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.
Tagged: Ultima 8
All the Ultima games in GOG’s catalogue are available on sale today, at a discount of up to 80% off.
The video I posted yesterday, which was purported to be in-game footage from The Lost Vale was actually from Ultima 8 proper.
A few minutes of footage of what is supposedly a demo for The Lost Vale, the never-released add-on for Ultima 8.
Ultima 8 is available for free, for a little while, on EA’s Origin digital storefront.
My review of Ultima 9, which will be included in Felipe Pepe’s upcoming cRPG Player’s Handbook.
Rustic Dragon passed along some images of a mailout of an Ultima 8 patch diskette, complete with patch notes.
Pagan in Minecraft is progressing well, helped by the contribution of a map of the island of Pagan courtesy of AvatarAcid.
In which we look at the various Ultima fan projects that have been active, even if only briefly, in 2014, and note the progress that these have made.
kodenkm has posted a “Milestone 1” video showcasing his recent work on his Minecraft-based remake of Ultima 8.
Bill Randolph graciously took over an hour out of his busy schedule to chat with us about his work at Origin Systems, especially on Ultima 9. He answered a number of questions about the game and its development, and shed some new light on its difficult development.
Richard Cobbett, writing at PC Gamer, takes a look at the Ultima series…and the Avatar’s role in setting up the various events that plagued Britannia therein.