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Star Wars Galaxies
Star Wars: The Old Republic

The Stream Team: Eyes on the holocron prize of SWTOR’s evil jumping puzzle

Thanks to whatever bugs and bad luck plagued them, Massively OP's Larry and MJ got through SWTOR's jumping puzzle only to be denied the...
The most positive statement about anything Daybreak-related I am likely to make all year.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 209: ArenaNet layoffs, Blizzard layoffs, and PlanetSide Arena delays

Justin and Bree discuss the Guild Wars 2 layoffs, Blizzard layoffs, PlanetSide Arena's delay, WoW's allied races, and LOTRO's expansion, with adventures in DDO, SWGL, and Trove, and mailbag letters on ethical studios, ancient MMOs, and Project Titan.

The Repopulation previews new tutorial island, lore timeline, and upgraded development servers

The Repopulation's latest dev update is giving me some serious Star Wars Galaxies player city vibes, but then I guess that was always...

SWTOR gives a skimpy roadmap while Star Wars Galaxies is remembered… in song form

It's a two-for-one Star Wars special in this post today! A short post on the Star Wars: The Old Republic forums shed...

One Shots: Don’t look behind you!

Oh man, you did it. You clicked on this column and brought a curse onto your head. Right now, something terrifying has materialized out...
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...

Massively Overthinking: Contending with the MMO genre’s ‘wowfugee’ crisis

Last week on the MOP Podcast, we read a letter from a listener named Megan who pointed us to a blog post on...

Hyperspace Beacon: The Star Wars MMOs and communities beyond SWTOR

Time flies: I am now coming up on nine years of covering Star Wars: The Old Republic professionally. Of course, I was...

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...
We're here! We're... that's it, actually.

Vague Patch Notes: On play conditioning and the lecture of experience in MMOs

Yes, it's another week in which we talk about abstract concepts that underpin the way we play video games, this time inspired by a...

SWTOR’s Wretched Hive update sends players into the lair of the Geonosian Queen today

The latest update for Star Wars: The Old Republic, GU 5.10.1: The Wretched Hive, is live today, bringing with it a brand-new lair...

Travel to Bespin in one Star Wars Galaxies emulator… eventually

One of the things I always wish SOE had done more of with Star Wars Galaxies was add planets. Yes, it added Kashyyyk...
DIVE

Global Chat: Anthem makes first contact with gamers

The game on everyone's mind this month definitely has to be BioWare's Anthem. The studio's first new IP in a long time is...

One Shots: Diet lightsabers

I think it's about high time we got a Star Wars game in which lightsabers functioned properly as instruments that could melt or slice...
Guns hurt more when you're shot in the back, I can only use this gun for that, sorry, don't make the rules.

The Soapbox: A pre-mortem for Star Wars The Old Republic, a game that never knew what it had

Would you believe that Star Wars: The Old Republic is shutting down? I'm going to bet that you could believe it, and I'm even going to...
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Star Wars: The Old Republic’s creative director talks about the characters of Jedi Under Siege

The latest update for Star Wars: The Old Republic brought a lot of characters around. It brought major characters back, it brought new characters...

The Stream Team: Jedi and jumping puzzles in SWTOR

What do you do when you finish all the main storyline of SWTOR? If you thought celebrate, you'd be wrong. Massively OP's Larry has...

Star Wars: The Old Republic battles the mother of all bugs next week

Even in a galaxy far, far away, pest control is an issue. Of course, this being Star Wars: The Old Republic, those pests...

Hyperspace Beacon: The tale of Ood Bnar and his place in SWTOR

If you've not watched the "Choose My Alignment" livestreams that MJ and I have been doing over the last couple of years, then you've...

Perfect Ten: Hit franchises that were almost made into MMORPGs

For my money, there are few more tantalizing and agonizing thoughts than the great "What Ifs?" of the MMO genre. What if one title...

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