WRUP: Robot edition

Note: Due to general apathy, my updates for this thing will now be written for our robot audience by my helpful companion unit ZR-44581-Q....

Massively OP Podcast Episode 278: Patchy McPatchface

Justin and Bree discuss LOTRO, DDO, Pantheon, SWTOR, BDO, and Blade & Soul, with adventures in SWG Legends, LOTRO, and WoW, plus mailbag topics on ship combat and inventory annoyances.

WRUP: And another thing edition

It turns out I'm still angry! I mean, why exactly are you this reluctant to just go ahead and say "beta" at this point?...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 277: All the wonder in the ‘verse

Justin and Bree discuss LOTRO, WoW Classic, Black Desert, Star Wars Squadrons, DC Universe Online, Torchlight III, and Anarchy Online, with adventures in RIFT, SWG Legends, and The Outer Worlds, and mailbag topics on LOTRO leveling, MUDs, and the next generation of MMO fans.

WRUP: Troubleshooting common snake problems edition

Problem: Snake does not exist. Solution: Go buy a snake, you idiot. Problem: Snake is hissing at me and biting me and has indicated that it...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 276: Opening the doors to Torchlight III and New World

Justin and Bree discuss New World, Torchlight III, EVE Online, Phantasy Star Online 2, Playable Worlds, ArcheAge, EverQuest, and EverQuest II, with adventures in RIFT, LOTRO, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on moderating chat toxicity and the impact of modding on games like Fallout 76.

WRUP: Major features of the upcoming Crabs, Mark V edition

All crabs will now be able to pinch even harder, especially when in close proximity to items manufactured or distributed by the Banana...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 275: What truly matters

Justin, MJ, and Bree talk Black Lives Matter, Path of Exile, Elite Dangerous, FFXIV Fanfest, with adventures in ESO, WoW, Astroneer, LOTRO, Subnautica, SWG Legends, and mailbag topics on redesigning mages and what WoW did right.

WRUP: Like a wombat edition

Work getting you down? Why not handle it... like a wombat? Relationship not going super great? Have you considered fixing it... like a wombat?...
This isn't how it had to be.

Perfect Ten: An entirely accurate and unassailable history of pet classes in MMORPGs

Pet classes! They're a very important part of MMORPGs, the opportunity to not just go into combat alone but to march in alongside a...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 274: Greymoor, BlizzCon, and Guild Wars 2

Justin, Bree, and Colin discuss Phantasy Star Online 2, Elder Scrolls Online Greymoor, Guild Wars 2 No Quarter, LOTRO and DDO's new monetization, and BlizzCon's cancellation, with adventures in ESO, Fallout 76, GW2, SWG Legends, LOTRO, and Minecraft Dungeons, plus mailbag topics on international releases and dream MMOs.

WRUP: The Peter & Gordon world transfer corollary sheet edition

To whom it may concern, Thank you for your interest in this brave new existence of an alternate reality. Before the transfer is complete, please...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 273: ArcheAge Unraveled

Justin and Bree discuss ArcheAge Unchained, PSO2 PC, Elder Scrolls Online's Greymoor, Guild Wars 2's No Quarter, EverQuest, Daybreak, Sea of Thieves, and EVE Echoes, with adventures in SWG Legends, LOTRO, ESO, and Fallout 76, plus mailbag topics on rogue server security and digital rights.

MMO Burnout: We Happy Few is a single-player virtual world

After having it on my radar for many years, I've finally gotten around to playing indie stealth/survival game We Happy Few. It's a...
There are about nine million more pressing questions about why you're this way, of course.

The Daily Grind: What MMO titles bother you more than they probably should?

There's no good reason to call Guild Wars 2... well, that. The title of the original Guild Wars already didn't make a whole lot of...
Yeah, no.

WRUP: Tips for being less boring edition

All right, this week's What Are You Playing is ready to go! Serious life advice about how to be less boring, let's do...

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.
You were hoping for a picture of Tgek'dmal, I know.

WRUP: Small shopping centers I have known and how they would deal with the spite of Tgek’dmal edition

Fox Run Mall: Soothing atmosphere coupled with a poor layout and an unclear differentiation between the larger area and the proper Fox Run Mall...

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.
Half man. Half beard. Another half beard.

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite MMO-specific meme?

Playing lots of MMOs can help you understand the discourse around them... which, as often as not, is crouched deep in the language of...