The GANG Minute: Leaked Curse Of Naxxramas Photos, Steam Game Giveaways, And Flash Fiction

Missed the latest TGM (The GANG Minute) video? We got you covered! This week’s was a quick one.. Not really.

Be sure to read the full TGM newsletter here for updates on Steam game giveaways!

 

Summer Vacation – How Do YOU Spend It?

July 2014 is going to be epic for the GANG..  But we’re taking baby steps.  It’s summer vacation for most of the world (well, at least here in the United States) so that means spending quality time with your family and loved ones..  And trying to stay sane. So how are you planning to spend your Summer, gang? Here at Geeky Antics we are going to squeeze in as much gaming as possible..  Many of us have fallen behind on our streaming but we will make up for it soon, we promise!  After all, we can’t let all those awesome games we picked up at GOG, Steam, Humble Bundle, or wherever go to waste!

As I mentioned in the TGM video, we will be releasing new podcasts this Summer.  Anyone into Doctor Who, Hearthstone, and/or game mechanics, amongst other topics should consider joining us!

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Flash Fiction & Other Creative Writing Pieces Are LIVE!

Our storytelling area is officially live and in full effect.  Right now, Stan Faryna (@Faryna) and J M Bell (@StartYourNovel) are our main contributors but we’ll also be featuring third-party stuff.  We’re leaning towards lesser-known authors such as Wil Wheaton and Nika Harper.  As always, this is our way of spreading the love and giving the “little guys” more UMPH.

http://GeekyAntics.net/storytelling

Oh, and we have Monty Python!  I know we have some aspiring authors/writers out there so don’t be shy.  Share your creativity, fan fiction, and love!

…And now for something completely different…

 

Hearthstone Curse Of Naxxramas BREAKING NEWS

Blizzard finally got around to announcing their announcements and confirming the Curse Of Naxxramas pricing model.  As confirmed by Polygon:

One wing will cost $6.99 or 700 in-game gold. Blizzard will be selling bundles for people who want to buy multiple wings at once. Those who start playing during Curse of Naxxramas’ launch event can pay $19.99 for the four wings following the Arachnid Quarter.

If you pay for each Curse Of Naxxramas installment on it’s own, you’re looking at spending around $28 so the “season pass” seems like a great deal.  To clarify, there is one free wing to boot and then four additional ones.  Blizzard will make this a month-long roll-out..  It will be EPIC!

As promised, here are the leaked Curse Of Naxxramas photos!

Leaked Hearthstone Curse Of Naxxramas Photo - A New Legendary Card

Leaked Hearthstone Curse Of Naxxramas Photo - Choose Your Path

Leaked Hearthstone Curse Of Naxxramas Photo - Three Legendaries To Boot??

Leaked Hearthstone Curse Of Naxxramas Photo - Opening Screen 2

Leaked Hearthstone Curse Of Naxxramas Photo - Raise Dead

Leaked Hearthstone Curse Of Naxxramas Photo - Military Quarter

Leaked Hearthstone Curse Of Naxxramas Photo - New Boss Battle

Leaked Hearthstone Curse Of Naxxramas Photo - Loatheb Necrotic Aura - Deal 3 Damage To The Enemy Hero

Leaked Hearthstone Curse Of Naxxramas Photo - Opening Screen 1

The photo quality may not be that great but there’s a few things to note.  First and foremost, notice that boss with the 3-damage ability.  WOW..  The Raise Dead ability is crazy.  There is going to be an even greater value placed on board clear and hard removal now.  Deathrattle is going to make things INSANE!

Feugen and Stalagg will be a major pain to deal with.  The WoW fan fare is real.  It seems like boss battles and challenges will be more like puzzles for seasoned players to figure out.  With multiple modes, we can really test ourselves as CCG players..  This is going to be EPIC!

 

More Steam Game Giveaways Coming!

We’ve been teasing giveaways on our flagship shows, HorsePLAY! LIVE and The Gaming Death Podcast. Here are some of the Steam games we have in the bank for giveaways:

  • Guns Of Icarus Online
  • Risk Of Rain
  • Magic 2014
  • Skulls Of The Shogun
  • Frozen Synapse
  • CSGO
  • Retro City Rampage
  • Natural Selection II
  • Hammerwatch

If there are any other games you have on your wishlist or you have extra copies you want to donate, leave a comment below. Don’t forget: we will keep the Steam gift exchange going so, if we’re already friends or in the same Steam community groups together (e.g. HorsePLAY, #RetroFriday, or #YOHTAI), chances are you might get some FREE games!

Speaking of which, this link was brought to us by Rageinator over at the #AllGames.com IRC channel.  Apparently, you can get a FREE Steam game right now.  Thanks AllGames and PCGamer communities for sharing!  We have no verified this offer or how it works so let us know whatcha get in the comments:

http://www.pcgamer.com/2014/07/09/free-steam-key/

Keep on reading..  There will be a giveaway at the end of this post (and we may add more prizes to the pool too).  The giveaway starts 7/10/2014 at 11pm Eastern and ends 7/31/2014 at 11pm Eastern.   Magic 2014: Duels Of The Planeswalkers (Steam) is confirmed as the prize (again, we may add more prizes and have multiple winners depending on the participation).  As before, we will do it through Rafflecopter – it will be a 100% random-draw winner!

 

Connect With Us, Share Your Story, Or Say Hello!

Guys and gals, we’d love more voicemails to play during our shows but, first and foremost, leave some comments below about the aforementioned..  Or anything you want to discuss.   The GANG Voicemail Hotline is (206) 415-4987 – you’ll be greeted by me being super loud and excited.  LOL..  Hope to hear from you all!  [insert less than three emote]

 

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Hello, my name is Yomar but friends call me Yogi! I am the founder of GANG. My goal is to help the little geeks create a voice for themselves and grow their audience without the usual exclusivity and snobbery found in the world, both offline and online. My background is in IT, marketing, writing, and game design. I'm excited to put my diverse skill sets to some good use and help others!

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  1. Hi guys, i’m new on the site but i’m enjoying it.
    My favorite game is Hearthstone and i have to say thanks for the awesome naxx info and also for the game giveaway.
    Keep the good work!

    • Ale, glad to have you join us!

      Hearthstone Curse Of Naxxramas is almost here. For details, tune into HorsePLAY! LIVE, particularly Episodes 30 and 31. Blizzard has confirmed that they are on track for a July release but first they will reveal the new card back.

      Exciting times now, fellow Hearthstone players!

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