The Ultimate RPG Archives

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The original box.

The Ultimate RPG Archives is a compilation of former AAA role-playing video games published by Interplay and released for Windows in 1998, although all of the games are for MS-DOS. It was sold in a traditional box format, and a tall narrow fold out, each with 5 CDs, although, only the traditional box included jewel cases for them.


The compilation contains the following games:


I saw this compilation in stores sometime around 2000. I already owned two of the games in the compilation, but I had played several and wanted them and heard good things about the ones I hadn't played, so I bought it. I ended up installing all of the games, but only really spent a lot of time on the Might and Magic games. Regardless, I'm glad I purchased it.

I own the tall fold out case of CDs and have the manual.


  • Unlike other compilations I'd purchased, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that it came with the complete manuals for each of the games (albeit reproductions in a single thick tome).
  • The large fold out container doesn't include CD cases, so you have to be very gentle with the CDs to prevent scratching.

See the individual games for more detailed reviews.


Box Art



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