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It's the final week before WildStar's launch, and this week we have Development Director Matt Mocarski on the podcast to talk about the unique look and style of the game. Get all of our opinions and analysis on the most important stories of the past week right here on Massively Speaking, the ind...

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I'm going to make a bold statement here that might net me some haters, but here goes: I think that Guild Wars 2 is better off now that it's cast off Jeremy Soule and moved on to in-house composers. Soule's soundtrack was great in parts, but he's not the be-all, end-all of good video game music. And...

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Continuing with our series of pre-WildStar interviews, Eliot and Justin grapple with the (ahem) "hardcore" endgame of raiding as we welcome Brett Scheinert and Mike Donatelli onto the show. Hey, 36 more people on this podcast and we could actually get a group going! Get all of our opinions and a...

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Massively: Today we have tea, crumpets, and the ever-so-delightful company of Composer Jeff Broadbent. Mr. Broadbent is here to talk about his work on the score for the upcoming MOBA Dawngate. So is working in the online video game world becoming a habit for you, going from PlanetSide 2 to Dawngate...

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We're on a countdown to WildStar's launch, and so we welcome Carbine Studios Creative Director Chad Moore to the show to talk about the ins and outs of life on Nexus. Eliot and Justin also check out the top news of the week and your pressing mail queries. Get all of our opinions and analysis on ...

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There's always an uproar somewhere in the MMO community, and most of the time you don't have to go looking for it -- it will find you. Sometimes it's fun to roar back at the uproar, which is the task that the hosts have taken up with gusto for this week's show. Get all of our opinions and analys...

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The Elder Scrolls soundtrack is pretty well-known and highly regarded, even outside of our tiny field of video game music enthusiasts. That's what you get when you have smash hit games and a conductor who knows what he's doing. Jeremy Soule helmed the musical side of the franchise from Morrowind th...

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How much money would you drop on a pre-purchase for a free-to-play game? That seems like a trick question, but as the Massively Speaking crew finds out, it's somehow a serious question in the MMO industry. Join us for another great show as we debate moneys, murder, and Evony. Wait, who put Evony in...

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We're so behind on addressing our mail on the show that we've decided to dedicate an episode to playing catch-up! Don't worry, as there will still be news, but Bree and Justin need to clean out their inbox to make room for all of the excellent emails to come. You understand. Get all of our opini...

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Massively: On today's column we have the composer of the upcoming TCG MMO, HEX. Now that's a lot of capital letters all in a row, so take a deep breath, get over it, and please welcome composer Michael Gordon Shapiro. Mike, can you give us a bit of your background in music? Michael Gordon Shapir...

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With convention season in full swing and a rather big-name zombie MMO announced during this past week, your humble neighborhood podcasters have plenty to gab about. Warning: There might be rants. There might be many rants. This might be the most ranty show that ever ranted. Be prepared. Get all ...

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Massively: Even in the far distant future on alien worlds, we'll still need music. This is why it's great that Composer Steven Coltart is providing The Repopulation with an original soundtrack, because otherwise the silence would be too much to bear. So Steven, can you tell us a little about yourse...

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Bree and Justin are not in a joking mood this week. They are certainly not fooling around on this podcast. Their pants are not on fire and they are most certainly not liars. It's an entire podcast delivered with a straight face and a clean-cut attitude. Also, they talk about mankinis. Get all of...

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It's a certain launch week for a certain title that's certainly been anticipated by millions, so there's a good chance that the podcasters will at least give it a brief mention on this week's show. Also in today's podcast: the secret ingredient for figgy pudding, why cosmetics make Justin insanely ...

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A new Blizzard game is a reason for soundtrack lovers everywhere to celebrate because if there's one thing this studio does well (other than take goofy races very seriously), it's creating incredible scores for its games. Even though Hearthstone is a smaller title with a smaller score, I welcomed i...

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We've got a hodge-podge of topics for today's episode, ranging from new game announcements to beta transitions to why modders might be a bit grumpy this week. Also, we brought Jef on the show today to help us catch up on a particular sandbox that might actually be coming to the west this year. So t...

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We're finally here: my top 10 MMO theme tracks. I anticipate that out of all of the weeks, this will be the most controversial, since not only am I proclaiming the 10 best, but you'll realize which of your favorite games I've left out of the top 40 entirely. A final reminder as to my self-impose...

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2014 is finally coming out roaring, as numerous titles are either preparing for launch or major updates. The Massively podcast crew has assembled to look all serious, do pre-flight countdowns, and guide listeners to the stars. What will soar this year and what will crash and burn? Find out our opin...

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We're growing ever closer to my top picks for MMO theme songs, but we're not quite at the end yet. This week we are on to the third part of our Top 40 MMO main themes countdown. To repeat my self-imposed rules for this list: I limited myself to just one theme from a particular title, even if there ...

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Instanced housing vs. public housing? Oh, the battle is on in this week's podcast, as hosts Justin and Bree battle it out for the most comfortable living spaces and poshest decorations. There might even be a metaphorical throw pillow fight or two during the proceedings. Get all of our opinions a...

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