Ultima Patcher 1.3

I’ve uploaded a new Ultima Patcher. This doesn’t add Ultima 9 patching but does add easy MT-32 emulation for the remainder of the relevant games (Ultima 6, 7, Serpent Isle and Underworld 2). You will still need to bring your own MT-32 ROM’s however.

There are a couple of bug fixes as the previous build didn’t always allow users to change the sound settings in UW1 & 2. Also patching UW1 to use MT-32 would break UW2 since they shared a copy of DOSBox.

One thing to note, because of these shared copies of DOSBox if you add MT-32 support for any game that was installed with another title in the same package you will also add it to that other title. i.e. installing MT-32 support for UW1 installs it for UW2 and so on. I’ve attempted to allow for all possible combinations of patches in these situations and apply restrictions/fixes as appropriate. Please email or post on here with any bugs or if I’ve missed anything.

Unless there is a clear demand, I’ll probably skip Ultima 9. It’s a Windows game so it should be easier for people to patch and I’m not convinced anything further is needed with the work other people are already putting in. Also mods like Beautiful Britannia are fairly big and I don’t want to force people to download anything that size to patch all the older games.

2 thoughts on “Ultima Patcher 1.3

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  2. Just wanted to say thanks for doing all this work! I downloaded the entire Ultima Collection from GOG and found all the individual patches for the games, but I wasn’t sure how to make them work with the GOG installer. Found your Ultimate Ultima Patch and everything seems to be working great! Thank you again, this is SO awesome. Can’t believe I actually get to play these games again on a Windows 7 PC. 🙂

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