Episode #35 – YouTubing WoW & Being A Guild Officer With SoupaSoka

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Countdown To Classic’s here, and we’re in effect, want you to push it, babe, coolin’ by (Wednes)day and at night, working up a sweat, c’mon nerds, let’s go show the noobs, that we know, how to become number one, in a hot party show, now pod it.

Ah, pod it.  Pod it good.

Ah, pod it.  Pod it real good!!

Let’s get through Hump Day with a huge Salt ‘n’ Pepa reference as well as another awesome Countdown To Classic interview!

Today, Josh sits down with YouTube personality SoupaSoka, to discuss the trials and tribulations of being a guild officer and class manager, the ins and outs of creating World of Warcraft content for YouTube, and why rogues are…..unique people.

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Episode #34 – So…A Dwarf, A Firelord, & A Dragon Walk Into A Mountain…

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It’s the start of a new week and Josh survived a crazy weekend on the Gold Coast to bring you more Countdown To Classic!

Today, Countdown To Classic brings you the epic tale of the creation of Blackrock Mountain and how its current residents came to be there, covering off on the War of the Three Hammers, Lothar’s last stand, the life and times of Ragnaros, as well as what’s up with Nefarian.

Then, it’s time to break down what the community thought of BRM back in the day, ranging from it’s aesthetics to the PvE and PvP madness that went on there.

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Episode #33 – Sex, Lies & WoW – Role Playing With King Mike

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It’s the thrilling, sexy conclusion to interview week over at Countdown To Classic! Today, Josh sits down with role playing veteran, and listener of the show, King Mike, for a really fun chat about everything and anything role playing in World of Warcraft.

Topics include common misconceptions about role playing, some of the best role playing moments in WoW, and also, the subtle, sexy art of erotic role play.

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Episode #32 – I PvP’ed My Pants – PvP With Funknasty

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Josh gets lazy and brings you yet another amazing interview with PvP veteran, and listener of the show, Funknasty.

Listen in as Josh questions his guest all about the general landscape of World PvP, Battlegrounds and Twinking, being sure to write down some tips along the way.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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)

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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

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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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