Straight from my inbox:
Saint James, MO, June 9, 2004 Team Lazarus, a volunteer-run (mod) organization, today announced that the long awaited and highly anticipated remake, Ultima V: Lazarus, has released a second playable demo to the public which adds a wide assortment of new locations and features. Ultima V: Lazarus is a complete recreation of ORIGIN Systems' classic role-playing game Ultima V: Warriors of DestinyÂ®, utilizing the modding capabilities of Gas-Powered Games' Dungeon SiegeÂ® engine. This demo is fully compatible with both the Mac and PC versions of Dungeon SiegeÂ®.
Lazarus Alpha Demo 2.0 is a free mod for Dungeon Siege and can be downloaded from the official Ultima V: Lazarus website, at http://www.u5lazarus.com
Although not feature-complete, Lazarus Alpha Demo 2.0 does contain several of the more impressive features which will be appearing in the final release, including:
- A glimpse into the world of Britannia: All of Verity Isle is yours to explore! A complete day/night/lunar cycle brings the world to life!
- Dozens of unique characters, and a robust dialogue system
- Beautiful custom artwork
- Ultima-style reagent-based spellcasting
- Digitally re-mastered orchestral soundtrack
Download today, and experience Ultima VÂ® . . . all over again!