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LowPopWow is a new bi-weekly podcast that discusses the rewards and challenges of playing on a low population server or faction in the World of Warcraft. Our goal is to acknowledge the challenges by sharing strategies that players and guilds can use to improve the quality of their game play, and to recognize and celebrate the rewards that come with this unique environment and culture. To do this we draw our guests from the player-base, and ideally each episode offers a round-table discussion of that week's topic by people from a variety of servers and factions.
The show airs live with a chat room at 4pm CST every other Sunday on twitch.tv/lowpopwow and is hosted by Hathorr, who is also the newest co-host of MyEpicHeals.
You can follow us on Twitter @LowPopWow, like us on Facebook at LowPopWow, or visit out website at www.lowpopwow.com. We currently are a labor of love, and are not sponsored or affiliated with any media networks.
We are currently looking for guests, topics, suggestions, and audio clips!
Sunday, April 14: Learning to Raid
On low pop realms, raiding guild often do not have a wide pool of experienced raiders ready to jump into normal or heroic raids as soon as they are recruited. Similarly, players who are looking to start raiding often are at a disadvantage when it comes to securing a raid spot on these realms. How do guilds and players make the jump from LFR to normal raids?
Sunday, April 28: What we Love!
While Blizzard often has the best of intentions when introducing new features to the game, they can sometimes have unintended or exaggerated consequences for those on low pop realms. This episode seeks to identify and explain what we love about low pop so that when calls for change go out, there is a resource that establishes what we value and don't want to lose with future game changes.
***This is the episode that needs YOUR input the most! Please email us or leave a voice message so your voice can be heard!***
Want to be a guest?
Email hathorr at lowpopwow dot com with information about your character, server, and what unique perspective you would being to the show, as well as specific topics you feel you would be qualified to speak on. We do screening interviews in vent to check sound quality and to make sure that your input is not something we already have covered with another guest or episode.
Want to suggest a topic?
Email hathorr at lowpopwow dot com. Please give as much detail and scope as you can--what players to you think would be interested in this topic, what types of guests would be ideal to discuss the topic, and why you feel it is important to the low pop community.
Want to send us feedback or suggestions?
Email hathorr at lowpopwow dot com. Please be aware that we focus on the positive elements of low pop play more than the negatives, and specifically look for player-initiated solutions to the challenges we face. That being said, we would love to hear your thoughts!
We are looking for YOU to share the reasons why you love your low pop server or faction!
Please leave us an audio message that introduces your toon, your server, and one reason why you love your lo wpop server or faction in 90 seconds or less! You can leave us a message by clicking on the link at www.lowpopwow.com or you are welcome to email hathorr at lowpopwow dot com to make an appointment for us to record you in Skype or Vent.
Actually, with how much populations fluctuate patch-to-patch, many servers that technically have the accounts to be considered medium pop still experience the issues that some have traditionally thought restricted to low pop servers. The show is designed to provide information that hopefully is helpful to people on any population server, but that might be vital on a truly low pop one.
And sorry for the typo!
90 Pandaren Priest
Medium if you count all of the toons on the server but if you been on as of late Horde side is almost too quiet. Don't get me wrong small servers can be great but Horde side has very few active new content groups running unless its LFR and that imo doesn't really do much other than give gold. Lack of opportunity ruins the game sadly.
That's why we are trying to share ideas, help ourselves if there aren't specific changes made from above. And maybe bring some more attention to the issues while we are at it. Feel free to email me with any topic suggestions, questions for the panels, or just general comments!
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