This week we discuss Blizzard’s announcement that it will be pulling almost all of its games off the Chinese market in January, the new hero Ramattra arriving with Overwatch 2’s Season 2, and how we didn't get invited to Lor'themar and Thalyssra's wedding.
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What WotC’s draconian OGL proposal means for players
1:00:53In this month’s episode, we dive into the details of Wizard of the Coast’s controversial proposed update to its Open Gaming License that would allow it to control, prohibit, and seize the rights to third-party published content compatible with Dungeons & Dragons. Yep, the same content that has been fueling the game’s popularity over the last decade.
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Tavern Watch Plays Weirs 09: The pros and cons of adopting a dragon
1:40:16As we enter into the home stretch of our homebrew D&D campaign, Into The Weirs, the party sets off for an ancient citadel, but along the way meet a childlike dragon that may or may not be responsible for massive carnage. Now they must decide whether they are going to love it or leave it. Also, Creo gets a pegasus. Miss our earlier podcast kicking off the campaign or want a refresher of what has gone on before? You can find it on our playlist. https://soundcloud.com/blizzardwatch/sets/tavern-watch-plays-weirs
Lessons to be learned from Blizzard’s battle pass offerings
1:09:33This week, we discuss the pros and cons of the Diablo Immortal, Overwatch 2, and Hearthstone battle passes, the shift to “some changes” with the launch of Wrath Classic, and the World of Warcraft 2023 Dragonflight road map of more frequent content updates to the game.
Deep diving into the 2023 WoW development roadmap
1:01:14This week, we discuss the ramped up content roll out for WoW promised by Blizzard for 2023, why we are enjoying Dragonflight so much, and, most importantly, the discovery of the otter mount earned through fishing that wears sunglasses.
The first post-launch Dragonflight patch brings more QOL changes
1:01:41This week, we discuss the 10.0.5 patch on the WoW PTR that includes the new Trading Post as an alternate way of earning cosmetics (and more!), our take on how the new crafting system is playing out since launch, and a deep dive into the highlights and challenges of the still in-progress Race to World First.
The content deluge of Dragonflight Season 1
57:46This week, we discuss the sheer amount of content that has arrived in Dragonflight with the start of Season 1. From the new Vault of the Incarnates raid to Primal Storms and their rewards to new World Bosses to a new dungeon rotation to new seasonal affix to a new PvP season. Oh yeah, did we mention the Race to World First?
Celebrate our 400th episode with the Blizzard Watch team
1:39:52In honor of recording the 400th episode of the Blizzard Watch Podcast, Matt, Joe, and Liz are joined by Mitch, Rachelle, Dan, Flan, and our two newest writers, Nick and Renee to discuss the history of the site (just how did it end up as wow.com?), our favorite moments from our time with the site, and how Liz tried to fire pretty much everyone at one point or another. Also Dragonflight something something, Overwatch 2 yadda yadda.