Matt from OoCS joins us to talk about BlizzConline and take the Patch 9.0.5 quiz! How did you do?
We go over the Kingsmourne cinematic for the Chains of Domination patch and then debate which zone is smelliest.
The Torghast struggle is real, its a valid point that valor points are coming back, and the BlizzConline schedule is too tight for holes, or is it? Also, the death of Thrall???
Nick and Katie hate Denathrius but love Theotar and the Dredgers and Stonehead! Come have a tea party while we consider the Light's presence in Revendreth!
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.
Nick considers a Night Fae-Naaru connection, then he and Katie run through the Spriggans, Drust, and Gorm to point out that each is more annoying than the last. Finally they gush over Ysera's return.
This week we recap the Maldraxxus portion of the campaign and talk about the great characters you meet, like Marileth, Vashj, Emeni, and more!
Nick and Katie continue their best wishes by talking about Ysera, Vol'jin, Uther, Arthas, Draka, Garrosh, Kael'thas, and more! Come for the wishes, stay for the crazy theorizing!
Eric found Croman the Barbarian in Torghast and Nick found Leeroy Jenkins in an unexpected place.
Cognitive Pit from Warcraft Reloaded is here to close out 2020 with thoughts on Shadowlands and a brief look back at 2020!
Edanar from Clan of Three joins to talk a little about Bastion and the nature of the overall Shadowlands campaign and fight with Katie over goblins and Wisconsin and Arrakoa.
Nick and Katie step through the veil into The Shadowlands and Oribos!
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.
We consider the issues around the new Shadowlands release date. Also, Blizzard finally acts against multi-boxers. We also discuss covenants and ... cows???
Before we encounter Kael'thas in the Shadowlands, let's set back our sights on his time on Azeroth and Outland.
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!
Gin and Ali from Live, Laugh, Lore come on to talk about Dreadlords, redemption for Arthas, the nature of souls, and more!
This week the crew talks about Naxxramas on the PTR, the scourge invasion, PVP changes, spell batching, the economy and more!
Mel from Warcraft Reloaded joins us as we wait for pre-patch talking more about the Shadowlands delay and Blizzard closing the Versailles office.
Nick and Katie look over the life of Bolvar Fordragon, from Onyxia to the Wrathgate to the Lich King and now Shadowlands.
We don't know when the patch is coming (or at least we didn't when we recorded) but come take the Patch 9.0 Quiz with us and see if you're ready the Shadowlands pre-patch!
The sad part of starting a lore podcast after Warlords of Draenor is that we missed our opportunity to talk about Garrosh Hellscream when he was relevant. That all changes now.
This week our heroes discuss how they would like to see the Classic TBC servers roll out, the state of the economy, botters, World of Warcraft Classic Fall Conquest and more!
Harv is playing again! Nick has thoughts on the covenant situation. Rei's playing with friends and Eric is checking out the beta. Plus the gang disagrees on which mount to vote for!
Nick starts off at the anger stage of grief while Katie is just sad. Poor Ursoc. He deserved better.
We look at Draka's life and then claw in the dark at what is actually going on in Maldraxxus! Felguards??? What could they mean?!?!?
Rei is pugging and playing with friends, Eric hates groupfinder, Harv is busy, and Nick and his kid are fine with censorship.
Nick and Katie were so gobsmacked by Afterlives: Bastion they had no choice but to talk about Uther and the implications of that short!
CognitivePit from Warcraft Reloaded joins Nick and Katie to talk about C'Thun and the opening of the Gates of Ahn'Qiraj.
Class is in session with Warcraft 101 and Katie brings her boyfriend Bryce and her brother James to be students! Let's test our knowledge!
Steelwolf from Warcraft Reloaded joins the gang to talk about the Gates of Ahn'Qiraj while Rei and Eric are enjoying the beta.
This week the guys talk about all the craziness surrounding the gates of Ahn'Qiraj. Everything from the war effort issues, guilds grieving the scepter quests and much more!
Harv may sleep through raid but the puggers are what's stressing Eric. Rei also talks about puggers while Nick speculates on Shadowlands on the XBox. And Blizzard salaries are reported to be low.
This week we further discuss what expectations are for Ahn'Qiraj, we cover the latest news and hot fixes as well as talk about a Priest getting banned for dispelling world buffs.
Gin and Nick talk about spoilers for Shadows Rising before reading the book and also get into some spoilers for Shadowlands leveling.
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.
Gin from Morally Grey joins Nick to talk about playing through vanilla, race-changing your main, and podcasting.
We got a third host! This week we talk about the patch 1.13.5, the Temple of Ahn'Qiraj, the current state of World of Warcraft Classic and more!
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.
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.
Nick posits the 2020-Azeroth connection. Also, the Titans do some self-exploration? But mainly, we talk about Lor'themar and Thalyssra!
Blizzcon? Cancelled! The Shadowlands livestream? Cancelled! Bobby Kotick's tenure as Activision-Blizzard CEO? Not cancelled!
Frazley joins us to talk about D&D, leveling alts, getting loremaster, and imagining Sylvanas as a gnome.
Nick and Harv dig in on leveling while Rei and Eric focus on the struggles of raiding.
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.
Nick and Katie are back to talk about the history of Thunderfury, Blessed Blade of the Windseeker.
Nick and Katie take a special look at Thunderfury, Blessed Blade of the Windseeker.
Harv still isn't playing much, Nick discusses Blizzard working remotely, Rei and Eric are raiding, and everyone wants Wrath Classic.
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.
Nick and Katie get a little silly going over the early history of the Council of Tirisfal, from the poor decisions around their creation, up until Aegwynn went rogue and birthed Medivh.
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.
Nick and Katie look at the Ny'alotha finale cinematic and try to determine how it could have been better.
Eric and Rei are enjoying Ny'alotha, Blizzard's been having a rough few weeks, and Nick HATES Starfox Adventures.
Nick and Katie talk about their experiences in 8.3 and begin to evaluate Battle for Azeroth now that it is completed.
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!
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!
OoCS FCs N and H TEP, M+, and continue to level up for Herald of the Titans. Winter Veil is here, time for presents and Holiday Sales! Visions of N'Zoth is around the corner, so are you prepared...?
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.
OoCS raids with PUGs Thanksgiving week, M+, gear / level up for Herald of the Titans, the 8.3 PTR Build gives lots of juicy info, Classic gets WSG and AV, and adopt Dottie for charities this month!
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.
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.
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.
Alisaunder joins Nick & Katie to talk about forgotten races, dreadlords, & more!
Its the long-lost WoW! Talk! pilot from 2004 where the gang prepares to venture for the first time into Azeroth!
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.
WoW runs back WoW Classic, and we run back our Classic talk with AJ9Livess.
Look back at the stealth pilot for Tauren & Goblin when Nick & Katie go deep on hunters before Legion and then lose their minds over the Chronicle Vol. I preview and that magic chart!
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.
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!
The gang talks about Mechagon and Nazjatar and the Sylverian Dreamer!
Lich King Illidan in the West! Fel Arthas in the East! Who will stand and fight?
This episode is so long it needs a runtime squish! Also, the Patch 8.2 Quiz!
Gul'dan was evil, but at least he was never part of the Lich King...
The gang looks back at their Legion predictions and Harv hates more things!
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?
We review the Patch 8.2 news and laugh at the patch 8.6.7 notes.
A Bwonsamdi theory and we look at the Horde War Campaign events in patch 8.0.
Upon finding out pants will not be a hidden transmog, Harv tells us a story.
We discuss Vol'jin, Horde comments about Baine, and consider a player Lich King.
We discuss raiding Normal to Heroic, and reluctantly bring up the portal debate.
Nick and Katie discuss Blizzard's changing narrative style. Also druids!!!
Test your knowledge of all the new content coming in Patch 8.1.5!!!
We look at Vol'dun, home of the Sethrak, Mythrax, and the Goldtusk Gang!
The gang talks about layoffs and the work for world first, and Harv loves BfA!
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!
Nick and Katie discuss Nazmir and consider Gallywix as well as turtle wizards!
Patch 8.1 is upon us so test your knowledge against the WoW! Talk! gang!
We're back with a look at the Blizzcon cinematics and the Wrathgate!
Jarret of Watchpoint Radio joins us to discuss Activision's control of Blizzard.
We review Zuldazar and ask why trolls are so vulnerable to backstabs?
Blizzard stock drops, Kul Tiran mages are in and Zandalari Warlocks are out!
Kaz & Frostee of The Worgen's Howl join us to chat about Worgen, Cosplay & more!
This week the gang talks about Morhaime, emissary quest patterns, and Ion's Q&A.
Jeremy returns to celebrate 5 years of WoW! Talk! by running Tomb of Sargeras!
Rob & Darryl of the Training Dummies drink with us for Brewfest & Mike Morhaime.
We dig into Patch 8.1, the Virtual Ticket items, and Harv's hatred of pirates!
This week the lads peruse over the newly released Developer Blog on Weapons for #TheDivision to and discuss briefly why 1.8.3 didn't fix the meta.
We look at Uldir and discuss the state of the community around Ion's AMA.
Nick & Katie redraft the Horde & Alliance. Also, Azshara Warbringers!
Frazley from the Frazlcast joins us to talk about the current state of BfA!
Nick and Katie are back to talk about the Horde introduction to Zandalar!
We're in the Honeymoon of Battle for Azeroth, so of course everything's great!
Kavo, AJ, & Gooch return to discuss Old Soldier, Lordaeron, Teldrassil, and more!
The BfA pre-launch story has been an emotional roller coaster lately.
Celebrate Episode 50 early as Kavo, AJ, and Gooch join us to look at Sylvanas.
Emery joins us as we drift from War of the Thorns to Jaina to Legion and back.
This time between Legion and Battle for Azeroth? This is Purgatory.
Nick & Katie dive deep into Dalaran and the Kirin Tor, with the usual detours.
Eric's hopes for the pre-patch are dashed by the Patch 8.0 Quiz.
Nick & Katie talk about Heroes of the Storm and lightly look at Before the Storm.
Harv joins Nick, Rei, & Eric to talk about the Dev Q&A and Classic WoW!
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.
Tanking stresses Eric into pulling his hair out, but losing threat in BfA is OK.
Jaina may be a divisive character, but Magni is a unifying force.
Should Blizzard try again with garrisons? And Eric has the best racial ability.
A spoilery look at the Battle for Lordaron after a chat about waste management.
Nick & Katie consider what would happen if Metzen found himself in Warcraft III.
The gang talks about updating zones, bounty hunting, and mythic raid numbers.
Nick and Katie detour to Chronicle Vol 3 through Hearthstone and BfA lore.
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 Eric discuss the Global Cooldown and Blizzard's April Fool's jokes.
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.
Kavo and Gooch from 3 Goblins join us to talk about BfA and Vol'jin's ashes.
The gang discusses talking in a new guild, Warcraft III, and transmog changes.
We look at the Highmountain Tauren intro quest and deep-dive on Kobold lore!
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!
Britzza & Sleepy Gary join Nick & Katie to discuss the Patch 7.3.5 cinematics.
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!
The gang talks about the difficulties of raiding with & being a sub-par raider.
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
Antorus opens this week! Are we ready? Also, Blizzcon panels and the Dev Q&A!
Kavo from Patch Day joins Katie to talk being two Goblins enjoying Blizzcon!
Nick and Rei may be sick but they are here to alleviate your concerns about BfA.
Katie is traveling so Alisaunder fills in to talk all things Battle for Azeroth!
We mash up Watchpoint Radio, WoW! Talk!, and The Tauren & The Goblin to cover Blizzcon 2017!
The gang gets off-topic answering emails and debates playable murlocs.
Nick & Katie welcome Dravvie to talk about this weekend's Running of the Gnomes!
This time we talk about Turalyon & Alleria and the Audio Drama! Also, Old Gods!
Could a PUBG-style brawl work? Also, Blizzcon speculation, and can WoW 2 happen?
Katie returns to talk about mounts, Magni, and Turalyon & Alleria.
Nick hosts solo talking about Shadow, Argus, Alleria, and asks if WoW is fun.
Rei & Eric recount their experiences in Patch 7.3 including the Lucid Nightmare.
The gang raids Siege of Orgrimmar! Does Nick tame Thok?
We discuss our reactions to the Gamescom movies and then who is Kel'thuzad.
Talk about expectations for Gamescom this week but WHO IS THE HEARTHSTONE GIRL?
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.
Emery joins Nick and Katie to talk about Patch 7.3. THERE WILL BE SPOILERS!
Nick hates Blingtron and the gang looks to the future beyond Patch 7.3.
Nick's back but Katie's gone, so Kavo from Patch Day steps in to talk WoW music!
The gang runs ICC during the show as an experiment! Let us know what you think.
Join Alisaunder and Klanker as they chat about current events, our love for villanous figures, Anduin, and Khadgars favorite Champion.
Dravvie joins Nick & Katie to talk about the Running of the Trolls and warlocks!
Its a bit late for Mother's Day but Nick and Katie discuss Moms in WoW anyway.
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 & Katie welcome the new Hearthstone expansion by discussing Un'Goro Crater.
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 and Katie are back to talk about the Class Hall Champions revealed on the PTR.
New models found in Patch 7.2. Nick is intrigued by Anduin, BUT HEY NEW GALLYWIX MODEL OMG KATIE HOORAY!!!!!!!!
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!
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!
Nick and Katie wish Anduin, Sylvanas, Jaina, and others a Happy 2017 (but not Genn. Never Genn).
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.
The gang discusses defeating Heroic Xavius, the struggle for more artifact power, and Patch 7.1.5.
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.
It shouldn't have taken so long for a Tauren to talk about how awesome Highmountain is. New Tauren & Goblin!
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!
The Tauren & the Goblin focus on the Headless Horseman! Happy Hallow's End!
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.
The gang looks at Emerald Nightmare and World Quests.
There's tons to do at 110 and LFR is as controversial as ever. New WoW! Talk!
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!!!
Warlords of Draenor was disappointing. Can Legion restore faith in Blizzard?
Nick and Katie discuss more Legion lore in The Tauren & the Goblin #1.5!
Nick and Katie discuss the lore leading into Legion on The Tauren and The Goblin!
Broken Shore & Invasions? Yay Blizz! Breaking add-ons? Boo Blizz!
Get ready for Invasions, the Broken Shore, and Demon Hunters on a new WoW! Talk!
Nick gives his theory on Artifacts and how they will fit into a post-Legion WoW.
The Legion pre-patch didn't seem to faze the gang too hard.
Discussion of pre-patch raiding and having multiple artifacts.
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!
Talent changes and Facebook Live! Also, watch the movie!
The gang discusses talents, specs, and how the new tapping system sucks.
In-game rewards and gold sinks are topics of debate!
LEGION HYPE! August 30th release date!
Ability pruning and quest removals are discussed, as well as FrostDoge.
The WoW! Talk! gang discusses employees leaving, free stuff, and alpha changes!
Rei talks about Cross-Realm raiding and how it may have ruined the game.
Nick and Katie host a special WoW! Talk! to talk Hunters in Legion and Chronicle.
Rei returns to discuss Legendaries and class fantasy in Legion. New WoW! Talk!
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!
Patch 6.2.3, a review of Legion Class blogs and #friendshipmoose. New WoW! Talk!
Blizzcon wrap up - artifacts, transmog, trailers, and more!
WoW! Talk! gets hyped in preparation for Blizzcon and Illidan gets a cover!
Surprise WoW! Talk! about surprise Patch 6.2.3 with surprise guest host Katie Grace!
The Blizzcon schedule leaked and HFC Normal was nerfed. New WoW! Talk!
Blizzard's new deal with Random House, guild advice, and new holiday toys on WoW! Talk! 38.
DragonCon, Timewalking, and a Ghostcrawler easter egg in this week's WoW! Talk!
Patch 6.2.2 is here! Get excited with talk about that and a bunch of PSA's!
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.
Screw off-weeks! The WoW! Talk! gang couldn't wait any longer to discuss Legion!
The greatest force in all of Azeroth is hype.
Is Activision the root of the problems WoW and Destiny players have been facing?
The team talks about upcoming expansion news, WoW Token limits, speculates about a WoW theme park, and improvements to the garrison could have been better.
Thoughts on Blizzard's attempt to produce faster expansions by cutting the wrong parts out of the game.
Patch 6.2.1, PvP Mercenary mode, Warcraft movie, and more on WoW! Talk! #33
Thoughts on how Legendary is making the fans do their work by withholding what we want to see.
The gang talks about their experiences in 6.2 and Nick rants about this being the last raid of Warlords.
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.
The gang talks about flying being brought to Draenor, plus talks about the Ion Hazzikostas Q&A, and previews patch 6.2.
Thoughts on making the transition from raiding LFR alone to raiding Normal with a guild
With Ion's Q&A pushed back a week, the gang talks about Hellfire Citadel, Blizzard's relationship with the Community, and gets nostalgic for Wrath.
Recent banning wave, Orgrim's close-up from the movie, ilvl changes in Hellfire Citadel, and the No Flying debate.
Thoughts on how Blizzard mishandled level 100 quest content.
WoW Subscribers dropping to 7.1 million, Blizzard previews Tanaan, Bonus Events, and the Adventure Guide, and Leeroy Jenkins turns 10.
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.
The gang has more to say now that the WoW Token has launched. Plus, Blizzard gets reality TV right with Azeroth Armory, and the Patch 6.1.4 notes dropped some bombs.
The gang talks about the new short story Code of Rule, plus a chain of lawsuits, and a surprisingly long discussion about PvP.
Thoughts on how Blizzard has adjusted the droprates and item requirements for the legendary quests in Mists and Warlords.
Buffs to BRF Gear, the Blizzcon Announcement, and the details for the WoW Token. Plus, Rei has a revelation.
Thoughts on how Blizzard's management of the WoW Token will allow them to directly manipulate the economy unlike ever before.
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.
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.
More Patch 6.1 PTR info and the gang talks about WoW staying at 10 million subscribers and Argi's success.
Thoughts on how Lord of the Clans reflects the characters and events we are seeing play out on Draenor.
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.
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.
Jeremy laments that lack of improvement in rogue DPS. Plus, the gang talks about confusion over some Veteran perks, and lots of Patch 6.1 discussion.
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.
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.
We have so much advice for you that even our PSAs need a PSA! Plus, talk about LFR and hotfixes.
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.
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.
Thoughts on the relationship between WoW-centric sites and new IP like Overwatch
In this episode we briefly touch on Blizzcon and then talk about everything going on with Warlords of Draenor.
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.
Katie Grace joins us to talk about cosplay and Blizzcon, and the gang goes over just about everything there is to know about Patch 6.0.2.
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.
Legendary Cloak, Lords of War, Face Recustomization, and Nick may have convinced himself to buy the CE.
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.
In this episode we talk about how pretty things are...
Thoughts on how Tanaan Jungle and the other content announced for future patches can force us to consume Warlords slower than we did Mists.
A look at the old and new Shadowmoon Valley, and how Blizzard made a gorgeous landscape from a bleak framework.
ESPN2 DotA 2 special, how Steam handles new games and who's responsible for marketing, Uncharted 4's 1080p goals, and World of Warcraft being a juggarnaut still.
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.
Beta experiences, the relocated Draenor capitals, Rod Pardo's departure, and the Heart of the Valorous buff.
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.
Alpha going live, the Azeroth Choppers finale, Medivh in the Warcraft movie, and some stat changes coming in Warlords of Draenor.
Thoughts on how Blizzard responded to the launch of Wildstar and whether it will impact the competition.
Thoughts on facing and overcoming the imbalance of playing as Alliance in Silvershard Mines
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.
Boost to 90, our expectations for garrisons, and the long, long wait for a Warlords beta announcement.
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.
How Battlefield 4 issues are hurting EA, Titanfall's hacker hunt, Steams developer pricing, and a non-release date for Warlords of Dreanor.
Talking about the boost-to-90 trailer and go in depth on the recent Dev Watercoolers.
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 on how playing Hearthstone highlights just what it means to be a good WoW player.
Thoughts on the tragedy of the story of the Wandering Isle and its poor influences on player's choice.
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 how Blizzard has mastered producing mid-expansion content by doing it over and over again.
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 how the push to keep churning out new content has caused Blizzard to lose focus in other areas.
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 the surprises in store for us with Patch 5.1.
Thoughts on the massacres in Stormwind and Orgrimmar and the vulnerability of WoW.
Thoughts on how changes to the plot of the Jade Forest zone weakened the impact of discovering Pandaria.
Thoughts on Tides of War; our introduction to the new expansion.
Thoughts on Blizzard's surprisingly shoddy implementation of Cross-Realm Zones.
Thoughts on how the ranged weapons slot meant more to our characters than just fighting at range.
Thoughts on how Blizzard skillfully uses Stonetalon Mountains to show the tragic impact of war.
Thoughts on how the cinematic is the perfect introduction for Mists of Pandaria.
Thoughts on how the impending destruction of Theramore is a sign that even games can't escape the march of time.
Thoughts on how Blizzard ensured that Brewfest 2012 is a holiday to be enjoyed rather than stressed over.
Thoughts on how we may not be ready for the responsibility of unlimited Daily Quests.
Thoughts on how the Secret World shows what WoW could do better, but also what WoW does so well.
Thoughts on how pet battles are literally a game changing feature.
Thoughts on the Guild Mentoring Program and why Blizzard would bother with such an idea.
Thoughts on the continuing evolution of the Loremaster achievement.
Blizzard announces "The Art of Blizzard" featuring 20 years of art and commentary.
Thoughts on how this year's Midsummer Fire Festival is exposing just what account-wide achievements really mean.
Thoughts on why the changes to world PVP aren't going to change anyone's minds about participating.
How the influence of Diablo III could make WoW friendlier for friends.
How Diablo III and Mists of Pandaria mark the end of an era in Blizzard games.
Thoughts about the one person for whom becoming Warchief would literally be a gamechanger.
Cross-server buddy system is coming soon to WoW.