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Massively Overthinking: MMO voids that haven’t been filled

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I swear, so many of the posts I bookmark on Reddit to muse on later wind up deleted, and today I've got another one,...

MUD network and roleplaying repository Skotos celebrates 20th anniversary with retirement

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While many old-school MMORPG players came from MUDs, I didn't: I didn't even know they existed until several years into playing Ultima Online and...
We should really go somewhere specific.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 289: Microsoft and Bethesda sitting in a tree

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Justin and Bree discuss Microsoft's acquisition of ZeniMax and Bethsoft, Fallout 76, Conan Exiles, Elder Scrolls Online, Echo of Soul, Phantasy Star Online 2, Final Fantasy XVI, and Crowfall, with adventures in WoW and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag topic on FOMO marketing tactics in MMOs.

EverQuest II kicks off a prelude event for its next expansion and brings back Days of Summer for subscribers

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Yup, EverQuest II is going to be expanding once again, and while players aren't getting a lot of details about this expansion yet,...

The Daily Grind: What location in your favorite MMO have you only recently discovered?

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Until last week, somehow I had heard of the Agrilat Swamp but never actually visited it in Star Wars Galaxies. SWG Legends'

The Daily Grind: What’s your ‘palate cleanser’ MMO or MMO zone?

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A few weeks back, Justin said something on the MOP Podcast that stuck with me. He was talking about how he liked to go...

Massively Overthinking: How to deal with cheater scum in MMORPGs

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I'm sure it was a random coincidence, but last week two different Star Wars Galaxies emulators posted about steps they were taking against...

LOTRO Legendarium: Is LOTRO getting greedy with its fall content update?

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Boars. Beets. Battlestar Galactica. OK, let's talk about one of those things, at least in a roundabout way, because there's no escaping the fact...

Crowfall just picked up former SWG comms director Diane ‘Tiggs’ Migliaccio as its new community manager

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There's a fresh face over at Crowfall, though it's one long-time MMORPG veterans will remember: Crowfall has picked up a new community manager,...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 288: ArcheAge again

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Justin, Bree, and Mia discuss ArcheAge 2, TERA, LOTRO, Wizard101, Corepunk, Raph Koster's new MMO, and Star Citizen, with adventures in WoW Classic, SWTOR, Black Desert, Echo of Soul, SWG Legends, and LOTRO, plus a mailbag discussion on the Final Fantasy XI mobile remake.

DC Universe Online drops riddles for Batman Day 2020, but DC Comics already revealed what’s coming

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What we have here is an apparent failure to communicate between DC Comics and DC Universe Online. The superheroic MMO is set to...

Star Wars Galaxies Restoration III is a new rogue server blending the CU with the NGE

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One of the best (and arguably also worst) parts of the Star Wars Galaxies emulation community is just how many servers we have...

Amazon is apparently working on a new unnamed sci-fi MMO

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Former SOE and Daybreak boss John Smedley has been a fixture at Amazon Game Studios for the last few years, working on at least...

Massively Overthinking: Contemplating in-game advertising

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Last week, EA announced that it would finally be removing all the in-game ads from UFC4 after a few days of intense complaining...

Star Citizen is holding another free fly event starting today

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If you've been following the Twitter account of Star Citizen, you've likely been privy to this whole Ship Showdown thing that the...

The Stream Team: Moon poetry and flames in EverQuest II

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It's been a while since Massively OP's MJ has been able to advance her Blood of Luclin signature quest line in EQII. But today,...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 287: Rep grind

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Justin and Bree discuss WoW Classic, WoW Shadowlands, SWG Legends, Fallout 76, Path of Exile, and Crypto Space Commander, with mailbox topics on MMO roleplay and a 10-part quick lighting round.

EverQuest and EverQuest II are ramping up XP earnings, drop rates, and more for Labor Day and autumn

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How does one celebrate the Labor Day holiday or the autumn season? If you're EverQuest and EverQuest II, you do it by...

Massively Overthinking: How we deal with burning out of MMOs

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Back in August, MOP's own Justin wrote a piece on his Bio Break blog about moderation in gaming that resonated with me. He...

The Soapbox: Feeling the loss of an MMO community

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Back in 2012, I was almost a year deep into Lord of the Rings Online and enjoying my time both in the game...

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