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 5:40am 7/12/13 5:40am

Ultima Creator Richard Garriott Says 'Most Game Designers Really Just…

The man who revolutionized computer role-playing games with the Ultima series doesn't think much of the talent currently working in the medium when it comes to game design. Who's good at it? He is. Maybe a few others. » 3/20/13 1:00pm 3/20/13 1:00pm

Ultima Creator Richard Garriott Revolutionized Video Game RPGs. Now He …

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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 11:00am 3/08/13 11:00am

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

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 8:30pm 4/02/12 8:30pm

Next Year, You'll Be Able to Watch A Movie About Ultima Creator Richard …

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 is… » 11/21/11 3:40pm 11/21/11 3:40pm

Ultima Creator's House for Sale for a Cool $4 Mil

Richard Garriott, the Ultima creator and space tourist believed to be the only private citizen to own property on an extraterrestrial body, is selling real estate here on Earth. For about $4 mil you may claim the stately Texas manor owned by Lord British. » 10/19/11 11:30pm 10/19/11 11:30pm

Richard Garriott Sends Cryptic Message From Space

You know, they say sometimes people go CRAZY » 10/15/08 4:20pm 10/15/08 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 …

Colbert Enlists Lord British To Save Universe From His Balls

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Well damn. First the don't actually make it onto their promised appearance on The Colbert Report, and now appearance is actually just a phone call from Russia, where he is preparing a knapsack full of DNA to bring with him on his historic journey into space. So while we don't get to see Stephen's…

Lord British Visits The Colbert Report

There certainly is a large amount of gaming news relating to Comedy Central's cartoon character Stephen Colbert floating about these days, isn't there? While we eagerly await the announcement of the world's first video game based on a fake news personality, Stephen himself will be hobbing knobs with none other than… » 9/18/08 2:00pm 9/18/08 2:00pm