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WoW! Talk!

WoW! Talk! is Mash Those Button’s bi-weekly podcast about World of Warcraft. Expect to hear news, rumors, and just the general on goings in the WoW world.

Executive Producer
Jarret Redding
Nick Zielenkievicz
Jarret Redding
Epic Podcast Intro


Nick Zielenkievicz

Host of WoW! Talk! and The Tauren & The Goblin. Sometimes known as the Video Games Public Defender. Wants to play more Destiny and Marvel Heroes but WoW is all-consuming. Decent F2P Hearthstone player. Sad that he lost the Wii that had Wrecking Crew on it. Would be happy if the only game ever made was M.U.L.E. Gragtharr on Skywall-US. Garresque on Ravencrest-US.

Rei Liou

Rei is the 1 of the 5 SEELE members and the Ops Director at MTB. She enjoys anime, baking, cooking, gaming ( fighting, puzzle, rhythm, RPGs ), and spending WAY too much time working on spreadsheets. Current Games: Tales of Crestoria, WoW

Eric Knutson

Auto mechanic, car enthusiast, gamer, runner and almost never serious, Eric has been ditching responsibilities and gaming since age 7. His favorite genres are FPS and racing, although most of his game time is currently spent on WoW

Cory Treadway

Cory has been gaming ever since he fished an NES out of a trash can. A broad gamer who enjoys everything from FPS, Racing, RPGs, MMOS, RTS, World Building, Puzzles, Dating, Horror, Cooking, Sports. If its a game I will give it a try.

More Episodes

#265: Remixed Reactions
May 31st, 2024

Mists of Pandaria Remix is awesome unless you were on reddit and then it wasn't! Also Patch 10.2.7 thoughts!

#264: The Patch 10.2.7 Quiz
May 13th, 2024

Patch 10.2.7 is upon us! Take the Patch Quiz and learn how you can get a Lucky Quilen Pet! Also, no Blizzcon, no cry!

#261: Plundering Spicy
April 1st, 2024

Join us for a discussion about the latest sensation in the world of Battle Royales: Plunderstorm!

#260: The Patch 10.2.6 Quiz???
March 12th, 2024

What do we know about Patch 10.2.6? Find out in the surprise Patch 10.2.6 Quiz! (spoiler: its not much!)

#256: The Patch 10.2.5 Quiz
January 16th, 2024

Hola y Bienvenidos, listeners! Test your knowledge of Patch 10.2.5 and play along with our quiz!

#253: Dungeons and Discoveries!
December 7th, 2023

Season of Discovery is proving popular while Kura makes his own discovery when googling Alexstraza and Ysera.

#251: BLIZZCON 2023!!!
November 14th, 2023

The gang returns from Blizzcon 2023! Find out what they saw! Find out what they did! They are not those people anymore!

#250: Blizzcon & Friends 2023
November 1st, 2023

GET HYPED FOR BLIZZCON! What will be there live! What will be on the stream! New expansions! LET'S GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

#249: The Patch 10.2 Quiz
October 25th, 2023

Patch 10.2 is coming right on the heels of Blizzcon so lets find out what we can expect with the Patch 10.2 Quiz!

#246: Oops All Ninjas!
September 18th, 2023

Is Patch 10.2 the end of Dragonflight? That we don't know yet. Will 11.0 focus on Pirates? That we do know! (It won't!)

#245: The Patch 10.1.7
September 5th, 2023

Take the Patch 10.1.7 quiz and find out how well you know what is coming with this update!

#243: Tendies for Tendies
August 9th, 2023

Prices are out of control! We need more tendies for the trading post and we wonder about the cost of the virtual ticket!

#241: The Patch 10.1.5 Quiz!
July 12th, 2023

Find out how to win a mount or a pet by playing the Patch 10.1.5 quiz! How well do you know what's coming?

#229: The Patch 10.0.5 Quiz
January 19th, 2023

Test your knowledge about the Trading Post, Storm's Fury, and other features coming with our Patch 10.0.5 Quiz!

December 7th, 2022

Dragon Riding! Mad dashes for boats! Complicated Professions! Peer pressure! Disappointment? Its Dragonflight!

#223: The Patch 10.0 Quiz
October 25th, 2022

What is coming when? Test your knowledge of this split pre-patch timeframe with our Patch 10.0 quiz!

#222: A Farewell to Harv
October 17th, 2022

Rei, Eric, and Harv are meeting old friends, while Nick is grinding achievements. Also, Harv has an announcement.

#216: Our Summer Vacation
July 25th, 2022

Rei is healing others, Harv is healing himself, Eric is almost ahead of the curve, and Nick is boosted and angry.

#210: Dragonflight!
April 20th, 2022

The gang looks at the Dragonflight announcement and shares their excitement and concerns!

#208: The Coming Drought
April 5th, 2022

Guild morale is important, especially when we could be entering a year before the next expansion.

#206: On Zereth Mortis
March 4th, 2022

Nick and Rei are enjoying Zereth Mortis, especially the puzzles! Also, the Blizzard gear store is back!

#205: The Patch 9.2 Quiz
February 22nd, 2022

Patch 9.2 is imminent so its time to see what we know about what is coming with the Patch 9.2 Quiz!

#196: The Patch 9.1.5 Quiz
October 27th, 2021

Rei talks about the struggles of playing with other guilds, while Nick administers the Patch 9.1.5 quiz!

#195: Hard Knocks: Blizzard
October 12th, 2021

Nick figures out how Blizzard can fix their perception problems with the community: Hard Knocks: Blizzard!

#190: The Lawsuit
July 29th, 2021

Some raiding chit-chat and then we talk about the news.

#189: Patch 9.1! Thoughts!
July 14th, 2021

Eric and Rei did Hard Mode Tazavesh. Harv is up to renown 42. Its our thoughts on Patch 9.1!

#188: The Patch 9.1 Quiz
July 5th, 2021

Its time for the Patch 9.1 Quiz! If only we could remember how patch quizzes work. Its been so long...

#181: Is WoW in Danger?
March 31st, 2021

Rei is prepared, Eric is raiding, Harv wants gnome paladins, and Nick is worried.

#180: The Problem with Pugging
March 17th, 2021

Nick stares into the void that is the problems with pugging and comes back with an answer. Also, Harv doesn't like the Maw and Rei needs to be more like John Madden.

#177: BlizzConline is Coming!
February 3rd, 2021

BlizzConline is now almost 2 weeks away and the gang is starting to feel the hype! Also, more talk about Torghast and Castle Nathria and a consideration of the Celebration Collection.

#172: Farewell Battle for Azeroth, Hello Shadowlands!
November 23rd, 2020

We say farewell to Battle for Azeroth and Welcome Shadowlands as we look back on one of Blizzard's more polarizing expansions. Also, we talk about the new cinematics and discuss borrowed power.

#170: WoW! Pre-Patch Thoughts!
October 28th, 2020

The pre-patch is here! Rei and Eric are trying to fit all their abilities on their bars! Harv is excited corruption is gone! And Nick is looking forward to going back to Legion!

#169: Before the Pre-Patch (feat. Mel)
October 16th, 2020

Mel from Warcraft Reloaded joins us as we wait for pre-patch talking more about the Shadowlands delay and Blizzard closing the Versailles office.

#166: On Pugging and Profanities
September 2nd, 2020

Rei is pugging and playing with friends, Eric hates groupfinder, Harv is busy, and Nick and his kid are fine with censorship.

#165: On Classic and Beta
August 20th, 2020

Steelwolf from Warcraft Reloaded joins the gang to talk about the Gates of Ahn'Qiraj while Rei and Eric are enjoying the beta.

#163: On Classic w/ Blazzin Bob
July 22nd, 2020

Bob from Warcraft Reloaded is here to talk all about what's going on in classic. Also, we talk about mounts and Nick has more thoughts about Blizzcon.

#161: Destiny 2 vs WoW
June 24th, 2020

Its that time of expansion when everyone's taking a break from WoW so lets compare it with another MMO that's been going through some changes lately -- Destiny 2.

#158: Our First Online Experiences
May 13th, 2020

Rei has people missing raid, Eric got his sword, and Harv feels the drought, while Nick wants to know what was your first online game.

#149: The Patch 8.3 Quiz
January 7th, 2020

The Visions of N'Zoth Content Update is next week! Take the Patch 8.3 Quiz and find out if you are ready!

#144: All Your Wildest Dreams Will Come True
October 29th, 2019

OoCS had a time to squeeze in M+ after raid night one week and had to super PUG the next! Eric pumps up his Mage, Harv casuals Classic raids and the group digs into Blizzcon 2019 hype...or wishes.

#143: CryION a River
October 15th, 2019

OoCS has slayed Heroic Queen Azshara, now they can play the game. Which is just the usual of M+, PvP, or Classic. "The next content update" AKA Patch 8.3 has a handful of new features for everyone!

#142: A BEEautiful Hivemind
October 1st, 2019

OoCS downs Za'Qul and working on Queen Azshara, doing M+ with a more guildies, and a dusting of Classic. In the news, Classic gets a bug fix, Patch 8.2.5 has been released. Let the Bee games BEEgin!

SE: The Patch 8.2.5 Quiz
September 24th, 2019

With the next content update upon us, join Rei, Eric, and Harv in testing their knowledge as Nick returns to administer the Patch 8.2.5 quiz!

#141: A Healthy Dose of Zzza'qul
September 17th, 2019

OoCS hits a wall with Za'Qul and has feelings on it, doing M+, and a sprinkling of Classic. In the news, Classic gives free transfers, Recruit-a-Friend Soon™, and WoW Blades are selling like crazy.

SE: Episode #0 - 11/21/2004
September 9th, 2019

Its the long-lost WoW! Talk! pilot from 2004 where the gang prepares to venture for the first time into Azeroth!

#140: "You have been removed from the group."
September 2nd, 2019

OoCS does Retail and Classic while Rei discusses her experience being the PUG in a raid. Classic exploded, leaving Blizzard to make a few tweaks between capacity and a firm no to ClassicLFG add-on.

#139: I Got it From My Daddy
August 19th, 2019

The gang discusses spending money, Classic stress testing, and Sylvanas' daddy issues. Harv accepts herbs as a form of apology payment after getting angry during raid. Eric still hates grinding rep.

#136: On Patch 8.2
July 9th, 2019

The gang talks about Mechagon and Nazjatar and the Sylverian Dreamer!

#122: On to 2019!
December 26th, 2018

The gang looks back to patch 6.1 to diagnose WoW going into 2019!

#105: Everybody Sleeps
April 22nd, 2018

The gang tries but can't stay up for world quests, the auction house, & the MDI.

#99: The Patch 3.3 Quiz
January 23rd, 2018

With Patch 7.3.5 live now, travel back in time with us for a quiz on Patch 3.3

#95: Antorus Before Us
November 28th, 2017

Antorus opens this week! Are we ready? Also, Blizzcon panels and the Dev Q&A!

#93: It's Blizzcon Week!
October 31st, 2017

The gang talks all things Blizzcon, including Muse, Sub-races, & Blizzcon 2018?

#80: So Much Salt
May 2nd, 2017

Nick and Rei discuss the angst in the community over the Anduin movie and WQGF.

#75: Supersize Seventy-Five
February 21st, 2017

Between the recent time-limited mount rush, the rapid rate of raid testing, and the interminable AP grind, its hard to be a WoW player lately.

#73: Nighthold and 7.1.5
January 24th, 2017

Patch 7.1.5 is upon us, and along with it came the Nighthold Raid, class changes, micro-holidays, and more for Nick, Rei, and Eric to discuss!

#72: The Patch 7.1.5 Quiz!
January 9th, 2017

Patch 7.1.5 misinformation abounds! Nick tests the rest of the gang to see what they know on this week's WoW! Talk!

#71: Farewell, 2016.
December 27th, 2016

The gang talks about their 2016 highlights and hopes and predictions for 2017.

SE: The Warcraft Movie
July 5th, 2016

The gang gets together to talk about their thoughts on the Warcraft movie.

#56: Tap and Run
May 31st, 2016

The gang discusses talents, specs, and how the new tapping system sucks.

Angry About Legion
January 27th, 2016

Tanking changes! 100g to change specs! Pre-order problems! An angry WoW! Talk!

#41: Pre-Blizzcon Hype
November 2nd, 2015

WoW! Talk! gets hyped in preparation for Blizzcon and Illidan gets a cover!

#40: October Surprises!
October 20th, 2015

Surprise WoW! Talk! about surprise Patch 6.2.3 with surprise guest host Katie Grace!

#38: Nothing to Talk About
September 30th, 2015

Blizzard's new deal with Random House, guild advice, and new holiday toys on WoW! Talk! 38.

#31: Flying, Q&A, and Patch 6.2
June 23rd, 2015

The gang talks about flying being brought to Draenor, plus talks about the Ion Hazzikostas Q&A, and previews patch 6.2.

#23: Ph-Balanced for a Mage
March 3rd, 2015

The gang talks about their experiences in 6.1 and share their thoughts on the recent developer raid/dungeon streaming Q&A, as well as how all humans are strong enough for a warrior.

#22: The Bug had a Bug
February 18th, 2015

More Patch 6.1 PTR info and the gang talks about WoW staying at 10 million subscribers and Argi's success.

#21: Mash Those WoWzers!
February 3rd, 2015

The gang talks about more 6.1 information like the Heirloom tab and the S.E.L.F.I.E. camera. Also, there a new mount coming, and we pay our respects to WoW Insider.

#19: Getting Rid of the 1%
January 7th, 2015

Matt returns as the gang talks about Blizzard's plans for 2015, including how game-time tokens will fix the economy. Plus, Nick and Jeremy rage about Mythic Mar'gok and Molten Core RNG.

#18: PSA-ception
December 16th, 2014

We have so much advice for you that even our PSAs need a PSA! Plus, talk about LFR and hotfixes.

#17: I'm The Reason You Can't Transmog
December 2nd, 2014

Nick exploits a flaw in Blizzard's transmog rules, plus the gang talks about garrisons and Warlords, as well as WoW's subscriber base going up, the new Blood Elf models, and ever-changing dungeon loot rules.

#16: Botani Cole Slaw
November 19th, 2014

In this episode we briefly touch on Blizzcon and then talk about everything going on with Warlords of Draenor.

#14: Sweeney Todd
September 25th, 2014

Legendary Cloak, Lords of War, Face Recustomization, and Nick may have convinced himself to buy the CE.

#11: Let Valor Run Free
July 8th, 2014

Beta experiences, the relocated Draenor capitals, Rod Pardo's departure, and the Heart of the Valorous buff.

#10: The More You Know
June 11th, 2014

Alpha going live, the Azeroth Choppers finale, Medivh in the Warcraft movie, and some stat changes coming in Warlords of Draenor.

#9: We Hope Its Ready
May 21st, 2014

War Crimes, Azeroth Choppers, Blizzcon 2014, and Changes to the Legendary Quest.