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WRUP: How to properly cook a cheeseburger but you stop in the middle to microwave a soda can for some reason edition

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Editor's note: Please do not do this, or any other thing recommended by WRUP. Just tell us what MMOs you're playing this weekend, and maybe answer the bonus question - this week's is about quotable movies.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 457: Sailing into February with cannons blazing

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Justin and Bree discuss Skull & Bones, FFXIV on Xbox, WoW Classic, New World, and Nightingale, with adventures in LOTRO, Elder Scrolls Online, and City of Heroes, plus mailbag topics on day and night cycles and getting out of MMO gaming ruts.

MMO Week in Review: Skull & Bones departs drydock

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Skull & Bones finally drifted into its soft launch open beta after eleventy billion delays and do-overs, and... it's actually not terrible? And it's...
It's fun

WRUP: Taylor Swift throws the first football at the Superbowl edition

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Before any contest for initial possession of the football begins, a visibly tired Taylor Swift walks onto the field wearing sweatpants, a loose blouse...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 456: The MMO housing show

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Justin and Bree tackle a theme proposed by the listeners, as this show is all about MMORPG housing, including why housing matters, post-launch housing patches, placement tools, prefab vs. custom houses, housing as part of the gameplay loop, apartments vs. instanced vs. open-world housing, incentivizing housing use, taxes and monetization, and integrating housing into MMO ecosystems.

MMO Week in Review: Blizzard’s brand-new boss

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Meet the new boss, same as the... well, actually we don't know how samey Johanna Faries is going to be just yet. She's replacing...
hisss

WRUP: How to get ham from snakes edition

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All right so I'm not actually sure what you need to learn here. For one thing, ham is a meat that comes from pigs....

Massively OP Podcast Episode 455: Odyssey to the abyss

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Justin and Bree discuss Riot's and Blizzard's layoffs, the death of Blizzard's Odyssey, Palworld, Kritika, The Day Before, and Star Trek Online, with adventures in Guild Wars 2 and City of Heroes, plus a mailbag topic on memorable fluff loot.
canary

MMO Week in Review: The Activision-Blizzard and Riot layoffs

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Two of the biggest gaming congloms chose this week to lay off a combined total of 2500 people, as Riot Games and Microsoft-owned-Activision-Blizzard shed...
chuweo

WRUP: Chuweo edition

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Hey everyone, I know that generally speaking these entries for What Are You Playing are just ridiculous and you can totally ignore them if...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 454: MMO roadmap roundup

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Justin and Bree discuss the 2024 roadmaps for Lord of the Rings Online, Lost Ark, World of Warcraft, Guild Wars 2, EVE Online, Elder Scrolls Online, New World, EverQuest, EverQuest II, and Wayfinder, with adventures in LOTRO, FFXIV, and City of Heroes.

MMO Week in Review: Elder Scrolls Online paves the way for Gold Road

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Elder Scrolls Online fully unveiled its Gold Road chapter this week, letting players peek into the region, the city of Skingrad, and a tantalizing...
AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

WRUP: A spectacular story about Lyle with help from Wikipedia edition

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Lyle is a great guy who was born in Scotland in 1987! Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Wait,...

Leaderboard: What’s the most vulnerable Daybreak MMO in 2024?

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Every year when it comes time to update this poll for January, I consider tossing it out. But the last few years of Daybreak...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 453: Massively minds of the roundtable

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Ready for yet another staff roundtable, this time with Justin, Bree, Sam, and Chris? You best be, as these fine minds discuss City of...

MMO Week in Review: MMO peregrinations with Pictomancers, phasers, and PSO2

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Bad news, everyone: Some dude on Reddit says there's not enough MMORPG news, so you're imagining Star Trek Online announcing its 31st season, Vindictus...
Flag.

WRUP: Learn Portuguese by assuming that every language you don’t know is probably the same edition

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Hello. My name is Stanley Seagull. Like many of you, I have long wished that I knew Portuguese so that I could speak with...

Leaderboard: What was the most overrated MMO of 2023?

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It's no secret that whenever somebody declares a GOTY, somebody else is going to say that game is overrated. Heck, we cover some major...

Leaderboard: What was the best *new* MMO of 2023?

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So I have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that we have a lot of MMORPGs coming in 2024!...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 452: A staff roundtable for a new year

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We're kicking off a new year of the podcast with a staff roundtable with Justin, Eliot, MJ, and Carlo as we talk about our...

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