It's Raining Arcanum

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It's Raining Arcanum

Postby GameBanshee News » Thu Nov 02, 2000 9:28 am

That would be acid rain, judging from this title... a couple more previews of the RPG due in February next year, Arcanum, have been spotted:<ul><li>First, a <a href="">preview</a> from DailyRadar that's supplemented with a few screens:<blockquote>Your Arcanum character starts weak but has enormous potential. You can gain up to 50 levels in the game, investing character points on the technology and/or spell side of the equation. There are seven possible technological disciplines (Chemistry, Electrical, etc) that can each be increased seven times, from Novice to Doctor.</blockquote><li>Then, a lengthy <a href="">1st journal</a> from Gamesmania with 8 screens to give the once-over:<blockquote>Imagine a fantasy world with the usual trappings: orcs, elves, magic, dragons, and so on. Now imagine it's their equivalent of 1860. This world is now beginning to industrialize and develop technologies--steam engines, electricity, combustion engines, powered flight--and these things co-exist alongside magick. (Picture Tolkein meets H.G. Wells.) This is the essence of Arcanum. Your character might be just as adept at repairing a rifle, as they are at summoning a water elemental.</blockquote></ul>