September 14 2016

Staying Caught Up With Shoud of the Avatar

Hopefully, it will not be much longer until I am caught up with everything I do in my life, once again. So that you know, Shroud of the Avatar is partly to blame for that, and I love every minute of my game time! Just wish I could take more!

If you missed the Postmortem, pull up a chair and take a peek!

Published on Sep 9, 2016
Watch as the team chats about Release 33 and looks ahead to Release 34. We also answered many player questions, and gave out awesome prizes during the livestream.


Gamezone published an interview with Richard Garriott that you will not want to miss! Titled “An interview with Richard Garriott: How Shroud of the Avatar is looking to change RPGs” by Tom Caswell it is a great interview but be warned, it is also long!

This guy coined the term MMORPG, so it was a delight to sit down with him and pick his brain on his past and future, both of which proved to be equally fascinating.

Go check it out here http://www.gamezone.com/originals/an-interview-with-richard-garriott-how-shroud-of-the-avatar-is-looking-to-change-rpgs-k1yk


Markee Dragon continues to roll out great videos that will help you out with your gaming needs!


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If Discord is your thing then this may interest you.

SoTA Speak is a Discord Server set up to provide players with a centralized, interactive, non-private, region-specific voice chatting system to promote community interaction.

Go read the whole article over here!
https://www.shroudoftheavatar.com/forum/index.php?threads/sota-speak-discord-project.55158/


September 2 2016

Ultima& Shroud of the Avatar Auction Spotlight

This first one quickly lost my interest but only because with shipping from Australia I wouldn’t be able to get in on it. If your over that way though this may be a good find for you.

C64 Disk Games: Cave of the Word Wizard, Ultima III & Blade of Blackpoole by Sir


Vintage Origin Lord British Ultima 4 Quest of the Avatar Apple 2 64K Game

If you are looking for an Ultima IV then this is your lucky day! Has a lot of bids so it may go high or low but currently is at $15.00 with reasonable shipping. Keep an eye on this one folks!

Vintage Origin Lord British Ultima 4 Quest of the Avatar Apple 2 64K Game


Vintage Origin Lord British Ultima 5 Warriors of Destiny Apple 2 64K Game

Partner that IV up with an Ultima V currently at $10.50.

Vintage Origin Lord British Ultima 5 Warriors of Destiny Apple 2 64K Game


1999 ULTIMA IX Ascension PC Game - 2 Discs, COMPLETE In Original Box WINDOWS

Grab a side order of Ultima IX starting bid with no current bids of $10.50.

1999 ULTIMA IX Ascension PC Game – 2 Discs, COMPLETE In Original Box WINDOWS


Ultima II Revenge of the Enchantress Big Box 1982 Apple game COMPLETE cloth map

*Just Drools*

Ultima II Revenge of the Enchantress Big Box 1982 Apple game COMPLETE cloth map


C64 Ultima I

*Whimpers*

C64 Ultima I


Ultima III Exodus Origin Systems Inc Big Box 1983 Apple game COMPLETE cloth map

*coughs* Right, then you sprinkle on a little Ultima III, listed at $41.99 with free shiping to get things going.

Ultima III Exodus Origin Systems Inc Big Box 1983 Apple game COMPLETE cloth map


The Sword of Midras  A Shroud of the Avatar Novel 1 by Hickman and Garriott

Then serve the whole thing up on some Sword of Midras for $10.00 each, free shipping, with 100% of the proceeds going to charity!

The Sword of Midras A Shroud of the Avatar Novel 1 by Hickman and Garriott


Ultima Online 10th Anniversay Mouse Pad

WAIT! You can’t have a dinner like that and not include a little bit of desert! Keep it on the light side for $25 and get yourself a new mouse pad.

Ultima Online 10th Anniversary Mouse Pad


August 27 2016

Tools for Shroud of the Avatar Players – Part Six

One of my favorite websites, SotA housing, added another tool a few months back. It is called “House Lot Fence Calculator.” Directly on the internet site, you can determine how much fencing you need, what quantity, what it’s going to cost, and more.

I have not had a need to use this one yet, but much like their Player Owned Town Housing calculator, I am sure when the time comes I will be very appreciative!

http://sotahousing.com/house-lot-fence-calculator/


Markee Dragon is still putting out videos that will be of help to many, continually. So grab yourself a bucket of fried frog legs and enjoy!


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Hey, if you find these articles of use, show a little love back and toss me a $1.00 or two via donation or subscribing to my Patreon. The cost of living is not going down, and the costs to keep everything running, go up every year.

If that doesn’t sway you, consider this. I am losing game time when I do these!


That is it for now, but yes there is a part Seven, which shall be the last in this “catch-up” series. I still have enough notes to do another piece. So watch for that to come soon!

August 7 2016

Markee Dragon Covering Shroud of the Avatar

While his cover before final wipe has always been questionable or lacking to some people, there can be no doubt now that last was taken place that he is getting serious about the game. More importantly, he is putting out material that the new players are going to find extremely useful! Well, for the most part that is.

Without further words from me, here he is!

July 26 2016

Shroud of the Avatar is Picking Up In the News – Even PC Gamer!

It’s good to see the gaming news that is popping up all over regarding the upcoming final wipe of Shroud of the Avatar. I have been seeing more and more articles popping up all over the net of late but given how rarely PC Gamer covers the game I took note when I saw they had done a new article.

It’s been awhile since we last talked about Shroud of the Avatar, the crowdfunded, Early-Accessed MMO that Richard “Lord British” Garriott unveiled to the world back in 2013.

You can read the full article here:
http://www.pcgamer.com/richard-garriotts-mmo-shroud-of-the-avatar-is-about-to-be-wiped-for-the-final-time/

Gamasutra also just published a press release on this as well.
http://www.gamasutra.com/view/pressreleases/277874/Richard_Garriotts_Shroud_of_the_Avatar_NearsldquoBeginning_of_the_Worldrdquo_Event.php

July 25 2016

New Shroud of the Avatar Crafting Website

Interested in crafting in Shroud of the Avatar? A new website has gone up called “SOTA Quartermaster“. The site is currently in Beta and promises a lot more to come.

Launch Message

We’ve been working hard to bring you this tool and we plan to continue to bring you new features every few days to make this the best SOTA community tool on the interwebz. We really appreciate your patience with us.
Thanks All!
-ghost.

http://www.sotaqm.com/builder

Sota QuarterMaster 07-25-2016