On this week’s show Epic Games is taking resources (predictably) off of Paragon, we dive into Troy’s dislike for Bless and love ArenaNet’s charity, and finish it off with a First Look review of Stash. All that and more on this week’s Free to Play Cast!

Discussion Timestamps:

02:28 Epic Games Moves Resources from Paragon to Fortnite
27:49 Bless and ArenaNet News
40:01 Stash First Look Review
42:34 Weekly Bombs (DA-Bomb / A-Bomb)
48:03 Questions and Answers of the Week

If you have submissions for the show’s Weekly Bombs, have questions for the panel (nothing is off limits!), or just ideas for what you want covered you can now send them to magicman@mmobomb.com. You can also be a guest in the show, just send us why you want to host, and what topic or game you would like to cover.

Free-To-Play Cast is the official podcast (and videocast) of MMOBomb.com about free to play multiplayer online games. Free-To-Play Cast takes on the week’s biggest news with plenty of opinion, weekly bombs, community feedback, guests, laughs thrown in for good measure and much more. Have fun and expect a new episode next week!

Mike "Magicman" Byrne has been a part of the MMOBomb family for years and serves as the site's current Editor-in-Chief. His love for MMOs and gaming in general has led him to covering games for numerous websites including Gamebreaker TV and XIV Nation where he proudly displays his fanboy flag for FFXIV:ARR.


  1. Hello everyone on the MMOBomb Podcast.

    One day in November, I was cleaning my Sub list on youtube. I came across MMOBomb. I look though it and saw a podcast episode 241. I watch it and love it.

    I have YouTube Red and a LG V20 w/ 256GB MicroSD.

    Why not, I enjoy it .Download all of the episodes and cancel my Netflix and Hulu subs.

    I just finish listening and now caught up.

    I have a 2 quotes that say it all on how I feel about the Podcast.

    ” 6.5-7 It was a tolerable experience”


    “I’m going get myself diabetes with all this smooth butter ”



    I have a few Bombs that need to be released.
    And few QotD that need to be answered.
    But will post in the upcoming cast.

    Huge Da Bomb
    – to Spunkify for keeping MMOBomb Cast going.

    Huge A Bomb
    – to KahLyn for teaching a 12 year kid the meaning of Life.(oh if you don’t know, death is the meaning of life.)

    Huge Da Bomb
    – to Damina for drinking Mad dog 20/20 and if it her favorite drink, let her know that she is not alone. It my favorite drink.

    Huge Da Bomb
    – to MagicMan for hosting these Podcast.

    – to all of the Host that have been on the Podcast. Pre Winter.

    Huge DA BOMB
    – to  all of the host that I have left out. Post Winter. Sorry trying to keep it short.

    Some of my gaming history to understand me and my mindset on gaming.

    First Game and Console
    Banjo Kazooie on the N64.(1st)
    -DK 64
    -Mario Kart 64
    -Conker’s Bad Fur Day N64
    – Perfect Dark N64
    – 007 Golden Eye

    Then got a PlayStation 2
    -all of the GTA

    Then got XBox 360 , then got rings of death.

    Return it and got PS3
    -GTA 4 and it online my first MMO
    -COD 4 and it online got addict to it
    -COD WAW play nonstop on the online part of it.
    PS3 broke or just give up. I was not mad.

    “Don’t get mad at your horse for dying if you been riding it nonstop”
                                                 By somebody.

    Took a break. Then build a Gaming Pc.

    My first MMORPG.
    – Lord of the Ring Online Moria Expansion.
    YEARS of my life went to that game. Then left when it announce that it was no longer releasing raids and dungeons.

    – Warframe
    – PlanetSide 2
    – War Thunder
    plus some Civ games and Total War games.

    Got a Ps4 Pro. And few games. I trophy hunt now.


    My favorite solo game. Well now I’m playing GT Sport and grinding to lv50 for Trophy.

    DA Bomb
    – to MMO Bomb Cast for a new source of entertainment.

    F Bomb
    -TO ALL NON F2P GAMES that has Lootboxes in it. It F#!@ing blows my mind
    that people tolerate it.

    I have so much to say but this is now a wall of text.

    Oh yea can i drop the F word on here.                                 

  2. Lets hype that shi t bless online … yeahh boooooyyyyy next gen next mmo king next best of the best of the best most original sexualized best awsomnesss never seen before made mechanics best 2 weeks spot light on all game websites 100$ early acces packs CBT OBT 3 years … shutdown after 1 year or fade in to obscurity crapy eastern mmo…. yaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhh boooooooooooooooooooooooyyyyyy………… Lets hype that shi t …… love the hype…. u guys do! 😀

  3. As an aside, you guys didn’t get the references to last show? Sadness.

    A-bomb to ‘the sky is falling’ naysayers. They crop up in every game and frankly it’s always annoying. Just go play another game, you’re not doing anything for this one.


    For the question of the week – it depends, I have two ‘modes’, ‘story mode’ in which I want to get immersed in a world, and ‘technical mode’ in which I care mostly just about gameplay aspects.
    For ‘story mode’ I play character creation open world rpgs, i.e. any Elder Scrolls or Fallout game, or Kingdoms of Amalur: The Reckoning. These let me ‘roleplay in my head’ in other words, which character I made determines what quests I will do and how I will do them, whether or not I’m willing to commit criminal acts, and how I will respond to NPCs. It makes it a different experience every time.
    For ‘technical mode’ I play any Disgaea or Disgaea universe offshoots (Like Makai Kingdom). I like creating a platoon of unique characters with which to delve into the item world or the cave of ordeals and the like.


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