David L. Craddock’s new book — Break Out: How the Apple II Launched the PC Gaming Revolution — contains a number of stories about Richard Garriott and Origin Systems. Here are three of them.
Nox Archaist, a new (yes, new) RPG for the Apple II, is now being crowdfunded on Kickstarter.
What exactly is an RPG, anyway?
Another round of random Dragonly rabble.
I honestly have no idea what’s in this episode.
Lawless Legends has begun beta testing.
The Titans of Ether are looking to bring a 3D artist on board, as a permanent team member, to work on Corven – The Path of Redemption.
The Age of Ultimacraft team have finished work on Trinsic, and have shown off a bunch of new screenshots of the area.
Slashing Dragon’s Ultima 6-like game engine has finished its Indiegogo campaign, and was able to raise enough funds for development to proceed.
The Ultima 6 Remake team have posted a short update to the project’s Facebook page, letting us know that they’re still working on things.
The crowdfunding campaign for Ultima Dragons-branded Fidget Spinners has wrapped up, having successfully reached (and exceeded) its funding goal.
Zedex Dragon has created an Ultima Dragons-themed keyboard template for WASD Keyboards; order yours today!
If you want to see the machine that Akalabeth was programmed on, you’ll need to head to a museum in Austin, Texas.
GamesBeat sat down with Richard Garriott at Gamelab Barcelona for a wide-ranging interview about his life and his career in game development.