Convert to Raid Presents: The podcast for World of Warcraft and other Blizzard Games!

This week, Affinitii from Blood Legion joins the gang (in his robe) to talk all about the race to world first. Not only does he give his thoughts on the Siege of Orgrimmar, but his opinions on healer balance, the differences of the race between the East and the West, and more.  The guys will give you the latest changes to LFR and give a great idea to Blizzard on how to make it better for everyone.  Plus, find out what's in your Virtual Ticket goodie bag, check out the details on the Warcraft movie, and perhaps ponder this question: why would anyone think of doing Flex Raid progression?  All of that and a ton of fun in another great show!

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:19pm CDT

This week the guys are back at it again and talking raiding and more! Garrosh is on the run as the top teams in the world try for the world first.  Is LFR headed for a major nerf, or do we just need more time?  And loot seems to be dropping more now than ever before!  And the guys discuss the new connected realm feature, a new trademark from New Zealand and get to a few listener questions along the way! Plus Zhug has a twin, Dairies shares tales of his favorite fruit, and Koltrane gets beat up by a kung fu pigeon!  All this and updates on our website and our party at Blizzcon, and much more in another BIG BIG show! 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:13pm CDT

Zhug and Dairies welcome Jules Scott from Tauren Think Tank back to the show, and they have a LOT to talk about.  The race to world first is underway, and the pacing is fast! The first wing of LFR is now open, and do players need an adjustment on expectations for Flex?  Are 5 man dungeons no longer needed, or does Blizzard need to change up their thinking on what raiders really want?  And are the Legendary cloaks too powerful to ignore?  We'll attempt to answer those questions, plus: Dairies goes 13 of 28 in SoO, Jules loves her mushrooms, and Zhug works it on the mailbox for repair money, and much more!

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:32pm CDT

The guys are back after patch 5.4 landed on Azeroth, and they have a TON to talk about!  Get their impressions of Timeless Isle, find out some of the problems of Proving Grounds, and the PEOPLE'S LEGENDARY gets passed out all across the World of Warcraft.  We'll take a look at your opinions from last show's topics and we take a deeper look into the Siege of Orgrimmar and how Normals compare with Flex Raids.  Blizzcon tickets go on sale, rep gains still suck, and we'll waste some time in Leading the Raid.  Koltrane is NOT bitter about this week's release, Dairies LOVES the entrance to SoO, and Zhug HATES his legendary proc.  Lots of laughs and great information on this week's show... get ready!

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:53pm CDT

The CtR boys are back the week before patch 5.4, and they'll try to get you ready for it! They'll have reactions to the LFR and Flex raid schedule releases that leads into a larger discussion that stems from comments on the forums.  Also, a lot of fansites have stepped up their game for patch 5.4, and you'll get the lowdown!  The War Room will wrap up the rest of the Throne of Thunder raid in a flurry of action to get to Lei Shen. Zhug and Dairies talk some PAX, Koltrane won't get funky with his monk, and there's TONS of fun as they wrap up all of their summer fun and ready us all for Garrosh!

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:02pm CDT

This week, the guys are back in action to get you prepared for patch 5.4. Inside, they talk about the release date for the Siege of Orgrmmar, a likely item squish for the next expansion, character model reworks, the end of the WoW TCG, and an incredible interview with World of Warcraft's Lead Encounter Designer, Ion Hazzikostas!  Dairies and Zhug ask about flex raiding, valor and gear in 5.4, proving grounds, the Siege of Orgrimmar raid, and more.  Plus, we get to your questions! It's another fun show for your brain case!

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:03pm CDT

This week, the guys welcome Derevka -- he's a priest!  They talk about the Hearthstone beta, healing priests on the PTR along with all the latest news about patch 5.4 and beyond.  Blizz trademarks a new game title... or do they? The date for patch 5.4 is unofficially announced, shaman get some transmog love (but not in LFR), Flex and LFR rollouts examined, and was Blizz's latest EPIC trailer all that epic for alliance? Plus, Koltrane sends notes from afar, Dairies retires from WoW (not really), Derevka gets crumbs in his keyboard, and Zhug is horrible at TCGs. All of this and so much more on another jam packed episode!

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:45pm CDT

This week, Kolt and Zhug welcome Olivia Grace back to the podcast, and they discuss the latest from patch 5.4, including the pre-patch press tour, flex raid testing, and some new heirloom weapons and why the forums are all abuzz. Also, the boys chat with Liv about the state of PvP and how and why raiders should jump into battle! Plus, Olivia hides in her flag room, Kolt gets mousey, and Zhug has some real rage issues.  It's a ton of fun with great information and commentary for raiders in the World of Warcraft.  Enjoy! 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:52pm CDT

This week, the guys take on some different aspects of raiding, including some lore spoilers and speculation for the next raid in patch 5.4 in the Siege of Orgrimmar! Also, Vengeance gets an overhaul, the nerf bat is coming to the Throne of Thunder, and you'll find out exactly how much RPPM trinkets confuse Koltrane.  They also answer your raiding questions and have a lot of fun along the way.  Enjoy!

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:48pm CDT

This week the guys welcome special guest Affinitii from the top ranked raiding guild Blood Legion, and he gives us the view from the top for the entire show! WoW subs are reportedly down again, so of course it's officially dead... right? From the controversial Blizzard store to in game, it's all about the new currencies.  And Affinitii shares with us his experiences with the PTR, how he uses his time there, and what exactly he and his team are looking for during the test period.  Plus the guys answer your questions, talk about the WoW movie preview from Comicon and more on another very full episode of Convert to Raid!

Direct download: ctr_105.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:30pm CDT