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Thu, 08 Nov 2018, 6:35am #1
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Is the game really done come January 15, 2019??? If so, it will be a shame since I like this game.

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Thu, 08 Nov 2018, 12:11pm #2
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That's what I read on the WLO website...
:_(
Hopefully they'll cancel it again...
But it may be like the cancellation of the original Star Trek. Fans saved it for a time, but in the end it came down to money...


Give Arez his rebirth!

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Fri, 09 Nov 2018, 1:21pm #3
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I always thought it was a matter of time until they would finally close it... But I think the reason for it is more or less the fact that I heard the Chinese version is closing too? Correct me if I'm wrong.

Anyway the only thing that I regret is the fact that the game still had a lot of unused potential which got wasted obviously from lack of interest in updating it. I remember when I started during the Dark Spell version I actually found the game by clicking on an ad somewhere... then slowly in years it just disappeared. The last 2-3 years with dupes and all was just the final blow from my point of view... it's the indifference that basically killed this game. Before the dupes players started leaving because of the lack of updates. no players = no fun = more players leaving.

I'm now thinking about saving the game's files just to have the backgrounds, character models, soundtracks etc since I actually like them a lot :)

I also played WL Reborn (private server) when it was still active and honestly beside the fact it lacked the main story for obvious reasons I liked it better in some ways to the original. The fact that a player made such an awesome update just convinced me how much more IGG could have done to save the original version.

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Sat, 10 Nov 2018, 12:20pm #4
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This game had a huge part in my childhood and used to play for hours. Every once in a while I come back just to see what is going on and then stop.
If the game is really shutting down, I would really like to save some assets as memories. I do hope Mercury brings back WLRB and continues the project alongside the other GMs as it was really fun. Unfortunately, it suddenly shut down around December last year for what I believe was the announcement of IGG not shutting down WLO.


Hoping WLRB will come back

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Sun, 11 Nov 2018, 12:15pm #5
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WLRB shut down because some people just don't know how to behave. Mercury and the admins were working really hard to maintain the server and some people just didn't know to appreciate this but instead they even sometimes criticized the system (first, nobody forces you to play it; second, if you have something to say at least do it in a polite manner). I can perfectly understand why Mercury decided to end the whole thing out of a sudden. He probably felt it's not worth it if people were still gonna complain about it all the time.

Shame they closed it though... I still miss it since the way the server was built reminded me of the old wlo times when everything was running smoothly. :( Would be nice if they bring it back but I highly doubt it since, like I said, it's a lot of work specifically for one person.

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Sun, 11 Nov 2018, 6:01pm #6
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I'm wanting/working on bringing back wlrb. i have some of the source code.

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Sun, 11 Nov 2018, 9:34pm #7
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Tk wrote:

I'm wanting/working on bringing back wlrb. i have some of the source code.

Hi!

As much as we'd love to believe that this would be a quick feat to achieve with just "some of the source code", we all are aware that it is not, so unless you have something more concrete than just "some of the source code" please refrain from getting other people's hopes up and posting about something that isn't working or running yet. If it were the case, we'd be okay with this reply and it wouldn't be deemed as an issue, however seeing as there is nothing concrete and working =/= wanting, I'd like to ask that you refrain from making posts like such again.

Sorry if it comes off as rude! We just do not want to get people's hopes up for something that may take forever to get working.

Also if I'm led to believe correctly by your reply - you have parts of source code which originate from Mercury's source code for WLRB. As far as I am aware, it has not been shared with anyone and if by chance you have it, you are essentially stealing someone's work.

I've deleted your other post as it had no relation to the topic at hand, however in this thread it may fit in.

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17 hours ago #8
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wonderland online is really going to shut down on January 15 2019, i have been hearing this since 10 years ago but the game still goes on but i hope it wont :( i love this game so much please do confirm with me thank you

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