the repopulation

Official Site: The Repopulation
Studio: Above and Beyond Technologies
Launch Date: N/A
Genre: Sci-Fi Sandbox
Business Model: N/A
Platform: PC

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Make My MMO: The biggest MMO crowdfunding stories of 2023

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I don't like you.

End-of-Year Eleven: The biggest MMO stories of 2023

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Never mind, I'm not real!

Battle Bards Episode 226: Echoes of MMOs that never were

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Gameforge’s DMCA filing took the Magic to Master Kickstarter down, alleging stolen Metin2 assets

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The Magic to Master mess devolved into DMCA abuse as Laniatus promises launch ‘regardless of Kickstarter’

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The Magic to Master Kickstarter fiasco has become a scandal over Idea Fabrik, Hero Engine, and The Repopulation

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Last week, we reported on the dubious Kickstarter of studio Laniatus' MMO Magic to Master, an old MMO being brought back from the dead...
Details, details.

Idea Fabrik, the company behind Hero Engine and The Repopulation, disappears from the internet

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The beginning of this year saw a sad but perhaps unsurprising development for the Kickstarted sci-fi sandbox MMO The Repopulation when the workers contracted...
Oh, well, good.

Betawatch: The Repopulation says goodbye once more

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So The Repopulation has been through the wringer over the years, having been spirited away from its creators and original stewards by Idea Fabrik...

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

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

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Whatever happened to The Repopulation? (2022 Edition)

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Perfect Ten: A sampler of crowdfunded MMOs and how they’re doing

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The Repopulation says it’s been ‘quite the adventure’ as it gives a fall development roadmap

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

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Make My MMO: Crowfall’s GvG tourney is dishing out $50K in cash and prizes

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This week in crowdfunded MMOs, you could win a slice of $25,000! Or you could if you're a badass in crowdfunded beta MMO Crowfall,...

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