Written by  :  cimerians (51)
Written on  :  Feb 28, 2001
Platform  :  DOS
Rating  :  4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars
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Another classic Ultima, could be the best.

The Good

The storyline is spectacular....and it immediately pulls you in. Also, after playing Ultima IV for months the new graphic interface in Ultima V is a nice addition. This game has a great storyline, characters and was really a step up from the revolutionary Ultima IV.....you need to play this game if your an RPG fan, but make sure you take into account the dated graphics etc. since this is an old game.

The Bad

Not much but one thing that was a bit annoying for me was the fact that almost every sign, street sign or scroll was written in the runic alphabet....very annoying since you have to pull out your rune converter sheet to decipher it.

The Bottom Line

Fantastic and a great sequel to Ultima IV, it has a great theme and storyline. You basically play the part of the newly attained Avatar (you), together with some familiar companions on a quest to.....well just play for yourself the plots and sublots of the game are the best things to unravel on your own........