Create my MMO: Stop trying to make TitanReach, also known as World of Titans, a reality
Welcome to another blast of MMO crowdfunding news over the last few weeks! The chaos behind the failed Kickstarter MMO TitanReach continued through April; Readers will remember this TitanReach was covered in red flags long before it went upside down after its angel investor caught its lead developer embezzling the company, and things only got weirder after that when a new developer allegedly stole the assets and left the remains in transformed into a new game. world of titans, which has now failed on its own Kickstarter drive for obvious reasons. Crowdfunding is so much fun folks!
Read on to find out more about what’s been happening in MMO crowdfunding over the past few weeks, as well as our round-up of all the crowdfunding MMOs we’re following!
Adventure Quest 3D (Artix) – Raised 368,000; Beta version since 2016.
Albion Online (Sandbox) – Launched July 2017, reached Steam May 2018.
Antraxx (Team Antraxx) – Kickstarter canceled.
Ascension: The Space Game (Fluffy Kitten) – Successful KS. launched in 2016.
ashes of creation (Intrepid Studios) – Successful KS. Alpha one.
explosion (Tarhead Studio) – Kickstarter successful. Originally called RUiN. At EA.
Book of Travels (Power and Joy) – Kickstarted. Early Access.
protocol broken (Top Hat) – Unsuccessful KS. In free Early Access.
Camelot unleashed (City-State) – Kickstarter; open donations/packages.
Conquest of the Caribbean (Invenio) – First KS canceled, second ended unsuccessfully.
codename reality (Orode) – Kickstarter unsuccessful.
contested space (Zon) – Kickstarter unsuccessful.
crow fall (ArtCraft) – Kickstarter successful, Indiegogo. Launched, sold, unlaunched.
Chronicles of Elyria (Soulbound) – Kickstarter. Lots of bells and whistles.
City of Heroes Homecoming (Homecoming) – Monthly fundraising rounds.
City of Titans (Missing Worlds Media) – Successful KS.
gate of twilight (Studio Wayfinder). Kickstarter successful but no license.
Day of the Dragons (Beawesome) – Kickstarter successful.
descent into the underground (Descendent Studios) – Successful KS.
sword of fate (2Dogs) – Kickstarter successful June 2019; demoted.
divergence on the internet (Stained Glass Llama) – Abandoned in early access.
Dogma: Eternal Night (Prelude Games Factory): Kickstarter. Probably dead.
Dragons of Legends (Thrive Games) – Successful Kickstarter.
dream world (Dreamworld Realities) – Successful Kickstarter. dodgy af. EA.
dual universe (Novaquark) – Kickstarter funded, donor platform. launched in 2022.
Eco (Strange Loop Games) – Promoted, now in beta.
Eden grade (Huckleberry Games) – Kickstarter funded. Leave.
Elite: Dangerous (Frontier Developments) – Funded and fully launched.
drive embers (Stormhaven) – Indiegogo. Fka saga of Lucimia. started.
Empyrion Online (Eleon) – Kickstarter canceled; launched on Steam.
Endless Trials (Fire Hurts) – Kickstarter canceled.
Epic Room (EpicSpace.net)
Ethereal echoes of yore (Jellyberry). Kickstarter canceled.
everfeud (PSB) – Kickstarter canceled.
Always Jane (3 Turn Productions) – Successful Kickstarter. Sunset 2020.
Broken (Dynamight/Gamigo) – Kickstarter successful. EA 2022, now in closed development.
Broken Veil (Paddle Creek) – Kickstarter successful.
Freeland VR (Freeland VR AB) – Kickstarter successful.
Frozen Flame (Dreamside) – Fig campaign successful. In Founder Alpha.
Genevanad (Rose Tinted Games) – Kickstarter successful. launched in 2022.
Global Adventures (SubaGames) – Kickstarter funded.
Gloria Victis (Black Eye Games) – Open donations; Early Access.
greed monger (Greed Monger) – Abandoned, now supposedly in the refund process.
Grim Dawn (Crate Entertainment) – Sponsored and launched.
Guardian of the Embers (Runewaker) – Funded and launched.
Cannons of Icarus (Muse) – Promoted and launched.
hero song (Pixelmage) – KS aborted; indiegogo. Canceled with a refund.
identity (Asylum) – Kickstarter successful. Beta July 2022.
Infinity: Battlescape (I-Novae Studios) – Successful KS; in early access.
HEX (HEX Entertainment) – Funded, Launched; Sunset 2020.
Ilysia (Team 21) – Kickstarter fully funded in October 2020. Closed Beta.
Legends of Aria/BRITARIA (Citadel/Reaper) – Shards Online. Started 2020. Oops.
Life is feudal (Bitbox): Indiegogo ended. Closed and maintenance mode.
LUX (Chimera) – Kickstarter canceled. Apparently abandoned.
Maestros of the Hymn (String Theory) – Kickstarter canceled.
maggot (Maguss) – Indiegogo successful; launched and then discontinued in 2020.
Mekria (Infinity Online Studios) – Kickstarter canceled. Apparently abandoned.
In the air (Archetype Studios) – Kickstarter successful. But abandoned on Steam.
fog online (Mizar Games) Kickstarter canceled; started Nov.
Neo’s country (NeoJac Entertainment) – Open donations. Leave.
Novus AEterno (Taitale Studios) – Successful KS. Leave.
oath (Ready-Up) – Kickstarter funded. Apparently abandoned.
Occupy white walls (Stikipixels) – Kickstarter unsuccessful. launched in 2022.
Strange Giants (Odd Giants) – Patreon is running.
OrbusVR (Ad Alternum) – KS funded in March 2017. Launched 2019.
Overwhelm (Hydrant Games) – Kickstarter unfunded; Early Access.
Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen (Visionary Realms) – Open donations. pre-alpha.
pantropia (Brain Stone GmbH): First KS canceled, second funded. At EA.
past fate (Icy North): First Kickstarter unsuccessful, second successful. Alpha.
Boy Scout Online (GoblinWorks) – Sunset 2021.
Way of the Titans (Alderon) – Indiegogo. In early access.
planet nomads (Craneballs) – Kickstarter, Early Access launch with no multiplayer.
game craft (Bebop Games) – Kickstarter funded in May 2019; in the EA.
Pixel Spaceships (SavySoda) – Kickstarter funded. second too. At EA.
Project Gorgon (Elder Game) – Three KS + Indiegogo. Early Access.
Project oasis world (POW) – Kickstarter unsuccessful.
Pumpkin online (Monique) – Started as Pumpkin Days.
RAW (Killer Whale) – Kickstarter Canceled by Kickstarter.
ROKH (Darewise) – Kickstarter canceled; development finished.
sacrament (Ferocity Unbound) – Kickstarter, Patreon failed. Leave.
seed (Klang Games) – Kickstarter coming up?
kiss of the shadow (Clockwork Throne) – Ongoing Patreon, Kickstarter funded. Early Access.
Ship of Heroes (Heroic) – Kickstarter canceled, launch expected in 2022. Beta.
Shroud of the Avatar (Portalarium) – Start 2016 & 2018. Trainwrecks.
Spycursion (Defun) – Kickstarter unsuccessful.
squadron 42 (Cloud Imperium) – Beta delayed.
StarCitizen (Cloud Imperium) – Ongoing funding. Supporter Alpha.
Starfighter Infinity (Ben Olding) – Kickstarter funded. Early Access.
swords and magic and such (Kindred) – Kickstarter funded. Early Access.
temtem (Crema) – Kickstarter fully funded and launched.
The Exiles (Fairy Tale Distillery) – formerly The Valley; KS unsuccessful. Early access but stopped development.
The Flower of Knighthood – Kickstarter aborted.
The Empire: Awakened (Stephen Nichols) – Live game. Ongoing GoFundMe.
The Repopulation (Idea Factory) – Twice Kickstarter by A&B. Abandoned in Alpha.
The Stomping Land (Alex Fundora) – Abandoned.
The Wagadu Chronicles (Twin Drums) – Kickstarter successful. alpha 2
TitanReach (Square Root) – Kickstarter failed. No longer available/scam. Also known as World of Titans.
Trials of Ascension (Dragonfire) – The latest Kickstarter failed. At EA as a single player demo.
TRACTOR (Nerd Kingdom) – Abandoned without a word. Fraud.
Valiant Online (Silverhelm) – Supporter Beta.
energy roads (NeuronHaze) – Kickstarter unsuccessful. Website dead/abandoned.
war of rights (Campfire Games) – Successful Kickstarter; in early access.
world seed (Ape Egg) – Kickstarter unsuccessful. Classic started.
zenith (Ramen) – Kickstarter successful; VR version launched, PC delayed.