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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...

One Shots: Party on, Garth!

What makes for a really smashing party in an MMO? You can throw all of the prizes, pretend food, and decorations at the wall,...

Star Wars Galaxies emulator plans Carrie Fisher tribute event on December 27

When Carrie Fisher died two years ago this month, I actually sat in my car and cried. This is not something I normally do,...

SWGEmu reveals costly financial mishap, but the game will continue on

There's some dark news for the original SWGEmu project this week - this'd be the Star Wars Galaxies emu that spawned most of...

The Stream Team: Commemorating Star Wars Galaxies’ deathday in an emu

Massively OP's MJ celebrates Star Wars Galaxies with an Emu romp for its birthday, but this year she's also going to have a memorial...
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Vague Patch Notes: MMO emulation as a paean for the dead vs. a mockery of the living

If you ever need to know why we'll happily cover Star Wars Galaxies emulators and not Ultima Online emulators here on Massively Overpowered, the...

Star Wars Galaxies’ original emulator teases Jump to Lightspeed space content

One of the reasons I favor the Star Wars Galaxies Legends emulator is that it's a late enough build of the game that...

The Daily Grind: What skills should MMOs give players – but never do?

I was reading the patch notes for the latest update to my favorite Star Wars Galaxies emulator when this line just leaped...

Star Wars Galaxies emulator Empire in Flames is launching its post-Endor PvP system

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column about my return to Star Wars Galaxies on the Legends server, an NGE emulator...

Working As Intended: Returning to Star Wars Galaxies – in 2018

If you've followed the Massively OP Podcast this summer or read any of my ramblings in Daily Grinds and WRUPs, you probably know that...

Check out the new trailer for Star Wars Galaxies’ Legends emulator

I've been trucking along in one of the dozens of Star Wars Galaxies emulators, Legends, for the better part of the summer thanks...

The Daily Grind: Do you ever feel addicted to MMOs or entrapped by compulsive gameplay mechanics?

MOP reader Alex recently wrote to us about the ongoing conversation sparked by WHO's controversial and not particularly well-supported "gaming disorder" classification, hoping...

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPGs are nearly different games with max settings or upgraded clients?

MOP reader Nibbana has a great question for The Daily Grind today. "So I just picked up Shadow in order to run my favorite...
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Massively Overthinking: Random acts of MMORPG kindness

Last week, down in the comments of an innocuous post about gamers being nice in Fortnite, a couple of MOP commenters requested a...

The Daily Grind: What’s the best MMORPG skill system that avoids the ‘illusion of choice’?

Over the weekend, my husband and I were chatting about playing on a Star Wars Galaxies emulator again, probably the Legends one...

The Stream Team: Re-living Star Wars Galaxies memories in the Emu on the game’s 15th birthday

You hear Massively OP's staff talk about Star Wars Galaxies all the time. But have you seen it? Now you can. The game may...
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City of Heroes emulator pumps out its first public release

Former City of Heroes players have plenty of options to try to fill the void of their favorite MMO. There's a chat...

Massively Overthinking: Paying for MMORPG emulators, legal or otherwise

MassivelyOp reader Bryan recently wrote to us with a fun question about emulators, a topic that will simply never die as long as MMORPGs...

Massively Overthinking: MMOs belong in a museum!

Let's talk game preservation. We've been covering MADE's attempt to convince the government to tweak its interpretation of the DMCA to basically...

Star Wars Galaxies’ main emulator got a major infrastructure upgrade and the Village Jedi system

If you've not played on the original Star Wars Galaxies emulator in a season or two, it's probably escaped your notice entirely that...