Richard Garriott is a games director, producer and designer. Garriott has been working with Electronic Arts, Elite Systems Ltd, Looking Glass Studios and Portalarium. Garriott's first published game was Akalabeth: World of Doom released in 1979. After that, Richard Garriott took part as the designer of Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness. Garriott also worked on Ultima IX: Ascension developed by Origin Systems for PC. The latest work of Richard Garriott was Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues, published in 2014.