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Indie MMO Spotlight: Is Palia The Next Indie MMO To Fall?

Mitch Gassner Updated: Posted:
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Each week, we scour the internet for all things indie MMO-related, so you don’t have to. This week, Palia cuts its staff by 40%, while Monsters & Memories and The Qunifall prepare for upcoming tests. Plenty of other stuff is also going on, so let’s quit wasting time and get started with this week’s Indie MMO Spotlight.

Anvil Empires

Anvil Empires’ next Phase 6 Minor Test will be held on Thursday, May 30th at 1pm ET. Requests to join the test are usually open on Steam 48 hours before the test begins.

Broken Ranks

Taerncon 2024 is just around the corner and signups are now open. The even has a new location this yearr, the Czasoprzestrzen Club in Wroclaw, Poland. 

Coreborn: Nations of the Ultracore

Along with the server wipe, a new patch was deployed this week. You are now able to start Coreborn in single-player mode. You can also rent your own server for up to 20 players through Pockethost.

Ethyrial: Echoes of Yore

Patch 3.1.1 is now live. New biome tiles and item linking in chat are the bit ticket items for the update.

Monsters & Memories

Get ready for some M&M in June! There will be a short stress test held on June 1st. The test will start at 1pm ET and will run for four hours. A longer Weekend Playtest will be held Friday, June 28th at 1pm ET and runs through Sunday, June 30th. To join in, register an account on the M&M website.


A new developer update video covers the upcoming Offline Mode along with Update 0.3 details.


It was another tough week over at Singularity 6 as an additional round of layoffs rocked the studio this week. Around 40% of the staff (36 employees) were let go this week, joining the 49 developers laid off in April.

Project F4E

There will be a Stability Test on May 24. The test will run from 8am ET until 4pm ET. Signups are open now.

Prosperous Universe

Development Log #434 covers the last Motion Component being worked on.

The Quinfall

An official Roadmap has been posted on The Quinfall website, giving a glimpse of what features may be available in the next Beta Test in June. A new video was also released this week that shows off Sky Rifts and arena battles.


A new threat system was revealed this week. Yep, it’s almost time for damage dealers to show just how crappy the tank is at holding threat and how incapable healers are at keeping everyone alive. Oh, wait, anyone who has ever played an MMO dps class already knows that.


Mitch Gassner

Part-time game reviewer, full-time gaming geek. Introduced to Pac-Man and Asteroids at a Shakey's Pizza in the '70s and hooked on games ever since.