Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss
You are the Avatar, noblest of heroes. In your day, you have beheld many wonders and proved yourself master of many dungeons. But nothing in your experience prepared you for this - the terror-filled passages of Britannia's underworld.
Many years have passed since your last visit to Britannia. Little did you expect that, when you returned, you would be accused of kidnapping Baron Almric's daughter, Arial - and then be thrown into the Great Stygian Abyss, without so much as a chance to prove your innocence. Only by surviving the dangers of the Abyss and finding the villain who abducted Arial can you restore your good name. But dark hints garnered from all corners of the Abyss reveal that this was no simple kidnapping. The fate of Britannia hangs in the balance as you battle the horrors that lurk at the heart of the Great Stygian Abyss.
A True 3-D Environment! Move Smoothly and continuously through the first virtual reality dungeon. The first-person perspective of The Stygian Abyss puts you right in the thick of the action. Look down on objects at your feet, or up to see creatures hovering overhead. Every wall, precipice, object and character in The Stygian Abyss has been painstakingly modeled in 3-D space. You'll feel like you're actually in the dungeon!
Unparalleled Dungeon Excitement! Explore nearly 25 miles of winding passages, gasping chasms and frigid underground rivers. This multi-level dungeon is full of puzzling traps and fearsome monsters. A sophisticated conversation system allows you to talk with dozens of characters who may assist or hinder you in your quest. You'll do more than kill monsters = The Stygian Abyss will challenge your virtues and your wits, as well as your fighting prowess.
Thrilling Combat & Magic! Try a quick, relatively weak attack or take the time to put greater power behind your blow. See your weapon lash out and watch your foe stagger and fall. Each magic spell has a dramatic visual effect.
Automapping! A sophisticated auto-map feature keeps track of your location. You can even write your own comments right on the map so you'll always remember where each important character or landmark is found.
State of the Art Sound & Graphics! A full, orchestral score and lush, 256-color VGA graphics complete ORIGIN's latest multimedia experience. No words, no still images can prepare you for Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss!