Richard Garriott’s “Explore/Create”

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Entrepreneur, explorer, and gaming icon Richard “Lord British” Garriott has been behind some of the most exciting undertakings of our time. A founding father of the video game industry, Richard coined the term "avatar", created the entire genre of the massively-multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs), and authored the famed “Ultima” series. Richard has also been one of the foremost pioneers of the private space industry. He founded Space Adventures, the only company to arrange spaceflights for private citizens and in 2008, Richard became the first American second-generation astronaut when he flew on Soyuz TMA-13 to the International Space Station. Join Richard as he shares stories from his new memoir “Explore/Create” – and tells tales found nowhere in print.

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