Bitcraft explains the precise mechanics of starting and maintaining an Empire

A SCENE UNFOLDING IN BITCRAFT POST-LAUNCH: Exemplar: "Good people of this settlement, I am Exemplar, your emperor!" Costello: "Well I didn't vote for you." Exemplar: "I -...

BitCraft adds $20 supporter pack guaranteeing access to all future playtesting

We're just a week away from BitCraft's second alpha, and developer Clockwork Labs has updated the account hub in preparation for the event. Specifically,...
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The MOP Up: League of Legends’ game modes help to refresh its theme park design

League of Legends' game director explained why the MOBA is adding a Vampire Survivors-type mode to make it more like a "theme park," saying,...
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BitCraft outlines the Empire system coming in its second alpha as a main source of monetization

The good news is that anyone can be the emperor in BitCraft's Empire system, which will be available for testing within the game's second...

BitCraft delays its second closed alpha test to July 8

The second closed alpha test for social-focused survival sandbox BitCraft has changed a couple of times before, as studio Clockwork Labs first stated it...

BitCraft shares a preview of its wide world in a new cinematic video

If you weren't among the 6,500 players who got to try out the last alpha test of BitCraft, then you understandably might feel like...

Nearly 6500 people tried out sandbox MMORPG BitCraft’s last alpha – the next is coming in June

Following its closed alpha earlier this spring, Clockwork Labs has a new producer letter up how sandbox BitCraft is faring - and where it's...

BitCraft announces a June 17 start date for Alpha 2, begins a rebuild of its account management site

For those who missed their opportunity to hop into alpha testing for BitCraft, there's some good news: Clockwork Labs has confirmed a date for...

BitCraft shares an in-game preview of early skills and character progression

Since the month of April has been alpha testing month for sandbox MMORPG BitCraft, Clockwork Labs appears to be eager to continue showing off...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 461: Dune Awakening rises from its slumber

Justin and Bree discuss Camelot Unchained, Final Stand Ragnarok, WoW Cataclysm Classic, Dune Awakening, New World, and Albion Online, with adventures in Elder Scrolls Online, LOTRO, SWG Legends, and City of Heroes, plus mailbag topics on BitCraft and our thoughts on the merits of early access.

Besieged by bitcoin bots, BitCraft reiterates that it’s not a crypto or NFT MMO

We've been shaking our head ruefully at BitCraft's name for several years now, as it seemed clear to us that the name could be...
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Betawatch: Dune Awakening shows off but stays sleeping on a release date

Hey, will you look at that, Dune Awakening finally has some of the forward motion happening! It got gameplay previews! It got film references!...

‘Survival crafting MMORPG’ BitCraft plans closed alpha for April 2 – here’s how to sign up

That upcoming MMORPG sandbox BitCraft is heading into closed alpha is not a shock: Clockwork Labs has been teasing it for months. The new...

BitCraft talks up gameplay features and progress for its upcoming closed alpha test

BitCraft is inching ever closer to its first closed alpha testing round, and that means that the studio is back on its dev blog...

MMO sandbox BitCraft emphasizes player ownership and terraforming while avoiding a griefing ‘hellscape’

Clockwork Labs' Gamer Director Carter "Minch" Minshull and CTO Alessandro Asoni sat for a lengthy podcast-esque video this week focused on upcoming sandbox BitCraft...

End-of-Year Eleven: All the upcoming MMOs to watch in 2024 and beyond

We've said it before, but this time we really mean it: The future of MMORPGs looks amazing. Contrary to years when we've seen only...

BitCraft talks about terraforming, player buildings, and the goals of its next closed alpha

The close of December is bringing more technical and granular gifts from the developers of sandbox MMO BitCraft, with a new blog that's all...

BitCraft studio co-founder discusses building a societal game and what the MMO’s endgame looks like

If you have about 30 minutes and are curious to learn more about BitCraft and societal games from Clockwork Labs co-founder Tyler Cloutier, then...

BitCraft delicately balances social interactions and private ownership with its player housing

The fact that BitCraft, Clockwork Labs' upcoming investor-funded sandbox MMO, will feature player housing is something that one might take for granted. But what...

MMO sandbox BitCraft devs talk origins, overall gameplay, and latest round of pre-alpha testing

BitCraft has mostly shared development updates and insights through the use of dev blogs that are equal parts progress report and rumination on the...