Info

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.
RSS Feed
Lore Watch
2022
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2021
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2020
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2019
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2018
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2017
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2016
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2015
December
November
October
September
August
July


Categories

All Episodes
Archives
Categories
Now displaying: Category: general
Aug 18, 2021

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the Diablo 2 lore of the Countess in the Black Marsh, if WoW demons can command the Light, and the burning topic of our times: just how does Illidan sleep with those horns and wings?

Aug 11, 2021

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore how Queen Azshara's influence on the Kal'dorei civilization of the distant past, the nature of the blue crystals the Jailer uses to his own ends, and how Night Warriors might get sorted in the Shadowlands.

Aug 4, 2021

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez are joined by a very special guest: Associate Narrative Designer (and former Blizzard Watch writer) Anne Stickney! They talk about her launching the Lore Watch podcast for us back in the day, writing for video games, and her transition from freelance historian for Blizzard to full time narrative designer

Jul 28, 2021

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez continue their deep dive into WoW dungeon lore, this time focusing on Karazhan. They also speak on the recent sexual harassment lawsuite filed against Activision Blizzard.

Jul 14, 2021

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez discuss the lore ramifications of the Tyrande/Sylvanas cut scene as well as the Sylvanas raid cinematic.

Jul 7, 2021

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez continue their exploration of classic WoW raid lore with a deep dive into the story behind Naxxramas, the floating fortress of the Lich King's main lieutenant Kel'Thuzad.

Jun 30, 2021

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the lore and history of the legendary WoW Classic 40-man raid, Ahn'Qiraj.

Jun 23, 2021

This week Matt Rossi and Joe Perez continue their exploration of WoW's early content with a deep dive into the history behind the 40-man raids Onyxia's Lair and Blackwing Lair.

Jun 16, 2021

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez dedicate the entire episode to the lore behind Ragnaros the Firelord and the OG WoW raid, Molten Core.

Jun 2, 2021

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the lore behind the Assassin, Demon Hunter, and Witch Doctor classes in the Diablo universe.

May 26, 2021

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez continue their exploration of Diablo class lore, this time covering the Monk, Necromancer, and Amazon classes

May 19, 2021

This week Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the politics of Kyrians choosing who is worthy of an afterlife, what the latest expansion reveals about the Forsaken, and the possible connections with Sylvanas and the Shadowlands in the new World of Warcraft: Folk & Fairy Tales of Azeroth book.

May 12, 2021

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore how the Jailer could possibly exploit a corrupted Anduin, Elune's potential masterplan involving Tyrande, and the connection between Odyn and the Titans.

May 5, 2021

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the power vacuum in the Burning Hells given the absence of the greater evils, if Anduin's blade can recover from its own corruption, and the story they want to see the most in the upcoming Sylvanas novel.

Apr 28, 2021

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore if Azeroth is immune to corruption as a Titan, the cosmic connection of Elune and Yrel, and a spoiler quest in Korthia from the upcoming patch 9.1.

Apr 21, 2021

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the stories and lore behind The Burning Crusade, the past and future of the Illidari, and the possible connections between the Ethereals and Oribos brokers.

Apr 14, 2021

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the story that only Blizzard could tell, the idea of a vacation expansion, and the connection between the Titans and Eternal Ones.

Mar 31, 2021

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore what kind lore resets Blizzard could consider if they launched an entirely new WoW game.

Mar 24, 2021

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez continue their exploration of Diablo class lore, this time covering the Paladin, Crusader, and Templar.

Mar 17, 2021

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez focus this week's episode on digging into the lore of the Wizard, Sorceress, and Druid Diablo classes.

Mar 3, 2021

On this week's podcast, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore what side Sylvanas could take in patch 9.1, the nature of the keys the Jailer is searching for, and what is the goal of a certain lich in the Maldraxxus storyline.

Feb 24, 2021

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez dedicate this episode to exploring the lore implications of the patch 9.1 cinematic revealed at BlizzConline this weekend.

Feb 20, 2021

In this BlizzConline 2021 special podcast, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez interview WoW's Lead Narrative Designer Steve Danuser. They focus on Sylvanas, what makes Shadowlands characters special, and revisiting characters like Draka.

Feb 17, 2021

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the history of the Drust, the feud between Odyn and Helya, and how the soul stones in the Diablo universe keep the demons in check. Or do they?

Feb 10, 2021

This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the clues that point to Kel'Thuzad's growing influence in the Shadowlands, how Night Elves can move forward now that Darnassus is gone, and why Kyrians continue to deliver souls into the Maw knowing it's strengthening the Jailer.

1 « Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next » 9