Convert to Raid Presents: The podcast for World of Warcraft and other Blizzard Games!

For videos, audios, and all things CtR, join us online at http://converttoraid.com

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John Horstmann (Well Met and The Payload at BlizzPro.com) and Jules Scott (Tauren Think Tank and Slaying Demons podcasts) join the crew this week to talk about WoW and more!

Intro
15:40 - Secondary Stat Squish (PTR)
23:30 - Shadow Priest changes on the PTR
29:30 - Legendaries RNG
42:30 - Nostalrius coming back?
53:20 - Ion Hazzikostas Q&A coming
54:10 - Heroes of the Storm on the PTR
1:00:00 - Hearthstone - New Expansion
1:15:20 - Overwatch - Game of the Year! Plus Holiday season coming soon
1:22:40 - eSports - Overwatch and Heroes of the Storm
1:25:30 - Outro

Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/converttoraid or individually:
Pat Krane -- http://twitter.com/PatKrane
Jules -- http://twitter.com/JulesRPG
John Horstmann -- http://twitter.com/KickedTripod

Direct download: bnn_19.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:47pm CST

For videos, audios, and all things CtR, join us online at http://converttoraid.com

Want to help Pat on his new ebook for beginning podcasters? Head to PodcastLaunchPad.com to sign up!
Tee shirts on http://converttoraid.com/store are $14 for a limited time!

John Horstmann (Well Met and The Payload at BlizzPro.com) and Gizmo (Lords of the Storm) join the crew this week to talk about WoW and more!

Intro
15:00 - Legion from a World First Raider's perspective: Legendaries
17:45 - Discussion: Race to World First, Mythic Raiding Coverage
44:30 - Dave Kosak joins Hearthstone!
57:00 - Overwatch: New patch, new map, Season 3
1:00:00 - eSports: Overwatch and Heroes of the Storm
1:05:45 - Outro

Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/converttoraid or individually:
Pat Krane -- http://twitter.com/PatKrane
Gizmo -- http://twitter.com/Gizmozord
John Horstmann -- http://twitter.com/KickedTripod

Direct download: bnn_18.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:26pm CST

For videos, audios, and all things CtR, join us online at http://converttoraid.com

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John Horstmann (Well Met and The Payload at BlizzPro.com), Gizmo (Lords of the Storm) and Tattva (Line of Sight Gaming) join the crew this week to talk about WoW and more!

Intro
4:20 - Blizzard Black Friday Deals
7:50 - Gizmo's take on 1v1 in Overwatch
12:30 - World Boss: The Soultakers
15:50 - Mythic Trial of Valor and team bans
28:10 - Patch 7.1.5 and class balance
30:55 - Artifact Knowledge catch up mechanics
38:00 - Legendaries and bad luck protection
43:00 - Hearthstone heroic brawls
56:30 - Heroes of the Storm: Varian, stats, and sales
1:02:40 - Overwatch: Symmetra changes
1:10:20 - eSports: Overwatch and HotS
1:17:40 - Outro

Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/converttoraid or individually:
Pat Krane -- http://twitter.com/PatKrane
Tattva -- http://twitter.com/LoS_Gaming
Gizmo -- http://twitter.com/Gizmozord
John Horstmann -- http://twitter.com/KickedTripod

Direct download: bnn_17.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:25pm CST

For videos, audios, and all things CtR, join us online at http://converttoraid.com

Get free shipping (until 11/30/16) from http://jinx.com when you use the code CTR at checkout!
Tee shirts on http://converttoraid.com/store are $14 for a limited time!

John Horstmann (Well Met and The Payload at BlizzPro.com), and Sharku (Adults with Jobs) join the crew this week to talk about WoW and more!

Intro
12:45 - Trial of Valor Mythic and LFR open!
16:05 - Developer Q&A with Ion Hazzikostas: a Look into 7.3, Karazhan, and content in general
20:20 - Sidetrack: How people play WoW may have changed. Raiding, 5 man and other content
31:40 - Back on track: Karazhan, artifact transmog, Kirin Tor quests, keystone dungeons, legendaries and more
36:15 - 7.1.5 on the PTR - spec balancing, new holidays and more
40:35 - HotS: Varian Wrynn, Overwatch cross promotion
49:00 - Hearthstone: Inside the new expansion
58:25 - Overwatch: Sombra, select screen changes, new game modes, etc.
1:08:15 - eSports - Desyncronizing Blizzard eSports
1:16:00 - Special mention: Scott Johnson interviews Chris Metzen
1:17:00 - Outro

Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/converttoraid or individually:
Pat Krane -- http://twitter.com/PatKrane
John Horstmann -- http://twitter.com/KickedTripod
Sharku -- http://twitter.com/Sharku_CTR

Direct download: bnn_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:35pm CST

For videos, audios, and all things CtR, join us online at http://converttoraid.com.

 

In this special report, the CtR crew gives their opinions, views, and first hand accounts from Blizzcon 2016 in Anaheim, CA! They talk about the Overwatch League and what that could mean for eSports, the Diablo announcements, and oh yeah... ALL OF THE WORLD OF WARCRAFT COMING SOON™. Enjoy!

 

Direct download: SR_16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:30pm CST

In this special report, Jules Scott (Tauren Think Tank) joins Pat Krane to give you an overview of Blizzcon 2016!

 

Inside, they discuss the panels and other events for those watching (or rewatching) on the Virtual Ticket, those stages and activities only seen in person, the Blizzard esports scene, and some of the planned gatherings happening over the long weekend. We hope you all have a great time during Blizzcon 2016 whether or not you're going to the show, and we'll see you next time!

 

Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/ConvertToRaid or individually:

Pat - http://twitter.com/PatKrane

Jules - http://twitter.com/JulesRPG

Direct download: SR_15.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:44pm CST

For videos, audios, and all things CtR, join us online at http://converttoraid.com

Gizmo (Lords of the Storm podcast), and Sharku (Adults with Jobs) join the crew this week to talk about WoW and more!

Intro

15:10 - Blizzcon news and updates!

30:25 - Patch 7.1 Highlights: Karazhan, Suramar quest line, Illidan quest line, and more

52:15 - Heroes of the Storm updates: Hallow's End, new brawl

54:30 - Hearthstone update: Gadgetzan as next expansion?

57:30 - eSports (general info about Blizzcon games)

1:03:10 - Outro

Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/converttoraid or individually:

Pat Krane -- http://twitter.com/PatKrane

Gizmo -- http://twitter.com/Gizmozord

Sharku -- http://twitter.com/Sharku_CTR

 

Direct download: bnn_15.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:05pm CST

For videos, audios, and all things CtR, join us online at http://converttoraid.com

Gizmo (Lords of the Storm podcast), Tattva (Line of Sight Gaming), and John (http://twitch.tv/kickedtripod) join the crew this week to talk about WoW and more!

Intro

7:55 - World Boss of the Week

10:20 - Tom Chilton leaves WoW, Ion Hazzikostas new Game Director

15:45 - Patch 7.1 Q&A - content pacing, raid scaling, action camera, legendaries, and more

40:20 - Blizzcon updates! Map and schedule talk, esports and more

52:00 - Heroes of the Storm brawls and more

58:45 - Hearthstone competitive tavern brawls

1:09:05 - Overwatch moves into StarCraft II

1:12:35 - Sombra fake out

1:19:30 - Outro

Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/converttoraid or individually:

Pat Krane -- http://twitter.com/PatKrane

Gizmo -- http://twitter.com/Gizmozord

Tattva -- http://twitter.com/LoS_Gaming

John -- http://twitter.com/KickedTripod

Direct download: bnn_14.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:34am CST

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Gizmo (Lords of the Storm podcast) and John Horstmann (BlizzPro.com) join the crew this week to talk about the latest in World of Warcraft and other fun stuff!

Intro

4:30 - Dairies on going from hardcore to casual WoW play

8:00 - John on gearing in WoW without raiding

13:05 - WoW to hold a Q&A this week before Patch 7.1. What do we expect to hear?

31:45 - Leveling stats from MMO-Champion

39:40 - Blizzcon updates! Gear store, Diablo Party, Well Played Party

49:20 - Heroes of the Storm: New Hero + Brawls on PTR

53:55 - Hearthstone updates

55:30 - Overwatch: Halloween Season Play

1:04:00 - Jeff Kaplan talks about OW Development

1:11:40 - Q&A???

1:15:15 - Outro

Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/converttoraid or individually:

Pat Krane -- http://twitter.com/PatKrane

Dairies -- http://twitter.com/BoredMind

Gizmo -- http://twitter.com/Gizmozord

John -- http://twitter.com/KickedTripod

Direct download: bnn_13.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:14pm CST

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Gizmo (Lords of the Storm podcast) and Sharku (Adults with Jobs) join the crew this week to talk about the Race to World First and other fun stuff!

Intro

9:50 - World Boss for this week

15:50 - 10th Anniversary of South Park's WoW episode

18:10 - Race to World First is over! Gearing, tuning, and more.

37:00 - WoW has 10.1 million subs? Nope, that's not a thing.

43:50 - Questing (sidetrack) including Illidan quest line (minor spoilers)

49:40 - World Quests have bonus rep

50:55 - UI Changes for patch 7.1 - What does it mean?

55:00 - HotS: Zarya released

56:35 - HotS: Brawls announced!

59:55 - What will be announced at Blizzcon? eSports for HotS

1:02:30 - HotS: New hero TBA Thursday

1:03:25 - HotS: Murloc Geniuses going pro!

1:04:25 - HotS: More on Zarya and balancing

1:06:25 - Hearthstone: Balance changes, HS hero for HotS?

1:14:30 - Overwatch: Twitch's top new game of 2016!

1:16:00 - OW: Sombra TBA at Blizzcon?

1:17:25 - OW: Halloween seasonal play?

1:20:50 - OW Open Finals on TBS

1:21:40 - Outro

Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/converttoraid or individually:

Pat Krane -- http://twitter.com/PatKrane

Gizmo -- http://twitter.com/Gizmozord

Sharku -- http://twitter.com/Sharku_CTR

Direct download: bnn_12.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:43pm CST