In which we explore headcanon, what-if scenarios about Sosarian and Britannia history, and even where some Ultima games themselves took canon in a different direction.
Tagged: Ultima Forever
What can we come to know about Honor, as a virtue, by looking at its negation?
There’s been a very good reason for the relative silence around here.
The Battle Bards, a podcast about MMORPG soundscapes, take a look at Ultima Online, Ultima Forever, and Ultima X: Odyssey in their 84th episode.
A walkthrough video of the Mythic studio in Fairfax, Virgina, on the last day it was open.
Another piece of artwork from Blackthorn’s Castle, as it would have appeared in Ultima Forever.
EA has been teasing “mystery titles” for its 2018 lineup, including new takes on a couple of (unspecified) old IPs.
Gone are the days when we could play games at whim, for what duration pleased us. How, as gamers, do we deal with changes in the gaming industry?
The Ultima series depicts love in a very philosophically interesting way, one which is very much in line with real-world ideals of mercy.
When you back a crowdfunded project — on Kickstarter or elsehwere — exactly what does that mean? What’s the nature of your pledge, and what is the nature of your relationship with the developer thereafter?
Withstand the Fury Dragon looks back at Ultima Forever a bit after the one-year anniversary of its shutdown.
How does the Ultima series handle masculinity and femininity? How are certain characters — or even the Virtues — portrayed as masculine/feminine?
How much prominence does combat need to have in an RPG? How necessary should combat be to progressing through — or passing — the game? And is there something “lesser” about including an “easy” difficulty setting?
Eleven years ago, the Ultima Codex’s predecessor — Ultima Aiera — was launched. Some pretty wild stuff has happened since then.