11 Minutes of Lord British's New RPG, Narrated by the Man Himself

Shroud of the Avatar, Richard Garriott's recently Kickstarted spiritual sequel to his Ultima RPG series, looks pretty damn good considering it's currently just an early prototype. Here, Garriott narrates a short 11-minute walkthrough of some of the game's features they've been working on in the past few months. »7/12/13 5:40am7/12/13 5:40am


Ultima Creator Richard Garriott Revolutionized Video Game RPGs. Now He Wants To Do It Again.

The man known as Lord British has been gone from video games a long time. Yeah, he's had the whole space travel thing going on. And there was a messy bit of business where he got half a million dollars stolen from him to buy fancy magician paraphernalia. But it seemed really weird that Richard Garriott—an iconic… »3/08/13 11:00am3/08/13 11:00am

Rich Game Developer Didn’t Notice That Magician Robbed Him of Half a Million Dollars

Richard Garriott, shown above brushing his teeth in zero gravity, helped birth the world-conquering MMO genre. The success of his early Ultima games make him enough money to essentially rent a rocket to go into outer space. But, smart and rich as he is, the man known as Lord British can still get oodles of cash… »4/02/12 8:30pm4/02/12 8:30pm

Next Year, You'll Be Able to Watch A Movie About Ultima Creator Richard Garriott Blasting Off into Orbit

What does one do after inventing one of the first virtual worlds ever to exist online? If you're Richard Garriott, you try to leave Earth behind altogether, for a little while anyway. Lots of gamers know about Garriott's quest to escape the bounds of Earth's gravity via private space travel. What some may not know… »11/21/11 3:40pm11/21/11 3:40pm

Richard Garriott Sends Cryptic Message From Space

You know, they say sometimes people go CRAZY »10/15/08 4:20pm10/15/08 4:20pm on these long trips. They get the, eh... . Not plucky Lord British, though. No, the good lord is safe in his heaven and has found the time to transmit a coded message of hope to us earth-bound types. The multisquillionaire held up a card containing the message shortly after…