Tagged: MMORPG

Richard Garriott: "What is a Lord British 'Ultimate' Role Playing Game?"

Richard Garriott: "What is a Lord British 'Ultimate' Role Playing Game?"

Richard Garriott asks what his ultimate RPG might look like, and in a lengthy essay answers the question. You can probably guess that the answer involves a mixture of where he’s gone before (with Ultima) and where he’s at now (the casual gaming space). But have a read even so!

Richard Garriott at GDC: The Evolution of Games

Richard Garriott at GDC: The Evolution of Games

Richard Garriott gave a version of his “three eras of gaming” keynote talk at GDC Europe this week, and focused a lot on Ultima and Ultima online in its text.

Richard Garriott: MMOs Are "A Hassle To Get Into"

Richard Garriott: MMOs Are "A Hassle To Get Into"

Gamasutra interviews Ultima creator Richard Garriott about Portalarium, social gaming, MMORPGs, and what’s coming next for Lord British.

EA Launches "Origin" Download Service (Updated!)

EA Launches "Origin" Download Service (Updated!)

Electronic Arts has just announced its new digital download service, which has a name that will be more than a little familiar to Ultima fans.

So…What Might A Next-Gen Browser Game Look Like?

So…What Might A Next-Gen Browser Game Look Like?

They’re here already: social/browser-based games that go far, far beyond the trite simplicity of Farmville. Is it wise to write browser games off as a passing fad that won’t go anywhere?

Ultima Online's Originality

Ultima Online's Originality

Life on Aggramar blogger Delin Quent waxes nostalgic about Ultima Online and praises for its originality and unique sandbox gameplay experience.

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.