Former WoW and EverQuest programmers working on sci-fi MMOG

A quote if you will:

Colony’s aim is to “not be afraid to take chances outside the normal MMO design”, and with experience on their side, they could be on the fast-track to MMO fame. They could also be on the fast-track to “here’s a load of hype, hope you guys get excited enough to pay attention to what turns out to be a mediocre game”.

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