Posted Wed, Jan 28, 2009 by Dalmarus
Ultima Online: Kingdom Reborn is the latest iteration of the twelve year old MMOG. This week, Dalmarus dipped his feet into the waters to see whether Ultima Online still has what it takes to draw players in. Can it still hang with the cool kids on the block? Find out in this week's preview!
When Ultima Online originally hit store shelves, Garriott’s world was a complete free for all and although the concept of griefing wasn't new to those familiar with other online games (Diablo, anyone?), this is where it truly began to hit its stride. The hopes and dreams of a completely open world in which your players are free to do whatever they can imagine is a noble one, but there was one crucial part of the equation that the developers had forgotten about in its creation – human nature.