Check Out Helen Garriott’s Original Cover Art for Ultima 3

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Yesterday, Richard Garriott teased every Twitter-bound Ultima fan with this remark:
 

 

Today, he made good on the promise:
 

 

If you click on the cropped image above, you’ll get to see the image in as large a resolution as I was able to pull off of Twitter. This piece was composed by Helen Garriott, who has been a source of significant artistic inspiration and guidance for her son Richard over the years. As you can see, the final Denis Loubet-created box art draws on a number of elements from Mrs. Garriott’s original work, though the Loubet piece obviously has a darker tone to it overall.

And just for the record, Koalaman108 and everyone else can find a number of cleaned-up, high-resolution scans of box art from Origin Systems’ games right here.

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    Check Out Helen Garriott’s Original Cover Art for Ultima 3

    Richard Garriott has revealed the original cover art concept for Ultima 3 that his mother, Helen Garriott, composed.

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    Steven

    Neat, I like the demon over the man concept but you can’t beat Dennis Loubet.

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