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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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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.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 354: Catch-up roundtable and state of the site

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Justin, Bree, Tyler, and MJ discuss the 2021 MOP awards, Cryptic and PWE, Magic the Gathering Online, Fractured, Legends of Aria, Crowfall, and Book of Travels, with adventures in New World, Astroneer, Guild Wars 2, Star Trek Online, Albion Online, Star Wars Galaxies, SWTOR, LOTRO, and Elder Scrolls Online, finishing it off with a state of the site recap.

The Massively OP Podcast in review, 2021 edition

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Recap of all shows released over the course of 2021.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 353: Mailbag diving, part 2

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Justin and Bree deliver part two of a two-part mailbag show, answering listener mail on New World's arrogance, nostalgic MMO music, stress-free MMOs, major player events, the 2021 MMO release aftermath, battle passes, accessibility, datamining, and empowering community kindness.
Dunes!

Massively OP Podcast Episode 352: Mailbag diving, part 1

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Justin and Bree deliver part one of a two-part mailbag show, answering listener mail PvE gear decay, racism in MMO storytelling, MMO music, poor MMO support overseas, losing a sense of the world in MMOs, and stereotyped MMO races.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 351: There are no bad Star Wars jokes in this show

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Justin and Bree discuss SWTOR's delay, Lost Ark's launch date, the Nightingale reveal, unionization efforts at Activision-Blizzard, the new Warhammer MMO, and the future of Crowfall, with adventures in LOTRO, SWTOR, Elder Scrolls Online, and SWG Legends, plus a voicemail on SWTOR and a mailbag topic on going big with MMO expansions.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 350: The start of Endwalker

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Justin and Bree discuss FFXIV Endwalker, WoW 9.2, the Dune MMO, New World, Wizard101, Lineage2M, and ArcheAge, with adventures in LOTRO, Elder Scrolls Online, Hearthstone, and Guild Wars 2, plus mailbag topics on the looter shooter fad and MMO quest logging systems.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 349: Make mine Marvel

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Justin and Bree discuss Daybreak's Marvel MMO, LOTRO's console future, DCUO's expansion, the EverQuest franchise, RIFT's planned update, DDO, Star Citizen, and Elite Dangerous, with adventures in LOTRO, Fallen Earth, Guild Wars 2, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on New World's rookie mistakes and Lost Ark's genderlocking.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 348: To the moon with FFXIV’s Endwalker

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Eliot joins Justin to discuss Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker, with an overview of the expansion, a look at its new jobs, mysteries we'd like cleared up, and speculation about what's coming next for the MMO.
Something less than inspiring.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 347: Land rush!

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Justin and Bree discuss Activision-Blizzard's ongoing Bobby Kotick situation, ArcheAge's move to Kakao, New World, LOTRO, and SWTOR, with a sponsored segment on Albion Online's Lands Awakened update, plus two voicemails on spears and sidequests in MMORPGs.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 346: Endwalker, ArcheAge, Lost Ark, and New World

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Justin and Bree discuss FFXIV's Endwalker delay, WoW's financials and player council, ArcheAge's new publisher, Gamigo's new MMORPG, Lost Ark's beta, New World's state, DDO update 51, Elder Scrolls Online's Deadlands, Harry Potter Wizard Unite's sunset, and Crowfall's freemium update, with adventures in LOTRO, Fallen Earth, City of Heroes, and Star Wars Galaxies, plus a mailbag topic on worry about the future of the genre.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 345: The rise of Fallen Earth

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Justin and Bree discuss Fallen Earth Classic, New World's messes, Blizzard's outlook, Magic Legends, Riders Republic, and Pikmin Bloom, with adventures in LOTRO, Elder Scrolls Online, and City of Heroes, plus a mailbag topic on how forum comments affect our opinions of MMOs.
You got boring real fast.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 344: Elyon’s infinite silence

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Justin and Colin discuss Elyon's launch, Guild Wars 2's elite specs, Fallen Earth, World of Warcraft 9.1.5, and Legends of Aria, with adventures in Elder Scrolls Online, GW2, and LOTRO, plus mailbag topics on cinematic trailers, MMO hype, and weapons we miss from dead MMOs.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 343: Mysterious and spoopy

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Justin and Bree discuss Halloween MMOs, Path of Exile, Star Trek Online, Book of Travels' early access, DDO's freebies, LOTRO's latest patch, and the FFXIV Endwalker media tour, with adventures in Elder Scrolls Online, LOTRO, New World, and Book of Travels, plus a mailbag question on orbital video game enjoyment.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 342: From New World to Old Camelot

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Justin and Chris discuss New World, LOTRO, Guild Wars 2, World of Warcraft, and Dark Age of Camelot, with adventures in Elder Scrolls Online, LOTRO, and New World, plus mailbag topics on polling MMO players, out-of-game MMO promos, and 'managed decline' works for MMOs.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 341: New World roundtable

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Justin, Bree, Andy, and Tyler head up a roundtable podcast on the launch of New World’s, discussing the server mess, first impressions, likes and dislikes, and tips on how to find a good guild.

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