Episode #25 – This Is My MM-O Face – The Big Fish Interview

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Roll out the red carpet for the week to come with some Countdown To Classic!

Josh is feeling a little under the weather today, so in lieu of the regular Monday forum trip, it’s going to be another in depth interview! What a slacker!! Today, we talk to YouTuber & streamer ‘The Big Fish’ who talks about humour in WoW, gaming at a young age, MMO history and WoW’s effect on the genre.

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Countdown To Classic Is On Patreon

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Countdown To Classic has finally gotten off it’s bum and created a Patreon account.  Please do click the pic above or head to patreon.com/countdowntoclassic and check out some of the great rewards on offer to enhance your experience with the show and the community.

Please note that there is NO locked content.  Countdown To Classic will continue to be free, three times per week, as per usual for all listeners.  However, there will be benefits for listeners who sign up for as little as $1 per month.

Noteworthy offers include two separate tiers of monthly prize draws that, if won, would score you some cool loot that would cover your patron fees for a quite a few months! Also, you could co-host an episode monthly with Josh! Please do head over to Patreon and see if you’re interested.  At $1 and 14 episodes per month, that’s $0.07 per episode – what a bargain!!

Alternatively, if you don’t feel like signing up for a monthly benefit, then there’s also a tip jar over at Ko-Fi, where you can ‘buy the show a coffee’ should you want to tip your hat to the content that’s being produced on a regular basis – https://ko-fi.com/Y8Y3D2TT

Thank you to all for your continued support, whether by way of these options, or simply listening to the show 🙂

Episode #24 – Thrall In The Family – Part One

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It’s late Friday night (on the West Coast at least!) and Josh just beats the buzzer sneaking in this first part of two HUGE lore breakdowns of the one, the only, Thrall.

Listen is as Countdown To Classic covers off on Thrall’s parents, Durotan and Draka, Thrall being raised at Durnholde Keep by Aedelas Blackmoore and his escape and discovery of his shaman roots with the Frostwolf clan.

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Episode #23 – Keeping It Classy + ‘Locking & Rogueing With DaReal MarkyMark

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The phones are ringing off the hook over at Countdown To Classic.com and Josh doesn’t own enough cats to answer all these awesome listener calls!

Today we sit down with class guide maker and streamer DaReal Marky Mark, to talk classes in vanilla WoW, class balance as of patch 1.12 and get in depth on Warlocks and Rogues.

After that interview, Josh takes some listener calls from around the world on Calling Countdown (with a drop in from YouTubers Defcamp & Melderon) and finishes with a loooooooong clean up from previous episodes and gives some love with a few shout outs too.

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Episode #22 – My Priest Has A Shadow…..Is That A Change?

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Monday means it’s time to hit the forums and Countdown To Classic discusses whether or not real life gets in the way of total immersion in World of Warcraft vanilla, the ups and downs of being a Shadow Priest, and whether patch progression is a wave you really want to ride again.

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Episode #21 – Serenity Now, Moral PvP Ambiguity Later

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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.

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Episode #20 – Premature Eraidulation – Dustin On Raids & Speed Running

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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.

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