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Summary: The MMO Reporter podcast is your source for Massively Multiplayer Online Game news! We cover all MMOs, but we focus on WoW, Guild Wars 2, The Old Republic and Lord of the Rings Online.

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 MMO Reporter: 235 – Console Conundrum | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:57:33

Chris and Bill ruminate on the every increasing presence of Consoles in the MMO space, and discuss a recent interview with Neverwinter devs, some Elite: Dangerous planitary boredom and more in this week’s episode of MMO Reporter. What we did in game:   Bill: GW2   Chris: Neverwinter Elite: Dangerous Wildstar GW2 – Living Story   Patreon https://www.patreon.com/mmoreporter   News:   Neverwinter Underdark Module Details announced http://mmoreporter.com/2015/10/15/mmo-reporter-special-report-neverwinter-underdark-interview-with-scott-shicoff/ Story by R.A. Salvatore Replayable  content – different experience for similar content Variable rewards based on “quality” of the run. New mini-hub: Mantol-Derith DRIZZT!!!   Guild Wars 2 Economy changes https://www.guildwars2.com/en-gb/news/the-guild-wars-2-heart-of-thorns-economy/ Economy notes for expansion – prepare for instability Changing salvaging and dungeon rewards (down-tuning to try to maintain economy value) Admits to some broken markets (doesn’t say which ones) https://www.guildwars2.com/en-gb/news/hot-new-legendary-weapons/   Sponsors: Audible Go to audiblepodcast.com/mmoreporter Doghouse Use the coupon code mmoreporter for a free 120GB SSD with your purchase!   Quick Mentions:   Funcom asking debt holder to cut them some slack http://massivelyop.com/2015/10/12/funcom-asks-bondholders-to-defer-company-debts/   Overwatch streams are now a thing http://us.battle.net/overwatch/en/blog/19919175/   Haleynic – http://www.twitch.tv/haylinic/v/20807854 Ellohime – http://www.twitch.tv/Ellohime     Star Citizen release a video and Q&A for their Star Map https://robertsspaceindustries.com/comm-link/transmission/15011-Starmap-Q-A https://robertsspaceindustries.com/comm-link/spectrum-dispatch/15000-The-ARK-Starmap https://robertsspaceindustries.com/comm-link/spectrum-dispatch/15000-The-ARK-Starmap   Elite Dangerous Planet preview videos https://youtu.be/-Et5Ivi_yIg?t=483 video starts around 8 minutes Dev-speak on planet design.  Some inside baseball for development; some inside baseball for geology on the planets they’re building; not much that’s not complex.   Awesome mount is reward for running old WoW dungeons http://kotaku.com/badass-world-of-warcraft-mount-is-totally-worth-running-1736672235   Ark adds dinosaur breeding

 MMO Reporter: 235 – Console Conundrum | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:57:33

Chris and Bill ruminate on the every increasing presence of Consoles in the MMO space, and discuss a recent interview with Neverwinter devs, some Elite: Dangerous planitary boredom and more in this week’s episode of MMO Reporter. What we did in game:   Bill: GW2   Chris: Neverwinter Elite: Dangerous Wildstar GW2 – Living Story   Patreon https://www.patreon.com/mmoreporter   News:   Neverwinter Underdark Module Details announced http://mmoreporter.com/2015/10/15/mmo-reporter-special-report-neverwinter-underdark-interview-with-scott-shicoff/ Story by R.A. Salvatore Replayable  content – different experience for similar content Variable rewards based on “quality” of the run. New mini-hub: Mantol-Derith DRIZZT!!!   Guild Wars 2 Economy changes https://www.guildwars2.com/en-gb/news/the-guild-wars-2-heart-of-thorns-economy/ Economy notes for expansion – prepare for instability Changing salvaging and dungeon rewards (down-tuning to try to maintain economy value) Admits to some broken markets (doesn’t say which ones) https://www.guildwars2.com/en-gb/news/hot-new-legendary-weapons/   Sponsors: Audible Go to audiblepodcast.com/mmoreporter Doghouse Use the coupon code mmoreporter for a free 120GB SSD with your purchase!   Quick Mentions:   Funcom asking debt holder to cut them some slack http://massivelyop.com/2015/10/12/funcom-asks-bondholders-to-defer-company-debts/   Overwatch streams are now a thing http://us.battle.net/overwatch/en/blog/19919175/   Haleynic – http://www.twitch.tv/haylinic/v/20807854 Ellohime – http://www.twitch.tv/Ellohime     Star Citizen release a video and Q&A for their Star Map https://robertsspaceindustries.com/comm-link/transmission/15011-Starmap-Q-A https://robertsspa

 MMO Reporter Special Report – Neverwinter Underdark Interview with Scott Shicoff | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:28

Chris sits down with Scott Shicoff, Lead Designer on Neverwinter, about the upcoming module: Underdark! Audio Version:

 MMO Reporter Special Report – Neverwinter Underdark Interview with Scott Shicoff | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:26:28

Chris sits down with Scott Shicoff, Lead Designer on Neverwinter, about the upcoming module: Underdark!      

 MMO Reporter Special Report – Neverwinter Underdark Interview with Scott Shicoff | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:26:28

Chris sits down with Scott Shicoff, Lead Designer on Neverwinter, about the upcoming module: Underdark!      

 MMO Reporter Episode 234: Bill’s Frozen Berrys | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 37:49

This week, Bill and Layanor get up in the middle of the night for a runaway train show. We talk about the news things happening at Daybreak, Wanting the new class in Guild Wars 2, and morn the loss of World of Darkness. Audio Version: What we did in game: Layanor: LOTRO - Epic Battles Secret World - 14 skills away from full wheel Dark Souls X-Com Firefly online   Bill: Con Man - https://vimeo.com/ondemand/conman GW2   News:   Elite Dangerous patch 1.4 live now: https://forums.frontier.co.uk/showthread.php?t=188174 Introduces Close-Quarters-Combat (CQC) Also adds several new ships, combat balancing and bug fixes Xbox One version of the game released as well - http://massivelyop.com/2015/10/07/elite-dangerous-releases-cqc-update-and-launches-on-xbox-one/   New Executive Director at Daybreak - Jens Anderson: https://forums.daybreakgames.com/dcuo/index.php?threads/letter-from-the-executive-creative-director.261294/ Good news for fans of Jens Andersen’s leadership of DC Universe Online over the last several years: He’s gotten a nice promotion. Daybreak announced today that Andersen’s been appointed the Executive Creative Director of the studio. Daybreak is working on a new game. No hints on this have been given. in the same vein…   Smedley’s back!: http://massivelyop.com/2015/10/06/john-smedleys-company-moves-into-an-office-is-working-on-a-new-game/ Smedley posted on Facebook. “Not ready to talk about the details yet but our new space is sweet! Today was day one. Of course the internet doesn’t come till Wednesday. So we mostly setup and had our first design meeting. I love the journey of making the game. Can’t wait to talk about it!” John Smedley left Daybreak in July after over two decades at its (and SOE’s) helm and announced that he was starting up a new company in August.   Quick Mentions: Rift patch 3.4 launched http://www.trionworlds.com/rift/en/2015/10/07/primalist-unleashed-rift-3-4-is-live/ Planeswalker calling (new “class”) launched with this patch, as well as new zone & raid Eve content incoming - Eve Vegas next week http://community.eveonline.com/news/news-channels/eve-online-news/eve-vegas-schedule-preview - via http://massivelyop.com/2015/10/08/the-eve-vegas-schedule-is-now-available/ Keep your eyes peeled on their Youtube channel for convention news https://www.youtube.com/ccpgames/   Contact info: Website: mmoreporter.com Email: mmo.reporter@gmail.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/mmoreporter Twitter: @mmo_reporter Twitter: @harryhol Twitter: @layanor Twitter: @mmobill Voicemail: 616-666-6778 Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/mmoreporternetwork/ Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/mmoreporter Support:  http://mmoreporter.

 MMO Reporter Episode 234: Bill’s Frozen Berrys | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:37:49

This week, Bill and Layanor get up in the middle of the night for a runaway train show. We talk about the news things happening at Daybreak, Wanting the new class in Guild Wars 2, and morn the loss of World of Darkness.   What we did in game: Layanor: LOTRO – Epic Battles Secret World – 14 skills away from full wheel Dark Souls X-Com Firefly online   Bill: Con Man – https://vimeo.com/ondemand/conman GW2   News:   Elite Dangerous patch 1.4 live now: https://forums.frontier.co.uk/showthread.php?t=188174 Introduces Close-Quarters-Combat (CQC) Also adds several new ships, combat balancing and bug fixes Xbox One version of the game released as well – http://massivelyop.com/2015/10/07/elite-dangerous-releases-cqc-update-and-launches-on-xbox-one/   New Executive Director at Daybreak – Jens Anderson: https://forums.daybreakgames.com/dcuo/index.php?threads/letter-from-the-executive-creative-director.261294/ Good news for fans of Jens Andersen’s leadership of DC Universe Online over the last several years: He’s gotten a nice promotion. Daybreak announced today that Andersen’s been appointed the Executive Creative Director of the studio. Daybreak is working on a new game. No hints on this have been given. in the same vein…   Smedley’s back!: http://massivelyop.com/2015/10/06/john-smedleys-company-moves-into-an-office-is-working-on-a-new-game/ Smedley posted on Facebook. “Not ready to talk about the details yet but our new space is sweet! Today was day one. Of course the internet doesn’t come till Wednesday. So we mostly setup and had our first design meeting. I love the journey of making the game. Can’t wait to talk about it!” John Smedley left Daybreak in July after over two decades at its (and SOE’s) helm and announced that he was starting up a new company in August.   Quick Mentions: Rift patch 3.4 launched http://www.trionworlds.com/rift/en/2015/10/07/primalist-unleashed-rift-3-4-is-live/ Planeswalker calling (new “class”) launched with this patch, as well as new zone & raid Eve content incoming – Eve Vegas next week http://community.eveonline.com/news/news-channels/eve-online-news/eve-vegas-schedule-preview – via http://massivelyop.com/2015/10/08/the-eve-vegas-schedule-is-now-available/ Keep your eyes peeled on their Youtube channel for convention news https://www.youtube.com/ccpgames/   Contact info: Website: mmoreporter.com Email: mmo.reporter@gmail.com Facebook:www.facebook.com/mmoreporter Twitter: @mmo_reporter Twitter: @harryhol Twitter: @layanor Twitter: @mmobill Voicemail: 616-666-6778 Youtube:

 MMO Reporter Episode 234: Bill’s Frozen Berrys | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:37:49

This week, Bill and Layanor get up in the middle of the night for a runaway train show. We talk about the news things happening at Daybreak, Wanting the new class in Guild Wars 2, and morn the loss of World of Darkness.   What we did in game: Layanor: LOTRO – Epic Battles Secret World – 14 skills away from full wheel Dark Souls X-Com Firefly online   Bill: Con Man – https://vimeo.com/ondemand/conman GW2   News:   Elite Dangerous patch 1.4 live now: https://forums.frontier.co.uk/showthread.php?t=188174 Introduces Close-Quarters-Combat (CQC) Also adds several new ships, combat balancing and bug fixes Xbox One version of the game released as well – http://massivelyop.com/2015/10/07/elite-dangerous-releases-cqc-update-and-launches-on-xbox-one/   New Executive Director at Daybreak – Jens Anderson: https://forums.daybreakgames.com/dcuo/index.php?threads/letter-from-the-executive-creative-director.261294/ Good news for fans of Jens Andersen’s leadership of DC Universe Online over the last several years: He’s gotten a nice promotion. Daybreak announced today that Andersen’s been appointed the Executive Creative Director of the studio. Daybreak is working on a new game. No hints on this have been given. in the same vein…   Smedley’s back!: http://massivelyop.com/2015/10/06/john-smedleys-company-moves-into-an-office-is-working-on-a-new-game/ Smedley posted on Facebook. “Not ready to talk about the details yet but our new space is sweet! Today was day one. Of course the internet doesn’t come till Wednesday. So we mostly setup and had our first design meeting. I love the journey of making the game. Can’t wait to talk about it!” John Smedley left Daybreak in July after over two decades at its (and SOE’s) helm and announced that he was starting up a new company in August.   Quick Mentions: Rift patch 3.4 launched http://www.trionworlds.com/rift/en/2015/10/07/primalist-unleashed-rift-3-4-is-live/ Planeswalker calling (new “class”) launched with this patch, as well as new zone & raid Eve content incoming – Eve Vegas next week http://community.eveonline.com/news/news-channels/eve-online-news/eve-vegas-schedule-preview – via http://massivelyop.com/2015/10/08/the-eve-vegas-schedule-is-now-available/ Keep your eyes peeled on their Youtube channel for convention news https://www.youtube.com/ccpgames/   Contact info: Website: mmoreporter.com Email:

 [PAX Prime 2015] Dragon Fin Soup Interview with Hunter Strutz | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3:42

Carrie sits down with Hunter Strutz from Grimm Bros to talk about their game Dragon Fin Soup. Taking the fairy tales you know and throwing them together in a classic console style RPG, the game promises some very unique gameplay and story. Audio Version:

 [PAX Prime 2015] Dragon Fin Soup Interview with Hunter Strutz | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:03:42

Carrie sits down with Hunter Strutz from Grimm Bros to talk about their game Dragon Fin Soup. Taking the fairy tales you know and throwing them together in a classic console style RPG, the game promises some very unique gameplay and story.    

 [PAX Prime 2015] Dragon Fin Soup Interview with Hunter Strutz | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:03:42

Carrie sits down with Hunter Strutz from Grimm Bros to talk about their game Dragon Fin Soup. Taking the fairy tales you know and throwing them together in a classic console style RPG, the game promises some very unique gameplay and story.    

 MMO Reporter Special Reporter – Star Trek Online Interview with Stephen Ricossa | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:39

Chris sits down with Stephen Ricossa from Star Trek Online to discuss the future of the game, and the latest season of content that's coming down the pipe. Audio Version:

 MMO Reporter Special Reporter – Star Trek Online Interview with Stephen Ricossa | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:21:38

Chris sits down with Stephen Ricossa from Star Trek Online to discuss the future of the game, and the latest season of content that’s coming down the pipe.    

 MMO Reporter Special Reporter – Star Trek Online Interview with Stephen Ricossa | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:21:38

Chris sits down with Stephen Ricossa from Star Trek Online to discuss the future of the game, and the latest season of content that’s coming down the pipe.    

 [PAX Prime 2015] Celestial Tear Impressions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:26

Carrie gets a chance to check out Celestial Tear, and 8-bit style RPG at PAX Prime 2015 and lets us know what she thinks. Audio Version:

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