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Technically PvP

Technically PVP is a podcast about player versus player content in the game World of Warcraft. We delve into various aspects of PvP, analyzing them to learn how to be better at PvP. Gerissar, is a PvP novice. He is joined by Andallyn and Windstead to discuss many topics. The information provided is good for the novice to Ranked players. Occasionally, we have guests to provide their expert points of view.
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Apr 19, 2017

 

Episode 22 - Season 2 and 7.2 in Depth

 

Upcoming WoW PVP Events


WOW PVP NEWS

  https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-us/news/20704259/cup-1-results-reactions-and-next-steps

 

Subject of Analysis

Today we will discuss, Season 2 of Legion PVP.  We are using http://www.arenamate.net/representation-graphs/archive/legion-s2 for all the demographics for this discussion, cause the official WoW website doesn’t aggregate the data at all.  And we are going to review 7.2 with depth.

 

Warcraft PVP Scene

NA Bracket

http://us.battle.net/wow/en/pvp/leaderboards/2v2

EU PVP Brackets:

https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-gb/game/pvp/leaderboards/2v2

 

Finding Us

Technically - https://www.twitch.tv/technically_pvp

https://twitter.com/Techically_PvP

Technicallypvp@gmail.com

https://technicallypvp.wordpress.com/

Andallyn - https://twitter.com/Andallyn1244

Windstead - https://twitter.com/windstead84

Apr 6, 2017

Episode 21 - April Fools

 

Upcoming WoW PVP Events

Blizzard NA Qualifier cup 8 Apr 2017- Closed for entry; 37 teams total; season 2 rating to be used for seeding; qualifiers start April 5th

https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-us/news/20634740/arena-world-championships-sign-up-now

https://battlefy.com/world-of-warcraft-arena-world-championship/world-of-warcraft-north-america-arena-cup-1/58cb681843709340032b46c3/participants



WOW PVP NEWS

 

Subject of Analysis

Today we will discuss, April fools!  Gotcha!  We are going to talk about bit about those, but mostly we will talk about the 7.2 changes.

April Fool’s discussion:  A long standing tradition of Blizzard and fan sites to release April Fool's joke posts.  Here’s a rundown of the ones we found:

Warcraft PVP Scene

NA Bracket

http://us.battle.net/wow/en/pvp/leaderboards/2v2

EU PVP Brackets:

https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-gb/game/pvp/leaderboards/2v2

 

Finding Us

Technically - https://www.twitch.tv/technically_pvp

https://twitter.com/Techically_PvP

Technicallypvp@gmail.com

https://technicallypvp.wordpress.com/

Andallyn - https://twitter.com/Andallyn1244

Windstead - https://twitter.com/windstead84

Mar 23, 2017

Episode 20 - Shadow Priests

 

Upcoming WoW PVP Events

GCDTV EU Spring Tournament #2 - https://battlefy.com/gcdtv/gcdtv-europe-spring-final/58c1decd66b0063e03125ddb/info?infoTab=details



WOW PVP NEWS

The GCDTV NA tournament 10-12 Mar was very exciting with quite the variety of comps.  It ended with team Wizks Return winning over team Northern Panda 4 games to 1.  Congratulations to Chanimals, Wizk, Asbur, and Absterge!  Through Matcherio.com, the community raised a total prize pool of $2068 USD, with 1st place getting $1240 of that!

 

Holinka talked some stuff.  https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-us/news/20564532/watch-the-q-a-vod-with-brian-holinka-here

http://www.wowhead.com/news=261064/liveblog-of-the-legion-pvp-q-a-with-brian-holinka

Most notably: no chance of pvp template/tuning info on the wow site, 1v1/solo queues may be coming (but it’s a difficult problem), pvp obliterum tokens, stacking boomkins and Spriests in RBGs is a problem, and Glad mounts are not going to become account-wide.

 

Season 2 ending… soon? https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-us/news/20602166/legion-pvp-season-ending-soon

https://twitter.com/WarcraftDevs/status/841729697792770048

 

Good Tidbit - templates increasing in 7.2 - https://twitter.com/WarcraftDevs/status/841752138686451713

 

Subject of Analysis

Today we will discuss, Shadow Priests.

OverviewLike many classes in this game, the Priest was part of the original ensemble of classes.  And Shadow has been doing PVP ever since it was able.  It’s tool kit has been strong and meshed well with other classes (shadow play made famous by Talbadar).  Shadow priests, like many classes, received a complete overhaul in Legion to include insanity in their gameplay.

 

Warcraft PVP Scene

NA Bracket

http://us.battle.net/wow/en/pvp/leaderboards/2v2

EU PVP Brackets:

https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-gb/game/pvp/leaderboards/2v2

 

Finding Us

Technically - https://www.twitch.tv/technically_pvp

https://twitter.com/Techically_PvP

Technicallypvp@gmail.com

https://technicallypvp.wordpress.com/

Andallyn - https://twitter.com/Andallyn1244

Windstead - https://twitter.com/windstead84

Anbonihttps://twitter.com/Anboniwow

https://www.youtube.com/user/anboniwow

Mar 9, 2017

Episode 19 - Twin Peaks

 

Upcoming WoW PVP Events

GCDTV NA Tournament 10-12 Mar - https://battlefy.com/gcdtv/gcdtv-na-spring-finals-1/58ae72fac1e65b3303367112/info?infoTab=rules

 

WOW PVP NEWS

Latest round of hotfixes - https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-us/news/20478238/hotfixes-march-7

Dev Q&A with Holinka (plus esports announcement from Jeramy McIntyre)- https://us.battle.net/forums/en/wow/topic/20753596034

 

Subject of Analysis

Today we will discuss, the Twin Peaks battleground

Overview:  Twin Peaks was 10v10 cap the flag map implemented during patch 4.0.3a on 23 Nov 2010 as part of Cataclysm expansion.  It has received a couple hotfixes since inception.  First hotfix disallowed the flag carrier from bringing the flag to the elevated graveyard.  Second one was the flag carrier debuff activates 1 minute after both flags are picked up.  Third was a honour bonus for preventing teams from capping.

Warcraft PVP Scene

NA Bracket

http://us.battle.net/wow/en/pvp/leaderboards/2v2

EU PVP Brackets:

https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-gb/game/pvp/leaderboards/2v2

 

Finding Us

Technically - https://www.twitch.tv/technically_pvp

https://twitter.com/Techically_PvP

Technicallypvp@gmail.com

https://technicallypvp.wordpress.com/

Andallyn - https://twitter.com/Andallyn1244

Windstead - https://twitter.com/windstead84

Feb 22, 2017

Episode 18 - Nagrand Arena

 

Upcoming WoW PVP Events

GCDTV EU Tourney 24-26 Feb - https://twitter.com/GCDTV_/status/831202296327462912

https://battlefy.com/gcdtv/gcd-eu-winter-tournament-2/5887523e038a154b06b5ed63/info?infoTab=details

 

WOW PVP NEWS

PTR Brawls Finished 17 Feb - The last brawl was Tauren Mill/Southshore.  There is a video on youtube. https://t.co/J43i3zyoIi

A Tuning pass happened today - https://us.battle.net/forums/en/wow/topic/20753108893#1

Warcraft mount for playing HotS - https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-us/news/20506167 

Not news - Bigmoran of Skill-Capped posted macro links on reddit - https://www.reddit.com/r/worldofpvp/comments/5t0zvf/tutorial_legion_macro_and_talent_guides_available/

 

Guild Recruitment

  • CurrentlyOnline guild has formed a PVP-only sub-guild on Sargeras US-Alliance.  You can check them out at coguild.com/rbgs
  • Sovereign (my guild) is also recruiting on Tichondrius US-Alliance and Darkspear US- Ally&horde.  You can just whisper us in game. :)

 

Subject of Analysis

Today we will discuss, Nagrand Arena

Overview:

One of the original set of arenas added to the game, Nagrand Arena was implemented during patch 2.0.1 on 5 Dec 06 as part of The Burning Crusade expansion.  Originally it had a cyclone in the middle on a 1 minute timer, but that was removed a patch afterwards.  This map is the standard tournament starter for matches.

 

Warcraft PVP Scene

NA Bracket

http://us.battle.net/wow/en/pvp/leaderboards/2v2

EU PVP Brackets:

https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-gb/game/pvp/leaderboards/2v2

 

Finding Us

Technically - https://www.twitch.tv/technically_pvp

https://twitter.com/Techically_PvP

Technicallypvp@gmail.com

https://technicallypvp.wordpress.com/

Andallyn - https://twitter.com/Andallyn1244

Windstead - https://twitter.com/windstead84

Feb 9, 2017

Episode 17 - Big Cooldowns

 

Upcoming WoW PVP Events

 

WOW PVP NEWS

PTR Brawl Testing - https://twitter.com/WarcraftDevs/status/826162092122050562

WOW Liquipedia page is up - https://www.reddit.com/r/worldofpvp/comments/5rlf8o/the_wow_esports_liquipedia_is_now_up_please_help/

Ban wave - https://us.battle.net/forums/en/wow/topic/20753345400?page=1#1

New WOW show - https://twitter.com/Omnislashmedia/status/828664418124832770

Hotfixes and such - https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-us/news/20478238/hotfixes-february-6

Account wide pvp mounts in the works - https://twitter.com/WarcraftDevs/status/828694029923553280

 

Subject of Analysis

Today we will discuss, Cooldowns!  A topic recommended by a listener who’s name escapes me because I forgot to write it down.

 

Warcraft PVP Scene

NA Bracket

http://us.battle.net/wow/en/pvp/leaderboards/2v2

EU PVP Brackets:

https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-gb/game/pvp/leaderboards/2v2

 

Trivia question

How many reinforcements does faction have at the start of an Alterac Valley battleground?

 

Finding Us

Technically - https://www.twitch.tv/technically_pvp

https://twitter.com/Techically_PvP

Technicallypvp@gmail.com

https://technicallypvp.wordpress.com/

Andallyn - https://twitter.com/Andallyn1244

Windstead - https://twitter.com/windstead84

 

Jan 26, 2017

Episode 16 - DKs with Arthur

 

Upcoming WoW PVP Events

Nothing announce right now, but Adrian, aka Healingstat, announced during the weekend tournament that GCDTV plans on monthly tournaments.  Follow on twitter @GCDTV_ for further announcements!

 

WOW PVP NEWS

 

Subject of Analysis

Today we will discuss, Death Knights!

Warcraft PVP Scene

Trivia question

  • Which title is not awarded through the arena system: rival, champion, duelist or challenger?

Finding Us

Arthur - www.deathknight.net

Technically - https://www.twitch.tv/technically_pvp

https://twitter.com/Techically_PvP

Technicallypvp@gmail.com

https://technicallypvp.wordpress.com/

Andallyn - https://twitter.com/Andallyn1244

Windstead - https://twitter.com/windstead84

 

Jan 13, 2017

Episode 15 - Warriors with Paralantius

 

Upcoming WoW PVP Events

GCDTV EU (1k) Tournament 20-22 Jan https://twitter.com/GCDTV_/status/817851799545724928



WOW PVP NEWS

Update on titles - https://us.battle.net/forums/en/wow/topic/20752439581#post-1

Kathorist building his own RBG guild Darkspear[A] - https://us.battle.net/forums/en/wow/topic/20752610045

Patch drops today -

https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-us/news/20457825/patch-notes-world-of-warcraft-patch-7-1-5

And hotfix- https://us.battle.net/forums/en/wow/topic/20752500697?page=14#post-269

GCDTV is looking for people to join WOW wiki on Liquipedia - https://twitter.com/GCDTV_/status/818276407658823680

Still working on food buffs in BGs - https://twitter.com/holinka/status/814350691632353280

Nighthold raid opens 17 Jan - Which means PVP will reward 890 & 900 ilvl gear for 2200+ rating

Subject of Analysis

Today we will discuss, Warriors

http://www.noxxic.com/wow/pvp/warrior/arms/

http://www.skill-capped.com/content/15522/legion-arms-warrior-wow-pvp-guide-7-0-talents-compositions

 

Warcraft PVP Scene

NA Bracket

http://us.battle.net/wow/en/pvp/leaderboards/2v2

EU PVP Brackets:

https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-gb/game/pvp/leaderboards/2v2

 

Trivia question

What’s the name of the trash quality button that is looted from enemy bodies in Alterac Valley that many wish wasn’t broken?

 

Finding Us

Paralantius

youtube - Palantius

https://twitter.com/Paralantius

https://www.twitch.tv/paralantius

 

Technically - https://www.twitch.tv/technically_pvp

https://twitter.com/Techically_PvP

Technicallypvp@gmail.com

https://technicallypvp.wordpress.com/

You can reach us individually on Twitter at:

  • @windstead84
  • @Andallyn
  • @technically_pvp
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