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I think the price will put off a lot of possible buyers; however, in saying that, if you only buy one game this year, make it this one.
Quite simply Ultima IV is the best role playing game I have seen for any computer. In terms of sheer size and playability, it is tremendous value for money. If you have a disk drive, go and buy a copy immediately. If you don't have a disk drive, go and sell something else and buy one. Then buy a copy of this amazing game.
Ultima IV is a great challenge and it will take many months to complete.
Wie gewohnt führt die Reise durch eine kräftig gewachsene Abenteuerwelt: Ultima IV hat ungefähr den sechzehnfachen Umfang des Vorgängers! Da ist viel Platz für aberwitzige Details: Fesselballons transportieren den angehenden Avatar zu abgelegenen Örtlichkeiten, Geisterstädte und Piratenschiffe sind direkt schon banale Alltäglichkeiten. Spätestens ab her hat sich Ultima zur Simulation einer mittelalterlichen Fantasywelt gemausert, deren Bewohner keine anonymen Sprites mehr sind.
This is an absorbing game with plenty of depth, that should please those who enjoy quest type adventures, and dedicated purists who are partial to straying occasionally from the orthodox text graphics adventure format.
Overall though, Ultima IV is very playable, and has many secrets in store, waiting to be discovered! If the format appeals to you, then you won't be disappointed - it is the best of its genre I have come across.