By CornBREDX 4 Comments
As of now (I think it may have happened last night or yesterday) the Stargate Worlds website is officially down- even the forums. If you went there all you'd get is this:
Jan 17, 2011
As we indicated in our previous announcement, as of January 16, 2011, we are unfortunately no longer able to sell or operate Stargate Resistance. We are actively evaluating options for Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment, Inc. and its products, and will update you as soon as additional information is available. Thank you for your continued support.
I only post this because I am sad. I put a lot of my own free time in to help these developers around 2008-2009. I had hoped this would be a great game to compensate for the end of a great show. Sadly, money troubles got in the way and they went into receivership in Mar of 2010.
Even SGR (Stargate Resistance; which I didn't get into and didn't seem all that great to me personally) is officially down for what may be for good as well.
I will, however, be forever grateful they allowed me to help in the way they did- I have never seen that from a developer for a fan before. While they were unconventional and in some ways doing things wrong (sorry to say) I will forever remember the good times.
It is only a shame I didn't know the forums would be taken down when it was or I could have said my goodbyes to what little was left of the community before it shut down. It was a great community and we shared a lot of laughs, we also argued over the finer points of certain things and some people were harsh in how they shared their views. All-in-all, though, we had one thing in common; we wanted SGW to be great.
It may still come back someday, but I guarantee even if with CME it wont be in that form (if) at all. It could still be a great game, if funded and developed properly, and I will continue to wait for that Stargate MMO that comes out- assuming it's not cursed to always get canceled developments.
I don't know if anyone that peruses Giantbomb participated or had any interest in SGW, but feel free to share your thoughts on it as well.