Ultima V and VI remakes

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  1. Leinad Laurelwreath

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    I suppose most of you already know these projects:

    They're fan made remakes of Ultima V / VI using Dungeon Siege?s 3D Engine? They look good, they feel good and also have some gameplay improvements:

    http://www.u5lazarus.com/
    http://u6project.com/

    Currently playing Lazarus and enjoying it a LOT!! (i got into Ultima series through a Black Gate)
     
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    <em>Lazarus</em> is top-notch, and U6P is excellent as well.

    Fun fact: the guy who led up the <em>Lazarus</em> remake team, Ian Frazier, went on to enjoy success as a game designer. He was the lead gameplay designer on <em>Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning</em>, and recently accepted a similar role at BioWare Montreal, working on the next <em>Mass Effect</em> game.

    And yes, he worked as many <em>Ultima</em> references into <em>Reckoning</em> as he possibly could, right down to the colour-coding for the Destinies system in that game.
     
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    He and the other guys should have a statue or something in SotA
     
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    They were really fun to make, too :) (I was one of the writers on UVL). Glad we finished it.
     
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    U5 was great. Still play it on occasion :)
     
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    I am unable to load the Dungeon Seige on W7 , I get an error and since Lazarus was so great I had hoped to do the U6 . So far I have not found anyway to correct the error.
     
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    can always do a VM of Win XP
     
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    I haven't played any other remakes accept Lazarus.. although I technically didn't finish it for some reason.. I was very impressed. To me it must FEEL like an Ultima.. and Lazarus did that.
     
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    The one time I tried Lazarus I was disappointed due to glitches and game ending bugs. Perhaps Ill try again some time.
     
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