idea fabrik

Kickstarted sandbox MMO The Repopulation is apparently dead as Idea Fabrik’s contracted dev team quits

14
When last we checked in on The Repopulation, it was in August, when I realized that the team behind the game had put out...

Whatever happened to The Repopulation? (2022 Edition)

10
A few weeks back, I was working on a column that includes a reference to The Repopulation, and I realized I hadn't heard anything...

Working As Intended: MMOs that wish they were Star Wars Galaxies

14
"My friends and I would skin someone alive for an SWG 2," an old Star Wars Galaxies player recently wrote on Reddit, and that...

The Repopulation team recreated over 1100 pieces of furniture from earlier builds

17
Let's be honest, it's never a good sign that I forget about an MMO until I see a developer tweet about it, but in...

The Repopulation patches, plans, and prepares for partial wipes

1
The Repopulation's long and difficult road in reclaiming excitement and an actual population will be paved with meaningful patches and continued development - or...

The Repopulation’s latest alpha patch touches on inventory and optimization

8
It seems strange now, but five or six years ago, The Repopulation was a much-wanted Kickstarted MMORPG, with visual and design roots in sandboxes...

The Repopulation’s latest update once again focuses on optimization and error fixing

8
I've often written here about how not every patch or update needs to bring some big ticket feature and that, sometimes, it's just better...

The Repopulation will open its new tutorial island location on January 1

2
Back in the very beginning of December, The Repopulation had detailed a new island starting area set to release with a patch later in...

The Repopulation’s new tutorial area is expected to arrive with December’s patch

2
Getting started in a sandbox like The Repopulation always seems to be the hardest landing to stick. I should know; I've played more than...
Well, good by the standards of this title.

The Repopulation’s latest update is all about database improvements and server merges (in a good way)

8
It can be really hard to swallow the idea that you can discuss server merges in any MMO in a good way. Sure, it means...

The Repopulation’s latest dev update covers work on the game server and art optimization

16
You gotta admire any MMO studio that puts out real news on April 1st, knowing the jokes and questions it will provoke, but that's...

The Repopulation previews new tutorial island, lore timeline, and upgraded development servers

13
The Repopulation's latest dev update is giving me some serious Star Wars Galaxies player city vibes, but then I guess that was always part...

Here’s what The Repopulation’s current owners are working on in 2019

9
At the tail end of 2018, The Repopulation actually saw some forward movement under its new owners at Idea Fabrik, with the launch of...
A wreck of our ambition

The Repopulation’s long-awaited update is arriving December 18

7
Yes, you're getting an update to game mechanics in The Repopulation for this holiday season. And that's the true meaning of Christmas, patches for The Repopulation....

The Repopulation hires new composer, continues cleanup and revamp of starter map

11
Idea Fabrik is still plugging away at The Repopulation, according to its end-of-October dev blog. "The last two tests we did gave us some...

The Repopulation is revamping Plymouth Control ahead of cleanup and optimization patch

10
You may have been tempted to give up on The Repopulation after its engine-propelled collapse and takeover by Idea Fabrik almost two years ago,...
Somehow I don't think that's going to be a problem.

The Repopulation explains how server wipes will be handled moving forward

8
Here's a shocking revelation: MMO players do not actually like having all progress reset in the blink of an eye. So you can understand...
PLANTS

The Repopulation details the changes for art assets and how they help players

3
The odds are high that when you walk through an MMO's landscape, you are not thinking about art assets beyond "this looks pretty" or...
A wreck of our ambition

The Repopulation shows off the improvements coming to its UI

3
There are a lot of things that the new owners of The Repopulation want to change about the game, and some of those are...

The Repopulation is still plugging away at bug-fixing and the new starter island

8
The current owners of The Repopulation have a brand-new dev update, but maybe don't expect it to move mountains, literally or figuratively. Idea Fabrik...

ADVERTISEMENT

THE LATEST POSTS

TOP CONTENT