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Oh-Oh, Uru: Myst Online Goes Open Source

By Jim Rossignol on April 7th, 2011.

I've got one of these under the sink.
Myst Online cannot die. It has been struck down and risen again on endless occasions. And now, it seems it is ascending to some kind of internet immortality by becoming an open source project. Cyan’s “Rand” explains: “Today we are announcing that the sources for the MOULA client engine and development tools (CyanWorlds.com Engine) will be made available as open source. At the same time, MOSS which is a MOULA server replacement (written by a’moaca’ and cjkelly) will also be released. Both open source projects will be hosted on OpenUru.org.”

So that’s an open source thing that happened.

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No Longer Sadly Myst: Myst Online Returns

By Kieron Gillen on February 9th, 2010.

RPS probably won't be playing, we admit.

Lots of people wrote about this, but Vertelemming was the most appropriately obscure, so gets namechecked. He said “You are returning. The stream in the Cleft is returning. The cavern is returning. Uru is returning.” And so it is. It’s a free server, so you can just go play and donate if you wish. “We’ve opened all the Ages, and added most of the goodies in MO:UL. We’re referring to it as MO:ULagain—feel free to explore and enjoy,” as they say. And here’s three videos made in tribute to the game when it closed. Lost of footage of – er – stuff. Also, things.
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Uru Goes Gnuru

By John Walker on December 16th, 2008.

The fans get together for an in-game party. (Only kidding, frightening Uru players!)

Myst-MMO, Uru Live, is to go fully open source. The MMO has had a troubled existence, managing the impressive feat of being axed twice, and yet still existing. Having been published by Ubisoft, then picked up by Gametap, Eurogamer report that the third attempt to revive it, developer Cyan World’s Myst Online Restoration Experiment (MORE), has also gone titsup. Their response is a rather exciting one – they’re turning the game over to the public.

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