Monday, November 22, 2010

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New World Gaming: Get an Early Invite to Play Glitch, a Web-Based MMO of Supreme Wackiness

Glitch is an MMO in development I've been following for some time, the brainchild of Stewart Butterfield, who long ago started work on another online game which spun off to become Flickr, one of the most successful user-generated content sites ever. Here's the utterly charming and wacky trailer, suggesting an MMO that's a bit like World of Warcraft meets Hinduism meets Tim Burton:

Go here to get an early invite to play (it launches Spring 2011.) No word on whether the free-to-play Glitch will also include user-generated content, but Butterfield tells the New York Times that "Users can also open stores within the game", which strongly suggests that's the case.

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