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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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Sep 28, 2022

This week, we discuss the new Cyberpunk: Edgerunners animated show on Netflix based on the Cyberpunk 2077 universe, what this mean for the game, and what we know about the newly announced game expansion. SPOILER WARNING! 

Other warnings: Discussion about violence, despair, drug use, bodily harm, mental health.

Sep 21, 2022

This week, we explore the possible fate of Anduin after the events in Shadowlands, the connection between Azerite and the Naaru, and which expansion big bad had the best plan if not for us meddling raiders.

Sep 14, 2022

This week, we explore the story of She-Hulk, from her comic debut in 1980 through her multiple television appearances.

Sep 7, 2022

This week, we explore the interconnectivity of the old gods, titans, and dragons, if future WoW expansions should expand older zones instead of creating new ones, and the eternal question: Is Elune really a Naaru?

Aug 31, 2022

This week, we explore the possibility of Night Elf Paladins, the future of Tarecgosa from Cataclysm’s Blue Dragonflight storyline, and if Azeroth is Cthulu’s great-great-grandparent. We also delve into why storytelling about diverse cultures should include input from creators of that culture.

Aug 24, 2022

This week, we explore how divinity is handled in Warcraft, comics, movies, and TTRPGs including rising to godhood, replacing a god, and how it’s possible to kill a god. We even cover the divine in Spider-Man. It will make sense when you hear it, we promise.

Aug 17, 2022

This week, we explore the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to our favorite games and comics adapted to TV series and feature films. We cover the Warcraft movie, Moon Knight, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and more.

Aug 10, 2022

This week, we explore rumors of who or who not in WoW may secretly be dragons, the history of the three candidates to rule the Black Dragonflight, and what other unvisited lands in Azeroth could still await us in future expansions.

Jul 27, 2022

This week, we discuss the various groups within Warhammer 40k's Inquisition, the role of older women in World of Warcraft, and the possible resurgence of the Black Dragonflight in the next WoW expansion.

Jul 20, 2022

This week, we explore what happened between the dragons and the Scourge in WoW, how to run a D&D campaign in the Diablo universe, and tips on making your 5th Edition D&D setting cohesive and connected.

Jul 6, 2022

This week, we explore possible subplots we could see in the upcoming Dragonflight expansion, Uther’s attitude adjustment when sent to the Shadowlands, and artificial intelligence in Azeroth. 

Jun 29, 2022

This week, we explore the how Blizzard has portrayed mothers and mother figures in their games from Adria and Lillith in Diablo to Moira, Alexstrasza, and Katherine Proudmoore in WoW. 

Jun 22, 2022

This week, we explore the how Azeroth’s fathers have been used to advance the plot including Saurfang, Varian, Sylvanas’ father, Jaina’s dad, and more.

Jun 15, 2022

This week, we explore the impact of the Star Trek: The Next Generation two-part episode “The Best of Both Worlds”, how it represented TNG finally stepping out of the shadow of the original series to forge its own path, and the importance of the Star Trek universe to us personally.

Jun 8, 2022

This week, we explore the Emerald Dream’s relationship with the Shadowlands, the mystery writers behind the oversized tomes in the Guardian’s Library of Karazhan, and which world-ending entities might we be facing in the next expansion.

Jun 1, 2022

This week, we’re joined by EJ and Raven from Girls Gone WoW to discuss the story and lore impact of the new Sylvanas novel. Spoilers abound and adult themes, loss, death, gaslighting, self harm, and other sensitive topics included in the book are covered.

May 25, 2022

This week we explore the connection between the Brokers of Zerith Mortis and the leper gnome recombobulator in Vanilla WoW’s Kharanos, how the head of the Dragonflights are replaced when one falls, and whether not Bolvar is dead, alive, or somewhere in between.

May 18, 2022

This week we continue our exploration of the Dragonflights of Azeroth including the newly introduced Dracthyr as well as the lesser dragon types.

May 11, 2022

This week we continue our exploration of the history and potential future of the Dragonflights this time covering Red, Blue, and Bronze. 

Apr 27, 2022

This week we explore how we think the Green and Black Dragonflights will fit into the story of the new WoW expansion as well as possible tie-ins with the titans and titan facilities.

Apr 13, 2022

This week we explore Azeroth’s place in the universe. Is she a Titan? A nexus of realms? The center of the universe? We dig into the in-game clues for the answers. 

Apr 6, 2022

This week we focus on the new cinematic from WoW patch 9.2 revealing the judgment Sylvanas faces for her many atrocities.

Mar 30, 2022

This week, we explore the implications for Death Knights if there is no more Lich King as well as for the Undead if there is no Banshee Queen. Also, we delve more into what really happened in the 9.2 cinematic, what the Jailer told Jaina, and the force behind Azshara’s arcane power. 

Mar 23, 2022

This week, we explore what the patch 9.2 revelations mean for Zovaal the Jailer, Sylvanas, and the Lich King as well as possible connections between the First Ones and the Titans.

Mar 16, 2022

This week, we deep dive into the history and story of each of the different Paladin artifact weapons from the WoW Legion expansion.

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