ABOUT ‘ULTIMA IV: C64’
Download one of Western RPG’s beloved classics and experience the ground-breaking game that cemented the Ultima™ series' legend firsthand.
‘Ultima IV: C64’ is a near 100% replica of the original version developed by Origin Systems in 1985, available free of charge - courtesy of Mythic studios - utilizing Elite System’s C64: Elite Collection technology.
SET FORTH ON GRAND ADVENTURES
The evil triad of Mondain, Minax, and the hellspawn Exodus has been vanquished but evil yet abounds, in isolated pockets and in the hearts of men. A new age awaits the coming of one who can conquer evil through mastery of both magic and the use of force. Daemons, dragons, and long-dead wizards plague the countryside and must be destroyed.
EXPERIENCE A MILESTONE IN COMPUTER GAMING
WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE GOOD?
Ultima IV challenges not only your physical and mental skills, but the true fabric of your moral character, breaking traditional “kill the bad guy to save the world” clichés.
BATTLE ENEMIES IN STRATEGIC COMBAT
The seeker on the path of the Avatar will face hostile groups composed of mixed enemy types and will survive such encounters only by strategic use of weapons and terrain. Earthly victories over seemingly impossible odds lead to the final conflict, where the ultimate challenge awaits.
DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO BECOME THE AVATAR?
ULTIMA IV: C64 GAMEPLAY FEATURES:
•Digital copies of materials included in the original Ultima IV including the ‘Player Reference Card by Lord British,’ ‘History of Britannia as told by Kyle the Younger,’ ‘Book of Mystic Wisdom as told by Philpop the Weary,’ ‘Ultima IV Map of Britannia,’ and assorted images
•Helpful in-game guide to help you master gameplay as well as an in-depth gameplay guide for Beginners, courtesy of GameFAQS **Spoiler Alert**
•Enjoy playing Ultima IV in portrait or landscape mode
•Automatically save your game each time you exit with up to four save game slots
The app is constantly evolving, Elite Systems is committed to continuing development over the weeks, months and indeed years ahead. If you have any questions, concerns or general feedback please contact us at email@example.com We promise we’ll respond to your message.
NOTE: We're aware of (and thank each of you for reporting) a number of issues. Currently we're considering which of them can feasibly be addressed and where so, on what timescale.
SIGNIFICANT - currently this app does not utilise iCloud to back-up saved games. Therefore, whilst we intend and believe that saved games will be retained when this app is updated, we can not guarantee that it will. If you wish to retain your saved games we recommend that you DO NOT UPDATE THIS APP.
PLEASE ALSO NOTE: As of 12th Sept. we are aware that a number of players have reported issues with the game "freezing" after loading a saved game. We are investigating these reports and in particular whether the issue may be related to the Stack pointer. If so, we expect it to take a few days to prepare a fix and an update for submission to Apple.
The source of an issue which has caused a number of players to report that their copy of 'Ultima IV: C64' occasionally 'freezes' during play has been identified and has been fixed.
Three additional issues - which were identified by players during testing of the fix for the 'freezing' issue - have also been fixed.
Previously we wrote, "Sadly, once the app is updated many of the saved games (from the existing version of the app) will no longer work. If you try to use an old saved game in the new version of the app you may be able to walk around the world map, but you will experience corruption if you try to enter a town/castle/dungeon/moongate. In this circumstance, or with any other problem with an old save game, the only thing you can do is start again. We apologise for this but are relieved to be able to report that (we think) we've addressed the issues and that gamers will now be able to enjoy this genre-defining RPG as we and others intended."
Ratings and Reviews
Please? I loved playing this and miss that I can’t anymore. The Ultima series was a big part of my gaming life and loved that I could play this while on the road. I hope you haven’t abandoned this.
Can you update to OS 10
Please, please fix the movement bug
This port is so much fun . . . until you realize that the extra moves that you thought were your late-night jitters are actually some kind of bug that makes you move extra spaces at random. This kills battles, world navigation . . . pretty much everything. Unfortunately, I only found this out after dozens of hours invested, looking forward to completing the game that I only got to watch my older best friend finish when I was 13 years old. PLEASE FIX THIS BUG and I will update my review to 5 stars. I would even be willing to pay!
- Elite Systems Ltd
- 139 MB
- Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 12+ for the following:
- Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
- Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
- Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
- © 1986, 2013 Electronic Arts Inc. EA and Ultima are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.