Ultima: The Ultimate Companion Guide: 2013 Edition

Ultima: The Ultimate Companion Guide: 2013 Edition

by Stephen Emond


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The Ultima legacy is unquestionably vast in its own right, but over the years it has inspired many other fine works as well. This Companion Guide covers everything beyond the scope of the main Ultima & Ultima Online guides:

- Ultima Dragons - A diverse collection of 826 unofficial remakes, add-ons, editors, tools, and much more. Primarily the work of the UDIC fan group.

- Wing Commander - Origin's hugely popular sci-fi series. Includes 571 listings.

- Origin Worlds - The many other Worlds that Origin Systems created. Includes 555 listings.

- Destination Worlds - A sampling of 131 games from the legendary designers at Origin after they left. From Looking Glass to Portalarium and beyond.

- Tabula Rasa - The complete collector's guide to Richard Garriott's second epic MMOG. 62 items.

- Origin Legends - Gameographies for 35 designers, programmers, artists, musicians and more.

- 2013 Addendum - Updates and new additions to the 2012 Ultima Collector's Guide.

Black & White Edition.

For the complete Ultima Saga be sure to check out the entire book series:

Ultima: The Ultimate Collector's Guide - 2012 Edition
Ultima Online: The Ultimate Collector's Guide - 2013 Edition
Ultima Online: The Ultimate Collector's Guide - 2013 Gold Edition
Ultima: The Ultimate Companion Guide - 2013 Edition
Ultima: The Ultimate Companion Guide - 2013 Gold Edition

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781470167264
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/26/2012
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

I've spent many years playing and collecting video games, but the series I've always been most passionate about is Ultima. The rich storylines, unique characters, and ethical dilemmas really inspired my imagination.

I started writing this guide years ago, mostly for fun and my own personal reference. Over time though it grew into much, much more. I finally completed the first edition of the book in 2007. One of the very first copies was donated for a fundraising auction in support of the UT VideoGame Archive. At that point I was fortunate enough to meet with Richard Garriott (Lord British), Warren Spector, Starr Long, Sheri Graner Ray, Denis Loubet, George Sanger (The Fat Man), and many more gaming legends.

It was a long and challenging road to get to this point, but it has been an fantastic experience. My sincere thanks to everyone who's helped me along the way. As for the future, I'd love to continue writing other guides particularly for Sierra On-Line & Sega.

Stephen Emond aka: Cmdr Falcon

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