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Shooter Jennings is apparently a fan of the Ultima series, especially the games from Ultima 6 onward.
For its 7th season, Young Shakespeare, Austin Shakespeare’s teen company, will transform Richard Garriott de Cayeux’s outdoor Curtain Theatre (7400 Coldwater Canyon Drive) into a magical forest for their production of the romantic comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
The Ultima Codex has a pair of Ultima Underworld Bundle codes from GOG to give away. The first has been claimed; the second is up for grabs!
Linguistic Dragon has finished Ultima 5, and has written up some closing thoughts about the game.
Slashing Dragon has made the Fellowship Edition of Ananias available to Windows, OS X, and Linux players.
A self-professed “child of the 2000s” attempts to play through various classic 1980s and 1990s CRPGs. It goes about as well as you’d expect, which is to say it goes hilariously wrong.
“A 1911 ‘Tin Lizzie’ Model T Ford was the highest selling lot at the sale of the Richard Garriott collection at the Austin Auction Gallery on September 21, [2014,] making $16,000.”
Richard Garriott talks space: “In the aftermath of the recent loss of Orbital Sciences Antares, some have criticized NASA’s reliance on commercial providers, and specifically Orbital Sciences…”
I like how Lunar Mission One — a Kickstarter campaign to send a probe to drill at the Moon’s South Pole — has a lower crowdfunding goal than most gaming Kickstarters I could name....
It’s all about a sense of scale: “‘The Earth changes scale,’ says entrepreneur Richard Garriott, a self-funded astronaut on the ISS in 2008. ‘It goes from being infinite in your mind’s eye to now…...
Our liege is a well-known proponent of all things space-related, so sending a message to Mars would of course be the sort of thing Richard Garriott would be involved with.
Richard Garriott was the guest on the fourth episode of Fandomania’s Favorite Things podcast, which aired yesterday. The main focus of the interview was his collection of automata.