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Flameseeker Chronicles: Reviewing ArenaNet’s Complete Art of Guild Wars 20th anniversary edition book

Talk long enough to Guild Wars fans about their favorite franchise, and chances are that sooner or later, they will start gushing about...
Gantlet.

Wisdom of Nym: The Final Fantasy XIV 5.3 Live Letter in review

Well, that sure was a thing, huh? Another live letter in the books, and given the circumstances it's a lot more understandable why Final...

Not So Massively: Exploring the Reign of Terror Diablo II mod for Grim Dawn

Unlike a lot of ARPG fans, I was never a big player of Diablo II back in the day. I enjoyed the story...

The Game Archaeologist: The history of play-by-email games

For most all of human history, people who wanted to play a game together usually had to be in physical proximity with each other....

Massively on the Go: How social media and accessibility blew up Animal Crossing

By now you all know that Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a thing. A popular thing, one that's been invading your feeds,...
Actually call it a comeback.

WoW Factor: Examining Shadowlands’ Hunter, Priest, and Mage ability changes

Here we are again, and we've got a new mess of classes that got changed! Although in many ways these are the classes that...

Choose My Adventure: Survive the Disasters 2 is a perfect Roblox game

We close out this month's little sojourn through the world of Roblox with what is easily one of my favorite titles ever created...
Hey dudes.

WoW Factor: Everything can be an allied race, but nothing *must* be one

As the alpha builds continue to mount along for World of Warcraft's next expansion, a new debate has begun that is kind of...
cow

Perfect Ten: The categories of all MMO achievements

I remember when achievements were first getting a pop in the MMO space, or at least when I first noticed it concurrent with

Massively on the Go: Animal Crossing’s housing islands from an MMO player’s perspective

One multiplayerish game that we've talked about a bit as the MOP team's been quarantined on the Golden Yacht is Animal Crossing: New...

Fight or Kite: Starborne is the MMORTS I didn’t know I was missing

For about 15 years, I’ve had an MMORTS shaped hole in my heart. I didn’t even realize it was there. I used to play...
The build will go on forever.

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s eternal restoration of Ishgard

As of this writing, the Final Fantasy XIV server that has made the most progress on Ishgard restoration is Tonberry on the Elemental...

Into the Super-verse: Catching up with the big superhero MMOs

With the weirdness of the quarantine and how it's been impacting game development, I thought it might be a good time to take a...

Lawful Neutral: Leakers, trade secrets, and lawsuits in the online gaming world

In recent years, you might have noticed a new type of lawsuit coming out of game companies, as some of the more litigation-happy studios...
True strength is inside. But leveling should really help.

WoW Factor: Examining Shadowlands’ Shaman, Monk, and Druid ability changes

So, here's something you might find funny: My greatest struggle with this particular ongoing World of Warcraft column was deciding the best possible...

Jukebox Heroes: Lord of the Rings Online’s unreleased soundtrack

Lord of the Rings Online's soundtrack is well-loved by many who have played the game, tying in memorable tunes to specific locations to...
Trouble double.

Vague Patch Notes: Maintaining MMO anonymity in the age of parasocial bonding

In an author's note at the end of the novel The Dark Tower, Stephen King writes frankly that some people will not like how...

Desert Oasis: How I’m progressing through Black Desert without spending a dime

I've been playing Black Desert for quite a while, and in that time I've made a bit of cash and built up a...

Perfect Ten: Sports-themed MMOs

Here's something we don't talk about much here on Massively OP: sports games. When we think of "MMOs," we tend to run right toward...

Choose My Adventure: Hexaria is a grindy yet competent Roblox MMO

Another week, another random bit of Roblox adventuring. This time around, I wanted to see just what sort of MMOs this game's community...

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