Tagged: MMORPG

Gamasutra: Replay Interviews Rich Vogel

Gamasutra: Replay Interviews Rich Vogel

The former Ultima Online associate producer (and current VP of Product Development for BioWare Austin) talks about his gaming history, Ultima Online, and MMO development in general.

Introducing Basjian! Beta Testers Wanted!

Introducing Basjian! Beta Testers Wanted!

Basjian is described by its creator as “a not-so-MMO game”. Written in JavaScript and Node, it sports a distinctly old-school, Ultima-esque look.

A Lengthy Interview With Richard Garriott

A Lengthy Interview With Richard Garriott

Good Game — the TV show by Gamers, for Gamers — has an interesting and informative chat with the father of MMOs [and Ultima! – Ed.], Richard Garriott.

Origin: Best PC game developer of all time?

Origin: Best PC game developer of all time?

Kotaku’s Luke Plunkett thinks so. [Update: link fixed! — Ed.] And I, for one, cannot disagree. Don’t get me wrong: there are a few other phenomenal game developers out there. I’m less sold on...

Free-to-Play: the way of the future for MMOs?

Free-to-Play: the way of the future for MMOs?

Last month, Turbine announced that their MMORPG, Lord of the Rings Online, was switching from a paid subscription payment model to a microtransaction-based free-to-play model instead. The result? According to Kate Paiz, LotRO’s executive...

Paul Barnett: "Why games are important"

Paul Barnett: "Why games are important"

One more interesting thing from Paul Barnett’s Twitter feed for today. Here, he draws attention to a video he did for AbleGamers, a gaming news & reviews blog with a focus on disabled persons...

Restored: Dransik

Restored: Dransik

This Ultima 5-inspired MMORPG, which might possibly have been helmed during its development by Ultima 8 developer Jason Ely, is once again available for download…kind of. You see, Dransik is now being distributed by...

Richard Garriott returning to the gaming industry?

Richard Garriott returning to the gaming industry?

GameDaily has an exclusive interview with Richard Garriott — the creator of the Ultima series — in which he laments the end of Tabula Rasa (the MMORPG he helped create) and hints at a...