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

Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders

MobyRank MobyScore
FM Towns
...
4.7
Amiga
84
3.7
Atari ST
81
3.2

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

Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
4.0
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
3.7
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
4.0
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
3.5
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
3.9
Overall MobyScore (157 votes)3.8

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Amiga 26 3.7
      Gameplay 3.9
      Graphics 3.5
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 3.1
      Story / Presentation 3.9
Atari ST 14 3.2
      Gameplay 3.3
      Graphics 3.2
      Personal Slant 3.2
      Sound / Music 3.1
      Story / Presentation 3.3
Commodore 64 23 3.9
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 3.6
      Story / Presentation 4.1
DOS 88 3.8
      Gameplay 4.1
      Graphics 3.7
      Personal Slant 4.1
      Sound / Music 3.5
      Story / Presentation 3.9
FM Towns 6 4.7
      Gameplay 4.7
      Graphics 4.8
      Personal Slant 4.7
      Sound / Music 4.7
      Story / Presentation 4.7


User Reviews

Look behind you, a two-headed squirrel! DOS *Katakis* (37838)
Get your mind bent with the FM Towns version FM Towns אולג 小奥 (171558)
The mother of all point-n-click adventures to come. DOS András Gregorik (65)
Hard call... Zak is solid in many aspects, and lackluster in many others. DOS Zovni (9350)
Martian Time Slip Commodore 64 MasterMegid (897)
Excellent- in its day. DOS Joey Zamingo (67)
The first (and best) game I ever played. LOVE IT. DOS Chris Tolworthy (15)
One of the forgotten SCUMM games, but its still one of the best Commodore 64 Scott G (730)
A truly great game. Very well done. DOS Mirrorshades2k (273)