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 Online 2
Denis Loubet teases us with a piece of concept art for an isometric, tile-based Ultima…possibly the earliest version of Ultima 9.
In which SSSH discusses the attention and detail that were put into the manuals and reference books that accompanied the Ultima games.
Scans of a lengthy technical design document produced for what was probably the last attempt at creating Ultima Online 2.
A style guide produced for the production team of UO Next, a cancelled attempt to re-tool, clean up, and streamline Ultima Online.
Pix has posted a few photos of what is purportedly a t-shirt made for the Ultima Online 2 development team.
Scans of the first few pages of the Ultima articles in this month’s edition of Chip PowerPlay, the German gaming magazine that is re-launching with this issue.
Jeff Skalski mentioned Ultima Online 2 a couple of times in his recent producer’s letter. Was this meant as an attempt to gauge interest?
Ultima Online (UO) is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed by Origin Systems, which launched on September 24, 1997. It can’t claim to be the first graphical MMO, it can rightly claim to be one of the defining titles of the genre, and continues to run to this day.
In an interview with Eurogamer, Richard Garriott explains more of his plan for his “Ultimate RPG”, including his intent to produce a spiritual — if not an actual — successor to Ultima Online.
The Game Archaeologist, one of the periodic features at Massively (the MMORPG news site), looks at the sad story of two Origin MMORPGs that never saw the light of day.
Ultima Aiera is pleased to present this demo reel — which was apparently only ever released internally at Electronic Arts and whatever studio was doing the development (Mythic Entertainment?) — from a second attempt...
Courtesy of Joe Garrity of the Origin Museum, and thanks to the hard work of both him and the team at the Wing Commander CIC, Ultima Aiera is pleased to present a number of...