PlaneShift Open Source MMORPG Developers Wanted
PlaneShift is an Open Source MMORPG (Massive Multiplayer Online RolePlaying Game) which is in a steady process of development . Technically PlaneShift is based on CrystalSpace (with CAL3D and CEL) and is programmed with a full featured client-/server-environment.
CrystalSpace is a free (LGPL) and portable 3D engine written in C++ (http://www.crystalspace3d.org/)
With 3D-creation tools like Blender, you are able to design own worlds or creatures. Blender (http://www.blender.org/) is the open source, cross platform suite of tools for 3D creation.
These modells may be integrated in Yliakum, the world of PlaneShift.
So, as PlaneShift is in steady development, the developmers-team ist steady hiring new team members or WTB's (Want To Be's). An overview is available at http://www.planeshift.it/helpus.html.
If you want to join the team (http://www.planeshift.it/helpus_recruit.html) here are 10 reasons why you should dedicate some of your time (or your entire life, as you prefer) to PlaneShift:
1. PlaneShift is the first 3D MMORPG to be free for all players to play, as much as they want
2. Thousands of fans will see and enjoy what YOU made
3. It will not be your job, but your hobby, so you can really enjoy it and work in the areas you like best
4. The team is ever growing, with talented people from all over the world sharing the same dream
5. Unlike pro games, no commercial constraints such as money, time, or schedule can stop us. Only our own quality standards and talents determine how far we can go
6. We are a fair, friendly and happy team! With contributors from 11 countries currently, you can make new friends all around the world--all with talents and interests similar to your own
7. We have a unique license which we feel will ensure the success of the project and the integrity of the game we are creating
8. The core engine is released under GPL giving to it endless life and endless ability to improve.
9. You will have the chance to contribute to the fun of thousands of players
10. With our vision of free and open code and free play, Planeshift Will shake the gaming community in the next few years
If, you should register here http://laanx.fragnetics.com/nexus/newapplicant.php.