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Wisdom of Nym: Speculating on the Tokyo Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival

This one feels as if it took half of forever. Combined with the leaks, the lack of hints, the speculation, and the general lack...

Massively Overthinking: MMOs as distraction vs. culture

Earlier this month, there was a fascinating conversation swirling around a Gamasutra article by Bryant Francis, specifically a quote from game dev Patric Mondou. "We're...

LOTRO’s progression server unlocks Moria this Thursday

A week after Lord of the Rings Online spent several consecutive days in the dark, the Tolkien MMORPG is preparing to send...
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.
oh the pain, the pain

Legends of Aria is working to fix a nasty bug putting player homes into foreclosure

If you thought you were coming to virtual worlds to avoid the stresses of real life - like, say, paying off your mortgage -...

One Shots: Rack ’em up!

I have to say that I would be much more likely to take up the crimefighting life if there was a really hip rec...

The Daily Grind: If MMOs scaled back on combat, what should fill that space?

I know that I'm not the first or the last person to accuse modern MMOs of being far to combat-centric in their design, but...

Massively Overthinking: The paradox MMO

Back in February, the MMORPG subreddit offered up yet another fun thread: User Friendly_Fire told the MMO community that what it really wants...

The MOP Up: Space Engineers jury-rigs a release

Everyone knows that engineers are the unsung heroes of civilization, and space engineers doubly so! So join us in saluting Space Engineers, the...

Into the Super-verse: Taking a closer look at City of Heroes’ Paragon Chat

Welcome to Massively OP's brand-new column covering superhero MMORPGs -- past, present, and future! One might even say it's a continuation of our past...

The Survivalist: When survival sandboxes are more MMO than actual MMORPGs

Ever since Life is Feudal announced at the end of last month its dedication to developing a deep roleplay-focused server, I haven't...

LOTRO Legendarium: Examining 2019’s amazing producer’s letter

I swear, the news never fails to make a monkey out of me. Just the other day I was grousing about how it was...

Black Desert’s PC version rolls out the new Central Market as Xbox One edition mops up beta bugs

Economy fiends, it's your week to shine in Black Desert. That's because the game's trading system has received a major new implementation in...

The Daily Grind: What MMO could really use a true fresh start server?

We talk a lot about progression servers and vanilla servers, branches of MMOs that use different rulesets, either new or old - we even...

Massively Overthinking: Showing up vs. showing off in MMOs

Last week's Daily Grind about ambient sociability got a lot of MMO gamers talking about that desire to have people around, even if...
home sweet whatever

The Daily Grind: What’s the MMORPG without housing that would benefit the most from adding it?

Housing is a big and elaborate system to add into any game, and it's always an expensive system to include in terms of resources....
Something got cast.

Check out these spectacular prize-winning player housing hideouts in Path of Exile

Back in December, Grinding Gear Games launched a massive expansion for Path of Exile, Betrayal, and among its key features was an...

Path of Exile previews its spooky haunted hideout

You've bought player housing in MMOs, you've even been assigned an apartment or two, but have you ever just... stumbled across an interesting abode...
Where am I? No one gets to know.

Interview: Legends of Aria’s dungeon expansion, early access, ganking, housing, and cash shop philosophy

Indie old-school sandbox MMORPG Legends of Aria has become a household name among MMO players over the last few months, first rolling into...

‘You will have to put in some work’ to get the most out of Population Zero’s housing

Last week, we posted up a deep-dive into survival MMO Population Zero, specifically its perk system. Developer Enplex hasn't let up since....

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