Ultima III Gold

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Ultima III Gold is a patched version of Ultima III for the Commodore 64 which fixes numerous bugs and introduces a number of speed optimizations and user interface enhancements.

Technical Improvements[edit]

  • Built-in fastloader that solves the long loading times
  • Game now fits a single disk side
  • Keyboard movement commands now also work on non-English keyboards
  • Code for plotting re-writing to speed up the game
  • Delete key now works when entering player names

Gameplay Improvements[edit]

  • The game now asks when leaving a location
  • Active character can be selected with 1-4. 0 returns to standard behaviour
  • Now more than one dagger at a time is possible
  • All automatic saving removed, only saves when asked to. Sosaria map also cached when entering towns, thus removing some weirdness

Cheats[edit]

An extensive trainer menu was implemented. The following cheats can be enabled:

  • Unlimited Magic
  • Unlimited Food
  • Unlimited Torches
  • Unlimited Keys
  • Unlimited Gems
  • Press (T) to teleport (X/Y coordinates 0-63)
  • Press (B) to mount a (H)orse or board a (S)hip
  • Press (X) to exit combat
  • Yell "AMBROSIA" to travel to and from Ambrosia

External links[edit]

Ultima III Gold