azshara
  • New Heritage Armor For Gnomes and Tauren Coming in Patch 8.2 – Rise of Azshara
  • New Island Expeditions: Crestfall & Snowblossom
  • Heroic Warfronts: The much awaited option is coming up in 8.2! Queue up with 9 friends, play Warfronts with a higher difficulty and collect epic rewards!
  • New Arena – Mechagon Arena: A new PvP Arena located right at the heart of Mechagon.
  • Battle for Azeroth Season 3: New Nazjatar-themed Seasonal Affix for Mythic+, new PvP season and another item level increase across the board!
  • Flying in 8.2!

Classic:

  • Release is set for summer 2019 and will be bundled with the current live WoW Subscription.

Warcraft 3: Reforged:

  • Visual updates (All characters and animations have been fully remastered!) to the game that is anticipated to be released some time next year.
  • Pre-purchase is available for $29.99 standard edition and $39.88 for the “Spoils of War” edition.

Diablo:

Diablo Immortal – Mobile game.

Hearthstone:

Rastakhan’s Rumble Expansion!

  • Release Date – December 4th, 2018
    • Rumble Run – Single-Player – Release Date: December 13th, 2018.
  • New Cards: 135
  • New Keyword: Overkill – Cards with Overkill trigger additional effects when they kill a minion by doing damage that exceeds the minion’s health.
  • New Card Style: Spirits – Spirits are special minions with abilities that can turn the tide of battle. Elusive creatures, spirits enjoy stealth the first turn they’re in play.
  • New Card Style: Loa – Among the countless brawlers who are competing in Rastakhan’s Rumble, a handful of legendary loa are ready to shake the competition to its core.
  • Free Stuff: When the expansion is released, you just need to login and you will get one Free Legendary Loa, two Spirit cards from the same class, and six Rastakhan’s Rumble card packs!

Overwatch:

  • New Animated Short – Reunion

  • New Hero – Ashe

Heroes of the Storm:

  • New Hero – Orphea, Heir of the Raven Court:  The first Hero not part of any previous Blizzard games and entirely based on the lore of the Nexus.

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Blizzcon 2018: Merry Nerd-mas!

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For those of you traveling, there at the con, or watching on the virtual ticket I hope you have a great time!

Be safe and see you on the flip side of the con!

Just as a reminder, I will be on All Things Azeroth on November 5th for a Blizzcon wrap up! You can catch any updates via the podcast twitter feed: https://twitter.com/AllThingsAz

All Things Azeroth also records their show live in their discord server! Just click the link!

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Warcraft: November Events!

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The month of November has a lot in store for us!

Blizzcon is Friday and Saturday. For the full schedule of events click here!

In November for Warcraft there is also a bunch of things to do!

November 1st to the 3rd Day Of The Dead

November 4th to the 10th Darkmoon Faire

November 6th to the 12th Pet Battle Bonus Event

November 12th Moonkin Festival

November  13th to the 19th Timewalking Dungeon Event

November 16th to the 30th WoW’s 14th Anniversary

November 19th to the 26th Pilgrims Bounty

November 20th to the 26th Arena Skirmish’s

November 27th to December 4th World Quest Bonus Event

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Blizzcon 2018: Music Announced!

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So 2018’s Blizzcon musical act’s have been announced.

Train, Kristian Nairn (DJ) and Lindsey Stirling are the musicians playing this year. Yes, boys and girls, more then one act is going to attend and they will overlap. I do not have any issues with the artist themselves.

Just seems odd that all of them would be playing or doing their sets all at the same time.

However I also know people do not attend the con for the music.

Hate to say it boys and girls, the year 2002 called and they want their music back. Just seems odd to have a current major act in Stirling, who toured with Evanescence over the summer along side a DJ and a band that has not been the main focus for years. Just does not seem to fit.

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