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What would a recent day in MMO news be without a mention of Richard Garriott? Today's entry is especially interesting in a he-said-they-said kinda way. A few days ago, Richard Garriott spoke up on the possibility of a reincarnation of the Ultima franchise through talks "at very high levels with...

December 15th 2011 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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He's the man credited with Tabula Rasa and Ultima Online. He blames other companies for ignoring the social gaming space. He runs his own company via robot, and he likes to remind everyone that he is a key element of the ultimate RPG. Oh, and he's been to space, and that's what the upcoming docum...

November 21st 2011 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Before he was Tabula Rasa's General British, Richard Garriott was simply -- and most famously -- known as Lord British, the absolute ruler and creator of the Ultima franchise. From 1980's Ultima I through 1999's Ultima IX, Lord British guided the development of one of the most popular RPG series of...

May 18th 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Earlier this week we told you about Richard Garriott's latest venture, turning an eye to the social media trend with his new business venture Portalarium. Our sister site Joystiq spent some time with him discussing the company and its future. Before delving into where Garriott is going, Joystiq exp...

February 19th 2010 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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According to an in-character communique from Tabula Rasa postergirl Sarah Morrison, something big is about to hit the proverbial fan. The implication is that a large-scale Bane attack is coming, and scuttlebutt among the game's players suggests that General British himself may make an appearance:'In...

October 28th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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NCsoft is sending around an email to lapsed Tabula Rasa players, informing them of a call-back program starting up this Friday. Their "Reactivation Week" begins at 11am EDT on May 2nd, and runs through Friday, May 9th at 5pm EDT. During that time anyone who has had an account in the past can log b...

April 29th 2008 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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The Tabula Rasa weekend wrap-up offers the usual community news and Friday Night Fights review. But this was a special weekend for the men and women of the AFS: it's been just about six months since the game launched. (Hey, that means Massively is about half a year old too.) A new monthly milestone...

April 21st 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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If you've ever played a game made by Richard Garriott, then chances are you've probably encountered (or at least heard of) his alternate persona, Lord British. Ever since his very first game Akalabeth, the character of Lord British has been something of a digital signature for Garriott. However, be...

February 12th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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On December 21st, many Tabula Rasa players attended a memorial service, to honor the brave souls who gave their lives in 2012 protecting Earth from the Bane. The event was hosted by the Tabula Rasa Roleplayers, and was attended by Richard "General British" Garriott, who delivered a stirring message...

December 23rd 2007 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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As noted yesterday in our article "A time to remember," Remembrance Day is very meaningful within Tabula Rasa lore. Well, the "soldiers" over at Tabula Rasa Roleplayers have no intention of letting December 21st slide by unnoticed as they'll be hosting a Memorial Service to honor all that was los...

December 19th 2007 at 6:00pm 0 Comments