Tagged: Ultima Online

Ultima Online GDC Hall of Fame video

Ultima Online GDC Hall of Fame video

Apparently, Ultima Online received the first ever Hall of Fame award at GDC, the Game Developers Conference. To celebrate, Mythic (who are now in charge of UO) produced a celebratory little video: Now, granted,...

New Gallery: Ultima Online Intro Storyboards

New Gallery: Ultima Online Intro Storyboards

Courtesy of Joe Garrity of the Origin Museum, and thanks to the hard work of both him and the team at the Wing Commander CIC, Ultima Aiera is pleased to present 17 images —...

New Gallery: Ultima 9 Character Sketches

New Gallery: Ultima 9 Character Sketches

Speaking of both Sergorn Dragon’s playthrough of Ultima 9 and the Titans of Ether’s remake of same… …courtesy of Joe Garrity of the Origin Museum, and thanks to the hard work of both him...

Dragon Age 2 imports "the world"

Dragon Age 2 imports "the world"

[amazonify]B003UF9E0O:right[/amazonify]Joystiq reports that the lingering ambiguity over how BioWare’s Dragon Age 2 [pre-order] will handle character imports has been cleared up. …lead designer Mike Laidlaw revealed that while you don’t get to import your...

Ship-to-ship combat coming to Ultima Online; Returning players can play for free

Ship-to-ship combat coming to Ultima Online; Returning players can play for free

The Wing Commander CIC reports that BioWare Mythic is planning on releasing a series of “booster packs” to enhance Ultima Online in new and exciting ways. The recent Town Hall event was the venue...

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....

EA CEO John Riccitiello: "It was definitely our fault."

EA CEO John Riccitiello: "It was definitely our fault."

[singlepic id=91 w=250 h=114 float=right]Okay, he isn’t talking about any of the Ultima games; he’s talking about the Need for Speed series. But for anyone who has ever lamented the fact that EA did...

An Ultima 4 Development Challenge

An Ultima 4 Development Challenge

I was told the most interesting thing today. As the good reader is probably aware, a port of Akalabeth was recently released on the iPhone (or, more correctly, iOS) platform, Apple’s mobile device operating...

Restored: everything Ultima Online

Restored: everything Ultima Online

That’s right: both Ultima: Iris/Iris2 and the old data files for Ultima Legacy are once again available for download. Although, in the case of Iris2, the download links are actually to their hosted files...

Ultima reviews!

Ultima reviews!

Reader enirya alerts us to the following: Spoony from spoonyexperiment.com is doing a series of reviews of the Ultima games, starting at Akalabeth and apparently he intends to go all the way up to...

Sanctimonia

Sanctimonia

Kevin Fishburne may be a name that some remember; he coded Littoral (which, shamefully, I have yet to restore to downloadable status). Well, last night he contacted me with a request for assistance. He...

New Iris2 build released

New Iris2 build released

That’s right: the open source 3D client for Ultima Online freeshards posted an updated build. Which I will get uploaded to Aiera shortly. Update: Downloads now available via the project entry…which I also finally...

Serpent Isle…Online?

Serpent Isle…Online?

(Some of you Dragons may already have heard of this, but I just tripped over it, so it’s news.) It looks like Razimus — who when last I heard from him was contemplating reviving...

To-do list for the site

To-do list for the site

Bumped again for my own purposes: there’s a few things left undone here. [image:98:r:s=0:l=x] This is mostly for my benefit, O Reader, as my memory is not what it once was (not that it...