Welcome to an industrial revolution in a world of magic! Imagine a place of wonder, where magic and technology coexist in an uneasy balance, and an adventurer might just as easily wield a revolver as a flaming sword. A place where great industrial cities house castle keeps and factories, home to...
Windows XP or Vista, 1 GHz, 256 MB RAM, 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 7 (compatible with...
Welcome to an industrial revolution in a world of magic! Imagine a place of wonder, where magic and technology coexist in an uneasy balance, and an adventurer might just as easily wield a revolver as a flaming sword. A place where great industrial cities house castle keeps and factories, home to Dwarves, Humans, Orcs, and Elves alike. A place of arcane runes and steam-works, of magic and machines, of sorcery and science. Welcome to the land of Arcanum!
In this one-of-a-kind cRPG the world adapts to your decisions! Whether you choose the path of magic or technology, good or evil, characters will react differently to your character. You can finish each quest in many ways – bribing, dueling, negotiating and more! With a huge map, more than 300 unique characters and monsters, plus many different endings to unravel, this game will keep you busy for a long, long time.
A unique steampunk world designed by the creators of Fallout: Tim Cain, Leonard Boyarsky and Jason Anderson
A complex stat-driven system that underlies every event taking place within Arcanum
An entirely non-linear storyline with surprising plot twists
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Recommended by Maciej, Sales Manager at GOG: When I played Arcanum for the first time back in the days, it was... different. And even now, in many aspects, Arcanum is superior to lots of RPGs released since its premiere 20 years ago. This game invites you to a steampunk world where technology meets magic, character development is pretty open-ended, you have lots of different solutions to problems you encounter, and the world reacts to who you are, how you look, and what decisions you make. All of that goes with absolutely stellar writing, exciting companions and NPCs, and a combat system that allows you to choose between turn-based and real-time fights. Oh, and you should definitely wear that nice suit when you're in town, not some barbaric armor!
TL;DR - if you're looking for an RPG gem to fall in love with - congrats, you've just found one.
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