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Ultima creator's Shroud of the Avatar seen in six-month progress video

Led by Ultima creator Richard Garriott, indie developer Portalarium released a new update video for Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues detailing the game's progress over the past six months. The 25-minute video covers the scenic towns of Kingsport and Owl's Head, dipping into the types of hom...

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Shroud of the Avatar reels in over $1.9 million on Kickstarter

Richard Garriott's fantasy RPG project Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues saw its Kickstarter campaign end this morning after having received $1,919,275 in funding support. The Ultima-like game reached a number of stretch goals after its initial $1 million goal was realized, granting the final ...

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Shroud of the Avatar taps Dragonlance author as lead story designer

Fantasy author Tracy Hickman will be the lead story designer on Richard Garriott's latest venture, Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues. Hickman is a New York Times best-selling author, perhaps best known for his Dragonlance and Death Gate series of novels. In the above video, Hickman argues tha...

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Richard Garriott Kickstarts 'Shroud of the Avatar'

Richard "Lord British Ice Cold 3000 de Cayeux" Garriott is working on a new fantasy role-playing game, "hearkening back" to his most famous creation, the Ultima series. Naturally, Shroud of the Avatar is being funded through Kickstarter, because that's what Kickstarter is for now: throwing tons of...

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Richard Garriott's Portalarium secures $7 million funding for iOS social RPG

Richard "Lord British" Garriott is in the middle of a new gaming venture called Portalarium (it's working on a social game for Facebook and iOS called Ultimate Collection: Garage Sale), and he's just been able to convince a round of venture capitalists to support his projects, to the tune of roughl...

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Garriott talking with EA about Ultima Online 2 [update: apparently not]

There's been a lot of talk lately about new and bold MMOs, ones which feature angel-people, Jedi and pandas. But what about games that feature real-ass gaming industry visionaries operating under a pseudonym? More specifically: What about Lord British? His reign may not have come to an end quite ...

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Garriott's Portalarium announces first game, and it's about garage sales

Multi-millionaire Richard Garriott probably hasn't been to a garage sale in many years (unless they were actually selling garages), but he's making a game about them. Perhaps those are the "roots" he intended to return to with his recent startup, Portalarium. Ultimate Collector: Garage Sale, g...

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Richard Garriott wins lawsuit against NCsoft (again)

Last July, spacefaring game developer Richard Garriott won $28 million in a court case against former employer (and Tabula Rasa publisher) NCSoft, claiming that he was forced to sell his stock in the company at a low point in the market following his termination. NCSoft appealed the decision, and...

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Richard Garriott is selling the manor

"We'll be honest Claudette, we both just love it. When you told us the home used to belong to Richard Garriott and that the asking price was $4.1 million, we were unsure. But this is one of the most beautiful homes we've seen in Austin. And the walk-in tunic closet? Just lovely." "Oh, I'm so g...

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Richard Garriott's next game goes 'back to my roots,' but in social media

Portalarium founder, Ultima creator and no-foolin' spaceman Richard Garriott delivered the keynote at Fantastic Fest's inaugural Fantastic Arcade event in Austin today. After giving the assembled audience his personal history, he offered a hint about where he plans to go with Portalarium (which is e...

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