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Back of Box - C64 (US):

    ULTIMA II™

    "Programming excellence and flawless execution are the trademarks of Ultima II . . . it is obvious that you are in the hands of a master."
    Softline, January 1983

    This multiple disk epic takes you through time and space in an effort to finish the evil reign of Minax the enchantress. You'll explore charted and uncharted areas and unravel mysterious puzzles. A colorful cloth map helps you negotiate the continents as they evolve over the ages. Softalk says, "Ultima II is a universe of enchantment and challenge that draws you deeper into its unique spell with each playing. It will provide many hours, possibly months, of delight and enjoyment."

    Welcome to the realm of Ultima II. Only in this arena can you —

    • Seize chips
    • Travel throughout the solar system
    • Meet prominent people within the computer industry
    • Get accosted in dark alleys
    • Battle pirates on the open sea
    • Burglarize merchants
    • Slay vicious creatures
    • charge through impenetrable forces
    • Hijack airplanes
    • Clash with innocent bystanders
    • Be pursued by KGB agents
    • Cast magical spells at evil creatures
    • Visit the castle of Lord British
    • Explore deep dark deadly dungeons
    • Dine at your favorite restaurant
    • and
    • Grow to wield the most powerful magic known to man


    Ultima II is the sequel to the best-selling fantasy-role playing game Ultima I.

    Contributed by jean-louis (41317) on Dec 25, 2019.

Back of Box - Atari 8-bit/C64/DOS (US):

    ULTIMA II

    Enter the world of Sierra computer adventure. Here you must rely upon creativity and logic to unlock the mysteries of each adventure. Map skills will prove helpful, since our adventures contain hundreds of full-color images which can lead you in every direction.
    Each Sierra adventure provides endless fascination and intrigue, and requires several weeks to unravel. So muster up all your wit and perseverance, for this is a Sierra adventure — a challenge to your ingenuity.

    THE ULTIMATE FAN EASY ROLE-PLAYING ADVENTURE

    Create your own alter ego who will perform brave and daring feats in your honor. Together, step through the doors of time and explore the far reaches of the galaxy. Battle fierce monsters and cunning brigands. Finally, face the all-powerful enchantress, Minax, in a duel unequaled in the annals of time.

    A multi-disk epic adventure through time and space.

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    Macintosh version presented with high resolution screen graphics without color

    "Ultima II is the ultimate arcade adventure game."
    — A+ Magazine


    Contributed by jean-louis (41317) on Dec 25, 2019.

From the back of the box:
    The realm of adventure knows no barrier...

    Not the confines of ocean...

    Nor the steepest of mountains...

    It spans the vastness of space...

    And the infinity of time


    A map of the realm, and the responsibility that goes with it is now yours. Welcome to the realm of adventure. Welcome to the realm of Lord British.

    Only in the arena of ULTIMA II can you -

    • SEIZE CHIPS
    • HIJACK AIRPLANES
    • TRAVEL THROUGHOUT THE SOLAR SYSTEM
    • CLASH WITH INNOCENT BYSTANDERS
    • BE PURSUED BY KGB AGENTS
    • GET ACCOSTED IN DARK ALLEYS
    • BATTLE PIRATES ON THE OPEN SEA
    • BE SEDUCED IN A BAR
    • DINE AT YOUR FAVORITE RESTAURANT
    • MEET PROMINENT PEOPLE WITHIN THE COMPUTER INDUSTRY
    • CAST MAGICAL SPELLS AT EVIL CREATURES
    • VISIT THE CASTLE OF LORD BRITISH
    • EXPLORE DEEP DARK DEADLY DUNGEONS
    • BURGLARIZE MERCHANTS
    • SLAY VICIOUS CREATURES
    • CHARGE THROUGH IMPENETRABLE FORCES

      and

    • GROW TO WIELD THE MOST POWERFUL MAGIC KNOWN TO MAN


    ULTIMA II is the sequel to the best-selling fantasy-role playing game ULTIMA by Lord British.

    Contributed by Belboz (6582) on Aug 17, 2001.