Blizzcon 2013

Moderator: Milldawg

User avatar

Topic author
RazorclawX
Xel'naga World Shaper
Xel'naga World Shaper
Posts: 1595
Joined: Thu Aug 24, 2006 7:19 pm
Status: Offline

Blizzcon 2013

Postby RazorclawX » Fri Oct 11, 2013 3:01 pm

I am contemplating buying a Virtual Ticket to buy myself a Zergling plushie I couldn't get from SDCC. That would put me back $100 easily.
Image
-- Razorclaw X
Creator of Wanderers of Sorceria and Vision of the Future

User avatar

Lavarinth
Xel'naga Administrator
Xel'naga Administrator
Posts: 6579
Joined: Wed Aug 16, 2006 5:21 pm
Location: His Ashworld Planet
Contact:
Status: Offline

Re: Blizzcon 2013

Postby Lavarinth » Sat Oct 12, 2013 4:32 pm

Wait, what? You went to SDCC?

If you want that plushie I could snag one for you.

EDIT: To be honest, the rest of the items so far seem rather unexciting in comparison to prior products. I miss the music sheets!
- - Lavarinth
Campaign Creations Administrator

User avatar

Topic author
RazorclawX
Xel'naga World Shaper
Xel'naga World Shaper
Posts: 1595
Joined: Thu Aug 24, 2006 7:19 pm
Status: Offline

Re: Blizzcon 2013

Postby RazorclawX » Sat Oct 12, 2013 6:37 pm

No, I didn't go to SDCC, which is why I couldn't get the Zergling. Apparently the one from SDCC is purple and the one from Blizzcon is green (honestly the green one looks better for the Baneling).

Still, even $35 just for the plushie is asking a bit much for something I'm not sure I'm going to keep on my desk. Aftermarket price on the plushie was even higher which is why I didn't go for it then.

Keeping my options open. I'm not entirely sold on the other Blizzcon goodies (would've bought it for sure if it was a Malthael-themed Murloc, but nooo...), but that may change in a couple weeks.

Although to be honest I often wonder if watching Blizzcon online is even worth it. Previously I had... alternative means of doing that.
Image
-- Razorclaw X
Creator of Wanderers of Sorceria and Vision of the Future

User avatar

Lavarinth
Xel'naga Administrator
Xel'naga Administrator
Posts: 6579
Joined: Wed Aug 16, 2006 5:21 pm
Location: His Ashworld Planet
Contact:
Status: Offline

Re: Blizzcon 2013

Postby Lavarinth » Wed Oct 16, 2013 10:09 am

Topics of interest this year could be: D3 expansion, Hearthstone, SC2 second expansion, and perhaps due for another WoW expansion.
- - Lavarinth
Campaign Creations Administrator

User avatar

Topic author
RazorclawX
Xel'naga World Shaper
Xel'naga World Shaper
Posts: 1595
Joined: Thu Aug 24, 2006 7:19 pm
Status: Offline

Re: Blizzcon 2013

Postby RazorclawX » Wed Oct 16, 2013 3:00 pm

I'm actually expecting to hear about Blizzard All Stars there, too (Stitches is the SCII portrait this year).

Maybe I'm being a little too stingy about it; I realized I haven't spent anything from my discretionary budget for nearly two months.
Image
-- Razorclaw X
Creator of Wanderers of Sorceria and Vision of the Future

User avatar

Topic author
RazorclawX
Xel'naga World Shaper
Xel'naga World Shaper
Posts: 1595
Joined: Thu Aug 24, 2006 7:19 pm
Status: Offline

Re: Blizzcon 2013

Postby RazorclawX » Thu Oct 17, 2013 2:15 pm

Well, apparently Heroes of the Storm really is Blizzard All Stars.
http://youtu.be/eThSo670cas
Image
-- Razorclaw X
Creator of Wanderers of Sorceria and Vision of the Future

User avatar

Ricky_Honejasi
Xel'naga Solar Moderator
Xel'naga Solar Moderator
Posts: 2023
Joined: Wed Aug 16, 2006 3:50 pm
Status: Offline

Re: Blizzcon 2013

Postby Ricky_Honejasi » Thu Oct 17, 2013 4:25 pm

RazorclawX wrote:Well, apparently Heroes of the Storm really is Blizzard All Stars.


They really need to pick just any different word for any of those 4 words. Otherwise, Heroes of the Storm can be shortened to ... HotS which would be already confusing between the MOBA HotS and SC2 HotS.

User avatar

Krazy
Zerg Creep Colony Landscaper
Zerg Creep Colony Landscaper
Posts: 447
Joined: Sun Nov 30, 2008 1:49 am
Status: Offline

Re: Blizzcon 2013

Postby Krazy » Fri Oct 18, 2013 4:48 pm

I think the confusion is the point.

User avatar

Hercanic
a.k.a. the REAL Lavarinth
a.k.a. the REAL Lavarinth
Posts: 1251
Joined: Sat Aug 19, 2006 12:11 am
Contact:
Status: Offline

Re: Blizzcon 2013

Postby Hercanic » Sat Oct 19, 2013 6:05 pm

It's not a MOBA without "of" in the title...
Image
                                                         We mod Starcraft.

User avatar

AA7Dragoon
Protoss Khalai Missionary
Protoss Khalai Missionary
Posts: 1040
Joined: Mon May 21, 2007 10:09 am
Location: Washington, USA
Contact:
Status: Offline

Re: Blizzcon 2013

Postby AA7Dragoon » Sat Nov 16, 2013 12:41 am

^ This is true.

I am excited about the new game! I think it will be a great thing for all of us to play at CC!

User avatar

Topic author
RazorclawX
Xel'naga World Shaper
Xel'naga World Shaper
Posts: 1595
Joined: Thu Aug 24, 2006 7:19 pm
Status: Offline

Re: Blizzcon 2013

Postby RazorclawX » Sat Nov 16, 2013 12:57 am

I couldn't help but wonder with the way they kept gushing about Abathur that he's going to be amazingly popular once unlocked (from what I understand you can't use him from the start)

I was most amused by the fact they gave Anub'arak the Ultralisk burrow-charge upgrade from Heart of the Swarm.
Image
-- Razorclaw X
Creator of Wanderers of Sorceria and Vision of the Future


tf-
Terran Refinery Attendant
Terran Refinery Attendant
Posts: 26
Joined: Wed Apr 03, 2013 11:24 pm
Status: Offline

Re: Blizzcon 2013

Postby tf- » Sun Nov 17, 2013 1:34 pm

RazorclawX wrote:I was most amused by the fact they gave Anub'arak the Ultralisk burrow-charge upgrade from Heart of the Swarm.

Me too, now they just need to move Blink, Meat Hook and who knows what else from SC2 to their MOBA and we're good to go. 8)

User avatar

Lavarinth
Xel'naga Administrator
Xel'naga Administrator
Posts: 6579
Joined: Wed Aug 16, 2006 5:21 pm
Location: His Ashworld Planet
Contact:
Status: Offline

Re: Blizzcon 2013

Postby Lavarinth » Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:41 am

RazorclawX wrote:I couldn't help but wonder with the way they kept gushing about Abathur that he's going to be amazingly popular once unlocked (from what I understand you can't use him from the start)

I was most amused by the fact they gave Anub'arak the Ultralisk burrow-charge upgrade from Heart of the Swarm.


Abathur is amazing. So amazing that I believe he's going to be mega-nerfed.
- - Lavarinth
Campaign Creations Administrator

User avatar

Topic author
RazorclawX
Xel'naga World Shaper
Xel'naga World Shaper
Posts: 1595
Joined: Thu Aug 24, 2006 7:19 pm
Status: Offline

Re: Blizzcon 2013

Postby RazorclawX » Thu Nov 21, 2013 6:40 pm

God this should've won the movie contest. The actual winner was terrible.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMXtMj59Tr4&
Image
-- Razorclaw X
Creator of Wanderers of Sorceria and Vision of the Future

User avatar

wibod
Zerg Creep Colony Landscaper
Zerg Creep Colony Landscaper
Posts: 432
Joined: Tue Oct 13, 2009 7:55 am
Status: Offline

Re: Blizzcon 2013

Postby wibod » Sat Nov 23, 2013 7:03 am

Browder did an interview on HotS recently where he gets exposed as the cis scum he is.

http://pastebin.com/vsz0ZBi4

RPS then did a followup about how Blizzard is the patriarchy.

http://pastebin.com/wy5fmkSr
Image


Return to “General Discussion”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests