WoW! Talk! #163: On Classic w/ Blazzin Bob
Blazzin Bob, formerly of Watchpoint Radio and OWL Recap, joins us to talk about his new show Warcraft Reloaded! But first, Nick, Rei, Eric, and Harv are here to talk about what’s going on in WoW. Rei got two BoE’s at once and also has been tanking on an alt while Eric dps’s. This leads to Bob and Eric chatting about tanking, and Nick asks about swap mechanics in classic. Eric then talks about getting into the beta and everyone raves about the enormous number of customizations that will be available in Shadowlands. Nick watched the Devolver Digital Expo and talks about how Blizzard should use the inspiration of Devolverland to make Blizzcon a virtual experience on the back of their MMO technology.
Bob talks about launching Warcraft Reloaded and his passion for WoW Classic. He talks about how he met his co-hosts Steelwolf and Cognitive Pit. He talks about missing dual spec and having to choose between raiding or PVP’ing. He and Nick reminisce about drain tanking as a warlock. He talks about the upcoming Ahn’Qiraj patch and the preparations players are already undertaking for it.
In the news, the Steamscale Incinerator mount is available with a six-month gametime subscription, or for $25 in the store. Blizzard is dropping the store fee for changing your character’s gender; that will now be available as a feature at the barbershop when Shadowlands launches. Also, in Shadowlands, Gladiator mounts will be account-wide instead of character specific.
Finally, the gang takes a look back at episode #63, when Legion finally went live.
Thank you to Bob for coming on! Be sure to check out Warcraft Reloaded on the Mash Those Buttons network!
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