This is a good thing, and the thought of having a new game in the same vein as the lost one makes me happy for understandable reasons. But at the moment, it's just that -- a thought.
Both projects have big goals, and I don't fault either of them for lack of ambition. Nonetheless, I wonder whether either will wind up coming to fruition. The fact of the matter is that making an MMO is really hard, even more so when you're working in a genre with several pitfalls, and ambition alone does not make a game.
A Mild-Mannered Reporter: The rocky road ahead for city revivals originally appeared on Massively on Wed, 20 Feb 2013 16:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.