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Massively OP Podcast Episode 69: WildSteam

Justin and Bree discuss ESO, WoW, WildStar, Nostalrius, TSW, Star Citizen, Landmark, and FFXIV, with a mailbag question on MMO dungeons.

WoW dev vows ‘richer patch content lineup for Legion’

More news is emerging from the Blizzard summit in Irvine this week. Kotaku's World of Warcraft interview touches on a number of topics, including...

Nostalrius team believes Blizzard ‘want[s] to have legacy WoW servers’

The World of Warcraft vanilla emulator team Nostalrius, which undertook a mission into the depths of Blizzard's HQ this past weekend, has returned and...

Mark Kern says Blizzard took his vanilla WoW petition meeting ‘very seriously’

Mark Kern, who this weekend went to Blizzard's campus armed with the printed vanilla World of Warcraft server petition, has returned from his meeting...

Mark Kern says he’d buy Firefall back if it sunsets

Mark Kern, most recently recalled to MMORPG audiences for volunteering himself as a spokesperson in the Nostalrius World of Warcraft vanilla server ordeal, told...

The Daily Grind: Do we have a right to play the games we actually buy?

Yesterday's Extra Credits video sends the RC team diving into the Nostalrius issue, but don't start groaning yet: The video initially zips past the...

Mark Kern to deliver Nostalrius petition to Blizzard next week

The Nostalrius team isn't the only one heading to Irvine to meet with Blizzard: The ex-WoW, ex-Firefall developer Mark Kern says he's locked in...

Nostalrius heads to Blizzard in June

Blizzard's promise to meet with the team behind vanilla World of Warcraft emulator Nostalrius was more than just lip service; the amateur devs reported...

Nostalrius team surveys community about a World of Warcraft legacy ruleset

As we've been reporting, the team from the shuttered Nostalrius World of Warcraft emulator has been appointed as "ambassadors" of a sort to represent...
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The Nostalrius team on hopes for a legacy World of Warcraft server

For those who can't get enough information about what led to the creation and maintenance of the Nostalrius World of Warcraft server, the site...

MMO Week in Review: Nostalrius as ‘ambassadors’ for the vanilla community (May 1, 2016)

Were you too busy gaming this week to pay attention to MMO news? Get caught up every Sunday evening with Massively Overpowered’s Week in Review! This...

Leaderboard: What must a classic WoW server have to make you play it?

Word yesterday that Blizzard has invited the "progressive vanilla" Nostalrius emulator team to Blizz HQ, presumably to discuss World of Warcraft and not the...

Nostalrius admins to meet with WoW execs

Earlier this week, Blizzard responded to calls for a vanilla World of Warcraft server by suggesting it wouldn't do a vanilla server but would...
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The Daily Grind: Would you play Blizzard’s idea of a ‘pristine’ WoW server?

Yesterday's big news in the ongoing Nostalrius saga was a message from Blizzard's J. Allen Brack, who suggested to players that in lieu of...
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Blizzard responds to vanilla WoW server requests, considers ‘pristine realms’

The shutdown of the Nostalrius private server happened some time ago, but the debate it started hasn't stopped, and today the World of Warcraft...

Vanilla WoW petition hits 200K signatures, invokes Mark Kern

Fans have now propelled the Nostalrius petition asking Blizzard to reconsider World of Warcraft vanilla servers to over 200,000 signatures, which means that former...

EverQuesting: Daybreak is on the right side of the MMORPG legacy server debate

WoW is stupid. Yes, I said it. World of Warcraft is dumb. More accurately, I should say Blizzard is stupid. The reason? Its stance...

RuneScape argues why MMO companies should offer classic servers

There's been this thing in the news over the past two weeks about a certain (illegal) fan-run vanilla World of Warcraft server and its...

BBC news reports on World of Warcraft Nostalrius server shutdown

The shutdown of Nostalrius is not going quietly into the night. The wake of the World of Warcraft vanilla emulator's closure under the threat...

Working As Intended: Busting up the MMORPG nostalgia party

Last week, a clever Massively OP commenter, SC_Deadline, neatly summed up the ongoing Nostalrius emulator shutdown as Blizzard "bust up someone's nostalgia party," which...