Ultima Online (UO) is a graphical massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), released on September 25, 1997 by Origin Systems. It was instrumental to the development of the genre, and is still running today. The game is played online, in a fantasy setting similar to that of the other Ultima games that preceded it.
Ultima Online is a persistent universe set in the mythical land of Sosaria after the time of the Avatar's defeat of Mondain. Ultima Online: Renaissance is set after Minax's defeat of Lord British. The worlds that are Sosaria have been split by the powers that are Trammel and Felucca, the moons of Sosaria. Trammel, the land of good, honor, and order, links to Felucca, the land of evil, dishonesty, and chaos via a network of moongates and moonstones. Plots evolve by design of the forces of Order and Chaos (apparently), and provide a great number of experiences for the player. Translation: think MUD with a sprite interface!
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|Version||Description||Latest Rating||Latest Wine version tested||Test results||Comments|
|9th Anniversary||October 31, 2006||Platinum||1.7.7||8||0|
|Age Of Shadows||February 11, 2003 - new land (Malas), Paladin and Necromancer classes, customizable houses, new item system||Gold||1.1.22||4||0|
|Kingdom Reborn||June 27, 2007 - new 3d engine graphics and interface||Gold||1.1.14||17||0|
|Lord Blackthorn's Revenge||February 24, 2002 - new monsters, upgraded AI||Platinum||0.9.51.||1||0|
|Mondain's Legacy||August 30, 2005 - a new race, elves, and a new skill, spellweaving; new dungeons||Platinum||1.7.43||32||16|
|Stygian Abyss||September 8, 2009 - Enhanced client with new GUI and graphics (legacy client included), new Gargoyle race, dungeon and two skills||Platinum||1.7.12||14||2|
|The Second Age||October 1, 1998 - new area of land called the Lost Lands, in-game chat system and new creatures||Platinum||1.1.28||1||1|
|Ultima Online Classic||Classic client for Stygian Abyss||Platinum||1.7.7||1||3|
|Ultima Online: Stygian Abyss - Classic||Featured a new playable race, the Gargoyle; additional play areas; and three new skills: imbuing, throwing and mysticism. Stygian Abyss also featured significant upgrades to the Kingdom Reborn client, which has been renamed to the Enhanced Client. The original client is still supported.||Platinum||2.0||1||0|