It’s almost like they were expecting GOG to release Ultima 7… …that’s right, Dragons and Dragonettes: both Pix’s Ultima Patcher for Windows and Xarton Dragon’s more cross-platform Portable Ultima Patches have been updated to...
Monthly Archive: November 2011
The Good Old Games version of Serpent Isle evidently doesn’t come with the map or cluebook included as extras. Until such time as I can work with GOG to get these things added to the list of extras for the game, you can find links to both in this article.
The introduction and ending sequences from the SNES port of Ultima 7.
A pair of fan-made, Hollywood-style trailers for both parts of Ultima 7.
A video of the Ultima 7 content from the Origin FX Screensaver package.
The original introductory movie produced by Denis Loubet for Serpent Isle. Longer and cooler.
The alternate (and bad, as in: evil) ending to Ultima 7, triggered by using the Black Gate instead of destroying it.
Ultima 7 and Serpent Isle are available for download from Good Old Games.
The no longer anywhere near nightly open discussion thread at Ultima Aiera.
Odkin figured out how to get a look at the Apple II source code, using only Apple II OS commands and the original game data files. While I can’t post his findings (e.g. the actual game code) here, his explanation of his method is something anyone with an original copy of Ultima and an Apple II could follow.
Kingspud, the man behind the Ultima 1 Revisited project, has begun posting a series of tutorials which examine, line by line, the code underneath Ultima 1.
Richard Garriott will be speaking at Queen Mary University of London next month, in a lecture with the title “Tales of Fantasy and the Final Frontier”.
Andy Panthro has updated his Ultima-inspired texture pack for Minecraft to support the latest version of the smash hit indie game.
Firstknight has released the first in a series of Beautiful Britannia Mini Mods, which gives players the ability to return briefly to the Avatar’s house on Earth to take advantage of the cheat teleporters.