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

The Space Bar

MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
...
3.4
Windows
78
3.3

Trivia

Steve Meretzky's daughter Sasha provided the voices of the bibbles in the bibblebonk casino game.

Contributed by Ye Olde Infocomme Shoppe (1519) on Oct 20, 2002. -- edit trivia



Meretzky tried like heck to keep the game at a "T" rating to maximize its audience. In the cowboy theme bar, there are "pictures of naked people, sufficiently in sufficiently low resolution so as not to jeopardize this game's rating". Nonetheless, the ESRB slapped The Space Bar with an "M" for drug use in the Auditon and Sraffan flashbacks.

Contributed by Ye Olde Infocomme Shoppe (1519) on Oct 20, 2002. -- edit trivia



In the betting parlor, there are sound effects from a Galaga arcade machine playing in the background. If you listen closely, you can sometimes hear a Ms. Pac-Man as well.

Contributed by Ye Olde Infocomme Shoppe (1519) on Jun 29, 2002. -- edit trivia



Ron Cobb, the artist who designed the aliens in this game, also designed the aliens who drank at the Mos Eisley cantina in Star Wars.

Contributed by Adam Baratz (1350) on Jan 03, 2001. -- edit trivia