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Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness (MSX)

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Description

Ultima I is a remake of the classic RPG Ultima from 1981. You must travel to another world and save the land Sosaria from the evil wizard Mondain. The game features tile based top-down overworld graphics and first person perspective pseudo-3D dungeons.

The original Ultima was re-programmed using assembly language, with updated graphics, minor changes in towns' and people's names, and some different puzzles.

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Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness MSX Entering the town of Paws
Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness MSX Fighting with a warlock
Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness MSX Outside the town of Paws
Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness MSX Inside Lord British's castle

Alternate Titles

  • "Ultima I: The Beginning..." -- floppy disk title

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Ultima I appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Extras

Origin, like they did with many of the Ultima games, included a "trinket" in the box. In this case the trinket consisted of a small cloth bag with five metal coins.

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koffiepad (10041) added Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness (MSX) on Nov 24, 2005
Other platforms contributed by Terok Nor (18316) and אולג 小奥 (168605)