First things first... Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year (from me too... since the last update was by Petrell). Withstand the Fury Dragon at Aiera sure did a better job than me at wishing everybody all the best for the festive season.
Ophidian Dragon, still Blogging Ultima, has been playing Ultima 8 and has made good progress. He almost finished the Fire part, which is close enough to finishing the game.
The team at Forgotten World mentioned that their project has appeared in a German magazine:
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In their January issue (02/2008), the German "PC Action" game magazine writes about Forgotten World. In the "Maps & Mods" section there's an article on our project, so if you can get German magazines where you live, go and grab a copy if you like!