Dual Universe :: Civilization Building Sci-Fi MMORPG

A project in Paris, France by Novaquark

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One universe, shared by everyone at the same time. Emergent gameplay. Fully editable voxel world, with player-made ships & constructs.
Backers: 8166
Average Pledge Per Backer: €69

Funded: €565,983 of €500,000
Dates: Sep 7th -> Oct 11th (35 days)
Project By: Novaquark
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Latest News

Dual Universe Kickstarter Update Recaps Alpha 3.1 and More

June 23rd - via: mmorpg.com
The latest Dual Universe kickstarter update discusses Alpha 3.1 and the global wipe. (Read More)

Dual Universe Set to Go Live With Pre-Alpha on September 30th

August 23rd - via: gamasutra.com
Dual Universe is a new type of massively-multiplayer online experience: it takes place in a vast Sci-Fi universe, (Read More)

Jean-Christophe Baillie's Blog - Dual Universe Kickstarter Post-Mortem

August 1st - via: gamasutra.com
We launched our Kickstarter on September 7th, 2016, with almost no name recognition beyond our growing community of fans. We were featured as a  (Read More)

Global innovations in 2016: Canadian smart coat, Swedish air drum, Japanese floating bonsai and more

January 13th - via: marketwatch.com
The most-funded Kickstarter projects in these countries may surprise you. (Read More)

The Final Call! Just a few hours left!

October 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, It has been such an incredible month! We reached the goal, and we cannot thank you enough for this. These are the final hours before the end of this fantastic crowdfunding campaign. We have yet to reach the first stretch goal, but... (Read More)

Dev Diary: Combat & Asteroid Base Building

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers,   Thanks to all of you, we crossed the main goal line, and we are still under the spell of this magical moment!   However, the campaign continues as we work towards the first stretch goal; adding Construct vs Construct combat on... (Read More)

New video, Boosted Packs & Alpha Outfit!

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, We made it!!! We just reached the 500k€ goal! Unbelievable, you guys are amazing! We cannot thank you enough, this is a great moment for us all. This is not the end however, we still have 3 days to go and a very exciting stretch goal... (Read More)

We made it!!!

October 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers! We made it!!! It's midnight here in Paris, and we just reached the 500k€ goal! Unbelievable, you guys are amazing! We cannot thank you enough, this is a great moment for us all. Some people in the team are sleeping, but will wake up... (Read More)

Dev Diary: Character Customization & Progression

October 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers,   In Dual Universe, as well as in any other MMORPG, your character is one of the most important aspect of the game. You care about how it looks, what it can do, how it can progress. In this “dev diary” update, we would like to give... (Read More)

Spaceship Multiplayer Building Preview

October 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, Many of you wanted to see what multiplayer building looks like in this early, pre-alpha stage. So here's a glimpse of what happens when three players get together to make a single-player spaceship!  Looking back over earlier videos we... (Read More)

New pledges, let's boost towards the goal!

October 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers! The Kickstarter is getting closer to its conclusion! Just one week left! We want to again thank all of you for your amazing support, all your feedback and the great discussions we have had so far! We are not yet there however, we still... (Read More)

6,000 backers, 85% funded and AMA (part2)!

October 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, This is the final straight! We have now reached 85% of our funding goal and we have a little more than a week to make it happen! The odds are good to reach it but the battle isn't over yet: we still have to find a little less than... (Read More)

Dev Diary: Construct Building

September 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, Together with the Continuous Single-Shard MMO approach we have, the building gameplay is perhaps the second most defining feature of Dual Universe. In Dual Universe, you will be able to create everything you want, from spaceships, to... (Read More)

Dev Diary: True Massively Multiplayer Experience

September 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers,  We just reached 75% of our starting goal and, as promised, here is our second Dev Diary. This time we discuss what we consider to be a True Massively Multiplayer Experience:Dual Universe is meant to be, before anything else, a... (Read More)

Dev Diary: Player-driven economy

September 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, We are going to release a series of written dev diaries in which we will discuss the game mechanics. We start today with the topic of the player-driven in-game economy. There is already a devblog post talking about the market economy... (Read More)

"Ask Me Anything" Event: Video & more!

September 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, As promised, here is the video about the "Ask Me Anything" event!  We originally thought to make one big video to answer all your questions, but it would have taken hours to answer each of them, even after merging some on the same... (Read More)

Open Door event video and feedback!

September 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, As you know, we organized an Open Door event last Tuesday in order to show exactly what we have at this pre-Alpha stage. The event went incredibly well: opening at 6.30pm, some attendees stayed until 10.00pm to discuss with us! Each... (Read More)

Voxel Tech & 5,000 Backers: stretch goals!

September 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers! New video: voxel technology Today we want to give you more insight about our proprietary voxel technology behind Dual Universe... This video showcases: The technology that will allow players to sculpt structures of any shape they like.... (Read More)

New Music Track (4.000 backers milestone)

September 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, Today in this update we want to give you a sneak peek of what Dual Universe will sound like as sound is an integral part of the gaming experience. We also reveal a new track, available at the end of this update. So please let us... (Read More)

AMA, Open Door Event & Kickstarter Status

September 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, AMA Follow-up The "Ask Me Anything" event is now closed and your participation has been incredible: we received more than 200 different questions! As answering to all of them in a row in one video would have been somewhat difficult (a... (Read More)

4.000 Backers, Kickstarter in-game Pet & AMA event!

September 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, We reached 4.000 backers a few hours ago!  Again we thank you all for your awesome support! Special thanks to Chris Roberts and his team for the presentation of Dual Universe in the latest "Note from the Chairman" yesterday! You have... (Read More)

Social Goals, new Digital Packs & FAQ

September 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, We have some exciting news to share with you today! Social Goals (Achievements)As we are approaching the 4,000 backers milestone, it's time to unveil a few social goals! (note: regarding the stretch goals, the first ones will be... (Read More)

Novaquark open door in Paris: come and try the game in pre-alpha!

September 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! As you may know, Novaquark is currently based in Paris, and we thought: why not open our doors to every backer that wants to come and try Dual Universe (as it is now in pre-alpha stage)? With more than 74 backers already in Paris, this... (Read More)

A "God Mode" tour of Dual Universe!

September 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! A HUGE thank you to all our present backers! We are close to having 3.000 backers, hopefully this week! ;) To celebrate this milestone, we wanted to share a new video of Dual Universe, it is a "God Mode" tour, something that was... (Read More)

2000 backers reached! More info about Silver & Gold Founder Packs!

September 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone!  You are already more than 2000 to trust in Dual Universe and for that, you have our eternal thanks! Also, don't hesitate to spread the word about the game: any help is more than welcome! During the past 2 days, you have been a lot to... (Read More)

Dual Universe : A Wildly Ambitious Sci-Fi MMO Aiming For the Stars

September 9th - via: cliqist.com
Dual Universe is a sandbox Sci-Fi MMO that aims to support a completely player-driven universe. (Read More)

More info about Dual Universe monetization model!

September 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys! Already 135,354€ and 27% covered! This is amazing! We can’t thank you enough guys, thank you for your support! So, this is the first update, and we wanted to bring some light on one important point. There has been a lot of discussion... (Read More)

Dual Universe Kickstarter promises a space MMO without instances, zones and transitions

September 8th - via: pcgamesn.com
Dual Universe just launched on Kickstarter and it looks to deliver on the dream of the seamless, intergalactic MMO that's so in right now. (Read More)

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