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Recruit a Friend is a podcast dedicated to the real-life people behind one of the world’s most popular video games, World of Warcraft.

Recruit a Friend Sean Wilson

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Recruit a Friend is a podcast dedicated to the real-life people behind one of the world’s most popular video games, World of Warcraft.

    There and back again: The Voulk Episode

    There and back again: The Voulk Episode

    Delve into the world of Warcraft healing with Voulk in Season 4, Episode 9 of "Recruit a Friend." Join host Sean as he explores Voulk's profound journey as a long-time Warcraft player and dedicated healer. Discover the intricacies of healing in WoW as Voulk shares his experiences, challenges, and satisfaction in mastering this essential role.

    Connect with Voulk:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/qe_wow
    Website: https://questionablyepic.com/

    Sponsor Links:
    RiversideFM: https://bit.ly/raf_riverside
    Ever Ember Creative: https://everembercreative.com/

    Follow 'Recruit a Friend' for more gaming insights and stories:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/raf_podcast
    Join our Discord: discord.gg/recruitafriend

    Embark on a healing odyssey with Voulk as he shares his expertise, passion, and personal journey in the Warcraft universe. Whether you're a seasoned healer, an aspiring guide writer, or simply fascinated by the art of healing, this episode offers valuable insights and inspiration.

    Don't forget to like, subscribe, and share this episode! Your support fuels our mission to bring you engaging stories and perspectives from the gaming community.

    #WorldOfWarcraft #Healing #GamingGuides #QuestionablyEpic #RecruitAFriend
    Host
    Twitter: RAF_Podcast
    Twitch: Recruit a Friend

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    • 1 hr 35 min
    Live, Laugh, Podcast: The one with Gin

    Live, Laugh, Podcast: The one with Gin

    Dive into the fascinating journey of Gin from the Live, Laugh, Lore podcast in Season 4, Episode 8 of "Recruit a Friend." Join host Sean as he explores Gin's captivating transition from a Warcraft 2 enthusiast to a renowned figure in the World of Warcraft community and a trailblazer in podcasting. Discover the tales behind Gin's first encounter with the Warcraft universe, his passion for lore, and how it led him to create a platform to share these stories with the world.

    Gin also opens up about the challenges and rewards of podcasting, from managing a recording and editing process to utilizing Patreon funds for show enhancements. Delve into discussions on the evolution of podcasting, the strategic decision to shift to weekly episodes, and the future of creative content sharing. This episode is a treasure trove of insights for WoW enthusiasts, aspiring podcasters, and anyone interested in the power of storytelling in gaming.

    Chapter Insights:
    0:30 Introduction and Name Origins
    1:25 First Exposure to Warcraft
    3:38 Warcraft 3 and Starcraft
    4:35 Frozen Throne Expansion and Cliffhanger
    5:47 Introduction to World of Warcraft
    6:50 Missed Scourge Event
    7:35 First Character and Class
    9:10 Experience with Wrath of the Lich King
    9:43 Break during Warlords of Draenor
    11:05 Preference for Lore over Gameplay
    14:36 Starting a Podcast
    22:25 Recording and Editing Process
    25:27 Introduction and Elgato
    25:59 Budgeting and Patreon
    26:51 Shifting to Weekly Episodes
    27:44 Editing and Marking Clips
    28:17 Future Plans and Spinoffs
    29:52 Faster Information Delivery
    30:35 The Future and Creative Outlets
    31:50 Favorite and Least Favorite Words
    32:45 Favorite and Least Favorite Sounds
    33:32 Favorite and Least Favorite Dungeons
    34:35 Favorite and Least Favorite Curse Words
    35:32 Favorite Raid: Throne of Thunder
    37:00 Least Favorite Raid: Crucible of Storms and Hellfire Citadel
    38:07 Home in Azeroth: The Hinterlands
    43:31 Conclusion and Where to Find Gin

    Connect with Gin:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ginsjoint


    Sponsor Links:
    RiversideFM: https://bit.ly/raf_riverside
    Ever Ember Creative: https://everembercreative.com/

    Follow 'Recruit a Friend' for more gaming insights and stories:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/raf_podcast
    Join our Discord: discord.gg/recruitafriend

    Embrace the lore, challenges, and camaraderie of World of Warcraft with Gin in this engaging episode. Whether you're an avid gamer, a lore enthusiast, or a creative spirit, Gin's journey offers inspiration and a testament to the impact of following one's passion.

    Don't forget to like, subscribe, and share this episode! Your support enables us to continue bringing unique stories and insights from the vibrant world of gaming.

    #WorldOfWarcraft #Podcasting #LiveLaughLore #WoWCommunity #GamingPodcasts
    Host
    Twitter: RAF_Podcast
    Twitch: Recruit a Friend

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    • 46 min
    Legal Cases to Dungeon Races: The Hulahoops episode

    Legal Cases to Dungeon Races: The Hulahoops episode

    Dive into an inspiring journey with Hulahoops, a former lawyer turned gaming industry leader, in this episode of "Recruit a Friend." Sean delves into Hulahoops' transition from practicing law to making a significant impact in the World of Warcraft community through Raider.io. From her early days of gaming as a stress reliever during university to becoming the General Manager of Raider.io, Hulahoops shares insights into her professional evolution, the dynamic growth of Raider.io, and their pivotal role as an official partner for MDI and AWC.

    Hulahoops also explores the creation and evolution of Women in Warcraft, a crucial initiative aimed at supporting women and gender minorities within the gaming sphere. Listen as she recounts her personal experiences in MDI, the development of Raider.io's team and structure, and her thoughts on the future of gaming and inclusivity.

    Chapter Insights:

    0:00 - Introduction and Background
    1:07 - Exposure to the Warcraft Universe
    4:44 - Transition from Law to Gaming
    26:07 - Applying for a Job at Raider.io
    27:34 - Creating Events and Writing Content
    29:27 - Growing the Team and Adding Structure
    30:25 - Becoming the General Manager
    33:41 - Diversity and Growth at Raider.io
    37:29 - Official Partnership for MDI and AWC
    43:09 - Legal Work and Contract Reviews
    44:06 - Competing in the MDI
    50:52 - MDI Experience and Strategies
    54:31 - Founding Women in Warcraft
    59:10 - Empowering Programs and Workshops
    1:08:46 - Independence and Future Visions
    1:19:01 - The Path Forward: Rebranding and Plans
    1:21:41 - Quasi-lawyering and Personal Insights
    1:22:22 - The Future of Hula Hoops
    1:23:24 - Community Engagement at BlizzCon
    1:25:19 - Raider.io's Community Impact
    1:26:12 - Enhancing the Gaming Experience
    1:28:07 - Personal Life and Future Aspirations
    1:28:46 - Rapid Fire Questions: Hulahoops Unplugged
    1:39:02 - Behind the Mic: Casting Stories
    1:41:32 - Connecting with Hulahoops

    Connect with Hulahoops:

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/hulahoopsy
    Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/hulahoopsy

    Sponsor Links:

    RiversideFM: https://bit.ly/raf_riverside
    Ever Ember Creative: https://everembercreative.com/

    Follow 'Recruit a Friend' for more captivating stories from the gaming world:

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/raf_podcast
    Join our Discord: discord.gg/recruitafriend

    Embark on this episode as Hulahoops unravels her unique story of passion, perseverance, and the pursuit of creating a more inclusive gaming community. From courtroom to Azeroth, discover the transformative power of gaming and community support in shaping a brighter future for all players.

    Don't forget to like, subscribe, and share this episode with fellow gamers and aspiring industry professionals. Your support helps us spotlight the remarkable individuals shaping the world of gaming.

    #RecruitAFriend #WorldOfWarcraft #Raiderio #GamingCareers #WomenInWarcraft #GamingCommunity #WoWEsports #MDI #AWC #GamingInclusion
    Host
    Twitter: RAF_Podcast
    Twitch: Recruit a Friend

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    • 1 hr 43 min
    Secrets of a Blue Recluse: The Thom Episode

    Secrets of a Blue Recluse: The Thom Episode

    In this engaging episode of "Recruit a Friend," host Sean chats with Thom, a dedicated podcaster, streamer, and lifelong Warcraft enthusiast. Thom delves into his first experiences with the Warcraft universe, his evolution into a content creator, and the collaborative efforts behind podcasting projects. As the episode unfolds, Thom shares insights into the joys and hurdles of streaming on Twitch, the power of community building, and the creative process behind engaging thumbnails for YouTube. The duo also touches on the simplicity of content creation, the thrill of navigating the unknown, and the impact of initiatives like the Dungeon Dojo.

    Chapter Markers:

    0:30 - Introduction and Background
    3:30 - First Exposure to Warcraft
    6:30 - Losing the Sense of Wonder
    10:30 - Becoming a Content Creator
    13:30 - The Division of Labor
    23:30 - Other Podcasting Experiences
    30:30 - Starting 'Talking WoW'
    35:30 - Balancing Workload and Clickbait
    38:02 - Streaming on Twitch as a Duo
    38:53 - Building a Community on Twitch
    39:51 - Challenges and Benefits of Streaming as a Duo
    41:58 - The Importance of Finding a Community
    43:17 - Keeping Content Creation Simple
    45:31 - The Future of Talking WoW
    49:26 - 10 Question Questionnaire
    57:31 - Where to Find Talking WoW

    Follow Thom and Talking WoW:

    Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/talkingwow
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/TalkingWoW

    Sponsor Links:

    RiversideFM: https://bit.ly/raf_riverside
    Ever Ember Creative: https://everembercreative.com/

    Connect with 'Recruit a Friend' for more insightful episodes:

    Our Twitter: https://twitter.com/raf_podcast

    Join our Discord
    discord.gg/recruitafriend

    Dive into Thom's captivating journey through Azeroth and beyond, exploring the intersections of gaming, content creation, and community building. Whether you're a seasoned veteran of the Warcraft world or new to the realm of gaming podcasts, this episode offers a treasure trove of insights and stories.

    Don't forget to like, subscribe, and share this episode! Your support helps us bring these stories to life and highlight the diverse voices within the gaming community.

    #RecruitAFriend #WorldOfWarcraft #GamingPodcast #TalkingWoW #StreamingCommunity #ContentCreation #GamingAccessibility
    Host
    Twitter: RAF_Podcast
    Twitch: Recruit a Friend

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    • 59 min
    Breaking barriers: The Exodarus Episode

    Breaking barriers: The Exodarus Episode

    In this compelling episode of "Recruit a Friend," host Sean sits down with Exodarus, an inspiring figure in the World of Warcraft community and a testament to the power of accessibility in gaming. As a gamer with an impairment and a renowned Twitch streamer, Exodarus takes us through his journey in Azeroth, shedding light on the significant strides and persistent challenges in making gaming a space for everyone. From his transition from console to PC gaming to his innovative control setup for playing WoW, Exodarus' story is one of resilience, creativity, and advocacy.

    Chapter Insights:

    00:00 - Introduction and Background
    01:20 - Discovering World of Warcraft
    03:35 - Transition from Console to PC Gaming
    04:41 - Accessibility in World of Warcraft
    06:03 - Exploitation of Accessibility Features
    07:21 - Improvements in Accessibility
    08:22 - Challenges with Control Schemes
    09:00 - Introduction and Early WoW Experience
    11:10 - Engaging with WoW Content
    12:25 - Favorite Mount Story
    13:50 - Raiding and Accessibility
    15:31 - Joining Dungeon Dojo and Twitch Streaming
    18:12 - Future Plans and Casting Experience

    Join us as we dive deep into Exodarus' experiences, from his favorite mount stories and raiding adventures to his impactful work with the Dungeon Dojo stream team and his aspirations for the future of streaming and event casting.

    Follow Exodarus for more gaming insights:

    Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/theexodarus
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheExodarus

    Sponsor Links:

    RiversideFM: https://bit.ly/raf_riverside
    Ever Ember Creative: https://everembercreative.com/

    Connect with 'Recruit a Friend' for more episodes and gaming stories:

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/raf_podcast
    Join our Discord: discord.gg/recruitafriend

    Whether you're a longtime member of the WoW community or new to the world of gaming, Exodarus' episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in the evolution of accessibility in gaming and the incredible stories of gamers who are making a difference.

    Don't forget to like, subscribe, and share this episode! Your support helps us continue to highlight important voices and stories in the gaming world.

    #RecruitAFriend #WorldOfWarcraft #GamingAccessibility #ExodarusEpisode #TwitchStreaming #GamerStories
    Host
    Twitter: RAF_Podcast
    Twitch: Recruit a Friend

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    • 41 min
    Healing through Azeroth: The Broccoliz Episode

    Healing through Azeroth: The Broccoliz Episode

    In this inspiring episode of "Recruit a Friend," host Sean is joined by Broccoliz, a prominent figure in the World of Warcraft community. Broccoliz shares her remarkable journey from a passionate player to a guild master and a class discord moderator. Beyond the game, she opens up about her personal battles, including finding love in the digital world and her courageous fight against Addison's disease. Broccoliz emphasizes the power of self-advocacy in health matters and the strength found in community support. This episode shines a light on the Women in Warcraft initiative, showcasing its significant role in fostering inclusivity and support among women in the gaming world.

    What has been your experience with community and support within gaming? Let us know in the comments below!

    Chapter Insights:

    00:38 - Introduction and Background
    08:43 - Becoming a Guild Master
    16:10 - Role as a Class Discord Moderator
    22:05 - Finding Love Online
    31:01 - Dealing with Chronic Illness
    36:24 - Trusting Your Gut and Advocating for Yourself
    37:27 - The Severity of Addison's Disease
    39:05 - Navigating Health Challenges with a Supportive Partner
    39:49 - Finding Support in Unexpected Places
    40:38 - The Importance of Finding the Right Medical Team
    41:51 - The Journey to Diagnosis
    43:28 - Raid Leading While Battling Illness
    49:01 - The Women in Warcraft Initiative
    53:58 - Creating a Welcoming and Supportive Community
    56:51 - Future Plans and Goals

    Follow our guest, Broccoliz:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/yeslikeagirlz

    Sponsor Links:
    RiversideFM: https://bit.ly/raf_riverside
    Ever Ember Creative: https://everembercreative.com/

    Connect with 'Recruit a Friend' for more heartfelt stories and gaming insights:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/raf_podcast

    Join our Discord:
    discord.gg/recruitafriend

    Dive into Broccoliz's powerful narrative of resilience, love, and community building within the vast universe of World of Warcraft. Whether you're navigating your own challenges or seeking inspiration from those who've turned adversity into empowerment, this episode offers a compelling look at the strength and solidarity found in the gaming community.

    Don't forget to like, subscribe, and share this episode with your community! Your support allows us to bring these important stories to light.

    #RecruitAFriend #WorldOfWarcraft #GamingCommunity #ChronicIllness #WomenOfWarcraft #InclusiveGaming
    Host
    Twitter: RAF_Podcast
    Twitch: Recruit a Friend

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    • 1 hr 6 min

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