Dino's Guide to Ultima VI - The False Prophet

Characters and Dialogue

Xenerkes Dragon's Ultima 6 headshots (Internet Archive) show all the portraits from Ultima VI.

You can download a zipped, half-done transcript of Ultima 6 from The Literal Ultima, a section of The Notable Ultima.

Taynith the Gypsy is Monica L. Knighton, according to Dr. Cat. Their friendship is part of Ultima 6 dialogue aside from being a real thing.


"Change of Guards" is a sample chapter from the English translation of Andrea Contato's book "Through the Moongate". It tells the story of Origin between the end of development of Ultima V until what happened after the release of Ultima VI.

The Digital Antiquarian's article about Ultima 6 discusses the game's development in detail, explaining how this was a transition period for the Ultima series in many ways.


The Ultima VI Encore CD-ROM Game Manual is available on the Ultima Web Archive.

The Ultima VI copy protection questions and answers are available on my copy protections document.

The stoeggl.com Ultima 6 C64 page contains copy protection answers, a C64 keyboard reference for Ultima 6, and manuals for Ultima 1-6 (in .WRI format).

File Formats

You may find information about the format of Ultima VI maps at one of the following locations:

There is an Ultima 6 world editor around along with its source code and file format information.

An Ultima 6 tileset that was once found at u6like is now available here at Dino's Ultima Page.


For general problems with Ultima 6, see a FAQ on the Other Codex (Internet Archive).

Gargoyle Language

All you need to know about the Gargish language can be found at Gargish Dragon's Ultima Page.

For a linguistic analysis of the Gargish language, see "Linguistic Asides: On Gargish" at Linguistic Dragon's Ultima Journeys.


There are some notes on Ultima 6 Magic at the Cheater's Guild Ultima Page (via the Internet Archive).

The Ultima Web Archive also contains some notes about magic coming from the manual.


Map Concentrations

Britannia Maps

Dungeon Maps

Lord British's Castle

Maps of Lord British's castle and the sewers and dungeons below are at the Ultima Web Archive.


You may download music [ZIP] from the music page on the Ultima Web Archive.

Ultima 6 music can also be found at Mysterious Sosaria.

The Ultima Files at the World of Ultima also include the Ultima 6 MIDI music.

The Ultima Digital Music Archive at Dor-Lomin has MP3s of the Ultima 6 music.

Remakes and Engines

The Ultima VI Project - The remake of Ultima VI by Team Archon.

Nuvie is a game engine for Ultima 6, Savage Empire and Martian Dreams allowing playability under various systems, just like Exult.

Ultima 6 Online is exactly what the name implies - the ability to play Ultima 6 online with friends.


Withstand the Fury Dragon wrote a review of Ultima 6 for the CRPG Player's Handbook, and a preview of the article is available online.

Read about Ultima 6 at "CRPG History Abridged - 21 RPGs that brought something new to the table", by Felipe Pepe for Gamasutra (25th June 2015).


There are a whole load of tools on IT-HE software. You may also download some saved games and patches of what people did with these tools.

You can also use a U6 editor.

If you want to explore the Ultima 6 map, download Ultimatrix.

Nuvie is be the engine with which to run Ultima 6, Martian Dreams and The Savage Empire on modern systems.

SirJohn has the following tools for Ultima 6:


Here is a list of Ultima 6 walkthroughs:

Cedric Beust's Ultima 6 page has an annotated map of Britannia and various notes.

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