Much better.

WRUP: Massively Overpowered new hero overview patch 5.3.2 edition

After several years, the metagame for Massively Overpowered has gotten stale, so we've decided to carefully rebalance our characters for increased engagement. But then...
I still love you, robot.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 211: Carrying the Torchlight

Justin and Bree deep-dive Torchlight Frontiers and discuss Path of Exile's Synthesis, the great LOTRO and DDO outage of 2019, the impending end of Kritika Online and the Foundry system in Star Trek Online and Neverwinter, Guild Wars 2's warclaw, Alganon, and a mailbag topic about housing in MMOs.

WRUP: Of course something is going wrong with the joke machine edition

Q: Why did the chicken cross the road? A: Why did the road cross the chicken? Q: How do you stop an elephant from charging? A: How...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 210: The spice must flow

Justin and Bree discuss Funcom's Dune, Anarchy Online's prog, Elder Scrolls Online's Wrathstone, Atlas' wipe, Guild Wars 2's layoffs, DDO's Sharn expansion, and Outlaws of the Old West, with adventures in Eldevin, LOTRO, Paragon Chat, Trove, and SWG; a mailbag question on finding laid-back MMOs; and a sponsored segment on Black Desert.

WRUP: Completely acceptable jokes edition

Q: What's a cow's favorite musical genre? A: Moo-town! Q: Why did the boy throw the clock out the window? A: He wanted to see time fly! Q:...
The most positive statement about anything Daybreak-related I am likely to make all year.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 209: ArenaNet layoffs, Blizzard layoffs, and PlanetSide Arena delays

Justin and Bree discuss the Guild Wars 2 layoffs, Blizzard layoffs, PlanetSide Arena's delay, WoW's allied races, and LOTRO's expansion, with adventures in DDO, SWGL, and Trove, and mailbag letters on ethical studios, ancient MMOs, and Project Titan.
It goes clicky.

WRUP: This post was not written by a neural network edition

Well, folks, I'm sorry. I strongly hinted in the last intro that the next installment of What Are You Playing would be written...

WRUP: The song of Demon Joe who thought an axe was a sword edition

Sit down my friends, and hear a tale of a demon they named Joe, It's a lame name for a demon, I think, but that's...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 208: Blizzard’s chilly forecast

Justin and Bree discuss Blizzard's troubles, New World, Star Citizen, Guild Wars 1, Tibia, RIFT, Elder Scrolls Online, and Astroneer, with mailbag questions on WoWfugees and the abandonment of Diablo III.

WRUP: Movies you could not make today edition

Casablanca: Humphrey Bogart is exceptionally dead and thus can no longer star in this movie, which means that it would no longer have its...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 207: Bunny girls throughout Eorzea

Justin and Bree discuss Final Fantasy XIV, Guild Wars 2, Legends of Aria, RuneScape, Elder Scrolls Online, LOTRO, and Warframe, with mailbag topics on MMO endgames and battle royale modes in MMOs.

WRUP: Superpositional mockery edition

Good morning, dear readers. At this time, one of two things has happened. The first possibility is that I was up to watch the...
Who's your daddy? People will ask. Be sure you know.

Final Fantasy XIV fans assemble the community tier list… for daddies

It's the day before the second Final Fantasy XIV fan festival ahead of Shadowbringers, which means that the community is hard at work. Is the...
Here we are again, and still, and always.

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.
Sure, whatever.

WRUP: See the astonishing Amazo, the Magician With a Gun edition

Come one, come all, especially come if you're part of the police! It's the astonishing Amazo, the magician who enhances his magical mysteries by...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 205: Dragons and other MMO rarities

Justin and Bree discuss Elder Scrolls Online's Elsweyr, Breach, Nexon, ArcheAge, Pantheon, FFXIV, SWG Legends, CrossCode, and the harms of early access.
When you really want to fight over things, you can find reasons.

WRUP: Reasons why you have angered the minotaurs edition

You have angered the minotaur. That was dumb. If you already know why you have angered this minotaur (and, by extension, the remainder of...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 204: SpatialOS spasms

Justin and Bree discuss the Unity vs. SpatialOS showdown, the Destiny 2 Activision split and investigation, Elite's massive event, big updates for Guild Wars 2, FFXIV, and LOTRO, plus our adventures in ESO, LOTRO, SWG, and DDO, and reader mail on games that don't click with you, the MMOs we'd like to see built, and video game eyeballs.

WRUP: This is where the waffle dungeon is edition

Hello, welcome to the waffle dungeon, I'm Waffle Guide Mike and I'll be helping you get used to the Waffle Dungeon. Yes, this is...

Elder Scrolls Legends is revealing Isle of Madness Friday as Chinese alpha begins

The Elder Scrolls Legends MMOTCG is getting a new content expansion called Isle of Madness! According to the announcement-of-an-announcement, Bethsoft will apparently...