According to Ranman, with the last major milestone in the Ultima V for Ti Calculators development now reached, beta testing of the game will commence March 16th, 2008.
He also posted an update on progress and what remains to be done :
- "Acknowledgments" menu option complete. Credits and copyrights to Lord British, Origin Systems, & Electronic Arts.
- "Introduction" menu option complete. The full Ultima V introduction complete with scaled down pics from the original game.
- "Create New Character " menu option complete. Answer critical questions to determine the initial stats of your avatar.
And with that, the last major milestone has been reached!
Still on the to do list :
- Add the "End Message"
- Add weapons and armor special abilities
- Tie up remaining loose ends
- General cleanup
Game engine - 61.8Kb
Progress - 98.5%
Ranman has also posted gif animations of character creation and introduction & acknowledgements.
At Titans of Ether forums, Sage has updated his developer's diary and Corv has posted new screenshots of Paws and New Magincia in Insider, a members only section of the forums.
Lost Sosaria downloads have been updated and site itself has recived new layout.
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