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Richard Garriott asserts claim over lunar land

Call him Lord Lunar. Not content with his sovereignty over the nonexistent kingdom of Britannia, game designer and space traveler Richard Garriott is now claiming dominion over a small area of the moon. At a 1993 auction, Garriott purchased the rights to a Russian rover that was, at the time, lost...

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Richard Garriott re-enters games atmosphere with new social media project: Portalarium

Known spacefarer and castle-owner Richard Garriott isn't going to let a relatively unsuccessful MMORPG launch keep him down. Lord British himself, along with former NCSoft colleagues Dallas Snell, Fred Schmidt and Stephen Nichols, has revealed the launch of a "broad-based" social media company...

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Richard Garriott is back on Terra Firma

Praise the Eloh! Richard Garriott/Lord British, creator of Tabula Rasa and the Ultima series has returned to Earth after his 12-day-long journey into space. You sensed it when he reentered the atmosphere didn't you? Yeah, we did too. In addition to, and we can't emphasize this enough, ensuring...

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Space Oddity: Lord British pays $30 million for trip to International Space Station

Those who needed further proof of the overwhelming eccentricity of Ultima developer Richard Garriott (aka Lord British) will be pleased to hear that the NCSoft producer disembarked on a journey to the International Space Station aboard Russia's Soyuz TMA-13 capsule this morning. The reason for the...

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Today's most labyrinthine video: Lord British's house

Fans of real physical spaces inspired by video game logic might enjoy this ten-minute feature on Richard "Lord British" Garriott's home. He calls it "Brittania Manor" (appropriately enough), and the house has enough trap doors and hidden rooms to earn it a feature of Home & Garden's "Secret...

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