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Spun out of EA as one of the last remnants of Mythic Entertainment, Broadsword now runs Ultima Online and Dark Age of Camelot.

The MOP Up: WildStar suffers another indignity

Miss WildStar? Well at least there's the soundtrack to listen to on various sites, right? Nope! Apparently NCsoft pulled the acclaimed score...

Project Horseshoe’s design papers confirm decades of MMORPG lessons

Not everyone involved in game design is trying to squeeze every last penny out of you. Yes, a lot of them are, but many...

Exclusive: Legends of Aria previews its first major content of 2019

We've had our eye on Legends of Aria since, well, long before it was called Legends of Aria, meaning we've been watching the...

More MMOs you’ve never heard of: PlaneShift, Stendhal, Ashen Empires, Zezenia, and Project Diaspora

Think you've seen it all and played it all in regards to MMORPGs? There's always a lot of smaller and lesser-known games out there,...

Richard Bartle reveals the secrets and history of MUDs

If you know even a little bit about the history of the MMORPG genre, you'll be aware that these games didn't start with

Ultima Online announces a year of high seas content, starting with publish 104: Rising Tide

A week ago, I finally sat down and cleaned out my ancient Ultima Online account, picking up a thousand items from my house...

ReWorld lets you build your own fantasy MMO world

According to the developers, it's "Ultima Online meets Gary's Mod." This is ReWorld, an upcoming multiplayer game that uses procesurally generated worlds that...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 203: New year, same old loot

Justin, Bree, Eliot, and Chris team up for an end-of-the-year roundtable to recap our massive annual awards rollout, our holiday gaming fun, and the Atlas launch.

Leaderboard: What’s the best classic MMORPG still running at the end of 2018?

Longtime MOP readers know that many our writers have a fondness for old MMORPGs, either because that's how we got into the hobby and...

The Game Archaeologist’s ultimate MMO archives v2.0

While The Game Archaeologist columns take up the most time of any project I do here at Massively OP, I absolutely love doing...

Interview: New World’s Rich Lawrence on solving PvP problems and defining the sandbox

I think it's fair to say that New World is the biggest MMO currently under production in the west, at least among those...
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Choose My Adventure: Summarizing our MMO adventures in 2018

Sometimes I wonder how people think things work behind the scenes here at Massively Overpowered, so let me give a little peek behind the...

The day twinkle trees killed Ultima Online’s Christmas

In a pretty amusing Twitter thread in which game designers admit to goofy and horrible mistakes, Ultima Online creator Raph Koster owned...

Ultima Online’s Raph Koster says Fortnite is more like an MMO than we might think

It's like people are discovering MMOs all over again. Ultima Online and Star Wars Galaxies creator Raph Koster recently expressed amusement at the...

The MOP Up: Echo of Soul returns

Korean MMO Echo of Soul is now back on Steam early access after the title was shut down back around 2015 and...

Perfect Ten: MMOs to watch in 2019

The MMO genre is in a strange and uncertain place right now -- but also one that is quietly thrilling. We've long passed the...

Camelot Unchained teases ‘epic siege battles’ as beta development continues

Hey, old school Dark Age of Camelot and Warhammer fans, you might want to take a peek at the latest Camelot Unchained studio...

The Game Archaeologist: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2

At the end of June 2014, dozens of online worlds flickered and vanished with the flip of a switch. It was a online apocalypse...

Ask Mo: The hits and misses of Massively OP’s 2018 predictions

As we do every year, today we're going to peek back at the horrifying outcomes of last year's MOP staff predictions for the genre and the games within it to determine how well we did. After all, what would be the fun of making predictions if we couldn't giggle over our guesses a year later? So did we nail it or fail it? And did you fare better? Let's find out.
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Ultima Online patches in its new Krampus battle

The Krampus, once an obscure bit of Christmas trivia, has become a blessing for MMOs eager to let you fight something for the holiday....

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