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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 187: The raid in our stars

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2's new living world episode, Boundless, EverQuest II, Blizzard, Warframe, EVE Online, SWTOR, the petition to save WildStar, and our big site revamp.
If I had known then what I know now, I... would have felt no different, really, but it might have mitigated stuff.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 186: The perfect storm of MMO news

Justin and Bree discuss WildStar's sunset, Pearl Abyss' acquisition of CCP and EVE Online, the new Lord of the Rings MMO, THQ Nordic's buy-up of 38 Studios MMO Project Copernicus, the Daybreak NantWorks investment/venture, Old School RuneScape, and MMO emulation.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 185: PAX West crud

Larry, Justin, and Bree talk PAX West, Elder Scrolls Online, Rend, Dauntless, Torchlight Frontiers, Blades, Neverwinter, Anthem, Star Citizen, Runes of Magic, Wizard101, FFXIV, PlanetSide 2, SWTOR, WoW, and Star Wars Galaxies, with a mailbag email on how MMOs can facilitate roleplaying.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 184: Gamescom spectacular

Justin and Bree discuss Gamescom, anticipated MMOs, Ashes of Creation, New World, Maplestory 2, Torchlight Frontiers, Just Survive, and World of Warcraft, with mailbag entries on racing to the level cap and amazing visual moments in MMORPGs.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 183: Battle for Battle for Azeroth

Eliot, Justin, and Bree discuss WoW Battle for Azeroth, Fallout 76, WildStar, NCsoft, Ashes of Creation, MMO Kickstarters, FFXIV, and SWG, with more haiku and mailbag entry on rating WoW for kids.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 182: Follow the Torchlight

Justin and Bree discuss World of Warcraft, Star Wars Galaxies, LOTRO, Torchlight Frontiers, Diablo, RuneScape Classic, Trove, and No Man's Sky. And also haiku!
Shame about the writing, though.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 181: Some devs just want to watch the world tree burn

Justin and Bree discuss World of Warcraft's lore drama, Star Citizen's stockpiling controversy, DDO's new expansion, Riot's MMO tease, Albion's Merlyn, and TESO's DLC, with mailbag entry on the Horde impact and SC's pay-to-win.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 180: Superstoked for heroic MMOs

Justin and Bree discuss the influence of City of Heroes (Paragon Chat, SEGS, Valiance Online, Ship of Heroes, and City of Titans), plus WoW, No Man's Sky, SWGemu, Camelot Unchained, STO, CCP's new MMO, and Rend, with a mailbag entry on comments negativity.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 179: MMO parenting fails

Justin and Bree discuss Star Wars Galaxies Legends, World of Warcraft, Elite Dangerous, LOTRO's Weatherstock, Trion's layoffs, No Man's Sky's multiplayer, DDO, and Wizard 101 updates, with mailbag entries on how to start an MMO blog and spooky stuff in Guild Wars 2.
Familiar?

Massively OP Podcast Episode 178: #womenarecosmetic

Justin and Bree discuss WoW's Battle for Azeroth, Wild West Online, Star Citizen, Defiance 2050, Rend, and Fractured, with a mailbag question on in-game conflict resolution and a special interview on Blaugust Reborn.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 177: ArenaNet A-bomb

Justin and Bree discuss the Guild Wars 2 debacle, Trove, The Sims 3, Camelot Unchained, Warframe, Shroud of the Avatar, Temtem, Final Fantasy XIV, Defiance 2050, and Trion's Marvel Heroes promo, plus a mailbag entry on looter shooters as the future of MMORPGs.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 176: Guild Wars 2, The Crew 2, and Elder Scrolls too

Justin and Bree discuss Fractured's Kickstarter, Trion Worlds' purchase of Gazillion, Guild Wars 2's new episode, The Crew 2's launch, drama in Elder Scrolls Online and Black Desert, The Sims, DDO, Trove, what we bought in the Steam sale, and pipedreams for Marvel Heroes.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 175: Virtual heartbreakers

Justin and Bree discuss E3, WoW Classic, Crowfall's delay, Defiance 2050's release date, Fortnite's Sony mess, Black Desert's dating mechanics, and EVE and Star Citizen's ship squabble, with mailbag questions on midgame MMO play and why MMO studios won't shup up and take our money.
Answer a question, Todd.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 174: Fallout vs. Elder Scrolls

Justin and Bree discuss E3, Elder Scrolls VI and Online, Fallout 76, Anthem, FFXIV, Black Desert, Bless, LOTRO, and STO, with mailbag questions on Daybreak and the problem with MMO forums.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 173: The Bless Mess

Justin and Bree discuss Bless Online's launch, EVE Online's Into the Abyss, Fallout 76, Elder Scrolls Online's spyware issue, Path of Exile's Incursion, H1Z1, Star Trek Online, Trove, DDO, and UO, with mailbag questions on the Bless Mess and on open-world immersion.
Cool.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 172: Delays and do-overs

Justin and Bree discuss WoW, Dauntless, Trove, H1Z1, Bless, RuneScape, Echo of Soul, Wargaming, FFXIV, hyper-realism, wacky MMO jobs, and Solo (but no spoilers!)

Massively OP Podcast Episode 171: Bless you, my subscriber

Justin and Bree discuss LOTRO, Bless Online, Elder Scrolls Online Summerset, Worlds Adrift, Pantheon, Skull & Bones, and The Division 2, with mailbag questions on the Eastern MMO stigma and Sea of Thieves' new MMO paradigm.
Oh, you're busy, we can come back later.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 170: Mild West Online

Justin and Bree discuss Conan Exiles, Wild West Online, LOTRO, NCsoft's financials, Gamersfirst's acquisition, H1Z1, the Guild Wars franchise, WoW, DDO, and Trove, with mailbag topics on offensive in-game titles and too-fast MMO combat.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 169: Farscape and RuneScape

Justin and Bree discuss WoW, Trove, Secret World Legends, RuneScape and Jagex, Amazon's New World, PWE MMO sunsets, Star Trek Online's new business model, SWTOR, and ESO, plus mailbag topics on the Guild Wars 1 graphics update and crafting MMOs. And yes, we talk Farscape too!

Massively OP Podcast Episode 168: MMOs all higgledy-piggledy

Justin and Bree discuss Wild West Online, EVE Online, WoW's Battle for Azeroth, Ragnarok, Elite, LOTRO, Star Trek Online, Trove, and City of Heroes' Paragon Chat, with mailbag questions on free-to-play entitlement and whether expansions need new classes.

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