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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...

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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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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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Zynga adds Majesco, 50 Cubes and Portalarium to partner program

At its ongoing Zynga Unleashed event in San Francisco, the social media game giant revealed three new partners: Majesco, 50 Cubes, and Portalarium. Majesco's current crop of top properties include the Zumba Fitness franchise and Cooking Mama. 50 Cubes currently features three titles on its website,...

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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,...

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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...

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Interview: Richard Garriott's space epiphany, NCsoft departure and Portalarium

It's a sad day, my friends. With Richard Garriott starting Portalarium, we may retire the spaceman Garriott photoshop (above). With Garriott back on terra firma and with a new company, it's probably time to bury the image that represents the last couple years of his life, in which Garriott went to...

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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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