Episode #93: Keep On Rockin’

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Episode #93 of Stormcast: Keep On Rockin’ is ready for Download! The Heroes of the Storm Podcast for Noobs, Gank Masters and everyone in between is BACK with another episode covering Blizzard Entertainment’s MOBA Brawler! Welcome back everyone to another awesome Podcast episode where we talk about the game we all love, Hereos of the Storm! This episode is full of some great Heroes of the Storm discussion!

This week Mick Montgomery, Dills and Notch are back to talk about Heroes Awesomeness!

STORM WATCH: This week we covered the top news items for Heroes of the Storm:

  • Tracer Debuts This Week!
  • Brawl with the Blues Returns This Week!
  • The top 100 leaderboard is up for both Solo and Team Ranked Play!
  • Artanis and Arthas Re-Works are coming, but still no Rexxar Re-Work
  • MVP Black gets their OWN mount in the Nexus!

ROLE CALL: This week we  cover ETC! The Beefcake Warrior from the World of Warcraft is Still pretty fun, and Free to play this week!

We also get into some Listener Questions and Comments!

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One Comment

  1. Marcelo Takeshi Fukushima

    I just want to chime in on the engine thing: a couple of the things that Notch attributed to the starcraft engine are not a product of the engine, but the mindset of the developers. For instance, the match making algorithm (and MMR) and ranking system were developed specific for this game but by the same people that did starcraft and hearthstone (and were not inherited from the engine). The only major flaw inherited from the starcraft engine was the replay and observer interfaces (and these will be kind of hard to implement in this engine due to the structure of how the games are played).

    Reusing the engine allowed them to focus on game design and assets (as opposed to game programmers) and the investment they did on the starcraft engine was to allow more games to be built on it. Lastly, had they developed a new engine from the ground up, heroes would not exist for another 5 years or so.

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