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The Daily Grind: How many MMO toons can you juggle at once?

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I may have overdone it with the City of Heroes toons. I'm currently working on a project to level several dozen characters up so I...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 390: All systems go for MMO launches

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Justin and Bree discuss Star Citizen's crowdfunding, Wrath Classic's launch, Dual Universe, Mythic, Ultima Online's 25th birthday, Tibia, and LOTRO Before the Shadow, with adventures in SWG Legends and Truck Simulator, plus a voicemail topic on MMO systems proliferated across the genre.

The Daily Grind: Is there a mod for an MMO that you just can’t play without?

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I've been back in Lord of the Rings Online a bunch lately, and as part of my return I went through and made sure...
It's not nothing!

Massively Overthinking: Have you ever returned to an old MMO and fallen in love?

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Earlier this month, MOP's Eliot penned a WoW Factor that doesn't quote but certainly does evoke the ol' Heraclitus quote about how you cannot...

SWG Restoration launches 1.0 version on Saturday with Mustafar and Jedi unlocks

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Among the many (many!) player-run rogue servers for the long-defunct Star Wars Galaxies is Star Wars Galaxies Restoration III, a hybrid CU/NGE server that...
Not the problem.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 388: Elyon descends through finite care

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Justin and Bree discuss WoW Classic's Wrath pre-patch, New World's new servers, Elyon's sunset, Bless Unleashed's sunset, EVE Online Uprising, Star Trek Online's Wil Wheaton, and Temtem's launch, with adventures in LOTRO, Guild Wars 2, and SWG Legends, with a lightning round of MMO questions from the mailbag.

The Game Archaeologist: The legacy of Ultima Online

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Last week in The Game Archaeologist, we traced the history of Ultima Online’s origin, development, and testing -- not to mention one pesky in-game...

Star Wars Galaxies Legends has officially kicked off its 2022 abandoned housing pack-up event

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Star Wars Galaxies deals with packing up abandoned player structures a bit differently. Instead of simply bundling up buildings and making them disappear from...

Massively Overthinking: The weirdest ways we’ve leveled in MMOs

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One of my favor flavors of fluff post we do occasionally is report on folks who have accomplished fame by leveling "wrong" in MMOs,...

Star Wars Galaxies Legends’ latest update brings GCW changes, ability updates, and more decor items

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The latest summer update for rogue server Star Wars Galaxies Legends has arrived, and while it's not bringing anything particularly explosive to the game,...

MMO dev Raph Koster disambiguates sandboxes, themeparks, simulation, and stagecraft

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Veteran MMO developer Raph Koster, who himself is working on a sandbox MMO couched in a metaverse, is back with another dev blog this...

The Daily Grind: Is there an MMO system you just do not understand no matter how hard you try?

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Today's Daily Grind is inspired by a blog from friend of the site Ocho over at Casual Aggro in which he chronicles his attempts...

Star Wars Galaxies Legends will let players relive the classic city-destroying Battle of Restuss on September 2

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Star Wars lore nerds are probably familiar with the Battle of Restuss, which saw Imperial and Rebel forces fight over a new technology known...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 386: Lord of Lord of the Rings Online

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Justin and Bree discuss LOTRO's mini-expansion and IP rights, Dual Universe, Mad World, Wrath Classic's prepatch, Alganon's return, and Guild Wars 2's Steam launch, with adventures in LOTRO, CoH, SWGL, and RIFT, plus a mailbag question on Ultima Online New Legacy.

The Daily Grind: Which MMO farming system is the most fun?

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I have to admit I allow myself a little self-satisfied giggle every time I see a major or minor MMORPG adding or enhancing farming...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 385: Dungeons & Delays

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Justin and Bree discuss NCsoft, Aion 2, Guild Wars 2, Throne & Liberty, Nightingale, Path of Exile 2, and DDO, with adventures in SWG Legends, LOTRO, and RIFT, plus mailbag topics on playable pandas and MMO housekeeping.

The Daily Grind: Is the MMO genre thriving in scarcity?

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I want to talk about the MMO genre in the meta sense for a sec this morning. Every time I see another game pivot...

Whatever happened to The Repopulation? (2022 Edition)

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A few weeks back, I was working on a column that includes a reference to The Repopulation, and I realized I hadn't heard anything...

Star Wars Galaxies Legends teases pilot and player city updates, counts almost 20K new player houses in 2022

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It's been a relatively quiet summer for the Star Wars Galaxies rogue servers, but that's only because devs are heads-down working on fall updates....

The Stream Team: Backseat Streaming’s exposé on SWG crafting and decoration

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In an era of armchair warriors, we bring you Backseat Streamers! Here, Massively OP’s Chris and MJ get to take a backseat and watch...

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