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

Choose My Adventure: Awestruck by Star Wars Galaxies’ crafting and housing potential

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This week has been something of a rollercoaster for me. Of emotions. Of discovery. And, slowly yet surely, of deeper appreciation and enjoyment of...
Well, maybe this part.

Massively Overthinking: Is ‘layering’ tech actually MMO community poison?

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MOP reader ACuriousTanuki left a brilliant comment on a Palia article earlier this month that I thought deserved more discussion. Tanuki wondered about how...

Jedi have arrived to Star Wars Galaxies’ Empire in Flames rogue server

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We talk a lot about Star Wars Galaxies Legends and the SWGemu here on MOP, and we even covered the... let's call it tumultuous...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 326: Lost Ark is finally found

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Justin and Bree discuss E3 2021, Book of Travels, Elder Scrolls Online, Fallout 76, Diablo II Resurrected, Sea of Thieves, Riders Republic, Transformers Heavy Metal, Albion Online, Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis, Lost Ark, Aion Classic, and LOTRO, with adventures in Sims 4, WoW Classic, SWG Legends, Crowfall, and Albion, plus a mailbag topic on difficulty walls in MMOs.

Choose My Adventure: Dipping a toe in the vast ocean of Star Wars Galaxies crafting and gathering

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"Crafting in Star Wars Galaxies was the greatest thing ever in MMORPGs." How often have you read a comment like that? I know I've seen...

SWG Legends begins Empire Day festivities, talks Bespin apartments and post-Bespin content

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With Bespin already a month in the rear-view mirror, it's patch day for Star Wars Galaxies Legends. The rogue server's update on Monday kicks...

The Daily Grind: How do you introduce friends to old MMORPGs?

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Whoever said that teachers teach because they can't do has never tried to teach someone new how to play an old MMORPG. Holy crap,...
she's a killah

MOP’s quick and dirty guide to finding the perfect MMORPG for your tastes

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Probably one of the most commonly asked questions both here on Massively OP and in various MMORPG discussions everywhere else too is simply, "What...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 325: The bards sing of Palia

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Justin, Carlo, and Bree discuss Elyon, Swords of Legends Online, WoW Classic Burning Crusade, Elder Scrolls Online Blackwood, Aion Classic, Crowfall, Trove, Neverwinter, and Palia, with a mailbag topic on spiritual successors and Guild Wars vs. Guild Wars 2.

Choose My Adventure: Star Wars Galaxies’ legacy questline is so boring

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Level 22. That was the arbitrary block between me and wearing armor in Star Wars Galaxies. Not level 10. Not level 15. Not level...

The Daily Grind: What’s the weirdest gameplay myth that persists in your favorite MMO?

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My husband is an avid Overwatch player, and the other day he pointed out to me that Blizzard has, in spite of its foibles,...

Massively Overthinking: Do you associate music with memory in MMOs?

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The other night, I tried to log in to the Star Wars Galaxies emu and the music hit me hard. See, I play SWG...

Eight major unannounced MMO projects that are in the works

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There's nothing more tantalizing nor frustrating than knowing that an MMO or MMORPG is in the works but hasn't been formally announced yet. We...

Choose My Adventure: The slow setup for adventure in Star Wars Galaxies Legends

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This week's Choose My Adventure probably had more preliminary preparation than any other game I've had. Most of the time I tend to fly...
Oh boy.

Is there a long future in Star Wars Galaxies server emulation?

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With high profile news updates like the trainwreck launch of the hybrid CU/NGE rogue server and the addition of Bespin to the Legends rogue...

The Star Wars Galaxies Restoration III hybrid CU/NGE rogue server launches tonight

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We've been updating at the end of this post. The original article follows. It's a happy day for Star Wars fans in the MMO...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 323: Odyssey, Burning Crusade, and LOTRO

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Justin and Bree discuss Elite Dangerous' Odyssey, WoW Classic, Swords of Legends Online, Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis, Bless Unleashed, Ashes of Creation, and LOTRO, with adventures in WoW Classic and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag entry on the wild GTAO roleplay revival.

Choose My Adventure: Getting straight through the Riena Strait in MapleStory

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I've got to admit, I'm very glad to see this one behind me, and that kind of makes me sad. MapleStory should have had...

Working As Intended: Touring my new SWG Legends houses (and looking at Bespin deco!)

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If you're a fan of MMORPG housing, Star Wars, Star Wars Galaxies specifically, or just chatter about MMOs, then this very self-indulgent Working As...

Which Star Wars Galaxies rogue server is for you? Here’s the best list we’ve seen

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The MMORPG rogue server industry is booming lately, you might have noticed, particularly for much-loved MMOs that were sunset for dumb reasons in the...

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