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The Instance: The Podcast for Lovers of WoW and Blizzard Games

Frogpants

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!

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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Seattle, WA

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Frogpants

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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!

Twitter:

@TheInstance

Language:

English

Contact:

206-202-3969


Episodes

The Instance 635: Happy Cussing

4/9/2021
It's Question and Answer day here at the instance, where we answer some of your burning questions with answers that would make the Lich King proud. Enjoy!

Duration:01:08:54

The Instance 634: Gravy After Sixty

3/26/2021
You like to buy game time? Well, you just lost a couple options and we'll discuss why. Frost Giant could bring RTS's back to your life in a big way. TBC Classic is now in beta, and you can get to 66 if you wanna! We've had some time in there and have some thoughts. Why the leveling experience in Shadowlands is more of a party than a game, and more!

Duration:01:10:19

Frogpants Plays: Special Interview with Chris Metzen

3/23/2021
Scott and Chris have a sit-down and chat up up about his new big project, plus lots of great insights into development of this kind of project vs something like a major game release at Blizzard. Here’s a bit more about the project. Auroboros: Coils of the Serpent is a 5E campaign setting by Chris Metzen and Warchief Gaming. The first release in this universe, Worldbook: Lawbrand, is based on the roleplaying campaign that Chris ran with his childhood friends in the eighties and nineties,...

Duration:01:05:08

The Instance 633: Where Doth The Ancient Wander?

3/12/2021
We talk about all there is to know about 9.0.5, which is not a lot turns out. But we have a real Q&A party and answer all your burning questions. Oh, and what TBC bosses do YOU remember?

Duration:01:16:35

The Instance 632: No More Bone Cloak!

3/5/2021
Lots to cover this week, including the chance that Diablo Immortal might be emulatable. Oh and controller support might not work. 30 days of free Heroes means you should be playing some! Then we hit our big talk this week, all about Patch 9.01 and all the changes and tweaks therein! Your emails and more!

Duration:00:55:28

The Instance 631: Warcraft Junior

2/26/2021
People are not happy about character customizations stopping for the foreseeable future. Suddenly Scott loves Torghast again. How your boost will work in Classic TBC. What the confirmation of a Mobile Warcraft Project likely means. We break down all the wow stuff by the numbers and more today on The Instance!

Duration:00:57:00

The Instance: BlizzConline 2021 Co-Coverage

2/19/2021
The Instance: BlizzConline 2021 Co-Coverage with Scott, Garrett, Kyle and Joce!

Duration:03:37:50

The Instance 630: Have you been mythically valiant?

2/12/2021
Valor points are back, and we have the skinny on how those are going to work! Some of you are not gonna be happy about it either. Wanna get your Battlenet launcher to 'Crash'? Well, you sorta can for $40. We have all the details we know about the Blizzconline schedule next week, and break it down for you. We make a few bets while we're at it! We play a game of 'Know Your Cards', and answer your emails!

Duration:01:02:26

The Instance 629: Online and On Time for The Conline!

2/5/2021
Forth Quarter results for Blizz are in, and we break down the numbers a bit and what it means for WoW this year. Some weird language in their about getting WoW on "more devices and platforms". Increased Anima rewards in Raids and Dungeons coming next Tuesday! We dig deep into what BlizzConline looks like from this view, and what we expect to happen and a few things we'd love to see from their first online only Blizzcon event. Emails about Classic TBC and more!

Duration:01:12:20

The Instance 628: Will the Crusade still Burn?

1/29/2021
We dig into the Vicarious Visions story a bit and what Blizz might be doing with them. How people are running 8 levels of Torghast in 5 minutes. And a BIG discussion of Blizzconline and the possibility of BC happening that weekend in Classic.

Duration:01:05:04

The Instance 627: A Time And Season for PVP

1/22/2021
We get into some Classic to start things off with the Scarab event, and then to that Battlenet update that most of us had but didn't know about it till recently. The latest DPS numbers are in and things look grim for hunters. When is the right time to put on your PVP pants? Taking Torghast abilities into the maw and more!

Duration:01:04:43

The Instance 626: Scaling Torblast

1/9/2021
The Instance 626: Scaling Torblast

Duration:01:01:43

The Instance 625: Need a Ride?

12/18/2020
We knew Torghast changes were coming, and now we know what they are all about. Ghostcrawler announces that RIOT is making an MMO. Patrick is playing Diablo Immortal and has thoughts. We dissect a bit more of Ion's interview with Polygon regarding upcoming WoW changes. Let's have a big discussion about game travel, and what needs to change about it. Mod of The Week! Emails and more!

Duration:01:40:22

The Instance 624: Cool and Long but still Cool

12/11/2020
How PVP rewards will work this week, and next. The big new world bosses and what you will get from them. Blizzard breaks its own record for most PC games sold! A long discussion about Torghast!

Duration:01:18:29

The Instance 623: Don't take a black light to Silvermoon

12/4/2020
What you should be doing in week two of this expansion, WoW goes back on TV this week, gear scores and where you should find them this week, our impressions of Torghast, zone zeitgeist, and why that sword thing in Maldraxxus was dumb, and LOTS more!

Duration:01:07:52

The Instance 622: Stop and Smell The Polygons

11/27/2020
It's our big Shadowlands launch discussion! Join Scott, Patrick and Garrett and they dig into the new content with arms wide open! Oh and some discussion regarding building your own rotations. It's more fun than you think!

Duration:01:15:24

The Instance 621: When did you last call your Maw?

11/13/2020
We announce a MAJOR contest today! Also, no more multi-boxers allowed in WOW. Blizzard details how those legendaries are gonna work. All about the death rising event and LOTS more!

Duration:00:58:46

The Instance PSA for 11-06-2020

11/6/2020
The Instance PSA for 11-06-2020

Duration:00:02:00

The Instance 620: Late for your date

10/30/2020
How our pre-patch time has led up to today. Alts alts and more alts. Old bugs, why Pandaria is seeing so many players, fixing that ding 50 moment, and loads more. Blizzard did an earnings call, and there are some interesting bits of data here. Metzen started something new, and Kosak finds a new job path. We get a new Shadowlands date and the rest of the release schedule, and we have a lot to say about that as well. Rapid Fire Questions and emails too! Hop in and enjoy!

Duration:01:04:46

SPECIAL: A chat with Chris Metzen, and Warchief Gaming!

10/27/2020
A special sit down with Chris Metzen, chatting about his “next big thing”, Warchief Gaming, and life post-blizzard, and what the creative spirit needs!

Duration:00:51:22