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The NGE, or new game enhancements, was a series of drastic gameplay changes made to sci-fi sandbox Star Wars: Galaxies in 2005.

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPG boasts the best animal husbandry or taming system?

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Last week, we wrote about Project Gorgon's animal husbandry system thanks to a tip from MOP reader Dalton, and I have to say I...
We got it back, after all.

Perfect Ten: Dead MMOs resurrected via rogue servers

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Last December, the Massively OP 2019 Awards gave its "Best Trend" nod to the rise of rogue servers in the MMO genre. Preservation of...

The Game Archaeologist’s ultimate MMO archives v3.0

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Behind history are people and stories, some of them well-known and some of them obscure. It has been my mission in The Game Archaeologist...

Space content for SWGemu is still up in the air as devs say a wipe and launch are still ‘a long ways off’

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If you've followed the long-running original-flavor Star Wars Galaxies emu community for any length of time, you are surely aware of the emulator that...
FEEL THE NOISE

The Daily Grind: Which MMO is the best (worst?) at ruining classes?

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A recent thread on the MMORPG subreddit caught my attention: Do you ever dread what's gonna happen to your class when an expansion is...

Star Wars Galaxies Legends is working on Felucia – a new planet with new houses, player cities, and space zone

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The upcoming addition of true Bespin content to Star Wars Galaxies rogue servers like the NGE-based SWG Legends has been a big deal for...

New Star Wars Galaxies rogue server Sunrunner 2 blends pre-NGE and post-NGE content

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So here's the thing about Star Wars Galaxies: The people who tell you NGE stunk are right. When it launched in 2005, it was...

Rogue Server Roundup: Toontown Rewritten, Chronicles of Spellborn, and SWG Legends

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Emulators, pshards, rogue servers: Whatever you want to call them, they're buzzing with confidence right now. I mean, we legit got a properly formatted...

Massively Overthinking: Unpopular MMORPG opinions

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Unpopular opinions: We all have them. In fact we have so many that it's a straight up meme. This week's Massively Overthinking is one...

Here’s how SWTOR and Star Wars Galaxies Legends are celebrating May the 4th

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You know, I'm not a holiday person generally, but for May 4th, I'll make an exception, as it's for Star Wars. As in May...
Oh, cool.

SWG: Beyond is the latest in a long line of Star Wars Galaxies emulators

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Is it rogue server week or something? Fans have now announced another privately run Star Wars Galaxies server, this one called SWG: Beyond. Longtime fans...

Hyperspace Beacon: This is the toughest choice in Star Wars Galaxies Legends

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I'm Larry, and I'm an altoholic. (Pauses for everyone to say "Hi, Larry.") The toughest part of any game for me is which class...

Hyperspace Beacon: Which Star Wars Galaxies emulator should I try first?

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As a longtime Star Wars fan and former Star Wars Galaxies player, I've known there were plenty of emulators out there ripe for playing...

Star Wars Galaxies Legends emulator celebrates third birthday with a quest for cake

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Look, folks, some MMOs have been sunsetted for so long, their emulators are celebrating big birthdays. Such is the case for Star Wars Galaxies...

Travel to Bespin in one Star Wars Galaxies emulator… eventually

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One of the things I always wish SOE had done more of with Star Wars Galaxies was add planets. Yes, it added Kashyyyk and...

Perfect Ten: The worst MMORPG expansions of all time

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A great MMO expansion brings so much to the table: fresh excitement for a game, new classes, innovative features, expanded vistas, additional races, and...
Oh, right, you.

Vague Patch Notes: The complexity of classic preservation for MMOs

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Here's a fun question to kick things off. Should old black-and-white films be colorized? The key word there is "old," because there are a...
This was once controversial!

The Game Archaeologist’s ultimate MMO archives v2.0

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While The Game Archaeologist columns take up the most time of any project I do here at Massively OP, I absolutely love doing them...
Oh, is this one my time? It keeps changing back and forth.

Vague Patch Notes: The taxonomy of corporate apologies in video games

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Somehow, Bethesda managed to persevere after the Great Canvas Shortage of 2018 to replace the Fallout 76 CE bags that were essentially plastic shopping bags...

The Daily Grind: What’s the longest you’ve ever played a WoW expansion?

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During BlizzCon this weekend, Eliot and I were chatting about an article series he's working on different periods in MMORPG history. I mentioned 2009...

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