EA's official Ultima Online: Stygian Abyss website has been updated with new screenshots, art renders, sound samples, region information, and weapon information. On throwing weapons:
Throwing weapons are one of the Gargoyles greatest combat achievements. They are ranged weapons that utilize the Gargoyles limited resources in order to inflict the greatest amount of damage. From the light and precise Boomerang to the heavy and destructive Soul Glaive, these weapons are a gargoyles best defense against enemies from afar. Those who are truly skilled in the use of Throwing weapons are known as Bladeweavers.