On this special edition of the podcast, Justin, Eliot, and Bree gather together to talk about the so-called “secret” City of Heroes server — and why it has this long-running community in an absolute tizzy. What’s the actual scandal here, and what should be done with this emulator going forward? Check out our thoughts on this show!
Nothing on this podcast should be construed as legal advice. We are not encouraging or condoning illegal activity and advise everyone involved to consider their actions carefully. You may also wish to read about the power of the CoH EULA.
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Listen to the show right now:
- City of Heroes’ secret server exposed
- Why is everyone upset?
- Is there money exchanging hands?
- What about other site connections?
- What about NCsoft?
- Was it good to bring this out into the open?
- What should be done with the server?
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- Podcast theme: “Freedom Theme” from City of Heroes
- Your show hosts: Justin, Eliot, and Bree
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You can read all of our articles on the City of Heroes SCORE drama right here:
NCsoft follows up City of Heroes code copyright filing with fresh trademark application
City of Heroes: Homecoming kicks off the winter season in its latest patch
City of Heroes: Homecoming patches in the third part of Issue 26 with new stories and powers
City of Heroes’ Homecoming announces Issue 26 Page 3, Halloween content, and collab with other rogue servers
City of Heroes’ Homecoming rogue servers are now blocking copyright-infringing characters
City of Heroes Homecoming is now banning accounts for… real-money trading
TonyV leaves City of Heroes NCsoft negotiations, resigns from Titan Network
City of Heroes: Homecoming plays with Rage crashes, PvP stuns, and Tanker powers on the test server
City of Heroes Homecoming asks players what they want from a licensed server
City of Heroes Homecoming players have rolled almost a million toons to date
City of Heroes Homecoming adjusts snipes and Dominator powers with the latest patch
Today’s City of Heroes’ Homecoming patch future-proofs the rogue servers for Mac players
City of Heroes’ Homecoming Team finally posted a new beta patch after months of public quiet
City of Heroes’ Homecoming rogue servers have joined the Titan Network/NCsoft negotiations
Catching up with City of Heroes’ Homecoming rogue servers as NCsoft negotiations continue
One of City of Heroes’ rogue servers, Reborn/Pleiades, was just shut down by its operator
City of Heroes: Homecoming hit 100K players as another donation round funds
Perfect Ten: 10 things I’d love to see added to City of Heroes in the rogue server era
City of Heroes: Homecoming adds numerical power cooldowns, nerfs Death from Below, adds User Agreement
City of Heroes: Community harassment ramps up as Homecoming counts 91,000 players
Perfect Ten: Helpful tips for returning to City of Heroes in 2019
City of Heroes: All the public servers we know of, plus Reddit’s launch and Homecoming’s name release
City of Heroes: Homecoming concurrency, Rebirth and Reddit’s i24 servers, and the future of basebuilding
City of Heroes: Homecoming’s new home, EU players, multiboxing, SEGS, and… piglets
City of Heroes rogue server teams activate i24 PTS, prep for tomorrow’s Homecoming server moves
City of Heroes community forms Round Table as Homecoming rogue servers count over 56,000 players
City of Heroes’ Homecoming servers port to Canada this weekend, server status page is live
Leaderboard: Would you donate for a City of Heroes rogue server?
City of Heroes: New servers, Discord drama, and Homecoming gets $6900 in donations in 20 minutes
City of Heroes’ Homecoming rogue servers will offer character transfers after all
City of Heroes now has a fifth rogue server live as Homecoming buffs up and work on i24 continues
City of Heroes’ rogue servers nerf AE farms, boost XP, but can’t do character transfers
Two weeks in, City of Heroes has four rogue servers and heartwarmingly massive queues
Nearly 30K people have rolled City of Heroes rogue server accounts as the game turns 15 years old
Aaaaand now there’s a new temporary City of Heroes rogue server up
The Titan Network is negotiating to open a legal community-run City of Heroes server
City of Heroes’ first new rogue server shut down over a fake legal threat, but admins say it’s coming back
Leaderboard: Do you plan to play on a City of Heroes rogue server?
City of Heroes’ rogue servers may abandon character restoration as 14000 gamers register to play
Lawful Neutral: Is it safe to play on City of Heroes’ inevitable rogue servers?
The City of Heroes private server team has released its code [Update: The test server is live]
What’s going on with City of Heroes now: ‘This game is a unicorn’
Massively OP Podcast Episode 217: City of Heroes after dark
Into the Super-Verse: The death of the City of Heroes community
Leaderboard: Where do you stand on the ‘secret’ City of Heroes emulator?
‘Secret’ City of Heroes emulator operators address SCORE leak drama, rebut personal info database rumor