A commentary on the state of modern MMORPGs that bemoans the lack of good sandbox-style games.
Category: Ultima Online
Pix has posted a few photos of what is purportedly a t-shirt made for the Ultima Online 2 development team.
Naoki Yoshida, producer for Final Fantasy XIV, recently entertained Mythic’s Jeff Skalski and Bonnie Armstrong at the Square Enix studio in Japan.
Stephen Emond’s Ultima Online: The Ultimate Collector’s Guide is available on sale, as are all his previous books!
A rather more negative review of Ultima Online, from the February 1998 edition of PC Home.
Another Ultima Online review from January 1998, this time from PC Format magazine, courtesy of Pix.
Courtesy of Pix, here is a two-page review of Ultima Online that originally appeared in PC Gamer.
Scans of the jewel case, booklet, and CD that make up an apparently specific-to-Walmart edition of Ultima Online: Renaissance.
Oh, the things franchise producers do for major events in the franchise.
A pair of scanned images from an internal Origin Systems newsletter, describing the UO team and their experience with MUDs.
Ben “Bandit LOAF” Lesnick reports live from Fairfax, Virginia and BioWare Mythic’s studio and the 15th anniversary celebration for Ultima Online.
The final puzzle pieces have been released, and as suspected, you can purchase a larger version of a print commemorating Ultima Online’s history as a lithograph
Just go read Raph Koster’s Website. In my view, it will be the best tribute and article about UO’s 15th Anniversary that you will read.
A few Ultima games merit mention on IGN’s list of the top 100 RPGs of all time. None of them crack the top ten, though.