Many designers, developers and other personnel of Ultima series of computer role playing games made a cameo appearance in it or had a character in the game modeled after them.
Companions of the Avatar Edit
- Sir Dupre: Greg Dykes from Custom Creation.
- Gwenno: Kathleen Jones, David R. Watson's late wife.
- Iolo the Bard: David R. Watson, who wrote some music for the games. Like the Iolo character, he also makes crossbows.
- Jaana the Druid: Jaana, last name unconfirmed. (details needed)
- Shamino the Ranger: Richard Garriott. The character was modeled after Garriott's activities in Society for Creative Anachronism.
- Tseramed the Ranger: Ken Demarest, Ultima VII lead programmer.
Other NPCs Edit
- Chuckles: Lord British's court jester is Chuck Bueche, co-founder of Origin Systems and one of the notable programmers of the series.
- Lord Blackthorn: Starr Long, a long-time Origin employee and the co-creator of Ultima Online.
- Lord British: Richard Garriott's most famous alter ego.
- R. Allen G.: Author of books "The Day it Didn't Work" and "No One Leaves" in Ultima VII is a rather direct reference to development leadership methodology of Richard Garriott.
- Jely: Author-protagonist of the "Cheesy Book" in Ultima VIII is Jason Ely, who programmed the book code among other things.
- Hawkins: A pirate in Ultima VI is unflatteringly named after Trip Hawkins, Electronic Arts founder.
- De Snel: A famous fencer in Ultima VII is named after Dallas Snell, executive producer of Ultima VI, Ultima VII and other games.
- Dr. Johann Schliemann Spector: Scientist in Worlds of Ultima games is based on Warren Spector.
- Spektor: The schemy financier in Ultima VII Part Two: Serpent Isle is also named after Warren Spector.
- Warren: A seclusive and silent "specter" behind the magis' storeroom in Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss earns Warren Spector's name
- Dr. Cat: Bartender in Ultima V.