Ultima 7 Part 1: The Black Gate downloads
Ultima 7 Part 1: The Black Gate review
Techtite: "While other Ultimas did something similar, this was the first to make the graphics top notch and full screen, better immersing you in the experience. The story itself was equally inspired in the intro, an evil beast called The Guardian dares you to thwart his plans with many mini-quests and subplots as the game progressed. As you'd expect, this is also on the list of Techtite's choices for Top 50 Multimedia Classics. Deservedly so."
Rock, Paper, Shotgun: "More than anything, Ultima VII was the game that first made me realise I preferred worlds that moved around me rather than worlds that I simply moved through. The way that worlds come alive for me can be in the history-changing sweep of a grand strategy game or something as simple as the addition of day-night cycles. It can be an attempt to simulate an ecosystem or something as simple as enemies actually dropping the equipment I can see they were carrying seconds before they crumpled to the ground. It all adds to the sense of existing in a world, which adds to my enjoyment of creating narrative in that world. And Ultima VII was one of the places that form of creativity first sparked for me."
The Ultima VII part 1 box contained:
- a cloth map of Britannia
- The Fellowship book
- a triangular metal Fellowship medallion
- 6x 3.5" disks
- a Ultima Underworld demo 5.25" disk
The add-on Forge of Virtue contained:
- a Guide to the Isle of Fire
- 1x 3.5" disk or 1x 5.25" disk
The Black Gate was released in English, German, French and Spanish.Search on eBay
Additional info about Ultima 7 Part 1: The Black Gate
Input: keyboard, mouse
Distributed on: 3,5 floppy disk, cd-rom
Abandonware DOS views: 60796
- Selected for Rock Paper Shotgun Greatest PC games of all time.
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