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Battle Bards Episode 169: Wild Things

Do you ever walk on the wild side in MMOs? Do you have a penchant for beastly races that aren’t merely reskinned humans? Then...

Massively Overthinking: The more things change in MMOs, the more they stay the same

A while back, in the wake of our Desert Oasis column on Black Desert's guild system, Carlo and I were discussing guild wars...

Classic EverQuest’s server merge update turned into almost two days of downtime

Crucible wasn't the only game struggling with downtime yesterday. Over in the land of classic MMOs, EverQuest fans were in agony over...
I know, you expected some EQN jokes.

Daybreak has apparently registered another substudio: Wandering Monster Games

Back in 2019, we started covering Daybreak's moves to register trademarks and domain names and social media accounts for a bunch of groups that...

Star Wars Galaxies Legends celebrates 40 years of Empire Strikes Back with new PvE and PvP content

It's patch week over in the Star Wars Galaxies rogue server known as SWG Legends, and if you're a PvP player or...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 272: Death of dragons

Justin and Bree discuss Fallout 76, WoW China, MMO financials, Dragon's Prophet, Guild Wars 2, and Aion, with adventures in SWG Legends and Elder Scrolls online, plus mailbag topics on character select screens and new classes for expansions.

EverQuest begins server merges, EverQuest II tweaks challenge raids in latest updates

It's update time for both EverQuest and EverQuest II! Both games are undergoing maintenance this morning in order to apply...

The Daily Grind: What MMO has the shortest leveling content?

One of the oddball things I actually liked about Star Wars Galaxies - even its NGE version - was how wildly fast leveling...

Closers adds Busan Chapter 2, TERA console’s May festival invites you to slaughter sheep

We'll go ahead and call this the "En Masse MMO news block:" Both Closers and TERA have a little something going on...

Global Chat: Just say ‘no’ to coin weight!

When Pantheon recently announced that it would be adding coin weight to its inventory management system, little did the devs know that they...

EverQuesting: EverQuest II’s Blood of Luclin offers an aggravating lesson on gated MMO content

To the moon, Alice! Well, I may not be Alice, but I did go straight to the moon.

The Daily Grind: If you had your way, what one MMO patch in history would you roll back?

Rollbacks are in the news lately, and not for great reasons - some Guild Wars 2 players did indeed lose hours of time...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO would make for a great movie or miniseries?

MMORPGs crossing over into other entertainment mediums isn't unknown to us at this point, of course. There was that Warcraft movie that one...

Gamigo is sunsetting more MMOs, this time Dragon’s Prophet EU and its sequel, Savage Hunt

Dragon's Prophet has not had the best run the last few years. In 2015, Daybreak sunsetted the US version of the game,...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 271: Population Zero plus three

Justin, Bree, and Sam discuss Population Zero, Blizzard's Q1 2020 report, Trove Delves, ESO's Greymoor prologue, and Guild Wars 2's rollback, with adventures in Fallout 76, Starborne, LOTRO, and SWG Legends, and mailbag topics on MMO reward hoarding and whether SSG's business model is predatory.

The Game Archaeologist: The rise and fall of Landmark and EverQuest Next

The year was 2013. Sony Online Entertainment was still a functioning and seemingly robust MMORPG studio, and its yearly SOE Live convention was a...

PlanetSide 2 begins the first phase of Outfit Wars qualifications

Outfit Wars in PlanetSide 2 are about to start, and no, they're regrettably not about fashion but about guilds (aka Outfits) fighting one...
I am not supporting this lizard-shooting quest.

Massively Overthinking: The oldest MMORPGs we still play

When I was still a teenager in my earliest MMOs, the trend in the communities I ran in was to play MMOs sequentially, due...

Working as Intended: Sparking joy in MMOs

On this week's podcast, I mentioned that I'd just finished off Marie Kondo's The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, something that superficially...
Bye.

Vague Patch Notes: What causes the preponderance of disconnected MMO endgames?

Yesterday, I wrote a whole column about how WildStar had some really great stuff in it. I did not mention its endgame at...

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