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LOTRO Legendarium: Eight tips for leveling up in Lord of the Rings Online

Typically around this time of the year, I'll offer up my wish list of features and changes that I'd like to see happen in...

The Stream Team: Solving the second half of Secret World Legends’ Krampusnacht puzzle

What do you call an investigation mission that take time to suss out? Massively OP's MJ calls it awesome! Secret World Legend's 2018 Krampusnacht...

Chaos Theory: Secret World Legends has a Krampusnacht content gift – here’s your guide

Whoot! Secret World Legends delivered a nice surprise gift for Krampusnacht 2018: new content! As in, new new, not returning-from-TSW new. Not just...
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Massively OP’s guide to MMO Thanksgiving 2018

Unlike with Halloween and Christmas, it seems like MMORPG developers never quite know what to do with the Thanksgiving holiday. Vastly fewer games celebrate...

All the best MMO sales of Black Friday 2018

Fun fact: I live pretty far from my nearest family, so I don't have to get to go home and partake of the American...

Massively OP’s 2018 gift guide for the MMO fan

Hello, readers! It's pre-holiday-shopping-season sale time again, and our sales team has put together a selection of artisanal hand-crafted MMOs and not-so-MMOs for the...

EVE Evolved: Making the most of EVE Online’s Onslaught expansion

EVE Online's Onslaught expansion goes live in just a few days on November 13th, and it looks like it has a little...

Hyperspace Beacon: Five tools to up your roleplay game in SWTOR

As you all know, I like to roleplay in Star Wars: The Old Republic. In fact, creating characters and creating struggles for them...

Hyperspace Beacon: Obtaining the Masterwork armor in SWTOR Update 5.10

I'm torn on this new armor achievement system in Star Wars: The Old Republic. On the one hand, everyone can get the armor...

MassivelyOP’s guide to MMO Halloween 2018

Whether or not you consider yourself too old to put on that Hulk or Sparkle Twilight costume and prance ("HULK PRANCE") around the neighborhood...

Chaos Theory: A guide to Secret World Legend’s Samhain 2018 community events

If you thought that all Samhain had to offer was official Secret World Legends missions and events, you'd be mistaken. A-machete-through-the-skull sorely mistaken....
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EVE Vegas 2018 is this weekend: Here’s what to expect from the show

It's that time of year again when internet spaceship nerds descend on Las Vegas to get incredibly drunk find out what the future holds...

Chaos Theory: Secret World Legend’s 2018 Samhain is music to my ears

It's the most wonderful time of the year With radios playing and ghost that are slaying the ones who come near It's the most wonderful time of...

EverQuesting: A guide to EverQuest II’s expansion prelude event, Against the Elements

Sometimes it feels like forever before the next expansion comes -- even when it's regular every year! That's what this year has been like...

EVE Evolved: The rookie’s guide to fitting ships in EVE Online

The ship fitting system is one of EVE Online's most powerful and useful features, but it comes with a pretty steep learning curve...

Massively on the Go: Our guide to legendary and EX raiding in Pokemon Go

It's a bit odd to say this about a Pokemon game, but raiding in Pokemon Go is kind of a big deal. Multiplayer has always...

World of Warcraft explains what you have to do to get your Mag’har Orcs and Dark Iron Dwarves

With all of the possible goals vying for your attention in World of Warcraft's Battle for Azeroth, it might be that you've...

Working As Intended: Returning to Star Wars Galaxies – in 2018

If you've followed the Massively OP Podcast this summer or read any of my ramblings in Daily Grinds and WRUPs, you probably know that...

Massively on the Go: Guide to Pokemon Go’s battle system basics

As much as I love some of the game's systems that encourage social play, Pokemon Go's obtuse battle system from the start was problematic....

The Survivalist: Which sci-fi crash site survival sandbox should you play?

Survival sandboxes have certainly come a long way in the last couple of years. Not only has the number of new genres exploded (as...

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