Ep 70 – Protoss Caster Man!

Tuesday, September 22, 2015   |   HotScast Episode #70   |   Hosts:  Vincent (Rilandune), Mike (Fimlys), & Kali (NerdiChar)
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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

Sale Items:

  • 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:

  • Raynor
  • Muradin
  • Tyrael
  • Thrall
  • Tyrande
  • Gazlowe (Slot unlocked at Player Level 12)
  • Kharazim (Slot unlocked at Player Level 15)

COMING SOON

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.

Links:  

http://us.battle.net/heroes/en/blog/19894447/new-heroes-skins-and-mounts-coming-soon-9-21-2015

BLIZZCON UPDATES

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.

Links:  

http://us.battle.net/blizzcon/en/blog/19888091/blizzcon-2015-in-game-goodies-round-up-9-21-2015

  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.

Links:  

http://www.destructoid.com/blizzard-launches-heroes-of-the-storm-esports-initiative-310176.phtml

http://us.heroesofthestorm.com/esports/en/

http://us.battle.net/heroes/en/blog/19887005/pre-season-leaderboards-august-2015-9-14-2015 

http://www.kotaku.com.au/2015/09/brazilian-team-denied-entry-to-us-forfeit-spot-in-hots-americas-championship/

BUFFS/NERFS

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: 

Kaelthas This Nerf Was Merely a Setback

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT

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.

 Links:  

http://us.battle.net/heroes/en/blog/19881985/introducing-cosplay-reference-kits-9-10-2015

MAP TACTICS

Links:

http://www.shacknews.com/article/91278/heroes-of-the-storm-battlefield-of-eternity-tips

Possible show titles:

Perfectly Round Jaw!
Battle Debt Not!
Protoss Caster Man!

Enjoy!!

Ep 69 – Morbidly A Beast Master!

HotSCast Episode 69 – Morbidly A Beast Master! 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 introduction of Rexxar, Champion of The Horde into the Nexus, the bundle featuring his Frostlord Skin, Patch Notes, MMR changes and placement in Heroe League, and MUCH 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!!

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Ep 68 – Oops with the Audios!

HotSCast Episode 68 – Oops with the Audios! 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 I messed up the audio tracks, so instead you get some quick news and the game stream audio from a few weeks back – 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!!

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Ep 64 – The All Seeing Steak!

It was an ALL GAME STREAM show! Thanks to our good friends Wil Derringher (@Talopher) and Kevin (@Swingkat) for joining us for the evenings matches and shennanigans!HotSCast Ep 64 The All Seeing Steak Heroes of the Storm HotS Heroes

Do enjoy the show, and if you do, leave us a review/rating on iTunes, it helps us out quite a bit and we appreciate it muchly!

HotSCast@gmail.com and @HotSCast on Twitter are the best places to reach us, as well as our Twitch channel, Twitch.tv/HotSCast

Cheers!

Ep 60.1 – Game Stream Audio from After Show Matches!

HotSCast Episode 60.1 – Game Stream Audio, from the after show match streaming – 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! 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!!

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Ep 59 – Jug of a Bizillion Heal Cups!

HotSCast Episode 59 – 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! 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!!

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Game Stream Audio – Ep 59 after show Heroes Stream

HotSCast ThumbnailAloha folks!

Long story short, I deleted part of the file from the project save that I use to edit the captured audio for the show accidentally. Or more succinctly, I borked the audio file for episode 59. Not to worry, I can cap the audio from the saved VOD from our Twitch stream, but until then, here’s the recorded audio from the awesome game stream we did afterwards!

Note of caution, I believe one of the listeners that joined us for the streams slipped with language a few times. Only 3 or 4 words in total, but do keep that in mind.

Cheers, and enjoy! Episode 59, the real episode, will be out soon!

~Ril

Ep 44 – Super Tanky Tyrael, all gameplay streaming!

HotSCast Episode 44 – Super Tanky Tyrael, all gameplay streaming! – 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 are Fim-less (har har har), Mike was traveling so Kali and I, and Kali’s lesser half (aka Joel, because as a married man I know the woman is ALWAYS the better half :) jumped into a few matches, streamed them, had fun with the chat room as always, and I capped the audio, hope you enjoy it! 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! Back to our regularly scheduled and formatted show next week! Thanks!!

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Episode 20 – A Hot Nexus!

HotSCast Audio ThumbnailIn this special edition episode we are joined by special guests Adam (@GeekofRandom) and Ben (@StaksNPaks) from The Nexus Podcast as well as Jason (@NevikJames) from The Shattered Soulstone!

We go inside the Heroes of the Storm Technical Alpha to bring you the latest changes live in both audio, and video format! Hit the break for the embedded video from our YouTube channel and the audio player for the podcast version!

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Special Edition Episode 1 – Technical Alpha Launch! (Audio)

HotSCast Audio ThumbnailThis week the HotSCast crew record a Special Edition Episode, as one of the hosts will be out next week for the normal recording night, and the Technical Alpha launched.  All 3 of your HotSCast hosts are in the Heroes of the Storm Technical Alpha and we are playing it like mad! We spent this episode discussing our initial thoughts on the Technical Alpha, and then finished the nights with some live streaming of the game itself.

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