Richard Garriott Interview, Part #1
WarCry updates their site today with part one of an interview with Richard Garriott.
On The Creation of the Ultima Series...
Richard Garriott: You'll notice in the Ultima series, by the way, I purged from the Ultima series things that were classical archetypes that I had borrowed from other great works of fiction. So not only did it really focus on medieval fantasy, just as a category in general, but starting with Ultima IV and all through the rest of the time that the Ultimas were under my shepherdship, we removed everything like Elves, Dwarves and Hobbits and all of the classical trappings that were in my mind just lifted out of other people's tales, but still the vast majority fantasy games include to this day.
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