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Massively OP Podcast Episode 191: It’s looking a little patchy around here

Justin and Bree discuss Star Citizen, LOTRO, EverQuest II, Star Trek Online, SWTOR, New World, and Black Desert, with reader mail about forging social connections in MMOs.

One Shots: Filtered to perfection

I don't usually spend a lot of time running pictures through filters, but it's pretty cool when I see someone doing this that knows...

Here’s a run-down of everything coming to SWTOR in the next month and a half

There is no eloquent way to explain everything that is coming to Star Wars: The Old Republic from now until December. So let's just...
Yes, this is one such alt.

Perfect Ten: Ten MMO systems that encourage alts

Here's how much I like having alts: I have alts in Final Fantasy XIV and Final Fantasy XI. Two games which are...

The Daily Grind: How do you set up your MMO user interface?

The other day I logged into Star Wars: The Old Republic for the first time in a while, and I once again felt...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 190: SWTOR Unite!

Justin and Bree discuss Mike Morhaime's exit from Blizzard, the launches of Lineage 2 Classic and MapleStory 2, Legends of Aria's early access, and Bless Online's F2P plans, plus MMO guilds, how WoW might someday end, what the #SWTORunite community effort is all about.

The Stream Team: After the SWTOR betrayal

As much as she wanted it to be someone -- almost anyone -- else, Massively OP's MJ had to face that the betrayer in...

Hyperspace Beacon: First impressions of SWTOR’s new Huttball map

Yesterday, Star Wars: The Old Republic released its latest update called Fame and Fortune. I'm not exactly sure why BioWare called it "Fame...

Massively OP Podcast episode 189: Time traveling to 2004

Justin and Bree discuss WoW Classic, WildStar, Pirates of the Burning Sea, Maplestory 2, Age of Conan, Fallout 76, Guild Wars 2, Star Wars Galaxies, and Trove, with mailbag questions on SWTOR, starting as a true newbie in WoW, and power imbalances in MMOs.

SWTOR has (finally) launched its Fame and Fortune update

After a one-week delay due to quality control concerns, Star Wars: The Old Republic's Game Update 5.9.3 is finally coming to the...
Goes boom and stuff.

The Daily Grind: What MMO still needs legacy servers?

2018 has seemed like the year of the legacy/vanilla MMO server, thanks to not just World of Warcraft but RIFT and

One Shots: Concept art showcase

In last week's edition of One Shots, I issued perhaps my most peculiar challenge yet. I asked readers (for once) not to submit any...

Hyperspace Beacon: SWTOR, a roleplay community divided

Much praise and hatred have been tossed at Star Wars: The Old Republic for its decision to focus more heavily on...
In an unbroken line.

Star Wars: The Old Republic has delayed its 5.9.3 Fame and Fortune patch

So you were originally supposed to Hutt, Hutt, hike your way over to Star Wars: The Old Republic today for the latest development...

BioWare says ‘every part of [Anthem] is in and functioning’

BioWare's confusing multiplayer extravaganza Anthem is rolling into alpha. Likening the experience to his time building Baldur's Gate two decades ago, studio...

Former BioWare GM joins SpatialOS creator Improbable

According to a recent article published by Gamasutra, British tech company Improbable has hired former BioWare General Manager Aaryn Flynn to...

Hyperspace Beacon: What will we see on SWTOR’s ‘ancient Jedi world’?

Producer Keith Kanneg wrote, "[T]he next phase of the SWTOR storyline will kick off with a bang on the ancient Jedi world." Let's look at the clues that let us know exactly which Jedi world that is, why I am excited to see that world, and what we will likely see on that planet. I don't think I have to mention it at this point, but I will: Possible spoilers ahead, but only if I am right.

The Stream Team: Flirting with SWTOR Iokath cliffhangers

Massively OP's Larry and MJ saw how much you viewers loved SWTOR cliffhangers, so they ended on another one last time (it...

The MOP Up: Star Trek Online’s starbase defense

With the Age of Discovery pack on its way this fall, players of Star Trek Online are probably curious what the studio has up its...

The Daily Grind: When do you know it’s time to return to an MMO?

I swear to you, the other night I had a dream in which I was sorting out which MMOs I was going to return...