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Richard Garriott

Press Start to Begin?

Mar 6, 2014 By Joseph Misulonas

It’s taken more than a decade, but Texas has established itself as a major hub for the video game industry. But how big a player can the state become?

How Millionaires Celebrate End-of-Days

Jan 1, 2013 By Sonia Smith

To commemorate the Mayan Apocalypse, video game tycoon Richard Garriott de Cayeux threw a lavish soiree at his 65-acre spread along Lake Austin, complete with various scenes of imagined end-of-the-world scenarios.

Space: A Profitable Frontier?

Mar 15, 2012 By Stacy Hollister

Richard Garriott, the video game pioneer and tireless proselytizer of private space flight, posits that old-fashioned entrepreneurialism will drive space exploration in the coming decades.

Reality Bytes

Sep 30, 1996 By Alexandra Biesada

Origin Systems founder Richard Garriott has sometimes lived his life like a computer game, but now that the multimedia industry is changing, he can’t play around anymore.