Worlds of Ultima: The Savage Empire (Origin, 1990)

Worlds of Ultima: The Savage Empire (Origin, 1990)
This got your attention, didn't it? You already know that I'm a huge fan of the Ultima saga. No surprise then if I say that I'm also a fan of its spinoffs, the Worlds of Ultima games. We're talking about two games, The Savage Empire and Martian Dreams, both based  […]

Ultima IV - Quest of the Avatar (Origin, 1985)

Ultima IV - Quest of the Avatar (Origin, 1985)
To me, this is where the Ultima saga begins. I never played (and never will) the first three games, but in my humble opinion, Ultima really comes to its own when the concept of Avatar is introduced. And that is of course in Ultima IV: quest of the Avatar. Ultima  […]

Ultima VII: The black Gate (Origin, 1992)

Ultima VII: The black Gate (Origin, 1992)
Ah, Ultima VII. Where to begin. With The false prophet ends the so called Age of Enlightenment trilogy (Ultima IV, V and VI), centered on achieving enlightenment by following the virtues principles. You just had to become a better guy, no evil masterlord's ass to kick. That was pretty unusual  […]

Ultima V: Warriors of destiny (Origin, 1988)

Ultima V: Warriors of destiny (Origin, 1988)
My retro-games collection is very small, something like a dozen titles or so. There's a reason for that. I don't buy indiscriminately every old game I come across. I only seek the games that have a distinct personal value or which I consider milestones in videogames history (see my Elite  […]