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A first-person RPG set in a complex fantasy world full of trolls, goblins and other creatures. Full of quests, interactive NPC's and featuring muliple puzzles to solve, become the hero in this world of evil. The unique real-time magic system allows you to cast more than 50 different spells based on 20 unique runes.

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The goal of the game is to destroy the secret cult of Akbaa, the god of devastation and chaos, thereby preventing his return to the physical world. Should the player fail, the demon is bound to impose his reign of terror upon Arx. The player assumes the role of the potential hero, fights inside an underground fortress using wooden clubs, swords and magical items to defend himself against creatures including goblins, trolls, rat-men and other vicious opponents. However, brute force is not always the best way to succeed: The player has at his disposal the innovative new "onscreen gesture based magic system" to assist him in his progress through the game. Using the mouse, burning runes can be drawn in mid-air. A series of these gestures combine to create powerful magic spells that will protect the player or empower him to defeat his enemies and pursue his quest.

[edit] Features

  • Cast spells: Use the unique real-time spell-casting system.
  • Explore intriguing areas: Experience deep environments and a high level of interactivity, combined in a user-friendly interface.
  • Solve puzzles: In true RPG fashion, solve a number of puzzles in this underground atmospheric world.

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Scrib Jelly
Jun 7, 04 10:44am
great after you get tired of morrowind-takes up the gap while we wait for fable ArxFatalis
Jun 8, 03 4:44am
added 19 new screenshots
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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Dec 8, 2003 (Xbox)
    • Nov 12, 2002 (PC)
  • Europe:
    • Dec 12, 2003 (Xbox)
    • Nov 8, 2002 (PC)
  • Australia: Jan 15, 2004
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