star wars galaxies

Official Site: Star Wars Galaxies
Studio: SOE, now Daybreak Game Company
Launch Date: June 26, 2003
Sunset Date: December 15, 2011
Genre: Sci-Fi Sandbox
Business Model: Subscription
Platform: PC

Star Wars Galaxies’ Legends rogue server plans PvP flashpoints and fresh ground/space content

Star Wars Galaxies fans know that the rogue server SWG Legends has been teasing new locales, Bespin and Felucia, for a...

Working As Intended: What it means to be an MMORPG

I am amused and somewhat bewildered to admit that I have my very own pet troll. He follows me around on Reddit to hassle...

The Daily Grind: What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever collected in an MMO?

Back when original-flavor Star Wars Galaxies was alive, I had a bit of an obsession with Ubese shirts. Essentially, they were sleeveless undershirts...

Space content for SWGemu is still up in the air as devs say a wipe and launch are still ‘a long ways off’

If you've followed the long-running original-flavor Star Wars Galaxies emu community for any length of time, you are surely aware of the emulator...

Massively Uplifting: LOTRO community events, appreciative FFXIV fans, and making gaming accessible

Just because it's the hottest month of the year doesn't mean we don't want to bury ourselves in warm fuzzies! Positivity is always...

The Daily Grind: What was the last MMO that you regretted quitting?

Last spring, I made a hard call: I finally decided that I wasn't playing Ultima Online enough to justify a sub. That's not...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 235: The one about WoW Classic

Justin and Bree discuss WoW Classic, Legends of Aria, LOTRO, Black Desert, Astellia Online, Elite Dangerous, and EverQuest II, with mailbag topics on progression servers and stream etiquette.

The Daily Grind: Which MMO is the best (worst?) at ruining classes?

A recent thread on the MMORPG subreddit caught my attention: Do you ever dread what's gonna happen to your class when an expansion...

SWG Legends’ August update adds new vet rewards and quality-of-life tweaks

We mentioned earlier that voting for the Star Wars Galaxies Legends player senate is currently ongoing, but Legends has a bit more...
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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...

The Daily Grind: Do you vote in MMO player elections?

This week I spent a bit of time perusing the Star Wars Galaxies Legends Discord, where candidates for the player Senate are making...

The Daily Grind: What’s a neat MMO mechanic that nobody’s trying anymore?

A few weeks back, I was thinking about classic Star Wars Galaxies and the game's training system. While you could gain experience by...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 233: What WoW Classic slouches toward Bethlehem?

Justin and Bree discuss WoW and WoW Classic, LOTRO, Square Enix, Aion, DCUO, and Legends of Aria, with adventures in Chronicles of Spellborn, City of Heroes, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on newbie onboarding and MMO end-of-life strategy.

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.

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPG offers the best farming and gardening experience?

Not gonna lie, I really like farming in MMOs. No, not the grindy kind of farming, just the actual process of farming crops on...

Legends of Aria’s new bard and vitality regen system sounds an awful lot like Star Wars Galaxies’

Let me just put it out there: Bards are the best class archetype in all of RPGs, let alone just MMOs, which is why...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 231: EverQuest and Secret World prognostications

Justin and Bree discuss Elder Scrolls Online, Pagan Online, EverQuest 3, Guild Wars 2, and Worlds Adrift, with adventures in WoW, SWG, and Villagers & Heroes, plus mailbag topics on The Secret World and MMO fashion.

The Daily Grind: Has there ever been MMO loot you desperately wanted but never got?

Throughout the course of my MMO play, I've found that some loot I've craved is simply never meant to be. Sometimes it's an expensive...

Massively Overthinking: Revisiting sheep and wolves in MMOs

One of the meta discussions we've been having here on MOP this week has centered on PvP sandbox titles like Albion Online, specifically...

One Shots: Pointy things in space

Congratulations! You are now the proud owner of a multi-trillion credit starship that's in absolute mint condition! As you drive it off the lot,...