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Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss (DOS)

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Title Screen

Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss

Developer: Blue Sky Productions
Publisher: Origin Systems
Platform: DOS
Released in US: March 1992


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Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss is part of the Ultima series, where the Avatar is brought back to Britannia for the sole purpose of being falsely accused of kidnapping a girl. It was a technical advancement by being one of the early 3D games, although the gameplay mechanics were not exactly ideal with plenty of skills being considered useless or redundant.

Underworld Editor Remnants

Hidden inside uw.exe at 0x5AF2C (version F1.50S)

Thank you, and you, may i add, for using the Underworld Editor

Fittingly, there's also a reference to uwedit.exe at 0x5DD58.


(Source: Evildrome Dragon)

Unused Text

Strings.pak compresses its strings in some huffman-type encoding. The first string in string set 1, at offset 9b6:

Hey, its all the game strings
(Source: Underworld Exporter - uw1_stringsclean.txt)