Worlds of Ultima: The Savage Empire and Ultima: Worlds of Adventure 2: Martian Dreams are available now on GOG.com for free download, courtesy of GOG.com and Electronic Arts. Here below is a brief overview of these two old-school role-playing games.
Worlds of Ultima: The Savage Empire
First, the Avatar travels to the time-lost land of Eodon, where dinosaurs still rule and ancient mysteries abound. Basically, Worlds of Ultima: The Savage Empire is Ultima meets The Lost World with simplified RPG elements; it’s a fun jungle epic with a change in pace you will welcome with open arms. If you’ve never played any Ultima games, The Savage Empire is a good place to start. Explore jungles and wastelands, cross lava flows, encounter stone-age tribes, and battle the mighty Tyrannosaurus Rex right now for the unbeatable price of absolutely zilch.
What’s cool about it:
- Journey to a fierce jungle where savage dinosaurs, stone-age tribes, and mad scientists make their home!
- A highly interactive world where you can harvest plants, gather minerals, and craft items from gathered materials.
- An old-school RPG in the tried-and-true Ultima tradition.
Ultima: Worlds of Adventure 2: Martian Dreams
Ultima: Worlds of Adventure 2: Martian Dreams takes the Avatar and his friend Dr Spector to the year 1893 to witness a launch of a space cannon aimed at Mars. No, you haven’t forgotten some important lessons from history–this is an alternate universe version of Earth, but you will definitely recognise a lot of the people in it. You will interact with many historical figures as Marie Curie, Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, Theodore Roosvelt, H.G Wells, and dozens more. After reaching Mars, you will have to survive the hostile environment and battle strange plants and monsters as you explore the surface of Mars. Enjoy this historical world of adventure, completely free of charge and free of any DRM only on your favorite distribution platfrom, GOG.com.
What’s cool about it:
- Solve the mysteries of the Martian canals, steam-powered factories, radium-driven mechanical men, and other artifacts.
- Interact with some of history’s most renowned men and women, painstakingly researched and accurately portrayed. Meet and learn about Sarah Berhardt, Nellie Bly, George Washington Carver, Marie Curie, Thomas Edison, Sigmund Freud, Emma Goldman, William Randolph Hearst, Vladimir Lenin, Grigori Rasputin, Theodore Roosevelt, Nikola Tesla, Mark Twain, H.G. Wells, and dozens more!
- Conquer the eerie Dreamworld by confronting your own subconscious fears and desires.
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