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The Instance: The Podcast for Lovers of WoW and 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!

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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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Long time listener

By Samson343 - Apr 26 2020
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I’ve been listening to this podcast since the WotLK days and haven’t stopped. It’s a must for WoW

Awesome

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

iTunes Ratings

7860 Ratings
Average Ratings
7438
146
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66
136

Long time listener

By Samson343 - Apr 26 2020
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I’ve been listening to this podcast since the WotLK days and haven’t stopped. It’s a must for WoW

Awesome

By Belgarian13 - Mar 31 2019
Read more
This show got me into podcasts! For the Alliance!
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The Instance: The Podcast for Lovers of WoW and Blizzard Games

Latest release on Jun 02, 2020

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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!

Rank #1: 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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Rank #2: 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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Rank #3: 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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Rank #4: 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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Rank #5: 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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Rank #6: The Instance 599: Tripping Over A Fel Reaver

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LOTS of additional alpha talk today, with more impressions than ever. Bastion might be ugly. Exiles Reach might be amazing looking. No delay in Shadowlands says team lead. New Sylvanas and Jailer models revealed. Your emails and more!

Apr 28 2020

1hr 20mins

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Rank #7: 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

1hr

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Rank #8: 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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Rank #9: 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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Rank #10: The Instance 598: Climb That Tower

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Torghast is really really good, and we go pretty deep into how Blizz should make sure this thing stays awesome. Shadowlands is changing flying forever. The Winds of Wisdom buff is now good through the Shadowlands pre-patch! Blizz has a lot to say about long lines in Classic. New character creation screen and some datamining have us making all kinds of guesses about consoles, controllers, mobile and more. Raytracing options coming too. All around blizzard, and your emails!

Apr 21 2020

1hr 13mins

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Rank #11: 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

55mins

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Rank #12: 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

1hr

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Rank #13: 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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Rank #14: 464 - The Instance: Demons need Hunting

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More of our time in Azeroth. 7.1 has lots of little goodies in it. Huntin them demons. Wing 2 is out for LFR peeps. Still no band! Samuro enters the nexus. Loads more plus your emails and calls!

Oct 07 2016

1hr 19mins

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Rank #15: 467 - The Instance: Blizzcon Attunement

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On this episode of The Instance, bed ridden means HS ridden. Weird Al is your dude. No classic server stuff at Blizzcon. Cooking with Wow! 7.1 round up! Our blizzcon predictions and more!

Oct 28 2016

1hr 38mins

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Rank #16: 488 - The Instance: No April like this April

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Scott and Patrick break down all the recent Blizzard news!

Apr 21 2017

1hr 35mins

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Rank #17: 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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Rank #18: 471 - The Instance: 12 Years Young

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On this episode of The Instance, Make sure you hear what Chris has to say. Private groups sound nice. Happy 12, WoW! What happens in Argus? Some big reworks coming. Trails of Valor up for all. Heroes has some good stuff going on. Diablo 1 on the PTR. Sombra and Arcade kicking it in OW and more!

Nov 18 2016

1hr 25mins

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Rank #19: 475 - The Instance: Elysium minus Matt Damon

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Ion had more things to say, and we like to talk about those things. We go DEEP into the Elysium news. Micro holidays are here! Kosak is off to play some HS. Happy 12 years! Browder moves down the hall! Also Rag is coming! Overwatch won! How to handle legacies, and how to move regions in WoW!

Dec 09 2016

1hr 44mins

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Rank #20: 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: Time To Listen

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The Instance: Time To Listen

Jun 02 2020

52mins

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The Instance 603: Who's The Big Bad

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Blizzcon is cancelled. What will they do instead? We have some ideas. Also, the AWC 2020 schedule is up! The Undead get some better knees. Oibos seems pretty rad. Reforged devs finally talk. And lots more today.

May 29 2020

53mins

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The Instance 602: Machine Learning Disability

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We touch on this saved Echoes of Ny'alotha business that has everyone in a froth this week. Plus another great interview with Ion that gave us some new stuff to chew on. WoWesports goes more official, why War Mode might be the best feature in BFA and a whole lot more, including your emails!

May 19 2020

1hr 20mins

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The Instance Bonus for April/May 2020

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The Instance Bonus for April/May 2020

May 19 2020

30mins

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The Instance 601: Pain and Pride

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Some more Alpha thoughts coming in, and why Patrick likes things light and airy. Diablo 2 Resurrected might be coming sooner than later. Act/Blizz did their earnings call and the numbers are...ok? Leroy Jenkins turns 15 years old! How tall is your favorite faction leader? Stop banning Xul. No more Dire Wolf Alphas. Why Horde v Alliance is neither evil nor good, and more!

May 12 2020

1hr 16mins

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The Instance 600: Blue Face and Glowy Eyes

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Venturebeat sits down with Morhaime and he says some really interesting things. Then Ghostcrawler had more to add to the subject. Shadowlands gets new race descriptions. Torghast is aghast with more content and fixes in the closed alpha. No more one DH to rule them all per realm. At least right before Shadowlands. Great reddit ama to dig through for Heroes fans. Nothing going on in HS or OW this week. But that Diablo itch is real, yo.

May 05 2020

1hr 16mins

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The Instance 599: Tripping Over A Fel Reaver

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LOTS of additional alpha talk today, with more impressions than ever. Bastion might be ugly. Exiles Reach might be amazing looking. No delay in Shadowlands says team lead. New Sylvanas and Jailer models revealed. Your emails and more!

Apr 28 2020

1hr 20mins

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The Instance 598: Climb That Tower

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Torghast is really really good, and we go pretty deep into how Blizz should make sure this thing stays awesome. Shadowlands is changing flying forever. The Winds of Wisdom buff is now good through the Shadowlands pre-patch! Blizz has a lot to say about long lines in Classic. New character creation screen and some datamining have us making all kinds of guesses about consoles, controllers, mobile and more. Raytracing options coming too. All around blizzard, and your emails!

Apr 21 2020

1hr 13mins

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The Instance 597: The Great UnPruning

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The Alpha is underway, and we have things to say about it. Is Blizz making a WoW-based auto-battler? Maybe. The MDI is happening and there are some cool changes this year. How Exile's Reach will work for new and old players alike. The level squish, and what that translates to in the game from vanila to Shadowlands. The quest marker got a bit update. We have some word on Blizzcon 2020 from Saralyn Smith. Hearthstone had a good week. Heroes and Overwatch got big patches today. Why Mages seem busted and more!

Apr 14 2020

1hr 5mins

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The Instance 596: I Am My Scarves

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The Alpha test for Shadowlands is nigh!! We have all the details and some thoughts on how this new expansion is shaping up! Plus a look at how all 12 classes are getting some big changes in the "un-pruning" that is about to happen. Some quality of life stuff as well. What can be done about Classic queues? The Devs say they have a way. Heroes gets buffed up cores, Hearthstone gets a lot of new cards and your emails!

Apr 07 2020

1hr 5mins

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The Instance 595: Even more classic than classic

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We talk about the Blizz survey about how players wanna see Burning Crusade happen in a classic context. Get your transmog on in Legion content in a much easier way now! Enjoy a month of 100% XP boost. Echo seems a little OP to Patrick. Hearthstone is getting some fundamental underpinning changes. Diablo loses a community manager! When will we get those new races? And loads more!

Mar 31 2020

53mins

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The Instance 594: An Afix on Life

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What is Blizz doing during this time? They say as much on twitter. That current temp on Mythic+ and what we like most about it. Blizzard getting further down the road with good TV and film. Making content during times like this. Big stuff happening to the Overwatch team. Hearthstone does a big patch drop and way more!

Mar 17 2020

1hr

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The Instance 593: I like big hammers and I can not lie

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We make some Blizzcon predictions given the "viral" nature of the day. Classic fans are getting Arathi Basin tomorrow! Why Paly tanks are better than Demon Hunter tanks. Shadows Rising is rising in July. Why this game will NEVER see player housing and more!

Mar 10 2020

1hr 8mins

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The Instance Classic Focus Episode

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The Instance Classic Focus Episode: A chat with GamerChex from Stay Classic, looking at how the classic community is doing, what they want, and what Blizzard is doing with their favorite Classic MMO.

Mar 06 2020

47mins

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The Instance 591: I'll take the mecha

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WoW Tolkens are coming to classic at least for China. Will that every happen in other regions? Got a HUGE Diablo IV update and we hope they keep this up. The Fall of The Lich King gets a fresh coat of paint. Hearthstone went Battlegrounds crazy this week. How solo friendly is the game in 2020, and more!

Feb 28 2020

1hr 4mins

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The Instance 590: You Seem Very Animated

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Feb 21 2020

1hr 7mins

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The Instance 589: Head in the clouds

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We try and dissect what is happening with this GeForce Now thing and how it applies to Blizzard. We also have some things to say about The Eastern Kingdoms. Blizz has a deal for would-be classic players. Hearthstone loves Battlegrounds. Diablo gets a new head. Want your own battlecruiser? A look through the eyes of WoW Head and more!

Feb 14 2020

1hr 5mins

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The Instance Bonus for Jan/Feb 2020

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The Instance Bonus for Jan/Feb 2020

Feb 10 2020

30mins

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The Instance 588: Hellscream

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We go through the rough launch of Wacraft III Reforged in some detail. What should of happened, what might happen, and what we think about it all. eGPU's are great for Mac wow players, and your emails!

Jan 31 2020

1hr 10mins

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The Instance 587: The Jenga Tower of My Own Bias

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We are a bit into 8.3 and we take a bit of a post-mortem look at things thus far. Classic is making changes, and some people say that is a huge mistake. The undead just got a lot more sexy. Hearthstone gets some SP on. Who would play Arthas in a movie? Where to go from 20? And why Party Sync rocks!

Jan 24 2020

1hr 22mins

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iTunes Ratings

7860 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Long time listener

By Samson343 - Apr 26 2020
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I’ve been listening to this podcast since the WotLK days and haven’t stopped. It’s a must for WoW

Awesome

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