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Tabula Rasa: Big Names, Big Games, Big Letdowns?

Posted Tue, Nov 25, 2008 by Dalmarus

With the announcement last week that Richard Garriot's Tabula Rasa would be shutting down its servers February 28th next year, another big budget massively multiplayer online game will make its way off the field. This week, Dalmarus discusses the inherent unfairness in the demise of the game and the hope of a possible resurrection. Is he simply dreaming, or could we see NCsoft create their own version of Sony Online Entertainment's Station Access plan?

Hailed as one of the gods of gaming development, Richard introduced the world to one of the greatest game franchises of all time: Ultima. With the creation of Ultima Online he became one of the founding fathers of today's MMOG's, and who can forget how fast the news spread when we heard that Lord British had been killed during a live event?

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Years have passed since the cancellation of Tabula Rasa, but some fans still want the game back.

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Thu, Jun 06, 2013
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Richard Garriott explains what happened with Tabula Rasa and why it failed after such a short time.

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Tue, Dec 13, 2011
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Richard Garriott is getting his own documentary chronicling his journey into the final frontier.

Release Date, News, Official Announcements
Tue, Nov 22, 2011
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Richard Garriott talks about his early game works and his disappointment with the 2011 version of Ultima Online.

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Thu, Nov 10, 2011
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