Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 1st Jul 2015 21:47 UTC

Later this year, Ultima Online will turn 18 years old. In the genre of MMOs, that makes the game positively ancient - and it's even more remarkable when you consider that it's still funded via a subscription model.

I've never played an Ultima game, much less one that's nearly my age. I wanted to find out what the game is like to play today as a newcomer, and to ask people why they’ve continued visiting Britannia for nearly two decades.

I have little to no interest in MMOs, but seeing one of them run for this long is fascinating.

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18 years ?
by Kochise on Thu 2nd Jul 2015 05:09 UTC
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When some other companies cuts the servers after 18 months...

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