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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: 2024
Apr 17, 2024

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

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss first impressions of War Within Alpha, Pandaria Remix, Season 4 Next week, SoD Raid Impressions, Hotfixes and everything going on around Azeroth and The Dragon Isles!

Episode #627: The War Within Alpha!

 

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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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Apr 9, 2024

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

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss things going away with Season 3, Season 4 PTR, SoD Phase 3 launch, Hotfixes and everything going on around Azeroth and The Dragon Isles!

Episode #626: Respect Players Time!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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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Apr 2, 2024

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

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Plunderstorm Updates, SoD Phase 3, Season 4 PTR, Hotfixes and everything going on around Azeroth and The Dragon Isles!

Episode #625: Season 4, Phase 3, Plundering is PvP!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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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Mar 26, 2024

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

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Plunderstorm, SoD Phase 3, Subscription Numbers, Hotfixes and everything going on around Azeroth and The Dragon Isles!

Episode #624: Plunderstorming Subscriptions!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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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Mar 18, 2024

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

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Unknown Event, Tips for Hearthstone WoW Rewards, Season 4 Dungeon Changes, Hotfixes and everything going on around Azeroth and The Dragon Isles!

Episode #623: Season 4 Dungeon Redo!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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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Mar 12, 2024

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

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Hearthstone Anniversary Crossover, Live and SoD Balance changes, Cataclysm Beta, Hotfixes and everything going on around Azeroth and The Dragon Isles!

Episode #622: Hearthstone 10 Year Anniversary Crossover!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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!

Mar 5, 2024

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

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Hearthstone Anniversary Crossover, the March Trading Post, SoD Dev update, Hotfixes and everything going on around Azeroth and The Dragon Isles!

Episode #621: Fiery Hearthsteed!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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!

Feb 26, 2024

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

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss, Embers of Fyr’alath update, HSF Classic WoW, Hotfixes and everything going on around Azeroth and The Dragon Isles!

Episode #620: Legendary Distribution!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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!

Feb 20, 2024

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

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss SoD Phase 2 Week 2, Raid and Dungeon fixes, Hotfixes and everything going on around Azeroth and The Dragon Isles!

Episode #619: Where is the Discovery?

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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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Feb 13, 2024

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

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss SoD Phase 2 Week 1, Love is in the Air revamp, Hotfixes and everything going on around Azeroth and The Dragon Isles!

Episode #618: Refreshed Love!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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!

Feb 6, 2024

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

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss SoD Phase 2, Lunar Fest, Love is in the Air, Hotfixes and everything going on around Azeroth and The Dragon Isles!

Episode #617: Phase 2 SoD Boogaloo!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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!

Jan 30, 2024

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

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss recent layoffs in the gaming industry, lots of WoW holidays, Fyrakk Strategies, Blizzards new President, Hotfixes and everything going on around Azeroth and The Dragon Isles!

Episode #616: Felling Fyrakk!

 

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event - Cataclysm Timewalking
  • 10. 2 World Boss - Aurostor, the Hibernator
    • 441 ilvl Loot
  • PvP Brawl - Classic Ashran
  • Mythic + Affixes
    • Tyrannical
    • Entangling
    • Bursting
  • Micro-Holiday: Call of the Scarab - January 21st to 23rd
  • Azerothian Archives Overview
  • Oultand Cup - January 18th to 31st
  • Darkmoon Faire starts February 4th, runs through February 10th
  • Lunar Festival starts February 3rd, runs through February 17th
  • Love is in the Air starts February 5th, runs through February 19th
  • Johanna Faries as the New President of Blizzard Entertainment
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!
You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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!

Jan 22, 2024

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

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss 10.2.5 Seeds of Renewal Update, Class Tuning, Follower Dungeons, Hotfixes and everything going on around Azeroth and The Dragon Isles!

Episode #615: 10.2.5 is Live!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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!

Jan 15, 2024

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

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss tomorrows 10.2.5 Seeds of Renewal Content Update, Season 4 tier sets, Hotfixes and everything going on around Azeroth and The Dragon Isles!

Episode #614: Seeds of Renewal!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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!

Jan 9, 2024

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

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Mythic+ Affixes, Bans for December, Boss Guides for Smolderon and Tindral, Hotfixes and everything going on around Azeroth and The Dragon Isles!

Episode #613: Up the Contrast!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event - Wrath of the Lich King Timewalking
  • 10. 2 World Boss - Aurostor, the Hibernator
    • 441 ilvl Loot
  • PvP Brawl - Comp Stomp
  • Mythic + Affixes
    • Fortified
    • Storming
    • Bursting
  • Darkmoon Faire - January 7th through 13th
  • Bans for December 2023
  • Smolderon and Tindral Boss Guides
  • Hotfixes
  • ABetterABK
  • and much more!
You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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!

Jan 5, 2024

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

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Seeds of Renewal, New Black Market items, Trader's Tender, Hotfixes and everything going on around Azeroth and The Dragon Isles!

Episode #612: Seeds of Renewal January 16th!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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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