WoW! Talk! #139: I Got it From My Daddy
This week, the gang gets a little heated over a few topics ranging from purchaseable mounts to Classic woes. OoCS continues with Heroic Eternal Palace, Harv rages a moment before pull, and two new bosses are downed! Mythic + Dungeons are still getting run, along with an attempt at a “Hard Mode” Mechagon in the wee hours of the morning.
In the news, people get worked up over the Alabaster mount controversy and Eric puts in his two cents on the wording of the opening statement in the Blizzard Shop.
120 Boosts are datamined in 8.2.5 and we question what will happen if there is a level squish.
The Closed Beta for Classic returns, bumping the level cap to 45. Players are able to use the forums to find people from Vanilla and reconnect to “bringing the band back together”. A handful of Classic realms are over 10,000 and full after the opening of name reservations — giving people that “Classic” feel for queue times already!
It turns out that Sylvanas will not be killed in this expansion. After a deep discussion, some of us come to the conclusion that Sylvanas and her sisters might have “daddy issues”. Harv believes her to be Garrosh 2.0 still.
Nick briefs over Christie Golden’s new cats being named after the Battle for Azeroth’s heroes; Anduin and Sylvanas. Activision Blizzard gains a corporate-wide Chief Marketing Officer as well as a Chief People Officer.
Finally, they look back at Episode #39. They talk about guild recruitment in and out of game, HFC, and Eric even quoted himself on Lars Ulrich since “loving the Warcrafts” is probably not something a WoW player would say to their fans.
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