The original Ultima IV is freeware. In the package ultima4-data the data-file is downloaded in the postinst script from http://www.ultima-universe.com/downl...ltima4v101.zip and saved in /opt/xu4/share/games/ultima4/ultima4.zip. This means you have to be online, if you install ultima4-data.
The package xu4 contains the game interface. I uploaded also ultima4-graphics-upgrade to Extras-devel non-free. This package upgrades Ultima IV to 256 color graphics with MIDI support.
I changed the key mapping from alt + key to FN (blue arrow) + key.
In the Menu you have to press the starting letter
j - continue playing
i - new game
c - configure
In the Game you can press FN+h for a list key mapping.
You can enable fullscreen in video options.
I am playing at the moment with the following settings:
At the moment i have set the game cycles to 15.
I disabled the mouse.
I set the keyboard repeat Interval to 10 msec.
If you press G and you are not over a chest, then the game crashes.
You have to kill the game with