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I Played That! #35: Ultima Underworld I and II (PC)

As we’ve seen, the Ultima series always tried to be on the cutting edge of gaming. While never sacrificing story and mechanics, they always pushed the graphics to whatever the current limits were. It was tough being an Ultima fanboy … Continue reading

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I Played That! #27: Ultima VII and VII Part 2 (PC)

Ultima VII: The Black Gate cannot be overemphasized in my gaming history. It was a watershed moment, the culmination of my long-held love for the series and solidified my tastes in gaming, for good or ill. It absolutely blew me … Continue reading

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I Played That! #19: Worlds of Ultima (PC)

By 1990, Origin was a powerhouse of a game studio. By this time I would buy pretty much anything they put out. They also realized they had a good thing going with this Ultima series, and started working on ways … Continue reading

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I Played That! #11: Ultima IV, V, and VI (C64, PC)

Because of my love for Ultima III, I bought Ultima IV as soon as I could. Ultima IV would radically change the Ultima series forever, and in a better world we don’t live in, it would have changed all of … Continue reading

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I Played That! #3: Ultima III, II, and I (C64, PC)

If there is a single game that formed the basis of my videogame interests, it’s Ultima III. I can’t overstate how influential it was to me. Once I played it, there was no turning back, and that’s kind of an … Continue reading

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