Cyan Worlds CEO Tony Fryman has issued a statement announcing the company's plans to release Myst Online: Uru Live as an open source project.
Now, Cyan Worlds CEO Tony Fryman confirms that "Cyan has decided to give make MystOnline available to the fans by releasing the source code for the servers, client and tools for MystOnline as an open source project."
"We will also host a data server with the data for MystOnline. MORE [original emphasis] is still possible but only with the help from fans."
"This is a bit scary for Cyan because this is an area that we have never gone before, to let a product freely roam in the wild. But we've poured so much into Uru Live, and it has touched so many, that we could not just let it wither and die," Fryman added.
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