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Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Screenshots

Apple II version

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Apple II Title screen

Title screen

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Apple II Main menu

Main menu

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Apple II Character Generation

Character Generation

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Apple II Outdoors

Outdoors

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Apple II Castle

Castle

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Apple II Town

Town

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Apple II Outside a dungeon

Outside a dungeon

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Apple II Dungeon

Dungeon

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Apple II Attacked by bat

Attacked by bat

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Apple II Attacked by skeleton

Attacked by skeleton


Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Screenshots

Commodore 64 version

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Commodore 64 Title screen

Title screen

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Commodore 64 Introduction

Introduction

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Commodore 64 Main menu

Main menu

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Commodore 64 Character generation

Character generation

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Commodore 64 The adventure starts here

The adventure starts here

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Commodore 64 Lord British's castle

Lord British's castle

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Commodore 64 You are dead

You are dead

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Commodore 64 Buying a weapon

Buying a weapon


Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Screenshots

DOS version

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Opening Title - Ultima 1: The First Age of Darkness

Opening Title - Ultima 1: The First Age of Darkness

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Castle of Lord British

Castle of Lord British

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Main Menu

Main Menu

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Character Generation - Odd that you for race you can pick besides human: Elf, Dwarf and Bobbit.

Character Generation - Odd that you for race you can pick besides human: Elf, Dwarf and Bobbit.

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Game start - Overland travel view

Game start - Overland travel view

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Entering the Castle of Lord British.

Entering the Castle of Lord British.

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Entering the City of Britain.

Entering the City of Britain.

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS A bobbit?  No, not *that* Bobbit!

A bobbit? No, not *that* Bobbit!

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Hopping off a horse amidst a slew of enemies.

Hopping off a horse amidst a slew of enemies.

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS An eclectic selection of vehicles and mounts; yes, that is a shuttle above the aircar.

An eclectic selection of vehicles and mounts; yes, that is a shuttle above the aircar.

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Fighting in and emerging from a dungeon is the primary way to gain hit points early in the game.

Fighting in and emerging from a dungeon is the primary way to gain hit points early in the game.

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS The obligatory giant rat that every RPG must set against the player early on.

The obligatory giant rat that every RPG must set against the player early on.

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Facing a cyclops eye to... eye.

Facing a cyclops eye to... eye.

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Ultima I's liches look strangely reminiscent of Ultima VII's Guardian...

Ultima I's liches look strangely reminiscent of Ultima VII's Guardian...

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Early D&D influence; fighting a "mind whipper" with a "blaster" -- Expedition to the Barrier Peaks anyone?

Early D&D influence; fighting a "mind whipper" with a "blaster" -- Expedition to the Barrier Peaks anyone?

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Given the plot twist in Ultima VI in regard to Daemons, Origin's first representation of them here is interesting.

Given the plot twist in Ultima VI in regard to Daemons, Origin's first representation of them here is interesting.

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS I swear I didn't yell, "YOU SHALL NOT PASS!" at my computer...

I swear I didn't yell, "YOU SHALL NOT PASS!" at my computer...

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Lolo's first appearance

Lolo's first appearance

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Evidence of influence from Traveller; vacc suits and reflec[t] armor

Evidence of influence from Traveller; vacc suits and reflec[t] armor

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS One of the eight quests assigned by the kings in their castles.

One of the eight quests assigned by the kings in their castles.

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Rescuing a princess; she gets caught again real quick afterward, it seems.

Rescuing a princess; she gets caught again real quick afterward, it seems.

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Counting down to blastoff.

Counting down to blastoff.

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS In earth orbit; you can dock at the base and switch to the other ships.

In earth orbit; you can dock at the base and switch to the other ships.

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Sector scan, showing alien sectors with alien ships, stars and bases.

Sector scan, showing alien sectors with alien ships, stars and bases.

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Kit...  turboboost!  Oh, sorry, wrong reference...

Kit... turboboost! Oh, sorry, wrong reference...

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS The sole purpose of the space part of the game is to find 20 aliens ships and shoot them to become an ace; that's it.

The sole purpose of the space part of the game is to find 20 aliens ships and shoot them to become an ace; that's it.

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS The character sheet; gameplay-wise, little differentiates the fighter from the cleric.

The character sheet; gameplay-wise, little differentiates the fighter from the cleric.

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS A certain princess will reveal the location of the time machine (?) if you are a "space ace" (yes, Garriott was all over the place with this game, bless his heart)

A certain princess will reveal the location of the time machine (?) if you are a "space ace" (yes, Garriott was all over the place with this game, bless his heart)

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Boarding the time machine with everything in order.

Boarding the time machine with everything in order.

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Fighting Mondain; notice the now classic Ultima spell effect.

Fighting Mondain; notice the now classic Ultima spell effect.

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS The final confrontation

The final confrontation

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Mondain is, of course, rather tough.

Mondain is, of course, rather tough.

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS The end

The end

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Mountains are impassable

Mountains are impassable

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Skeleton

Skeleton

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Typical fight

Typical fight

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS I want fight on beach!

I want fight on beach!

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Buy something!

Buy something!

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness DOS Castle of Lord British (CGA)

Castle of Lord British (CGA)


Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Screenshots

MSX version

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness MSX Title screen

Title screen

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness MSX Game intro

Game intro

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness MSX Who did what

Who did what

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness MSX Who did what else

Who did what else

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness MSX Start a new game?

Start a new game?

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness MSX Creating a character

Creating a character

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness MSX Fighting with a warlock

Fighting with a warlock

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness MSX Killed the warlock and took his money

Killed the warlock and took his money

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness MSX Inside Lord British's castle

Inside Lord British's castle

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness MSX The Lord tells you to visit the Grave of Lost Soul

The Lord tells you to visit the Grave of Lost Soul

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness MSX Outside the town of Paws

Outside the town of Paws

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness MSX Entering the town of Paws

Entering the town of Paws

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness MSX Attacked by pirates

Attacked by pirates


Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Screenshots

PC-88 version

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-88 Copyright screen

Copyright screen

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-88 Title screen + Main menu

Title screen + Main menu

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-88 Character creation

Character creation

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-88 A wizard character not far from the city of Britain

A wizard character not far from the city of Britain

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-88 Lord British's castle

Lord British's castle

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-88 City of Britain

City of Britain

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-88 Town of Paws

Town of Paws

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-88 Attacked by an evil-looking sorcerer

Attacked by an evil-looking sorcerer

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-88 Typical dungeon. Ladder

Typical dungeon. Ladder

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-88 Random battle in a dungeon

Random battle in a dungeon

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-88 Visiting a large castle

Visiting a large castle

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-88 I have a ship!

I have a ship!

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-88 Equipment screen

Equipment screen

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-88 Status screen

Status screen

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-88 Lasers in a dungeon?..

Lasers in a dungeon?..

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-88 Fighting a rat

Fighting a rat

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-88 Lots of doors...

Lots of doors...

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-88 Battle against a skeleton

Battle against a skeleton

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-88 Guys, stop hurting me!..

Guys, stop hurting me!..


Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness Screenshots

PC-98 version

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-98 Title screen

Title screen

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-98 Main menu

Main menu

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-98 Character creation

Character creation

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-98 Starting point

Starting point

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-98 City of BRITIAN?..

City of BRITIAN?..

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-98 Transportation system

Transportation system

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-98 Lord British's castle

Lord British's castle

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-98 City of Paws. Where is Captain Claw? :)

City of Paws. Where is Captain Claw? :)

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-98 Attacked by a bandit. Dungeon entrance behind a mountain range...

Attacked by a bandit. Dungeon entrance behind a mountain range...

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-98 City of Moon?.. Where is the glow? :)

City of Moon?.. Where is the glow? :)

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-98 Dungeon. Fighting an armored dude

Dungeon. Fighting an armored dude

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-98 Ladder!

Ladder!

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-98 Skeleton battle

Skeleton battle

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-98 I don't like what I see here...

I don't like what I see here...

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-98 Doors, doors, doors...

Doors, doors, doors...

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-98 Yuck!

Yuck!

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-98 Looks like I'm cornered

Looks like I'm cornered

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-98 Fighting a goblin and a sea monster

Fighting a goblin and a sea monster

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness PC-98 This conjurer is a pain

This conjurer is a pain