It’s no surprise that for every RPG out there, there is going to be a slew of users who decide to run their own private servers. MapleStory is no different, but not if AsiaSoft (one of the game’s distributors) has anything to do with it.
A 16-year old named Sean Lee who runs a private server is apparently one of the reasons for the crackdown, who says he’ll cease operations if he’s given a warning.
It looks like that warning may come sooner than he may have hoped as they plan on going straight to the servers’ ISPs
‘We are currently working with developers to take action against the service providers of private servers,’ said Mr Ng Kok Khwang, marketing director of AsiaSoft Online