Tagged: Richard Garriott

What is your favourite early Ultima art style?

What is your favourite early Ultima art style?

I’m cribbing this idea directly from the Wing Commander CIC, by the way. The Ultima games have seen a tremendous evolution in their graphical styles and in-game artistry. Part of this is due to...

Richard Garriott is engaged

Richard Garriott is engaged

I just noticed, via Facebook, that Lord British has announced his engagement to his girlfriend of…well, I don’t actually know how long they’ve been going out. But that’s not really important. Ultima creator Richard...

Bill Armintrout on the original Serpent Isle

Bill Armintrout on the original Serpent Isle

Sergorn Dragon wasn’t just continuing his adventure in Serpent Isle last week; he was also digging up more information about the original design of the game, above and beyond the recently-released design documents. As...

New Gallery: Serpent Isle Original Design

New Gallery: Serpent Isle Original Design

Y724T2KRVUWP … IGNORE THIS I’ve been meaning to restore/overhaul the gallery here at Ultima Aiera for a while, and I can think of no better way to kick that process off — and to...

Found Image: Papa British on Skylab

Found Image: Papa British on Skylab

That would be NASA astronaut Owen Garriott, father of Ultima creator (and private astronaut himself) Richard Garriott (known to us all as, of course, Lord British). Here he is posing by a console aboard...

Richard Garriott: "Kids today!"

Richard Garriott: "Kids today!"

Ultima creator and private astronaut Richard Garriott has issued a short response, on Twitter, to this bit of admittedly sorry news. His opener: And a follow-up comment: I think most of my own thoughts...

Richard Garriott: "Since everybody else is doing Flash and Java games, I can kick their ass pretty easy."

Richard Garriott: "Since everybody else is doing Flash and Java games, I can kick their ass pretty easy."

Ultima creator and private astronaut Richard Garriott, who recently co-founded Portalarium, has got a new game in the works. Richard Garriott delivered the keynote at Fantastic Fest’s inaugural Fantastic Arcade event in Austin today....

Richard Garriott wins legal fight with NCsoft

Richard Garriott wins legal fight with NCsoft

From Gameinformer: An Austin, Texas, court has awarded Ultima creator Richard Garriott $28 million over what it determined was his forced departure from NCsoft in 2008. At the time of his departure, a letter...

Richard Garriott Ultima 6 Interviews

Richard Garriott Ultima 6 Interviews

Forum user Saxon1974 alerted me to the existence of the two MP3s linked from this forum thread, which feature an interview that Ultima creator Richard Garriott gave during the production of my personal favourite...

So by now everyone's heard of Portalarium

So by now everyone's heard of Portalarium

And if not: have you been living under a rock, and/or what colour is the sky on your planet, and also…welcome to Earth. Okay, somewhat more seriously, Portalarium is “an online ecosystem of shared...

New Richard Garriott documentary

New Richard Garriott documentary

Apparently, if the burst of related Tweets is anything to go by, Lord British is the subject of a new documentary called “Man On a Mission.” It’s not available to the public yet, according...

Richard Garriott and Chris Roberts on Twitter!

Richard Garriott and Chris Roberts on Twitter!

From WCNews, via a reader email: the creators of, respectively, Ultima and Wing Commander, Richard Garriott and Chris Roberts, are now on Twitter! Roberts hasn’t posted much, but Garriott is getting into the swing...

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...

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,...