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November 19th, 2021, 20:56
Mortismal Gaming reviews the patched version of Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura.

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November 19th, 2021, 22:04
A review of a 20 years old game, that's something!
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November 19th, 2021, 22:16
"I'm still not convinced. I'm going to wait until it's fully patched and on sale for 99 cents and gets more reviews" - some RPG fan somewhere, probably
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November 19th, 2021, 22:54
Hey, even I've played and replayed this great game, and I'm a stickler these days for waiting for that last patch/update! -p
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November 20th, 2021, 03:34
Amazing game, glad it continues to be rediscovered and loved RIP Troika
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November 20th, 2021, 10:16
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Amazing game, glad it continues to be rediscovered and loved RIP Troika
All their games were bloody mess on release and they mostly didnt provide sufficient post-release support (Owlcat are saints in comparison). Their games were mostly put together by community patches years after release. But I loved them, nontheless. So, yea … RIP.
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November 20th, 2021, 17:56
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All their games were bloody mess on release and they mostly didnt provide sufficient post-release support (Owlcat are saints in comparison). Their games were mostly put together by community patches years after release. But I loved them, nontheless. So, yea … RIP.
Yeah, I finished a replay of ToEE not long ago, and that game is still fantastic. One of the best dungeon crawlers ever made. It wouldn't be as good without the two mods I used, but we could say that about a lot of games.
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November 20th, 2021, 22:22
I don't think Troika made a bad game, and this one is a complete masterpiece. Then and now, it's time tested and proven.
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November 21st, 2021, 00:20
I'd replay but it hasn't aged well. Sure there is an HD mod but it still doesn't modernize the game. So yeah please will someone do a remake in the unity or Original sin engine.
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November 21st, 2021, 04:22
Sure, I'd re-buy this game again if a new master rolled out, assuming it doesn't require windows fifty-five or a tri-quillion virtual reality-holgram projector video card to play.
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Sure, I'd re-buy this game again if a new master rolled out, assuming it doesn't require windows fifty-five or a tri-quillion virtual reality-holgram projector video card to play.
If I understand correctly, the game is still working on Windows 10 thanks to a patch.
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November 21st, 2021, 16:02
Yea I liked this game and I recall when it came out how different in style it was for the genre. I own it on steam as I picked it up a while back to replay.
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November 22nd, 2021, 08:41
What are the patches I should use if I want to play Arcanum on a modern system?
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November 22nd, 2021, 10:30
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What are the patches I should use if I want to play Arcanum on a modern system?
I think the Unofficial Fan Patch by Drog Black Tooth should be all you need.
https://terra-arcanum.com/drog/uap.html
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Originally Posted by vanedor View Post
A review of a 20 years old game, that's something!
and what a game it was!
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