Posted Wed, Nov 09, 2005 by Boomjack
The hall of fame gets a lord.
Richard "Lord British" Garriott has been inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame.
" CALABASAS, CA - November 8, 2005 - The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS) announced that computer games pioneer Richard Garriott will be inducted into the AIAS Hall of Fame. Annually voted on by the Academy's Board of Directors, this honor is awarded to individuals whose efforts and contributions have expanded the scope and success of the computer games industry. As the ninth member of the Hall, Garriott joins an already impressive fraternity of gaming icons, including Trip Hawkins, Peter Molyneux, Yu Suzuki, Will Wright, John Carmack, Hironobu Sakaguchi, Sid Meier and Shigeru Miyamoto. "
You can read a bit more about Lord British being Honored at Blues News.