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ArcheAge’s player-run rogue servers are booming as the retail MMORPG’s sunset is looming

Now that fans of ArcheAge know for certain that their sandbox will be shutting down in June, there are some who are perhaps looking...

Star Wars Galaxies’ Restoration rogue server launches Schisms of Heretics with new Jedi content

If there were an award for slick rogue server promotions, Star Wars Galaxies Restoration 3 would win it this month, as the announcement newsletter...

City of Heroes fans have City of Heroes Homecoming working on a Steam Deck

It's already astonishing enough that City of Heroes: Homecoming is an officially licensed emulator, but now it's become a portable MMORPG thanks to the...
They're not attractive spaceships.

Star Wars Galaxies Legends checks in with dev progress on heroics, deep space comms, and City Update 2.0

If you've been wondering what's on the horizon for the Star Wars Galaxies Legends rogue server, then you're probably going to care about the...

Marvel Heroes rogue servers are finally possible thanks to newly released emulator files

Many of our readers and writers deeply miss Marvel Heroes, the MMOARPG that managed to capture something special - and was unceremoniously closed thanks...

City of Heroes Rebirth brings buffing Pandora’s boxes, harder task force challenges, and power proliferation July 23

It is the Dawn of Genesis for the Rebirth rogue servers of City of Heroes. Or rather, it will be when Issue 6 goes...

Open Perpetuum continues building up features, PvE gameplay, and functions of its Gamma Islands zone

Back in 2021 we noted a major revamp arriving to the Gamma Islands area of the fan-run Perpetuum emulator Open Perpetuum, with a full...

Toontown Online emu operators announce the return of an in-person fan convention for the MMO’s 20th anniversary

All emulators and rogue servers for MMOs are passion projects of a game's fanbase, but there are arguably few fanbases that are as passionate...

Project Visitor, the emulator of Sega’s 10Six, is still going strong after six years

We're dipping deep into antiquity with this question: Who here remembers 10Six? If you don't, that's all right because we unearthed it back in...

Fan site compiles a list of every MMORPG rogue server and emulator still running

Not every emulator project is as popular or as well known as Star Wars Galaxies Legends or City of Heroes Homecoming. To help bring...

Wizardry Online makes a comeback as a rogue server

Those with good memories and perhaps a bit of personal experience might remember that for a hot minute back in 2013 and 2014, SOE...
We got it back, after all.

Perfect Ten: Dead MMOs resurrected via rogue servers

Last December, the Massively OP 2019 Awards gave its "Best Trend" nod to the rise of rogue servers in the MMO genre. Preservation of...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO do you wish had an emulator – but doesn’t?

A few weeks back, when The Matrix 4 news hit, I spent some time digging around The Matrix Online's community so that I could...
aw hell

WildStar’s Nexus Forever emulator shares a slice of progress

Could a WildStar emulator be closer to reality than we previously thought? Back in May, we reported that a community project known as "Nexus...
This took some work.

Wizardry Online fans hope to ‘resurrect’ the permadeath dungeon crawler

Despite an impressive RPG pedigree that stretches back decades, the Wizardry franchise faltered when it came to breaking into the MMORPG market. Wizardry Online...

Free Realms Sunrise devs show off incredible progress in bringing back a sunsetted MMO

Free Realms is dead -- long live Free Realms Sunrise! For the past few years, this emulator project has endeavored to return the beloved family...

Hyperspace Beacon: Which Star Wars Galaxies emulator should I try first?

As a longtime Star Wars fan and former Star Wars Galaxies player, I've known there were plenty of emulators out there ripe for playing...
I don't like this, but hey, someone did.

Vague Patch Notes: MMO emulation as a paean for the dead vs. a mockery of the living

If you ever need to know why we'll happily cover Star Wars Galaxies emulators and not Ultima Online emulators here on Massively Overpowered, the reason is...

Working As Intended: Returning to Star Wars Galaxies – in 2018

If you've followed the Massively OP Podcast this summer or read any of my ramblings in Daily Grinds and WRUPs, you probably know that...

Check out the new trailer for Star Wars Galaxies’ Legends emulator

I've been trucking along in one of the dozens of Star Wars Galaxies emulators, Legends, for the better part of the summer thanks to a...