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MMO Year in Review: Landmark is wiped off the map (January 2017)

December's many article roundups and awards always remind us that it's hard to remember what happened last month, let alone what happened way back...

Nostalrius admins take victory lap over World of Warcraft Classic

The driving forces behind Nostalrius, the famous World of Warcraft emulator that caused so much hubbub in 2016, are taking a...

World of Warcraft Classic announcement sends shockwaves through the vanilla emulator community

As the World of Warcraft community grapples with the surprise BlizzCon announcement of a classic server, one subset of players in...

The Daily Grind: Will you be playing World of Warcraft’s Classic servers?

I think it's safe to say, after all the Nostalrius and legacy server drama from last year, that Blizzard has surprised a lot...

BlizzCon 2017: World of Warcraft’s classic server will be a ‘massive effort’

In the process of picking yourself up off of the floor following Friday's announcement of World of Warcraft Classic at BlizzCon 2017?...

World of Warcraft emulator leaders attempt to soothe a skittish community

Following a nasty bout of corruption and scandal, the Elysium Project -- a World of Warcraft vanilla emulator -- has officially...
BABY WE WERE BOOOORN TO RUUUUUUUUUUN

World of Warcraft Elysium emulator disbands, reforms under cloud of corruption

The drawn-out story of Project Elysium, one of the more notable World of Warcraft emulators that rose to prominence in the wake...

World of Warcraft’s Burning Crusade emulator shut down by Blizzard cease-and-desist

Well, what did you think was going to happen? As they have no legal legs on which to stand, MMORPG emulator projects operate on the...
Get ready for rage!

New World of Warcraft emulator project takes players back to The Burning Crusade era

The muddy waters of emulators and the contentious conversation around World of Warcraft legacy servers is getting a whole lot more crazy this summer,...

Global Chat: Getting a hit of that EverQuest nostalgia

Ahh... smell that? Smells like a new batch of EverQuest nostalgia, served up to us as a fresh progression server. For some...

Massively Overthinking: Are MMORPG players a minority in their own genre?

Deep in the comments of the MMOs-vs.-survival-sandboxes thread from last week, reader miol_ produced a beautiful comment about how MMO players have...
Fight for something, probably, whatever.

The Elysium WoW emulator community is in total meltdown

The Elysium World of Warcraft private server community is in total meltdown, so popcorn at the ready. Most MMORPG players would probably have never...

WoW emu Elysium suffers serious ‘database compromise’

One of the downsides of grey-market game emulators for the end-user is that security isn't always a priority. Case in point? Elysium suffered a...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 100: The nesting instinct in Elder Scrolls Online

Justin and Larry discuss Elder Scrolls Online housing, ARK, The Repopulation, the Switch, Nostalrius, HeroWarz, Pathfinder, and Star Trek Online.

Nostalrius has decided handing its WoW emu code to Elysium wasn’t such a good idea after all

So here's a twist in the Nostalrius saga that we didn't see coming: The group has changed its mind about supporting its...

Elysium opens up yet another Nostalrius server

The pro-vanilla World of Warcraft community is fond of flinging Blizzard's "you think you do, but you don't" around as a defense...

New Nostalrius PvP server goes live this weekend

Just when you thought you were going to get through the new year without a single mention of Nostalrius, January 2017 kicks you...
Yes, this assuages my nervousness, you bet.

The most popular MMORPG conversations of 2016

Last week, we posted a rundown of the most popular MMORPG articles of 2016, calculated strictly by the number of pageviews they got. Today, we're...

MMO Year in Review: Turbine gave the ring to the eagles (December 2016)

This year, we’re taking a time-machine back through our MMO coverage, month by month, to hit the highlights and frame our journey before...

MMO Year in Review: New Eden free-for-all (November 2016)

This year, we’re taking a time-machine back through our MMO coverage, month by month, to hit the highlights and frame our journey before...

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