Tagged: Apple

Video: Ultima 4 on iOS (natively!)

Video: Ultima 4 on iOS (natively!)

In which a long-standing challenge is responded to: What you are seeing, Dragons and Dragonettes, is actually an offshoot of the xu4 project, which implements the underlying game model from Ultima 4 in iOS....

Crap…iDOS got pulled from the App Store, again

Crap…iDOS got pulled from the App Store, again

Once again, the issue is that the program can run custom executables within itself. As the developer points out in this post, to comply with Apple’s App Store policy, he would effectively have to...

Ultima 3: Exodus running on an Apple II+

Ultima 3: Exodus running on an Apple II+

Witness the awesome: There’s really not much to say, apart from that this is all kinds of cool. It’s kind of mind-boggling to think that this is where Ultima — where gaming, really —...

iDOS 2.0.1 available on the iTunes App Store

iDOS 2.0.1 available on the iTunes App Store

Some of you may recall the brief, shining moment of glory that the original iDOS iPhone app had: it appeared on the iTunes App Store one morning back in October, and was quickly yanked...

Gamers abandoning gaming handhelds

Gamers abandoning gaming handhelds

Apropos of the discussion taking place in the comments section of this article comes this timely report via Slashdot: “IndustryGamers reports on new research from Interpret, which shows that more and more people are...

Infinity Blade brings ridiculously gorgeous 3D gaming to the iPhone

Infinity Blade brings ridiculously gorgeous 3D gaming to the iPhone

Seriously: how? I mean, granted, as mobile devices go, the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 are pretty powerful units. But this powerful? It just doesn’t seem possible…but there it is. The geniuses at Epic...

Ultima 6 in iDOS (with pictures!)

Ultima 6 in iDOS (with pictures!)

I finally managed to take a few minutes and get this working. I already had Ultima 6 installed on another machine for use with DOSbox, so getting the game into iDOS on my iPhone...

iDOS: Official DOSpad app for iOS devices! (update: not no more)

iDOS: Official DOSpad app for iOS devices! (update: not no more)

I don’t know how long this one is going to last, so get it while it’s hot! Somehow, someone got a version of DOSpad approved by Apple and released for $0.99 on the iOS...

Ultima V for iPad: Updates and "How Tos"

Ultima V for iPad: Updates and "How Tos"

Donn dropped me a short email to let me know that his project to get Ultima 5 working on the Apple iPad is progressing nicely. Not only did he drop this snazzy new screenshot...

Akalabeth for iPhone updated

Akalabeth for iPhone updated

Granted, I didn’t need to make and adjustments to the project entry, since the download link there is just a link to the relevant entry at the Apple App Store. Still, for what it’s...

Added: Ultima 5 for iPad

Added: Ultima 5 for iPad

I was alerted to the existence of this project on Tumblr (Aiera has a Tumblr feed; the developer followed it) a couple of days ago, and have taken the step of adding a project...

An Ultima 4 Development Challenge

An Ultima 4 Development Challenge

I was told the most interesting thing today. As the good reader is probably aware, a port of Akalabeth was recently released on the iPhone (or, more correctly, iOS) platform, Apple’s mobile device operating...

Added: Akalabeth for iPhone

Added: Akalabeth for iPhone

I was just tipped off to the existence of this remake thanks to an email from Zen. It’s a complete port of Akalabeth to the iPhone. This is evidently a licensed effort, as the...

Looking for a new laptop

Looking for a new laptop

[ad#Computer Slideshow]Actually, it would be somewhat more correct to say that I’m looking for a new computer system in general. My current tower is a Pentium 4 (2.66 GHz, 1 GB RAM, 512 MB...