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Episode 181 – The Calm After The Con

All bets are off in episode 181 as James returns with a special edition post Blizzcon podcast takeover. Come hang out as the tables are turned on Rob and Darryl and they are on the other side of the interview. The crew talks about everything from Blizzcon highlights, to Esports, to who shot first, Anduin or Sylvanas?

 

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https://twitter.com/englishguy

Episode 180 – Stay Classy: Mages

In episode 180 the boys are back from Blizzcon and returning to the Stay Classy series with special guest Serephita! Come hang out as the crew covers the Mage story, class hall, artifact, and even a little Jaina love.

 

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https://twitter.com/serephita
https://www.twitch.tv/serephita

Episode 179 – BlizzCon: The Podcast Before The Con Before The Storm

In this final pre-Blizzcon episode the boys are joined by the Grand Puba of the Con Before The Storm, Ceraphus! Come hang out for episode 179 as the crew pulls back the curtain and talks about the gritty details of what it takes to pull off the largest community event before BlizzCon.

 

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https://twitter.com/Ceraphus
https://twitter.com/ConBeforeStorm
http://conbeforestorm.com/

Episode 178 – BlizzCon: All Aboard The Hype Train!

The Blizzcon hype continues as the boys are joined by Perculia from Wowhead! Come hang out as the crew talks all about the 2017 Blizzcon predictions, the official Wowhead party, the mythic dungeon invitational, and the currently state of Warcraft as of 7.3.2. Episode 178 is a good time you do not want to miss!

 

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https://twitter.com/perculia
http://www.wowhead.com/

https://twitter.com/BAHRAMYOUBand
https://bahramyou.com/

Episode 177 – Blizzcon: Soon™

Episode 177 is all about the Blizzcon hype! In this very special edition of the show the boys are joined by Blizzard Lead Program Manager, James Ridgers! Listen in as the crew talks all about what it takes to put on an event like Blizzcon. Everything from behind the scenes, to smoke and mirrors, to preparing for the unknown, and most importantly, being good to people.

 

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Episode 176 – Stay Classy: Hunters

In episode 176 the boys are joined by Alisaunder of the Hunting Party Podcast to continue the Stay Classy series. She gives us the lowdown on all the hunter goodness from class campaign, mount quest, and artifact weapons.

 

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https://twitter.com/Daisemiin

Episode 172 – Stay Classy: Shaman

It’s Shaman day at the Training Dummies and this time the boys are joined by Blizzard Watch lore and Shaman aficionado, Joe Perez. In episode 172 we talk all about the journey to unite the elements, to the most evil follower Blizzard could find, to some super awesome 7.3 spoilers!

 

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https://twitter.com/LodurZJ

Episode 171 – Stay Classy: Warriors

Episode 171 brings us the next installment of the Stay Classy series and this time the boys are joined by Blizzard Watch Warrior champion, Matthew Rossi! Enjoy the ride as the crew talks about everything from artifacts, to Odyn’s not-a-beard, to a HUGE 7.3 spoiler.

 

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https://twitter.com/MatthewWRossi

Episode 170 – Stay Classy: Priests

In episode 170 the boys are joined by Blizzard Watch priest writer Elaraiyne! This show marks the beginning of a brand new series diving in to the class specific stories of Legion. Come hang out as the crew talks all about the epic crusade to save Netherlight Temple, to having the (spot)light stolen by those silly Paladins, and never seeing the owl-gryphon class mounts smooshed faces because you’re always staring at their behind.

 

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https://twitter.com/Elaraiyne

Episode 169 – I Don’t Know What I Don’t Know

In episode 169 Darryl has Hearthstone fever but still feels like he’s missing something. The boys are joined by return guest Justin to help clear the air about some of the deck nuances, class archetypes, and tricks to help be successful against the dreaded RNG.

 

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https://twitter.com/Ignatium_

https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/decks/control-mage-standard-meta-snapshot-june-5-2017
https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/decks/pirate-warrior-standard-meta-snapshot-june-5-2017
https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/decks/midrange-paladin-standard-meta-snapshot-june-5-2017
https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/decks/token-shaman-standard-meta-snapshot-may-22-2017
https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/decks/freeze-mage-standard-meta-snapshot-april-23-2017
https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/decks/tempo-rogue-standard-meta-snapshot-may-22-2017

Episode 168 – Bad Legs and Great Chest

In episode 168 the boys are joined by Mr Robots human interface, Vee! If you have ever wondered why stat weights are important and exactly how the AMR best in bags feature works then this episode is for you.

 

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https://twitter.com/AskMrRobot
http://www.askmrrobot.com/
https://discord.gg/YMR2MDa

Episode 167 – This Episode Is Pretty Subtle

In Episode 167 the boys are joined by repeat guest and Subtlety Rogue Wowhead guide writer, Gray Hound! You know the drill, everything from talents to stats to getting the best legendaries. This episode was set up by special request from Joseph M. Make sure and hit us up if there is a class, spec or any other Blizzard game content you’d like to hear us cover on the show!

 

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https://twitter.com/Bit_Hound
https://www.twitch.tv/gray_hound

Episode 166 – Hearthstone Overload

In episode 166 Darryl decides to see if he can finally overcome his Hearthstone hurdle. And to help see if we can make that jump into greatness is special guest Alec of the Golden Wisp podcast. The boys talk all about the state of the meta, how to be successful on the ladder, and what classes will help or hinder you on your Journey to Un’Goro.

 

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https://twitter.com/GW_Alec
https://twitter.com/GWpodcast

Episode 165 – My HoTS Are Rejuvenating

In episode 165 the boys are joined by Wowhead Resto Druid guide writer Jaydaa! We cover everything from talents to abilities to weakauras to legendaries. If you’ve ever been interested in the HoTtest healer in Azeroth, then this is an episode you don’t want to miss!

 

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https://twitter.com/Jaydaa10
http://www.wowhead.com/restoration-druid-guide
https://wago.io/VkuAT-pHb
https://www.dropbox.com/s/z704nkenho17o9b/Twig%20it%20by%20Torty%20v1.7.6.xlsx?dl=0
https://github.com/asvanberg/druid-legendary-analyser#supported-legendaries

Episode 164 – Gold and Gems and Shards, Oh My!

In episode 164 the boys are joined by DJ Tyrant of the Blizzpro Heroes Power Hour and Payload podcasts to talk all about Heroes 2.0! We cover everything from the new progression system to loot crates to currency to the brand new Overwatch themed hero and battle ground. For current fans and those even remotely interested in the brand new Heroes of the Storm, this is an episode you do not want to miss!

 

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https://twitter.com/djtyrant
https://twitter.com/HeroesPowerHour
https://twitter.com/PayloadPodcast

Episode 163 – 7 Point Wah Hoo!

In episode 163 the boys are joined by Hazel from Hazel Nutty Games to talk all about 7.2. From new zones to pet battles to transmog to flying, if you happened to miss the new hotness and want to know what Illidan and the crew are up to, this is the episode for you.

 

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https://twitter.com/HazelNuttyGames
https://www.youtube.com/user/Hazelnuttygames

Episode 162 – Because Math

In Episode 162 the boys are joined by Wowhead Affliction guide writer, Terryn! You know the drill. Everything from talents to rotation to the tips and tricks you need to hit those parses. If you’ve ever been interested in those dot-tastic, soul stealing math lords, then this is the episode for you!

 

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https://twitter.com/Terryn_Fred
https://www.twitch.tv/terrynfred
http://www.wowhead.com/affliction-warlock-guide
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqnrkhaGk3w&list=PLcrhUvGQ4mUXYSes49QJtUcvo82FL5NTC
https://wago.io/EkGJihLBM

Episode 161 – Warlords… NO

In episode 161 the boys are joined by Blizzard Watch lore aficionado Anne Stickney to talk about character development in Legion. From Jaina to Dadghar to Illidan to Wrathion, we talk all about the current state of the Legion and some of our highs and lows with our favorite Azeroth friends and family.

 

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https://twitter.com/Shadesogrey

Episode 160 – Came In Like A Wrecking Ball

In episode 160 the boys are joined by Wowhead Fury Warrior guide writer, Archimtiros! If you’ve ever been interested in playing a fury warrior, there has never been a better time than now. From stats to talents to being your own personal bloodlust, we cover everything you need to know to enrage your way to the top of the meters.

 

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https://twitter.com/Archimtiros
https://www.twitch.tv/archivision

Episode 159 – Totally Not Peculiar

In Episode 159 the boys are joined by Pepe advocate and Wowhead site director, Perculia! If you’ve ever been interested in the process behind data mining, PTR, or curating the premier Warcraft internet database then this is the show for you!

 

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https://twitter.com/perculia
http://www.wowhead.com/

Episode 158 – Benediction And Pie Eating

In episode 158 the boys are joined by Wowhead Holy Priest guide author, Automatic Jak! If you’ve ever wanted to wield the light a little differently than those hammer swinging Paladins, then this episode is just for you! From stats to talents to cool downs to the perfect moment to sacrifice yourself for the team, this episode covers everything you need to know.

 

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https://twitter.com/AutomaticJak
http://www.wowhead.com/holy-priest-guide

Episode 157 – The Light And How To Swing It

Episode 157 is all about the light and how to swing it as the boys are joined by Wowhead Holy Paladin guide writer, Dreamguard. You know the drill – stats, talents, and all the tricks of the trade you need to know to be a rockstar pally healer!

 

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https://twitter.com/DreamguardASC
https://sacredshielding.wordpress.com
https://www.wowhead.com/holy-paladin-guide
https://discordapp.com/invite/hammerofwrath

Episode 156 – Have Your Cheese And Eat It Too

Episode 156 is all about health and fitness… and not fit n’is whole pizza in your mouth either. The boys are joined by Miranda Blu and talk about how to make long term changes and be a healthy gamer. From motivation, to eating habits, to finding exercise that you enjoy, this episode just might help you get focused on being a better, more healthy you!

 

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https://twitter.com/Miranda_Blu/
https://mirandablu.com/

Episode 155 – Elementary, My Dear Shaman

In episode 155 the boys are joined by the premier elemental Shaman, Binkenstein, to discuss everything you need to know about commanding the elements and bringing the nature smackdown. It may not be the flavor of the month but it’s most certainly capable of getting the job done. With many tricky talent choices and a large variety of abilities, this episode will help you become the best elemental slinger this side of the Maelstrom!

 

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https://twitter.com/Binkenstein
https://www.wowhead.com/elemental-shaman-guide
https://www.stormearthandlava.com/
https://binkenstein.wordpress.com/2016/07/16/legion-weak-auras-elemental-shaman/
https://binkenstein.wordpress.com/2016/09/28/a-short-rant-about-stat-weights/
https://binkenstein.wordpress.com/2017/01/19/why-best-in-slot-lists-are-a-thing-of-the-past/

Episode 154 – Toxic Avenger’s Shield

In episode 154 the boys are joined by Protection Paladin champion Gray Hound! If you’ve ever wanted to venture into the world of light swinging, Captain America shield throwing, consecrating heroes then this episode is one for you! From talents to stats to resource management, we cover everything you need to know to make you a rock star protector.

 

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https://twitter.com/Bit_Hound
http://www.wowhead.com/protection-paladin-guide
https://github.com/bitfluxhound/personal/blob/master/Prot%20Paladin%20WAs

Episode 153 – Let’s Get Ready To Raid!

In episode 153 the boys are joined by Malkarii to talk all about getting Ready to Raid! With the Nighthold patch fresh in our laps, what better time for everyone to dip into the wonderful world of raiding. Never raided before? No problem! This community is just for you!

 

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https://twitter.com/Malkarii_
Ready To Raid Discord
https://moistgaming.com/

Episode 152 – Even Edgier

In episode 152 the boys are joined once again by shadow priest expert DJ Riff to talk about the massive changes that came along with patch 7.1.5. Shadow priest just got a little more edgy with the improvements to AoE dots and general talent options. If you want to be on top of your shadow priest game heading into Nighthold, this is definitely an episode for you!

 

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http://www.wowhead.com/shadow-priest-guide
https://twitter.com/djriff1428
https://www.twitch.tv/djriff
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1CFJuisMHi7r9eytg7PKTD1E33e1rFHGc82W5VGGsz14/edit?usp=sharing

Episode 151 – Run Away Little Girl, Run Away

In episode 151 the boys are joined by Warcraft addon author Mystical, the man behind Deadly Boss Mods. As one of the most widely acclaimed and popular addons to date, Rob and Darryl take this opportunity to find out exactly what it takes to build, maintain, and even be creative with some new features. From broken range radars to custom alerts to creating your very own voice pack, this is an episode you do not want to miss!

 

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https://twitter.com/deadlybossmods
https://twitter.com/mysticalos
http://www.deadlybossmods.com
https://discord.gg/DF5mffk

Episode 150 – Two Tongues, One Bear

In this monumental episode the boys are joined by Training Dummies original host and founding dummy, Hoofit! After a break from Warcraft for 14 months, Hoofit recounts his adventures during his triumphant return to Azeroth. Everything from starting on a new server, to boosting a toon, to addons, to building yourself a nice little stash of gold, Episode 150 is a show you do not want to miss!

 

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https://twitter.com/WowHoof

Episode 149 – I Just Learned What Bolstering Is

In episode 149 the boys are joined by the one and only Slootbag! Come hang out as the crew covers everything from raiding, preparing alts, gearing, and Mythic plus dungeons…. Oh and tanking because Rob couldn’t help but to ask questions about tanking. And yes, Darryl did just learn what bolstering is!

 

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https://twitter.com/Slootbag
https://www.twitch.tv/slootbag

Episode 148 – Bring The Storm

Episode 148 is all about redemption as the boys are joined by special guest Wordup to discuss the mighty Enhancement Shaman! It may have some of the core feel of the old melee class you used to know but it’s a whole new game for the bad boys and girls of the maelstrom. After finally admitting his stance on his warlock, will Darryl renounce his new main for his old ghost wolf roots?

 

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https://twitter.com/von_wordup
https://wago.io/Vyo-gg-u-
http://www.wowhead.com/enhancement-shaman-guide

Episode 147 – Edge of Insanity

Episode 147 is chocked full of insanity as the boys are joined by Wowhead guide writer for all things shadow priest, DJ Riff! If you ever wondered if you could top the meters and kill yourself all at the same time, then come hang out for this very special episode.

 

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http://www.wowhead.com/shadow-priest-guide
https://twitter.com/djriff1428
https://www.twitch.tv/djriff
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1CFJuisMHi7r9eytg7PKTD1E33e1rFHGc82W5VGGsz14/edit?usp=sharing

Episode 145 – Gift That Keeps On Giving

From archaeology to why Nomi keeps burning all of your food, to crying yourself to sleep at night because you spent all that time leveling your fishing artifact, special guest Dominia gives us all the dirty details on secondary professions and which ones you should avoid. It’s episode 145 of the Training Dummies!

 

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https://twitter.com/TheRealDominia

Episode 144 – Esports Aren’t Just Oddish Anymore

In this very special Blizzcon wrap up the boys are joined by Steph Oddish to discuss the 2016 Heroes of the Storm championships and the future of Blizzard esports. From mistakes in the Heroes finals to drafts to making a living playing video games, come hang out for episode 144 of the Training Dummies!

 

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https://twitter.com/Stephoddish
https://www.twitch.tv/oddishplaysgames

Episode 143 – Surprise Tip

In episode 143 the boys are joined by Molsan and Slainte to talk about the ins and outs of Blizzcon. This time the boys get past the obvious tips and have some real talk about what it means to be part of the community and how they plan on approaching the annual celebration.

 

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https://twitter.com/bitterandsalty/
https://twitter.com/SaltySlainte/
https://twitter.com/Molsan
http://bitterandsalty.com/

Episode 142 – Vengeance Is Mine

In episode 142 the boys are joined by Vengeance Demon Hunter champion, Munkky. As the guide writer for Icy Veins and Wowhead, Munkky is the perfect resource to help set things straight for Rob as he is still finding his way through stat priorities and which talents really are the best.

 

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http://www.icy-veins.com/wow/vengeance-demon-hunter-pve-tank-guide
http://www.wowhead.com/guides/classes/demon-hunter/vengeance/overview
Mardum – https://discord.gg/CtNnryx
The Fel Hammer – https://discord.gg/AAmtZj8
TankChat – https://discord.gg/7ncTW9q

Episode 141 – Running Of The Gnomes

In this extra special episode the boys are joined by The Running of the Gnomes founder and coordinator, Dravvie! With the big event just around the corner, Dravvie helps answer any questions that you might have in order to participate in the event or how you can donate to help fight breast cancer. Even small change can be a big deal.

 

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http://ccf.convio.net/site/TR?px=3100212&fr_id=1580&pg=personal

https://twitter.com/Dravvie

Episode 140 – Herding Murlocs

In episode 140 the boys are joined by Murloc Genius team mom, Artemishowl. Come hang out as the crew talks about preparing for the Heroes of the Storm Blizzcon championships, joining up with Astral Authority, and keeping up with the meta. If you’ve ever wondered what all it takes to get into the professional Heroes esports scene, then this is an episode for you!

https://twitter.com/Astral_Artemis

 

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