Ultima series

Year: 1981

Publisher: Origin Systems

Developer: Origin Systems

Designer: Richard Garriott

Country: USA

Genre: Role-playing

Platform: Various


Box art Image credit: (Image credit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultima_VI:_The_False_Prophet)

The main Ultima series consists of nine installments (one of them has two parts), grouped into three trilogies called “Ages.” The player could choose the gender of their avatar starting with Ultima VI.

LGBTQ  references in this game series

Ultima VI: The False Prophet (1990): “Bad” Gypsies

Ultima VII: The Black Gate (1992): Baths at Buccaneer’s Den

Ultima VII: Serpent Isle (1993): Fridigazzi

Ultima V: Lazarus (2005): Possible gay encounter

See also QRM’s entry for this game.


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  2. Ultima (series). (n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultima_(series)
  3. Ultima VI: Final rating. (March 15, 2014). Retrieved from http://crpgaddict.blogspot.com/2014/03/ultima-vi-final-rating.html
  4. Ultima VI: The false prophet. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultima_VI:_The_False_Prophet
  5. Ultima VII: The black gate. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultima_VII:_The_Black_Gate
  6. Ultima VII – The Black Gate Review w/ Howling Dog. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Saz-nffZEfA
  7. Ultima VII Part Two: Serpent Isle. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultima_VII_Part_Two:_Serpent_Isle