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

Massively OP Podcast: Episode 7

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Justin and Bree discuss EVE Fanfest, ArcheAge's dolphingate, the PWE/Cryptic layoffs, Elder Scrolls Online's B2P relaunch, FFXI's maintenance mode, Guild Wars 2, and The Secret World, with mailbag questions on Sword Coast Legends and NWN.

City of Heroes dev answers more lore questions for game’s anniversary

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City of Heroes is dead; long live City of Heroes! The superhero MMO would have been 11 years old next month but for an...

Trove adding fishing, ships, and pirates

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Trove players are being called to don their galoshes and pack up their tackle box, as the game is preparing to unload a new...

The Secret World extends its multi-issue sale to veterans, throws week-long event

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Nobody likes getting cut out of a good deal. When The Secret World announced that it was selling a generously discounted "enhanced player experience"...

Crowfall passes $1.4 million in fundraising, eyes Minotaurs

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In the final hours of Crowfall's Kickstarter campaign, the community and studio are racing to see just how high they can push that final...

RuneScape adds its 200th quest

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A new quest in RuneScape is something to be celebrated and enjoyed, as that MMO's quests often go far above and beyond menial tasks....

Final Fantasy XI welcomes spring with this week’s update

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It's terribly hard to believe that it's already spring, particularly if you're watching a glacier slowly envelop your neighborhood in the northern hemisphere. Fortunately,...

Players seek world record for longest Hearthstone turn

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By setting up a chain reaction of around 240,000 arcane missiles targeting a player who cannot be killed at the moment, two players have...

Dave Georgeson talks all things MMOs

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Have you missed the enthusiastic Dave Georgeson since he got the boot from Daybreak last month? Well, he certainly hasn't gone into seclusion; Georgeson...

Dungeon Fighter Online returns tomorrow

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After a two-year absence from the NA gaming scene, Dungeon Fighter Online is roaring back for another chance. The title's first open beta test...

Douglas Firs cripple City of Titans’ framerate

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File this under "amusing development moments:" The City of Titans team was struggling with low framerate performance for its pre-alpha test map, and only...

Crowfall hits stretch goals for mounts, caravans, and free pack pig

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With only a few days to go, Crowfall is hitting stretch goals left and right in its quest to be one of the best-funded...

Asteroids: Outpost tests out the ore buggy

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Classic video game-cum-MMO Asteroids: Outpost is making strides forward in its testing, according to updates on Steam. While the game is in pre-alpha testing...

One Shots: Memories of those long lost

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Sometimes we start silly, and sometimes we start weird, but today we're going to start somber and reflective. Reader Becca made a discovery that...

LOTRO Legendarium: Ranking my favorite foes

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It goes without saying that after eight years of continual development and expansion, Lord of the Rings Online's Middle-earth holds quite the assortment of...

The Daily Grind: How important are different body types in MMO character creation?

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I know it's a pain for the art team to have to figure out how to get gear and weapons to fit different shapes,...

Atlantica Online introduces its Shadow Legion update

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Eight new playable mercenaries have joined the Atlantica Online roster with yesterday's patch. The Shadow Legion consists of martial arts beggars who have begun...

Perfect World is bringing HEX to China

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HEX: Shards of Fate may just have hit a jackpot when it sorely needed it. MMO Culture is reporting that the trading card MMO...

Sword Coast Legends demos single-player mode

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Bummed about BioWare's 4v1 RPG Shadow Realms biting the big one? Then cheer up, little trooper: There might be a good substitute on the...

Own, expand, and develop your own piece of Crowfall’s universe

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While most of Crowfall's playable area will be in temporary PvP campaign worlds, there will be a bastion of permanence in individual player housing...

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