WoW! Talk! #162: The Community and the Livestream
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Rei, Harv, and Eric haven’t been doing too much in game beyond raiding. Nick talks at length about the recent spate of sexual assault and harassment accusations that have rocked the WoW Community, including what appears to be the downfall of Method. Nick suggests that this is a good year for Blizzcon to skip as it allows the community greater time to heal.
In the news, the Gates of Ahn’Qiraj are being tested in WoW Classic and the patch will be going live soon.
Nick stumbles through trying to describe the faster Legendary Cloak upgrades that have been implemented in the game. He also mentions that new realm connections are coming, though no actual realms have been announced yet.
Also, pre-orders for Small World of Warcraft are now available.
Through PODCAST MAGIC we then jump ahead to a discussion of Wednesday’s live stream. Nick and Harv speculate on when the game could release. Nick appreciates the Collector’s Edition but laments the $120 price tag. Nick runs through the features for Eric including beta starting next week, the new Covenant information like Soulbinds and Conduits, The Sanctum where you’ll get improved mission tables and special activities, and the Theatre of Pain dungeon. Harv points out that Torghast will allow for unlimited runs. Overall the beta is shaping up nicely.
Finally, we look back at episode #62, when Legion was about to launch.
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