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
Pictured: Deep hurting.

Battle Bards Episode 153: Elder Scrolls Online Summerset

Gryphons, Elves, and gobs and gobs of singing people — that’s Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset for ya! The Battle Bards return to Tamriel to...

The MOP Up: League of Legends’ future looks bright

Don't let games like Fortnite and Overwatch make you forget that League of Legends is still a thing. In fact, Riot...

MMOs you’ve never heard of: Mini Life, Naïca, and MedievaLands

It's time for another roundup of smaller or more obscure MMOs that you might not have noticed! We'll kick off today with a pixel...

Jukebox Heroes: The best of FusionFall’s soundtrack

I can't say that I was ever that cognizant of Cartoon Network's foray into massively multiplayer online gaming. FusionFall is lumped into that...

One Shots: Tossing virgin gamers into volcanoes

The great volcano god Kenny is angry (again). Kenny's got a temper like you wouldn't believe, and he goes off on every perceived insult...

The Game Archaeologist: The day Dungeons and Dragons Online dropped the free-to-play bomb

By 2009, the MMORPG genre had firmly established a norm for its business model. For over a decade, a monthly subscription -- usually $15...

The Daily Grind: When was your ‘MMO birthday?’

We often note birthdays and anniversaries for online games here on Massively OP, but today it's not about the game -- it's...

Police nab WoW Classic DDOS suspect who tanked the game earlier this month

World of Warcraft players -- especially those in WoW Classic -- should still remember the highly annoying DDoS attacks that hit...

Lord of the Rings Online begins testing the new Stout-Axe Dwarves

Ever since we got word that a new Dwarf racial variant was on the way to Lord of the Rings Online, we've been...

Perfect Ten: Why Fallen Earth was a flawed gem of an MMO

Even though I half-expected it for a while now, the news of Fallen Earth's demise earlier this month made my heart sink....

The Daily Grind: How would you make a special MMO ruleset server?

Lately there's been some friction over in Lord of the Rings Online due to what players see as mishandling and miscommunication over...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 238: Ten years of free-to-play

Justin and Bree discuss DDO, Bless, Book of Travels, Star Trek Online, City of Heroes, WoW Classic & Retail, Guild Wars 2, and LOTRO, with mailbag topics on static endgames and genre labels.

Ryzom turns 15 years old with events and an emerging story

September historically has been a crazy busy month for MMO launches, and so it should come as no surprise that many titles are celebrating...

World of Warcraft previews its clever new party sync system

By all indications, World of Warcraft's Patch 8.2.5 is on the horizon, and when it arrives on the servers, it's going to bring...

Pirate holidays make landfall in LOTRO and World of Warcraft this week

Disclaimer: This author's family threw him a pirate-themed 30th birthday party and he walked the plank and it was definitely an amazing experience. Double...

The MOP Up: Plants vs. Zombies goes multiplayer

Do you remember that quirky personality-filled Plants vs. Zombies lane defense game from way back when? Popcap has been expanding that series franchise ever...

LOTRO promises that Riders of Rohan won’t hit progression servers before next year

So back when Lord of the Rings Online originally launched the progression servers last November, Standing Stone Games said that it would unlock...

One Shots: What a view!

When you're visiting a California-class planet like Risa, you definitely need to bring along a few things. You'll want to pack sunscreen, a surprisingly...

Global Chat: Fallen Earth, Asheron’s Call, Albion Online, and Project Gorgon

Is it ever too late to take a look back at old MMORPGs -- even ones that have passed away? Not when there are...

Torchlight Frontiers brings back its fame and contract system

Early Torchlight Frontiers testers might recall a previous version of the fame and contract system that experimented with a daily quest-and-reward format. Echtra...

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