Entries from The Gameshelf tagged with 'uru'

Mysterium news roundup

I didn't go to Mysterium this year. I wanted to; it was held in Spokane, so the attendees got to visit Cyan's offices and chat with Rand and Robyn Miller and basically geek out all over the place. It didn't...

Myst Online source release

More than two years ago, Cyan announced that they would be releasing the server and client source code for Myst Online: Uru Live. It hasn't happened quickly. Any release takes time and effort, I know very well, and Cyan has...

Audience participation in single-player adventures

For the past few years, Mateusz Skutnik has been publishing a series of mini-graphical adventures (in Flash) called "Submachine". (JayIsGames has a good list of links and reviews.) The games are spare on storyline, but each game has a little...

Myst Online: Uru Live Again

I know, I'm supposed to be all on top of Myst news. But I've slacked on this post, which is the post where I tell you that Myst Online is back online, totally free (but Cyan is accepting Paypal donations)....

Myst hits iPhone App Store

iPhone Myst was released this weekend. Six dollars. Search "myst" in the App Store to buy. It's kind of enormous -- over 700 megabytes. (The install process needs another 700 megs of temporary space, so if your phone is super-full,...

Myst Online to be open source

Cyan said a few days ago that they had a big change in the works. I wasn't expecting this: So, Cyan has decided to give make MystOnline available to the fans by releasing the source code for the servers, client...

More bad news for Cyan

Recalling Cyan's status in late summer: their game development division was down to a skeleton crew, whose only funded project was iPhone Myst. They were working getting Uru back up as a low-budget, low-profile sandbox for fans to play in....

Myst news sizzling off the griddle

I promised, didn't I? On the Myst Forums, from Chogon (Mark DeForest, CTO of Cyan): This is a small project that probably a very few of you know about. We are porting Myst to the iPhone. Ok, before some of...

Interview with Rand Miller on Uru

Quick pointer to an audio interview with Rand Miller, conducted by Julian Murdoch of Gamers With Jobs, the day after Uru Live shut down. Here's a text transcript by Uru players Generator, CrisGer, and Mara. Not a lot of new...

Design Sketch for an MMO Adventure Game

Uru Live is scheduled to be shut down in a bit over two weeks, as I write this. Cyan has not made any public pronouncement about what they will do next. They haven't said if the online version of Uru...

Myst Online: Beyond the Cancellation

Speaking as Uru's premier blogger... (...he said, lying blatantly...) The truth is, I've been writing notes about Uru Live for more than four years. So I have a notion I oughtta say something about its end. But it's a silly...

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