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Lord British (Richard Garriot) Interviews

Discussion in 'UHall' started by copycon, Jan 12, 2011.

  1. copycon

    copycon Guest

    I hope that the mods don't mind me sharing these...

    I found these videos linked elsewhere, and after watching them I thought that they good for some UO nostalgia and were still right on point for a lot of the "Classic" UO debates that have been going on lately.

    Anyways, here they are:

    YouTube - Richard Garriot Next Generation Interview 1
    YouTube - Richard Garriot Next Generation Interview 2
    YouTube - Richard Garriot Next Generation Interview 3
    YouTube - Richard Garriot Next Generation Interview 4
    YouTube - Richard Garriot Next Generation Interview 5

    Enjoy. :)
  2. popps

    popps Always Present
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Feb 27, 2004
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    I do not feel downloading all of the video interview.

    What is it about ?
  3. copycon

    copycon Guest

    I posted these mostly for nostalgia. I figured that there were enough people that read these boards that actually knew and played UO back around the time that these videos were made and would appreciate them.

    In the videos Garriot shares some of the early events and changes that were made to UO. He also describes the balance that existed between "good" and "evil" players and their play styles and about how he saw the development process and why it was important for each element to be a part of UO.

    I thought it was interesting and I figured that I would share is really all there is to it. If you don't have any interest, then carry on. :)
  4. Mairut

    Mairut Guest

    That's depressing. I miss Garriot :(
  5. Mapper

    Mapper Crazed Zealot
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    Oct 24, 2005
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    They are only about 13 minutes total, I'm sure you could skip reading the forums for that long if your interested in what he is saying. :)
  6. Nalif

    Nalif Journeyman
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    Nov 30, 2006
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    I completely forgot about the traps and guards and stuff they let you set to keep thieves out of your house! Those were exciting times! I miss those days, back when the game was more "sand box" and less pixel collecting :( Thank you very much for the links.
  7. Viper09

    Viper09 Grand Poobah
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    May 16, 2008
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    They stream from youtube.
  8. Babble

    Babble Guest

    Such optimism .. player run cities that govern themselves ....13 years and not implemented :p

    Hmmm tools for the community to condone or oppose playstyles ... where was that ever implemented ....

    OOh he is talking about game master in game ...something ea now does not belive much of it anyway

    Support of social events ... hey why is he talking about origin when he should behave like an ea drone :p
  9. Coldren

    Coldren Sage
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    May 13, 2008
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    From the second interview: "We should provide people the tools by which they can discourage play styles they don't like.."

    Housing traps? Don't ever remember seeing those.

    Seems the world he envisioned never quite made it to reality. Pity...