simplyTravis & Rowdy5000 break down the news and aftermath surrounding the recent controversy involving Blizzard banning and removing the winnings of Hearthstone champion Blitzchung that has set the internet ablaze in the name of Free Speech! The guys then follow the history of Blizzard to determine how the company lost its soul to foreign entities only to find that there is another investor involved in Chinese government other than Tencent...
Helllllooooo Lamer Gamers! This is simplyTravis and Rowdy5000 and today we’re going on a sidequest! We’re going to do a deep dive into the controversy surrounding Blizzard, China, and Blitzchung. We had originally planned on doing a main quest episode but as with any adventure sometimes you can find yourself getting way more involved in a sidequest and that is what happened as we started looking into the background behind the Free Hong Kong Movement, the recent controversy with Blitzchung, and the history of how we got to the point where China can tell Activision/Blizzard what to do.
Now let’s all get in line, let a hundred flowers bloom, and start goosestepping towards the glorious future of this special sidequest edition of the Lamer Gamers Podcast.
What is Lamer Gamers Podcast?
We're two guys that are taking a sidequest from professional life in art education, medicine, and music creation to talk about our favorite past time - GAMING! Join us as we discuss current gaming news, gaming previews from the perspective of busy adults, deep-dives into the technical aspects of gaming, the struggles of balancing life while being a lamer gamer, and more! Shows are uploaded a minimum of every two weeks along with the occasional sidequest in-between!