Make My MMO: Crowdfunding January 26 - February 8, 2014

MJ Guthrie
M. Guthrie|02.09.14

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Make My MMO: Crowdfunding January 26 - February 8, 2014
The crowdfunding train just keeps rolling right along, with passengers always coming and going. New passengers hop aboard while others hop off at their desired destination. Sadly, some have to disembark early -- such is the case with Universe Rush and Antilia. Although the Kickstarter campaign fell far short of its goal, Antilia does plan to continue development on its own.

On the brighter side of things, some passengers reached their stop; Tales From The Strange Universe reached its goal, and both it and Novus AEterno (which brought in over 3.5 times its initial goal) will now take their places in the funded category. The Repopulation, earning over 175K during this latest Kickstarter run, disembarks at Betawatch station thanks to its ongoing alpha testing. Catch up on all the news for all these titles as they journey through crowdfunding 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
Gloria Victis (Black Eye Games): Open donations, no end date
  • Fantasy medieval setting with a classless system and unrestricted character development
  • Realistic weather system
Hot Rod Hustle: Kickstarter campaign ends February 13, 2014 Neo's Land (NeoJac Entertainment): Open donations, no end date
Star Rider: Kickstarter campaign ends February 12, 2014
  • Aims to create the biggest MMO to date
  • Based on lore from creators short story series
  • Includes crafting, housing, PvP, mining, and ground and air gameplay
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.
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