Monthly Archive: September 2011

Unboxing Serpent Isle

Unboxing Serpent Isle

Old Games Italia launches a new video feature with a look at the box contents of the European edition of Serpent Isle.

I Am A Game Photographer: Dragon Age: Origins (PC)

I Am A Game Photographer: Dragon Age: Origins (PC)

I have been playing a lot of games recently, and have been taking screenshots as I go in almost every case. As Rock, Paper, Shotgun put it, I am a game photographer, and I’ll periodically be posting galleries of my playthroughs to my Google+ account.

I Am A Game Photographer: Dungeon Hunter (iPhone)

I Am A Game Photographer: Dungeon Hunter (iPhone)

I have been playing a lot of games recently, and have been taking screenshots as I go in almost every case. As Rock, Paper, Shotgun put it, I am a game photographer, and I’ll periodically be posting galleries of my playthroughs to my Google+ account.

New Download: Portable Ultima Patches

New Download: Portable Ultima Patches

Jason “Xarton Dragon” Penney has released a set of portable, delta-only patches for the first six Ultima games (the GOG versions and, presumably, other installations as well).

Ian "Tiberius" Fraizer Wants Your Input About Skills In Lazarus

Ian "Tiberius" Fraizer Wants Your Input About Skills In Lazarus

Ian “Tiberius” Fraizer is looking for your thoughts about the skill system in Ultima V: Lazarus. As such…please, share them!

And Now It's Wing Commander's Birthday

And Now It's Wing Commander's Birthday

Twenty-one years ago, the first Wing Commander game was released. Space sims were never the same.

The Ultima 6 Remake: New Portraits, Loose Ends, and Serpents Hold

The Ultima 6 Remake: New Portraits, Loose Ends, and Serpents Hold

The Exult-based Ultima 6 Remake has seen some impressive progress and developments, including the addition of two new team members, over the past couple of weeks!

Ultima Online Turns 14!

Ultima Online Turns 14!

Ultima Online was released fourteen years ago…yesterday. Be sure to check out UOJournal for some interesting retrospectives about the game and its expansions.

New Gallery: Ultima V: Lazarus Regional Profiles

New Gallery: Ultima V: Lazarus Regional Profiles

Courtesy of Ian “Tiberius” Fraizer, Ultima Aiera is pleased to present the regional profiles — city, town, and landmark design documents — from Ultima V: Lazarus.

New Gallery: Ultima Trilogy Documentation

New Gallery: Ultima Trilogy Documentation

Courtesy of Natreg Dragon and Pix, Ultima Aiera is pleased to present images of the manual, quickstart guide, reference guide, and maps from the Ultima Trilogy (a compliation of the first three Ultima games released for DOS).

New Gallery: Ultima 2 Manuals

New Gallery: Ultima 2 Manuals

Courtesy of Natreg Dragon and Pix, Ultima Aiera is pleased to present images of the manuals for two different Apple II versions of Ultima 2: the original, and the “grey box” version.

The Codex of Ultima Wisdom: Nearly a Million Pageviews!

The Codex of Ultima Wisdom: Nearly a Million Pageviews!

The Codex of Ultima Wisdom has received an immense number of pageviews over the last year, and has added much in the way of new content.

New Gallery: Ultima 1 Manuals

New Gallery: Ultima 1 Manuals

Courtesy of Natreg Dragon and Pix, Ultima Aiera is pleased to present images of the manuals for the Apple II, PC, and Atari versions of Ultima 1. And yes, there were quite steep differences between the manuals for each platform!