The Ultima Codex, is the next phase in Ultima fandom online. I will no longer be posting news updates to this website. However, this site will remain online for the foreseeable future, both for reasons of posterity and as the home for the various project, utility, and patch downloads that were its beginning and which form its core. In time, these too will be moved over to The Ultima Codex, though it’s likely you’ll find them here for a long time to come as well.
A look at the Nintendo Power Guide to Ultima: Exodus circa 1988.
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Zygon Dragon has a question about the soundtrack for Ultima 5 (for the Apple II) and the capabilities of some of the advanced audio hardware of the day.
Gamespot is reporting that Warren Spector’s next ‘epic’ game will be revealed — presumably this means “announced” rather than “released” — on March 27th.
The long-awaited (10 years!) fan-made Wing Commander mod, based on the Descent 2: Freespace engine, has finally been released.
Dr. Ray Muzyka, co-founder of BioWare, has published a blog post at the BioWare blog to offer his thoughts on the success of Mass Effect 3 and the controversy surrounding its ending.
Richard Garriott has written another article at the Huffington Post, talking about the need for human space travel.
Raph Koster has posted a lengthy list of his best game design-related articles.
The weekly round-up of news about BioWare, their various sub-studios, and the various RPG titles and series that they have produced or are working on.
Stephen Emond needs some information about whether certain international releases of various Ultima Online expansion packs were localized or not.
The weekly round-up of news pertaining to CD Projekt Red and their RPG series, The Witcher.
I had an out-of-date version of Zeph’s texture pack for Minecraft on the site. He has taken steps to rectify the error.
The weekly round-up of news pertaining to Obsidian Entertainment and their various RPGs.
Andrew Owen has posted a survey to the Ultima Dragons Facebook page, asking which NPCs Ultima fans would like to see incorporated into his upcoming game, Ultima 3.5: Pax Britannia.
Zeph has begun work on a highly detailed map of Britannia using WorldPainter, a map creator for Minecraft. Check out his early results!
The weekly round-up of news related to Bethesda Game Studios and their excellent RPG series, The Elder Scrolls.
A countdown timer has been added to the recently re-launched Baldur’s Gate website. What can it mean?
PCMAG.COM did a story of 10 Classic Computer RPGs from the 1980s. The Ultima series is cited but only one of them is really shown. There are also 9 other classic games that are interesting to see.