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Interviews


I am Richard “Lord British” Garriott, creator of the Ultima franchise and Creative Director for Shroud of the Avatar. AMA.

Matt Chat 196: Lord British on Ultima and Akalabeth. 6/3/13

Shroud of the Avatar Q&A with Starr Long. I-LOVE-Mmorpg’s – Posted by Miguelito at 12:51 PM 7//24/13

Shroud of the Avatar to have crowdsourced material, early demo looks great. – Game Trend – by Mike Dunn 7/11/13 This is an article, a game demo, but the best piece is an interview with Starr Long and Richard Garriott

Starr Long Goes Back to His Roots – MMORPG –

By Garrett Fuller on July 16, 2013


Talk Radio AM640 – Lord British talks Gaming and Kickstarter. Radio interview.

What’s Next? Ultima Online vet Starr Long bets on user-generated content. September 24, 2013 | By Patrick Miller

Kickstarter Articles of Note

Shroud of the Avatar introduces instalment payments for reward tiers. Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 03:56 BST Story by Brenna Hillier
Shroud of the Avatar introduces layaway program for backers
Shroud of the Avatar introduces “layaway” scheme, pay for reward tiers in instalments. Tom Sykes at 12:37pm June 6 2013
Update 21: Art, Unity and Emotes!

Portalarium (about)

Game maker Portalarium raises $2M to fund new game. Apr 9, 2013, 10:32am CDT Sarah Drake
Garriott’s company raises $2 million for new fantasy game. Posted: 12:37 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2013. By Brian Gaar
Portalarium Announces Zynga Partnership for Ultimate Collector. 
Portalarium Brings In the Heavy Hitters – May 19, 2013
Portalarium Closes $7 Million Series A Round. 
Portalarium is … Posted on June 29, 2013 by admin.
Portalarium Kickstarter ends, over $2 million pledged in total. by Alice O’Connor, Apr 08, 2013 1:00pm PDT.
Richard Garriott Raises Over $2 Million For Shroud of the Avatar On Kickstarter. Posted by John Gaudiosi on April 8, 2013 8:59 AM in News
Richard Garriott’s Shroud of the Avatar from Portalarium Raises $2 million in Crowd Funding. Press Release: Portalarium – Mon, Apr 8, 2013 11:01 AM EDT.
Richard Garriott’s Shroud of the Avatar from Portalarium Raises $2 million in Crowd Funding. 
Richard Garriott’s Shroud of the Avatar from Portalarium Raises $2 million in Crowd Funding.
Richard Garriott’s Portalarium Acquires $2M in Crowd Funding for New Game. By Bailey Bounds On April 10, 2013
Richard Garriott recruits fantasy game veteran Starr Long for Shroud of the Avatar – July 5, 2013 10:35 AM

Richard Garriott’s Shroud of the Avatar Continues to Grow – $2 million in Crowd Funding So Far

WOW of the Day: Richard Garriott‘s Shroud of the Avatar from Portalarium Raises $2 Million in Crowd Funding

Read more about WOW of the Day: Richard Garriott’s Shroud of the Avatar from Portalarium Raises $2 Million in Crowd Funding – BWWGeeksWorld by geeks.broadwayworld.com

by Matt Smith – Managing EditorKickstarter Gaming NewsNews — April 9, 2013 at 8:38 am

Richard Garriott’s Shroud of the Avatar Kickstarter Doubles Its Goal Read more at http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/123125-Richard-Garriotts-Shroud-of-the-Avatar-Kickstarter-Doubles-Its-Goal#0L5upg82iAMHtm95.99

Steven Bogos | 8 April 2013 7:16 am
Richard Garriott’s Shroud of the Avatar Raises $1.9 Million on Kickstarter. Posted 04/08/2013 at 11:29am | by Paul Lilly
Shroud of the Avatar Kickstarter ends with over $2 million pledged. Posted by: Matt Liebl

April 08 12:00 pm.
Shroud of the Avatar News – Starr Long Joins the Team – Posted by Suzie Ford on Jul 05, 2013
Shroud of the Avatar – Starr Long Joins Portalarium – RPGwatch – 07/07/13
Shroud of the Avatar team adds Starr Long to the mix – by Eliot Lefebvre on Jul 5th 2013 5:00PM
Starr Long joins Garriott’s Shroud of the Avatar – By Brendan Sinclair Fri 05 Jul 2013 5:24pm GMT / 1:24pm EDT / 10:24am PDT
Ultima Online alumni Starr Long reunites with Richard Garriott for Shroud of the Avatar.  By Colin Campbell on Jul 05, 2013 at 10:45a @ColinCampbellx
What a Starr: Ultima Online co-creator joins Shroud of the Avatar team – 5 July 2013 by Tim McDonald
Wow of the day: Richard Garriott’s Shroud of the Avatar from Portalarium Raises $2 Million in Crowd Funding.

Press Releases

Richard Garriott Nears Crowd Funding Finish Line, Star Citizen Cross Promotion Announced. or here.
Shroud of the Avatar Shatters Kickstarter Goal. Written by: Daniel Kayser | April 09, 2013 at 10:04AM

Shroud of the Avatar related articles

Check out this new Shroud of the Avatar walkthrough trailer – Gaming Bolt – 12th, Jul. 2013 | Posted in News | by Pramath
First ‘Shroud of the Avatar’ gameplay footage sits upon the Throne of Bones – examiner.com –

Lord British Reveals Shroud Of The Avatar Demo – At Gamebreaker – Written by: Summer Walker (Twitter @Summer_Sal – Google+) | July 8, 2013 5:15 pm
Richard Garriott walks us through an 11-minute Shroud of the Avatar demo – Polygon – By John Funk on Jul 12, 2013 at 11:00a
Shroud of the Avatar Gameplay Demo – AusGamers – 13 Jul 13
Shroud of the Avatar gameplay shows off a modern-day Ultima. YES! – Gamezone – Posted by: Matt Liebl – 7/13/13
Shroud of the Avatar progress video shows off 11 minutes of gameplay – Shack News – by Steve Watts, Jul 12, 2013 2:30pm PDT
Shroud of the Avatar to have crowdsourced material, early demo looks great. – Game Trend – by Mike Dunn 7/11/13 This is an article, a game demo, but the best piece is an interview with Starr Long and Richard Garriott

Tabula Rasa

Fans Petition for Tabula Rasa Resurrection with a Richard Garriott. Posted Thu, Jun 06, 2013 by Martuk
Resurrection of Richard’s Garriott Tabula Rasa – A Petition
Tabula Rasa Fans Petition NCSoft with Garriott’s Blessing Read. Nick LaLone | 6 June 2013 6:51 pm Read more at http://www.warcry.com/news/view/124708-Tabula-Rasa-Fans-Petition-NCSoft-with-Garriotts-Blessing#B6GEoKgZXbij7Y3C.99
Tabula Rasa petition calls for the MMO’s revival. Story by Julian Benson

Ultima Forever

EA brings fantasy role-playing to mobile with Ultima Forever. June 5, 2013 7:00 AM Dean Takahashi  Read more at http://venturebeat.com/2013/06/05/ea-brings-fantasy-role-playing-to-mobile-with-ultima-forever/#a4GhHOqduyfV1ZQ3.99
Ultima Forever spotted on the Canadian App Store

 

Videos (non-Youtube)

Polygon – Secret passages, vampire hunting kits and Sputnik: A tour of Richard Garriott’s New York home – By Brian Crecente on Aug 29, 2013 at 8:00a @crecenteb – At Ploygon.
Portalarium Ustream Video – http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/29860059



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