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The Starting Zone: The World of Warcraft Podcast!

The Starting Zone is The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players! Hosted by Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas, it includes content for players of all skill and experience levels. So whether you enjoy World of Warcraft raiding, PvP, or are rolling a toon for the very first time, we think you’ll really enjoy The Starting Zone: The World of Warcraft Podcast! The show started in 2009 with co-hosts Jesse Kobayashi and Mick Montgomery sharing helpful tips on how to play World of Warcraft. The show was very popular in its first year cracking the top 20 iTunes podcasts for World of Warcraft while also being featured in the New and Notable section upon its debut! Currently The Starting Zone is the top World of Warcraft podcasts on iTunes and enjoying its largest subscription rate to date!
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Now displaying: March, 2015
Mar 25, 2015

Episode #111 of The Starting Zone: The New Guy In the Garrison is ready for Download! The World of Warcraft Podcast for New Players and Experienced Players is back to talk about Blizzard Entertainment’s MMORPG video game, you know, the one we all love!

This week Mick Montgomery is joined by TWO awesome guests, Mick’s co-host, Notch from Another Notch Gaming jumped in the Chair alongside Chris Case, a player who JUST started his World of Warcraft journey during Warlords of Draenor!

THE BREAKING WIND: This week we covered the top news stories in and around the World of Warcraft!

  • Blizzcon 2015 has been announced!

  • The Token is Coming, and it will cost you $20.00!

  • Black Rock Foundry iLevel Bump hit!

  • Rowdy Ronda Rousey, UFC Bantem Weight Champ is a Warcraft Player!

Helping Hand: This week we sit down and talk with Chris about what it was like starting up his Warcraft Career in Warlords of Draenor!

The Round Table: We debated an interesting question? Would you be okay with a 2 Tier Raiding schedule if it meant more frequent expansions???

We also announced an awesome new contest! JINX.com is partnering with us to give away a ton of t-shirts in celebration of their New BOSS BATTLE line of products! All you have to do to win is submit to us a ROUND TABLE topic! If we choose YOUR topic, you win a t-shirt! Isn’t that amazing!?!

And we read some terrific questions and comments from our listeners!

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Mar 25, 2015

Episode #111 of The Starting Zone: The New Guy In the Garrison is ready for Download! The World of Warcraft Podcast for New Players and Experienced Players is back to talk about Blizzard Entertainment’s MMORPG video game, you know, the one we all love!

This week Mick Montgomery jumps on the microphone to talk the Future of The Starting Zone, and the future is very very bright!

 

The Starting Zone is produced by Spazbot Studios, Good Shows by Good People Visit them today! Also, The Starting Zone is a proud member of The Signals Media All Star Network, Check out all the Awesome Shows on the network today! It’s okay to stick their shows in your ears, Really!

Mar 19, 2015

Episode #109 of The Starting Zone: Thank You, Jesse is ready for Download! The World of Warcraft Podcast for New Players and Experienced Players is back to talk about Blizzard Entertainment’s MMORPG video game, you know, the one we all love!

This week Mick Montgomery sits down for a #whyIwow interview with his Co-Host and Friend, Mr. Jesse Kobayashi! This is a very special Podcast, you do not want to miss it. 

The Starting Zone is produced by Spazbot Studios, Good Shows by Good People Visit them today! Also, The Starting Zone is a proud member of The Signals Media All Star Network, Check out all the Awesome Shows on the network today! It’s okay to stick their shows in your ears, Really!

Mar 13, 2015

Episode #108 of The Starting Zone: Be the Best Guildie Ever is ready for Download! The World of Warcraft Podcast for New Players and Experienced Players is back to talk about Blizzard Entertainment’s MMORPG video game, you know, the one we all love!

This week Mick Montgomery is joined by TWO awesome guests! The first is a Man, A Tank, a Human Warrior, a World of Warcraft Fanatic, Kris Ahlman! Also, joining Mick, she really needs little introduction, all the Way from The United Kingdom, Alt from the Alternative Chat Blog and Podcast, and Extended Maintenance joins the show!

THE BREAKING WIND: This week we covered the top news stories in and around the World of Warcraft!

  • Blizzard made an impact at PAX EAST with little to no World of Warcraft News!

  • We covered the Overwatch announcement that a Beta was coming in the Fall!

  • Warcraft Legend turns Hero, as Sylvannas joins the Nexus in Heroes of the Storm!

  • Hearthstone also released info on the Black Rock Mountain Adventure!

Helping Hand: This week we  cover a several tips on how YOU can be the best guild member you can possibly be!

The Round Table: We debated whether or not Warcraft has seen the last of Garrosh Hellscream!

We also get into some Listener Questions and Comments! And we announced a new t-shirt Giveaway, and gave a t-shirt from Jinx.com away to our Chat Room! It was super fun!

The Starting Zone is produced by Spazbot Studios, Good Shows by Good People Visit them today! Also, The Starting Zone is a proud member of The Signals Media All Star Network, Check out all the Awesome Shows on the network today! It’s okay to stick their shows in your ears, Really!

Mar 12, 2015

Episode #107 of The Starting Zone: Ask Mr. Robot is ready for Download! The World of Warcraft Podcast for New Players and Experienced Players is back to talk about Blizzard Entertainment’s MMORPG video game, you know, the one we all love!

This week Mick Montgomery is joined by two very special guests! The first is Vee aka Zoopercat from Ask Mr. Robot. Vee jumped on the show to talk about her time playing World of Warcraft, the early days of Ask Mr. Robot, the Present and the very bright future! Mick and Vee were also joined by Ben Bumhoffer from Azeroth Round Table, because… well… Ben is just an awesome person to do a Podcast with!

This discussion was incredible! We really were able to get a terrific behind the scenes look at Ask Mr. Robot and a real appreciation for the TEAM behind this awesome set of tools created specifically for the World of Warcraft Community!

The Starting Zone is produced by Spazbot Studios, Good Shows by Good People Visit them today! Also, The Starting Zone is a proud member of The Signals Media All Star Network, Check out all the Awesome Shows on the network today! It’s okay to stick their shows in your ears, Really!

Mar 4, 2015

Episode #106 of The Starting Zone: Not Quite Free To Play is ready for Download! The World of Warcraft Podcast for New Players and Experienced Players is back to talk about Blizzard Entertainment’s MMORPG video game, you know, the one we all love!

This week Mick Montgomery is joined a 10-year veteran of the World of Warcraft. He is a GM, Raid Leader, and Main Tank on Doomhammer-Baelgun-US. YOUR Raid Leader may very well have a voice like his… Mr. Jason Lucas!

THE BREAKING WIND: This week we covered the top news stories in and around the World of Warcraft!

  • Patch 6.1 is out and we discuss our favorite parts of the patch so far!

  • Watcher did a Q & A and had some interesting stuff to say! (That rhymes!)

  • We announced a very special LIVE show happening on Thursday March 5th, featuring Zoopercat from Ask Mr. Robot!

Helping Hand: This week Jason Lucas gives you some tips on how to start your very first Raid Team and some things you HAVE to be mindful of when recruiting and conducting that first Raid!

The Round Table: World of Warcraft is introducing a new Token which is purchased out of game with Real Money and exchanged IN GAME on the Auction House for GOLD! What More! Players who buy the token get FREE PLAY TIME! We discuss and debate this Key Development in Blizzard’s Business Model and how a lot of folks are in correctly characterizing this as a FREE TO PLAY model!

The Inn Keeper: Jason and Mick discuss the recent competitive Hearthstone World Championship Series announcement and the announcement of the Kinguin Pro League which will feature some of the very best Players in the WORLD!

It Came From The Internet: This week make some predictions about what Blizzard will announce this week at PAX EAST!

We also get into some Listener Questions and Comments!

 

The Starting Zone is produced by Spazbot Studios, Good Shows by Good People Visit them today! Also, The Starting Zone is a proud member of The Signals Media All Star Network, Check out all the Awesome Shows on the network today! It’s okay to stick their shows in your ears, Really!

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