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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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Jun 30, 2020
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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 June 2020 Patron Q&A!e

Episode #397: June Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

  • My question for the call in show: Can you say something nice about Holy Priests without any caveats? As a holy priest main of many years, I've grown tired of hearing how great all the other healing specs are. Thanks! Love the show!
  • Hey guys! Just a question on the lighter side for you now:
    Have you considered main'ing something else for Shadowlands now that you have tried out Alpha for a few weeks and most classes are getting an overhaul of sorts?
    And if not; any class that stands out as more fun than others for you?eeeeeee
    Keep up the great work!
  • What haven’t you liked about your main spec in alpha?
  • So here's one for ya. I have hated corrupted gear and the entire system around it more than pretty much anything ever in the history of the game. What are your guys pros and cons of it? Thanks in advance.
  • Now that we have finished up the raids in BFA what was your favorite raid and favorite/least favorite of both?
  • Finding the best gear to put your corruptions on, what is the process you use to find the best pieces to put corruption on?
  • Our raid team is part of a larger community, we decided to split off, what are some tips you guys have for this new team?
  • I'd hoped to be able to get my question in voice, but it doesn't look like I will have time before i have to join my wife for supper. So here it is in chat.. I have been in a Heroic Progression raiding team for 5 years. We were always within a boss or two of Jason's raid team. Always getting AOTC and a few bosses into mythic before the next raid tier released. It was a hard decision but had to retire two months ago. The daily grind of the Vale, Uldum, horrific visions, mythic dungeons for better gear, etc, etc. was taking too many of my waking hours. How do you two not get burned out with all the time you devote to the hobby as well as full time jobs and family?

 

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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Jun 24, 2020

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

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Timewalking Event, MDI Global Finals Announced, Midsummer Fire Festival and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #396: A stroll through time! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Burning Crusade Timewalking
  • 8.3 World Boss – Grand Empress Shek’zara
  • Nazjatar World Boss – Ulmath, the Soulbinder
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Tyrannical/Raging/Explosive/Awakened
  • Call to Arms – Vol’dun, Nazjatarn and Uldum
  • Island Expeditions
    • Skittering Hollow (Nerubians)
    • Jorundall (Taunka)
    • Crestfall (Dragonkin)
  • Island Salvage Caches
    • Skittering Hollow
    • Snowblossom
    • Un’gol Ruins
    • Elemental
    • Venture Co.
  • Horrific Vision - Stormwind
  • PvP Brawl: Temple of Hotmogu
  • Midsummer Fire Festival June 21st to July 5th
  • Hotfixes
  • Auction House fixes
  • 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

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! Visit them today by clicking the banner below! REMEMBER TO CLICK THE BANNER BELOW!

Look Human is an apparel company with 100,000 unique and fun designs so you can express your unique identity. Whether you are a gamer, movie nerd, science geek, fitness nut, or just want to show off your general weird self... Use our promo code 'spazbot' to get ANY t-Shirt for 14.99! For some shirts that is nearly 50% their retail price. Holy Crap Balls. So, what are you waiting for? Go be you, and LOOK HUMAN today!

Shop LookHUMAN Today!

Jun 17, 2020

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

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the need for faster patches with better notes, Corruption vendor, AWC Cup #4  and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #395: More Fixes More Often! 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! Visit them today by clicking the banner below! REMEMBER TO CLICK THE BANNER BELOW!

Look Human is an apparel company with 100,000 unique and fun designs so you can express your unique identity. Whether you are a gamer, movie nerd, science geek, fitness nut, or just want to show off your general weird self... Use our promo code 'spazbot' to get ANY t-Shirt for 14.99! For some shirts that is nearly 50% their retail price. Holy Crap Balls. So, what are you waiting for? Go be you, and LOOK HUMAN today!

Shop LookHUMAN Today!

Jun 10, 2020

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

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Americas and EU AWC Cup #3, PvP tuning, Corruption vendor and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #394: Corruptions are hard! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Battle for Azeroth Dungeon Event
  • 8.3 World Boss – Grand Empress Shek’zara
  • Nazjatar World Boss – Ulmath, the Soulbinder
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Fortified/Bolstering/Grievous/Awakened
  • Call to Arms – Drustvar, Mechagon and Vale of Eternal Blossoms
  • Island Expeditions
    • Skittering Hollow (Nerubians)
    • Havenswood (Cultists)
    • Crestfall (Dragonkin)
  • Island Salvage Caches
    • Snowblossom
    • Un’gol Ruins
    • Whispering Reef
    • Venture Co.
  • Horrific Vision - Stormwind
  • Darkmoon Faire - June 7th to 13th
  • AWC NA Cup #3
  • AWC EU Cup #3
  • Hotfixes
  • PvP Tuning Changes
  • Shadowlands Update
  • Torghast Torment Update
  • WoW Classic Summer Bowl
  • 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

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! Visit them today by clicking the banner below! REMEMBER TO CLICK THE BANNER BELOW!

Look Human is an apparel company with 100,000 unique and fun designs so you can express your unique identity. Whether you are a gamer, movie nerd, science geek, fitness nut, or just want to show off your general weird self... Use our promo code 'spazbot' to get ANY t-Shirt for 14.99! For some shirts that is nearly 50% their retail price. Holy Crap Balls. So, what are you waiting for? Go be you, and LOOK HUMAN today!

Shop LookHUMAN Today!

Jun 3, 2020

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

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Americas and EU AWC Cup #2, Gushing Wounds Nerf, more inclusive Elves and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #393: Thousand Boat Bash! 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! Visit them today by clicking the banner below! REMEMBER TO CLICK THE BANNER BELOW!

Look Human is an apparel company with 100,000 unique and fun designs so you can express your unique identity. Whether you are a gamer, movie nerd, science geek, fitness nut, or just want to show off your general weird self... Use our promo code 'spazbot' to get ANY t-Shirt for 14.99! For some shirts that is nearly 50% their retail price. Holy Crap Balls. So, what are you waiting for? Go be you, and LOOK HUMAN today!

Shop LookHUMAN Today!

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