Rustic Dragon has another (!!) special Hearth of Britannia announcement to make, and will be doing so on October 19th, at 8:00 PM EST.
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The winner of the second Shroud of the Avatar-themed, Portalarium-hosted Unity Scene Jam has been announced.
slashgravatar has made a few more improvements to his Ultima 4-inspired demake of Ultima 8. Hit animations and indicators for the currently active player in a fight have been implemented.
Richard Garriott delivered a talk at the recent New York Comic-Com, wherein he offered suggestions to promote a “healthy game development industry”. And (of course) discussed Shroud of the Avatar.
Rustic Dragon will be hosting another Hearth of Britannia Dragonsmeet this evening. Be sure to tune in!
There was more I meant to post this evening, but things got out of hand offline. So, here’s a (long!) list of …
So I let this entry slide for more than a week, owing to a work trip. As a result, and because I’m also pressed for time post-Canadian Thanksgiving, the bulleted list format makes a return.
Mythic will be performing minor maintenance on Ultima Forever tomorrow morning. Facebook login will be (briefly) impaired.
The Ultima Web Archive, a treasure trove of Ultima-related information originally developed for the Ultima Dragons, but later made part of the official Origin website, was removed from UO.com some time ago. However, Fenyx4 from the Codex of Ultima Wisdom has restored it…here at the Ultima Codex.
Pix has made a small update to his venerable Ultima Patcher for Windows, which supports the version 2 installer GOG are using for their standalone version of Ultima 4.
Lucifuge Dragon takes a moment to introduce us to Philip Kwan, a talented artist that has been helping him recently with art for his board game implementation of Ultima 7: The Black Gate.
Kevin Fishburne has released yet another monthly report for his Ultima-inspired, PvE MMORPG, Santcimonia. He has also further refined his implementation of lighting, and demonstrates this in a video.
Mythic have made some alterations to Ultima Online’s Publish 84 on TC1, and have released a set of patch notes outlining the changes.
Mythic have pushed a small update to Ultima Forever’s live servers, adding Halloween-themed vanity items to the game.
The latest Shroud of the Avatar update introduces us to the Druid house…and basements!
Portalarium have revealed a Combat Sigil for Shroud of the Avatar, which illustrates each of the eight combat schools which will feature in the game.
Portalarium have released a small snippet of Shroud of the Avatar’s story.