Lowlander Review: Fills some big old shoes: Hardcore Droid

Hardcore Droid - While it may not look like it now, for those of us who played it in its first iteration in 1981, Ultima was a revelation. Game dev extraordinaire, Richard Garriott’s Ultima was both the first open-world RPG and the first action RPG, as it was one of the first real CRPGs. For those of us lucky enough to be among the first to play this seminal first, the experience was unprecedented, even transcendental.It’s no small wonder then that a newbie game developer of a certain age might, thirty four years later, make his first game a homage to this trailblazing classic. Such is the case with Flat Black Film’s Lowlander.

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