Episode 111 – The Show Must Go On

Last episode, we almost had a full group. This episode, we are back to a solo run once again. So, this time, you get Jen’s second solo Shattered Soulstone episode. It’s not incredibly long, but is packed full of listener participation.

In this episode:

* Jen read and responded to tweets from: @Kherova, @Jon_Philippi, @AvengedAgainst, @TheWMWorkshop, @TheMcKeown, @3lderdragon, @Hawgeye_ctr, @Torrack1714, @Lanntonio, @Cybrwolf0 and @Kagerai_Leblue. Thank you all for your tweets!

Here is @3lderdragon’s lovely Demon Hunter named Dusk.
3lderdragon Dusk DH

Here is the Mario video @Torrack1714 linked to:

* We received email from Kherova and an email from Dylan. If you would like to send us an email about what you have been up to in game, or with Diablo related questions, please do! Send it to Show@ShatteredSoulstone.com!

Links for you to Visit:

* Developer Insights: Set Dungeons
Find out what the Diablo team was thinking when they created the Set Dungeons that appeared in Season 5.

* John Yang re-recorded his Lightning Talk from BlizzCon 2015: “10 Items in 10 Minutes Ft. John Yang”

* Leviathan has a video called “[Diablo 3] Season 5 Highlights – Roland’s Legacy Set Dungeon Mastery”

* Matthew Rossi at Blizzard Watch wrote an excellent lore piece called Know Your Lore: Diablo and the Dark Wanderer. Go check it out!


Episode 109 – Orange Numbers and Chocolate Cows

In this episode, Breja and Jen compare Season 5 to previous Seasons. They note that many in the Diablo III community are finding set dungeons to be super difficult. They also discuss the hows and whys of orange numbers.

In this episode:

* We read and responded to tweets from @Kherova, @Queenofhaiku, @HomeTownHero008, @thealienationer, @KSBpodcast, and @nevikjames.

Send us a tweet @ShatteredStone and we will read and respond to it in our next episode.

Our question for episode 110 is: How many tries did it take you to complete the Set Dungeons?

We received email from Funktropus. If you would like to send us an email about what you have been up to in game, or with Diablo related questions, please do! Send it to Show@ShatteredSoulstone.com! We also read a comment we got on the Shattered Soulstone website from Dan. Feel free to add your voice to Shattered Soulstone through tweets, email, or even comments on our website. All are appreciated.

Links for you to Visit:

* Engineering Diablo IIIs Damage Numbers
Blizzard explains why the damage numbers that pop up on your screen look different than they used to. They also delve into the difficulties involved in making the number abbreviation work for every language that Diablo III can be played in, and why the numbers are orange.

* Forum Post: “Double Bounty Weekend?”
Senior Technical Game Designer Wyatt Cheng responds to a players question about whether or not we will see a double bounty weekend during Season 5.

* Forum Post: “S6 Grevious Wounds Bug”
Community Manager Nevalistis points out something that is not a bug, but is working as intended. She also points out something that is a bug.

* Having trouble getting through the set dungeons? Feeling frustrated about it? You are not alone! There is a Forum Post: “The Set Dungeons Are… Really Bad” where players are expressing their opinions about set dungeons.

* Slightly off topic from Diablo – but perhaps relevant to people who play Diablo III and Heroes of the Storm: two Diablo 2 characters are being added to Heroes of the Storm.

Blizzard Watch has more information about those two characters, and points out that you can play Li Ming the Wizard on the Heroes of the Storm PTR.

 


Episode 107 – Goblin Giggles

After an unanticipated holiday hiatus, we are back with episode 107, the first episode of 2016. Breja has been super busy with work, but still found time to play some Diablo III on console. Jen has also been super busy with work, but somehow managed to build a small army and do some ghost hunting during season 4. They are both looking forward to Season 5.

In this episode:

* We received tweets from: @Kherova, @Queenofhaiku, @josukeshair, @kendorath, @shawno, @wingthequick, @TheWMWorkshop, @nevikjames, @Torrack1714, @AntiStar316, @guerilla_law and@KSBpodcast. Thank you to all the Tweeters!

Send us a tweet @ShatteredStone and we will read and respond to it in our next episode.

We did not receive any email for this episode. If you would like to send us an email about what you have been up to in game, or with Diablo related questions, please do! Send it to Show@ShatteredSoulstone.com!

Jens Army
Jen’s Army consisted of: Barbarian, 3 Ancients, invincible Templar, Treasure Goblin, 4 Fallen Lunatics, and a Frost Hound.

Links for you to Visit:

* Patch 2.4.0. Preview: Greyhollow Island has details about to expect from this creepy new area.

* First Look – Season 5 has good information about the new stuff that will be coming to Season 5, including an awesome image of what all the sets from Haedrig’s Gift look like.

* The @Diablo Twitter account tweeted about Haedrig’s Gift:

* The Patch 2.4.0 notes have tons of details, including new features and all changes that have been made.

* Nevalistis did a fantastic job narrating the “What’s New in Patch 2.4.0?” video!

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