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.
This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore if the Forsaken should accept Calia Menethil as their leader, the history of Dire Maul, and who among the major lore figures of Azeroth should ascend the throne in Stormwind next to Anduin.
This week Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the lore behind the Night Elf wisp form, the tangled story behind the Warlords of Draenor expansion, and what new race/class combinations Blizzard could consider next.
This week Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the lack of mothers in Azeroth, why the Panderans stick with the Horde, and if we have truly misjudged Sylvanas.
This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez discuss the recent short story released by Blizzard focusing on the relationship between Lor'themar and Thalyssra. What does it mean? And, more importantly, who should be next?
This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez continue their exploration of the idea of a third faction in WoW consisting of many of the NPC races of Azeroth.
This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore if Maeiv is losing support from the Night Elves, if N'Zoth really holds his knaifu Xal'atath close to his corrupted heart, and the idea of the lesser races of Azeroth (Gnolls, Kobolds, Quillboar, etc) uniting to form a third faction.
This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez devote the entire podcast to exploring the twisted history of the fanatical Sally Whitemane and her Scarlet Crusade.
This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the strength of The Jailer, what other worlds the Shadowlands pull the dead from, and the possible fate of everyone's favorite knaifu, Xal'atath.
This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the possibility of a Battle for Gilneas content patch, new landmasses implying Azeroth is growing, and void-infested Titans, of course.
This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the new propaganda books uncovered for the Scarlet Crusade, Shadowlands Covenant options, and what the game would be like if we never went to Pandaria.
This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore which dead WoW lore characters they would like to meet again in Shadowlands, the new Old Gods, and the chances of Azeroth waking up.
This week, Matt Rossi and Joe Perez explore the idea of non-human/non-Night Elf Worgen, the return of Hakkar, and is Azeroth the Titan of Hope?
This week, Matthew Rossi and Joe Perez explore which zones and prominent NPCs from WoW's past expansions should get a starring role in the upcoming Shadowlands expansion.
This week, Matthew Rossi and Joe Perez explore the lore impact of Overwatch's newest hero, Echo. They also explore the differences between a Paladin and Crusader in the Diablo universe.
Matthew Rossi and Joe Perez explore the gods and demons that represent the mythology underlying Diablo and also the seven human kingdoms of Arathor in WoW.
This week Matthew Rossi and Joe Perez explore the flow of time in Shadowlands, Bolvar's motivation behind losing to Sylvanas, and the delicate of question of hybrid mating habits.
This week Matthew Rossi and Joe Perez explore what the lore of Azeroth would be 20-50 years in the world's future and how the Horde can redeem themselves with a Night Elf soul heist.
Matthew Rossi and Joe Perez explore how Shadowlands may affect the Forsaken culture, using lore to justify eliminating the faction divide, and how anima might work from a lore perspective.
This week our Lore Watchers Matthew Rossi and Joe Perez explore the story behind the characters and settings of Overwatch with special guest Crow Tomkus.
Matthew Rossi and Joe Perez explore the possible storylines for Tyrande and her quest for justice for the Night Elves.
Matthew Rossi and Joe Perez explore what possible areas exist beyond the known map of Azeroth for future expansions.
Matthew Rossi and Joe Perez explore the place of Night Elves in Azeroth and if they could one day be playable as Paladins.