The Repopulation is going to be POPULAR

Mark Taylor chats it up with Lead Repopulation Developer, Josh Halls to learn about the new Sci Fi based sandbox MMO.
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I am glad to say that I had a fun chat with Josh Halls, the Lead Developer of the upcoming sci-fi based sandbox oriented MMO, The Repopulation.  Josh and many of his fellow developers are long time IT professionals, using their skills and research of the MMO space to bring a rare sandbox MMO.  The sandbox MMO has long time been a minority in a space dominated by “theme park” MMO’s, such as WoW, Rift, and SWTOR.  The reason for this focus, clearly desire; however, it is also the simple economics.  It is simply cheaper to develop a sandbox as much less pre-canned content can be delivered with quality.  It is this content that many “so-called”  AAA MMO’s spend millions on as well as years – only to be burned up in five-days or so by the leveling elite.

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Kickstarter has been one of the methods to fund this game since about 2012.  At face value that may not sound impressive, but with a team of 34 people just look at the level of maturity this game exhibits given a 2 year development cycle thus far:

This is just the tip of the iceberg; thus, this post is intended to let you know who is bringing the Repopulation to sandbox MMO starved fans.  I will be following up with further and more detailed interviews with Josh and team as the game progresses and gets closer to launch.  Additionally, I hope to continue to work with GAMESKINNY to get some beta keys handed out to the loyal readers.

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