Massively OP Podcast: Episode 17

When one game falls, another one rises… or is it the other way around? Today on the podcast, Justin and Bree talk about the unfortunate demise of a superhero MOBA and what that means for the “genre.” Happily, there’s a lot of positive news to cover as well that may indicate that 2015 is on the rise even so!

Join us on the podcast as we talk about what we’ve been playing in MMOs, the top news stories from the past week, and topics that listeners have submitted!

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breetoplay
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breetoplay

Syppi Tithegha NABBED HER!
… And then I played a bunch of others I want. Gahh! :D

Luxxicon
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Luxxicon

Do you consider Magicka:Wizard Wars a MOBA?  It also has a built in (although comparatively small) audience.

Bullwraith
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Bullwraith

Justin, Blizzard tweets out the average and oldest ticket queue times at @BlizzardCS.  As far as in-game stats, ala rpg’s, you can pull up a huge amount of detail in WoW, though that may be not the type of info you’d look for since you didn’t specify what would be interesting to you.

bossrprouse
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bossrprouse

imayb1 THANK YOU! That’s been staying on the tip of my tongue.

imayb1
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imayb1

Good bye in French = au revoir. :)

bossrprouse
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bossrprouse

Thanks for resurrecting that question, Bree. I had forgot all about it. Love the backstory idea, that sounds pretty epic if more games can implement that in. GW2 does a pretty good job. Would like something with more options, though.
I suppose I don’t want to take the rags to riches away, but I would like to have these starting packages added into games. Something for gamers to have better options for your character to start from that isn’t level 1 no-named adventurer with no armor and a terrible weapon. I remember that mod for Oblivion, and there’s one for Morrowind and Skyrim too.

Cali_ckn
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Cali_ckn

Great podcast as always.

KenFromChicago
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KenFromChicago

q945 NO! That can’t be true! THAT’S IMPOSSIBLE!

Nate Woodard
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Nate Woodard

The thing that I don’t get about Daybreak is their announcement on shifting Landmark development to EQN is that Landmark was a game that was supposed to assist them in developing EQN to begin with.  I don’t understand why they were so devoted to it?  They should have been developing it from the start.

Syppi
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Syppi

Tithegha Squirrel Girl is my main. She rocks so hard!

Tithegha
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Tithegha

Bree, I’m not going to say that you really aught to pick up Squirrel Girl, i’m just going to say that she’s got the best songs by far:

q945
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q945

Oh and congratulations on going a whole episode without mentioning SWG! :P

q945
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q945

You guys need to check your sound levels better, Justin is way too soft in comparison to Bree.

Enikuo
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Enikuo

I cannot wait for the L2P guide for Marvel Heroes.

paragonlostinspace
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paragonlostinspace

Good podcast, as I said on the Patreon page. And yeah I’m pretty much of the same point of view as Justin on the whole EQN/Landmark stuff.

Midgetsnowman
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Midgetsnowman

also I bet the “massive direction change” to everquest is going to be “warcraft with voxels!”

salidar
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salidar

I want to get Cyclops but not sure if that’s not throwing it away since I think he’s only 400, not 600.

Midgetsnowman
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Midgetsnowman

so buying x-23 this upcoming week. I usually dont like wolverine..but I tried x-23 and her battle style is like one of my fave d3’s classes, the female barbarian. Hit things. Hit moar things. HIT ALL THE THINGS WITH RAEG

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