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Tabula Rasa in the NY Times

Posted by Keith Cross on Nov 05, 2007  | Comments

Tabula Rasa in the NY Times - MMORPG.com

The New York Times recently ran an article on Richard Garriott and Tabula Rasa, which launched last week.

AUSTIN, Tex. -- At the age of 46, Richard Garriott is an old man by video game standards. In fact, when it comes to games on personal computers, he could be fairly described as the old man.

Mr. Garriott has been one of the world's most famous game designers longer than almost anyone else. Starting in 1980 with Akalabeth and Ultima I, his early work defined home computer games as thoroughly as Space Invaders, Pac-Man and Donkey Kong defined the arcade experience.

The original Ultima series provided players with an expansive swords-and-sorcery fantasy world presided over by the majestic Lord British, a nickname for Mr. Garriott himself. But as with most early games, only one person could play at a time.

Read the full article here.

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