Realm Maintenance

Realm Maintenance

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Your News for World of Warcraft and Blizzard Game Podcasts Connecting You to Podcasts Covering World of Warcraft and other Blizzard Entertainment Games Hosted by Brian “Rho” Black, Realm Maintenance aims to better connect its listeners with podcasters and other content creators through interviews and a summary of notable recent episodes from those creators.


WoW Killed Titanforge
Feb 25 • 113 min
Brian “Rho” Black interviews Method Broadacast Producer Andallyn, Garrett Weinzierl and Taliesin from the WoW Killer podcast, and video content creator Dratnos from the Titanforge podcast, followed by a return of J.R. Cook from the Well Met podcast for…
You Think You Do, But It’s Taco Tuesday
Jan 28 • 125 min
Realm Maintenance returns with the first of new monthly episodes! The hosts of “You Think You Do, But You Don’t” join Rho in the Podcast Spotlight interview, followed by a focus on highlighting video content creators! Twitch streamer and podcaster Brutall…
Yearly Maintenance 2019, Part 6
Dec 31, 2019 • 85 min
The six-part daily Yearly Maintenance series concludes! Part 6 features additional interview questions and answers from the Omnic Weekly podcast, Scythe & Shield Rebirthed, Dr. 3 podcast, and WoW Community Manager Randy Jordan. Also, find out Rho’s…
Yearly Maintenance 2019, Part 5
Dec 30, 2019 • 74 min
The six-part daily Yearly Maintenance series continues! Part 5 features additional interview questions and answers from show hosts representing Warcraft Radio, Classic Casual, Taverncast Adventures, and the Queue For Fun podcast! We’re now a part of…
Yearly Maintenance 2019, Part 4
Dec 29, 2019 • 86 min
The six-part daily Yearly Maintenance series continues! Part 4 features additional interview questions and answers from show hosts representing the Morally Grey podcast, For Azeroth, Load Screen podcast, and The Angry Chicken! We’re now a part of Warcraft…
Yearly Maintenance 2019, Part 3
Dec 28, 2019 • 80 min
The six-part daily Yearly Maintenance series continues! Part 3 features additional interview questions and answers from Taliesin & Evitel, the hosts of Do Not Relent, Kyle Fergusson from Into the Nexus, and the hosts of Low Team Damage! We’re now a part…
Yearly Maintenance 2019, Part 2
Dec 27, 2019 • 84 min
The six-part daily Yearly Maintenance series continues! Part 2 features additional interview questions and answers from the hosts of Overwatch League Recap, Icy Veins Podcast, On the Flank, and Arena Sensei! We’re now a part of Warcraft Radio! You can…
Yearly Maintenance 2019, Part 1
Dec 26, 2019 • 87 min
Realm Maintenance wraps up the year with a six-part daily series of bonus interview segments featuring the podcasts that were in the spotlight this year! Part one includes a look back at Rho’s predictions for 2019, with plenty of buzzers and an occasional…
#300 - The End & The Beginning
Dec 17, 2019 • 145 min
The 300th episode of Realm Maintenance features a special interview with WoW Community Manager Randy Jordan, aka Kaivax! Welcome to the end of one chapter and the beginning of a new one for the Realm Maintenance podcast. Find out more about the exciting…
Episode 299 : Doctors, Darkmoon, & Dragons
Dec 3, 2019 • 77 min
Prepare for the Descent of Dragons! Rho chats with all three hosts of the Doctor Three podcast about some aspects of their show and their hopes for the upcoming expansion. Following that, Ringmaster Kevin from the Darkmoon Herald returns to the show one…
Episode 298 : Scythe & The Laughing Man
Nov 19, 2019 • 65 min
Rho speaks with Dreadscythe, the host of Scythe & Shield Rebirthed about the return of his show and the excitement surrounding Diablo 4. RNG this week features a visit by Bay from the Final Boss podcast! ——————- Are you part of a show that covers WoW or…
Episode 297 : After the Storm – Blizzcon 2019
Nov 4, 2019 • 171 min
Rho is joined by several podcasters and friends of the show to reflect on everything that came out of Blizzcon 2019. Special thanks to all of our guests: Medicakes, Wickedkitten, Ben Bumhoffer, Spazz Wesson, Sparty Smallwood, Beau Schwartz, Tetsemi, and…
Storm Watch : Blizzcon Day 1 Recap
Nov 2, 2019 • 76 min
Brian Black & Hearthcasual co-host Kevin Ellis discuss the reveals and big news to come out from Day 1 of Blizzcon 2019. What surprised them the most? The answer may just in fact surprise you! Watch this feed on Monday for more bonus content!
By the Numbers : The 2019 Blizzcon Challenge!
Oct 31, 2019 • 96 min
We are mere hours from Blizzcon, and over 115 of you participated in the Realm Maintenance Blizzcon Challenge. On this final bit of bonus content before Blizzcon, Rho is joined by Thorn from the Lagging Balls podcast to go over all of the questions and…
Blizzcon Bonus Content : Pod Before the Con 2019
Oct 30, 2019 • 117 min
The journey to Blizzcon 2019 continues with last weekend’s Pod Before the Con, featuring several amazing World of Warcraft podcasters! Special thanks to d20 Creative Alliance and Con Before the Storm for use of their audio. Come back here tomorrow for…
Blizzcon Bonus Content : Rolling Restart #74
Oct 29, 2019 • 113 min
Keep your eyes on this podcast feed throughout the week for bonus podcasting content in celebration of Blizzcon 2019! Today we bring you Episode #74 of the Rolling Restart podcast.
Episode 296 : 10 Days & Counting
Oct 22, 2019 • 81 min
Our final show before Blizzcon features a chat with the host of the Omnic Weekly podcast, some RNG with Pat Krane from Convert to Raid, Rho’s Blizzcon predictions, and more! You have until October 29th to enter the Realm Maintenance Blizzcon Challenge. Go…
The Return of the Blizzcon Challenge!
Oct 14, 2019 • 4 min
Want to win $25 Blizzard Balance to use for the holidays or the next big game announced at Blizzcon? You could win that by being the person to best predict what will happen by going to bit.ly/Realm2019 and participating in the Realm Maintenance 2019…
Episode 295 : Fun for All, All for Fun
Oct 8, 2019 • 70 min
This week’s show features an interview with the Queue for Fun podcast, Virtual Ticket giveaways, and an RNG chat with Medros from All Things Azeroth! You have until October 21st to tweet your entry to @RealmPodcast for your chance at a Blizzcon 2019…
Episode 294 : Adventure Time!
Sep 24, 2019 • 59 min
Our series of WoW Classic podcast interviews concludes with the hosts of Taverncast Adventures! Following that, the co-hosts of The Starting Zone pay a visit for some RNG. Follow Taverncast Adventures on Twitter at @Taverncast! Follow The Starting Zone on…
Episode 293 : Casually Classic
Sep 10, 2019 • 54 min
Coverage of WoW Classic podcasting continues, featuring an interview with Allen and Anthony from The Classic Casual podcast! Check out their Discord at https://discordapp.com/invite/Bemf4Dg RNG for the remainder of the year will feature returning guests…
Episode 292 : What’s Old Is New Again
Aug 26, 2019 • 76 min
WoW Classic is here, and Realm Maintenance pays tribute to the revival by focusing mostly on information and interviews regarding WoW Classic podcasting. Today you’ll hear Rho talk to Warcraft Radio founder Gareth “Athalus” Cales about the return of WoW…
Episode 291 : Interview with the Warchief
Aug 14, 2019 • 63 min
Celebrating 7 years of Realm Maintenance! On this special episode, Rho has the opportunity to interview Patty Mattson, the voice talent behind Warchief Sylvanas Windrunner! Follow Patty Mattson @PattyMattson! Thank you for your continued support of the…
Episode 290 : Don’t Worry, Be Angry
Aug 6, 2019 • 75 min
Garret Weinzierl and Jocelyn Kearney from The Angry Chicken return to discuss the evolution of their show and the game of Hearthstone, as well as talk about their excitement for today’s launch of Saviors of Uldum! Rho will also introduce you to a couple…
Episode 289 : Loading…
Jul 23, 2019 • 52 min
Get to know the hosts of the Load Screen Podcast, along with the names of two new shows to possibly add to your podcast playlist! Follow the Load Screen Podcast on Twitter @LoadScreenPod! ————- Are you part of a show that covers WoW or another Blizzard…
Episode 288 : Manny Talks, Handle It!
Jul 9, 2019 • 56 min
Three new podcasts are introduced on this week’s show, followed by an interview with Manny from the World of Warcraft podcast known as “For Azeroth!” Follow For Azeroth on Twitter @FAZpodcast! ————- Are you part of a show that covers WoW or another…
Episode 287 : Gin and Topics
Jun 25, 2019 • 46 min
This week’s episode is quite focused on World of Warcraft, including an interview with the host of the Morally Grey podcast and some RNG talk on the state of raid encounter difficulty in the game. Welcome to Patch 8.Tuesday! Follow Morally Grey on Twitter…
Episode 286 : Teamwork
Jun 11, 2019 • 46 min
Stage 3 of the Overwatch League has begun, and with it comes an interview with the hosts of CheckpointXP’s Overwatch show, Low Team Damage. Follow Low Team Damage on Twitter @checkpointxp! ————- Are you part of a show that covers WoW or another Blizzard…
Episode 285 : Once More Into the Nexus
May 30, 2019 • 51 min
As Heroes of the Storm turns four years old, Kyle Fergusson from Into the Nexus returns to the show to talk about his show, the aftermath of dev team downsizing in the game and what has changed since the start of the year for the podcast and the game…
Weekly Podcast Roundup : Week of 5/20/19
May 27, 2019 • 2 min
Episode 285 will be released Thursday evening. In the meanwhile, here’s your Weekly Podcast Roundup in audio form on schedule!
Episode 284 : The Young & The Relentless
May 14, 2019 • 45 min
Back from vacation, Rho spends some time talking about World of Warcraft with the hosts of “Do Not Relent!” Plus, find out just why Rho is participating in Blizzcon differently this year. Follow Do Not Relent on Twitter @DoNotRelentPod! ————- Are you part…
Special Interview: Hearthstone Designer Pat Nagle
May 9, 2019 • 28 min
Realm Maintenance will be back with a new episode on Tuesday. In the meantime, we have a special interview for those of you that enjoy Hearthstone! Our sister podcast, Hearthcasual, recently had the opportunity to interview Hearthstone Game Designer Pat…
A Special Rolling Restart
Apr 30, 2019 • 81 min
Realm Maintenance is on a brief hiatus while Rho is on vacation, and the next episode will be up on May 14th. Meanwhile, we invite you to check out this recent episode of our sister podcast, the Rolling Restart, featuring Rho, Scott Johnson from The…
Episode 283 : Yes, Sensei
Apr 16, 2019 • 49 min
Rho talks to Steven Sensei, host of the Arena Sensei podcast, about the new Arena meta following the launch of Rise of Shadows Follow Arena Sensei on Twitter @StevenSenseiHS! Special thanks to Connor Rapper for use of his Rise of Shadows rap, “League of…
Episode 282 : Flanking Maneuver
Apr 2, 2019 • 50 min
The hosts of On the Flank talk to Rho about their podcast along with a retrospective of Stage 1 of Overwatch League Season 2. Follow On the Flank on Twitter @ontheflankshow! ————- Are you part of a show that covers WoW or another Blizzard franchise…
Episode 281 : Cool as Icy
Mar 19, 2019 • 55 min
Rho chats with Patrick Beja and Stan Duris from the Icy Veins podcast! You’ll also be introduced to a half dozen podcasts that are being mentioned for the first time during the Show Notes segment! Follow Icy Veins on Twitter @icyveins! ————- Are you part…
Episode 280 : Owls & Goats
Mar 5, 2019 • 47 min
Overwatch League Season 2 is well underway, and Rho speaks to the hosts of the OWL Recap about their show and early impressions of the expanded premier esports competition. Follow OWL Recap on Twitter @OWLRecap! ————- Are you part of a show that covers…
Values
Feb 18, 2019 • 6 min
Episode 280 will be on the feed on March 5th. Thank you for taking a few minutes to listen to this message from Rho.
Episode 279 : Classic Roles & Pod Idols
Feb 12, 2019 • 43 min
Rho talks to DM Jared Eggleston about a D&D podcast set in Azeroth, followed by a chat with Brian Ibbott about the search for America’s Next Top Podcasting Idol! Follow Roll Need on Twitter @rollneedshow! Follow America’s Next Top Podcasting Idol on…
Episode 278 : Whisper Words of Wisdom
Jan 29, 2019 • 47 min
Rho welcomes back Sil to talk about her newest WoW podcast venture, Whispers of War. Follow Whispers of War on Twitter @Whispers_of_war! ————- Are you part of a show that covers WoW or another Blizzard franchise podcast and want your news mentioned here?…
Episode 277 : Generally Speaking
Jan 15, 2019 • 54 min
Rho turns the tables on General Chat podcast host and creator interviewer Anastazja. Stick around after that interview for some listener email and a proper sendoff to Tauren Think Tank in a special RNG segment. Follow General Chat on Twitter…
Episode 276 : Press 1/1 for Summons
Jan 1, 2019 • 67 min
Holiday podcast news has been light, but that won’t stop us! The hosts of The Summoning Stone return to talk with Rho about the state of World of Warcraft and their rebooted podcast. Following that, catch almost a half hour long segment full of Rho’s…
Yearly Maintenance 2018, Finale
Dec 31, 2018 • 80 min
This is the final part of six episodes for Yearly Maintenance 2018. Catch a new episode of Yearly Maintenance every day from now through the end of the year! These episodes contain additional questions that Rho asked his guests throughout the year. You’ll…
Yearly Maintenance 2018, Part 5
Dec 30, 2018 • 84 min
This is the fifth part of six episodes for Yearly Maintenance 2018. Catch a new episode of Yearly Maintenance every day from now through the end of the year! These episodes contain additional questions that Rho asked his guests throughout the year. You’ll…
Yearly Maintenance 2018, Part 4
Dec 29, 2018 • 62 min
This is the fourth part of six episodes for Yearly Maintenance 2018. Catch a new episode of Yearly Maintenance every day from now through the end of the year! These episodes contain additional questions that Rho asked his guests throughout the year.…
Yearly Maintenance 2018, Part 3
Dec 28, 2018 • 77 min
This is the third part of six episodes for Yearly Maintenance 2018. Catch a new episode of Yearly Maintenance every day from now through the end of the year! These episodes contain additional questions that Rho asked his guests throughout the year. You’ll…
Yearly Maintenance 2018, Part 2
Dec 27, 2018 • 58 min
This is the second part of six episodes for Yearly Maintenance 2018. Catch a new episode of Yearly Maintenance every day from now through the end of the year! These episodes contain additional questions that Rho asked his guests throughout the year.…
Yearly Maintenance 2018, Part 1
Dec 26, 2018 • 89 min
Catch a new episode of Yearly Maintenance every day from now through the end of the year! These episodes contain additional questions that Rho asked his guests throughout the year. You’ll learn about how well these podcasters predicted 2018, as well as…
Episode 275 : King of the Stone Age
Dec 11, 2018 • 53 min
Rho interviews a co-host of two different Hearthstone podcasts! Spend some time getting to learn more about Twitch Esports Program Manager and podcaster Dan “Frodan” Chou. Follow Frodan on Twitter @Frodan! ————- Are you part of a show that covers WoW or…
Episode 274 : Jesse Talks
Nov 27, 2018 • 69 min
Rho interviews Co-Optional Podcast and Cox N’ Crendor in the Morning co-host, Jesse Cox! This extended interview goes places you might not expect. After all, what’s -your- favorite Nicolas Cage movie? Make sure to listen to find out how you might get a…
Episode 273 : Free Pandaria!
Nov 13, 2018 • 45 min
Blizzcon has come and gone, and Rho returns the show to its standard format, including an interview with Toshmifune and Taliep, the creators of The Halfhill Report! Follow The Halfhill Report on Twitter @HalfhillReport! ————- Are you part of a show that…
Bonus Episode : Blizzcon 2018 Coverage
Nov 7, 2018 • 119 min
This week’s coverage of Blizzcon 2018 includes Hearthcasual’s Kevin Ellis interviewing Game Designer Peter Whalen and Software Engineer Cat Morgan about Rastakhan’s Rumble, followed by this week’s post-Blizzcon episode of the Rolling Restart, featuring…
Episode 272 : The 2018 Pre-Blizzcon Special!
Oct 29, 2018 • 194 min
Tradition demands a special episode before Blizzcon, and the tradition continues! This time, Rho is joined by podcasters from across the Frozen Fox Media Network for an epic Blizzcon roundtable discussion! The show breaks away from the Roundtable for an…
Episode 271 : Hello! Hello! Concede!
Oct 16, 2018 • 49 min
Rho talks with the current hosts of Coin Concede about their show and the state of the Hearthstone meta. Please note: Rho’s interview with the hosts of Coin Concede was recorded before the announced nerf to Giggling Inventor. Goodbye! Goodbye! With…
Episode 270 : Jules of the Storm
Oct 2, 2018 • 51 min
Rho talks to Jules Scott to speak about her journey to creating Heroes News, her newest podcast project. You’ll also learn about five new podcasts covering Blizzard games that you might add to your playlist and much more! Follow Jules on Twitter…
Episode 269 : The Diary & The Cavalry
Sep 18, 2018 • 64 min
Rho talks to the newest hosts of The Cavalry about the state of Overwatch and how their show has evolved, followed by a special interview with the first 3D Level Designer for World of Warcraft, John Staats, author of The WoW Diary! To learn more about how…
Episode 268 : Tanked & Spanked
Sep 4, 2018 • 54 min
Get to know Will & Chris from the Tank’n Spank podcast, a show covering all Blizzard games! Follow Tank’n Spank on Twitter @RocketPunchGo. If you enjoy World of Warcraft, listen to Rho on the Rolling Restart podcast! If you enjoy Hearthstone, check out…
Episode 267 : Dungeons & Podcasts
Aug 21, 2018 • 43 min
Three weeks of consecutive episodes celebrating the launch of Battle for Azeroth concludes! Ali from the new Dungeon Fables podcast shares her favorite dungeons of World of Warcraft. Also, learn about two new WoW podcasts to add to your playlist! Follow…
Episode 266 : Mike Check
Aug 13, 2018 • 55 min
Mike Gaines from World of Warcast returns to the show to discuss the evolution of his podcast and the launch of Battle for Azeroth! This episode marks the show’s sixth anniversary. Thank you to everyone who has supported it! Follow World of Warcast on…
Episode 265 : Nomad’s Land
Aug 7, 2018 • 49 min
Rho talks to Anthony from The Freezing Nomad about his show, the Anchor podcast platform, recent happenings in the build up to Battle for Azeroth, and more! Follow The Freezing Nomad on Twitter @PerfectNomad. If you enjoy World of Warcraft, listen to Rho…
Episode 264 : Pass Into the Iris
Jul 24, 2018 • 45 min
Learn about a podcast dedicated to improving your gameplay in Overwatch as Rho welcomes the hosts of Enter the Iris! Follow Enter the Iris on Twitter @EntertheIrisPod. If you enjoy World of Warcraft, listen to Rho on the Rolling Restart podcast! If you…
Episode 263 : Clean Code
Jul 10, 2018 • 54 min
Jesse from The Lost Codex talks about the evolution of the channel on YouTube, the team’s new “Decoded” podcast project, a smattering of Battle for Azeroth hype, and much more! You’ll also learn about two new WoW podcasts to add to your playlist and a…
Episode 262: Truth and Dare
Jun 26, 2018 • 53 min
Jordan and Kurt from The Daring Reporter talk with Rho about making a podcast about podcasts for the Hearthstone community. Also, if you like outtakes, stay around for the end! Follow The Daring Reporter podcast on Twitter @TDR_Podcast. If you enjoy World…
Episode 261: An Instant Classic
Jun 12, 2018 • 46 min
Rho speaks with Josh Corbett about the challenges and pleasures of producing a podcast that maintains the Countdown to Classic World of Warcraft. Follow the Countdown to Classic podcast on Twitter @count2classic. If you enjoy World of Warcraft, listen to…
Another Realm – God of War
Jun 9, 2018 • 74 min
Welcome to a special one-shot episode focusing on a game outside of the realms of Blizzard Entertainment. Join Brian Black (aka “Rho”) and Ben Bumhoffer as they discuss their time enjoying the latest entry to the God of War franchise. The next regular…
Episode 260: The Umbrella, the Raider, & the Biscuit
May 29, 2018 • 57 min
Ryan McKone joins Rho to talk about both the Blizzard Umbrella and The Raider’s Confessional podcasts. Following the spotlight, Deededee from the Sheep Moon podcast spends a few moments remembering Totalbiscuit. This episode is dedicated to the memory of…
Episode 259 : A Talk on the Wild Side
May 15, 2018 • 38 min
Craig and Nate from Into the Wild join Rho to talk about their show and the state of Hearthstone’s Wild format. Also, find out how you can win one of 15 Battle for Azeroth beta keys being given away this week! Follow Into the Wild on Twitter…
Episode 258 : Previously on the Show
May 1, 2018 • 51 min
Rho engages in a friendly conversation with long time WoW podcasters Wembli and Tempeste about the transition from Bind on Equip to their new World of Warcraft podcast known as the WoW Pre Show! Follow Wow Pre Show on Twitter @WoWPreShow To learn more…
Episode 257 : Ahead Off the Curve
Apr 17, 2018 • 55 min
There’s three new podcasts, four Blizzard interviews, and plenty more podcast news to bring up at the top of the show! Also, Steve Lubitz from the Off Curve podcast talks to Rho about his show and early impressions of Hearthstone’s latest expansion, The…
Episode 256: Head of the Cast
Apr 3, 2018 • 41 min
Perculia and Anniefuschia from Wowhead Weekly join Rho for a discussion on their videocast and the state of the Battle for Azeroth Alpha! Follow Wowhead on Twitter @wowhead If you enjoy World of Warcraft, listen to Rho on the Rolling Restart podcast! If…
Episode 255: Tempest Keep Was…
Mar 20, 2018 • 51 min
Rho discusses Warcraft lore with Sharku and Shoeboots from Merely a Setback. You’ll also hear Rho’s favorite Starcraft memories, a WoW parody song from Kavo, and information on two podcasts to add to your playlist! Follow Merely a Setback on Twitter…
Episode 254 : Keep On Trollin’
Mar 6, 2018 • 49 min
The HGC Western Clash has just concluded, and it’s a perfect time to discuss Heroes of the Storm esports with Liqiud and Bahgz from the Trollin’ HGC podcast. Follow Trollin’ HGC on Twitter @TrollinHGC If you enjoy World of Warcraft, listen to Rho on the…
Episode 253 : Best in Show
Feb 20, 2018 • 45 min
Sparty Smallwood, host of the Best in Slot podcast, joins Rho for a conversation about his show and the state of World of Warcraft. You’ll learn about a few new shows that have just started in the past few weeks along with all the usual helpings of…
Episode 252.5 : That’s Just a Theory…
Feb 6, 2018 • 30 min
Due to a perfect storm of real life happenings, there won’t be a full episode out this week but you’ll still get a full interview with Rho and the hosts of Theorywatch, an Overwatch podcast! Follow Theorywatch on Twitter @theory_watch If you enjoy World…
Episode 252 : Frazzled
Jan 23, 2018 • 44 min
Rho interviews Frazley from Frazlcast, a World of Warcraft podcast. There’s a ton of podcast news this week, with over 30 Blizzard shows mentioned, including the development of a new Hearthstone podcast that Rho is very excited about. Follow Frazlcast on…
Episode 251 : Around the New Year
Jan 9, 2018 • 40 min
Realm Maintenance rings in the new year with an interview on “Around the Hearth,” a Hearthstone podcast. Follow Around the Hearth on Twitter @aroundthehearth To participate in High Noon’s Pick ‘Em League, click here:…
Yearly Maintenance 2017, Part 7
Jan 1, 2018 • 62 min
This is the final part of a seven day series of bonus episodes featuring questions from the show’s guests in 2017, with a surprise or two mixed in along the way! Realm Maintenance returns to its regular format on January 9th. If you enjoy World of…
Yearly Maintenance 2017, Part 6
Dec 31, 2017 • 56 min
This is the sixth of a seven day series of bonus episodes featuring questions from the show’s guests in 2017, with a surprise or two mixed in along the way! Realm Maintenance returns to its regular format on January 9th. If you enjoy World of Warcraft,…
Yearly Maintenance 2017, Part 5
Dec 30, 2017 • 66 min
This is the fifth of a seven day series of bonus episodes featuring questions from the show’s guests in 2017, with a surprise or two mixed in along the way! Realm Maintenance returns to its regular format on January 9th. If you enjoy World of Warcraft,…
Yearly Maintenance 2017, Part 4
Dec 29, 2017 • 78 min
This is the fourth of a seven day series of bonus episodes featuring questions from the show’s guests in 2017, with a surprise or two mixed in along the way! Realm Maintenance returns to its regular format on January 9th. If you enjoy World of Warcraft,…
Yearly Maintenance 2017, Part 3
Dec 28, 2017 • 61 min
This is the third of a seven day series of bonus episodes featuring questions from the show’s guests in 2017, with a surprise or two mixed in along the way! Realm Maintenance returns to its regular format on January 9th. If you enjoy World of Warcraft,…
Yearly Maintenance 2017, Part 2
Dec 27, 2017 • 63 min
This is the second of a seven day series of bonus episodes featuring questions from the show’s guests in 2017, with a surprise or two mixed in along the way! Realm Maintenance returns to its regular format on January 9th. If you enjoy World of Warcraft,…
Yearly Maintenance 2017, Part 1
Dec 26, 2017 • 64 min
This is the first of a seven day series of bonus episodes featuring questions from the show’s guests in 2017, with a surprise or two mixed in along the way! Realm Maintenance returns to its regular format on January 9th. If you enjoy World of Warcraft,…
Episode 250 : A League of Their “OW”n
Dec 19, 2017 • 80 min
Episode 250 includes interviews with the Overwatch League Daily Show & Overwatch League Network as well as details on our “Where’s Winter Veil?” giveaway. Make sure to follow @RealmPodcast on Twitter from Dec. 20th – 26th for your chance to win a piece of…
Episode 249 : Give Me 5!
Dec 5, 2017 • 45 min
The co-hosts of Tier 5 join Rho to discuss their podcast and the upcoming Kobolds & Catacombs expansion for Hearthstone. Rho also shares his thoughts on the best hunter cards in the game, and you’ll get plenty of interesting information on giveaways and…
Episode 248 : Summon Thyst
Nov 21, 2017 • 53 min
Thyst from the Lagging Balls podcasts helps an ill Rho in a co-op edition of the show! Rho interviews the co-hosts of the Summoning Stone podcast and gives his thoughts on WoW Classic. Follow the Summoning Stone on Twitter @Summoning_Stone You can find…
Episode 247 : Blizzcon – The Hype Awakens
Nov 8, 2017 • 58 min
This show includes a special Blizzcon interview with Hearthstone Game Designer Mike Donais and Concept Artist Jomaro Kindred which focuses on the recently announced Kobolds & Catacombs set. You’ll also hear Rho’s personal take on Blizzcon from Day 0 to…
Episode 246 : The Calm Before the Blizzcouch
Oct 31, 2017 • 118 min
Blizzcon is days, even hours away! Share in the hype building as Rho interviews Virtual Ticket host Michele Morrow, WoW YouTubers Taliesin & Evitel, Battlenet News Host Pat Krane, and Cosplayer Kaz on the Road to Blizzcon 2017! Realm Maintenance returns…
Episode 245 : Virtually Blizzcon Time
Oct 24, 2017 • 25 min
This week it’s a short show with the usual helpings of podcast news and information, including how you may be able to get your hands on a Blizzcon Virtual ticket on this show or several others thanks to Blizzard Entertainment! Realm Maintenance returns in…
Episode 244 : The Lore You Know
Oct 10, 2017 • 53 min
Rho discusses WoW lore with the hosts of The Tauren & The Goblin, then gives his opinion on the recent Blizzcon podcast announcements. Plus, find out how you can win a Shadow companion pet in WoW! Follow The Tauren & The Goblin on Twitter @TaurenGoblin.…
Episode 243 : Points of View
Sep 26, 2017 • 55 min
ChanmanV, host of both The Overview and Overwatchers, joins Rho to talk about the different approaches of each show and the current state of the game. The final segment of the show has a name, and if you stay for the very end… well, you’ve been warned.…
Episode 242 : Analyze This
Sep 12, 2017 • 44 min
Samantha and Ally from Arcane Analysis chat with Rho about their podcast and the state of the game. Learn about two new WoW shows, and find out Rho’s plan for covering Destiny 2 podcasts… if there is one! Follow Arcane Analysis on Twitter @ArcaneAnalysis.…
Episode 241 : Get Salty
Aug 29, 2017 • 51 min
Rho shakes up the format of the show ever so slightly as it heads into its sixth year, starting off with an interview of The Salty Dog, a Hearthstone podcast. You’ll also hear Rho’s thoughts on Hearthstone Arena synergy picks and the end of his quest to…
Episode 240 : An Interview with Scott Johnson
Aug 14, 2017 • 72 min
Realm Maintenance celebrates five years of podcasting with Rho interviewing artist and podcaster Scott Johnson. You can find Scott’s creations at frogpants.com If you enjoy World of Warcraft, listen to Rho on the Rolling Restart podcast! ————- Are you…
Episode 239 : Patrons Never Die
Aug 1, 2017 • 54 min
Rho answers a listener email regarding Patreon and community before interviewing the co-hosts of Heroes Never Die, an Overwatch podcast. You can find Heroes Never Die at hndoverwatch.libsyn.com Podcast News: The Payload, The Overview, Overplayed, Tauren…
Episode 238 : From Coast to Coast
Jul 18, 2017 • 48 min
Rho and the co-hosts of Azeroth Coast to Coast share their thoughts on the evolution of their podcast, the state of WoW, and their favorite Azerothian coastal zones. You can find Azeroth Coast to Coast at azerothctc.com Podcast News: Storytime Coast to…
Episode 237 : This Weekly in Blizz
Jul 4, 2017 • 50 min
Rho chats about Blizzard esports with Ghwoz and Bahgz from The Weekly Blizz podcast. Podcast News: Cox N’ Crendor, Tier 5(NEW!), The Salty Dog(NEW!), Twisted Nether Blogcast, Daughters of Azeroth, Final Boss, Hunting Party Podcast, Reins of Azeroth, The…
Episode 236 : JunkertownNSFW
Jun 20, 2017 • 52 min
This episode contains explicit language, and Rho comments about that before interviewing the hosts of JunkertownFM, an Australian based Overwatch podcast. Follow @JunkertownFM on Twitter for show updates and more from the JunkertownFM podcast. Podcast…
Episode 235 : Hail to the King
Jun 6, 2017 • 46 min
The tavern is open for business as Rho is joined by Tehl from Top Deck Kings to discuss his show and the state of Hearthstone. Follow @TopDeckKings on Twitter for show updates and more from the Top Deck Kings podcast. Podcast News: The Instance, Lagging…
Episode 234: Raiding & Gathering
May 23, 2017 • 62 min
Two interviews for the price of one free episode! Rho talks to the hosts of Raiding with Lisia, then chats with Covert to Raid’s Sharku about the upcoming Gathering Storm tournament for Heroes. Follow @lisiaraids on Twitter for more from Raiding with…
Episode 233 : FAZtastic!
May 9, 2017 • 51 min
Rho discusses WoW Patch 7.2 with Jocelyn Moffet and Garrett Weinzierl from the For Azeroth! podcast. Follow @FAZpodcast on Twitter for show updates and more. Podcast News: Blizzcon Countdown, Epic Questions, Hearthcast, The Instance, Tauren Think Tank,…
Episode 232 : Ganked 2.0
Apr 25, 2017 • 42 min
Fringe from the Gankbush Squadcast joins Rho to talk all about Heroes of the Storm 2.0! Follow @GankBushSquad on Twitter for show updates and more. Podcast News: Blizzcon Countdown, Epic Fail, The Game Case, Your WoW Money, The Meeting Stone, The Training…
Episode 231 : Time is Money
Apr 11, 2017 • 56 min
Dex and Mac from The Goblin Goldcast discuss their goldmaking tips and philosophy with Rho. Follow The Goblin Goldcast on Twitter @Goblingoldcast Podcast News: Epic Fail, Epic Questions, The Game Case, The Instance, Adventures in Azeroth, Azeroth Coast to…
Episode 230 : Technically 7.2sday
Mar 28, 2017 • 50 min
Gerissar, Windstead, and Andallyn talk to Rho about their WoW PvP podcast just as Patch 7.2 hits the live servers. Make sure to listen to Podcast News this week and learn about eight new Overwatch Podcasts that Rho recently discovered! Follow Technically…
Episode 229: Casual Fireside
Mar 14, 2017 • 44 min
The crew of the Fireside Talks podcast discuss their show and their favorite decks to play with Rho, who is keeping things a bit more casual and loose this time around. Listen in to learn why! Listen to Fireside Talks on iTunes! Podcast News: Group Quest,…
Episode 228: Community Watch
Feb 28, 2017 • 42 min
Jarret and Mikey from Watchpoint Radio join Rho to discuss their show and the state of Overwatch Find Watchpoint Radio at mashthosebuttons.com/watchpoint-radio/ Podcast News: Blizzard Umbrella, The Weekly Blizz, Girlstreamers, Final Boss, Flagged!(NEW),…
Episode 227: Pride & Joy
Feb 14, 2017 • 48 min
All five co-hosts of the Lion’s Pride Tavern talk with Rho about their podcast and their thoughts on the WoW Token’s most recent change. Find the Lion’s Pride Tavern at lionspridetavern.podomatic.com Podcast News: Lagging Balls, The Instance, LoreWatch,…
Episode 226: Dust to Dust
Jan 31, 2017 • 55 min
Almost an hour long this week, there’s plenty of attention given to Hearthstone podcasting as Rho spends time with the hosts of 1600 Dust and the Happy Hearthstone. Listen to the whole show to find out how you can win a $20 BattleNet card! Find 1600 Dust…
Episode 225: A Nexus New Year
Jan 17, 2017 • 49 min
The 2017 season of Realm Maintenance kicks off with a show focused mostly on Heroes of the Storm, including an interview with Daz and Liquid from The Nexus Trolls. You’ll also learn about two new podcasts for World of Warcraft, an Australian Overwatch…
Episode 224: Yearly Maintenance 2016, Part 4
Dec 30, 2016 • 72 min
Each Friday this December you’ll hear questions that Rho asked of podcasters after the interview you heard had concluded. This third section covers guests featured between September 27th and the end of the year. Realm Maintenance will be on holiday break…
Here is the Rolling Restart (Episode 0)
Dec 25, 2016 • 114 min
Welcome to Episode 0 of the Rolling Restart, a new World of Warcraft podcast. While most episodes will be 15-30 minutes in length, this piece combines four different shows into one so you can get to know each of the co-hosts that will be appearing on a…
Episode 223: Yearly Maintenance 2016, Part 3
Dec 23, 2016 • 74 min
Each Friday this December you’ll hear questions that Rho asked of podcasters after the interview you heard had concluded. This third section covers guests featured between June 13th and September 27th. Don’t forget to check this feed on Fridays during…
Episode 222: LegEnd of the Year
Dec 20, 2016 • 45 min
It’s the final regular format episode of 2016, and the Mean Streets of Gadgetzan set the stage for Rho’s interview with the co-hosts of Legend of the Innkeeper. Also, find out about the changes coming to Realm Maintenance next year. Find Legend of the…
Episode 221: Yearly Maintenance 2016, Part 2
Dec 16, 2016 • 73 min
Each Friday this December you’ll hear questions that Rho asked of podcasters after the interview you heard had concluded. This second section covers guests featured between March 29th and June 7th. Don’t forget to check this feed on Fridays during…
Episode 220: Starting Over
Dec 13, 2016 • 45 min
Rho talks to the newest hosts of The Starting Zone, a World of Warcraft podcast. Also, find out how you can participate in the Icecrown Challenge. Find The Starting Zone at thestartingzone.com For more information on the Icecrown Challenge, go to…
Episode 219: Yearly Maintenance 2016, Part 1
Dec 9, 2016 • 71 min
Each Friday this December you’ll hear questions that Rho asked of podcasters after the interview you heard had concluded. This first sections covers guests featured between January 1st and March 15th. Don’t forget to check this feed on Fridays during…
Episode 218: Omnics Like Us
Dec 6, 2016 • 55 min
Rho interviews the hosts of The Omnic Fallout after chatting with Pat Krane about his project to help out aspiring podcasters. Don’t forget to check this feed on Fridays during December for Yearly Maintenance episodes and your chance to win a Mischief…
Episode 217: 500 Alt WoW!
Nov 29, 2016 • 47 min
November ends with Rho’s third interview of Ctrl Alt WoW, days before the recording of the show’s 500th episode. You’ll also learn the plans for the show in December and hear about a couple of Heroes of the Storm podcasts that haven’t been mentioned here…
Episode 216 : They Are Legend
Nov 22, 2016 • 45 min
Rho’s back from Blizzcon and it’s business as usual as you’ll learn about two new podcasts and listen to an interview with two of the hosts from Legends Style. Find Legends Style at http://www.legendsanonymous.com/legends-podcast/ Podcast News: The…
Episode 215: Blizzcon 2016 Special
Nov 8, 2016 • 123 min
A special recap of Blizzcon 2016, featuring interviews from various podcasters in the Blizzard community. Episode 216 will hit the feed on November 22nd. ————- Are you part of a show that covers WoW or another Blizzard franchise podcast and want your news…
Blizzcon Interview with Patrick Magruder
Nov 6, 2016 • 25 min
A special interview with World of Warcraft Lead Software Engineer Patrick Magruder. Thanks to Blizzard Entertainment and the WoW team for making this happen. Keep watching this feed later in the week for a full Bizzcon recap episode of the show! ————- Are…
World of Podcasts Podcasting Panel
Nov 4, 2016 • 54 min
The following is a recording of the World of Podcasts Podcasting Panel, posted on this feed with permission by Con Before the Storm. Hosted by : Rewt from Hearthcast Panelists : Chris Case from The Game Case, Fimlys from Twisted Nether Blogcast,…
World of Podcasts Overwatch Panel
Nov 4, 2016 • 51 min
The following is a recording of the World of Podcasts Overwatch Panel, posted on this feed with permission by Con Before the Storm. Hosted by : John Horstmann from The Payload Panelists : Kevin Ellis from The Cavalry, Frostee from Overcast, Rosh from The…
World of Podcasts Warcraft Panel
Nov 4, 2016 • 51 min
The following is a recording of the World of Podcasts Warcraft Panel, posted on this feed with permission by Con Before the Storm. Hosted by : Bay from Final Boss Panelists : Belle from PWNCast, Ben Bumhoffer from Azeroth Roundtable, Dustin Turley from…
World of Podcasts Heroes of the Storm Panel
Nov 4, 2016 • 55 min
The following is a recording of the World of Podcasts Heroes of the Storm Panel, posted on this feed with permission by Con Before the Storm. Hosted by : Scott Johnson from Core Panelists : Kyle Fergusson from Into the Nexus, Jon Jagger from Core, Vincent…
World of Podcasts Hearthstone Panel
Nov 4, 2016 • 47 min
The following is a recording of the World of Podcasts Hearthstone Panel, posted on this feed with permission by Con Before the Storm. Hosted by : Garret Weinzerl from The Angry Chicken Panelists : Josh Augustine from The Happy Hearthstone, Chris Chan from…
Episode 214: Before the Storm
Oct 31, 2016 • 99 min
A special 90-minute roundtable episode as we await Blizzcon 2016! Be sure to follow @RealmPodcast on Twitter this week for updates on special Blizzcon coverage hitting the feed. Guests: John Horstmann from The Payload and Well Met! Ceraphus from The…
Episode 213: On Guard
Oct 25, 2016 • 46 min
Halloween Terror and other Overwatch topics are discussed between Rho and the hosts of The Guardians podcast. Find The Guardians podcast at http://www.spreaker.com/user/theguardians Podcast News: Wowhead Weekly, Goblin Gold Cast, Hearthcore, Battle Rez…
Episode 212: To The Victor
Oct 18, 2016 • 47 min
Rho discusses World of Warcraft PvP and more with Ryan and Konfiscate from the Victor’s Sanctum podcast. Find the Victor’s Sanctum podcast at victorssanctum.com. Podcast News: Battletagged, Unshackled Fury, Into the Nexus, Heroes Forge, Blizzcon…
Episode 211: Soulbound
Oct 11, 2016 • 44 min
The crew from Bind on Equip bring some fun and games to the show. Don’t forget to enter the Blizzcon Prediction contest at bit.ly/RMBlizzcon by October 17th for your chance at a Blizzcon Virtual Ticket! Find the Bind on Equip podcast at bindonequip.com.…
Episode 210: Tagged, You’re It!
Oct 4, 2016 • 47 min
The Emerald Nightmare is brought up repeatedly this week and the show’s three week series of Oceanic spotlights continues as Rho chats with the crew behind the Battletagged podcast. Find the Battletagged podcast at battletagged.com. Podcast News: The AIE…
Episode 209: Walkabout
Sep 27, 2016 • 51 min
Rho rambles on about the Withered Army Training scenarion in Legion before interviewing Ray Walkinshaw from the Walk to Work podcast for Hearthstone. Find the Walk to Work podcast at hearthstonecommute.libsyn.com. Podcast News: Twisted Nether, Evangelysm,…
Episode 208: McCree Said It
Sep 20, 2016 • 46 min
It’s High Noon! Rho talks to Blevins and Deathblow about Overwatch and their podcast. You’ll also hear Rho’s thoughts on Raid Finder, the return of two podcasts, and information on this year’s World of Podcasts event! Find the High Noon podcast at…
Episode 207: Wartime Radio
Sep 13, 2016 • 49 min
As Machines of War arrives in Heroes of the Storm, Rho takes some time away from playing Legion to speak with David Davidson from the Heroes Radio podcast. Find out about returning and new WoW shows in this week’s Podcast News! Find the Heroes Radio…
Episode 206: Legion
Aug 29, 2016 • 96 min
A roundtable of four WoW podcasters join Rho to talk about their hype, hopes, and desires for the Legion expansion. The next regular episode will appear on September 13th. Enjoy your time on the Broken Isles! Featuring: Belle from PWNCast Mike from…
Episode 205: Think Thrice
Aug 23, 2016 • 51 min
The Tauren Think Tank returns to the show prior to its 200th episode and helps Rho with an e-mail from an anonymous podcaster. Find the Tauren Think Tank podcast at taurenthinktank.com Podcast News: Final Boss, Warcraft Knightly News(NEW), Daughters of…
Episode 204: On the Watch
Aug 16, 2016 • 45 min
Some of the usual segments on the show are cast aside this week in order to bring you an awesome 40 minute discussion with the co-hosts of Lore Watch. Warning: Legion spoilers ahead! Find the Lore Watch podcast at blizzardwatch.com ————- Are you part of a…
Episode 203: As the Wyrm Turns
Aug 9, 2016 • 44 min
Rho continues a month of WoW podcast spotlights by interviewing Xortz and M from the Wyrmcast. Find the Wyrmcast at wyrmcast.tumblr.com Podcast News: Tauren Think Tank, Goblin Gold Cast(NEW), The Meeting Stone, Legends Style, Technically PvP(NEW), WoW!…
Episode 202: Challengers Accepted
Aug 2, 2016 • 42 min
Legion Hype Month begins with the two co-hosts behind two WoW podcasts! Rho talks to Stone and Leetaa from WoW Challenges and Adventures in Azeroth. Find the WoW Challenges podcast at wowchallenges.com Find the Adventures in Azeroth podcast at…
Episode 201: Lab Research
Jul 26, 2016 • 40 min
Rho returns from a summer hiatus with news about the comings and goings of new and old Blizzard game podcasts and a spotlight on the Overwatch show known as the Omnic Lab. Find the Omnic Lab podcast at omniclab.com Podcast News: Tomb of Sargeras, Emerald…
Episode 200: WoW Maintenance
Jul 4, 2016 • 103 min
The 200th episode of the show features a roundtable of WoW podcasters talking about WoW and podcasting, sandwiched by Rho’s thoughts on the past and the future of the show. Many thanks to Ben Bumhoffer, Jon Jagger, Mick Montgomery, and Kevin Oldscratch!…
Episode 199: Fury Rho’d
Jun 28, 2016 • 52 min
Rho gives his take on the recent Podcast Awards and engages in a no holds barred discussion with Berzerker about his Unshackled Fury podcast and the state of WoW podcasting in general. An interesting precursor to next week’s epic Episode 200 roundtable…
Episode 198: Cheers, Love!
Jun 21, 2016 • 34 min
Rho discusses the state of Overwatch and more with the hosts of The Cavalry podcast. Find the The Cavalry podcast at thecavalryshow.libsyn.com/podcast Podcast News: The Training Dummies, Into the Nexus, Laps Around Dalaran(NEW), Overplayed, Tankcast, Well…
Episode 197: Forge Ahead
Jun 14, 2016 • 36 min
Rho chats with Jeff Reynolds and Kristen Ashton, the crafters of over two dozen possible hero concepts for Heroes of the Storm on the HeroesForge podcast. Find the HeroesForge podcast at heroesforge.club Podcast News: All Things Azeroth, Heroes…
Episode 196: Inspired
Jun 7, 2016 • 37 min
Find the Hero Power podcast at heropowerhs.com Podcast News: The Battlenet News(NEW), The Angry Chicken, The Starting Zone, Stormcast, Lorewatch, Group Quest, Deathrattle Crew, Looking for Roleplay, Darkmoon Herald ————- Are you part of a WoW or other…
Episode 195: Dream On
May 31, 2016 • 39 min
Learn more about the Emerald Dreamcast this week after Rho talks beta keys and Overwatch loot boxes. Tweet the hashtag mentioned in today’s show to @RealmPodcast to be entered to win one of five more Legion beta keys this week! Find Emerald Dramcast at…
Episode 194: We’re All Soldiers Now
May 23, 2016 • 47 min
It’s a special episode celebrating the launch of Overwatch! Rho talks to Garrett Weinzerl from Overwatchers. You’ll also find out how to find every Overwatch podcast on Twitter, how to cure yourself of Bastionitis, and learn what you need to tweet to win…
Episode 193: One N, Two Z’s
May 17, 2016 • 39 min
The co-hosts of FrozeNerdz return to talk about their podcast, the Blizzard Arcade, and much more! Don’t forget to enter to win a Collector’s Edition Blizzcon Badge for yourself or a friend crafted by Faebelina! To enter, tweet #BlizzconBound to…
Episode 192: Saddle Up
May 10, 2016 • 45 min
Rho spends some time with the co-hosts of Reins of Azeroth after talking about an idea to improve the World of Warcraft. Don’t forget to enter to win a Collector’s Edition Blizzcon Badge for yourself or a friend crafted by Faebelina! To enter, tweet…
Episode 191: Coin Flip
May 3, 2016 • 48 min
The Overwatch Open Beta has beun, so obviously it’s time to spotlight a Hearthstone podcast! Hm. Right, that needs work. At any rate, this week Rho talks to Jase Nolan from the Coin Concede podcast after giving thoughts about the recently posted Episode…
Episode 190: Escort the Payload
Apr 26, 2016 • 48 min
It’s launch day for a new Hearthstone expansion, so obviously it’s time to spotlight an Overwatch podcast! Wait, what? Don’t worry, we’ll get to a Hearthstone show next week! Rho talks about Whispers of the Old Gods in the Rolling Restart before moving on…
Episode 189: 5 Years of Fingers
Apr 19, 2016 • 46 min
The crew of the Middlefinger podcast returns to the show as they approach its five year anniversary. Note: This week’s interview is uncensored and contains adult language. Sufficient warning is given on the show prior to the interview. That said, the…
Episode 188: Core Concept
Apr 12, 2016 • 46 min
Scott Johnson, Jon Jagger, and Beau Schwartz talk about Heroes of the Storm, esports, and their CORE podcast. Find CORE at heroesforyou.com Podcast News: The Overview, Omnic Lab(NEW), Into the Nexus, All Things Azeroth, Hearthcore, Battletagged, Chaos…
Episode 187: To Answer the Quest-ion, Yes
Apr 5, 2016 • 46 min
Hasteur and DeGei from Group Quest return to talk with Rho about the evolution of their show and much more. Plus, find out about a new WoW and Overwatch podcast in Podcast News! Find Group Quest at thegroupquest.com Podcast News: BlizzardCast, Lore Watch,…
Episode 186: The First Final Friday
Apr 1, 2016 • 47 min
Rho takes the show into A Realm Reborn with the first in a series of “Final Friday” episodes covering the podcasts for the hit MMO Final Fantasy 14. Mr. Happy from the State of the Realm podcast is the first in the Eorzean spotlight. To our Blizzard game…
Episode 185: From the Delta to the DRC
Mar 22, 2016 • 43 min
Old Gods are whispering, and Rho is talking to the hosts of the Deathrattle Crew podcast about the new expansion, their Hearthstone show, and more. Find the Deathrattle Crew at deathrattlecrew.com Podcast News: Town Hall Heroes, Hearthcoach, Hero Power…
Episode 184: General Chat
Mar 15, 2016 • 43 min
Rho chats with Sil (formerly of Girls Gone WoW) about her new Blizzard community interview podcast known as BattleChat. Find BattleChat at battlechatshow.com Podcast News: State of the Nexus(NEW), Bind on Equip, BlizzardCast, Hearthcore, The Lorecraft…
Episode 183: Catch Some ZeeZ
Mar 8, 2016 • 43 min
Rho spends some time talking to Diz and Jason about WoW, their guild, and 80s movies… all of which is relevant to their World of Zeez podcast. Be warned- If you don’t play along at home and guess the first movie clip correctly, Rho may have to use his Six…
Episode 182: Down and Dirty
Mar 1, 2016 • 45 min
The hosts of the Dirty Casual podcast talk to Rho about their Heroes of the Storm show. You’ll also learn about two new Overwatch podcasts and more in this week’s Blizzard Podcast News. Find Dirty Casual at dirtycasualshow.blogspot.com Podcast News: Well…
Episode 181: 101 Pirates
Feb 23, 2016 • 40 min
Ceraphus and Quori return to the show talk with Rho about how the Azeroth Pirate Radio podcast has continued on for 101 episodes with no signs of stopping. Epic WoW Pet Battle talk precedes that staring contest in the Rolling Restart. Find Azeroth Pirate…
Episode 180: The Betawatch
Feb 16, 2016 • 41 min
It’s a mostly Overwatch themed episode in the wake of the beta’s secound round as Rho interviews Amy and JF from The Overcast. Not Overcast. -The- Overcast. It will all make sense shortly… Find The Overcast at overcastpodcast.com For more information…
Episode 179: Heroes, and Hearthstones, and Bears! Oh My!
Feb 9, 2016 • 48 min
Rho chats with the hosts of Battle Rez Bears, a podcast for new and returning raiders in WoW. You’ll also find out how four Heroes of the Storm podcasts are coming together for a great cause on February 20th. Find the Battle Rez Bears podcast at…
Episode 178: Their WoW Money
Feb 2, 2016 • 46 min
Rho chats with the hosts of Your WoW Money, including discussion on the current state of goldmaking podcasts. Find the Your WoW Money podcast at yourwowmoney.com Podcast News: High Noon(NEW), Overtalk(NEW), Final Boss, Hunting Party Podcast, Evangelysm,…
Episode 177: Casting to Scale
Jan 26, 2016 • 41 min
Rho chats with the hosts of The Rykter Scale about their show as well as the state of WoW, Legion, and the rest of the Blizzard universe. Learn more about Tauren Think Tank’s trip to PAX South, and listen to Rho’s Hearthstone wish list! Find the Rykter…
Episode 176: Choose Wisely
Jan 19, 2016 • 45 min
Rho takes a seat at the tavern with the guests of Velen’s Chosen, a Hearthstone podcast focused on playing competitively while on a budget. Podcast News: Stormchasers of Azeroth, Chics That Click, Darkmoon Herald, The Guardians(NEW), The Lorecraft…
Episode 175: Good Talk
Jan 12, 2016 • 43 min
Realm Maintenance begins 2016 with the spotlight on the “WoW! Talk!” podcast. Also, find out Rho’s resolutions for Blizzard games in 2016 and how your own resolution could win you $20 for your Battle.net balance! Podcast News: Hearthcast, Legend of the…
Episode 174: Yearly Maintenance 2015
Dec 29, 2015 • 160 min
A special end-of-the-year show as Rho presents clips from 20 of his favorite Blizzard game podcasts from 2015. The show’s normal weekly format will return with Episode 175 on January 12th, 2016. Have a happy new year! ————- Are you part of a WoW or other…
A Winter Veil Tale
Dec 21, 2015 • 84 min
There’s no regular episode this week. In it’s place I’m happy to present to you this WoW radio play from years past, originally produced and presented by For the Horde radio. For more content from Auntie Ed, the producer of A Winter Veil Tale, go to her…
Episode 173: Roll for Initiative
Dec 15, 2015 • 56 min
The entire crew of The Overwatch Initiative gives Rho their current impressions of the game. Rho rambles on about raiding and enrage mechanics, and you’ll learn more about the show’s plans for the remainder of the year. Podcast News: Battle Chat(NEW),…
Episode 172 : Start Here
Dec 8, 2015 • 60 min
Rho revisits The Starting Zone to let you know how this show has evolved over the past couple of years. Plus, learn about 3 new podcasts for various Blizzard games! If you’re a podcaster and are interested in getting your show on Google Play Music in the…
Episode 171 : Meet the Press
Dec 1, 2015 • 43 min
Lexi and Gwen from the Booty Bay Press talk to Rho about their roleplaying-focused WoW podcast. Spoiler alert: Rho talks about talking about spoilers in the Rolling Restart. Make sure to listen to the whole show to find out how you could win one of four…
Episode 170 : Spelled with a Y
Nov 24, 2015 • 38 min
Rho interviews Evlyxx, host of the priest-focused Evangelysm podcast for World of Warcraft. Overwatch hype included. Batteries not included. Podcast News: 30 Minute Cooldown, Stormcast, Eye on the Storm, Dirty Casual(NEW), State of the Craft, Behind the…
Episode 169 : Short and Solo
Nov 17, 2015 • 19 min
There’s no interview this week, but the show goes on with all of the other stuff you hear on a typical episode, including information on a new podcast and some listener feedback in voicemail form! Podcast News: BlizzardCast(NEW), Shattered Soulstone, The…
Episode 168 : Alpha Geek Is
Nov 10, 2015 • 111 min
Rho is back from Blizzcon, bringing you an interview with Todd Whitehead of Alpha Geek Radio. You’ll also hear from a variety of personalities at Blizzcon, including Towellie, Qelric, Darrie from Zerg ID, and much more! Thank you to every single person I…
Episode 167 : #Blizzcouch
Nov 3, 2015 • 127 min
It’s almost party time in Anaheim, and this week’s episode features interviews with organizers from four of the larger Blizzcon gatherings as well as an extended interview with Blizzcon Virtual Ticket co-host Michele Morrow! Catch Realm Maintenance on…
Episode 166 : Betawatch
Oct 27, 2015 • 49 min
The Overwatch Beta has arrived! Whether you’re in or not, there’s plenty of Overwatch podcasts already out there and this week Rho will introduce you to Overcast. You’ll also get a roundup of all the other Overwatch shows out there, and a new podcast…
Episode 165 : 200 Gone WoW
Oct 20, 2015 • 47 min
This month’s series of revisiting podcasts concludes with the third visit of Girls Gone WoW, just a couple of weeks shy of their 200th episode. Will Rho talk about 6.2.3? Not as much as you might think. He does however summon his inner dreadlord at the…
Episode 164 : All the Things
Oct 13, 2015 • 47 min
It’s been over 150 episodes since Rho had Medros on from All Things Azeroth, so it’s about time to check back with the long running show. This week you’ll learn the identity of the newest co-host for the WoW podcast with the most episodes produced in the…
Episode 163 : A Worthy Return
Oct 6, 2015 • 48 min
Rho talks to the hosts of A Worthy Opponent days before the recording of the 100th turn (episode?) of their Hearthstone podcast. There’s even some listener e-mail at the end of the show! Find A Worthy Opponent at http://holosuitemedia.com/ and follow…
Episode 162 : All About Those Balls
Sep 29, 2015 • 46 min
Rho interviews Thorn and Thyst from the Lagging Balls podcast. Oddly enough, Rho’s the one who gets bleeped during the interview. On top of that, there are a half dozen new Blizzard game podcasts to introduce in Podcast News, plus another contest for a…
Episode 161 : Zords of the Storm
Sep 22, 2015 • 44 min
Rho returns from a week off to spend some time with two co-hosts from the Lords of the Storm podcast. You’ll also find out about brand new podcasts for both World of Warcraft and Heroes of the Storm! Find Lords of the Storm at…
Episode 160 : The Twizzard of Pods
Sep 9, 2015 • 45 min
A day late, but better late than never! Wait, that was last week’s title. This week, Rho interviews Twizz from Twizzcast, a Blizzard games podcast rebooted after being on a year and a half hiatus. Find Twizzcast at http://www.twitch.tv/BlizzPro or…
Episode 159 : Better Late Than Never
Sep 1, 2015 • 39 min
For the first time in the show’s history, Rho interviews the host of a Starcraft podcast! Find The Late Game at http://www.twitch.tv/lycangtv and follow Lycan on Twitter @LycanGTV Podcast News: WoW Challenges(NEW), High Yield(NEW), Hearthaholics(NEW),…
Episode 158 : Eye on the Tournaments
Aug 25, 2015 • 87 min
It’s a double dose of interviews this week as Rho interviews Anna and Gillyweed from Eye on the Storm and Jocelyn Moffet from The Angry Chicken. You’ll also find out the names of the podcasts participating in World of Podcasts 2015 as well as how you can…
Episode 157 : Behind the Milestones
Aug 18, 2015 • 55 min
Rho shamelessly uses the Behind the Avatar format to interview Leeta from Behind the Avatar! Several shows appear to be hitting milestone episodes at the same time, as you’ll find out in Podcast News. Realm Maintenance turned three years old this week.…
Episode 156 : Well Met, Legion!
Aug 11, 2015 • 43 min
Rho talks with the hosts of Well Met! about their Hearthstone podcast and the upcoming Grand Tournament. You’ll also learn about 4 new podcasts for Blizzard games and Rho’s thoughts on last Sunday’s Legion Q&A, or lack thereof. Find Well Met! on iTunes,…
Episode 155: Epic Predictions
Aug 4, 2015 • 34 min
Hours away from the “Big Announcement,” Rho spends some time with the hosts of the Epic Fail Podcast. Find Epic Fail on iTunes and at epicfailpodcast.com. Follow the show on Twitter @PodcastEpicFail Podcast News: Final Boss, Girls Gone WoW, The Instance,…
Episode 154: Power Up
Jul 28, 2015 • 39 min
Speculation and rumors are running rampant in the Rolling Restart, followed by Rho’s interview with the hosts of Blizzpro’s Heroes of the Storm Power Hour! Find Heroes Power Hour on iTunes and at blizzpro.tv. Follow the show on Twitter @BlizzPro Podcast…
Episode 153: Tanks for the Podcasts
Jul 21, 2015 • 34 min
It’s the only WoW podcast out there just for tanks! Rho talks to the hosts of Tankcast this week on a slightly shorter than usual show. Find Tankcast at theincbear.com/podcastgen Follow the show on Twitter @ArielleEJ Podcast News: Your WoW Money,…
Episode 152: Battle On
Jul 14, 2015 • 46 min
BattlePets celebrates it’s third year anniversary this weekend, and Rho joins in the festivities by catching up with the hosts to the show. You’ll hear this, plenty of podcast news, and Rho’s thoughts on the con-exclusive footage of the Warcraft movie…
Episode 151: World of Lorecraft
Jul 7, 2015 • 41 min
Rho’s back after a week off, bringing you an interview with the hosts of The Lorecraft Podcast. In other news, Rho’s happy 6.2 is the last patch of Warlords. Are we in Bizarro World? Find The Lorecraft Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, and at thelorecraft.com.…
Episode 150 : Patch 6.Tuesday
Jun 23, 2015 • 108 min
A massive show, here to accompany you during your early reputation grins in Tanaan Jungle. Rho revisits both Twisted Nether and Convert to Raid shortly before the launch of Patch 6.2. Find Convert to Raid on iTunes, Stitcher, and at converttoraid.com.…
Episode 149 : Best Case Scenario
Jun 16, 2015 • 42 min
A three minute roundup of the Q&A preceeds an interview with Chris Case, a relatively new player in the World of Warcraft and host of the Game Case Show. Find The Game Case on iTunes, Stitcher, and at thegamecase.com. Follow the show on Twitter…
Episode 148 : Finally!
Jun 9, 2015 • 39 min
Bay from Final Boss returns to the show following Rho’s comments on the upcoming alternate heroes in Hearthstone. Find Final Boss on iTunes, Stitcher, and at finalboss.tv. Follow the show on Twitter @FinalBossTV Podcast News: Darkmoon Herald, Angry…
Episode 147 : Storm the Nexus
Jun 2, 2015 • 46 min
It’s launch day for Heroes of the Storm, and that means a very Hero-centric show, featuring an interview with Into the Nexus, a breakdown of current Heroes podcasts, the winners of last week’s contest, and more! Find Into the Nexus on iTunes, Stitcher or…
Episode 146 : Golden Age
May 26, 2015 • 43 min
Rho spends time with the hosts of the Hearthstone tournament scene focused podcast known as the Golden Wisp. A new giveaway is announced, and Rho talks more about the lack of communication than the lack of flying in Warlords of Draenor. Find Golden Wisp…
Episode 145 : Brilliance
May 19, 2015 • 37 min
The host of Dalaran Brilliance is looking for mages, and Rho interviews him about the fledgling class-specific podcast. The Rolling Restart rolls a little longer than usual as the subject of podcasting and short-term inactivity is brought up. Find Dalaran…
Episode 144 : Ctrl Alt Warlords
May 12, 2015 • 46 min
One of the longest running WoW podcasts is revisited when Rho interviews Aprillian, Leeta, and Rogueslayer from Ctrl Alt WoW… and yes, Rho talks about the 2.7 million subscriber loss in WoW. He has to. It’s in the contract. Find Ctrl Alt WoW on iTunes,…
Episode 143 : Workshop in Progress
May 5, 2015 • 46 min
You’ll get a full interview with the hosts of the Westmarch Workshop this week since Rho didn’t have much time to gather up all the podcast news. Also, find out more about Soundcloud’s podcast hosting service which just ended its beta period. Find…
Episode 142 : An Alternative Alt
Apr 28, 2015 • 42 min
When is a WoW podcast not always a WoW podcast? Rho interviews the host of WoW Alt after talking about a dot com site that podcasters may want to investigate. Find The Castbar on iTunes or Stitcher. Follow the show on Twitter @CastbarPodcast Podcast News:…
Episode 141 : Cast Uninterrupted
Apr 21, 2015 • 41 min
Rho says goodbye to the Guardian of the Forums before interviewing the hosts of the Castbar podcast. Find The Castbar on iTunes or Stitcher. Follow the show on Twitter @CastbarPodcast Podcast News: Knights of Ebon, Group Quest, Darkmoon Herald, Westmarch…
Episode 140 : Master Casters
Apr 14, 2015 • 44 min
Matt and Will from The Edge return to the show to talk with Rho about “Guildmasters,” their new podcast venture focused on providing advice and resources for guild leaders and officers. Find Guildmasters at http://guildmasters.org or on Twitter…
Episode 139 : Saturday Morning Fever
Apr 7, 2015 • 46 min
Rho chats with the hosts of Saturday Morning WoW about the transition made from the show formerly known as Epic Podcast. Plus, find out who the Grand Prize winner is from last week’s Heroes of the Storm beta key giveaway! Find Saturday Morning WoW at…
Episode 138 : Keys to the Nexus
Mar 31, 2015 • 37 min
Heroes of the Storm gets most of the attention this week as Rho interviews the hosts of The Nexus podcast and runs a giveaway of 25 Heroes of the Storm Closed Beta keys! You can find complete details for the Beta Key giveaway here:…
#137.5 – Podcast News Update for 3/24
Mar 24, 2015 • 16 min
Episode 138 will be here next week. Meanwhile, Rho’s here to provide you with a 15 minute update of news for Blizzard games and their podcasts. Email the show at [email protected] Follow the show on Twitter @RealmPodcast
Episode 137 : A Howling Good Time
Mar 17, 2015 • 37 min
How does The Worgen’s Howl podcast not get noticed by Rho for over A YEAR?! The answer may surprise you when Rho talks to co-hosts Frostee and Kaz. If you’ve been hankering for an Overwatch podcast you have a couple of options this week… and to start the…
Episode 136 : Crafty
Mar 10, 2015 • 50 min
Rho talks to Gulvan, host of the Monkcraft podcast. A special second interview with Blizzpro is included this week, where co-founder J.R. shares his experiences at PAX East this past weekend. All this, plus several shows in Podcast News that Rho has never…
Episode 135 : Keep Kulle
Mar 3, 2015 • 41 min
Diablo 3 podcast “Kulle Story Bro” is featured on this episode which includes Rho’s idea for fixing the dungeon and LFR gearing dilemma currently seen in WoW. Find Kulle Story Bro on Twitter @KSBpodcast and find the website for the show at…
Episode 134 : PatchWatch
Feb 24, 2015 • 109 min
A WoW patch release means extended realm maintenance and an extended episode. This week Rho interviews BlizzardWatch Senior Editor and podcast co-host Anne Stickney as well as Zoopercat from Ask Mr. Robot. Plus, somehow Rho managed to get in two 50 Shades…
Episode 133 : Thrill of the Hunt
Feb 17, 2015 • 41 min
Most of the new hosts of the Hunting Party Podcast stop by to talk about their show and to settle once and for all which hunter pet is the best for the dps. Rho also takes a few extra minutes this week to give some AAA advice from a mediocre player. Find…
Episode 132 : Hearth Sweet Home
Feb 10, 2015 • 39 min
Hearthcast celebrates their six year anniversary and Rho catches up with the co-hosts before pitting them against each other in a round of Hearthcast AoE. Find Hearthcast on Twitter @hearthcast and download their show at hearthcast.com. Podcast News: 30…
Episode 131 : 400 From France
Feb 3, 2015 • 92 min
Rho talks about the end of WoW Insider and the beginnings of Blizzard Watch before spending over an hour with The Instance co-host Patrick Beja. Plus, find out the winner of last month’s Legendary Follower Contest! Find The Instance at…
Episode 130 : Off and On the Record
Jan 27, 2015 • 40 min
Rho interviews the hosts of Warcraft : Off the Record. Find Warcraft Off the Record at http://questgamingnetwork.com/category/podcasts/wowotr-podcasts/ Podcast News: Heroes Power Hour, Wowhead Weekly, The Starting Zone, Dalaran Brilliance(NEW), 30 Minute…
Episode 129 : Geeked Out
Jan 20, 2015 • 34 min
A Legendary contest is introduced following this week’s spotlight interview with two co-hosts from the Geeks of Azeroth Podcast! Find Geeks of Azeroth at http://www.epicgeeks.co.uk/ Check out the new Extended Maintenance podcast! Episode 2 is now on…
Episode 128 : Storm Signals
Jan 13, 2015 • 42 min
Rho announces a change for the show, the crew of HotScast spends some time talking about their show and the arrival of the Heroes of the Storm Closed Beta, and you’ll find out why you should let out your inner murloc. Welcome to a new year of Realm…
Episode 127 : Yearly Maintenance 2014
Dec 31, 2014 • 186 min
A special three hour podcast taking a look back at 2014 via clips from over two dozen different podcasts. You’ll also hear Rho’s personal podcast picks for 2014, and Sayomara from Grand Old Podcasts joins in for the induction of three podcasters into a…
Episode 126 : It’s All Academic
Dec 23, 2014 • 49 min
Rho interviews Serephita and Aura from the Dalaran Academy podcast. Winter Veil is in full swing, and this week’s podcast shows it with holiday greetings, podcast news for holiday episodes, gift giving, and murlocs. Don’t forget murlocs. Find Dalaran…
Extended Maintenance : Episode 1
Dec 21, 2014 • 88 min
This first episode is being posted on the feed for Realm Maintenance, but this show will have its own feed and location on iTunes and Stitcher shortly. Episode 1 : “Pay Your Way, Play Your Way” Extended Maintenance is a semi-occasional World of Warcraft…
Episode 125 : Ready for Battle Talk
Dec 16, 2014 • 45 min
After a short rant on the gear disparity with Raid Finder and Heroic dungeons, Rho interviews the hosts of GamebreakerTV’s Battle Talk podcast. Check out the Battle Talk podcast at gamebreaker.tv. Podcast News: Happy Hearthstone, Ctrl Alt WoW, HearthPro…
Episode 124 : Pwnt
Dec 9, 2014 • 42 min
Not a ton of Podcast News this week, which is fine since Rho can’t seem to stick to just one topic in the Rolling Restart before interviewing the hosts of Pwncast. Check out the Pwncast podcast at pwncast.net and follow it on Twitter @PWNcastPodcasts.…
Episode 123 : Casually Hearthcore
Dec 2, 2014 • 41 min
Back on track with interviews, the first show of December features a Hearthstone podcast and Rho’s advice for bringing an invasion to the front gate of your garrison. Check out the Hearthcore podcast at hearthcorepodcast.com and follow it on Twitter…
Episode 122 : Watching Over @WarcraftDevs
Nov 25, 2014 • 19 min
Another short show while Rho is doing all the things in Draenor, but there’s several new podcasts to introduce to you this week. Also, find out how you can help shape Yearly Maintenance 2014! Podcast News: Overwatchers(NEW), Overwatch Radio(NEW), World of…
Episode 121 : No Interview? No Problem!
Nov 18, 2014 • 17 min
A short, interview-free episode this week to keep you updated with podcast news and inform you about the show’s Argi giveaway campaign. Podcast News: Hearthcenter, Battle Talk, Final Boss, The Gold Exchange, The Diablo 3 Podcast, Horde For Life, Hotscast,…
Episode 120 : From Anaheim to Draenor
Nov 13, 2014 • 162 min
A look back at Blizzcon, featuring a number of interviews recorded at the event. You’ll also hear special interviews with lore guru Nobbel the Noble and Zoopercat from Ask Mr. Robot. ————- Head over to epikgear.com to purchase a Realm Maintenance t-shirt!…
Episode 119 : Garrison Chat
Nov 11, 2014 • 107 min
The first of two episodes this week breaking from the usual format. Rho interviews Godmother of Garrisons Alt from Alternative Chat to talk about several aspects of the key feature in Warlords of Draenor. As a reminder, check the feed on Thursday for an…
Episode 118 : All Eyes on Blizzcon
Nov 4, 2014 • 46 min
Everyone’s talking about Blizzcon, including Rho and the hosts of Azeroth Roundtable. What is Eye of Azshara? Rho gives his answer to that question and breaks down all of this week’s parties in Anaheim. ————- Podcast of the Week- Azeroth Roundtable Site:…
Episode 117 : Midnight Corpse Run
Oct 28, 2014 • 42 min
Rho interviews a trio from Corpse Run Radio days before Hallow’s End comes to an end. There’s still time to enter to win a Blizzcon Virtual Ticket code so listen for details! ————- Podcast of the Week- Corpse Run Radio Site: http://crr.podbean.com Email:…
Episode 116 : Girls Gone Warlords
Oct 21, 2014 • 43 min
Find out how to win a Blizzcon Virtual Ticket on this week’s show which includes a ton of podcast news and a second interview with the hosts of Girls Gone WoW. ————- Podcast of the Week- Girls Gone WoW Site: http://girlsgonewow.net Email:…
Episode 115 : Speculation Nation
Oct 14, 2014 • 37 min
There’s much ado about “nothing” in areas of the Blizzcon map and schedule. Plus, the hosts from 15 Minutes with HB at bisnation.net explain to Rho why they enjoy low level PvP. ————- Podcast of the Week- 15 Minutes with HB Site: http://bisnation.net…
Episode 114 : Under the Big Top of Azeroth
Oct 7, 2014 • 43 min
Kevin from the Darkmoon Herald returns to the show with a new co-host in a slightly longer than usual interview, followed by podcast news and listeners’ plans for the start of WoW patch 6.0.2. ————- Podcast of the Week- Darkmoon Herald Site:…
Episode 113 : Blue Recluse Please
Sep 30, 2014 • 38 min
This week Rho interviews the hosts of The Blue Recluse and explains just how certain shows might end up on Podcast News more than others. ————- Podcast of the Week- The Blue Recluse Site: http://thebluerecluse.eu Twitter: @TBRPodcast @fydria @unamithil…
Episode 112 : When LFR is Good
Sep 23, 2014 • 39 min
Rho returns with spoiler-free spoiler discussion before talking to the hosts of the Looking for Roleplay podcast. ————- Podcast of the Week- Looking for Roleplay Site: http://lookingforroleplay.tumblr.com/ Twitter: @TarcFrostbourne @Turwinkle @lyrinel…
Episode 111: Meeting the Town Hall
Sep 16, 2014 • 41 min
A week full of milestone episodes and returning podcasts accompanies Rho’s thoughts on the upcoming Hearthstone card balance adjustments and an interview with Jake and Scham from the Town Hall Heroes podcast. Plus, find out how you can get yourself a…
Episode 110: Blessed Without Frost
Sep 9, 2014 • 34 min
Kurn returns to the show to talk about the Kurncast after Rho ponders about whether or not Garrisons are truly required for raiding in Warlords after a recent blue post. ————- Podcast of the Week- The Kurncast Site: http://kurn.info/podcast Twitter:…
Episode 109: Stop in the Name of Lore
Sep 2, 2014 • 37 min
September is kicked off with the return of Stopcast to the show and plenty of news for WoW, Diablo, and other Blizzard franchise podcasts. ————- Podcast of the Week- Stopcast Site: http://stopcast.net Livestream: twitch.tv/stopcastpodcast on Mondays at…
Episode 108: The Leading Edge
Aug 26, 2014 • 41 min
The hosts of the Edge pay a visit on this week’s show, accompanied by Rho’s thoughts on two raid tiers for Warlords, the introduction of three new Blizzard podcasts, an update on World of Podcasts 2014, and much more. ———————————- Podcast of the Week- The…
Episode 107: The Other TMS
Aug 19, 2014 • 39 min
Where would you want a meeting stone in real life? Rho asks Mike and Bryan from The Meeting Stone that question, along with introducing a new Hearthstone podcast, announcing the participating podcasts for World of Podcasts Anaheim 2014, and ranting about…
Episode 106: Two for Two
Aug 12, 2014 • 116 min
The two year anniversary of the podcast is recognized with a double dose of full length podcast interviews, featuring guests old and new. ———————————- Podcast of the Week #1- The Journal of Marcus Ty Site: http://www.wowgoldjournal.com/category/podcast/…
Episode 105: A Valuable Podcast
Aug 5, 2014 • 41 min
Rho introduces you to two new podcasts, rants about ranting, and announces the announcement of an announcement. All this, plus an interview with Chanman from Value Town and information on how you can help support World of Podcasts! ———————————- Podcast of…
Episode 104: Legendary Trolls
Jul 29, 2014 • 34 min
Last week thousands of you checked out the site, and this week we announce the 15 lucky winners of a Warlords of Draenor beta key! The Warcraft Trolls podcast is revisted, two new podcasts are introduced, and Rho gives his thoughts about Artifacts in…
Episode 103: Chasing Beta
Jul 22, 2014 • 35 min
Want a Warlords of Draenor beta key? Listen to the first few minutes to find out how you can get one of 15 being given away on the show thanks to Blizzard! Meanwhile, Rho feels “Laggy,” Curse of Naxxramas releases, and the Stormchasers of Azeroth are in…
Episode 102: Think Twice
Jul 15, 2014 • 47 min
It’s time to take another dive into the Tauren Think Tank as Rho talks to the hosts of this unique advice show about a year and half removed from their first interview. Also, find out how you can win a t-shirt by promoting #WoWp5! ———————————- Podcast of…
Episode 101: Meditate on This
Jul 8, 2014 • 35 min
After a three hour milestone episode, it’s time to return to the normal format and meditate on faction hubs, podcast news, and the Monk Meditation podcast. ———————————- Podcast of the Week- Monk Meditation Website: http://www.monkmeditation.com/…
Episode 100: Podcasters & Podcastees
Jul 1, 2014 • 192 min
The show’s 100th episode is a 3 hour special “Extended Maintenance,” featuring interviews with nearly 60 podcasters and podcastees recorded over the past several weeks. This special show is dedicated to anyone and everyone who has ever listened to or…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #99 – Amazing Grace
Jun 24, 2014 • 52 min
This week’s show goes a little longer than most to bring you a full 30+ minute interview with “Lady WoW” herself, Olivia Grace! Rho also mentions a few podcasts returning from hiatus, as well as some more World of Podcasts info. ———————————- Podcast of…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #98 – Be Prepared
Jun 17, 2014 • 39 min
Alpha continues to dominate the WoW news, World of Podcasts hype continues to grow, and Episode 100 is around the corner. There’s plenty to talk about this week as the show focuses on a Heroes of the Storm podcast. ———————————- Podcast of the Week-…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #97 – A Portal Opens
Jun 10, 2014 • 35 min
The Warlords of Draenor Alpha has been unleashed upon many in the podcast community and beyond, and you’re sure to hear about it in the weeks to come in Podcast News. This week Rho talks to the hosts of the Chaos Portal, a show known for traversing the…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #96 – Converted to Podcasting
Jun 3, 2014 • 39 min
Following some words about the Heart of the Valorous buff, Rho brings you an interview with the hosts of The Converted, along with the usual helping of podcast news and information on the show’s giveaways leading up to Episode 100. ———————————- Podcast of…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #95 – Cloaked and Quivering with Anticipation
May 27, 2014 • 34 min
Rho interviews Convert to Raid podcast alumnus Solarflair on his new hunter class podcast after spending a few minutes talking about Rob Pardo and diversity in gaming. ———————————- Podcast of the Week- Cloak and Quiver Twitter: @CloakAndQuiver…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #94 – Don’t Tell Them to “Let it Go”
May 13, 2014 • 39 min
This week Rho sits down with a pair of FrozeNerdz and introduces you to some new community resources you may not know of along with the usual dose of podcast news which features two new WoW podcasts to add to the directory. ———————————- Podcast of the…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #93 – Sundered 2: Electric Bugaloo
May 6, 2014 • 38 min
The hosts of The Sundering make a return to the show after 18 months to talk about bacon, bird RP, and all things fancy. Podcast News includes two new shows to check out, so don’t miss it! ———————————- Podcast of the Week- The Sundering Website:…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #92 – WoW [email protected]#%$!&ed
Apr 29, 2014 • 42 min
A Legendary hiatus, the ghost of Ghostcrawler, and a censored look at an uncensored show highlight this week’s podcast. ———————————- Podcast of the Week- WoW Uncensored Website: http://www.rivalcastmedia.com/shows/Wow-uncensored/ Twitter: @WoWUncensored…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #91 – Live and Direct
Apr 22, 2014 • 36 min
PvP talk dominates this week’s show, which leads off with a look back at the recent WoW Podcaster Tournament of Epicness. You’ll also find out how you can determine who is interviewed during May, and more information on the upcoming 2nd Annual Child’s…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #90 – The Chopper Effect
Apr 15, 2014 • 34 min
This week’s show features the Area of Effect podcast in the spotlight following Rho’s review of Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls in the Rolling Restart. ———————————- Podcast of the Week- Area of Effect Website: http://aoecast.com Twitter: @aoecast Listen to this…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #89 – Lorewalkers Don’t Blame Celestalon
Apr 8, 2014 • 39 min
Take two weeks off from the usual format, and five new Blizzard game podcasts show up waiting to be introduced on this week’s show! Talk of the Alpha is sure to dominate most WoW podcasts for a while, and Rho gives his brief thoughts on the Rolling…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #88 – Podcasters are Very Flexible
Apr 1, 2014 • 56 min
What are Scott Johnson, Jules from Tauren Think Tank, and even Community Manager Zarhym talking to Rho about? It’s perhaps one of the biggest pieces of Blizzard AND Podcast news you will hear all year! Plus an extended interview with the hosts of Flex…
Ep. #87 – Reaper of Soulstones (D3:RoS Launch Special)
Mar 25, 2014 • 133 min
The crusade against Death itself has begun! Welcome to an extended episode of Realm Maintenance, focused on the launch of Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls! ———————————- Podcast of the Week- Shattered Soulstone Website: http://shatteredsoulstone.com Twitter:…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #86 – Geeked Out
Mar 18, 2014 • 38 min
Plenty of people are geeked out about Heroes of the Storm, but this week the focus is on a WoW podcast before we shift into extended maintenance mode next week for the Reaper of Souls launch! ———————————- Podcast of the Week- WoW Geekly Website:…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #85 – Waffles. Need I Say More?
Mar 11, 2014 • 37 min
Another week with big news dropping the day before leads to another hotfix segment at the end of this show. The Rolling Restart steers away from Blizzard games for once, as Rho tries to rally support for the well known gaming site Gamebreaker. If you…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #84 – The King of Late Nite
Mar 4, 2014 • 37 min
Rho’s under the weather, so Remedeez takes the helm for a week of Blizzard and Podcast News that was so crazy that Rho had to add a hotfix segment at the end just to cover what happened yesterday! Thanks as always to HuntstheWind for his Overlydramatic…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #83 – Calm Before the Storm
Feb 25, 2014 • 39 min
Heroes of the Storm takes the spotlight this week as Remedeez interviews the hosts of Stormcast. Should we have to prove we’re ready for heroic dungeons in Warlords of Draenor? Rho talks about that in the Rolling Restart. Thanks as always to HuntstheWind…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #82 – Ready and Waiting
Feb 18, 2014 • 40 min
Name changes don’t just happen with WoW characters! Find out which shows are changing names and who is reaching out to help charities for children on this week’s episode. There might even be some info on a Blossoming Ancient giveaway too! The Rolling…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #81 – Spotlightception
Feb 11, 2014 • 36 min
The Spotlight is in the spotlight this week along with talk of tournaments and more! Rho is always right… when he’s not wrong. Sadly, he can be wrong a lot, and he talks about his wrong prediction for sub numbers on the Rolling Restart. ———————————-…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #80 – 5 Years & 5 Minute Alternatives
Feb 4, 2014 • 36 min
Remedeez has the week off after last week’s show, but Rho is still around to give you news on two new WoW podcasts and much more. Blizzard and Twitch have teamed up to bring you the Blizzard Stream Awards, and Rho gives his opinion on the Rolling Restart.…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #79 – A Worthy Hearthstone Podcast
Jan 28, 2014 • 34 min
With Hearthstone moving into its Open Beta phase it’s only fitting that a podcast for that free-to-play game take the spotlight on this week’s show. Listen to the whole show to find out how you could win a month of WoW game time! Are Legendary drop rates…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #78 – Who’s the Final Boss?
Jan 21, 2014 • 37 min
It may be a slow time in WoW but that’s not holding plenty of podcasts back from giving you new episodes to listen to! The Rolling Restart deals with WoW’s Customer Loyalty Program… or rather the lack thereof. ———————————- Podcast of the Week- Final Boss…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #77 – A Matter of Perspective
Jan 14, 2014 • 40 min
Podcasts are back in full swing with many shows returning from hiatus, and this week’s podcast news is proof of that with information on over 20 shows! Rho talks about what the next PvP season may or may not mean for Warlords of Draenor in the Rolling…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #76 – Azeroth Pirate Resolutions
Jan 7, 2014 • 36 min
A new WoW news podcast, the end of the Hunting Party, and more is mentioned on the first episode of 2014. What would you pay to boost a second character to level 90 in WoD? Rho gives his answer in the Rolling Restart. ———————————- Podcast of the Week-…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #75 – Yearly Maintenance 2013, Part 4
Dec 27, 2013 • 137 min
During the month of December you’ll get a double dose of Realm Maintenance every week! Each Friday you’ll hear 13 podcasts covering 13 weeks of 2013 from beginning to end. This week’s Yearly Maintenance episode covers the ;ast quarter of the year. In…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #74 – A Gamebreaking Holiday Special
Dec 24, 2013 • 104 min
Over a half dozen Winter Veil musical numbers, forty seasons’ greetings, and so much more is wrapped up in this extended holiday special episode! Realm Maintenance would like to thank the several dozen people that contributed to this week’s show! This…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #73 – Yearly Maintenance 2013, Part 3
Dec 20, 2013 • 86 min
During the month of December you’ll get a double dose of Realm Maintenance every week! Each Friday you’ll hear 13 podcasts covering 13 weeks of 2013 from beginning to end. This week’s Yearly Maintenance episode covers the third quarter of the year.…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #72 – At Least I Have Angry Chicken
Dec 17, 2013 • 38 min
Happy Winter Veil! A special holiday episode is coming next week, so help yourself to an Angry Chicken appetizer served with a healthy helping of podcast news for World of Warcraft and beyond. This week’s Rolling Restart is the first of a three-part…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #71 – Yearly Maintenance 2013, Part 2
Dec 13, 2013 • 80 min
During the month of December you’ll get a double dose of Realm Maintenance every week! Each Friday you’ll hear 13 podcasts covering 13 weeks of 2013 from beginning to end. This week’s Yearly Maintenance episode covers the second quarter of the year. Note:…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #70 – The Journals, The Sword, and the Catalyst
Dec 10, 2013 • 40 min
It was a light week for WoW news but not so for WoW podcasts! Your December weekly double dose of the show continues as we await the realms to go live with patch 5.4.2! The Rolling Restart turns its attention to a developing design project in Diablo 3 and…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #69 – Yearly Maintenance 2013, Part 1
Dec 6, 2013 • 78 min
During the month of December you’ll get a double dose of Realm Maintenance every week! Each Friday you’ll hear 13 podcasts covering 13 weeks of 2013 from beginning to end. This week’s Yearly Maintenance episode covers the first quarter of the year.…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #68 – Behind the Interviewer
Dec 3, 2013 • 35 min
Ghostcrawler says his farewells as the show kicks off what will be a busy December. Check the feed every Tuesday in December for your normal episode and every Friday this week for a “Yearly Maintenance” themed episode as we look back at 52 podcasts and 52…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #67 – Keeping it Cooler
Nov 26, 2013 • 42 min
The show’s a little late, but it still got out on Tuesday! The universe won’t end today! This week features an interview with George from the Mana Cooler and introduces Remedeez to the show to help dish out all the Blizzard franchise podcast news! A…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #66 – Power Word: Draenor
Nov 19, 2013 • 36 min
Blizzcon is history, but there’s plenty of talk left in its wake. Find out where all the Blizzcon talk is, including the introduction of two new Heroes of the Storm podcasts! Is the delay of flight until Patch 6.1 that big a deal? Rho ponders that…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #65 – Blizzcon and Back Again
Nov 12, 2013 • 106 min
Rho takes a week off from the usual format to bring you interviews with a number of people he encountered at Blizzcon last weekend. Interviews: Meagan and Ward from Warcraft Trolls, Xantar from Holy Shatt, Elvine from twitch.tv/elvinemod, Ben from Azeroth…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #64 – We Have Justice Points Because of WoW
Nov 5, 2013 • 83 min
It’s almost here, folks! For those travelling to Blizzcon, this week you’ll get a double-length episode including a full interview with the hosts of Justice Points and a bonus interview on an amazing project created by Jules from Tauren Think Tank. Plus…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #63 – Hallow’s End & Headshots
Oct 29, 2013 • 39 min
Hallow’s End is near an end, but not before you hear this week’s show full of some extra holiday bits and info on the biggest giveaway to happen on the show yet! For complete details on the Blizzcon Surprise contest, go to realm-maintenance.com. You have…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #62 – HearthPros & Blizzcons
Oct 22, 2013 • 38 min
Two new WoW podcasts are introduced this episode which features HearthPro in the podcast spotlight (Heals & Headshots will be featured next week). Can the hype can get any bigger for Blizzcon? Rho breaks down some of the recently released map and schedule…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #61 – Beta Keys in the Dungeon
Oct 15, 2013 • 36 min
Keys here, keys there, Hearthstone beta keys everywhere! There are plenty of opportunities to get into the free to play game, including keys from this show and the featured podcast of the week. Is time and interest running out on the Timeless Isle? Rho…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #60 – A Podcast’s Tale
Oct 8, 2013 • 39 min
Ian from A Paladin’s Tale is interviewed by Rho on this week’s show which contains a little more Hearthstone content than usual, including your chance to win a Hearthstone beta key! Rho gets the show rolling with his current impressions on the new…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #59 – Counting Down to Blizzcon
Oct 1, 2013 • 39 min
5 weeks to go! The show continues the countdown to Blizzcon with a podcast focused on the main event itself. The HearthPro interview originally scheduled for this week will be heard in a few weeks. Note: There were some last minute additions to the show…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #58 – Ties that Bind on Equip
Sep 24, 2013 • 41 min
Podcast awards, Brewfest, and the Bind on Equip podcast are in the spotlight this week. NOTE: While there is no explicit language in this week’s show, a small portion of it does contain mature themes. Thanks to WoWhead, WoW Insider, MMO-Champion, and…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #57 – Hardcore Spoilers & Casual Impressions
Sep 17, 2013 • 39 min
The Siege has been underway for a week, and we’re back to the usual show format. This week Rho interviews the hosts of the HXC podcast! The Rolling Restart covers Rho’s reaction to the ending cinematic for the Siege of Orgrimmar. SPOILER ALERT- Skip to…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. 56 – Set to Orgrimmar (Patch 5.4 Launch Episode)
Sep 10, 2013 • 136 min
The day of reckoning has come for Garrosh Hellscream as the Siege of Orgrimmar finally arrives! This episode is about 2 hours and 15 minutes long to give you something to listen to during the extended maintenance. Listen for your chance to win an upgrade…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #55 – Why Press Y?
Sep 3, 2013 • 45 min
Two interviews and two new WoW podcasts can be found in this week’s episode. Don’t panic! It’s just a hair over 45 minutes long. Extended Maintenance will be here next week with the 5.4 launch spectacular! The Rolling Restart is skipped this week so that…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #54 – Let’s Wait (until September 10th)
Aug 27, 2013 • 35 min
We have a couple of weeks until the big 5.4 episode, so Realm Maintenance gets back to its usual fun short format until then! Character models are only 25%. Can anything be read into the next WoW expansion from this info? Rho considers that in the Rolling…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #53 – Rho Maintenance
Aug 20, 2013 • 86 min
The one year anniversary of the show brings an extended maintenance episode where Rho is at the other end of the interview table. A bunch of trademarks were in the news last week, and Rho tries to make sense of it all in the Rolling Restart. You’ll also…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #52 – An Outlandish Milestone
Aug 13, 2013 • 38 min
New heirloom weapons, old podcasts returning from hiatus, and an angry orc’s diary are some of the highlights of this week’s show featuring an interview with Matt from the Outlandish podcast. Do the recently datamined heirlooms mean we’re going to hit…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #51 – But Wait! There’s More!
Aug 6, 2013 • 35 min
With the first fifty shows now in the archives, it’s time to dive in to more podcast news and spotlights. This week Rho interviews two hosts from But Wait! There’s Lore. An alternate version of Stormwind Harbor is the focus of this week’s Rolling Restart.…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #50 – Fifty?! Great Scott!
Jul 30, 2013 • 121 min
This week’s extended milestone episode features an interview with Scott Johnson from The Instance. If that’s not enough, you’ll learn about the WoW Podcaster Tournament of Epicness and hear submissions and emails from over two dozen shows and listeners.…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #49 – A Gnome’s Eye View to a Kill
Jul 23, 2013 • 36 min
What does James Bond have to do with WoW podcasts? Find that out, as well as info on the next WoW book, all the usual Podcast News, and much more. Episode 50 is next week so don’t miss out on the contest going on for it. Entries must be received by July…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #48 – Week In, Week Out
Jul 16, 2013 • 42 min
Another week, another three new WoW podcasts to introduce you to, as well as two shows that Rho didn’t even know of until recently! There’s a big contest for Episode 50 mentioned early in today’s show, and if you listen til the very end you just might…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #47 – Looking For Group Quest
Jul 9, 2013 • 36 min
Two more new WoW podcasts get added to the directory on this week’s show which proves that even on a slow news week there’s a good bit to talk about! In-game store?! WHAT? Rho sounds off on the possibility of this coming to WoW and whether or not it’s…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #46 – Low Popular Legendaries
Jul 2, 2013 • 35 min
It’s been a while since we’ve had more than two new WoW podcasts in a single week. Rho introduces you to four new shows after an interview with Hathorr from the LowPopWoW podcast. The Rolling Restart brings Rho’s opinion on the legendary cloaks recently…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #45 – Insider Info
Jun 25, 2013 • 86 min
This week’s show goes a little long, but with good reason. The WoW Insider Show recorded Episode #300 this week, and to go with that Rho interviewed the Loremistress herself Anne Stickney for the better part of an hour. The show is packed full of info…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #44 – Casually Virtual
Jun 18, 2013 • 35 min
A new PTR, a casual podcast, and a number of milestones highlight this week’s show! Rho covers his thoughts on Virtual Realms during the Rolling Restart. Thanks to WoWhead, WoW Insider, MMO-Champion, and battle.net for their continued coverage of WoW news…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #43 – Your WoW Raid Size
Jun 11, 2013 • 36 min
Plenty of WoW podcasts will be flexing their opinions in the wake of the announcement of Flex Raiding, and this show is no exception. Along the way you’ll find out more about one of the newer auction house casts out there, and the return of Fire Mage…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #42 – 3 Year Cooldown
Jun 4, 2013 • 35 min
Episode 42 is not the answer to life, the universe, and everything. However, it’s still a fun show this week featuring some 30 Minute Cooldown talk, email feedback, plenty of podcast news, and even a voicemail at the end of the show. —————- Podcast of the…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #41 – Vote2Kick-off Escalation
May 28, 2013 • 35 min
This week Rho gives you his impression of Patch 5.3 along with the usual dose of Podcast News and an interview with Akari and Drethan from the Vote2Kick podcast. Around the World of Warcraft in 80 seconds: You can find the latest hotfixes to 5.3 at…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #40 – Vol’jin, with a Twist of Silver
May 21, 2013 • 142 min
5.3 is here, and this week the show is in Extended Maintenance mode, clocking in at over two hours long! Three amazing interviews, two WoW parody songs, and one contest for a month of WoW game time! All that and much more as we countdown to 5.3 going…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #39 – Grand Old Time Waiting
May 14, 2013 • 64 min
Shame on Rho for thinking 5.3 would be out this week. Don’t fret though. Today’s show is a little longer than usual as you’ll hear the entire interview with Sayomara Vesper from Grand Old Podcast. There’s also a WoW podcast gathering at Blizzcon you might…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #38 – Don’t Give Lore the Middlefinger
May 7, 2013 • 32 min
For the second week in a row Realm Maintenance covers two podcasts in one interview. It’s a light news week, but that’s to be expected when patch 5.3 looms in the distance. Rolling Restart- The man, the myth, the hair. Rho talks about Josh Allen aka…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #37 – This Josh In
Apr 30, 2013 • 34 min
This week Rho interviews one podcaster about two Warcraft themed shows. 5.3 isn’t far away, and this week you’ll also learn exactly what is planned for the 5.3 extended maintenance episode. Rolling Restart- It’s the end of an era in progression raiding as…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #36 – Holy Dev Chat
Apr 23, 2013 • 34 min
This week’s show had so many last minute edits due to breaking news it made Rho say “Holy Shatt!” Listen to the entire episode to catch the latest breaking WoW news, along with an interview with Holy Shatt and all the Podcast News you can eat. (Realm…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #35 – In the Zone
Apr 16, 2013 • 35 min
Patch 5.3 continues to grow and develop on the PTR. This week’s show touches on patch news, world firsts, podcast criticism, and an interview with two of the hosts from The Starting Zone. Rolling Restart- Rho dishes out all the info he knows about Heroic…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #34 – Flipping the Roundtable
Apr 9, 2013 • 38 min
Blizzcon sales are almost here, and Rho’s not the only one with something to say about fundraising for it or a number of other issues. Take a seat at the Azeroth Roundtable for an episode of Realm Maintenance that’s a little more critical than most, but…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #33 – 500 WoW Things
Apr 2, 2013 • 32 min
Yes, Monday’s show was a joke! And now we move on! On this week’s REAL show the 5 WoW Things podcast turns 100, 5.3 datamining continues, and a listener is looking for some PvP action, podcast style. Rolling Restart- Tri-spec data files are just an…
Season 2, Episode 1 (April Fool’s Joke)
Apr 1, 2013 • 17 min
Season 2 of Realm Maintenance starts off with some incredible news that will forever change the MMO landscape, and your host covers the State of the Game. New season, familiar format, same great content. Let’s do this! NOTE: Since April Fool’s Day is…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #32 – Full Horde House
Mar 26, 2013 • 37 min
This week there’s so much to talk about that Rho wonders if it’s time for a format change. You can give your opinion after listening to a Horde House interview, plenty of podcast news, and another last-minute “Hotfixes” segment at the end of the show!…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #31 – Epic Heals & High Fives
Mar 19, 2013 • 36 min
This week Rho talks to Wolf and Pitango from My Epic Heals and introduces listeners to the #WoWp5 movement started by WoW podcaster Ian Bergin. Rolling Restart- Will low pop realms ever be able to bring down Oondasta and Nalak after a recent looting…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #30 – Epic Q, QQ & A
Mar 12, 2013 • 36 min
This week Rho asks EpicInsanity and Elizabella some Epic Questions about their podcast. More dev interviews are in the pipeline, two podcasts join EGO Networks, and much more! Rho briefly explains in the Rolling Restart why your sub-90 alts and corpse…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #29 – Convert to the Thunder King
Mar 5, 2013 • 162 min
Welcome to the extended, critical, happy Patch 5.2 launch spectacular! This episode is over two and a half hours long to give you something to listen to during any possible extended realm maintenance this week. It’s a perfect opportunity to do a proper…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #28 – Around the World of Warcast
Feb 26, 2013 • 30 min
World of Warcast is back with weekly episodes, and Rho spends time with hosts Mike and Eric. Podcast News is full as always, including information on upcoming Developer interviews. Rho briefly explains in the Rolling Restart why the final countdown to 5.2…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #27 – Training Dummies Are People Too
Feb 19, 2013 • 32 min
All aboard the 5.2 hype train! This week Rho interviews The Training Dummies, introduces two new WoW podcasts, and asks members of the community what their plans are for the maintenance before 5.2 drops. In this week’s Rolling Restart, Rho comments on the…
Realm Maintenance: Ep. #26 – Podcasts Gone WoW
Feb 12, 2013 • 35 min
6 months and still going strong! This week Rho encourages you to get out and vote… on a blue post poll. Girls Gone WoW is the Podcast of the Week, and some last minute news on Monday requires some post-show hotfixes. Listen to the ENTIRE podcast or you’ll…
Realm Maintenance : Ep. #25 – Battle Moon Rising
Feb 5, 2013 • 52 min
It’s Episode #25 and Rho is back this week to give you a double dose of Realm Maintenance. Two interviews for the price of one? Sold! 5.2 PTR adds a “wipe buff” to Raid Finder, and Rho ponders how necessary it is in the Rolling Restart. As always the show…
Realm Maintenance : Ep. #24 – No Twizzness Like Show Twizzness
Jan 29, 2013 • 36 min
January keeps on delivering brand new WoW podcasts, and this week Rho introduces you to a few more of them following his interview with the hosts of Twizzcast. Did we mention you could win a code for a month of WoW game time too? The Rolling Restart deals…
Realm Maintenance : Ep. #23 – For Whom the Patch Trolls
Jan 22, 2013 • 36 min
It’s time meet some Warcraft Trolls in a tribe of their own this week as Rho continues to bring you the latest WoW podcast news, including a big announcement from Convert to Raid and a couple of listener emails. The Rolling Restart addresses the lack of…
Realm Maintenance : Ep. #22 – Fresh Shows Caught Weekly
Jan 15, 2013 • 30 min
A new year continues to bring brand-new WoW podcasts. The Catch of the Day… er, Podcast of the Week is Bitter & Salty, and Molsan from that podcast tells Rho when Blizzcon 2013 will happen (unoficially, of course.) Check out the new Podcast Livestream…
Realm Maintenance : Ep. #21 – Happy New WoWcasts
Jan 8, 2013 • 30 min
This week the show kicks off the new year with news on three new WoW podcasts and Rho interviews Jeppy to discuss a new beginning for the WoWcast show itself. The Rolling Restart tackles the question of whether or not we’re getting a new raiding tier “too…
Realm Maintenance : Ep. #20 – Yearly Maintenance
Dec 31, 2012 • 240 min
Happy New Year from Realm Maintenance! Enjoy this four hour marathon show of clips from 52 different WoW podcasts as we take a trip from Week 1 to Week 52 of 2012. The show will return to its regular format next week! The clips contained in this special…
Realm Maintenance : Ep. #19 – Ctrl Alt Winter Veil
Dec 25, 2012 • 78 min
Happy Holidays from Realm Maintenance! This week the show gives you a feast of holiday wishes from podcasters, bloggers, and YouTubers from around the community as Rho interviews Ctrl Alt WoW which celebrates 300 episodes and 6 years of podcasting this…
Realm Maintenance : Ep. #18 – Twas the Hearthcast Before Xmas
Dec 18, 2012 • 29 min
This week Rho casually talks about the Stoppies and interviews Rewt and Freckleface from the podcast for the casual WoW player known as Hearthcast. If you’re interested in the Brawler’s Guild check out WoWhead’s guide at:…
Realm Maintenance : Ep. #17 – Kittens for Life!
Dec 11, 2012 • 33 min
The fleets have made landfall, and it’s time to find out why Rich Fisher is Horde for Life. Somewhere in the process it starts raining Cinder Kittens, and the Stoppies nominees are announced. The Rolling Restart covers Rho’s thoughts following last week’s…
Realm Maintenance : Ep. #16 – Stop! Heraldtime!
Dec 4, 2012 • 37 min
With both the Darkmoon Faire and Stoppies nominations in full swing, Realm Maintenance interviews the hosts of the Darkmoon Herald and Stopcast. The Rolling Restart covers the recent changes to the timing of daily and weekly events on North American…
Realm Maintenance : Ep. #15 – Instance 299.5.1
Nov 27, 2012 • 109 min
It’s time for the Extended Maintenance so Blizzard doesn’t have to. This show clocks in at almost 2 hours and is dedicated to all hosts and listeners, past and present of The Instance, which hits Episode #300 on Nov. 30th. The Rolling Restart explains why…
Realm Maintenance : Episode #14 – ThanksGKicking
Nov 20, 2012 • 28 min
There’s plenty to be thankful for this week as the show serves up a feast of WoW podcast news with a GKick interview to wash it down. The Rolling Restart covers the Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm release date announcement and the Baneling pet that can be…
Realm Maintenance : Episode #13 – Epic Listings
Nov 13, 2012 • 23 min
It’s an epic show with an epic amount of podcast news and an Epic Podcast featured this week! The Rolling Restart covers Rho’s thoughts on the new “Fansites & Other Resources” post on the General Discussion forum. As always the show goes around the World…
Realm Maintenance : Episode #12 – Mists of Pandailya
Nov 5, 2012 • 22 min
Mists of Pandailya? Don’t be fooled by what the title suggests, though you can find out why the title is there as this week the show suggests Something Suggestive as the Podcast of the Week! The Rolling Restart covers the entry barrier to the Brawler’s…
Realm Maintenance : Ep. #11 – The Lore, The Myth, The Legendary
Oct 30, 2012 • 25 min
Episode 11 is a Legendary show in more ways than once as Rho interviews Josh Allen aka Lore from Tankspot, and a big announcement is made. The Rolling Restart covers Rho’s reaction to the 2 week delay of Terrace of the Endless Spring. As always the show…
Realm Maintenance : Episode #10
Oct 23, 2012 • 25 min
It’s been a relatively slow news week. Time to take a dunk into the Tauren Think Tank! The Rolling Restart covers Rho’s thoughts on manaflask.com’s interviews with Method and Paragon. Is Method the better guild, or does DREAM Paragon’s 10-man World First…
Realm Maintenance : Episode #9
Oct 16, 2012 • 23 min
Rho interviews the hosts of Rawrcast in the wake of 5.1 being released on the PTR. The Rolling Restart covers Rho’s thoughts on the potential spoilers contained with datamined sound files in 5.1. Don’t worry, no specific spoilers will be mentioned! As…
Realm Maintenance : Episode #8
Oct 8, 2012 • 23 min
The Sundering #100 and news on several new WoW podcasts are the highlight of this week’s Realm Maintenance. The Rolling Restart covers Rho’s thoughts on the reputation grind in Mists of Pandaria. Do more changes need to be made? As always the show goes…
Realm Maintenance : Episode #7
Oct 2, 2012 • 19 min
The show rolls on as realms go through rolling restarts one week after the release of Mists of Pandaria. The Rolling Restart: Rho’s first impressions of Mists of Pandaria. Around the WoW in 80 Seconds: One week of WoW News in 80 seconds. Hotfixes for…
Realm Maintenance : Episode #6
Sep 24, 2012 • 50 min
The Mists have parted. Welcome to Pandaria and an extended episode of Realm Maintenance! The Rolling Restart: The ability to “Appear Offline” is on the horizon. Check the recent Realm Status article on realm-maintenance.com to find links to all of last…
Realm Maintenance : Episode #5
Sep 18, 2012 • 21 min
Watermarks appear, Theramore falls, the show is blessed by frost, and Pandaren Monk pets are on the loose in this week’s show. The Rolling Restart: Digital watermarks have been found in WoW screenshots. Should you be worried?…
Realm Maintenance : Episode #4
Sep 11, 2012 • 18 min
This week’s episode is packed full of podcast news from old contests resurfacing to contests aplenty! The Rolling Restart: Greg Street aka @Ghostcrawler has his claws all over Twitter. —————- Around the WoW in 80 Seconds: One week of WoW News in 80…
Realm Maintenance : Episode #3
Sep 4, 2012 • 18 min
Podcast of the Week goes interview-style as Realm Maintenance covers the news and podcasts that have followed in the wake of patch 5.0.4. The Rolling Restart: My reactions on 5.0.4… including everything I’ve liked and the one thing I haven’t. —————-…
Realm Maintenance : Episode #2
Aug 27, 2012 • 24 min
We’re only at Episode #2, but I’ll say it anyway. Welcome to a special patch day edition of Realm Maintenance! We’ll go around the World of Warcraft in 80 seconds, put the spotlight on the Podcast of the Week, cover some podcast news, and much much more.…
Realm Maintenance : Episode #1
Aug 21, 2012 • 10 min
Welcome to the first official episode of the Realm Maintenance! Episode #1, published on August 21, 2012 The Rolling Restart: The MoP Cinematic was released last week and I have a few thoughts about it. Click here to read Anne Stickney’s article on the…
Realm Maintenance : Episode #0
Aug 14, 2012 • 8 min
Taking another step into the deeper end of the pool, I submit for your approval the Realm Maintenance microcast. Realm Maintenance is a short bite-sized podcast meant to cover the week in WoW and WoW podcasts, with a little extra time given to the top…