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Episode 119 – Might As Well Be Stunned – Part 2

It’s a tanking takeover special on this episode as Magdalena, Troxism, and Llarold join the boys to discuss their views on the current state of tanking in the Legion Alpha. From a definition of theorycrafting to Tank DPS, to “Fantasy” it’s all here. Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

 

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Episode 119 – Might As Well Be Stunned – Part 1

It’s a tanking takeover special on this episode as Magdalena, Troxism, and Llarold join the boys to discuss their views on the current state of tanking in the Legion Alpha. From a definition of theorycrafting to Tank DPS, to “Fantasy” it’s all here. Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

 

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Episode 118 – Spoiler Alert

In episode 118 the boys are joined once again by the First Lady of Lore, Anne Stickney! It’s all about Legion and all bets are off as the crew talks about anything and everything, from Khadgar to artifact quests to WoW getting the old ‘Game of Thrones’ treatment. Listener beware! This is a completely open discussion about the state and story of Legion as we know if from from early access.

 

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https://twitter.com/Shadesogrey
http://blizzardwatch.com/

Episode 117 – Be Aggressive, B E Aggressive

In this Heroes-centric episode the boys are joined by Jon Jagger to take a deeper dive into the different roles and what it means when you click that ready button. Just because you like a hero doesn’t mean that it’s an assassin. Listen in and find out exactly what you can to do to make sure you’re the best tank/bruiser/burst/sustain/lane-pushing/fort-destroying/stunning/support/healer you can be.

 

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https://twitter.com/Jon_Jagger
http://azerothroundtable.com/
http://frogpants.com/podcasts/core/

Episode 116 – My Friend Pallytime

In this episode the boys are joined by everyone’s favorite Heroes frand, MFPallytime! Rob manages to stop being a fanboy for long enough to talk about what it’s going to take to help bring his Heroes game to the next level. Everything from map strats, to map pings, to quick casting, and even a little Overwatch talk. Maybe this will even be the push that Darryl needs to get in and show some fools how it’s done!

 

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https://www.youtube.com/user/MFPallytime
https://twitter.com/MFPallytime

Episode 115 – If You’re Not Having Fun, You’re Doing It Wrong

In this episode Mr. Robot was kind enough to let the boys have some face time with his favorite human, Vee! But this time it’s all about the builds. Come listen in as Vee gives us some new perspective about cookie cutter builds and what it means to “Git Gud”. Not all talent choices are cut and dry as we find out that just because it’s the most popular, doesn’t mean it best for you.

 

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https://twitter.com/AskMrRobot
http://www.askmrrobot.com/
http://blizzardwatch.com/2015/12/09/cookie-cutter-builds-player-customization/
http://blizzardwatch.com/2015/12/16/side-effects-cookie-cutter-builds/

Episode 114 – Just Blizzard Things

Welcome to the 2016 Blizzard extravaganza where the dummies are joined by the one and only Mick Montgomery to talk about ALL THE THINGS! Come hang out as the boys touch base on literally everything on the battle.net launcher. We are excited about what this year has in store and can’t wait to spend another year with you!

 

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https://twitter.com/mickmontgomery
http://spazbotstudios.com/

Episode 113 – Cry Havoc And Let Slip The Dogs Of War

In this very special episode it’s finally time for Darryl to have all of his deepest and darkest questions answered about the one and only fel cookie dispensers, Destruction Warlocks! And who better to help him out than MLG Serenity warlock, Furty! We cover everything you ever wanted to know about talents, trap glyphs, and when you want to let loose with that iconic chaos bolt! Will this be the boost Darryl needs to take his game to next level?! You don’t want to miss this symphony of chaos!

 

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http://www.twitch.tv/furtyirl
https://twitter.com/furtyirl

Episode 112 – Blizzcon Changed My Life

In this epic, post-Blizzcon, return the boys are joined by Heroes of the Storm MLG podcaster, Gizmo! After finally recovering from the con the boys have processed the overload of awesome and are ready to give you the down and dirty about everything new in the world of Heroes. From new heroes, to maps, to the ever salty topic of match making, this episode just may change your life.

 

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https://twitter.com/Gizmozord
http://lordsofthestorm.libsyn.com/
http://www.twitch.tv/gizmozord

Episode 111 – Do As I Say, Not As I Do

With Blizzcon just around the corner, the boys wanted to make sure you get ALL THE SALTY TIPS on making your trip a successful one. The one and only Salty Sláinte gives us the details about everything from healthy food choices to standing in line for merch to having fun your own way. Even if you aren’t going to attend this year, you definitely don’t want to miss this episode!

 

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https://twitter.com/SaltySlainte

Episode 110 – I Never F@#$ing Said That

In this special episode the boys are joined by Blizzard Watch lore and warrior expert, Matthew Rossi. With Legion on the horizon, Rob and Darryl wanted to get caught up on all the ups and downs that we experienced during this last year in Warlords. So sit back, grab your favorite beverage, and listen in as Matthew gets us caught up with story in a way only he can deliver.

 

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https://twitter.com/MatthewWRossi
http://blizzardwatch.com/
http://www.amazon.com/At-Last-Atlantis-Matthew-Rossi-ebook/dp/B00DHMFE2C
http://www.amazon.com/Bottled-Demon-Matthew-Rossi-ebook/dp/B008C6N646

Episode 108 – Hype Before The Hype

In this episode the dummies are joined by Ceraphus from D20 Crit to talk about the hype before the hype… The con before the storm!!! If you haven’t decided what you want to do the night before Blizzcon, this is one event that you do not want to miss! This party will feature panels from some of your favorite podcasts, cosplayers, Trolls against Gnomanity, beer brewing, and much much more!

 

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http://www.conbeforestorm.com/
http://www.d20crit.com/
https://twitter.com/Ceraphus

Episode 107 – Sanguine Fortitude

You asked for it, you got it. Magdalena is back! And this time there will be blood as the boys discuss all the down and dirty details of death knight tanking. Everything from what it means to be a great tank to stats to priorities and much much more. This overload of information will have you dying to call Ebon Hold your home town!

 

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https://twitter.com/MagdalenaDK
http://sonofalich.com/

Chains of Sindragosa Reference

Episode 106 – I’m A Little Teapot

In this episode the dummies are joined by Caelo for a discussion all about leadership. From addressing issues with guildies, to raid strats, to finding motivation for your team, the boys wax philosophical all about what it takes to be the best leader you can be. Even if you aren’t in a leadership role, this is a show you do not want to miss!

 

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https://twitter.com/BisforBlood
Caelo’s Loot System

Episode 105 – One Bad Plan Is Better Than Three Good Plans

In this brand new episode the boys talk to special guest Carl the Llama about how to take your Heroes of the Storm game to the next level. From taking merc camps to being a team player to some salty Rexxar discussion, this one is full of tips and tricks to help you make the most out of your time in the Nexus.

 

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https://twitter.com/EnochWarnke
http://www.twitch.tv/carlthellamahots

Episode 104 – Necrofantasia

In this special DK episode it’s all about the zombie apocalypse as the boys are joined by world renowned MLG Death Knight, Magdalena! Learn the ins and outs and how to get the most mileage out of your unholy DK as the discussion covers everything from talents, glyphs, and even some clarification about the resource system. If you have ever been intrigued about everyone’s favorite hero class, you will not want to miss this one!

 

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https://twitter.com/MagdalenaDK
http://sonofalich.com/

Episode 103 – Balancing Act

Rob and Darryl learn they need a little balance in their lives as they invited Midwinter’s Kams to discuss the 4th and final druid spec, Balance. We cover everything you need to know about talents, glyphs, eclipses, and all 1832 spells that start with star! Add a little balance to your life today!

 

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https://twitter.com/Kamswow
http://www.twitch.tv/kamswow

Episode 102 – Set In My Ways

In this episode it’s all about the devil himself as the boys are joined by Multizord to discuss Heroes of the Storm warrior, Diablo! Is Diablo really bad or is he just misunderstood? Find out as the crew talks about talents, maps, meta, and even top tier methods like stutter stepping. Strap into your seat and prepare for the apocalypse!

 

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https://twitter.com/Multizord
https://twitter.com/lordsofthestorm
http://lordsofthestorm.libsyn.com/

Episode 101 – Hendstone 101: Hell Hath Frozen Over

In this monumental episode the boys call in MLG Hearthstone ringer, Molsan, to give them the 101 on everyone’s favorite CCG. Darryl has finally waved the white flag and decided to see what the hype is all about. From mana crystals, to Hend locks, to evaluating your curve, this show is all about the basics and what keeps us coming back for more.

 

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https://twitter.com/molsan

Episode 99 – Positively Something

In episode 99 the boys are joined by the communities’ happiest warlock, Roxi! If you ever found yourself in that lull and just aren’t really sure what to do with your time in game… we got you covered. Everything from raiding to exploring to achievements to mount farming there is still plenty of fun to be had.

 

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https://twitter.com/roxiqt

Episode 98 – Even Bears Healing Touch Themselves

Wait! What’s this? Another Druid episode… so soon?! Episode 98 is all about the bear necessities as the boys are joined by pro guardian Druid, Arielle! If you are looking to step up your tanking skills and want to make sure you are making the most of those talents, glyphs and cool downs you will not want to miss this episode!

 

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https://twitter.com/ArielleEJ
http://www.theincbear.com/

Episode 97 – Dummies Of The Storm

In this very special episode the dummies go completely off the rails… It’s time to put Warcraft aside and get excited about some Heroes of the Storm! The hype is real but Rob and Darryl have no idea what they are doing. You do not want to miss this episode as Ignatium gives them all the info on talents, roles, maps, objectives and overall gameplay.

 

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https://twitter.com/Ignatiumm

Episode 96 – Teach An Old Ghost Wolf New Tricks

In episode 96 the boys are joined by raiding royalty again with Midwinter’s resto Shaman, Kev. You know the drill… talents, glyphs, rotations, and Darryl insisting that his Shaman is still his main. So keep your healing stream on cool down and come hang out as Kev tells us why it’s time to ditch those old talents and get with the ancestral swiftness.

 

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https://twitter.com/Kev__WoW

Episode 95 – Barking Up The Wrong Tree

In episode 95, bear with us as special guest Rezznul gives us the inside scoop on those tree hugging healers, resto druids! The boys have a rejuvenating experience and decide to leaf their druids undeleted… for now. Everything you want to know about branching into talents, glyphs, priorities, and even a few pro tips like how to balance HoTs with heals. Break out your basic campfire because this is an episode you don’t want to miss!

 

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https://twitter.com/Rezznul

Episode 94 – If You Can Get It Up

In episode 94 it’s Darryl’s turn to get some professional help… So who better to talk to about Protection Paladins than pro status Brewmaster Monk Misume! Fear not because he definitely knows his way around those sparkling divine hands taking all those boss smashes to the face. Everything you wanted to know about rotation, glyphs, and talents… and maybe even the truth about Darryl’s main.

 

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https://twitter.com/misumemonk
http://www.twitch.tv/misum

Episode 93 – Can’t Rank If The Boss Don’t Die

Episode 93 brings the final instalment of the back to fundamentals series and who better to talk about how to refine your DPS game than our good friend Serenity Saz! Not only is this her 4th time back on the show, but once again she drops some knowledge on the boys that even these dummies can appreciate. From lining up trinket procs, to thinking like a tank, to having fun, getting back to the basics is easy as sitting down on a dummy! (her words, not ours)

 

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https://twitter.com/SerenitySaz
http://serenitysaz.blogspot.com

Episode 92 – Meters Don’t Matter! Honestly!

In this next episode in the fundamental series, it’s all about healing! The boys are joined by world class raider, Monkioh from Midwinter. We learn about everything from UI to coordinating cool downs to mana management… and craziest of all, meters don’t matter?!?!? If you have ever wanted to hold the life of your team in the palm of your hands, then this is the episode you do not want to miss.

 

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https://twitter.com/Monkioh
http://www.twitch.tv/monkioh
http://summonstone.com/

Episode 91 – Be Liberal, But Not TOO Liberal

Every once in a while you just gotta get back to basics, and in Episode 91, it’s about the tank. The boys are joined once again by rock star tank, Allayva. If you’re new to tanking or just want some fresh perspective into what it takes to volunteer to get hit in the face week after week, this is an episode you do not want to miss.
https://twitter.com/allayva
 

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Episode 90 – 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2

In episode 90 the boys have finally gotten their act together and called in their good mage friend, Trofie! It’s time to get the 1,1,2,1 on the hardest spec in the entire game. You just may be surprised when you hear exactly how much juggling goes into making sure you stay on top of the meters.

https://twitter.com/TrofieTheMage
http://www.magesguile.com/
http://altered-time.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1455

 

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Episode 89 – When Hend Is Away Rob Will Play

In episode 89 Rob decides that with Hend out of the country, he can do whatever he wants. Everything from Chocolate to Hearthstone to pet battle strategies to affliction warlock rotation, this one is kind of a hot mess. Let’s just be happy that Hend only goes on vacation once a year.

 

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Episode 88 – Ramen Jade Noodle

In episode 88 the boys are joined by the least scumbag monk in the community, Calligraphy! It’s all about Windwalkers and you know the drill… stats, talents, rotations, and more. You may want to grab a pen and paper because the single target rotation just might make your brain have an (chi)explosion!

https://twitter.com/callimonk

 

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Episode 87 – Worst One Shot Ever

In this episode, the boys are joined once again by the human face of Ask Mr Robot, Vee! So much has changed from the old robot you used to know and it all gets put on the table in episode 87. From the brand new infographic feature, to talents and glyphs, to individual rankings, our binary buddy has got you covered!

Worst One Shot Ever

https://twitter.com/AskMrRobot
https://twitter.com/Zoopercat
http://www.askmrrobot.com/

 

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Episode 86 – Faebelina’s Faebulous Art Farts

In this episode the boys are joined by community Warcraft fan art favourite, Faebelina! Come listen in as they discuss how the doughnuts are made. Everything from inspiration, to software, to what you need to know to get your own commission (Blizzcon Badge!). With Blizzcon 2015 just down the road, this is an episode you won’t want to miss!

https://twitter.com/Faebelina
http://faebelina.tumblr.com/
http://www.twitch.tv/faebelina
http://faebelina.deviantart.com/

 

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Episode 85 – Under The Bus

What’s that? Logs are boring you say? Well not in episode 85! The boys are joined again by our pal Pallie, aka The Raid Doctor. This time they have decided to throw themselves under the bus. In this episode we dig deep into Warcraft Logs and learn how to pinpoint exactly where we are failing and how we can fix it. “That sounds complicated” you say? Nonsense! Logs are more accessible than ever with new features like the problem tab and instant replays. You can even see which one of your team members has been snapping SELFIES during those progression fights. Want to step up your game? Good! Cause Warcraft Logs is ready to call you out!

https://www.youtube.com/user/wmulvihill1120
https://twitter.com/giterraid
http://www.giterraid.com/

 

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Episode 84 – You Had One Jab!

Pull up a chair, tap the Keg (Smash), and pour yourself a frothy mug of Elusive Brew as Daggerd tells the tale of Brewmaster monks! Rob and Hend learn the finer points of Monk tanking and keg smashing in this self-serving episode! Plus, your ears get another treat with Kym filling us in on Ashran! Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

https://twitter.com/Daggerd1404

https://misumqt.wordpress.com/2015/02/03/the-cult-of-elusive-brew-a-guide-to-playing-brewmaster-monk-in-warlord-of-draenor/

http://totalsbrewtalk.net/

 

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Episode 83 – All The Rage

In episode 83 the rage hype is real! And this time around we are joined by Ally the mage tank to learn exactly when to rage and when to wait for just the right moment to blow your cool downs. Just because neither of the boys play a protection warrior doesn’t mean they have nothing to learn. Of course this class guide covers everything you need to know from talents to glyphs to rotation but Hend even learns about a great warlock skill that might even be the key to the teams raiding progression!

https://twitter.com/allayva

 

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Episode 82 – There Will Be Blood

In this episode, there will be BLOOD! The boys are joined by champion Death Knight, Epic Insanity! The crew discusses everything from talents to glyphs to dirty socks. Things have certainly changed since this mighty tank class ruled on high in Siege of Orgrimmar. Are Death Knights still all that and a bag of blood boils? You’ll just have to listen and find out. Also, Transmog Anxiety is a real thing. Find out what YOU can do about this serious condition.

https://twitter.com/epic_insanity
http://frozenerdz.com/

 

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