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

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MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
...
3.2
PlayStation
...
3.0
PC-98
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5.0

The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

Acting
The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting).
3.3
Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
3.2
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
3.5
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
3.4
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
3.4
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
3.2
Overall MobyScore (74 votes)3.3

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
DOS 43 3.5
      Acting 3.4
      Gameplay 3.3
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 3.5
      Sound / Music 3.5
      Story / Presentation 3.3
FM Towns 2 4.7
      Acting 5.0
      Gameplay 5.0
      Graphics 5.0
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 5.0
      Story / Presentation 5.0
Macintosh 4 3.2
      Acting 3.2
      Gameplay 3.2
      Graphics 3.2
      Personal Slant 3.2
      Sound / Music 3.2
      Story / Presentation 3.2
PC-FX 4 3.2
      Acting 3.2
      Gameplay 3.2
      Graphics 3.2
      Personal Slant 3.2
      Sound / Music 3.2
      Story / Presentation 3.2
PC-98 1 5.0
      Acting 5.0
      Gameplay 5.0
      Graphics 5.0
      Personal Slant 5.0
      Sound / Music 5.0
      Story / Presentation 5.0
PlayStation 6 3.0
      Acting 3.0
      Gameplay 3.0
      Graphics 3.0
      Personal Slant 3.0
      Sound / Music 3.0
      Story / Presentation 3.0
SEGA Saturn 5 2.2
      Acting 2.0
      Gameplay 2.2
      Graphics 2.2
      Personal Slant 2.4
      Sound / Music 2.2
      Story / Presentation 2.2
Windows 9 3.2
      Acting 3.4
      Gameplay 3.1
      Graphics 3.1
      Personal Slant 3.3
      Sound / Music 3.1
      Story / Presentation 3.1


User Reviews

Twisted and whimsical. Just the way grues like it! DOS אולג 小奥 (171551)
The Encyclopedia Frobozzica manual is more entertaining than the game. DOS WildKard (12146)
An adequate adventure, but not very Zorkish. DOS Ye Olde Infocomme Shoppe (1519)
Creativity at its finest! DOS Deen F (4)
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