1999 Awards Category Details

Ultima Online: The Second Age

Online Role Playing Game of the Year

This award honors an online title where an individual assumes the role of one or more characters and develops those characters in terms of abilities, statistics, and/or traits as the game progresses.  Gameplay involves exploring, acquiring resources, solving puzzles, and interacting with player or non-player characters in an online persistent world. Through the player’s actions, his/her virtual characters’ statistics or traits demonstrably evolve throughout the game.