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Stick and Rudder: Nine non-combat activities to enjoy in Elite Dangerous

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I’m horrible at combat in Elite Dangerous. It took me several tries to get past the bot in the combat tutorial. Not the...

Winter holiday events around the MMO universe, 2020 edition

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Ho ho ho, it's Santa's younger brother Derrick here to do all of the jobs that Nick can't be bothered with this holiday season!...

The Game Archaeologist’s ultimate MMO archives v4.0

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By far, my favorite column to write here at Massively OP (and the one that always takes the longest) is The Game Archaeologist....

The best MMO sales and events of Thanksgiving and Black Friday 2020

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Thanksgiving and Black Friday are pretty different in 2020 than in past years, but the online gaming sales and events? They're eternal. Join us...

MassivelyOP’s 2020 guide to Halloween across the MMO world

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Take a pro-tip from a Halloween gaming expert: If you shout "Bloody Mary" three times at any MMO login screen, you'll unlock a secret...

Massively on the Go: All the events and promos coming Pokemon Go this fall

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Pokemon Go has received a sudden influx of new events, updates, partnerships, and "heads-ups" from Niantic in the past few days. Most are...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Tips and tricks for Guild Wars 2’s roller beetle racing

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I’m not a big racing game person. Sure, I played my fair share of Mario Kart 64 back in the day, but beyond that,...

Desert Oasis: Our guide to playing Black Desert’s season servers

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The introduction of Black Desert's season servers this summer was my chocolate-in-peanut-butter moment of the year. I didn't know the combination would be...

Jukebox Heroes: The ultimate guide to MMORPG music

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It's been a long, strange, and wonderful journey to explore MMORPG music with you here in Jukebox Heroes. And while I am anticipating...

Working As Intended: Decorating MMORPG houses in SWG Legends and beyond

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I've been mulling over how to do a piece about MMO housing for a while now, spurred on by colleagues and readers who've said...

Desert Oasis: Putting Black Desert’s music system in context with other MMOs

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Back in the day, I used to really be into the ukulele. I used to play in open mics and sold them as...

Chaos Theory: Secret World Legend’s third anniversary and the 2020 MEGAversary event

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Another year has come and gone. (Though we might be glad this one's over.) Secret World Legends, the reboot of the beloved

Tamriel Infinium: Getting ready for Elder Scrolls Online’s Greymoor chapter

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Are you ready for Elder Scrolls Online Greymoor chapter release next week? I mean, are you really ready? Here at Massively OP,...
Wake-up bomb.

Desert Oasis: Deep-diving Black Desert’s Musa and Maewha classes

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I think I may be in the minority of people who enjoy being home all day. It gives that much needed time to just...

Easter dawns in Warframe, Dauntless, ArcheAge, Elite Dangerous, RIFT, Hackmud, DAoC, and WoW

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Just because you're homebound doesn't mean you can't stretch your legs in virtual worlds and enjoy your favorite Easter activities! We've got a...

Desert Oasis: A guide to getting started with Black Desert’s lifeskill system

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For pretty much all of my MMO-gaming career, I avoided anything involving crafting, gathering, and cooking. If the problem can't be solved with a...
Pshoo.

Torchlight III shows off the Sharpshooter class in new alpha video

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Multiplayer not-an-MMO-anymore Torchlight III has a new dev blog and video out today on the Sharpshooter, its very last new class before...

Into the Super-verse: Getting started with Champions Online in 2020

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The sharp rise and fall of Champions Online back in 2009 resulted in a game that's made for an easy target of jokes...

Working As Intended: Deep-diving Star Wars Galaxies’ endgame crafting

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When I leaped back into Star Wars Galaxies via the SWG Legends rogue server mid-2018, I didn't really truly think I'd stay...

Warframe of Mind: Celebrating seven years with free styles, weapons, and a contest

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Is seven a lucky number? It is for Warframe, which is turning seven years old this month. Actually, I think you could argue...

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