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“Seriously, I’ve pressed everything on my keyboard, I’m stumped.”

“Seriously, I’ve pressed everything on my keyboard, I’m stumped.”

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 Model T Ford Was the Top Selling Item at a Richard Garriott Auction

A 1911 Model T Ford Was the Top Selling Item at a Richard Garriott Auction

“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: On the Loss of Orbital Sciences’ Antares

Richard Garriott: On the Loss of Orbital Sciences’ Antares

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…”

Lunar Mission One: A Crowdfunded Lunar Probe

Lunar Mission One: A Crowdfunded Lunar Probe

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....

Richard Garriott on How Traveling to Space Changes You

Richard Garriott on How Traveling to Space Changes You

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…...

Of Course Richard Garriott Sent a Message to Mars

Of Course Richard Garriott Sent a Message to Mars

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 Talks About Automata With Fandomania

Richard Garriott Talks About Automata With Fandomania

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.

It doesn’t surprise that there are many HAM radio operators who track the ISS. I was a bit surprised to learn that both Owen and Richard Garriott are HAM enthusiasts, and that they both...