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The Game Archaeologist: Terra, SubSpace, and Sovereign

In the MMO industry, science fiction has always taken the role of the overlooked little brother to big sister fantasy's popularity. Sure, there have...
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Vague Patch Notes: On play conditioning and the lecture of experience in MMOs

Yes, it's another week in which we talk about abstract concepts that underpin the way we play video games, this time inspired by a...

EverQuest’s new progression servers are coming next month amid heavy player criticism

When March 16th rolls around this year, it will be important for two reasons. The first is that this date will mark the 20th...
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Global Chat: Anthem makes first contact with gamers

The game on everyone's mind this month definitely has to be BioWare's Anthem. The studio's first new IP in a long time is...

More MMO Valentine’s Day events: Black Desert, EverQuest II, Destiny 2, MapleStory 2, Revelation Online, and Wizard101

Hearts and chocolates and flowers continue to invade MMOs all around us. Bree here, reporting from the front lines of the invasion. Here are...

The Daily Grind: What was the worst MMO newbie experience that you powered through anyway?

Earlier this week, Justin mentioned that he was toying around in classic EverQuest, and he said he was playing through the tutorial. That...
We did this thing.

EverQuest looks for player stories for its anniversary

The memories that have been forged in EverQuest are numerous, due in no small part to just how long the game has been running. For...

Perfect Ten: Hit franchises that were almost made into MMORPGs

For my money, there are few more tantalizing and agonizing thoughts than the great "What Ifs?" of the MMO genre. What if one title...

Daybreak delayed EverQuest II’s new free-for-all PvP server, Nagafen [Update: It’s up now!]

Daybreak surprised the EverQuest II community last week by announcing it was resurrecting the sunsetted Nagafen server as a free-for-all PvP seasonal...

More MMO Valentine’s Day events in Warframe, Blade & Soul, and EverQuest

The day of cute pink hearts and sappy sentiments will soon be upon us, which means it's invading our MMORPGs too. In classic

EverQuest II rejuvenates PvP with a new seasonal server

Can PvP spark the fires of excitement for EverQuest II's community? Daybreak is hoping so, as the studio is bringing back the...

The Stream Team: Let’s talk EverQuest II and the new fan convention

Massively OP's MJ has been hoping for a long while that Daybreak would return to hosting a fan convention. SOE Live has been dead...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 206: This is our Anthem

Justin and Bree discuss MMO character creation systems, the Anthem demo mess, Ragnarok 2's abrupt development end, WoW's new raid, Daybreak's EverQuest franchise plans, Last Oasis, and Fallout 76, with mailbag questions on needlessly complicated MMOs and subs for maintenance mode games.
And all of the art design is still done on lined notebook paper.

EverQuest II announces anniversary events and new ‘old-school PvP’ event server

Venerable poster child of the MMO genre EverQuest is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and it just recently announced a cavalcade...
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EverQuest producer teases 20th anniversary events and the resurrection of Fan Faire

Daybreak just had a tough year, but EverQuest is focusing ahead on 2019. This March, the game turns 20 years old, and...

Perfect Ten: The worst MMORPG expansions of all time

A great MMO expansion brings so much to the table: fresh excitement for a game, new classes, innovative features, expanded vistas, additional races, and...

The Daily Grind: What’s your core problem with mobile MMOs, and is it fixable?

Droid Gamers put out an interesting piece this weekend that to me illuminates how the ongoing conversation about mobile MMOs go south. Author...

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...

Massively Overthinking: What would you want out of a World of Warcraft 2?

Let's pretend for a moment that the reason Blizzard appears to be dropping the ball with World of Warcraft right now is that...

EverQuesting: Can Daybreak make it through 2019?

Those who've been long-time followers of Massively OP's long-running EverQuesting column might have noticed a distinct lack of new year hopes and predictions...

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