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Battle Bards Episode 221: LOTRO Before the Shadow

The power of the One Ring doesn’t just rule them all — it also brings Steff back from retirement! All three Battle Bards are...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO systems got a do-over that was actually an improvement?

A few weeks back, I made it through the Helm's Deep quest chunk in Lord of the Rings Online for the first time, and...

The Stream Team: Dungeons & Dragons Online’s Snowpeaks Festival

Who doesn't want to celebrate the cold! The ice! The snow! OK, maybe most everyone (except Massively OP's MJ, who loves it all), but...

Lord of the Rings Online brings back its Ill Omens event for February

The somewhat popular Ill Omens skirmish event is returning to Lord of the Rings Online this month with additional rewards. Thanks to today's Update...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 407: Roadmaps, roadmaps, roadmaps

Justin and Bree discuss Elder Scrolls Online's Necrom, DDO's mini-expansion, Diablo Immortal, Villagers & Heroes housing, Star Trek Online's 13th anniversary, and Gloria Victis' impending launch, with adventures in LOTRO and ESO, plus a mailbag topic on optional content.

The Daily Grind: Do you feel guilty in MMOs when you’re not leveling?

You might think this an odd question coming from someone who plays a lot of sandboxes, but it's actually in spite of the guilt...

Lord of the Rings Online devs talk about upcoming Captain, Warden, and PvMP changes

With big changes on the way for two of Lord of the Rings Online's longtime classes, the MMO's studio is not resting on mere...

One Shots: Five easy steps to dragon enslavement

Step one: Find a dragon that's been shunned from the rest of its pack. Step two: Befriend the dragon with copious amounts of ripple-striped...

Dungeons and Dragons Online discusses new raid, character model updates, and lag fixes in livestream

Players of Dungeons and Dragons Online were full of questions about the MMORPG's new roadmap, so naturally the devs were full of some answers...

Global Chat: Is Dragonflight living up to expectations?

While first impressions are all well and good, the mark of a solid MMO release is whether or not it can sustain interest and...

The Daily Grind: Have you tried anything new in MMOs since January 1?

Not to be too mean to January, but it always feels like a month that's a hangover from the holiday excesses of the last...

Dungeons and Dragons Online’s 2023 roadmap includes a spring mini-expansion, Vecna Unleashed

Dungeons and Dragons Online is the latest of the Daybreak/Standing Stone Games MMORPGs to get a detailed new roadmap for 2023 as of today....

The Daily Grind: Is there anything in an MMO that makes you irrationally angry?

So a few weeks back, I decided I was tired of flipping back and forth between my Lord of the Rings Online client and...

Massively Overthinking: What will be your three most-played MMOs in 2023?

Last week in Massively Overthinking, we discussed our three most-played MMOs of 2022 - and whether we'd guessed right at the top of that...

Lord of the Rings Online outlines Warden and Captain class overhauls

With one of its stated goals to make sure that every class gets some manner of overhaul by the end of this year, Standing...

Dungeons and Dragons Online sleds into the Snowpeaks Festival today

Slither into your snowsuit and grab your frostiest of D20s because Dungeons and Dragons Online is embracing the wintry atmosphere with the return of...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 406: Ulduar and Umbar

Justin and Bree discuss Blizzard vs. NetEase and the demise of WoW China, Wrath Classic, FFXIV 6.3, and LOTRO's 2023 roadmap, with adventures in LOTRO and ESO, plus a mailbag topic on the future of Blizzard.

Here’s what Lord of the Rings Online’s PvMP revamp could look like

Looks like meat's back on the menu, boys - that is, if you're a fan of PvP in your Lord of the Rings Online....

The Daily Grind: What crap is in your MMO inventory right now that you can’t bring yourself to delete?

I'm not big on hoarding useless things, but I fully admit that in Lord of the Rings Online, I can't bring myself to get...

Dungeons and Dragons Online predicts a heavy dose of Snowpeaks Festival later this week

It's January, the sun is not showing up to play, and you're spending these cold, dark days shivering your buns off. So why not...