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Leaderboard: What’s more important in an MMO – character visuals or world visuals?

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When I first got to Massively-that-was, well over 10 years ago now, one of my tasks became front-page editing, meaning I had to keep...

Leaderboard: What’s the most vulnerable Daybreak MMO in 2021?

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Yep, it's that time of year again: We've been doing this recap for the last several years, although this one is going to be...

Leaderboard: What was the most overrated MMO of 2020?

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Longtime readers will know we've been granting an official end-of-the-year award for the most underrated MMO for several years now. But it comes along...

Leaderboard: What was the best new MMO or online game of 2020?

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It's been a long time since a brand-new MMORPG really deserved a GOTY award - in fact, my my reckoning, it was was 2016,...

The best Massively OP community leaderboard polls, 2020 edition

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We didn't do quite as many Leaderboard polls this year as in previous years, largely because... well, we've already asked a lot of...
glargh and suchlike

Leaderboard: What’s the best classic MMORPG still running at the end of 2020?

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It's been a longstanding problem that end-of-the-year awards for MMORPGs aren't ideal for honoring "classic" MMOs, especially the really old games, really small...

Leaderboard: To which WoW expansion era will you send your Shadowlands alts first?

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One of the more intriguing things about World of Warcraft Shadowlands, at least for me, is the game's new leveling system. While brand-new...

Leaderboard: Are you tempted by Ultima Online’s New Legacy server?

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So here's a fun fact for you: While vanilla, legacy, and progression servers have been all the rage for the last five years or...

Leaderboard: Why do you ‘work’ in MMORPGs?

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A while back, WAPO put up a piece called Why do we enjoy games that make us work? Proficiency, control, fairness, escape. This is...

Leaderboard: Star Wars Galaxies vs. Star Wars The Old Republic

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Yesterday, I read on Twitter that Star Wars The Old Republic has, as of this week, been live longer than Star...

Leaderboard: Are you giving Fallout 76 a second chance?

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Fallout 76 has not had the best couple of years. As MOP's Justin said in his column rounding up Bethsoft's worst flubs...

Leaderboard: Are you still interested in Amazon’s New World, knowing it won’t be reverting to a FFA PvP MMO?

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There's been a big ol' ruckus about New World across Reddit the last day or two, ever since the closed alpha resumed....

Leaderboard: Four months after the Blitzchung Hong Kong mess, are you still boycotting Blizzard?

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MOP reader Pepperzine recently dropped us an email about Blizzard that we've put off until today very intentionally. Why? Because tomorrow, Activision-Blizzard releases its...
Cool, cool cool cool.

Leaderboard: Have you ever failed MMO events on purpose – like for roleplaying’s sake?

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Earlier this week, MOP's Sam Kash came into the MOP writing room cracking up over a thread on the Guild Wars 2 subreddit...

Leaderboard: What would you want to see out of a new Star Wars MMO?

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Rumors have been swirling this week about expansions to the Star Wars universe that could be a big deal for gaming. According to

Leaderboard: What’s the most vulnerable Daybreak MMO in 2020?

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It's become a bit of an unhappy tradition here on MOP to take stock of Daybreak at the start of every year, due in...

Leaderboard: What was the best new MMO or online game of 2019?

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Let's be honest: The last time a brand-new MMORPG really deserved a GOTY was when Black Desert ran away with it. This is...
Hold your breath and count to ten, fall apart, start again.

Leaderboard: Are you onboard with the online gaming industry’s new take on sequels?

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Overwatch 2 and Path of Exile 2 being announced in such close proximity, plus rumors of an Anthem reboot in the...

The best Massively OP community polls of 2019

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Time for another annual tradition here on Massively OP: the counting of the polls! Yes, we run a bunch of polls in our irregular...

Leaderboard: What’s the best classic MMORPG still running at the end of 2019?

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We've noted before that while our awards are pretty good at identifying the big modern MMORPGs and the indie gems, it's much harder...

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