HotSCast Episode 70 – Protoss Caster Man! HotSCast is YOUR source for all the Heroes of the Storm coverage you can handle! Find us online at HotSCast.com, on Twitter @HotSCast, on Twitch.tv/HotSCast, YouTube.com/HotSCast, on Google+ and Facebook as HotSCast. Email the show HotSCast@gmail.com! This week we talk about the latest patch, the Americas Championship in Las Vegas, BlizzCon 2015 updates, Kael’thas nerf and more!! Enjoy! And if you do, please leave us a review on iTunes, or Stitcher, or whatever podcast catcher of your choosing! That is the best help you can provide in growing the show, Thanks!!
SALES & FREE HERO ROTATION
Week of September 22 – 29, 2015
- Chen — $4.99 USD
- Warmaster Chen Skin — $3.74 USD
- Blood Elf Tyrande — $4.99 USD
- Malfurion — $1.99 USD
- Jaina — $4.99 USD
- Tyrande — $4.24 USD
- Muradin — $1.99 USD
- Zagara — $4.24 USD
Free Hero Rotation:
- Gazlowe (Slot unlocked at Player Level 12)
- Kharazim (Slot unlocked at Player Level 15)
Ril: The combat medic now has a name, Lt. Morales! This hero has 2 announced skins, Master Lt. Morales and Apothecary Morales.
Mike: Artanis, Heirarch of the Daelaam is also coming soon with 2 announced skins, Master Artanis and Purifier Artanis.
Kali: Other items coming soon are the Marshal Raynor skin, Buccaneer Falstad skin, Marshal’s Outrider Mount, Void Speeder Mount, Nexus Battle Beast Mount, Headless Horseman’s Charger Mount, and the Vulture Mount.
Ril: BlizzCon 2015 in-game goodies have been announced!
Mike: For Heroes of the Storm, the in-game item will be the Nexus Battle Beast mount.
Kali: You can see a picture of the mount and check out the rest of the in-game goodies via the link in the show notes.
E-SPORTS & TOURNAMENTS
Ril: Blizzard launches Heroes of the Storm eSports initiative with a new eSports landing page. It contains a full schedule of competitive matches, as well as info on upcoming tournies, and eSports news.
Mike: Top 100 players in the pre-season have been released (ranked by MMR)! These players have completed at least 50 Hero League matches and reached Rank 1 by the end of August.
Kali: Brazil was not granted a United States visa, so even though they qualified for the Americas championship this past weekend, they were not able to play.
Ril: As you probably already know, Kael’thas was nerfed a second time in the last patch. Nerdi came across a funny meme that we had to show you guys:
Kali: Can we talk about how awesome Blizzard is? They created cosplay reference kits for 10 of their popular characters, with more to come. Freaking cool.
Possible show titles:
Perfectly Round Jaw!
Battle Debt Not!
Protoss Caster Man!