The first in a series of four examinations of the Virtue of Spirituality and real-world exemplars thereof.
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Lucifuge Dragon has been busy porting his board game implementation of Ultima 7: The Black Gate into the Unity engine.
In the latest Pen of the Avatar session, Portalarium concept artist Stephen Daniele continued his work on the amphitheatre splash image he began working on three weeks ago.
In an interview with Warcry, Richard Garriott revealed how player-made items in Shroud of the Avatar will remember their history and, over time, become artifacts. He also discussed the game’s conversation system, and even said that the “World of Warcraft” model of MMORPGs has been overdone. Because of course he did. (And now the third part of the interview has been posted.)
Kevin Fishburne adds torches to his Ultima-inspired, PvE MMORPG…and then realizes what else he can add using the same methods.
The Space Adventurer interviews Richard Garriott about (what else?) his trip to space!
Noah “Spoony” Antwiler finishes interviewing — or roasting, depending on how you look at it — Richard Garriott. There’s also a second video that takes a look at the creation of Akalabeth’s artwork.
Kevin FIshburne has been hard at work on Sanctimonia, his Ultima-inspired, PvE-centric MMORPG.
Another piece of the map of the Island of Novia, the setting for the first Shroud of the Avatar game, was revealed this week. Check out the Ultima Codex’s updated, pieced-together map of Novia, with the names of locations and points of interest translated to English.
There are a couple of Ultima-related sales on eBay that fans of the series may wish to avail themselves of.
The first installment of the official Shroud of the Avatar novel — entitled “Blade of the Avatar” (BotA) — co-written by Richard Garriott and Tracy Hickman has been released.
As Soryu Dragon reminds us, this week marked the fourtheenth year since the release of Ultima 9.
Noah “Spoony” Antwiler continues interviewing — or roasting, depending on how you look at it — Richard Garriott. There’s also a second video that takes a look at the “art gallery” at Portalarium.
Portalarium revealed two more pieces of the labeled map of Novia, the setting of the first episode of the Shroud of the Avatar series. And, of course, these accompanied yet another excerpt from the game’s backstory.
Portalarium have shown off a pair of cloaks that Shroud of the Avatar players will be able to wear. The first is a Founder-exclusive cloak featuring the symbol of the shattered moon, and the second is the Lord British cloak…which is available for purchase, of course. There’s also a special axe available.
Mythic pushed Publish 85 to the rest of Ultima Online’s shards late last week, and a few adjustments have been made to it since then.
Portalarium have revealed the Benefactor Knight Village Home for later Knight-level backers of Shroud of the Avatar, and have also made some changes to the Founder Knight Village Home.