Justin Olivetti

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A casual gamer and long-time MMO fan, Justin is often heard yelling, "Player housing for all!" in the Massively Overpowered offices. In addition to news, he tackles LOTRO Legendarium for LOTRO, The Perfect Ten, Jukebox Heroes, the retrospective Game Archaeologist series, One Shots, and the Massively OP podcast.

Personal blog: BioBreak
Twitter: @sypster

WoW Classic backs down on cloning prices, connects soon-to-be-desolated servers

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You see, it wasn't just us complaining about the obscenely high price point of WoW Classic's upcoming cloning service. The $35 option received so...

Neverwinter’s Sharandar module wraps up in June with The Odious Court

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Just in case you haven't been tracking it, Neverwinter has been rolling out its Sharandar module not as a all-in-one package but rather in...

WoW Classic will re-enable character transfers after Burning Crusade Classic’s pre-patch goes live

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WoW Classic players scrambling to get ready for Burning Crusade Classic's release in a few weeks may be feeling some anxiety over being locked...
How could we have known this would happen, this is my surprised face.

Perfect Ten: 10 places you visit in every MMORPG

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MMOs are places of great imagination, where developers take fantastic concepts and make them real (in a sense). MMOs are also places of great...

EverQuest II has launched its new PvP time-locked progression server

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Always an MMO that's up for experimenting with different server rulesets, EverQuest II has a brand-new offering that may excite the competitive players in...

Lord of the Rings Online ends Windows XP support

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If for whatever reason you're playing Lord of the Rings Online and still running Windows XP, you may want to consider the following news...

The Daily Grind: Why won’t World of Warcraft add player housing?

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Out of all of the many frustrating decisions that Blizzard has made, its stubborn refusal to add a proper player housing system to World...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 321: Bespin and Burning Crusade

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Justin and Bree SWG Legends Bespin, WoW Classic Burning Crusade's launch date, Blizzard's financials, Elyon's beta, Elder Scrolls Online's Blackwood, Corepunk, and adventures in DDO, plus a mailbag topic on why people leaving MMOs.

Casually Classic: Yeah, those Burning Crusade Classic prices are stupid high

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If there's anything that Blizzard excels in doing these days, it's taking a slam-dunk publicity announcement and turning it into a hurricane of poop....

Project Gorgon pops up on Nvidia GeForce NOW’s supported games list

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Sharp eyes with plenty of time to spare enjoy looking over different lists on the internet. And one particular pair of eyes happened to...

Ashes of Creation delays alpha because of ESO Blackwood and WoW Classic Burning Crusade

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Oh no! You've got a big band-aid on your knee! Let's quickly rip that puppy off and see what's underneath it... yeah, just a...
Let the dead bury their dead, they will come out in droves.

World of Warcraft players croon over glasses, riot over Burning Crusade Classic prices

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No matter where you turn in the World of Warcraft community these days, it seems like there's a whole lot of depression and anger....

Battle Bards Episode 192: Mabinogi

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Is Mabonogi a muppet, a Welsh adventure, or a Korean MMORPG? It’s certainly an odd title, but its music is worthy of the Battle...
Whee.

The MOP Up: Who’s showing up to E3 this year?

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It remains to be seen how big or relevant E3 is going to be this year, but there certainly is interest in which studios...

Blade & Soul previews Winds of Rage’s new talisman tier and daily rewards

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What's an MMO without some sort of frequent bribery system to entice you to enjoy its content? A very rare one, that's what. Blade...

Jukebox Heroes: Guild Wars 2’s Icebrood Saga soundtrack

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It's been far, far too long since I've dipped into Guild Wars 2's soundtrack. I feel deeply shamed for this neglect, especially considering how...

Dark Age of Camelot preps another rapid leveling catch-up event

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It can be disheartening to face the prospect of going back to an MMO and being so far behind the bulk of the playerbase....

One Shots: Collect flowers 1/9000

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"I think there’s a storm brewing above the land of halflings," Lethia said. "I started playing an ungodly amount of Lord of the Rings...
Very dynamic.

Star Wars: The Old Republic runs game fixes through an intergalactic blockade

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Many Bothans died to bring you the information you are about to hear. They shouldn't have, of course, because the patch notes were readily...

The Game Archaeologist: Jumpgate and Jumpgate Evolution

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Historically, space-bound MMORPGs have not had as easy of a go as their fantasy counterparts. For one thing, there are proportionally fewer of them...

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