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The Instance: World of Warcraft Podcast!

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The Instance: Weekly radio for fans and lovers of World of Warcraft. Scott Johnson and RandyDeluxe discuss the issues that matter most to players, including breaking news, in depth tips and strategies, and general commentary regarding the business of MMO's, Blizzard, and the game we all love to play. Get the facts, news and tips that you want and need for your favorite online addiction. Come meet us at the stone for another Instance!

The Instance: Weekly radio for fans and lovers of World of Warcraft. Scott Johnson and RandyDeluxe discuss the issues that matter most to players, including breaking news, in depth tips and strategies, and general commentary regarding the business of MMO's, Blizzard, and the game we all love to play. Get the facts, news and tips that you want and need for your favorite online addiction. 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. Scott Johnson and RandyDeluxe discuss the issues that matter most to players, including breaking news, in depth tips and strategies, and general commentary regarding the business of MMO's, Blizzard, and the game we all love to play. Get the facts, news and tips that you want and need for your favorite online addiction. Come meet us at the stone for another Instance!

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206-202-3969


Episodes

The Instance 568: What's in a name?

8/16/2019
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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!

Duration:01:12:52

The Instance 567: Zuljin and his Circle Axes

8/9/2019
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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!

Duration:01:19:59

The Instance 566: Dirt Devil Games

7/29/2019
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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.

Duration:01:35:36

The Instance 565: Classically Trained

7/15/2019
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WoW Classic beta news, and a look at all the hunter problems it seems to have, both real and imagined. And we backload the show today with a TON of your emails and live calls! Join us!

Duration:01:27:07

The Instance Bonus Show for June / July 2019

7/5/2019
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The Instance Bonus Show for June / July 2019

Duration:00:29:51

The Instance 564: Mikecraft

7/5/2019
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What might Mike Morhaime do next? We have some theories. Wan't movie props? They are selling a ton of it. WoW Classic enters a phase that puts it much closer to it's August release date. Hearthstone has a nutty new expansion coming. How the WoW companion app might work as a GPS based AR game server for Blizz and more!

Duration:01:05:36

The Instance 563: What's different this time?

6/28/2019
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Scott and Garrett dive in this week with a look at the patch! We have lots of thoughts, including what we think of the Thrall Jaina friendship refresh. Wanna pay for a mount or get it with 6 months of wow time? Mike Morhaime has LOTS to say now that his non-compete is up. Lots more so hop in and enjoy!

Duration:01:25:55

The Instance 562: Blizzard Auto-Missed Auto-Chess?

6/21/2019
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Scott has a beef with Blizzard on this AutoChess mess. Ashara is rising next Tuesday! We break down all the stuff you can expect on patch day. How gold farming will work in Classic. How to get more out of the WoW companion app and more! The whole crew is here!

Duration:01:25:09

The Instance 561: Did you say Battlepants?

6/14/2019
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The starcraft game we will never get...again. Overwatch 2 is happening and we discuss it a bit. How blizzard might do games in future. WoW as a base sub to a larger Blizzard sub. Metzen wanted Naga. And loads more!

Duration:01:32:03

The Instance Bonus Show for June 2019

6/7/2019
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The Instance Bonus Show for June 2019

Duration:00:26:21

The Instance 560: Low Poly Slice of Cheese

5/31/2019
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Scott Turps and Garrett get another episode out the door with some more impressions of Classic, and some ideas about where it might go next. Loads of other odds and ends today as well, so give it a listen!

Duration:01:18:43

The Instance 559: Siri, what is hindsight?

5/24/2019
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We take a deep dive into our WoW Classic time this week. Talk about hanging out with much older men. Frosty the Snow Mage. How Thrall got his Groove back, and so much more today!

Duration:01:37:09

The Instance 558: How Safe Is Your Haven

5/17/2019
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We talk about the Safe Haven cinematic at length. WoW Classic is live in beta, and we get the full game in August. We go deep on Classic stuff today as well. We get a little from J Allen Brack on the state of blizzard. 15 years means more ways to give your money to Warcraft. Around Blizzard and more!

Duration:01:33:56

The Instance 557: The Whale Room

5/3/2019
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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!

Duration:01:15:13

The Instance Bonus Show Late April 2019: Factions

5/2/2019
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The Instance Bonus Show Late April 2019, where Scott and Garrett talk about factions and how they can have their cake and eat it too!

Duration:00:29:34

The Instance 556: Place your bets!

4/24/2019
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We SHOULD have heard about Blizzcon by now so we are left wondering a little. Crucible of Storms is out and seems good! Alpha internal testing starts for WoW Classic. 8.2 gets datamined hardcore. We have a new Thrall and we have speculation to go with it. Around Blizzard and more!

Duration:00:54:43

The Metzen Series Part 03: I Am Content

4/19/2019
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The 3rd and final part of this most recent Chris Metzen interview series. Perhaps the most emotional and intense of the three, but with some very happy endings. Not to mention some great behind the scenes in StarCraft and Diablo III. Thank you everyone, and especially Chris, for making this series happen. More soon!

Duration:01:15:27

The Metzen Series Part 02: Game Life

4/16/2019
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Part two in our multi-part interview series with Chris Metzen, video game legend, now retired. One part followup to our previous interviews and many parts look at the now and future of Chris, games, life and more.

Duration:00:33:28

The Instance 555: What to do when in Mechadong

4/12/2019
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Metzen interviews, and Azhshara rising! Plus more about the war campaign. The new Heart of Azeroth might just get it right. Flying unlocked and a giant wheel mount if you please. SOO Much more about the new summer content coming!

Duration:01:12:45

The Metzen Series Part 01: Open Book

4/8/2019
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Part one in our multi-part interview series with Chris Metzen, video game legend, now retired. One part followup to our previous interviews and many parts look at the now and future of Chris, games, life and more.

Duration:00:27:42