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Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss

DOS - 1992

Alt name
Ultima Underworld 1
Released in
United States
Action, Role-Playing (RPG)
Medieval / Fantasy
ORIGIN Systems, Inc.
Blue Sky Productions
Dosbox support
Fully supported on 0.73
4.29 / 5 - 83 votes

Description of Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss

If you haven't play Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss (also known as Ultima Underworld 1) already, go ahead and download it now! Published in 1992 by ORIGIN Systems, Inc., Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss features action, role-playing (rpg) in a medieval / fantasy genre.

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Daleman 2015-10-03 1 point

This is one of my favorite games of all time. One of the few RPGs that I ever played start to finish. I still remember when I confronted the Goblin the first time on the bridge and he kicked my arse and knocked me into the water. At the time, I thought, this is awesome. For the year, this was the best first person RPG ever made.

Athanasius 2015-04-19 1 point DOS version

For me a real revelation - and I've played it in 2012 for the first time! UUW 1 has so many features and possibilities, it's relatively "open world" but holds everything together by a storyline that's not so much in dialogues and texts but in the gameworld itself. This game doesn't need any bonds to Ultima, as it stands on its own. You'll feel the thrill of surviving in a mostly hostile underground world, where your food spoils over time and your fighting skills need a lot of practice. You'll even have to learn a simple, but fascinating language. UUW is simply on of the best games of all time for me, and it's way better than the praised second part. Highly recommended!

JAY DEE 2015-03-27 0 point DOS version

i use d-fend now as its easier,thanks ekil i'll try that

Ekil 2015-02-06 1 point DOS version

About mouse, I suppose you play in Dosbox it's better to set the sensitivity parameter to 200 or higher.
this solve the problem for me.


JAY DEE 2014-10-28 0 point DOS version

my mouse is quite laggy in this game,which makes it hard to select conversation choices.anyone else getting this?

Diligence 2014-05-21 -1 point DOS version

Somebody should make a new updated version of Planescape: Torment that is in 3d that would be awesome.

Classic Games 2014-05-04 0 point DOS version

Abel descargate un programa que se llama dosbox game launcher muy facil de usar y configurar, suerte

abel 2013-11-29 1 point DOS version

tengo una duda una vez descargado como lo instalo?? ayudenme

angrygoblin 2013-08-13 1 point DOS version


Newie 2013-04-21 0 point DOS version


TheDarkLordSatan 2013-02-14 0 point DOS version


leftist 2013-02-09 0 point DOS version

I remember when this game first came out. I was an amiga phreak and was glad to see this come out in dos as did LOL and EOTB and Dungeon Masters etc...We played this stuff at work in the Computer Room :). We were the original IT CREWS :D

ando 2013-01-21 -1 point DOS version

i have the game file downloaded and sitting on my desktop so my question is can i run it with a program like DOSbox or do i need something special

BigBadGorg 2012-11-25 0 point DOS version

i find myself hard pressed to descide which of the two underworld titles was better. this for its inventive game play or the second to its convoluted story.

Mateo 2012-07-26 0 point DOS version


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nikel 2012-01-15 0 point DOS version


Paradigm 2011-03-06 4 points DOS version

A worthy addition to the Ultima series, this is a 3D, first person perspective game similar to Doom.

Banished to the Sygian Abyss for a crime he did not commit, the Avatar (your character) must work to survive in a vast underworld complex filled with monsters and various civilizations made of an original group of colonists who are, like you, trapped within the Abyss. You must barter for resources, maintain alliances, solve puzzles and keep accurate records to solve the game.

The spell system is the only real major weakness of this addition to the series. You cast spells by preparing rune codes that appear on your panel. You may have only one spell prepared at any given time for easy casting, and its not realistically possible to switch during battle. Also, its worth noting that the only player statistic of any real value is the Strength attribute as it affects how much you can carry. The other two have virtually no noticeable influence on the game.

Dungy 2011-01-16 0 point DOS version

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