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We’re joined by Eexecute this week. He tells us all about leveling Krahkknahr, how his current Iron Eexegigacute is doing and shares some excellent tips and tricks.

News
– Future of WoW Challenges: http://wowchallenges.com/index.php?Blog=2523

Contact Info
You can contact the show by email – podcast@wowchallenges.com
We’re on Facebook.com/WoWChallenges
Twitter: @WoWChallenges
Discord server: discord.WoWChallenges.com
Check out the show on YouTube.com/WoWChallenges1
And remember to come catch us LIVE at Twitch.tv/WoWChallenges

Eexecute
Discord: Eexecute#7777
Email: thomaskennedy1986@gmail.com

Leeta
Twitter: @LeetaWoW
Podcasts: Adventures in Azeroth, Behind the Avatar

KhrysW
Discord: KhrysW#4903
Twitter: @ItsKhrysW

Hello,

About five years ago, I discovered a vibrant and wonderful community and posted my first question. The site was up and running, and everything was all good. It was shortly after this the original site disappeared and I stepped up to the plate: WoW Challenges was born.

Through a lot of hard work, dedication, and very gracious help from the community, we’ve been able to grow beyond the Ironman Challenge and put out numerous other challenges to help folks enjoy WoW in other “non-standard” ways. It was to my utter shock that even Mr. Brack (“call me Jay”) had said he’d heard of us and a Feat of Strength was not so far-fetched (he did quote the “Insane” feat of strength as non-standard ways to play WoW).

Through our community, all of you, you have given us so much. I am so proud to stand up and talk about what we’ve all done and accomplished. I have always thought that the Ironman Challenge was even more difficult than Mythic-Level Raiding (Don’t AT me).

When the original site went away, I vowed to ensure that these challenges would never go away like that again. In fact, I have the challenges in my will and final instructions, just in case.

As some of you may or may not know, I have a slow-progression variant of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease – think Stephen Hawking). I knew this past BlizzCon was going to be my last (finances). However, I did not account for a potential increase in my progression. Since this February there has been a marked increase in my progression, and we’re not sure why. It has affected my ability to make updates, add new features, and devote the necessary time the site has needed. Due to the progression change, I have already created an end-of-life post for a different, non-WoW project I had been working on since 2006.

I already rely heavily on our awesome team of moderators; however, I feel like the right thing to do is to transition away from the site and hand over the reins while I can. There is a risk in relying on “final instructions” as while they may be clear to me, it might not be so clear to others.

So, while my progression may slow again in the future, there is never any “getting back to normal”: it is always a decline.

I want to thank every single one of you for your inspiration, dedication, and support. You are truly the best of them all. One day, perhaps, we can get that Feat of Strength in WoW.

In the meantime, I’m very happy to know that we’ve been able to provide “something else to do” and given players hours and hours of challenging entertainment in this wonderful game we all love.

Going forward, I will be transferring the site administration and all duties therein JOINTLY to Leeta & Ster. I am completely confident in them and the community to continue to steer WoW Challenges now and in the future.
I’ve truly enjoyed meeting all of you, online and in person (BlizzCon beers!). There have been so many positive, fantastic people and memories; I’m truly grateful. There are too many people to name, so just know that if we ever shared a beer, exchanged a greeting, or hugged it out, you are on this list.

It has been my honour (Canadian, eh) and privilege to represent the Ironman community.

Here’s my awkward good-bye. Peace! See you all around Azeroth (and beyond)!

Ironically (we swear it was not planned), Ceraphus joins us this week for episode 169 to talk about all the hard work he puts in (and out) for Con Before the Storm.

News
Darkmoon Faire over this week.
Midsummer Fire Festival soon.

Contact Info
You can contact the show by email – podcast@wowchallenges.com
We’re on Facebook.com/WoWChallenges
Twitter: @WoWChallenges
Discord server: discord.WoWChallenges.com
Check out the show on YouTube.com/WoWChallenges1
And remember to come catch us LIVE at Twitch.tv/WoWChallenges

Ceraphus
Discord: discord.gg/conbeforestorm
Instagram: Ceraphus
Podcast: The Sundering
Twitch: Ceraphus
Twitter: Ceraphus
Website: TheSundering.net / ConBeforeStorm.com

Leeta
Twitter: @LeetaWoW
Podcasts: Adventures in Azeroth, Behind the Avatar

Stone
Twitter: @Stonegrasp
Podcast: Adventures in Azeroth

We are joined by none other than the impeccable 2Shankz: our only common-quality geared Blood Thirsty champion!

News
Darkmoon Faire this week

Contact Info
You can contact the show by email – podcast@wowchallenges.com
We’re on Facebook.com/WoWChallenges
Twitter: @WoWChallenges
Discord server: discord.WoWChallenges.com
Check out the show on YouTube.com/WoWChallenges1
And remember to come catch us LIVE at Twitch.tv/WoWChallenges

2Shankz
Discord: 2Shankz#4681

Xortz
Twitter: @XortzTheGoblin
Twitch: XortzTheGoblin

Leeta
Twitter: @LeetaWoW
Podcasts: Adventures in Azeroth, Behind the Avatar

Stone
Twitter: @Stonegrasp
Podcast: Adventures in Azeroth

We have our first Iron Elite call-in show! Asy, OnixHammer, and Khrys join us to share their recent challenge adventures.

News
– No news. Really. Nothing to really report on.

Contact Info
You can contact the show by email – podcast@wowchallenges.com
We’re on Facebook.com/WoWChallenges
Twitter: @WoWChallenges
Discord server: discord.WoWChallenges.com
Check out the show on YouTube.com/WoWChallenges1
And remember to come catch us LIVE at Twitch.tv/WoWChallenges

Leeta
Twitter: @LeetaWoW
Podcasts: Adventures in Azeroth, Behind the Avatar

Stone
Twitter: @Stonegrasp
Podcast: Adventures in Azeroth

Reminder: We no longer have a “CLEAN” tag.

This week Moondaisy takes a break from her Great Sea Ray challenge to join us as our guest.

News
– Classic Challenges Update

Contact Info
You can contact the show by email – podcast@wowchallenges.com
We’re on Facebook.com/WoWChallenges
Twitter: @WoWChallenges
Discord server: discord.WoWChallenges.com
Check out the show on YouTube.com/WoWChallenges1
And remember to come catch us LIVE at Twitch.tv/WoWChallenges

Moondaisy
Twitter: Moondaisy

Leeta
Twitter: @LeetaWoW
Podcasts: Adventures in Azeroth, Behind the Avatar

Ster
Discord: Geek Roguester#8322

Stone
Twitter: @Stonegrasp
Podcast: Adventures in Azeroth

Reminder: We no longer have a “CLEAN” tag.

Aliandras joins us to share her adventures and insights as a newcomer with the Iron challenge.

News
– Con Before the Storm (POWERED BY WOWHEAD!) Kickstarter!
– Server Changes
– 8.2 Raid Testing Heads Up!

Contact Info
You can contact the show by email – podcast@wowchallenges.com
We’re on Facebook.com/WoWChallenges
Twitter: @WoWChallenges
Discord server: discord.WoWChallenges.com
Check out the show on YouTube.com/WoWChallenges1
And remember to come catch us LIVE at Twitch.tv/WoWChallenges

Aliandras
Twitter: AliandrasK
Podcasts: Dungeon Fables & All Things Azeroth

Dungeon Fables
Site: DungeonFables.com
Email: dungeonfables@gmail.com
Instagram: DungeonFables
Twitter: DungeonFables

All Things Azeroth
Site: AllThingsAzeroth.com
Twitter: AllThingsAz

Leeta
Twitter: @LeetaWoW
Podcasts: Adventures in Azeroth, Behind the Avatar

Stone
Twitter: @Stonegrasp
Podcast: Adventures in Azeroth

Reminder: We no longer have a “CLEAN” tag.

This week Winema joins the show as our guest!

News
– Allied Race Exception Quests Updated
– Allied Races & Flag Resets
– BlizzCon

Contact Info
You can contact the show by email – podcast@wowchallenges.com
We’re on Facebook.com/WoWChallenges
Twitter: @WoWChallenges
Discord server: discord.WoWChallenges.com
Check out the show on YouTube.com/WoWChallenges1
And remember to come catch us LIVE at Twitch.tv/WoWChallenges

Winema
Discord: Winema#6879

Leeta
Twitter: @LeetaWoW
Podcasts: Adventures in Azeroth, Behind the Avatar

Nisey
Discord: Nisey(Knee-see)#4863
Twitch: NiseyBGN
Twitter: @NiseyBGN

Reminder: We no longer have a “CLEAN” tag.

Rogueslayer returns to recount all the things that have happened with her challengers since she was last on!

News
– API Update Issue Resolved
– Con Before the Storm Announcement Soon
– Volunteer Guard Day
– Noblegarden
– Children’s Week

Contact Info
You can contact the show by email – podcast@wowchallenges.com
We’re on Facebook.com/WoWChallenges
Twitter: @WoWChallenges
Discord server: discord.WoWChallenges.com
Check out the show on YouTube.com/WoWChallenges1
And remember to come catch us LIVE at Twitch.tv/WoWChallenges

Rogueslayer
Instagram: @Rogueslayer1
Twitter: @Rogueslayer1

Leeta
Twitter: @LeetaWoW
Podcasts: Adventures in Azeroth, Behind the Avatar

Stone
Twitter: @StoneGrasp
Podcast: Adventures in Azeroth

Reminder: We no longer have a “CLEAN” tag.

We have Xortz The Goblin with us this week. He tells us ALL about his challenge toons and his run as a Pacifist.

News
– 8.2 on PTR Soon
– Mount Equipment in 8.2
– Random Pages Changed (Added Random Zones)

Contact Info
You can contact the show by email – podcast@wowchallenges.com
We’re on Facebook.com/WoWChallenges
Twitter: @WoWChallenges
Discord server: discord.WoWChallenges.com
Check out the show on YouTube.com/WoWChallenges1
And remember to come catch us LIVE at Twitch.tv/WoWChallenges

Xortz
Twitch: XortzTheGoblin
Twitter: @XortzTheGoblin

Leeta
Twitter: @LeetaWoW
Podcasts: Adventures in Azeroth, Behind the Avatar

Stone
Twitter: @StoneGrasp
Podcast: Adventures in Azeroth

Reminder: We no longer have a “CLEAN” tag.