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A weekly discussion of MMORPG adventures, news, and opinions by industry vets Bree and Justin.

A weekly discussion of MMORPG adventures, news, and opinions by industry vets Bree and Justin.
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A weekly discussion of MMORPG adventures, news, and opinions by industry vets Bree and Justin.

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English


Episodes

Massively OP Podcast Episode 238: Ten years of free-to-play

9/17/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin mark a decade of DDO's free-to-play revolution, say farewell to Bless Online, take a look at a new fairytale-style MMO, and wonder why World of Warcraft vanilla servers haven't closed up shop in the wake of WoW Classic. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner of the site to do...

Duration:01:12:56

Massively OP Podcast Episode 237: Fallen Earth's final glorious sunset

9/10/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin salute Fallen Earth's "retirement," look at Astellia's strange subscription option, cover yet more WoW Classic insanity, wonder what CCP is up to behind closed doors, and how to combat swatting in the gaming community. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner of the site to do...

Duration:01:10:13

Massively OP Podcast Episode 236: Guild Wars 2's dragons and Vikings

9/3/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin dig into Guild Wars 2's latest "saga," take a moment of silence for the late Peria Chronicles, look at a few delays, celebrate Champions Online's first decade, and talk way too much about MMO fishing. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner of the site to do so. Show notes: WoW...

Duration:00:54:15

Massively OP Podcast Episode 235: Classic

8/27/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin go back to 2004 with WoW Classic's launch, wonder what Megan Fox is doing in the studio with a copy of Black Desert, prepare for Astellia Online, and talk about the hidden benefit of MMO progression servers. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner of the site to do so. Show...

Duration:00:53:24

Massively OP Podcast Episode 234: ArcheAge's game changer

8/20/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin erupt over Gamigo's upcoming ArcheAge business model shift, scramble to grab name reservations for WoW Classic, speculate over the future of MMO innovation, and more! It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner of the site to do so. Show notes: Everyone goes nuts over WoW Classic name...

Duration:01:00:24

Massively OP Podcast Episode 233: What WoW Classic slouches toward Bethlehem?

8/13/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin look at the frenzy of preparations for WoW Classic, explore more of Middle-earth, talk about Aion for the first time in about forever, and talk about how studios could better handle the senior citizen years of MMORPGs. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner of the site to do...

Duration:00:56:48

Massively OP Podcast Episode 232: Girl Dwarves rock our world

8/6/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin marvel over a week of MMORPG revelations, including a new race for Lord of the Rings Online, a handy party feature for World of Warcraft, the possibility of Guild Wars 2 mobile, and more! It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner of the site to do so. Show notes: City of Heroes, World...

Duration:00:56:56

Massively OP Podcast Episode 231: EverQuest and Secret World prognostications

7/30/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin get pumped up about Elder Scrolls Online's next DLC, wonder if Pagan Online's launch will bring in the crowds, debate EverQuest's future, figure out what Funcom should do with Secret World Legends, and more! It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner of the site to do so. Show...

Duration:00:57:33

Massively OP Podcast Episode 230: A tale of geeks and gamers

7/23/2019
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On this week’s show, Legends of Aria's Derek Brinkmann drops by to make a huge announcement or two for this indie sandbox MMO. Bree and Justin also look at Villagers and Heroes' expansion, SWTOR's free-to-play improvements, and DC Universe Online's Switch launch. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner of the site to do...

Duration:00:50:00

Massively OP Podcast Episode 229: Adventures in Albion Online

7/16/2019
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On this week’s show, Sam joins Bree and Justin to talk about Albion Online's newest update, the disturbing moves over at Daybreak Game Company, the escalation of the new Lord of the Rings MMO, and more! It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner of the site to do so. Show notes: World of Warcraft, City of Heroes, Guild...

Duration:01:07:31

Massively OP Podcast Episode 228: Justin, interrupted

7/9/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin share the struggles of covering all of the MMO news, celebrate the official launch of Shadowbringers, and muse on the steps ahead for WoW Classic, Pagan Online, and Fallout 76. Also, Bree interrupts Justin a lot, but it's always for a good cause. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner...

Duration:00:59:02

Massively OP Podcast Episode 227: Your letters, our answers!

7/2/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin tackle a full hour of listener mail! Topics from the MOP community include the sunset of City of Heroes, reporting offensive names in MMOs, solving the problem of open world housing, and more! It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner of the site to do so. Show notes: City of...

Duration:02:22:16

Massively OP Podcast Episode 226: On the cusp of Shadowbringers

6/25/2019
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On this week’s show, Eliot, Bree, and Justin don their armor for FFXIV: Shadowbringers, share WoW Classic tales, adjust to the surprise Harry Potter mobile launch, celebrate SWTOR's free-to-play changes, plus Eliot answers your burning FFXIV questions. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner of the site to do so. Show...

Duration:00:59:27

Massively OP Podcast Episode 225: The slash and burn of Amazon Game Studios

6/18/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin jaw about Amazon Game Studios restructuring, Black Desert's PS4 port, Ship of Heroes' audacious character creation plans, more E3 news, and debate over how long you can hold bad launches over a game's head. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner of the site to do so. Show...

Duration:00:55:58

Massively OP Podcast Episode 224: Black Desert, Bless Online, and boats

6/11/2019
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On this week’s show, Black Desert expert Carlo joins Bree and Justin to talk about the new class and expansion as well as Lord of the Rings Online's latest update, the final fate of Bless Online, the surprising Phantasy Star Online 2 announcement, and more! Also, Carlo got a boat. Expect to hear a lot about that. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips”...

Duration:00:54:20

Massively OP Podcast Episode 223: Starbase Adrift

6/4/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin give Worlds Adrift a farewell salute, welcome Starbase to the MMO fold, dig into Elder Scrolls Online's newest expansion, brings listeners up to date on the City of Heroes drama, and more! It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner of the site to do so. Show notes: SWG, City of Heroes,...

Duration:00:47:37

Massively OP Podcast Episode 222: A good EVEning to be invaded

5/28/2019
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On this week’s show, Brendon joins Bree and Justin to talk about his latest fact-finding mission deep inside the heart of EVE Online's latest fan festival. In addition to a lot of in-depth internet spaceship news, there's discussion about Dauntless' incredible launch, Black Desert's underwater play, and more! It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips”...

Duration:01:02:47

Massively OP Podcast Episode 221: Classic Warcraft flavor

5/21/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin return to the most vanilla days of them all, thanks to World of Warcraft Classic's beta test. The duo also talk about DDO's latest expansion, the delay of Skull and Bones, and useful tips on playing City of Heroes. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner of the site to do so. Show...

Duration:00:52:49

Massively OP Podcast Episode 220: Everybody gets a dragon!

5/14/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin debate whether legislating lockboxes is the way to go, gush over FFXIV's fashion freedom, discuss RIFT's upcoming server merges, and try to figure out what's going on with Amazon's New World. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner of the site to do so. Show notes: FFXIV, City of...

Duration:01:11:00

Massively OP Podcast Episode 219: The 64-bit generation

5/7/2019
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On this week’s show, it's the return of the Bit Wars, as LOTRO and EVE test out their much-needed 64-bit clients. Bree and Justin also dive into a great FFXIV freebie, the downward slide of Blizzard's financials, Guild Wars' 14th anniversary, and more! It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner of the site to do so. Show...

Duration:00:46:28