Tagged: Ultima

Style thyself as a Knight of Monitor

Style thyself as a Knight of Monitor

I tweeted a link to YouTube user Resulka‘s “secret lost” thirty-ninth episode of her playthrough of Serpent Isle. (Resulka self-describes as “[y]et another LP-er with a propensity for vintage gaming,” and she certainly makes...

Restored: A Legend is Reborn/ERA

Restored: A Legend is Reborn/ERA

This project began as an ambitious remake of Ultima 1. However, due to the fact that Peroxide couldn’t get formal permission from Electronic Arts to make an actual Ultima game (not that this should...

Now with social bookmarking (again)!

Now with social bookmarking (again)!

I’ve taken the liberty of installing the Sharedaddy plugin, which is the WordPress.org version of the standard social bookmarking plugin used on all WordPress.com blogs. So now, at the end of every post and...

New Gallery : Ultima Online GM and Counselor Guide

New Gallery : Ultima Online GM and Counselor Guide

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 over 180 scanned...

Would an Ultima IRC channel be of use to you?

Would an Ultima IRC channel be of use to you?

It has been suggested that an IRC channel, similar to the Wing Commander CIC’s #Wingnut chat, be set up at Aiera. It’s not really a bad idea…with the addition of the Codex to the...

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...

Restored: Ultima Fonts

Restored: Ultima Fonts

I’ve been putting this off for too long, because…ugh…there’s just so much fragmentation where Ultima-related fonts are concerned. But after a few months of looking around, I think I’ve managed to grab pretty much...

A little reading for project developers

A little reading for project developers

Working Better: How to Take On a Passion Project When You Have a Job It’s actually a pretty good article, which focuses on the balance between work and that project you always wanted to...

So about that browser-based Ultima game…

So about that browser-based Ultima game…

Submitted for Dragonly consideration: Zynga, the makers of (ugh) Farmville, are now apparently worth about $290 million more than Electronic Arts. Which is to say that this: Is, bafflingly, worth more than all this:...

Congratulations, Opera Dragon (and Dragoness)!

Congratulations, Opera Dragon (and Dragoness)!

Some of you may remember Brad Venable (follow him on Twitter!) from his various contributions to the Ultima remake community — he was, after all, the voices of Iolo, Geoffrey, Gorn, and Sentri in...

New Gallery: Ultima Online Monster Animations

New Gallery: Ultima Online Monster Animations

Courtesy of Joe Garrity of the Origin Museum, and to the hard work of both him and the team at the Wing Commander CIC, Ultima Aiera is pleased to present five animated sequences of...

The Codex of Editable Wisdom, now at Aiera

The Codex of Editable Wisdom, now at Aiera

After yet another mandatory “skin change” was forced on them by Wikia, the team of hard-working editors and digital archivists at the Ultima wiki — the Codex of Editable Wisdom — elected to move...

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...