If you're as bearded as I am - and few, at the moment, are more bearded than I am - you probably had an Ultima Online account at some time or another. Good news - since their general renovations to the world, they've invited us all back for two weeks of play. Time for an RPS: Woop, methinks. Woop!
Basically, if you've ever had an UO account at any time, your account is reactivated. Pop on. See old friends and get ganked by them or something. Hell, you don't even need to dig out the old discs, as they'll let you download the client. Go here for more details.
Clearly, the most important thing about this news is that Alec will be able to carry on his The Worst Ninja series without having to pay any money and/or whine at EA PRs until they give him a press account.