In this episode, I started off by talking about what happened to my Dark Clan in Diablo Immortal. I highlighted ABK Workers Alliance, and read Microsoft’s attempt at appeasing regulators and drumming up support from games regarding the Activision-Blizzard acquisition. Also mentioned Diablo II: Resurrected and Diablo IV.
Things mentioned in this episode:
- @ABetterABK tweeted about participating in @ExtraLife4Kids fundraising
- @ABetterABK tweeted advice about what players should do to support the people who make games
- Bonus Roll Productions last day to get a Dragonflight Beta Key was October 7
- Microsoft posted “Our vision for gaming: More choice and games for people everywhere”
- The Verge posted an article titled: “Microsoft pleads for its Activision Blizzard deal as UK regulator signals in-depth review”
- PCGamer posted an article titled: “Activision Blizzard withheld raises to retaliate against unionizing staff, US Labor Relations Board finds”
- European Commission posted a Competition Policy regarding Microsoft and Activision Blizzard
- VideoGamesChronicle posted an article titled: “Brazilian regulator approves Microsoft’s proposed Activision Blizzard deal”
- The Washington Post posted an article titled: “Labor board says Activision withheld raises from union activists”
- TechCrunch posted an article titled: “Activision Blizzard illegally withheld raises from unionizing workers, labor board finds”
- Bloomberg (via Yahoo!finance) posted an article titled: “Activision’s Compliance Chief Steps Down Ahead of Microsoft Deal”
- Kotaku posted an article titled: “Bush-Era Torture Apologist Steps Down From Call of Duty Publisher”
- @Diablo tweeted “Diablo II: Resurrected Ladder Season 2 begins now, bringing all-new Sundering Charms and Terror Zones”
- @Diablo tweeted “Join @Teo_1904 as he dives into Diablo II: Resurrected Ladder Season 2”
- Blizzard added hotfixes to “Diablo II: Resurrected Patch 2.5 Now Live” (on October 7)
- Echohack posted a YouTube video titled: “The Occultist: Diablo 4’s Legendary Itemization and Build System”
Where to find Jen’s Content Creation:
- Shattered Soulstone T-shirts now available on Jen’s Redbubble!
- Shattered Soulstone Pride shirts now available on Jen’s Redbubble!
- Book of Jen website: Diablo gameplay videos
- Book of Jen YouTube: Diablo III Season 27 (work in progress)
- Book of Jen YouTube: Diablo Immortal Closed Alpha playlist
- Book of Jen YouTube: Diablo Immortal playlist (work in progress)
- Jen’s Lore Corner episodes are now on Shattered Soulstone!
- Twitch @BarbarianKobold (NOTE: I rarely stream.)
- Restless Barbarian Gaming on Twitch
- Restless Barbarian Gaming on YouTube
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