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Countdown To Classic

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A WoW Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts, but yours! Now focused on The Burning Crusade Classic.

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NewsRadio

June 29th, 2022

3:05:21

Welcome to the WoW Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate gamers, devs and listeners. Today, we discuss the huge …

Certified Fresh

June 20th, 2022

3:19:37

Welcome to the WoW Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate gamers, devs and listeners. Today, we discuss the huge …

Let's Speak In Private

June 10th, 2022

3:23:16

Welcome to the WoW Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate gamers, devs and listeners. Today, we discuss the recent …

Trading Races

May 27th, 2022

2:19:44

Welcome to the WoW Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate gamers, devs and listeners. Today, we discuss the recent …

(Sun)baked

May 13th, 2022

2:07:56

Welcome to the WoW Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate gamers, devs and listeners. Today, we speak once again …

The LFDebate

May 3rd, 2022

2:55:54

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today, I gather 12 members of …

Follow The Leader

April 22nd, 2022

2:45:57

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today, Josh is lucky enough to …

The Retail Industry

April 16th, 2022

2:27:55

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today, The Starting Zone's …

Part Deux - The GDKP Symposium

April 6th, 2022

2:25:23

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today, it's part two of the …

The State of the Union (Part 1)

March 31st, 2022

1:48:25

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today, I sit down with North …

Torn From My Z To My A

March 20th, 2022

1:27:39

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today, I fanboy out with a new …

(Chain) Lightning Round

March 11th, 2022

1:36:13

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today, Ayle and I sit down for …

A History of Magic

February 24th, 2022

2:45:42

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today, we have the pleasure of …

A Land Down Under

February 10th, 2022

3:00:56

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today, I grab Hunk to have a …

So, You've Come Crawling Back...

February 1st, 2022

1:55:27

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today, we go back through the …

The Music of TBC

January 17th, 2022

2:43:10

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today, I bring you a pod that …

Mate vs. Mate

January 7th, 2022

1:22:29

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today, I track down someone …

What a Piece of BiS

December 10th, 2021

2:37:45

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with …

The Blizzard Interview

November 19th, 2021

1:09:09

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today, we sit down for an …

Please Sir, Can I Have SoM More?

November 16th, 2021

1:42:35

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today, we chat about a variety …

The SoM Personality Test

November 9th, 2021

3:52:58

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today, we go in depth on the …

Molten Changes

November 4th, 2021

2:04:38

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today, listen in as Whats, …

Wanna Root?

October 26th, 2021

1:09:47

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today, we discuss the huge …

Nevermind

October 16th, 2021

3:04:37

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today, we make a delayed check …

Getting On The Gear

October 8th, 2021

3:02:47

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today, we dive deeper on the …

Crème Fraîche

October 1st, 2021

2:58:19

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today, we got some huge news …

The TBC Playlist

September 16th, 2021

2:40:10

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today, I sit down with some …

Madseason & Chill/Making JRPG's & Quartet

September 11th, 2021

2:45:32

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today,  Madseason & Chill …

That Classic Fresh List + The FFXIV Economy

September 3rd, 2021

3:25:14

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Listen in each episode as Josh sits down for lengthy chats with passionate people about the things we love. Today,  That Classic Fresh …

QABK w/ Jessica Gonzalez

August 24th, 2021

1:44:56

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the MMO and gaming community on the latest issues. Today, I speak with Jessica Gonzalez, who currently works …

CTC Ep #35 - TBC, SSC, TK, KT, ARR, HSC, DVT...

August 19th, 2021

3:54:26

Welcome to the gaming podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the MMO and gaming community on the latest issues. Today, we cover a bit of everything from TBC's imminent …

CTC Ep #34 - MMOre Options

July 28th, 2021

2:32:04

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. Today, Josh speaks with Zzav to …

A Word From Josh On Blizzard

July 28th, 2021

1:39:33

I just wanted to say a few things about the Blizzard lawsuit.

CTC Ep #33 - Weird Science

July 20th, 2021

1:44:27

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. We've got even more PvP news to …

CTC Ep #32 - I've Horde It All Before

July 5th, 2021

3:52:44

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. Today, we go deeeeeeep into the …

CTC Ep #31 - Triple Threat

June 25th, 2021

2:03:57

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. Today's episode kicks off with …

CTC Ep #30 - Through The Dork Portal.....

June 16th, 2021

3:39:04

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. TBC is here and we gather a …

CTC Ep #29 - MalCHazaaaaa

June 1st, 2021

1:08:52

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. TBC TOMORROW BABY!!! Let's get …

CTC Ep #28 - Mo' Ping, Mo' Problems

May 28th, 2021

2:05:36

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. Today we talk about a big issue …

CTC Ep #27 - The Only Good Bug.....

May 23rd, 2021

2:09:07

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. Today, Josh is joined by Ayle, …

CTC Ep #26 - Guilds Fly Together + Countdown To Creation?

May 18th, 2021

3:54:53

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. Grinding a Paladin or Shaman …

CTC Ep #25 - You, Me & GDKP

May 14th, 2021

2:14:11

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. Something heavy, something …

CTC Ep #24 - Selling Sand In The Desert

May 11th, 2021

1:36:03

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. It's a variety episode today as …

Episode #23 - The People's Pod

May 7th, 2021

2:48:57

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. Well, the tea leaves were …

Episode #22 - Oh Fuck, You're Gonna Make Me Pre-Patch

May 4th, 2021

46:58

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. In this episode, we smash that …

CTC #21 - Bang The Drum Slowly

April 30th, 2021

2:40:54

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. In this episode, we break down …

CTC #20 - The Hangover

April 23rd, 2021

1:59:47

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. It's time for the thrilling …

CTC #19 - Forget Paris

April 17th, 2021

2:42:54

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. In this episode, I get a …

CTC #18 - A Tribute To The Best Interview In The World

April 7th, 2021

2:06:52

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. Former TBC dev Shawn Carnes …

CTC #17 - WBTFs

March 31st, 2021

1:53:13

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. Hallelujah, it's raining men …

CTC #16 - Rhythm & Beta

March 30th, 2021

1:47:58

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. In this episode, I talk with a …

CTC #15 - Mages Gone Wild

March 19th, 2021

2:41:18

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. In this episode, we let the …

CTC #14 - Levelling Exploits/Rogues/Mages/Fire Locks

March 12th, 2021

2:34:38

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. For this one I put together a …

CTC #13 - Kevin Jordan on TBC Druids & Warriors

March 8th, 2021

1:35:59

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. Today, we get former vanilla …

CTC #12 - Announcement Breakdown

February 24th, 2021

2:00:27

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. Well, it's official.  I didn't …

CTC #11 - TBC Predictions

February 13th, 2021

2:01:14

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. It's almost time for the big …

CTC #10 - Paladin Pool Party

February 2nd, 2021

2:05:27

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the …

CTC #9 - Sayonara Spell Batching, Hello Drums

January 25th, 2021

1:06:06

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. Ding-Dong! Spell Batching is …

CTC #8 - Ex-WoW Class Lead Kevin Jordan

January 18th, 2021

1:44:36

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. Women want him.  Men want to be …

CTC #7 - TBC Economic Predictions

December 24th, 2020

3:02:22

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. Grab yourself a cigar and a …

CTC #6 - 25 Man Raid Comps

December 14th, 2020

1:46:52

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. This episode Josh recruits four …

CTC #5 - Priests

December 3rd, 2020

2:00:21

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. This episode Josh recruits five …

CTC #4 - Shaman + Levelling Predictions

November 23rd, 2020

2:46:24

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. This episode we get our hands …

CTC #3 - Rogues + Multiboxing News

November 12th, 2020

2:38:05

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. This episode we step into the …

CTC #2 - Hunters + Changes (Part Two)

November 2nd, 2020

2:31:49

Welcome to the TBC Classic podcast where it's not my opinion that counts - but yours! Each episode Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding The Burning Crusade. This episode we move on to …

Countdown To Crusade #1 - Warlocks + Changes (Part One)

October 26th, 2020

2:23:31

We'reeeeeeeeee backkkkkkkkkk!!!! Welcome to the new podcast focusing on The Burning Crusade Classic! Each week Josh chats with the WoW Classic community on the issues surrounding TBC. We start the show with a roundtable …

Zombie Countdown #5 - PvP/BG Issues + More Countdown Guilds

October 9th, 2020

1:40:58

It's the final Zombie Countdown as we're just about ready to begin the TBC show in the very near future! Listen in today as we touch on a key PvP change made by Blizzard with Fredmonroe & Manny, while also touching …

Zombie Countdown #4 - Flyhacking, TBC When & Meet Countdown

September 26th, 2020

1:50:08

Tune in for an important episode today as we crash tackle a very important issue that has unfortunately been sighted in the last week in WoW Classic - flyhacking. Listen in as Ayle and Judene and I discuss hacking, …

JCP Ep #3 - Final Fantasy XVI, Hogwarts Legacy, WoW Shadowlands Covenants

September 21st, 2020

1:39:46

Welcome to the Josh Corbett Podcast, where it's not my opinion that counts, but yours! Listen in today as the show takes calls from the gaming community, discussing the news and issues that we bond over as gamers. This …

JCP Ep #2 - Xbox Series S, PS1 25th Anniversary, New World Impressions

September 15th, 2020

1:33:25

Welcome to the Josh Corbett Podcast, where it's not my opinion that counts, but yours! Listen in today as the show takes calls from the gaming community, discussing the news and issues that we bond over as gamers. This …

Zombie Countdown #3 - Classic Report Card

September 14th, 2020

1:50:23

Josh continues to hit the podcasting gym in preparation for the TBC show and sits down with show regulars Ayle and Fahq to give WoW Classic a 12 …

JCP Ep #1 - Mario 3D All Stars, THPS 1+2, Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning

September 8th, 2020

1:20:27

Welcome to the first episode of the Josh Corbett Podcast, where it's not my opinion that counts, but yours! Listen in today as the show takes calls from the gaming community, discussing the news and issues that we bond …

Zombie Countdown #2 - WillE

August 30th, 2020

1:04:49

Josh continues to hit the podcasting gym in preparation for the TBC show and is lucky enough to sit down and shoot the shit with a fellow content creator in WillE. Listen in as the two discuss Classic's first …

Zombie Countdown #1 - Arugal, Servers, Blizzard & TBC

August 25th, 2020

1:19:21

Countdown To Classic is back!!! At least for now, as Josh picks up the microphone once again to help bring light to an issue that is near and dear to his heart, the situation on Arugal. Josh enlists a bunch of dedicated …

Final Fantasy VII - Barret/Red XIII

June 9th, 2020

1:08:59

An epic 12 part mini series covering the intracacies of one of the greatest JRPG experiences ever made, Final Fantasy VII. Listen to industry figures, gaming authors and Final Fantasy superfans sound off on the ins and …

Final Fantasy VII - Gameplay/Bonus Content

April 19th, 2020

45:15

An epic 12 part mini series covering the intracacies of one of the greatest JRPG experiences ever made, Final Fantasy VII. Listen to industry figures, gaming authors and Final Fantasy superfans sound off on the ins and …

Final Fantasy VII - Sephiroth/Tifa

April 4th, 2020

58:51

An epic 12 part mini series covering the intracacies of one of the greatest JRPG experiences ever made, Final Fantasy VII. Listen to industry figures, gaming authors and Final Fantasy superfans sound off on the ins and …

Final Fantasy VII - Plot/Themes

March 27th, 2020

1:02:20

An epic 12 part mini series covering the intracacies of one of the greatest JRPG experiences ever made, Final Fantasy VII. Listen to industry figures, gaming authors and Final Fantasy superfans sound off on the ins and …

Final Fantasy VII - Cloud/Aeris

March 25th, 2020

51:23

An epic 12 part mini series covering the intracacies of one of the greatest JRPG experiences ever made, Final Fantasy VII. Listen to industry figures, gaming authors and Final Fantasy superfans sound off on the ins and …

Episode #130 - The Final Countdown (Part Two)

February 16th, 2020

4:56:40

Josh signs off for the final time as we go through a bunch more listener calls with many of the show's favourite guests from the past two years. Touching on topics such as BWL, what's to come for WoW Classic, how it all …

Episode #129 - The Final Countdown - Part One...

February 5th, 2020

4:29:39

The final episode of Countdown To Classic is upon us - and the show has every intention of going out large! Josh pulls out all the stops as we go …

Episode #128 - Raph Koster

December 15th, 2019

4:34:32

It's the penultimate episode of Countdown To Classic, and the show continues to bring in the big guns of MMORPG gaming, as well as a bunch of the WoW …

Episode #127 - The Burning Crusade...Classic?

November 23rd, 2019

3:45:34

It's time. Let's talk TBC Classic. The listeners have been patient as the show took a break post-Blizzcon but is back with a vengeance as we finally break down a topic that many of you have waited almost two years to …

Episode #126 - #freeblizzcon

October 29th, 2019

2:57:20

Blizzcon is right around the corner, so it's time to talk about what could be coming our way this year in what may be a bit of a make or break moment …

Episode #125 - Around The Horn

October 17th, 2019

2:53:46

It's a mixed bag of WoW Classic goodness this week! Listen in on great conversations with the players of WoW Classic about PvP, Shadow Priest PvP, economic principles, and also hear the conclusion to the show's epic …

Episode #124 - Sliding Into DMs

October 9th, 2019

3:02:52

News is upon us as Blizzard lets us know that the first content drop post launch is coming a little sooner than planned as things are being shaken up a bit for the phases of WoW Classic. Listen in as we discuss getting …

Episode #123 - Mark Jacobs

September 26th, 2019

3:41:44

Huge episode of the podcast this week as we touch on a lot of new Classic talk, chat with an MMORPG titan, we recap a bit of last week's episode with a new angle, as well as an update on Josh's time with the game! …

Episode #122 - The Spirit of Vanilla (Radio)

September 19th, 2019

2:42:09

Let's get physical! ...I mean, topical!! There's news and opinions everywhere over the last week as the players play around with exactly what they can do with Classic.  We discuss the 'spirit of vanilla' and what basis …

Episode #121 - Easy Money

September 11th, 2019

2:13:09

I'm on vacation but there is no rest for the wicked, so sit back and enjoy the end of summer with some poolside WoW Classic chatter. The show sneaks …

Episode #120 - Dungeon Cleavage

September 5th, 2019

2:12:15

The early impressions of WoW Classic are slowly starting to form and we've already seen a shifting of the meta, as the show touches on the news of Week 1 of World of Warcraft Classic. Dungeon cleaving, world firsts, …

Episode #119 - The Classic Launch Experience

August 29th, 2019

3:05:31

World of Warcraft Classic has launched!! And with all of us diving into Azeroth at the same time, the launch experience has been one that won't be forgotten anytime soon, as the servers have been smashed by a tidal wave …

Episode #118 - The Countdown To Classic

August 22nd, 2019

3:42:05

It's the final countdown..... But not the last episode of the show! It's a tour de force today as the show goes nuts for the moment we've all been waiting so long for - launch! The news doesn't stop as we cover the AMA, …

Episode #117 - Why Your Class Rocks.....and Sucks (Part Two), Server Lists, Can No Changes Go Too Far, Adult Diapers, Kevin Jordan Talks The

August 14th, 2019

3:05:01

Less than two weeks to go. So much to talk about.  So little time. Countdown is back with even more classy talk this week, as we cover the pros and cons of Warlocks & Rogues.  We also break down the server list, …

Episode #116 - Why Your Class Rocks.....and Sucks (Part One) + The Final Stress Test + Name Reservations

August 7th, 2019

2:47:29

It's August, 2019. Classic is close. Are you still struggling with the huge decision of what class to play in Classic? Flipping coins around the house deciding between options?? Well, Countdown To Classic is here for …

Episode #115 - The Calm Before The Storm

July 31st, 2019

3:06:51

It's the last episode of Countdown To Classic before release month dawns on us, and so the show is taking one last chance to enjoy the calm before the storm of content coming in August and onwards. Today, we kick off …

Episode #114 - Celebrity Countdown - Madseason on WoW Classic, Brad McQuaid on MMO's & Pantheon, Athalus on WoW Radio & SneakyB4rd on Quests

July 24th, 2019

3:05:35

It's raining notable names over at Countdown To Classic as Josh sits down for a bunch of epic one on one chats. First, we hear from Madseason, of the …

Episode #113 - Winners & Losers of Beta, Crit Suppression, The Making of Karazhan (Part Two), & Countdown Guilds

July 17th, 2019

3:08:44

Beta is done and so it's time to give some final thoughts on what was a critical window of time for WoW Classic's development process. The show extensively covers the winners and losers of the beta, which includes a …

Episode #112 - Hunter Issues in the Beta, The Making of Karazhan (Part One), Nihilum + Death & Taxes Reminisce, Theorycrafting Commentary, &

July 10th, 2019

3:05:54

Less than seven weeks to launch and there's more to talk about on the show than ever! Listen to Josh discuss a wide range of topics with the listeners, who continue to call in for a fun chat. Today, Hunter …

Episode #111 - Thunderfury, Dr. Lupo on WoW Classic & Streaming, A Listener Reply To World Buffs, EU Server Mayhem, & The Making Of Wailing

July 3rd, 2019

2:55:32

Did somebody call in about Thunderfury, Blessed Blade of the Windseeker?!? Countdown To Classic is back again as we inch another week closer to launch day, and we've got more topical issues and game related chatter for …

Episode #110 - Making Scholomance, Melee Leeway + Layering Commentary, AV in the Beta, & Stress Test Races

June 26th, 2019

3:14:18

With the beta now being 6 weeks old, those who have been fortunate enough to spend time with it have begun to notice a few things which warrant a …

Episode #108 - The Making of BRD, Stream Sniping, WSG + AB in the beta, WoW + Politics, & Trollgodx Part Two

June 12th, 2019

2:47:54

The beta rolls on and brings with it a couple of fresh talking points for the show and its listeners to tackle this week with Josh. Warsong Gulch has …

Episode #107 - Duel Comp 'Bans', More Beta Impressions, Hit Caps/Warrior Theorycrafting & Priest PvE

June 5th, 2019

2:47:22

Countdown To Classic has a bit of everything for you today as we touch on beta news and talking points as well as a couple of class conversations. …

Episode #106 - Stress Test, Grinding & The AH With Frostadamus, Game Of Thrones/WoW Parallels + Balancing WoW With School

May 29th, 2019

2:43:21

Stress test #1 of World of Warcraft Classic is in the books and the Countdown To Classic listeners are here to regale you with their tales of the experience. After hearing all about C'Thun & Hogger messing with …

Episode #105 - Beta Impressions, Layering Technically Explained, & Kevin Jordan on WoW, MMO's & Blizzard

May 22nd, 2019

2:43:59

It's time to break down the first playable version of World of Warcraft Classic that we've been given as the closed beta dropped this past week. Josh …

Episode #104 - Release Date!! Discussing Beta, Layering, Cross-realm BG's + Kevin Jordan on Rogues + Retail Reception of Classic WoW

May 15th, 2019

2:36:14

CAN YOU SAY RELEASE DATE BABY??!!?  Blizzard finally delivers the news that everyone had been eager to hear with a release date for World of Warcraft Classic, and brings a number of other huge news items along with it. …

Episode #103 - Paladin PvE, RP-PVP'ers State Their Case, & Podcasting WoW

May 8th, 2019

2:31:33

It's a Triple P kind of day over at Countdown To Classic as we discuss Paladins, Podcasting, and Playing Roles (that's kind of cheating, I know). …

Episode #102 - EQ & Rift's Scott Hartsman Talks EQ vs. WoW + The Future of MMORPG's, Progressive Itemization News Discussed, & Kevin Jordan

May 1st, 2019

2:50:50

Countdown To Classic calls in the big guns as the show welcomes a very special guest, and an MMORPG heavy hitter in Scott Hartsman. Scott shares stories about competing against WoW as the technical director for …

Episode #101 - Alpha Announced, Kevin Jordan On Warlocks, Tales of the Past Creator Speaks & Quest Knowledge

April 24th, 2019

2:30:16

Big news this past week as we were told by big blue that internal alpha testing had begun over at Irvine! Josh breaks down this news and what it …

Episode #100 - The Journey From Nostalrius To Classic, Kevin Jordan On Paladins, Josh Chooses A Region, & Hardcore Guild 'Onslaught'

April 17th, 2019

3:02:20

Countdown To Classic turns in its 100th episode, and hits that century mark in style by bringing you a bunch of great calls with the listeners of the show. First, Josh undertakes the most ambitious call in history as he …

Episode #99 - Luke Lafreniere Talks Nost, Kevin Jordan Talks Hunters, PvP News & Hunter PvP

April 12th, 2019

2:57:51

Countdown is back with two, count 'em, two very special guests this week as the show keeps going with another packed episode full of WoW Classic …

Episode #98 - Kevin Jordan On Shaman, Beta Guesstimations, Spell Batching News, Speed Leveling Contender + Memory Lane Etc.

April 3rd, 2019

2:33:27

The show brings back vanilla WoW Class Designer Kevin Jordan once again to cover off on Shaman, Josh gets on the wowey sauce and discusses beta possibilities with the listeners.  We also hear from the show's resident …

Episode #97 - Mute Speaks, Kevin Jordan on Druids, Loot Trading, RP-PVP, & AV

March 27th, 2019

2:58:31

Countdown To Classic has it all for you today. Join in on a very special episode as Mute from World of Roguecraft re-emerges on the scene to talk to Josh all about those famous videos and whether or not he'll be playing …

Episode #96 - PvP News, WoW Class Designer Talks Mages, & The Unwritten Rules Of Vanilla WoW

March 20th, 2019

2:18:05

Another week, another blue post.  Who would have thought it would be raining WoW Classic news?!? Josh kicks off a jam packed episode by speaking to …

Episode #95 - Classic News, Ex-WoW Dev Talks Warriors + AQ40

March 12th, 2019

2:50:26

It's. All. Happening. It's a huge episode today as this one has it all. Classic news, former WoW devs, raid chatter - we've got every Classic itch you've ever had scratched in this one! Firstly, Josh puts up the bat …

Episode #94 - A History Of World Firsts With Death & Taxes, Flight Paths, Druids + Sunken Temple Lore

March 6th, 2019

2:14:42

Where did everyone from famous vanilla guild go? Why haven't we heard from them with the release of Classic getting closer and closer? Today, Josh sits down for a long overdue interview with Nineteen27, who was there …

Episode #93 - The Music Of World of Warcraft + The Economy + Undercity

February 28th, 2019

2:18:07

Countdown To Classic celebrates its first birthday in style, as Josh takes what is his favourite call to date on the show with musician and content creator, Chimly, analysing the music of vanilla World of Warcraft. Come …

Episode #92 - Molten Core, Mounts & Maraudon

February 20th, 2019

2:34:10

Did you love Molten Core? Do you crave to take down Ragnaros once again? Listen in as Josh speaks with three elite vanilla raiders, from back in the …

Episode #91 - Scarlet Monastery, Enhancement Shaman, Four Horsemen, Anger Management + Memory Lane

February 14th, 2019

2:26:47

Listen in on a fun group chat all about one of the more beloved instances in vanilla WoW - Scarlet Monastery. Join Josh, Defcamp, Melderon and Orcbit as they reunite and talk all about why High Inquisitor Sally …

Episode #90 - PvP Issues With OhGee, Playing With WoW Celebs, War In WoW Part 3, Role Playing, Learning Languages Through WoW & Old Gods Lor

January 30th, 2019

2:31:53

Calls, calls, calls!!! Countdown To Classic brings you a bonanza of listener interaction as Josh takes a handful of great calls from the dedicated …

Episode #89 - Australians & WoW, Activision Blizzard's Business, Playing With Physical Impairments, & Old Gods Lore Part 1

January 24th, 2019

2:58:51

Countdown To Classic isn’t messing around in 2019 as we stuff this episode full of chatter, with three great calls covering a great variety of …

Episode #88 - Lowbie Ganking, The Trial Of A Ninja Looter, Multiboxing, Raid Leading & Professions

January 17th, 2019

2:26:47

It’s 2019 and Countdown To Classic triumphantly returns from holidays with a huge episode to open up the new year! We’ve got it all including …

Episode #87 - Elemental Mages, Everquest Similarities/Differences, Diablo Crossover, Jaina Proudmoore Lore, Feast Of Winter Veil + Snowballs

December 22nd, 2018

2:41:33

It's Christmas time and Countdown To Classic has stuffed your stocking full to the brim with some good old fashioned WoW Classic content! Listen in …

Episode #86 - Nostalgia, WoW Addiction/Mental Health In Gaming, + Spell Batching

December 12th, 2018

3:16:30

Today, Josh takes on a number of big topics in a huge, special episode of Countdown To Classic, whilst also announcing a special Christmas giveaway! Firstly, we talk to Gamasutra and The Verge contributor, Katherine …

Episode #85 - Paladin PvP With Drakova + Databases/Itemisation + Scholomance Lore

December 5th, 2018

2:45:12

Praise the light! Countdown To Classic is ready to talk everything Paladin PvP as Drakova comes in for an extensive chat about why you're using your Paladin wrong, and how you can improve! After that, Josh sits down …

Episode #84 - Warriors, Content Creators, Dishonourable Kills + Memory Lane

November 29th, 2018

3:05:20

Countdown To Classic finally takes the plunge on arguably the most popular class in vanilla World of Warcraft with a deep dive on everything and …

Episode #83 - Dueling Tournaments, Heavy Metal + WoW, Was There 'War' In WoW, Dramacraft + The Hinterlands Lore

November 22nd, 2018

2:41:04

Countdown To Classic gives thanks for everyone tuning in to this episode! It's a Thanksgiving special and we've crammed the proverbial turkey full of …

Episode #82 - The Classic Community Speaks On Sharding, Loot Trading, Content Timetables & The Demo

November 13th, 2018

2:54:18

Josh is back from a wild trip to Blizzcon and has rallied the troops to voice their opinions on everything that we heard from Anaheim! Listen in to …

Episode #81 - Blizzcon Stories + WoW Podcast Panel

November 7th, 2018

2:21:07

In Part One of Josh’s huge Blizzcon recap we hear Josh’s running diary  of his time in Anaheim as well as a replay of the WoW podcast panel he was part of for the World Of Podcasts panel. Tune in to hear a day by day …

Episode #80 - Blizzcon

November 2nd, 2018

30:04

Josh checks in from the start of Blizzcon Day #1 and chats with the fans.   Pick up awesome Countdown To Classic show rewards @ Patreon: patreon.com/countdowntoclassic Or support the show with a tip @ Ko-Fi: 

Episode #79 - Content Creation & The Community

October 30th, 2018

1:00:57

The eagle has landed as Josh brings you this episode of Countdown To Classic from LA! Today, Josh takes a call from a number of content creators about a classic websites, content creation and the community.  After that …

Episode #78 - Leaked Screenshots + Paladins + Community + Rep Grinds + Demo

October 26th, 2018

2:09:06

Josh is getting out of dodge! Just before jumping on a 14 hour flight to Blizzcon, Countdown To Classic unloads with a take on the latest round of purported leaks from the Classic Demo. After that, Josh speaks with a …

Episode #77 - Ex-NFL Player Chris Kluwe On WoW, Raiding, Classic, eSports & Football

October 22nd, 2018

2:13:26

Countdown To Classic checks off another bucket list item for the show by sitting down with former NFL punter, Chris Kluwe, to talk about balancing life in the NFL with hardcore raiding in World Of Warcraft. Chris chats …

Episode #76 - Blizzcon Predictions Group Call & Demo Chat

October 18th, 2018

2:06:40

Blizzcon is just around the corner and Countdown To Classic has you covered for all the Blizzcon speculation and predictions that you can handle. …

Episode #75 - Ex-WoW Dev, Alex Brazie, On Monster/Raid/Encounter Design + Blizzard + Classic

October 15th, 2018

2:23:26

The thrilling trilogy of ex-dev interviews concludes with Monster/Raid/Encounter designer, Alex Brazie! Listen in as Countdown To Classic rounds out what has been a fascinating run of interviews with former WoW devs …

Episode #74 - Ex-WoW Dev, Bo Bell, On Exterior Level Design, Blizzard & Classic

October 11th, 2018

2:50:42

In the second part of the trilogy of talks with former World Of Warcraft developers, Josh sits down with exterior level designer Bo Bell, for a lengthy chat on the making of vanilla WoW. Highlights Below: In Depth …

Episode #73 - Ex-WoW Designer Kevin Jordan On Classes, Abilities + Classic

October 4th, 2018

2:19:04

It's raining former Blizzard staff as Countdown To Classic brings you the first of three straight fantastic interviews with the people that helped make the game that we've all come to know and love. Listen in as Josh …

Episode #72 - Classic Demo, 'Leaks', Vanilla Devs' Comments & Listener Calls

October 1st, 2018

2:17:18

What a week it's been for the Classic Community and we've got a lot to break down including the bombshell news that we'll be getting a playable World Of Warcraft: Classic demo at Blizzcon and at home for virtual ticket …

Episode #71 - Patch History With dareal MarkyMark + DBM With MysticalOS

September 24th, 2018

2:11:41

Josh loosens his tie a little and brings you a fun trip through time with friend of the show, dareal MarkyMark, as Countdown To Classic loosely covers every major patch that came in the vanilla WoW life cycle. After …

Episode #70 - Listener Calls: Scarab Lords, Vanilla Reunions, TBC Classic & Unconventional Tanks

September 20th, 2018

2:20:14

The listeners are running the asylum! Josh cleans out the Countdown To Classic closet with a whole bunch of listener calls and memory lane …

Episode #69 - Everything Shamans With Melderon & Orcbit + John Staats On WoW Diary Success

September 17th, 2018

2:26:17

Countdown To Classic is back with another great in depth class interview. Today, join Josh as he sits down with Melderon and Orcbit to discuss everything and anything about those totem pounding, lightning wielding and …

Episode #68 - Everything Naxxramas With Ayle

September 10th, 2018

2:04:51

Venture into the Necropolis with Countdown To Classic as Josh enlists the help of listener Ayle in explaining what makes Naxxramas such a special …

Episode #67 - Everything Hunters With Timecop & Raziya + Black Lotus Chat

September 3rd, 2018

2:07:06

Hunters! Listen up! Countdown To Classic comes at you this week with an interview with two of the best in the business for another entry of our general class overviews. Josh puts Timecop and Raziya on the hot seat as …

Episode #66 - The Barrens Lore + Law & Order: Mankrik's Wife Unit

August 31st, 2018

1:29:28

Love The Barrens? Want to know everything there is to know about the place? Then Countdown To Classic has your back! Get to know all the places and people in this huge, beloved zone as it was before the Cataclysm …

Episode #65 - Dire Maul Analysis + City Planning Anger

August 27th, 2018

1:22:05

Coming off the back of the what was easily the show's most successful week yet, Josh turns back to the listeners as we bring in Countdown fan, …

Episode #64 - Inside THAT Blizzard + Nostalrius Meeting With Nano

August 23rd, 2018

1:26:05

Countdown To Classic brings you another bucket list interview today as Josh sits down with Nostalrius core member, Nano, to discuss exactly what happened in THAT famous meeting with Blizzard at Irvine. Find out who was …

Episode #63 - The Making Of World Of Warcraft With Vanilla Dev, John Staats

August 20th, 2018

3:35:47

Speaking with someone who was a part of the team that made the game that is the subject of this podcast has been a lofty goal of Josh's ever since beginning this journey with you all. Listen in as Josh sits down for a …

Episode #62 - Classic As An eSport + PvP Tips With OhhGee + Talisman Of Binding Shard

August 13th, 2018

2:21:41

Countdown To Classic kicks off another the new week with a jam packed episode! Listen in as Josh speaks with avid PvP and budding eSports caster, OhhGee, on two equally epic topics.  Firstly, OhhGee breaks down the …

Episode #61 - Top 4 Zones + Gayming + Listener Memories

August 11th, 2018

1:57:50

Countdown To Classic starts out with some end game content discussing the top 4 zones as mentioned by the vanilla WoW fans and perhaps with a little bit of Josh's influence too.... After that we go through a LOT of …

Episode #60 - The Great Listener Debate - Changes vs. No Changes - 3 vs 3

August 6th, 2018

1:54:06

DING!!!!! 60!!!!! We did it! Sixty episodes of Countdown To Classic! And how do we celebrate getting ready for raiding at Countdown HQ? With a huge special community event! Listen in as Josh organises six listeners for …

Episode #59 - WoW Iron Man Challenges

August 2nd, 2018

1:11:08

So close.  Episode #59.  We're almost at 60. It's the calm before the storm at Countdown To Classic HQ, and we ease into this milestone by talking about how to mix up your WoW experience and push yourself to your WoW …

Episode #58 - Rogues With Kalozar + Low Pop Raiding + Fire Mages

July 30th, 2018

1:42:36

Countdown To Classic rings in the new week with another interview all about those stealthy, shadowy rogues in vanilla World of Warcraft! After that, Josh takes a listener call from a very special place in the world all …

Episode #57 - The Lore of Duskwood + Community Reactions

July 26th, 2018

1:19:42

Try Hard Warning Alert!! Try Hard Warning Alert!! This episode contains over ten minutes of a nerd trying to voice act! Consider yourself warned! …

Episode #56 - Raiding With AK + Hating The Alliance + Changes Attitudes

July 23rd, 2018

2:15:13

As Countdown To Classic gets closer to dinging 60 it's time to start thinking about raiding and we get warmed up with some blanket raid coverage with AK, the guild leader of well known private server progression guild, …

Episode #55 - Holy Priests With Boradin + Changes + Coupling WoW Part 2

July 20th, 2018

1:50:07

Countdown To Classic gets holier than thou with the show's first ever spec focus interview as we take on all things Holy Priests with listener and …

Episode #54 - Twinking With Funknasty + MTG/WoW Parallels + Coupling WoW

July 18th, 2018

2:26:46

The middle chapter of Interview week sees Josh speak to an old friend of the show in previous interviewee, Funknasty, about the fine art of level 19 …

Episode #53 - Everything Mages With North + Inter-Industry Commentary on WoW

July 16th, 2018

2:25:42

It's Interview Week over at Countdown To Classic HQ as we start the week off with the first of three in depth interviews, supplemented with a mini interview afterwards. Today, we go over a bit of blanket coverage of …

Episode #52 - PvP vs. PvE Authenticity & Patch 1.13

July 13th, 2018

2:03:20

Countdown To Classic closes out the week with a long overdue forums episode! Listen in with Josh as we tackle the big issues of whether or not PvP or PvE is the 'authentic' World of Warcraft experience, as well as …

Episode #51 - Healing in Vanilla WoW With Defcamp & Melderon

July 11th, 2018

2:48:06

Countdown To Classic brings you another loooooong chat about vanilla World of Warcraft with friends of the show, Defcamp & Melderon. Listen in as the brothers break down everything and anything about healing in …

Episode #50 - Speed Levelling With Joana

July 9th, 2018

1:22:08

Countdown To Classic triumphantly returns after a few days off with another in depth interview! Today, Josh sits down with 1-60 vanilla world record …

Episode #49 - Deconstructing Vanilla Stigmas & 'Meme Specs' With Keftenk

July 4th, 2018

1:10:53

Countdown To Classic hits you with yet another fantastic interview as Josh sits down with theorycrafter Keftenk, to chat about the phenomena that is the 'vanilla stigma rut'. Keftenk touches on a variety of issues such …

Episode #48 - Retired Players' Wild Memories + Drunken Raiding

July 2nd, 2018

1:41:16

Countdown To Classic kicks another week off with the first ever in person interview on the show, as Josh speaks with two good friends of his IRL, who Josh somehow didn't realise were hardcore WoW players back in the …

Episode #47 - The Story Of Sylvanas Windrunner + Community Reactions

June 30th, 2018

1:25:52

Better a day late than never! Countdown To Classic finishes off the week with the story of Josh's favourite character in WoW - the force of nature that is Lady Sylvanas Windrunner. Josh runs through her background and …

Episode #46 - Feral Druid DPS With Shedo

June 27th, 2018

1:05:26

Countdown To Classic celebrates everything cats as he tears into the ins and outs of Feral Druid DPS with Cat Form guru, Shedo! Listen to some of the wise words from the frequent Classic Druid Discord contributor as he …

Episode #45 - Women In WoW

June 25th, 2018

1:27:31

Countdown To Classic rings in another week with an in depth interview with several interviewees, a few of the women of WoW! Join Sommerlin, Surnami and Rarebitt, as they sit down and chat with Josh about common …

Episode #44 - Dev Watercooler In Depth Analysis

June 23rd, 2018

1:34:03

Countdown To Classic swishes it from halfway as Josh beats the buzzer just ten minutes of Friday left on the East Coast - winning on technicalities here people!! Today, Josh gets out the microscope and puts last week's …

Episode #43 - Warlock Focus With DaReal Marky Mark

June 20th, 2018

1:35:19

Whilst still putting everything together for the show's take on the big news, Josh calls up friend of the show, DaReal MarkyMark, for a spotlight on Warlocks. After this interview, it's time for Calling Countdown as we …

Episode #42 - Classic News Translation By AAA Staff With Niel

June 18th, 2018

1:25:46

Countdown To Classic shakes off the rust after a few days off and comes roaring back to podcast prominence to cover the epic news! Josh sits down for an in depth interview with AAA staff member, Niel, who has worked in …

Episode #41 - WoW Econ 101 (Part Two) With Partypooper – Making & Growing Your Fortune In WoW

June 13th, 2018

1:57:43

Previously....on Lost. Wait, wrong show! Don't sue me!! Countdown To Classic is back to answer the cliffhanger question that we left you with last week and many more in finishing off the epic chat with Partypooper about …

Episode #40 - The Story Of The Dragon Aspects + Community Thoughts

June 11th, 2018

1:31:12

Mount up as Countdown To Classic dings 40!!! Monday is Dragon Day over at Countdown To Classic HQ as we dive back into the lore after a week away from it! Josh breaks down the story of the Dragon Aspects and how they …

Episode #39 - Is Classic or Retail Harder, Fury Warriors & Classic Or Retail For New Players

June 9th, 2018

2:21:40

Josh gets off his bum and gets this episode to you all a day late as it's time to call and end to the week with a trip to the forums. First Josh touches on whether Retail or Classic is the best place for new WoW players …

Episode #38 - WoW Econ 101 (Part One) With Partypooper - Making & Growing Your Fortune In WoW

June 6th, 2018

1:28:29

It's time for another interview as Josh has real life get in the way a little with the planned scheduling for the week. But that just means that he …

Episode #37 - Everything Druids With Taladril + Blizzcon Predictions & Hunter Call

June 4th, 2018

1:39:48

Another week, another Countdown! Ring in your Monday with this fantastic in depth interview with Druid enthusiast and theorycrafter, Taladril, who stops by to chat with Josh about the general state of Druids in vanilla. …

Episode #36 - Taste My Vanilla Cone Of Cold

June 1st, 2018

2:39:17

Countdown To Classic sends off the week with an epic bang as Josh sits down for his longest episode yet for no good reason! Enjoy 2 hours and 40 minutes of an overly 'peppy' Australian carrying on about vanilla World of …

Episode #35 - YouTubing WoW & Being A Guild Officer With SoupaSoka

May 30th, 2018

1:04:14

Countdown To Classic's here, and we're in effect, want you to push it, babe, coolin' by (Wednes)day and at night, working up a sweat, c'mon nerds, …

Episode #34 - So...A Dwarf, A Firelord, & A Dragon Walk Into A Mountain...

May 28th, 2018

1:22:31

It's the start of a new week and Josh survived a crazy weekend on the Gold Coast to bring you more Countdown To Classic! Today, Countdown To Classic …

Episode #33 - Sex, Lies & WoW - Role Playing With King Mike

May 25th, 2018

1:13:18

It's the thrilling, sexy conclusion to interview week over at Countdown To Classic! Today, Josh sits down with role playing veteran, and listener of …

Episode #32 - I PvP'ed My Pants - PvP With Funknasty

May 23rd, 2018

1:33:42

Josh gets lazy and brings you yet another amazing interview with PvP veteran, and listener of the show, Funknasty. Listen in as Josh questions his guest all about the general landscape of World PvP, Battlegrounds and …

Episode #31 - Kicked In The Questies - AddOns With Aero

May 21st, 2018

1:27:40

It's interview time over at Countdown HQ and today we've got Questie developer and AddOn enthusiast, Aero, who sits down to chat all things AddOn development and implementation in vanilla World of Warcraft. Then, it's …

Episode #30 - Let's (Dire) Maul Ass

May 19th, 2018

1:20:42

TGIFSICLTCTCLE - That's the acronym for Thank God It's Friday So I Can Listen To Countdown To Classic's Lore Episode! Listen in as Josh reads you the …

Episode #29 - Pull My Totem, Fear My Windfury

May 16th, 2018

2:02:36

It's back to the forums after a week away from them! Josh furiously breaks down the pros and cons of switching factions for Classic, what to expect when you're expecting an Elemental Shaman, and all things ninja …

Episode #28 - Extra Tank, Hold The Spank - The Turocko Interview

May 15th, 2018

1:54:30

Countdown To Classic triumphantly returns on a Tuesday just to mix things up! As Josh continues to finish his notes on the week's forum episode, we turn to even more interviews! This week, Josh sits down with tanking …

Episode #27 - Thrall In The Family (Part Two)

May 11th, 2018

1:01:07

Friday brings you an action packed hour worth of lore again as Josh ties off loose ends and finishes off the thrilling story of Thrall, Warchief of …

Episode #26 - If You Guild It, They Will Come - The Hoth Interview

May 9th, 2018

1:56:57

The half way point of the week brings yet another Countdown To Classic in depth interview.  Today Josh sits down with listener Hoth, to discuss all things guild leadership, and the do's and do not's of managing a large …

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

May 7th, 2018

1:42:16

Roll out the red carpet for the week to come with some Countdown To Classic! Josh is feeling a little under the weather today, so in lieu of the …

Episode #24 - Thrall In The Family - Part One

May 5th, 2018

1:10:38

It's late Friday night (on the West Coast at least!) and Josh just beats the buzzer sneaking in this first part of two HUGE lore breakdowns of the one, the only, Thrall. Listen is as Countdown To Classic covers off on …

Episode #23 - Keeping It Classy & 'Locking & Rogueing With DaReal MarkyMark

May 2nd, 2018

1:51:52

The phones are ringing off the hook over at Countdown To Classic.com and Josh doesn't own enough cats to answer all these awesome listener calls! Today we sit down with class guide maker and streamer DaReal Marky Mark, …

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

April 30th, 2018

1:53:07

Monday means it’s time to hit the forums and Countdown To Classic discusses whether or not real life gets in the way of total immersion in World of Warcraft vanilla, the ups and downs of being a Shadow Priest, and …

Episode #21 - Serenity Now, Moral PvP Ambiguity Later

April 27th, 2018

1:03:46

It's Friday and time for a World of Warcraft vanilla history lesson with Countdown To Classic. Listen in as we break down the facts and moral arguments behind one of the most infamous player driven events of all time …

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

April 25th, 2018

1:21:37

It's Hump Day over at Countdown To Classic which means we've got another fantastic in depth interview for you with listener Dustin, who called in to talk raids and, more specifically, speed running. After that we get to …

Episode #19 - Shut Up & Take My Money

April 23rd, 2018

1:43:50

Monday means it's time to hit the forums and Countdown To Classic gets stuck into a looooooong discussion on some unpopular opinions about Classic, …

Episode #18 - There's No Place Like (Strat)holme

April 20th, 2018

1:09:43

TGIF means it's time for some lore and community reactions to vanilla content, and this week we break down everything Stratholme! Join Josh as he …

Episode #17 - The Alexensual Interview

April 18th, 2018

1:20:13

It's Countdown To Classic's inaugural interview episode, and to celebrate this momentous occasion I spoke with YouTuber Alexensual for a 75 min interview about the history of vanilla private servers, Alex's views on his …

Episode #16 - You Just Want My Paladin's Pink Slips

April 16th, 2018

1:26:59

It's Monday over at Countdown To Classic which means it's time to hit the forums!  This week we look over what potential change would you draw the …

Episode #15 - Joking With The Warcraft Movie

April 13th, 2018

1:16:16

Countdown To Classic mixes things up with a one off crossover episode with Josh's other podcast - The Sinner Files - in order to break down 2016's Warcraft movie, with tongues very firmly in cheek.   Topics include why …

Episode #14 - War(Song Gulch) - What Is It Good For?

April 11th, 2018

1:11:53

It's Way Back Wednesday and today we cover the lore of Warsong Gulch via the history of the Warsong Clan, and The Sentinels, listening to how the …

Episode #13 - BFA + Release Date = Classic Release Theories Squared

April 9th, 2018

1:40:19

Classic release theories abound with the announcement of a release date for BFA about a month earlier than expected.  Join Josh as Countdown To …

Episode #12 - I Got Ripped (In Two) At AQ

April 5th, 2018

1:17:44

Venture back to the fallen kingdom of Ahn'Qiraj and learn all about the lore of the Qiraji, Silithid and C'Thun in the deepest of dives into all things AQ! Join Josh in Part Two of the Ahn'Qiraj journey as he explains …

Episode #11 - Plugging Up Classic Leaks

April 2nd, 2018

1:16:09

This Monday, Countdown To Classic mixes things up by putting our detective hats on and just spending the episode analysing one topic in particular …

Episode #10 - I'll Trade You My Crabs For Your Scarab Mount

March 28th, 2018

1:21:19

It’s lore time yet again, and Josh runs through the first part of two in regards to what went down at Ahn'Qiraj, with the opening of the Gates of Ahn'Qiraj. After hearing about the painstaking effort it took to open …

Episode #9 - Don't Toggle My Graphics

March 26th, 2018

1:52:44

It's time to go back...to the forums! Today, Countdown To Classic takes on the hard hitting issues of DKP vs. Loot Councils, toggle-able updated graphics and whether or not we were half as good at the game as we like to …

Episode #8 - Shadowfang Keepin' It Real

March 22nd, 2018

55:31

It's lore time yet again, and Josh runs through a vanilla favourite - Shadowfang Keep, Archmage Arugal and the origins of the Worgen.  After the history lesson, we touch briefly on community thoughts on SFK from back in …

Episode #7 - 'Classic' Is My Safe Word

March 19th, 2018

1:22:12

Blizzard has spoken about World Of Warcraft: Classic this week and Countdown To Classic has you covered for a breakdown of the (non)statement made by game director Ion Hazzikostas.  We also touch on the AQ war effort …

Episode #6 - The Scarlet Monastery-Nucleosis

March 14th, 2018

1:17:20

It's Way Back Wednesday and today we cover all things lore for Scarlet Monastery and Scarlet Crusade.  So buckle up for a solid dose of history, …

Episode #5 - Hands Off My Private Server Parts

March 12th, 2018

1:20:13

Well, there was one article about World of Warcraft: Classic that was published online this week, so naturally we'll cover it on the show because we're starving for any kind of news! Join Josh as he breaks down the …

Episode #4 - The (Grateful) Deadmines

March 7th, 2018

56:04

Today on Countdown To Classic’s 'Way Back Wednesday' weekly lore based episode, we hear all about The Deadmines, The Stonemason's Guild and Edwin Van Cleef.  We cover off on the history of The Deadmines as well as what …

Episode #3 - Will This Vanilla Item Cream Go Straight To My Hips?

March 4th, 2018

1:23:00

Today we go through the news of the week.  And there's none.  So instead we talk hot topics on the forums, go through some outrageous stories in Memory Lane and Josh lets out a huge thank you and gives details on future …

Episode #2 - Kiss My Naxx

February 26th, 2018

1:01:25

Welcome to Countdown To Classic's weekly lore based episodes. This episode we hear all about Naxxramas, covering off on the history of Naxx and well as how the community reacted to it back in the day and what people …

Episode #1 - Rose Coloured Glasses or Nah?

February 25th, 2018

1:15:37

Welcome to Countdown To Classic - A podcast that educates, informs and gossips about World of Warcraft: Classic. This episode goes through a discussion of the news, hot button issues and arguments taking place online …

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