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Ultima IV - Unplayable @ The Brainy Gamer

by Dhruin, 2010-09-23 20:44:41

The Brainy Gamer writes on the recent results when he asked his students to play Ultima IV, which makes for an interesting - if discouraging - read:

They had five days to play U4, and I asked them to make as much progress as they could in that time. When we gathered to debrief in class, a few students explained how they'd overcome some of their difficulties, but the vast majority was utterly flummoxed by the game. As one of them put it, "I'd say for gamers of our generation, an RPG like Ultima IV is boring and pretty much unplayable." After removing the arrow from my chest, I asked them to explain why.

Thanks, Guhndahb!

Information about

Ultima IV

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released