Episode 203, "How much Thunderfury does your server have?"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 19 December 2014, 11:11 pm

Eric does the Great Alliance Switch
Are pro-ground mounters starting to switch?
More PvP for Mike's mage.
Do you really need garrisons?
Hearthstone now on Android
We go over the list of improvements coming in 2015.

This is our last show until January. Have a safe holiday!

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Episode 202, "Unseriously serious"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 11 December 2014, 10:43 pm

Lots of hotfixes the last few days.
Garrison outpost changes coming.
Hearthstone Goblins vs. Gnomes is live.
"The Last of Us" bug?
New Charity pet

What's up with the iLvL of followers?
Eric does Ashran
Is it server/faction switch time for Eric?
What's going on with max level garrison missions?
Mages finally feel like mages.
To tailor or not to tailor.
PvP happened on Emerald Dream

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Episode 201, "Turkey sushi"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 5 December 2014, 12:02 am

Icons, Icons, ICONS!
What we learned from today's WoW Developer AMA on Reddit.

All about garrisons and what we had to do to get to level 3.
Mike's experiences with mages and rogues
What's with the crafting bottleneck?
Tales from Ashran
Has trade chat gotten worse?
THIS JUST IN - Crystal vials only sold in Ashran?

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Episode 200, "Time for your space bar break"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 17 November 2014, 11:46 pm
All about Blizzcon 2014 and our first impressons of Warlords of Draenor.

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Episode 183, "Be a Responsible Booster"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 13 March 2014, 8:55 pm

Hearthstone is out of beta, they’re relasing on time.
Hearthsteed if you win 3 games.
Hearthstone demos on iPad at CN Hearthstone conference
Heroes of the Storm tech alpha walkthrough
WoD preorder is up.
“On or before 12/20/2014” (meaning, fall).
Normal or digital deluxe editions
CE people have to wait.
Free boost with DD version.
Boost is $60 otherwise.
Already seeing reports of bad groups

Celestial Tournament & 15 Max level pets
Addon: PetTracker
Mounts: Hearthsteed & Dread Raven

Got my CE Panda to 25.
Working on others, trying to find the right balance
Finally on the last part of the Cata Legendary. 24/250.

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Episode 182, "Tweet Twacker"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 6 March 2014, 9:35 pm

Eric and Mike talk more about hunters and pet battles because there needs to be more hunter discussion, right? RIGHT? Of course!

Heroes of the Storm is now in "Tech Alpha", but still not out.
No load screens in some WoD areas?
Buy your MoP digital deluxe edition before Blizzard pulls a Disney and takes it away.
Is that WoD gameplay real?
Wowhead now has a Blue tweet tracker.

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Episode 177, "Do you even click, bro?"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 30 January 2014, 9:46 pm

100,000,000 World of Warcraft accounts infographic
Patch 5.4.7 PTR: Level 90 character boost UI
new Shop button
Battlegrounds and Arenas

Reaper of Souls CE
Bots banned
Quick mention of EVE War

Archaeology, because Raptor Mount, dammit
Two boxes of War of the Ancients: Timewalkers tcg redemption is on blizzard’s site, not cyryptozoic
Did I mention? Onyxia runs now

⅓ of the way through the 1000 cinders
Hunter to 80
The ilvl 403 gear kicks ass in pvp

Question of the week - what do you do when an expansion is winding down?


Alpha geek radio fundraiser

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Episode 176, "Karaclysm"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 January 2014, 9:23 pm

Human female update
Hearthstone open beta
New mount sneak peek on Warcraft Twitter
Lunar Festival
Great way to get XP, and decent gold for level 90s.

Our week:
Funny LSD conversation (“What are those blue dragons?”)
T3 Priest chest on the BMAH
Worked on my hunter. Still feel like I’m climbing a wall.
180/1000 Cinders

Warcast question of the week: Would you say WoW is easy for someone to get back into if they haven't played it in over two years?

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Episode 174, "We are the 1%"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 9 January 2014, 8:27 pm

New skins and hairstyles planned for Warlords character models
Someone read the script….
Hearthstone: Season 2 begins!
Blizzard implementing callback support
MoP will see another PvP season (15)
Razer survey http://assets.razerzone.com/eeimages/esports_news/15533/wow-infographics.jpg

How to be a hunter
Leveling 1-about 43 was easy, then it dropped off.
What spec? I used BM.
All heirlooms except weapon
Not much difference between leather and mail except armor
Hunters get an agility bonus of all mail (lol)
The hunt for the right pet
Dimiss your pet!
Leveling isn’t TOO bad, it would be nice if I could spend more time in some zones and less in others. Like having scalable questing.
Pissy tank

Fully PVP geared (Tyrannical)
Wintergrasp also good option + banners
Hour+ queues for Horde
An amazing Eye of the Storm victory
Sky Golem
More skymirror fun
Legendary Chapter 3
Wife aggro PVP (also xmog bug)
Arena, Warlock or Fistweaver

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Episode 171, "Deck the halls with Thunderfury"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 20 December 2013, 1:10 am

Wowhead introduces new sound database
Latency and connection issues on all US Realms
Warcraft Movie announces two new actors
Feast of Winter Vale

Ai-Li Skymirror
More Tol Barad farming
Valor Farming, Sky Golem mats
Emperor Sha-hao done (for quests), and the new Visions of Time questline
Org with wreaths

Getting all the chests on the Isle
You can get killed on the bird
The cave by the Alliance landing point
The chest next to Ordos
Failed ICC 25H, redemption on Tuesday
Making money on the AH from Winter Vale
Winter clothes
(Eric’s note about Wool cloth for Horde)

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Episode 170, "Two druids, one lock"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 12 December 2013, 8:52 pm

Patch 5.4.2
In-game raid/world boss LFG that works
O->Raid->Other Raids
Account-bound items can now be mailed cross-server/faction
In-game store now live. (note location)
Some stuff on sale.
Monks still overpowered
Customer service button moved (but I still see it)
Game menu->Help

How to break OQ
Arenas - got a chestpiece
ICC 25 broken, but cust. service to the rescue!
Farming still working out on Sunsong.

Healing Celestials, fight mechanics
PVP build, Tol Barad farming easy honor (ohhh the memories!)
Ugh Mage, and DK for that matter.
OMG NICE PEOPLE, pet, lock, wipe
Galactic Starfighter

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Episode 168, "Everybody loves Nagrand"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 21 November 2013, 9:51 pm

New Make-A-Wish charity bundle - mount and pet
New female forsaken models from WoW Source (haven’t watched yet)
Pilgrim’s Bounty Mon 25th
WoW’s 9th anniversary past Monday, buff for rep and XP til Dec 2
Conan plays WoW
Not a topic to spend a lot of time on - but the flying in 6.1 issue
Who has frozen runes still? (I have 7)
What other items that are no longer obtainable do you have?
Blizzard Student Art Contest

Re-specced healer
Timeless tokens for spec & alts
Running all raids again for wife
Fight mechanics
Accidentally geared myself
Inventory/Banks/Mats oh my

Transferring professions - harder than it looks.
Started PvP with engineering on my rogue
Nitro boots drop the flag
Rocket launcher is neat, but necessary?
Parachute rocks in AB
Engineering overview
Neat mounts
Neat toys
Neat pets
Living Steel transmute is on an alchemist
Guns, other weapons
Gathering (mining)
Adamantite and Cobalt ore SUCK

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Episode 167, "You can go outside"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 14 November 2013, 10:12 pm

All about Blizzcon 2013

We cover everything in the new Warlords of Draenor expansion, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, Diablo III, and Starcraft II.

We also have two interviews. Our first is with Bodua from our role playing episode 117, and our second with iKrissi who was on episodes 101 and 105.

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Episode 164, "Gotta keep ‘em separated"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 24 October 2013, 9:07 pm

New wave of Connected Realms announced
World of Warcraft's base package now includes Cataclysm
Three Hearthstone tracks up for download
RAF temporarily shut down
New RAF Mount Emerald Hippogryph

*Still* have not yet done LFR
Working on Anglers. Got the bug (pun intended) to get the Angler mount.
Started working on cooking. No idea why.
Farming rares on the Isle
Never seem to have time to do LFR with how busy I’ve been lately (NYCC, etc.)
Guild going well. We have more people under 90 so not a lot going on just yet.
People working up to 90
Guild bank items not restored
Nice to be social for a change and not have a “friends and family” tag like in my last guild because I didn’t raid.

Underhold - Siege of Ogrimmar


Join Ex Astris Scientia!

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Episode 166, "Nobody's like Ozzy"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 31 October 2013, 4:43 pm

More connected realms came online
Blizzcon app now available
Add your schedule
Look at tweets, instagrams. Looks like they use #Blizzcon2013
Blizzcon next week!
Virtual tickets for attendees!
Don’t wait on stupidly long lines, order your gear from the store online.

So wrapped up in being an altaholic, I forgot about doing LFR this week.
Finishing up cooking
Did the Proving Grounds
Warlock to 85
Started Brawler’s Guild. I’m level 1! (noob)
What I’ll be doing at Blizzcon
Music panel
Voice actor panel
What’s next for WoW
Meet the Blues
AIE Guild Hall
Hearthstone Fireside Chat

Don’t remember: first 3 parts of Downfall
Brawler’s guild! From level 2 to 7
Blizzcon panel plans?
Starcraft finals
Voice Actor stage, game dialogue
Artist stage: Burdens of Shahao & various drawing panels

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Episode 163, "Guild togas"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 10 October 2013, 10:38 pm

Blizzcon meeting stone
BlizzCon Online Sale starts on October 11
The Underhold LFR now available
Downfall LFR October 22
New Refer-A-Friend system revealed

Gates of Retribution - Siege of Org
Also cooking

Getting a good number of people for the guild.
Some people haven’t logged in for their invites
What are we doing?
Why haven’t we done it yet?
Getting cooking to 600.
Should you use a token for stuff you can farm?
Anglers - why 3 quests/day?
Rares when fishing ups your rep w/Pat Nagle


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Episode 162, "What can a level 1 do with 10,000 gold?"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 3 October 2013, 9:30 pm

Warcraft movie has a release date - Dec. 18, 2015
Blizzcon virtual items
Hotfixes for Oct. 2
Getting your Noodle Carts
Hearthstone reset happened yesterday
AIE Guild Hall

Trying to get xmog gear, still
Lock still 82
All toons now on ED
Priest has a few T4 pieces, can’t quite solo Kael’Thas. Void Reaver is a bitch.
Did Coren Direbrew for some well-needed trinkets.
The process of buying a level 25 guild
Come join Ex Astris Scientia
Going to start doing LFR again soon.
How do you get rep with your guild if you’re level 90?
Wear the tabards
Finish up some quests you didn’t do while leveling
PvP with guildies
Dungeons with guildies
World Events

VoES (3 drops!)
Initial thoughts
Yulon (1 drop!)

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Episode 161, "Virtual World Problems"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 26 September 2013, 7:54 pm

Hearthstone beta getting a reset.
Everything will be wiped. You’ll be starting from scratch.
100 gold for each pack you bought, 150 gold for each arena.
Data after this wipe will cross over into release.
WoW Movie rumors
Colin Farrell (Total Recall) and Paula Patton cast.
Map of Timeless Isle chests on mmo-champion. They’re not all accurate.
Conquest points vendor is back
WoW Trivial Pursuit is available for sale.
iLvl 470 trinkets
Boulderfist and Bloodscalp are now the first two connected realms.
Should DPS/HPS logs been added to the game?

Paladin to 90. Still don’t know my rotation.
Still on the island, but still feels grindy.
Almost ready to start going LFR again.
Best thing in life right now is not having raids forced on me.
Transferred all but two toons to ED
Deleted my duplicate 90 mage on ED because of the name. I can get a mage to 90 in far less than three months if I needed to.
The issue now is professions, and what to do with them on these toons.

Bad luck on the island & Burden of Eternity

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Episode 160, "Grand Theft Azeroth"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 19 September 2013, 8:25 pm

Talk like a pirate day
The big squish will still squish the mobs.
Brewfest tomorrow!
Conquest vendors are missing!
Blizzard to shut down Diablo III auction house
iOS 7 - back up your authentication ID

Lots of time on the island
Good group
Horde fighting horde
Trying to get my priest geared first with cloth
Still absolutely suck as a mage in pvp

Timeless Isle: PVP and gearing and moar PVP
Easy to gear alts

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Episode 159, "We need more adjectives"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 12 September 2013, 10:24 pm
All about patch 5.4, until my computer locked up.

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Episode 158, "Money buys you happy things"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 5 September 2013, 8:52 pm

Diablo III out for consoles
Announcing WoW Insider and Wowhead's Reader Meetup at BlizzCon 2013
Patch 5.4: Bashiok talks raid difficulty and unlock schedule
Blizzard reveals Siege of Orgrimmar raid schedule
September 10 – Patch 5.4 Release
Flex Wing 1 “Vale of Eternal Sorrows”

September 17
Heroic (Normal Garrosh kill required)
Flex Wing 2 “Gates of Retribution”
Raid Finder Wing 1 “Vale of Eternal Sorrows”

September 24
Raid Finder Wing 2 “Gates of Retribution”

October 1
Flex Wing 3 “The Underhold”

October 8
Raid Finder Wing 3 “The Underhold”

October 15
Flex Wing 4 “Downfall”

October 22
Raid Finder Wing 4 “Downfall”

Reminder: Connected Realms will not be turned on immediately
StarCraft II Art Tools Open Beta available

More Hearthstone.
Beta open in the EU
Is this pay to win only?
Can you beat people that spend hundreds of dollars on cards?
I’ve been finding that it’s all about how well your cards work together.
I did a live stream on Twitch. May do it again.
Thanks to Zarhym for the backdrop!

No Hearthstone
Getting toons in order to gear for 5.4

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Episode 157, "Did someone say Thunderchicken?"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 29 August 2013, 9:03 pm

Cinder Kitten 25% off this week only
Rumor: Warcraft movie shooting in January
Blizzcon barcodes coming (Eric and I got ours)
Item squish likely coming in 6.0
Trading Card Game coming to an end

We FINALLY talk about Hearthstone!!

Priest to 90
Not sure what to do with her yet.
Gathering as many conquest points as I can for next season

Raid Scaling http://wow.joystiq.com/2013/08/28/low-level-dungeon-scaling-technology-completed/

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Episode 156, "Cool guys walk away from explosions"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 16 August 2013, 8:59 pm

Followup on Jim Cummings
5.4 Trailer out OMG
You can keep your valor points in 5.4
"The Dark Below" - fake
Raid testing 5/16 (today) on the PTR
Season 13 will end on patch day, which should be Aug. 27th
Hearthstone beta is out

Priest still at 80. Leveling faster but getting “alt fatigue”
Bought a guild

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Episode 155, "Chen Stormstout should read cereal boxes"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 8 August 2013, 8:19 pm

50% off Swift Windsteed for one week only
Patch 5.4 will not bring epic gems to Mists
Blizzard releases more information on Connected Realms
Blizzard introduces The Burdens of Shaohao Prelude: The Vision
Blizzard music now available on Pandora
WoW Insider is looking for hunter and mage columnists

Priest to 82
Can no longer get Benediction. Boo :(
Soloed MC up to Gehennas
Got two pieces of Darkmoon gear for her
Found that the level 85 heirlooms don’t scale AT ALL

What did I miss? Oh, everything.
I went to Northrend and Grizzly Hills and looked at Jewelcrafting and Skinning and LW IN REAL LIFEZ

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Episode 154, "What's up with all these stuns?"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 25 July 2013, 8:29 pm

What’s up with this Vivendi thing?

WoW Movie Teaser - not shown on the ‘net
T16 rogue set - looks like ass
Ghostcrawler, potentially, details the future of WoW at Chinajoy
Hearthstone live stream scheduled for July 26
New collectables coming soon

Priest to 73
I was on Low Pop WoW

Monk on Proving Grounds
Brief visit to Timeless Isle
Undercity raid lols (monk pvp)


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