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Massively Speaking Episode 285: Back to the future

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DDO
It was the best of times; it was the worst of times. With NDA lifts and layoffs, previews and promises, this past week-in-MMO didn't leave us speechless. On the contrary, Justin and Bree have many words to utter about all of the craziness going on in the industry -- almost an entire hour's worth. Can you believe it?

Get all of our opinions and analysis on the most important stories of the past week right here on Massively Speaking, the industry's leading MMO podcast. And if you have a comment, question, or topic for the podcasters, send an email to podcast@massively.com. We may just read your email on the air!

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Massively Speaking Episode 284: Your opinion is invalid

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RIFT
Disclaimer: Massively Speaking is both a news show and an opinion show. Objectivity has nothing to do with our viewpoints, snarky remarks, and keen insight into the workings of MMOs. We will demonstrate this as we talk about certain games under NDAs, new studios taking over old franchises, and what 200,000 subscribers means, more or less, in the large scheme of things.

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Massively Speaking Episode 283: NDAmark

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ESO
One thing's for sure: January surely went out with a bang! Bree, MJ, and Justin almost don't know where to start on the news for this past week in Massively Speaking, but that's certainly better than having nothing to talk about. From strange collaborations to an 18-hour NDA, from pre-order controversy to a studio being raided by the feds, we've got it all in this week's episode!

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Massively Speaking Episode 282: Crafting and economy roundtable

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Landmark
This week we're changing up the normal format of our podcast by hosting a roundtable on MMO economies and crafting systems! We've got several of our experts on these topics to talk about games past, present, and future. What makes an economy great? What should crafting be able to do? Stay tuned after the discussion for a few important news bulletins as well!

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Massively Speaking Episode 281: Fall of the risen

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Pantheon
Eliot and Justin are kickstarting another lively discussion on the news from the past week. It's been a busy season for crowdfunding, licensing, patching, and shuffling developers around, so rest assured that your crack podcasting team is on it with the maximum snark allowed by the FCC!

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Massively Speaking Episode 280: Alpha is the new beta

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In this week's riotous podcast, Bree and Justin give each other the silent treatment. Yup, it's 65 minutes of pure cold, stony silence that will make you feel so uncomfortable that you yourself will end up babbling just to hear someone talk.

Naw, we actually have a lot to talk about, including what's coming in 2014 for many of your favorite MMOs and studios. What, you thought we could actually shut up? Never!

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Massively Speaking Episode 279: Bring it on, 2014!

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It's the first Massively Speaking for 2014, and Bree and Justin are charging out of the gate with wild-ass predictions, goofy mistakes, and keen insight into what little news we've gotten from this year so far. Studios messing up? Studios fixing things? Studios trying to make money? Looks like 2014 might not be so different after all.

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Massively Speaking 278: Bloopers, outtakes, and tomfoolery

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It's the final Massively Speaking podcast of the year! We've been diligently collecting bloopers, outtakes, and general tomfoolery from our past shows, and now we've assembled them all for a hilarious stream of weirdness and non sequiturs. Laugh with us and at us (mostly the latter), and we'll see you all in 2014!

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Massively Speaking Episode 277: The naughty Nexus

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We're starting to turn our gaze to 2014 with this episode of Massively Speaking, as Justin, Eliot, and Bree discuss a couple of alphas, a couple of betas, and a rather interesting launch date that will be sure to shape the year to come.

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Massively Speaking Episode 276: Ever, Larry

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It wouldn't be the end of the year and the holiday season if there weren't a heap of weird, wild, and wooly stuff going on in the news! This week, Larry and Justin put on their Santa beards (it doesn't translate well over audio, but the beards were there) to cover an expansion launch, a major streaming controversy, and eye-popping previews of upcoming content. It's a hoot, folks. A hoot.

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Massively Speaking Episode 275: Turkey coma

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We are sad to report that Bree and Justin have fallen into turkey comas following the mass consumption of foods. However, advanced medical scientists have tapped into their brainwaves to allow them to discuss the week's news via a series of Morse code beeps and boops. Break out your pencils and paper, because decoding this episode might be a bit of a bear!

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Massively Speaking Episode 274: Beta grubbing

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Do you have a beta key? Are you excited that you have a beta key? Do you want to break NDA and crow about your beta key? Well... don't. Bree and Justin have an important service announcement in today's podcast telling you why this idea is not your friend. Also, they have all of the beta keys to every MMO that's yet to come out and you should be, like, totally jealous.

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Massively Speaking Episode 273: Expansions and reveals and launches, oh my!

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You want expansion talk? Bam, you've got it! You want launch chatter? Bam, wish granted! You crave update gossip? Bam, we're on it! You even want a juicy game reveal? Bam, we've got a migraine, but sure, we'll do that! It's so much big news this week that Bree and Justin have to smother it with secret sauce just to choke it all down.

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Massively Speaking Episode 272: Hanging with my Gnomies

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Massively Speaking Episode 272 For the Horde!
Despite a busy week of news, this week's podcast will be boiled down to two looming topics: our EverQuest Next Landmark hands-on and BlizzCon 2013. For these stories, we've got roving reporters MJ and Jasmine on the show to bring us first-hand tales of these events.

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Massively Speaking Episode 271: Preview central

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Massively Speaking Episode 271
Do you live for previews the way that we do? They're always so exciting, like getting to peek in a present before you open it. We've got plenty of previews to cover for this episode of Massively Speaking, but we won't let it stop us from our solemn duty to be silly and recite risque limericks.

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