Tagged: Ultima

An Ultima-themed calendar

An Ultima-themed calendar

Girly calendars aren’t the sort of thing I’d normally cover here at Aiera, but this one merits an exception to the rule. Ergonpandilus Dragon brought to my attention this offering from Italian photographer Enrico...

News next Tuesday

News next Tuesday

Just a quick note: I’ll have a few news posting next Tuesday. I’ve been a bit lax, owing to an absurd amount of work and yet another trip to Wyoming. And in that time,...

Nazghul/Haxima 0.7.0 Released

Nazghul/Haxima 0.7.0 Released

I just got word from Tim Carlsen: version 0.7.0 of the Ultima-inspired adventure game engine, Nazghul, has been released. Do check the project website for details and downloads for Windows and Linux. Haxima, the...

Who mourns for Geocities?

Who mourns for Geocities?

Well, that’s it. Yahoo!’s Geocities website-hosting service is, as of today, officially closed. With it closes at least a dozen Ultima website, including some project websites listed here at Aiera. I haven’t gone through...

Let's Play Ultima 5!

Let's Play Ultima 5!

Reader galway brought to my attention another YouTube-based effort to play through an Ultima game. Or, in this case, an Ultima remake: Ultima V: Lazarus. Ladies and Luke, I give you: Let’s Play Ultima...

New pen-and-paper Ultima RPG!

New pen-and-paper Ultima RPG!

Michael Shorten has released “Siege Perilous,” his Ultima-inspired tabletop RPG. “Siege Perilous” is an RPG based on the Ultima Age of Darkness CRPG games – #1 through #3. It is developed from an adaptation...

Interview with Denis Loubet

Interview with Denis Loubet

Michael Shorten, tabletop RPG enthusiast and authour of an Ultima-themed pen-and-paper RPG, did an interview with Denis Loubet — game, box, and manual art illustrator for many of the Ultima games — back in...

What is the best order to play the Ultimas in?

What is the best order to play the Ultimas in?

Those of you who have undertaken to read the Bible in its entirety may be familiar with the fact that most Biblical “reading programs” do not recommend attempting a cover-to-cover read-through. Indeed, many such...

Dino's Ultima Page turns 7

Dino's Ultima Page turns 7

I missed this last month, but Dino’s Ultima Page reached a milestone by logging its seventh year of operation in July. Congratulations are, I think, in order, both because of Dino the Dark Dragon’s...

Richard Garriott and Chris Roberts on Twitter!

Richard Garriott and Chris Roberts on Twitter!

From WCNews, via a reader email: the creators of, respectively, Ultima and Wing Commander, Richard Garriott and Chris Roberts, are now on Twitter! Roberts hasn’t posted much, but Garriott is getting into the swing...

A new Richard Garriott interview

A new Richard Garriott interview

Ergonpandilus Dragon alerted me to the existence of this one, conducted by the folks at CrispyGamer! The topic of discussion seems to be Ultima 7, for the most part: Crispy Gamer: Ultima VII is...

Ultima 6 Project Milestone 6 Released

Ultima 6 Project Milestone 6 Released

Just got this in my inbox last night, and I see it has gone live over at the Ultima 6 Project website: It is with much pleasure that we announce the release of Team...

Changes afoot

Changes afoot

I’ve been away too long. The downloads don’t work. The news hasn’t been updated in over a month. And don’t even get me started about Lost Sosaria. I’ve been away from Ultima too long,...

New Ultima 6-like Project

New Ultima 6-like Project

Dino brings us news from Blake Delaney, whose love of the Ultima games (and especially Ultima 6, my personal favourite) has inspired him to attempt to create a game in the style of Ultima...