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Make My MMO: Crowdfunding March 16 - March 22, 2014

Jef Reahard

Last week's new entry MyDream met its $100,000 Kickstarter goal, and it did so with over two weeks left in its funding drive!

Aside from that bit of good news, it was fairly quiet on the crowdfunding front. GoblinWorks made waves with some interesting class reveals for fantasy sandbox Pathfinder Online (say hello to the Aristocrat, the Commoner, and the Expert in addition to usual suspects like the Barbarian, Paladin, Sorcerer, and Bard).

And superhero project City of Titans announced that it's moving its assets from Unreal 3 to Unreal 4, which will enable greater ease, flexibility, and detail during the game's development cycle. Click past the cut to catch up on the rest of the crowdfunding... er, crowd.

Current campaigns
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.

The Chosen (Fair Games Productions): Open donations, end date April 25
  • A sci-fi space exploration MMOFPS touting ship design and a player-driven economy.
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
  • Greenlit on Steam
MyDream (MyDream): Kickstarter, end date April 12
  • 3-D open-world sandbox focused on creativity and collaboration
  • Player-created adventures, environments, structures
  • Rewards for cooperation and teamwork
Neo's Land (NeoJac Entertainment): Open donations, no end dateTrials of Ascension (Forged Chaos): Light the Forge, ends at $40,000 raised
  • Skill-based sandbox MMORPG
Fully funded
Success has its privileges, including a spot in this section! Games that have reached their crowdfunding goals and that are currently being developed are listed here. Once a game reaches the closed testing stage, it will move to the hallowed halls of Betawatch.Kickstarter puts the the fate of fledgling MMOs in the hands of gamers. Which will live and which will die? Check the pulse of MMO crowdfunding with Massively's Jef Reahard every Wednesday in Make My MMO. And for a look at non-MMO crowdfunding, don't forget Joystiq's Crowdfund Bookie.

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