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Entries from July 2008

I Won’t Get Back In

July 17th, 2008 · 8 Comments

When I first moved to New Hampshire; my girlfriend was still back in St. Louis, coming out a few months after me; I didn’t know anyone here; and it was winter. So my exploration of my surroundings were limited and usually short. It was damn cold! So, with so many friends having succumbed to WoW in the past, I picked up the $2 10-day trial. I played it all 10 days and a few days after signed up for a monthly account. I tried out every race (including the free trial of Burning Crusade) and every class at least once. I had toons ranging from 43rd to 5th level. I was a member of a few different guilds and played on a few different servers/server types (Killrogg, Silver Hand, etc).

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So This Is Why Folks Like MMOs

July 16th, 2008 · 10 Comments

As a bit of an epilogue to episode 2, I thought I should bring folks up to speed on what I’ve done since recording that episode.  (Note – This is something that is briefly brought up in a future episode, so consider this a more in-depth exploring of the subject.)

You may remember me talking about going home and installing WoW right away because I had an itch to scratch.  Despite better judgement, that’s exactly what I did.  I rolled up a warlock on Kirin Tor and dove in head first.

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Episode 002: Did You Just Ding?

July 14th, 2008 · 6 Comments

*Yes, there’s a new theme.

*We hotly debate our experiences with MMOs

*Here’s the horse-kicking video

*Griefing

*Edition Wars – The best thing on the internet every decade or so

*Joe introduces The Hodge Live

*Closing out with our original theme, as promised.

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Logo Design Contest

July 13th, 2008 · No Comments

Would you leave your mark on The Podge Cast forever!?   Would you like millions of young girls and boys to scream your name in agonized longing?   Then enter our first contest!

Find all the details in this forum post.

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Gen Con 2008

July 10th, 2008 · No Comments

The PodgeCast is pleased to announce that Luke will be attending Gen Con Indy this year.  Check out this thread to let us know if you’ll be there too!

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