VIDEO: HOOK EM’, STITCHES! Learning to love your hooks with Stitches in HEROES OF THE STORM

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Want to hook with the best of the best? Watch me as I teach you to pass the Stitches Hook test. This is my first commentary and tutorial video for Heroes of the Storm, talking all about the best ways to position, play, and hook as everyone’s favorite abomination, Stitches.  Continue reading

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Time Kills: A ‘Heroes of the Storm’ guide for Chromie

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So, how did you like my guide on Chromie? Did you find it informative?

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What do you mean “I haven’t read it”?

Oh, right. I forgot that I could time travel and that this version of you, dear reader, hasn’t delved into the deep, dark secrets that my guide has to offer.

This means I still have to write the thing, doesn’t it? Bollocks. Continue reading

Winning Your Oscar Pool in Three Easy Steps

Friend of the site and all around great person Claire McBroom has graced Backlog with her presence, bringing you, dear reader, surefire steps to winning your Oscar pool. Personally, I plan on picking ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ for everything. I think it is a sound strategy. – Will 

A few years ago, some of my most pop culture-obsessed friends and I started a yearly Oscar pool. None of us are professional entertainment or show biz types, and the stakes are low, but the thrill of the win is an incomparable high.

I should know — I’ve won more pools than any of my friends. I’m not bragging, this is just a statistical fact.

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If a dryad wisps in the woods does anybody hear it?: A ‘Heroes of the Storm’ guide for Lunara

Do you hear that sound, mortals? It’s the call of the Earth, beckoning you back to Mother Gaia.

Err… Sorry. That was just my cell phone. False alarm.

Speaking of being one with the Earth: A new Heroes of the Storm Hero was added to the roster this week in the form of Lunara, World of Warcraft dryad and follower of Cenarius. Continue reading

Better living through punching: A ‘Heroes of the Storm’ guide for the Monk, Kharazim

My name is Will Harrison and allow me to welcome you again for another Backlog Adventures character guide for the Blizzard MOBA Heroes of the Storm. In our last guide, we covered the awkwardly, awesomely adorable melee specialist Murky. This time around, I’ll be talking about the newest support character in the game, as well as the first support Hero from the Diablo universe: Kharazim, the Monk of Ivgorod.

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How to annoy enemies and teammates alike: A ‘Heroes of the Storm’ guide for Murky

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Welcome to the first of many Backlog Adventures guides, this time covering Blizzard’s new MOBA sensation, Heroes of the Storm. Today, we shall be covering a misunderstood and often underestimated hero, the Murloc specialist, Murky.

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