Ep39: BlizzCon 2015 Announced


Blizzard Entertainment announced 3/12/15 early details of BlizzCon 2015. Twitter’s already abuzz with folks making plans to 11/6-7/15 in Anaheim. Today’s episode is a snapshot of what we know so far. Further ticket info is available at this Blizzard web page: http://us.battle.net/blizzcon/en/event-info/tickets/ticket-overview .

BlizzCon Countdown 2015 Prediction Contest

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The BlizzCon juices are beginning to flow and we’re running a BlizzCon announcement World of Warcraft mount giveaway contest to celebrate the anticipated beginning of our podcast year.

Contestants are asked to send an email to:   Show@BlizzConCountdown.com

Your email must include answers to each of the 4 steps of questions:

Step 1. Will there be a BlizzCon this year?

Step 2. What will be the opening day of BlizzCon?

Step 3. Will the cost of the general admission ticket increase this year?

Step 4. On what date will tickets go on sale?

Steps defined by dates will be resolved by the number of days that separate the guess from the actual date. If after Step 4 there are still contestants tied, a random number generator will be used to resolve the tie.

Contest will be deemed closed 72 hours prior to the official Blizzard  announcement of this year’s BlizzCon plans.

Any mount on the Blizzard store will be available, up to a maximum of $30. Alternately, the winner may choose to receive the equivalent in Blizzard store pets. Prize can only be awarded to U.S. Realm accounts,

Have fun!

Hawgeye and Duratok

Episode 35: Hydra Parties in the Twisted Nether


Hydra, co-host of the Twisted Nether Blogcast, shares the juicy details of the show’s annual Friday night BlizzCon party. She also shares her adventures at Blizzard HQ earlier in the week. Hydra rubbed elbows with Samwise, Blizzard artist extraordinaire and an unexpected Blizzard personage. Listen and enjoy.

Party details at http://www.twistednether.net/blizzcon2014/

Episode34: KittenoftheStorm and Symbiote Gaming Storm BlizzCon


Though Heroes of the Storm is still in alpha, a highly competitive e-sports scene is already developing. KittenoftheStorm, aka Katia, has stepped up to manage Symbiote Gaming to take on and beat all comers. Katia expresses her love of the game and her excitement for HoTS news to come from BlizzCon 2014.

Episode 33: Olivia Graces the Party


Olivia Grace from Wowhead took a few minutes out her busy pre-BlizzCon schedule to chat poolside at the Anabella Hotel, the site of the awesome Wowhead-WoW Insider party. This year’s party will offer additional activities, a larger venue, boatloads of swag and Silver Letomi performing live.

Catch up with Olivia on Twitter @OliviadGrace and at the www.Wowhead.com.

Episode 32 Artemishowl Hunts Down BlizzCon


Artemishowl is an energetic beast of a hunter herself. Within the past few months, she’s taken on being a raid member with Blood Legion, cofounded #Teamhunter to raid current content with hunters only, became the new administrator of WarcraftHuntersUnion.com, and joined the cast of The Hunting Party podcast.

On top of that, she’s working with the rest of the crew of the WHU and The Hunting Party to produce a meetup for hunters on Saturday after the close of BlizzCon. Lots of goodies are promised!

Follow her on Twitter @Artemishowl.com

Episode 31: Ceraphus of World of Podcasts


The World of Podcasts has rapidly grown over the past two years from a small idea to a big production. Ceraphus shares how the organizers are adapting and preparing an even bigger event this year on the Thursday evening before BlizzCon kicks off. We also take a look at the various panelists who will be presenting and the special additional events, like the Hearthstone training and practice tables.

Get more information on Twitter @WorldofPodcasts.

Episode 30: Silver Letomi Goes Platinum

Silver Letomi

Silver Letomi is best known as a popular YouTube parody artist focusing on Blizzard games.  But at BlizzCon 2014 she’s breaking out of the studio and appearing at the Wowhead-WoW Insider party. Her appearance makes this kick off event an even more “don’t miss” good time! She shares from her own inaugural BlizzCon trip of last year and as a bonus offers some recording tips for aspiring parody artists.

Find her YouTube performances at https://www.youtube.com/user/SilverLetomi. You can also visit her on FaceBook at https://www.facebook.com/DKLetomi and follow on Twitter @SilverLeto.

Follow this show @BlizzConCD. Visit at WWW.BlizzConCountdown.com.

Episode 29: Leviathan Hearthstones into Westmarch


Leviathan is a co-host of BlizzPro’s successful Diablo podcast, The Westmarch Workshop, and is the site manager of BlizzPro’s Hearthstone section. He offers some thoughts on developing a community presence and as a Blizzard fan he offers some opinions on focusing one’s game efforts. He also shares how geeked-out he is about attending his first ever BlzzCon!

Find Leviathan on Twitter @SAStewart111