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

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar

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

AI
How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
4.5
Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
4.2
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
3.9
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
4.2
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
4.5
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
4.3
Overall MobyScore (276 votes)4.1

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Amiga 24 4.1
      AI 0.0
      Gameplay 4.2
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 0.0
      Story / Presentation 4.2
Apple II 27 4.2
      AI 0.0
      Gameplay 4.3
      Graphics 4.1
      Personal Slant 4.3
      Sound / Music 0.0
      Story / Presentation 4.3
Atari 8-bit 17 4.2
      AI 0.0
      Gameplay 4.2
      Graphics 4.1
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 0.0
      Story / Presentation 4.2
Atari ST 22 4.1
      AI 0.0
      Gameplay 4.2
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.1
      Sound / Music 0.0
      Story / Presentation 4.2
Commodore 64 34 4.1
      AI 0.0
      Gameplay 4.2
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 0.0
      Story / Presentation 4.3
DOS 68 4.0
      AI 5.0
      Gameplay 4.1
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 4.2
FM Towns 5 4.6
      AI 0.0
      Gameplay 4.6
      Graphics 4.6
      Personal Slant 4.6
      Sound / Music 0.0
      Story / Presentation 4.6
FM-7 2 4.5
      AI 0.0
      Gameplay 4.5
      Graphics 4.5
      Personal Slant 4.5
      Sound / Music 0.0
      Story / Presentation 4.5
iPad 1 5.0
      AI 0.0
      Gameplay 5.0
      Graphics 5.0
      Personal Slant 5.0
      Sound / Music 0.0
      Story / Presentation 5.0
iPhone 1 5.0
      AI 0.0
      Gameplay 5.0
      Graphics 5.0
      Personal Slant 5.0
      Sound / Music 0.0
      Story / Presentation 5.0
Macintosh 1 5.0
      AI 0.0
      Gameplay 5.0
      Graphics 5.0
      Personal Slant 5.0
      Sound / Music 0.0
      Story / Presentation 5.0
MSX 15 4.0
      AI 0.0
      Gameplay 4.1
      Graphics 3.9
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 0.0
      Story / Presentation 4.1
NES 21 4.2
      AI 0.0
      Gameplay 4.1
      Graphics 4.1
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 0.0
      Story / Presentation 4.3
PC-88 6 4.5
      AI 0.0
      Gameplay 4.5
      Graphics 4.5
      Personal Slant 4.5
      Sound / Music 0.0
      Story / Presentation 4.7
PC-98 6 4.5
      AI 0.0
      Gameplay 4.5
      Graphics 4.5
      Personal Slant 4.5
      Sound / Music 0.0
      Story / Presentation 4.7
Sharp X1 2 4.5
      AI 0.0
      Gameplay 4.5
      Graphics 4.5
      Personal Slant 4.5
      Sound / Music 0.0
      Story / Presentation 4.5
SEGA Master System 15 4.0
      AI 4.0
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 5.0
      Story / Presentation 4.0
Sharp X68000 2 4.5
      AI 0.0
      Gameplay 4.5
      Graphics 4.5
      Personal Slant 4.5
      Sound / Music 0.0
      Story / Presentation 4.5
Windows 7 4.6
      AI 0.0
      Gameplay 4.6
      Graphics 4.6
      Personal Slant 4.6
      Sound / Music 0.0
      Story / Presentation 4.7


User Reviews

This game should be taught in schools DOS אולג 小奥 (171551)
Ultima IV from the perspective of a kid back in 1985 Commodore 64 snuf (2915)
An all time classic. Still as playable as it ever was DOS Pix (1153)
A revolutionary game that has aged well DOS WWWWolf (422)
The best console adaptation of an Ultima game. NES Nancy "Infested" Kerrigan (39)
Morality in a video game? Are gamers ready for something like that? DOS Don Lee (8)
Best RPG plot there was, there is, and there ever will be (maybe). DOS Yeah Right (57)
Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar DOS TheNightWalker (16)
One of the greatest CRPG's of all time. DOS cimerians (48)
THE role-playing game. If you haven't played this, you aren't an RPG-er. DOS Mirrorshades2k (273)