Big news this past week as we were told by big blue that internal alpha testing had begun over at Irvine! Josh breaks down this news and what it means for us moving forward with the listeners.
Then we hear from former vanilla WoW class designer Kevin Jordan on Warlocks for another amazing segment of Ask Kevin.
After that, the show features an in depth interview with Martin Falch, creator of the immensely popular machinima series from back in the day, ‘Tales of the Past’ to discuss the ins and outs of making those movies.
Finally, we hear all about the pros and cons of knowing vanilla quests inside and out.
Continue reading “Episode #101 – Alpha Announced, Kevin Jordan On Warlocks, Tales of the Past Creator Speaks & Quest Knowledge”
Countdown To Classic turns in its 100th episode, and hits that century mark in style by bringing you a bunch of great calls with the listeners of the show.
First, Josh undertakes the most ambitious call in history as he gets 10 people on the line to discuss the emotional journey of the past three years, from the shutdown of Nostalrius to the announcement of WoW: Classic to where we are today.
After that, former vanilla WoW class designer Kevin Jordan is back again to discuss the design philosophies behind Paladins.
Next, Josh has a bit of fun and enlists the help of some North American and Oceanic players to woo him to their servers as he finally chooses which region he will play Classic on.
And bringing it home, Josh sits down with members of the super hardcore guild, ‘Onslaught’, to discuss the ins and outs of pushing vanilla WoW to the next level and their plans for Classic, which includes a surprise YouTube star’s appearance!
Continue reading “Episode #100 – The Journey From Nostalrius To Classic, Kevin Jordan On Paladins, Josh Chooses A Region, & Hardcore Guild ‘Onslaught’”
Countdown is back with two, count ’em, two very special guests this week as the show keeps going with another packed episode full of WoW Classic goodness.
First up, Josh is humbled to be joined by Luke Lafreniere of Linus Tech Tips fame, to discuss his love of vanilla WoW and his time with Nostalrius.
After that, we hear yet again from vanilla WoW class designer Kevin Jordan all about the history and decisions behind designing Hunters.
Then we hear from the listeners, as a crew calls in about the huge PvP schedule news we got during the week, and then Nineteen27 from Death & Taxes returns to break down PvP tips for Hunters against all the other classes.
Continue reading “Episode #99 – Luke Lafreniere Talks Nost, Kevin Jordan Talks Hunters, PvP News & Hunter PvP”
The show brings back vanilla WoW Class Designer Kevin Jordan once again to cover off on Shaman, Josh gets on the wowey sauce and discusses beta possibilities with the listeners.
We also hear from the show’s resident PvP expert OhGee about Blizzard’s decision to implement spell batching in WoW: Classic, and then Josh talks to a real contender in the world first 60 race.
Continue reading “Episode #98 – Kevin Jordan On Shaman, Beta Guesstimations, Spell Batching News, Speed Leveling Contender + Memory Lane Etc.”