Funcom has announced that Midgard, which had already been put
In explaining the reasons behind the decision, Tornquist noted that a number of other online RPGs are based on medieval fantasy themes. Funcom, the publisher that created the sci-fi online RPG Anarchy Online, has been through a series of cutbacks over the last year. Midgard was unveiled at E3 2001, shortly before Anarchy Online was released. Tornquist was the designer of Funcom's acclaimed adventure game The Longest Journey .