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Four Winds: Remembering TERA’s wild start and in-game politics

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Well, the TERA sunset thing caught me off guard. I don't play TERA, but I was always under the impression that the game was...

Choose My Adventure: Sampling a quick serving of player creativity in City of Heroes Rebirth

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Even though City of Heroes Rebirth is a smaller rogue server in comparison to others out there, I was happy to notice that there...

Massively Overthinking: The MMO grudges we just can’t let go

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Back in April, MMO Fallout's Connor and I had a lil tweet convo about grudges. He was joking that there will be aged gamers...
Whistle

Former WildStar devs wax nostalgic about the late, lamented MMORPG

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Every so often, a burst of WildStar nostalgia bubbles up on Twitter, with previous players holding up a torch for the sunsetted scifi MMO....

Perfect Ten: Obnoxious MMO buzzwords found in press releases

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So say that you write for MassivelyOP. Or say that you work for another news site while wistfully refreshing MassivelyOP's front page hoping to...
NOW PUNCH! YOUR FRIEND! PUNCH, PUNCH YOUR FRIEND! GET OUT ON THE FLOOR AND PUNCH YOUR BEST FRIEND!

Vague Patch Notes: Pretty is boring in MMOs

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So NCsoft unveiled Throne and Liberty and it looks... pretty? I guess? But it looks pretty in the worst way. It looks pretty in the...

Perfect Ten: Favorite NPCs from my favorite MMOs

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In a recent episode of the Massively OP Podcast, we had a terrific question winged our way asking about our personal favorite NPCs from...
I hate everything about you.

Vague Patch Notes: Unpacking the Riot MMO’s group-centric philosophy

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Well! It has been a week, that's for darn sure. And amidst everything else going on this particular week, it would've been easy to...

Massively Overthinking: Hopes and fears for MMOs in 2022

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For our first official Massively Overthinking of 2022, we're following tradition: We're talking all about our hopes and fears for the genre in the...

Jukebox Heroes: Your favorite MMO holiday music

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Merry Christmas, happy holidays, and a festive Life Day to you all! As you hopefully enjoy some down time with family, friends, and video...

Massively Overthinking: Our MMO predictions for 2022

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OK folks, it's that time of the year again: the time when we cast our eyes ahead and try to pinpoint what's going to...

End-of-Year Eleven: The top MMOs to watch in 2022

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If 2021 had a problem, it was that we got simply too many MMO releases between new launches, early access, and expansions. This breathtaking...
Take care.

Battle Bards Episode 206: Warping back to WildStar

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It’s been a long, long time since the Battle Bards have ventured down to the surface of Nexus — at least, as a full...

Massively Overthinking: The best and worst MMO developer quotes of 2021

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One of my favorite traditions every year is to put a spotlight back on some of the wild things MMORPG developers said every year....
Oop.

WildStar’s Nexus Forever allows for basic combat, leveling, and housing

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The next phase of WildStar resurrection project Nexus Forever is kicking in this week, with the team's leader warning testers that they may lose...
THIS IS NOT FINE! THERE WAS NO REASON TO LET IT GO THIS LONG OR GET THIS BAD!

WildStar’s Nexus Forever rogue server project pushes new build, warns fans to ‘not expect a full-featured experience’

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Just the other day, we were talking in the office about why WildStar hasn't seen a rogue server yet -- and wondering the only...

One Shots: Burn baby burn!

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If you so happen to crest a ridge and look down to see that the world is literally on fire, don't panic. Not only...
Oops.

The Daily Grind: Which dead MMOs do you hope will come back some day?

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Last week, Fallen Earth returned to service, which delighted me to no end. When you have favorite MMOs that end up being shuttered or...

Massively Overthinking: Our favorite MMORPGs of all time, 2021 edition

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Five years ago this week - back in 2016 - the MOP team and readers did an epic Massively Overthinking picking out their top...

The Daily Grind: How prone are you to being distracted in an MMO?

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When WildStar first came out, I remember reading (and even personally sharing) a whole lot of praise for how many things that the game's...

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