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MMO Week in Review: WoW’s Chains of Domination and Black Desert’s Corsair

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Topping off the MMORPG headlines this week was the news that World of Warcraft has finally picked a date for patch 9.1, Chains of...
Loser

WRUP: It’s only slightly used edition

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Ah, I see what you have your eyes on. No, don't let yourself give up so quickly, look closer. The container is what's still...

Grab a closed beta key for Gamigo’s new MOBA, Skydome

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If you've missed out on Skydome's stress test this month, then you're in luck: We've got keys to get you into the ongoing closed...

Grab a Eudemons Online summer gift bundle in honor of its 15th anniversary

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Long-running free-to-play MMO Eudemons Online is turning 15 years old this month, quite a feat in this genre! "In the past 15 years, this classic...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 326: Lost Ark is finally found

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Justin and Bree discuss E3 2021, Book of Travels, Elder Scrolls Online, Fallout 76, Diablo II Resurrected, Sea of Thieves, Riders Republic, Transformers Heavy Metal, Albion Online, Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis, Lost Ark, Aion Classic, and LOTRO, with adventures in Sims 4, WoW Classic, SWG Legends, Crowfall, and Albion, plus a mailbag topic on difficulty walls in MMOs.

MMO Week in Review: MMOs are back

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I don't know about you folks, but I feel as if I'm barely treading water when it comes to keeping up with all the...
Aqueduct

WRUP: How to feel good about yourself edition

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Oh, fun! We're doing the big one! I think I've got this down, and it's all thanks to what I refer to as my...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 325: The bards sing of Palia

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Justin, Carlo, and Bree discuss Elyon, Swords of Legends Online, WoW Classic Burning Crusade, Elder Scrolls Online Blackwood, Aion Classic, Crowfall, Trove, Neverwinter, and Palia, with a mailbag topic on spiritual successors and Guild Wars vs. Guild Wars 2.

MMO Week in Review: Burning Crusade, Blackwood, Prisms, and Crowfall

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One of my favorite "problems" is when we have a week so packed with big MMORPG news that I can't decide what to feature...
Less texture.

WRUP: Hippo dance texture edition

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What is the texture of a hippo dance? To understand this, we first have to understand a few important pieces of information. The first...

Enter to win a Star Trek Online Klothos and Klingon Personnel Package key and Bat’leth No Touch Tool

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Star Trek Online fans are surely busy with their captains in the game's House United patch that just rolled out last week. But maybe...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 324: All-mail revue

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Justin and Bree answer a whole ton of your mailbag questions on WoW retention, MMO disillusionment, MMO oldies, development hurdles, EG7 and Daybreak, MMO world exploration, guild perks, and underwater zones.

MMO Week in Review: Daybreak, BlizzCon, and Ashes of Creation

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It was a strange sort of businessy sort of week in MMO land, as Daybreak's games got a ticket to 4Game, Blizzard canceled BlizzCon...
The Guitar Hero rush hit us all.

WRUP: New compound instruments edition

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Guitarlophone: How many times have you played an electric guitar and just been stymied by how much the stupid thing isn't a xylophone, too?...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 323: Odyssey, Burning Crusade, and LOTRO

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Justin and Bree discuss Elite Dangerous' Odyssey, WoW Classic, Swords of Legends Online, Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis, Bless Unleashed, Ashes of Creation, and LOTRO, with adventures in WoW Classic and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag entry on the wild GTAO roleplay revival.

MMO Week in Review: Burning Crusade, Odyssey, SOLO, Bless, and New Genesis

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It's been a positively massive week for the MMO genre, with launches and betas left and right: WoW Classic rolled out the Burning Crusade...
Trashy.

WRUP: What’s in the bitey surprise bag edition

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What's up, folks, today's What Are You Playing is all about opening up the bitey surprise bag! The last one of these we opened...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 322: New World, old problems

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Justin and Bree discuss New World, FFXIV Endwalker, WoW Classic's backtrack, and City of Heroes streaming, with adventures in WoW, New World, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on guild housing and MMO economies.
I don't know what I was expecting but it wasn't this.

WRUP: How to let’s face it you’re not paying attention to this anyway edition

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Oh, whatever. Yes, I get it, this is where you're supposed to find everything being deliciously random and then everyone laughs because non-sequitur, and...

Grab a stack of currency and premium account time for Gaijin’s WW2 shooter Enlisted

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Darkflow Software's multiplayer shooter Enlisted burst onto the scene this past spring as one of Gaijin's inCubator games, built on Gaijin's own engine and...

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