Industry scuttlebutt is that Three Rings, the casual online game studio behind the cult hit Puzzle Pirates, is about to storm into the user-created MMO space, to compete against players like Second Life. This is big news, because the inventive scallywags of the SF-based Three Rings have mastered the tricky goal of creating low-budget online worlds which appeal to casual gamers, as evidenced by Puzzle Pirates, which boasts 2 million registered accounts as of mid-2006.
But what exactly is Three Rings planning, and when will it arrive on the horizon? I checked with Daniel James, Three Rings’ co-founder, to find out. Continue reading over at GigaGamez.