is a MMORPG
Online Roleplaying Game
) produced by Origin systems
, Inc (Which is a part of Electronic Arts
Ultima online (UO
) is massive, in every aspect of the word. The online community consists of 23 official servers, so called shards. With thousands of players in every one of them.
The remarkable part is the fact
that several years after the release of this game, Origin still makes good profit from it. Every player pays appr. $10 US, per month for playing the game. And there are multitude
s of players playing.
UO is indeed one of the most addicting
. And as astounding
as it might sound, some people pay loads of hard cash to get a good character
. This is the same phenomenon
, that has been happening around other MMORPG
and Asheron's Call
). Experienced players have sold rare items or good veteran characters at eBay
for thousands of $ US.