Whales – Episode 366

In this episode, I pointed out Blizzard workers at Pride. I mentioned some game companies who want to protect their worker’s access to health care. The ABK Workers Alliance had things to say, and so did ABK Watch. Blizzard acquired Proletariat. I also talked about content from the Diablo community, including a bombshell of an announcement from the guys at Maxroll!

Things mentioned in this episode:

  • @TheOneOnDruryLn posted a photo of Blizzard workers celebrating Pride
  • Ubisoft posted a blog titled: “Ubisoft Support For Women And LGBTQ+ Communities
  • @ABetterABK posted a thread about reproductive and gender-affirming health care
  • @ABetterABK posted a shorter thread about ABK Watch
  • ABK Watch posted “Sex and Gender Discrimination At Activision”
  • Game Developer posted an article titled: “Activision Blizzard workers share demands to end gender inequity at the company”
  • The Hollywood Reporter posted an article titled: “Major Workers’ Union Backs Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard Deal in FTC Letter”
  • GamesBeat posted an article titled: “Blizzard plans to acquire Spellbreak studio Proletariat to bolster World of Warcraft”
  • Blizzard posted “Expanding the Development Pipeline of World of Warcraft”
  • Wikipedia has an entry about what Proletariat means
  • @proletariat_inc tweeted support for bodily autonomy and condemned the decision of the Supreme Court
  • Rhykker posted a YouTube video titled: “The Tragic Story of Diablo 1 – Diablo Lore Explained”
  • Echohack posted a YouTube video titled: “Necromancer Skills Preview – Diablo 4”
  • @MatthewWRossi (Blizzard Watch) posted a screenshot of their Diablo III Barbarian
  • @Diablo tweeted about celebrating the Diablo 2 release on June 29, 2000, 20 years ago
  • Blizzard posted “Diablo II: Resurrected Patch 2.4.3 | Now Live” with an magic find update
  • @Diablo tweeted: “Magic Find Weekend June 30 – July 4 Now Live”
  • GNOMON.EDU posted a YouTube video titled: “Diablo II: Resurrected – Behind the Scenes”
  • GamesRadar+ posted an article titled: “Diablo Immortal player uses $50,000 worth of WoW gold to absolutely flatten “cash whales”
  • @DiabloImmortal posted a tone-deaf poll titled: “Mobile problems, pick your boss:” and got ratioed
  • Try the Gem Upgrade Simulator!
  • Maxroll posted “Maxroll Discontinues Diablo Immortal Branch”
  • @_svr_90 tweeted “Huge news.” and linked to the Maxroll post.
  • @Gregg2G tweeted “I’m no longer creating content for Diablo Immortal” and linked to the Maxroll post
  • Raxxanterax posted a YouTube video titled: “Maxroll Closing Diablo Immortal Branch”
  • Wudjio posted a YouTube video titled: “Time to quit Diablo Immortal – The Full Story”
  • Lexyu posted a YouTube video titled: “Maxroll Writer Speaks About Diablo Immortal Cancellation”
  • Belghast posted a blog post titled: “Fruitless Grinding” (about Diablo Immortal)
  • @Blizzard_ANZ tweeted about the Diablo Immortal mural in Melbourne
  • @blisterguy (Ray Walknshaw – Hearthstone podcaster) posted a video of Merloc slippers from Blizzard

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