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Massively OP Podcast

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

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

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English


Episodes
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Episode 470: Pandaria re-re-remix!

5/21/2024
On this week’s episode of the Massively OP Podcast, Bree and Justin talk about LOTRO's Update 40, Pandaria Remix, Diablo IV's loot overhaul, the trend of online games going offline, the end of Wagadu Chronicles, Q2 financial reports, and intro music for MMOs. 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 question to the show, use this link. Show notes: SWTOR, LOTRO, Farm Together 2 World of Warcraft's Pandaria Remix activates Diablo IV's loot reborn patch arrives Wayfinder Nightingale Wagadu Chronicles shuts down Other info: World of WarcraftiTunesStitcherPlayer FMTuneIniHeartRadioPocket CastsWebsiteTwitterFacebookTwitch

Duration:01:04:23

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Episode 469: Zoning out

5/14/2024
On this week’s theme episode of the Massively OP Podcast, Bree and Justin spend the whole hour talking about their favorite MMO zones. What are they, and what makes them so great? 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 question to the show, use this link. Show notes: Other info: World of WarcraftiTunesStitcherPlayer FMTuneIniHeartRadioPocket CastsWebsiteTwitterFacebookTwitch

Duration:01:10:02

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Episode 468: Give 'em Helldivers 2

5/7/2024
On this week’s episode of the Massively OP Podcast, Bree and Justin talk about SWTOR's 7.5 preview, Daybreak's staff headcount, the Helldivers 2 fiasco, some great giveaways in ESO and DDO, and prognostications about the future trends of MMOs. 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 question to the show, use this link. Show notes: SWG, LOTRO SWTOR previews Update 7.5 How many people are working at Daybreak and SSG? The whole Helldivers 2 fiasco ESO is giving a free house DDO is giving a free expansion Other info: Download Episode 468Ultima X OdysseyiTunesStitcherPlayer FMTuneIniHeartRadioPocket CastsWebsiteTwitterFacebookTwitch

Duration:01:17:49

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Episode 467: The end of an ArcheAge

4/30/2024
On this week’s episode of the Massively OP Podcast, Bree and Justin talk about ArcheAge's demise, no BlizzCon in 2024, Escape from Tarkov's consumer fiasco, City of Heroes' 20th birthday, and the odds of Crowfall coming back to a PC near you. 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 question to the show, use this link. Show notes: LOTRO, WoW, Fallout 4, Guild Wars 2 ArcheAge taps out for good in the west BlizzCon ain't happening this year, yo Escape from Tarkov tries to paywall a PvE mode Age of Water launches into early access Happy 20th birthday, City of Heroes!Crowfall Other info: ArcheAgeiTunesStitcherPlayer FMTuneIniHeartRadioPocket CastsWebsiteTwitterFacebookTwitch

Duration:01:14:27

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Episode 466: Elder Scrolls Offline

4/23/2024
On this week’s episode of the Massively OP Podcast, Bree and Justin talk about ESO's rollback situation, PlanetSide 2's current status, the return of Life is Feudal and Legends of Aria, MMOs to play offline, and the fate of Blade and Soul. 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 question to the show, use this link. Show notes: LOTRO, ESO, WoW PlanetSide 2 is no longer under Daybreak's umbrella Elder Scrolls Online's horrible rollback situation Life is Feudal returns to Steam Legends of Aria Classic is now a thingPaliaBlade and Soul Other info: Download Episode 465Elder Scrolls OnlineiTunesStitcherPlayer FMTuneIniHeartRadioPocket CastsWebsiteTwitterFacebookTwitch

Duration:01:12:21

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Episode 465: Remixing Pandaria

4/16/2024
On this week’s episode of the Massively OP Podcast, Bree and Justin talk about Mists of Pandaria remix, Cataclysm Classic's prepatch, Blizzard's return to China, FFXIV's expansion benchmark, Sky Children of Light's PC launch, EverQuest progression servers, Palia's layoffs, and a fan-led games preservation movement. 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 question to the show, use this link. Show notes: LOTRO World of Warcraft's Mists of Pandaria remix EverQuest EverQuest II Cataclysm Classic pre-patch details Blizzard returns to China hires for a mystery game FFXIV: Dawntrail's benchmark arrives Sky Children of the Light launches on PC Palia studio lays off a chunk of staff Games preservation movement Other info: World of WarcraftiTunesStitcherPlayer FMTuneIniHeartRadioPocket CastsWebsiteTwitterFacebookTwitch

Duration:01:04:04

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Episode 464: Guild Wars 3 is a go

4/2/2024
On this week’s episode of the Massively OP Podcast, Bree and Justin talk about that Guild Wars 3 thing, DCUO's 2024 roadmap, Monsters & Memories' plans, a sequel to Hellgate London, and why we're so mean to Palia. 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 question to the show, use this link. Show notes: ESO, SWTOR, Valheim Guild Wars 3 is happening, according to NCsoft DCUO's unexpected 2024 roadmap Monsters and Memories aims for 2026 early access is self-funding Hellgate London... is getting a sequel?Palia Other info: Hellgate LondoniTunesStitcherPlayer FMTuneIniHeartRadioPocket CastsWebsiteTwitterFacebookTwitch

Duration:01:17:43

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Episode 463: WoW's pirates storm the gangplank

3/26/2024
On this week’s episode of the Massively OP Podcast, Bree and Justin talk about FFXIV's big launches (yes, plural), World of Warcraft's odd battle royale mode, rekindling old MMO magic, and the fate of that Riot MMO and Cryptic's MMOs. 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 question to the show, use this link. Show notes: ESO, LOTRO, The Sims 4, SWGFFXIV releases on Xbox for Dawntrail Don't hold your breath for that Riot MMO World of Warcraft gets all battle royaley Star Trek Online, Neverwinter, and Champions Online look like they have a future after all ArcheAge 2 delayed to 2025 Path of Exile 2 pushes beta deeper into 2024 New World's newest season kicks off next week Other info: Download Episode 463FFXIViTunesStitcherPlayer FMTuneIniHeartRadioPocket CastsWebsiteTwitterFacebookTwitch

Duration:01:08:59

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Episode 462: Gummy gum gum

3/19/2024
On this week’s episode of the Massively OP Podcast, Bree and Justin talk about EverQuest's quarter century. a RuneScape successor, Star Citizen's 1.0 aspirations, and patches for ESO and LOTRO. Also, gum. Gum is everything. Gum is the true endgame. 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 question to the show, use this link. Show notes: ESO, LOTRO, Happy 25th birthday to EverQuestBrighter Shores could be a RuneScape spiritual successorCould Star Citizen actually launch in the next year? SWTOR's dating sim patchElder Scrolls Online drops its spring updateLOTRO’s Update 39 arrives Other info: Download Episode 462EverQuestiTunesStitcherPlayer FMTuneIniHeartRadioPocket CastsWebsiteTwitterFacebookTwitch

Duration:01:04:02

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Episode 461: Dune Awakening rises from its slumber

3/12/2024
On this week’s episode of the Massively OP Podcast, Bree and Justin talk about Cataclysm Classic's beta testing, Dune Awakening's media blitz, Camelot Unchained's lofty plans, New World's paused season, Albion Online's European conquest, and a rant or two about early access. 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 question to the show, use this link. Show notes: ESO, LOTRO, SWG, CoH Camelot Unchained hopes to launch next year Cataclysm Classic goes into beta testing mystery patch to be revealed Dune Awakening is waking up New World hits a hard pause on its next season Albion Online is coming to Europe but not everyone's happy about itBitCraft Other info: World of WarcraftiTunesStitcherPlayer FMTuneIniHeartRadioPocket CastsWebsiteTwitterFacebookTwitch

Duration:01:14:23

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Episode 460: The crafting episode!

3/5/2024
On this week’s episode of the Massively OP Podcast, Bree and Justin spend the entire hour talking about one and only one thing: crafting in MMORPGs. Do you like making stuff? Do you fail to see the point? What's the best and worst crafting out there? This is all discussed and so much 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 question to the show, use this link. Show notes: Palia Other info: Download Episode 460SalemiTunesStitcherPlayer FMTuneIniHeartRadioPocket CastsWebsiteTwitterFacebookTwitch

Duration:01:16:58

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Episode 459: A Gigantic return

2/27/2024
On this week’s episode of the Massively OP Podcast, Bree and Justin talk about the return of Gigantic, Nightingale's early access launch, Guild Wars 2's latest story beat, Last Epoch's release, and how tabletop RPGs and MMORPGs can become besties. 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 question to the show, use this link. Show notes: ESO, LOTRO, City of Heroes, SWG Nightingale launches in early access Gigantic returns after six years offline Guild Wars 2 delivers The Realm of Dreams Last Epoch finally releases Other info: GiganticiTunesStitcherPlayer FMTuneIniHeartRadioPocket CastsWebsiteTwitterFacebookTwitch

Duration:01:13:35

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Episode 458: PlanetSide 2 goes into limbo

2/20/2024
On this week’s episode of the Massively OP Podcast, Bree and Justin talk about PlanetSide 2's sale and uncertain future, Nightingale's early access launch, Islands of Insight's release, Guild Wars 2's solid finances, and mashing MMO features together to make a super-MMO. 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 question to the show, use this link. Show notes: ESO, LOTRO, City of Heroes, SWG Daybreak sells off PlanetSide 2 Nightingale's early access launch arrives What is Islands of Insight and why did it come out of nowhere? Guild Wars 2 is doing well, Throne and Liberty... not so much Other info: PlanetSide 2iTunesStitcherPlayer FMTuneIniHeartRadioPocket CastsWebsiteTwitterFacebookTwitch

Duration:01:06:05

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Episode 457: Sailing into February with cannons blazing

2/13/2024
On this week’s episode of the Massively OP Podcast, Bree and Justin talk about MOP's 9th anniversary, Skull and Bones' early access rollout, a more expensive FFXIV on Xbox, Season of Discovery's second phase, and day/night cycles in MMOs. 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 question to the show, use this link. Show notes: FFXIV, LOTRO, ESO, City of Heroes Skull & Bones finally gets going Playing FFXIV on Xbox is going to cost you extra WoW Classic's Season of Discovery moves into phase two New World adds cross-server expeditions Season of the Guardian Nightingale is launching a couple days early Other info: Skull and BonesiTunesStitcherPlayer FMTuneIniHeartRadioPocket CastsWebsiteTwitterFacebookTwitch

Duration:01:15:00

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Episode 456: The MMO housing show

2/6/2024
On this week’s episode of the Massively OP Podcast, Bree and Justin devote a full show to talking about MMO player housing! So bring your Pod or U-Haul up to the front door, unload your stuff, and make yourself feel at home. 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 question to the show, use this link. Show notes: Other info: WildStariTunesStitcherPlayer FMTuneIniHeartRadioPocket CastsWebsiteTwitterFacebookTwitch

Duration:01:13:38

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Episode 455: Odyssey to the abyss

1/30/2024
On this week’s episode of the Massively OP Podcast, Bree and Justin talk about the Blizzard and Riot layoffs, Palworld's monster launch, Kritika Zero and The Day Before's drama, Star Trek Online's latest update, and weird loot memories. 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 question to the show, use this link. Show notes: Guild Wars 2, City of HeroesRiot too kills off OdysseyPalworld to huge numbers controversies galore Kritika Zero is yanked from Steam hours before launch The Day Before finally dies loud grousing from its studio Star Trek Online releases Both Worlds update Other info: RIFTiTunesStitcherPlayer FMTuneIniHeartRadioPocket CastsWebsiteTwitterFacebookTwitch

Duration:01:06:46

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Episode 454: Roadmap roundup

1/23/2024
On this week’s episode of the Massively OP Podcast, Bree and Justin jump on their horses and round up all of the wild 2024 roadmaps on the MMO range! These include World of Warcraft, LOTRO, Elder Scrolls Online, New World, 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 question to the show, use this link. Show notes: LOTRO, FFXIV, ESO, City of Heroes Lord of the Rings Online Lost Ark World of WarcraftGuild Wars 2 EVE Online Elder Scrolls Online New World EverQuest and EverQuest II Wayfinder Other info: Download Episode 454iTunesStitcherPlayer FMTuneIniHeartRadioPocket CastsWebsiteTwitterFacebookTwitch

Duration:01:00:21

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Episode 453: Massively minds of the roundtable

1/16/2024
Ready for yet another staff roundtable, this time with Justin, Bree, Sam, and Chris? You best be, as these fine minds discuss City of Heroes, last year's gaming highlights, the MOP awards, and anticipated MMOs. 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 question to the show, use this link. Show notes: City of Heroes grants official licenses to rogue serversMOP Annual Awards analysis Other info: City of HeroesiTunesStitcherPlayer FMTuneIniHeartRadioPocket CastsWebsiteTwitterFacebookTwitch

Duration:01:13:15

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Episode 452: A staff roundtable for a new year

1/9/2024
We're kicking off a new year of the podcast with a staff roundtable with Justin, Eliot, MJ, and Carlo as we talk about our MMO experiences from last year and what we're looking forward to in 2024. 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 question to the show, use this link. Show notes: Other info: AdventureQuest 3DiTunesStitcherPlayer FMTuneIniHeartRadioPocket CastsWebsiteTwitterFacebookTwitch

Duration:01:00:37

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Episode 451: Mailbag-a-Rama!

12/26/2023
Dipping deep into the mailbag of listener questions and topic, Bree and Justin kick back for a festive holiday discussion! 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 question to the show, use this link. Show notes: Other info: Elder Scrolls OnlineiTunesStitcherPlayer FMTuneIniHeartRadioPocket CastsWebsiteTwitterFacebookTwitch

Duration:01:08:50