The email that just went out from the Extra Life Team deserves to be widely publicized, because it’s concerns a rather vile …
Extra Life kicks off tomorrow, and goes for a full 25 hours thanks to the time change. I won’t be playing that straight through, but I will be getting in some Ultima 7 over the weekend, and into next week. There’s still time to donate!
The Titans of Ether have placed development of Ultima IX: Redemption “on hold” for the time being.
Mythic are holding another weekend promotion in Ultima Forever; chests will (when unlocked with gold keys) grant only Epic Weapons until Monday afternoon.
The Ultima Online dev team show off their Halloween costumes.
The men of Portalarium ditched their facial hair today, live on camera, to kick off their Movember campaign.
Chris Roberts’ crowdfunding machine is seemingly unstoppable; Star Citizen reached the $25 million milestone last week, and is now poised to reach $26 million.
Portalarium, via IGN, have released a Richard Garriott-narrated video demonstrating how Shroud of the Avatar looks after six months of development.
slashgravatar (or so I suspect) has started a new Facebook page, whereat you can take the classic Test of Virtue from the Ultima series.
The Ultima Forever soundtrack has been released today, alongside the version 126.96.36.199 update. It is available on iTunes and Amazon.
Mythic have released a new major update for Ultima Forever on the iOS App Store today. Version 188.8.131.52 sees several significant changes made to the game, including the addition of female Fighters.
The Real Texas, a somewhat Ultima-inspired RPG, has been Greenlit (Greenlighted?) on Steam.
Lucifuge Dragon has been playtesting his board game re-imagining of Ultima 7 again, and has made a few changes to its rules and mechanics as a result. He has also added a new item to the game, as well as mounts!
Portalarium also revealed, in last weekend’s Shroud of the Avatar update, the stone basements available for City-level homes. As one might expect, these are truly massive.
Portalarium also revealed, in last weekend’s Shroud of the Avatar update, a new Village-level home that backers of the game may optionally purchase: a Wizard’s Tower.
In addition to giving us details about the continent of Novia, Portalarium released a second story snippet for Shroud of the Avatar.
Portalarium have revealed the name of the New Britannian continent on which the first Shroud of the Avatar game is set. They have also given details about some of the peoples and races that populate it!
Portalarium have announced the winners of the third Shroud of the Avatar Unity Scene Jam.