Free to Play Cast: Marvel Heroes, Fantastic 4, and Noobfridge v. Magicman Ep 226

On this week's show Gazillion kicks off a bit of a controversy over losing rights to certain characters by deleting the original posts, we chat once again about the future of F2P, and cap it off with a Hyper Universe review...that leads to a showdown! All that and more on this week's Free to Play Cast!

Discussion Timestamps:

01:16 Gazillion Loses F4
20:09 The Future of F2P
35:30 Hyper Universe First Look Review
40:30 Weekly Bombs (DA-Bomb / A-Bomb)
53:57 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!

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Discussion (6)

ElusiveXTreasure 4 years ago
For the question of the week: I don't think free to play is going away anytime soon. I think there's a bit of a tug-of-war going on between free to play and buy to play models. I play both, and I think there is room for both in the market. Certain genres (i.e. Mobas) lend more to the free to play model, while other games can take a buy to play stance based on developer or IP, or even just having a good solid game. Both options have risk and reward, and both options have supporters and nay-sayers. Pure subscriptions models are the dinosaurs nowadays, and though some still thrive, I venture to say that required subs are what is on the way out, not free to play.

Pennlion 4 years ago
An A-bomb to Bobby Bernstein, nothing annoys me more than people who label every F2P game as P2W and trash, and Bernstein is party of that group. It is as fair as saying all Muslims are terrorist or all black men are thugs and criminals. You guys were to nice to him. He makes several assertions which go counter to the facts. For every person who will not touch F2P there are 3 or 4 who will not look at a MMO unless it is. When you try to present personal opinion as facts that is poor journalism.

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Adrian 4 years ago
Great episode! You guys had fun and made it fun to watch. I dare say, best episode of the F2PCast in months.

I want to give a Da-bomb to Edengrad. I don't know if i can call it a MassiveMO since it barely passes an average of 10 players online, but if it is, it must be one of my favorite mmo's in the last years. It's a simpler Project Gorgon progression system put in Fallen Earth's setting, only recently got into it and i simply love it. It's early, it's rough, problems galore, but it eventually won me over. Da-bomb to Edengrad and to episode 226 of the F2PCast.

Nesogra 4 years ago
Please have Zach on the next podcast. You salty kids need some adult supervision.

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