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Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Screenshots

Amiga version

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga Title screen

Title screen

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga Making a player disk

Making a player disk

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga Starting a new game

Starting a new game

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga A vision of a moongate

A vision of a moongate

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga You spot a renaissance fair

You spot a renaissance fair

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga The mysterious ankh gets you free admission

The mysterious ankh gets you free admission

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga Could your fate be decided in that gypsy wagon?

Could your fate be decided in that gypsy wagon?

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga She wears an ankh as well, what could that mean?

She wears an ankh as well, what could that mean?

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga These aren't your usual tarot cards.

These aren't your usual tarot cards.

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga Moral decisions must be made and how you answer the questions determines what class your character will be in the game.

Moral decisions must be made and how you answer the questions determines what class your character will be in the game.

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga I think I'll choose Spirituality over Sacrifice.

I think I'll choose Spirituality over Sacrifice.

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga Where you start in the game is determined by your choices. Spirituality is the virtue of the Ranger class, so I appear by the Ranger town of Skara Brae.

Where you start in the game is determined by your choices. Spirituality is the virtue of the Ranger class, so I appear by the Ranger town of Skara Brae.

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga Exploring Skara Brae. Provisions are important to purchase as you constantly eat them during your travels. Run out and you will starve to death.

Exploring Skara Brae. Provisions are important to purchase as you constantly eat them during your travels. Run out and you will starve to death.

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga Shamino is the main NPC ranger. If you start as any other class you can recruit him to your party.

Shamino is the main NPC ranger. If you start as any other class you can recruit him to your party.

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga The only way off the island without a boat is to wait for a moon gate to appear.

The only way off the island without a boat is to wait for a moon gate to appear.

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga I've taken the moon gate and am now lost somewhere in Brittania being chased by skeletons.

I've taken the moon gate and am now lost somewhere in Brittania being chased by skeletons.

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga Combat takes place on a separate screen where you make tactical decisions.

Combat takes place on a separate screen where you make tactical decisions.

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga I defeated the skeleton and he dropped this chest for me to loot.

I defeated the skeleton and he dropped this chest for me to loot.

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga Traveling through a mountain pass. Rough terrain such as hills and forests take slow your movement.

Traveling through a mountain pass. Rough terrain such as hills and forests take slow your movement.

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga Snakes are bad news for a low level character. I've been poisoned and continue losing health even after the snake is dead.

Snakes are bad news for a low level character. I've been poisoned and continue losing health even after the snake is dead.

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga I succumbed to the poison and died, but thankfully Lord British has brought me back from the void.

I succumbed to the poison and died, but thankfully Lord British has brought me back from the void.

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga The prison in Lord British's castle has monsters and miscreants behind bars.

The prison in Lord British's castle has monsters and miscreants behind bars.

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga Just outside the castle of Lord British. You can see the nearby town of Britain to the Northwest.

Just outside the castle of Lord British. You can see the nearby town of Britain to the Northwest.

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Amiga Iolo the jester joins my party. One NPC of every class aside from your own can join your party.

Iolo the jester joins my party. One NPC of every class aside from your own can join your party.


Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Screenshots

Apple II version

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Apple II Title screen

Title screen

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Apple II Intro (1)

Intro (1)

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Apple II Intro (2)

Intro (2)

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Apple II Intro (3)

Intro (3)

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Apple II Character generation

Character generation

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Apple II Map of Castle British

Map of Castle British

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Apple II Lord British's quest

Lord British's quest

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Apple II Dungeon

Dungeon

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Apple II Outdoors view - Approaching a shrine

Outdoors view - Approaching a shrine

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Apple II Meditating at the Shrine of Compassion

Meditating at the Shrine of Compassion


Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Screenshots

Atari 8-bit version

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Atari 8-bit Title Screen

Title Screen

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Atari 8-bit Intro Sequence

Intro Sequence

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Atari 8-bit Character Creation

Character Creation

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Atari 8-bit World Map

World Map

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Atari 8-bit An Inn

An Inn


Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Screenshots

Atari ST version

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Atari ST Intro Sequence

Intro Sequence

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Atari ST Character Creation

Character Creation

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Atari ST Character Creation continued

Character Creation continued

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Atari ST Determining your Attributes

Determining your Attributes

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Atari ST Near Magencia

Near Magencia

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Atari ST The Place is deteriorating and full of creepy crawlies

The Place is deteriorating and full of creepy crawlies

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Atari ST Resurrected by Lord British

Resurrected by Lord British

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Atari ST Outside Lord British's new castle

Outside Lord British's new castle

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Atari ST Wandering around Town

Wandering around Town


Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Screenshots

Commodore 64 version

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Commodore 64 Title screen

Title screen

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Commodore 64 Intro - The gate opens

Intro - The gate opens

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Commodore 64 The Renaissance Fair

The Renaissance Fair

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Commodore 64 Answering the gypsie's questions

Answering the gypsie's questions

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Commodore 64 The quest of the Avatar begins!

The quest of the Avatar begins!


Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Screenshots

DOS version

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar DOS The title screen (EGA)

The title screen (EGA)

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar DOS And the adventure begins! (EGA)

And the adventure begins! (EGA)

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar DOS Lord British is looking good as usual (EGA)

Lord British is looking good as usual (EGA)

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar DOS Ambush! Time to see if those exercise videos have paid off... (EGA)

Ambush! Time to see if those exercise videos have paid off... (EGA)

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar DOS Title Screen (CGA with composite monitor)

Title Screen (CGA with composite monitor)

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar DOS Game Start (CGA with composite monitor)

Game Start (CGA with composite monitor)

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar DOS Lord British's Quest (CGA with composite monitor)

Lord British's Quest (CGA with composite monitor)

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar DOS Castle Prison (CGA with composite monitor)

Castle Prison (CGA with composite monitor)

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar DOS Town Entrance (CGA with composite monitor)

Town Entrance (CGA with composite monitor)

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar DOS Combat (CGA with composite monitor)

Combat (CGA with composite monitor)

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar DOS Mountains (CGA with composite monitor)

Mountains (CGA with composite monitor)

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar DOS Dungeon (CGA with composite monitor)

Dungeon (CGA with composite monitor)


Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Screenshots

FM Towns version

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar FM Towns Title screen

Title screen

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar FM Towns The FM Towns version has a unique additional intro

The FM Towns version has a unique additional intro

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar FM Towns Getting acquainted with the great series

Getting acquainted with the great series

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar FM Towns Decide the fate of Britannia!..

Decide the fate of Britannia!..

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar FM Towns Let's get started...

Let's get started...

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar FM Towns The adventure calls...

The adventure calls...

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar FM Towns The gypsy wagon

The gypsy wagon

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar FM Towns Famous character shaping

Famous character shaping

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar FM Towns Near Moonglow, on the world map

Near Moonglow, on the world map

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar FM Towns Hitting the town

Hitting the town

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar FM Towns Conversation

Conversation

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar FM Towns Visiting a castle

Visiting a castle

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar FM Towns Combat!..

Combat!..

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar FM Towns Look Ma, it's a moongate

Look Ma, it's a moongate

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar FM Towns Yup, that's just what I need right now...

Yup, that's just what I need right now...

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar FM Towns Lord British's castle

Lord British's castle

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar FM Towns I thought LB was an enlightened monarch. But he still tortures his prisoners?..

I thought LB was an enlightened monarch. But he still tortures his prisoners?..


Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Screenshots

MSX version

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar MSX Title screen

Title screen

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar MSX Intro

Intro

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar MSX You find a mysterious circle...

You find a mysterious circle...

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar MSX View on the market

View on the market

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar MSX You search for the gypsy wagon...

You search for the gypsy wagon...

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar MSX Character creation. Depending on your answers to the moral questions, you'll belong to a certain class

Character creation. Depending on your answers to the moral questions, you'll belong to a certain class

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar MSX Starting in Moonglow

Starting in Moonglow

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar MSX The entrance to the city of Moonglow

The entrance to the city of Moonglow

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar MSX Sage Deli? What next? Mage Burgers?

Sage Deli? What next? Mage Burgers?

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar MSX You can't see much around in the forest. Pretty realistic, in fact

You can't see much around in the forest. Pretty realistic, in fact

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar MSX Battle screen. Move around freely and attack with A key whenever enemy is in range of your weapon

Battle screen. Move around freely and attack with A key whenever enemy is in range of your weapon

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar MSX Exploring the island you are on

Exploring the island you are on

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar MSX Battle on a bridge

Battle on a bridge

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar MSX Lycaeum in Moonglow

Lycaeum in Moonglow

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar MSX Fighting a snake. If it attempts to run and you let it do so, you'll gain Compassion points

Fighting a snake. If it attempts to run and you let it do so, you'll gain Compassion points

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar MSX The throne room of Lord British. Here you level up, come back to life if you are defeated, and play poker with the king... maybe

The throne room of Lord British. Here you level up, come back to life if you are defeated, and play poker with the king... maybe

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar MSX behind the "Prison" shield there are some weird fields

behind the "Prison" shield there are some weird fields

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar MSX Lord British might be an enlightened monarch, but the condition of his prison would terrify modern human rights activists

Lord British might be an enlightened monarch, but the condition of his prison would terrify modern human rights activists

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar MSX Ankh, the holy symbol of Ultima philosophy

Ankh, the holy symbol of Ultima philosophy

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar MSX Outside of Lord British castle

Outside of Lord British castle

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar MSX Fighting in a swamp area

Fighting in a swamp area


Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Screenshots

NES version

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar NES Title Screen

Title Screen

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar NES Title screen (Japanese version)

Title screen (Japanese version)

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar NES Famous Ultima-style character creation

Famous Ultima-style character creation

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar NES Lord British appears

Lord British appears

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar NES World map

World map

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar NES In a town

In a town

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar NES Buying/selling

Buying/selling

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar NES Battle

Battle

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar NES Castle

Castle

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar NES Menu

Menu

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar NES Going to the city

Going to the city

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar NES Talk with kid

Talk with kid

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar NES Shop

Shop

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar NES First fight

First fight

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar NES Treasure chest

Treasure chest

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar NES 4:1? enemies should run. Hero is quite powerful.

4:1? enemies should run. Hero is quite powerful.

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar NES In forest

In forest

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar NES River & bridge

River & bridge

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar NES Dead end

Dead end

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar NES Time to kill!

Time to kill!


Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Screenshots

PC-88 version

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-88 Copyright screen

Copyright screen

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-88 Title screen

Title screen

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-88 Intro

Intro

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-88 The fair beacons you...

The fair beacons you...

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-88 Character creation

Character creation

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-88 Starting as a mage

Starting as a mage

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-88 Hey, I want a five-star hotel

Hey, I want a five-star hotel

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-88 Battle in the wilderness

Battle in the wilderness

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-88 What a weird place... monsters fighting each other...

What a weird place... monsters fighting each other...

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-88 Taking on a lonely python

Taking on a lonely python

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-88 Lord British's throne room

Lord British's throne room

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-88 I thought LB was an enlightened monarch... so what's with the torture chambers?

I thought LB was an enlightened monarch... so what's with the torture chambers?

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-88 Outside of LB's castle

Outside of LB's castle

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-88 Terrain specifications lead to different strategies during the battles

Terrain specifications lead to different strategies during the battles


Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Screenshots

PC-98 version

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Title & copyright

Title & copyright

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 The real title screen

The real title screen

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Ahh, the magical beginning of one of the greatest games of all times... in Japanese :)

Ahh, the magical beginning of one of the greatest games of all times... in Japanese :)

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Hmm, hmm, what might that be

Hmm, hmm, what might that be

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 The fair

The fair

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 The gypsy woman

The gypsy woman

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Character creation

Character creation

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Starting as a shepherd

Starting as a shepherd

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Typical town

Typical town

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Treasure chests everywhere

Treasure chests everywhere

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Note the different dialogue interface in PC-98 version

Note the different dialogue interface in PC-98 version

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Now I have Iolo, I'll just... err... wander aimlessly

Now I have Iolo, I'll just... err... wander aimlessly

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Battle!

Battle!

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Hey, don't fire slings at me!

Hey, don't fire slings at me!

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Looks like I'm surrounded...

Looks like I'm surrounded...

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 End of the world?..

End of the world?..

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Lord British's castle

Lord British's castle

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Prisoners are being tortured. Way to go, "enlightened" monarch!

Prisoners are being tortured. Way to go, "enlightened" monarch!

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Healer

Healer

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Outside of LB's castle

Outside of LB's castle

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Britannia, city center

Britannia, city center

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Now seas monsters... right

Now seas monsters... right

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Dangerous demons and skeletons!

Dangerous demons and skeletons!

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Now I have a ship! And pirates want it too!

Now I have a ship! And pirates want it too!

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Sea monsters in the sea, some horses on the land... okay...

Sea monsters in the sea, some horses on the land... okay...

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar PC-98 Battle on a ship

Battle on a ship


Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar Screenshots

SEGA Master System version

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System Orc Lightly Wounded

Orc Lightly Wounded

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System Title Screen

Title Screen

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System Intro

Intro

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System Main menu

Main menu

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System Story 1

Story 1

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System Story 2

Story 2

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System Character generator

Character generator

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System Overland

Overland

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System You start the game in different places depending on the answers you gave during character generation. This looks like Moonglow...

You start the game in different places depending on the answers you gave during character generation. This looks like Moonglow...

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System Sage Deli? Sounds like a nice place to stop by...

Sage Deli? Sounds like a nice place to stop by...

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System You don't have to type your answers: the common conversation topics are already available as a menu

You don't have to type your answers: the common conversation topics are already available as a menu

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System The dangerously looking wizard attacks from the seaside

The dangerously looking wizard attacks from the seaside

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System The enemy leaves a treasure chest behind

The enemy leaves a treasure chest behind

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System You are resting

You are resting

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System You are trying to cross a bridge, but a troll stops you

You are trying to cross a bridge, but a troll stops you

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System Chatting with Lord British in his castle

Chatting with Lord British in his castle

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System You wouldn't want to end up in prison, would you? So be a nice Avatar!

You wouldn't want to end up in prison, would you? So be a nice Avatar!

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System The Seer will tell you how close you are to your Avatarhood. He is surrounded by sleep fields for some reason. Maybe he enjoys seeing people sleeping, I don't know

The Seer will tell you how close you are to your Avatarhood. He is surrounded by sleep fields for some reason. Maybe he enjoys seeing people sleeping, I don't know

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System Chatting with Chuckie the jester. New conversation topics might appear in the menu

Chatting with Chuckie the jester. New conversation topics might appear in the menu

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System Outside of Lord British's castle

Outside of Lord British's castle

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System Mixing reagents to prepare the Cure spell

Mixing reagents to prepare the Cure spell

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System Your progress is slowed by those yellow fields

Your progress is slowed by those yellow fields

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar SEGA Master System Battle screen is never the same, it always reflects the terrain you were walking on

Battle screen is never the same, it always reflects the terrain you were walking on