Calls, calls, calls!!!
Countdown To Classic brings you a bonanza of listener interaction as Josh takes a handful of great calls from the dedicated listeners of the show covering a wide variety of topics.
Then we finish up with the epic finale to the Old Gods lore that we started up last week.
Continue reading “Episode #90 – PvP Issues With OhGee, Playing With WoW Celebs, War In WoW Part 3, Role Playing, Learning Languages Through WoW & Old Gods Lore Part 2”
Countdown To Classic isn’t messing around in 2019 as we stuff this episode full of chatter, with three great calls covering a great variety of topics.
Prepare for Australia Day by listening to a pack of rabid Aussies talk about how the game is played down under, then we turn to a business call with a few economist gamers, as we break down exactly how Activision Blizzard works from a corporate standpoint and what’s been going on with them and their stock price lately, and finally we hear from a couple of avid WoW players who power through the game in spite of their physical impairments.
Continue reading “Episode #89 – Australians & WoW, Activision Blizzard’s Business, Playing With Physical Impairments, & Old Gods Lore Part 1”
It’s 2019 and Countdown To Classic triumphantly returns from holidays with a huge episode to open up the new year!
We’ve got it all including interviewing a guild that owns Redridge, putting three lawyers up against a listener in the witness box to get to the bottom of a ninja looting incident, speaking with a hardcore multiboxer, hearing more about raid leading and which encounters can break up a progression guild, as well as hitting the forums to hear all about professions.
Continue reading “Episode #88 – Lowbie Ganking, The Trial Of A Ninja Looter, Multiboxing, Raid Leading & Professions”
It’s Christmas time and Countdown To Classic has stuffed your stocking full to the brim with some good old fashioned WoW Classic content!
Listen in as this episode has a bit of everything to celebrate a range of interests this holiday season.
Josh sits down and talks about the fun of Elemental Mages, the similarities and differences between Everquest and WoW and what drew that crowd over, the Diablo mobile situation and why Diablo players love WoW and vice versa.
Then it’s time for a talk about the Feast of Winter Veil, some Jaina Proudmoore lore, and then some anger management and memory lane listener submissions, and rounding out the year with some listener emails.
Continue reading “Episode #87 – Elemental Mages, Everquest Similarities/Differences, Diablo Crossover, Jaina Proudmoore Lore, Feast Of Winter Veil + Snowballs, Anger Management + Memory Lane, & Listener Emails”
Today, Josh takes on a number of big topics in a huge, special episode of Countdown To Classic, whilst also announcing a special Christmas giveaway!
Firstly, we talk to Gamasutra and The Verge contributor, Katherine Cross, all about whether or not we should dampen expectations of Classic due to nostalgic reasoning.
Next, Josh turns to a number of calls on the important topics of gaming addiction and depression/mental health, as we hear from addiction professional, and listener of the show, Jamie all about the correlations between WoW addiction and other more familiar addictions.
Josh then takes 3 more calls from other listeners who tell of their stories of WoW addiction and how they dealt with it.
Finally, Josh breaks down all things spell batching, finishing up with a great call from Ohgee all about why it is an important issue worth your consideration.
Continue reading “Episode #86 – Nostalgia, WoW Addiction/Mental Health In Gaming, + Spell Batching”
Praise the light! Countdown To Classic is ready to talk everything Paladin PvP as Drakova comes in for an extensive chat about why you’re using your Paladin wrong, and how you can improve!
After that, Josh sits down with a bunch of listeners to chat about the databases at Blizzard, and whether or not the concept of progressive itemisation in Classic can truly R.I.P.
Then the show wins up with a trip through the lore of Scholomance, as well as some tidbits about the beloved instance, which includes a healthy dose of Lich King and Kel’Thuzad background as well.
Continue reading “Episode #85 – Paladin PvP With Drakova + Databases/Itemisation + Scholomance Lore”
Countdown To Classic finally takes the plunge on arguably the most popular class in vanilla World of Warcraft with a deep dive on everything and anything Warriors in a featured group call.
After that, the show discusses Content Creators, Josh returns to the forums to discuss dishonourable kills, and we finish off with another dose of Memory Lane.
Continue reading “Episode #84 – Warriors, Content Creators, Dishonourable Kills + Memory Lane”