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Lore Watch

Every week the Lore Watch podcast explores the story and lore of Blizzard titles including World of Warcraft, Diablo, Overwatch, or any other games that interest us. Join hosts Matthew Rossi, and Joe Perez for an in-depth look at the evolving stories of the games we all love.
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Now displaying: 2020
Dec 30, 2020

This week Matt Rossi and Joe Perez dedicate the entire podcast to exploring how the Shadowlands storyline is presented not only through leveling quests and cinematics, but through covenants as well. And they compare this style of storytelling to previous expansions.

Dec 23, 2020

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore what we've learned so far about the Shadowlands and its inhabitants including the role of the Maldraxxi, the inflexibility of the Kyrian, and the possible hand of the Eternal Ones at work.

Dec 16, 2020

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore why the Azeroth's hereafter contains job-related stress, the fate of King Varian's soul, and the possible meaning behind the delightful Tea Tales world quests.

Dec 9, 2020

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the lore implications for future patches in the Shadowlands expansion, the possible connection between the Ethereals and the brokers in Oribos, and the Indiana Jones/Babylon 5 references discovered in the game.

Dec 2, 2020

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the lore implications revealed in the new Shadowlands cinematics introduced with launch week. Did we mention this episode full of spoilers?

Nov 25, 2020

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore Sylvanas' intentions given the new short story We Ride Forth, the afterlife possibilities for Nathanos, and the dangling plot threads of Battle for Azeroth.

Nov 18, 2020


This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the softer side of Nathanos Blightcaller, the role of Frostmourne in the Lich King's hands, and the connection between Elune and the Naaru.

Nov 11, 2020

This week on Lore Watch, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore how lore can inform your transmog choices, if Death Knights have warm skin, and the viability of Dragons as a playable race.

Nov 4, 2020

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore where Void and Fel energy fall on the spectrum of evil, the likelihood of Shandris Feathermoon as the next leader of the Night Elves, and the ramifications of Death Knights using Frostmourne to heal Azeroth in Legion.

Oct 28, 2020

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore more possibilities surrounding Sylvanas and her motives including her deal with Helya for the lantern, why she broke the Helm of Domination instead of wearing it, and what Shadowlands realm she would have landed in had she not been killed by Frostmourne.

Oct 21, 2020

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore Gul'dan's prophetic last words in Legion, the fate of Gallywix at the end of Battle for Azeroth, and the clues about the true motive of Sylvanas Windrunner in WoW Shadowlands.

Also note, the Lore Watch as well as the Blizzard Watch weekly podcasts are now available on Spotify.

Oct 14, 2020

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the many theories on the true nature of The Maw in WoW: Shadowlands.

Oct 7, 2020

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the storyline so far for Uther, what Sylvanas asked of Helya, and the future of the former Horde Warchief Vol'jin.

Sep 30, 2020

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the lore ramifications of the recent interview with Blizzard Lead Narrative Designer Steve Danuser focusing on death, afterlife, and the souls of alternate universe characters in Azeroth.

Sep 23, 2020

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the last WoW Afterlives short focused on Revendreth, their evolving opinion of the Shadowlands expansion, and how death works in the afterlife.

Sep 16, 2020

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the lore implications of the Ardenweald Afterlives short as well as the datamined information about the dreadlords possible string-pulling behind the scenes.

Sep 9, 2020

This week Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the lore implications behind the Bastion and Maldraxxus Afterlives shorts. Plus, the massive ramifications of the revelation that Dreadlords might be WoW's version of The Illuminati.

Aug 26, 2020

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the ties between the Elemental Plane and the Shadowlands, if the dragon you're riding is a transformed humanoid, and the nature of Nathanos Blightcaller's undeath.

Aug 19, 2020

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the hidden parts of Azeroth, the true motives of the Jailer, and which major lore figure in WoW is next to betray everything they stand for to embrace the darkness within.

Aug 12, 2020

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the implications of Anduin's encounter with shadow power in the latest WoW novel, the future of the retired Thrall, and the possible identity of The Jailer.

Aug 5, 2020

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the Infinite Dragonflight's Tailoring directive, what lost continents may still exist in Azeroth, and speculation on the unique delicacies of the races of WoW.

Jul 29, 2020

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the ties between Bwonsamdi and the Maw, the true origins of the Tauren, and the cologne of choice for Nathanos to keep his enemies guessing.

Jul 22, 2020

This week Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the WoW Shadowlands story we've been given so far and speculate on where it may be going as the expansion progresses. Plus, digging into the motives of Bwonsamdi in the new Shadows Rising novel.

Jul 15, 2020

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the Jailer's position in the hierarchy of Azeroth's pantheon of cosmic beings, the actions of Sylvanas in the new Shadows Rising novel, and if Bolvar has a long term plan that explains why he was so easily defeated in the WoW Shadowlands cinematic.

Jul 7, 2020

In a very special Lore Watch Podcast this week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez dig into the lore questions behind the new WoW Shadowlands novel, Shadows Rising, with author Madeleine Roux.

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