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The Instance: The Podcast for Lovers of Blizzard Games

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Rank #29 in Video Games category

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Video Games
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The Instance: Weekly radio for fans and lovers of World of Warcraft and all things Blizzard. We don't take sides, we don't whine, we just give you the facts, news and tips that you want and need for your favorite online addictions. Come meet us at the stone for another Instance!

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The Instance: Weekly radio for fans and lovers of World of Warcraft and all things Blizzard. We don't take sides, we don't whine, we just give you the facts, news and tips that you want and need for your favorite online addictions. Come meet us at the stone for another Instance!

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Awesome

By Belgarian13 - Mar 31 2019
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This show got me into podcasts! For the Alliance!

Good Standard A+

By Douche beard - Feb 16 2019
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So much WoW and yes reasoned takes that are bred from passion and experience.

iTunes Ratings

7818 Ratings
Average Ratings
7402
146
72
64
134

Awesome

By Belgarian13 - Mar 31 2019
Read more
This show got me into podcasts! For the Alliance!

Good Standard A+

By Douche beard - Feb 16 2019
Read more
So much WoW and yes reasoned takes that are bred from passion and experience.

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The Instance: The Podcast for Lovers of Blizzard Games

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The Instance: Weekly radio for fans and lovers of World of Warcraft and all things Blizzard. We don't take sides, we don't whine, we just give you the facts, news and tips that you want and need for your favorite online addictions. Come meet us at the stone for another Instance!

496 - The Instance: 7.3 Story is off the chain

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Our lore breakdown of what is coming in 7.3. Warning: There be spoilers ahead, matey.

Jul 14 2017

1hr 30mins

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492 - The Instance: Jaina Proudmoore

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Our lore episode about the great Jaina Proudmoore.

Jun 02 2017

1hr 16mins

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484 - The Instance: This player vs that player

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Holinka has stuff to say about the latest in WoW PVP. Turns out paid raid clears are a big no-no at Blizzard. Probius has his one eye on you. Orisa is four-legged awesome. Why are HS prices going up? Lots more with Scott, Dills, and Patrick!

Mar 10 2017

1hr 30mins

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479 - The Instance: LORE 03, The Tomb of Sargeras

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We take on another LORE episode, this time focusing on the Tomb of Sargeras and more!

Jan 27 2017

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478 - The Instance: Make Dungeons Matter Again

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7.2 has some really cool stuff in store! PVP Brawls sound...interesting. Kara gets split in two. We enter the Tomb and soon. Flying is back! More vanilla server drama. Wei Wang is out! Valeera enters the Nexus. HS team talks more. Season 9 goes solo. Overwatch likes skins. Town Cryer and more!

Jan 20 2017

1hr 33mins

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The Instance 577: Underwatch Rebellion

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We had a Blizz post since last week, and Patrick and Scott are here to talk about it a bit. Plus all our predictions for Blizzcon. Will they address the HK thing on stage? We speculate. World of Warcraft has lots of books for you this weekend. How we might see a world with three factions and more!

Oct 18 2019

1hr 26mins

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The Instance 532: Don't get your Bwonsamdi in a bunch

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We sum up week one of Battle for Azeroth, and have lots to say about Loas, Bwonsamdi, haunted alliance quests, scary Genn and so much more. This is a big one folks.

Aug 17 2018

1hr 58mins

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506 - The Battle for Talking About Azeroth

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Our post-Blizzcon episode where we dig deep into The Battle For Azeroth!

Nov 10 2017

1hr 47mins

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The Instance 521 - Get More Dark Iron

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Join Scott, Turps and Garrett today as they talk about why Dark Iron Dwarves are rad. Why arcane torrent is getting nerfed. Giving Blizzard Balance to your friends. Voice coming back to WoW. Why BfA mounts seem so crazy. More around blizzard, and more!

Jul 19 2018

1hr 20mins

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The Instance 576: We Don't Get To Hide

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We talk about the huge smelly elephant in the room, and are very much looking forward to your thoughts. We also hit the latest wow news and stuff as well, so tune in and enjoy.

Oct 11 2019

1hr 19mins

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466 - The Instance: A Change in The Guard

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On this episode of The Instance, Chilton is out and Ion is in. What might Tom be moving to? Blizzcon schedule becomes clear. Where are we in Legion? Is Suramar too much of a hassle? OW gets a little scary. Your feedback and more!

Oct 14 2016

1hr 38mins

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460 - The Instance: Nailed it

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On this episode of The Instance, A BIG Legion post-release show with lots of good stuff! Get in here!

Sep 02 2016

1hr 35mins

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461 - The Instance: The Heart of The Thing

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Blizzard loses a big one. It's a new day in Legion! 7.1 has stuff in it! Bonfire lit a bonfire. Extras with your movie purchase. Blizzcon goodies become clear. Heroes goes to war. Your feedback and more!

Sep 16 2016

1hr 55mins

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The Instance 549: Blizzard Conditions

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A DEEP dive into everything we saw and heard this week. The layoffs, the future of blizzard, and what an angry player base is talking about. This is one to listen to for sure.

Feb 15 2019

1hr 30mins

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The Instance 570: Classically Trained

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More classic stuff to talk about, including the hit nature of it this week. They are bumping up server caps for people with long queues. Why no LFG addon in classic? We answer that. Blizzard is suing a company for ripping them off. And SO much more today, on The Instance!

Aug 30 2019

1hr 14mins

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446 - The Instance: Your own private little server

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There's a new gold cap! Blizzard responds to the private server thing. Big movie details at PAX in Boston. Tracer is out for everyone. There are old gods among us now in HS. Are you ready for Season 6 in Diablo 3? Overwatch has some dates! Your emails and calls and more! and more!

May 02 2016

1hr 25mins

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The Instance 530: How sour is your fang?

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What happens when you start all over again? We talk about the fire and the tree, and then we talk about the Orc and his new Troll buddy. Our thoughts on War of Thorns thus far. And so much more.

Aug 03 2018

1hr 20mins

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The Instance 515 - It Burns

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There are some interesting new insights into the future of Alliance and Horde that we get into today. Item squish is in effect. No more first aid? Looks like it. Year of the Dog gets WoW as well. Is Twitch helping or hurting? All that and more with Scott and Turpster!

Feb 16 2018

1hr 21mins

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The Instance 557: The Whale Room

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We have dates, details, and concerns about Blizzcon 2019. No Gamescom sadly this year. Blizz had an earnings call. How many characters can you have in WoW Classic? Get your PTR on with Nazjatar and Operation Mechagon. All around blizzard and more!

May 03 2019

1hr 15mins

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438 - The Instance: Recommended Specs

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On this episode of The Instance, we have Legion system specs and they are higher! Two players unlocked EVERYTHING. Get your own Warcraft movie props. Heroes gets all charity like. How the Turret meta in Overwatch got smashed yesterday, and what it means when Blizzard says nothing is random!

Feb 19 2016

1hr 10mins

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The Instance 562: You are without honor

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The nature of holiday gaming with Blizzard games, and WoW in particular. Legendary Transmog coming and coming soon! Brutosaur going to Black Market! People are ticked. Guilds and Communities getting some love right now on the live server. WoW Classic honor issues are real, and Blizzard is on it. Deathwing is a gimmick dammit. Hitting 120 and watching Grey's Anatomy while you do it.

Dec 06 2019

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The Instance 581: The Eyes Have It

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PVP honor and classic encounters came to Classic this week. Death Knights and Elves are losing their eyes. The real deal behind Diablo Immortal. Our series of quick looks at the new zones in Shadowlands! We start with Oribos! Around blizzard, your emails, and more!

Nov 15 2019

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The Instance 580: Taking Bolvar by The Hand

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Deep dive into Shadowlands from Blizzcon and beyond, plus everything we think about Diablo IV, the latest Blizz earnings call, and so much more. Get in here!

Nov 08 2019

1hr 45mins

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Patrick and Garrett talk Shadowlands D4 And OW2 First Impressions at Blizzcon

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Patrick and Garrett talk Shadowlands D4 And OW2 First Impressions at Blizzcon

Nov 05 2019

28mins

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The Instance 579: Blizzcon 2019 Commentary Day 1

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The Instance 579: Blizzcon 2019 Commentary Day 1. With Scott and Jon and Beau! Enjoy!

Nov 01 2019

1hr 57mins

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The Instance 578: Do it in a Murloc onesie

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Patrick has a solution for all of Blizzards problems. We try and figure out what the fourth mystery slot is for in the panels next week. Still no bands. Did Fallout help Blizzard this week? That art in WIII Reforged is cool, at least we think so. How we avoid WoW burnout and more!

Oct 25 2019

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The Instance 577: Underwatch Rebellion

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We had a Blizz post since last week, and Patrick and Scott are here to talk about it a bit. Plus all our predictions for Blizzcon. Will they address the HK thing on stage? We speculate. World of Warcraft has lots of books for you this weekend. How we might see a world with three factions and more!

Oct 18 2019

1hr 26mins

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The Instance 576: We Don't Get To Hide

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We talk about the huge smelly elephant in the room, and are very much looking forward to your thoughts. We also hit the latest wow news and stuff as well, so tune in and enjoy.

Oct 11 2019

1hr 19mins

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The Instance - Supplemental

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A supplemental quick take on recent events. Thanks for listening.

Oct 09 2019

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The Instance 575: Finduin yourself with Gillvanas

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We go through all that is on offer for Blizzcon people and Virtual Ticket people at Blizzcon this year. No idea who the bands are yet. There's a 20 min cut of that Saurfang stuff. Classic DB vs WoWhead. Classic Phase 2 coming before the end of the year. And what that includes. New rad art book from Blizz. Our favorite tracks, and the chance that Sylvanas is going full Snape on us.

Oct 04 2019

1hr 5mins

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The Instance 574: Walk with me...the rest of the way

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What to do between grinding rep! Also, we go DEEEP into the final cinematics released this week in WoW retail. So much to say here, but we will let you hear it all on the show! Classic updates and more!

Sep 27 2019

1hr 30mins

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The Instance 573: An interview with Jason Hayes

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An interview with Jason Hayes, the creator of the WoW theme, and soooooo much great blizz music over the last almost 20 years.

Sep 26 2019

35mins

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The Instance Bonus for Sept 2019

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The Instance Bonus for Sept 2019

Sep 22 2019

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The Instance 572: I will sync to your level

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Patch 8.2.5 brings some interesting new things to the retail table, including a sync feature we go in deep on. Also, classic servers and retail servers should get a break from DDOS attacks for now. We gotta get that bee mount. Don't abuse Classic layering bugs, or you might get banned. Did you get your shard? All that and more!

Sep 20 2019

1hr 25mins

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The Instance 571: We came for the backpack

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Scott is grinding dailies, Garrett is earning gold, and Patrick is still on the fence. PTR 8.2.5 hits and loads of cool stuff. The key art for Blizzcon holds a could secrets. Recruit a Friend is back and causing controversy. What if Classic was launched for Chromie and her pals? Moving characters for lower queues. Around blizzard and more!

Sep 13 2019

1hr 20mins

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The Instance 570: Classically Trained

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More classic stuff to talk about, including the hit nature of it this week. They are bumping up server caps for people with long queues. Why no LFG addon in classic? We answer that. Blizzard is suing a company for ripping them off. And SO much more today, on The Instance!

Aug 30 2019

1hr 14mins

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The Instance 569: Instant Classic

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Classic is here, and we have a lot to say about our time in Old Azeroth. Queue times were not great, and neither was world servers, but mostly things are ok on the tech front. 1 million people watched twitch wow. Stock prices went up! Get in line for boars! And a lot more!

Aug 27 2019

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The Instance 568: What's in a name?

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Will classic do things to WoW prime that we are not yet expecting? We go DEEP into this idea! Classic AMA coming next week. Did we get the names we want in Classic? Blizzard has earnings call with some interesting things therein. Sigma is out. Hearthstone has growth. Heroes is solid, and diablo makes room for the new kid. Your emails and more!

Aug 16 2019

1hr 12mins

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The Instance 567: Zuljin and his Circle Axes

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Scott and Garrett look deep into the eyes of Classic and see what you need to be ready for in a couple of weeks. Plus RP/PVP servers, reserving your names for Classic, and more! Also, Store Mounts cause another stir. New gobs and worgs look rad. Loot boxes days numbered? Qhira is awesome. HS gets a lot of new cards this week. Best music in WoW ever? And more!

Aug 09 2019

1hr 19mins

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The Instance 566: Dirt Devil Games

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We have an important chat at the top of the show about recent events. Then we dive deep into why Frank Pearce is leaving and what he might do now that he's gone. Big expansion leaks happened, maybe, and we nitpick around with a few of the details we think might hold water. The story of the next exp is full of old gods and tentacles. Sigma seems cool, Qhira is awesome, and we talk about why no ads for classic yet.

Jul 29 2019

1hr 33mins

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