Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss

Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss (DOS)    1992


First first-person shooter with varying heights and texture-mapped floors and ceilings, sloped floors; first first person shooter with blood, first first person shooter where player can fly and swim

Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss

Gameplay video

Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss
picture from manual

Magazine review -ACE (1992)

1) Physics system allows, among other things, for items to bounce when thrown against surfaces.
2) "Tolkien's description of Moria struck me in particular, and it seemed like a fine setting for a game."
(Paul Neurath- creator)
3) Review- "ACE" , called Ultima Underworld  "the next true evolutionary step in the RPG genre", and noted that its simulation-style dungeon was "frighteningly realistic".
Computer Shopper enjoyed its storyline and characters, and believed that the game "makes you feel as if you've entered a virtual reality".

4) Supports  Roland MT-32 audio.

5) I'ts the second first person shooter with up and down glance ability (after Driller).

6) Emulated in: DOSBox

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