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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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Oct 28, 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 how to clean up your PC for Shadowlands, Hallow's End, Raid Nerfs, Bursting Changes and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #419: Refresh your PC for Shadowlands! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – World Quest Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Ulmath, the Soulbinder
  • 8.3 World Boss – Grand Empress Shek’zara
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Fortified/Bursting/Volcanic/Awakened
  • Call to Arms – Stormsong Valley, Mechagon and Vale of Eternal Blossoms
  • Impressive Influence Returns - October 1st to October 31st
  • Horrific Vision - Stormwind
  • PvP Brawl: Temple of Hotmogu
  • Island Expeditions
    • Molten Cay (Ogres)
    • Rotting Mire (Saurok)
    • Jorundall (Taunka)
  • Salvage Vendor
    • Dread Chain Salvage
      • Qinsho’s Eternal Hound
      • Surf Jelly
    • Skittering Hollow Salvage
      • Surf Jelly
    • Verdant Wilds Salvage
      • Surf Jelly
      • Various mog appearances
    • Elemental Salvage
      • Transmogs
      • Pets
  • Hallow’s End - Ends November 1st
  • Day of the Dead - November 1st to 3rd
  • Darkmoon Faire - November 1st to Saturday November 7th
  • Impressive Influence 100% Increased Rep buff ends on October 31st!
  • Hotfixes
  • Shadowlands Development Update Notes
  • Transmog Flexibility With Legion Artifacts In Shadowlands
  • 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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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!

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Oct 25, 2020
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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas asked their Patrons "What are you doing with this extra pre-patch time?" and answered their questions on the October 2020 Patron Q&A!

Episode #418: October Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

  • Which achievement on your account are you most proud of?
  • What one thing do you think you'll miss the most once we're in Shadowlands?
  • Can you explain how you came to settle on your keybinds, especially for Boomkin, Spencer. How did you arrange rotation versus utility, comfort versus necessity etc. Outside of things specific to the size of your hands or hardware, do you have any tips for finding an optimal set up?
  • Which stand out zones or quest lines have your experienced via Chromie time that you either forgot about or never completed before?
  • You are in charge of WOW developments, what (1) change would you do to the game if cost,time are no longer a factor?

 

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! 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! 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!

Oct 21, 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 how pre-patch is going so far, Hallow's End, 6 month sub reward, the Sounds of Shadowlands and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #417: How's Pre-patch so far? 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!

Oct 14, 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 Shadowlands Pre-patch 9.0.1 is live!! We dive everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #416: Pre-Patch is Live! 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!

Oct 7, 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 Shadowlands release delay, Classic Conquest, Potion changes, Conduits and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #415: Shadowlands Delayed! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Arena Skirmish Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Wekemara
  • 8.3 World Boss – Vuk’laz the Earthbreaker
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Tyrannical/Bursting/Necrotic/Awakened
  • Call to Arms – Zuldazar , Nazjatar and Uldum
  • Impressive Influence Returns - October 1st to October 31st
  • Darkmoon Faire - October 4th to 10th
  • Island Expeditions
    • Skittering Hollow (Troggs)
    • Jorundall (Vargul)
    • Snowblossom Village (Mantid)
  • Salvage Vendor
    • Skittering Hollow Salvage
      • Surf Jelly
    • Snowblossom Salvage
      • Qinsho’s Eternal Hound
    • Molten Cay Salvage
        • Also Surf Jelly
    • Elemental Salvage
      • Transmogs
      • Pets
  • Horrific Vision - Orgrimmar
  • Corruption Vendor Schedule, week of October 6th
  • Rotation 1
    • Ineffable Truth 1 (12 Corruption)
    • Honed Mind 1 (15 Corruption)
    • Strikethrough 2 (15 Corruption)
    • Masterful 2 (15 Corruption)
    • Twisted Appendage 3 (66 Corruption)
    • Expedient 3 (20 Corruption)
  • Rotation 2
    • Void Ritual 1 (15 Corruption)
    • Masterful 1 (10 Corruption)
    • Siphoner 2 (28 Corruption)
    • Deadly Momentum 2 (20 Corruption)
    • Ineffable Truth 2 (30 Corruption)
    • Versatile 3 (20 Corruption)
    • Avoidant 2 (12 Corruption)
  • WoW Classic Fall Conquest
  • An Update on Shadowlands
  • Shadowlands Development Update – October
  • Health Potions Update
  • 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!

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