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Ultima Collection

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Description

Ultima Collection is a compilation, which features the first eight Ultima games, the two Add-ons for the part 7's and the Ultima predecessor Akalabeth.

All those games are on one CD, which also includes all the manuals both as Word documents and Windows Help files.

The following games are included: In addition, the Ultima Collection also features a video interview with Richard Garriott about the (at the time of release) upcoming Ultima IX: Ascension and the Ultima Series itself.

There is also an Ultima Atlas included in the box, which features all the navigation maps from the first eight Ultima games, and the box itself offers a special Inside Cover, which shows a time-line of the Ultima games included.

Screenshots

Ultima Collection DOS Ultima VII - Intro
Ultima Collection DOS Akalabeth - Game - Entering a town
Ultima Collection DOS Ultima II - Intro
Ultima Collection DOS Ultima I - Game - Entering a dungeon

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User Reviews

8 games for the price of one Windows woods01 (154)
One of the best/worst compilations out there.. Windows Chris Martin (1098)
The Ultima Collection: How to get your share of Ultima Gaming Goodness DOS wossname (159)
The Ultima Collection Windows TheNightWalker (16)
Great Way to Experience the Past Windows Ghost (106)

The Press Says

GameStar (Germany) DOS Mar, 1998 80 out of 100 80
PC Action Windows Feb 18, 1998 75 out of 100 75
Svenska PC Gamer Windows Apr, 1998 75 out of 100 75
PC Action DOS Feb 18, 1998 75 out of 100 75

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Trivia

Note that the box cover shown on the back for Ultima II is a mock-up: You will not find that package, as it does not exist. Ultima II was only released by Sierra, and, as Sierra rather than origin owns the game's cover art, the package designers went with the "Wrong Way" Dennis Loubet cover from California Pacific's re-release of Akalabeth (the precursor to Ultima).
Contributed to by Andrew Jenner (68)