This is a summary piece on both things to take note of for Shroud of the Avatar, as well as some different things that some of its developers may have going on. The latter may be completely unrelated to the game.
First, the Moon is made of cheese… no wait, sorry, I meant let’s talk about the head cheese and going to the moon! That is Richard Garriott and an article posted over at Dailymail.com in which Richard Garriott talks a bit about Elon Musk’s plans for sending tourists to the moon. I found it an enjoyable read.
Shroud of the Avatar is a crowdfunded third-person RPG with MMO elements. It seeks to provide a massive singleplayer mode via episodic content, while also giving the player many opportunities to have multiplayer moments and modes. Due to the size and complexity of the game, the team, comprised mostly of Ultima veterans, makes weekly updates to give players insight into what is going on with the title.
Richard Garriott often attends the Explorer Club meals from what I have noticed. This is an article about one of the recent dinners which gives him a mention.
Ten feet away from the sub drone stands Richard Garriott, whose official description reads “astronaut, author, game software developer.” Garriott and I never actually exchange words, but I spent ten solid minutes eavesdropping on his conversations with other guests and admiring the (real?) spacesuit he’s brought to the Explorer’s Club.
MMORPG has an article published titled “New & Updated Locations & Vile Weapons Anchor Newsletter”
Read more at http://www.mmorpg.com/shroud-of-the-avatar/news/new-and-updated-locations-and-vile-weapons-anchor-newsletter-1000043692#QiIVbqc22QRqA08d.99
Connectstatesboro.com has an article published with a quote taking place involving Tracy Hickman.
“I don’t like having six palettes of game boxes in my garage waiting to ship out and having to explain to my wife why they’re still there,” added Tracy Hickman, a Utah-based writer and game designer.
MMO Examiner shows some love to Shroud of the Avatar’s work in donating to charity with this artcile.
The Shroud of the Avatar team is doing their part by donating 50% of their profits from all Water.org in-game items to the organization. According to the post made on their official website today, Shroud of the Avatar has helped raise over $27,000 for the cause. For an early access indie title, that’s truly impressive!
Hello, everyone! We are excited to announce that our line of handmade sculptures came in! These are an assortment of Dragons, Slimes, and various other critters that are all hand made. Which means each one is unique! You can view this entire line of sculptures in the “Independent” Brand category. … Continue reading →
It has been a while since we have had a guild update on our page so I decided to put one out. It’s certainly not that we aren’t here. We are just a quiet and/or busy bunch of times!
So just some quick highlights!
First, I would like to welcome our new member Jynx! YAY!!! We Bid Ye Welcome Jynx, and thanks for giving us a shot! Jynx is known for many contributions to the SotA community and I personally feel very blessed Jynx joined us.
Secondly, I wanted to congratulate four Caverns Guild members on earning ONBE awards! Vyrin and Womby a bit back both earned one for their work with books in both the game and the community. More recently member Lord Baldrith and Honorary Member Asclepius both were given a ONBE for their work podcasting on Echoes from The Caverns!
Finally, Neath and The Caverns Under Neath moved in the game a short distance recently. We are now in the mountains right next to Central Brittany and The New Britannia Market. As part of that move, we connected with the NBM as well.
As always, The Caverns Guild continues to be the greatest guild I have ever had the fortune to be a member of!
Skip this if you want to miss a shameless plug, but nonetheless, something you may think is cool!
What really caught my attention about this item on eBay today, was not that it’s all that rare. I just haven’t seen one in quite a while.
I have seen them posted regularly in the past. Pricing if I remember right tends to run between $75.00 – and $125.00 so this one while not an amazing deal, IS reasonable and fair.
I would love to get one of these for my collection! I have a framed Nasa Postal Cover that has been signed both by Richard and his father, Owen Garriott. Richard signed it for me himself, and while it’s worth a relatively minor dollar amount, especially compared to other items in my collection, it is one of my most treasured possessions as well as his commemorative space travel coins.
Why? Simple, I am a major fan of the space programs as I believe our ability to travel, explore, and populate the stars, is dependent upon our long-term ability to survive as a species. I believe that could lead to us being one nation someday, as one planet, without borders.
Commercial Spacelight bringing the countries of the planet together to pioneer the stars due to common interest and passion. I also believe that Richard Garriott will be historically seen as one of the greatest visionaries of his century as a godfather and pioneer not only in his work in the space industry but also for his ability to inspire others.
So I personally love items that tie those things together, as they represent something I believe strongly in and have a passion for. Dollar value is irrelevant :).
Whatever your reason for collecting such item’s though, this one is a cool piece to own!
Yes, it is one of those exciting times when we get to announce new products coming yet again to Caveloot.com! You will definitely be able to find these guys traveling with us to conventions, but we wanted to make sure you could see some of the new friends that have … Continue reading →