Episode #77 – Ex-NFL Player Chris Kluwe On WoW, Raiding, Classic, eSports & Football

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Countdown To Classic checks off another bucket list item for the show by sitting down with former NFL punter, Chris Kluwe, to talk about balancing life in the NFL with hardcore raiding in World Of Warcraft.

Chris chats and laughs along with Josh over a variety of topics including, raiding as a rogue, Blizzard games, the state of eSports, and a few funny football memories.

Highlights Below:

  • Meeting Chris – 2:50
  • Becoming A Top Flight Raider – 7:55
  • How To Apply For A Top Raiding Guild As An NFL Player – 9:50
  • Easily Fund Your Real Hobbies Via An NFL Career – 13:35
  • Writing A Sci-Fi Book – 16:35
  • Balancing Hobbies With Life In The NFL – 19:10
  • How To Raid & Keep Your Job In Training Camp – 27:55
  • Enjoying Azeroth Anonymously – 30:20
  • Lingering Memories Of Raiding – 36:15
  • DKP, The Warglaives Of Azzinoth & Paying Your Dues – 39:00
  • Did Somebody Say ‘Thunderfury – Blessed Blade of the Windseeker’? – 41:30
  • Building Wife Aggro – 46:20
  • Dealing With Kids & Online Gaming In 2018 – 49:15
  • Life As The Guild’s Celebrity – 51:50
  • Other Footballers & MMO’s – 53:50
  • Curt Schilling & Investment Opportunities- 58:10
  • Will Chris Play Classic? – 1:01:40
  • Talking Rose Coloured Glasses – 1:04:45
  • Gamers Are Allowed To Like Different Games – 1:08:40
  • If You Played Classic, Would You Do It Differently? – 1:11:40
  • Chris’ Favourite Content In Vanilla – 1:13:40
  • Memory Lane With Chris – 1:14:50
  • Pressure In The NFL vs. Pressure In WoW – 1:19:50
  • Feeling The Heat In The NFL & The NFC Championship Game – 1:21:55
  • The State Of eSports & Labour Crises – 1:24:45
  • Investing In eSports – 1:29:50
  • What Hurt More: A Big Hit Or Missing Out On An Epic? – 1:34:15
  • Chris’ Craziest NFL Story – 1:41:00
  • Blizzard Gaming & Rock N’ Roll Racing – 1:43:25
  • Chris’ Blizzcon Memories – 1:45:35
  • Blizzcon Tips – 1:47:00
  • Diablo & Path Of Exile – 1:48:25
  • Signing Off – 1:49:55
  • Anger Management – 1:52:25
  • Memory Lane – 1:55:25
  • Listener Feedback Re: ‘Classic Expansions’ – 2:07:05
  • Show News & Shout Outs – 2:11:15

 

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