The Blue Recluse: Episode 138 – A Little Bit Gimmicky

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Bar Snacks



Main Course

Journey to Un’Goro card reveal

We take a look at some of the cards revealed during last Friday’s card stream with Senior game designer Peter Whalen and Sean “Day9” Plott.

The Blue Recluse: Episode 137 – Making Cents

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Bar Snacks

  • Un’goro Journal unearthed.
  • New Overwatch comic featuring Bastion.
  • Jeff Kaplan’s talk at Dice.
  • XP Farming in Custom Games in Overwatch may result in a ban.
  • Real money raid clear bans.
  • Warcraft Arena eSports update.
  • Nomi the Firelord.

Main Course

Hearthstone pricing update

We give our thoughts and feelings on the recent price change in Hearthstone, discuss where this leaves us and what might be in store (not literally!) for the future of the game.

The Blue Recluse: Episode 136 – The Ode That Flowed

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Bar Snacks

  • Blizzard contradictions on AP grinding.
  • Probius is the next hero in Heroes of the Storm.
  • Heroes of the Storm UI update.

News


Main Course

Overwatch

  • Overwatch Season 4 placement review.
  • Server browser thoughts.
  • Bastion nerfed!
  • New hero annouced: Orisa

The Blue Recluse: Episode 135 – The Blame Game

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Bar Snacks

  • New Overwatch Hero teased.
  • World of Warcraft Q&A latest.
  • We talk about Blizzard and ask if they are doing enough for the competitive side of the game, or do Pro players have unrealistic expectations?

Main Course

Journey to Un’Goro – Hearthstone

The new Hearthstone expansion, Journey to Un’Goro has been announced and we talk about everything we know so far!

The Blue Recluse: Episode 134 – A Mammoth Undertaking

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Bar Snacks

  • For Azeroth! update.
  • Have you heard Lucio’s tunes (1|2) from Heroes of the Storm?
  • What could the next World of Warcraft expansion be?

News

  • Overwatch Season 3 ending soon.
  • Hearthstone Q&A coming up.
  • World of Warcraft Q&A coming up.
  • Chronicle Vol.2 release date approaches.

Main Course

Year of the Mammoth – Hearthstone

  • There’s card nerfs and ranked changes coming!
  • The Year of the Mammoth will be this year’s theme and will bring along a host of changes, including: Hall of Fame, No more adventures, daily login rewards, Maiev Shadowsong and a bigger focus on Wild.

The Blue Recluse: Episode 133- Romance and Mischief

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Bar Snacks


News

  • Mischief managed in World of Warcraft.
  • Facebook Intergration.
  • FOR AZEROTH! World of Warcraft and Heroes of the Storm cross promotion.

Main Course

Overwatch PTR

  • The latest PTR build is live and features some class balancing changes including a Bastion rework.
  • This PTR build also introduces us to the “Server Browser”.


Last Orders

  • We would like to take this opportunity to Welcome our new co-host Michael to the show!

The Blue Recluse: Episode 132 – Orange is the New Purple

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Bar Snacks

  • Has the name of the next Hearthstone expansion just been leaked?
  • There’s a keyboard and mouse controversy for console Overwatch players.

News

  • Blizzard ban over 20,000 Korean Overwatch players for hacking.
  • It’s a World First as Gul’dan is defeated on Mythic in the Nighthold.
  • Lucio skates into The Nexus.

Main Course

  • This week we take another look at those Legendary items in World of Warcraft. Is there a solution to keep everyone happy? What impact will crafting Legendary items in 7.2 have?

Last Orders

The Blue Recluse: Episode 131 – Fun With Flags

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This week on The Blue Recluse: We are hunting flags like Sheldon Cooper’s ‘Fun with Flags’ in Overwatch while we’re waiting for more information on the big 7.2 in World of Warcraft.


Bar Snacks


News


Main Course

World of Warcraft 7.2 has hit the PTR and we take a look at a few of the things we are looking forward to, community tweets and more!


This episode uses music from: http://www.bensound.com

The Blue Recluse: Episode 130 – Silithus Symptoms

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This week on The Blue Recluse: We call the scarabs while we run through the Nighthold on a golden rooster. Afterwards we head on over to the official forums to give our feedback. Welcome to the show.


Bar Snacks

  • Call of the Scarab – First WoW Micro Holiday.
  • The Nighthold first impressions.
  • Year of the Rooster – Overwatch.
  • Hearthstone Tavern Brawl – Pick 10.

News

  • Necromancer Facebook Live Q&A.
  • Win a Diablo Candle.
  • Lunar Festival hits The Nexus.
  • WoW 7.2 hits PTR.

Main Course

This week on the Main Course we discuss forum feedback on the Overwatch PTR and try to work out how to make playing on the PTR more appealing. Discussion inspired by this video by Force Gaming.


Last Orders

  • Many thanks to our guest Dominic Nguyen (Silverddragn) for joining us!

The Blue Recluse: Episode 129 – Dance Matters

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This week on The Blue Recluse: Q&A’s everywhere as WoW and Hearthstone get interactive! There’s something stirring in the shadows in the Nexus, and we get a very important update on Nomi!


Bar Snacks

  • We talk about the first ever Hearthstone Q&A featuring Ben Brode and Dean Ayala that took place last week.

News


Main Course


Last Orders

  • We have a Twitch schedule!
  • Marty made a video about what to do when you hit 110 on an Alt in Legion.
  • The latest adventures of Hurfal, A WoW RP Server Experience.
  • Many thanks to our guest Michael for joining us!