Make My MMO: March 28, 2015

Make My MMO

This week’s crowdfunding news was all about Crowfall. Seriously, we must’ve written about Crowfall like 76 times or something. In the end, the most relevant piece of Crowfall news is that the Kickstarter is over and it was a big success.

Oh, and we also checked in with Pathfinder, which put version six of its early access client out to backers on Thursday. The rest of our MMO crowdfunding news roundup is past the break.

Current Campaigns

Citadel of Sorcery (MMO Magic, Inc.): Open donations, no end date

– A vast, dynamic world
– “Nothing is set in stone; each player will experience the game in very different ways”

Contested Space (Zon): Kickstarter coming soon

– Player-design spaceships and stations
– Action-oriented combat, territory expansion and defense

Descent: Underground (Descendant Studios): Kickstarter closes April 10th

– 6DoF
– Ship combat and resource gathering
– Unreal Engine 4

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

Neo’s Land (NeoJac Entertainment): Open donations, no end date

– A voxel-based sandbox where the community decides development by roundtable discussions

Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen (Visionary Realms): Open donations, no end date

– Old-school fantasy MMO with focus on group content
– The return of corpse runs
– Back in “full development mode”

Fully Funded

Ascent: The Space Game (Fluffy Kitten Studios)
Camelot Unchained
(City State)
Crowfall (ArtCraft): Recent news – KS success, more stretch goals, mounts and caravans
City of Titans (Missing Worlds Media)
Divergence Online (Ethan Casner)
Epic Space (
Ever, Jane (3 Turn Productions)
Greed Monger (Greed Monger)
The Repopulation (Above & Beyond Technologies)
Novus AEterno (Taitale Studios)
Pathfinder Online (GoblinWorks): Recent news – EA version six
Pumpkin Online (Monique)
Shards Online (Citadel Studios): Recent news – Road map, stress test, and more
Shroud of the Avatar (Portalarium): Release 16 performance
Star Citizen (Cloud Imperium): Recent news – Landing system, sound in spaaaace
The Stomping Land (Alex Fundora): Project abandoned
TUG (Nerd Kingdom): Recent news – Traps, slingshots, and storage


Elite: Dangerous (Frontier Developments): Recent news – Bug to event, race winners
Guns of Icarus (Muse)

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 Saturday in Make My MMO.

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“Seriously, we must’ve written about Crowfall like 76 times or something.” BUAHAHHAHA. I love a good ol’ cup of snark in the morning. <3 you guys.


My friends and I are thinking about taking The Repopulation out for a spin if it goes on sale on Steam again.


Ventreel clear your browser cache then see what ads are delivered.


Where are these Crowfall ads? Curious if it’s personalised advertising because all I see are Newegg banners.


Does extensive Crowfall coverage has something to do with the banner on top of the page and some kind of advertising agreement? Nothing bad of course I’m cheering for the game myself.


How’s those artcraft ad revenue working out for you?


The TAG links in the articles is starting to annoy me. It’s an abomination and should be killed off.


Neo’s Land hasn’t had a “round table discussion” in probably a year.
These were all done via Twitch with Markee Dragon, at the start, determining the name, style of play, etc. Even then it was only done with a handful of people on Skype, and maybe some input from chat.