In Warcraft Reloaded Podcast episode 157, the hosts discussed various topics related to World of Warcraft. The episode began with a listener email addressing the removal of Hearthstones in Classic Hardcore mode. The email sought opinions on whether Hearthstones should be removed to make the game mode even more challenging. The hosts shared their thoughts on the matter, considering the impact it could have on gameplay and player experience.

Next, a listener voicemail was played, discussing whether Classic players truly desire hard content. The caller expressed curiosity about the player base’s preferences and if challenging content was genuinely sought after. The hosts engaged in a lively discussion, sharing their insights and personal observations on the topic.

In another segment, the hosts mentioned a recent update regarding the Client. Patch 2.22.0 introduced a new feature that allows users to disable the “Last Played” bar. This change was met with mixed reactions from the community, with some appreciating the added customization options while others felt it removed a useful feature. The hosts discussed their own perspectives and how this alteration might impact the overall user experience.

Lastly, the hosts delved into the current state of Wrath of the Lich King Classic, also known as WotLK Classic. They touched upon the reception of this version of the game, its player base, and the potential future developments for the expansion. The hosts shared their excitement and analyzed the potential direction that WotLK Classic might take.

Overall, Warcraft Reloaded Podcast episode 157 covered a range of topics, including the removal of Hearthstones in Classic Hardcore, the desire for challenging content among Classic players, the new Client update, and the state of Wrath of the Lich King Classic. The hosts provided their insights and engaged in meaningful discussions, offering an informative and entertaining episode for World of Warcraft enthusiasts.

0:00:00 – Intro
0:03:30 – Listener email asking about the removing hearthstones in Classic Hardcore
Listener voicemail talking about “Do Classic players actually want hard content?”
0:47:00 – Disable Last Played Bar in Client Patch 2.22.0
0:53:46 – The current state of Wrath of the Lich King Classic

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Bob Schissler

IT System Engineer by day, avid gamer by night! Bob has been gaming his entire life and first started standing on a chair playing the arcade version of Super Mario Bros. Now he plays all kinds of games but focuses mainly on Overwatch.

Melissa Schissler

Mel loves playing video games during her free time. She didn't grow up as a gamer but quickly fell in love with it when she started. She mainly plays Classis World of Warcraft, Overwatch, and Hearthstone.

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