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Massively OP Podcast Episode 414: EverQuesting on and on

Justin and Bree discuss Diablo IV, World of Warcraft, SWG Legends, Destiny 2, Star Citizen, EverQuest, LOTRO, and Elder Scrolls Online, with mailbag topics on extreme MMO zones and puzzles in MMOs.

MMO Week in Review: Diablo IV will see you in hell

Diablo IV rolled into its paid beta this weekend, stuttering with queue and performance issues that Blizzard rushed to amend. We'll have two impressions...
That's different.

WRUP: You failed your monster hunting test edition

The Yeti You wrote: "The best weapon to fight the yeti is a flaming sword." Why you were wrong: The best weapon to use to fight...

Grab a Eudemons starter kit in honor of the Swordmaster class launch

Netdragon's MMO Eudemons is busy this month celebrating the launch of a brand-new class, the Swordmaster, who can "control thousands of flying swords and...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 413: Kentucky fried gaming

Justin and Bree discuss Bellatores, Final Fantasy XIV, Ghostcrawler and the Riot MMO, WoW's patches, Diablo IV's promos, and Star Citizen, with adventures in LOTRO, Star Trek Online, and City of Heroes, plus mailbag topics on humble characters and healer aesthetics.

MMO Week in Review: Finding Wayfinder, farewelling Ghostcrawler

While its NDA remains in place, multiplayer co-op title Wayfinder did let media and players take a peek behind the curtain this week, and...
The HORSE is a noble animal.

WRUP: Where are all the video games about accidentally swallowing ipecac and throwing up all over your computer edition

Failed Plan #13: Using wolves to scare off bill collectors Apparently most bills come to the resort via mail, and the wolves mostly scared off...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 412: It’s a mad, mad, Mad World

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, Embers Adrift, Mad World, Pax Dei, and Blue Protocol, with adventures in LOTRO, AdventureQuest 3D, and No Man's Sky, plus a mailbag topic on Tabula Rasa.

MMO Week in Review: Returning to Cantha

The first episode of Guild Wars 2's post-End-of-Dragons not-a-living-story season rolled out this week, sending players back to Cantha with the crew to solve...
by cat stevens

WRUP: Here are the assignments you have turned in this semester that explain why I am going to fail you edition

The assignment: A seven-page essay using modern literary frameworks to analyze Beowulf that demonstrates an understanding of the failures of modern frameworks to account...

Grab a Lords Mobile gift bundle key in honor of its seventh birthday

IGG's multiplayer mobile-and-PC strategy MMO Lords Mobile is turning seven years old this week, I'm astonished to report, and to celebrate, the Singapore-based studio...
Reveal to me your secrets! Please.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 411: The way to Wayfinder

Justin and Bree discuss Amazon, Throne & Liberty, New World, Wayfinder, DDO, Gamigo, and RIFT, with adventures in LOTRO, ESO, New World, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on putting ourselves in MMOs and themed character designs.

MMO Week in Review: Throne & Liberty, New World’s seasons, and a pile of MMO birthdays

Amazon made two huge announcements that stole the MMO show this week: First, it's publishing NCsoft's Throne & Liberty in the west, and second,...
Still miss the combo here.

WRUP: A partial list of elves I have slain recently edition

Lord Algernon Everfell Boughslice of the Ninth Host: This dude was just the absolute worst so I challenged him to an elf duel. He...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 410: Cyberpunk meets gaslamp

Justin and Bree discuss Corepunk, Diablo IV, Palia, Nightingale, Blizzard, NCsoft, Pearl Abyss, and EG7/Daybreak, with adventures in LOTRO, Guild Wars 2, Elder Scrolls Online, and SWG Legends.

MMO Week in Review: Up-tempo Guild Wars 2

ArenaNet surprised fans this week with the announcement that it's essentially retiring the concept of Guild Wars 2's living world seasons going forward, switching...

WRUP: Boor-Man, the most boring sanctimonious superhero edition

Bitten by a small rodent holding a radioactive philosophy paper written by a white guy with dreadlocks as a sophomore college student, Edgar Firestone...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 409: All aboard the Tyria train

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2's new roadmap, Blizzard's financials, the latest Microsoft ABK drama, and earthquake relief, with adventures in LOTRO and GW2, plus mailbag topics on Gloria Victis and our failed MMO character concepts.

MMO Week in Review: Blizzard’s bewildering business briefing

Blizzard dominated headlines this week as Blizzard counted its best quarter for monthly active players across all of its online games since it started...
by cat stevens

WRUP: I learned it from watching you, dad edition

crossing a street in New York City by Dark Souls dodge rolling through all of the cars only to reach the other side,...