Battle Bards Episode 19: Dead MMOs

The Battle Bards are welcoming 2014 with a heaping dose of DEATH!  Dead MMOs, that is.  Sit right back as we take you on a musical journey through sunsetted games.  Even though you can no longer play them, their ghosts live on through so…

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Massive Failure #54 – Consternation and Woe

I’m back from holiday hiatus, and talking about stories that came up during my time off, such as Star Citizen breaking even more Crowd-sourcing records (and why this is awesome), CCP laying off more staff from World of Darkness (does this mean the game is doomed?), and Elder Scrolls Online’s release date (is it being […]

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Massive Failure #53 – Year 2

The New Year is here, and we’re starting our second year of “Massive Failure” podcast! Today I review my MMORPG predictions for 2013, and make some predictions for 2014. Finally, I talk a bit about my plans for 2014 with the podcast! Contents: Intro (0:19) * Celebrating the first anniversary of the podcast! * As for […]

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Battle Bards Episode 18: Vanguard

For their final podcast (of the year), the Battle Bards are singing the saga of heroes.  If that’s too vague, we’ll just be up-front.  It’s Vanguard.  We’re talking Vanguard’s OST.  It was a difficult soundtrack to review because it…

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Massive Failure #52 – Yule be sorry

It’s the holiday special for Massive Failure! This week I talk about how holiday content in MMORPGs mostly focuses too much on the gaudy parts of the holidays, tell you what I’m thankful for in MMORPGs this year, and then I sing a few carols Contents: Intro (0:32) * Just a brief discussion about this being […]

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Massive Failure #51 – Retrospective 2013

This week begins our three weeks of holiday/end-of-year shows, and is a retrospective look at the MMORPG industry in 2013. What were the biggest stories of the year? Who was the Best MMORPG of the Year,and who was the Worst? You’ll find out on this week’s show! Contents: Intro (0:32) * Discuss the three weeks of […]

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Battle Bards Episode 17: Starter Zones

This week on Battle Bards, Steff, Syl, and Syp recall their first steps into MMOs — and the music that would be forever linked to those events.  Yup, it’s starter zone week on the show, so break out a big canister of nostalgia and join us!

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Massive Failure #50 – Seriously?!

On this last “new” show of 2013 (before the cavalcade of Holiday and end-of-year specials begin), we talk a bit about “Ever, Jane”, the Jane Austin-inspired MMORPG, meeting its Kickstarter goal. I also talk about the final class reveals for “Wildstar”, and ask if we can please stop calling everything a damn MMO? Contents: Intro (0:32) […]

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Massive Failure #49 – First Try

GhostCrawler crawls away from Blizzard, and not a moment too soon. Trying to play multiple MMORPGs is for the birds! Expectation vs Reality in F2P games. All this and more on this week’s Massive Failure podcast! Contents: Intro (0:32) * Tried to play in the Golden Weekend in “The Secret World”, but my computer doesn’t like […]

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Battle Bards Episode 16: Aion

Fresh off their Lunatic Lutes World Tour, the bards have decided to do one encore presentation (until the next show, that is).  The topic du jour?  It’s Aion, baby!  Your ears will thank us when this hour is over and you’ve experienced t…

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