VirginWorlds MMORPG Podcast
VirginWorlds is a weekly news podcast covering Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games (MMORPGs) such as World of Warcraft, EverQuest, Guild Wars, City of Heroes, Eve Online, Vanguard, Lord of the Rings Online and many many more. The VirginWorlds MMORPG Podcast is the flagship podcast of the VirginWorlds MMO Podcast Collective found at http://www.virginworlds.com
VirginWorlds Podcast #6 Weekly news podcast covering Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games such as World of Warcraft, EverQuest, Guild Wars, City of Heroes, Eve Online, Dungeons and Dragons Online, and many many more. The main site can be found at http://www.VirginWorlds.com

Show notes:

Age of Conan - To PvP or To Not PvP?
Archlord - What it means to be Archlord.
Carpe Diem - Persistent Worlds mods a Korean game for the western world.
Dark and Light - Release delayed to 30th of May.
DDO -7 Day free trial and E3 news.
Dreamlords - A new MMORTS/RPG from Lockpick Entertainment.
Entropia Universe - New Oxford creates a 3rd Life.
Eve Online - A graphical overhaul is on the way.
EverQuest - Progression server details & 21 free days of EQ.
Goon World - You think this MMO is funny?  Funny how? Funny like a clown?
Guild Wars- Expansion packs schedule, more character slots and the relesae of Factions.
The Legend of Ares - Another Korean game ported for the west.
Lord of the Rings Online - Playable races and classes, future PvP and the morale system.
Phantasy Star Universe    - Will be playable on the 360.  Has online and offline modes.
Second Life -  2000 Real Estate Agents to Learn Selling Virtually.
Seed - Open beta started on the 25th.   
Spellborn - Release date has been pushed back.
World of Warcraft - AQ Bugs, Battleground revamp, and current dev tasks.
Misc - MMOG Chart is back & Microsoft acquiring Massive Inc.

Featured podcast: World of Warcast with Starman and Renata. http://www.worldofwarcast.com
Featured website: http://www.nerfbat.com/ Blackguard's blog. New forums, great articles.

Feedback requests

    -Send questions or comments to brent@virginworlds.com
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The first contest
Direct download: 006-VWPodcast-4-30-06.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:16pm CST

VirginWorlds Podcast #5 Weekly news podcast covering Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games such as World of Warcraft, EverQuest, Guild Wars, City of Heroes, Eve Online, Dungeons and Dragons Online, and many many more. The main site can be found at http://www.VirginWorlds.com

Show notes:

Age of Conan - Priest Archetype
Anarchy Online - still alive and kicking
Atriarch - new kid on the (dev) block
Auto Assault - launched!
City of Villians - 14 Day free trial
D&D Online - more reviews and electronic distribution
Dungeon Runners - closed beta is scheduled
Eve Online: 25k Peak Concurrent Users
Huxley - FPS, MMO style
Lineage 3 - in development
Pirates of the Caribbean Online - Aye, it's late
Sherwood Dungeon - Open Beta
WoW - patch 1.11, the banhammer, profession guides and 8 man Ony raid
Misc - Another MMO magazine is launching

Thanks for listening!
Direct download: 005-VWPodcast-4-16-06.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:23pm CST

VirginWorlds Podcast #4 Weekly news podcast covering Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games such as World of Warcraft, EverQuest, Guild Wars, City of Heroes, Eve Online, Dungeons and Dragons Online, and many many more. The main site can be found at http://www.VirginWorlds.com

Show notes:

Africa the MMO: RTS elements, realistic ecology, smart NPC and desert
Age of Conan: Game summary and the Thief archtype
Archlord: cinematic, more on the Archlord process
City of Heroes: 2nd year anniversary sweepstakes
DOO: Module 1 is released
EQ: Fanfaire, level 75, and the 'classic' server
EQ2: The next expansion
Guild Wars: Faction Championship details & cinematic raving
Faces of Mankind: Game summary
Huxley: The genre defining MMOFPS?
Phantasy Star Universe: Looking for beta testers
Project Entropia: The $100,000 space station releases
RF Online: More reviews say the same and RF Online magazine
Warhammer Online: Races, RvR and graphics
world of Warcraft: Move your characters from PvE to PvP

Featured Podcast: EQ2Daily
Featured Website: Aggrome

Thanks for listening!
Direct download: 004-VWPodcast-4-9-06.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:13pm CST

VirginWorlds Podcast #3 Weekly news podcast covering Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games such as World of Warcraft, EverQuest, Guild Wars, City of Heroes, Eve Online, Dungeons and Dragons Online, and many many more. The main site can be found at http://www.VirginWorlds.com

This week's podcast covers the following topics:

This week's podcast covers the following topics:

  • 9 Dragons, the Martial Arts MMO
  • More on becoming the Archlord
  • EQ classic player distribution
  • Eve Online: The next expansion, Eve on your mobile phone and Eon Magazine
  • FreeWorld: Apocalypse Portal
  • Hero's Journey classes and technology
  • Lord of the Rings Online - Interacting with the Fellowship
  • The economy of Pirates of the Burning Sea
  • RF Online is a grind
  • Second Life has $11 million to spend
  • Wolfpack Studios maker of Shadowbane gets the axe
  • SOE news from Smed
  • Stargate Worlds design
  • Terra Formations Trailer
  • The Vivendi Philosophy
  • WoW Patch 1.10, the new downloader, security warnings and Profession Guides
  • MMO Branded Credit Cards?
  • New MMO Book: Play Between Worlds, Exploring Online Games
  • Featured Podcast: Guildcast.com
  • Featured Website: Mystic Worlds

  • Direct download: 003-VWPodcast-4-1-06.mp3
    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:07pm CST