Episode #31 – Kicked In The Questies – AddOns With Aero


It’s interview time over at Countdown HQ and today we’ve got Questie developer and AddOn enthusiast, Aero, who sits down to chat all things AddOn development and implementation in vanilla World of Warcraft.

Then, it’s time for Calling Countdown as Josh takes a couple of listener calls, firstly covering introducing World of Warcraft into a relationship and then, on Twinking and Ninja Looting.

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Episode #30 – Let’s (Dire) Maul Ass


TGIFSICLTCTCLE – That’s the acronym for Thank God It’s Friday So I Can Listen To Countdown To Classic’s Lore Episode!

Listen in as Josh reads you the complete history of Dire Maul, covering off on the creation of the Night Elves, Queen Azshara, The War of the Ancients, The Great Sundering and the corruption of Prince Tortheldrin.

Then we hear from the community on topics such as how long Dire Maul took to complete, farming DM solo, and the benefits of tribute runs.  Also, who was the real ‘DM’…..

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Episode #29 – Pull My Totem, Fear My Windfury


It’s back to the forums after a week away from them! Josh furiously breaks down the pros and cons of switching factions for Classic, what to expect when you’re expecting an Elemental Shaman, and all things ninja looting.

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Episode #28 – Extra Tank, Hold The Spank – The Turocko Interview


Countdown To Classic triumphantly returns on a Tuesday just to mix things up! As Josh continues to finish his notes on the week’s forum episode, we turn to even more interviews!

This week, Josh sits down with tanking veteran and listener of the show, Turocko, for an epic chat about everything and anything tanking in vanilla World of Warcraft.

Then, Josh answers the phones again, and takes a call from a mysterious AAA game studio veteran about World of Warcraft: Classic development theories and testing cycles.  Then, Josh speaks with a PS CM all about managing an MMORPG community and some of the work that goes on behind the scenes of a PS.

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Episode #27 – Thrall In The Family (Part Two)


Friday brings you an action packed hour worth of lore again as Josh ties off loose ends and finishes off the thrilling story of Thrall, Warchief of the Horde.

We finish the tale of Durnholde Keep, then cover the Horde’s trip across to Kalimdor with a stopover along the way, problems with Thermore, the Battle of Mount Hyjal and then the founding of Orgrimmar.

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Episode #26 – If You Guild It, They Will Come – The Hoth Interview


The half way point of the week brings yet another Countdown To Classic in depth interview.  Today Josh sits down with listener Hoth, to discuss all things guild leadership, and the do’s and do not’s of managing a large guild.

After that, Josh takes a couple of listener calls in Calling Countdown, followed up by a bit of Memory Lane and then some shout outs and show news.

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Episode #25 – This Is My MM-O Face – The Big Fish Interview


Roll out the red carpet for the week to come with some Countdown To Classic!

Josh is feeling a little under the weather today, so in lieu of the regular Monday forum trip, it’s going to be another in depth interview! What a slacker!! Today, we talk to YouTuber & streamer ‘The Big Fish’ who talks about humour in WoW, gaming at a young age, MMO history and WoW’s effect on the genre.

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