The end of Dungeons and Dragons Online’s permadeath server approaches

As the mound of slowly decaying corpses pile up on Dungeons and Dragons Online's permadeath server, players only have a few more weeks to...

Perfect Ten: Solo prequel games to MMORPGs

When studios go about making MMORPGs, risk comes along with the effect as a matter of course. The only question is how to reduce...

The Daily Grind: How would you make a special MMO ruleset server?

Lately there's been some friction over in Lord of the Rings Online due to what players see as mishandling and miscommunication over the game's...

LOTRO Legendarium: The bold life of a player chicken

When you get a little bored of the normal questing flow or dungeon hopping in Lord of the Rings Online, there are plenty of...

Dungeons and Dragon Online pumps out a Sharn-themed adventure pack

It's Patch Day for Dungeons and Dragons Online. So what does the GM have planned for adventurers in Eberron? Why, it's a new adventure...

One Shots: My other car is a ravenous dragon

Sure, in your normal, mundane life you drive a Prius hatchback, but in your virtual existence, you enjoy a ride that's a bit more...
This took some work.

Perfect Ten: MMOs that flirted with permadeath

This month, Dungeons and Dragons Online will be venturing where many MMORPGs have feared to tread: into the realm of officially supported permadeath. The...
It's official, I can't tell the difference between this and TERA now.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 234: ArcheAge’s game changer

Justin and Bree discuss ArcheAge Unchained, WoW Classic, No Man's Sky, DDO, Neverwinter, and Elder Scrolls Online, with mailbag topics on the future of MMOs and the silent majority MMO playerbase.

Dungeon and Dragons Online’s permadeath server opens its grisly doors

Prepare to die. That's the mentality that Dungeons and Dragons Online players should be in should they dare step foot onto today's new time-limited "hardcore...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 232: Girl Dwarves rock our world

Justin and Bree discuss WoW, LOTRO, DDO, Guild Wars 2, Star Trek Online, Skyforge, City of Heroes, SWG Legends, and Marvel Heroes.

DDO starts testing permadeath server, LOTRO’s Stout Axe Dwarves will be included in fall expansion

With the debut of Dungeons and Dragons Online's 90-day permadeath server heading our way on August 16th, it is fairly imperative that Standing Stone...
Still crazy after all these years.

Dungeons and Dragons Online devs talk up the Alchemist and the permadeath server

Ready to embrace a permadeath lifestyle? While that normally scares off MMO players, the Dungeons and Dragons Online community has fostered this kind of...

LOTRO announces Stout Axe Dwarves, DDO reveals Alchemist class and permadeath server

Standing Stone Games showed up to Indy's GenCon this week -- and dropped some huge announcements for both Lord of the Rings Online and...

Realm of the Mad God gets invaded by aliens and readies a remaster

So here's an MMO that we haven't talked about on Massively OP since, um, 2017? Hey, there are a lot of games out there,...
This took some work.

The Game Archaeologist: Ironman modes and elective permadeath

One facet of video games that's been around almost since the very beginning is difficulty levels. This allowed the player to choose how hard...

LOTRO patches in functional bees and discourages permadeath playthroughs

Heads up for you Hobbits and Elves: Lord of the Rings Online is patching up to Update 24.1.1 today. This mostly fixes a few...

Global Chat: The NecroKitties of Elsweyr

Raise your hand if you're playing Elder Scrolls Online's newest expansion this week! Elsweyr has drawn many back in to Tamriel with the most...
This took some work.

Wizardry Online fans hope to ‘resurrect’ the permadeath dungeon crawler

Despite an impressive RPG pedigree that stretches back decades, the Wizardry franchise faltered when it came to breaking into the MMORPG market. Wizardry Online...

Old School RuneScape’s Deadman Spring Final PvP tourney gets ganked by bugs

The Deadman Spring Finals -- Old School RuneScape's regularly held PvP tournament which pits 2,000 players against one another for a $20k cash prize...

Age of Conan adds semi-permadeath mode, badges, and new race/class combos

It's time to pull Age of Conan out of "maintenance mode" status and back into active development, because Funcom just dropped an update that...