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UT Videogame Archive: Ultima II
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Sierra On-Line, publisher of Ultima II: Revenge of the Enchantress, was founded in 1979 as On-Line Systems by Ken and Roberta Williams, in Simi Valley, California. The company produced seminal graphical computer games such as Mystery House as well as the King’s Quest, Space Quest, and Leisure Suit Larry series. In 1996, Sierra On-Line was sold to CUC International.
Ultima II: The Revenge of the Enchantress, is the second video game in the Ultima series. Released on August 24, 1982, it was the only one of the Ultima series to be published by Sierra On-Line. Due to controversies with Sierra over royalties, the creator of the game, Richard Garriott, started his own company, Origin Systems, which would publish the rest of the series. Ultima II was also the first game of the series to be ported to different systems at the original time of its release. These systems included the original Apple II port, the C64 port, the Atari 8-bit port, the IBM-PC port, the Atari ST port, and the FM-Towns port. Materials in this collection were originally suitable for the Apple II port.
This collection contains the software disk images from the original Ultima II release, as well as photographs of the supplemental materials contained within the original box.