The Starting Zone: The World of Warcraft Podcast!

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10 year plus Warcraft player
 Sep 26, 2018
Excellent weekly WoW podcast with likable hosts and informative content.

Best Wow Podcast. Period.
 Jul 18, 2018

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Description

Hosted by Spencer Downey & Jason Lucas, The Starting Zone is a Podcast about the people who play World of Warcraft. Whether you are a brand new player, a casual world of warcraft player or a hardcore committed WOWHEAD, this is the show for you! Jason and Spencer have relevant yet entertaining conversations about the game while providing valuable information for all Players! This show is produced by Spazbot Studios.

Episode Date
Episode #553: Dragonflight Launch with Sloot!
01:37:45

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

This week Spencer Downey, Jason Lucas and Sloot discuss Dragonflight Launch and everything going on around Azeroth and The Dragon Isles!
Episode #553: Dragonflight Launch with Sloot! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
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We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Nov 27, 2022
Episode #552: The Last week in Shadowlands!
01:07:07

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Blizzard and Net Ease Suspending Game Services, Master Loot, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #552: The Last week in Shadowlands! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
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We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Nov 22, 2022
Episode #551: The Evoker Arrives!
01:10:34

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Phase 2 of Prepatch, Variety Show Ep 2, Twitch Drops, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #551: The Evoker Arrives! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Nov 15, 2022
Episode #550: Shuffling Tanks!
01:24:11

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the WoW Anniversary Event, Winds of Wisdom Ending, PvP with the Blues, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #550: Shuffling Tanks! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Nov 08, 2022
Episode #549: Twitch Drops for TCG Rewards!
01:13:40

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the WoW Art Contest, Upcoming WoW Anniversary, 12-month sub rewards, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #549: Twitch Drops for TCG Rewards! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Nov 01, 2022
Episode #548: PrePatch One!
01:37:17

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss PrePatch Launch, Mage Tower Downtime, Dragonflight Legacies, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #548: PrePatch One! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Oct 26, 2022
Episode #547: Last Week of Season 4!
01:08:56

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the ending of Season 4, Shadowlands Set Bonuses going away, Pre-Patch Launch Date, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #547: Last Week of Season 4! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Oct 18, 2022
Episode #546: October Patron Q&A!
01:33:06

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas find out what's on the TSZ patrons minds with the October 2022 Patron Q&A!

Episode #546: October Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

This month we asked our Patrons "Favorite Dragonflight/why?" and "What’s on your end-of-expansion checklist?"

  • Excluding events like holidays, DMF, and stuff you two covered a couple episodes ago, what are your recommendations for readily available content that falls under the "you must see or do this at least once" category?
  • What is in your opinion something in WoW that is highly underrated or underused?
  • What is your add on philosophy heading into DF? Will the UI changes let you drop some you currently use?
  • First Raid of a new expansion, how do you approach getting ready for and progressing, compared to the 2nd or 3rd raid?
  • What are your expectations for this expansion, and do they differ from other expansions, especially regarding the removal of borrowed power in regard to gearing?
  • Favorite pizza toppings?
  • with all the updates and news of DF, and with y’all having played the beta, how likely do you think it is that Dragonflight will be received generally positively by the community?
  • We've had expansions where we get less content than expected, and expansions where content was very consistent until the long tail. What would be your sweet spot?
  • I want to know what you guys do to avoid burnout after the expansion has been out for a couple of months?
Trying to reach the show? You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Oct 15, 2022
Episode #545: Beta Giveaway!
01:47:03

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss M+ in Dragonflight, Season 4 Ending Soon, Wrath Esports, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #545: Beta Giveaway! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Oct 11, 2022
Episode #544: Dragonflight Nov 28!
02:16:05

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Dragonflight Lauch Date, Group Loot, Raid iLevel Revamp, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #544: Dragonflight Nov 28! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Oct 04, 2022
Episode #543: Wrath Classic Launch!
02:58:44

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the launch of Wrath Classic with Josh Corbett, Dragonflight Updates, Raid Testing, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #543: Wrath Classic Launch! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
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We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!
Sep 25, 2022
Episode #542: To do's before Dragonflight!
01:22:10

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

This week Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the things you may want to complete before they go away in Dragonflight, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #542: To do's before Dragonflight! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

 

Sep 20, 2022
Episode #541: More Fated with your Fated?
01:29:27

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss optional additional fated powers in raid, Mount for Classic Experience, Classic Server Status, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #541: More Fated with your Fated? is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Sep 13, 2022
The Xy'mox Charity Shuffle!
01:37:26

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Raid team collapse, Dragonflight Beta, Dragonflight UI Revamps, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #540: The Xy'mox Charity Shuffle! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Sep 06, 2022
Episode #539: Lowering Lower Karazhan!
01:32:41

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Dragonriding Talents, Wrath Pre-Patch Event, Trial of Style, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #539: Lowering Lower Karazhan! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Aug 30, 2022
Episode #538: August Patron Q&A!
02:05:16

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas find out what's on the TSZ patrons minds with the August 2022 Patron Q&A!

Episode #538: August Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

This month we asked our Patrons "What are your thoughts on Fated and Season 4?"

  • What are some of your favorite parts about the podcast’s community and reach?
  • What do you think should be changed for balancing going forward?
  • Who do you think is going to be the big bad for Dragonflight and do you think they will reveal it before the launch?
  • Do you think implementing a Dinar-like system to the whole leveling experience to be an interesting hypothetical?
  • What change to your main class coming in Dragonflight are you most excited about?
  • If you guys were making a Sports Team (you guys pick the sport, city, team name, mascot,ect) with a Warcraft theme…what would you call it?
Trying to reach the show? You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Aug 30, 2022
Episode #537: Timeline Between Expansions Revealed!
01:54:33

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Timewalking Gearing, How old Thrall is, Fated tuning, The Great Push, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #537: Timeline Between Expansions Revealed! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Aug 23, 2022
Episode #535: 9.2.7 Auction House in your pocket!
02:09:37

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Fated Sanctum, Region-Wide Auction House, Auction House App, Dragonflight Alpha updates, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #535: 9.2.7 Auction House in your pocket! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Aug 16, 2022
Episode #535: Balancing Season 4!
02:05:10

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the first week of Fated content, Dragonflight Alpha updates, Season 4 Bugs, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #535: Balancing Season 4! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Aug 09, 2022
Episode #534: Shadowlands Season 4!
02:11:22

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

 

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Season 4 Fated content, Dragonflight Alpha updates, WoW Variety Show, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #534: Shadowlands Season 4! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Aug 02, 2022
Episode #533: July Patron Q&A!
02:31:06

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas find out what's on the TSZ patrons minds with the July 2022 Patron Q&A!

Episode #533: July Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

This month we asked our Patrons "What are your plans for professions in Dragonflight?"

  • Jason and Spencer's answer to the question.
  • What's a reasonable amount of time, outside of raid, to be expected to be 'raid ready?' If you're not raiding, how much time should you be working on your professions, how much Mythic+ or PvP'ing, etc.?
  • Which pre-legion dungeon would you most like to see as an M+ dungeon, and which older dungeon would you like to see a new wing added to (similar to the upcoming uldaman dungeon)?
  • How much more content do you think will be available in Dragonflight for cross-faction play? Do you think they'll implement some way of being able to do group finder activities cross faction? Or outside world stuff?
  • Do you feel Blizz is lining up enough End Game content for Dragonflight?
  • What you think of the S4 info we got recently?
  • How difficult do you think the profession items that are on par with high end raid/M+ gear should be to craft? And how difficult should the reagents be to get?
  • Is there anything you've seen in Alpha so far that has you worried about Dragonflight?
Trying to reach the show? You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Aug 01, 2022
Episode #532: The Last Week of Season 3!
01:39:09

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Wrath Classic Launch, Winds of Wisdom leveling, The Forbidden Reach, DPS Design Feedback, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #532: The Last Week of Season 3! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Jul 26, 2022
Episode #531: Dragonflight Feedback!
02:03:38

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the dev feedback from the first week of Dragonflight Alpha, Winds of Wisdom buff, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #531: Dragonflight Feedback! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Jul 19, 2022
Episode #530: Dragonflight Alpha with Morgan Day!
02:10:53

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas sit down with Morgan Day to discuss Dragonflight Alpha, launching today!
Episode #530: Dragonflight Alpha with Morgan Day! is ready for Download!

Spencer and Jason were fortunate enough to get just over 24 hours of early access to the Dragonflight Alpha! They share their first impressions and discuss question they have with Morgan Day!

 
You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Jul 14, 2022
Episode #529: Professions Revamp!
01:54:27

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Season 4 Rewards Systems update, Great Push Season 4, Professions in Dragonflight, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #529: Professions Revamp! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Jul 12, 2022
Episode #528: Season 4 in August!
01:52:47

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Raid Tuning, Region Wide Auction House, More Devs on WoW, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #528: Season 4 in August! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Jul 05, 2022
Episode #527: Alpha soon?
01:58:23

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Dragonflight's Launch window, Classic BC Experience Buff Event, Developer thoughts on Realm Consolidation, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #527: Alpha soon? is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Jun 27, 2022
Episode #526: June Patron Q&A!
02:19:19

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas find out what's on the TSZ patrons minds with the June 2022 Patron Q&A!

Episode #526: June Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

This week we asked our Patrons "What are your thoughts on raid tuning, how accessible should different raid difficulties be?"

  • Jason and Spencer's answer to the question.
  • How can they make final bosses more interesting?
  • Do you think they are intentionally making it harder to complete tasks in the game so players have to be online playing the game more?
  • What are your feelings on raiding in season 4?
    • While I like the concept of how they plan to hand out gear, here we sit discussing how punishing these raids were, do we really want to go back in there?
  • Is mythic raiding too hard?
Trying to reach the show? You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone
Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!
We’ve got the shirts, hoodies, mugs, pillows even stickers you want!

Jun 25, 2022
Episode #525: Dragonflight Releases in 2022!
01:29:56

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Dragonflight pre-order, Raid Nerfs, Summer Sales, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #525: Dragonflight Releases in 2022! is ready for Download! 

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Shadowlands Dungeon Event
  • World Boss - Valinor, the Light of Eons in Bastion
    • Guile Charm (Rogues)
    • Fujieda (Warriors)
    • Keefer (Monks)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Zereth Mortis World Boss - Antros
  • Mythic + Affixes - Tyrannical, Spiteful, Necrotic, Encrypted
  • Dungeon quests - Plaguefall, De Other Side
  • PvP quests - Arenas, Epic BGs
  • PvP Brawl - Deep Six
  • Midsummer Fire Festival - Live through July 5th
  • Hunter Auto-Attack bug fix
  • Dragonflight Pre-Order
  • Summer Sale
  • Hotfixes
  • ABetterABK
  • and much more!
You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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Jun 21, 2022
Episode #524: Fresh Realms for Wrath!
01:33:30

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss more robust reporting, reticle based macros update, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #524: Fresh Realms for Wrath! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Cataclysm Timewalking
  • World Boss - Valinor, the Light of Eons in Bastion
    • Archbishop Benedictus (Priests)
    • Final Verdict (Paladins)
    • Windspeaker’s Lava Resurgence (Shaman)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Zereth Mortis World Boss - Antros
  • Mythic + Affixes - Fortified, Inspiring, Grievous, Encrypted
  • Dungeon quests - De Other Side, Halls of Atonement
  • PvP quests - Rated BGs, Epic BGs
  • PvP Brawl - Packed House
  • New Fresh Start Realms with Wrath Classic
  • Reticle-Based Spells Using Macros
  • Hotfixes
  • ABetterABK
  • and much more!
You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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Jun 14, 2022
Episode #523: Talent Tree Philosophy!
01:27:39

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Cross Faction Rated PvP Returns, BC Servers retiring, Talent Trees Returnign, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #523: Talent Tree Philosophy! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

u can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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Jun 07, 2022
Episode #522: 9.2.5 is Live!
02:00:02

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the 9.2.5 Release Notes, Class and PvP Updates, Raid Changes, Crossfaction Groups, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #522: 9.2.5 is Live! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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May 31, 2022
Episode #521: Accessible Raid Design
01:33:37

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss how to 9.2.5 Release Candidate, Arena Enigma tabled, Encounter Design for accessibility, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #521: Accessible Raid Design, is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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May 24, 2022
Episode #520: May Patron Q&A!
01:51:18

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas find out what's on the TSZ patrons minds with the May 2022 Patron Q&A!

Episode #520: May Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

This week we asked our Patrons "What's coming to World of Warcraft that you are looking forward to most?"

  • Jason and Spencer's answer to the question.
  • Do you believe that we can expect a fundamental shift in the way Blizzard designs future expansions and communicates with its players, or do you think they will revert back to "systemcraft" and "knowing what's best" for the players?
  • What you guys think is the best cinematic reveal to date (including vanilla)?
  • How do you feel Blizzard is doing on tuning each of the raid difficulties and what, if anything, do you feel they need to communicate about the tuning?
    • Is there less opportunity to recover from mistakes made during execution, even with gear appropriate for the raid?
    •  What do you like about how the raids are designed and what would you like to see changed?
  • I want to know what is your fondest memory of WoW?
  • What would y’all think about them bringing back the scrap bot from BFA but also have it return valor spent to upgrade said item along with the crafting materials for that type of gear?
  • With the training of our dragonflight and the importance they’re putting into it. Do y’all think that either a whole raid, a raid boss or a mythic specific dungeon will require mechanics using your Dragon like Occulus did in Wrath?
  • When doing less important WoW tasks, are you in game soundtrack or listen to music kind of people?
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May 21, 2022
Episode #519: Sandworn Strategy!
01:33:13

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss how to gear your alts, Sepulcher Nerfs, BC Character Cloning, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #519: Sandworn Strategy! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Arena Skirmish Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Valinor, the Light of Eons in Bastion
    • Archbishop Benedictus (Priests)
    • Final Verdict (Paladins)
    • Windspeaker’s Lava Resurgence (Shaman)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Zereth Mortis World Boss - Antros
  • Mythic + Affixes - Fortified, Sanguine, Grievous, Encrypted
  • Torghast - Skoldus Hall, Mort’regar
    • Chorus of Dead Souls event
  • Dungeon quests - Theater of Pain, Plaguefall
  • PvP quests - Arenas, Random BGs
  • PvP Brawl - Cooking Impossible
  • Special Strategy for Sandworn Relics
  • Burning Crusade Classic Character Clone Retiring
  • Sepulcher Mythic Nerfs
  • Hotfixes
  • ABetterABK
  • and much more!
Trying to reach the show? You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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May 17, 2022
Episode #518: Endless Valor!
01:40:39

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Conquest and Valor caps removed, Season 4 Raid Gearing Changes, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #518: Endless Valor! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Pet Battle Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Nurgash Muckformed the Big Dredger in Revendreth
    • Frenzied Monstrosity (DKs)
    • Erratic Fel Core (Warlocks)
    • Azj’Aqir’s Madness (Warlocks)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Zereth Mortis World Boss - Antros
  • Mythic + Affixes - Tyrannical, Inspiring, Quaking, Encrypted
  • Torghast - Fracture Chambers, Soulforges
  • Dungeon quests - Mists of TIrna Scithe, Spires of Ascension
  • PvP quests - Rated BGs, Epic BGs
  • PvP Brawl - Warsong Scramble
  • Micro-Holiday: Spring Balloon Festival - now to May 12th 
  • Warcraft Arclight Rumble
  • Raid Rewards Experiments in Season 4
  • Hotfixes
  • ABetterABK
  • and much more!
Trying to reach the show? You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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May 10, 2022
Episode #517: The Covenant Shuffle!
01:52:57

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss big raid nerfs, Warcraft Arclight Rumble, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #517: The Covenant Shuffle! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Burning Crusade Timewalking
  • World Boss - Oranomonos the Everbranching in Ardenweald
    • Fevered Incantation (Mages)
    • Surging Shots (Hunters)
    • Verdant Infusion (Druids)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Zereth Mortis World Boss - Antros
  • Mythic + Affixes - Fortified, Spiteful, Necrotic, Encrypted
  • Torghast - Coldheart Interstitia, Upper Reaches
  • Dungeon quests - Halls of Atonement, The Necrotic Wake
  • PvP quests - Arenas, Arena Skirmishes
  • PvP Brawl - Shado-Pan Showdown
  • Darkmoon Faire - Live through May 7th
  • Children’s Week - Live through May 10th
  • 9.2.5 PTR Development Notes
  • Hotfixes
  • ABetterABK
  • and much more!
Trying to reach the show? You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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May 03, 2022
Episode #516: Catalyzed Transmog!
01:28:47

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss major raid tuning, Rares not being rare, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #516: Catalyzed Transmog! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Shadowlands Dungeon Event
  • Legion M+ Affixes - Tyrannical, Bursting, Volcanic
  • World Boss - Mortanis, the Bone Construct in Maldraxxus
    • Guile Charm (Rogues)
    • Fujieda (Warriors)
    • Keefer (Monks)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Zereth Mortis World Boss - Antros
  • Mythic + Affixes - Fortified, Raging, Explosive, Encrypted
  • Torghast - Soulforges, Mort’regar
  • Dungeon quests - Theater of Pain, Theater of Pain 2: Electric Boogaloo
  • PvP quests - Arenas, Epic BGs
  • PvP Brawl - Deepwind Dunk
  • Darkmoon Faire - May 1st to 7th
  • Volunteer Guard Day - April 28th
  • Raid Tuning Update
  • PvP Tuning
  • ABetterABK
  • and much more!

 

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Apr 26, 2022
Episode #515: We're going to the Dragon Isles!
02:17:39

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Dragonflight Announcement, Raid Wing 4: The Grand Design, Nobelgarden, 9.2.5 Updates, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #515: We're going to the Dragon Isles! is coming! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Battleground Bonus Event
  • Legion M+ Affixes - Tyrannical, Bursting, Volcanic
  • World Boss - Valinor, the Light of Eons in Bastion
    • Archbishop Benedictus (Priests)
    • Final Verdict (Paladins)
    • Windspeaker’s Lava Resurgence (Shaman)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Zereth Mortis World Boss - Antros
  • Mythic + Affixes - Fortified, Raging, Explosive, Encrypted
  • Torghast - Fracture Chambers, Coldheart Interstitia
    • Beasts of Prodigum
  • Dungeon quests - Spires of Ascension, Theater of Pain
  • PvP quests - Arenas, Random BGs
  • PvP Brawl - Comp Stomp
  • Noblegarden - April 18th to 25th
  • Dragonflight Announcement
  • Raid Wing 4: The Grand Design
  • 9.2.5 PTR Development Notes
  • Hotfixes
  • ABetterABK
  • and much more!

 

Trying to reach the show? You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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Apr 19, 2022
Episode #514: Creation Catalyst Online!
01:48:57

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

 

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Creation Catalyst, Conquest Cap Increase, Renown Catchup, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #514: Creation Catalyst Online! is coming! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Legion Timewalking
    • Legion M+ Affixes - Tyrannical, Bursting, Volcanic
  • World Boss - Nurgash Muckformed in Revendreth
    • Frenzied Monstrosity (DKs)
    • Erratic Fel Core (Warlocks)
    • Azj’Aqir’s Madness (Warlocks)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Zereth Mortis World Boss - Antros
  • Mythic + Affixes - Tyrannical, Sanguine, Storming, Encrypted
  • Torghast - Skoldus Hall, Upper Reaches
  • Dungeon quests - Halls of Atonement, Mists of Tirna Scithe
  • PvP quests - Random BGs, Rated BGs
  • PvP Brawl - Gravity Lapse
  • Noblegarden - April 18th to 25th
  • Creation Catalyst Online!
  • Renown Catchup
  • Conquest Cap Increased
  • Hotfixes
  • ABetterABK
  • and much more!

 

Trying to reach the show? You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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Apr 12, 2022
Episode #513: Domination’s Grasp!
02:42:26

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the third wing of the SOFO, Motion Sickness Fixes coming, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #513: Domination’s Grasp! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – World Quest Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Oranomonos in Ardenweald
    • Fevered Incantation (Mages)
    • Surging Shots (Hunters)
    • Verdant Infusion (Druids)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Zereth Mortis World Boss - Antros
  • Mythic + Affixes - Fortified, Bolstering, Quaking, Encrypted
  • Torghast - Fracture Chambers, Mort’regar
  • Dungeon Quests - Plaguefall, Halls of Atonement
  • PvP Quests - Rated BGs, Epic BGs
  • PvP Brawl - Arathi Blizzard
  • Darkmoon Fair - April 3rd to 9th
  • Micro-Holiday: March of the Tadpoles - April 5th
  • Raid Finder Wing 3 Now Live!
  • Grimrail Depot Motion Sickness Fix
  • 9.2.5 PTR Development Notes
  • Hotfixes
  • ABetterABK
  • and much more!

 

Trying to reach the show? You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com
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Apr 05, 2022
Episode #512: Season 4 is coming!
01:47:06

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the announcement of Season 4, PTR is up for 9.2.5, Accessibility Blog Post, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #512: Season 4 is coming! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

 

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Mar 29, 2022
Episode #511: March Patron Q&A!
02:15:24

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas find out what's on the TSZ patrons minds with the March 2022 Patron Q&A!

Episode #511: March Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

This week we asked our Patrons "What do you think of ZM so far?"

  • Jason and Spencer's answer to the question.
  • Brainstorming better loot systems for the Game.
  • "How you feel about the race to World first and the complains about the length. Personally I don't have an issue with the fact, that it takes more than two weeks to kill the final boss of a tier. The event around the race is something the guilds decide to do and I think Blizzard is not supposed to balance the game around these."
  • "I'd be interested in a "Expansion Review", top things you liked, top things you disliked. Maybe a wishlist for next expansion. Points to sustain, points to improve."
  • "Would be really interested to hear you guys discuss the proposed Season 4 that's planned for later this year and what you think about it."

 

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Mar 26, 2022
Episode #510: Wing two, Cornerstone of Creation!
01:47:07

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the second wing of the SOFO, Mage Tower Returns, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #510: Wing two, Cornerstone of Creation! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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Mar 22, 2022
Episode #509: Vaulting for Sockets!
01:45:27

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss unlocking Flying, Great Vault Changes, Mythic Week One, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #509: Vaulting for Sockets! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

 

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Mar 15, 2022
Episode #508: Wing One, Ephemeral Plains! is ready for Download!
03:04:01

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the first wing of the SOFO, Warcraft Announcements, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #508: Wing One, Ephemeral Plains! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Mists of Pandaria Timewalking
  • World Boss - Oranomonos the Tirnen in Ardenweald
    • Fevered Incantation (Mages)
    • Surging Shots (Hunters)
    • Verdant Infusion (Druids)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Zereth Mortis World Boss - Antros
  • Mythic + Affixes - Fortified, Bursting, Storming, Encrypted
  • PvP Brawl - Southshore vs. Tarren Mill
  • Darmoon Faire - March 6th to 12th
  • Raid Finder Wing 1 Now Live!
  • The Future of Warcraft, 2022 updates!
  • Hotfixes
  • ABetterABK
  • and much more!

 

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Mar 09, 2022
Episode #507: Season 3 Begins!
01:53:51

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss what to do this week in Season 3 and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #507: Season 3 Begins! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

 

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Mar 01, 2022
Episode #506: February Patron Q&A!
01:36:48

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas find out what's on the TSZ patrons minds with the February 2022 Patron Q&A!

Episode #506: February Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

 

This week we asked our Patrons "What do you think of 9.2 so far?"

  • Jason and Spencer's answer to the question.
  • What is the silliest prank you’ve pulled on a fellow raider?
  • Multiple main character vaults and catchup mechanics.

 

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Feb 28, 2022
Episode #505: 9.2 is here at last!
02:08:44

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

 

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss what to do in the off season, what's live now 9.2 and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #505: 9.2 is here at last! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

 

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Feb 22, 2022
Episode #504: Season 2 is Ending!
01:29:19

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss what you don't want to miss out on from Season 2, what's coming in 9.2 and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #504: Season 2 is Ending! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

 

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Feb 15, 2022
Episode #503: Tier Acquisition Explained!
01:32:31

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the addition of Cross-Faction play, Sales Community clarification, Creation Catalyst Tier Sets and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #503: Tier Acquisition Explained! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

 

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Feb 08, 2022
Episode #502: Cross-Faction Cooperation!
01:42:48

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas  discuss the addition of Cross-Faction play, Sales Community shut down, Tier set tokens and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #502: Cross-Faction Cooperation! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Arena Skirmish Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Mortanis, the Bone Construct in Maldraxxus
    • Guile Charm (Rogues)
    • Fujieda (Warriors)
    • Keefer (Monks)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Mythic + Affixes - Tyrannical, Bursting, Volcanic, Tormented
  • PvP Brawl - Deepwind Dunk
  • PvP Quests
    • Rated BGs
    • Arena Skirmishes
  • Torghast
    • Fracture Chambers
    • Soulforges
  • Dungeon quests
    • Sanguine Depths
    • Sanguine Depths 2: Cruise Control
  • Lunar Festival - January 30th to February 13th
  • Darkmoon Faire - February 2nd to 12th
  • Love is in the Air February 7th to 21st
  • Switching to tier tokens
  • Sales Communities against EULA
  • Cross-Faction Instances in 9.2.5
  • Hotfixes
  • PTR Updates
  • ABetterABK
  • and much more!

 

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Feb 01, 2022
Episode #501: January Patron Q&A!
02:12:25

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas find out what's on the TSZ patrons minds with the January 2022 Patron Q&A!

Episode #501: January Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

This week we asked our Patrons "What's your favorite tier set of all time?"

  • Hey Spencer and Jason, I have two questions and wanted to ask before I forgot them. The first one being how do you two feel about content creators/ the people how follow them trashing on WoW excessively? I am not saying all creators/followers are like this but I think some "groups" are just a little too harsh or seem like they just want to start arguments for lack of better words and it really brings me down.

    The second question being on a lighter note, if there was one zone you could pick to live in which one would it be and why?

  • Why did you first choose the current role (healer, tank, dps) you are in and what makes it fun/exciting for you?

  • My question would be if you think we are seeing more of the shift they were doing in 9.15 (respecting players time, more alt friendly) in 9.2?

  • I can't get invited to keys, any suggestions?
  • Set piece drops vs. Tokens. Do you think their newly announced system, including tokens, will provide the bad luck protection, while still allowing teams to progress at the speed they desire?

 

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Feb 01, 2022
Episode #500: Legendary Developer Insights!
01:54:31

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas celebrate 500 episodes of TSZ! Discuss Developer insights into double legendaries, tier sets and raid weapons; and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #500: Legendary Developer Insights! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

 

 

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Jan 25, 2022
Episode #499: Microsoft Buys ATVI?!
01:38:18

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

 

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Microsoft ATVI Purchase, Reputation Gated Legendaries, 2022 eSports and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #499: Microsoft Buys ATVI?! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Wrath of the Lich King Timewalking
  • World Boss - Nurgash Muckformed in Revendreth
    • Frenzied Monstrosity (DKs)
    • Erratic Fel Core (Warlocks)
    • Azj’Aqir’s Madness (Warlocks)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Mythic + Affixes - Tyrannical, Sanguine, Storming, Tormented
  • PvP Brawl - Gravity Lapse
  • PvP Quests
    • Rated BGs
    • Epic BGs
  • Torghast
    • Coldheart Interstitia
    • Mort’regar
  • Dungeon quests
    • Necrotic Wake
    • Halls of Atonement
  • Micro-Holiday: Call of the Scarab - January 21st to 23rd
  • 2022 for the 15th Anniversary of WoW Esports!
  • Raid Testing
  • Hotfixes
  • PTR Updates
  • ABetterABK
  • and much more!

 

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Jan 18, 2022
Episode #498: Community Council on Faction Imbalance!
01:29:51

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Shards of Domination in 9.2, Raid Testing for January and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!
Episode #498: Community Council on Faction Imbalance! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

 

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Jan 11, 2022
Episode #497: 9.2 LFR Testing! 
01:09:39

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

 

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss delayed Darkmoon Faire, Upcoming Raid Testing and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #497: 9.2 LFR Testing! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Battleground Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Mortanis, the Bone Construct in Maldraxxus
    • Guile Charm (Rogues)
    • Fujieda (Warriors)
    • Keefer (Monks)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Mythic + Affixes - Tyrannical, Spiteful, Necrotic, Tormented
  • PvP Brawl - Deep Six
  • Torghast
    • Soulforges
    • Coldheart Interstitia
  • Dungeon quests
    • Theater of Pain
    • Sanguine Depths
  • Darkmoon Faire - January 9th to 15th
  • Conduit Catchup
  • 9.2 Morgan Day Interview
  • ABetterABK
  • Hotfixes
  • Raid Testing
  • and much more!

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Jan 04, 2022
Episode #496: Last Chance Mage Tower!
01:45:50

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

 

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Double Timewalking, Winterveil, Fireworks, Listeners emails and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #496: Last Chance Mage Tower! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Legion Timewalking
  • Weekly Event – World Quest Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Valinor, the Light of Eons in Bastion
    • Archbishop Benedictus (Priests)
    • Final Verdict (Paladins)
    • Windspeaker’s Lava Resurgence (Shaman)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Mythic + Affixes - Fortified, Inspiring, Grievous, Tormented
  • PvP Brawl - Packed House
  • Torghast
    • Skoldus Hall
    • Mort’regar
  • Dungeon quests
    • De Other Side
    • Mists of Tirna Scithe
  • Feast of Winter Veil - December 16 to January 2nd
  • Fireworks Celebration - Begins 12/31 6:00 PM PDT, ends 1/01 6:00 AM PDT
  • Darkmoon Faire...Maybe?
  • Conduit Catchup
  • 9.2 Morgan Day Interview
  • ABetterABK
  • Hotfixes
  • PTR Development Notes
  • PTR Testing Calendar
  • and much more!

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Dec 28, 2021
Episode #495: Winterveil is here!
01:41:04

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

 

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss huge Legion Reputation, Community Council posts, PTR Updates, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #495: Winterveil is here! is ready for Download!

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What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Legion Timewalking
  • Weekly Event – World Quest Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Oranomonos the Everbranching in Ardenweald
    • Fevered Incantation (Mages)
    • Surging Shots (Hunters)
    • Verdant Infusion (Druids)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Mythic + Affixes - Tyrannical, Raging, Volcanic, Tormented
  • PvP Brawl - Classic Ashran
    • Torghast
      • Soulforges
      • Upper Reaches
  • Dungeon quests
    • Spires of Ascension
    • Halls of Atonement
  • Darkmoon Faire - December 5th to 11th
  • Feast of Winter Veil - December 16 to January 2nd
  • Conduit Catchup
  • 9.2 Morgan Day Interview
  • ABetterABK
  • Hotfixes
  • PTR Development Notes
  • PTR Testing Calendar
  • and much more!

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Dec 21, 2021
Episode #494: December Patron Q&A!
01:44:05

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas find out what's on the TSZ patrons minds with the December 2021 Patron Q&A!

Episode #494: December Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

  • What is the advantage of even adding a second legendary versus just improving the baseline Covenant abilities?
  • If the WoW devs gifted you each with the ability to create your own expansion with full creative control, what would it be? I'm talking story, setting, NPC's focused on, systems, raids, dungeons, music, the whole shebang. What is your dream dot zero scenario?
  • At what age will Jason's twins start playing wow? My kids started around kindergarten/first grade, but when they learned to read I made a rule that they had to read the quest text. What special rules will Jason make for his kidlets? How long before they will be raid ready?
  • Question for the show, what is your favorite zone that wasn't in vanilla?
  • Are looking forward to the new tier sets and would you sport them?

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Dec 21, 2021
Episode #493: Extended Timewalking!
01:40:14

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

 

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Timewalking Mage Tower, Great Push Season 2, PTR Updates, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #493: Extended Timewalking! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Legion Timewalking
  • Weekly Event – Arena Skirmish Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Oranomonos the Everbranching in Ardenweald 
    • Fevered Incantation (Mages)
    • Surging Shots (Hunters)
    • Verdant Infusion (Druids)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Mythic + Affixes - Fortified, Bursting, Storming, Tormented
  • PvP Brawl - Southshore vs. Tarren Mill
  • Darkmoon Faire - December 5th to 11th
  • Feast of Winter Veil - December 16 to January 2nd
  • Conduit Catchup
  • New Night Elf faces
  • 9.2 Morgan Day Interview
  • ABetterABK
  • Hotfixes
  • PTR Development Notes
  • and much more!

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Dec 14, 2021
Episode #492: Legion Timewalking has Arrived!
01:33:59

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

 

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Timewalking Mage Tower, PTR Updates, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #492: Legion Timewalking has Arrived! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Legion Timewalking
  • World Boss - Mortanis in Maldraxxus
    • Guile Charm (Rogues)
    • Fujieda (Warriors)
    • Keefer (Monks)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Mythic + Affixes - Tyrannical, Bolstering, Explosive, Tormented
  • PvP Brawl - Temple of Hotmogu
  • Darkmoon Faire - December 5th to 11th
  • Micro Holiday - Wanderer’s Festival - December 7th
  • 9.2 Morgan Day Interview
  • ABetterABK
  • Hotfixes
  • PTR Development Notes
  • and much more!

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Dec 07, 2021
Episode #491: Last week for the Illidari Doomhawk!
01:04:05

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss M+ Affixes, Cooking Impossible, Darkmoon Faire and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #491: Last week for the Illidari Doomhawk! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Pet Battle Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Valinor, the Light of Eons in Bastion
    • Archbishop Benedictus (Priests)
    • Final Verdict (Paladins)
    • Windspeaker’s Lava Resurgence (Shaman)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Mythic + Affixes - Fortified, Sanguine, Necrotic, Tormented
  • Dungeon Quests - Sanguine Depths, Halls of Atonement
  • Torghast Wings - Fracture Chambers, Coldheart Interstitia
  • PvP Brawl - Cooking Impossible
  • PvP Quests - Arenas, Arena Skirmishes
  • WoW’s 17th Anniversary - November 15th to December 6th
  • Darkmoon Faire - December 5th to 11th
  • 9.2 Morgan Day Interview
  • ABetterABK
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

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Nov 30, 2021
Episode #490: November Patron Q&A!
01:33:48

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas find out what's on the TSZ patrons minds with the November 2021 Patron Q&A!

Episode #490: November Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • What about 9.2 are you most looking forward to? 
  • Pursuant of the conversation about the gap in access to the raid bosses, what do the two of you think of this design idea, and if you were going to use a split raid or some other raid change to help lessen the long tail of an expansion, how would you design it in broad terms?
  • Do you think 9.2 will have an impact on the player numbers? From my friends list some people are giving SL a second shot but I am not sure if that's an overall trend.
  • What two legendaries were you hoping to wear and what would it have opened up gameplay wise for you?
  • Away from 9.2, with a lot of talk around how the end of Shadowlands will 'close a chapter of WoW' do you think that the next expansion will finally bring cross-faction end game content (raiding etc.) or indeed will there even still be an alliance and a horde come next expansion?

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Nov 30, 2021
Episode #489: The Solo Shuffle!
01:15:48

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Gearing in 9.2, Solo Arena Brawl, Pilgrim's Bounty, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #489: The Solo Shuffle! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Shadowlands Dungeon Event
  • World Boss - Nurgash Muckformed in Revendreth
    • Frenzied Monstrosity (DKs)
    • Erratic Fel Core (Warlocks)
    • Azj’Aqir’s Madness (Warlocks)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Mythic + Affixes - Tyrannical, Inspiring, Quaking, Tormented
  • Dungeon Quests - Sanguine Depths, Halls of Atonement
  • Torghast Wings - Fracture Chambers, Coldheart Interstitia
  • PvP Brawl - Warsong Scramble
  • PvP Quests - Arenas, Arena Skirmishes
  • WoW’s 17th Anniversary - November 15th to December 6th
  • Pilgrim’s Bounty - Live through November 30th
  • Gearing in Eternity’s End
  • Eternity’s End Preview: Solo Shuffle
  • 9.2 Morgan Day Interview
  • ABetterABK
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

Trying to reach the show? You can find us on Discord at The Starting Zone or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com

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Nov 23, 2021
Episode #488: Talking 9.2 with Morgan Day! 
57:59

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this special episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the upcoming 9.2 content release with Morgan Day!

Episode #488: Talking 9.2 with Morgan Day! is ready for Download!

The foundation of the questions we asked Morgan

  • New Zone: Zereth Mortis

How did working through the pandemic affect the plan for Shadowlands and getting a new zone added to each patch?

This seems like a natural place for Shadowlands’ story to resolve, but what went into actually getting it there?

What is the plan for Legendary crafting in 9.2? We know we get the new materials from Zereth Mortis. How do we get them and about how long after patch would you expect players to have their first top-rank Legendary? 

Will we still need Rank 4 or Rank 6 base items to get started ? 

Will we still need Soul Ash/Soul Cinders to craft a new Legendary from scratch?
Will there be Conduit upgrade items via Zereth Mortis? 

Are Conduits going up 2 more ranks, similar from S1 to S2? 

What kind of catchup mechanics are being planned to get characters to baseline relevance with the Conduit system at the outset of 9.2?

  • New Feature: Cypher of the First Ones

What can players expect from the Cypher in regards to progression?

Is it gated weekly, similar to Renown?

Is there player choice in which upgrades unlock when? Are unlocks account-wide to any degree?

How do we advance our progress at the Cypher? Are there specific tasks/quests, fill-the-bar style activities, lootable items similar to Archivist’s Codex, or something else entirely?

Are we “speccing out” the Cypher, so to speak, choosing certain upgrades/perks at the expense of others, or does every character eventually get the full slate of benefits?

  • New Raid: Sepulcher of the First Ones

Can you talk a bit about the factors that went into the decision to time-gate the initial release? 

Can players expect a big shift in gameplay or the zone when they return the week after defeating the Anduin encounter?

Are there plans for unlockable skips? 

What about fast-travel points around the raid zone, like Hellfire Citadel had?

With tier pieces being available from other sources, is there an intent to put uniquely powerful items in the new raid? 

We saw probably not enough of that in Castle Nathria and maybe a bit too much in Sanctum of Domination.

How is the team feeling about raid encounter length at the top end? 

Should we expect more 12-15 minute marathons?

Did the team feel basing boss phase transitions on health, like on KT, was effective? It resulted in many teams having unwanted “hold dps” phases, is that something we might see in this raid?

Great vault loot restricted behind bosses killed?

  • New Loot: Class Sets Return

Will the set bonuses be per class or per spec? 

Are there unique effects in Raid/M+/PvP or a set pair of bonuses per set? How many total pieces of each set are there?

Is the goal with the class sets to shake up gameplay/rotations/priority or more to provide passive bonuses on top of what we’re already doing?

With set pieces dropping again, it would be nice to have tokens back. Has there been any thought about bringing Master Loot back?

  • Shadowlands Season 3

Extrapolating high keystone versions of Tazavesh is a bit intimidating at the moment. Will we see changes to bring these dungeons in line with the rest of the pool?

Operation: Mechagon was pretty on par with the rest of BFA, the additions to Legion were pretty big outliers.

The Season 2 affix has been pretty fun, anything you can talk about regarding the plan for Season 3? 

We haven’t seen anything in SL that affected dungeon routes the way Awakened did for example in BFA, is that a concept that might be revisited?
How is the team feeling about the way Mythic + Rating/Valor have worked out in Season 2? 

Any notable updates coming in Season 3 or should we expect a similar path, just with 2 more dungeons in the pool?
We know there are Torghast updates coming and new layers. Will Torghast still be a source for 9.2 Legendary mats or is that being 100% shifted to Zereth Mortis? 

Any updates to the Box of Many Things? What kind of new stuff will there be for Torghast players to chase?

How does the team feel about the Great Vault this expansion?

Any thoughts on adding some kind of duplicate logic to the system or a streak-protection/currency type of option?

Looking ahead, what were the lessons the team learned over the course of Shadowlands and how are they informing future design?

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Nov 20, 2021
Episode #487: 9.2 Preview!
01:24:45

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the first look at 9.2, WoW's 17th Anniversary, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #487: 9.2 Preview! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Battleground Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Oranomonos the Everbranching in Ardenweald
    • Fevered Incantation (Mages)
    • Surging Shots (Hunters)
    • Verdant Infusion (Druids)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Mythic + Affixes - Fortified, Spiteful, Grievous, Tormented
  • Dungeon Quests - De Other Side, Necrotic Wake
  • PvP Brawl - Shado-Pan Showdown
  • PvP Quests - Arenas, Arena Skirmishes
  • WoW’s 17th Anniversary - November 15th to December 6th
  • 9.2: Eternity's End Preview
  • ABetterABK
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

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Nov 17, 2021
Episode #486: Quality of Life!
01:14:27

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the first week of 9.1.5 patch, Moonkin Festival, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #486: Quality of Life! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Warlords of Draenor Timewalking
  • World Boss - Mortanis, Bone Construct in Maldraxxus
    • Guile Charm (Rogues)
    • Fujieda (Warriors)
    • Keefer (Monks)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Mythic + Affixes - Tyrannical, Bursting, Volcanic, Tormented
  • Dungeon Quests - Theater of Pain x2
  • PvP Brawl - Deepwind Dunk
  • PvP Quests - Random BGs, Rated BGs
  • Micro-Holiday: Moonkin Festival - November 12th
  • WoW’s 17th Anniversary - November 15th to December 6th
  • New Questline for Blue Murloc
  • ABetterABK
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

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Nov 09, 2021
Episode #485: 9.1.5 has arrived!
02:24:52

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the 9.1.5 patch, MDI Grand Finals, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #485: 9.1.5 has arrived! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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Nov 02, 2021
Episode #484: One Week Away!
01:23:41

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the 9.1.5 coming November 2nd, MDI's Grand Finals, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #484: One Week Away! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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Oct 26, 2021
Episode #483: October Patron Q&A!
01:53:59

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas find out what's on the TSZ patrons minds with the October 2021 Patron Q&A!

Episode #483: October Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Tell us your Hallow’s End Horror Stories! 

  • With a release date for 9.1.5 in early November, and a probable February/March date for 9.2, does it look like we'll have 9.2.5 and 9.3 or do they just go 9.2.5 and then 10.0 pre-patch? Do we get 10.0 in 2022 or early 2023?

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Oct 26, 2021
Episode #482: The Calm Before 9.1.5!
01:16:50

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the WoW Student Art Contest, hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #482: The Calm Before 9.1.5! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Mists of Pandaria Timewalking
  • World Boss - Oranomonos the Everbranching in Ardenweald
    • Fevered Incantation (Mages)
    • Surging Shots (Hunters)
    • Verdant Infusion (Druids)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Mythic + Affixes - Fortified, Bolstering, Quaking, Tormented
  • Dungeon Quests - Halls of Atonement, Necrotic Wake
  • PvP Brawl - Deep Six
  • PvP Quests - Random BGs, Rated BGs
  • PTR 9.1.5 Development Notes
  • ABetterABK
  • World of Warcraft Student Art Contest 2021
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

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Oct 19, 2021
Episode #481: Classic, Season of Mastery!
01:21:07

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Timeworn Keystones, tips for learning dungeons, hallows end is coming, hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #481: Classic, Season of Mastery! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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Oct 12, 2021
Episode #480: The Evolution of Creative Content!
01:27:11

 

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the developer blog for Warcraft inclusivity, Classic Season Mastery, MDI Last Stand, hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #480: The Evolution of Creative Content! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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Oct 05, 2021
Episode #479: We want glowing hands!
01:10:01

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss 9.1.5 developer notes, the AWC Finals, Conquest changes, hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #479: We want glowing hands! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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Sep 28, 2021
Episode #478: September Patron Q&A!
01:38:38

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas find out what's on the TSZ patrons minds with the September 2021 Patron Q&A!

Episode #478: September Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Could Blizzard craft a good survey to capture player feedback, do you think after a new patch is launched, a survey sent to the player base about what they did and didn't like in the previous patch would help inform the dev team better than the current system they have?
  • Where do you think gearing from M+, PvP and Raid should be in 9.2 with the coming tier sets?
  • How do you prioritize the opportunities presented by timewalking?
  • Now that they are bringing back Mage Tower in some form for Legion Timewalking. I wonder if they could bring back the Challenge Modes for WoD and Mists Timewalking with some unique transmog?
  • Where do you think I should look for a new raid team that fits my unique schedule?

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Sep 28, 2021
Episode #477: The Mage Tower Returns in 9.1.5!
01:51:35

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Legion Timewalking, 9.1.5 developer notes, MDI group C, hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #477: The Mage Tower Returns in 9.1.5! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Cataclysm Timewalking
  • World Boss -Oranomonos the Everbranching in Ardenweald
    • Fevered Incantation (Mages)
    • Surging Shots (Hunters)
    • Verdant Infusion (Druids)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Mythic + Affixes - Fortified, Bursting, Storming, Tormented
  • Dungeon Quests - Necrotic Wake, Sanguine Depths
  • PvP Brawl - Southshore vs. Tarren Mill
  • PvP Quests - Arenas, Arena Skirmishes
  • MDI Season 2 Schedule
  • Harvest Festival - Sept 17th to Sept 24th
  • Brewfest Sept 20th to October 6th
  • Reopening the Mage Tower
  • PTR 9.1.5 Development Notes
  • ABetterABK
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

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Sep 21, 2021
Episode #476: Catching up with 9.1.5!
01:30:04

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the 9.1.5 developer notes, MDI group B, Conduit Energy changes, hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #476: Catching up with 9.1.5! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – World Quest Bonus Event
  • World Boss -Mortanis, the Bone Construct in Maldraxxus
    • Guile Charm (Rogues)
    • Fujieda (Warriors)
    • Keefer (Monks)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Mythic + Affixes - Tyrannical, Bolstering, Explosive, Tormented
  • Dungeon Quests - Plaguefall, Sanguine Depths
  • PvP Brawl - Temple of Hotmogu
  • PvP Quests - Rated BGs, Epic BGs
  • MDI Season 2 Schedule
  • Harvest Festival - Sept 17th to Sept 24th
  • Pirate’s Day - Sept 19th
  • Brewfest Sept 20th to October 6th
  • PTR 9.1.5 Development Notes
  • ABetterABK
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

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Sep 14, 2021
Episode #475: Quality of Life!
01:44:09

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the 9.1.5 developer notes, MDI group A, Timewalking M+, hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #475: Quality of Life! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Arena Skirmish Bonus Event
  • World Boss -Valinor, the Light of Eons in Bastion
    • Archbishop Benedictus (Priests)
    • Final Verdict (Paladins)
    • Windspeaker’s Lava Resurgence (Shaman)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Mythic + Affixes - Fortified, Sanguine, Necrotic, Tormented
  • Dungeon Quests - Mists of Tirna Scithe, Theater of Pain
  • PvP Brawl - Cooking Impossible
  • PvP Quests - Arenas, Epic BGs
  • MDI Season 2 Schedule
  • Darkmoon Faire - until September 11th
  • PTR 9.1.5 Development Notes
  • ABetterABK
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

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Sep 07, 2021
Episode #474: Looking into 9.1.5!
01:18:23

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the 9.1.5 preview, AWC and MDI are back, lots of hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #474: Looking into 9.1.5! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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Sep 01, 2021
Episode #473: August Patron Q&A!
01:50:51

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas find out what's on the TSZ patrons minds with the August 2021 Patron Q&A!

Episode #473: August Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • What moment in World of Warcraft made you fall in love with the game, and if you were introducing someone to the story to catch their attention, what would you show them?
  • With the changes coming in 9.1.5, it seems like some of the suggestions/recommendations that were made during beta of Shadowlands are actually now coming into the live game. Why do you think the dev team was so entrenched in their design and do you think this same decision would have been made had we not been in 9.0 for so long?
  • Is there anything the player base/community could do differently in the future to make their points better on these type of design ideas, because it seems to me this isn't the first time this sort of thing has happened in the past few expansions?
  • I think all the announced changes for 9.1.5 are great, especially doing away with conduit energy, and making covenant swapping easy.
    • Do you think these changes are related to the sexual harassment lawsuit?
    • Perhaps the people who were toxic to their co-workers also designed toxic game systems?
    • Or maybe it's simply a desperate attempt to entice players back after the mass exodus of players caused by the lawsuit?
  •  In season one we used to have to buy the conduit upgrade item and then go back to your Sanctum to use it, than come back to Ve'nari and buy another one and keep repeating that process. Can you just buy a bunch of them and go back to your Sanctum and use them one after another?
  • Epic’s WoW Memoriam

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Aug 31, 2021
Episode #472: The Reckoning!
01:20:27

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the last LFR wing boss Sylvannas, customizations coming in 9.1.5, islands coming back and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #472: The Reckoning! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Pet Battle Bonus Event
  • World Boss -Oranomonos the Everbranching in Ardenweald
    • Fevered Incantation (Mages)
    • Surging Shots (Hunters)
    • Verdant Infusion (Druids)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Mythic + Affixes - Fortified, Raging, Explosive, Tormented
  • Dungeon Quests - Plaguefall, De Other Side
  • PvP Brawl - Shado-Pan Showdown
  • PvP Quests - Rated BGs, Epic BGs
  • Trial of Style - August 31st to September 4th
  • Surprise/Stealth Patch 9.1.5 Announcement
  • Solo queueing island expeditions
  • ABetterABK
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

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Aug 25, 2021
Episode #472: The Reckoning!

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the last LFR wing boss Sylvannas, customizations coming in 9.1.5, islands coming back and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #472: The Reckoning! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Pet Battle Bonus Event
  • World Boss -Oranomonos the Everbranching in Ardenweald
    • Fevered Incantation (Mages)
    • Surging Shots (Hunters)
    • Verdant Infusion (Druids)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Mythic + Affixes - Fortified, Raging, Explosive, Tormented
  • Dungeon Quests - Plaguefall, De Other Side
  • PvP Brawl - Shado-Pan Showdown
  • PvP Quests - Rated BGs, Epic BGs
  • Trial of Style - August 31st to September 4th
  • Surprise/Stealth Patch 9.1.5 Announcement
  • Solo queueing island expeditions
  • ABetterABK
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

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Aug 25, 2021
Episode #471: Push Week!
01:30:04

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Conduit Upgrade changes, how you manage a raid, important hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #471: Push Week! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Shadowlands Dungeon Event
  • World Boss -Mortanis, Bone Construct in Maldraxxus
    • Guile Charm (Rogues)
    • Fujieda (Warriors)
    • Keefer (Monks)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Mythic + Affixes - Tyrannical, Bursting, Volcanic, Tormented
  • Dungeon Quests - De Other Side, De Other Side
  • PvP Brawl - Deepwind Dunk
  • PvP Quests - Arenas, Random BGs
  • AWC Shadowlands Season 2
  • Spec-Specific Conduit Upgrades
  • ABetterABK
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

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Aug 17, 2021
Episode #470: Shackles of Fate!
02:07:56

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the latest LFR wing of bosses, AWC Week 2, raid and dungeon hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #470: Shackles of Fate! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Battleground Bonus Event
  • World Boss -Valinor, the Light of Eons in Bastion
    • Archbishop Benedictus (Priests)
    • Final Verdict (Paladins)
    • Windspeaker’s Lava Resurgence (Shaman)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Mythic + Affixes - Fortified, Raging, Explosive, Tormented
  • Dungeon Quests - Plaguefall, Sanguine Depths
  • PvP Brawl - Comp Stomp
  • PvP Quests - Rated BGs, Arena Skirmishes
  • Micro-Holiday: Free T-Shirt Day - August 16th
  • AWC Shadowlands Season 2
  • ABetterABK
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

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Aug 11, 2021
Episode #469: New Leadership
01:35:41

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss J. Allen Brack stepping down, changes to Domination Shards and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #469: New Leadership is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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Aug 04, 2021
Episode #468: July Patron Q&A!
02:34:06

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas find out what's on the TSZ patrons minds with the July 2021 Patron Q&A!

Episode #468: July Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Discussion about the ActiBlizz lawsuit and things that need to change in the industry.
  • Which mount did you really want to get in shadowlands and does fit your character/class fantasy?
  • Has flying made you appreciate any 9.0 zones more?
  • Where do you see things going after shadowlands once we get back to Azeroth?
  • Could you do your what you got up to segment tonight?
  • Do you guys think that they did enough to keep the player base interested with 9.1 for a minimum 5-6 months or is shadowlands in a death spiral already?
  • Is it just expected that at high Heroic and Mythic level raiding that you're going to constantly be moving guilds?
    • What sort of loyalty, if any, do you feel towards the guild you're in, while raiding, and do they feel loyalty to you?

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Aug 03, 2021
Episode #467: #ActiBlizzWalkout
01:44:03

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Lawsuit against Activision Blizzard,  the 2nd wing of the Sanctum of Domination raid and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #467: #ActiBlizzWalkout is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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Jul 28, 2021
Episode #466: Echo takes first place!
01:26:32

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the race to world first, Fallen Charger Update, lots of hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #466: Echo takes first place! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Arena Skirmish Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Mortanis - Bone Construct in Maldraxxus
    • Guile Charm (Rogues)
    • Fujieda (Warriors)
    • Keefer (Monks)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Mythic + Affixes - Tyrannical, Spiteful, Necrotic, Tormented
  • PvP Brawl - Deep Six
  • Micro-Holiday: Auction House Dance Party - July 22
  • New Item to Mitigate Stygia Loss in the Maw
  • Fallen Charger Update
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

Trying to reach the show? You can find us on Discord at spazbotstudios.com or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com

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Jul 21, 2021
Episode #465: The Jailer’s Vanguard!
02:22:15

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Sanctum of Domination raid and the first three bosses, Mythic+, Korthia dailies,  and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #465: The Jailer’s Vanguard! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Warlords of Draenor Timewalking
  • World Boss - Valinor, the Light of Eons in Bastion
    • Archbishop Benedictus (Priests)
    • Final Verdict (Paladins)
    • Windspeaker’s Lava Resurgence (Shaman)
  • Desmotaeron World Boss - Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned
  • Mythic + Affixes - Fortified, Inspiring, Grievous, Tormented
  • PvP Brawl - Packed House
  • Micro-Holiday: Luminous Luminaries - July 13
  • Getting to Sanctum of Domination quickly
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

Trying to reach the show? You can find us on Discord at spazbotstudios.com or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com

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Jul 13, 2021
Episode #464: Season 2 is here!
02:10:46

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Chains of Domination launch, Season 2's Arrival, Flying, Korthia and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #464: Season 2 is here! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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Jul 06, 2021
Episode #463: June Patron Q&A!
01:28:44

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas asked their Patrons "What is an upcoming feature you wish you knew more about?" on the June 2021 Patron Q&A!

Episode #463: June Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • What system would you like to see replace LFR?
  • what are the differences between heroic and mythic raids?
    • What extra prep is needed?
    • And how does group and personal responsibility change between the tiers?
  • What are domination socket and what’s the point?
  • And lots more conversation about the state of the game.

Trying to reach the show? You can find us on Discord at spazbotstudios.com or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com

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Jul 03, 2021
Episode #462: Everything 9.1 with Sloot!
02:24:04

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas are joined by Sloot to discuss all you need to know going into Chains of Domination, Season 2, Legendaries, Domination Sockets and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #462: Everything 9.1 with Sloot! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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Jun 27, 2021
Episode #461: The End of Season One!
01:32:51

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Chains of Domination, Season 1 coming to an end, TBCC Arena Tournament and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #461: The End of Season One! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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Jun 23, 2021
Episode #460: Assaulting the Maw!
01:20:29

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the 9.1 Maw update, the new M+ rating system and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #460: Assaulting the Maw! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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Jun 16, 2021
Episode #459: Are you ready for Flying?!
01:25:30

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the new 9.1 M+ Affix, The Great Push, 9.1 Flying and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #459: Are you ready for Flying?! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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Jun 09, 2021
Episode #458: Burning Crusade Classic Launch!
02:12:16

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Burning Crusade Classic Launch with special guest Josh Corbett and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #458: Burning Crusade Classic Launch! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Arena Skirmish Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Oranomonos the Everbranching in Ardenweald
    • Fevered Incantation (Mages)
    • Surging Shots (Hunters)
    • Verdant Infusion (Druids)
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Tyrannical, Bolstering, Storming, Prideful
  • Dungeon Quests - Plaguefall, Mists of Tirna Scithe
  • PvP Quests - Random BGs, Arena Skirmishes
  • Micro Holiday: Thousand Boat Bash June 6th to 8th
  • Darkmoon Faire - June 6th - June 12th
  • Release Schedule Burning Crusade Classic
  • Classic Realms and Characters
  • Burning Crusade Deep Dive
  • and much more!

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Jun 01, 2021
Episode #457: May Patron Q&A!
02:04:15

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas asked their Patrons "If you could design a boss or boss mechanic what would it be?" on the May 2021 Patron Q&A!

Episode #457: May Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • We have a conversation about crafting professions.
  • Talk about Blizzard solving problems by inventing new things versus addressing existing ones.
  • What would you guys like to see the expansion theme be?
  • And lots more conversation about the state of the game.

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May 30, 2021
Episode #456: Returning to Wow?
01:20:11

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss if now is a good time to come back to the game, 9.1 PTR Changes, Burning Crusade Classic Updates and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #456: Returning to Wow? is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Cataclysm Timewalking
    • Timewalking Firelands
  • World Boss - Mortanis, Bone Construct in Maldraxxus
    • Archbishop Benedictus (Priests)
    • Final Verdict (Paladins)
    • Windspeaker’s Lava Resurgence (Shaman)
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Fortified, Bursting, Volcanic, Prideful
  • Dungeon Quests - De Other Side, De Other Side
  • PvP Quests - Rated BGs, Arena Skirmishes
  • PvP Brawl - Gravity Lapse
  • Glowcap Festival - On now through May 27th
  • Live Hotfixes
  • 9.1 Updates
  • Very Extended Mainenance
  • and much more!

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May 26, 2021
Episode #455: Tazavesh, the Veiled Market!
01:22:36

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Tazavesh the Veiled Market, Burning Crusade Classic Updates, 9.1 PTR and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #455: Tazavesh, the Veiled Market! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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May 19, 2021
Episode #454: Are you Prepared?!
01:23:15

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss updates coming in 9.1, Burning Crusade Classic Launch Announcements and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #454: Are you Prepared?! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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May 12, 2021
Episode #453: Scoring in Torghast!
01:17:49

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss updates coming in 9.1, AWC Global Finals, Children's Week and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #453: Scoring in Torghast! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Battleground Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Oranomonos the Everbranching in Ardenweald
    • Fevered Incantation (Mages)
    • Surging Shots (Hunters)
    • Verdant Infusion (Druids)
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Tyrannical, Bursting, Explosive, Prideful
  • Dungeon Quests - Theater of Pain, Halls of Atonement
  • PvP Quests - Rated BGs, Arena Skirmishes
  • Micro-Holiday - Volunteer Guard Day
  • Darkmoon Faire - May 2nd to 8th
  • Children’s Week - May 3rd to 10th
  • Micro-Holiday: Spring Balloon Festival May 10th to 12th
  • AWC Circuit Season 1 Finals
  • Chains of Domination PTR Notes - 4/29 Updates
  • and much more!

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May 05, 2021
Episode #452: April Patron Q&A!
01:56:09

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas asked their Patrons "What is your #1 wish list item for 9.1 and beyond?" on the April 2021 Patron Q&A!

Episode #452: April Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

  • Do you think when people get their BiS they will stop playing?
  • Would you rather get CE in the first 2 weeks of progression but have to raid everyday, or only wipe 3 times on each boss but get CE on the last possible day?
  • What is 'real' wow to you?
  • What is the biggest change in 9.1 you are looking forward to and what’s another you would like to see put in?
  • Do you think WoW would be better with a more frequent yet smaller content cycle? i.e. rather than waiting nine months for Patch 9.1. Instead, after two months, we get the new dungeon, then Torghast changes two months later, then the Maw changes in another two months, and finally the new raid eight months after 9.0.
  • What are your thoughts on healer dps as it applies to mythic plus and raids? Do you guys think that all healers should be able to contribute damage or that the outliers like hpal and disc priest need to be brought back in line?
  • I’m also intrigued by tier sets coming back, I’ve never raided when tier sets were a thing so was wandering what your favourite specific tier set bonus was from yesteryear?

 

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May 01, 2021
Episode #451: Burning Crusade Beta Key Giveaway!
01:15:31

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss some updates coming in 9.1, MDI Global Finals, Charity Pet Program success and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #451: Burning Crusade Beta Key Giveaway! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

Trying to reach the show? You can find us on Discord at spazbotstudios.com or email us at TheStartingZone@Gmail.com

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Apr 27, 2021
Episode #450: 9.1 PTR is Live!
01:16:28

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss 9.1 PTR first impressions, Upcoming PvP Gearing changes, AWC, MDI and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #450: 9.1 PTR is Live! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

 

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Apr 21, 2021
Episode #449: The Great Push!
01:21:12

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss 9.1 PTR Launch, Increased Anima Rewards, AWC, MDI and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #449: The Great Push! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Burning Crusade Timewalking
  • World Boss - Nurgash Muckformed in Revendreth
    • Frenzied Monstrosity (DKs)
    • Erratic Fel Core (Warlocks)
    • Azj’Aqir’s Madness (Warlocks)
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Fortified, Spiteful, Volcanic, Prideful
  • Dungeon Quests - The Necrotic Wake, Mists of Tirna Scithe
  • Anima Rewards Increased
  • The Great Push MDI Tournament
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

 

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Apr 14, 2021
Episode #448: Do what's fun for you!
01:16:35

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Changes to Purchasing Game Time, April Fools, 3v3 MMR Changes, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #448: Do what's fun for you! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Burning Crusade Timewalking
  • World Boss - Oranomonos the Everbranching in Ardenweald
    • Fevered Incantation (Mages)
    • Surging Shots (Hunters)
    • Verdant Infusion (Druids)
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Tyrannical, Raging, Explosive, Prideful
  • Dungeon Quests - Sanguine Depths, Mists of Tirna Scithe
  • Darkmoon Faire - April 4th to 10th
  • Noblegarden - Live until April 12th
  • 3v3 MMR Updates
  • Changes to Purchasable Game Time Options
  • April Fools Notes
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

 

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Apr 07, 2021
Episode #447: Bananas the Monkey..Gorilla?
01:17:00

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss 9.1 PTR Announced, Changes to Purchasing Game Time, Charity Pets, AWC Circuit 2, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #447: Bananas the Monkey..Gorilla? is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

 

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Mar 31, 2021
Episode #446: March Patron Q&A!
01:31:33

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas asked their Patrons "What is your fondest BC memory or, if you didn’t play back then, what are you most looking forward to experiencing in TBC Classic?" on the March 2021 Patron Q&A!

Episode #446: March Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

  • How do they fix the gearing issue in Shadowlands?
  • Jason, for Protection Warriors, besides bringing back Vengeance, what one ability/talent would you like to see Prot Warrior gain to flesh them out a bit?  Spencer, besides a big, direct single target heal, similar question, what one ability/talent would you like to see Restoration Druids get to flesh them out a bit?
  • After a few week what are your thoughts on the valor rollout?
  • If your real life home was Azeroth. Where would you buy a house to live in and raise your family? Where would you buy a vacation home and what activities would you do on your vacation?

 

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Mar 30, 2021
Episode #445: Charity Sloth!
01:19:30

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Charity Pets, Stygia issues, AWC Circuit 1, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #445: Charity Sloth! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Shadowlands Dungeon Event
  • World Boss - Valinor, the Light of Eons in Bastion
    • Archbishop Benedictus (Priests)
    • Final Verdict (Paladins)
    • Windspeaker’s Lava Resurgence (Shaman)
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Tyrannical, Inspiring, Necrotic, Prideful
  • Dungeon Quests - Spires of Ascension, Plaguefall
  • Trial of Style runs March 20th to 24th
  • AWC Circuit Week 1
  • WoW Charity Pet Program
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

 

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Mar 24, 2021
Episode #443: Who stole my ingot?
01:21:46

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Valor, Alliance HoF, Soul Ash, MDI Cup 4, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #443: Who stole my ingot? is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Battleground Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Nurgash Muckformed in Revendreth
    • Frenzied Monstrosity (DKs)
    • Erratic Fel Core (Warlocks)
    • Azj’Aqir’s Madness (Warlocks)
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Fortified, Spiteful, Grievous, Prideful
  • Dungeon Quests - Spires of Ascension, Theater of Pain
  • PvP Brawl - Arathi Blizzard
  • Micro-Holiday - Un’Goro Madness
  • Trial of Style runs March 20th to 24th
  • MDI Global Cup #4
  • Valor Amounts in 9.0.5
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

 

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Look Human is an apparel company with 100,000 unique and fun designs so you can express your unique identity. Whether you are a gamer, movie nerd, science geek, fitness nut, or just want to show off your general weird self... Use our promo code 'spazbot' to get ANY t-Shirt for 14.99! For some shirts that is nearly 50% their retail price. Holy Crap Balls. So, what are you waiting for? Go be you, and LOOK HUMAN today!

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Mar 16, 2021
Episode #443: 9.0.5 is Live!
01:27:36

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Valor, Patch 9.0.5 notes, M+ Keystone Changes, AWC Cup 4 and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #443: 9.0.5 is Live! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Warlords of Draenor Timewalking
  • World Boss - Oranomonos the Everbranching in Ardenweald
    • Fevered Incantation (Mages)
    • Surging Shots (Hunters
    • Verdant Infusion (Druids)
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Tyrannical, Bolstering, Storming, Prideful
  • Dungeon Quests - Spires of Ascension, Mists of Tirna Scithe
  • Darkmoon Faire - March 7th to 13th
  • 9.0.5 Patch Notes
  • AWC Cup #4
  • Castle Nathria Hall of Fame is Closed!
  • and much more!

 

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We have partnered with Jinx.com to bring you an AWESOME DEAL! Use the PROMO CODE “SPAZBOT” at checkout to get 15% off your NEXT purchase! That’s right, 15% off your next purchase of any order of $120.00 or LESS! What are you waiting for? Jinx makes shirts, hoodies, heck, even socks emblazoned with the LOGO of your FAVORITE Game! Visit them today by clicking the banner below! REMEMBER TO CLICK THE BANNER BELOW!

Look Human is an apparel company with 100,000 unique and fun designs so you can express your unique identity. Whether you are a gamer, movie nerd, science geek, fitness nut, or just want to show off your general weird self... Use our promo code 'spazbot' to get ANY t-Shirt for 14.99! For some shirts that is nearly 50% their retail price. Holy Crap Balls. So, what are you waiting for? Go be you, and LOOK HUMAN today!

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Mar 10, 2021
Episode #442: The 200 ilevel Wall!
01:08:59

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Renown, Gearing, upcoming 9.0.5 changes, MDI Cup 3 and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #442: The 200 ilevel Wall! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – World Quest Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Bone Construct in Maldraxxus
    • Guile Charm (Rogues)
    • Fujieda (Warriors)
    • Keefer (Monks)
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Fortified, Bursting, Volcanic, Prideful
  • PvP Brawl: Temple of Hotmogu
  • Dungeon Quests - De Other Side, The Necrotic Wake
  • Darkmoon Faire - March 7th to 13th
  • 9.0.5 PTR Update
  • MDI Global Cup #3
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

 

Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone

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We have partnered with Jinx.com to bring you an AWESOME DEAL! Use the PROMO CODE “SPAZBOT” at checkout to get 15% off your NEXT purchase! That’s right, 15% off your next purchase of any order of $120.00 or LESS! What are you waiting for? Jinx makes shirts, hoodies, heck, even socks emblazoned with the LOGO of your FAVORITE Game! Visit them today by clicking the banner below! REMEMBER TO CLICK THE BANNER BELOW!

Look Human is an apparel company with 100,000 unique and fun designs so you can express your unique identity. Whether you are a gamer, movie nerd, science geek, fitness nut, or just want to show off your general weird self... Use our promo code 'spazbot' to get ANY t-Shirt for 14.99! For some shirts that is nearly 50% their retail price. Holy Crap Balls. So, what are you waiting for? Go be you, and LOOK HUMAN today!

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Mar 03, 2021
Episode #441: February Patron Q&A!
01:25:40

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas asked their Patrons "What was your BlizzConline highlight?" on the February 2021 Patron Q&A!

Episode #441: February Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

  • I've heard estimates from May to August for patch 9.1, mostly due to the lack of 'in progress work' shown during Blizzconline, what is your best estimate of when it'll be out and why?
  • What would you guys most like to see as the final Diablo 4 class?
  • Do you think Arthas will play a larger role in this expansion?

 

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Mar 02, 2021
Episode #440: Back from BlizzConline!
01:28:06

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss BlizzConline, upcoming 9.0.5 changes, Classic Burning Crusade and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #440: Back from BlizzConline! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

 

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Feb 24, 2021
Episode #439: BlizzConline with Jeremy Feasel and Frank Kowalkowski!
01:29:12

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas dive into BlizzConline coverage and their interview with Jeremy Feasel and Frank Kowalkowski about what's next for Shadowlands!

Episode #439: BlizzConline with Jeremy Feasel and Frank Kowalkowski! is ready for Download!

 

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Feb 20, 2021
Episode #438: Valor Points are back!
01:23:08

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Raid Loot Improvements, Valor Points, BlizzConline and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #438: Valor Points are back! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

 

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Look Human is an apparel company with 100,000 unique and fun designs so you can express your unique identity. Whether you are a gamer, movie nerd, science geek, fitness nut, or just want to show off your general weird self... Use our promo code 'spazbot' to get ANY t-Shirt for 14.99! For some shirts that is nearly 50% their retail price. Holy Crap Balls. So, what are you waiting for? Go be you, and LOOK HUMAN today!

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Feb 17, 2021
Episode #437: Threads of Fate!
01:26:21

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Threads of Fate, MDI, AWC, Raid Scaling, ActiBlizz Q4 Earnings Call and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #437: Threads of Fate! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Pet Battle Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Oranomonos the Everbranching
  • Fevered Incantation (Mages) Surging Shots (Hunters)
  • Verdant Infusion (Druids)
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Tyrannical, Bursting, Explosive, Prideful
  • Dungeon Quests - Sanguine Depths, Sanguine Depths
  • Lunar Festival - Live until Feb 19
  • Love is in the Air - Live until Feb 22
  • Arena World Championship
  • MDI Cup 1 Bracket
  • Hotfixes
  • ActiBlizz Q4 Earnings Call
  • and much more!

 

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Look Human is an apparel company with 100,000 unique and fun designs so you can express your unique identity. Whether you are a gamer, movie nerd, science geek, fitness nut, or just want to show off your general weird self... Use our promo code 'spazbot' to get ANY t-Shirt for 14.99! For some shirts that is nearly 50% their retail price. Holy Crap Balls. So, what are you waiting for? Go be you, and LOOK HUMAN today!

 

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Feb 10, 2021
Episode #436: An Audience with Arrogance!
01:27:23

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Castle Nathria Wing 4 guide, Arena World Championship, Class and Dungeon Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #436: An Audience with Arrogance! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Shadowlands Dungeon Event
  • World Boss - Mortanis
    • Guile Charm (Rogues)
    • Fujieda (Warriors)
    • Keefer (Monks)
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Fortified, Storming, Inspiring, Prideful
  • Dungeon Quests - Halls of Atonement and Mists of Tirna Scithe
  • PvP Brawl - Warsong Scramble
  • Darkmoon Faire - Now to Saturday Feb 6th
  • Lunar Festival Feb 5th to 19th
  • Love is in the Air Feb 8th to 22nd
  • Arena World Championship
  • MDI Schedule
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

 

Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone

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Look Human is an apparel company with 100,000 unique and fun designs so you can express your unique identity. Whether you are a gamer, movie nerd, science geek, fitness nut, or just want to show off your general weird self... Use our promo code 'spazbot' to get ANY t-Shirt for 14.99! For some shirts that is nearly 50% their retail price. Holy Crap Balls. So, what are you waiting for? Go be you, and LOOK HUMAN today!

Feb 05, 2021
Episode #435: Necrotic Wasted!
01:41:03

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the large Raid and Dungeon hotfixes, Mythic Dungeon International and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #435: Necrotic Wasted! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Battleground Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Valinor, the Light of Eons
    • Archbishop Benedictus (Priests)
    • Final Verdict (Paladins)
    • Windspeaker’s Lava Resurgence (Shaman)
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Tyrannical, Bolstering, Necrotic, Prideful
  • Dungeon Quests - Necrotic Wake and Plaguefall
  • Micro-Holiday: Kirin Tor Tavern Crawl - Jan 31
  • Darkmoon Faire - Jan 31 to Feb 6
  • Arena World Championship
  • MDI Cup 1 Bracket
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

 

Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone

Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!

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The Starting Zone is produced by Spazbot Studios, Good Shows by Good People Visit them today!

Are you looking for some AWESOME DEALS?!? Want to support our shows & Spazbot Studios? Well, you clicked on the right web page! We have some great deals lined up for you below, so check them out! Any purchase you make using the links & coupons below helps support our show!

We have partnered with Jinx.com to bring you an AWESOME DEAL! Use the PROMO CODE “SPAZBOT” at checkout to get 15% off your NEXT purchase! That’s right, 15% off your next purchase of any order of $120.00 or LESS! What are you waiting for? Jinx makes shirts, hoodies, heck, even socks emblazoned with the LOGO of your FAVORITE Game! Visit them today by clicking the banner below! REMEMBER TO CLICK THE BANNER BELOW!

Look Human is an apparel company with 100,000 unique and fun designs so you can express your unique identity. Whether you are a gamer, movie nerd, science geek, fitness nut, or just want to show off your general weird self... Use our promo code 'spazbot' to get ANY t-Shirt for 14.99! For some shirts that is nearly 50% their retail price. Holy Crap Balls. So, what are you waiting for? Go be you, and LOOK HUMAN today!

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Jan 27, 2021
Episode #434: January Patron Q&A! 
01:20:58

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas asked their Patrons "What is your WoW New Year’s Resolution?" on the January 2021 Patron Q&A!

Episode #434: January Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

  • What 'pain point' in the current expansion do you want resolved in 9.1 and how do you think that would look?
  • How much does the show, the Starting zone, contribute to your motivation to play? Would you put as many hours in it without it, you think?
  • What are you guys thoughts on Castle Nathria (ie bosses, story, difficulty) and where would you like to see them take us in the new patch?
  • Do you have a routine if you’re frustrated from a bad dungeon/raid night and need to unwind?

 

Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone

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Are you looking for some AWESOME DEALS?!? Want to support our shows & Spazbot Studios? Well, you clicked on the right web page! We have some great deals lined up for you below, so check them out! Any purchase you make using the links & coupons below helps support our show!

We have partnered with Jinx.com to bring you an AWESOME DEAL! Use the PROMO CODE “SPAZBOT” at checkout to get 15% off your NEXT purchase! That’s right, 15% off your next purchase of any order of $120.00 or LESS! What are you waiting for? Jinx makes shirts, hoodies, heck, even socks emblazoned with the LOGO of your FAVORITE Game! Visit them today by clicking the banner below! REMEMBER TO CLICK THE BANNER BELOW!

Look Human is an apparel company with 100,000 unique and fun designs so you can express your unique identity. Whether you are a gamer, movie nerd, science geek, fitness nut, or just want to show off your general weird self... Use our promo code 'spazbot' to get ANY t-Shirt for 14.99! For some shirts that is nearly 50% their retail price. Holy Crap Balls. So, what are you waiting for? Go be you, and LOOK HUMAN today!

 

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Jan 26, 2021
Episode #433: Blood from Stone!
01:21:43

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Castle Nathria Wing 3 guide, Arena World Championship, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #433: Blood from Stone! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Cataclysm Timewalking
  • World Boss - Nurgash Muckformed
    • Frenzied Monstrosity (DKs)
    • Erratic Fel Core (Warlocks)
    • Azj’Aqir’s Madness (Warlocks)
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Fortified, Spiteful, Volcanic, Prideful
  • Dungeon Quests - Sanguine Depths and Mists of Tirna Scithe
  • PvP Brawl - Gravity Lapse
  • Micro-Holiday: Call of the Scarab
  • Arena World Championship
  • MDI Schedule
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

 

Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone

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Are you looking for some AWESOME DEALS?!? Want to support our shows & Spazbot Studios? Well, you clicked on the right web page! We have some great deals lined up for you below, so check them out! Any purchase you make using the links & coupons below helps support our show!

We have partnered with Jinx.com to bring you an AWESOME DEAL! Use the PROMO CODE “SPAZBOT” at checkout to get 15% off your NEXT purchase! That’s right, 15% off your next purchase of any order of $120.00 or LESS! What are you waiting for? Jinx makes shirts, hoodies, heck, even socks emblazoned with the LOGO of your FAVORITE Game! Visit them today by clicking the banner below! REMEMBER TO CLICK THE BANNER BELOW!

Look Human is an apparel company with 100,000 unique and fun designs so you can express your unique identity. Whether you are a gamer, movie nerd, science geek, fitness nut, or just want to show off your general weird self... Use our promo code 'spazbot' to get ANY t-Shirt for 14.99! For some shirts that is nearly 50% their retail price. Holy Crap Balls. So, what are you waiting for? Go be you, and LOOK HUMAN today!

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Jan 20, 2021
Episode #432: Twisting Corridors!
01:13:09

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Twisting Corridors, Arena World Championship, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #432: Twisting Corridors! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – World Quest Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Oranomonos the Everbranching
    • Fevered Incantation (Mages)
    • Surging Shots (Hunters)
    • Verdant Infusion (Druids)
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Tyrannical, Raging, Explosive, Prideful
  • Dungeon Quests - Plaguefall and De Other Side
  • Arena World Championship
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

 

Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone

Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!

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The Starting Zone is produced by Spazbot Studios, Good Shows by Good People Visit them today!

Are you looking for some AWESOME DEALS?!? Want to support our shows & Spazbot Studios? Well, you clicked on the right web page! We have some great deals lined up for you below, so check them out! Any purchase you make using the links & coupons below helps support our show!

We have partnered with Jinx.com to bring you an AWESOME DEAL! Use the PROMO CODE “SPAZBOT” at checkout to get 15% off your NEXT purchase! That’s right, 15% off your next purchase of any order of $120.00 or LESS! What are you waiting for? Jinx makes shirts, hoodies, heck, even socks emblazoned with the LOGO of your FAVORITE Game! Visit them today by clicking the banner below! REMEMBER TO CLICK THE BANNER BELOW!

Look Human is an apparel company with 100,000 unique and fun designs so you can express your unique identity. Whether you are a gamer, movie nerd, science geek, fitness nut, or just want to show off your general weird self... Use our promo code 'spazbot' to get ANY t-Shirt for 14.99! For some shirts that is nearly 50% their retail price. Holy Crap Balls. So, what are you waiting for? Go be you, and LOOK HUMAN today!

Shop LookHUMAN Today!

Jan 13, 2021
Episode #431: Boss Breakdown the Reliquary of Opulence!
01:47:43

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the new wing of LFR Bosses, Twisting Corridors, Ulduar Timewalking, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #431: Boss Breakdown the Reliquary of Opulence! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Arena Skirmish Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Mortanis
    • Guile Charm (Rogues)
    • Fujieda (Warriors)
    • Keefer (Monks)
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Fortified, Sanguine, Quaking, Prideful
  • PvP Quests - Arenas, Arena Skirmishes
  • Dungeon Quests - Theater of Pain and De Other Side
  • PvP Brawl: Arathi Blizzard
  • Darkmoon Faire Live through Saturday January 9th.
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

 

Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone

Looking for to grab some great TSZ merch? Look no further than here!

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The Starting Zone is produced by Spazbot Studios, Good Shows by Good People Visit them today!

Are you looking for some AWESOME DEALS?!? Want to support our shows & Spazbot Studios? Well, you clicked on the right web page! We have some great deals lined up for you below, so check them out! Any purchase you make using the links & coupons below helps support our show!

We have partnered with Jinx.com to bring you an AWESOME DEAL! Use the PROMO CODE “SPAZBOT” at checkout to get 15% off your NEXT purchase! That’s right, 15% off your next purchase of any order of $120.00 or LESS! What are you waiting for? Jinx makes shirts, hoodies, heck, even socks emblazoned with the LOGO of your FAVORITE Game! Visit them today by clicking the banner below! REMEMBER TO CLICK THE BANNER BELOW!

Look Human is an apparel company with 100,000 unique and fun designs so you can express your unique identity. Whether you are a gamer, movie nerd, science geek, fitness nut, or just want to show off your general weird self... Use our promo code 'spazbot' to get ANY t-Shirt for 14.99! For some shirts that is nearly 50% their retail price. Holy Crap Balls. So, what are you waiting for? Go be you, and LOOK HUMAN today!

 

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Jan 06, 2021
Episode #430: What are these new M+ Affixes?
01:26:50

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the new M+ Affixes, Winter Veil, Hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #430: What are these new M+ Affixes? is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Wrath of the Lich King Timewalking
  • World Boss - Valinor, the Light of Eons
    • Archbishop Benedictus (Priests)
    • Final Verdict (Paladins)
    • Windspeaker’s Lava Resurgence (Shaman)
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Tyrannical, Inspiring, Necrotic, Prideful
  • PvP Quests - Arenas, Arena Skirmishes
  • Dungeon Quests - Mists of Tirna Scithe and The Necrotic Wake
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  • Feast of Winterveil December 16th to January 2nd
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

 

Have you heard about our Patreon? It’s a great way to support the show and goes towards making more content for you! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/thestartingzone

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Dec 30, 2020
Episode #429: December Patron Q&A!
32:29

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas asked their Patrons "What’s the craziest Torghast power or power combo you’ve done?" on the December 2020 Patron Q&A!

Episode #429: December Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • 2 good runs as a Protection Warrior - 1 was the all Haste run, between getting the 9% more Haste 3 times, I also got a proc'cing Haste power and have a trinket that drops a Haste pool. I kept my character sheet open to watch, and managed to proc 100% Haste on a couple trash packs, just obiliterating them.
  • 2nd run was a combination of reversing the pools in Mor'tegast so they Heal instead of Damage combined with stacking the Whirlwind/Thunderclap have a chance to pull in the 3 closest enemies as well as getting both to do much more damage AND heal for 80% of the damage they did. I couldn't die and the mobs couldn't get away. It was amazing.
  • My craziest combo so far has been on my priest. Combining a Door of Shadows power (Mask of Withering) with a Fade power (Volatile Phantasm) to create a dive-bombing priest build.  I fly into a pack with Door of Shadows, debuffing them to take more damage. I then drop an image of myself with fade that detonates for massive damage.  It may not be the craziest combo out there, but I really enjoy it because it's so different to the way the class would ever play outside of Torghast.
  • While it's certainly not the craziest build ever - I was not even a little bit sad to get the reversing the pools in Mor'tegast on my Disc priest in the very first power pick. It made me feel very tanky.

 

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Dec 28, 2020
Episode #428: How punishing is swapping your Covenant?
01:26:20

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Switching your Covenant, AWC and MDI starting up, Torghast nerfs, hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #428: How punishing is swapping your Covenant? is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Pet Battle Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Nurgash Muckformed
    • Frenzied Monstrosity (DKs)
    • Erratic Fel Core (Warlocks)
    • Azj’Aqir’s Madness (Warlocks)
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Fortified, Spiteful, Grievous, Prideful
  • PvP Brawl: Deep Six
  • PvP Quests - Arenas, Battlegrounds
  • Dungeon Quests - Halls of Atonement x2
  • Feast of Winterveil December 16th to January 2nd
  • MDI and AWC Signups
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

 

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Dec 23, 2020
Episode #427: Castle Nathria Wing 1!
01:34:16

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode! Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Castle Nathria - The Leeching Vaults, Storming in Mythic Plus, lots of hotfixes and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #427: Castle Nathria Wing 1! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Shadowlands Dungeon Event
  • World Boss - Oranomonos the Everbranching
    • Fevered Incantation Legendary Recipe (Mages)
    • Surging Shots Legendary Recipe (Hunters)
    • Verdant Infusion Legendary Recipe (Druids)
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Tyrannical, Bolstering, Storming, Prideful
  • PvP Quest - Rated Battlegrounds, Epic Battlegrounds
  • Dungeon Quests - Spires of Ascension x2 
  • Feast of Winterveil December 16th to January 2nd
  • MDI and AWC Signups
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

 

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Dec 16, 2020
Episode #426: Shadowlands Season 1!
01:30:54

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Season 1 of Shadowlands starting, Mythic +, Shadowlands Sales, Castle Pineapplia and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #426: Shadowlands Season 1! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

 

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Dec 09, 2020
Episode #425: The First Episode of Shadowlands!
02:14:37

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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss week one of Shadowlands, launch day, leveling, tips and tricks, what do do this week and everything else going on around Azeroth and Shadowlands!

Episode #425: The First Episode of Shadowlands! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

 

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Dec 02, 2020
Episode #424: Shadowlands Launch with Sloot!
02:21:25

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas are joined by the one and only Sloot to discuss Shadowlands systems, tips, tricks and thoughts!

Episode #424: Shadowlands Launch with Sloot! is ready for Download!

 

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Nov 23, 2020
Episode #423: The End of BfA!
01:58:05

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss week 2 of the Pre-Patch event, Pilgrims Bounty, currency reset, emptying the BfA mailbag and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #423: The End of BfA! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

 

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Nov 18, 2020
Episode #422: November Patron Q&A!
01:37:23

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas asked their Patrons "What are your priorities before Shadowlands Season 1 starts?" and answered their questions on the November 2020 Patron Q&A!

Episode #422: November Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

  • How y'all feeling about the current PrePatch invasion? What would y'all change or add to make it very enjoyable?
  • In the October call in show you guys had a lot of discussion about keybinds and macros. How important do you think those tools are to playing the game at a high level? I've been playing WoW since Wrath, and raiding since Cata, but I have never used any keybinds or macros, just clicking my spell buttons on the bars in the default UI. Even without these I managed to go 8/12 in Mythic Nyalotha with my guild. After this long I'd be afraid that I'd actually hurt my performance by trying to radically change my playstyle rather than improve it.
  • I'm a hoarder in game and I go AFK for months and come back and have all this useless or maybe not so useless stuff....the question is when people are AFK for awhile and have to come back, clean house and get back into the game, is there a recommended method to do so? I will pop in and feel overwhelmed and feel like I'm so far behind with the full inventory and the missed content. How to handle inventory? How to catch up? Strategies for doing that?
  • Do you guys use VPN when gaming?
  • What are your expectation when it comes to recruiting?

 

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Nov 18, 2020
Episode #421: Shadowlands Prepatch Event is Live!
01:21:53

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the first week of Shadowlands Prepatch event, Multiboxing broadcast software is an actionable offence, Moonkin Festival is coming and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #421: Shadowlands Prepatch Event is Live! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

 

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Nov 11, 2020
Episode #420: Shadowlands Releases Nov 24!
01:30:33

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the updated Shadowlands Release Date, Blizzards Earnings Call, a message from J. Allen Brack and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #420: Shadowlands Releases Nov 24! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

 

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Nov 04, 2020
Episode #419: Refresh your PC for Shadowlands!
01:25:41

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss how to clean up your PC for Shadowlands, Hallow's End, Raid Nerfs, Bursting Changes and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #419: Refresh your PC for Shadowlands! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – World Quest Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Ulmath, the Soulbinder
  • 8.3 World Boss – Grand Empress Shek’zara
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Fortified/Bursting/Volcanic/Awakened
  • Call to Arms – Stormsong Valley, Mechagon and Vale of Eternal Blossoms
  • Impressive Influence Returns - October 1st to October 31st
  • Horrific Vision - Stormwind
  • PvP Brawl: Temple of Hotmogu
  • Island Expeditions
    • Molten Cay (Ogres)
    • Rotting Mire (Saurok)
    • Jorundall (Taunka)
  • Salvage Vendor
    • Dread Chain Salvage
      • Qinsho’s Eternal Hound
      • Surf Jelly
    • Skittering Hollow Salvage
      • Surf Jelly
    • Verdant Wilds Salvage
      • Surf Jelly
      • Various mog appearances
    • Elemental Salvage
      • Transmogs
      • Pets
  • Hallow’s End - Ends November 1st
  • Day of the Dead - November 1st to 3rd
  • Darkmoon Faire - November 1st to Saturday November 7th
  • Impressive Influence 100% Increased Rep buff ends on October 31st!
  • Hotfixes
  • Shadowlands Development Update Notes
  • Transmog Flexibility With Legion Artifacts In Shadowlands
  • and much more!

 

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Oct 28, 2020
Episode #418: October Patron Q&A!
01:55:21

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this episode Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas asked their Patrons "What are you doing with this extra pre-patch time?" and answered their questions on the October 2020 Patron Q&A!

Episode #418: October Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

  • Which achievement on your account are you most proud of?
  • What one thing do you think you'll miss the most once we're in Shadowlands?
  • Can you explain how you came to settle on your keybinds, especially for Boomkin, Spencer. How did you arrange rotation versus utility, comfort versus necessity etc. Outside of things specific to the size of your hands or hardware, do you have any tips for finding an optimal set up?
  • Which stand out zones or quest lines have your experienced via Chromie time that you either forgot about or never completed before?
  • You are in charge of WOW developments, what (1) change would you do to the game if cost,time are no longer a factor?

 

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Oct 25, 2020
Episode #417: How's Pre-patch so far?
01:29:21

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss how pre-patch is going so far, Hallow's End, 6 month sub reward, the Sounds of Shadowlands and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #417: How's Pre-patch so far? is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

 

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Oct 21, 2020
Episode #416: Pre-Patch is Live!
01:36:25

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Shadowlands Pre-patch 9.0.1 is live!! We dive everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #416: Pre-Patch is Live! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

 

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Oct 14, 2020
Episode #415: Shadowlands Delayed!
01:22:53

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Shadowlands release delay, Classic Conquest, Potion changes, Conduits and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #415: Shadowlands Delayed! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Arena Skirmish Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Wekemara
  • 8.3 World Boss – Vuk’laz the Earthbreaker
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Tyrannical/Bursting/Necrotic/Awakened
  • Call to Arms – Zuldazar , Nazjatar and Uldum
  • Impressive Influence Returns - October 1st to October 31st
  • Darkmoon Faire - October 4th to 10th
  • Island Expeditions
    • Skittering Hollow (Troggs)
    • Jorundall (Vargul)
    • Snowblossom Village (Mantid)
  • Salvage Vendor
    • Skittering Hollow Salvage
      • Surf Jelly
    • Snowblossom Salvage
      • Qinsho’s Eternal Hound
    • Molten Cay Salvage
      • Also Surf Jelly
    • Elemental Salvage
      • Transmogs
      • Pets
  • Horrific Vision - Orgrimmar
  • Corruption Vendor Schedule, week of October 6th
  • Rotation 1
    • Ineffable Truth 1 (12 Corruption)
    • Honed Mind 1 (15 Corruption)
    • Strikethrough 2 (15 Corruption)
    • Masterful 2 (15 Corruption)
    • Twisted Appendage 3 (66 Corruption)
    • Expedient 3 (20 Corruption)
  • Rotation 2
    • Void Ritual 1 (15 Corruption)
    • Masterful 1 (10 Corruption)
    • Siphoner 2 (28 Corruption)
    • Deadly Momentum 2 (20 Corruption)
    • Ineffable Truth 2 (30 Corruption)
    • Versatile 3 (20 Corruption)
    • Avoidant 2 (12 Corruption)

 

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Oct 07, 2020
Episode #414: Customize your Character!
01:25:18

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the character customization changes coming with 9.0, AWC Championship, Conduits, delayed Pre-Patch and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #414: Customize your Character! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Warlords of Draenor Timewalking
  • World Boss - Grand Empress Shek’zara
  • 8.3 World Boss – Ulmath, the Soulbinder
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Fortified/Bolstering/Skittish/Awakened
  • Call to Arms – Tiragarde Sound, Mechagon and Vale of Eternal Blossoms
  • Impressive Influence Returns - September 1st to September 30th
  • Brewfest - September 20th to October 6th
  • PvP Brawl: Warsong Scramble
  • Harvest Festival - Now through October 6th
  • Darkmoon Faire - October 4th to 10th
  • Island Expeditions
    • Rotting Mire (Pirates)
    • Un’gol Ruins (Quillboar)
    • Verdant Wilds (Furbolgs)
  • Salvage Vendor
    • Havenswood Salvage
      • Risen Mare
    • Rotting Mire Salvage
      • Squawks
    • Verdant Wilds Salvage
      • Surf Jelly
      • Various mog appearances
  • Horrific Vision - Stormwind
  • Corruption Vendor Schedule, week of September 22nd

 

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Sep 30, 2020
Episode #413: September Patron Q&A!
01:15:09

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas sit down to talk with our Patrons about what's on their minds for the September 2020 Patron Q&A!

Episode #413: September Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

  • Hey fellas with release coming soon..... what are your usual release day rituals and why does it include Mountain Dew and Doritos!!
  • Do you feel that having borrowed power every expansion is a good idea?
    • Borrowed Power, will covenants be carried forward?
  • Do you prefer a more grounded story each expac or huge set pieces? Does it matter to you if big ideas don’t get fully carried through or realised during an expansion?
    In short: was sticking a sword in Azeroth a good idea?
  • At what point does this, as storytelling, get old, and is it the only way to ensure a character feels like they're progressing and gaining power each expansion?

 

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Sep 29, 2020
Episode #412: What's up with 9.0?
01:22:54

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss changes coming with 9.0, No Bonus rolls in Shadowlands, Blizzconline and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #412: What's up with 9.0? is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

 

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Sep 23, 2020
Episode #411: The Road to Shadowlands!
01:30:01

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss AWC week four, the last cloak upgrade, Ion's The Road to Shadowlands post and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #411: The Road to Shadowlands! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Battle for Azeroth Dungeon Event
  • World Boss - Ulmath, the Soulbinder
  • 8.3 World Boss – Grand Empress Shek’zara
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Fortified/Sanguine/Grievous/Awakened
  • Call to Arms – Stormsong Valley, Mechagon and Vale of Eternal Blossoms
  • PvP Brawl - Gravity Lapse
  • Impressive Influence Returns - September 1st to September 30th
  • Pirate’s Day - September 19th
  • Brewfest - September 20th to October 6th
  • Island Expeditions
    • Havenswood (Worgen)
    • Jorundall (Vrykul)
    • Snowblossom Village (Mogu)
  • Island Salvage Caches
    • Skittering Hollow Salvage
      • Surf Jelly 
    • Molten Cay Salvage
      • Also Surf Jelly
    • Whispering Reef Salvage
      • Yet Another Surf Jelly
    • Elemental Salvage
      • Various mogs and pets
  • Horrific Vision - Stormwind
  • Corruption Vendor Schedule, week of September 1st

 

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Sep 16, 2020
Episode #410: Beta is still Beta!
01:06:27

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss AWC week three, upcoming M+ affix changes, additional spells off the GCD and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #410: Beta is still Beta! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Battleground Bonus Event
  • World Boss - Wekemara
  • 8.3 World Boss – Vuk’laz the Earthbreaker
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Tyrannical/Raging/Explosive/Awakened
  • Call to Arms – Vol’dun, Nazjatar and Uldum
  • Darkmoon Faire - September 6th to September 12th
  • Impressive Influence Returns - September 1st to September 30th
  • Island Expeditions
    • Rotting Mire (Saurok)
    • Whispering Reef (Naga)
    • Crestfall (Dragonkin)
  • Island Salvage Caches
    • Crestfall Salvage
      • Twilight Avenger
      • Squawks
    • Un’gol Ruins Salvage
      • Oomgut Ritual Drum
      • Bad Mojo Banana
      • Magic Monkey Banana
    • Verdant Wilds Salvage
      • Surf Jelly
      • Risen Mare
    • Venture Co. Salvage
      • Various transmog pieces
  • Horrific Vision - Orgrimmar
  • Corruption Vendor Schedule, week of September 1st

 

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Sep 09, 2020
Episode #409: Shadowlands Global Release!
01:17:33

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss AWC week two, Shadowlands System Requirements, Raid Release Schedule and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #409: Shadowlands Global Release! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Mists of Pandaria Timewalking
  • 8.3 World Boss – Grand Empress Shek’zara
  • Nazjatar World Boss – Ulmath, the Soulbinder
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Fortified/Bolstering/Grievous/Awakened
  • Call to Arms – Drustvar, Mechagon and Vale of Eternal Blossoms
  • Trial of Style - August 31st to September 4th
  • Brawl - Arathi Blizzard
  • Darkmoon Faire - September 6th to September 12th
  • Impressive Influence Returns  - September 1st to September 30th
  • Island Expeditions
    • Skittering Hollow (Kobolds)
    • Verdant Wilds (Furbolgs)
    • Havenswood (Worgen)
  • Island Salvage Caches
    • Havenswood
      • Risen Mare
    • Snowblossom 
      • Qinsho’s Eternal Hound
    • Whispering Reef 
      • Surf Jelly
  • Horrific Vision - Stormwind
  • Corruption Vendor Schedule, week of September 1st

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Sep 02, 2020
Episode #408: August Patron Q&A!
01:45:46
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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas sit down to talk with our Patrons about what's on their minds for the August 2020 Patron Q&A!

Episode #408: August Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

  • Do you think blizzard need to change how the server transfer services is done? Have it similar to FF14 where you pay 20 dollars for a few toons but you have a cool down to when you can do it again. I have some max toons on dead servers which I wanted to transfer to Zul'jin. They have all the old profession which I wanted to keep. It's too expensive at the moment with transfer services.
  • What, if anything, do you feel WoW is lacking related to game play and/or storytelling, and where do you think it shines?
  • We've seen Uther in the Bastion short. Which characters would you most like to see in the other three shorts? (Personally,  I'd like to see Onyxia in Revendreth, if I'm understanding their concept correctly; and I'm struggling with the other two because I keep conflating when characters died and wanting to see characters that died post cataclysm, who would all be in the Maw)But I anticipate I'm going to think "of course" as soon as I know who the lore characters are.
  • Because of a perceived short beta window, a few voices in the community seem concerned that Shadowlands may be releasing [Ragnaros voice] “too soon”, what are your feelings towards the timing of SLs release and upcoming raid schedule?
  • Hey Gents.... With the Afterlives short, what would you guys think of a netflix series in the same manner or would you prefer if they did something more of the cinematic approach. Where would you like to see the story start up and what would be your sought after story to cover.
  • So this hasn't been exactly confirmed but I would put money on it. So I wanted to get your thoughts on the matter and if you would be cool if this is how it plays out.  I feel like with the whole level squish, this is the way WoW is going to be going forward. Our new normal. I believe that we will get squished back to 50 with every future pre-patch and our goal will be to level to 60 in the new expansion. And then the previous expansion will be bottled up into it own little section and be available to do for the 10-50 experience.  I personally think this is a great plan. It helps the devs in a lot of ways with developing the game. How do you guys feel about this?

 

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Sep 01, 2020
Episode #407: WoW, now with more lights!
01:19:42

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss AWC week one, WoW coming to Gamescom, Shadowlands app revamp, ray-tracing and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #407: WoW, now with more lights! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – World Quest Bonus Event
  • 8.3 World Boss – Vuk’laz the Earthbreaker
  • Nazjatar World Boss – Wekemara
  • Dunegorger Kraulok - ALPACA MOUNT
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Tyrannical/Bursting/Skittish/Awakened
  • Call to Arms – Zuldazar, Nazjatar and Uldum
  • Trial of Style - August 31st to September 4th
  • Island Expeditions
    • Molten Cay (Trolls)
    • Whispering Reef (Naga)
    • Crestfall (Dragonkin)
  • Island Salvage Caches
    • Dread Chain
      • Qinsho’s Eternal Hound
      • Surf Jelly
    • Crestfall
      • Twilight Avenger
      • Squawks
    • Un’gol Ruins
      • Oomgut Ritual Drum
      • Bad Mojo Banana
      • Magic Monkey Banana
    • Venture Co.
      • Various mogs and pets
  • Horrific Vision - Orgrimmar
  • Corruption Vendor Schedule, week of August 25th
    • Rotation 5
      • Twisted Appendage I (10 Corruption)
      • Expedient I (10 Corruption)
      • Echoing Void II (35 Corruption)
      • Racing Pulse II (20 Corruption)
      • Infinite Stars III (75 Corruption)
      • Severe III (20 Corruption)
    • Rotation 6
      • Strikethrough I (10 Corruption)
      • Racing Pulse I (15 Corruption)
      • Void Ritual II (35 Corruption)
      • Surging Vitality II (20 Corruption)
      • Twilight Devastation III (75 Corruption)
      • Masterful III (20 Corruption)
  • AWC Circuit Week 1
  • Realm Connections – August 27
  • WoW at gamescom 2020
  • Enabling Ray-Tracing
  • A New Look for the WoW Companion App
  • WoW Classic Updates
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

 

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Aug 26, 2020
Episode #406: Is Azeroth Flat?
01:10:31

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss how gems are bad in PvP, beta Normal raid, the Shadowlands mission table and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #406: Is Azeroth Flat? is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Arena Skirmish Bonus Event
  • 8.3 World Boss – Grand Empress Shek’zara
  • Nazjatar World Boss – Ulmath, the Soulbinder
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Fortified/Teeming/Quaking/Awakened
  • Call to Arms – Tiragarde Sound, Mechagon and Vale of Eternal Blossoms
  • Island Expeditions
    • Rotting Mire (Jinyu)
    • Un’gol Ruins (Hozen)
    • Snowblossom Village (Mantid)
  • Island Salvage Caches
    • Rotting Mire
    • Molten Cay
    • Verdant Wilds
  • Horrific Vision - Stormwind
  • Corruption Vendor Schedule, week of August 18th
    • Rotation 3
      • Infinite Stars 1 (20 Corruption)
      • Surging Vitality 1 (15 Corruption)
      • Glimpse of Clarity (15 Corruption)
      • Severe 2 (15 Corruption)
      • Siphoner 3 (45 Corruption)
      • Racing Pulse 3 (35 Corruption)
      • Avoidant 3 (16 Corruption)
    • Rotation 4
      • Siphoner 1 (17 Corruption)
      • Severe 1 (10 Corruption)
      • Twilight Devastation 2 (50 Corruption)
      • Expedient 2 (15 Corruption)
      • Strikethrough 3 (20 Corruption)
      • Honed Mind 3 (35 Corruption)
  • PvP Brawl - Deep Six
  • AWC Returns - August 22nd 1pm ET
  • Realm Connections – August 20
  • Shadowlands Preview: Adventures
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

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Aug 19, 2020
Episode #405: 9.0 PTR is Live!
01:11:52

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss 9.0 PTR going live, AQ bosses falling over, corruption sets and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #405: 9.0 PTR is Live! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Cataclysm Timewalking
  • 8.3 World Boss – Vuk’laz the Earthbreaker
  • Nazjatar World Boss – Wekemara
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Tyrannical/Raging/Necrotic/Awakened
  • Call to Arms – Nazmir, Nazjatar and Uldum
  • Island Expeditions
    • Dread Chain (Trolls)
    • Whispering Reef (Naga)
    • Jorundall (Taunka)
  • Island Salvage Caches
    • Jorundall
    • Skittering Hollow
    • Crestfall
    • Elemental
  • Horrific Vision - Orgrimmar
  • Corruption Vendor Schedule, week of August 11th
    • Rotation 1
      • Ineffable Truth 1 (12 Corruption)
      • Honed Mind 1 (15 Corruption)
      • Strikethrough 2 (15 Corruption)
      • Masterful 2 (15 Corruption)
      • Twisted Appendage 3 (66 Corruption)
      • Expedient 3 (20 Corruption)
    • Rotation 2
      • Void Ritual 1 (15 Corruption)
      • Masterful 1 (10 Corruption)
      • Siphoner 2 (28 Corruption)
      • Deadly Momentum 2 (20 Corruption)
      • Ineffable Truth 2 (30 Corruption)
      • Versatile 3 (20 Corruption)
      • Avoidant 2 (12 Corruption)
  • Micro-Holiday - Free T-Shirt Day - August 16th
  • Wow Source Code Turns One Million
  • AQ Update
  • Realm Connections Update
  • Shadowlands Heirlooms
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

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Aug 12, 2020
Episode #404: Episode Found!
01:14:16

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Gallywix bans, Conduit changes, AQ Gates opening and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #404: Episode Found! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Pet Battle Bonus Event
  • 8.3 World Boss – Grand Empress Shek’zara
  • Nazjatar World Boss – Ulmath, the Soulbinder
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Fortified/Bursting/Volcanic/Awakened
  • Call to Arms – Stormsong Valley, Mechagon and Vale of Eternal Blossoms
  • PvP Brawl - Temple of Hotmogu
  • Island Expeditions
    • Rotting Mire (Jinyu)
    • Un’gol Ruins (Hozen)
    • Snowblossom Village (Mantid)
  • Island Salvage Caches
    • Rotting Mire
    • Molten Cay
    • Verdant Wilds
  • Horrific Vision - Stormwind
  • Darkmoon Faire - August 2nd to 8th
  • Corruption Vendor Schedule, week of August 4th
    • Rotation 7
      • Echoing Void I (25 Corruption)
      • Versatile I (10 Corruption)
      • Infinite Stars II (50 Corruption)
      • Honed Mind (20 Corruption)
      • Void Ritual III (66 Corruption)
      • Deadly Momentum (35 Corruption)
      • Gushing Wound (15 Corruption)
    • Rotation 8
      • Twilight Devastation I (25 Corruption)
      • Deadly Momentum (15 Corruption)
      • Twisted Appendage II (35 Corruption)
      • Versatile II (15 Corruption)
      • Echoing Void (60 Corruption)
      • Surging Vitality (35 Corruption)
  • Realm Connections Update
  • Gallywix Actions
  • Classic AQ Gong Soon
  • Shadowlands Conduit Update
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

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Aug 05, 2020
Episode #403: Shadows Rising Interview with Madeleine Roux!
01:29:11

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this special episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Shadows Rising the latest World of Warcraft book with author Madeleine Roux!

Episode #403: Shadows Rising Interview with Madeleine Roux! is ready for Download!

  • Shadows Rising
    • The book can be found easily on Amazon as well as in audio format on Audible.

 

 

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Aug 04, 2020
Episode #402: What to do before 8.3!
01:33:17

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Azeroth's Champion title, what's going away with Shadowlands, AQ launch in Classic and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #402: What to do before 8.3! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Battle for Azeroth Dungeon Event
  • 8.3 World Boss – Vuk’laz the Earthbreaker
  • Nazjatar World Boss – Wekemara
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Fortified/Sanguine/Quaking/Awakened
  • Call to Arms – Vol’dun, Nazjatar and Uldum
  • PvP Brawl - Classic Ashran
  • Island Expeditions
    • Dread Chain (Kvaldir)
    • Molten Cay (Trolls)
    • Havenswood (Worgen)
  • Island Salvage Caches
    • Dread Chain
    • Jorundall
    • Whispering Reef
  • Horrific Vision - Orgrimmar
  • Darkmoon Faire - August 2nd to 8th
  • Micro-Holiday: Kirin Tor Tavern Crawl - July 31st
  • Corruption Vendor Schedule, week of July 28th
    • Rotation 5
      • Twisted Appendage I (10 Corruption)
      • Expedient I (10 Corruption)
      • Echoing Void II (35 Corruption)
      • Racing Pulse II (20 Corruption)
      • Infinite Stars III (75 Corruption)
      • Severe III (20 Corruption)
    • Rotation 6
      • Strikethrough I (10 Corruption)
      • Racing Pulse I (15 Corruption)
      • Void Ritual II (35 Corruption)
      • Surging Vitality II (20 Corruption)
      • Twilight Devastation III (75 Corruption)
      • Masterful III (20 Corruption)
      • Avoidant I (8 Corruption)
  • Realm Connections Update
  • Time Runs Short: Battle for Azeroth
  • WoW Classic: The Ahn’Qiraj War Effort Begins July 28
  • AQ Expectations
  • Shadowlands Roundup
  • PvP Medallion Trinkets In Shadowlands
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

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Jul 29, 2020
Episode #401: Shadowlands Beta!
01:27:34

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss Gold Sales, Shadowlands Beta and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #401: Shadowlands Beta! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Battleground Bonus Event
  • Weekly Event - Warlords of Draenor Timewalking
  • 8.3 World Boss – Grand Empress Shek’zara
  • Nazjatar World Boss – Ulmath, the Soulbinder
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Fortified/Sanguine/Quaking/Awakened
  • Call to Arms – Drustvar, Mechagon and Vale of Eternal Blossoms
  • PvP Brawl - Packed House
  • Island Expeditions
    • Dread Chain (Trolls)
    • Molten Cay (Other Trolls)
    • Verdant Wilds (Druids)
  • Island Salvage Caches
    • Dread Chain
    • Havenswood
    • Jorundall
  • Horrific Vision - Stormwind
  • Micro-Holiday: Auction House Dance Party - July 22nd
  • Corruption Vendor Schedule, week of July 21st
    • Rotation 3
      • Infinite Stars 1 (20 Corruption)
      • Glimpse of Clarity (15 Corruption)
      • Surging Vitality 1 (15 Corruption)
      • Severe 2 (15 Corruption)
      • Siphoner 3 (45 Corruption)
      • Racing Pulse 3 (35 Corruption)
      • Avoidant 3 (16 Corruption)
    • Rotation 4
      • Siphoner 1 (17 Corruption)
      • Severe 1 (10 Corruption)
      • Twilight Devastation 2 (50 Corruption)
      • Expedient 2 (15 Corruption)
      • Strikethrough 3 (20 Corruption)
      • Honed Mind 3 (35 Corruption)
  • No Beta Keys for Shadowlands
  • Raid Testing Schedule
  • Gladiator Mounts In Shadowlands
  • Conduit Destruction in Shadowlands
  • Shadowlands Beta Signups
  • Addons Now Usable In Shadowlands Beta
  • Realm Connections – July 23
  • Shadows Rising Now Available
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

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Jul 22, 2020
Episode #400: Celebrating 400 with Josh Allen!
02:37:10

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas interview Josh Allen about how he got started in WoW, discuss the MDI Grand Finals, Shadowlands announcements and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #400: Celebrating 400 with Josh Allen! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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Jul 15, 2020
Episode #399: Realm Connections!
01:20:56

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Classic Summer Bowl, Realm Connections, Classic AQ Patch and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #399: Realm Connections! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Cataclysm Timewalking
  • Weekly Event - World Quest Bonus Event
  • 8.3 World Boss – Grand Empress Shek’zara
  • Nazjatar World Boss – Ulmath, the Soulbinder
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Fortified/Bolstering/Skittish/Awakened
  • Call to Arms – Tiragarde Sound, Mechagon and Vale of Eternal Blossoms
  • PvP Brawl - Southshore vs. Tarren Mill
  • Island Expeditions
    • Dread Chain (Trolls)
    • Molten Cay (Other Trolls)
    • Verdant Wilds (Druids)
  • Island Salvage Caches
    • Dread Chain
    • Havenswood
    • Jorundall
  • Horrific Vision - Stormwind
  • Darkmooon Faire - on now until July 11th
  • Micro-Holiday: Luminous Luminaries
  • Corruption Vendor Schedule, week of June 30th
    • Rotation 7
      • Echoing Void 1 (25 Corruption)
      • Versatile 1 (10 Corruption)
      • Infinite Stars 2 (50 Corruption) 
      • Honed Mind 2 (20 Corruption)
      • Void Ritual 3 (66 Corruption)
      • Deadly Momentum 3 (35 Corruption)
      • Gushing Wound (15 Corruption)
    • Rotation 8
      • Twilight Devastation 1 (25 Corruption)
      • Deadly Momentum 1 (15 Corruption)
      • Twisted Appendage 2 (35 Corruption)
      • Versatile 2 (15 Corruption)
      • Echoing Void 3 (60 Corruption)
      • Surging Vitality 3 (35 Corruption)
  • Classic Summer Bowl Finals
  • Shadowlands Announcement Date
  • MDI Global Finals
  • New Realm Connections are Under Way
  • Classic Patch 1.13.5 Highlights
  • WoW Classic Nature-Resist Gear
  • Realm Transfers and the AQ Event
  • Actions Taken Against Exploitation – July 1 Update
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

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Jul 08, 2020
Episode #398: Your voice matters!
01:24:04

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss change needed in the community, the big ban wave, professions in Shadowlands and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #398: Your voice matters! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Wrath of the Lich King Timewalking
  • Weekly Event - Arena Skirmish Bonus Event
  • 8.3 World Boss – Vuk’laz the Earthbreaker
  • Nazjatar World Boss – Wekemara
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Tyrannical/Teeming/Volcanic/Awakened
  • Call to Arms – Nazmir, Nazjatar and Uldum
  • Island Expeditions
    • Rotting Mire (Pirates)
    • Whispering Reef (Makrura)
    • Havenswood (Worgen)
  • Island Salvage Caches
    • Crestfall
    • Verdant Wilds
    • Whispering Reef
  • Horrific Vision - Orgrimmar
  • Vendor Schedule, week of June 30th
    • Rotation 5
      • Twisted Appendage (10 Corruption)
      • Expedient I (10 Corruption)
      • Echoing Void II (35 Corruption)
      • Racing Pulse II (20 Corruption)
      • Infinite Stars III (75 Corruption)
      • Severe III (20 Corruption)
    • Rotation 6
      • Strikethrough I (10 Corruption)
      • Racing Pulse I (15 Corruption)
      • Void Ritual II (35 Corruption)
      • Surging Vitality II (20 Corruption)
      • Twilight Devastation III (75 Corruption)
      • Masterful III (20 Corruption)
      • Avoidant I (8 Corruption)
  • Midsummer Fire Festival June 21st to July 5th
  • Shadowlands Announcement Date
  • Faster Legendary Cloak Uopgrades
  • Professions in Shadowlands
  • Actions Taken To Address Exploitative Gameplay
  • Hotfixes
  • and much more!

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Jul 01, 2020
Episode #397: June Patron Q&A!
01:36:57
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Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas sit down to talk with our Patrons about what's on their minds for the June 2020 Patron Q&A!e

Episode #397: June Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

  • My question for the call in show: Can you say something nice about Holy Priests without any caveats? As a holy priest main of many years, I've grown tired of hearing how great all the other healing specs are. Thanks! Love the show!
  • Hey guys! Just a question on the lighter side for you now:
    Have you considered main'ing something else for Shadowlands now that you have tried out Alpha for a few weeks and most classes are getting an overhaul of sorts?
    And if not; any class that stands out as more fun than others for you?eeeeeee
    Keep up the great work!
  • What haven’t you liked about your main spec in alpha?
  • So here's one for ya. I have hated corrupted gear and the entire system around it more than pretty much anything ever in the history of the game. What are your guys pros and cons of it? Thanks in advance.
  • Now that we have finished up the raids in BFA what was your favorite raid and favorite/least favorite of both?
  • Finding the best gear to put your corruptions on, what is the process you use to find the best pieces to put corruption on?
  • Our raid team is part of a larger community, we decided to split off, what are some tips you guys have for this new team?
  • I'd hoped to be able to get my question in voice, but it doesn't look like I will have time before i have to join my wife for supper. So here it is in chat.. I have been in a Heroic Progression raiding team for 5 years. We were always within a boss or two of Jason's raid team. Always getting AOTC and a few bosses into mythic before the next raid tier released. It was a hard decision but had to retire two months ago. The daily grind of the Vale, Uldum, horrific visions, mythic dungeons for better gear, etc, etc. was taking too many of my waking hours. How do you two not get burned out with all the time you devote to the hobby as well as full time jobs and family?

 

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Jun 30, 2020
Episode #396: A stroll through time!
01:25:46

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Timewalking Event, MDI Global Finals Announced, Midsummer Fire Festival and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #396: A stroll through time! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Burning Crusade Timewalking
  • 8.3 World Boss – Grand Empress Shek’zara
  • Nazjatar World Boss – Ulmath, the Soulbinder
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Tyrannical/Raging/Explosive/Awakened
  • Call to Arms – Vol’dun, Nazjatarn and Uldum
  • Island Expeditions
    • Skittering Hollow (Nerubians)
    • Jorundall (Taunka)
    • Crestfall (Dragonkin)
  • Island Salvage Caches
    • Skittering Hollow
    • Snowblossom
    • Un’gol Ruins
    • Elemental
    • Venture Co.
  • Horrific Vision - Stormwind
  • PvP Brawl: Temple of Hotmogu
  • Midsummer Fire Festival June 21st to July 5th
  • Hotfixes
  • Auction House fixes
  • and much more!

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Jun 24, 2020
Episode #395: More Fixes More Often!
01:19:14

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the need for faster patches with better notes, Corruption vendor, AWC Cup #4  and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #395: More Fixes More Often! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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Jun 17, 2020
Episode #394: Corruptions are hard!
01:19:26

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Americas and EU AWC Cup #3, PvP tuning, Corruption vendor and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #394: Corruptions are hard! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

  • Weekly Event – Battle for Azeroth Dungeon Event
  • 8.3 World Boss – Grand Empress Shek’zara
  • Nazjatar World Boss – Ulmath, the Soulbinder
  • Mythic+ Affixes – Fortified/Bolstering/Grievous/Awakened
  • Call to Arms – Drustvar, Mechagon and Vale of Eternal Blossoms
  • Island Expeditions
    • Skittering Hollow (Nerubians)
    • Havenswood (Cultists)
    • Crestfall (Dragonkin)
  • Island Salvage Caches
    • Snowblossom
    • Un’gol Ruins
    • Whispering Reef
    • Venture Co.
  • Horrific Vision - Stormwind
  • Darkmoon Faire - June 7th to 13th
  • AWC NA Cup #3
  • AWC EU Cup #3
  • Hotfixes
  • PvP Tuning Changes
  • Shadowlands Update
  • Torghast Torment Update
  • WoW Classic Summer Bowl
  • and much more!

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Jun 10, 2020
Episode #393: Thousand Boat Bash!
01:14:29

 Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Americas and EU AWC Cup #2, Gushing Wounds Nerf, more inclusive Elves and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #393: Thousand Boat Bash! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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Jun 03, 2020
Episode #392: Look good, feel good, leave good feedback!
01:31:04

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas discuss the Americas and EU AWC Cup #1, BlizzCon Cancelled, Torghast Torments and everything else going on around Azeroth!

Episode #392: Look good, feel good, leave good feedback! is ready for Download!

What’s New this Week in World of Warcraft!

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May 27, 2020
Episode #391: May Patron Q&A!
01:14:05

Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players!

Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas sit down to talk with our Patrons about what's on their minds for the May 2020 Patron Q&A!

Episode #391: May Patron Q&A! is ready for Download!

  • When does Ahead of the Curve end?
  • How do you feel about Spotify buying Joe Rogan's exclusive rights?
  • What are your thoughts on the balance of the covenant abilities? Like is Spencer gonna have 4 druids in different covenants in case one is stupid OP?
  • I just returned to the game and I was reflecting on how the NPC vendors etc. add to the story telling in the game. What are some of your favorites on each side and why? The Vulpera give you a feel if they are survivalist and encourage the player to be careful. The Dwarves often have a hearty “Great to meet you!” and “See you soon!”
  • With all the great new customizations coming to shadowlands, are there any specifics you hope will come next? Either xmog or your characters themselves

 

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