In which we look at ways to get the Ultima games up and running on mobile devices. This is relatively easy in the case of Ultimas 1 through 8…but what about Ultima 9?
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E3 has come and gone. There were actually some pretty neat things presented thereat, albeit EA has once again refused to announce a new single-player Ultima.
What is a companion, in an RPG context? What is a henchman? Does the distinction even matter, and if so, why?
In which Withstand the Fury Dragon geeks out for a bit about Mass Effect 4 and Ultima 6, and muses upon the future of the Ultima Codex.
Being an excerpt from the Journal of the Avatar, from the period of history known as “The Warriors of Destiny”.
Do video games really need to grow up? Are they mostly just immature power fantasies at present, or are they vehicles for philosophy and mature storytelling?
Withstand the Fury Dragon never seems able to shut up about Big Huge Games’ 2012 RPG, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. Herein, he’ll try and explain why.
In which SSSH discusses the attention and detail that were put into the manuals and reference books that accompanied the Ultima games.
The Spam Spam Spam Humbug crew take a look at Ultima 5: Warriors of Destiny.
Spam Spam Spam Humbug gets group! WtF Dragon is joined by Boolean Dragon, Linguistic Dragon, and others to discuss Obsidian Entertainment’s new RPG, Pillars of Eternity.
Proving once again that reducing something to raw numbers isn’t necessarily the best way to appreciate its beauty: Kotaku commits journalism with a grand article about the Homeworld Remastered soundtrack. Also: useful Windows applications, encryption software, and sundry other gaming news.
The second episode of Spam Spam Spam Humbug, “Don’t Knock the Fun”, is now online.
Spam Spam Spam Humbug, the Ultima Codex’s podcast, is now available on the iTunes Store.
The first episode in what I hope will become a weekly Ultima Codex podcast has been published.