Monthly Archive: May 2011

The Savage Empire Remake: Wasps, Bears, and Waterfalls (Oh My!) (Updated & Help Wanted!)

The Savage Empire Remake: Wasps, Bears, and Waterfalls (Oh My!) (Updated & Help Wanted!)

Scythifuge continues generating phenomenal pixel art for his Exult-based remake of Savage Empire, including stackable waterfalls, giant wasps, and a (very) large bear.

Serpent Isle For Oblivion: Moonshade In The Works

Serpent Isle For Oblivion: Moonshade In The Works

Thepal continues his work on his Oblivion-based remake of Serpent Isle. He has finished with Fawn for now, and has begun work on Moonshade, the first screenshot from which is of the automaton barmaid Petra.

Spoony Reviews Serpent Isle

Spoony Reviews Serpent Isle

Noah “Spoony” Antwiler reviews Ultima 7 Part 2: Serpent Isle, and much hilarity ensues. It’s a fair enough review, though even this great game doesn’t escape criticism entirely.

I’ll Be Traveling Today

Since I’ll be spending most of today in the air, and most of the weekend away from my keyboard, there probably won’t be much in the way of articles posted to the site until Monday. Though I’ll try and check comments from time to time, and will have access to email whilst in airports and my hotel.

Let's Get The UDIC On Twitter!

Let's Get The UDIC On Twitter!

The Ultima Dragons are on Facebook; let’s get them on Twitter as well. It’s actually easier than it sounds, and could be done as easily as adopting the use of a common hashtag like “#udic”.

Sanctimonia Update: Primitive Object Rendering

Sanctimonia Update: Primitive Object Rendering

Development on Sanctimonia, the work-in-progress Ultima-inspired online game by Kevin Fishburne, proceeds apace. The implementation of scenery objects (trees and suchlike) is still being worked on.

Ultima Underworld for Sega Genesis?

Ultima Underworld for Sega Genesis?

A recently-unearthed video from the 1992 Consumer Electronics Show in Chicago reveals that a Sega Genesis-based port of Ultima Underworld was in the works for the Sega CD. Alas, it never saw the light of day.

LairWare's Ultima 3 for OS X Updated

LairWare's Ultima 3 for OS X Updated

Apple-focused developer LairWare have released an updated version of their OS X port of Ultima 3, which adds better localization options and fixes a compatibility issue.

I’ll Be Traveling Today

Since I’ll be spending most of today in the air, as it were, there probably won’t be much in the way of other articles posted to the site. Though I’ll try and check comments from time to time, and will have access to email whilst in airports.

The 100 Greatest Games of All Time? Well, No.

The 100 Greatest Games of All Time? Well, No.

Fandomania has produced a list of their readers’ Top 100 Video Games of all time. Origin has a few entries on the list, but none near the top where some deserve to be.