It’s Friday and time for a World of Warcraft vanilla history lesson with Countdown To Classic.
Listen in as we break down the facts and moral arguments behind one of the most infamous player driven events of all time with not only World of Warcraft, but MMORPG’s in general, with the Serenity Now funeral gate crashing incident.
Join Josh as he argues for both the saints and the sinners in the argument about what was right and what was wrong in this circumstance.
Continue reading “Episode #21 – Serenity Now, Moral PvP Ambiguity Later”
It’s Hump Day over at Countdown To Classic which means we’ve got another fantastic in depth interview for you with listener Dustin, who called in to talk raids and, more specifically, speed running.
After that we get to the very first ‘Calling Countdown’ segment of our Wednesday episodes, as we take several 5-8 minute phone calls from listeners who wanted to add their two cents on a certain something about World of Warcraft: Classic for the show’s audience.
Continue reading “Episode #20 – Premature Eraidulation – Dustin On Raids & Speed Running”
Monday means it’s time to hit the forums and Countdown To Classic gets stuck into a looooooong discussion on some unpopular opinions about Classic, then we hit up how the subscription model might look and then finally touch on some Druid related issues.
Continue reading “Episode #19 – Shut Up & Take My Money”
TGIF means it’s time for some lore and community reactions to vanilla content, and this week we break down everything Stratholme!
Join Josh as he reads you the story of the destruction, rebuilding and further destruction of this once great city, a run down of its many, many bosses and also a tale of the Order of the Knights of the Silver Hand.
(*EDIT* Having done this episode very late at night and way past my bedtime, you’ll hear I’ve accidentally included a little bit of post-Cata lore for some of the bosses in Stratholme, please pardon the mistakes when you get to those parts!)
Continue reading “Episode #18 – There’s No Place Like (Strat)holme”
It’s Countdown To Classic’s inaugural interview episode, and to celebrate this momentous occasion I spoke with YouTuber Alexensual for a 75 min interview about the history of vanilla private servers, Alex’s views on his perception within the community, and Alex’s hopes and expectations for World of Warcraft: Classic.
The episode then has a bit of fun, asking Alexensual to take part in his very own segment of Anger Management, as well as introducing The Hot Seat, where Countdown To Classic puts some fun, hypothetical questions to the interviewee.
Interview Recorded on Thursday, April 12, 2018.
Continue reading “Episode #17 – The Alexensual Interview”
It’s Monday over at Countdown To Classic which means it’s time to hit the forums!
This week we look over what potential change would you draw the line at with World of Warcraft: Classic, whether or not Paladins should be doing more than they are in vanilla, and whether fixing incomplete quest lines is something that should be completely off the table.
Continue reading “Episode #16 – You Just Want My Paladin’s Pink Slips”
Countdown To Classic mixes things up with a one off crossover episode with Josh’s other podcast – The Sinner Files – in order to break down 2016’s Warcraft movie, with tongues very firmly in cheek.
Topics include why one might get a bit shy around an Orc in a shower, how Uncle Gul’Dan fooled all the young bloods, and why inter-dimensional travel shouldn’t be allowed when pregnant with future Warchiefs.
Continue reading “Episode #15 – Joking With The Warcraft Movie”