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Make My MMO: Star Citizen’s half a billion dollar boondoggle

Star Citizen continues making history as this week it reached the lofty heights of $500,000,000 in crowdfunding from gamers, players, and donors. Of course,...

Make My MMO: A big September for Fractured, Temtem, Genfanad, Embers Adrift, and Dual Universe

A whole bunch of Kickstarted MMORPGs are launching or heading into their last legs of testing this month. A slew. A plethora. A lot! ...

Make My MMO: Elite’s new CEO, Wagadu’s alpha, and Fractured’s conquest system

This week in crowdsfunded MMOs, Kickstarted sandbox Fractured Online dropped a new dev talk video this week, deep-diving the game's city conquest system and...
So, probably not.

Make My MMO: Pantheon raises another $2.4M in investor funds

Pantheon Rise of the Fallen's Visionary Realms got a welcome blast of new funding this week with a haul of $2.4M in Series A...

Make My MMO: Genfanad’s Kickstarter, Dual Universe’s Mercury, Ashes of Creation’s melee

Indie MMORPG Genfanad became the latest MMORPG to fully fund on Kickstarter this week, pulling in almost $20,000 to finish the game and get...

Make My MMO: Indie MMO Genfanad already made its Kickstarter goal

Browser-based MMORPG Genfanad is having a great month, as it began its Kickstarter and almost immediately funded. Of course, it's asking for only $10,000,...
Well, that sounds familiar.

Make My MMO: Ethyrial Echoes of Yore canceled its Kickstarter

This week in MMO crowdfunding, Ethyrial Echoes of Yore canceled its Kickstarter, unfortunately. As we'd noted, the game was a throwback indie sandbox seeking only...
But this is totally going to work out, yeah.

Make My MMO: Embers Adrift is breaking the world

This week in MMO crowdfunding, Embers Adrift is trying to break the world - OK, not literally. As of this morning, the Kickstarted MMO...
Yes, all of this.

Make My MMO: Fractured’s persistent closed beta, Wagadu Chronicles’ alpha trailer

This week in MMO crowdfunding, SpatialOS MMORPG sandbox Fractured Online pushed its way into closed beta under Gamigo's publishing banner, with Dynamight's Jacopo Gallelli...

Make My MMO: Elite Disappointing

It's been a relatively quiet couple of weeks in the MMO crowdfunding scene, and we're not entirely sorry to see it, given what a...

Make My MMO: SOTA, Legends of Aria, and TitanReach represent different hazards of MMO crowdfunding

This edition of MassivelyOP's MMO crowdfunding column is a tale of three MMOs that remind everyone why you should be extremely careful putting money...
Remember when this was anticipated?

The Daily Grind: Have publisher changes ever had good results for an MMO?

I may be the only person who cares - and I don't really care that much - but I don't have high hopes for...

Make My MMO: Zenith becomes the first Kickstarter MMO to launch in 2022

The last few weeks in MMO crowdfunding have been wild and punctuated by the release of Zenith, which Kickstarted several years ago - but...
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The Daily Grind: Which 2021 MMO do you think has the best shot at revitalizing itself?

The good news for 2021 in our genre was that there were a lot of MMOs that made it to release. The bad news is...

Make My MMO: The biggest MMO crowdfunding news of 2021

Welcome to a special edition of Make My MMO, Massively OP's intermittent check-in on all the crowdfunding MMOs in our genre. You might have noticed...

Make My MMO: Crowfall’s future, Odyssey’s state, and Kickstarter crypto

This week in MMO crowdfunding, we fretted over the future of Crowfall, as rumors that ArtCraft is already considering a sunset were floated and...

Make My MMO: Crowfall’s freemium update, Star Citizen’s 3.15 alpha

Star Citizen's 3.15 alpha went live this week, news that was a bit overshadowed by the fact that studio Cloud Imperium also announced plans...

Make My MMO: Book of Travels’ early access, Fractured Veil’s Kickstarter victory

Kickstarted "Tiny MMO" Book of Travels landed in early access this month to the confused delight of cozy-game players everywhere. MOP's own Justin called...
No! Not this! Wrong time!

Make My MMO: Albion Online’s Harvest challenge, CitizenCon’s date, and Fractured Veil’s Kickstarter

If you've ever wanted to ride around on a ghost bat, your time has come in Albion Online, as its October challenge offers harvest-themed...

Make My MMO: Crowfall’s layoffs, Star Citizen’s concept ship shenanigans, and more MMO crowdfunding news

Crowfall's layoffs dominated the crowdfunding headlines this week, as the Kickstarted MMORPG admitted that it had downsized, attributing the move to a transition to...