User review spotlight: Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar (DOS)

Adventure 1

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Amstrad CPC version

Adventure 1 Amstrad CPC Loading screen

Loading screen

Adventure 1 Amstrad CPC Starting location

Starting location

Adventure 1 Amstrad CPC I went into the building

I went into the building


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Commodore 16, Plus/4 version

Adventure 1 Commodore 16, Plus/4 Start of your adventure

Start of your adventure

Adventure 1 Commodore 16, Plus/4 Inside the building

Inside the building


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Commodore 64 version

Adventure 1 Commodore 64 The start of the game

The start of the game

Adventure 1 Commodore 64 There's a building so, naturally, the player enters

There's a building so, naturally, the player enters

Adventure 1 Commodore 64 In another part of the cavern

In another part of the cavern

Adventure 1 Commodore 64 Finding more rooms and getting more treasure

Finding more rooms and getting more treasure

Adventure 1 Commodore 64 The room descriptions are very detailed

The room descriptions are very detailed

Adventure 1 Commodore 64 Leaving the game is easy, just type QUIT. EXIT may just take you out of the building, (it did when I used it but it mat be a location dependent action)

Leaving the game is easy, just type QUIT. EXIT may just take you out of the building, (it did when I used it but it mat be a location dependent action)

Adventure 1 Commodore 64 On quitting the game gives a score - its zero here because no treasure was deposited in the well house - and optionally starts a new game

On quitting the game gives a score - its zero here because no treasure was deposited in the well house - and optionally starts a new game

Adventure 1 Commodore 64 The INFO command shows the help screen. This is all the help the player gets

The INFO command shows the help screen. This is all the help the player gets


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MSX version

Adventure 1 MSX Starting location

Starting location

Adventure 1 MSX I entered the building (headed east)

I entered the building (headed east)

Adventure 1 MSX I took various things

I took various things

Adventure 1 MSX I headed west

I headed west


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ZX Spectrum version

Adventure 1 ZX Spectrum The start of the game

The start of the game

Adventure 1 ZX Spectrum The INFO command is all the help the player gets

The INFO command is all the help the player gets

Adventure 1 ZX Spectrum Inside the well house, there's some stuff here - just what an adventurer needs to get started

Inside the well house, there's some stuff here - just what an adventurer needs to get started

Adventure 1 ZX Spectrum Exploring and crawling through the caves. The descriptions are detailed and very helpful

Exploring and crawling through the caves. The descriptions are detailed and very helpful

Adventure 1 ZX Spectrum My first encounter with a dwarf. The psycho threw an axe at me!

My first encounter with a dwarf. The psycho threw an axe at me!

Adventure 1 ZX Spectrum This scene shows a limitation / facet of the game. The player cannot carry an indefinite number of items. Something must be dropped in order that the silver bars can be picked up

This scene shows a limitation / facet of the game. The player cannot carry an indefinite number of items. Something must be dropped in order that the silver bars can be picked up

Adventure 1 ZX Spectrum Back at the well house. The treasure has been dropped an that means a score has actually been registered

Back at the well house. The treasure has been dropped an that means a score has actually been registered

Adventure 1 ZX Spectrum having got a score it seems like a good time to save the game. This is done with the SAVE command. The player is prompted for a file name and the game then saves to the cassette

having got a score it seems like a good time to save the game. This is done with the SAVE command. The player is prompted for a file name and the game then saves to the cassette