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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 374: Star Citizen, one decade later

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Justin and Bree discuss the state of Star Citizen, Final Fantasy XI's 20th birthday, Guild Wars 2's Sky Pirates, DDO's Isle of Dread, and EVE Online's EVE Anywhere, plus a mailbag topic on struggling with single-player games in the wake of MMOs.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 373: Bots are bad, ‘mkay?

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Just and Bree discuss Lost Ark's bots, FFXIV's mods, Star Trek Online's Stormfall, Elder Scrolls Online's High Isle, and Wrath Classic beta, with adventures in LOTRO and City of Heroes, plus a mailbag topic on Black Desert's perceived decline.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 372: Blizzard’s great mobile hope

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Justin and bree discuss Blizzard's quarterly financials, Diablo Immortal, Warcraft Arclight Rumble, Forsaken World's sunset, ZeniMax's rumored Star Wars MMO, and EVE Fanfest and its COVID outbreak, with adventures in LOTRO and SWG Legends, plus a voicemail topic on MMOs moving from fantasy to sci-fi.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 371: Upending the mailbag

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Justin and Bree dip into the mailbag for discussions on MMO streamlining, vehicles vs. avatars, casual-friendly economies, guild projects and progression, changes to MMOs we don't play, compelling crafting, and other cool MMO sites.
Yes, that's a dragon.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 370: Dragonflight, TERA, and LOTRO

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In this bonus episode, Justin and Bree discuss WoW's Dragonflight reveal, the uproar over Wrath Classic, TERA's sunset, and LOTRO's massive anniversary.
A new road has begun.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 369: FFXIV’s new adventure

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Justin and Bree discuss FFXIV 6.1 and housing issues, Elder Scrolls Online High Isle, RIFT's update, DDO's cat people, and Richard Garriott's NFT project, with adventures in LOTRO, ESO, DDO, No Man's Sky, and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag topic on FFXIV's adventure plates.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 368: Morrowind and the Mirror Universe

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Justin and Bree discuss Star Trek Online, movement in EverQuest and EverQuest II, RuneScape's subscription hike, Elder Scrolls Online's freebie Morrowind, and Ukraine's impact in Overwatch and Wargaming MMOs, with adventures in LOTRO, DDO, and TTRPG Hero Kids, plus a mailbag topic of virtual reality MMOs.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 367: Day of the Long Charr

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Justin and Bree discuss April Fools' Day around the MMO world, Black Desert's Eternal Winter, FFXIV's Newfound Adventure, E3's cancelation, World of Warcraft's expansion rumor, and dwindling hope for RIFT, with adventures in LOTRO, DDO, Guild Wars 2, and City of Heroes, plus mailbag topics on epic MMO combos and the future of New World.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 366: A blunder and a blunderbuss

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Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2's next expansion, New World's latest patch, Gamigo's layoffs, Black Desert, and Elyon, with adventures in LOTRO, DDO, GW2, and City of Heroes, plus mailbag topics on MMO longevity and volunteerism in MMOs.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 365: Free Middle-earth

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Justin and Bree discuss LOTRO's monetization shift, NCsoft's Throne and Liberty, Albion Online, New World, Elder Scrolls Online, Elyon, and ArcheAge, with adventures in LOTRO, DDO, WoW Classic, Guild Wars 2, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on SSG support and our favorite MMO zones.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 364: Turtle power!

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Justin and Bree discuss Elite Dangerous console, EVE Online's P2W controversy, Guild Wars 2's turtles, and WoW's expansion reveal, with adventures in DDO, WoW Classic, SWG Legends, and GW2, plus mailbag topics on WoW free-to-play and New World's MMO pedigree.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 363: Cruising through Cantha

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Colin, Justin, and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2's End of Dragons launch, how the MMO industry has responded to Ukraine, SWTOR's botched LOTS rollout, Conan Chop Chop, and Swords of Legends Online's free to play rollout, with a mailbag topic on when MMO studios should pull the plug on a failed game.
Lock'd

Massively OP Podcast Episode 362: Eternal Winter, Eternity’s End, End of Dragons

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Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2 End of Dragons, Black Desert Mountain of Eternal Winter, DDO's 16th anniversary, WoW's Eternity's End, EverQuest II's level-agnostic server, and Elder Scrolls Online's account-wide achievements, with adventures in LOTRO, DDO, ESO, and Guild Wars 2, plus a voicemail on faction identity in MMOs.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 361: A disturbance in the Force

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Justin and Larry discuss SWTOR's Legacy of the Sith, Palia's business model, LOTRO's Rangers and Ruins, DDO's new producer, and FFXIV's 2022 roadmap, with adventures in SWTOR, LOTRO, Conan Exiles, and Elder Scrolls Online, plus mailbag topics on getting back into MMOs and favorite NPCs.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 360: The flood of the Lost Ark

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Justin and Bree discuss Lost Ark, Conan Chop Chop, Lord of the Rings IP, WoW 9.2, and TitanReach, with adventures in WoW Classic, LOTRO, and Lost Ark, plus a mailbag topic on zones we just can't stand.
Bundles.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 359: Tearing down the faction wall

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Chris, Justin, and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2 End of Dragons, World of Warcraft, Blizzard's financials, Star Citizen's roadmap mess, Mortal Online 2's rollback, New World's merges, and Lost Ark's headstart, with adventures in WoW Classic, Zenith, LOTRO, SWG Legends, and Monster Hunter Rise, plus a mailbag topic on the future of SSG and Daybreak.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 358: High Isle thing, you make my heart sing

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Justin and Bree discuss Elder Scrolls Online's High Isle, Blizzard's new survival game, Global Agenda's return from the dead, PlanetSide 2's Oshur, Broken Ranks, Mortal Online 2, Zenith, and Swords of Legends Online's F2P switch, with adventures in LOTRO and ESO, plus mailbag topics on MMO lingo and The Black Death.
A world of disappointments.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 357: Microsoft swallows Blizzard whole

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Justin and Bree discuss the Microsoft Activision-Blizzard buyout, the EverQuest franchise roadmaps, Nightingale's ex-MMO status, Guild Wars 2 End of Dragons, and the Riot MMO, with adventures in LOTRO and Elder Scrolls Online, plus mailbag topics on Blizzard and games made for streaming.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 356: A long time from now in a galaxy far, far away

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Justin and Bree discuss LOTRO, Star Citizen, Black Desert, Elyon, and Neverwinter, with adventures in LOTRO, Crowfall, and Elder Scrolls Online, plus voicemail topics on alienating MMO design choices and new MMO crafting professions.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 355: All your ships are belong to us

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Justin, Colin, and Bree discuss Elder Scrolls Online, Lost Ark, ArcheAge, Elyon, EVE Online, and Guild Wars 2, with adventures in LOTRO, ESO, and GW2, plus mailbag topics on choice in MMOs and resurrecting Landmark.

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