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On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about Dragonflight's launch, Albion Online's new update, Camelot Unchained's financial windfall, ZeniMax's secret MMO, and a whole lotta talk about pie. Hey, we were hungry! It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to sen…
 
If anyone's ever told you to "take a chill pill," then the Battle Bards have your full dosage in today's episode. Exploring peaceful and serene tracks from MMORPGs, Syl and Syp find their inner calm -- before the inevitable slaughter. Episode 218 show notes Intro (feat. "A Farmer's Life" from WildStar, "Dream of Peace" from Lineage II, and "Silverf…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about the Blizzpocalypse in China, LOTRO's big honking rock, EverQuest II's expansion date, Frozen Flame's early access, and why MMO bosses love to taunt all of us. 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…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about Crowfall's demise, Blue Protocol's return, SWTOR's new planet, New World's continuing rise, lots of MMO patches, and tons of Q3 studio financials. 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…
 
Rock out with your mace out as the Battle Bards crank up the soundtrack to Dungeon Fighter Online. Have we been missing out on the vast bounty of action setpieces? Is there a delightful orchestral soundtrack tucked inside all of this synth noise? Tune in and find out! Episode 218 show notes Intro (feat. "Main Theme," "Tower of Despair," and "Adios …
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about New World's upcoming fresh start servers, WoW's 10.0 rollout, Ashes of Creation's gathering mechanics, Secret World's Halloween ban, and how Elvira, Mistress of the Dark took down AdventureQuest 3D. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about New World's big release, World of Warcraft's two-part pre-patch, LOTRO's happy surprises, City of Heroes' massive volunteer patch, and what we do with our digital clutter. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about Halloween season, Embers Adrift's launch, Star Citizen reveals, World of Warcraft's faction sharing, Star Trek Online's day of victory, and the dumpster fires of Elyria and Aria. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d …
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about New World's big month ahead, EverQuest's expansions, the massive My.Games sale, FFXIV's upcoming patch, and Shroud of the Avatar's multi-month rollback. 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 quest…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about launch dates for Embers Adrift and Dragonflight, another delay for Skull and Bones, Lost Ark's Machinist class, LOTRO's quest coupon, and why we don't have MOP guilds these days. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d …
 
Chances are you've never heard of today's featured MMO -- or its quirky little soundtrack! So why not come along with Syp and Syl to explore Legend of Edda, a now-defunct RPG set in a realm of Greek Mythology? Episode 217 show notes Intro (feat. “Ballack's Castle” and “Cybele Garden”) “Title Theme" "Frigid Valley" "Gaiyan Town" "Wailing Wall" "Koba…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about Star Citizen's half-billion haul, 25th anniversaries for two long-running MMOs, launches for Wrath Classic and Dual Universe, LOTRO mini-expansion pre-orders, and MMO features that reshaped the industry. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about the distant future of MMO projects like LOTRO, ArcheAge 2, and Cataclysm Classic, as well as discussion covering Wizard101's weird hijacking, Fractured Online's early access, and how the MOP team comes up with Daily Grind questions. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tale…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about Wrath Classic's chaotic pre-patch, Temtem's launch, Elyon's sunset announcement, Bless' latest death, EVE Online's newest expansion, New World's growth, and another round of lighting questions. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And reme…
 
While Final Fantasy XIV players won't shut up about A Realm Reborn, it's not often you hear people speaking fondly of the original 1.0 edition. Yet in this episode of Battle Bards, Syp and Syl find something to praise from this era: the Before Meteor soundtrack. Let's rewind the clock and hear the O.G. Eorzea tunes! Episode 216 show notes Intro (fe…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about Dune Awakening, Destiny 2: Lightfall, FFXIV's island sanctuaries, Elder Scrolls Online's Lost Depths DLC, Guild Wars 2's wild Steam launch, WoW's expansion giveaway, and Chimeraland. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if yo…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about launch dates for Dual Universe and Wrath Classic's pre-patch, the return of Alganon, new zones for Lord of the Rings Online, the debut of Guild Wars 2 on Steam, and what's going on with Ultima New Legacy. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer email…
 
Maybe you've never heard of Lineage W, a 2021 spin-off of NCsoft's long-running franchise. But after today's Battle Bards episode, you'll have heard it's sweet tunes! Join Syl and Syp as they explore this fantasy soundtrack to see how it stacks up against its amazing ancestors. Episode 215 show notes Intro (feat. "Against Odds," "Moment of Peace," …
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about several industry delays, Guild Wars 2's very good quarter, Path of Exile's next steps, Dungeons and Dragons Online's class archetypes, pandas (PANDAS!), and MMO housekeeping. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about the cancelled World of Warcraft mobile spin-off, Blizzard's financials, Lord of the Rings Online's remastered edition, Riot Games' rollout of its MMO announcement, and a rather ridiculous Legends of Aria proposal. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and ga…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about New World's summer update, SWTOR's Digging Deeper storyline, Diablo Immortal's unstoppable profit train, speculation on Guild Wars 3, and if a new term for MMOs is called for. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d lik…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about New World's server merges, Wrath Classic's launch date, LOTRO's latest update, Pantheon's infusion of investment capital, and how rhythm-based classes might work 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 …
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about Digital Extremes' new Soulframe, Guild Wars 2's summer roadmap, SWTOR's next big update, Dragonflight's alpha testing, LOTRO's leadership departure, and how a studio might design a truly non-instanced MMO. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emai…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about TERA's sunset, Skull and Bones' release date announcement, the next steps for Elder Scrolls Online, EverQuest II's prison destruction, WoW's studio cannibalism, and a lightning round of questions. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And r…
 
You may never see them coming, but when the Battle Bards strike out of the shadows, you'll either find your pocket picked, your fluffy best friend kidnapped, or your life's blood stolen. After all, they learned from the best thieves and rogues in the world! And what kind of music would these robbers identify with? Find out on today's show! Episode …
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about DDO's Isle of Dread launch, Dragonflight's surprising release date announcement, LOTRO's expanded class/race combos, Trove's new class, and cool ways that music intertwines with MMOs. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if y…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about Wrath Classic's fresh start servers, the end of Echo of Soul, a couple of upcoming launches, Neverwinter's dragony release, the path to Palia, and accessibility issues. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to se…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about Elder Scrolls Online's High Isle, FFXIV's Patch 6.15, the announcement of Starkeepers, Albion Online's Into the Fray update, a new Lord of the Rings title, and fears over Diablo IV's monetization. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And r…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about Diablo Immortal's launch, the umpteenth return of Kritika, the last WoW: Shadowlands patch, a look at that cancelled Marvel MMO, and wished-for sequels to 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 yo…
 
The END(walker) of Final Fantasy XIV came, went, and brought us some excellent music along the way! In this episode of the Battle Bards, Syl and Syp joust back and forth over the tunes from FFXIV's latest expansion. Is it an acquired taste or an instant hit? Let them be the judge! Episode 213 show notes Intro (feat. "Opening Cinematic," "Welcome to…
 
On this week’s all-reader questions episode, Bree and Justin dig do another expedition in the listener mailbag for topics, including ones on tech, identity representation, character names, roleplay tools, 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…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about Star Citizen's roadmap, Final Fantasy XI's anniversary, Guild Wars 2's sky pirates, EVE Online in browsers, why MMOs ruin us for single-player games, 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 you…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about Lost Ark and FFXIV's war against cheaters, Star Trek Online's new featured episodes, Elder Scrolls Online's card game, Wrath Classic beta's prediction, and why Black Desert is struggling these days. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about Blizzard's mobile reveals, Forsaken World's sunset, EVE Fanfest news, ZeniMax's rumored Star Wars MMO, and the future of MMO genres. 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…
 
On this week’s all-reader questions episode, Bree and Justin dig through a big fat mailbag to answer questions about MMORPG crafting, vehicles, economies, guild progression, dealbreakers, 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…
 
On this bonus episode, Bree and Justin talk about World of Warcraft's expansion reveals, TERA's closure, and LOTRO's anniversary. Enjoy! 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 or call in to our voicemail at (734)…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about April Fools Day in MMOs, Black Desert's expansion release, FFXIV's housing lottery, no E3 in 2022, World of Warcraft's expansion rumor, RIFT's future, and what MMOs would be interesting if combined. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about the future of Guild Wars 2, the newest classes for Black Desert and Elyon, sad layoffs at Gamigo, the latest weapon for New World, and chatter about what helps MMOs go the distance. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you…
 
When the Battle Bards get loaded up with money and jewels in MMOs, they head back into town for a shopping spree! And if they're shopping, you know they're listening to whatever muzak is piped into these establishments. Syp and Syl listen to the music of shops and services -- and deliver their best to you! Episode 211 show notes Intro (feat. "Cash …
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about Elite Dangerous dropping console development, World of Warcraft's confirmation of a new expansion, EVE Online's latest controversy, Guild Wars 2's turtle problem, and whether or not WoW will ever go free-to-play. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gam…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree, Colin, and Justin talk about the big Guild Wars 2: End of Dragons launch, how the Ukraine war is affecting MMOs, SWTOR's path forward, SOLO's free-to-play conversion, and whether it's time to pull the plug on New World... or not. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer e…
 
We heard your many requests, and we delivered! The Battle Bards crew is back to explore the final frontier of music in the Warframe soundtrack. From funky ninja fighting tracks to stirring interstellar ballads, Warframe ended up being a fun journey through space, time, and composition. Episode 210 show notes Intro (feat. “Fortuna Login," "March of …
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about End of Dragons' launch, Black Desert's newest expansion, Dungeons and Dragons Online's freebies, World of Warcraft's Patch 9.2, Elder Scrolls Online achievement reduction, and how the elimination of faction restrictions changes MMOs. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tal…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree and Justin talk about Lost Ark's massive launch, how a franchise auction might impact LOTRO, a date for World of Warcraft 9.2, the fate of TitanReach, love for Conan Chop Chop, and a rant about zones we hate. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, i…
 
On this week’s episode, Bree, Chris, and Justin talk about Guild Wars 2's expansion launch date, World of Warcraft's new approach to cross-faction play, Blizzard's continued downward slide, Star Citizen's roadmap tantrum, a rollback for Mortal Online 2, and Lost Ark's launch week. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales,…
 
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