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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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Just fight the thing.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 147: Daybreak but not that one

Justin and Bree discuss Secret World Legends, Hearthstone, World of Warcraft, Star Citizen, Guild Wars 2, Skyforge, and the cost of making games, with a lengthy mailbag-inspired discussion on minimaps.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 146: World of Warcraft’s fun police

Justin and Bree discuss Marvel Heroes' death, Darkfall New Dawn, LOTRO 2018, Neverwinter Nights, WoW's fun police, DDO, Hearthstone, and Trove, with mailbag discussions on Disney the lockbox villain and the max we'd pay for MMO subscriptions.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 145: Farewell Marvel Heroes and Master X Master

Justin and Bree discuss the sunsets of Marvel Heroes and Master X Master, NCsoft's and Funcom's quarterly financials, EA's Star Wars Battlefront 2 business model fiasco, and Path of Exile's upcoming expansion, with a mailbag question on slowing down for classic WoW.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 144: Harry Potter and the Deathly ARG

Justin and Bree talk Guild Wars 2 mounts, the Harry Potter ARG, SWTOR's merge, WoW, LOTRO, Pocket Legends Adventures, Android games, and Bluehole's Ascent: Infinite Realm, with mailbag questions on GW2 marketing, visual effect shenanigans, and MMOs as escapism.
Arr?

Massively OP Podcast Episode 143: BlizzCon strikes back

Justin and Bree discuss BlizzCon, WoW's Battle for Azeroth expansion and legacy servers, Marvel Heroes' drama, the fate of Motiga and Runic, DCUO, WildStar, Kritika, and Wild West Online, with a mailbag question on MMOs that lock classes and races behind paywalls.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 142: The state of the sci-fi MMO genre

Justin and Bree discuss SWTOR, Destiny 2, RIFT, CCP's studio closures, Warframe, and Star Citizen's CitizenCon, with tidbits on Guild Wars 2, Trove, Secret World Legends, LOTRO, WoW, and BlizzCon, and a mailbag question on the future of traditional MMORPGs.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 141: Mouse invasions and elf butts

Justin and Bree discuss MMORPG Halloween, Trove, World of Warcraft, EverQuest II, DDO, Life is Feudal, Bless, Destiny 2, and Project Gorgon, with a mailbag question on how and whether we should all be supporting struggling MMOs.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 140: Dubious drops in LOTRO, FFXIV, and SWTOR

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, Secret World Legends' Orochi Tower patch, Lord of the Rings' weird patch week, FFXIV's housing mess, SWTOR's balance patch, Warframe's open-world patch, and H1Z1's name-change patch, with a mailbag question about older gamers in MMORPGs.
Everyone comes to our house.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 139: Catching up with Legends of Aria

Justin and Bree are joined by Legends of Aria's Derek Brinkmann to chat about alpha; then they discuss Guild Wars 2's waypoint sales, SWTOR's merges, the WoW expansion, and Shroud of the Avatar's delay, with a mailbag question on lockbox gambling.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 138: Mystery MMOs and the mobile revolution

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, LOTRO, Star Trek Online, the mobile MMO avalanche, in-development MMOs from AAA studios, Black Desert's Kamasylvia, and Camelot Unchained, with mailbag questions on the MMO industry going backwards and the small touches in MMOs.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 137: Hotfooting down the Path of Fire

Justin, Bree, and Tina discuss Guild Wars 2 Path of Fire, Guardians of Ember, the EverQuest franchise, Villagers & Heroes' Starfall, Secret World Legends, Star Trek Online, and Ultima Online F2P, with mailbag questions on the best time to join a guild and deal-breaker MMO features.
And we shoot the varmint.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 136: Westward ho!

Justin and Bree discuss Wild West Online, Star Citizen, EVE Online, Black Desert, Phantasy Star Online 2, FFXIV, DDO, Neverwinter, Ultima Online, and of course Guild Wars 2, with mailbag entries on Star Citizen's monetization and solid free-to-play side MMOs.
How do I start to say goodbye.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 135: PAX in the P.M.

Justin, Bree, and MJ discuss PAX West, Secret World Legends, Guild Wars 2, LOTRO, EverQuest II, Destiny 2, WoW, ArcheAge, and WildStar, plus a mailbag question on Destiny and raiding.
We could have planned better.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 134: You are my… Destiny

Justin and Bree discuss LOTRO, DDO, Guild Wars 2, Wander, ARK, Funcom, Destiny 2, Cloud Pirates, Perpetuum, EVE Lifeblood, Villagers & Heroes, and helping out with Harvey, with mailbag questions on favorite MMO moments and finding a good guild.
You might need a credit card to ride.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 133: Gaming Gamescom

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, Secret World Legends, LOTRO, sunsets for Ghost in the Shell Online and SkySaga, Closers, ArcheAge 4.0, Star Citizen's Gamescom demo, SWTOR, and WoW Argus, with mailbag questions on Marvel Heroes and MMORPGs as a drug, plus a PAX West preview.
No one weekend should have all that power.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 132: Filth TV

Justin and MJ discuss Secret World, LOTRO, Warframe, Path of Exile, Otherland, WoW, Ultima Online, ARK, Just Survive, EverQuest II, and West of Loathing.
H1Z1

Massively OP Podcast Episode 131: Just surviving

Justin and Bree cover Guild Wars 2's Path of Fire, LOTRO's Mordor, Final Fantasy XIV's playerbase, Dual Universe's investment, and NCsoft's financials, then interview H1Z1: Just Survive Creative Director Ben Jones.
Swanky.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 130: Flame and Fire

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire, Lord of the Rings Online: Mordor, Path of Exile: Fall of Oriath, and WoW's alt-friendly plans, with mailbag questions on MMO raiding and console MMOs.
OHHHHH MYYYYYYYY

Massively OP Podcast Episode 129: Treasure Trove

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, LOTRO, Secret World Legends, Trove, ArcheAge, Blade & Soul, Star Citizen, Chronicles of Elyria, Crowfall, and DCUO, with mailbag questions on non-fantasy MMOs and soloing in MMOs: %SURL%

Massively OP Podcast Episode 128: Geeks at Disney World

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, Secret World Legends, World of Warcraft, Dark and Light, RuneScape, RIFT, and Star Trek Online, with mailbag questions on when an MMO "clicks" (specifically, FFXIV) and what non-fantasy MMOs still exist.

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