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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: January, 2019
Jan 30, 2019

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas sit down to talk the latest goings-on in and around the World of Warcraft!

Episode #307: BoDA Wing 1, The Meatball on a Toothpick! is ready for Download!

What's New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event - Battleground Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Ji’arak
  • Mythic+ Affixes - Tyrannical/Raging/Volcanic/Reaping
  • Call to Arms - Vol’dun
  • Island Expeditions
    • Dread Chain (Kvaldir)
    • Skittering Hollow (Kobolds)
    • Havenswood (Worgen)
  • Micro-Holiday - Kirin Tor Tavern Crawl - January 31st, 2019
  • Lunar Festival - Live through February 11th, 2019
  • Darkmoon Faire - Feb 3 - Feb 9, 2019
  • Battle of Dazar’alor Raid Finder Wing 1 is Available!
  • and much more!

Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone

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The Starting Zone is produced by Spazbot Studios, Good Shows by Good People Visit them today!

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Jan 28, 2019

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas sit down to talk with our Patrons about what's on their minds for the January Patron Q&A!

Episode #306: January Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

What's New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • How would Warcraft end? How do you think it should end?
  • Since most people got some winter weather this week what are yalls favorite snow day activities?  And if you could take one system/ activity back to vanilla from the current game what would it be?
  • I consider myself a player struggling with "grass is always greener" syndrome; anytime I am playing one toon, I see another sparkly class from another player and work on gearing that one instead. And the cycle repeats. This severely inhibits my progress with my "main" (more realistically, "main three") with reputation, heart levels, etc. What advice would you offer for those struggling to stick with the main toon they love so much yet easily put aside for other distractions?
  • Jason, what is the best shield in the game? Spencer, which weapon do you wish Druids could use, and why is it Shields?
  • There's a lot of complaints across the Wow-o-sphere about the Alliance WM quest, do you think it would be more effective at getting people engaged in War Mode if it required them to complete a number of Emissaries in WM rather than just kill enemy players?
  • With the latest World first race just 4 days 14 hours away from beginning, What can blizzard do to balance the issues that the war mode option brings? Limit Faction swapped to alliance to get the current war front cycle reward, and the alliance quest to kill 25 players for 400 ilvl gear. Understanding that World first is actually a small percentage of the population of the players of the game, with alliance being the only faction having had the benefits of playing warmode.  Obviously I am a horde player, but I just feel like with the ability to shard in and out of certain heavily faction populated shards how can blizzard go about balancing war mode?

Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone

Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!

We've got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

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The Starting Zone is produced by Spazbot Studios, Good Shows by Good People Visit them today!

Are you looking for some AWESOME DEALS?!? Want to support our shows & Spazbot Studios? Well, you clicked on the right web page! We have some great deals lined up for you below, so check them out! Any purchase you make using the links & coupons below helps support our show!

We have partnered with Jinx.com to bring you an AWESOME DEAL! Use the PROMO CODE “SPAZBOT” at checkout to get 15% off your NEXT purchase! That’s right, 15% off your next purchase of any order of $120.00 or LESS! What are you waiting for? Jinx makes shirts, hoodies, heck, even socks emblazoned with the LOGO of your FAVORITE Game!

Gunnar Optiks Provide Killer Gaming Eyewear! Help Fight off Fatigue and stay in the fight even longer! Use the promo code SPAZBOT at checkout for 10% off your entire purchase!

Jan 23, 2019

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas sit down to talk the latest goings-on in and around the World of Warcraft!

Episode #305: It's Season 2uesDay! is ready for Download!

What's New this Week in World of Warcraft!

Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone

Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!

We've got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is shirts-1.jpg

The Starting Zone is produced by Spazbot Studios, Good Shows by Good People Visit them today!

Are you looking for some AWESOME DEALS?!? Want to support our shows & Spazbot Studios? Well, you clicked on the right web page! We have some great deals lined up for you below, so check them out! Any purchase you make using the links & coupons below helps support our show!

We have partnered with Jinx.com to bring you an AWESOME DEAL! Use the PROMO CODE “SPAZBOT” at checkout to get 15% off your NEXT purchase! That’s right, 15% off your next purchase of any order of $120.00 or LESS! What are you waiting for? Jinx makes shirts, hoodies, heck, even socks emblazoned with the LOGO of your FAVORITE Game!

Gunnar Optiks Provide Killer Gaming Eyewear! Help Fight off Fatigue and stay in the fight even longer! Use the promo code SPAZBOT at checkout for 10% off your entire purchase!

Jan 16, 2019

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas sit down to talk the latest goings-on in and around the World of Warcraft!

Episode #304: Farewell to Season One! is ready for Download!

What's New this Week in World of Warcraft!

Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone

Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!

We've got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is shirts-1.jpg


The Starting Zone is produced by Spazbot Studios, Good Shows by Good People Visit them today!

Are you looking for some AWESOME DEALS?!? Want to support our shows & Spazbot Studios? Well, you clicked on the right web page! We have some great deals lined up for you below, so check them out! Any purchase you make using the links & coupons below helps support our show!

We have partnered with Jinx.com to bring you an AWESOME DEAL! Use the PROMO CODE “SPAZBOT” at checkout to get 15% off your NEXT purchase! That’s right, 15% off your next purchase of any order of $120.00 or LESS! What are you waiting for? Jinx makes shirts, hoodies, heck, even socks emblazoned with the LOGO of your FAVORITE Game!

Gunnar Optiks Provide Killer Gaming Eyewear! Help Fight off Fatigue and stay in the fight even longer! Use the promo code SPAZBOT at checkout for 10% off your entire purchase!

Jan 9, 2019
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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas sit down to talk the latest goings-on in and around the World of Warcraft!

 

Episode #302: Reap the Bounty! is ready for Download!

What's New this Week in World of Warcraft!

Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone

 
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!

We've got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

 
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The Starting Zone is produced by Spazbot Studios, Good Shows by Good People Visit them today!

Are you looking for some AWESOME DEALS?!? Want to support our shows & Spazbot Studios? Well, you clicked on the right web page! We have some great deals lined up for you below, so check them out! Any purchase you make using the links & coupons below helps support our show!

We have partnered with Jinx.com to bring you an AWESOME DEAL! Use the PROMO CODE “SPAZBOT” at checkout to get 15% off your NEXT purchase! That’s right, 15% off your next purchase of any order of $120.00 or LESS! What are you waiting for? Jinx makes shirts, hoodies, heck, even socks emblazoned with the LOGO of your FAVORITE Game!

Gunnar Optiks Provide Killer Gaming Eyewear! Help Fight off Fatigue and stay in the fight even longer! Use the promo code SPAZBOT at checkout for 10% off your entire purchase!
Jan 3, 2019

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas sit down to talk the latest goings-on in and around the World of Warcraft!

Episode #302: Reap the Bounty! is ready for Download!

What's New this Week in World of Warcraft!

Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone

Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!

We've got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!


The Starting Zone is produced by Spazbot Studios, Good Shows by Good People Visit them today!

Are you looking for some AWESOME DEALS?!? Want to support our shows & Spazbot Studios? Well, you clicked on the right web page! We have some great deals lined up for you below, so check them out! Any purchase you make using the links & coupons below helps support our show!

We have partnered with Jinx.com to bring you an AWESOME DEAL! Use the PROMO CODE “SPAZBOT” at checkout to get 15% off your NEXT purchase! That’s right, 15% off your next purchase of any order of $120.00 or LESS! What are you waiting for? Jinx makes shirts, hoodies, heck, even socks emblazoned with the LOGO of your FAVORITE Game!

Gunnar Optiks Provide Killer Gaming Eyewear! Help Fight off Fatigue and stay in the fight even longer! Use the promo code SPAZBOT at checkout for 10% off your entire purchase!

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