Gameplay feature: Alchemy

Group Description

Games that feature alchemy as a part of gameplay. For purposes of this game group, alchemy is defined as:

"The use of one or several ingredients with or without the use of certain apparatus to create a certain outcome in the form of a potion, spell, or similar devices".

Acquiring ingredients for alchemy purposes within the game may be through herb gathering via adventuring, defeating monsters, or buying at a local shop/alchemist. Alchemy also often require the use of certain apparatus other than ingredients or recipes (e.g. philosopher's stone, alchemist bench, disposable refrigerator, etc.).

An alchemist apparatus with an ingredient shelf from the game Dragon Lord/Dragon's Breath.

  • The inventory of alchemy used in the game has to be somewhat large. Thus, games that only have two leaves just to create a potion (and only those two leaves in the game) are excluded from this group. Any game that identifies more than 10 (ten) ingredients that can be used for alchemy should qualify for this game group.

  • The player must be the active alchemist in the game and not requiring the use of a third party or NPC (Non-Player Character) to do the mixing for him/her. Thus, usually the player can just mix the ingredients for example directly from his or her inventory, at an alchemist laboratory, or other means of storage.

  • This game group is limited to the classical or modern use of alchemy (though not limited for its traditional use of transmutating iron into gold) that require certain ingredients or recipes for the formula to work, so games that simply combine any two (or more) items of non-alchemic value (i.e. blueberry pie with a rock) are excluded from this game group.

  • This is not an alchemy-themed based game group. Games must include the process of alchemy as part of the game play. So puzzle games or adventure games where the player chases an alchemist around (without actually doing any alchemy) are out.
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Eschalon: Book II2010Linux, Macintosh, WindowsBasilisk Games4.33
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Fallout: New Vegas2010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Bethesda Softworks LLC3.76
Minecraft2010Browser, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsMojang AB3.48
Final Fantasy XIV Online2010WindowsSquare Enix, Inc.3.83
Final Fantasy XIV Online (Collector's Edition)2010WindowsSquare Enix, Inc.4.48
Dragon Age: Origins2009Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.3.89
Risen2009Windows, Xbox 360Deep Silver, Inc.3.80
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Dragon Age: Origins (Digital Deluxe Edition)2009Macintosh, WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.4.75
Final Fantasy XI Online: Ultimate Collection2009PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc.4.12
Dragon Age: Origins (Collector's Edition)2009PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.4.38
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World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King (Collector's Edition)2008Macintosh, WindowsBlizzard Entertainment Inc.4.86
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The Dark Eye: Drakensang2008WindowsTHQ Inc.3.96
The Princess Bride Game2008Linux, Macintosh, WindowsWorldwide Biggies Inc....
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Selected Covers

Two Worlds II Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Two Worlds II
Risen Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Risen
Fallout: New Vegas Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Fallout: New Vegas
Eschalon: Book II Macintosh Front Cover
Front cover for Eschalon: Book II

Selected Screenshots

Main menu.
Screenshot from Two Worlds II
Main Menu
Screenshot from Risen
This is the menu.  Largely unchanged, but with a cool picture
Screenshot from Fallout: New Vegas
First potion recipe
Screenshot from Eschalon: Book II
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