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
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The Daily Grind: Does an untidy MMO quest log drive you nuts?

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I'm a checklist kind of guy. My days are structured by a cross-platform task list that keeps me focused and on track to accomplish...

Goblin Life links Minecraft-like worlds together

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Goblins are sick and tired of being your low-level loot fodder, do you hear? They've got lives of their own -- including dreams, passions,...

Magic Legends will reward you for playing its March beta

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Not trusting solely to the allure of curiosity to rope potential testers into playing Magic Legends' March 23rd open beta, Cryptic Studio is outright...

Sorry kids, Dragon Age 4 is cutting multiplayer after years of troubled development

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BioWare is not being very kind to multiplayer this week, we've noticed. Right after announcing that the studio was effectively halting all development on...

Pathfinder Online puts up 10 new land plots for auction

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Owning a chunk of land in Pathfinder Online is a big deal, considering how much weight that territory control has in the online RPG....

TERA console patch results in massive exploit (and compensation for all)

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Where there's an exploit, there's a way for shifty players to profit. The latest update for TERA Console opened the door for two serious...

Defiance and Defiance 2050 are dismissed from duty

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Clearly, Gamigo is cleaning house today. Shortly after announcing that the MMO publisher is shutting down Twin Saga, it also posted a farewell notice...

Lord of the Rings Online runs another Update 29 playtest

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For another short period of time, a test window has opened for Lord of the Rings Online's Update 29. This spring patch is bringing...

Dungeons and Dragons Online hands out free gifts for its 15th anniversary

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On February 28, 2006, Dungeons and Dragons Online emerged on the MMORPG scene with gusto. The Dungeons and Dragons title was a different type...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 310: The BlizzConline afterparty

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Justin and Bree discuss BlizzConline 2021, World of Warcraft Chains of Domination, WoW Classic Burning Crusade, Diablo 4, Diablo Immortal, Diablo 2 Resurrected, Hearthstone, Overwatch 2, New World, ArcheAge, and LOTRO, with a mailbag topic on WoW's current newbie experience.

Torchlight III spies a distant content release, works to bring Gamepass to PC

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While the next big content update for Torchlight III is still "a few months" away from being deployed, Etchra Games released some hints and...

Dungeons and Dragons Online’s mysterious ‘2’ image raises sequel speculation

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Bill, strange things are afoot at the Circle K. As Dungeons and Dragons Online gets ready to kick off its 15th anniversary this week,...

The Daily Grind: Did you jump back into WoW Classic after the Burning Crusade announcement?

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I had a strong suspicion that the long-awaited announcement that, yes, Blizzard was going to be rolling out Burning Crusade Classic would be a...

Mobile MMO Warhammer Odyssey soft launches across the globe

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Are you ready for another WAAAGH? You best be, for Warhammer: Odyssey has just "soft launched" on mobile devices, bringing the classic fantasy franchise...

Riot Games starts hiring ‘a raid team’ of devs for its Runeterra MMORPG

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Riot Games put out an open call for "a lot of people" to join "a pretty big raid team" of developers working on the...

The Repopulation patches, plans, and prepares for partial wipes

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The Repopulation's long and difficult road in reclaiming excitement and an actual population will be paved with meaningful patches and continued development - or...

BlizzConline 2021: Why WoW Burning Crusade Classic won’t have the dungeon-finder

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While not a surprise, confirmation that Burning Crusade Classic is coming this year has lit a fire underneath the classic community. Blizzard was out...
Boom, crash, new year, explosions.

TERA Console shifts its patch cadence to every three months

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The team running TERA's console edition announced that players should be seeing a change in how often content patches arrive in the game. This...

The MOP Up: World of Warships comes to the Epic Games Store

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Big boats need a big harbor, and Epic Games Store certainly can provide that. Wargaming announced this past week that World of Warships is...

Global Chat: Why do devs amputate content from MMOs?

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MMO blogger Yeebo Fernbottom tackled an issue that's a standing pet peeve for me: When game developers take away systems, content, and fun toys...

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