Ultima: The Reconstruction

The online community dedicated to preserving Ultima through development efforts.


Online Remakes

An Ultima Remake project is a fan-based effort to rewrite an Ultima game from scratch, usually with a much more modern interface and advanced technical features. Online remakes are various flavors of Ultima recreations have been refitted so that multiple players can participate at one time via a network. They are largely targeted for an MMORPG audience.


43    Blackrock Engine (U7 Online)


Produced By: Shawn Outman, Jeff King, Ben Silvia
Web Site: sourceforge.net/projects/u7o/
Status: Inactive

Downloads:
    U7O 0.2.3 (294 kB)

Imagine playing Ultima VII with your online buddies. The Blackrock engine is an effort to create a multiplayer U7 engine. At present it looks like development may have slowed to a halt, but the latest build is available from their SourceForge page.


99    Ultima 6 Online

Clouds and transparancy effects Clouds and transparancy effects

Produced By: Galleon Dragon
Web Site: www.geocities.com/galleondragon/
Status: Active

Downloads:
    Release 2006-08-25 (3.2 MB)

Galleon Dragon has remade Ultima 6 in an with an online engine. The game reuses Ultima 6's tile graphics with some enhancements and adds some visual effects (such as transparancy). This recreation incorporates the same quests as the original.


101    Ultima IV Multiplayer

A battle with slime in dungeon Deceit A battle with slime in dungeon Deceit

Produced By: Johnny Wood (Lead)
Web Site: www.shatteredmoon.com/ultima/
Status: Active

Downloads:
    U4 Client 9/11/2006 (2.6 MB)

This is a multiplayer version of Ultima IV. The remake attempts to maintain the look-and-feel of the 1985 original.

Every effort has been made to maintain the original look and feel of the game released in 1985. So, for those of you expecting a rich, three-dimensional environment with cinematic footage that pushes your video card to the bursting point, this game may not be right for you! However, if you are looking for a game that can truly immerse and impress you without next year's top gaming computer, then you probably already know that you're in the right place.


100    Ultima VII UO Project


Produced By: Dr Pepper Dragon (aka Razimus)
Web Site: www.razimus.com/u7/
Status: Active

This project is an attempt to recreate the entire Ultima VII world (including both Britannia and Serpent Isle) in the Ultima Online engine. Dr Pepper Dragon (aka Razimus) is in the early phase of his project, currently evaluating map editing tools. He will then begin building the maps in the UO engine and is looking for help to do so. See his site's forums for more info.

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