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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 167: Daybreaking news

Justin and Bree host a special edition of the podcast focused entirely on the Daybreak denial and layoff story as it's unfolded.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 166: Russia breaks the internet

Justin and Bree discuss DDO, Secret World Legends, Star Trek Online, Trove, Ultima Online, the Russian Telegram crisis' effect on MMOs, TERA, Kritika, RIFT Prime, and MapleStory 2, with mailbag topics on zoning out in MMOs and finding classic play niches in modern crowdfunded MMOs.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 165: Step into the Morninglight

Justin and MJ discuss Secret World Legends, DDO, WoW, Conan Exiles, RIFT, LOTRO, TERA, Ultima Online, ArcheAge, and Star Trek Online, with mailbag questions on combat combos and recapturing former players.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 164: Shroud of the Heroes

Justin and Bree discuss April Fools' Day across the MMO world, RIFT, DDO, Trove, Guild Wars 2, WoW, Sea of Thieves, Shroud of the Avatar, SWTOR, and FFXIV, with mailbag questions on MMO tourist modes and character customization.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 163: Expansions ‘Я’ Us

Justin and Bree talk expansions for Elder Scrolls Online, Star Trek Online, and Skyforge, with news on Bless, GDC, Ship of Heroes, SWTOR, a new Star Wars title, Project Gorgon, RIFT, WoW, and Trove, with mailbag questions on whether Gorgon vs EverQuest and our Steam Team.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 162: The Morninglight wants you

Justin and Bree discuss Project Gorgon, RIFT, Trove, Secret World Legends' South Africa, ArcheAge's progression servers, Black Desert on Xbox One, World of Warcraft, and Bless, with mailbag entries on classic Guild Wars and RIFT Prime.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 161: Project power

Justin and Bree discuss RIFT Prime, Trove, Project C, Project Gorgon, H1Z1, The Division 2, Guild Wars 2, and LOTRO, with mailbag questions on mimicking Minecraft's business model and playing the good stuff while you still can.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 160: Defiance ’till the end

Justin and Bree discuss Sea of Thieves, Defiance 2050, Funcom, Secret World, Guild Wars 2, and Villagers & Heroes, plus new updates in Neverwinter, WoW, Black Desert, and Path of Exile, with a mailbag question on all the MMOs we're looking forward to.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 159: Panda punching

Justin and Bree discuss all the new stuff coming in March, plus news from TERA, RIFT Prime, H1Z1, Black Desert, Guild Wars 2, and secret projects, with mailbag questions on the fast pace of the site and MMO terminology.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 158: We are all heroes

Justin and Bree discuss Final Fantasy XIV, Closers, Guild Wars 2, Trove, LOTRO, Elder Scrolls Online, SWTOR, Secret World Legends, and Tree of Savior, with mailbag questions on lockboxes without gambling and sunsetting working MMORPGs.
when yo crush read yo note that say lemme smash

Massively OP Podcast Episode 157: Lunar Valentines

Justin and Bree discuss Valentine's Day and Lunar New Year in MMOs, Guild Wars 2's latest patch, Camelot Unchained's beta date, WoW's Battle for Azeroth alpha, Closers' launch, Black Desert's unification, and Final Fantasy XIV's population, with mailbag questions on multiple accounts (spoilers: Bree talks about SWG for like three hours) and variety in period MMOs.
Stabby stabby

Massively OP Podcast Episode 156: Downfalls and uprisings

Justin and Bree discuss MMO and MOBA sunsets, WoW's Battle for Azeroth, Alganon, DDO, Star Citizen, and Blade & Soul, plus a bit about Ultima Online and LOTRO, with mailbag questions on Guild Wars 2's classes and the state of MMO communities.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 155: Pirates, progression, and patches

Justin and Bree discuss Age of Conan, FFXIV, SWTOR, Closers, EVE Online, Sea of Thieves, WoW, and Guild Wars 2, with mailbag questions on non-combat MMO options and playing MMOs with a newborn.
That is definitely a thing.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 154: A Prime experiment

Justin and Bree discuss Trion's big RIFT and Devilian news, Camelot Unchained's $7.5M investment, Darkfall New Dawn's launch, and layoffs for Albion and Elyria, with a mailbag question on what went wrong with WildStar.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 153: It’s a whole New World

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, WoW, DDO, New World, RIFT, Elite, and ArcheAge, with a mailbag question on easing into full-scale MMO sandboxes.
I suppose this is a problem I'm happy to complain about.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 152: Allied races and superhero sprints

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, ARK, Portal Knights, World of Warcraft, Champions Online, Fractured, Ship of Heroes, Black Desert, Elder Scrolls Online, and Life is Feudal, with mailbag questions on teaching MMO teamwork to kids and lockboxes vs. advertising.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 151: New year staff roundtable

Justin, Bree, Eliot, MJ, Larry, Brendan, Tina, and Andrew sit for a roundtable on the MMOs we played in 2017, our 2018 resolutions, and the site's 2017 awards, with mailbag questions on MMO food, PvP, investigation content, business models worse than lockboxes, and the state of the site.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 150: Mailbag gabfest

Justin and Bree tear through the mailbag to answer listener questions on MMOs, from story and leveling and social play to open-world housing and crafting and loot to the future of MMO content and even a peek into our day-to-day on the site.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 149: Bringing back the MMO magic

Justin and Bree discuss LOTRO, WoW, MMO holiday events, ArcheAge, the site awards, EverQuest, Pantheon, Ashes of Creation, RIFT, the Star Citizen lawsuit, and Funcom, with mailbag topics on horror MMOs and "iterating the magic away."

Massively OP Podcast Episode 148: Vampires, kobolds, and pirates

Justin and Bree discuss MOP's December awards, DDO, Secret World Legends, Path of Exile, Hearthstone, Sea of Thieves, RIFT, and Blade and Soul, with mailbag questions on returning to MMOs and love for Champs Online.

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