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EA to purchase BioWare

EA to purchase BioWare

While my friend Myles assures me, via his contacts within BioWare, that this is a good thing, I for one look upon the pending purchase of BioWare/Pandemic by Electronic Arts as a death-knell for...

Letters, oh, we get letters!

Letters, oh, we get letters!

One of the great things about running this site is how the community members often jump in and try to help out by providing bits of news, or by spotlighting new discoveries they’ve made...

Redemption development diary, U5 for TI screenshots, Project Britannia changes

Redemption development diary, U5 for TI screenshots, Project Britannia changes

There have been a few minor updates in the community in the last week-and-change, O Reader, including a few updates for download. Redemption Corv informs us, on the Redemption main page, that team member...

Ultima 5 for TI progress, new Redemption team member, updates to the Seven Towers mods and Lost Sosaria

Ultima 5 for TI progress, new Redemption team member, updates to the Seven Towers mods and Lost Sosaria

There have been a few updates in the Ultima community in the last week or so, including a couple I missed when I was doing my first look-through of Ultima links after I got...

Post-Jamboree News (a.k.a. I've fallen behind and this is me catching up to things again!)

Post-Jamboree News (a.k.a. I've fallen behind and this is me catching up to things again!)

It’s good to be back, even if it does mean there’s a bit of work ahead of me. But I’ve covered the whole “yes, I am in fact back now” bit in the previous...

Back from the Jamboree

Back from the Jamboree

And what an experience it was! By some miracle, I managed to keep meticulous notes about each and every day of the experience, and so in the coming few days I’ll be converting my...

Going away for a bit

Going away for a bit

As of July 23rd, and until August 11th, I will be in Hylands Park and London, both in England, attending the 21st World Scouts Jamboree. If any of Aiera’s readers will also be in...

U6 team profiles, Lost Sosaria & Exult screenshots

U6 team profiles, Lost Sosaria & Exult screenshots

There have been a few minor updates in the remake community today. U6 Project Over at the U6 Project, a new profile has been released to tell us about the team’s writer, WyrdWeb. Exult...

Black Gate Keyring update; Forgotten World team posting filled

Black Gate Keyring update; Forgotten World team posting filled

There are a couple of updates to note today: Black Gate Keyring Marzo has published an update to the Exult Keyring Mod on Seven Towers to correct a few bugs in Zauriel’s gem of...

A few old utilities

A few old utilities

I was going through the Ultima FTP Archive and noticed that there were a few things there which had not been added to Aiera, but which probably should have been added a goodly while...

It's nearly summer…and there's updates!

It's nearly summer…and there's updates!

I love it when projects come back to life after a bit of a hiatus (or a really long hiatus, as the case may be). So it’s with an extra little swell of joy...

Forgotten Worlds Update

Forgotten Worlds Update

Hawkwind, a member of the “Forgotten World” project — contacted me to let me (and, by extension, all of Aiera’s readers) know that the team have posted an update on the project website. Their...

U6 Project releases Milestone 3!

U6 Project releases Milestone 3!

In what is surely the biggest news of the week (and possibly the month) Ultima 6 Project has released Milestone 3 of their Dungeon Siege-based remake of the classic (and my personal favourite) Ultima...

Lost your old Ultima manual(s)?

Lost your old Ultima manual(s)?

Tim Carlsen passed along a link to a website called ReplacementDocs at which you can download scanned versions of Ultima manuals, quick reference cards, and other documentation. For your convenience, I’ve gone ahead and...