Episode 344 – Seeds of Unemployment

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This episode we talk about the recent layoffs at Xbox/Activision/Blizzard and also discuss the most recent WoW Patch.

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Patch 10.2.5: Seeds of Renewal – Went live on Jan 16, 2024

  • Dragonriding to the Old World! (yay?!) 80% of speed of Dragon Isles though
  • New historical discovery event (Azerothian Archives)
  • Bel’ameth – New Night Elf home
  • Follower Dungeons – Fill out dungeon party with NPCs
  • Gilneas Reclamation


  • 1900 Staff are being laid off from Xbox across Activision, Blizzard, Zenimax and More.
  • Mike Ybarra – President and Allan Adham – Co-Founder, leaving (not part of layoffs)
  • Already had a policy requiring people return to the office which caused some to leave. “Soft layoff”
  • Everyone working on development for the new “Survival Game” was laid off.
  • Rocky development, however. Been working on it for 6 years.
  • Supposedly big cuts in Overwatch and Diablo teams.
  • Video/Info from Bellular: Video LINK and Article LINK

February Trading Post Mount is good – Reins of the Fur-endship


  • Lunar Festival 2024/02/03 – 2024/02/17
  • Love is in the Air 2024/02/05 – 2024/02/19

Coming Soon…

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Next is Episode 345, we will be recording LIVE with our hosts and just maybe a guest. Please keep a watch on the site or twitter for updates. You can listen live on twitch.tv/twistednetherblogcast with FimlysHydra, and Zabby, make sure you join us to ask our guest questions and heckle Fimlys.

Send your questions or comments to be included on TNB to info@twistednether.net (text or MP3′s) or call into our hotline at 407-705-3161. We look forward to hearing from our fans.

(Opening song “Monster Techno Blues” is performed Joe Sibol)

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