Tagged: Ultima Underworld

Restored: Arx Fatalis

Restored: Arx Fatalis

Some of you may recall that Aiera did in fact play host to a demo version of Arkane Studios’ epic, Ultima Underworld-inspired RPG Arx Fatalis. Also to be found were a handful of update...

Arkane Studios purchased by Zenimax

Arkane Studios purchased by Zenimax

Some of you may recognize Arkane Studios as the developer of Arx Fatalis, the game that many considered to be, unofficially of course, Ultima Underworld 3. Well, they’ve just been purchased by Zenimax, who...

News I've neglected to post

News I've neglected to post

First, Sergorn Dragon’s Return to the Serpent Isle has posted its June update, which makes mention of the magic system that the project team is in the process of developing. Work is also proceeding...

Exactly what are the differences between System Shock 1 and Underworld?

Exactly what are the differences between System Shock 1 and Underworld?

I ask, because I just got this message, from reader Rodrigo, by email: I am a fan of Ultima games and I have followed this site for a long time. Maybe you know about...

To-do list for the site

To-do list for the site

Bumped again for my own purposes: there’s a few things left undone here. [image:98:r:s=0:l=x] This is mostly for my benefit, O Reader, as my memory is not what it once was (not that it...

Presenting: the Abysmal Engine!

Presenting: the Abysmal Engine!

Dominus (who should be known to anyone who frequents the Exult) brought to my attention, by email, an exciting new project that has emerged which is attempting to create a modern engine for the...

Missing Underworld Downloads

Missing Underworld Downloads

If anyone out there has a copy of the Ultima Underworld for Dungeon Keeper ZIP file, please let me know. I don’t seem to have a working copy in my backups, and so cannot...

Ultima Songbook; U6 Project dev tools released; Iris and Exult updated

Ultima Songbook; U6 Project dev tools released; Iris and Exult updated

I see that Dino’s Ultima Page has posted some news concerning a couple of new file releases from different projects. Notably, Ranman’s Ultima V for TI Calculators has released a beta version of that...

Ultima Underworld for Dungeon Keeper; U6P Milestone 5 available here

Ultima Underworld for Dungeon Keeper; U6P Milestone 5 available here

I was contacted a while back (an inexcusably long while back, as it happens — my apologies!) by Zen, who passed along a bit of an addon module for Dungeon Keeper based on the...

UW in Portuguese; Exult and Pentagram snapshots; EUO 3D; Project Britannia update

UW in Portuguese; Exult and Pentagram snapshots; EUO 3D; Project Britannia update

I apologize for the gap in news updating; both my job and my home life have been rather busy these last few weeks, and I’ve had precious little time to stroll through “the Ultimasphere”...

Redemption looking for new members; EUO goes 3D; Realms of Ultima releases new content

Redemption looking for new members; EUO goes 3D; Realms of Ultima releases new content

It hasn’t been a tremendously busy couple of weeks, but several projects have posted significant updates. Ultima IX: Redemption There is a lot of news from this promising, Morrowind-based remake of Ultima 9 this...

Post-Jamboree News (a.k.a. I've fallen behind and this is me catching up to things again!)

Post-Jamboree News (a.k.a. I've fallen behind and this is me catching up to things again!)

It’s good to be back, even if it does mean there’s a bit of work ahead of me. But I’ve covered the whole “yes, I am in fact back now” bit in the previous...

A few old utilities

A few old utilities

I was going through the Ultima FTP Archive and noticed that there were a few things there which had not been added to Aiera, but which probably should have been added a goodly while...