Monthly Archive: November 2011

Updated: Pix's Ultima Patcher and Xarton Dragon's Portable Ultima Patches

Updated: Pix's Ultima Patcher and Xarton Dragon's Portable Ultima Patches

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...

So, Because GOG's Ultima 7 Complete Doesn't Include the Map and Cluebook for Serpent Isle…

So, Because GOG's Ultima 7 Complete Doesn't Include the Map and Cluebook for Serpent Isle…

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 Original Serpent Isle Introduction

The Original Serpent Isle Introduction

The original introductory movie produced by Denis Loubet for Serpent Isle. Longer and cooler.

Ultima 7 (Including Serpent Isle) Released on Good Old Games

Ultima 7 (Including Serpent Isle) Released on Good Old Games

Ultima 7 and Serpent Isle are available for download from Good Old Games.

How To See the Source Code of the Original Ultima 1

How To See the Source Code of the Original Ultima 1

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.

Stepping Through Ultima 1's Code

Stepping Through Ultima 1's Code

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.

See Richard Garriott in London Next Month!

See Richard Garriott in London Next Month!

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's Ultima Textures for Minecraft Updated

Andy Panthro's Ultima Textures for Minecraft Updated

Andy Panthro has updated his Ultima-inspired texture pack for Minecraft to support the latest version of the smash hit indie game.

Beautiful Britannia: Mini Mods

Beautiful Britannia: Mini Mods

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.