The Repopulation team has posted the April Update on the game's official site. In it, it is revealed that Alpha 3 was successful and that more players will be added prior to the next alpha event. In addition, nearly every facet of the game was touched to make overall improvements and fix bugs.
We began introducing many new trade skill recipes and improvements in March and this continued through April, and it is clearly indicated in our massive list of Trade Skill changes in the build notes. The crafting system has been well received by testers, who've also had some great suggestions to streamline the process and making it easier for new players to grasp which will be making their way into the game soon. We've also spent a lot of time on resources, implementing a new system which allows us to tweak the tier and quality ranges when harvesting NPCs on a per NPC basis. This is helping us solve the problem of non-humanoid bosses not dropping worthwhile loot.
Read more on The Repopulation site.