Shroud of the Avatar – One Year Retrospective

Shroud of the Avatar recently celebrated its 1st anniversary on 7th April. The date marked the passing of one year since the successful funding of the Kickstarter project on April 7th 2013. It seems like such a short time ago yet there is even less time now until the game’s …

Top 5s for Shroud of the Avatar Release 3

I hope everyone who participated had a great time playing Shroud of the Avatar Pre-Alpha Release 3 (R3), for the extended period over the weekend; thanks Portalarium! I wanted to share with you my own personal Top 5s for R3. Stratics would also love to hear your own Top 5s, …

What’s Old is New Again: Stratics Celebrates 16 Years

[NoImgStyle][/NoImgStyle]Stratics will celebrate its 16th anniversary on Sunday, October 20, by hosting a series of interviews with some of the gaming industry’s most influential figures. In keeping with the theme of the celebration, “What’s Old is New Again,” Stratics’ guests will include individuals whose historical contributions uniquely shaped the modern …

Challenge of the Avatar over $10,000 of Prizes! – UPDATED

Starr Long has announced that the $10,000 Challenge of the Avatar: 48-Hour Scene Creation Jam competition will now start on 20th September at 6pm CDT. The news was originally announced in Kickstarter Update #36. The latest updates and FAQs can also be viewed on the Shroud of the Avatar website. This …

SotA Concept Artist Shares Creative Process

Shroud of the Avatar’s Concept Artist Stephen Daniele shares the creative process of art development for video games and invites the community to join, learn and contribute every Tuesday on his live show. Stephen Daniele is a creative catalyst unleashing people’s imagination.  With over 15 years of professional experience he …

An Interview – or 3 – with Richard Garriott

Editor’s Note: In May of 2012, The George Show spent time online with Richard Garriot for a 3-part interview with exclusive viewing via Stratics and with discussion in the Stratics.com forums. These interviews originally appeared in three separate posts. They’ve been combined here for your viewing pleasure along with the original …