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Jan 3, 2017

To kick off the new year in style, the Massively OP crew has assembled for one of its raucous roundtables! In this episode, the team wraps up 2016, discusses the year-end awards, and looks forward to the year to come.

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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  • Intro
  • What did we like playing the most in 2016?
  • What are we looking forward to in 2017?
  • How the awards are set up
  • Awards: What was the most interesting award this year?
  • Awards: What game were you the most glad to see win an award?
  • Awards: What award result did you disagree with the most?
  • Awards: Drama with popcorn MMOs
  • What do we want to accomplish this year?
  • Outro

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Dec 27, 2016

In the last show of the year, the Massively OP Podcast is digging through eight letters from the community about all things MMOs. From talking about console MMOs to disabling chat options to... tattoos, Bree and Justin plow through reader emails with their stylish aplomb and dorkness.

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:

  • Intro: Asheron's Call goodbye
  • Mailbag: Why aren't more MMOs going to console?
  • Mailbag: What would be the best MMO to start after a long break?
  • Mailbag: No chat options for MOBAs
  • Mailbag: How many people do you need for a good PvE MMO?
  • Mailbag: Tattoo based on games
  • Mailbag: Strong reactions to game music
  • Mailbag: Marvel Heroes developments
  • Mailbag: Subscriptions
  • Outro

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Dec 20, 2016

There will be no Rogue One spoilers in today's podcast. There will, however, be copious leaks and previews for Rogue Two, which involves some farmboy learning the Force and making friends with a smuggler and a Wookiee while getting the hots for his sister. Oh, and the co-hosts might be talking about the year-end holidays and what MMOs are coming in 2017.

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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Dec 13, 2016

December isn't slowing down as we barrel into the holidays, and the podcasters are delighted with all of the hot news and revelations (literally!) from the past week. In this show, the co-hosts talk about Revelation's launch, the reveal of Ashes of Creation, geek out over Elder Scrolls Online's 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.

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Dec 13, 2016

December isn't slowing down as we barrel into the holidays, and the podcasters are delighted with all of the hot news and revelations (literally!) from the past week. In this show, the co-hosts talk about Revelation's launch, the reveal of Ashes of Creation, geek out over Elder Scrolls Online's 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.

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Dec 6, 2016

Fleshy organics hold no chance when they're faced with the bold truth of Larry about lockboxes, t-shirt design, and Star Wars: The Old Republic's newest expansion. On today's show, Larry joins the crew for a look at a surprisingly tense and controversial week of MMO news.

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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Nov 29, 2016

Today on the show we welcome MOP's own resident EVE Online expert Brendan to help us navigate the new expansion and the impact that free-to-play has had on this long-running space 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 own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner of the site to do so.

Show notes:

  • Intro
  • Playing EVE casually
  • Risk vs. reward
  • Is this real free-to-play?
  • Is it frustrated or fun to play as an alpha clone?
  • Reactions to free-to-play
  • The new, new player experience
  • What's in the expansion for veterans?
  • Trips and tricks for new EVE Online players
  • What are some of the best improvements EVE has made in the past couple of years?
  • What is coming next for the game?
  • No Man's Sky news and reaction
  • Outro

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Nov 22, 2016

With four MMORPG expansions releasing this past week, the podcast team certainly has its plate full with meaty discussions. As a special treat, they've invited two of RIFT's developers on the show to talk about Starfall Prophecy's release.

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:

  • Intro
  • Interview: RIFT: Starfall Prophecy's Lead System Designer Andy Kirton and Lead Content Designer Julia Adams-Esgrow
  • News: EverQuest and EverQuest II launch expansions
  • News: The Secret World talk
  • News: G-Star 2016 highlights
  • Outro

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Nov 15, 2016

Is there nothing more joyous, more jovial than spending an afternoon crunching hard numbers to deduce the financial state of studios? No, unless it's listening to Bree and Justin put on their best nerdy glasses to do it for 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 own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner of the site to do so.

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Nov 8, 2016

Bree and Eliot are fresh off a weekend BlizzCon bender, the type full of heady news and weird regret. Today on the show, the co-hosts mull over the news from the convention and imagine what cosplay they'd wear if money and shame were no object. Sexy murloc? Tax accountant Thrall? Overly enthusiastic esports commentator? The possibilities are endless.

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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