Iron Realms is a leading developer in free to play MUDs, which are completely immersive text-based MMORPGs. Known formerly as Achaea LLC, Iron Realms was founded in 1996 by its CEO, Matt Mihaly. Iron Realms has been successful through the virtual sales model pioneered through Achaea.
Developing a game always involves costs, whether you are a solo developer designing something small, or part of a larger team working on a major release. Financial considerations need to be addressed either way in order to publish successfully.
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This article will give you some motivational pointers on staying focused and finishing the projects you start. You can do it!