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Massively OP Podcast Episode 216: Star Wars frenzy

Justin and Bree discuss big SWTOR expansion news, plus news from WoW, Blizzard, Guild Wars 2, Skyforge, TERA, Albion, Blade & Soul, and DDO, with a mailbag question on MMO expansion difficulty.

Not So Massively: Five things I love about Anthem

It is by now clear that Anthem had a fairly tortured road to launch. I don't wish to condone the clearly appalling...

Enter to win a Skyforge New Horizons PC Mechanoid War Pack from My.com and MOP! [NA only]

Skyforge made headlines this week for its latest expansion, New Horizons, with its new planet, new enemies, and overhauled scaling system intended...

Skyforge’s New Horizons expansion is officially live with a new planet and catch-up mechanics

Skyforge's next big thing has arrived! Dubbed New Horizons, the content update sends players to their first new planet ever, Terra,...

Adventure Academy is an ‘educational massively multiplayer online game’ launching May 1

Adventure Academy is going to mystify the typical gamer: There are no dragons to fight and no lockboxes to fight over. But if...
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Skyforge updates its interface and smooths the process of playing catch-up in New Horizons

The next major update for Skyforge, New Horizons, arrives on April 9th. It wants new and returning players alike to be up to...

Massively Overthinking: If an MMO item is buyable with gold, does that excuse its presence in the cash shop?

This week's Overthinking topic comes from longtime MOP reader and commenter Sally Bowls. It's about monetization, but it's a nuanced argument we don't...
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Skyforge celebrates its anniversary with quests and lockboxes

It's been a long, strange road in Skyforge, a road filled with marauding invasion forces and... well, that's most of it. Marauding invaders for...

Massively Overthinking: Designed downtime in MMORPGs

In a Daily Grind not long ago, MOP reader Armsbend said something I thought just cried out for discussion. After noting that he...
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Skyforge announces New Horizons expansion and new planet coming April 9

My.com has announced today yet another new expansion for Skyforge, notable specifically because it'll be the first time the game's ever introduced...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Fear not this night – there is hope for Guild Wars 2’s future

The last two weeks of February were devastating to the Guild Wars 2 community. Guild Wars 2 developer

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...

Ryzom goes behind the scenes to talk guild islands and a new boss monster

Anyone reading this recall Ryzom? It's a French-made sandbox MMO that is under the stewardship of Winch Gate, which made the title

Perfect Ten: Totally rad ’80s cartoons that would make bodacious MMORPGs

In another reality where our passion for MMORPGs is matched only by the power of nostalgia for the greatest era of cartoons, we would...

The MMO Bookclub devotes March to Tibia, Destiny 2, and Apex Legends

If you haven't been hanging out with the folks at MMO Bookclub lately, you may have missed a shift in the format that's...

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...
There was something beautiful and wonderful and it destroyed itself.

Jukebox Heroes: The 10 greatest MMO soundtracks of all time (as voted by you)

A few weeks ago we witnessed the showdown of the ages (or at least the epoch known as "late January 2019"), as Massively OP...

The MOP Up: TERA and PUBG combine unholy forces

TERA sent out a press release this week confirming the end of the world: "Finally, the dream collaboration between TERA and PUBG...

Battle Bards Episode 138: Wild wild westerns

Boy howdy, is it time for another highfalutin Battle Bards episode? Shucks, looks like! In this week’s show, the trio saddle up for a...

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...

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