Imagine a place of wonder, where magic and technology hold equal sway, and an adventurer might just as easily wield a flintlock pistol 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 ancient runes and steamworks, of magic and machines, of sorcery and science.

Arcanum is the first game to come from the development house Troika Games, LLC, started by former Fallout team members Tim Cain, Leonard Boyarsky, and Jason Anderson. This team takes the depth of gameplay and world-building in role-playing games to entirely new levels of realism and excitement.

Arcanum creates a compelling new world where magic and technology coexist in an uneasy balance. As Arcanum opens, the mechanical age has only recently arrived in this ancient land where Humans, Elves, Dwarves, Orcs and other races have learned to survive in the new sprawling industrialized cities. But this radical shift from magic to technology has created a potentially explosive situation. As the townspeople and other thinkers begin mass production of light bulbs, batteries, eyeglasses and guns, the Mages grow leery. This tightly wound setting is the starting point from which the character must set out on his quest.

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Hall of Champions 1.5
Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura

Hall of Champions 1.5

Sep 20, 2012 Hall of Champions Full Version 0 comments

In version 1.5 there is +60 new portraits divided in every race and sex (+5 to each)

Hall of Champions 1.3
Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura

Hall of Champions 1.3

Sep 16, 2012 Hall of Champions Full Version 0 comments

In version 1.3 there is +36 new portraits divided in every race and sex (+3 to each)

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Jackmang
Jackmang Sep 16 2010, 10:52am says:

Ive been searching for this game since it was released, lended the disc to my friend... he lost it and i could never remember the games name >.< just now found it by coincidence...

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HatchetJak
HatchetJak Jun 3 2014, 10:22pm replied:

Can get it here Gog.com if looking for it legitly at least.

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TheGameSquid
TheGameSquid Aug 25 2010, 3:55pm says:

Oh Arcanum, how I love thee. A shame there are no good mods for this though, as this really is a unique universe that deserves to be expanded!

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HatchetJak
HatchetJak Jun 3 2014, 10:28pm replied:

Non on here, but can try here Terra-arcanum.com and here Pcgamingwiki.com though this is 4 years after your post so I would assume too late, but the info is now somewhere for others.

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Imperial_Sheep
Imperial_Sheep Jul 23 2011, 11:33pm replied:

Agreed

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Shatari
Shatari May 28 2010, 10:39pm says:

This game was truly epic. My only complaint was the inability to tell your companions not to loot everything they saw. Trying to organize their inventory was probably the biggest challenge in the game...

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PhaserRave
PhaserRave May 20 2010, 6:58am says:

One of my favorite games.

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trollshade13
trollshade13 Nov 10 2008, 7:01am says:

truly a wonderfull game
just wished someone would make a sequel to it or something

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Omegakill
Omegakill Apr 16 2011, 11:13am replied:

I disagree with this, a sequal would not do it any justice at all, the only thing that could make it better is maybe a better more interactive engine and graphics game play, story and characters stay the same and you've got a best seller for 2011!

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HatchetJak
HatchetJak Jun 3 2014, 10:29pm replied:

Send mail to old Troika employees to kickstart it :D

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Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura
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