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A weekly discussion of MMORPG adventures, news, and opinions by industry vets Bree and Justin.
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Oct 20, 2015

It was a largely upbeat week for the MMO industry, and the Massively OP podcasting team is back to bring you the good word. New games? More content? Massive rollbacks? Studio independence? We have it all this week!

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.

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Oct 13, 2015

On today's show we have a very special guest: the creator of the upcoming Ascent: The Space Game, James Hicks. Hicks has been crafting an ambitious space sandbox and opens up to us on the show about the technical challenges and how this gives him insight into what else might be going on in the industry (Star Citizen, anyone?).

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.

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Oct 6, 2015

WildStar's free-to-play launch began this past week, and the podcasters are in the thick of this wild and wooly mess. On today's show, they talk about what could've been done different, the upcoming demise of an MMO that nobody played, and a controversial SWTOR feature that's coming with the expansion.

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.

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Sep 29, 2015

What is this madness? Just when the MMO industry appears to have turned its back on expansions in favor for a "faster release cadence" or what have you, studios are bringing them back with a vengeance. Today on the podcast, Bree and Justin talk expansions, patches that are pretty much expansions, and even more expansions!

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.

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Sep 15, 2015

This week Justin and Bree talk about the painful subject of when MMOs go dark for extended downtime and technical issues. Of course, there's a plenty that's going strong, such as Elite's great sales, Otherland's early access, and RIFT's brand-new calling.

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.

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Sep 8, 2015

When an MMO studio virtually closes overnight, what can that mean for the game in question? This week, Bree and Justin tackle the sad news of Pathfinder OnlineWildStar's free-to-play date, and a possible new MMO studio!

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.

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Sep 1, 2015

This week the news has been dominated by the last great convention of the summer, PAX Prime, and the podcast team has their hands full with the flood of new information. What are the biggest takeaways from this year's show? Find out in this episode!

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.

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Aug 25, 2015

What is John Smedley up to? That's the question of the hour, as Bree and Justin speculate on the news that the former Daybreak president has started up his own company. Other topics in today's show include BIG NUMBERS from two MMOs, a prison server that you must pay for, and a superhero game that's letting you walk on the bad side.

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.

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Aug 18, 2015

In the lull between conventions, Larry and Justin turn their attention to a hodge-podge of MMO industry news. On the show today, the duo discuss WildStar's F2P patch, Funcom for sale, Darkfall's soft wipe, and the umpteenth iteration of Hellgate: London.

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.

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Aug 11, 2015

Today on the podcast we have a very special guest, Project Gorgon Lead Developer Eric Heimburg. Heimburg brings us up to speed on the game's successful Kickstarter campaign and takes us behind the scenes of building an indie MMO.  We also have the new World of Warcraft expansion reveals discuss, so it's going to be a busy show!

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.

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