If for some reason you still don’t have the Ultima games in your GOG.com catalogue, they are all on sale (60% off!) this weekend.
The Yamato shard for Ultima Online had to be taken offline today, and will also be subject to a time reversion.
The latest version of Ananias includes pet selection and buffing, as well as a skill point display on the main game UI.
Wallpaper for the week. This is the starting area for Ultima Forever; I found a very high-resolution version of it in the game data, and scaled it down a bit (it’s still 2048×2048, though). Enjoy!
The Nuvie team have been hard at work expanding the engine’s support for Martian Dreams. They have also begun adding multi-language support!
Goldenflame Dragon has been hard at work adding a new location to the world of The Dark Unknown.
Feeding Dragon is working on a new version of the PC port of Ultima: Escape from Mount Drash.
A mod for Runesword that tells the tale of a post-Ultima 3 Britannia.
The History of Mana: How an Austronesian Concept Became a Video Game Mechanic: An in-depth look at the origins of the word …
The Britannian Underworld team desperately need to add a pixel artist to their ranks.
Slashing Dragon has continued working on companion creatures in Ananias, and may also be bringing the game to iOS.
PC Gamer’s “Best RPGs of All Time” list includes two Ultima games: Ultima Underworld and Ultima 7.
Andrew Owen has an idea for a custom, U3.5: Pax Britannia-themed skin for the Nintendo 3DS…for those of you who will be playing the game using the ZXDS emulator.
Kevin Fishburne has released the third alpha version of his just-for-Linux SHMUP, Sylph.
Slashing Dragon released version 1.23 of his mobile roguelike, Ananias, a few days ago.
The OpenMW engine now supports 100% of the scripts that drive events in The Elder Scrolls: Morrowind.
There are three Death Scythes in Ultima 7, provided that Forge of Virtue has been installed. However, only two of these can actually be obtained by players; the Ferryman’s Scythe is his, and his alone. → August 19, 2014
Jeff Skalski tipped off the Wing Commander CIC as to the location of the downed Kilrathi fighter in Ultima Forever. Because yes, it had one of those.