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Perfect Ten is a humorous list-themed feature column by Justin Olivetti and Eliot Lefebvre. [Follow this column’s RSS feed]

Perfect Ten: 10 things to genuinely like about modern World of Warcraft

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Over the past year, it's been an interesting and illuminating experience to ping-pong back and forth between retail World of Warcraft and WoW Classic....
Set sail, etc.

Perfect Ten: 10 reasons MMOs struggle with underwater content

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In Final Fantasy XIV, players could fly before they could swim. There's no joke there. The game's first expansion added the ability to fly through...
But bigger!

Perfect Ten: 10 MMOs that you can play on the Nintendo Switch

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Nintendo hasn't held the title of "serious gamer console" in a while, with specs that lack the sheer graphical and processing muscles of the...
This was a television show.

Perfect Ten: A small sampling of literary offerings from MMOs

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Salutations are in order once again for our most literate and eloquent readers of Massively Overpowered! I bid you welcome to our numerical column...

Perfect Ten: 10 notable MMO developers that shut their doors

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When En Masse Entertainment announced that it would be closing its doors this fall, we here at Massively OP came to the realization that...
I'm definitely an elf!

Perfect Ten: What gamers need to understand about MMO mages

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So the first two times I tackled this type of topic for the Perfect Ten column here on Massively OP, I had the advantage...

Perfect Ten: 10 tools MMOs use to tell stories

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While some players like to rebel against the notion that MMORPGs are storytelling experiencies, that narrative is exactly why I show up to these...
Into the unknown.

Perfect Ten: Why do players keep playing MMOs they hate?

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Hating your recreation is an oddly common hobby for a lot of people. It's not universal, of course, but after any given new game...

Perfect Ten: 10 amazing hidden quests in World of Warcraft

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Finding quests in World of Warcraft is not exactly what you would call "difficult," as the game famously stuck giant floating exclamation marks over...
For lore(n).

Perfect Ten: How to speak with your family members about playing MMOs

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The nice part about growing up with serious social awkwardness as "the weird one" in my family is that really, every strange fixation I...

Perfect Ten: 10 reasons WoW Classic is still fun in 2020

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WoW Classic just celebrated its first year of operation, and what a year it's been! Back in the summer of 2019, I was rediscovering...

Perfect Ten: 10 great tropical areas to visit in MMOs

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Probably a lot of us aren't getting that fantastic summer beach vacation that we had hoped to get this year. But instead of getting...
Oh great.

Perfect Ten: Ten things to do when you just want to chill out in an MMO

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Let's face it: Sometimes, playing MMORPGs -- as with any video game -- has the potential to stress us out. We might feel under...
Ms. Not-Appearing-In-This-List.

Perfect Ten: Ten MMOs I was very wrong about

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Here's a not-actually-very-secret bit of honesty about the industry that I have been working in for about a decade now: I am not actually...

Perfect Ten: Ten reasons Fallout 76 is good, actually

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Here's the thing about criticism: It isn't mutually exclusive with appreciation. You can like something that you also criticize -- and your head won't...
Effing OOPS

Perfect Ten: Classic alt challenges for MMOs

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When you start up your first character in a new MMO, it's all fresh and novel. But if you're the sort of tedious weirdo...

Perfect Ten: More time traveling adventures in MMOs

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Writers and geeks alike can't seem to get enough of time travel -- and neither can I! Back in 2017, I wrote a list of...
I'm definitely an elf!

Perfect Ten: World of Warcraft’s multicolored elf rainbow

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Remember how I managed to get an entire column out of all the different flavors of troll within World of Warcraft? Except I kind...

Perfect Ten: What makes me feel welcome when trying out your MMO

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While it's not "standing in front of your high school in your underpants and reciting a difficult Shakespeare passage" level of anxiety, there is...
Pay to lose.

Perfect Ten: The big book of MMO death mechanic rationales

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In the ancient Before Times (so, you know, two years ago), I wrote a column all about the different mechanics that hit you when...

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