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Richard Garriott leaves NCSoft

Richard Garriott leaves NCSoft

You totally didn’t read it here first, but there it is: Ultima series creator Richard Garriott has parted ways with Tabula Rasa (also his creation) publisher NCSoft in order to pursue new interests. Apparently,...

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat…

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat…

…and if you feel so inclined, good Reader, please to put the penny in the Dragon’s hat! No, I’m not asking for donations. But it occurs to me that the good Reader is probably...

Take a moment to remember

Take a moment to remember

Today we mark the sacrifices that a lot of good men and women made in the cause of freedom. I don’t think there’s much more than that which needs to be said, save to...

The Feudal Lands

The Feudal Lands

I’ve been contacted a few times over the new Feudal Lands website, which is located at: lfs.lfhost.com/u7tfl I will actually make a news report out of this at some point, but…well…new baby, new job....

It's a girl!

It's a girl!

The Dragoness gave birth to a lovely baby girl, our daughter, the Dragonlet, at 12:39 AM. It was a difficult labour for her, and she is still recuperating in hospital, but she should be...

Ultima: Iris updated

Ultima: Iris updated

This open-source 3D client for Ultima Online has been updated to version 2520, for both Windows and Linux. Updated installer files can be downloaded from the project website, or via the project entry here.

SI BG Merge Updated

SI BG Merge Updated

This interesting project that imports shapes from The Black Gate into Serpent Isle has been updated and patched since last I looked in on it. Specifically, it has been updated to version 6.8.7, which...

Exult 1.4 Updated

Exult 1.4 Updated

The bleeding-edge version of Exult — the Ultima 7 engine for more operating systems and platforms than one cares to list — has been updated as of October 9th. Exult Tools and Exult Studio...

Redemption is looking for writers

Redemption is looking for writers

I missed this update, which is already almost two weeks old, to the Redemption website. Direhaggis posted an advertisment, announcing the project’s need for writers: Do you like Ultima dungeons? Does the thought of...

Forgotten World's website gets a facelift

Forgotten World's website gets a facelift

Hawkwind, one of the developers over at Forgotten World, contacted me to let me know that despite the lack of news from the development team of this promising, in-engine remake of Ultima 9, things...

Realms of Ultima: Inspirations and Community Projects

Realms of Ultima: Inspirations and Community Projects

The Realms of Ultima project — the Neverwinter Nights 2-based version of Project Britannia, a project which aims to create a pre-fabricated Ultima world for others to use as a basis for their own...

New EUO Mapset

New EUO Mapset

EUO — the free, online multiplayer RPG that draws heavy inspiration from earlier Ultima games — has seen a large update just recently: Some big changes: Added a huge mapset expansion based around a...

Pentagram Updated

Pentagram Updated

Pentagram, the remake that does for Ultima 8 what Exult did for Ultima 7, has posted news of their development progress for the first time since last December. The team, it seems, has been...

Lost Sosaria: interior screenshots

Lost Sosaria: interior screenshots

I’ve switched the focus of my development efforts a little bit, and am (for the time being) working on implementing interior areas and furniture in Black Dragon City, the capital city of Sosaria in...