Make My MMO: Crowdfunding November 3 - 16, 2013

A quiet fortnight in the land of crowdfunding these past two weeks have not been. In fact, with the popularity of this funding model, it may never be quiet again. The past two weeks have had their share of campaigns starting, campaigns closing, and campaigns obliterating goals and funding records alike.

Three new prospective games have popped on the radar (including one for those with impeccable manners!), and one has disappeared. But even that game isn't gone for good; although pledges had climbed to over $86K, Trials of Ascension canceled its campaign in order to "regroup, rework, and return." Another title, City of Titans, is taking its place among the fully funded crowd. And there there is Star Citizen, which proved that a single fortnight can't go by without the game's gathering another million or two. All that information and more can be found here in Make My MMO!


Dream a little dream, get a little green, and before long you'll have your very own MMO... at least that's what these developers are hoping! Games seeking funding to make their plans a reality are listed in this section.

Citadel of Sorcery (MMO Magic, Inc.): Open donations, no end date
  • A vast, dynamic world where nothing is set in stone and each player will experience the game in very different ways
  • Massively interview
Ever, Jane (3 Turn Productions) Kickstarter campaign ends December 2, 2013
  • Based on Jane Austin
  • Gossip is a weapon, and a grand ball is a raid
  • Massively news
Life is Feudal (Bitbox): Indiegogo campaign ends December 15, 2013 Neo's Land (NeoJac Entertainment): Open donations, no end date Omuni Online (MoyaGames): Kickstarter campaign ends November 20, 2013
  • Fantasy-based, action combat game that toes the future to the past
  • Pets, player housing, and hoverboard racetracks
The Zodiac Project: Kickstarter campaign ends November 30, 2013
  • A science-fiction themed hybrid (part RTS, part simulation) where everything is driven by the players
  • For mobile devices

Success has its privileges, like a spot in this section! Games that have reached their crowdfunding goals and are in current development are listed here. Once a game reaches the closed testing stage, it will move to the hallowed halls of Betawatch. Like few platforms before it, Kickstarter puts the power to determine the fate of fledgling MMOs in the hands of gamers themselves. Which will live and which will die? Check the pulse of all things crowdfunded in the MMO-sphere with Massively's MJ Guthrie every two weeks in Make My MMO. And for a look at non-MMOs in the crowdfunding realm, don't forget Joystiq's Crowdfund Bookie.

This article was originally published on Massively.