People cost more measured in -dollars-, but it's no harder for an individual to donate a dozen
of his/her hours now than it was a decade or a century ago. Most Open Source games are
Sure, there is a legal organization handling the ownership of WikiPedia hardware, hosting and
so on. Somebody has to do it afterall.
Firefox has the Mozilla Foundation. KDE is represented by KDE e.V in legal and financial
matters. Gnome has the Gnome Foundation.
Basically, any project will, when it reaches a certain size, need some kind of legal entity
that is capable of doing stuff like having a bank-account and signing a contract.
We handle this for hundreds of projects already. It's perfectly possible that a successful
Free Software MMORPG would -ALSO- need some kind of legal entity to handle paperwork, finances
etc, if so, we will make one. I don't see the problem.
You underestimate the community severly if you, despite numerous examples to the contrary,
believe that we are not capable.