Tagged: Ultima

Work in Game Development!

Work in Game Development!

Our good friend who is (slowly, but surely) working on building Classic Ultima Online, who by day works for Turbine, has alerted me to the fact that at present, the company is looking to...

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...

Let's Play Ultima 6!

Let's Play Ultima 6!

First, it was Ultima 7. Then, it was Lazarus. Now, the “Let’s Play Ultima” craze, which has slowly been making its way across YouTube and across the series, has reached my personal favourite amongst...

Return to the Serpent Isle

Return to the Serpent Isle

Sergorn Dragon has just re-launched a project idea he’s had for a few years now: Return to the Serpent Isle. Using the Neverwinter Nights 2 engine, this project is not a remake, but rather...

Lord of Ultima

Lord of Ultima

Toltec Dragon alerted me to this new game from EA, which appears to be an online strategy game set in the Ultima universe. It’s being developed by EA Phenomic, who made Battleforge…so there’s some...

Beautiful Britannia stops development (kinda)

Beautiful Britannia stops development (kinda)

Firstknight has some sad news: I’m very sorry to say this, but I have to leave “Team Forgotten World” again, and this time it will be definitly. Several important “Real Life” Events forces me...

Stuff I read in the Exult forums

Stuff I read in the Exult forums

I sometimes forget to check the Exult forums for a few weeks at a time, which I really shouldn’t do. Forget, that is…shouldn’t forget. Like as not, those forums are the hub of much...

Calling all cartographers!

Calling all cartographers!

Now there’s a sentence one doesn’t usually expect to type. Mark Mitchell contacted me a couple months ago, and then again just this week, to inform me of his ambitious project to create a...

Ultima as tabletop wargame

Ultima as tabletop wargame

Andrew Brozyna contacted me to inform me of his new project — which he calls “Ultima XXVIII” — which is an effort to create a tabletop wargame homage to the Ultima series using classic...

An Ultima-themed calendar

An Ultima-themed calendar

Girly calendars aren’t the sort of thing I’d normally cover here at Aiera, but this one merits an exception to the rule. Ergonpandilus Dragon brought to my attention this offering from Italian photographer Enrico...

News next Tuesday

News next Tuesday

Just a quick note: I’ll have a few news posting next Tuesday. I’ve been a bit lax, owing to an absurd amount of work and yet another trip to Wyoming. And in that time,...

Nazghul/Haxima 0.7.0 Released

Nazghul/Haxima 0.7.0 Released

I just got word from Tim Carlsen: version 0.7.0 of the Ultima-inspired adventure game engine, Nazghul, has been released. Do check the project website for details and downloads for Windows and Linux. Haxima, the...

Who mourns for Geocities?

Who mourns for Geocities?

Well, that’s it. Yahoo!’s Geocities website-hosting service is, as of today, officially closed. With it closes at least a dozen Ultima website, including some project websites listed here at Aiera. I haven’t gone through...

Let's Play Ultima 5!

Let's Play Ultima 5!

Reader galway brought to my attention another YouTube-based effort to play through an Ultima game. Or, in this case, an Ultima remake: Ultima V: Lazarus. Ladies and Luke, I give you: Let’s Play Ultima...