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Massively OP Podcast Episode 187: The raid in our stars

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2's new living world episode, Boundless, EverQuest II, Blizzard, Warframe, EVE Online, SWTOR, the petition to save WildStar, and our big site revamp.
SO many things.

WRUP: A brief rundown on the new version of the site edition

Why did you pick this new theme? Well, because we never really picked the old theme, we just found something that worked during our month-long melange...
If I had known then what I know now, I... would have felt no different, really, but it might have mitigated stuff.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 186: The perfect storm of MMO news

Justin and Bree discuss WildStar's sunset, Pearl Abyss' acquisition of CCP and EVE Online, the new Lord of the Rings MMO, THQ Nordic's buy-up of 38 Studios MMO Project Copernicus, the Daybreak NantWorks investment/venture, Old School RuneScape, and MMO emulation.
Baaaaad writing.

WRUP: The journey of my wife going back to World of Warcraft edition

The following is all only lightly edited from actual speaking. "Yeah, let's go play some World of Warcraft! I'm excited!" "Oh, hey, I...
going nowhere, going nowhere

Aww, Sea of Thieves’ latest update patches out the inadvertent spyglass dongs

It was a smidge delayed, and then down again, but it'll happen eventually: Sea of Thieves is due back up with its 1.2.5...
staple-snap!

WRUP: Vintage advertisement for Dr. Farnell’s Neck-Staple System from 1957 edition

Have you ever been told that you "would lose your head if it were not attached to your neck?" Friends, what happens if your...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 184: Gamescom spectacular

Justin and Bree discuss Gamescom, anticipated MMOs, Ashes of Creation, New World, Maplestory 2, Torchlight Frontiers, Just Survive, and World of Warcraft, with mailbag entries on racing to the level cap and amazing visual moments in MMORPGs.

The Daily Grind: How much effort do you put into your MMO guild names?

I don't think I am alone in thinking way, way too much about guild names, at least when I was first starting out in...
If you want to be her lover &c.

WRUP: The four ways to impress a girl edition

Pour boiling tungsten on her car: According to Wikipedia, tungsten has a melting point of 6192 °F. That is very hot, and probably will...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 183: Battle for Battle for Azeroth

Eliot, Justin, and Bree discuss WoW Battle for Azeroth, Fallout 76, WildStar, NCsoft, Ashes of Creation, MMO Kickstarters, FFXIV, and SWG, with more haiku and mailbag entry on rating WoW for kids.
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WRUP: Our 2018 character poll edition

As we near the end of the year, it's time for us to start figuring out which characters to include in next year's cast...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 182: Follow the Torchlight

Justin and Bree discuss World of Warcraft, Star Wars Galaxies, LOTRO, Torchlight Frontiers, Diablo, RuneScape Classic, Trove, and No Man's Sky. And also haiku!
Yes, that's my team.

WRUP: Reviews of some movies I saw recently whilst paying attention to Granblue Fantasy edition

Some Disney thing or another: A young kid goes on a life-changing journey and gets home in time for dinner. This was one of...
Shame about the writing, though.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 181: Some devs just want to watch the world tree burn

Justin and Bree discuss World of Warcraft's lore drama, Star Citizen's stockpiling controversy, DDO's new expansion, Riot's MMO tease, Albion's Merlyn, and TESO's DLC, with mailbag entry on the Horde impact and SC's pay-to-win.

The Daily Grind: Have you ever had an MMORPG-related dream?

A real dream, not just a dream to top the raid leaderboard. MOP reader CamelotCrusade submitted today's whimsical Daily Grind topic. "The other night I...
SIR

WRUP: We went to the zoo and I saw a kitty edition

And also I saw a monkey and another monkey and a gorilla and another kind of monkey that was little that could ride on...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 180: Superstoked for heroic MMOs

Justin and Bree discuss the influence of City of Heroes (Paragon Chat, SEGS, Valiance Online, Ship of Heroes, and City of Titans), plus WoW, No Man's Sky, SWGemu, Camelot Unchained, STO, CCP's new MMO, and Rend, with a mailbag entry on comments negativity.
This car.

WRUP: The narrator is inside the car edition

You think that you've gotten away at long last as you get into your car, blood oozing from the wound on your leg, but...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 179: MMO parenting fails

Justin and Bree discuss Star Wars Galaxies Legends, World of Warcraft, Elite Dangerous, LOTRO's Weatherstock, Trion's layoffs, No Man's Sky's multiplayer, DDO, and Wizard 101 updates, with mailbag entries on how to start an MMO blog and spooky stuff in Guild Wars 2.
What's that box

WRUP: Introducing the Not-even-good-at-one-formers edition

Introducing the hottest toy line to debut near SDCC (not at, we don't have money for a booth there), it's the Not-even-good-at-one-formers! They're less,...

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