A lot of games including CMANO have got a whole army of programmers/designers/developers/playesters behind them, that's far too many cooks spoiling the broth..
What they seem to lack is a single Head Honcho
to keep them all together, like a captain of a ship.
I've been on development teams and projects myself but resigned because they were a leaderless uncordinated sluggish slow-moving mess, I've walked out of two in the past 6 months!
Patton had the same mindset, he once said-
"Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way!"- Gen. George Patton