Another week, another blue post. Who would have thought it would be raining WoW Classic news?!?
Josh kicks off a jam packed episode by speaking to the listeners about the news regarding Blizzard’s decision to run with the 1.12 version of Alterac Valley.
Then, in part two of the show’s ‘Ask Kevin’ series, we hear from vanilla class designer Kevin Jordan about the design choices behind Mages in vanilla WoW.
Finally, we finish up with a fun, potentially divisive call about the ‘unwritten rules’ of vanilla World of Warcraft.
Continue reading “Episode #96 – PvP News, WoW Class Designer Talks Mages, & The Unwritten Rules Of Vanilla WoW”
It’s. All. Happening.
It’s a huge episode today as this one has it all.
Classic news, former WoW devs, raid chatter – we’ve got every Classic itch you’ve ever had scratched in this one!
Firstly, Josh puts up the bat signal to listeners Taladril, Sonosuke, & Axtel, who call in for the what is hopefully the deepest analysis of the Classic news that you’ve heard to this point.
After that, Josh re-enlists the aid of former vanilla WoW class designer Kevin Jordan, in explaining the thoughts of the devs when building the Warrior class.
Finally, the show finishes strong with a hugely fun chat with two vanilla raiders, Docken and BluePanther7, all about AQ40, a huge trip down memory lane than you won’t want to miss.
Continue reading “Episode #95 – Classic News, Ex-WoW Dev Talks Warriors + AQ40”
Where did everyone from famous vanilla guild <Death And Taxes> go? Why haven’t we heard from them with the release of Classic getting closer and closer?
Today, Josh sits down for a long overdue interview with Nineteen27, who was there in the trenches as a member of Death & Taxes all those years ago. Listen in as Nineteen27 regales us with an oral history of the ups and downs of vanilla world firsts and what it was like being, and playing with, some of the best of the best.
After that, we hear about flight path frustrations, as well as druids and the lore of Sunken Temple.
Continue reading “Episode #94 – A History Of World Firsts With Death & Taxes, Flight Paths, Druids + Sunken Temple Lore”
Countdown To Classic celebrates its first birthday in style, as Josh takes what is his favourite call to date on the show with musician and content creator, Chimly, analysing the music of vanilla World of Warcraft.
Come celebrate the show’s birthday with a banger of a soundtrack as Chimly goes deep on why the game’s music is arguably the greatest in the history of video games.
After that, Josh takes another listener call touching on the economy and the auction house, before finishing up with a bit of memory lane.
Continue reading “Episode #93 – The Music Of World of Warcraft + The Economy + Undercity”
Did you love Molten Core? Do you crave to take down Ragnaros once again?
Listen in as Josh speaks with three elite vanilla raiders, from back in the day and on the private server scene, as they discuss everything and anything Molten Core.
The guys touch on great loot commentary, obscure boss strats, and Thunderfury chat and more during an extensive chat about this beloved vanilla World of Warcraft raid.
Josh then takes a great call all about mounts, and finishes up with the lore of Maraudon.
Continue reading “Episode #92 – Molten Core, Mounts & Maraudon”
Listen in on a fun group chat all about one of the more beloved instances in vanilla WoW – Scarlet Monastery.
Join Josh, Defcamp, Melderon and Orcbit as they reunite and talk all about why High Inquisitor Sally Whitemane and her loveable band of religious zealots are so much fun to go and visit time after time.
The episode also touches on Enhancement Shaman and The Four Horsemen, before finishing up with fan favourite segments Anger Management and Memory Lane.
Continue reading “Episode #91 – Scarlet Monastery, Enhancement Shaman, Four Horsemen, Anger Management + Memory Lane”
Calls, calls, calls!!!
Countdown To Classic brings you a bonanza of listener interaction as Josh takes a handful of great calls from the dedicated listeners of the show covering a wide variety of topics.
Then we finish up with the epic finale to the Old Gods lore that we started up last week.
Continue reading “Episode #90 – PvP Issues With OhGee, Playing With WoW Celebs, War In WoW Part 3, Role Playing, Learning Languages Through WoW & Old Gods Lore Part 2”