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.

Limitations
  • 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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Fallout: New Vegas2010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Bethesda Softworks LLC3.79
Minecraft2010Browser, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsMojang AB3.50
Final Fantasy XIV Online2010WindowsSquare Enix, Inc.3.43
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Eschalon: Book II2010Linux, Macintosh, WindowsBasilisk Games4.33
Two Worlds II2010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360SouthPeak Interactive Corporation3.41
Dragon Age: Origins2009Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.3.91
Risen2009Windows, Xbox 360Deep Silver, Inc.3.81
The Princess Bride Game2008Linux, Macintosh, WindowsWorldwide Biggies Inc....
The Strange and Somewhat Sinister Tale of the House at Desert Bridge2008Windows...
The Dark Eye: Drakensang2008WindowsTHQ Inc.3.95
Eschalon: Book I2007Linux, Macintosh, WindowsBasilisk Games3.78
Two Worlds2007Windows, Xbox 360SouthPeak Interactive LLC3.45
GODS: Lands of Infinity (Special Edition)2007WindowsStrategy First, Inc.2.89
The Witcher2007WindowsAtari, Inc.4.06
Ar tonelico II: Melody of Metafalica2007PlayStation 2NIS America, Inc....
Gothic 32006WindowsAspyr Media, Inc.3.51
Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia2006PlayStation 2NIS America, Inc.3.96
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion2006PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 3602K Games, Inc.3.85
GODS: Lands of Infinity2006WindowsStrategy First, Inc....
Shinobido: Way of the Ninja2005PlayStation 2Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd....
World of WarCraft2004Macintosh, WindowsBlizzard Entertainment Inc.3.74
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King2004Android, iPad, iPhone, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 2Square Enix, Inc.3.97
Gothic II2002WindowsJoWooD Productions Software AG3.99
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind2002Windows, XboxBethesda Softworks LLC4.00
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Selected Covers

The Witcher Windows Front Cover
Front cover for The Witcher
World of WarCraft Macintosh Front Cover Alliance cover
Front cover for World of WarCraft
Gothic 3 Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Gothic 3
Eschalon: Book II Macintosh Front Cover
Front cover for Eschalon: Book II

Selected Screenshots

Main Menu
Screenshot from The Witcher
Intro Video - The Dwarf looks real
Screenshot from World of WarCraft
Main menu
Screenshot from Gothic 3
First potion recipe
Screenshot from Eschalon: Book II
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