Announcing the Fan Project of the Year for 2013: Ultima IX: Redemption!
It’s getting more and more difficult to keep the Ultima Codex up to date, and another editor or two who could help post news would be a welcome addition.
Starting today, there’s a new cross-promotion going on between Shroud of the Avatar and Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen, which is an MMORPG from Visionary Realms currently trying to raise money via Kickstarter.
A new stretch goal, of sorts, has been announced in Shroud of the Avatar’s ongoing crowdfunding campaign.
The most recent Hangout of the Avatar on Google+ focused on multiplayer-related topics, and gave us a bit more understanding as to how multiplayer in Shroud of the Avatar will work.
Goldenflame Dragon has a question about how he should handle wandering monsters on the world map of The Dark Unknown, his homage to the Ultima series, when they encounter the player when the player is already engaged in combat.
Mythic have pushed Publish 85.3 for Ultima Online to the Test Center 1 shard.
Sevaton Dragon created a Russian translation patch for Ultima Underworld, which is now available for download here.
Exult got some “much needed attention” recently, including a fix for some of the issues involving the Altar of Discipline in Serpent Isle. Will we soon see a “final version” release?
Richard Garriott made a second appearance on the UO Second Age freeshard last weekend, this time accompanied by Starr Long.
Andrew Owen has made a few changes to how the display code for his ZXodus Engine, which he is using to create U3.5: Pax Britannia, works.
Goldenflame Dragon has made progress on implementing traps in The Dark Unknown, his browser-based homage to the Ultima series.
Rustic Dragon offers an explanation as to why the Telethon of the Avatar prizes have not been sent out yet.
Holt Ironfell of the Poet’s Circle Guild (it’s a Shroud of the Avatar thing) has announced “Hearts of Britannia”, a love poetry submission contest. RIchard Garriott, among others, is one of the judges…and so can be one of the recipients.
Corv has posted an update to the TItans of Ether website, further explaining the future of Ultima IX: Redemption, and thanking the community for the support they have shown to date.
There’s still time — but not much time — to vote for the Ultima fan project you think was THE fan project of 2013!
Richard Garriott wants to help David “Iolo” Watson reach 500 followers, and may even commission a second musical piece from him if he can hit this goal.
Several new in-game items were revealed in the most recent Update of the Avatar.