October 13 2017

Echoes From the Caverns 10-13-17

Hi Everyone! Asclepius is still on Vacation so I will doing this alone, oh my oh my. Here is the news of the week!

  • More Make a Difference, R45 Telethon, Halloween, and SeedInvest Item Screenshots
  • R46 Postmortem Telethon Results
  • SotA Con Austin 2017 This Weekend
  • Nightmares of New Britannia – A Spooky Halloween Contest
  • Cyber Monday Crown Bonus Continues
  • Community Livestream: North Quel Way First Looks
  • Upcoming Events Calendar
  • Event: Think Pink – Organized Chaos Grand Capture Fair
  • Resources: Players Helping Players
  • Recommended Project to Support: Underworld Ascendant

October 6 2017

Echoes From the Caverns 10-06-17

Hi Everyone! Asclepius is on Vacation so I will doing this alone, oh my oh my. Here is the news of the week!

  • Making of North Midmaer Way and North Quel Way
  • Updates to New Content Threads: More SeedInvest Items, Bierkrugs and New Fall Items
  • R46 Postmortem Telethon Next Week
  • Nightmares of New Britannia – A Spooky Halloween Contest
  • Cyber Monday Crown Bonus Continues
  • Weekend Flash Sale: Weapons
  • SotA Con Austin 2017 Next Week
  • Richard Garriott’s Interview and Panel at IgroMir Expo
  • Livestream: Celebrating Release 46
  • Upcoming Events Calendar
  • Spotlight: Veritas Sanctuary Player Owned Town
  • Event: R46 Welcome Quest in FinDupre
  • Resources: Players Helping Players
  • Recommended Project to Support: Brightlocker CrowdEquity Campaign

September 30 2017

Echoes From the Caverns 09-29-17

Greetings Fellow Avatars! Here’s what we have for you in this week’s edition of Update of the Avatar:

Game Development 

  • Play Release 46 Now! 3:35
  • The Making of Blackblade Foothills, North Midmaer Way, & North Quel Way 18:45
  • News Announcements

  • Q4 2017 Schedule Update 25:50
  • R46 Postmortem Telethon 42:22
  • Cyber Monday Crown Bonus 46:50
  • R45 Raffle Winners Announced 50:57
  • SotA Con Austin 2017 Schedule 51:40
  • Community Updates
  • Upcoming Events Calendar 53:40
  • Play: Hungry Eyes in The Darkness 54:40
  • Event: Veritas Sanctuary R46 Welcome Events 58:14
  • Resources: Players Helping Players 1:01:40
  • Recommended Project to Support: Numenera 2: Discovery and Destiny 1:01:07

September 23 2017

Echoes From the Caverns 09-22-17

Hi Everyone! Here is the news of the week!

  • The Making of Blackblade Foothills (19:45)
  • Updates to New Content Threads: More Halloween and Oracle Items (29:14)
  • Top 10 Priorities for Launch (Sept 2017 Edition) (34:10)
  • Free Trial Test #6 (Sep 7-27) Continues! (48:34)
  • Testing Incentives Program Reinstated (as a Lottery) (49:18)
  • In The News: Dragon Con Interview Part 2 and More (58:06)
  • Weekend Flash Sale: Water Homes, Water Lots, and Ship Decos (59:57)
  • Upcoming Events Calendar (1:00:58)
  • Livestream: Northwest Blackblade Mountains (1:02:28)
  • Spotlight: Knight’s Watch Player Town (1:07:21)
  • Event: Trial of Chaos – Are You Brave Enough? (1:13:52)
  • Resources: Players Helping Players (01:14:45)
  • Recommended Project to Support: Nox Archaist (01:15:15)

September 16 2017

Echoes from the Caverns 09-15-2017

Greetings Fellow Avatars! On my own this week as our schedules could not match up!
Here’s what we have for you in this week’s edition of Update of the Avatar:
Game Development

  • The Making of Northwest Blackblade Mountains     3:25
  • New Content Threads: SeedInvest, Telethon Rewards, Halloween     9:30

News Announcements

  • R45 Postmortem Missed Questions Answered     29:52
  • SeedInvest Next Steps – Awarding of Perks         31:11
  • Free Trial Test #6 (Sep 7-27) Now Live!                 34:08
  • In The News: Richard and Starr Dragon Con Interviews         35:40
  • Berek’s Panel at Austin Game Conference            44:10
  • Lord British and Blackthorn at UO 20th Anniversary    46:40
  • Portalarium is Hiring: Web Developer                   48:00
  • Weekend Flash Sale: Pets, Clocks, & Moondials    49:12
  • Make a Difference: Exodus by Helen Garriott        50:10

Community Updates

  • Upcoming Events Calendar                                  53:00
  • Spotlight: Serenite Crafting Museum                   54:13
  • Event: AERIE Fund – Community Cause – Think Pink    1:01:11
  • Resources: Players Helping Players                                1:02:40
  • Recommended Project to Support: BrightLocker CrowdEquity Campaign   1:02:40

September 9 2017

Echoes From the Caverns 09-08-17

Hi Everyone! Here is the news of the week!

  • The Making of South Longfall Wetland (21:25)
  • The Making of Crooked Shank (cont.) (29:03)
  • The Making of North Shattered Hills (cont.) (32:37)
  • New Title for Weekly Update (36:10)
  • Free Trial Test #6 (Sep 7-27) Now Live! (39:12)
  • R45 Postmortem Telethon Results (41:13)
  • Dragon Con 2017 Cosplay Contest Winners! (46:33)
  • In The News: Richard Garriott and Starr Long Interview at Dragon Con (50:20)
  • Portalarium is Hiring: Web Developer (51:30)
  • Weekend Flash Sale: Viking Items! (54:30)
  • Upcoming Events Calendar (55:27)
  • New Novia Map for Release 45 (01:02:35)
  • Giveaway: Grand Opening of Vyrin & Womby’s Bookwyrm Apartments (01:03:00)
  • Resources: Players Helping Players (01:06:07)
  • Recommended Project to Support: Unknown Realm (01:06:52)

September 2 2017

Echoes From the Caverns 09-01-17

Hi Everyone! Here is the news of the week! Hope you are enjoying Release 45!!

  • Play Release 45 Now! (12:25)
  • Making of The Crags (24:50)
  • North Shattered Hills (28:28)
  • R45 Postmortem Mini-Telethon – Sep. 6 (32:17)
  • Portalarium is Hiring: Web Developer (39:17)
  • Shroud at Dragon Con (41:50)
  • Dragon Con 2017 Cosplay Contest (44:45)
  • In The News: Conversations With Giants Ep. 39 – Richard Garriott (46:59)
  • New Pet Dance Emotes! (49:58)
  • R44 Raffle Winners (55:02)
  • Upcoming Events Calendar (55:53)
  • Livestream: South Broken Road (57:52)
  • Events: Prism and Diamond Fields Presents… (01:00:03)
  • Resources: Players Helping Players (01:07:01)
  • Recommended Project to Support: Wasteland 3 (01:08:32)

August 26 2017

Echoes From the Caverns 08-25-17

Greetings Fellow Avatars! On my own again this week as Lord Baldrith is celebrating!
Here’s what we have for you in this week’s edition of Update of the Avatar:

  • Game Development
  • Making of Crooked Shank (cont.) 16:20
  • New Norgard Garments (cont.) 18:38
  • Magic Tricks!
  • News Announcements 20:45
  • R45 Postmortem Mini-Telethon – Sep. 6 22:55
  • Portalarium is Hiring: Web Developer 27:50
  • Free Trial Test #5 Ends on Aug. 30! 30:00
  • QA Server Access Now Open to All Players 30:37
  • Shroud at PAX Dev 36:08
  • Shroud at Dragon Con 36:41
  • Weekend Flash Sale: Elves 37:58
  • Community Updates
  • Upcoming Events Calendar 38:47
  • Community Trailer Contest Winners Announced! 40:10
  • Livestream: Exploring Longfall Woods 43:50
  • Spotlight: Arx Draconis Player Town 45:00
  • Event: August’s RPOTA Monthly Writing Contest 52:24
  • Resources: Players Helping Players 54:04
  • Recommended Project to Support: Denis Loubet Patreon 55:00

August 19 2017

Echoes From the Caverns 08-18-17

Hi Everyone! Here is the news of the week!

  • Making of Crooked Shank (3:35)
  • New Norgard Garments (cont.) (13:50)
  • Middle Downs Sneak Peek Video (18:30)
  • R44 Postmortem Missed Questions Answered (20:00)
  • Portalarium is Hiring: Web Developer (27:44)
  • Free Trial Test #5 (Aug 9-30) is Now Live! (31:41)
  • gamescom devcom Panels Announced (33:44)
  • Shroud at PAX Dev (37:08)
  • Shroud at Dragon Con! (37:50)
  • Weekend Flash Sale: Rent (39:16)
  • Upcoming Events Calendar (42:17)
  • Community Trailer Contest Ends Aug. 22! (43:05)
  • Spotlight: Lake Cusabo Player Town (44:29)
  • Events: BMC Crafting Fair and Kaz Phoenixfyre Welcome Home Roast (52:26)
  • Resources: Players Helping Players (55:25)
  • Recommended Project to Support: Underworld Ascendant (56:17)

August 11 2017

Echoes From the Caverns 08-11-17

Hi Everyone! Here is the news of the week!

  • Making of Longfall Woods (14:10)
  • Making of South Paladis Scenes: Middle Downs and South Broken Road (cont) (17:50)
  • Post Episode 1 Content Plan – Initial Draft (24:50)
  • R44 Postmortem Mini-Telethon Results (43:12)
  • SeedInvest Campaign Success! (44:12)
  • Status and Priority of Pledge Rewards & Kickstarter Stretch Goals (44:50)
  • Update on Pre-Placed Keep & Castle Lot Walls (49:30)
  • Portalarium is Hiring: Sound Designer (53:50)
  • Free Trial Test #5 (Aug 9-30) is Now Live! (56:50)
  • DragonCon Schedule: Yet Even More Panels Announced! (57:35)
  • PAX Dev Schedule is Live! (1:00:00)
  • Shroud In the News: Massively Overpowered Needs Advice (1:00:45)
  • Weekend Flash Sale: SyndCon, Dragons, and Hot Tubs Oh My! (1:01:55)
  • Upcoming Events Calendar (1:04:50)
  • Community Trailer Ends Soon! Deadline Extended (1:06:50)
  • Livestream: Etceter Revisited with Scottie (1:08:10)
  • Event: Trials of the Avatar PVP Tournament (1:09:25)
  • Resources: Players Helping Players (1:10:30)
  • Recommended Project to Support: Crowfall (1:11:00)