Apparently Otherland is still being developed

    
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What ever happened to Otherland? Well, it sold a bunch of copies, spawned three sequels, and had its feature rights sold to a film production team that you’ve probably never heard of before sitting in development hell for the past three years.

Oh, you meant Otherland, the MMO! Well, it’s kinda also in development hell, given that it was first announced in 2008, then canceled, then picked up by a new dev studio called Drago Entertainment. As of this week, though, there’s been a bit of an update courtesy of a community manager post on the game’s official forums. The devs have apparently tweaked a lot of stuff including graphics, content, mechanics, and performance. Unfortunately, there’s no firm date for when we’ll get to see the fruits of their labor, as the next play test is rather cryptically described as coming “soon.”

But at least it’s an update, right?

Source: Forums; thanks Kinya!
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RaulAnthonyGonzalez
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RaulAnthonyGonzalez

The first closed betas weren’t all that good. Basically its super good looking but combat and their questing was crapy at the time.

krieglich
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krieglich

After playing in the beta all I can say is: waste of time and resources. It’s a shame because the books are totally worth reading.

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ZenDadaist
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ZenDadaist

This was on my radar but the various mishaps have left me highly skeptical that 1) anything will ever release and 2) it won’t be a P2W monetized mush if it does. The setting is interesting though so I’ll be keeping an eye on developments.

TimothyTierless
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TimothyTierless

I think I vaguely recall reading about this many years ago. IMO any progressing MMO is a good one! (even that naughty one)

Koshelkin
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Koshelkin

Oh, that fell of my radar due to the lack of news but I’m glad it’s still being worked on! The setting is brilliant and this could really turn out to be a gem!

Professor K.
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Professor K.

Interesting title that I was shocked to hear is still in dev, thought this thing became vaporware. If they’re going to make a go at it, they need to build out servers in NA, as EU lag times are a no-go for me..

Dystopiq
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Dystopiq

Played the beta abwhile back. The server is located in Europe so lag was awful.