Sunday, April 10, 2022

Ctrl Alt WoW Episode 744 - Patch 6.1 LIVE This Tuesday

 Recorded Sunday, April 10, 2022 2000

Ctrl Alt WoW Episode 744 - Patch 6.1 LIVE This Tuesday.

Aprillian, Constraxx, Grand Nagus and guest hosts discuss another week of playing World of Warcraft, Blizzard's greatest MMORPG. The show features audio segments and email submissions from our lovely listeners. Guild Round up from Constraxx.

If you want to join the conversations on the show, we have a live chat room with in-game giveaways moderated by chatroom-guru Constraxx. We record Live on our page

We also have an ongoing contest. Send an email to telling us how you play WoW, either as an altoholic or dealing with it in your family life to be placed in a drawing for a WoW Pet or an Authenticator.

This week in WoW:


(MICRO)HOLIDAYS :            

ENDING Tuesday (reset) : World Quest Bonus Event

                                   PvP Brawl: Arathi Blizzard

BEGINS Tuesday (reset): Timewalking: Legion

                                  PvP Brawl: Gravity Lapse

Noblegarden - April 18th - 25th

Volunteer Guard Day - April 28th

This week in FFXIV:

ONGOING: Moogle Treasure Trove: The Hunt for Scripture - ending on April 11th.

FFXIV: Hatching-tide holiday website

Population: One

💥The Mayhem Starts Next Week! 💥

🥇Exclusive Tiered Rewards

🌆Neon Night Mode

❤️Many Bug Fixes and Improvements

Metropolis Mayhem Starts April 14 @ 12 PM Pacific


World Of Warcraft: 

Data mining 9.2.5 highlights:

Renown boost item for 1-60 (was 1-40)

Another vote-for-a-mount mount to come to LIVE. Slimesaber.

A potential name for the 10.0 expansion has surfaced due to datamining of the source code of the Blizzard website.

Final Fantasy:

Apparently there will be a 24h maintenance period ahead of the launch of patch 6.1.

Patch 6.1 will be released on April 12th and 6.11 will come two weeks later on April 26th.

Patch 6.18, the 3rd patch after 6.1, (6.1, 6.11, 6.15 and 6.18), will likely go live mid June.

Maintenance schedule for 6.1:

Final Fantasy XIV: Newfound Adventure - Patch 6.1:

New Main Scenario Quests.

New 24 man Alliance Raid wing 1 / 3 with 4 bosses - Myths of the Realm.

A new The Ministrel’s Ballad Extreme Trial. Not naming the fight due to spoilers.

A new Ultimate fight - Dragonsong’s Reprise (Patch 6.11).

A new Unreal fight - Ultima’s Bane.

A new dungeon.

A Realm Reborn (2.0 only) Duty Support and Updates. 

* Duty Support and updates for 2.x, Heavensward, and so forth will be progressively implemented in later patches.

A new Tribal faction (Patch 6.15).

New Residential District - Empyreum, located in Ishgard.

New Sidequests - Tataru's Grand Endeavor (Patch 6.1x).

New Custom Deliveries (Patch 6.15) Person not named due to spoilers.

New PvP system Crystalline Conflict. 

PvP talents completely reworked.

New PvP reward system.

New mounts and minions.

New Hildibrand story.

Adventurer Plates (beta version).

The Unending Codex.

4 additional glam plates totaling 20. 1 glam plate per class/job.

Data Center Travel (Patch 6.18).

Additional New Game+ chapters.

Dreamfitting (Online Store Try-on Feature).

 GARO Collaboration is back. Mounts and gear.

 And more….

 25 million FFXIV, plus 1 million since last october.

Remember the game wasn’t available for purchase for a couple of months after the new expansion launched, it was only available for upgrades of existing accounts.

The FFXIV: Endwalker OST is out.

What We've Been Doing:


Payment loop and refund. But Blizzard quickly fixed.

Transferred some toons from Aprillian’s account to a Tiiaa’s. I kept getting an error:



Grand Nagus

A Dr. Who fan in Square Enix?

The Binding Coil of Bahamut - A MUST for everyone interested in the story behind the Calamity.

All crafting jobs at 63+.

Started unlocking the crafting tribal quests.

Moogles in Heavensward - crafting.

Namazu in Stormblood - crafting.

Qitari in Shadowbringers - gathering.

My Grand Company Squadron is now at 5 max level members (max level is 60).

3 more to go.

Recruited new members.

All new recruits are level 57.



Each week GrandNagus takes a closer look at some of the most useful World of Warcraft addons out there.

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Guild Updates: XXX-XXX








Last week’s 120’s:

Time Flies When You’re Having Fun:

Time Flies When You’re Having Fun:

Guild Chat App - Discord 

Trying a 24/7 chat app for guildies to join and just keep in contact and have chats with during IRL :) Also has a voice channel just like vent/mumble! And very easy to use! :)

The App is Discord - 

And we have a CtrlAltWoW Server - so check out the link above for invite.


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