Ultima 7 Design Documents: Copy Protection Questions

Courtesy of former Origin programmer Bill Randolph, and thanks to the tireless efforts of Joe Garrity of the Origin Muesum, the Ultima Codex is pleased to present this document, which lists the copy protection questions posed to the Avatar in Ultima 7.

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This is a very straightforward document; it lists the copy protection questions posed to the Avatar by the mayor of Trinsic and by Batlin.

Now, the image here, in JPEG format, is a lower-resolution extract from a PDF scan of the original document. It is legible, but not of particularly high quality, and thus is not recommended for printing; download the PDF files for that purpose.

Most importantly, though: enjoy! Pull up the image, download the PDFs, and pore over them. Search out every little detail, and enjoy a fascinating glimpse into the nuts and bolts of how Origin crafted a truly ground-breaking RPG. The Ultima Codex is indebted to Joe Garrity for providing these documents, to Bill Randolph for releasing them and making them available for us to see, to John Watson, and to everyone who worked at Origin Systems.

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