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Ultima: Quest of the Avatar

Class: Licensed
Publisher: FCI
Developer: Playtronic
Region: United States (USA)
5  Cart: Average
6  Box: Uncommon
6  Manual: Uncommon
Peripherals: Standard or Compatible Controller
# of Players: 1-Player
Extended Play: Battery
TV Format: NTSC
Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)
Released: 1990
UPC Code: 0-22909-10011-7
Pak Type:
Standard Cart
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Sources of Information

Hardware Profiles
1 - NES-SNROM-05
UNIF Board
INES Mapper
Mapper Ctrl
CIC Type

Rom Sets
Type Name Size CRC32
PRG0 NES-US-0 PRG 256 KB A25A750F
ROMs Combined: 256 KB A25A750F

From the Publisher

The ruthless Triad of Evil has been vanquished and peace now reigns in the land.  But without the threat of danger the people have become corrupt.  Darkness dwells in their hearts and minds.  The countryside is plagued by dragons, tolls, and long-dead wizards. Only an Avatar, a shining example of heroism, can destroy the monsters and conquer the internal wickedness with his mastery of magic and weapons.  Become the Avatar! Save Britannia! And master the challenges of the ultimate quest?the search for good within yourself.

  • Hundreds of characters
  • Dozens of screens
  • More than 2 megabits of memory
  • Over 100 hours of game time
  • 5 year lithium batter saves scores and plays positions
  • 84 page full color, richly illustrated Hint Book included!

Codes, Cheats & Spoilers
 =>Easy Bard: To get the bard to join your partly quickly, first go into battle
and lose. When you awake back in Brittania Castle, walk out to the town. In
the bottom right corner of the town you will find the bard near a campfire.
Talk to him and you can ask him to join up.

Nintendo Power Top 30
We've recreated the Nintendo Power TOP 30 from Player's, Pro's & Dealer's, here on NintendoAge. Following are all of the issue #'s where this game appeared in the TOP 30, what score it received (# of #votes) and the rank it received in that issue.
Issue Date Score Rank
Nintendo Power #023 04/1991 1,208 20
Nintendo Power #024 05/1991 3,251 10
Nintendo Power #025 06/1991 2,111 14
Nintendo Power #026 07/1991 1,785 17
Nintendo Power #027 08/1991 2,222 14
Nintendo Power #028 09/1991 1,740 18
Nintendo Power #029 10/1991 1,426 22
Nintendo Power #030 11/1991 1,266 25
Nintendo Power #031 12/1991 1,631 22