Author: WtF Dragon

Beautiful Britannia demo released!

Beautiful Britannia demo released!

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the release of Ultima 9, Firstknight and the rest of the Beautiful Britannia team have decided to release an early demo of their ambitious in-engine project to make...

Ultima 6 Project Milestone 8 Relased!

Ultima 6 Project Milestone 8 Relased!

From the U6P team: It is with much pleasure that we announce the release of Team Archon’s next milestone of the Ultima 6 Project, Milestone 8 (M8) for Dungeon Siege 1 (PC and Mac)....

Looking for space…lots of it…

Looking for space…lots of it…

Okay, so here’s the thing: I’m trying to figure out what the best way to host large files online for free is. After some discussions with Dino o’er the duration of the recent outage,...

Looking for a new laptop

Looking for a new laptop

[ad#Computer Slideshow]Actually, it would be somewhat more correct to say that I’m looking for a new computer system in general. My current tower is a Pentium 4 (2.66 GHz, 1 GB RAM, 512 MB...

Calling all cartographers!

Calling all cartographers!

Now there’s a sentence one doesn’t usually expect to type. Mark Mitchell contacted me a couple months ago, and then again just this week, to inform me of his ambitious project to create a...

Iris2 update

Iris2 update

Despite suffering a server error and site crash over the summer, the team at Iris2 (also known as Ultima: Iris) have kept up development on their 3D client for Ultima Online freeshards, and have...

Ultima as tabletop wargame

Ultima as tabletop wargame

Andrew Brozyna contacted me to inform me of his new project — which he calls “Ultima XXVIII” — which is an effort to create a tabletop wargame homage to the Ultima series using classic...

Titans of Ether November Update

Titans of Ether November Update

Buried in the middle of an otherwise fairly standard update is this little gem: Direhaggis: I’m not going to get too ecstatic about it…but…I am about 10 hours away from finishing writing the main...

Play Ultima IV Online!

Play Ultima IV Online!

Ergonpandilus Dragon also alerted me to the existence of an online, Flash-based playable rendition of the Sega Master System version of Ultima 4. You can check it out via its entry here at Aiera,...

An Ultima-themed calendar

An Ultima-themed calendar

Girly calendars aren’t the sort of thing I’d normally cover here at Aiera, but this one merits an exception to the rule. Ergonpandilus Dragon brought to my attention this offering from Italian photographer Enrico...

And we're back

And we're back

Sorry about disappearing like that; my domain registrar and I had a difference of opinion that needed to get sorted out. Anyhow, there’s a bunch of news that needs to get posted, and I’m...

Aiera on Twitter: 2009-11-14

Aiera on Twitter: 2009-11-14

The bathrooms at the Denver airport apparently also serve as tornado shelters. Good to know! # RT @MMOMadeEasy: Check out our new Ultima Online screenshots. http://bit.ly/2uYDOF Join today and post your own! # RT...

News next Tuesday

News next Tuesday

Just a quick note: I’ll have a few news posting next Tuesday. I’ve been a bit lax, owing to an absurd amount of work and yet another trip to Wyoming. And in that time,...