otherland

Official Site: Otherland
Studio: Drago Entertainment
Launch Date: Early Access on August 26, 2015
Genre: Sci-Fi Themepark
Business Model: F2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

Is this the ugly one or the pretty one, it's hard to tell.

Otherland previews a big upcoming UI redesign

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Here's the short rundown on Otherland's UI: It's terrible and the developers know it. Unfortunately, for a long stretch of the game's current management,...

Working As Intended: The MMOs we lost in 2017

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It's true that we lost a lot of MMOs in 2016 -- bigger and more important ones than in 2014 and 2015. 2017, however, has...

Massively Overthinking: Is open-world housing really a ‘failed’ MMORPG experiment?

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Massively OP's Justin Olivetti has a provocative article on his personal gaming blog, Bio Break, this week on MMORPG housing. "I once again wonder why...
No, this one... this one's certain.

Perfect Ten: The 10 tiers of MMORPG lore

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In which we discuss varying levels of MMO lore effort and Eliot admits he doesn't remember the names of Pac-Man's ghosties.

The Stream Team: Taking another look at the revamped Otherland

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It's been a long while since Massively OP's MJ took a stream peek at Otherland. In fact, it's been only a month shy of...
No one weekend should have all that power.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 132: Filth TV

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Justin and MJ discuss Secret World, LOTRO, Warframe, Path of Exile, Otherland, WoW, Ultima Online, ARK, Just Survive, EverQuest II, and West of Loathing.

Otherland is revived on Steam as Drago takes over publishing duties

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Over this summer, we've been getting tips suggesting that the Tad Williams Otherland MMORPG was in serious trouble, as first it went dark on...

Massively OP’s Best of 2016 Awards: Biggest MMORPG Disappointment of 2016

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Massively Overpowered's end-of-the-year 2016 awards continue today with our award for the Biggest MMORPG Disappointment of 2016, which was awarded in 2015 to World of Warcraft's...

Global Chat: Is casual raiding in MMORPGs an oxymoron?

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Do you scoff, chortle, or sneer when you hear the phrase "casual raiding" among the MMO community? You might be laughing at your own ignorance...
Actually developing a title to not be a boring slog is a skill some developers have yet to master.

Perfect Ten: The worst-squandered IPs in online gaming

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There are always going to be differences in opinion about what should be done with an IP based upon a franchise. That's just natural....

Massively OP Podcast Episode 82: Boldly go

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Justin and Bree discuss WoW Legion, GW2, RIFT, STO console, Otherland, EVE F2P, Camelot Unchained, Dual Universe, and Hero's Song, with mailbag questions on what games MMO devs play and Stranger Things vs. The Secret World.
And a real universe.

Betawatch: Dual Universe hits the Kickstarter circuit (September 9, 2016)

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This week, Dual Universe started its Kickstarter, and - oh, you've already got your checkbook out. Great, it's half a million for this one....

Otherland moves out of early access and into commercial release

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It's a grand day for the genre-hopping Otherland. The MMO has officially moved out of early access and released as a free-to-play title after a...
Here we go again.

Betawatch: WoW Legion launches (September 2, 2016)

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Boy, it feels like we've been waiting for this for a whole year, doesn't it? World of Warcraft: Legion launched this past week, putting...

Otherland hits open beta today, launches free-to-play on September 8

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The Tad Williams-inspired sci-fi MMO Otherland shuts down today for a week of open beta. When it returns for its planned September 8th launch, it...
Oh, well, that's exactly like the actual book, you got it cold.

Otherland’s latest patch buffs its player-driven economy

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Otherland's 5.5.50 patch this week is a big one for the crafters in its playerbase. "The crafting system has been fully revamped in this...
Darn it, Tad Williams, why.

Betawatch: You may completely believe that Otherland is back on Steam (April 1, 2016)

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Yes, we've all had fun with today's joke, but you can probably 100% believe the fact that Otherland is back on Steam after a...

Otherland patch raises level cap to 60 and introduces factions

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When Otherland returned to Steam earlier this week, Drago promised that it would soon be accompanied by two sizable updates. Players didn't have to...

Otherland returns to Steam after two-month absence

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When you're in early access, it probably doesn't help your cause to disappear from the world's most popular digital games store for months at a...

Otherland should return to Steam soon

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On its webpage, Otherland boldly and repeatedly advertises that it is available on Steam. Well, no it's not -- and it hasn't been so for some...

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