Katie returns to go deep on the Necrolord campaign. There are too many people with K, apostrophe, and T in their name!
Spazz Wesson and Kurabara join Nick to teach him all about the Night Fae campaign. There are some big spoilers in this one!
This week we consider when 9.1 may be coming, talk about what we like to yell in combat, and Harv hates the Maw.
Nick and Katie share their best wishes for the new year for Sylvanas, The Jailer, Bolvar, Tyrande, Anduin, Jaina, Thrall, and more!
Rei is pugging and playing with friends, Eric hates groupfinder, Harv is busy, and Nick and his kid are fine with censorship.
Spazz Wesson joins Katie and Nick as they compare 8.3 to other end of expansion patches and discuss their experiences leveling and playing alts.
Nick and Katie discuss the history of N'Zoth and consider his actions. Also, Nick hates helms with horns.
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.
Nick and Katie talk about the Old Gods and the Black Empire and their relationship to death and Earthen Ring and Cuttlefish.
Harv is no fan of corrupted gear, and Eric has soured on Horrific Visions. Nick thinks maybe they'll enjoy Torghast.
Nick talks about the problems with spoilers and then spoils some of the Final Fantasy VII Remake to compare it to Warcraft lore.
Rei and the guild got AotC, Eric is moving onto his alts, and Nick reviews the Covenant Abilities situation.
Ali from Dungeon Fables and All Things Azeroth is here to talk about the history of Torghast and its relationship to Icecrown Citadel and speculate on Shadowlands!
Rei is raiding, Harv is struggling to find the motivation to play, Eric is tanking mythics +'s, and Nick is wondering if Blizzcon should be an annual event.
Eric's got a hot take on titanforging, Rei struggles with pugs, Harv is pet battling, and Nick is just watching the cannon balls fly by.
Nick and Katie look at a recent article on Vice that claims the similarities in Kerrigan, Sylvanas, and Widowmaker mean that Blizzard can't write women.
The gang talks about their time in Horrific Visions and breaking Hellfire Citadel. Also, Nick runs through the news of the last two weeks.
We react to 8.3 (Nick had some things to accept): Horrific Visions, Vulpera questline, Mechagnomes, and more! Also, no 8.3.5!
We conclude our Best Wishes for 2020 series with talk about Tyrande, Malfurion, Azshara, Zek'han, Xal'atath, Gallywix, Flynn Fairwind, Queen Talanji, Vol'jin, Bwonsamdi, Rastakhan, Saurfang, & more!
We continue our Best Wishes for 2020 by talking about Taelia, Calia, Lillian Voss, Thrall, Baine, Mayla, Lor'themar, Thalyssra, Gazlowe, Wrathion, the Dragon Aspects, Azeroth, Magni, and Khadgar!
The Visions of N'Zoth Content Update is next week! Take the Patch 8.3 Quiz and find out if you are ready!
We begin a three part marathon of best wishes for 2020! This week: The Windrunner Sisters, Turalyon, Anduin, Genn, Velen, Jaina and Derek Proudmoore, Mekkatorque, and Bolvar!
This week we look at where mechanics and story clash and how Blizzard's improvement as storytellers has helped to mitigate that, especially regarding death.
Nick and Katie are back after their hiatus! Katie went to Blizzcon! And they can't help but talk about all things Shadowlands!
OoCS raids H.TEP on alts with PUGs, many M+, and make use of Party Sync. Brutosaur only at the BMAH come Shadowlands, Wrathion the Merchant, M+ S4 offers 375 Weekly Chest, Staff is Dominance ninja'd.
We look at Vol'jin's past from his opposition to Garrosh to his death in Legion.
OoCS continues to raid, run the Anniversary event, and Mythic+. Nick and Rei appeared in other podcasts! Patch 8.3 will drop early 2020, Blizzard gives time to players, and there are racists in WoW.
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.
Back in August, Nick and Katie got hyped with some 8.2.5 datamining and tried to predict how things would be in October. Also, they compare BfA's narrative to other expansions.
We're back talking further about what Azeroth looks like with a corrupted Wrathion. Are the differences more surprising, or is it what's the same???
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!
Nick and Katie couldn't wait to speculate on Sylvanas' powers, a death faction, and the new Warchief(s?). Its an special episode on the end of the War Campaign!
In part 1 of a What If focusing on Wrathion as we wonder how things would be if he had been born corrupted. We look at his history and consider his roles in Cataclysm and Mists of Pandaria.
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.
We celebrate 75 episodes with several friends of the show sharing their favorite quests from their time playing World of Warcraft!
The gang looks at Method’s world 1st Azshara, 8.2.5 PTR, and the death of the physical authenticator. Also, Harv talks about herbing it up.
Toshmifune and Taliep from the Halfhill Report join us to answer "Is BfA MoP 2?"
OoCS beats Azshara after a guild party but Ashvane is still a thumb.
So much story! Mechagon! Azshara! N'Zoth! Thrall! Jaina! We get to it all!
Lich King Illidan in the West! Fel Arthas in the East! Who will stand and fight?
Thoughts on Safe Haven, WoW Classic, and Harv really doesn't care for the Horde.
This week's The Tauren & the Goblin should be called The Thrall & the Saurfang!
Rei, Eric, & Harv down Heroic Dazar'Alor; Nick has uncomfortable balloon ride.
Nick is alone to talk about Patch 8.2 and Avengers: Endgame. SPOILERS ahead!
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except bans & taxes & Blizzcon.
We continue reviewing the Horde War Campaign. Also, landsharks in Stormsong?
A Bwonsamdi theory and we look at the Horde War Campaign events in patch 8.0.
We look at Vol'dun, home of the Sethrak, Mythrax, and the Goldtusk Gang!
Nick and Kaite ponder an Azeroth without Orcs. Things are bad to say the least.
Rei, Eric, & Harv talk Hivemind & Dazar'Alor. Nick's joke prediction happens!
After football, the gang discusses holiday changes, Morhaime, and BfA season 2.
We make wishes for what 2019 will bring to Azshara, Xal'atath, Saurfang, & more!
The gang considers if WoW is a dead game and talk about the podcasting struggle.
It’s our first end of the year spectacular! We talk about ghosts of patches past, present, and future. Happy holidays everyone!
The gang looks back to patch 6.1 to diagnose WoW going into 2019!
We review Zuldazar and ask why trolls are so vulnerable to backstabs?
Here is the first episode of the Azeroth Book Club, hosted by Britzza from Geeks of Azeroth, with Nick & Katie from the Tauren & the Goblin, as they talk about Richard Knaak's Dawn of the Aspects.
Nick & Katie look at Before the Storm & the E3 Story Panel. (mild spoilers)
The gang tries but can't stay up for world quests, the auction house, & the MDI.
Nick & Katie have only just begun Chronicle III and already they have thoughts!
Nick and Katie go Alliance to shed their Horde bias. Does it work?
Rei's a good guild leader, Eric loves Fast & Furious, & Nick feels for Nazgrim.
The gang discusses talking in a new guild, Warcraft III, and transmog changes.
The gang discusses allied races, the death of first aid, and hunter pet changes.
We talk about class stories, the status of Battle for Azeroth, and Allied Races.
We look back at our first episode and we look forward to Battle for Azeroth!
With Patch 7.3.5 live now, travel back in time with us for a quiz on Patch 3.3
Rob and Darryl of The Training Dummies join us to talk about Class Hall lore!
We stick a fork in 2017 by sticking our swords in the Sha of Fear.
Emery is here to talk about Antorus and some PVP thoughts!
Rei and Eric go over the Antorus raid in detail.
AJ9Livess is here to talk about classic servers and spoil the rogue class st
Kavo from Patch Day joins Katie to talk being two Goblins enjoying Blizzcon!
Katie is traveling so Alisaunder fills in to talk all things Battle for Azeroth!
The gang talks all things Blizzcon, including Muse, Sub-races, & Blizzcon 2018?
Katie returns to talk about mounts, Magni, and Turalyon & Alleria.
Nick hosts solo talking about Shadow, Argus, Alleria, and asks if WoW is fun.
The gang raids Siege of Orgrimmar! Does Nick tame Thok?
We discuss our reactions to the Gamescom movies and then who is Kel'thuzad.
Have Nick and Katie been too hard on Genn Greymane, or is he just a jerk?
Nick rants about the WoW Token and reaction to Jaina, but loves his artifacts.
Can you give a planet the Curse of Flesh? Also, Knights of the Frozen Throne!!!
A discussion on the Mythic Dungeon Invitational while Nick still hates Blingtron.
Everyone's sick so its a short episode to talk about Heroic Gul'dan and Mythic+.
Nick and Katie discuss working with the Forsaken. Also, the Riddler's Mind-Worm!
Nick and Rei discuss the angst in the community over the Anduin movie and WQGF.
Emery is back to talk about Dark Mirror and the 7.2 and Anduin cinematics.
The gang discusses invasions, flying, and what they've been up to in patch 7.2.
Nick, Rei, and Eric react to 7.2 going live and the 7.8 notes from April 1st.
ARRAKOA. CHRONICLE VOLUME II. LET THE RAMBLING COMMENCE.
Nick quizzes the gang on Patch 7.2 and hates lawn mowing more than pet battles.
Nick & Katie FINALLY discuss the final Legion starting zone. Enter Azsuna!
Alisaunder joins Nick and Katie this week to discuss the rogue and priest questlines and free will for our characters.
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.
Emery from Watchpoint Radio joins us to talk about monks and pandaren, and Katie recaps Love is in the Air.
Nick, Rei, and Eric discuss Nighthold, Artifact Power in 7.2, and scaling on old content.
Nick tries going alone this week and talks about why he likes the lore and some of his crazier theories.
Patch 7.1.5 misinformation abounds! Nick tests the rest of the gang to see what they know on this week's WoW! Talk!
The gang talks about their 2016 highlights and hopes and predictions for 2017.
Winter's Veil is a time of cheer, yet it pits Tauren reverence vs. Goblin greed.
Legion is great but people keep complaining! Nick tells them to chill, and Jeremy returns with his third relic!
Somehow the Tauren and the Goblin start out talking about Blizzcon stuff and get to talking about the role of Warchief in the game, and Gadgetzan.
Nostalrius returns but will it matter if everyone is playing patch 7.1.5 and 7.2? The WoW! Talk! gang debates.
More Blizzcon Hype from Nick and Katie, and then a super spoilery discussion of the Nighthold cinematic!
The Blizzcon Hype train starts as the gang speculates on Warcraft IV, Patch 7.2, and more! New WoW! Talk!
Patch 7.1 is coming and Jeremy is missing an artifact relic. HE IS NOT PREPARED!
Nick and Katie talk about the story of Val'sharrah and the sacrifices made.
Jarret from Watchpoint Radio joins WoW! Talk! to discuss the Chris Metzen news
The Tauren and The Goblin #2 looks at Stormheim with a heavy focus on Sylvanas.
Dungeons! Class halls! Artifacts! LEGION HYPE COMPLETE!!!
Nick and Katie discuss more Legion lore in The Tauren & the Goblin #1.5!
The gang gets together to talk about their thoughts on the Warcraft movie.
Adam from Deadly Boss Mods joins us to talk all things DBM!
Nostalrius, Mark Kern, gameplay bugs and fun things await in Legion!
The WoW! Talk! gang discusses employees leaving, free stuff, and alpha changes!
Blizzard turns 25 and Thal'dranath turns up missing. New WoW! Talk!
Tanking changes! 100g to change specs! Pre-order problems! An angry WoW! Talk!
WoW! Talk! discusses Diablo's influence on WoW. Or Die-ablo, if you're Jeremy.
2015 is under 1%. Time to bust it down and pull in 2016 with a new WoW! Talk!
PvP, botting, and xmog concerns along with cookie cutter builds on WoW! Talk!
A live alpha means so much datamined Legion info to talk about! New WoW! Talk!
The Blizzcon schedule leaked and HFC Normal was nerfed. New WoW! Talk!
DragonCon, Timewalking, and a Ghostcrawler easter egg in this week's WoW! Talk!
Thoughts on how the box price of an expansion does not tell the true cost of the game.
WoW loses subscribers, new mounts, and rogues are ready to riot over Ravenholdt.
The greatest force in all of Azeroth is hype.
Thoughts on Blizzard's attempt to produce faster expansions by cutting the wrong parts out of the game.
Thoughts on how Legendary is making the fans do their work by withholding what we want to see.
Thoughts on how the recent subscription loss, botting bans, and flying debate all have a common cause.
Thoughts on how the addition of Alleria to Hearthstone could impact World of Warcraft.
Thoughts on making the transition from raiding LFR alone to raiding Normal with a guild
Thoughts on how Blizzard mishandled level 100 quest content.
Thoughts on how attempting to innovate gameplay can go too far and make the game something it is not.
Big news with the Warcraft movie getting pushed to June and Patch 6.2 hitting the PTR, but we still can't stop talking about the WoW Token.
Thoughts on whether Patch 6.2 is the final raid tier in Warlords and what that means for expansions going forward.
Thoughts on how Daily Quests can be just as discouraging to players as they can be tantalizing.
Thoughts on how Blizzard has adjusted the droprates and item requirements for the legendary quests in Mists and Warlords.
Thoughts on how Blizzard's management of the WoW Token will allow them to directly manipulate the economy unlike ever before.
Thoughts on how Blizzard overreacted to remove daily quests and in doing so destroyed a system that merely needed tweaking.
Thoughts on the lack of content in Patch 6.1 and Blizzard's misunderstanding of the community.
Thoughts on how Lord of the Clans reflects the characters and events we are seeing play out on Draenor.
Thoughts on the criticism over the pacing of the max-level quest content in Warlords.
Thoughts on the feedback and criticism Blizzard has received over Garrisons and how they can be iterated on in the future.
Thoughts on what I'd like to see happen for several major characters.
Thoughts on how players are consuming Warlords of Draenor too quickly to appreciate it.
Thoughts on how glossing over the Iron Horde's initial appearance makes crucial character decisions appear haphazard and cheapens everyone.
Thoughts on how the assault quest distills daily quests into their simplest, and best, form.
Thoughts on how the group finder tool marks a jump in player responsibility beyond jumping into a random PUG.
Thoughts on the relationship between WoW-centric sites and new IP like Overwatch
Thoughts on our time in Pandaria, and a eulogy for an amazing expansion.
The Iron Tide quests were underwhelming not because of how short they were, but because they were so similar for Alliance and Horde.
Thoughts on how the Item Squish and Ability Pruning introduced in Patch 6.0.2 negatively affected the game upon release.
Thoughts on what I learned from my third and final attempt at earning a legendary cloak.
Thoughts on the potential loss of a raid tier in Warlords of Draenor and what that could mean for Blizzard's development schedule.
Thoughts on how Blizzard continues to damage both World of Warcraft and their relationship with the community by chipping away at Mists of Pandaria.
Thoughts on how the resolution of Azeroth Choppers may suggest the true purpose of removing the Legendary Cloak.
Thoughts on the implications of the Hellscream short story for Warlords of Draenor.
Blizzard isn't satisfied to just nerf the coming expansion - they are now nerfing existing content.
Blizzard gave Hunters an amazing gift by letting them hunt all over Draenor for clues for a new tame, but participating in #solveGara was limited to those with beta access.
Thoughts on avoiding spoilers from the beta, forced reading outside the game, and a possible fix for both.
Thoughts on the Warlords cinematic and the unjustified complaints of Horde-bias.
Thoughts on spending 10 years in Azeroth and the answers to some questions.
Fans asked for an in-game memorial and Blizzard responded.
Watch the trailers and enjoy the hype without the 40 minute wait.
Thoughts on the what it means to tackle a challenge a second time and fail repeatedly.
Most people celebrate turning 10 with a rousing game of pin the tail on the donkey. WoW does it by bringing back old raids and PVP and giving you a corgi.
A look at the old and new Shadowmoon Valley, and how Blizzard made a gorgeous landscape from a bleak framework.
Thoughts on the starting Alliance experience in the Warlords of Draenor beta.
Thoughts on just how well did Blizzard understand their plans for Draenor when discussing the expansion at Blizzcon.
Thoughts on how sharing too much early information about Warlords has hurt Blizzard's relationship to the players since Blizzcon.
Thoughts on the value of our time as suggested by the prices Blizzard has set for their goods in Hearthstone and WoW.
Thoughts on how Blizzard responded to the launch of Wildstar and whether it will impact the competition.
Thoughts on how War Crimes may be setting up the final boss of Warlords of Draenor.
Thoughts on Christie Golden's War Crimes and the trial of Garrosh Hellscream
Thoughts on Jaina's transformation throughout Mists from the Alliance and Horde perspectives.
Thoughts on how the delay in making Warlords of Draenor might indicate that subsequent expansions won't require so much work.
Thoughts on how the joy of new tames in Warlords, like hydras and riverbeasts, is tempered by the fact that stable space is limited.
Thoughts on overcoming the challenges in acquiring the legendary cloak in Mists.
Thoughts on how Blizzard should know better than to make the mistakes it has with the Boost-to-90 and the pre-order announcement.
Thoughts on how despite player concerns, the item squish and stat changes need to happen now.
Thoughts on the three best tracks on the Mists of Pandaria soundtrack.
Thoughts on how what we know about garrisons gives us insight into Warlords' endgame and also the story of the expansion.
Thoughts on "In Love and Warcraft" - a play about relationships, human sexuality, and Warcraft.
Thoughts on how a recent comment by Sony Online President John Smedley could be the beginning of the end for my time in WoW.
Thoughts on how no news about the Warlords beta means that a launch date might be further away than we thought.
Thoughts on the similarities in how the Timeless Isle and our characters relate to the flow of time.
Thoughts on how the story in Shadows of the Horde gratuitously gives Vol'jin extra motivation for rebelling.
Thoughts on how the lack of new content doesn't mean you have to stop enjoying Warcraft.
Thoughts on how the influence of Azeroth on Outland means that visiting an uncorrupted Draenor will result in an enlightening expansion.
Thoughts on what we would like to see happen for some major Warcraft characters in 2014.
Thoughts and emotions from fighting in the streets of a beloved capitol city.
Thoughts on just how viable Blizzard's attempts at launching one expansion per year are.
Thoughts on how justified the criticism surrounding Warlords of Draenor is.
Thoughts on the best questing experience in Mists of Pandaria.
Thoughts on the year long meta-achievement after having earned it.
Thoughts on how Blizzard changed what earning a Legendary means in Mists of Pandaria.
Thoughts on how the new intro quests to the Vale are disappointing in how little they changed.
Thoughts on the climax of Mists of Pandaria and the culmination of years of speculation.
Thoughts on how the furor over SoO's staggered raid schedule is unjustified.
Thoughts on Tom Chilton's comments on what could happen to WoW's subscription model.
Two trading card games enter. One trading card game leaves.
How the challenge of drinking 1,000 beers got me reflecting on the nature of achievements.
Thoughts on the introduction to the final chapter of Mists of Pandaria.
Thoughts on the fun, futility, and purpose of fighting (and dying) for our faction leaders.
Thoughts on how it took a repeat visit to learn to love Vashj'ir.
Thoughts on how randomness can serve an MMO well except when blocking access to the narrative.
Thoughts on how transmogrification can change the way we acquire gear.
How some games and services can be well worth their subscription costs when gaming on a budget.
Thoughts on Mark Kern's reasons for attacking his former achievement.
Thoughts on just how free the citizens of Azeroth are as members of the Horde or the Alliance
Thoughts on how Blizzard's tight plotting for Mists is producing the most emotionally charged raid yet.
Thoughts on how changes to Battle.net may highlight Blizzard's strategy towards their real competition: LoL.
Thoughts on what Flex Raiding brings to WoW and Blizzard's true intent for the feature.
Thoughts on how Blizzard's inability to properly portray the Horde civil war is splitting the playerbase.
Thoughts on how the accelerated patch schedule conflicts with Blizzard's normal expansion release rate.
Thoughts on how levels are a boon and a curse to WoW for endgame content.
Thoughts on how the best replacement for Garrosh Hellscream may be no one at all.
Thoughts on how the players who would most appreciate encountering Ra-den are those least likely to do so.
Thoughts on Blizzard's remorse over the mistakes of Cataclysm
Thoughts on the value of grinding for a title that will be rarely displayed.
Thoughts on how the World of Warcraft will end not with a bang, but a whimper.
Thoughts on how Blizzard can fix the temporal disconnect leftover from Burning Crusade and Wrath of the Lich King.
Thoughts on Blizzard highlighting their self-inflicted problem of ignoring gnomes in cinematics.
Thoughts on how Mists' max level content will fare in future expansions.
Thoughts on what I'd like to see for Warcraft's main characters in 2013.
Thoughts on how the faction leaders that we want are not the faction leaders that WoW needs.
Thoughts on the relationship between alts and endgame content in Mists of Pandaria
Thoughts on the features of Warcraft that I appreciate most.
Thoughts on the engrossing finale to the Jade Forest.
Thoughts on how Blizzard's focus on the endgame experience has made Mists of Pandaria one of Warcraft's best expansions.
Thoughts on how changes to the plot of the Jade Forest zone weakened the impact of discovering Pandaria.