Cover image of Merely a Setback: A Podcast about Storytelling in the World of Warcraft
(90)
Arts
Technology
Video Games

Merely a Setback: A Podcast about Storytelling in the World of Warcraft

Updated 5 days ago

Arts
Technology
Video Games
Read more

Merely a Setback is a show dedicated to the story of World of Warcraft. Join us weekly for a panel discussion about our favourite game, from the finer points of lore to the way in which Blizzard tells the story of Azeroth.

Read more

Merely a Setback is a show dedicated to the story of World of Warcraft. Join us weekly for a panel discussion about our favourite game, from the finer points of lore to the way in which Blizzard tells the story of Azeroth.

iTunes Ratings

90 Ratings
Average Ratings
69
3
2
4
12

Entertaining

By Perixi - Sep 06 2019
Read more
Love listening to these guys talk about WoW.

Sharku Bad

By Edgelord69DiaryofJane - Aug 21 2019
Read more
I tried to come back to the show after not listening for a while. I just can’t deal with Sharku’s constant interrupting, bad jokes, and never adding anything of value to the conversation. Jared has come a long way though.

iTunes Ratings

90 Ratings
Average Ratings
69
3
2
4
12

Entertaining

By Perixi - Sep 06 2019
Read more
Love listening to these guys talk about WoW.

Sharku Bad

By Edgelord69DiaryofJane - Aug 21 2019
Read more
I tried to come back to the show after not listening for a while. I just can’t deal with Sharku’s constant interrupting, bad jokes, and never adding anything of value to the conversation. Jared has come a long way though.
Cover image of Merely a Setback: A Podcast about Storytelling in the World of Warcraft

Merely a Setback: A Podcast about Storytelling in the World of Warcraft

Updated 5 days ago

Read more

Merely a Setback is a show dedicated to the story of World of Warcraft. Join us weekly for a panel discussion about our favourite game, from the finer points of lore to the way in which Blizzard tells the story of Azeroth.

Rank #1: 32 - Merely a Setback - Schmattle for Schmazeroth

Podcast cover
Read more

This week the loremasters take a brief break from non-stop Kul Tiran adventures to talk about the new expansion, Battle for Azeroth. 

Aug 21 2018
1 hour 56 mins
Play

Rank #2: 57 - Merely a Setback - Pwning and Punning with Koltrane

Podcast cover
Read more

This week Koltrane, former co-host of Convert to Raid, joins the loremasters and encourages Shoeboots terrible addiction to puns. WE discuss changes to blizzcon tickets, new heritage armor quests, and dive deep into the new broadcast text for patch 8.2!

Apr 27 2019
2 hours 4 mins
Play

Rank #3: 33 - Merely a Setback - Clever use of Lore Mechanics

Podcast cover
Read more

This weeks the loremasters tackle some nuances in the Kull Tiras cinematics, tackle that hot Azshara short, and get de-railed like never before! Two hours of hot, spicy, World of Warcraft silliness! 

Aug 28 2018
2 hours 8 mins
Play

Rank #4: 56 - Merely a Setback - Wholly Unholy

Podcast cover
Read more

In this episode, the loremasters dive right into patch 8.2 PTR notes and datamining, spend waaaaay too long discussing Thrall's new model, and learn a little bit about the origins of Ket'Thuzad's resting lich face. 

Apr 18 2019
1 hour 42 mins
Play

Rank #5: 64 - Merely a Setback - Azerothian Protectors

Podcast cover
Read more

This week we announce an exciting new project for Shoeboots, put on our nostalgia goggles and recall our earilest fond moments in WoW, and take a look as 8.2, speculate about 8.3 and beyond!

Jul 04 2019
1 hour 50 mins
Play

Rank #6: 31 - Merely a Setback - Burn It

Podcast cover
Read more

Manny from "For Azeroth!" joins Sharku and Jared as we discuss the Sylvanas and Saurfang stories as well and the state of the horde in general. 

Aug 07 2018
1 hour 53 mins
Play

Rank #7: 53 - Merely a Setback - All Aboard the Baine Train

Podcast cover
Read more

This week the loremasters discuss complex theatrical devices, take a more detailed look into the Derek Proudmore cinematic, and analyze everyone's favorite cow-man, Baine Bloodhoof.

Mar 21 2019
1 hour 29 mins
Play

Rank #8: 35 - Merely A Setback - Kul Tiras, More Like COOL Tiras

Podcast cover
Read more

This week join the loremasters as we chat about the loa of death, discuss the history of the Admiralty of Kul Tiras, and learn that Sharku is officially the 2nd most annoying WoW podcaster on the internet!!! He's always number one in my heart, though. Come have fun with us! 

Sep 11 2018
1 hour 54 mins
Play

Rank #9: 50 - Merely a Setback - It Takes a Village to Raise a Podcast

Podcast cover
Read more

We did it guys! YOU did it. 50 episodes! Over a year of arguing about Sylvanis and Calia and Shoeboots terrible puns. Thank you so much for the wild ride, here's to 50 more!

Feb 20 2019
1 hour 53 mins
Play

Rank #10: 45 - Merely a Setback - Things to Come

Podcast cover
Read more

Jan 10 2019
1 hour 42 mins
Play

Rank #11: 29 - Merely a Setback - Beware, Beware

Podcast cover
Read more

This week the Setback Loremasters talk about the Battle for Azeroth prepatch, unpack the Warbringerd: Jaina animated short, and discuss what has brought the Horde and the Alliance to the brink of war again!   

Jul 24 2018
1 hour 55 mins
Play

Rank #12: 22 - Merely a Setback - Yrel-ly Like This One

Podcast cover
Read more

This week we get into yet MORE broadcast text, waste our time pouring over mission tables, and discuss the mysteries of light and shadow! 

May 22 2018
1 hour 49 mins
Play

Rank #13: 63= Merely a Setback - Jared Gets a Promotion

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, patch 8.2 is OUT! We look at one of the new cinematics, discuss the mechagon comic that released last week, and FINALLY talk about our Vol'jin book review!

Jun 27 2019
2 hours 1 min
Play

Rank #14: 48 - Merely a Setback - Shoeboots is Famous

Podcast cover
Read more

Greetings Lorewalkers! This week, Shoeboots finally gets the recognition he deserves from the Blizzard devs, players become the instrument of N'zoth's desires, and we discuss the newest raid instance in the World of Warcraft. All the while, Sharku can't let go of a particular conspiracy theory. 

Jan 30 2019
1 hour 51 mins
Play

Rank #15: 59 - Merely a Setback - Brow for Days

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, we take a look back at WoW classic, Check out the 15 year anniversary goodies, and break down our reactions to the new cinematic featuring everyone's favorite warchief!

May 16 2019
2 hours 1 min
Play

Rank #16: 36 - Merely a Setback - Jaina for Warchief?

Podcast cover
Read more

This week the loremasters Dig into Ion Hazzakostis' latest AMA, talk about the new PtR, and discuss faction leadership. Come along for the ride!

Sep 18 2018
1 hour 54 mins
Play

Rank #17: 47 - Merely a Setback - The Maelstrom is Her Bellybutton

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, we take a look into classic WoW, recall the lore from The Burning Crusade, and talk a little about everyone's favorite demon hunter, Illidan Stormrage!

Jan 23 2019
1 hour 42 mins
Play

Rank #18: Merely a Setback - 28 - A Fond Farwell

Podcast cover
Read more

This week the setback crew says goodbye to Legion and all of it's green-fire glory. Join us as we look back at one of our favorite expansions so far!

Jul 19 2018
1 hour 49 mins
Play

Rank #19: 58 - Merely a Setback - Endgame

Podcast cover
Read more

This week the loremasters find out Blizzard won't be at gamescom, discuss the newest ban wave, and contemplate the final encounter of Battle for Azeroth. 

May 03 2019
1 hour 37 mins
Play

Rank #20: 49 - Merely a Setback - Cannon of Worms

Podcast cover
Read more

This week the loremasters give their take on the world first race, rehash old feelings about allied races, and figure out what is and isn't canon in the World of Warcraft. Spoiler alert: it's Merely a Setback!

Feb 13 2019
1 hour 49 mins
Play

Similar Podcasts