[FLASH] EA Announces Closure of Game

“It is with heavy heart that we must inform you…” starts the email. This is how Electronic Arts is informing players of Lord of Ultima that they are shutting down this game on May 12, 2014 (no if’s, and’s or but’s!). An interesting move, considering this Free-To-Play (although some call …

The Syndicate Celebrates 18 Years of Glory

Editor’s Note: This article contributed by Sean “Dragons” Stalzer, founder & Guildmaster of The Syndicate with edits for context.   [NoImgStyle][/NoImgStyle] Eighteen years ago, in February 1996, a community known as The Syndicate (www.LLTS.org) was formed.  In that era, dial-up modems were still used by many people to connect to …

FLASH | Stratics Forums Scheduled for Overhaul

Please be informed of some very important news from our fearless leader, Taylor, about our boisterous forums…   Stratics Forums will be undergoing a major upgrade in the near future that may affect aesthetics and features. Most of these changes will be mitigated over time, but we want you to …

Motiga Seniors Share Common Gaming History

[NoImgStyle][/NoImgStyle]We want to introduce you to two members of this indie game studio up in the Seattle area. Its not just Microsoft Country up there! Some very exciting things are happening and our very own Tim “Dariuas” Slager got together with these one-time Stratics personalities and UO players, asking them …

Extra Life: Help Team Stratics Raise Money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals!

WASHINGTON, DC–Stratics is scheduled to participate in a gamer-powered, 25-hour charity event this Saturday to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) hospitals. Extra Life, a gaming industry-sponsored charity organization established in 2008, mobilizes tens of thousands of gamers every year for a 24-hour fund raising marathon. These tax-deductible contributions …

The Discovery, Changes & Future of Stratics

Taylor V. Smith, President and CEO of Stratics (our awesome leader) discusses 16 years of Stratics; how he discovered this site, the changes of ownership over the years, and plans for the future of the network. Enjoy this video, and let us know what you think by commenting below! We …