Massively OP Podcast

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Massively OP Podcast Episode 177: ArenaNet A-bomb (July 10, 2018) - Justin and Bree discuss the Guild Wars 2 debacle, Trove, The Sims 3, Camelot Unchained, Warframe, Shroud of the Avatar, Temtem, Final Fantasy XIV, Defiance 2050, and Trion's Marvel Heroes promo, plus a mailbag entry on looter shooters as the future of MMORPGs.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 175: Virtual heartbreakers (June 19, 2018) - Justin and Bree discuss E3, WoW Classic, Crowfall's delay, Defiance 2050's release date, Fortnite's Sony mess, Black Desert's dating mechanics, and EVE and Star Citizen's ship squabble, with mailbag questions on midgame MMO play and why MMO studios won't shup up and take our money.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 173: The Bless Mess (June 5, 2018) - Justin and Bree discuss Bless Online's launch, EVE Online's Into the Abyss, Fallout 76, Elder Scrolls Online's spyware issue, Path of Exile's Incursion, H1Z1, Star Trek Online, Trove, DDO, and UO, with mailbag questions on the Bless Mess and on open-world immersion.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 172: Delays and do-overs (May 29, 2018) - On this week’s show, Bree and Justin tear open a fresh pack of Launch-Os, dine on the sour grapes of server closures, and imagine just what they would do if an MMORPG studio was ever foolish enough to hire them. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner of the site to do so. Listen to the show right now:

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Massively OP Podcast Episode 171: Bless you, my subscriber (May 22, 2018) - Justin and Bree discuss LOTRO, Bless Online, Elder Scrolls Online Summerset, Worlds Adrift, Pantheon, Skull & Bones, and The Division 2, with mailbag questions on the Eastern MMO stigma and Sea of Thieves' new MMO paradigm.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 170: Mild West Online (May 15, 2018) - Justin and Bree discuss Conan Exiles, Wild West Online, LOTRO, NCsoft's financials, Gamersfirst's acquisition, H1Z1, the Guild Wars franchise, WoW, DDO, and Trove, with mailbag topics on offensive in-game titles and too-fast MMO combat.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 169: Farscape and RuneScape (May 8, 2018) - Justin and Bree discuss WoW, Trove, Secret World Legends, RuneScape and Jagex, Amazon's New World, PWE MMO sunsets, Star Trek Online's new business model, SWTOR, and ESO, plus mailbag topics on the Guild Wars 1 graphics update and crafting MMOs. And yes, we talk Farscape too!
Massively OP Podcast Episode 168: MMOs all higgledy-piggledy (May 1, 2018) - Justin and Bree discuss Wild West Online, EVE Online, WoW's Battle for Azeroth, Ragnarok, Elite, LOTRO, Star Trek Online, Trove, and City of Heroes' Paragon Chat, with mailbag questions on free-to-play entitlement and whether expansions need new classes.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 166: Russia breaks the internet (April 24, 2018) - 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 164: Shroud of the Heroes (April 3, 2018) - 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 (March 27, 2018) - 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 (March 20, 2018) - 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 (March 13, 2018) - 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 (March 6, 2018) - 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 (February 27, 2018) - 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 (February 20, 2018) - 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.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 157: Lunar Valentines (February 13, 2018) - 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.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 156: Downfalls and uprisings (February 6, 2018) - 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 154: A Prime experiment (January 23, 2018) - 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 152: Allied races and superhero sprints (January 9, 2018) - 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 (January 2, 2018) - 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 (December 26, 2017) - 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 (December 19, 2017) - 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 146: World of Warcraft’s fun police (November 28, 2017) - 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 144: Harry Potter and the Deathly ARG (November 14, 2017) - 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.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 143: BlizzCon strikes back (November 7, 2017) - 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 (October 31, 2017) - 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 (October 24, 2017) - 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 (October 17, 2017) - 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.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 139: Catching up with Legends of Aria (October 10, 2017) - 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 (October 3, 2017) - 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 (September 26, 2017) - 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.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 136: Westward ho! (September 19, 2017) - 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.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 135: PAX in the P.M. (September 12, 2017) - 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.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 134: You are my… Destiny (September 5, 2017) - 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.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 133: Gaming Gamescom (August 29, 2017) - 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.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 132: Filth TV (August 22, 2017) - Justin and MJ discuss Secret World, LOTRO, Warframe, Path of Exile, Otherland, WoW, Ultima Online, ARK, Just Survive, EverQuest II, and West of Loathing.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 131: Just surviving (August 15, 2017) - 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.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 130: Flame and Fire (August 8, 2017) - 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.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 129: Treasure Trove (August 1, 2017) - 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 (July 25, 2017) - 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.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 127: EVE walks no more (July 18, 2017) - Justin and Bree discuss Secret World Legends, LOTRO, Elder Scrolls Online, Guild Wars 2, EVE, SWTOR, Black Desert, Albion, and Citadel, plus a mailbag question on class and character investment in MMORPGs, with a special interview segment featuring ARK: Survival Evolved composer Gareth Coker.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 120: Steaming into summer (June 6, 2017) - Justin and Bree discuss Marvel Heroes, FFXIV, Elder Scrolls Online, SWTOR, Ashes of Creation, Neverwinter, Shroud of the Avatar, and Black Desert, with a mailbag question on "don't give a fudge" gaming.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 119: Finalest Fantasy (May 30, 2017) - Justin and Eliot discuss FFXIV, FFXI, Black Desert, Neverwinter, World of Warcraft, Secret World Legends, LOTRO, EverQuest, Allods, and RIFT, with mailbag questions on MMO role homogenization, PvP pay-to-win, and the Marvel Heroes uproar.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 117: Starfall no more (May 16, 2017) - On this week's Massively OP Podcast, Justin is joined by MJ to chit-chat about The Secret World (Legends), ESO Morrowind, TERA, RIFT, Wild West Online, Guild Wars 2, ARK, Conan Exiles, EverQuest II, Warframe, and LOTRO, with mailbag questions on returning to MMOs, F2P MMO recommendations, and our old Marvel Heroes guild.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 115: Legendary podcasting (May 2, 2017) - Justin and Bree discuss Ashes of Creation, Guild Wars 1 and 2, Star Trek Online, FFXIV, Neverwinter, WoW addons, Kingdom of Loot, and City of Heroes, with mailbox questions on MMO tourist mode and character creation inspiration.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 112: Heroic measures (April 11, 2017) - Justin and Bree discuss Marvel Heroes, Ship of Heroes, SWTOR, Secret World Legends, Black Desert, EVE Fanfest, LOTRO, WoW, and GW2, with reader mail on MMO dress-up and City of Heroes successors.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 109: We are all Dragonborn (March 21, 2017) - Justin and Bree discuss our PAX awards, Guild Wars 2, Wizard101, WoW, LOTRO, DDO, The Repopulation, EverQuest, Eternal Crusade, and Pathfinder, with mailbag questions on Funcom's mystery game and Landmark-like sandboxes.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 108: PAX East power-up (March 14, 2017) - Justin and Eliot discuss PAX East, Shards Online aka Legends of Aria, TERA and Trove on console, Final Fantasy XIV, Dauntless, Kritika Online, and Conan Exiles, plus mailbag questions on Eastern MMOs and permadeath.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 107: Dark Knight rises (March 7, 2017) - Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, WoW, Torment, Black Desert, Age of Conan and Anarchy Online maintenance mode, WildStar, Darkfall Rise of Agon, Path of Exile, and Revelation Online's soft launch, with mailbag questions on console vs. PC MMO fans and dealing with immersion-breaking mounts.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 106: Ready to relaunch (February 28, 2017) - Justin and Bree discuss The Secret World's relaunch, Landmark's sunset, ESO: Morrowind, Albion Online, Guild Wars 2, Ship of Heroes, and Champions Online, with a mailbag questions on ESO and multiplayer immersion.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 105: Samurai and Smedley (February 21, 2017) - Eliot, Justin, and Bree discuss FFXIV's fanfest reveals, John Smedley's new Amazon studio, Path of Exile's expansion, Skyforge's console plan, and the Dociu/Taylor moves, with mailbag questions on level scaling and replacing favorite games.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 104: WoW Token resistance (February 14, 2017) - Justin and Bree discuss Elder Scrolls Online, LOTRO, WoW tokens, Ashes of Creation, Guild Wars 2, and Revelation Online, plus financials on Blizzard, NCsoft, Nexon, Square, and Funcom, with a mailbag question on playing what you love vs. going with the crowd.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 101: Marvelous heroes (January 24, 2017) - Justin and Bree discuss LOTRO, Marvel Heroes, Trove, Elder Scrolls Online, WoW, Wizards of the Coast, and Path of Exile, with mailbag questions on Standing Stone/Daybreak and MOP's allies.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 96: Rogue Two (December 20, 2016) - Justin and Bree discuss the big Turbine/LOTRO/DDO news, plus Xmas in MMOs, WoW legendaries, console Trove, poor ArcheAge, and 2017's offerings, with a surprisingly pertinent mailbag question on going indie vs. sticking with a publisher.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 95: Rising from the ashes (December 13, 2016) - Justin and Bree discuss end-of-the-year coverage, ArcheAge, Ashes of Creation, Elder Scrolls Online, CCP, Cold Iron, The Secret World, and LOTRO, with mailbag questions on MMOs we wish we liked and the New World's timeline.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 93: Free-to-EVE (November 29, 2016) - Justin and Brendan discuss EVE Online's recent free-to-play transition, the Ascension patch, the need for the newbie experience overhaul, playing as a casual, surviving as an alpha clone, what's in it for vets - and what's next.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 91: Accounting 101 (November 15, 2016) - Justin and Bree talk NCsoft & Nexon, Neocron, Marvel Heroes, SWTOR, EVE Online, Black Desert, Twin Saga, and The Secret World, with mailbag questions on MMO factions and Blizzard's duty to the genre, plus a preview of the second part of our Mark Jacobs interview.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 90: BlizzConcerns (November 8, 2016) - Justin, Bree, and Eliot discuss BlizzCon 2016, WoW's new cadence, Diablo III's content plans, the Nostalrius legacy server standoff, Funcom's financials, and Revelation Online.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 89: The book of Revelation (November 1, 2016) - Justin and Bree discuss Marvel Heroes, Trove, RIFT, The Secret World, WoW, ArcheAge, Star Trek Online, EVE, and EverQuest, with mailbag questions on Hellgate London, WoW, and what players spend on MMOs.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 88: Miles per hour (October 25, 2016) - Justin and Bree discuss AQ3D, Halloween, SWTOR, LOTRO, RIFT, and the health of the MMO market, with mailbag letters on the MMO endgame paradigm and SOTA vs. Camelot Unchained.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 84: Rise of Irony (September 27, 2016) - Justin, Eliot, and MJ discuss World of Fishing, WoW, RIFT, ARK, TSW, SWTOR, H&G, FFXIV, Destiny, TERA, DDO, LOTRO, Icarus, and GW2, with mailbag letters on MMO swag and art styles.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 82: Boldly go (September 13, 2016) - Justin and Bree discuss WoW Legion, GW2, RIFT, STO console, Otherland, EVE F2P, Camelot Unchained, Dual Universe, and Hero's Song, with mailbag questions on what games MMO devs play and Stranger Things vs. The Secret World.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 80: Enter the Legion (August 30, 2016) - Justin and Bree discuss WoW Legion, Guild Wars 2, RIFT, Trove, EverQuest II, Wargaming, Funcom, Star Citizen, SOTA, and TERA, with mailbag questions on gaming/life balance and dungeon bookmarks.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 78: Hot dog! (August 16, 2016) - Justin and Eliot discuss WoW, FFXIV, RIFT, No Man's Sky, Q2 financials, Path of Exile, and Trove, with mailbag questions on turn-based RPGs and console MMOs.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 71: Falling to the Force (June 28, 2016) - Justin, Bree, and Larry talk SWTOR's Dark vs. Light campaign, plus ESO, WoW, SOTA, WildStar's character boosts, EQII's $400 guild halls, and LOTRO's new raid, with a mailbag question on the Steam summer sale.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 70: E to the three (June 21, 2016) - Justin and Bree discuss E3, STO, ESO One Tamriel, GW2, UO, Sea of Thieves, Dual Universe, WoW, Marvel Heroes, Camelot Unchained, and four sunsets, with mailbag questions on gameplay tension and MH team-ups.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 56: Ghillie nation (March 22, 2016) - Justin and Bree discuss Black Desert, Marvel Heroes, The Division, VR, Landmark, Crowfall, EVE, and Tree of Savior, with mailbag questions on pay-to-win and Black Desert hype.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 52: Horror sloth! (February 23, 2016) - Justin and Bree discuss Black Desert 's cash shop, H1Z1, Guild Wars 2, ArcheAge's laundry, Devilian, Grim Dawn, FFXIV, and TSW, with mailbag questions on voiceover localization.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 51: Unsavory deeds (February 16, 2016) - Justin and Bree discuss V-Day, MMO finances, Blade & Soul, The Division, Elder Scrolls Online, SWTOR, The Secret World, Ultima Online, and Devilian, with mailbag questions on IP blocking frustrations and MMO innovation.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 50: Happy birthday MOP! (February 9, 2016) - On this week's Massively OP Podcast, Justin and Bree discuss MOP's first birthday, DUST 514, H1Z1, DCUO, Hearthstone, Anarchy Online, Diablo III, and TSW, with a mailbag question on the return of MMO subs.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 49: Marvel Heroes 2016 interview (February 2, 2016) - Justin and Bree are joined by Marvel Heroes devs discuss Marvel Heroes 2016. We also talk The Repopulation's engine switch, The Division's beta, and business model shenanigans in RIFT, Trove, SWTOR, and The Secret World.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 45: MMOs in the new year (January 5, 2016) - Justin and Bree discuss Albion Online, The Repopulation, Firefall, Crowfall's innovative "vessel" system, and Pathfinder Online, plus mailbox questions on EverQuest Next, ArcheAge's health, and WoW.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 42: Starstruck (December 15, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss Star Citizen, Devilian, WoW, WildStar, Landmark, Cube World, and Mytheon, with mailbox questions on multiboxing and MMO monogamy.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 41: Trove talk (December 8, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss GW2 PvP, RIFT, Path of Exile, SWTOR, The Secret World, Marvel Heroes, and LOTRO, plus mailbag questions on Blade & Soul localization and a chat with Trove's lead dev.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 40: Gnome Huntarz (December 1, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss WildStar, GW2, WoW, The Repopulation, Devilian, Marvel Heroes, and Dogma: Eternal Night, plus mailbag questions on finding time to play and whether EverQuest Next is vaporware.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 39: Giving thanks (November 24, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss Black Desert, Blade & Soul, SWTOR nerfs, Funcom, and gratitude, plus mailbag questions on other podcasts, the quest for sandboxes, F2P restrictions, and custom races.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 36: Team Sparkles (November 3, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss the World of Darkness sale, Star Trek Online, LOTRO's Minas Tirith, and Marvel Heroes, with mailbag questions on minimum viable products and social ecosystems.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 35: Expansions galore (October 27, 2015) - Justin and Larry deep-dive into SWTOR's Knights of the Fallen Empire expansion, with news on Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns, Halloween, EVE Vegas, ArcheAge, WildStar, and Star Trek Online.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 32: WildStumble (October 6, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss SWTOR, Project Gorgon, Ultima Online, WildStar, Dragon's Prophet, EQ franchise expansions, and Camelot Unchained, with mailbag questions on armchair game dev and catering to whales.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 28: PAX Primal (September 1, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2 F2P, Atlas Reactor, The Park, SWTOR, Marvel Heroes, and WildStar, plus mailbag questions on Elder Scrolls Online, podcast meta, and more GW2.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 27: SmedSoft (August 25, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss Smed's new company, EQII's prison server, Champions Online, FFXIV, Trove, and Revival's housing, plus mailbag questions on NCsoft and terrible graphics.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 26: Failcom (August 18, 2015) - Justin and Larry discuss WildStar's F2P, Funcom's troubles, Otherland's alpha, Darkfall's soft wipe, Neverwinter's strongholds, and the next iteration of Hellgate.
Massively OP Podcast Episode 24: WoW speculation (August 4, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss WoW's next expansion, Trove, Project Gorgon, DDO, NCsoft's quarterly report, and Neverwinter, with mailbag questions on emotional investment and the state of the site.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 23 (July 28, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss Smed's resignation, Project Gorgon, Guild Wars 2's Tempest, Camelot's tribute, SWTOR's Togrutas, and WildStar's stat overhaul, with a buncha mailbag questions on Marvel Heroes.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 22 (July 14, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss Trove's launch, Skyforge's early access, Star Citizen criticism, RaiderZ's sunset, SWTOR's halt to raids, and The Secret World's big grouping push, with mailbag questions on player frustration with WoW's Draenor content drop-off.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 21 (July 7, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss Marvel Heroes, Final Fantasy XIV, RIFT 3.3, WoW's patch cycle, Cabal 2's launch, Skyforge's soft launch, and TERA's update, with mailbag questions on hero picks, names, and character gender options.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 20 (June 30, 2015) - Justin and Eliot discuss FFXIV's Heavensward expansion, Devilian, WoW's 6.2 patch, Anarchy Online's graphics upgrade, WildStar's fall plans, PlanetSide 2's PS4 launch, and some embargoed goodies.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 19 (June 23, 2015) - Justin and MJ discuss Marvel Heroes, The Secret World, Ark: Survival Evolved, ArcheAge, and tons of news from E3 on Guild Wars 2's expansion, FFXIV's Heavensward, SWTOR's expansion, Shroud of the Avatar, Torchlight Mobile, and more.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 18 (June 16, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss Marvel Heroes, WildStar, Elder Scrolls Online's console launch, SWTOR's new expansion, WoW's flight fiasco, Cabal II, failed Kickstarters, plus mailbag questions on gratuitous complexity and Turbine's future.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 17 (June 9, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss Infinite Crisis' sunset, Heroes of the Storm's launch, TERA's growth, EverQuest Next, Marvel Heroes, Trove, PlanetSide 2, Aion, WildStar, and The Secret World, plus mailbag questions on game metrics and character origin stories.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 16 (June 2, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss WildStar's F2P, The Secret World's motorcycles, Echo of Souls' soft launch, Greed Monger's doom, Marvel Heroes' updates, plus mailbag questions on underused races, multiboxing, and tiny MMOs.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 15 (May 26, 2015) - Justin and Bree talk about Blade & Soul's western approach, WoW's war on flying, The Repopulation's launch date, EverQuest's progression server, Age of Conan's anniversary, and Guild Wars 2's Lion's Arch rebuild, plus mailbag questions on repellent MMO IPs.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 14 (May 19, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss WildStar's chaos, NCsoft's financials, Trove, Marvel Heroes, The Secret World, ARK: Survival Evolved, Neverwinter's Xbox numbers, and The Division's delay, plus mailbag questions on Reddit gaming culture and escapism vs. lockboxes.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 13 (May 12, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss WoW's sub decline, EQ Next, GW2's Dragonhunter, EQ progression servers, SWTOR harassment, and adventures in Marvel Heroes, Secret World, and Guild Wars, plus mailbag questions on SWG's PvP and pay-to-win.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 12 (May 5, 2015) - Justin, Bree, and Eliot from Cards Against Humanity discuss SWTOR's Ziost update, Daybreak's emu deal, the Guild Wars saga, ArcheAge's patch, and Darkfall's retcon, plus mail on MMO mistakes and replacing CoH. Bonus: Justin's Kickstarter tribute song!
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 11 (April 28, 2015) - Justin, Bree, and guest John discuss Anarchy Online, Star Wars Galaxies, Guild Wars 2's Heart of Thorns, Neverwinter, Meridian 59, Ultima Online, classic Guild Wars, WildStar, Elder Scrolls Online, and Elite: Dangerous, with mailbag questions on making your own MMO.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 10 (April 14, 2015) - Justin, Bree, and guests Ben and Tyler discuss WoW tokens, DCUO, Neverwinter's Minsc & Boo patch, Guild Wars 2, Elder Scrolls Online, Wurm Online, and WildStar.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 9 (April 7, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss April Fools' Day, Neverwinter on Xbone, EverQuest II, SWG's NGE, Trove, Star Trek Online, WildStar, and RIFT, with mailbag questions on Guild Wars 2 leveling and the VR trend.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 8 (March 31, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss Crowfall, Skyforge, LOTRO, Dungeon Fighter Online, Pillars of Eternity, EverQuest's progression server, and wardrobe systems in WildStar, RIFT, and SWTOR, with mailbag questions on the MMORTS genre and how F2P cheapens gameplay.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 7 (March 24, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss EVE Fanfest, ArcheAge's dolphingate, the PWE/Cryptic layoffs, Elder Scrolls Online's B2P relaunch, FFXI's maintenance mode, Guild Wars 2, and The Secret World, with mailbag questions on Sword Coast Legends and NWN.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 6 (March 17, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss The Secret World's nerf, ArcheAge, BlizzCon 2015, Guild Wars 2, Skyforge, Crowfall, and SWTOR, with mailbag questions on playstyle focus, podcasting, and WoW tokens.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 5 (March 10, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss Camelot Unchained's alpha, RIFT's anniversary, the Daybreak/Storybricks saga, Elder Scrolls Online update 6, FFXIV's Heavensward, Marvel Heroes, and SWGemu, with mailbag questions on new journalism and isometric MMOs.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 4 (March 3, 2015) - Justin, Bree, and Eliot discuss Guild Wars 2's press event, Star Trek Online's Nimoy tribute, Crowfall, Skyforge beta, World of Warcraft 6.1, Ultima Online's inbound expansion, and Final Fantasy XIV, with mailbag questions on newbies in The Secret World and LEGO MMOs.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 3 (February 24, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss SWTOR, Guild Wars 2, Marvel Heroes, EverQuest Next, Storybricks, Neverwinter, Crowfall's Kickstarter, and Skyforge, with mailbag questions on Livefyre and MMO IPs.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 2 (February 17, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss The Secret World, Daybreak's layoffs, Crowfall's B2P model, WildStar, Nexon vs. NCsoft, SWTOR 3.1, and Elder Scrolls Online's B2P relaunch, with mailbag questions on SWG's PvP system and traditional MMOs.
Massively OP Podcast: Episode 1 (February 11, 2015) - Justin and Bree discuss Daybreak, World of Warcraft, Guild Wars 2's Heart of Thorns, and the forming of Massively Overpowered, with mailbag questions on MMO pet AI and subs as the new early access in disguise.