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Hi-Res Adventure #4: Ulysses and the Golden Fleece

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PC-88
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FM-7
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Apple II
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Description

Ulysses and the Golden Fleece is an adventure game where you play the part of Ulysses in ancient Greece. The king has given you the task of finding the golden fleece, a legendary treasure which is protected by the gods. You begin your quest in a small town, and will need to travel to several far away lands to find the fleece. Many characters from ancient mythology will be encountered along the way, including King Neptune, the Sirens, Cyclops, and others. You need to find a way past them as well as the many obstacles on sea and land if you are to be successful.

Along the bottom of the screen is a text parser which accepts two word commands to interact with the game, and at the top (covering most of the screen) are graphics depicting your current situation. If needed, the graphics can temporarily be cleared to see some of the most recent commands entered.

Screenshots

Hi-Res Adventure #4: Ulysses and the Golden Fleece Atari 8-bit Uh oh, it's a god of the underworld!
Hi-Res Adventure #4: Ulysses and the Golden Fleece PC Booter A lush green forest near the town.
Hi-Res Adventure #4: Ulysses and the Golden Fleece Commodore 64 Pluto, god of the underworld!!
Hi-Res Adventure #4: Ulysses and the Golden Fleece Apple II Be careful of this dragon!

Alternate Titles

  • "Ulysses and the Golden Fleece" -- In-game title

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It's off to Greece to find the Fleece Commodore 64 *Katakis* (37801)

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Trivia

Multiple releases

Ulysses and the Golden Fleece was released three times for the PC.

The first release was on a small - but very elaborate - On-Line Systems folder. Its contents were two 5.25" diskettes, a warranty card, and an On-Line Systems catalog.

The second release was on a large SierraVenture folder. Its contents were two 5.25" diskettes, a folder and a warranty/registration card.

The third and final release was a Sierra On-Line box. Its contents were a 5.25" diskette, a manual, a player guide, and a tray.

You can take a look at screenshots of these releases on Vintage Sierra website.

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Contributed to by Terok Nor (18355) and Servo (55925)