In this episode, I point out what’s been happening with the Activision Blizzard lawsuit. Some of it sounds like it could be good – but should be considered a starting point. I also talked about BlizConline 2022, Diablo Immortal Closed Beta, resources for Diablo II: Resurrected, and more!
Things mentioned in this episode:
- BlizConline will not happen in 2022
- Activision Blizzard posted “Creating A More Accountable Workplace”
- The Verge posted an article titled “Activision Blizzard is trying to get the discrimination suit throw out of court”.
- Kotaku posted an article titled “Bobby Kotick Takes Another Pay Cut, Waives Arbitration in letter to Staff”
- @BetterABK tweeted about Kotick’s pay cut and the removal of the forced arbitration clause
- @BetterABK also tweeted about “remaining vigilant” and continuing to push for change
- @dogspinster tweeted her opinion about the Activision Blizzard changes
- @BlizzJess responded to a question from BlizzPlanet about the Activision Blizzard changes
- @valentine_irl tweeted his opinion about the changes at Activision Blizzard
- Kotaku posted “Former World of Warcraft Devs Start Studio Where Only Female Staffer is a Dog”
- Polygon posted “Vicarous Visions to drop its name and fully merge with Blizzard, sources say”
- Wowhead posted that Gorge the Corpsegrinder (in WoW) has been changed to Annihilator Grek’lor
- Blizzard will let you change your Battle.net name for free (through November 5, 2021).
- Cole Cassidy is the new name for the cowboy character in Overwatch
- Engadget posted “‘Overwatch hero McCree will be renamed Cole Cassidy on October 26th”
- Westmarch Workshop released a new episode.
- Blizzard posted “Diablo Immortal Closed Beta Overview”
- @DiabloImmortal tweeted a video of the Diablo Immortal Beta Trailer
- @DiabloImmortal tweeted a short video featuring the Diablo Immortal Necromancer
- @DiabloImmortal tweeted about the Necromancer’s hair
- Maxroll unveiled their brand new Diablo Immortal Overhall
- @Diablo tweeted a Sanctuary Trick or Treat Guide
- @Diablo tweeted steps to summon Diablo
- @Diablo tweeted about the Den of Evil taken over by Spirit Halloween
- Lexyu posted a Diablo II: Resurrected YouTube video of the Barbarian and lots of loot
- Phil Shenk (Lead artist and lore builder for Diablo 2 & LoD) posted sketches of Mephisto
- Maxroll has a list of Valuable Unique and Set Items in Diablo II: Resurrected
- PCGamesN posted “Diablo 2 Resurrected runewords list – all rune combinations”
- PCGamesN posted “Diablo 2 Resurrected Horadric Cube recipes”
Where to find Jen’s Diablo Content Creation:
- Shattered Soulstone T-shirts now available on Jen’s Redbubble!
- Book of Jen website: Diablo gameplay videos
- Book of Jen YouTube: Diablo III Season 24 playlist
- Book of Jen YouTube: Diablo Immortal Closed Alpha playlist
- Twitch @BarbarianKobold (NOTE: I don’t stream very often.)
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