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

Arcus

Arcus Screenshots

MSX version

Arcus MSX Interesting Wolfteam logo...

Interesting Wolfteam logo...

Arcus MSX Title screen

Title screen

Arcus MSX Intro

Intro

Arcus MSX You punks!! I'm the boss here!!!

You punks!! I'm the boss here!!!

Arcus MSX Yes, Golden Dragon, sir, whatever you say...

Yes, Golden Dragon, sir, whatever you say...

Arcus MSX Name yar poison!

Name yar poison!

Arcus MSX A great adventure awaits the hero...

A great adventure awaits the hero...

Arcus MSX In a village

In a village

Arcus MSX Status screen

Status screen

Arcus MSX Castle overview

Castle overview

Arcus MSX Double-bed room, sir?

Double-bed room, sir?

Arcus MSX The amount of written text here is astounding. You can sit for hours and the guy will still tell you different things

The amount of written text here is astounding. You can sit for hours and the guy will still tell you different things

Arcus MSX Castle ruins

Castle ruins

Arcus MSX What a tree, what a tree!

What a tree, what a tree!

Arcus MSX Standard movement menu

Standard movement menu

Arcus MSX Looks creepy...

Looks creepy...

Arcus MSX At that time I remembered I needed a razor...

At that time I remembered I needed a razor...

Arcus MSX Fighting a bird in a dungeon

Fighting a bird in a dungeon


Arcus Screenshots

PC-88 version

Arcus PC-88 I didn't realize Wolfteam was Jewish... :)

I didn't realize Wolfteam was Jewish... :)

Arcus PC-88 Title screen

Title screen

Arcus PC-88 Drama awakens RPG... oh my :)

Drama awakens RPG... oh my :)

Arcus PC-88 You are in a quiet village. You crave for asphalt, room service, and jazz bars

You are in a quiet village. You crave for asphalt, room service, and jazz bars

Arcus PC-88 The blacksmith looks at you coyly, but says nothing

The blacksmith looks at you coyly, but says nothing

Arcus PC-88 Getting bored from the whole thing, you nonchalantly open the status menu and scroll through some peculiar hair fashion examples

Getting bored from the whole thing, you nonchalantly open the status menu and scroll through some peculiar hair fashion examples

Arcus PC-88 The innkeeper smokes his pipe and nods without really listening to what you have to say

The innkeeper smokes his pipe and nods without really listening to what you have to say

Arcus PC-88 You see a chicken leg on the plate. Your memories take you to the Saizeriya chain in Shanghai

You see a chicken leg on the plate. Your memories take you to the Saizeriya chain in Shanghai

Arcus PC-88 You consider entering the king's castle. You admire the game's concise English vocabulary

You consider entering the king's castle. You admire the game's concise English vocabulary

Arcus PC-88 This king is obviously fascinated with Norse mythology

This king is obviously fascinated with Norse mythology

Arcus PC-88 You decide that you are ruined enough to enter these ruins. You laugh long and hard at your own bad joke

You decide that you are ruined enough to enter these ruins. You laugh long and hard at your own bad joke

Arcus PC-88 This is a tree. What did you think?

This is a tree. What did you think?

Arcus PC-88 You suddenly realize you forgot your swimsuit

You suddenly realize you forgot your swimsuit

Arcus PC-88 You wonder if there is an elevator

You wonder if there is an elevator

Arcus PC-88 You navigate your party through this hostile area. You enjoy the not-so-smooth scrolling

You navigate your party through this hostile area. You enjoy the not-so-smooth scrolling

Arcus PC-88 You are attacked by three viciously looking creatures. You hope PETA will forgive your further actions

You are attacked by three viciously looking creatures. You hope PETA will forgive your further actions

Arcus PC-88 You patiently explain to the old man that the historical Hollywood movie about Lao Zi won't be made before 2021

You patiently explain to the old man that the historical Hollywood movie about Lao Zi won't be made before 2021

Arcus PC-88 You realize that this dungeon needs a better interior decorator

You realize that this dungeon needs a better interior decorator

Arcus PC-88 You try to explain that violence can't solve his problems. You quickly realize you'd better shut up and prepare for battle

You try to explain that violence can't solve his problems. You quickly realize you'd better shut up and prepare for battle


Arcus Screenshots

PC-98 version

Arcus PC-98 "The drama wakes up the RPG!" :)

"The drama wakes up the RPG!" :)

Arcus PC-98 Starting village

Starting village

Arcus PC-98 Can I borrow your pipe?

Can I borrow your pipe?

Arcus PC-98 The guys in the bar ramble on and on...

The guys in the bar ramble on and on...

Arcus PC-98 Status screen

Status screen

Arcus PC-98 Royal castle

Royal castle

Arcus PC-98 This guy looks like someone who failed the audition for the role of Gandalf in "Lord of the Rings"

This guy looks like someone who failed the audition for the role of Gandalf in "Lord of the Rings"

Arcus PC-98 Lots of useful items! Rope, keys, and the indispensable map and flashlight

Lots of useful items! Rope, keys, and the indispensable map and flashlight

Arcus PC-98 Entering a dungeon...

Entering a dungeon...

Arcus PC-98 Fighting orcs! You see, I knew I was right ablout Gandalf :)

Fighting orcs! You see, I knew I was right ablout Gandalf :)