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Join Justin Olivetti and Bree Royce every Tuesday for the Massively OP Podcast. You can scroll down to the latest podcast below, or you can follow us directly through your preferred player: LibsyniTunes, StitcherPocket Casts, TuneIn Radio, and PlayerFM.

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Massively OP Podcast Episode 419: Dining at the MMO news buffet

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Justin and Bree discuss Tarisland, NetEase, Throne and Liberty, Mad World, DCUO, and EVE Anywhere, with adventures in LOTRO and Fallout 76, plus mailbag topics on accessibility and special podcast guests.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 418: Big Numbers Inc.

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Justin and Bree discuss Mortal Exodus, Wayfinder, LOTRO, Elder Scrolls Online, Path of Exile, and Albion Online, with adventures in Fallout 76, City of Heroes, and LOTRO, plus a mailbag topic playing the hero vs. not in MMOs.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 417: Happy Compensation Day!

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Justin and Bree discuss World of Warcraft, New World, Neverwinter, Star Trek Online, Amazon Games' layoffs, and Ghostcrawler's new MMO studio, with adventures in LOTRO and WoW Classic, plus a mailbag topic on problematic MMO speedrunning.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 416: Jedi mind trick

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Justin and Bree discuss April Fools' Day in MMOs, SWTOR, Mad World, Last Epoch, Anvil Empires, Multiversus, E3, ARK 2, and ARK Survival Ascended, with adventures in Guild Wars 2, LOTRO, and WoW Classic, plus mailbag topics on leaving your mark on and feeling special in MMO game worlds.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 415: Don’t go into the Lightfall

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Justin and Bree discuss LOTRO's update 36, Destiny 2's Lightfall, CCP's blockchain game, DDO's promo, Ship of Heroes on Steam, and the return of Alganon, with adventures in LOTRO, New World, WoW Classic, and City of Heroes, plus a pair of mailbag topics on AI tech in MMOs.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 414: EverQuesting on and on

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Justin and Bree discuss Diablo IV, World of Warcraft, SWG Legends, Destiny 2, Star Citizen, EverQuest, LOTRO, and Elder Scrolls Online, with mailbag topics on extreme MMO zones and puzzles in MMOs.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 413: Kentucky fried gaming

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Justin and Bree discuss Bellatores, Final Fantasy XIV, Ghostcrawler and the Riot MMO, WoW's patches, Diablo IV's promos, and Star Citizen, with adventures in LOTRO, Star Trek Online, and City of Heroes, plus mailbag topics on humble characters and healer aesthetics.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 412: It’s a mad, mad, Mad World

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Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, Embers Adrift, Mad World, Pax Dei, and Blue Protocol, with adventures in LOTRO, AdventureQuest 3D, and No Man's Sky, plus a mailbag topic on Tabula Rasa.
Reveal to me your secrets! Please.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 411: The way to Wayfinder

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Justin and Bree discuss Amazon, Throne & Liberty, New World, Wayfinder, DDO, Gamigo, and RIFT, with adventures in LOTRO, ESO, New World, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on putting ourselves in MMOs and themed character designs.
Pnuk

Massively OP Podcast Episode 410: Cyberpunk meets gaslamp

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Justin and Bree discuss Corepunk, Diablo IV, Palia, Nightingale, Blizzard, NCsoft, Pearl Abyss, and EG7/Daybreak, with adventures in LOTRO, Guild Wars 2, Elder Scrolls Online, and SWG Legends.
Stuffy.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 409: All aboard the Tyria train

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Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2's new roadmap, Blizzard's financials, the latest Microsoft ABK drama, and earthquake relief, with adventures in LOTRO and GW2, plus mailbag topics on Gloria Victis and our failed MMO character concepts.
Love is in the something-or-other.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 408: FFXIV on one side, mods on the other

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Justin and Bree discuss Final Fantasy XIV's great mode debate, WoW's trading post issues, NCsoft's layoffs, Square's and Blizzard's financials, The Crew 3, Quinfall, and Elder Scrolls Online, with adventures in LOTRO and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag topic on MMO beards.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 407: Roadmaps, roadmaps, roadmaps

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Justin and Bree discuss Elder Scrolls Online's Necrom, DDO's mini-expansion, Diablo Immortal, Villagers & Heroes housing, Star Trek Online's 13th anniversary, and Gloria Victis' impending launch, with adventures in LOTRO and ESO, plus a mailbag topic on optional content.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 406: Ulduar and Umbar

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Justin and Bree discuss Blizzard vs. NetEase and the demise of WoW China, Wrath Classic, FFXIV 6.3, and LOTRO's 2023 roadmap, with adventures in LOTRO and ESO, plus a mailbag topic on the future of Blizzard.
throne and liberty

Massively OP Podcast Episode 405: Give me throne or give me liberty

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Justin and Bree discuss Throne & Liberty, Skull & Bones' delay, roadmaps for the EverQuest MMOs, and John Smedley's departure from Amazon, with adventures in LOTRO, Elder Scrolls Online, and Guild Wars 2, plus mailbag topics on the Wizards of the Coast D&D mess and reimagining alts in MMOs.
COME ON

Massively OP Podcast Episode 404: Believe the MMO hype!

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Justin, Chris, MJ, and Carlo sit for the second of our end-of-the-year roundtables, discussing streaming, awards, and the 2023 outlook for MMOs.
Rein in that deer.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 403: Roundtable and state of the site

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Justin, Bree, Eliot, and Colin sit for the first of our end-of-the-year roundtables, with the awards recap and the state of the site.

The definitive 2022 Battle Bards episode guide

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One of the side projects I work on every month is Battle Bards, the world's first, best, and (weirdly) only music podcast. It's a...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 402: Mailbag unlimited

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Justin and Bree tackle mailbag topics including Amazon's Blue Protocol publishing deal, bad habits picked up from MMOs, MMO NPCs, wasted zones, character conceptualization, Hero Wars, gaming peripherals, books about MMOs, and MMOs as crowdsourcing tools.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 401: The holly jollies

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Justin and Bree discuss MMO winter holidays, Chris Metzen's return to WoW, WoW's trading post, Blizzard still hunting for a China publisher, My.Games leaving Russia, and Elder Scrolls Online altering its annual roadmap, with a voice mail topic on the Twitch drops phenomenon.

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