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The summoning - "...ominous clouds..."
The journey - Shimmering blue door
The arrival - "...blinding streak of lightning..."
The arrival - Shadowlords
The story - Iolo
Character generation introduction
Character generation question
Battle with Orcs
Reading a poster
Character creation: Intro
Character creation: your choices affect your starting stats.
Intro 4 - Same scene as the box cover
Sitting down for a snack.
Raiding the wine cellar.
Tossin' back a few at the tavern.
Taking a nap in the wilderness.
Aaaaah! Sea monster!
Yell FLIPFLOP outdoors, and this is what you'll see...
Three friends begin theirs journey
It's dark and kind of depressive
Equipment list - in top right corner
Sea serpent in the distance
Origin Systems logo
The lower part of the screen shows the Avatar's return to Britannia.
Giant rats attack
Intro - a sign from Britannia?
Intro - the Shadowlords appear.
Outdoors. To the east, the castle of Lord British.
Talking to the innkeeper in the nearby town.
The perspective changes in the dungeons.
The battles, however, stay the same.
Title screen (Introduction)
From the introduction
Indoor Exploration - LB's Castle
Despise, a dungeon
The Summoning begins... note the poetic language of the description.
Shamino meets you when you arrive in Britannia.
Starting location: Iolo's hut
You'll have to learn how to read runic alphabet in order to succeed in Ultima V.
Monsters are clearly visible on the world map.
A battle begins. Looks like we're going to have the upper hand!
Sometimes defeated enemies leave you very good stuff. Like a fried chicken.
This is how navigation by night looks like. Beware of the poisonous swamp nearby!
While your party was eating grilled meat and sleeping, monsters have attacked you.
This gives you an idea about Blackthorne's ethical system.
If you die, you get resurrected by the ghostly Lord British.
The throne room looks so deserted without its rightful owner!
The effect of using a gem is one-time viewable area map.
A kingdom for a horse!
The famous spooky "an air of... surrounds thee" greeting. It means there's a Shadowlord inside the town.
Usual conversation with routine questions: Name and Job.
The trolls won't let you cross this bridge. Sorry, you've asked for that!
Out of nowhere, a mysterious moongate appears.
We are clearly outnumbered.
Title screen + Main menu
Unique additional intro for the FM Towns version
So, what do we do now?...
So the Avatar is Jewish :) I knew that :))
You are met by Shamino
Iolo explains the situation
Starting at Iolo's hut
Note the detailed interiors
Hmm, Blackthorne has his own ideas about virtues...
Oooookay... need more entertainment?..
Relax, Avatar. Have a drink or something
Exploring the roof of Lord British's castle
Avatar is in prison...
Typical Ultima-style character creation
Starting the game
Wandering along endless roads
Hey, leave me alone, I wanna sleep :)
The famous Ankh, the symbol of the series
Avatar and Shamino are attacked by the Shadowlords
"Avatar, I have a great surprise for thee", - says Iolo. - "Suddenly everyone in Britannia speak JAPANESE!"...
Life of a farmer...
Wilderness. At least they have signs now...
Outside of Lord British's castle. My, talk about urban growth :)
Typical town entrance with Blackthorne's stupid virtues :)
It's hard to see anything from this angle...
Gimme a mug o' beer!
The sad-looking throne room...
Yikes, what are those?..
It's just me, the sea, and poison fields...
Ahh, the famous "push and shoot the cannon" scene
I'm so tired, I just wanna... sit down
Intro - Shadowlords appear
First person view in a dungeon
The resulting battle
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