Spiritual Successor to Ultima on the Way?

#1 Posted by EtherealSlayer (82 posts) -

Lord British himself hopped onto the countdown live-stream for Chris Robert’s Star Citizen Kickstarter today to chit chat it up. During his appearance, he mentioned that he is looking to create a new Ultima game, with or without the license from EA. I would enjoy seeing what he can do using crowd funding to bring back the Avatar. Here is hoping we hear more sooner than later.

#2 Posted by believer258 (11984 posts) -

With or without EA's licensing? Dude must have brass balls...

#3 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -

Bring back Tabula Rasa please. 

#4 Posted by HappyCheeze (101 posts) -

Woah. Will it have the same voice actor from Ultima IX?

#5 Posted by EtherealSlayer (82 posts) -

@believer258 said:

With or without EA's licensing? Dude must have brass balls...

Well he can't use the Ultima license without EA, hence the Spiritual Successor part.

#6 Posted by believer258 (11984 posts) -
@EtherealSlayer

@believer258 said:

With or without EA's licensing? Dude must have brass balls...

Well he can't use the Ultima license without EA, hence the Spiritual Successor part.

Please give me your definition of a spiritual successor.
#7 Posted by Ravenlight (8040 posts) -

All Space Overlord Garriott! From the stars, he hath brought us a great bounty of maybe a new video game!

#8 Posted by onarum (2145 posts) -
@believer258 said:
With or without EA's licensing? Dude must have brass balls...
I'm pretty sure he won't call it Ultima, obviously....
#9 Posted by NyxFe (248 posts) -
@believer258 said:
@EtherealSlayer

@believer258 said:

With or without EA's licensing? Dude must have brass balls...

Well he can't use the Ultima license without EA, hence the Spiritual Successor part.

Please give me your definition of a spiritual successor.
A spiritual successor is a game in the same vein as a previous game, but not necessarily with any story, name, or other ties.  Ex. King's Field and Demon's Souls/Dark Souls. 
 
So... exactly what he is talking about. 
#10 Posted by Christoffer (1858 posts) -

Does this mean that Richard Garriott is starting from a blank slate?

Get it?... Tabul... forget it.

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