Ep 41 – Thrallin’ and Ballin’!

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HotSCast Heroes of the Storm Thrall Thrallin and Ballin

Tuesday, February 24, 2015   |   HotScast Episode #41   |   Hosts:  Vincent (Rilandune), Mike (Fimlys), & Kali (NerdiChar)

Hit the break for the full notes, embedded links, and MORE!

SALES & FREE HERO ROTATION

Stitches — Sale Price: $4.24 USD

Explorer Li Li Skin — Sale Price: $3.74 USD

Shan’do Illidan Skin — Sale Price: $4.99 USD

Week of Tuesday, February 24, 2015:

  • Arthas
  • Brightwing
  • Muradin
  • Raynor
  • Tyrande
  • Nazeebo (Available after you reach player level 12)
  • Thrall (Available after you reach player level 15)

E-SPORTS & TOURNAMENTS

The next Brawl with the Blues will be this Thursday, February 26 @ 11am PST (2pm ET). This match will include:

The community members above will join Trikslyr in-game to brawl it out in the Nexus. Spyrian will also be on hand to collect your questions from Twitter and the Twitch chat, and field them to the players to get their answers live on the air. For this show, we’ll be focusing on having a good time and playing games in Custom Mode. We’ll bring back some of our favorite ways to play:

  • Auto Select Match
  • Twitch chooses Heroes

http://us.battle.net/heroes/en/blog/17989307/brawl-with-the-blues-custom-games-2-20-2015

FAVORITE PLAY OF THE WEEK

Kali:  I saw a true penta and we got 20 straight kills in one game to which the announcer yelled, “HERO OF THE STORM!” I thought that was pretty badass. Never heard that one before. Which actually reminds me, I think Blizzard took my advice because the celebratory kill emotes seem to be more pronounced, have either of you noticed that also?

EPIC WINS

Kali:  I went 27-0 as Valla. We whooped them so hard that the match didn’t even hit 15 minutes. I posted about it on our Facebook page and Twitter.

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT

Blizzard will be at Pax East on March 6 @ 10:30a ET hosting a Heroes panel. (Add any other info from CGM press releases – saw emails about CGM people attending for coverage? Adam said he would be there)

http://us.battle.net/heroes/en/blog/17989021/blizzard-preview-pax-east-join-us-march-6-2-18-2015

MAP TACTICS

Kali:  I saw an interesting map tactic on Dragonshire that I wanted to share. I posted a link to the video on my Youtube in the show notes so you can watch and see what I mean (start watching at about 44:00 to about 44:30). I was solo mid lane against 2 opponents. They went south of me in the jungle so I didn’t see them, into the merc camp that is positioned under the first gate. While standing there, they were able to destroy our fountain pretty darn quick and there was nothing I could do, solo, to stop them. There were a few times in team fights there where the fountain would have been really useful.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-TG0VxHS1s

COMP TACTICS

Kali:  Here is what I know from playing all week long:  healers OP, especially Li Li (if played properly). It meant winning or losing in almost every match I played.

I’ve also noticed a lot of people talking about who should go in what lane on certain maps and from the beginning of matches stating “our comp is bad.” The metas are coming…

Possible Show Titles:

Son of a Bilge Rat
Got That Heroes Itch
Rockin’ That Red Shirt
Thrallin’ and Ballin’!

Enjoy!!

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