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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


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Massively OP Podcast Episode 247: Discount shopping for guilds

11/19/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin delve into whispers, rumors, and cold, hard facts of the MMO genre. They jaw about Dark Age of Camelot's long-awaited F2P move, Final Fantasy XIV's surprising console news, the reveal of Path of Exile 2, 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:01:09:59

Massively OP Podcast Episode 246: When '80s rock bands play MMORPGs

11/12/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin return to Mordor in Lord of the Rings Online: Minas Morgul, chew over Square Enix's and Blizzard's financials, check out Pearl Abyss' trio of new MMOs, and party with Alice in Chains in AdventureQuest 3D. 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: LOTRO,...

Duration:01:22:54

Massively OP Podcast Episode 245: BlizzContrite

11/5/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin delve into the ups, downs, and sideways of BlizzCon 2019. Will Diablo IV be a return to form... or a gory mess? Is Overwatch 2 an actual sequel... or a glorified mod? Will Shadowlands restore faith in World of Warcraft... or put players to sleep? And what was up with that apology, anyway? 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...

Duration:00:58:24

Massively OP Podcast Episode 244: An Onslaught of news

10/29/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin don't have to go to a galaxy far, far away to get a new dose of Star Wars: The Old Republic. Nor do they have to wait for very long for Fallout 76 to stir up a new controversy. And what's this about Kritika Online coming back and DDO getting mounts? 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...

Duration:00:45:18

Massively OP Podcast Episode 243: ArcheAge goes 'queue queue'

10/22/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin examine ArcheAge's buy-to-play "do over," the big reveals for the EverQuest franchise, Riot's truckload of announcements, Fallout 76's NPC delay, and what makes players break off relations with game companies entirely. 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:00:57:12

Massively OP Podcast Episode 242: Blizzard said 'hold my beer'

10/15/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree, Eliot, and Justin dig into the messy and controversial Blizzard Hong Kong Hearthstone mess while also keeping an eye to Shroud of the Avatar's sale, Daybreak's layoffs, Star Citizen's new patch, 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: Blizzard...

Duration:00:58:25

Massively OP Podcast Episode 241: The MMO industry reshuffles its deck

10/8/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin check out a reshuffled MMO industry, with new projects for Mike O'Brien and Raph Koster, Funcom's new overlords, and Red Dead Online's long-awaited arrival for PCs. Plus, there's an ArcheAge Unchained interview with Merv Lee Kwai that you just have to hear! 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...

Duration:01:06:49

Massively OP Podcast Episode 240: Hypergank!

10/1/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin dig into Lord of the Rings Online's new expansion announcement, prepare for Guild Wars 2's mighty balance patch, debate Star Citizen's wisdom in building a hypergank ship, 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: Guild Wars 2, LOTRO, World of...

Duration:00:47:57

Massively OP Podcast Episode 239: Astellia ascending

9/24/2019
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On this week’s show, Bree and Justin greet Astellia Online's official entrance into the MMO field, gawk at World of Warcraft and Guild Wars 2's latest patches, see what excitement there is to be found in PlanetSide Arena's debut, and wondering if there's something that can be done to make gaming time more productive. 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...

Duration:01:00:28

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