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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 286: Cantha, Shadowlands, and New World

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Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2 End of Dragons, WoW Shadowlands, New World, Elder Scrolls Online, and Final Fantasy XIV, with adventures in WoW Classic, LOTRO, SWTOR, Wurm Online, SWG Legends, and Guild Wars 2, plus reader mail on reviving old zones, recovering from burnout, and Mo himself.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 285: Exit En Masse

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Justin and Bree discuss En Masse's closure, Amazon's Lost Ark, LOTRO, WoW Classic, Wurm Online, Population Zero, and Torchlight III, with adventures in SWTOR, WoW, SWG Legends, and The Sims, plus reader mail on MMO customer service and MMO talent trees.
Not a sharknado.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 284: Mommy, don’t let them take my Fortnite away

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Justin and Bree discuss Final Fantasy XIV 5.3, City of Heroes Homecoming, Daybreak buying Cold Iron, WoW Shadowlands' prepatch, EVE Echoes' launch, Epic's lawsuit, and the passing of Meridian 59's Brian Grene, with adventures in Valiance Online, LOTRO, and The Sims 4, plus a mailbag topic on industry stress for devs.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 283: TennoConversations

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Justin, Bree, and MJ discuss Warframe and TennoCon 2020, Crowfall's beta, LOTRO's Rohan housing, DDO's nasty rollback, Blizzard's latest mess, and Guild Wars 2's underwater mounts, with a special edition of the Daily Grind Blitz.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 282: Gate crashers

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Justin and Bree discuss WoW Classic, Dragon's Prophet, Warhammer Online's Return of Reckoning, Phantasy Star Online 2, and EVE Echoes, with adventures in LOTRO, SWTOR, WoW, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on memorable MMO stories and the greediest games.
This, uh. This was a thing.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 281: A Steamy summer

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Justin and Bree discuss SWTOR and Wurm Online launching on Steam, FFXIV's 5.3 patch, Phantasy Star Online 2's New Genesis, the Fable MMO rumor, Valiance Online, and Elder Scrolls Online on Stadia, with adventures in LOTRO, SWG Legends, and WoW, plus a mailbag topic on FFXIV's unskippable dungeons.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 280: Middle-earth practices social distancing

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Justin and Bree discuss Funcom, Guild Wars 2, LOTRO, Nexon, No Man's Sky, and Skull and Bones, with adventures in LOTRO, Hearthstone, and WoW, plus mailbag topics on fidelity to artistic vision and phasing vs. immersion.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 279: New World in the new year

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Justin and Bree discuss New World, WoW Shadowlands, Dual Universe, Legends of Aria, Elder Scrolls Online, and Torchlight III, with adventures in WoW, LOTRO, and Fallout 76, plus mailbag topics on lazy development and Mists of Pandaria.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 278: Patchy McPatchface

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Justin and Bree discuss LOTRO, DDO, Pantheon, SWTOR, BDO, and Blade & Soul, with adventures in SWG Legends, LOTRO, and WoW, plus mailbag topics on ship combat and inventory annoyances.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 277: All the wonder in the ‘verse

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Justin and Bree discuss LOTRO, WoW Classic, Black Desert, Star Wars Squadrons, DC Universe Online, Torchlight III, and Anarchy Online, with adventures in RIFT, SWG Legends, and The Outer Worlds, and mailbag topics on LOTRO leveling, MUDs, and the next generation of MMO fans.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 276: Opening the doors to Torchlight III and New World

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Justin and Bree discuss New World, Torchlight III, EVE Online, Phantasy Star Online 2, Playable Worlds, ArcheAge, EverQuest, and EverQuest II, with adventures in RIFT, LOTRO, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on moderating chat toxicity and the impact of modding on games like Fallout 76.
Black Lives Matter.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 275: What truly matters

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Justin, MJ, and Bree talk Black Lives Matter, Path of Exile, Elite Dangerous, FFXIV Fanfest, with adventures in ESO, WoW, Astroneer, LOTRO, Subnautica, SWG Legends, and mailbag topics on redesigning mages and what WoW did right.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 274: Greymoor, BlizzCon, and Guild Wars 2

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Justin, Bree, and Colin discuss Phantasy Star Online 2, Elder Scrolls Online Greymoor, Guild Wars 2 No Quarter, LOTRO and DDO's new monetization, and BlizzCon's cancellation, with adventures in ESO, Fallout 76, GW2, SWG Legends, LOTRO, and Minecraft Dungeons, plus mailbag topics on international releases and dream MMOs.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 273: ArcheAge Unraveled

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Justin and Bree discuss ArcheAge Unchained, PSO2 PC, Elder Scrolls Online's Greymoor, Guild Wars 2's No Quarter, EverQuest, Daybreak, Sea of Thieves, and EVE Echoes, with adventures in SWG Legends, LOTRO, ESO, and Fallout 76, plus mailbag topics on rogue server security and digital rights.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 272: Death of dragons

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Justin and Bree discuss Fallout 76, WoW China, MMO financials, Dragon's Prophet, Guild Wars 2, and Aion, with adventures in SWG Legends and Elder Scrolls online, plus mailbag topics on character select screens and new classes for expansions.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 271: Population Zero plus three

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Justin, Bree, and Sam discuss Population Zero, Blizzard's Q1 2020 report, Trove Delves, ESO's Greymoor prologue, and Guild Wars 2's rollback, with adventures in Fallout 76, Starborne, LOTRO, and SWG Legends, and mailbag topics on MMO reward hoarding and whether SSG's business model is predatory.
Cool guys don't look at explosions.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 270: Words of Warcraft

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Justin and Bree discuss Age of Conan, Defiance, World of Warcraft, Elder Scrolls Online, Guild Wars 2, and COVID-19 delays, with adventures in SWG Legends, LOTRO, and Fallout 76, and mailbag topics on Blizzard and freeform character building.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 269: Pre-Searing parties

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Chris, Justin, and Bree discuss Guild Wars 1, Lord of the Rings Online, Dungeons and Dragons Online, Funcom's Dune, World of Warcraft, and Star Citizen, with adventures in Fallout 76, FFXIV, Torchlight III, Star Stable, AQ3D, Villagers & Heroes, plus mailbag topics on the state of thes site, the cost of MMOs, Astellia Online, and MMO crafting.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 268: Second chances in the apocalypse

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Justin, Bree, and Colin discuss Phantasy Star Online 2, Fallout 76, Holly Longdale's move to Blizzard, WoW Classic, WoW, Star Trek Online, with adventures in LOTRO, Elder Scrolls Online, City of Heroes, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on FFXIV's dungeon problem, favorite MMO group roles, and specific gamer types as warning signs for games.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 267: Who had ‘New World delay’ on their bingo card?

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Andy, Justin, and Bree discuss WoW Shadowlands, LOTRO, Chronicles of Elyria, New World, SWTOR, FFXIV, RuneFest, Champions Online, and EverQuest, with adventures in Guild Wars 2, Elite, SWG Legends, and Animal Crossing, and a mailbag entry on Secret World Legends and maintenance-mode MMOs.

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