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Massively OP Podcast Episode 367: Day of the Long Charr

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Justin and Bree discuss April Fools' Day around the MMO world, Black Desert's Eternal Winter, FFXIV's Newfound Adventure, E3's cancelation, World of Warcraft's expansion rumor, and dwindling hope for RIFT, with adventures in LOTRO, DDO, Guild Wars 2, and City of Heroes, plus mailbag topics on epic MMO combos and the future of New World.

April Fools’ Day around the MMO world, 2022 edition

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Whether you love it or dread it, April Fools' Day is happening everywhere, specifically to annoy copyeditors who have to fix that dang apostrophe...
Tataru and her muffin adventure.

The Perfect Ten: 10 MMO NPCs as muffins

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You’ve all seen those memes or Twitter threads that try to link celebrities or people to food items or other inanimate objects, but I’m...
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The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite MMO April Fools’ Day gag from past years?

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Yes, that subtitle is telling the truth! Massively Overpowered has been bought out by a blogging conglomerate and will be rebranding into Massively Overpawered,...

Neverwinter’s ‘April Fowls’ returns with chicken raids and Poultry vs. Poultry fights

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It's April Fools season (?) in the MMO world, and for Neverwinter, that means an outbreak of frisky poultry. Yes, it's "April Fowls," a...

The Elder Scrolls Online’s April Fools’ Day celebration has officially gone live

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Sure, maybe players are more interested in the new DLC and related game update of Elder Scrolls Online, but perhaps it's time for players...

Massively on the Go: Here’s to hoping for proper Pokemon Go pranks in April

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If the earlier mention of Niantic wildly and disappointing experimenting with a shorter, stationary incentivized Community Day hasn't scared you off, then maybe Pokemon Go's April...

Guild Wars 2’s Super Adventure Box is back in today’s patch

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So who's up for some retro jumping puzzle fun? Guild Wars 2 is, and if you're angling for a break from the apparently hugely...

EverQuest II heralds the return of Bristlebane Day until April 6

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The self-described "silliest holiday in all of Norrath" is back again for EverQuest II players. It's time once more for the return of Bristlebane...

The Elder Scrolls Online gets foolish with the returning Jester’s Festival on March 31

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It's not precisely April Fools' day, but the event returning to Elder Scrolls Online is near enough to the date and involves jesters and...

Vague Patch Notes: Template

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The other day, I was in the middle of a humanizing anecdote when something happened that was tangentially related to MMOs. This prompted me...

April Fools’ Day 2021 across the MMOverse

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Love it or hate it, April Fools' day is a Thing, and MMO companies seldom miss an opportunity to get in on The Thing....
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The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite April Fools’ day MMO gag?

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This year, we have elected not to do an April Fools' joke because we found ourselves with something more pressing to do. It turns...

Fly on a donkey with Black Desert’s April Mules’ Day prank

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Black Desert's PC version is rolling out its April Fools' day prank early, but given the context and adorableness rating on this one, we...

Guild Wars 2’s Super Adventure Festival returns… next week

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You know what would've been awesome? If Guild Wars 2's Super Adventure Box were reopening this week, when April Fools' Day actually is and...

April Fools’ Day around the MMO ‘verse, 2020 edition

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Happy April Fools' Day, folks. Here's a look at a few of the goofball pranks and patches we spied in MMOs this morning! First, up...
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Why I Play April Fools’ Day

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So it's time for our April Fools' Day joke, which means that usually it's my time to shine. Seriously, a lot of these have...
Everything's about proper literacy with you!

Wisdom of Nym: All of the shards in Final Fantasy XIV

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Look, the date of this article is a complete coincidence. Obviously, we're going to the First in Final Fantasy XIV's next expansion. We know that...

April Fools’ Day around the MMOverse, 2019 edition

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Yes, it's back, the day when you can believe absolutely nothing and MMO studios are cranking out faux patches that you kinda wish were...

Reddit’s gaming hub has shut down for April Fools’ Day, but it’s no laughing matter

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While the gaming world is busy punking each other with goofy stunts and pranks, /r/games has shut its doors. Don't worry, internet trolls; it's...

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