Ryzom: "I write to you today to share an exciting news - almost four years after
the initial Ryzom.org initiative, Ryzom has just been released as Free
Software by Winch Gate."
on 05/08/2010 – Made popular on 05/08/2010
Winch Gate Properties sent in the following press release: Gaming on GNU/Linux: Ryzom MMORPG Goes Native! PARIS, FRANCE, November 30th, 2010 — Winch Gate Properties Ltd has announced the release of the official native GNU/Linux client for the massively-multiplayer online science-fantasy role playing game, Ryzom. To celebrate the release, Ryzom is hosting an in-game contest with [...]
The MMORPG Ryzom, which had a Linux client released a few months ago, is now free to play, as announced on their forums: We are pleased to announce that from now on, players that create a new account can play Ryzom without time or place limits. Instead, free trial accounts are now limited to a [...]
PARIS, FRANCE, May 6, 2010: Winch Gate Properties Ltd, the developer and publisher of massively-multiplayer online science-fantasy role playing games, is proud to announce the release of the source code and artistic assets of the popular MMORPG Ryzom to the Free Software Development Community.
Developers can now access the source code of the end-user client, content [...]
We'll see: "People who use and promote free software cite various reasons for their choice, but do those reasons tell the whole story? If, as a community, we want free software to continue to grow in popularity, especially in the mainstream, we should understand better the true reasons for choosing it�especially our own."