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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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May 25, 2016

Episode #152 of The Starting Zone: Legion Beta Is Here 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 Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas! 

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

  • The Legion Beta was announced… and then launched!
  • Jesse Cox and Watcher Sit down for a chat! We have highlights!
  • The Watcher Drops a bomb blue post on the forums!

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May 4, 2016

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Episode #151: We Know When The Legion is Coming 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 and they are better than ever!

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

  • Legion finally has a Release Date and We’re All Excited!
  • The Latest Warcraft Trailer had people split!

Helping Hand: We give you some tips on how you can still get a Blizzcon Ticket if you want one! Check out this website lfblizzcon.com!

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Apr 30, 2016

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Episode #150 of The Starting Zone: Something To Say 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  flies solo to bring you a very special episode of the The Starting Zone. He talks with several people about the current state of World of Warcraft Podcasting. He also speaks with a Former Blizzard Community Manager about how Blizzard views the community and podcasters, and he also discusses the Future and the End of The Starting Zone!

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Apr 7, 2016

Episode #149 of The Starting Zone: For the Kids 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 Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas to talk about the latest news!

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

  • Blizzard partners with US Publisher Scholastic on a New awesome book project!
  • Blizzard stepped up the April Fools Game once again!
  • Warcraft Movie Marketing is getting Mixed Reviews!

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Mar 11, 2016

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Episode #148 of The Starting Zone: #WhyIWow w/ Elepheagle 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 Alt brings us another AWESOME #WhyIWow Interview! She sat down with Mr. Ross Fale, aka Elepheagle who writes a pretty interesting Blog called Feckless Leader, which you can check out at fecklessleader.blogspot.com! With no further adieu, here is your #WhyIWow Interview!

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Feb 27, 2016

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Episode #147 of The Starting Zone: #WhyIWow with Spencer Downey 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 and interviews Spencer Downey for a Why I Wow Interview! Spencer is a seasoned World of Warcraft Player and frequent contributor on The Starting Zone and Super Heroic! Did you know he was also one of the founding members of the Convert To Raid Guild? We talk about his Journey in World of Warcraft and get some insight on what it took to build one of the Largest Guilds in the World!

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Feb 18, 2016

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Episode #146 of The Starting Zone: The 2016 Q4 Earnings Report 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 Alt  is back with her good friend JOAR and they are going to discuss the Q4 Earnings Report by Blizzard in depth!

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Feb 18, 2016

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Episode #145 of The Starting Zone: The Art of Selling a Movie 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 Tyler Rivers!

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

  • We discuss Blizzard’s recent focus on Community Content Creators, and we talk about the culture of Badge Art!
  • Blizzard is poised to have its biggest year ever in 2016!
  • The Warcraft Movie might give you a copy of World of Warcraft!

Helping Hand: We take a look at things for you to do consider doing, during a LONG content Drought! We hope that our thoughts keep you inspired and keep you motivated as you play World of Warcraft!

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Jan 28, 2016

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Episode #144 of The Starting Zone: My Fantasy Vs Your Convenience 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 and they are better than ever!

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

  • We Preview World of Warcraft in 2016!
  • Warcraft gets a New Community Manager, Welcome Ornyx
  • Warcraft’s CM Kaivax (aka Randy Jordan) asks you about your favorite shows!

Round Table: This week we discuss an age old question, how does Blizzard maintain fantasy elements in their design and preserve immersion, when people just want everything to be convenient.

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Jan 20, 2016

Episode #143 of The Starting Zone: #WhyIWow w/ JOAR 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   takes a back seat as Alt drives the show with a great #WHIWOW episode!

#WHYIWOW INTERVIEW: This week ALT has conducted a GREAT #WHYIWOW Interview with JOAR aka David! He has a great story about how Warcraft came into his life, and also this guy has some really terrific insights into the Finance and how it affects Blizzard and Warcraft. This is the moment when we rip off Planet Money! To check out more of David’s thoughts and musings you can check out his website: http://wowaltaddiction.blogspot.co.uk/

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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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Jan 11, 2016

Episode #142 of The Starting Zone: 2016 is Here! is ready for Download! 

Mick is riding solo this week with a brief little message about the show moving into 2016! 

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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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