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After many hours of pulling from floppies, researching, finding, and downloading the Ultima game Midi files I did not have a good copy of - I present to you the first library of almost complete Ultima songs in ABC format for Shroud of the Avatar!

Find something missing or can be done better, please send me the file and I will add and or update it here! This is a community resource for you. Please help contribute. Thank you.

Please download the put these files UNZIPPED in the following folders on Windows:
Steam Version - C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\SotA\Shroud of the Avatar_Data\Data\Songs\
Portalarium Windows - C:\Program Files (x86)\Portalarium\Shroud of the Avatar\Shroud of the Avatar_Data\Data\Songs\
Alternate Windows - C:\Users\name\AppData\Local\Programs\Portalarium\Shroud of the Avatar\Shroud of the Avatar_Data\Data\Songs\ **Thank you to Conleth Pharlan **

Macintosh - In Applications folder - show package contents on Shroud of the Avatar - Launcher; in the window that opens show package contents on Shroud of the Avatar ; then open Contents ; then open Data ; then open Songs. ** Thanks to Galdrmadhr and Jack Knyfe **

Linux - "/home/${USER}/.local/share/Steam/SteamApps/common/SotA/Shroud of the Avatar_Data/Data/Songs" ** Thanks to Katrina Bekers **

Here are the ABC files by game each in their own ZIP file archive. These files are for single player only (one instrument).

Ultima III Exodus
Ultima III for NES
Ultima IV The Quest of the Avatar
Ultima IV for NES
Ultima V Warriors of Destiny
Ultima V for NES
Ultima VI The False Prophet
Ultima VII The Black Gate and Forge of Virtue
Ultima VII pt 2 Serpent Isle and Silver Seed
Ultima VIII Pagan

Worlds of Ultima - Savage Empire
Worlds of Ultima - Martian Dreams

Ultima Underworld The Stygian Abyss
Ultima Underworld Labyrinth of Worlds

Ultima Online
Ultima Online Shattered Legacy


Aklabeth (Ultima 0) - All sound files are in the EXE - cannot extract.
Ultima I - All sound files are in the EXE or BIN files - cannot extract.
Ultima II - All sound files are in the EXE or BIN files - cannot extract.
Ultima IX Ascension - Sound files are FLX, not Midi. I cannot convert these.

How to Play the Songs

In the text chat window type:

/play - Ready equipped instrument
then #1-8 - Plays notes. #1 is 1 Middle C pitch
Shift, Alt, or Control will change the sound when you also press 1-8

/playlist - prints a list of all the songs in your songs folder
/play songname - plays the song, by file name, from your songs folder
/play songname loop - loops the song after finishing it
/play songname sync - prepares a song to play while in a party
/playstart - starts all party members playing their synced song
Music is such an important element to any game. Shroud of the Avatar is no exception. I added this page to show my appreciation and to help promote the wonderful music in Shroud of the Avatar.

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The first track released from Shroud of the Avatar is Karelias Instrumental. This piece is nice and smooth. It is featured in the game during the loading of the SotA application

Karelias Instrumental V5

Source: The same link as in this thread on SotA's forums.
https://shroudoftheavatar.com/forum/index.php?threads/a-musical-proclamation-from-lord-british.4246/
I captured this music while playing Pre-Alpha Release 1. This piece is featured in the game in the city of Owl's Head and the surrounding village.

Owl's Head Theme (unofficial song name)

If this violates any policy at Portalarium, I will remove this upon request.


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