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Perfect Ten: MMOs with the noisiest fanbases

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In my particular neck of the woods, there are a lot of big fans of the Boston Red Sox. There's also something of a...
Sort of?

The Game Archaeologist: Why 2008 was one of the wildest years for MMORPGs

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In the relatively short history of MMORPGs so far, there have been a few years that I would say were watershed moments for the...

Perfect Ten: Worst MMO expansion names of all time

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Back when Daybreak announced that EverQuest's 19th expansion would be titled Rain of Fear, I instantly found myself tripping over the name. I shouldn't...

The Daily Grind: Do you plan your MMO play around bonus experience mechanics?

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Rested experience mechanics are actually one of my favorite systems in online games. They've taken many forms over the years, from Ultima Online's power...
Well, maybe this part.

Massively Overthinking: Is ‘layering’ tech actually MMO community poison?

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MOP reader ACuriousTanuki left a brilliant comment on a Palia article earlier this month that I thought deserved more discussion. Tanuki wondered about how...

Perfect Ten: 10 MMO prisons where you can do the time of your life

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Chillin' in the clink. Spending time in stony lonesome. Thrown into the slammer. Checking in to the big house. Doing (perfect) 10 to life...

The Daily Grind: Do you roll MMO alts that you never actually level?

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Roger at Contains Moderate Peril penned a fun piece a while back about the lost alts - the alts that get left behind, the...

The Daily Grind: Are there MMOs you’ve dramatically changed your mind about?

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I will never forget that when I first started playing City of Heroes back in 2004, my guild an I didn't last but a...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 322: New World, old problems

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Justin and Bree discuss New World, FFXIV Endwalker, WoW Classic's backtrack, and City of Heroes streaming, with adventures in WoW, New World, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on guild housing and MMO economies.

City of Heroes Homecoming is finally allowing videos and streaming again

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In March of 2020, City of Heroes rogue server Homecoming, the largest of the server groups, put a moratorium on videos and streams created...

Four Winds: Final thoughts on Elyon’s first closed beta test

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Elyon's closed beta test came and went, and boy am I happy with what I played. It was unfortunate that the test fell on...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 320: Guild Wars 2 shakes and stirs

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Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, EG7 and Daybreak, Soulworker's sunset, and the patch parade of PlanetSide 2, Wizard101, Fallout 76, SWTOR, and Dungeons and Dragons Online, with adventures in WoW Classic, LOTRO, City of Heroes, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on perpetual content in MMOs and toxic positivity in the genre.

City of Heroes’ Rebirth server adds new Guardian archetype and powersets with first Issue

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Rebirth might be one of the smaller rogue servers in the City of Heroes community, particularly compared to the largest batch; according to its...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 319: A sadness prison for addicts

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Justin and Bree discuss Destiny 2's tmog, Elite Dangerous Odyssey, PSO2's New Genesis, RuneScape and Albion on mobile, and Jeff Kaplan's farewell, with adventures in Guild Wars, City of Heroes, and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag discussion on Blizzard's downfall and future.

Massively Overthinking: How much are you spending on MMOs every month right now?

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A while back, MOP's Justin joked that his wife, who loves econ PvP in MMOs, was funding a year of his play on Classic...

City of Heroes’ Homecoming buffs travel powers and adds tour guide missions in today’s i27p2 update

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Back in March, we covered a new patch that had just gone in testing for the test server for City of Heroes' Homecoming rogue...

City of Titans recaps efforts on music, powers, multiplayer, and more

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MMO superhero fans have been watching a slew of Kickstarted and fan-funded MMO ventures ever since City of Heroes was sunsetted - City of...

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite MMO public transport system?

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We talk about mounts an awful lot in this space, but what about the other ways that MMOs help us get around? Most all...

The Daily Grind: How often do you change your MMO characters’ outfits?

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One of the nice things City of Heroes' rogue servers did for the community was open up all the costume slots for everyone. Obviously,...
You know what Aymeric and Raubahn look like. Fill them in mentally.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 316: Talkin’ trash with MMO Fallout

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Justin, Bree, and MMO Fallout's Connor discuss April fools' day around the MMOverse, FFXIV's patch and PS5 beta, WoW's 9.1, Trove's Switch port, and Elyon's closed beta, with adventures in RuneScape, Wild Terra 2, Magic Legends, WoW Classic, and City of Heroes, plus mailbag topics on starting fresh in WoW Classic and irritating season passes.

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