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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: April, 2015
Apr 21, 2015

Episode #114 of The Starting Zone: Time Walking with Sparty Smallwood 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 and Alt are  joined by an awesome guest Sparty Smallwood. His stream focuses on sharing tips and teaching on everything from PVE raiding with his Coaches Corner segments and viewer and sub PVE runs to fun activities like Guild Survivor.  He has been the GM for Death Jesters, one of the oldest guilds on Stormrage US which just celebrated their tenth year as a guild. His website www.spartysmallwood.com is his blog as well as a forum site with many guides and tips, many contributed by his stream viewers

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

  • Patch 6.2 Details revealed Time Walking! Special Weekend events where players can go back and play older Dungeons and loot gear that scales to their level!

  • We discussed some of the news bits from Holinka’s Live Stream with Lore and the PvP Revelations he made!

  • Blizzcon tickets came and went… quickly!

Helping Hand: This week we  cover the details on how you go from LFR Raider, to Normal, To Heroic and eventually Mythic! Sparty gives us some awesome details about what you can expect as you progress as a RAIDER!

The Bucket List: This week Alt pointed us in the right direction for this NEW segment! Your Second assignment before we begin our journey checking off those items from the Bucket List! That’s right, you need a bigger set of bags!

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

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!

Hey Consider supporting our Sponsors for the show! We lined up some awesome deals for you, and if you decide to make a purchase it goes a long way towards helping out the show!

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Apr 16, 2015

Episode #113 of The Starting Zone: Holy Crap, Patch 6.2 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  and Alt are back to talk about the Patch 6.2, The WoW Token going Live and some awesome topics submitted by YOU the listeners!

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

  • Holy Crap! New Patch 6.2 Show Notes were dropped on us out of the blue!

  • We cover the Token going live and the economic impact!

  • We discussed a new featured introduced by OpenRaid that helps you match up with a Raid Team that’s perfect for you!

Helping Hand: This week we  cover the primer for a New Segment we will be doing called “The Bucket List”. Guides that you can use to help you accomplish certain things outside of the standard progression faire.

The Round Table: We debated how a Casual Guild should can best incorporate raiding into their community, and how to mitigate the issues between raiders who want to be successful and guild mates who are unaware the level of commitment it takes to be successful as a raider.

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

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!

Hey Consider supporting our Sponsors for the show! We lined up some awesome deals for you, and if you decide to make a purchase it goes a long way towards helping out the show!

Jinx.com has the t-shirt, hoodie, hat, you want with the LOGO of your favorite Video Game or Show / Comic Book The Walking Dead! Use the promo code SPAZBOT at check out for 15% off your entire purchase!

Skinit.com creates personalized cases and skins for your smart phone, tablet, laptop or gaming controller! Use the promo code SPAZBOT at check out for 20% off your purchase!

Dog House Systems makes elite gaming PC’s for the most discriminating player! Incredible customer service that cannot be beat! Use the Promo Code STORMCAST and get a FREE 120GB SSD Drive!

 

Static Free TV has one of the largest collection of DVD’s, BluRays, and Collectibles including stuff for The Walking Dead! Use the promo code SPAZBOT at check out for 15% off your entire purchase!

Apr 8, 2015

Episode #112 of The Starting Zone: The One With The New Co-Host 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 the new CO-HOST of the Podcast, Alt from Alternative Chat! What an exciting and important Podcast this was in the history of the show!

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

  • The WoW Token is out! We discuss the release date and the starting price Blizzard announced for the Gold Exchange!

  • We discussed Blizzard’s new Web Series, Warcraft Armory! Which one of us didn’t care for it? Listen and find out!

  • We discussed the April Fool’s Day Jokes as well! Oh, Blizzard, you so crazy!

Helping Hand: This week we  cover Alt’s 5 tips to NEW PLAYERS coming into the game!

The Round Table: We answered a tquestion from Listener Neaka. She wanted advice on leveling either her Priest or her Paladin! We also give you an awesome tip on how you can skip the Tanaan Jungle Quests! Neaka also one a free T-Shirt from Jinx.com for getting her topic read!

Parting Thoughts: This we introduce  new segment! Parting thoughts are Editorial pieces written by both Mick and Alt about a topic in the game!

  • This week Mick discussed the role of the Current Legendary Ring!

  • Alt discussed the limitations of our current inventory and some much needed changes.

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

Our original Theme Music was created by  Mr. Gee, who you can check out at newcoolnow.com

and Matt Norton, who you can also check out at soundcloud.com/man-muisc!

 

The Starting Zoneis 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!

Jinx.com has the t-shirt, hoodie, hat, you want with the LOGO of your favorite Video Game or Show / Comic Book The Walking Dead! Use the promo code SPAZBOT at check out for 15% off your entire purchase!

Skinit.com creates personalized cases and skins for your smart phone, tablet, laptop or gaming controller! Use the promo code SPAZBOT at check out for 20% off your purchase!

Dog House Systems makes elite gaming PC’s for the most discriminating player! Incredible customer service that cannot be beat! Use the Promo Code STORMCAST and get a FREE 120GB SSD Drive!

 

Static Free TV has one of the largest collection of DVD’s, BluRays, and Collectibles including stuff for The Walking Dead! Use the promo code SPAZBOT at check out for 15% off your entire purchase!

 

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