mists of pandaria

Official Site: Mists of Pandaria
Relevance: The fourth World of Warcraft expansion.
Launch Date: September 25, 2012

See: World of Warcraft

Through the fire and the flames

WoW Factor: Why aren’t we getting more customization options in Shadowlands?

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You might be surprised that I haven't written a piece in WoW Factor yet about the BlizzConline announcement that we would get no new...
A journey already taken.

WoW Factor: Does Blizzard have a messaging problem or a message problem?

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A recent post over at Kaylriene's blog got me originally thinking about this one. The original posting here is actually about a different issue...

The best Massively OP community leaderboard polls, 2020 edition

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We didn't do quite as many Leaderboard polls this year as in previous years, largely because... well, we've already asked a lot of the...

Blizzard claims World of Warcraft Shadowlands is the fastest-selling PC game of all time

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Blizzard is breathlessly proclaiming this morning that World of Warcraft Shadowlands is the fastest-selling PC game of all time, by virtue of its having...

The Soapbox: Pet battles are one of the best things WoW ever did (which is why I’ve never played one)

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Pokemon first burst onto the scene when I was in elementary school. I've always been lukewarm at best toward anime and "cute" things, so...
Point.

First Impressions of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, part three: Influences and summation

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One of the things that I generally like to avoid doing is comparing World of Warcraft to other MMOs on the market. Even as we've...

Why I Play: Exploring World of Warcraft as a free-to-play game

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A few weeks back, the Massively OP staff discussed, among other things, whether World of Warcraft's leveling revamp coupled with its continued endless free...
Through the fire and the flames

WoW Factor: Ego, philosophy, and learning the right lessons in MMOs

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Picture the scene, if you will. The year is 2006, and I am working in a library with a number of people whom I...

Inactive World of Warcraft players can return for free starting today through the weekend

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I dunno how your circle of friends is handling the World of Warcraft patch and Shadowlands expansion plan, but over here at Massively OP,...

One Shots: Rock out in your hideout

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I don't have a full-blown lair, unless my work office counts, but if I did, I would aspire to put it someplace really cool....
Actually call it a comeback.

WoW Factor: The World of Warcraft leveling experiences ranked, part two

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And we're back! Last time, we went through the four lower expansions in terms of ranking World of Warcraft's leveling experiences. This time, we're...
Today, in Bad Forward Planning Theater.

WoW Factor: The World of Warcraft leveling experiences ranked, part one

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Now that the pre-patch is here, you can level through any World of Warcraft expansion you'd like in the order your heart desires! But that,...

The Daily Grind: Is there a location you wish your fave MMO could explore – but never will?

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I have two examples in mind for today's Daily Grind. The first, of course, is Cantha: I've been a broken record on wanting the...

Leaderboard: To which WoW expansion era will you send your Shadowlands alts first?

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One of the more intriguing things about World of Warcraft Shadowlands, at least for me, is the game's new leveling system. While brand-new accounts...

Yikes… WoW’s Khadgar server accidentally sent characters back to Mists of Pandaria levels

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Time travel isn't unknown in World of Warcraft, but usually when players experience it there, it's a thrilling adventure to other eras. However, some...
Nothing else has worked.

WoW Factor: No, Shadowlands is probably not going to be terrible

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I've noted many times at this point that World of Warcraft does not seem to have done a great job with Shadowlands, at least from what we've...
FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT

World of Warcraft has been post-Pandaria longer than it has been pre-Pandaria (in the EU)

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When dealing with a long-running MMO, it's easy to sort its history into eras based on expansions. But it's also good to remember that...
YOU WERE THE CHOSEN ONE!

Massively Overthinking: Would you play a housing-only MMO?

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Last week, MOP's Justin put up a neat post on his personal blog about the potential for bringing back just the part of WildStar...
Whew. All right.

WoW Factor: The World of Warcraft expansion tour in review

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All right. I've now been on this expansion tour for... well, seven weeks, but it feels like years. Partly because it meant covering a...
Herp to the derp.

WoW Factor: The World of Warcraft expansion tour – Legion

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Ah, good. This one is more fun than last week. As much as the latter half of World of Warcraft expansions heads into more...

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