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Join Justin Olivetti and Bree Royce every Tuesday for the Massively OP Podcast. You can scroll down to the latest podcast below, or you can follow us directly through your preferred player: LibsyniTunes, StitcherPocket Casts, TuneIn Radio, and PlayerFM.

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Massively OP Podcast Episode 339: Kitchen sinks and the Tao of MMOs

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Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, Funcom, Mortal Online 2, WoW Classic, EverQuest II, Star Trek Online, and Final Fantasy XIV, with adventures in Elder Scrolls Online and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on the direction of Guild Wars 2 and WoW and what's going on with LOTRO's dead servers.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 338: No power in the multiverse can stop Raph Koster

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Justin and Bree discuss Elyon, Lost Ark, New World, Crowfall, LOTRO, and Raph Koster's multiverse, with adventures in Runes of Magic, Fallout 76, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on when leaving an MMO isn't an option and whether WoW is still an MMO.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 337: Desperation is a good look on you

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Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, WoW and the Blizzard scandal, Fallout 76, DokeV and New World at Gamescom, Daybreak, TitanReach, and Into the Echo.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 336: Bards and battleships

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Justin and Bree discuss World of Warships, Roblox, World of Warcraft, Guild Wars 2, Elyon, and Neverwinter, with adventures in LOTRO, FFXIV, GW2, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on repurposing nostalgia and transplanting MMO systems.
Whoops.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 335: Farewell Astellia

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Justin and Bree discuss Astellia Online, Guild Wars 2, Blizzard, and No Man's Sly, with adventures in LOTRO and FFXIV, plus mailbag topics on Diablo's sudden spotlight and the fate of the Blizzard name.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 334: New World’s fourth delay

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Justin and Bree discuss Bless Unleashed's PC launch, Blizzard's financials and Brack's departure, New World's latest delay, Dungeon and Dragons Online, the gender and survey, with adventures in Ship of Heroes, LOTRO, FFXIV, Albion, CoH, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on deadly difficulty in LOTRO and why FFXIV has become the landing zone for WoW refugees.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 333: Dragon us back to Guild Wars 2

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Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2's End of Dragons, Pathfinder Online, Crimson Desert, and Week Two of the Blizzard Scandal, with adventures in LOTRO, FFXIV, Albion, Guild Wars 2, and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag topic on boycotts in the MMO space.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 332: Does every voice really matter at Blizzard?

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Justin and Bree discuss the Blizzard sexism lawsuit, with brief stops in New World, Lineage II, and Ship of Heroes.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 331: The transparency episode

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Justin and Bree discuss Crowfall, Chronicles of Elyria, Camelot Unchained, Guild Wars 2, Final Fantasy XIV, Swords of Legends Online, Elyon, Warframe, and Path of Exile, with adventures in FFXIV, WoW Classic, LOTRO, and Albion Online, plus mailbag topics on Crowfall's marketing and its roleplay problem.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 330: Swords of Crows Online

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Justin and Bree discuss the launches of Crowfall and Swords of Legends Online, Fallout 76, WoW's story mess, and Elite Dangerous, with adventures in Albion Online, LOTRO, SWG Legends, Crowfall, WoW Classic, and FFXIV, plus a quick mailbag topic on Albion crafting.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 329: Sith happens

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Justin and Eliot discuss Magic Legends and the Cryptic layoffs, SWTOR's Legacy of the Sith, Guild Wars 2's End of Dragons delay, with adventures in FFXIV and WoW Classic, plus a mailbag topic on FFXIV as the potential WoW killer.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 328: SOLO? YOLO!

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Justin and Bree discuss Aion Classic's messy launch, SOLO's launch date, LOTRO's legendary servers, and Anarchy Online's 10th birthday, with adventures in WoW Classic, FFXIV, and Albion Online, plus a mailbag topic on zombie MMOs. (Not real zombies.)

Massively OP Podcast Episode 327: Ducks all the way down

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Justin and Bree discuss WoW 9.1, Elder Scrolls Online, LOTRO Classic, RuneScape Mobile, and Black Desert's Corsair, with adventures in Final Fantasy XIV, WoW Classic, Albion Online, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on developer promises and skills we learned in MMOs.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 321: Bespin and Burning Crusade

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Justin and Bree SWG Legends Bespin, WoW Classic Burning Crusade's launch date, Blizzard's financials, Elyon's beta, Elder Scrolls Online's Blackwood, Corepunk, and adventures in DDO, plus a mailbag topic on why people leaving MMOs.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 320: Guild Wars 2 shakes and stirs

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Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, EG7 and Daybreak, Soulworker's sunset, and the patch parade of PlanetSide 2, Wizard101, Fallout 76, SWTOR, and Dungeons and Dragons Online, with adventures in WoW Classic, LOTRO, City of Heroes, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on perpetual content in MMOs and toxic positivity in the genre.

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